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SA skipper Dane van Niekerk ruled out of Women's World Cup
Johannesburg | January 13, 2022 5:50:37 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday named a squad of 21 players for a training camp as the team step up preparations for the visit of the West Indies for a four-match Women's ODI series in Johannesburg between January 28- February 6. ... read..


Ashes 2021-22: Root renews support for coach Silverwood ahead of final Test
Hobart | Thursday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
England captain Joe Root has renewed his support to Chris Silverwood as the under-fire head coach rejoined the team ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia starting on Friday. ... read..


Ashes: Enjoyed responsibility of having to keep charging in, says Wood
Hobart | January 13, 2022 5:20:53 PM IST
England pacer Mark Wood on Thursday said that he has enjoyed the responsibility of having to keep charging in and bowling fast to throw Australia batters off-guard in the ongoing Ashes. ... read..


AFC Women's Asian Cup: Indian team shift base to Mumbai, Dennerby excited for challenge
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 13, 2022 5:20:42 PM IST
After camping in Kochi for more than a month since returning from their tour of Brazil, the Indian women's team on Thursday shifted base to Mumbai, where they are set to compete in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Kohli, Pant revive innings as visitors extend lead to 143 (Lunch, Day 3)
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 4:50:07 PM IST
Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant revived India's second innings after Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane lost their wickets cheaply in the morning session on Day 3 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Thursday. ... read..


ISL: Goa look to pile more misery on NEUFC
Bambolim (Goa) | January 13, 2022 4:50:02 PM IST
FC Goa will look to build on their newfound momentum when they take on lowly NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim on Friday. ... read..


Darren Lehmann resigns as Northern Superchargers men's head coach
Headingley | January 13, 2022 4:50:00 PM IST
Former Yorkshire and Australia batter Darren Lehmann has resigned as men's head coach of Northern Superchargers, the Hundred team based at Headingley. ... read..


Pak batter Abid Ali optimistic of successful return from heart problem
Lahore | Thursday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Pakistan Test player Abid Ali is hoping for a successful return to the game as he began his rehabilitation after undergoing angioplasty in December 2021. ... read..


Came in India Open to see where I stand, says Saina Nehwal
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 4:20:57 PM IST
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said that she came to participate in the India Open 2022, just to see performance after her knee and groin tear in October. ... read..


Inter overcome Juve in extra time to claim sixth Supercoppa title
Rome | Thursday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
Alexis Sanchez became the hero for Inter Milan, as his last-gasp winner in the extra time helped the Nerazzurri come from behind to beat Juventus 2-1 and claim their sixth Supercoppa title in history. ... read..


Valverde on the break decides Supercup Clasico for Real Madrid
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) | Thursday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
Fede Valverde's goal in the first period of extra-time gave Real Madrid a place in Sunday's final of the Spanish Supercup with a thrilling 3-2 win over archrivals FC Barcelona. ... read..


Ashes 2021-22: Khawaja will open in Hobart, says Australia skipper Cummins
Hobart | Thursday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST
Brought into the Australia squad as a replacement after a two-and-a-half-year absence, Usman Khawaja is set to open the innings in the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series against England at the expense of opener Marcus Harris. ... read..


Nehwal has always been my idol, dream come true to play against her: Malvika Bansod
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 3:21:11 PM IST
After progressing to the quarterfinals of the ongoing India Open 2022, Malvika Bansod said that it was a surreal experience to lock horns against Saina Nehwal and come out on the winning side. ... read..


Ashes: Cummins 'not worried' about Alex Carey's form
Hobart | January 13, 2022 3:21:09 PM IST
Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins has backed wicket-keeper batter Alex Carey ahead of the fifth Ashes Test against England. ... read..


India Open badminton: Srikanth among seven tests Covid positive, withdraws from event
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:07 PM IST
Men's singles top seed and World Championship silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth along with six other players was on Thursday forced to withdraw from the ongoing India Open badminton championship after testing positive for Covid-19. ... read..


Pro Kabaddi League: Jaipur Pink Panthers battle Patna Pirates; Bulls take on Giants
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 13, 2022 2:49:57 PM IST
In-form Patna Pirates will take on Season 1 champions Jaipur Pink Panthers on Friday in the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League Season 8. ... read..


