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Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he didn't find it disrespectful that Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova didn't know who he was as she did not follow cricket."Sharapova's comments were not disrespectful. She doesn't follow cricket," a gentleman-like Sachin said in an interview to a private news channel.Tendulkar fans reacted angrily on social media when Sharapova admitted during a post match press conference at the Wimbledon that she did not know who was Sachin Tendulkar.Tendulkar was in the Royal Box during the Championship alongside former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss.Sharapova's Facebook and Twitter account faced severe backlash and lot of unsavoury posts were found though the Russian tennis ace kept silent."Sachin Tendulkar was the other person who came in at the same time as David (Beckham). Do you know who Sachin is?" The reigning French Open champion flatly had replied: "I don't."Tendulkar is a regular visitor at the Royal Box during Wimbledon and a couple of seasons back Swiss ace Roger Federer had posted a pic of himself with the Indian superstar on his twitter account.PTI

To all who didn't believe in me, you pushed me harder: Sania Mirza on becoming World no 1

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To all who didn't believe in me, you pushed me harder: Sania Mirza on becoming World no 1

Sania Mirza has become the first woman from India to reach the top of the WTA rankings.Mirza moved to No. 1 in doubles Sunday after she and Martina Hingis won the Family Circle Cup title, defeating Ca...


IPL 8: Tried my best but couldn't finish the game, says Harbhajan

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IPL 8: Tried my best but couldn't finish the game, says Harbhajan

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians went down by 18 runs in a bizarre batting display against Kings XI Punjab in their Pepsi IPL 2015 encounter at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Sunday (April 12).Given...

Anirban Lahiri finishes tied for 49th at the Masters

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Anirban Lahiri finishes tied for 49th at the Masters

Augusta: Anirban Lahiri drew the curtains on his 2015 Augusta Masters campaign with a string of 18 pars to total four-over 292 to finish tied 49th at the world's most famous golf tournament. The 27-ye...

Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss

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Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss

Manchester: When fans sing \"you\'re getting sacked in the morning\" it is galling enough for the opposing manager, but when he is the coach of the champions and they have just been thumped by ...

Louis van Gaal rings in changing of the guard

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Louis van Gaal rings in changing of the guard

It was the moment manager Louis van Gaal had been dreaming of: Manchester United stopping a run of four straight derby league defeats against Manchester City and shifting the power in the city from bl...

Chelsea's Mourinho plays down missiles problem

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Chelsea's Mourinho plays down missiles problem

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho chose to make light of his players being pelted with objects from the crowd following their late winner in a 1-0 victory at West London rivals Queens P...

Sania Mirza climbs to top of doubles ranking

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Sania Mirza climbs to top of doubles ranking

Sania Mirza became the first Indian to climb to the top of the WTA doubles ranking after she teamed up with Swiss great Martina Hingis to claim the Family Circle Cup title.The 28-year-old won her thi...