Friday, November 15, 2019

Kiren Rijiju lauds Indian shooting contingent for winning 15 Olympic quotas
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 8:41:40 PM IST
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Sunday lauded the Indian shooting contingent for winning 15 Olympic quotas in the sport. ... read..

Fuzhou China Open: Kento Momota lifts men's title, Chen Yufei wins women's title
Fuzhou | November 10, 2019 8:11:45 PM IST
Japan's Kento Momota lifted the men's singles title while Chen Yufei won the women's singles final of the Fuzhou China Open here on Sunday. ... read..

Top 150 juniors participate in Tennis Premier League talent day
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 7:11:48 PM IST
Top players of the city lined up at the Panchshila Club here to grab a chance to feature in the Delhi franchise of the second Tennis Premier League (TPL) to be held at the Celebration Sports Club in Mumbai from December 12-15. ... read..

Nagpur T20I: Bangladesh win toss, opts to field first
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | November 10, 2019 7:11:37 PM IST
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field first in the last T20I of the three-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..

Jimmy Neesham has had enough of super over losses, asks almighty to intervene!
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 6:41:38 PM IST
After facing defeat in the super over in the final T20I of the five-match series against England on Sunday, New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham was seen asking the almighty if the script of England-New Zealand matches could be changed. ... read..

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bags India's 13th Olympic quota in shooting
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 6:41:35 PM IST
Teenager Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar on Sunday won a bronze medal in the Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) in the ongoing 14th Asian Shooting Championship and as a result he also bagged India's 13th Olympic quota. ... read..

Palmeiras held by Corinthians as title hopes fade
Rio de Janeiro | Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Defending Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras suffered a setback in their quest for back-to-back titles when they were held to 1-1 home draw by Corinthians. ... read..

Eoin Morgan becomes first English batsman to complete 2000 runs in T20I
Auckland | November 10, 2019 5:11:47 PM IST
Limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan on Sunday became the first English batsman to complete 2000 runs in the T20I. ... read..

We are preparing something special for India: Levante
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Spanish La Liga outfit Levante has "special plans" in place for the Indian market which could see them organise training programmes much like fellow teams Sevilla FC, Real Betis and Celta de Vigo. ... read..

Eoin Morgan hails England's bench-strength
Auckland | November 10, 2019 4:11:42 PM IST
After registering a 3-2 series win over New Zealand in the five-match T20I series on Sunday, England skipper Eoin Morgan hailed the side's bench strength and added it will give the team's management a real good headache ahead of the series against South A ... read..

England or Australia will win next year's T20 World Cup: Michael Vaughan
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 4:11:35 PM IST
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Sunday gave his prediction as to who will be winning the next year's T20 World Cup slated to be played in Australia. ... read..

Shafali, Smriti shine as India thrash WI by 84 runs
St Lucia | Sunday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
The Indian eves were off to a great start in the five-match T20I rubber against West Indies as they thrashed the hosts by 84 runs in the first match at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. ... read..

Idea of India is much bigger than any ideology :Mohd Kaif
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has welcomed the Supreme Court decision on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land case and said that the 'idea of India is much bigger than any ideology'. ... read..

Australia, France knotted at 1-1 in Fed Cup final
Perth | Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
France and Australia are tied at one match a piece after Kristina Mladenovic and world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty recorded lopsided victories on the opening day of the best-of-five Fed Cup final. ... read..

Real Madrid trounce Eibar 4-0
Eibar (Spain) | Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Real Madrid produced a second straight impressive performance in a 4-0 rout of Eibar, a LaLiga match that the Blancos dominated from start to finish. ... read..

Alex Carey shows full support to Maxwell, Maddinson
London | November 10, 2019 3:11:37 PM IST
Australia A skipper Alex Carey showcased his full support to all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and Nic Maddinson who made themselves unavailable from cricket due to mental health issues. ... read..

'I am Virat Kohli', says David Warner's little daughter while playing cricket
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 2:41:42 PM IST
Australia batsman David Warner's daughter Indi Rae recently said she was Virat Kohli while playing a game of cricket. ... read..

