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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..


Dean Jones' demise leaves an enormous gap in our lives, says wife
Sydney | Saturday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Dean Jones' demise has left an enormous gap in our lives which can never be filled, says Jane, wife of the former Australian cricketer. ... read..


IPL 13: Irfan Pathan hails Dinesh Karthik's 'good captainship' against Sunrisers Hyderabad
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 10:42:15 PM IST
Former Indian bowler Irfan Pathan on Saturday praised Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik for rotating the bowlers nicely in the middle overs that eventually resulted in KKR restricting Sunrisers Hyderabad at 142/4. ... read..


Handshake with SPB an unforgettable memory: Venkatesh Shanmugam
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Indian football legend Venkatesh Shanmugam has paid a rich tribute to SP Balasubrahmanyam, saying the famed playback singer had a "profound impact" on his life. ... read..


IPL 13: KKR bowlers restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to 142/4
Abu Dhabi | September 26, 2020 10:12:23 PM IST
An all-round bowling performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' bowlers restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to a meagre total of 142/4 in their allotted 20 overs here at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


'Best way to learn': Coaches 'excited' for upcoming International Coaching Conference
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 10:12:11 PM IST
As All India Football Federation (AIFF) is set to host a three-day International Virtual Coaching Conference from September 28-30, which will feature expert panellists from different domains speaking on a variety of topics with the attending coaches, part ... read..


ISL: Portuguese forward Luis Machado signs for NorthEast United FC
Guwahati (Assam) | September 26, 2020 9:42:13 PM IST
NorthEast United FC has roped in Portuguese winger Luis Machado ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season. ... read..


Expecting tough match against KXIP, Rahul will be key wicket: Buttler
Sharjah | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals will be looking to make it two out of two when they face Kings XI Punjab in their next IPL encounter and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is expecting a tough fight from the KL Rahul side at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. ... read..


Lewis Hamilton takes pole in dramatic Russian Grand Prix qualifying
Sochi | September 26, 2020 9:12:20 PM IST
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took a pole position in a dramatic qualifying race at the Russian Grand Prix after narrowly avoiding early elimination when Sebastian Vettel crashed. ... read..


World Athletics extends deadline for Russia to fix 'seriously deficient' plan to fight doping in track and field
Quai Antoine | September 26, 2020 9:12:11 PM IST
The World Athletics Council on Saturday granted an extension to the deadline for the Russian Athletics Federation's (RusAF) Reinstatement Commission to fix a "seriously deficient" plan to fight doping in track and field. ... read..


NBA: Celtics coach hails defensive display against Heat
New York | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Boston Celtics fought back to clinch Game 5 against Miami Heat 121-108 in the Eastern Conference Finals of the ongoing NBA season. The Celtics now have a chance to draw level in Game 6 on Monday after making it 2-3 in the best-of-seven Conference finals. ... read..


IPL 13: I wish Ravindra Jadeja would have been with Royals, says Shane Warne
Dubai | September 26, 2020 8:42:25 PM IST
Australian legend and former Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne on Saturday said that Glenn Maxwell and Ravindra Jadeja are the best fielders in the world. ... read..


IPL 13: Brad Hogg hails Prithvi Shaw for his 'simple game plan'
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 8:42:12 PM IST
Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg on Saturday hailed Delhi Capitals' opening batsman Prithvi Shaw for his "simple game plan" of playing grounded shots against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). ... read..


PV Sindhu to present web series titled 'The A-Game'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
After the success of their first two digital media properties, 'Double Trouble' and 'The Finish Line', Baseline Ventures is back with its third series titled 'The A-Game'. The show will be presented by Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu and would feature ... read..


CSK batsmen need to have glucose, says Virender Sehwag
Dubai | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag feels Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsmen have not been able to play freely and score quickly so far in the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL) edition and thus they need to have "glucose" to add intensity to their game. ... read..


