Thursday, January 28, 2021

Happy with the result but we can still improve: Flick after 4-0 win over Schalke
Gelsenkirchen | January 25, 2021 9:43:06 AM IST
Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick feels there is still room for improvement after the club secured an impressive 4-0 win over Schalke in the Bundesliga. ... read..

ISL 7: Players frustrated with draw but we need to stay positive, says Moosa
Goa | January 25, 2021 9:13:10 AM IST
Stating that players are frustrated after witnessing a draw against Odisha FC, Bengaluru interim head coach Naushad Moosa stressed that they need to keep their heads high and keep moving. ... read..

Joe Root becomes fourth-highest run-scorer for England in Test
Galle | January 25, 2021 8:43:12 AM IST
Skipper Joe Root on Sunday became the fourth-highest run-scorer for England in the longest format of the game. The right-handed batsman achieved the feat in the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium. ... read..

I-League: Sajad Hussain header hands Indian Arrows first points of season
Kalyani (West Bengal) | January 25, 2021 8:43:11 AM IST
All India Football Federation's (AIFF) developmental side, the Indian Arrows held Aizawl FC to a 1-1 draw at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in the ongoing I-League. ... read..

Happy to have scored my first international goal: India U-16 footballer Sohail
New Delhi | January 25, 2021 8:43:09 AM IST
Youngster Sohail struck the target in the 79th minute from Tyson Singh's cross to earn a spectacular 1-0 victory over the UAE. ... read..

Neuer scripts Bundesliga record as Bayern Munich defeat Schalke
Gelsenkirchen | January 25, 2021 8:43:05 AM IST
Bayern Munich secured a thumping 4-0 win over Schalke in the Bundesliga here on Sunday. ... read..

Benitez parts ways with Chinese club Dalian
Dalian (China) | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Former Real Madrid and Liverpool head coach Rafa Benitez has parted ways with Chinese Super League side Dalian Pro FC citing personal reasons. ... read..

Despite SAI rap, social distancing absent at wrestling nationals
Noida | Monday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The second day of the National Freestyle Wrestling Championships saw little change from the first as far as adhering to the Sports Ministry's Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for conducting competitions amid the Covid-19 pandemic was concerned. ... read..

Root scores 186 as Embuldeniya takes seven, Eng close gap on SL
Galle | Monday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Captain Joe Root's 186 helped England reduce Sri Lanka's lead to 42 runs on the third day of the second Test at Galle. Sri Lanka's Lasith Embuldeniya was the star of the day for the hosts as he picked up seven wickets in the 41 overs he bowled. ... read..

I-League: Punjab, Mohammedans play out drab 0-0 draw
Kalyani (West Bengal) | Monday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
RoundGlass Punjab and Mohammedan SC played out a drab 0-0 draw in the I-League on Sunday at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium. The match was largely a cagey affair towards the end of which both Punjab and Mohammedans seemed happy to settle for a draw. ... read..

I-League: Arrows snatch 1-1 draw with late goal against Aizawl
Kalyani (West Bengal) | Monday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Aizawl were held to a 1-1 draw by the Indian Arrows in the I-League on Sunday at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium. Aizawl went ahead with Richard Kasagga's 12th-minute strike from close range but an injury time goal by Sajad Hussain for the Arrows helped the ... read..

I-League: TRAU record 1st win of the season, beat Chennai 2-0
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
After three back-to-back draws, a clinical performance by Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) helped the Manipur-based club grab their first win of the I-League season after defeating Chennai City FC 2-0 at the VYBK Stadium in Kolkata, on Sunday. ... read..

Sandeep pips Datta to national racing title
Coimbatore | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Chennai's Sandeep Kumar pipped Ashwin Datta to the Formula LGB4 title on the final day of the 23rd FMSCI National Racing Championship. Datta was the leader in the championship at the start of the day with 64 points. ... read..

