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India aim to wrap SA T20I series in Bengaluru (Preview)
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
After a commanding performance in Mohali, Team India will aim to seal the three-match series when they enter the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium for the third and final T20I against South Africa on Sunday. ... read..


Hasan Ali to miss Sri Lanka ODIs due to back spasm
Lahore | Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Right-arm pacer Hasan Ali has not been included in the 16-member Pakistan squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka due to back spasm. ... read..


Juventus announce squad for Verona match
Turin | September 21, 2019 7:11:42 PM IST
Juventus announced a 21-man squad for their upcoming match against Verona. ... read..


I'm not thinking about leaving Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane
Leeds | September 21, 2019 7:11:34 PM IST
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said he is not thinking about leaving the club and is only focusing on winning the upcoming game. ... read..


Chris Gayle turns 40, cricket fraternity showers heartfelt birthday wishes
New Delhi | September 21, 2019 7:11:29 PM IST
Warm birthday wishes poured in for West Indies stalwart Chris Gayle from across the cricketing fraternity as the southpaw turns 40 today. ... read..


Ministry of Sports to create 20 National Centres of Excellence
New Delhi | September 21, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
Ministry of Sports will create 20 National Centres of Excellence (NCE) in order to groom athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Every Centre of Excellence will designate funds for four to six specific sports. ... read..


Carolina Marin enters China Open final
Changzhou (China) | Saturday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Reigning Olympic champion shuttler Carolina Marin on Saturday advanced to the final of the China Open after securing a hard-fought win over Japan's Sayaka Takahashi. ... read..


Deepak Punia advances to World Wrestling Championships final
Nur-Sultan | September 21, 2019 5:41:32 PM IST
Indian wrestler Deepak Punia reached the final of the World Wrestling Championship after defeating Swiss grappler Stefan Reichmuth by 8-2 in the 86 kg weight category here on Saturday. ... read..


David Boon appointed as match referee for Pak-SL series
Lahore | September 21, 2019 5:41:29 PM IST
Former Australia cricketer David Boon has been appointed as the match referee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the upcoming T20I and ODI series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed on Saturday. ... read..


Rohit secretly films Shikhar talking to himself in flight
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
India batsman Rohit Sharma had netizens in splits after he shared a video in which his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan can be seen talking to himself in a flight. ... read..


Masakadza breaks T20I record in his final int'l game
Chittagong (Bangladesh) | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza broke a T20I record in his final international game against Afghanistan in the ongoing tri-series also involving Bangladesh. ... read..


Stokes thanks family for supporting him through 'cricketing summer'
New Delhi | September 21, 2019 5:11:40 PM IST
England all-rounder Ben Stokes who had an exceptional cricketing summer thanked his family for being there with him through all ups and downs. ... read..


Good to have youngsters in team: Shikhar Dhawan
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 21, 2019 5:11:38 PM IST
India opener Shikhar Dhawan believes it is good to have youngsters in the team as it will give them match practice for the T20I World Cup 2020. ... read..


Usain Bolt admits being 'a big Ronaldo fan'
Zurich | September 21, 2019 5:11:35 PM IST
Jamaica sprinter Usain Bolt admitted being a big Cristiano Ronaldo fan and said he admires the way the Portuguese has been successful in different leagues. ... read..


Kanpur: 4th Hockey India 5-a-side senior national championship starts tomorrow
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 21, 2019 5:11:33 PM IST
After three successful annual editions of the futuristic Hockey India 5-a-side senior national championship, the tournament is back with its fourth edition starting in Kanpur from September 22 at the Hockey Complex here in Green Park Stadium. ... read..


WC bronze motivation for upcoming challenges: Punia
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Ace Indian grappler Bajrang Punia has insisted that he will not consider the bronze medal he won at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships as "victory", but will use it as a motivation to perform better in the future. ... read..


India one of the strongest teams in the world, says Rassie van der Dussen
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 21, 2019 4:41:28 PM IST
As India and South Africa get ready to face off each other in the final T20I of the three-match series, Proteas batsman Rassie van der Dussen termed team India as one of the 'strongest' sides in the world. ... read..