IPL 13: SRH win toss, opt to bat first against KKR
Abu Dhabi | September 26, 2020 7:42:18 PM IST
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) have won the toss and elected to bat first against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


IPL 13: Lee advises bowlers on perfect death bowling length
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 26, 2020 7:12:17 PM IST
Ahead of the clash between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, former Australia pacer Brett Lee on Friday advised bowlers on where to bowl in death overs to be successful. ... read..


Gardner, Schutt help Australia beat New Zealand in 1st T20I
Brisbane | Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Brilliant performances from Ashleigh Gardner and Megan Schutt helped Australia defeat New Zealand by 17 runs in the first T20I of the three-match series played at the Allan Border Field on Saturday. ... read..


BCCI appoints all-India Women's Selection Committee
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 26, 2020 6:42:19 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday appointed five-member for the all-India Women's Selection Committee. ... read..


IPL 13: I am surprised Samson is not playing in all formats for India, says Shane Warne
Dubai | September 26, 2020 6:42:12 PM IST
Australian legend Shane Warne on Saturday praised Rajasthan Royals star cricketer Sanju Samson and said that he is surprised that the right-handed batsman is still not playing in all formats for India. ... read..


Corales Puntacana Championship: Lahiri, Atwal make cut
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) | Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
India's Anirban Lahiri and Arjun Atwal made the cut at the Corales Puntacana Championship by producing contrasting performances in the second round of the tournament. ... read..


ISL: Sandesh Jhingan joins ATK Mohun Bagan FC on five-year contract
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 26, 2020 6:12:19 PM IST
Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan has signed a five-year contract with ATK Mohun Bagan FC, the club announced on Saturday. ... read..


IPL 13: CSK an experienced side, must adapt to the situation, says Brad Hogg
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 6:12:18 PM IST
Former Australian spin wizard Brad Hogg feels that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) shouldn't worry about the conditions and must adapt to the situation in order to win a match in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


You always were a winner Dean Jones, says Brett Lee
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Ex-Australia speedster Brett Lee has paid a rich tribute to Dean Jones, saying the former batsman was always a winner. ... read..


We can't look to DRS to save our hinds, says NZ skipper Sophie Devine
London | September 26, 2020 5:42:24 PM IST
After suffering a 17 run defeat against Australia, New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine refused to hide behind the lack of the Decision Review System (DRS) and said that one shouldn't finger point anyone else for the loss. ... read..


IPL 13: Ashwin and I keep discussing variations, says Amit Mishra
By Baidurjo Bhose

Dubai | September 26, 2020 5:42:20 PM IST
Delhi Capitals have the perfect mix of youth and experience in their team. If they have talented youngsters like Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant, they have seasoned campaigners like Amit Mishra and R Ashwin. In fact, Mishra's role is now even more crucial w ... read..


ISL: FC Goa sign Australian defender James Donachie for 2020-21 season
Fatorda (Goa) | September 26, 2020 5:42:19 PM IST
Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, FC Goa have announced the signing of Australian defender James Donachie on a one-year loan deal from A-League side Newcastle Jets. ... read..


Important to stay motivated when there are no competitions, says Lakra
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Indian men's hockey team defender Birendra Lakra believes it's important for the side to stay motivated when there are no competitions around amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..


du Plessis currently holds Orange Cap, Rabada gets Purple Cap
Dubai | Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Hard-hitting batsman Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC) speedster Kagiso Rabada hold the Orange and Purple Caps respectively at the end of Friday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the two teams here. ... read..


Japan determined to host Olympics next year, says PM Yoshihide Suga
Tokyo | Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Japan is determined to host the postponed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games in 2021 to prove that humanity has defeated the Covid-19 pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said. ... read..


World Table Tennis announces 2021 event 'Hubs'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 3:45:08 PM IST
World Table Tennis (WTT) has announced the first half of the 2021 WTT calendar, including three separate "Hubs" to be staged in the Middle East, China and Europe. ... read..


I-League Qualifier: Strongly believe in my team, says Garhwal FC skipper
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 3:45:08 PM IST
With 14 points in seven matches, Garhwal FC stood atop the 2nd Division League last season and their captain Bala Alhassan Dahir is confident about team's chances in the I-League Qualifier 2020, which will see the side from Delhi face off against four oth ... read..


