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England's Wayne Rooney announces international retirement
Aug 23, 2017 17:55 IST
what happened: England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has announced he is retiring from international football.
what it means: The 31-year-old -- scorer of record 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country -- told England manager Gareth Southgate of his decision during a phone conversation.
what next: Rooney will continue playing for Premier League club Everton.
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Rafael Nadal returns to No.1 world ranking after three years
Aug 21, 2017 18:09 IST
what happened: Rafael Nadal has become the new men's world number one in the latest ATP rankings.
what it means: This is the first time since July 2014 that Nadal has scaled the summit of the men's tennis ranking. Following his No.1 rank, the Spaniard suffered injuries which resulted in his inconsistency.
what next: Nadal will be hoping to register a victory in the upcoming US Open championships.
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International cricket set to return to Pakistan after 8 yrs
Aug 21, 2017 18:05 IST
what happened: Pakistan could witness the return of international cricket back to the country since 2009.
what it means: Pakistan are scheduled to host three series, one against the ICC World XI, Sri Lanka and West Indies. The return of Sri Lanka and West Indies could be big as that could signal the country is safe.
what next: Pakistan would be hoping to successfully stage all three series if it falls through.
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Dhawan's 11th ton helps India win vs Sri Lanka in 1st ODI
Aug 20, 2017 22:27 IST
what happened: An unbeaten 197-run stand between Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli took India to victory vs Sri Lanka.
what it means: With the nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in Dambulla on Sunday, India have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International series after drubbing the hosts 3-0 in the Test series.
what next: The second ODI between India and Sri Lanka will be played in Pallekele on August 24.