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T20 WC: Stoinis likely to bowl in warm-up game against India
Abu Dhabi | October 19, 2021 1:46:48 PM IST
Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis feels he is on the "right track" and is ready to bowl against India in their next warm-up fixture of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 on Wednesday. ... read..


Olympic Games: WFI to discuss new selection policy in November AGM
By Vipul Kashyap

New Delhi | October 19, 2021 1:16:50 PM IST
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will meet on November 12 in the Annual Meeting of the General Council to discuss the amendment of the constitution of the WFI. ... read..


World C'ships: AIBA introduces white gloves; winners to get medals, belts and prize money
Lausanne | October 19, 2021 12:47:26 PM IST
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced that the official gloves of the World Championships will be now white in colour replacing the red and blue ones. ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Rajapaksa calls for better show from SL top-order despite win
Abu Dhabi | October 19, 2021 12:17:26 PM IST
Sri Lanka's Bhanuka Rajapaksa believes the impressive work of the front-line bowlers made life easy for their batters in the convincing opening win over Namibia but he still wants to see improvements from the team in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. ... read..


Klopp respects Atletico Madrid boss Simeone but doesn't like his style of play
Liverpool | October 19, 2021 12:17:23 PM IST
Liverpool FC head coach Jurgen Klopp stated he doesn't like Diego Simeone's style of play but admitted that Atletico Madrid head coach is doing "absolutely everything right" on the field. ... read..


T20 WC: Legends Dhoni and Gayle meet in 'one memorable moment'
Dubai | October 19, 2021 11:47:11 AM IST
Former India skipper MS Dhoni and legendary West Indies opener Chris Gayle had a memorable meetup here in Dubai on Monday as the Super 12 teams gear up for the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. ... read..


Maybe in a few hours or a few days, it might rub off: Campher on picking double hattrick in T20 WC
Abu Dhabi | October 19, 2021 11:17:00 AM IST
Ireland all-rounder Curtis Campher, who picked four wickets in four balls against the Netherlands in the T20 World Cup on Monday, hasn't yet enjoyed his dream debut in the showpiece event and is just focusing on giving better performances in the upcoming ... read..


ISL: East Bengal is on right path to achieve objectives, says head coach Manuel Diaz
Kolkata (West Bengal) | October 19, 2021 10:46:55 AM IST
SC East Bengal head coach Jose Manuel 'Manolo' Diaz said on Monday the team will take one game at a time this season, making it clear that the aim is to work hard as a unit and leave no stone unturned in their bid to achieve success. ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Leask staying cool as 'grounded' Scotland prepare for PNG test
Muscat | October 19, 2021 10:16:53 AM IST
Despite beating Bangladesh in their ICC men's T20 World Cup opener, Scotland are keeping their feet firmly on the ground before playing Papua New Guinea (PNG), according to all-rounder Michael Leask. ... read..


England to play next UEFA match behind closed doors after Euro 2020 final crowd trouble
London | October 19, 2021 10:16:52 AM IST
England football team have been ordered to play their next UEFA competition game behind closed doors following crowd trouble inside and outside Wembley Stadium at the Euro 2020 final. ... read..


T20 WC: Theekshana has lot more to offer, believes SL skipper Shanaka
Abu Dhabi | October 19, 2021 9:17:00 AM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka lauded Maheesh Theekshana after his match-winning spell as the former champions defeated Namibia by seven wickets in their Group A match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Mon ... read..


Three doubles teams qualify for 2021 WTA Finals
Florida | October 19, 2021 9:16:52 AM IST
The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday that the doubles teams of Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Demi Schuurs, Elise Mertens and Hsieh Su-Wei, and Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai have secured qualification for the 2021 WTA Finals Guadalajar ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Have to take positives from what we can, says Namibia skipper Erasmus after defeat
Abu Dhabi | October 19, 2021 9:16:51 AM IST
Namibia skipper Gerhard Erasmus wants to take as many positives from the match against Sri Lanka as the players can in order to be in the groove for their next encounter of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. ... read..


PL: Lacazette late-equaliser forces Palace to share point with Arsenal
London | October 19, 2021 9:16:44 AM IST
Substitute Alexandre Lacazette scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to earn Arsenal a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace that denied Eagles manager Patrick Vieira his second Premier League (PL) victory on his return to his former side. ... read..