NBA: Celtics coach Brad Stevens hails defensive display against Miami Heat
Boston | September 26, 2020 3:42:28 PM IST
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens hailed the defensive display showed by his team after defeating the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA on Friday (local time). ... read..


Badminton 2020 season to be completed in January 2021: BWF
Kuala Lumpur | Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the Asian leg of the adjusted World Tour 2020 will take place in Bangkok in January next year, which means the 2020 season will now end in 2021. ... read..


IPL 13: Mitchell Marsh heads back home after securing flight from Dubai
Melbourne | September 26, 2020 2:42:22 PM IST
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh avoided being stuck in a Dubai hotel room as he secured a flight to head back to Australia. ... read..


IPL 13: Expecting really tough match against KXIP, says Buttler
Dubai | September 26, 2020 2:42:14 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals' wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has said that he is expecting a really tough match against KL Rahul-led Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


We are not thinking about Raina as we respect his space: CSK CEO
By Baidurjo Bhose

Dubai | September 26, 2020 1:42:14 PM IST
With Chennai Super Kings losing two games on the trot -- against Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals -- fans have been taking to social media to call for the return of one of their favourites -- Suresh Raina. ... read..


Gardner, Schutt guide Australia women to 17-run win over NZ in first T20I
Brisbane | September 26, 2020 12:42:13 PM IST
Ashleigh Gardner's 61-run knock and Megan Schutt's four-wicket haul helped Australia to defeat New Zealand women by 17 runs in the first T20I of the three-match series here at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane. ... read..


IPL 13: Sehwag asks CSK batsmen to have "glucose" for increasing intensity
Dubai | September 26, 2020 11:42:16 AM IST
Taking a dig at the lack of intensity being shown by the batsmen of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), former India batsman Virender Sehwag on Saturday asked the MS Dhoni-led team to have some "glucose" before the start of the match. ... read..


IPL 13: Jason Holder arrives in UAE to join SRH squad
Dubai | September 26, 2020 11:42:14 AM IST
West Indies Test skipper Jason Holder has arrived in the UAE to join the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) squad for the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


IPL 13: Carrying around nine bats with me in UAE, says Rohit Sharma
Abu Dhabi | September 26, 2020 11:12:17 AM IST
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that a bat lasts about a month or two when he is playing the shortest format and he also revealed the number of bats that he is carrying for the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Perisic has returned to Inter with desire and enthusiasm: Antonio Conte
Milan | September 26, 2020 11:12:14 AM IST
Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte has said that Ivan Perisic has returned to the side with desire and enthusiasm. ... read..


Important to stay motivated when there are no competitions, says Birendra Lakra
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 26, 2020 10:42:17 AM IST
The Indian men's hockey team defender Birendra Lakra has faced several odds in his long career and speaking from his experience, Lakra has said that it is extremely important for everyone to stay motivated when there is lack of international competitions. ... read..


Mikel Arteta has changed the whole mood at Arsenal, says Jurgen Klopp
Leeds | September 26, 2020 9:42:13 AM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta and has credited him for changing the whole mood at the Gunners. ... read..


Gabriel Jesus withdraws from Brazil squad due to injury
Manchester | September 26, 2020 9:42:10 AM IST
Manchester City's striker Gabriel Jesus has withdrawn himself from Brazil's squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers next month. ... read..


IPL 13: Planned on playing shots along the ground against CSK, says Prithvi Shaw
Dubai | September 26, 2020 9:12:14 AM IST
After playing a knock of 64 runs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Capitals' opener Prithvi Shaw said that his plan was to play the shots along the ground to reduce the number of risks in the innings. ... read..


IPL 13: Form of Jadeja, Chawla an 'area of concern' for CSK, admits Fleming
Dubai | September 26, 2020 8:42:17 AM IST
After suffering a 44-run defeat against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming admitted that the form of spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla is an area of concern for the side. ... read..


