Prepping a Dirt Bike for Racing

Prepping a Dirt Bike for Racing

Dirt bikes are bikes, or motorcycles, that are specially built to use on rough grounds, like unsurfaced roads, tracks, and grounds and is commonly used on dirt roads and in trails. Owning a dirt bike is an adventure in itself – but if you feel the need for an adrenaline rush and you’re a good driver, then you might turn to dirt bike races. However, if you choose to use your bike as is for the race, the chances of winning become pretty slim. Prepping or upgrading your bike becomes…

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Saina Nehwal Vs Carolina Marin, Premier Badminton League 2017: How To Watch The Much-Awaited Match

Saina Nehwal Vs Carolina Marin, Premier Badminton League 2017: How To Watch The Much-Awaited Match

India’s Saina Nehwal will try to take the revenge of Sindhu’s loss when she plays Carolina Marin on Monday. The third edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) kicked off on Sunday with Carolina Marin beating PV Sindhu in the blockbuster match. Now, India’s Saina Nehwal will try to take the revenge of Sindhu’s loss on Monday, when the Awadhe Warrior (Saina Nehwal) lock horns with Hyderabad Hunter (Carolina Marin). In the international circuit, they have faced each other seven times, where Saina leads the head-to-head by 4-3 to Marin. Earlier,…

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IPL 2016: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants, Preview – Match 33 at Feroz Shah Kotla

IPL 2016: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants, Preview – Match 33 at Feroz Shah Kotla

New Delhi: A supremely confident Delhi Daredevils return to their den and have a struggling and injury-ravaged Rising Pune Supergiants in their firing line up next in the Indian Premier League here tomorrow.   Injuries to key players such as Steve Smith, Kevin Pietersen and Faf Du Plessis have completely disturbed the team composition and the debutants are now starring down the barrel with only two wins from eight games so far. Left with six more matches, the task is only getting tougher with each passing day for the team…

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BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur proposes 10 years of jail term for fixers in private bill​

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur proposes 10 years of jail term for fixers in private bill​

New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, who is also a Lok Sabha MP, has introduced three private member bills including a significant ‘National Sports Ethics Commission’ bill which recommends “10 years of jail term” for any sportsperson indulging in match-fixing. It is a significant step taken by Thakur considering that the BCCI has been mired by fixing scandal that rocked the 2013 IPL witnessing the arrest of three tainted cricketers including former India pacer S Sreesanth along with Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan. “It is only fair to bring in accountability…

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Miami Open: Victoria Azarenka avenges Angelique Kerber loss to reach final

Miami Open: Victoria Azarenka avenges Angelique Kerber loss to reach final

In-form Victoria Azarenka battled past an ailing but determined second seed Angelique Kerber to set up a Miami Open final showdown against Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-2 7-5 victory on Thursday. With the victory, the 13th-seeded Belarusian gained revenge for a quarter-final loss to the second-seeded German at the Australian Open, her only defeat of the season, but had to fight tooth and nail to earn it in a 94-minute tussle. Kerber, who had her upper left leg covered in heavy strapping, looked dead and buried on several occasions in…

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Amnesty report alleges labour abuse at Qatar World Cup venues

Amnesty report alleges labour abuse at Qatar World Cup venues

Migrant labourers faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a new report released by Amnesty International alleged Thursday Rights groups and news organizations have previously raised serious concerns about working conditions in Qatar, but the latest Amnesty report stands out because it links alleged mistreatment directly to work on a World Cup venue. The group’s findings will intensify pressure on Qatar to accelerate labour reforms as the tiny and immensely rich…

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MS Dhoni is an inspiring captain who is open to ideas, says Stephen Fleming

MS Dhoni is an inspiring captain who is open to ideas, says Stephen Fleming

The coach of new IPL team Pune Supergiants Stephen Fleming on Friday made light of the speculations over retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni from international cricket and hailed his “remarkable” fitness. Asked about Dhoni’s future in the context of India’s loss on Thursday in the World Twenty20 semi-final, Fleming said what he saw in him was a “sprightly wicketkeeper batsman, a fresh captain with a remarkable fitness”. In reply to a question, Fleming, interacting with reporters about Pune Supergiants for the forthcoming IPL season, did not visualise any possible “conflict of egos”…

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Shane Warne wants to coach Team India

Shane Warne wants to coach Team India

Former Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne said he would love to work with the Indian cricket team. Warne said he would not hesitate to coach a side that has the backing of billion plus supporters. Leg-spin legend Shane Warne on Friday expressed his desire to coach the Indian cricket team if he is approached for the role in the near future. Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri is currently the team director. He is expected to leave his post after the conclusion of the World Twenty20 tournament. The Board of Control of…

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Hardik Pandya Reprimanded For Aggressive Celebration in Adelaide Twenty20

Hardik Pandya Reprimanded For Aggressive Celebration in Adelaide Twenty20

Hardik Pandya, who made his international debut against Australia in the Adelaide Twenty20, celebrated aggressively after picking Chris Lynn’s wicket. The International Cricket Council officially reprimanded the Indian all-rounder as this was his first offence. Melbourne: Hardik Pandya, India all-rounder, has been reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for celebrating aggressively after taking a wicket during the first Twenty20 International against Australia in Adelaide. Following the match, which India won by 37 runs, Pandya admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by Jeff Crowe of the Elite Panel…

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Heena Sidhu Secures Olympic Quota With Gold Medal at the Asia Olympic Qualifiers

Heena Sidhu Secures Olympic Quota With Gold Medal at the Asia Olympic Qualifiers

New Delhi: India’s top pistol shooter Heena Sidhu secured an Olympic quota for the country after she led from start to finish and claimed the gold medal in women’s 10-m air pistol on day one of competition at the Asia Olympic Qualifiers for Shooting. The current world record holder and former world number one, Heena shot 199.4 in the eight-women finals to finish ahead of Chinese Taipei’s Tien Chia Chen (198.1) and Gim Yun Mi (177.9) of Korea at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range. Heena shot an impressive 10.3…

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