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The Supreme Court Thursday barred sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan from contesting the election to the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a "conflict of interest" situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK)....

Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu entered the women's singles' second round, while Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap reached the third round of the $120,000 Syed Modi International India Masters at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here Wednesday....

Eqbal rallied long in almost every point to take a quick 2-0 lead in the opening set. He then seemed to have lost rhythm for a while as he dropped three consecutive games, taking the score to 2-3. He, however, came back to win the next three games and ultimately clinched the opening set 6-4 at the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad sports complex....

Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) defender Arnab Mondal attributes his superlative performances in the Indian Super League (ISL) to the improved facilities in the inaugural tournament and says the enhanced infrastructure should be replicated in tournaments like the I-league and the Federation Cup for Indian football to rise in FIFA...