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22 Jan 2019, 22:23 Jan 22 (PTI) Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday batted for cricket to be included in the Olympic Games, saying there are different versions of the sport and featuring the game in the quadrennial event will make the sport more global.

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  • Tendulkar bats for cricket in OlympicsNews 50   //    22 Jan 2019, 22:23 Jan 22 (PTI) Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday batted for cricket to be included in the Olympic Games, saying there are different versions of the sport and featuring the game in the quadrennial event will make the sport more global.
  • “Being a cricketer, I will say that the game needs to be globalised, without any doubt,” Tendulkar said at the Mumbai launch of the book ‘Dipa Karmakar – The Small Wonder’ when asked for his thoughts on cricket in the Olympic Games.
  • Tendulkar also feels other teams need to be given ample time to prepare if cricket is included in the Olympics.
  • “He (Bach) was under the impression, five days how can we …
  • Karmakar, who became an overnight star after finishing at a creditable fourth place in the Valut event at the Rio Games, said she was preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification.

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