IPL 13: Axar Patel is consistent and clear in his plans, says Nortje
Dubai | September 26, 2020 8:42:15 AM IST
Delhi Capitals' pacer Anrich Nortje has said that spinner Axar Patel is consistent and very clear in his plans which is the main reason why batsmen tend to struggle against him. ... read..


Trying to play along the ground more: Prithvi Shaw
Dubai | Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST
Prithvi Shaw's 64 off 43 balls helped Delhi Capitals set up a 44-run win over Chennai Super Kings here on Friday. Shaw hit nine fours and a six and was adjugded the Man of the Match for his performance. ... read..


Lacking a bit of steam in the batting: Dhoni
Dubai | Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Slow starts have hurt Chennai Super Kings in both their defeats, skipper MS Dhoni said on Friday after CSK faced a second consecutive loss while chasing a target of 176 set by the Delhi Capitals. CSK were restricted to 131/7 as they struggled to keep up w ... read..


Dhoni bats one spot up, at No.6, but CSK lose again
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
After being criticised for coming into bat too late against Rajasthan Royals (RR), Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni promoted himself one spot, to No.6, against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Friday, but to no avail. The result for his team w ... read..


Japan determined to host Tokyo Olympics in 2021 to prove humanity's win over COVID-19: Suga at UNGA
New York | September 26, 2020 4:42:17 AM IST
New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday (local time) said that the country is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games to prove that humanity has defeated the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Shaw's 64 takes Delhi Capitals to 175/3 vs CSK
Dubai | Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Prithvi Shaw on Friday starred with a 43-ball 64 to help Delhi Capitals to 175/3 against Chennai Super Kings at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here. He was also involved in a 94-run opening stand with Shikhar Dhawan (35). ... read..


Sandhu, Sanju win AIFF player of the year awards
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and midfielder Sanju were on Friday declared the AIFF men's and women's Footballer of the Year respectively, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said. Sandhu is the second goalkeeper to win the award after Subrata Pau ... read..


IPL 13: Opening partnership gave 'confidence' to side, says Iyer
Dubai | September 26, 2020 1:42:24 AM IST
After a 44-run win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer said batters batted well in the game and the way they started and finished the innings gave confidence to the side. ... read..


CSK win toss and elect to bowl against DC, Mishra replaces Ashwin
Dubai | Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Chennai Super Kings on Friday elected to bowl after winning the toss ahead of their match against Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. DC captain Shreyas Iyer confirmed that spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is out for the next "two-three ... read..


I am not being sexist or blaming Anushka: Gavaskar
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
My comments on Anushka Sharma, Bollywood actor and wife of Royal Challengers Bangalore and India captain Virat Kohli, has been misinterpreted, former India captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar clarified on Friday. ... read..


Don't read headlines, hear what I said: Gavaskar on remark on Virat Kohli
Dubai | September 25, 2020 11:42:31 PM IST
Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar on Friday said he has not given any 'sexiest comment' on Indian skipper Virat Kohli's wife Anushka Sharma and added that people should carefully listen what he said on Kohli rather than reading the headlines. ... read..


IPL 13: Prithvi, Nortje, Rabada shine in Delhi Capitals 44-run triumph over CSK
Dubai | September 25, 2020 11:42:22 PM IST
All-round team performance by Delhi Capitals guided them to 44 runs victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday. ... read..


Zimbabwe Cricket planning to apply for Pak visa for Lalchand Rajput
Harare | Friday, 2020 10:45:07 PM IST
Zimbabwe Cricket are planning to take men's head coach Lalchand Rajput to Pakistan for their upcoming tour and for that they would be requesting the authorities in Islamabad to issue a visa for the former Indian batsman. ... read..


Playback legend SPB's hidden hand in Vishy Anand's career growth
Chennai | Friday, 2020 10:45:07 PM IST
Not many know that famed playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, who passed away on Friday, had played an indirect role in the career growth of former World Chess Champion Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand during his school days. ... read..


IPL 13: Shaw, Pant guide Delhi Capitals to 175/3 against Chennai Super Kings
Dubai | September 25, 2020 9:42:23 PM IST
Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant played knocks of 64 and 37* respectively as Delhi Capitals posted a total of 175/3 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday. ... read..


