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Ind vs Eng: Vaughan criticises visitors' squad selection for first two Tests
New Delhi | January 23, 2021 7:43:06 PM IST
Former England captain Michael Vaughan on Saturday criticised England's team selection for the first two Tests against India. ... read..


Teams undergo Covid-19 tests, ready for Mushtaq Ali T20 knockouts
Ahmedabad | Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The eight teams that will play the quarter-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here at the Motera from January 26 have undergone their Covid-19 tests and ended their brief quarantine period. They will begin practice from Sunday i.e. January 24. ... read..


Thailand Open: Mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Ashwini lose in semi-final
Bangkok | January 23, 2021 7:13:15 PM IST
Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa have been ousted from the Thailand Open after losing in the semifinal on Saturday. ... read..


Pant should replace Iyer or Samson in India ODI, T20I squads: Hogg
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Former Australia all-rounder Brad Hogg has called on the Indian selectors to include Rishabh Pant in India's limited-overs squads saying that the batsman's ability to play unconventional shots makes him difficult to bowl to. ... read..


ISL 7: Looking for a spark, Bengaluru face struggling Odisha
Margao (Goa) | January 23, 2021 6:43:17 PM IST
Bengaluru FC find themselves in a tough spot in the Indian Super League (ISL). The team has lost five of their last six games. After the exit of Carles Cuadrat, interim coach Naushad Moosa has not been able to turn things around. On Sunday though, he has ... read..


SAI modifies SOPs partially to ensure athletes returning from competitions can continue training
New Delhi | January 23, 2021 6:43:10 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is coming up with various proactive measures in order to ensure that there is no drop in intensity of Olympic-bound athletes. ... read..


India women's hockey team loses to Argentina 'B' side (Ld)
Buenos Aires | Saturday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
The Indian women's hockey team conceded a late goal against Argentina 'B' to lose their match 2-1. ... read..


SL vs Eng, 2nd Test: Root, Bairstow grind it out after Embuldeniya's twin strikes
Galle | January 23, 2021 6:13:09 PM IST
Sri Lanka spinner Lasith Embuldeniya made early inroads into the England innings on day two of the ongoing second Test, but skipper Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ensured the visitors stayed on track at the Galle International Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


SL vs Eng: Pietersen shares Dravid's email to help Sibley, Crawley tackle spin
London | January 23, 2021 6:13:05 PM IST
As England openers Dom Sibley and Zack Crawley continue to struggle against Sri Lanka's spinners, former England skipper Kevin Pietersen on Saturday shared an email sent by Rahul Dravid to him as he felt it might help both batters tackle spin. ... read..


You didn't play a game here but your attitude was really good, your time will come: Rahane to Kuldeep
Brisbane | January 23, 2021 5:43:23 PM IST
As India registered an emphatic series win to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Australia, skipper Ajinkya Rahane decided to give a pep talk to all the boys after the series-clinching win at The Gabba. While he praised the boys for performing brilliant ... read..


ISL 7: Coyle looking at playoff spot as Hyderabad clash looms
Panaji (Goa) | January 23, 2021 5:43:16 PM IST
The business end of the Indian Super League (ISL) beckons, and after 12 games, Jamshedpur finds themselves in a precarious position. Three defeats on the spin have seen them drop to eighth on the table. And when they face Hyderabad FC at the Tilak Maidan ... read..


Thought Gabba must be really Australia's fortress given the way they were hyping, says Ashwin
New Delhi | January 23, 2021 5:13:12 PM IST
Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said that having fresh bowlers on the park worked in favour of India in the fourth and final Test against Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane. ... read..


Ozil wasn't given 'fair opportunity' in final year at Arsenal, feels Wilshere
Stevenage | January 23, 2021 5:13:06 PM IST
Bournemouth midfielder Jack Wilshere said that Mesut Ozil was not given a "fair opportunity" in his final year at Arsenal. ... read..


