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Worked on my physical, mental strength for Atlanta Olympics, says Leander Paes
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 6:42:31 PM IST
The year was 1996 and no Indian had won an individual medal at the Olympics 44 years prior to the Atlanta Olympics, but that year proved to be decisive for India as tennis player Leander Paes beat Fernando Meligeni to win a bronze medal in the men's singl ... read..


IPL 13: Irfan Pathan doesn't want Shivam Dube to bowl death overs for RCB
Dubai | September 28, 2020 6:42:30 PM IST
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan said that he does not want Shivam Dube to bowl death overs for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). ... read..


Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka postponed indefinitely: International Cricket Council
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 6:42:21 PM IST
Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed indefinitely, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday. ... read..


Thomas Tuchel not happy with PSG's 'mediocre' performance despite win against Reims
Reims | September 28, 2020 6:42:13 PM IST
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) manager Thomas Tuchel is not happy with the team's 'mediocre' performance against Reims despite winning their Ligue 1 clash. ... read..


How Tewatia 'kept faith' and exploded when RR required the most
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
With 51 needed of the last three overs and Sanju Samson dismissed at 85, the game as all but gone for the Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab. Left-handed Rahul Tewatia -- who came out to bat at two-drop chasing KXIP's 223 -- had been struggling to g ... read..


Hockey India conducts online course for improving coaching standards
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 5:15:14 PM IST
In a bid to continuously improve the standard of coaching across the country, Hockey India has been conducting the 'Basic' Level coaching course (online) for over 130 candidates from all 31 state member units. The candidates are divided into six groups an ... read..


Best save ever seen in my life: Sachin on Pooran's fielding effort
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 5:15:14 PM IST
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was full of praise for Nicholas Pooran after the West Indian came out with a stunning fielding effort during Kings XI Punjab's crushing defeat by Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash at the Sharjah ... read..


Quartararo reclaims MotoGP championship lead with win in Catalunya
Barcelona | Monday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Back to winning ways, Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) returned to the top step for the first time since the Andalucia GP with a classy ride at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya. ... read..


My performance a reflection of Smith and team's faith in me: Tewatia
By Baidurjo Bhose

Dubai | September 28, 2020 4:42:21 PM IST
Rahul Tewatia was the star of the show on Sunday night as he joined hands with Sanju Samson to help Rajasthan Royals to chase down the highest-ever total in the history of the Indian Premier League. But the all-rounder says it was a pure reflection of the ... read..


Anirban Lahiri enjoys T6 finish at Corales Puntacana Championship
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) | Monday, 2020 3:45:07 PM IST
India's Anirban Lahiri enjoyed his first top-10 on the PGA Tour in nearly two years following a tied sixth finish at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. ... read..


KL Rahul currently holds Orange Cap, Purple with Mohammad Shami
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 3:45:07 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul has got hold of the Orange Cap while his teammate Mohammad Shami took the Purple Cap from Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada following Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Rajasthan Royals. ... read..


French Open: Konta knocked out in opening round, Halep advances
Paris | Monday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
American teenager Coco Gauff caused the biggest upset on the opening-day play at the Roland Garros, defeating ninth seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain in straight sets. ... read..


Hoping 2020 does a 'Rahul Tewatia': RR changes Twitter bio
Dubai | September 28, 2020 3:42:24 PM IST
Acknowledging the heroics of Rahul Tewatia against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals changed its Twitter bio to pay tribute to the 27-year-old all-rounder. ... read..


Hoffenheim end Bayern Munich's 23-game winning run
Berlin | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Andrej Kramaric scored twice as Hoffenheim defeated Bayern Munich 4-1 in the final match of the Bundesliga second round to end defending champions' 23-game winning run in an emphatic fashion. ... read..


IPL 13: Innings by Tewatia one of the best of his lifetime, says Haryana teammate Mishra
Dubai | September 28, 2020 3:12:16 PM IST
Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra on Monday said that he was aware of Rahul Tewatia's batting ability but he was not expecting a knock of such quality from him. ... read..


Dhoni's reflexes as good as race drivers: Trainer Ramji Srinivasan
By Baidurjo Bhose

Dubai | September 28, 2020 2:42:27 PM IST
Former Indian cricket team trainer Ramji Srinivasan has worked closely with the Chennai Super Kings outfit. He was with the team till the last season and even as critics have left no opportunity to question skipper MS Dhoni's form and reflexes, Ramji beli ... read..