Indian football team getting acclimatised to playing on artificial turf ahead of Afghanistan clash
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 2:41:36 PM IST
Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers match against Afghanistan, Indian team has started practising on an "artificial turf" at HTC Sports Academy here in New Delhi. ... read..

BCCI's ACU awaiting police reports for further action in KPL match-fixing scandal
New Delhi | November 10, 2019 2:11:36 PM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) is waiting for the Karnataka police reports for the further course of action against the accused in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) match-fixing scandal. ... read..

England win by 9 runs in the super-over against New Zealand, clinch T20I series by 3-2
Auckland | November 10, 2019 1:41:43 PM IST
England won the fifth T20I in a thrilling super-over by nine runs against New Zealand at the Eden Park here on Sunday. England also clinched the five-match T20I series by 3-2. ... read..

Shafali Verma becomes youngest Indian to smash international fifty
Gros Islet | November 10, 2019 11:41:36 AM IST
Shafali Verma on Sunday became the youngest Indian cricketer to smash an international fifty. ... read..

First T20I: India women thrash West Indies by 84 runs
Gros Islet | November 10, 2019 11:11:42 AM IST
India women registered a massive 84-run victory in the first T20I against West Indies here on Sunday. ... read..

It's impossible not to depend on Messi: Valverde after victory over Celta Vigo
Leeds | November 10, 2019 11:11:37 AM IST
After Lionel Messi's brilliant show against Celta Vigo, Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde said that it is impossible not to depend on the Argentine. ... read..

To become successful, footballer has to be 'boring': Solskjaer
Leeds | November 10, 2019 9:41:39 AM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said a footballer has to be boring to become successful in the game. ... read..

Pep Guardiola feels doing 'special things' will hand them victory over Liverpool
Leeds | November 10, 2019 9:41:36 AM IST
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that if they do the 'special things' then his club has a chance to beat Liverpool during their Premier League clash. ... read..

Virgil van Dijk has 'no fear' ahead of Manchester City clash
Leeds | November 10, 2019 9:41:34 AM IST
Despite admitting Manchester City are a fantastic team, Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk said he has 'no fear' to compete against them. ... read..

Messi scores 34th hat-trick, equals Ronaldo's record
Barcelona | November 10, 2019 9:11:39 AM IST
Barcelona star Lionel Messi on Sunday scored his 34th hat-trick in La Liga which helped his club register a win against Celta Vigo. ... read..

England win toss, elect to bowl first in series-decider against New Zealand
Auckland | November 10, 2019 8:11:37 AM IST
England won the toss and opted to bowl first in the fifth T20I match against New Zealand here on Sunday. ... read..

JP Duminy ruled out of MSL due to hamstring injury
Cape Town | November 10, 2019 8:11:35 AM IST
Paarl Rocks' JP Duminy has been ruled out of Mzansi Super League (MSL) owing to a hamstring injury. ... read..

ATK hand Jamshedpur first defeat of the season
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Roy Krishna excelled for ATK as they handed Jamshedpur FC their first defeat with a 3-1 result in an Indian Super League (ISL) match between the two sides at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday. ... read..

Moth invasion forces players to wear masks in Lucknow
Lucknow | Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
West Indies players could be seen wearing face masks during their second ODI against Afghanistan at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium here, one of the designated home grounds for the Afghanistan cricket team. ... read..

West Indies beat Afghanistan by 47 runs, confirm series win
Lucknow | Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
West Indies won their second ODI against Afghanistan by 47 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 win in the three-match series being played between the two sides at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. ... read..

Odisha FC to play first three home games in Pune
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Odisha FC will be playing its first three home games in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune due to incomplete construction work at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The stadium, which is slated to b ... read..

Will target India's inexperienced bowlers: Domingo
Nagpur | Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo said that his side stands a chance to upset India in the third T20I if they can target the hosts' inexperienced bowling attack effectively. The series is level at 1-1 going into the final game with Bangladesh recording the ... read..