Bhanuka Rajapaksa withdraws retirement, wants to play for Sri Lanka again
Colombo | January 13, 2022 2:49:43 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Thursday confirmed that left-handed batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa has notified the board to withdraw his retirement which he tendered to SLC. ... read..


Sri Lanka announce squad for Zimbabwe ODI series
Colombo | January 13, 2022 2:21:04 PM IST
Sri Lanka on Thursday announced the squad for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe which gets underway from Sunday in Pallekele. ... read..


India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal bows out after losing second-round match
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 2:21:02 PM IST
India shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday bowed out of the ongoing Indian Open 2022 here at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi. ... read..


Cape Town Test evenly poised, score above 300 would be hard to chase: Shardul
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 2:20:46 PM IST
India pacer Shardul Thakur on Thursday said that the ongoing third Test against South Africa is evenly poised and any score above 300 would be hard to chase for the Proteas. ... read..


Hockey India congratulates midfielder Lilima Minz on 'wonderful' career with women's team
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 2:20:45 PM IST
As the experienced midfielder Lilima Minz decided to call time with the Indian women's hockey team, Hockey India on Thursday congratulated the two-time Asian Games medallist for her outstanding contribution to the sport. ... read..


Bumrah best bowler across formats in the world right now, says Vaughan
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 1:20:18 PM IST
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has said that India pacer Jasprit Bumrah is the best bowler in the world right now across all three formats of the game. ... read..


New Zealand ODIs will give us clear picture of World Cup, says Mithali Raj
By Anuj Mishra

New Delhi | January 13, 2022 1:20:09 PM IST
India's ODI captain Mithali Raj feels the New Zealand series in February will give the team a "clear picture" before going into the Women's World Cup in March this year. ... read..


Rangnick needs time to put ideas across to his players: Ronaldo
Manchester | January 13, 2022 12:50:13 PM IST
Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has come in support of under-fire manager Ralf Rangnick, saying the coach needs time to implement his ideas and one needs to stay patient. ... read..


'Will be bigger and more exciting': Manpreet Singh on Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 13, 2022 12:19:58 PM IST
With exactly one year to go for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar - Rourkela, the Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh expressed that the team's plans are already in place and they will be approaching step-by-step for the m ... read..


Players will pull out of tours if they continue to operate in strict bio-bubbles: Stirling
Kingston | January 13, 2022 12:19:51 PM IST
Ireland opening batter Paul Stirling has said that players would continue to opt-out of tours if they continue to operate in tight bio-secure bubbles. ... read..


Root backing Silverwood to continue as head coach
Hobart | January 13, 2022 11:51:19 AM IST
England Test skipper Joe Root has backed head coach Chris Silverwood to continue despite the side's debacle in the ongoing Ashes series. ... read..


India Open: PV Sindhu enters next round after defeating Ira Sharma
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 11:51:13 AM IST
Shuttler PV Sindhu progressed to the next round of the ongoing India Open 2022 here at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi on Thursday. ... read..


U19 WC: Defeat against India was a reality check for Australia, says skipper Connolly
Georgetown | January 13, 2022 11:51:08 AM IST
Australia might have suffered a heavy defeat to India in their sole 2022 ICC Under 19 Men's World Cup warm-up match but skipper Cooper Connolly believes the side are in good shape ahead of the tournament. ... read..


IPL 2022: Root considering entering mega auction
Hobart | January 13, 2022 11:51:06 AM IST
England Test skipper Joe Root has revealed that he is thinking of entering the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction but the final decision will be made once he thinks that it would not hamper his Test game. ... read..


Djokovic included in Australian Open draw, to begin title defence against Kecmanovic
Melbourne | January 13, 2022 11:50:56 AM IST
World number one men's singles tennis player Novak Djokovic will begin his Australian Open title defence against compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic. ... read..


Cricket West Indies salutes Clive Lloyd on knighthood
St John's | January 13, 2022 10:19:56 AM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) has congratulated West Indies legend, Sir Clive Lloyd, on receiving Knighthood. ... read..


Ashes: Marcus Harris dropped, Khawaja to open in 5th Test
Hobart | January 13, 2022 9:50:48 AM IST
Batter Usman Khawaja will open alongside Australia opener David Warner in the fifth Ashes Test against England on Friday. ... read..