T20 WC: Livingstone in doubt for England's opening match after injuring finger
Dubai | October 19, 2021 8:46:40 AM IST
England batter Liam Livingstone, who suffered a finger injury during the warm-up match against India, is in minor doubt for the team's opening game against West Indies on Saturday in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. ... read..


Bandula Warnapura's service to game in Asia cannot be underestimated: ICC Acting CEO Allardice
Dubai | October 19, 2021 8:46:37 AM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed sadness at the death of former Sri Lanka Test captain and ICC Development Manager Bandula Warnapura, who passed away at the age of 68 after a brief illness. ... read..


I-League Qualifiers: Rajasthan stun Delhi FC with late winner
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 19, 2021 8:16:26 AM IST
Rajasthan United left it late in their encounter against Delhi FC to secure a narrow 1-0 victory over the tournament favourites in the second match of the day at the Bangalore Football Stadium in the ongoing I-League Qualifiers 2021. ... read..


T20 World Cup warm-ups: Pakistan, Australia, and South Africa win
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
A fine half-century by skipper Babar Azam and an unbeaten 46 by Fakhar Zaman helped Pakistan beat defending champions West Indies by 7 wickets with 27 balls to spare in a warm-up match of the T20 World Cup here on Monday. ... read..


T20 World Cup Warm-up: Ishan, Rahul star as India beat England
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Brilliant fifties by Ishan Kishan (70) and KL Rahul (51) helped India beat England by seven wickets in the ICC T20 World Cup Warm-up match here on Monday. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Bowlers, Fernando and Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka beat Namibia
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
A clinical performance with the ball followed by an unbroken partnership of 74 between Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa meant Sri Lanka edged past Namibia by seven wickets in a Group A match of the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium ... read..


Flame for Beijing 2022 Winter Games lit in Ancient Olympia
Ancient Olympia (Greece) | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The Olympic Flame that will be burning for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games was ignited on Monday at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia, Greece. ... read..


Champions League: Real need to avoid repeat of last season's upset in Kiev
Madrid | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Real Madrid flew to Kiev on Monday ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League game against Shakhtar Donetsk, hoping to avoid a repeat of the two defeats in last season's group stage. Real are already in trouble after a shock defeat to minnows Sheriff Tiras ... read..


T20 World Cup: Clinical Sri Lanka skittle out Namibia for 96
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
A clinical bowling performance from Sri Lanka resulted in Namibia being skittled out for 96 in the fourth match of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday. Maheesh Theekshana scalped 3/25 while Wanindu Hasaranga and La ... read..


Champions League: Atletico, Liverpool meet again in key group match
Madrid | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Atletico Madrid and Liverpool go head-to-head in the Champions League on Tuesday night in one of the most attractive games in this round of group matches. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Difficult to look beyond KL Rahul at the top, says Kohli
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Team India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday confirmed that KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will open in the ICC T20 World Cup and that he will bat at No. 3. ... read..


National junior Hockey: SAI Academy, RV Academy, Raja Karan start with wins
Bhopal | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Olympian Vivek Singh Hockey Academy, RV Academy of Hockey, Raja Karan Hockey Academy, Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy, SAI-Academy, and Markandeshwar Hockey Academy registered victories in their respective matches on the opening day of the 1st Hocke ... read..


We need to create a cricketing bond: Raja on meeting with Ganguly and Shah
Lahore | Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has, after meeting with Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah, said that a cricketing bond needs to be created between the two countries. ... read..


World snooker qualifiers: Advani, Mehta record two successive wins
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The top three Indian snooker players, National champion Aditya Mehta, runner-up Pankaj Advani and losing semi-finalist Laxman Rawat, are on a roll as they registered successive victories in their respective first two round-robin Y Camp (1st leg) matche ... read..


T20 World Cup: #BoycottPakistan trends on social media ahead of Indo-Pak clash
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Ahead of the India-Pakistan T20 World Cup game, #BoycottPakistan is trending on social media as the country's fans are asking the Virat Kohli-led side to pull out from the contest and not play their 'arch-rivals' on October 24 in Dubai. ... read..


T20 WC: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl first against Namibia
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and elected to bowl first against Namibia in the fourth match of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Campher claims four wickets in four balls in Ireland's big win
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Curtis Campher claimed four wickets off four consecutive deliveries to inspire Ireland to a seven wickets victory against the Netherlands in a first-round match of the T20 World Cup here on Monday. ... read..