BCCI AGM on Dec 1, proposal to rework powers of CEO, officials (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI will take place on December 1 from 11 a.m. at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai and there are six major points in the agenda as far as the amendments to be proposed in the constitution of the board are concerned. ... read..

Zambia women draw with Kenya in Olympic qualifier
Nairobi | Sunday, 2019 2:15:06 AM IST
Zambia took a significant step towards punching their ticket to the final qualifying round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in women's football when they frustrated host Kenya in a 2-2 draw in the first leg here on Friday. ... read..

BCCI to hold AGM on December 1 in Mumbai
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Sourav Ganguly-led office bearers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have informed the state associations that the Annual General Meeting of the board will take place on December 1 at its Mumbai headquarters. ... read..

More than a football match against Bengaluru: Gregory
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC will seek their first win of the season when they renew rivalries at the Sree Kanteerava stadium here on Sunday. ... read..

Baasankhuu, Stegehuis win titles at Yunnan Granfondo cycling
Kunming | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Mongolia's Myagmarsuren Baasankhuu and Netherlands' Annemiek Stegehuis won the titles in the men's and women's categories respectively at the 2019 Colourful Yunnan International Granfondo in Lijiang in China's Yunnan province on Saturday. ... read..

Team India meets IAF Aerobatic team in Nagpur
Nagpur | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Indian cricket team met the Suryakiran Aerobatic team of the Indian Air Force on Saturday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India posted pictures of the members of the Indian team shaking hands with the pilots in Nagpur at the VCA stadium. ... read..

Idea of India much bigger than any ideology: Mohammad Kaif on Ayodhya verdict
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 11:41:40 PM IST
Former India batsman Mohammad Kaif on Saturday welcomed the Ayodhya verdict and said that the 'idea of India is much bigger than any ideology'. ... read..

China Open: Chirag-Rankireddy lose in semis
Fuzhou (China) | Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Indian men's doubles pair comprising Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy bowed out of the ongoing China Open 2019 after going down in their semi-final clash here on Saturday. ... read..

Second ODI: All round West Indies defeat Afghanistan by 47 runs
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | November 9, 2019 11:11:44 PM IST
West Indies won the second ODI of the three-match series by 47 runs against Afghanistan at the Ekana Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..

We can put Indian bowling attack under pressure: Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | November 9, 2019 10:42:23 PM IST
Ahead of the final T20I of the series, Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo said he believes that his team has the potential to put Indian bowling attack under pressure. ... read..

Indian team spend time with IAF's Suryakiran Aerobatic Team
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 10:42:10 PM IST
Ahead of the third T20I against Bangladesh, Indian team players met the members of the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday afternoon at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur. ... read..

Valiant Tejaswini Sawant wins India's 12th Olympics 2020 quota in shooting
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 10:42:01 PM IST
Former world champion and reigning Commonwealth Games champion Tejaswini Sawant bagged a Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota in shooting for India on Sunday. ... read..

AIFF appoints Thomas Dennerby as head coach of U17 Indian women's team
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 10:41:58 PM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday appointed Thomas Dennerby as the head coach of the Indian women's U17 team for the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup India 2020. ... read..

Will be back in action soon: Prithvi Shaw
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Young batsman Prithvi Shaw is eyeing a comeback and the 20-year-old is likely to turn out for Mumbai in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. Shaw was handed a back-dated eight-month suspension by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Jul ... read..

Tejaswini Sawant secures 12th Olympic quota for India in shooting
Doha | Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Ace shooter Tejaswini Sawant on Saturday bagged India's 12th quota in shooting for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games by qualifying for the final of the women's 50m rifle 3 positions event at the ongoing 14th Asian Championships. ... read..

Pant is a young guy, allow him to play cricket: Rohit
Nagpur | Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Rishabh Pant has come under a lot of criticism in recent times, especially after he missed an opportunity to stump Liton Das in the second T20I against Bangladesh in Rajkot. But stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma wants fans and the media to let him breathe and ... read..

Rohit Sharma on verge of joining 400 sixes club
Nagpur | Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
India stand-in captain Rohit Sharma is all set to reach another milestone in international cricket. Rohit, who will lead the Men in Blue in the 3rd and final T20I against Bangladesh on Sunday, is two sixes away from joining the elite 400 sixes club in in ... read..