China Open: Tai Tzu Ying overcomes Chen Yu Fei to reach final
Changzhou | September 21, 2019 4:11:35 PM IST
Tai Tzu Ying defeated China's Chen Yu Fei 6-21, 21-13, 22-20 in a semifinal match of women's singles in the China Open here on Saturday. ... read..


IOA writes to regional VP Commonwealth Sport over exclusion of shooting
New Delhi | September 21, 2019 4:11:32 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association's Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has written to regional Vice-President of Commonwealth Sports Chris Chan over the exclusion of shooting from the event in 2022. ... read..


Rahul Aware beats Rassul Kaliyev, enters semi-finals of World Wrestling Championships
Nur-Sultan | September 21, 2019 4:11:26 PM IST
Commonwealth Games gold medalist Rahul Aware defeated Rassul Kaliyev in the World Wrestling Championships to reach semi-finals on Saturday. ... read..


David De Gea recalls 'bad memories' from last season ahead of West Ham clash
Manchester | September 21, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
Ahead of the clash against West Ham, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea said that they still have 'bad memories' from last season when both teams faced each other. ... read..


Deepak Punia wins Olympic quota, enters semi-finals of World Wrestling Championships
Nur-Sultan | September 21, 2019 3:41:28 PM IST
Deepak Punia on Saturday secured an Olympic berth as he entered the semi-finals of World Wrestling Championships. ... read..


Moeen Ali to take break from Test cricket
London | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who missed out on a central contract in Test matches, has decided to take a short break from red-ball cricket. ... read..


Mexican football moves to tackle homophobic slurs
Mexico City | Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) and Liga MX have announced a series of measures designed to curb homophobic behaviour from fans. ... read..


We want to win against Uzbekistan: Bibiano Fernandes
Tashkent | September 21, 2019 2:41:45 PM IST
After defeating Turkmenistan and Bahrain by identical 5-0 margins in the U16 AFC Qualifiers, India U16 head coach Bibiano Fernandes said the team wants to win the last game against Uzbekistan to book their spot in the AFC finals. ... read..


Narender Gahlot calls Mahesh Gawli a 'legend'
New Delhi | September 21, 2019 2:41:42 PM IST
Indian U-19 footballer Narender Gahlot praised former player Mahesh Gawli, who is the current assistant coach of the squad, by calling him a 'legend'. ... read..


Liverpool brought me up to highest level of my career: Fabinho
Liverpool | September 21, 2019 2:41:27 PM IST
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho said that the club has brought him up to the highest level of his career. ... read..


Pakistan announce 16-man squad for Sri Lanka series
Lahore | September 21, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday announced 16-man squad for a three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. ... read..


Australia to do some 'tinkering' ahead of Sri Lanka series, says Matthew Mott
Melbourne | September 21, 2019 12:41:38 PM IST
Australia women coach Matthew Mott said they have a bit of tinkering to do ahead of the Sri Lanka series, keeping the T20 World Cup in mind. ... read..


Faf du Plessis misses connecting flight to India
New Delhi | September 21, 2019 12:41:33 PM IST
Ahead of the Test series against India, which is scheduled to start on October 2, South Africa Test skipper Faf du Plessis missed connecting flight to India from Dubai due to a delay from British Airways on Saturday. ... read..


Used frustration of last Olympics to motivate myself: Vinesh
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat won a bronze at the World Championships earlier this month and sealed a spot for herself at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It is a far cry from a time when she wondered if she would ever be able to participate at the Olympics ever again. ... read..


Need to be patient with Pant: Chief selector Prasad
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
Chairman of selectors M.S.K. Prasad has said that they are keeping an eye on the likes of Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson and a few others as backup wicket-keepers to take the workload off Rishabh Pant. ... read..


Star Sports launches MISSION 2020 with the Men in Blue
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
The 'Men in Blue' have embarked on their quest to bring the ICC T20 World Cup Trophy home next year, beginning with the home season of cricket on Star Sports with South Africa tour of India that started on September 15th. Mission 2020 will showcase all In ... read..