This is the peak of my career, says Hales after England snub
Sydney | Saturday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
England opener Alex Hales, who set the Big Bash League on fire on Friday with a 56-ball 110 for Sydney Thunder against Sydney Sixers, said that the England team management hasn't got back to him as yet. ... read..


Wolves sign Willian Jose on loan from Real Sociedad
Wolverhampton | January 23, 2021 4:43:25 PM IST
Wolves have completed the loan signing of Brazilian striker Willian Jose from Real Sociedad, with an option to buy at the end of the season. ... read..


ISL 7: Mumbai City sign Jackichand Singh; Farukh Choudhary joins Jamshedpur
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 23, 2021 4:43:07 PM IST
Mumbai City FC on Saturday confirmed the signing of midfielder Jackichand Singh from Jamshedpur FC. The 28-year old returns to the Islanders for his second stint with the club, putting pen to paper on a two-and-a-half-year deal. ... read..


SL vs Eng: Anderson picks six to register his best bowling figures in Asia
Galle | January 23, 2021 4:13:13 PM IST
England pacer James Anderson on Saturday recorded his best bowling figures in Asia. The bowler recorded the feat on day two of the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka here at Galle. Anderson finished with figures of 6-40 from 29 overs as the hosts were ... read..


India to plan against England in week-long quarantine period
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
The India team will spend a week in quarantine ahead of the England series early next month during which they will plan their approach against the England team, said a member of the team staff. ... read..


Pak vs SA: Azhar Ali looks to return to winning ways on home soil
Karachi | January 23, 2021 3:43:26 PM IST
After a dismal outing in New Zealand, Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is banking upon the home advantage in the upcoming Test series against South Africa. ... read..


Anderson becomes second pacer after Hadlee to pick 30 fifers in Tests
Galle | January 23, 2021 3:43:12 PM IST
England pacer James Anderson on Saturday became the second fast bowler after the great Richard Hadlee to take 30 fifers in Test cricket. While the Englishman is the second pacer, he is sixth on the overall list. Anderson achieved the feat in the ongoing s ... read..


Abu Dhabi T10: Classic cricket entertainment on the cards, says Gayle
Abu Dhabi | January 23, 2021 3:43:08 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 League, West Indies' opening batsman Chris Gayle has said that fans can expect classic cricket entertainment in the coming edition of the league. ... read..


International Olympic Committee prepares for various scenarios ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Others | January 23, 2021 3:43:04 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], January 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is taking into account various scenarios for holding the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and has a wide array of measures for a proper response, IOC President Thomas Bach said. ... read..


I-League: TRAU hope to grab maiden win of the season against Chennai City
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 23, 2021 3:43:03 PM IST
Tenth-placed Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) will lock horns against eighth-placed Chennai City FC at the VYBK Stadium in Kolkata on Sunday. ... read..


Hardik Pandya pays tribute to late father with an emotional video
New Delhi | January 23, 2021 3:13:14 PM IST
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Saturday paid a touching and emotional tribute to his father, who had passed away last week. ... read..


Korea's Im sees right lines to grab second-round lead at The American Express golf tournament
California | January 23, 2021 3:13:05 PM IST
Sungjae Im of Korea rode a hot putter to seize a one-shot lead at The American Express golf tournament following a blemish-free 7-under 65 at PGA West Stadium Course in La Quinta, California on Friday. ... read..


Anand Mahindra to gift THAR-SUV to Natarajan, Siraj, Thakur, Sundar, Gill and Saini
New Delhi | January 23, 2021 2:43:09 PM IST
Automobile giant Anand Mahindra on Saturday announced that he will be gifting the all-new THAR-SUV to Mohammed Siraj, T Natarajan, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur and Navdeep Saini for their heroics in the just-concluded Test series in Aus ... read..