Want to finish on winning note at AFC U-19 C'ship: Pinto
Al Khobar | Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
India will go up against Afghanistan in their third and final match of the AFC Under-19 Championship 2020 Qualifiers on Sunday. After finishing on the losing end in their first two games against Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia, head coach Floyd Pinto stated t ... read..

IPL 2020: Three new cities likely?
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The move to add new teams to the Indian Premier League family might have to wait till the 2021 season, but there is likely to be new venues in place for the 2020 edition of the cash-rich league. The eight franchise owners met the new BCCI office-bearers i ... read..

Fuzhou China Open: Satwiksairaj-Chirag crashes out after losing to world number one pair in semifinal
Others | November 9, 2019 8:12:47 PM IST
Fuzhou China Open: Satwiksairaj-Chirag crashes out after losing to world number one pair in semifinal ... read..

Great opportunity to complete unfinished business: India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 8:12:24 PM IST
India hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh believes that the side has a great opportunity to complete the unfinished business in the FIH Men's World Cup 2023 after losing to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the FIH Men's World Cup 2018. ... read..

Keep your eyes away from Rishabh Pant for a while, says Rohit Sharma
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | November 9, 2019 8:12:01 PM IST
India stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma on Sunday backed wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and said everyone should keep their eyes away from him for a while. ... read..

Mahmudullah's captaincy has hint to that of Dhoni: Pathan
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Irfan Pathan has heaped praise on Mahmudullah who is leading Bangladesh in the ongoing T20I series against India, saying the captaincy of the Bangladesh skipper is a bit similar to that of M.S. Dhoni. ... read..

India aim to quash Bangladesh's hope of series-win in Nagpur (Preview)
Nagpur | Saturday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
After registering an emphatic victory in Rajkot to level the three-match rubber, India will aim for another commanding performance when they take on Bangladesh in the series-deciding third T20I to be played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadiu ... read..

Maddinson pulls out of tour game on mental health grounds
Melbourne | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Citing mental health concerns, top-order batsman Nic Maddinson has withdrawn from the three-day tour game between Australia A clash and Pakistan starting from November 11 in Perth ahead of the two-Test series. ... read..

Williamson confident of regaining fitness for England Tests
Napier | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is confident of regaining full fitness and recover from an "ongoing niggle" before the start of the two-Test series against England beginning November 21. ... read..

Prithvi Shaw will return to cricket in new version
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 4:41:55 PM IST
Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw is all set for a comeback in a newer version after serving an eight-month suspension for a doping violation. ... read..

Bhuvneshwar trolls 'Bala' Dhawan for mimicking Akshay Kumar
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar might not be playing at present for India but he is keeping a tab on his teammates through social media. ... read..

BBL: England's Livingstone signs with Perth Scorchers
Melbourne | Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Hard-hitting England all-rounder Liam Livingstone has signed with the Perth Scorchers for the upcoming season of Big Bash League. ... read..

Sandeep Chaudhary, Sumit Antil qualify for Tokyo Paralympics
Dubai | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
India's top javelin throwers Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit Antil secured the quota for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics by finishing at the top two spots in the men's Javelin F64 finals at the ongoing Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships. ... read..

Determined to end AFC U-19 Championship on winning note: Floyd Pinto
Al Khobar | November 9, 2019 3:11:58 PM IST
After losing their first two matches in the ongoing AFC U-19 Championship 2020 qualifiers, India's football coach Floyd Pinto on Saturday said that the team is determined to end the competition on a winning note. ... read..

Suarez wants to move to MLS, says Lodeiro
Washington | Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Uruguay midfielder Nico Lodeiro has said that his compatriot and Barcelona star Luis Suarez wants to come to Major League Soccer (MLS) and it's only a matter of time before he's playing in the US. ... read..

Yuzvendra Chahal just one scalp away from reaching 50 T20I wickets
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | November 9, 2019 1:41:40 PM IST
When India and Bangladesh take the field to play the final T20I of the three-match series, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal would look to forge his name into an elite list. ... read..