T20I ouster an opportunity to do well in Tests, says Kuldeep
Mysuru | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav feels it is not easy to adjust to red-ball cricket after playing a lot of limited over games, while adding that he is not too worried about being dropped from India's T20 International squad in the last two series. ... read..


Sathiyan second Indian to enter Asian quarters
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
G. Sathiyan reached a big milestone in his career when he became only the second Indian to reach the men's singles quarter-finals at the continental event after defeating An-Ji Song of North Korea in the 24th ITTF-ATTU Asian Table Tennis Championships at ... read..


Roman Reigns' contributions in battle against leukemia
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
On October 23, 2018, the WWE universe received distressing news when superstar Roman Reigns declared he was battling with leukemia. For more than four months, his struggle to overcome the disease effects continued until he made his appearance on Monday Ni ... read..


Gaurav Gill, Dean Mascarenhas face off in Round 3 of INRC
Jodhpur | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
Defending champion Gaurav Gill will be aiming to get his title defence back on track when the curtain goes up on the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship powered by MRF on Saturday. ... read..


ICC goofs up, calls Dravid left-handed batsman in Hall of Fame
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
In a major goof-up, the ICC listed former India captain Rahul Dravid as a left-handed batsman in their Hall of Fame page on the website. ... read..


Ganguly inaugurates Kolkata's first cricket-themed restaurant
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 12:20:54 PM IST
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday inaugurated the city's first cricket-themed restaurant called 'Pavilion' ... read..


It was super special: Hamilton Mazasakadza after farewell match
Dubai | September 21, 2019 11:41:31 AM IST
After the seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in the T20I tri-nation series match on Friday, Zimbabwe skipper Hamilton Masakadza said 'it was super special' to lead the team to victory in his final match. ... read..


Moeen Ali takes break from Test cricket
Dubai | September 21, 2019 11:11:31 AM IST
England all-rounder Moeen Ali missed the central contract for Test cricket as he had taken a break from the longest format of the game, Ashley Giles, the managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Friday. ... read..


China Open: Carolina Marin defeats Sayaka Takahashi to reach final
Changzhou | September 21, 2019 11:11:29 AM IST
Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin defeated Japan's Sayaka Takahashi 20-22, 21-13, 21-18 in a semifinal match of women's singles in the China Open here on Saturday. ... read..


Sri Lanka announces women's squad for Australia tour
Colombo | September 21, 2019 8:41:26 AM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday announced the women's squad for the upcoming Australia tour. ... read..


Faf du Plessis set to miss flight to India
Dubai | Saturday, 2019 5:15:06 AM IST
With the Test series set to get underway from October 2, Faf du Plessis has left for India as he will join the South African squad for the longest format. But sadly, he is set to miss the connecting flight to India from Dubai due to a delay from British A ... read..


GST relief for FIFA under-17 Women's WC 2020
Panaji | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The 37th Goods and Services Council on Friday proposed that the upcoming FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup be exempted from service tax, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday. ... read..


PKL 7: Mohite stars as Puneri Paltan beat Bengaluru Bulls
Pune | Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Pankaj Mohite was in red-hot form as the raider helped Puneri Paltan beat defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 42-38 in the final match of the Pune leg of Pro Kabaddi at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Friday. ... read..


Kapil wins 60-64 age category in DB Champions Golf Tournament
Pune | Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The two-day Pune Leg of AVT Champions tour at the Oxford golf resort ended with Delhi based DIG Pushpendra Singh Rathore of the Border Security Force (BSF) walking away as the winner whereas former India International David DSouza was declared the runner- ... read..


Barcelona's Ansu Fati becomes eligible to play for Spain
Barcelona | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Spanish football heavyweights FC Barcelona's teenage sensation Ansu Fati has been granted Spanish citizenship which means he can play for them at the international level. ... read..