Our wrestlers will bag four medals in Tokyo Olympics: WFI president
By Nitin Srivastava

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | January 23, 2021 2:13:13 PM IST
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is confident that Indian wrestlers will bag four medals in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Argentina 'B' secure 2-1 win against Indian women's hockey team
Buenos Aires | January 23, 2021 2:13:07 PM IST
The Indian women's hockey team conceded a late goal which led to the Argentina B team's 2-1 victory. In the previous games, the visiting side had drawn 2-2 and 1-1 respectively against the Argentina junior women. ... read..


At the moment, I'm not thinking about it: Hales on England recall
Adelaide | January 23, 2021 2:13:04 PM IST
Alex Hales, who has taken the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) by storm, isn't thinking about a possible England recall and is instead engrossed in his game which may help him in lifting the trophy for Sydney Thunder. ... read..


Thailand Open: Doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Chirag lose in semis
Bangkok | January 23, 2021 1:43:07 PM IST
Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost in the semi-final of the ongoing Thailand Open on Saturday. ... read..


Be positive and grab the opportunity: Azhar Ali to young Pak players
Karachi | January 23, 2021 12:43:22 PM IST
Pakistan's senior-most batsman Azhar Ali has made an appeal to the young guns in the team to brush aside their insecurities and express themselves freely against South Africa in the upcoming Test series. ... read..


ISL 7: Lucky to get three points against East Bengal, says Mumbai coach Lobera
Panaji (Goa) | January 23, 2021 12:43:10 PM IST
Mumbai City FC overcame a tough challenge from SC East Bengal to get over the line, but head coach Sergio Lobera feels his side was lucky to walk away with the 1-0 win despite a poor performance in the second half. ... read..


Australia's tactics at SCG seemed like they didn't realise what Vihari and me were doing, says Ashwin
Brisbane | January 23, 2021 12:43:07 PM IST
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said that the Australian tactics during the Sydney Test seemed like they were not able to realise what the bowling all-rounder and Hanuma Vihari were trying to do in that match. ... read..


ISL 7: East Bengal gave Mumbai City the hardest 45 minutes of season, says Fowler
Panaji (Goa) | January 23, 2021 10:43:17 AM IST
SC East Bengal head coach Robbie Fowler feels his side gave Mumbai City FC the toughest 45 minutes they've had in the ongoing seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL) on Friday. ... read..


Somerset veteran James Hildreth extends contract with club
Somerset | January 23, 2021 10:43:14 AM IST
Batsman James Hildreth, whose current contract was due to expire at the end of the 2021 campaign has agreed to an extension which will see him remain with England's County Cricket Club Somerset until at least the end of the 2022 season. ... read..


Defender Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan on loan from Chelsea
Milan | January 23, 2021 9:43:18 AM IST
Serie A side AC Milan have signed defender Fikayo Tomori on loan from Chelsea FC until the end of the season. ... read..


Red-ball skipper Adam Rossington extends contract with Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire | January 23, 2021 9:13:17 AM IST
Wicket-keeper Adam Rossington has signed a one-year contract extension with England's County Cricket Club Northamptonshire until at least the end of the 2022 season. ... read..


SL vs Eng: Coach Flower pleased with hosts' efforts despite 'giving them 3 wickets'
Galle | January 23, 2021 8:43:10 AM IST
Sri Lanka batting coach Grant Flower doesn't want to be too critical of his team despite losing three wickets early on day one of the second Test against England. ... read..


AITA c'ships: Reddy to meet Kamath in final
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Top seed Rishi Reddy of Karnataka will meet Gujarat's Madhwin Kamath in the summit clash of the AITA men's tennis championship being held at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence. ... read..


Mumbai City beat East Bengal 1-0, extend unbeaten run to 11 games
Vasco | Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Mumbai City FC overcame a tough challenge from East Bengal to sneak in a 1-0 win in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Friday. The win stretches Mumbai's unbeaten run to 11 matches out of the 12 they have played thus far. ... read..


Baroda suspends Deepak Hooda for 2020-21 domestic cricket season
Baroda | Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) will not consider batsman Deepak Hooda for the entire season after the Apex Council of the state body decided to take stern action for his fight with Baroda captain Krunal Pandya. ... read..