BBL: Postponed Brisbane Heat-Sydney Sixers match to be played on Jan 19
Melbourne | January 13, 2022 9:50:37 AM IST
The Big Bash League (BBL) on Thursday announced a revised schedule for January 17-19, the final three days of the regular season. ... read..


'Most challenging': Keegan Petersen on facing Indian pace attack
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 9:19:47 AM IST
South African batter Keegan Petersen feels the Indian pace attack is the "most challenging" bowling attack he has faced in his career. ... read..


Seven players pull out of India Open after testing positive for COVID-19
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 8:20:50 AM IST
Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday confirmed that seven players have been withdrawn from the ongoing India Open 2022 after testing positive for COVID-19. ... read..


South Africa beat WI; England, Sri Lanka, Ireland register wins in U19 World Cup warm-up matches
Georgetown | January 13, 2022 8:20:49 AM IST
On the final day of 2022 ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World Cup warm-up matches, South Africa edged out hosts West Indies while England, Sri Lanka, and Ireland all secured convincing victories. ... read..


Eoin Morgan collects his CBE, Clive Lloyd receives knighthood at Windsor Castle
Windsor (England) | Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Sir Clive Lloyd received his knighthood and Eoin Morgan collected his CBE in a ceremony at Windsor Castle, here on Wednesday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: I was just focusing on what I had to do, says Bumrah
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
India pacer Jasprit Bumrah said on Wednesday that his focus was on the things he had to do on day two of the third Test against South Africa at the Newlands Cricket Ground. ... read..


Hockey India moves Delhi HC against RTI seeking its financial records
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
Opposing the Central Information Commissions (CIC) order allowing an RTI plea seeking various information on the financial details of Hockey India, including records of fund transfer to bank accounts in foreign countries, the governing body of the game in ... read..


PKL 8: Bengaluru Bulls thrash Dabang Delhi KC 61-22
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
Bengaluru Bulls decimated Dabang Delhi KC 61-22 in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield here on Wednesday. Pawan Sehrawat scored an outstanding 27 points from 27 raids as the Bulls ran riot against a Delhi side missing st ... read..


BWF junior rankings: Tasnim Mir becomes first Indian girl to claim world no 1 spot
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
Young shuttler Tasnim Mir on Wednesday became the first Indian to claim the world no 1 ranking in the under-19 girls singles in the latest BWF junior rankings. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Kohli and Pujara make it to stumps after Bumrah's fifer gives India 13-run lead
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara made it to stumps on day two of third Test against South Africa at Newlands Cricket Ground here on Wednesday. At stumps, India are 57/2 in 17 overs, leading by 70 runs. In a see-saw day, India took a narrow 13-run lead as ... read..


ISL 2021-22: Kerala Blasters beat Odisha FC 2-0
Vasco da Gama (Goa) | Thursday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
Kerala Blasters FC registered a comfortable 2-0 victory over Odisha FC at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, here on Wednesday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Kohli, Pujara make it to stumps after Bumrah's fifer gives India 13-run lead
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara made it to stumps on day two of third Test against South Africa at Newlands Cricket Ground here on Wednesday. At stumps, India are 57/2 in 17 overs, leading by 70 runs. ... read..


PKL 8: Haryana Steelers, UP Yoddha share points
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
UP Yoddha shared points with Haryana Steelers after playing a 36-36 draw in the vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at the Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, here on Wednesday. ... read..


IND vs SA: Kohli completes 100 catches in Tests, Bumrah gets 7th 5-wicket haul
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Adding another feather to his cap, India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday completed 100 catches in Test cricket during the Day 2 of ongoing third and final Test match against South Africa here at Newlands, Cape Town. ... read..


Murray sinks Basilashvili in Sydney
Sydney | Thursday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Andy Murray showed his fighting qualities once again, edging second seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 6-3 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Sydney Tennis Classic, here on Wednesday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Bumrah's five-wicket haul gives India 13-run lead over South Africa
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Jasprit Bumrah's seventh five-wicket haul in Test cricket helped India take a slender 13-run lead over South Africa on day two of third Test at the Newlands Cricket Ground here on Wednesday. ... read..


Jabeur seals first win against Kvitova in Sydney
Sydney | Thursday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Ons Jabeur defeated two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-4 to cruise into the second round of the Sydney Tennis Classic, here on Wednesday. ... read..