Shikhar Dhawan's mimicking act of Akshay Kumar's character from 'Housefull 4' will leave you in splits!
New Delhi | November 9, 2019 11:11:49 AM IST
It seems like India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been left impressed by Akshay Kumar's character 'Rajkumar Bala' from 'Housefull 4' as the cricketer decided to re-enact a scene from the recently released movie. ... read..

Benzema should definitely have a place in France's squad: Real Madrid coach Zidane
Leeds | November 9, 2019 10:11:42 AM IST
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said that striker Karim Benzema should definitely feature in France's international football team and he questioned the thought process behind not featuring him on a regular basis. ... read..

Man jailed for 10 years for attempted robbery of Arsenal players Ozil, Kolasinac
Leeds | November 9, 2019 10:11:39 AM IST
A man named Ashley Smith has been jailed for 10 years for attempting to rob two Arsenal's players - Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac. ... read..

Perth Scorchers sign Liam Livingstone for upcoming BBL
Perth | November 9, 2019 9:11:36 AM IST
Perth Scorchers have announced the signing of England's batsman Liam Livingstone for the upcoming season of Big Bash League (BBL). ... read..

Nic Maddinson withdraws from Australia A squad due to mental health problems
Melbourne | November 9, 2019 8:41:39 AM IST
Opening batsman Nic Maddinson on Saturday withdrew himself from Australia A squad on the grounds of mental health. ... read..

Son Heung-Min showed he's in good state: Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino
Leeds | November 9, 2019 8:41:38 AM IST
Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino has said that he was impressed with how Son Heung-Min handled the fallout from the Everton midfielder Andre Gomes' injury and even said that the forward is in a good mental state after the incident. ... read..

Ashwin thanks KXIP fans for 'endless support'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin has thanked the Kings XI Punjab franchise for their support over the past two years when he was the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) squad. ... read..

Kerala, Odisha settle for a point as injuries take a toll
Kochi | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Kerala Blasters FC remained without a win for the third consecutive match in the Indian Super League (ISL) following a goalless draw against Odisha FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday. ... read..

World no.1 is not my goal: Nadal
London | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic, the ATP World Tour Finals to start on Sunday will decide who will be the year-ending world No. 1. But the Spaniard reiterated here on Friday that to top the ranking has never been his personal goal. ... read..

Pro Volleyball League season 2 from February 7, FIVB chief to attend final
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
After a series of meetings involving all the key stakeholders of the league, the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) and Baseline Ventures India Pvt Ltd with the support of the world governing body, FIVB, on Friday announced that the second season of the ... read..

Indian teams for U19 Challenger Cup announced
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The All-India Junior Selection Committee has picked India A, India B and India C teams for the upcoming Paytm U19 Challenger Trophy 2019 to be played in Hyderabad from November 11. The tournament will also feature Nepal A as the fourth team. ... read..

India to host 2023 men's hockey World Cup
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The 2023 men's hockey World Cup will be held in India, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said on Friday. This will be the second consecutive time that India will be hosting the tournament and the fourth time overall. India had hosted the World Cup ... read..

Australia register 10-wkt win in 3rd T20I against Pakistan
Perth | Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Australia on Friday strolled to a 10-wicket win over Pakistan in the third and final T20I of the series between the two sides. Chasing a measly target of 107, openers David Warner and captain Aaron Finch ensured that Australia chased down the total in jus ... read..

Cherished all these times and will do so forever: Rohit
Rajkot | Friday, 2019 10:45:06 PM IST
Rohit Sharma on Friday tweeted about the moment when he received his 100th T20I cap. The second T20I between India and Bangladesh was Rohit's 100th game in the shortest format and he became the first Indian male player and the second Indian overall after ... read..

Irfan Pathan impressed with brother Yusuf's flying catch
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 10:41:45 PM IST
India pacer Irfan Pathan is quite impressed with his brother Yusuf Pathan's flying catch during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match between Goa and Baroda. ... read..