Embarrassment of riches bodes well for India ahead of Eng Tests
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
India's embarrassment of riches of fast bowling resources will ensure that the team management will be able to rotate pacers with plenty of Test matches against England over the next eight months, said India bowling coach Bharat Arun. ... read..


Odisha Naval Tata Hockey HPC commences boys' resident programme
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre (HPC), set up in Bhubaneswar with a vision to groom sporting talents and produce world-class sportspersons, has commenced its boys' resident programme at the Kalinga Hockey Complex here. ... read..


FC Goa face resurgent Kerala Blasters (Match Preview 68)
Bambolim (Goa) | Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Kerala Blasters have won seven points in their last three matches and are hoping to keep that run going against FC Goa when the two sides meet in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


Fearless India risked losing 4th Test to win the series: Bharat Arun
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Before the crucial fourth and final Test against Australia in Brisbane, India were tempted to strengthen their batting and play only four bowlers in the hope of securing a draw to return home with the series levelled. But the Ravi Shastri-led team managem ... read..


2nd Test: Matthews's century helps Sri Lanka edge ahead
Galle | Saturday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Angelo Matthews led the way with an unbeaten 107 as Sri Lanka fought back from losing two early wickets for just seven runs to end the first day of the second Test against England on 229/4 on Friday. ... read..


Flawless Pranavi rallies to win second leg of women's golf
Chennai | Saturday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Pranavi Urs played a brilliant and flawless back nine of four-under to rally from behind and win the second leg of the Women's Pro Golf Tour here on Friday. She shot a round of four-under 68 on the final day to aggregate four-under 212 and thwarted 16-yea ... read..


All eyes on Narsingh Yadav at freestyle wrestling nationals
Noida | Saturday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Narsingh Yadav, the 2015 World Championships bronze medallist (74kg), will play in his first competition at the national level since serving a four-year doping ban on Saturday when he competes in men's National Freestyle Wrestling Championships here. ... read..


India look to continue dominance in Tests at home vs England (Countdown)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
When England were pulverised 0-4 on their last tour of India in 2016, Virat Kohli piled up 655 runs at an average of 109.16 in the five-match Test series, and Karun Nair became the second Indian to score a triple century after Virender Sehwag. The one-sid ... read..


ISL 7: FC Goa ropes in Adil Khan on loan for rest of season
Panaji (Goa) | January 22, 2021 11:43:21 PM IST
FC Goa on Friday announced the signing of Indian international Adil Khan on loan from Hyderabad FC for the rest of the ongoing seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL). ... read..


Thailand Open: Sameer Verma goes down fighting in quarter-finals (Lead)
Bangkok | Friday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
India's Sameer Verma was on Friday knocked out of the Thailand Open in the quarter-finals, losing 13-21, 21-19, 22-20 to third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark in a see-saw match that lasted an hour and 21 minutes. ... read..


ISL 7: Mumbai survive spirited surge by SC East Bengal to win hard-fought three points
Panaji (Goa) | January 22, 2021 11:13:24 PM IST
Mumbai City FC overcame a tough challenge from SC East Bengal to sneak in a 1-0 win in the ongoing seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, here on Friday. ... read..


'Doing very well, will be back soon': CAB secy Snehasish Ganguly after successful angioplasty
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 22, 2021 11:13:17 PM IST
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) secretary Snehasish Ganguly, who underwent a successful angioplasty at the Apollo Hospital on Friday, is doing well and is expected to be back very soon. ... read..


Ganguly's brother Snehashish undergoes successful angioplasty
Kolkata | Friday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehashish on Friday underwent angioplasty at the Apollo Hospital here. ... read..


Bangladesh rides on Mehidy Hasan, Shakib's performance to seal series against Windies
Dhaka | January 22, 2021 10:43:15 PM IST
Former skipper Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance and Mehidy Hasan Miraz's best bowling figures helped Bangladesh secure a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the second ODI on Friday. ... read..