Misfiring Chennaiyin face high-flying Mumbai (Match Preview 71)
Bambolim (Goa) | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
The high-flying Mumbai City FC will be looking to continue on their imperious run when they face Chennaiyin FC at the GMC Stadium in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Monday. ... read..

Jamshedpur end string of defeats with 0-0 draw vs Hyderabad
Vasco (Goa) | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Jamshedpur FC and Hyderabad FC settled for a point each after a goalless draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here, on Sunday. ... read..

Hemanth bags two gold medals for 7th national title in 4 years
Chennai | Sunday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Multiple national champion Hemanth Muddappa of Mantra Racing was in his elements once again winning both the gold in the top-two categories as he emerged as the national champion for the successive fourth year, in the second and final round of the MMSC fm ... read..

Pakistan announce 17-man squad for first Proteas Test
Karachi | Sunday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan on Sunday announced a 17-member squad for the first of the two-Test home series against South Africa beginning Tuesday at the National Stadium. ... read..

ISL 7: Sloppy Odisha help Bengaluru rescue a point
Margao (Goa) | January 24, 2021 10:43:06 PM IST
In a match that witnessed plenty of chances, it was left to some lacklustre finishing by Odisha and an 82nd-minute equalizer by Erik Paartalu, to hand Bengaluru FC a thrilling 1-1 draw against Odisha FC to in the Indian Super League at the Fatorda Stadium ... read..

ISL 7: We had the best chances to win, says Coyle
Vasco (Goa) | January 24, 2021 10:43:05 PM IST
After playing out a goalless draw against Hyderabad FC at Tilak Maidan Stadium on Sunday, Jamshedpur FC head coach Owen Coyle said his side had the best chances to take the three points from the clash. ... read..

Shubman Gill: Used to be petrified of bouncers when I was young
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Shubman Gill's debut Test series was like a dream start to his career. Playing on the bouncy pitches of Australia, Gill positioned himself to negotiate with the deadly bouncers of Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc and played a key role in Ind ... read..

ISL 7: Jamshedpur's tactics difficult, one needs to adapt, says Hyderabad boss Marquez
Panaji (Goa) | January 24, 2021 10:13:15 PM IST
After playing out a goalless draw against Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), Hyderabad coach Manuel Marquez said that every team needs to adapt to the tactics employed by Jamshedpur FC. ... read..

Abraham becomes 1st Englishman since Lampard to net hat-trick in FA Cup
London | January 24, 2021 10:13:14 PM IST
Striker Tammy Abraham on Sunday became the first Englishman since Frank Lampard to net an FA Cup hat-trick in Chelsea 3-1 win over Luton. ... read..

Lahiri to return next week as Si Woo Kim flies Asian flag at Amex golf
California | January 24, 2021 10:13:10 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri will return to action next week but before that his fellow Asian professionals looked set to make a mark at the American Express Championship. ... read..

Rajasthan Royals appoint Sangakkara as director of cricket
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals on Sunday announced the appointment of former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara as the director of cricket for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. ... read..

Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelson win singles titles at Thailand Open
Bangkok | Sunday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Reigning Olympic badminton champion Carolina Marin and Denmark's Viktor Axelsen on Sunday came out with dominant performances to win the respective women's and men's singles titles at the Toyota Thailand Open tournament. ... read..

I came here to play: Telles keen for more chances at Man Utd
Manchester | January 24, 2021 9:43:26 PM IST
Brazilian defender Alex Telles said he moved to Manchester United to play but heaped praise for teammate Luke Shaw and stressed how their competition for the left-back position is helping everybody. ... read..

Hope to inspire next generation of girls, say women football icons
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
With the nation observing the National Girl Child Day on Sunday, country's biggest women football stars spoke about the importance of young girls gaining more opportunities to play and how playing sport can help bring the best out of every girl child. ... read..