Bihar BJP leaders demand cancellation of Indo-Pak T20 match
Patna | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
After the murder of Bihari labourers in Kashmir, BJP leaders are advocating cancellation of upcoming T20 cricket match between India and Pakistan. ... read..


Bengaluru to host swimming nationals post Covid from Oct 19
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
A total of more than 1,500 participants from across 32 states and Union Territories will arrive in Bengaluru for the prestigious 37th Sub-junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships which would begin on October 19. ... read..


T20 WC: Kishan, Rahul star as India defeat England in warm-up fixture
Dubai | October 18, 2021 11:47:07 PM IST
Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul played knocks of 70 and 51 respectively as India chased down 189 to defeat England by seven wickets in the warm-up match of the ongoing T20 World Cup here at the ICC Academy Ground on Monday. ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Theekshana, Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka register victory over Namibia
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 11:16:55 PM IST
Maheesh Theekshana's three-wicket haul backed up by a 42-run knock by Bhanuka Rajapaksa helped Sri Lanka defeat Namibia by seven wickets in Group A of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Monday. ... read..


Lanka Premier League 2021 to kick off on December 5
Colombo | Monday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The Lanka Premier League 2021 will commence on December 5 here with the inaugural game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Hussain feels Mills could fill in void left by Jofra Archer's absence
Dubai | Monday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that pacer Tymal Mills could fill in the void left by Jofra Archers absence in the ICC mens T20 World Cup in the UAE. He added that Mills is one of the key figures due to him being one of the best death bowlers ... read..


All he would be looking for is to win the T20 competition: Gambhir on Kohli
Mumbai | Monday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir said that captain Virat Kohli will be looking to win the ICC mens T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that he was sure the Indian team would look to do well as India havent won the event after winning the inaugur ... read..


England to tour West Indies for five T20Is, three Tests in 2022
London | October 18, 2021 10:16:49 PM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced the match schedule and venues for England Men's T20 Internationals and Test Tours of the West Indies in January and March 2022. ... read..


T20 WC: Bairstow, Moeen Ali play useful knocks as England score 188/5 against India in warm-up fixture
Dubai | October 18, 2021 9:46:48 PM IST
Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone played knocks of 49 and 30 respectively as England posted a total of 188/5 against India in the warm-up match of the ongoing T20 World Cup here at the ICC Academy Ground on Monday. ... read..


Fielding coach Sridhar thanks BCCI, players before last assignment with Team India
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar, ahead of his final stint with the national cricket team for the ICC T20 World Cup, thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him to serve the national side. ... read..


T20 WC: We are taking it game by game, says Scotland captain ahead of PNG test
Muscat | October 18, 2021 9:16:35 PM IST
Despite beating Bangladesh in their ICC Men's T20 World Cup opener, Scotland is keeping their feet firmly on the ground before playing Papua New Guinea, according to all-rounder Michael Leask. ... read..


Dhoni is the only person who can make me calm: Hardik Pandya
Dubai | Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Star Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya has lavished praise on MS Dhoni while sharing his close relationship with the former captain and the current mentor of the national team. ... read..


'They thought I was done'; Hardik Pandya opens up on being suspended in 2019
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya faced tough times in his career in 2019 following his appearance on a TV show 'Koffee with Karan' which led to a wide media outburst. ... read..


Tennis ace Naomi Osaka shares stunning pictures of Greek vacation
Athens | Monday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Japanese tennis ace and four-time major winner, Naomi Osaka, has shared stunning pictures of her vacationing in Mykonos in Greece, as she celebrates her 24th birthday with her family and friends in the island paradise. ... read..


Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh approves cash rewards for over 3000 players, coaches from the state
Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 18, 2021 8:17:20 PM IST
Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh on Monday approved the cash prize to the players and coaches hailing from the state who performed exceedingly well at the state, national and international level. ... read..


PSG striker Neymar ruled out of Champions League clash against Leipzig
Paris | October 18, 2021 7:46:45 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Neymar has been ruled out of the upcoming Champions League fixture against RB Leipzig. ... read..


T20 WC: India win toss, opt to bowl against England in warm-up match
Dubai | October 18, 2021 7:46:42 PM IST
India won the toss and opted to bowl first against England in the warm-up match of the ongoing T20 World Cup on Monday. ... read..