Mountaineer Arjun Vajpai receives Guinness World Records certificate
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Mountaineer Arjun Vajpai on Wednesday received his Guinness World Records certificate, which states that he is the youngest person to climb two higher 8000ers mountains -- Mt. Everest in 2010 and summit Lhotse in May 2011. ... read..


Bhagat, Kadam begin Europe training stint with Paris 2024 in mind
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
With their sights already set on Paris 2024, India's top para badminton stars Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam have started their training in Europe and are hopeful that the overseas training stint will benefit in their quest of winning upcoming major champ ... read..


IPL: Ahmedabad, Lucknow given Jan 22 deadline to submit draft picks
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
The new IPL franchises -- Lucknow and Ahmedabad have been given time till January 22 by the BCCI to submit their list of draft picks, ahead of the mega auction in February. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Shami's double strike reduces South Africa to 176/7 at tea
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
Mohammed Shami snared two wickets in the same over while Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav took one scalp each as South Africa were reduced to 176/7 on day two of third Test at Newlands Cricket Ground. ... read..


Alana King grabs spin spot in Australia's Ashes squad
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
The uncapped spinner Alana King on Wednesday was picked ahead of fellow leg-spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington in Australia's squad that will take on England in a multi-format Ashes series, starting on January 20. ... read..


ANALYSIS: The secret behind the meteoric rise of Erling Haaland
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
With speculation over Borussia Dortmund's contract talks with its 21-year-old star striker Erling Haaland getting more intense by the day, the Norwegian prodigy has become the new poster boy of global football. And the reason isn't only the striker's pres ... read..


Azeem Rafiq calls for Yorkshire's ban on hosting games to be lifted
Leeds | Wednesday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
Azeem Rafiq, the former Yorkshire player whose claims of facing racism in the club shook England's domestic cricket systems, has called for the club to be allowed in hosting international cricket matches again. He added that Yorkshire Chairman Lord Kamles ... read..


Diksha Dagar, Yash Ghangas included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Haryana-based golfer Diksha Dagar and Judoka Yash Ghangas have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) in the Core and Development groups respectively. ... read..


Assam govt appoints Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain as Dy SP
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Following its earlier announcement, the Assam government on Wednesday formally appointed Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police (DSP). ... read..


Ind vs SA: Jayant replaces Sundar; Navdeep, too added to ODI squad
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Team India off-spinner Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the forthcoming ODI series against South Africa after testing positive for Covid-19 during the camp in Bengaluru. ... read..


Australian pacer Starc shows interest in playing IPL after years
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Pacer Mitchell Starc has shown his interest in playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after years as he tries to juggle Australia's Test commitments in the subcontinent with preparation for the 2022 T20 World Cup at home in October. ... read..


When India plays against Pak, world stops to watch: Ramiz Raja
Karachi | January 12, 2022 10:50:36 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja on Wednesday said that whenever India plays against Pakistan, the world stops to watch and it's a great spectacle. ... read..


Always wonderful to play under Virat, he brings lot of energy: Bumrah
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 10:50:27 PM IST
India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Wednesday said that it is always wonderful to play under the leadership of Virat Kohli as he brings a lot of energy to the side. ... read..


ISL: Blasters do the double over Odisha to reclaim summit
Panaji (Goa) | January 12, 2022 10:50:23 PM IST
It was a case of yet another night ending with a new leader atop the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) standings. Kerala Blasters FC romped home to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Odisha FC at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Wednesday. ... read..


Pawan Sehrawat helps Bengaluru Bulls annihilate Dabang Delhi KC
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 12, 2022 10:50:17 PM IST
Bengaluru Bulls decimated a hapless Dabang Delhi KC 61-22 in match 50 of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. ... read..


ICC U19 WC: Schedule adjusted after Afghanistan's late arrival in Caribbean
Dubai | January 12, 2022 10:21:01 PM IST
The fixture schedule for the ICC U19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022 was updated on Wednesday after the delayed arrival of Afghanistan into the Caribbean. ... read..


WTA terms Czech player Voracova's deportation from Australia unfortunate
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) -- the principal organising body of women's professional tennis in the world -- has termed as "unfortunate" the Australian government's decision to deport Czech player Renata Voracova even after she followed necessary ... read..