Telugu Titans, Patna Pirates settle for thrilling 42-42 tie
Pune | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Telugu Titans played out a highly entertaining 42-42 tie against Patna Pirates in a Pro Kabaddi match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Balewadi, Pune on Friday. ... read..


India pump in five past Bahrain in AFC U-16 qualifiers
| Saturday, 2019 2:45:06 AM IST
India marched on to their second win in as many games in the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers, after drubbing Bahrain 5-0 at the Transport Institute Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Rajiv, Senthil start Asia Road Racing C'ship on positive note
Sepang Circuit (Malaysia) | Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Honda Racing India teams riders Rajiv Sethu and Senthil Kumar kicked-off their 3 free practices of Round 6 of FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) at the Sepang International circuit with positive momentum here on Friday. ... read..


Bajrang, Ravi win bronze at World Championships (Lead)
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) | Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya on Friday won bronze at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships. This is Bajrang's second consecutive medal at the Worlds and third overall while Dahiya has managed to win bronze in his very first appearance at the senior cham ... read..


Bajrang Punia wins bronze at World Championships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Bajrang Punia on Friday won bronze at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships. Facing Mongolian Tulga Tumur Ochir, Bajrang fought back from a 6-0 deficit to win 8-7 in what turned out to be a thrilling bronze medal bout. This is the 25-year-old's second co ... read..


Journey to retake what was unfinished in Rio has begun well: Vinesh
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that her journey to finish what she started in Rio has got off to a good start with the bronze at the World Championships. Vinesh won a bronze at the World's and sealed a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in her 53kg category. T ... read..


Panchal hits ton as match against SA 'A' ends in draw
Mysuru | Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Priyank Panchal sharpened his case for the role of a back-up opener for India in Tests as he slammed a century while Karun Nair hit his second fifty of the match on the final day of the second unofficial Test between India 'A' and South Africa 'A' here. T ... read..


Directions of SC were being misinterpreted: BCCI state official
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
With the Supreme Court on Friday allowing the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers, state bodies across the country have welcomed the move and once again pointed that their claim that the Committee of Administ ... read..


Panghal creates history, Kaushik wins bronze at Worlds
Ekaterinburg (Russia) | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Amit Panghal on Friday became the first male Indian boxer to qualify for the final of a World Boxing Championships. Panghal beat Kazakhstan's Saken Bibbisinov by split decision in the flyweight (48-52kg) semi-final to seal a spot in the gold medal match w ... read..


Birthdays are all about new beginnings: Tendulkar wishes Rashid Khan
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 10:41:31 PM IST
Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Friday extended birthday wishes to Afghanistan's leg-spinner Rashid Khan and said 'Birthdays are all about new beginnings'. ... read..


Jofra Archer awarded Test, white ball contract by ECB
London | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
England pacer Jofra Archer was on Friday awarded a Test and white-ball contract by the England Cricket Board (ECB) after his sensational debut international season. ... read..


NBA India launches #NBAInMyBackyard campaign
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The National Basketball Association on Friday launched the NBA India Games 2019 campaign #NBAInMyBackyard with a TV campaign (TVC). ... read..


Afridi wants Sarfaraz to give up Test captaincy, focus on ODIs
Karachi | Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has advised current captain Sarfaraz Ahmed to give up Test captaincy and focus on white-ball cricket. ... read..


Ravi Kumar wins bronze medal in World Wrestling Championships
Nur-Sultan | September 20, 2019 9:11:28 PM IST
Twenty-two-year-old debutant Ravi Kumar on Friday won a bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships. ... read..


Manpreet Singh to lead Indian men's hockey team in Belgium
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Mid-fielder Manpreet Singh will lead the Indian men's hockey team in their upcoming tour of Belgium from September 26 to October 3. ... read..


Abu Dhabi T10 launches new team Bangla Tigers
Abu Dhabi | Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Abu Dhabi T10, the world's only ten-over cricket league to be officially sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), on Friday welcomed its newest team -- Bangla Tigers -- who are poised to compe ... read..