Haider, Abid among 21 players to join domestic teams for National T20 Cup
Multan | September 25, 2020 9:42:21 PM IST
Twenty-one members of the men's national team including Abid Ali and Haider Ali, who toured England for three Tests and as many T20Is, have joined their respective First XI sides on Friday in Multan after they returned second negative Covid-19 tests. ... read..


Dean Jones was my friend for 35 years, will miss him: Kapil Dev (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
No foreign cricketer has visited India as many times as former Australian batting mainstay Dean Jones - more than 100 times - such was his connection with this country, said legendary Kapil Dev, while recalling his "35-year long association" with one of h ... read..


BWF postpones Asian leg of World Tour to Jan 2021
Kuala Lumpur | September 25, 2020 9:12:15 PM IST
Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday postponed the Asian leg of the adjusted BWF World Tour 2020 to January 2021. ... read..


The Esports Club announces new pro league
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 8:45:07 PM IST
The Esports Club on Friday announced its latest event, the WD Black TEC Pro League for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, the acclaimed team-based tactical shooter game from publisher Ubisoft. ... read..


Gurpreet, Sanju named AIFF Players of the Year
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Sanju were on Friday declared as winners of the 2019-20 AIFF men's and women's footballer of the year awards respectively. ... read..


IPL 13: Ashwin to miss Delhi's next two-three matches, confirms Iyer
Dubai | September 25, 2020 8:12:19 PM IST
Ahead of the match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals' skipper Shreyas Iyer confirmed that Ravichandran Ashwin would indeed be missing two-three matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Cricket Australia postpone Afghanistan Test, New Zealand ODIs
Melbourne | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Cricket Australia have confirmed the postponement of their maiden Test match against Afghanistan and the three-match ODI series against New Zealand until the 2021-22 season due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..


IPL 13: CSK win toss, opt to bowl first against Delhi Capitals
Dubai | September 25, 2020 7:42:19 PM IST
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have won the toss and elected to bowl first against Delhi Capitals (DC) at Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


IPL 13: We had two-three sessions with wet towels to tackle dew, says Tewatia
Dubai | September 25, 2020 7:42:13 PM IST
After winning their opening game of the season by 16 runs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Rajasthan Royals spinner Rahul Tewatia said the preparations with the wet towels to tackle dew has helped him during the clash. ... read..


IPL 13: Bishnoi has shown confidence, composure in last two games, says Anil Kumble
Dubai | September 25, 2020 7:12:21 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) head coach Anil Kumble said young spinner Ravi Bishnoi has impressed him with his skills as he played the last two games with "confidence" and a "calm mind". ... read..


Culture, leadership have defined Heat's success this NBA season: Bowen
New York | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
From being the surprise of the ongoing NBA season, Miami Heat have continued their march towards becoming serious contenders in some style. They are now one win away from making to the NBA Finals after beating Boston Celtics 112-109 in Game 4. Former Miam ... read..


IOC, Tokyo 2020 agree on measures to deliver Games fit for post-corona world
Lausanne | September 25, 2020 6:42:16 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on Friday agreed on a series of measures to make the Olympic Games 2020 fit for a post-corona world. ... read..


I don't go into a game or tournament with huge expectations: KL Rahul
Dubai | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul, who scored a brilliant century and guided his team to a terrific win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), believes the presence of head coach Anil Kumble has been a great motivation for all the players in the squad, es ... read..


You didn't deserve to be thrown out: Messi slams Barcelona over Suarez exit
New Delhi | September 25, 2020 6:12:27 PM IST
Striker Lionel Messi has hit out on Barcelona after the teammate Luis Suarez's exit from the club and said he did not "deserve to be thrown out". ... read..


Int'l cricket season in New Zealand gets green light from government
Auckland | Friday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has received the permission from the government to host international matches later this summer, which includes series against Pakistan and West Indies. ... read..


Cricket Australia announces fixture for WBBL 6
Melbourne | Friday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Cricket Australia on Friday announced the 59-game fixture for the upcoming edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) which is slated to start from October 25 and will involve all the eight teams on the opening day of the T20 tournament. The entire tou ... read..