IPL 13: Ponting motivates us and keeps the negativity away, says Mishra
Dubai | September 28, 2020 2:12:22 PM IST
Delhi Capitals' spinner Amit Mishra on Monday said that head coach Ricky Ponting is always motivating the players by trying to keep the negativity away and focusing on the right things. ... read..


NBA: Adebayo stars as Miami Heat reach NBA Finals for the first time since 2014
Miami | September 28, 2020 1:42:17 PM IST
Bam Adebayo had taken the blame for the Miami Heat's loss in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics. But he made it up in Game 6 with 32 points and 14 rebounds, taking his side to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014. ... read..


You were the best fielder inside 30-yard circle: Tendulkar to Rhodes
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 1:12:21 PM IST
After praising Nicholas Pooran's antics on the boundary ropes against Rajasthan Royals, former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar was quick to point out that no matter what Jonty Rhodes will always remain the best fielder inside the 30-yard circle. ... read..


IPL 13: Nobody expected us to chase 224 against KXIP, says Archer
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 12:42:14 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals pacer Jofra Archer said that he is sure that nobody expected the side to chase down 224 against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Sreesanth, Gambhir urge Tharoor not to compare Samson with Dhoni
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 11:42:16 AM IST
S Sreesanth and Gautam Gambhir have urged Congress leader Shashi Tharoor not to compare Rajasthan Royals' batsman Sanju Samson with MS Dhoni. ... read..


We got nervous against Leicester City, admits Pep Guardiola
Manchester | September 28, 2020 11:12:27 AM IST
Manchester City's manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that his side was indeed nervous during the Premier League 2020-21 clash against Leicester City. ... read..


'Best league in the world': Ganguly after RR-KXIP stunner
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 10:42:19 AM IST
Sourav Ganguly, the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was left impressed with the match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


IPL 13: Chris Morris unlikely to play against MI, says Mike Hesson
Dubai | September 28, 2020 10:12:17 AM IST
Mike Hesson, Director of Cricket of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), said that Proteas all-rounder Chris Morris is unlikely to play the match against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


IPL 13: Punjab failed to use Murugan Ashwin enough against RR, says Sachin Tendulkar
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 9:42:19 AM IST
Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has said that Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) did not use Murugan Ashwin enough in the match against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


'Best fielding save ever': Jonty Rhodes hails Pooran
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 9:42:14 AM IST
Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) fielding coach Jonty Rhodes on Monday hailed Nicholas Pooran's fielding effort at the boundary rope to save a six with his acrobatic skills. ... read..


IPL 13: Felt pressure during the initial stage on my innings, says Tewatia
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 9:12:14 AM IST
After playing a match-winning knock of 53 runs against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder Rahul Tewatia admitted that he felt a lot of pressure when he was not able to connect the ball during the initi ... read..


What we saw from Tewatia in nets is what we saw in Cottrell's over: Smith
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 8:45:05 AM IST
Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith was all smiles after his team pulled off a record chase to beat Kings XI Punjab by four wickets on Sunday in Sharjah. Rahul Tewatia turned it around for himself and his team when he hit give sixes off the 18th over bow ... read..


IPL 13: We havent' been able to close out matches, says Mayank Agarwal
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 8:42:23 AM IST
After stumbling to a four-wicket loss against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) opening batsman Mayank Agarwal said that the side has not been able to close out matches, but still there are 11 games left and all ... read..


IPL 13: We haven't been able to close out matches, says Mayank Agarwal
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 8:42:20 AM IST
After stumbling to a four-wicket loss against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) opening batsman Mayank Agarwal said that the side has not been able to close out matches, but still there are 11 games left and all ... read..


IPL 13: Tewatia showed a 'lot of heart' against KXIP, says Sanju Samson
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 8:42:16 AM IST
After gaining an improbable win against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals' batsman Sanju Samson hailed Rahul Tewatia for not giving up and rising to the occasion when it really mattered. ... read..


Samson and Tewatia steal the show in grand style
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 7:45:06 AM IST
Fearless hard-hitting batsman Sanju Samson, who set up a thrilling four-wicket win for Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab, gave all the credit to his genes - and called his father a "powerful man" - while Rahul Tewatia, who effectively sealed it, sa ... read..