Ozil's creativity led to many goals for Arsenal: Arteta
London | January 24, 2021 9:13:08 PM IST
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta on Sunday said that Mesut Ozil's creativity brought about many goals for the Gunners. ... read..

Cases of mutant Covid-19 strain linked to Australian Open
Sydney | Sunday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
A more contagious variant of Covid-19 first reported in the UK has been detected in three people associated with the Australian Open tennis event, officials have confirmed. ... read..

FA Cup: Abraham's hattrick helps Chelsea progress to fifth round
London | January 24, 2021 8:43:22 PM IST
Tammy Abraham scored a hattrick against Luton Town on Sunday as Chelsea progressed to the fifth round of the FA Cup here at Stamford Bridge. ... read..

Ozil leaves Arsenal, joins Turkish club Fenerbahce
Istanbul | January 24, 2021 8:43:17 PM IST
Turkish club Fenerbahce FC on Sunday confirmed the signing of German midfielder Mesut Ozil from Arsenal FC. ... read..

ISL 7: Profligate Hyderabad end up splitting points with Jamshedpur
Vasco (Goa) | January 24, 2021 8:43:14 PM IST
Jamshedpur FC and Hyderabad FC shared a point each as they canceled each other out in a goalless draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..

SL vs Eng, 2nd Test: Root's innings a 'masterclass' against spin, says Buttler
Galle | January 24, 2021 8:43:06 PM IST
Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler on Sunday said that Joe Root's 186-run knock against Sri Lanka in the first innings of the second Test was a treat to watch and it was a "masterclass" against spin. ... read..

UFC 257: Conor McGregor beaten by Dustin Poirier
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor was on Sunday left stunned on his return to the UFC as Dustin Poirier claimed victory in their rematch at UFC 257 at the Etihad Arena. ... read..

Ashwin wishes to reach out to Indian fan who faced alleged abuse by security guard at SCG
New Delhi | January 24, 2021 8:13:24 PM IST
India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin expressed his desire to connect with the Indian fan Krishna Kumar, who was allegedly racially profiled and abused by a mid-ranking security officer at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) stands during the third Test between A ... read..

Sandeep Kumar, Amir Sayed emerge as National Racing Champions
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | January 24, 2021 8:13:21 PM IST
Chennai's Sandeep Kumar and Amir Sayed from Kottayam emerged champions on Sunday in the Formula LGB 4 and Novice Cup category respectively in the 23rd JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship. ... read..

Liverpool 'playing well' despite bad form in Premier League, says Solskjaer
Manchester | January 24, 2021 8:13:18 PM IST
Ahead of their FA Cup clash against Liverpool, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said that the Reds are still a 'top team' who are 'playing well' despite their recent Premier League struggles. ... read..

Thirimanne becomes first SL fielder to take 5 catches in a Test innings
Galle | January 24, 2021 7:43:20 PM IST
Lahiru Thirimanne on Sunday became the first Sri Lankan fielder to take five catches in a single Test innings. ... read..

India juniors beat Chile seniors 2-0 in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile) | Sunday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Maintaining their unbeaten streak during the tour of Chile, the Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile senior women's team 2-0 in their latest encounter. The two goals for India came in the last quarter through Sangita Kumari (48') and Sushma Ku ... read..

SAI seeks report over flouting of Covid norms at wrestling nationals
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has asked for a report from the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) after it was found that Covid-19 protocols were "allegedly flouted" on the first day of the national championship. ... read..

Kim shares third round lead after 67 at The American Express
La Quinta (California) | Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Korea's Si Woo Kim shot a 5-under 67 to share the third round lead with Max Homa and Tony Finau at The American Express. ... read..

SL vs Eng, 2nd Test: Root's 186-run knock helps visitors stay on course
Galle | January 24, 2021 6:13:06 PM IST
Joe Root's knock of 186 helped England stay on course against Sri Lanka on day three of the ongoing second Test on Sunday here at the Galle International Stadium. ... read..