Have fond memories with Kings XI Punjab: Ashwin after joining Delhi Capitals
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 10:41:39 PM IST
India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who joined Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals, said he will look back fondly at the two years spent with his previous team Kings XI Punjab. ... read..

Age shouldn't keep Subrata out, what matters is performance: Ganguly
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:15:06 PM IST
Young Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem's maiden national team call-up for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan and Oman has once again started the debate whether coach Igor Stimac is looking only at young goalkeepers and if that also possibly ... read..

KPL betting: 2 cricketers in police custody
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST
Two cricketers accused of receiving money in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) betting case were remanded to seven-day police custody for interrogation, an officer said on Friday. ... read..

Amla open to help young SA batsmen rise to international challenge
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST
The crisis in South African cricket is no longer a secret. If there were doubts of a void being created with the exit of the stalwarts like AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla in the batting department, they were confirmed after South Africa's crushing defeat ... read..

Chinki Yadav secures Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 9:41:42 PM IST
Indian shooter Chinki Yadav on Friday booked the country's 11th Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics quota after she stormed through to the finals of the Women's 25m Pistol in the ongoing 14th Asian Shooting Championship (ASC). ... read..

Kiren Rijiju welcomes 'great news' of India hosting 2023 Hockey Men's World Cup
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 9:41:41 PM IST
Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju is elated over the 'great news' that India will be hosting the 2023 FIH Hockey Men's World Cup. ... read..

Ex-Mohun Bagan general secretary Anjan Mitra passes away
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Former General Secretary of Mohun Bagan club Anjan Mitra died at a private hospital in the state capital following multiple problems, family sources said. Mitra was 72. ... read..

Pant must understand his role looking at World T20: Sangakkara
Rajkot | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes Rishabh Pant needs to improve his wicket-keeping skills and understand the weakness when it comes to his batting as India prepare for next year's World T20. ... read..

Malan, Parkinson take Eng to 76-run win over NZ, level series 2-2
Napier | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
A brilliant batting display by Dawid Malan and skipper Eoin Morgan followed by a four-fer from spinner Matthew Parkinson helped England thrash New Zealand in the fourth T20I at McLean Park on Friday. ... read..

Khalin Joshi confident to script history at Panasonic Open India
Gurugram (Haryana) | November 8, 2019 8:11:55 PM IST
India's Khalin Joshi will script history if he manages to successfully defend his title in the Panasonic Open India. ... read..

BCCI announces teams for U19 Challenger Trophy 2019
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 8, 2019 8:11:37 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the India A, B and C teams for the forthcoming U-19 Challenger Trophy 2019. ... read..

Sehwag in awe of Rohit's scoring rate, says even Kohli hasn't matched it
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Rohit Sharma has been on a roll in recent times and if his Man of the Match-winning effort against the visitors in the second T20I in Rajkot wasn't enough, former India opener Virender Sehwag has said that Rohit's scoring rate is unmatchable and even regu ... read..

Chinki Yadav 11th Indian shooter to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Doha | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Chinki Yadav on Friday secured the second quota for Tokyo Olympics in women's 25m Pistol event as she entered the finals at the ongoing Asian Shooting Championship. ... read..

Records shatter for England as Malan, Morgan wreak havoc in Napier
Napier | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Dawid Malan and Eoin Morgan broke a plethora of records for England in the fourth T20I of the ongoing five-match series against New Zealand at the McLean Park on Friday. ... read..

Ashwin adds value to any team he's part of: Ricky Ponting
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 7:12:10 PM IST
After acquiring spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for the upcoming Indian Premier League 2020, head coach of Delhi Capitals, Ricky Ponting, on Friday said that the off-spinner adds great value to any team he is a part of. ... read..

CBSE to observe Fitness Week in November as part of Fit India Movement
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 7:12:03 PM IST
In an attempt to promote fitness among school children, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be observing Fitness Week in the second and third week of November as a part of Fit India Movement. ... read..

Schedule for 13th South Asian Games 2019 announced
New Delhi | November 8, 2019 7:11:58 PM IST
The schedule for the 13th South Asian Games 2019 was announced on Friday. ... read..

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