'Tewatia story will stay forever': Twitter goes gaga as RR pull-off highest-ever run chase in IPL
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:12:25 AM IST
Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Sunday registered an enthralling win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) during a showdown that would go down in the history as one of the most electrifying matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Ruthless Agarwal slams 2nd fastest IPL ton by an Indian
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Mayank Anurag Agarwal looks unstoppable in the IPL. Just seven days after making his highest IPL score of 89, the Kings XI Punjab opener smashed his maiden century off 45 balls -- the second fastest by an Indian and eighth overall in the 13-year history o ... read..


KXIP score 223/2 after Mayank, Rahul's epic opening stand
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
A maiden century from Mayank Agarwal and his epic 183-run opening stand with captain KL Rahul helped Kings XI Punjab score 223/2 batting first against Rajasthan Royals at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. ... read..


Mayank Agarwal scores maiden IPL ton
Sharjah | Monday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Kings XI Punjab's Mayank Agarwal on Sunday scored his first IPL century in an epic opening partnership with captain KL Rahul against Rajasthan Royals at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Mayank reached three figures in 45 balls smashing as many as seven sixes ... read..


Thought we had game in our pocket: KL Rahul after suffering defeat against Rajasthan Royals
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 1:12:56 AM IST
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul said he thought they had the game in their pocket after suffering a defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday. ... read..


IPL 13: Decided to give my everything after lot of soul searching, says Sanju Samson
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 1:12:51 AM IST
Rajasthan Royals' Sanju Samson, who guided his team to a win against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said he decided to give his everything in the matches after "a lot of soul searching". ... read..


IPL 13: Tewatia's sixes against Cottrell brought us back in game, says Smith
Sharjah | September 28, 2020 12:42:17 AM IST
After registering a four-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith said all-rounder Rahul Tewatia's five sixes off Sheldon Cottrell's over brought them back in the game. ... read..


Luis Suarez shines as Atletico Madrid thrash Granada by 6-1
Madrid | September 27, 2020 11:42:15 PM IST
Luis Suarez scored twice during his Atletico Madrid debut as the team thrashed Granada by 6-1 in the La Liga here on Sunday. ... read..


'Next phase' of sporting activity resumption from Oct 5: SAI
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Sunday announced it will resume sporting activities of Tokyo Olympics bound para-athletes and athletes at National Centre of Excellence (NCoE) across the country starting on October 5. ... read..


IPL 13: Sachin, Sehwag applaud Pooran's acrobatic save at boundary rope
Sharjah | September 27, 2020 11:12:26 PM IST
Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag heaped praises on Kings XI Punjab player Nicholas Pooran, who saved a six with his acrobatic fielding at the boundary rope against Rajasthan Royals. ... read..


Yorkshire league chairman resigns in wake of Azeem Rafiq comments
Yorkshire | September 27, 2020 11:12:21 PM IST
The chairman of the Yorkshire South Premier League Roger Pugh has resigned from his position less than a month after criticising Azeem Rafiq in a blog. ... read..


Premier League: Tottenham play out 1-1 draw against Newcastle
London | September 27, 2020 11:12:15 PM IST
Tottenham played out a 1-1 draw against Newcastle in the Premier League here on Sunday. ... read..


Gostha Pal C'ship drives impoverished children to 'stay away from drugs' and move forward
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
What started as an informal gathering of a few people trying to organise a football tournament for little children has now bourgeoned into something much bigger in the heart of Kolkata in the form of the 'Gostha Pal Championship Golden Baby League' (GPCGB ... read..


IPL 13: Mayank, Rahul register 2nd highest opening partnership in tournament
Sharjah | September 27, 2020 10:12:22 PM IST
Openers Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul on Sunday gave their side a stunning start against Rajasthan Royals as the duo formed a 183-run partnership, the highest for Kings XI Punjab. ... read..


FC Schalke sack manager David Wagner
Gelsenkirchen | September 27, 2020 10:12:20 PM IST
German club FC Schalke on Sunday sacked head coach David Wagner. ... read..


IPL: Teams have revelled in 20th overs, scoring average of 14.54 runs
Sharjah | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
In T20 format, the 20th over of an innings is usually the most productive one for batsmen as they go for the slog in the final six deliveries. And it has been no different so far in the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL) edition as an average of 14.54 runs ... read..