SC allows TN Cricket Association to hold polls on Sept 28 (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers. A bench comprising Justice S.A. Bobde and L. Nageswara Rao said that the election results will be subject to the final orders. The ... read..


Dravid spends time with Indian players ahead of third T20I
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid was in attendance on Friday as the Indian players had an optional training session at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The Indian team after winning the second T20I against South Africa in Mohali reached the Gar ... read..


China Open: Praneeth loses in quarters, Indian challenge ends
Changzhou (China) | Friday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
India's challenge at the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament came to an end on Friday after B. Sai Praneeth went down fighting to World No. 9 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia in the quarter-finals. Praneeth lost 21-16, 6-21, ... read..


ASICS announces partnership with Rohan Bopanna
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
ASICS on Friday announced their partnership with Arjuna awardee Rohan Bopanna at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association. ... read..


China Open: Carolina Marin marches into semis
Changzhou (China) | Friday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain entered the semi-finals of the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament after securing a thrilling three-game victory over China's He Bing Jiao in her last-eight match. ... read..


Sumit Nagal is a fantastic player, says Rohan Bopanna
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 20, 2019 7:41:38 PM IST
Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna on Friday labeled Sumit Nagal as a 'fantastic player' and said that the budding tennis player is heading towards the right direction. ... read..


Bajrang Punia bags bronze medal in World Wrestling Championships
Nur Sultan | September 20, 2019 7:41:27 PM IST
Bajrang Punia on Friday bagged the bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships. ... read..


Afridi points finger at India for Lankan players boycotting tour
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has blamed the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises for putting pressure on top Sri Lanka cricketers so that they do not tour Pakistan. ... read..


Sushil Kumar loses in opening round of World C'ships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhastan) | Friday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
Star Indian grappler Sushil Kumar lost his first-round bout against Azerbaijan's Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev 9-11 in the 74-kg freestyle category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships here on Friday. ... read..


Not worried about being left out from T20Is: Kuldeep Yadav
London | September 20, 2019 7:11:58 PM IST
Wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav isn't worried about his exclusion from the last two T20I series against West Indies and South Africa and believes that he is very much comfortable with the white ball. ... read..


Labuschagne believes Warner will bounce back after poor Ashes performance
Melbourne | September 20, 2019 7:11:57 PM IST
Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne believes that David Warner will bounce back after latter's disastrous run in the Ashes 2019. ... read..


Klopp terms Fabinho 'smart footballer'
Liverpool | September 20, 2019 7:11:51 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised Fabinho by calling him a very smart footballer. ... read..


Pant should be careful while playing: Rajkumar Sharma
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 7:11:43 PM IST
Rajkumar Sharma, the childhood coach of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, on Friday asked wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant to be more careful while playing his "favourite" T20 format. ... read..


Extremely happy to bring a medal for the country: Vinesh Phogat
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 7:11:38 PM IST
After winning the bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships, Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that she is extremely happy on bringing laurels to the country. ... read..


SC allows TN Cricket Association to hold elections on Sept 28
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers on September 28. The apex court observed that the state cricket body has not fully adopted the new constitution of the Board of Control fo ... read..


Boxing's about the obsession of getting most from yourself: Amit Panghal
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 6:11:37 PM IST
After becoming the first Indian to reach the finals of World Boxing Championships, Amit Panghal said that the sport is all about the obsession of getting the most from yourself. ... read..


Shahid Afridi has blamed IPL for Sri Lanka players not touring Pakistan: Journalist
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 6:11:31 PM IST
Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has blamed the Indian Premier League (IPL) for several Sri Lanka players opting out of the upcoming Pakistan tour, according to a Pakistani journalist. ... read..


ECB announces men's central contracts for 2019-20 season
London | September 20, 2019 5:42:02 PM IST
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday announced the central contract for Test and limited-overs format for the 2019-20 season. ... read..


WFI approaches UWW following Bajrang Punia's defeat
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 5:41:51 PM IST
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Thursday wrote to United World Wrestling (UWW) following the defeat of Bajrang Punia in a World Wrestling Championships semi-final clash against Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov. ... read..