De Bruyne out for up to six weeks due to injury
Manchester | January 22, 2021 10:43:11 PM IST
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Friday informed that midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will miss between four to six weeks after picking up an injury against Aston Villa in midweek. ... read..


We would have to play two different squads against Pakistan, says Graeme Smith
Cape Town | January 22, 2021 10:13:19 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) director of cricket Graeme Smith on Friday revealed that Proteas will use two different teams in the Pakistan tour so that their Test squad members can return home early to begin their quarantine period ahead of the home series ... read..


Thailand Open: Doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Chirag enter semi-finals
Bangkok | January 22, 2021 10:13:17 PM IST
Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the doubles semifinal with a scintillating win over Malaysia's Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi in the ongoing Thailand Open on Friday. ... read..


Siraj find of Australia tour, says Shastri
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
India head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday heaped praise on fast bowler Mohammed Siraj who played a crucial role in the team's remarkable win over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar series. ... read..


With 31 cadets, Odisha Naval Tata Hockey HPC begins boys' resident programme
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 22, 2021 9:43:06 PM IST
The Odisha Naval Tata Hockey high-performance centre (HPC), set-up in Bhubaneswar with a vision to groom the upcoming sporting talent in hockey and produce world-class sportspersons, has commenced its boys' resident programme at the Kalinga Hockey Complex ... read..


Team India's win over Australia highly inspirational for youth: PM
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday again lauded the stellar performance of the Indian cricket team which registered a remarkable Test series win over Australia Down Under, saying the victory is highly inspirational for the youth of the country. ... read..


AFI organises certification course for district technical officials
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 9:13:13 PM IST
Athletics Federation of India (AFI), in a step towards improving the technical conduct of track and field sport at the grassroots level, is organising a certification course for more than 2,100 district technical officials. ... read..


Took a cue from the NZ attack and bowled a straight line against Smith and Co, says Bharat Arun
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 8:13:22 PM IST
When India was still under strict lockdown and cricket had just resumed in the post-coronavirus era with the England-West Indies Test series in July, the Indian team management led by coach Ravi Shastri had already devised a plan to knock off Australia on ... read..


SL vs Eng, 2nd Test: Mathews holds fort with ton after hosts lose early wickets
Galle | January 22, 2021 8:13:17 PM IST
Angelo Mathews' century powered Sri Lanka to 229/4 on day one of the second Test against England at the Galle International Stadium on Friday. ... read..


NRAI to announce teams for rifle, pistol World Cups after trials 3 and 4
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 8:13:13 PM IST
The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has announced that the Indian teams for the two combined International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup stages scheduled in New Delhi and Changwon, in March and April 2021 respectively, will be sele ... read..


Brighton goalkeeper Ryan joins Arsenal on loan for remaining season
London | January 22, 2021 8:13:11 PM IST
Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan has joined Arsenal on loan for the remainder of the season from Brighton and Hove Albion. ... read..


Quit Aus obsession, beating India in India more important: Swann to Eng
London | Friday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
Australia are no more the best team in the world and what England should be focusing at is to beat India in India as they have been "virtually unbeatable" at home since 2012, feels former England off-spinner Graeme Swann. ... read..


Jadeja's rise as an all-rounder is a huge bonus for India: Bharat Arun
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 7:43:15 PM IST
He might have hogged the limelight for his four wickets in the third Test or for his electric fielding effort that saw him brilliantly run out Steve Smith. But bowling coach Bharat Arun feels the rise of Ravindra Jadeja as an all-rounder is a huge bonus f ... read..


IPL 2021: Mini auction to be held on February 18 or 19 in Chennai
By Baidurjo Bhose

New Delhi | January 22, 2021 7:43:07 PM IST
The Indian Premier League mini-auction ahead of the 2021 edition of the league is likely to be held either on February 18 or 19 in Chennai. ... read..