'See you soon': Stokes heads to India ahead of Test series
London | Sunday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has headed to India ahead of the full-fledged tour which will see the two teams compete in four Tests, five T20Is and three ODIs beginning February 5. ... read..

ISL 7: Under pressure Chennaiyin to face Mumbai FC next
Panaji (Goa) | January 24, 2021 5:43:19 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC coach Csaba Laszlo will have a lot to worry about when his side faces table-toppers Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium, here on Monday. ... read..

PCB signs three-year deal with Sony for home international games and PSL
Lahore | January 24, 2021 5:43:10 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has signed a three-year deal with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) to show all of Pakistan's home international games and also the Pakistan Super League (PSL). ... read..

Kidambi begins training after BAI reduces his quarantine period
New Delhi | January 24, 2021 5:13:07 PM IST
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth resumed his training on Sunday after the Badminton Association of India (BAI) reduced his mandatory quarantine to a week. ... read..

Hussain, Vaughan not happy with England's selection for 1st two India Tests
London | Sunday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Former skippers Nasser Hussain and Michael Vaughan are not happy with England's squad selection for the first two Tests against India in which they have rested wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow. ... read..

Andy Murray opts out of Australian Open
London | Sunday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Five-time champion Andy Murray has withdrawn from the upcoming Australian Open grand slam tournament beginning February 8. ... read..

Dominant Indian junior women's hockey team beat Chile's senior side
Santiago | January 24, 2021 4:43:23 PM IST
Maintaining their unbeaten streak during the tour of Chile, an impressive and dominating performance from the Indian junior women's hockey team saw them defeat Chile's senior side 2-0 in their fifth match of the overseas tour held here at the Prince of Wa ... read..

Pak vs SA: Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali included in squad for first Test
Karachi | January 24, 2021 4:43:18 PM IST
Pakistan cricket selectors on Sunday confirmed a 17-player squad who will be available for selection for the first Test against South Africa, beginning Tuesday. ... read..

RR has world's best players, can't wait to work with this group: Sangakkara
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 24, 2021 4:43:13 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals on Sunday announced the appointment of former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara as the Director of Cricket for the upcoming season 14 of the Indian Premier League. ... read..

Tatenda Taibu reveals Dravid's advice to tackle Anil Kumble
New Delhi | January 24, 2021 4:43:12 PM IST
Former Zimbabwe skipper Tatenda Taibu on Sunday revealed the advice he received from Rahul Dravid to play better against spin legend Anil Kumble. ... read..

Dhawan feeds birds amid bird flu, Varanasi DM says action to be taken against boatman
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | January 24, 2021 4:43:10 PM IST
Kaushal Raj Sharma, District Magistrate, Varanasi, has said that action will be taken against boatmen who did not follow the administration's guidelines and allowed tourists on their boats to feed the birds amid the bird flu. ... read..

Disrespectful to India if England doesn't play their best team: Pietersen
London | January 24, 2021 4:43:09 PM IST
Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen on Sunday said that it would be disrespectful to the Indian cricket team if England does not play their best XI in the upcoming four-match Test series. ... read..

Thailand Open: Carolina Marin claims title after beating Tai Ying in final
Bangkok | January 24, 2021 4:43:08 PM IST
Spain's Carolina Marin on Sunday defeated Tai Tzu Ying in the women's singles final to lift the Thailand Open. ... read..

Real Madrid cruise past Alaves in LaLiga
Madrid | Sunday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Real Madrid recovered from a painful few days which saw them lose in the semi-final of the Spanish Suercup to Athletic Club Bilbao and then crash out of the Copa del Rey to third tier Alcoyano, when they cruised to a comfortable 4-1 win away to Alaves, wh ... read..

Being left-armer works as an advantage for me: Natarajan
Salem (Tamil Nadu) | January 24, 2021 3:43:11 PM IST
Pacer T Natarajan on Sunday said that being a left-arm pacer works as an advantage for him as currently there are not many bowlers with that angle playing for the senior side. ... read..

