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Sports Wrap | November rain denies India victory; England avenge WC defeat to Croatia, Rooney's swansong

Here's a look at events that made news in the sporting world.

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Yuzuru Hanyu won the Rostelecom Cup, which is an international senior-level figure skating competition. He hopped back on to his crutches backstage after his completing his performace. The double Olympic champion twisted his right ankle during practice, but several hours later, had the highest-scoring free skate with three quadruple jumps to clinch the gold medal. (Image: Reuters)
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Yuzuru Hanyu won the Rostelecom Cup, which is an international senior-level figure skating competition. He hopped back on to his crutches backstage after his completing his performace. The double Olympic champion twisted his right ankle during practice, but several hours later, had the highest-scoring free skate with three quadruple jumps to clinch the gold medal. (Image: Reuters)

Germany’s Alexander Zverev became only the fourth player to beat Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic back-to-back in the semi-final and final of the same tournament as he won the ATP Finals in London. The German stunned the in-form Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 in the finals. (Image: Reuters)
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Germany’s Alexander Zverev became only the fourth player to beat Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic back-to-back in the semi-final and final of the same tournament as he won the ATP Finals in London. The German stunned the in-form Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 in the finals. (Image: Reuters)

Wayne Rooney made his final appearance for ‘The Three Lions’ during a 3-0 win over the USA in a friendly at the Wembley stadium. England’s record goalscorer was handed the captain’s armband when he came on in the second half, earning his 120th and final cap. He donned his favourite number 10 jersey on the occasion. (Image: Reuters)
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Wayne Rooney made his final appearance for ‘The Three Lions’ during a 3-0 win over the USA in a friendly at the Wembley stadium. England’s record goalscorer was handed the captain’s armband when he came on in the second half, earning his 120th and final cap. He donned his favourite number 10 jersey on the occasion. (Image: Reuters)

India lost their opening T20I against Australia in a rain-affected encounter at The Gabba in Brisbane. Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed a sublime 76 off 42 balls and Dinesh Karthik chipped in with a pulsating 30 off 13 balls, But it wasn’t enough as the hosts won the match by a mere 4-run margin. (Image: Reuters)
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India lost their opening T20I against Australia in a rain-affected encounter at The Gabba in Brisbane. Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed a sublime 76 off 42 balls and Dinesh Karthik chipped in with a pulsating 30 off 13 balls, But it wasn’t enough as the hosts won the match by a mere 4-run margin. (Image: Reuters)

India's Women’s World T20 campaign ended in heartbreak when they succumbed to an 8-wicket defeat to England. India started the match brightly but lost their last 8 wickets for a mere 23 runs as they posted a below par target of 113. England’s Natalie Sciver and Amy Ellen Jones shared an unbeaten 92-run partnership to take their team to victory with 17 balls remaining. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)
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India's Women’s World T20 campaign ended in heartbreak when they succumbed to an 8-wicket defeat to England. India started the match brightly but lost their last 8 wickets for a mere 23 runs as they posted a below par target of 113. England’s Natalie Sciver and Amy Ellen Jones shared an unbeaten 92-run partnership to take their team to victory with 17 balls remaining. (Image: Icc-cricket.com)

Germany let go of a 2-0 lead against the Netherlands with just five minutes of regulation time left on the clock. Quincy Promes scored in the 85th minute before Virgil van Dijk equalized in the final minute of the game to rescue a point and secure a place for the Dutch in the finals of the UEFA Nations League in Portugal next year. (Image: Reuters)
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Germany let go of a 2-0 lead against the Netherlands with just five minutes of regulation time left on the clock. Quincy Promes scored in the 85th minute before Virgil van Dijk equalized in the final minute of the game to rescue a point and secure a place for the Dutch in the finals of the UEFA Nations League in Portugal next year. (Image: Reuters)

England staged a superb late comeback as they beat their World Cup semi-final conquerors to reach the finals of the UEFA Nations League. Croatia were leading thanks to a goal from Andrej Kramaric before substitute Jesse Lingard equalized with 12 minutes left. Harry Kane grabbed the winner when he slid in Ben Chilwell’s free-kick. (Image: Reuters)
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England staged a superb late comeback as they beat their World Cup semi-final conquerors to reach the finals of the UEFA Nations League. Croatia were leading thanks to a goal from Andrej Kramaric before substitute Jesse Lingard equalized with 12 minutes left. Harry Kane grabbed the winner when he slid in Ben Chilwell’s free-kick. (Image: Reuters)

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith fractured his right leg during a National Football League game against the Houston Texans. Smith broke two bones in his lower right leg in what could be a potentially career-ending injury. (Image: Reuters)
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Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith fractured his right leg during a National Football League game against the Houston Texans. Smith broke two bones in his lower right leg in what could be a potentially career-ending injury. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Nov 24, 2018 07:31 pm
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