Thailand Open: Satwik-Ashwini enter mixed doubles semis
Bangkok | Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The Indian duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa on Friday entered the mixed doubles semi-finals of the Toyota Thailand Open after securing a hard-fought win over fifth seeds Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh of Malaysia. ... read..


Ind vs Eng: TNCA will not be issuing tickets or sub-committee badges for Chennai Tests, says secretary
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 22, 2021 7:13:14 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has informed its members that no tickets would be put on sale for the first two Tests between India and England at the MA Chidambaram Stadium as both the games will be played behind closed doors. ... read..


ISL 7: After resurgence, Kerala face tough Goa test
Bambolim (Goa) | January 22, 2021 7:13:10 PM IST
Kerala Blasters are enjoying a good phase in the Indian Super League (ISL). With the late victory against Bengaluru FC, Kibu Vicuna's team has grabbed seven points from their last three games compared to 6 in their first 9 matches. However, the Spaniard a ... read..


Shastri said if families are not allowed, then Indian team won't go to Australia, reveals Sridhar
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 7:13:04 PM IST
Going into the Australia series, there was a lot of speculation on whether the families of the Indian cricketers would be allowed to accompany the team Down Under. And it has come to the fore that head coach Ravi Shastri was the one who ensured that the c ... read..


Vikram Rathour ensured bowlers also batted in the nets and that move paid off: Bharat Arun
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 6:43:07 PM IST
Fast bowler Shardul Thakur was India's top scorer in the first innings of the fourth Test at The Gabba and his partnership with Washington Sundar went a long way in handing the visitors the edge in the series decider. Bowling coach Bharat Arun on Friday r ... read..


Real Madrid boss Zidane tests positive for coronavirus
Madrid | January 22, 2021 6:43:04 PM IST
Real Madrid on Friday announced that their manager Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for coronavirus. ... read..


We never spoke about Adelaide result in remaining Tests, says Vihari
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
India batsman Hanuma Vihari, who played a crucial role in helping the team secure an epic draw alongside Ravichandran Ashwin against Australia in Sydney, has revealed that they didn't try to go for the win once Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara got out. ... read..


Thailand Open: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma crash out
Bangkok | January 22, 2021 6:13:10 PM IST
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the Thailand Open after losing to Ratchanok Intanon in the quarterfinal clash on Friday. ... read..


Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karnataka to take on Punjab in 1st Q/F on Jan 26
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Karnataka will face Punjab in the first quarter-final of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on January 26. ... read..


Snehasish Ganguly undergoes successful angioplasty, now under observation
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 22, 2021 5:43:19 PM IST
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) secretary Snehasish Ganguly underwent a successful angioplasty at the Apollo Hospital here on Friday and is currently under observation. "CAB Secretary Snehasish Ganguly was today admitted at 11.20 am. He was successful ... read..


All parties involved are working together to prepare for successful Tokyo Olympics: IOC
Lausanne | January 22, 2021 5:43:05 PM IST
International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday reiterated its stand that the body is fully committed to the successful delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this year. ... read..


India junior hold Chile seniors to 2-2 draw in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile) | Friday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
A resilient performance from the Indian junior women's hockey team against the Chile senior team saw the two sides play out a well fought 2-2 draw in their recent encounter. ... read..


Pogba is 'big player' for us, says Maguire
Manchester | January 22, 2021 5:13:28 PM IST
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is impressed with midfielder Paul Pogba's recent performance against Fulham and called him a "big player" of the club. ... read..


Anirban Lahiri off to a fine start with 68 at American Express golf championship
California | January 22, 2021 5:13:15 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri got off to a fine start with a four-under 68 and was lying tied-15th in the first round of The American Express golf tournament on Thursday. ... read..


India's win over Australia celebrated with virtual fireworks on Google
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Google is celebrating Team India's historic win over Australia in the recently-concluded Border-Gavaskar Test series in a unique way. ... read..