Ex-Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens passes away
Dublin | Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens has passed away at the age of 72, Cricket Ireland has informed. ... read..

Cup holders Arsenal out of FA cup, City survive
London | Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
There were no major upsets in the fourth round of the FA Cup as all of the Premier League sides qualified against lower league oppositions, although reigning FA Cup Champions Arsenal were knocked out of the tournament, and Manchester City had to suffer ag ... read..

Used to be petrified of bouncers: Gill reflects on how he overcame his fears
New Delhi | January 24, 2021 2:43:05 PM IST
India batsman Shubman Gill's first-ever Test series was like a dream start, and his heroics in the second innings of the fourth Test against Australia earned India a memorable win. There was no doubt that the challenge against Australia was going to be di ... read..

PM Modi focused on development of border areas: Rijiju vows to take Ladakh forward in sports
Zanskar (Ladakh) | January 24, 2021 2:13:19 PM IST
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is focused on the development of border areas. The Sports Minister also said that he wants to take Ladakh forward in sports and adventure activities. ... read..

Resurgent Kim shares third-round lead after 67 at The American Express golf tournament
California | January 24, 2021 2:13:13 PM IST
Korea's Si Woo Kim shot a 5-under 67 at The American Express goal tournament on Saturday to share the third-round lead with Max Homa and Tony Finau. If his putter had behaved, he could have put some daylight between him and his rivals. ... read..

SOP for competitions has to be adhered to strictly: SAI DG
New Delhi | January 24, 2021 1:43:09 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director-General Sandip Pradhan has said that the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for competitions has to be adhered to strictly. ... read..

UFC 257: Dustin Poirier stuns Conor McGregor, knocks out Irish fighter in 2nd round
Abu Dhabi | January 24, 2021 12:43:11 PM IST
Dustin Poirier on Sunday defeated Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 here at the Etihad Arena. ... read..

Klopp feels Liverpool can use Burnley defeat to turn things around
Liverpool | January 24, 2021 12:13:08 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp feels that defeat against Burnley can give them the much-needed push to turn things around, saying that "sometimes you need a really low point to then change things properly". ... read..

BCCI keen to get fans back to stands for T20Is against England
By Baidurjo Bhose

New Delhi | January 24, 2021 11:43:06 AM IST
In what comes as a huge positive for cricket fanatics in the country, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is keen to get fans back to the stadium for the T20I series between India and England which gets underway at the Motera Stadium in Ahmed ... read..

It was a good, solid performance: Smith pleased with Aston Villa's win over Newcastle
Birmingham | January 24, 2021 10:43:13 AM IST
Aston Villa head coach Dean Smith is really pleased with the team's win over Newcastle and said the team displayed a "solid performance" in the match. ... read..

ISL 7: We were better than Kerala, one point not enough, says Ferrando
Panaji (Goa) | January 24, 2021 9:43:06 AM IST
After being restricted to a draw, FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando said one point is no enough for them, adding that his side was better than Kerala Blasters FC. ... read..

Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens dies at 72
Dublin | January 24, 2021 9:13:16 AM IST
Former Ireland player Roy Torrens has passed away at the age of 72, Cricket Ireland said on Saturday. ... read..

ISL 7: We were close to winning three points, says Vicuna after draw against FC Goa
Goa | January 24, 2021 9:13:10 AM IST
After witnessing a draw against FC Goa, Kerala Blasters FC head coach Kibu Vicuna said he is satisfied with a point that they earned despite admitting that his side was close to winning three points from the game. ... read..

Really want to play my best cricket: Faf du Plessis ahead of Test series against Pakistan
Karachi | January 24, 2021 8:43:12 AM IST
South Africa's Faf du Plessis said he really wants to play his "best cricket" as the team prepares for the Test series against Pakistan. ... read..

