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Sindhu makes winning start at Spain Masters

Sindhu makes winning start at Spain Masters

PV Sindhu, File photo



Madrid: Double Olympics medallist PV Sindhu progressed to the second round of the Madrid Spain Masters with a straight-game win over Canada’s Wen Yu Zhang here today. Sindhu, who was the runner-up in the last edition, saw off world No. 49 Zhang 21-16 21-12 in a lop-sided contest.

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AIFF woman staffer alleges harassment by colleague

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Prosecutor seeks jail for Rubiales over kiss

A prosecutor at Spain’s High Court is seeking a prison sentence of 2-and-a-half years for former football federation chief Luis Rubiales over his unsolicited kiss on player Jenni Hermoso, a court document seen showed. Agencies

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