Martial, Pogba and Shaw to miss West Ham clash, confirms Solskjaer
Leeds | September 20, 2019 5:41:49 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed the unavailability of Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw during club's clash against West Ham. ... read..


Amit Panghal becomes 1st Indian to reach World Boxing Championships' finals
Yekaterinburg | September 20, 2019 5:41:39 PM IST
Amit Panghal on Friday became the first Indian boxer to enter the finals of the Men's World Boxing Championships. ... read..


Shami backs PM Modi's move to ban single-use plastic
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
Indian pacer Mohammed Shami on Friday extended support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative of banning single-use plastic in a programme organised by Hindustan Petroleum in Amroha. ... read..


China, Japan to participate in AASF Asian Age Group Championships in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 20, 2019 5:41:31 PM IST
China, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore are among the top nations who will be participating in the upcoming 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships here, which are slated to begin from September 24. ... read..


Kohli shares throwback picture from his teenage days
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 5:41:26 PM IST
After smashing an unbeaten half-century in the second T20I against South Africa, Indian skipper Virat Kohli shared a major throwback picture of himself from his younger days. ... read..


Iyer, Pandey will keep Rahul on his toes: Ganguly
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly feels Lokesh Rahul will be kept on his toes by Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey for the no. 4 slot in ODIs, a position which has been debated a lot by the team management over the last couple of years. ... read..


Babita Phogat thanks ML Khattar, Anil Vij for appointing Kapil Dev as chancellor of Haryana Sports University
Chandigarh (Haryana) | September 20, 2019 4:41:59 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babita Phogat thanked Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Sports Minister Anil Vij on Friday for appointing former captain Kapil Dev as the first chancellor of Haryana Sports University. ... read..


All-India coaching staff will pave way for strong future of cricketers: Ravi Shastri
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 4:41:28 PM IST
Men's cricket team coach Ravi Shastri on Friday said that an all India coaching lineup will pave the way for a strong future of coaches and cricketers in the country. ... read..


Cricket Australia hopeful, but won't rush into Pak 2022 tour
Sydney | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Cricket Australia Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has said that they are hopeful of touring Pakistan in 2022, adding that they won't rush into a decision. ... read..


Yogeshwar slams umpiring post Bajrang's controversial loss
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Following Bajrang Punia's controversial loss in the semi-finals of the World Wrestling Championships, star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has questioned the umpiring standards at the ongoing event in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhastan. ... read..


Dhoni, Rohit make Kohli look good as captain, says Gambhir
Ahmedabad | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has taken a dig at Virat Kohli, saying the incumbent skipper is able to efficiently lead Team India because he has the likes of M.S. Dhoni and Rohit Sharma in the squad. ... read..


Australia: In a first, co-captains to lead Prime Minister's XI
Melbourne | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Australia's Peter Siddle and Dan Christian have been appointed as the first ever co-captains of the Prime Minister's XI for their upcoming one-off T20 fixture against Sri Lanka at Canberra's Manuka Oval on October 24. ... read..


Hardik Pandya shares throwback picture, remembers struggle days
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 3:11:31 PM IST
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya shared a major throwback picture reliving his old days of struggle when he used to travel in a truck to play the local matches. ... read..


Mission Neymar was not impossible: Barcelona
Barcelona | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The possibility of signing Neymar Jr. this summer would not have affected Barcelona's bank, according to the vice president and treasurer of the board of directors Enrique Tombas. ... read..


Team needs to focus on next matches: Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah
Dubai | September 20, 2019 2:41:52 PM IST
After losing against Afghanistan in the T20I tri-nation series match, Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah said on Friday that the team 'needs to focus' on the remaining matches of the series. ... read..


Monty Panesar says he was in denial about his mental health
London | September 20, 2019 2:41:47 PM IST
Admitting that he was in denial about having mental health problems, former England spinner Monty Panesar has said that people should talk about their mental health with friends and family - something that helped him overcome. ... read..


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