IPL 13: Mayank, Rahul guide KXIP to 223/2 against Rajasthan Royals
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 9:42:15 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal's maiden IPL ton guided the side to 223/2 in their allotted twenty overs against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


Zidane proud of Real Madrid after team wins 'very complicated, difficult game' against Real Betis
Seville | September 27, 2020 9:12:21 PM IST
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said that he is very proud of the players after the team secured a win in a "very complicated, difficult game" against Real Betis. ... read..


Valtteri Bottas wins Russian Grand Prix as Hamilton misses F1 win record
Sochi | September 27, 2020 9:12:18 PM IST
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas scored his second win of 2020 at the Russian Grand Prix, benefitting from a penalty for his pole-sitting teammate Lewis Hamilton that left the six-time champion third at the flag, as Max Verstappen claimed Red Bull's first-ever p ... read..


Every country needs a good league and good teams playing in it: Bhaichung (Ld)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Iconic footballer and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia, who has all along been vocal about the inclusion of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League (ISL), is happy about the two giants of Indian football joining the country's top leagu ... read..


SAI makes comprehensive training plan for Tokyo-bound para-athletes and NCOE athletes
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 8:42:21 PM IST
Stepping up to the next phase of 'Khelo India Phir Se', the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to resume sporting activities of Tokyo Olympics bound Para-athletes and athletes in SAI's National Centre of Excellence (NCOEs) across the country, in ... read..


Sergio Ramos hails Real Madrid's mentality after win over Real Betis
Sevilla | September 27, 2020 8:42:18 PM IST
After securing a win over Real Betis, Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos said the most important thing during the match was their mentality and hunger to make a comeback. ... read..


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident that Paul Pogba's performance will improve
Brighton | September 27, 2020 8:42:15 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes that Paul Pogba's performance will get "better and better" as he gets more game-time in his legs. ... read..


Delhi Capitals have a good balance at the moment, says Nortje
Dubai | Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Having played a vital role in Delhi Capitals' emphatic 44-run win against the Chennai Super Kings, South African pacer Anrich Nortje will look to continue the same run of form in his debut Indian Premier League (IPL) season. ... read..


Hamilton greatest F1 driver of our generation, says Serena
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Twenty three-time tennis Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has heaped praise on Lewis Hamilton, saying the reigning Formula 1 world champion is the "greatest drive of our generation" and that he would break German legend Michael Schumacher's record. ... read..


IPL 13: Overseas bowlers interacting with young Indian talent is heartening, says Zaheer
Dubai | September 27, 2020 7:42:21 PM IST
Mumbai Indians, Director of Cricket Operations, Zaheer Khan said it feels heartening to see experienced overseas players in the squad interacting with the young Indian talent. ... read..


IPL 13: Rajasthan Royals win toss, opt to field first against Kings XI Punjab
Sharjah | September 27, 2020 7:42:17 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to field first against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. ... read..


NBA: LeBron James ends Lakers' 10-year Finals drought
New York | Sunday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Los Angeles Lakers earned a comfortable 117-107 win against Denver Nuggets in Game 5 to win Western Conference Finals 4-1 in their latest encounter of the ongoing NBA season. ... read..


Dominant Australia secure T20I series win over New Zealand
Brisbane | Sunday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Australia women came out with yet another incredible performance, both with bat and ball, as they defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in the second T20I on Sunday, thereby securing the three-match series. ... read..


IPL 13: You will see Hardik bowl soon, says Zaheer Khan
Dubai | September 27, 2020 6:42:19 PM IST
Ahead of their clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians, Director of Cricket Operations, Zaheer Khan said all-rounder Hardik Pandya will soon be available to bowl for the side. ... read..


Shattered such a person isn't with us anymore: Watson on Jones' death
Dubai | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Shane Watson paid rich tribute to Dean Jones, saying the former Australia batsman pushed the limits to get better and always cared about people who were less fortunate. ... read..


ISL: EB's inclusion throws open limitless opportunities, says Nita Ambani
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Nita Ambani, chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation, on Sunday announced the expansion of Indian Super League (ISL) by welcoming East Bengal into the seventh edition of country's top-flight football league. ... read..


Alyssa Healy goes past MS Dhoni's wicketkeeping record in T20Is
Brisbane | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Australia's Alyssa Healy on Sunday went past former India captain MS Dhoni to register most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in T20I format, both in men's and women's cricket. The 30-year-old achieved the feat during the second T20I of the ongoing three-match ... read..