PKL: Haryana Steelers and UP Yoddha share spoils
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 12, 2022 9:50:22 PM IST
UP Yoddha and Haryana Steelers played out a 36-36 tie in Match 49 of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Bumrah, Pujara and Kohli help visitors storm back into contest (Stumps, Day 2)
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 9:50:07 PM IST
Jasprit Bumrah's dominant bowling performance backed up by a gritty batting performance by Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli helped India recover some lost ground against South Africa on Day 2 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Wedne ... read..


Jamieson's big leap brings him closer to Ashwin in latest ICC Test bowling rankings
Dubai | Wednesday, 2022 9:45:08 PM IST
Tall New Zealand pace bowler, Kyle Jamieson (825 points), has climbed eight places to a career-best third position in the latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings released on Wednesday and has drastically closed the gap on India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (861 p ... read..


Good health is important for all, not only for sportspersons: Hockey captain Rani Rampal
Puducherry | January 12, 2022 9:21:08 PM IST
Captain of the Indian women's hockey team Rani Rampal had a word of advise for youth of India - strive for fitness as good health is very important for all, not only for sportspersons. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: If we bowl in the right areas then we can restrict them, says Pujara
Cape Town | Wednesday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
India top-order batter Cheteshwar Pujara believes if the visitors' bowl well in the right areas, then they can restrict South Africa to a total less than 223 made by them in the first innings. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Bumrah scalps five as visitors gain 14-run lead
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 8:51:52 PM IST
Jasprit Bumrah took five wickets as India bowled out South Africa for 209 in the first innings on Day 2 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Wednesday. ... read..


One thing I am focusing on is to cut down big errors, says HS Prannoy
New Delhi | January 12, 2022 8:51:41 PM IST
Indian shuttler HS Prannoy said that he will be focusing on improving his physical abilities to avoid any major errors in the upcoming tournaments. ... read..


Dale Steyn bats for free-hit in Tests to help out tailenders
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 8:21:02 PM IST
Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn on Wednesday said that a free-hit rule can be introduced in Test cricket if a bowler ends up bowling no-balls. ... read..


Win in Australia will go down as one of the greatest in Indian cricket history: Gavaskar
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
Remembering India's come-from-behind triumph in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2021 in Australia, former India captain and legendary batter Sunil Gavaskar stated that the series will go down as 'one of the greatest wins' in Indian cricketing history. ... read..


A mask, if you're going to be anywhere near Djokovic: Fan's advice to Leylah Fernandez
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
Young Canadian tennis player Leylah Fernandez's post on social media on what she should wear on-court during her Australian Open campaign here has gone viral, with thousands of fans giving her suggestions ranging from donning a "white outfit" to wearing a ... read..


SA vs Ind: Kohli completes 100 catches in Tests
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 7:51:12 PM IST
India Test skipper Virat Kohli completed 100 catches in the longest format of the game on Wednesday. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Shami, Bumrah take crucial wickets as visitors gain upper hand (Tea, Day 2)
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 7:21:18 PM IST
Mohammed Shami struck crucial blows as India gained upper hand against South Africa in the second session on Day 2 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Wednesday. ... read..


Surprised with CA ignoring Khawaja's credentials for so long: Joe Root
Hobart | Wednesday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday expressed surprise with Cricket Australia (CA) ignoring the credentials of batter Usman Khawaja earlier on in the Ashes series, saying that the 35-year-old was a "wonderful player" and had a great "understanding" of t ... read..


Sports Ministry's MOC approves financial assistance for wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Sunil Kumar
New Delhi | January 12, 2022 6:52:02 PM IST
The Sports Ministry's Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) has approved financial assistance for wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Sunil Kumar for foreign exposure training. ... read..


Savita to lead women's team in Asia Cup hockey
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Experienced goalkeeper Savita will lead the Indian women's hockey team in regular skipper Rani Rampal's absence, while Deep Grace Ekka will be the vice-captain for the Women's Hockey Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Muscat from January 21-28. ... read..


U-19 WC: Jayawardene as consultant coach a huge advantage, says SL skipper Wellalage
Guyana (West Indies) | Wednesday, 2022 6:45:07 PM IST
Former ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup finalists Sri Lanka are hoping to make use of the experience of one of the country's most successful captains of all-time, Mahela Jayawardene, in a bid to win the tournament, scheduled to commence in the West Indies on Ja ... read..