Had a dream to win it again: Arteta after Arsenal get knocked out of FA Cup
Southampton | January 24, 2021 8:43:07 AM IST
After losing to Southampton in the FA Cup, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said that he is disappointed as they had a dream of winning the tournament again. ... read..

Players will eventually struggle with Covid bubble: du Plessis
Karachi | Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
There will come a point when players will struggle with living in bio-secure bubbles during cricket competitions amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis. ... read..

South African women beat Pak in 2nd ODI, take unbeatable 2-0 lead
Durban | Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
South Africa produced a fighting performance with the ball to edge out Pakistan women by 14 runs in a nail-biting second One-Day International (ODI) at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium here on Saturday to earn an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match OD ... read..

ISL: 10-man FC Goa hold Kerala to 1-1 draw
Bambolim | Sunday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
FC Goa managed to fend off a tough press by Kerala Blasters to settle for a point each with a 1-1 draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) at GMC Stadium, Bambolim on Saturday. ... read..

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav exits nationals in blaze of drama
Noida | Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Narsingh Yadav's day at the freestyle Wrestling National Championship started with him beaming on stage at the Noida Stadium as he was felicitated by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI). It ended dramatically with him fuming and distraught after he wa ... read..

Root topples Boycott, becomes 6th highest run scorer for England
Galle | Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
England captain Joe Root went past former opener Geoffrey Boycott on the list of top run-getters for England here on Saturday. Root, who was unbeaten on 67 after the end of the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka, has moved to 8,119 runs and i ... read..

A star is born: Sandeep Singh steals gold at wrestling nationals
Noida | Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Sandeep Singh was 14 years old when his coach gave him a target to win gold at the Olympics. The year was 2012, and his life since has been all about working towards that target, even if it meant missing his sister's wedding or not going home during festi ... read..

I-League: TRAU hope to grab maiden win as they meet Chennai City
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Tenth-placed Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) will lock horns against eighth-placed Chennai City FC here on Sunday. With little separating the teams at the bottom half of the points table, both would aim to wriggle out of the rut. ... read..

I-League: Confident Aizawl FC aim for a win over Indian Arrows
Kalyani (West Bengal) | Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
After getting their first win in I-League this season -- a 2-0 verdict against Gokulam Kerala FC -- sixth-placed Aizawl FC would aim to continue their winning form when the Mizoram-based club crosses swords against bottom-placed Indian Arrows here on Sund ... read..

Looking for a spark, Bengaluru face struggling Odisha (Match Preview 70)
Goa | Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Seventh-placed Bengaluru FC (BFC) find themselves in a tough spot in the Indian Super League (ISL). They have lost five of their last six games and won none. After the exit of Carles Cuadrat, interim coach Naushad Moosa has been unable to turn things arou ... read..

Jamshedpur coach Coyle dreams of ISL playoffs in game vs Hyderabad (Match Preview 69)
Goa | Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
As the business end of the Indian Super League (ISL) beckons, Jamshedpur find themselves in a precarious position after 12 games. Three defeats on the spin have seen them drop to eighth on the points table. And when they face Hyderabad FC on Sunday, they ... read..

I-League: Mohammedans keen to get back to winning ways vs Punjab
Kalyani (West Bengal) | Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Undefeated in the I-League so far, Mohammedan Sporting Club would look to brush away their 2-2 draw against Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) Football Club when the Black Panthers came back from two goals down to snatch a point. ... read..

Home sweet home, says Shubman Gill on arrival at home
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Rising Indian batting star Shubman Gill on Saturday put out a picture with his family after reaching home. "Home sweet home (emoticon: heart)," tweeted the opening batsman, along with the photo with his mother, father, and sister. ... read..

Rishi Reddy captures AITA men's tennis title in style
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The final match between top seed Rishi Reddy of Karnataka and Gujarat's Madhwin Kamath promised to be an exciting affair, but eventually ended up in a one-sided affair with the former grabbing the top honurs in the Rs.1 lakh prize money All India Tennis A ... read..