ISL: Thangboi Singto joins Hyderabad FC as assistant coach, technical director for youth
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 25, 2020 5:42:30 PM IST
Indian Super League side Hyderabad FC on Friday appointed highly experienced coach Thangboi Singto as the senior team assistant coach and technical director (youth). ... read..


It's a great feeling: Stafanie after breaching 3K T20I runs milestone
Derby | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
"I'm not a stats person but when it came up on the big screen it was a really good feeling," said Stafanie Taylor as she recounted the historic moment of becoming only the second cricketer -- male or female -- and first West Indian to score 3,000 T20I run ... read..


IOC President Thomas Bach to receive Seoul Peace Prize
Lausanne | Friday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is set to receive the Seoul Peace Prize for his efforts to promote peace during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. ... read..


Gurpreet, Sanju declared winners of AIFF Player of the Year Awards
New Delhi | September 25, 2020 4:42:12 PM IST
Indian football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and midfielder Sanju are the winners of the 2019-20 AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year Award and the AIFF Women's Footballer of the Year Award respectively. ... read..


We deserved to win: Manuel Neuer on Bayern Munich's UEFA Super Cup triumph
Budapest | September 25, 2020 4:12:18 PM IST
After winning the UEFA Super Cup, Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer said his side was in control throughout the match against Sevilla and "deserved to win". ... read..


Kenyan runner Patrick Siele slapped with ban for doping
Nairobi | Friday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Kenyan long-distance runner Patrick Siele has been handed a ban of three years and six months by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping. ... read..


'Dean Jones had a significant impact on the game of cricket'
Dubai | Friday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed grief at the passing of former Australia international Dean Jones. ... read..


Ellyse Perry to miss T20I opener against New Zealand, confirms Meg Lanning
Melbourne | September 25, 2020 3:42:30 PM IST
Australia women captain Meg Lanning has confirmed that Ellyse Perry will not take part in the opening match of the T20I series against New Zealand. ... read..


IPL: Kohli fined for slow over-rate against Kings XI
Dubai | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Virat Kohli, captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 97-run defeat to Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Flamengo asks for match postponement as 16 players positive for Covid-19
Rio de Janeiro | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against Palmeiras on Sunday after 16 players tested positive for coronavirus. ... read..


IPL 13: KXIP star Bishnoi has Smith on his mind
Dubai | September 25, 2020 3:12:26 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab's youngster Ravi Bishnoi has set all eyes on Rajasthan Royals' Steve Smith, revealing that it is the Australian whom he wants to dismiss in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


West Indies, Pakistan to tour New Zealand as NZC gets govt approval
Christchurch | September 25, 2020 3:12:11 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Friday announced that it has received government approval and will host West Indies and Pakistan in their upcoming home summer. ... read..


Not to play Gayle a 'very hard decision' for us: KL Rahul
Dubai | September 25, 2020 2:42:11 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul has said that not to play a "match-winner" like Chris Gayle is a "very hard decision" for them. The captain also said that Gayle is getting fitter and stronger each day and will have a "huge role to play" in the tournament ... read..


Are your words only relevant if you use my name?: Anushka to Gavaskar
New Delhi | September 25, 2020 2:12:13 PM IST
Former India skipper and commentator Sunil Gavaskar's remarks on air about Virat Kohli during the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) game at the Dubai Cricket Stadium has miffed actor Anushka Sharma. ... read..


Melbourne Renegades' Jess Duffin pulls out of WBBL
Melbourne | September 25, 2020 1:42:21 PM IST
Melbourne Renegades on Friday confirmed that Jess Duffin will not take part in the upcoming season of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) following the birth of her first child in June. ... read..


Cricket Australia postpones Afghanistan Test, New Zealand ODIs until 2021-22
Melbourne | September 25, 2020 1:12:19 PM IST
Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced the postponement of the Australian men's Test match against Afghanistan and the three ODIs against New Zealand until the 2021-22 season. ... read..


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