I-League: Discipline, teamwork most important learning from Indian Arrows, says Punjab FC's Suranjit
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 22, 2021 4:43:13 PM IST
Indian Arrows came from behind to stun Churchill Brothers FC Goa 2-1 at the Fatorda Stadium in one of the most memorable games of the previous I-League campaign. The winner was scored by debutant Suranjit Singh. Now a part of the RoundGlass Punjab FC unit ... read..


All-rounder Nida Dar confident Pakistan will bounce back after losing 1st ODI against SA
Durban | January 22, 2021 4:43:12 PM IST
Pakistan women's all-rounder Nida Dar is optimistic about her team bouncing back in the series when they take on South Africa in the second ODI on Saturday. ... read..


Inzamam feels Shastri, Kohli and Dravid behind India's historic win in Australia
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 4:13:15 PM IST
India's Test series win over Australia was nothing short of a historic feat, and what made it more special was the way the visitors weathered all the difficulties on their way to the victory. And former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq feels coach Ravi Sha ... read..


Vaccination of Olympic-bound athletes our top priority: IOA chief Batra
By Nitin Srivastava

New Delhi | January 22, 2021 4:13:12 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra on Friday said that vaccination of the Olympic-bound athletes is the topmost priority of the federation. Batra is confident that a proper plan will be charted "very soon" to put the thought into ac ... read..


IPL 2021: Alex Carey says Delhi Capitals releasing him not a surprise
Adelaide | January 22, 2021 4:13:08 PM IST
Australia wicket-keeper Alex Carey has revealed he wasn't surprised after being released by Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. ... read..


Barca need extra time in Cup; Atletico extend lead at top of LaLiga
Madrid | Friday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
FC Barcelona needed an Ousmane Dembele goal in extra time to reach the last 16 of the Copa del Rey away to third-tier Cornella. ... read..


Sri Lanka opt to bat in second Test against England
Galle | Friday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Test against England beginning Friday at the Galle International Stadium. ... read..


SLC instructs manager to submit report on alleged inappropriate conduct of player and health official
Colombo | January 22, 2021 3:43:11 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has directed team manager Asantha De Mel to submit a report on the allegations that a national cricketer, who is currently in the Test squad playing against England in the ongoing series, and a female health official assigned to th ... read..


Paulo Sousa appointed new Poland football coach
Warsaw | Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Portuguese Paulo Sousa is the new coach of the Poland national team, the Polish Football Association (PZPN) has announced. ... read..


Manchester City striker Aguero tests positive for Covid-19
London | Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has tested positive for novel coronavirus. ... read..


Find of the tour: Shastri hails Siraj for overcoming every hurdle in Australia
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 3:13:23 PM IST
India cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday lauded Mohammed Siraj for his contribution as the team registered a 2-1 series win over Australia. Shastri said the pacer fought through personal loss, racial remarks and "channelised them to find home ... read..


Need to think on your feet in T10, anticipate and execute plans without pausing too much, says Pollard
Abu Dhabi | January 22, 2021 2:43:18 PM IST
West Indies star Kieron Pollard is waiting for the Abu Dhabi T10 league to get underway. Pollard, who has scored over 10,000 runs in the T20 format, is all set to be the captain of the Deccan Gladiators in the upcoming season of Abu Dhabi T10. ... read..


Playing in the I-League prepared me for ISL challenge, says Hyderabad FC full-back Asish Rai
New Delhi | January 22, 2021 2:13:16 PM IST
Currently in his second season in the ISL with Hyderabad FC, 21-year-old full-back Asish Rai has caught the eye this season with his excellent performances down the right flank. ... read..


Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj, Ashwini storm into mixed doubles semi-final
Bangkok | January 22, 2021 1:43:40 PM IST
Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa have progressed into the semi-finals of the ongoing Thailand Open after a thrilling win over Malaysia's Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon here on Friday. ... read..


Manchester City women's Jill Scott joins Everton on loan
Manchester | January 22, 2021 1:43:27 PM IST
Manchester City women's Jill Scott has joined Everton on loan for the remainder of the FA Women's Super League season. ... read..


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