FIH Favourite Match of 2021: India vs Germany's Tokyo Olympics bronze medal match achieves 3rd place
New Delhi | January 12, 2022 6:20:27 PM IST
India men's hockey team's Tokyo Olympics bronze medal match against Germany achieves third place in FIH Favourite Match of 2021 poll. ... read..


Can serve country while working in Assam Police but main focus will be sports: Lovlina Borgohain
Dispur (Assam) | January 12, 2022 6:20:22 PM IST
Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain expressed happiness at being appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Assam but said that currently she will focus on sports and winning medals for the country. ... read..


Ashes defeat: ECB could limit England cricketers' involvement in IPL
London | Wednesday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
The Ashes debacle could have repercussions for England cricketers playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) reportedly planning to limit their involvement in the lucrative tournament. ... read..


IPL 2022: Ahmedabad, Lucknow franchises asked to submit draft picks by January 22
By Vishesh Roy

New Delhi | January 12, 2022 5:21:33 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked the two new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises Ahmedabad and Lucknow to submit the list of their draft picks by January 22. ... read..


Washington Sundar out of SA ODIs after testing COVID-19 positive, Jayant named replacement
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 12, 2022 5:21:15 PM IST
Team India off-spinner Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the forthcoming ODI series against South Africa after testing positive for COVID-19 during the camp in Bengaluru. ... read..


Actor Siddharth tenders apology to Saina Nehwal for 'rude joke'
Chennai | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
Actor Siddharth, whose response to a tweet by badminton player Saina Nehwal has stirred up a controversy, tendered an apology to the badminton star for what he called a 'rude joke'. ... read..


COVID UPDATE: West Indies-Ireland ODI matches rescheduled; T20I cancelled
Kingston (Jamaica) | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) have rescheduled the second One-Day International (ODI) against Ireland -- which was postponed on Tuesday (January 11) after two more COVID-19 cases emerged in the tourist side -- to Thursday (January 13). ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Bumrah, Umesh strike to leave hosts in spot of bother (Lunch, Day 2)
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 4:50:09 PM IST
Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav struck for India as the bowlers maintained a stranglehold over the South Africa batters in the morning session on Day 2 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Wednesday. ... read..


Prime Volleyball League will grow fan base for volleyball, says former India captain Jerome Vinith
New Delhi | January 12, 2022 4:50:06 PM IST
Jerome Vinith, who has been an integral part of some glorious moments with the Indian volleyball team believes that the Prime Volleyball League will change the future of the sport in India. ... read..


ISL: Chennaiyin look to dethrone Hyderabad and break into top-four
Panaji (Goa) | January 12, 2022 4:50:02 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC will aim to break into the top-four at the expense of Hyderabad FC when the two sides meet in the Indian Super League at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda on Thursday. ... read..


Workhorse Starc doesn't want to be rested for fifth Ashes Test
Hobart | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
Australian pace bowling stalwart Mitchell Starc doesn't want to be rested for the fifth and final Ashes Test to be played at the Blundstone Arena here from January 14, saying he wants to play his part in the historic game. ... read..


PKL: Bengal Warriors look to bounce back, Pune eye Maharashtra Derby
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 12, 2022 4:21:42 PM IST
Defending champions Bengal Warriors will battle an in-form Tamil Thalaivas on Thursday in Pro Kabaddi League Season 8. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: 275 good total on Cape Town pitch, says Pujara
Cape Town | January 12, 2022 4:21:32 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara feels that Team India could have scored more runs but is hopeful that their bowling attack can turn things around in the third and final Test against South Africa, here at Cape Town. ... read..


U-19 World Cup: Harnoor slams century as India thump Australia by 9 wickets in warm-up
Guyana (West Indies) | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
India got a huge morale-booster ahead of the U-19 Men's Cricket World Cup, defeating Australia by nine wickets in a warm-up match here on Wednesday (IST). ... read..


Djokovic forced to issue clarification after 'misinformation' on COVID-19 test emerges in media
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST
World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has issued an exhaustive clarification on social media after reports emerged that he was part of a children's event on December 17 and also gave an interview to L'Equipe on December 18, knowing that he was infected ... read..


India Open: Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy advance into second round
New Delhi | January 12, 2022 3:20:12 PM IST
World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen cruised past into the second round of the ongoing India Open, which is part of the BWF World Tour 500 tournament series, at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall on Wednesday. ... read..


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