Wrestler Labhanshu Sharma to launch bus journey from Rishikesh to London
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 5:42:20 PM IST
Indian wrestler Labhanshu Sharma has planned a bus journey from Rishikesh to London. ... read..


Zinedine Zidane completes 100 La Liga wins as Real Madrid manager
Sevilla | September 27, 2020 5:42:16 PM IST
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane on Sunday completed 100 La Liga wins as the club's coach. ... read..


We Indians lack sense of humour: Farokh Engineer backs Gavaskar
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Former India wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer has come out in support of Sunil Gavaskar, who faced backlash on social media for his comments on Anushka Sharma, wife of current Team India skipper Virat Kohli. ... read..


Corales Puntacana Championship: Lahiri rockets up the leaderboard
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has entered the top-10 of the Corales Puntacana Championship after the third round of the tournament. ... read..


IPL: du Plessis holds Orange Cap, Purple with Rabada
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Hard-hitting batsman Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC) speedster Kagiso Rabada continue to hold the Orange and Purple Caps respectively at the end of Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match between Kolkata Knigh ... read..


IPL 13: Happy to bag first two wickets of my IPL career, says Nortje
Dubai | September 27, 2020 3:12:12 PM IST
Delhi Capitals' pacer Anrich Nortje has said that he is really happy to take his first two wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Proteas is now hoping to scalp more wickets. ... read..


We need to work on improving match temperament of our players, says Neetu David
By Nitin Srivastava

New Delhi | September 27, 2020 2:42:24 PM IST
Neetu David, the newly-appointed chief women's selector on Sunday said that the match temperament of all Indian players needs to be worked upon if the side wants to win close and crucial matches. ... read..


People forget Kohli is human, not a machine: Coach Rajkumar Sharma
By Baidurjo Bhose

Dubai | September 27, 2020 2:42:22 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is known to lead by example. But the first two games of this edition of the Indian Premier League saw Kohli score 14 against SunRisers Hyderabad and 1 against Kings XI Punjab. This has seen fans lose their c ... read..


NBA: LeBron James ends Los Angeles Lakers' 10-year finals drought
Los Angeles | September 27, 2020 2:12:19 PM IST
Los Angeles Lakers earned a comfortable 117-107 win against Denver Nuggets in Game 5 to win Western Conference Finals 4-1 and as a result, LeBron James will be making his 10th NBA Finals appearance. ... read..


Don't see any complacency with Liverpool, says Arsenal coach Arteta
London | September 27, 2020 1:42:15 PM IST
Ahead of the clash against Liverpool, Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta complimented the attitude being displayed by the rival team and he also talked about how the Reds have raised the bar in English football. ... read..


Kimmince, Haynes shine as Australia defeat New Zealand in second T20I
Brisbane | September 27, 2020 12:42:16 PM IST
Delissa Kimmince's three-wicket haul and Rachel Haynes' 40-run knock helped Australia defeat New Zealand by eight wickets in the second T20I of the three-match series on Sunday here at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane. ... read..


Lewis Hamilton is the greatest driver of our generation, says Serena Williams
Paris | September 27, 2020 12:42:11 PM IST
23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams is rooting for Lewis Hamilton to break Michael Schumacher's record of being the most successful Formula One driver. ... read..


East Bengal's entry will open door for limitless opportunities for Indian football, says Nita Ambani
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 12:12:17 PM IST
Nita Ambani, Founder, and Chairperson, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) on Sunday announced the expansion of the Indian Super League (ISL) by welcoming East Bengal FC into the seventh edition of India's top-flight competition. ... read..


Premier League: Rashford's sharpness is better, says Ole Gunnar Solskajer
Manchester | September 27, 2020 11:42:19 AM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that he had a little bit of a go at Marcus Rashford for the tackle he evaded during the Premier League 2020-21 match against Brighton. ... read..


Alyssa Healy breaks Dhoni's record of most dismissals by wicket-keeper in T20Is
Brisbane | September 27, 2020 11:42:14 AM IST
Australia's wicket-keeper batswoman Alyssa Healy on Sunday broke MS Dhoni's record of having most dismissals as a wicket-keeper in the shortest format of the game. ... read..


Nobody cares about players: Guardiola on hectic schedule
Manchester | September 27, 2020 10:42:14 AM IST
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has criticised the hectic football calendar, claiming that no one really cares about the players. ... read..


