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England Champions….but India win hearts

What a match! A match that really matched the status of a World Cup final. It was cricket that was the winner…precisely Women’s Cricket that emerged winner.  England is the Wold Champion in women’s cricket. They beat India at Lord’s by 9 runs. Batting first England scored 228 for 7 …

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France lose against Sweden, Portugal win in WC Qualifier

France lost to Sweden in its World Cup Qualifier round and made their entry to the finals a bit complicated. Sweden won by 2-1 goal when Ola Toivonen netted a last-minute goal. On the other hand Portugal won their match against Latvia. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the match. In …

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The name hunt for Badminton

Badminton is said to develop in 19th century from the British game BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK (Battledore was the older form of raquet). In 1863, an article in The Cornhill Magazine described badminton as “battledore and shuttlecock played with sides, across a string suspended some five feet from the ground.” The …

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