Good to see everyone contribute to win in Aus: Rahane to teammates
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
India captain Ajinkya Rahane praised the India team players' contribution during the series win in Australia and acknowledged the fact that it was a collective effort. ... read..

Indian cricketers to assemble in Chennai on Jan 27
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Members of the Indian cricket team will assemble in Chennai on January 27 ahead of the first Test against England that begins at the M. Chidambaram Stadium on February 5. ... read..

ISL 7: 10-man Goa hold on for a point against Kerala
Bambolim (Goa) | January 23, 2021 11:13:23 PM IST
10-man FC Goa managed to fend off a tough press by Kerala Blasters to settle for a point with a 1-1 draw in the Indian Super League at GMC Stadium, Bambolim on Saturday. ... read..

England spinners' tap may run dry on dry Indian pitches
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Touring England spinners' failure to take a single wicket in hosts Sri Lankan first innings of the ongoing second Test in Galle, has put a question mark on their ability to perform in India when their four-Test tour begins early next month. ... read..

Saina going through toughest phase of her career: U Vimal Kumar
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Former world No.1 Saina Nehwal is going through the toughest phase of her career and needs to take care of herself so as to avoid any more defeats, says former national champion and coach U. Vimal Kumar. ... read..

Bangladesh focusing on winning 'as much as possible': BCB chief
Dhaka | January 23, 2021 10:13:06 PM IST
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said that hosts are unlikely to make any changes for the third ODI against West Indies despite having an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. ... read..

FA Cup: Title holders Arsenal knocked out after losing to Southampton
Southampton | January 23, 2021 9:43:13 PM IST
FA Cup titleholders Arsenal were knocked out of the tournament on Saturday after losing to Southampton in the fourth round here at St Mary's Stadium. ... read..

FMSCI National Racing C'ship: Amir Sayed, Ashwin Datta dominate in final round
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | January 23, 2021 9:13:23 PM IST
Teen sensation Amir Sayed from Kottayam once again set the Kari Motor Speedway ablaze. The 16-year-old, competing in the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship for the first time, sealed the Novice Cup category championship on Saturday. Even though wi ... read..

SL vs Eng, 2nd Test: Good effort to keep hosts under 400, says Anderson
Galle | January 23, 2021 9:13:09 PM IST
England pacer James Anderson on Saturday said that it was a good effort from his side to restrict Sri Lanka under 400 in the first innings of the ongoing second Test here at Galle. ... read..

National Wrestling C'ship: Pankaj, Ravinder win gold on opening day
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | January 23, 2021 9:13:06 PM IST
Pankaj and Ravinder from Services bagged gold medal in the 57 kg and 61kg respectively in the 65th Men Senior Freestyle National Wrestling Championship here at Noida Stadium on Saturday. ... read..

Lahiri fails to make cut in PGA Tour event at La Quinta
La Quinta California | Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
: India's Anirban Lahiri failed to make the cut at PGA Tour's American Express golf at the PGA West Stadium Course here. ... read..

'Priceless possession': Sundar shares pic with dad and debut Test cap
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 23, 2021 8:13:15 PM IST
Basking in the glory of Border-Gavaskar Trophy win, all-rounder Washington Sundar on Saturday shared a picture with his father and Test debut cap. ... read..

James Anderson picks 30th five-wicket haul, goes clear of McGrath
Galle | Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
James Anderson picked his 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket as he moved to sole sixth position among cricketers with most five-wicket hauls. ... read..

Pakistan women's cricket team to tour Zimbabwe for five games
Durban | January 23, 2021 7:43:12 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday announced that their women's cricket team's tour of Africa was extended after it was agreed that they will play three 50-over matches and two T20Is in Zimbabwe after their tour of South Africa. ... read..

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