IPL 13: Need to up my game and get few runs, says Dinesh Karthik
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 10:12:15 AM IST
After registering a seven-wicket win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik admitted that he needs to up his game and get a few runs for his side. ... read..


IPL 13: Performance from entire bowling group was great against SRH, says Cummins
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 9:42:20 AM IST
After gaining a comprehensive seven-wicket win over SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) pacer Pat Cummins said that the performance from all the bowlers was great. ... read..


We want to strike back against Arsenal, says Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool | September 27, 2020 9:42:17 AM IST
Ahead of the match against Arsenal in the Premier League, Liverpool's coach Jurgen Klopp has said that his side will be looking to take the revenge of the loss in the FA Community Shield. ... read..


IPL 13: Shubman Gill is hungry to learn and deserves all success, says Morgan
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 9:42:13 AM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan has said that Shubman Gill is very pleasing to watch on the eye and the opening batsman deserves all the success. ... read..


IPL 13: Important for an opener to take the team through, says Gill
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 8:42:18 AM IST
After playing a match-winning knock of 70 runs against SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) batsman Shubman Gill said that it is important for all openers to take their team over the line. ... read..


IPL 13: I take full responsibility for not batting out the overs against KKR, says Warner
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 8:42:13 AM IST
After stumbling to a seven-wicket loss against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner took the blame on himself for not batting out the overs and ensuring a safe total for his side. ... read..


I want Gill to enjoy his cricket journey: Karthik
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik said that he wants Shubman Gill to enjoy his cricket journey, after the youngster's 70 not out guided the team to a comprehensive seven-wicket win against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday. ... read..


We need to improve our boundary percentage: Captain Warner
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner said that the team needs to increase the frequency of their boundaries and sixes after they sunk to a seven-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Saturday. SRH have thus started their 2020 campai ... read..


Catalan MotoGP: Morbidelli takes pole, leads Yamaha 1-2-3
Barcelona | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
Franco Morbidelli on Saturday took his maiden MotoGP pole ahead of his Petronas Yamaha team mate Fabio Quartararo ahead of the Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona. Morbidelli led a Yamaha 1-2-3, with Valentino Rossi taking P3, his first front row finish since ... read..


French Open: Nadal, Djokovic looking to equal Federer's Grand Slam record
Paris | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
Rafael Nadal will be looking to move level with Roger Federer's tally of 20 Grand Slam titles when he starts his campaign at the 2020 French Open which starts on Sunday. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh cricket body 'mutes' its members attending AGM via Zoom
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
In a strange move, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has allegedly "muted" a large majority of participants -- some say about 90 per cent -- who on Saturday connected through the Zoom App for the annual general body meeting due to the Covid-19 ... read..


Pandey's 51 helps SRH labour to 142/4 against KKR
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad scraped their way to 142/4 against Kolkata Knight Riders in the eighth match of the Indian Premier League on Saturday. ... read..


Hamilton takes pole in Sochi as he eyes Schumacher's record
Sochi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton on Saturday took his 96th pole position ahead of the Russian Grand Prix, coming back to being within two seconds of being knocked out of Q2 in a dramatic qualifying session at the Sochi Autodrom which saw Ferrari's Sebastian Vette ... read..


IPL 13: Practiced power hitting in last couple of years, says Gill
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 2:12:35 AM IST
After registering seven wickets win over SunRisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Shubman Gill, who played an unbeaten knock of 70 runs, said he practiced power hitting in the last couple of years. ... read..


Multiple ICC staff members test COVID-19 positive
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 2:12:32 AM IST
Multiple staff members of the International Cricket Council have been tested positive for the coronavirus, a source in the ICC said. ... read..


IPL 13: Warner backs his decision of batting first despite loss against KKR
Abu Dhabi | September 27, 2020 2:12:28 AM IST
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner backed his decision of batting first against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), saying that their strength lies in death bowling, despite the loss of seven wickets. ... read..


SRH win toss, choose to bat against KKR
Dubai | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday became the first team to choose to bat on winning the toss in the IPL, against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. SRH captain David Warner felt that the conditions would remain the more ... read..


IPL 13: Kolkata Knight Riders defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad to register their first win in the tournament
Abu Dhabi | September 26, 2020 11:42:19 PM IST
An all-round team performance by Kolkata Knight Riders guided them to a seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad here at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


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