T20 WC: Difficult to look beyond KL Rahul as opener, I'll bat at No.3, says Kohli
Dubai | October 18, 2021 7:46:39 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said that now it is difficult to look beyond KL Rahul as opening batter alongside Rohit Sharma. ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Campher takes 4 wickets in 4 balls as Ireland beat Netherlands
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 7:16:44 PM IST
Curtis Campher created history by taking four wickets in four balls before Gareth Delany smashed 44 in 29 balls as Ireland defeated the Netherlands by seven wickets in the Group A encounter of the ongoing T20 World Cup on Monday. ... read..


I-League qualifiers: Kenkre FC beats Madan Maharaj FC by 1-0
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 18, 2021 7:16:41 PM IST
Kenkre FC began the final round of their I-League qualifiers campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Madan Maharaj FC here at the Bangalore Football Stadium. ... read..


Ex-Aussie pace bowler Tony Dodemaide joins CA's National Selection Panel
Sydney | Monday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
Former Australian pace bowler Tony Dodemaide will join Cricket Australia's (CA) men's National Selection Panel (NSP) alongside chairman George Bailey and head coach Justin Langer. ... read..


This T20 World Cup could belong to spinners because of conditions, says Rashid
Dubai | October 18, 2021 6:47:17 PM IST
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan reckons the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup could belong to spinners because of the existing conditions in the UAE. ... read..


T20 WC: Under ICC's international commitments can't refuse to play Pakistan, says BCCI VP Rajeev Shukla
New Delhi | October 18, 2021 6:47:09 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice President Rajeev Shukla on Monday said India will have to play arch-rivals Pakistan in the T20 World Cup as no team can refuse to play another side in a tournament organised by International Cricket Co ... read..


Need to create a cricketing bond with BCCI: PCB chief Ramiz Raja
Lahore | October 18, 2021 6:47:04 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ramiz Raja on Monday said the 2023 Asia Cup in Pakistan will be a 50-over competition. He was talking to PCB digital following his return from Dubai, where he also met the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) offici ... read..


Stoinis should be fit for opening match against South Africa: Hazlewood
Dubai | Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Australian pace bowler Josh Hazlewood has said that all-rounder Marcus Stoinis -- a regular in coach Justin Langer's T20 squad in recent times -- is recovering from a hamstring injury suffered during the Indian Premier League (IPL) and should be fit for t ... read..


Abu Dhabi T10: Mohammed Azharuddin named Bangla Tigers' brand ambassador
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 6:17:06 PM IST
Bangla Tigers on Monday named former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin as the brand ambassador for the franchise for the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 League. ... read..


Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Rahane to lead Mumbai, Shaw named deputy
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2021 6:17:05 PM IST
India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will be leading Mumbai in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. Prithvi Shaw has been named as vice-captain while Yashasvi Jaiswal has also been named in the 20-member squad. ... read..


Norwich City goalkeeper Dan Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer
London | October 18, 2021 6:16:54 PM IST
Norwich City on Monday confirmed that goalkeeper Dan Barden has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. ... read..


Sri Lanka's first captain Bandula Warnapura, who joined 1982 rebel tour to SA, passes away
Colombo | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka's first Test captain, who later became national coach and administrator, Bandula Warnapura passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo. ... read..


Cameron Norrie wins at Indian Wells, becomes new British No. 1 tennis player
Indian Wells | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Great Britain's world No. 26, Cameron Norrie, became the first male tennis player ranked outside the top-25 since Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia (2010) to clinch the BNP Paribas Open title, defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at Indian Well ... read..


SAFF C'ship: It was treat to watch Lalengmawia play, says Mehtab Hossain
Football | October 18, 2021 5:46:38 PM IST
Former India international Mehtab Hossain lavished praise for the Indian men's U-23 football team players who were a part of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship. ... read..


Khawaja could get Test recall; may partner Warner in Ashes, feels Ian Healy
Sydney | Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Australian cricket legend Ian Healy has said that 34-year-old Queensland batter Usman Khawaja could get a Test recall for the Ashes series, adding that the Pakistan-born player was the ideal candidate to open the innings with David Warner when the five-ma ... read..


T20 WC: From delivering parcels to playing for Scotland, Greaves' journey a true inspiration
Muscat | October 18, 2021 5:17:24 PM IST
Chris Greaves put in a perfect all-round performance to help Scotland stun Bangladesh in Group B of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup but not many know that some time ago, he was delivering parcels for Amazon, and playing cricket looked a far-fetched dream. ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: SL batting is settled, Avishka will bat at four, says coach Arthur
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 5:17:18 PM IST
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur feels the side has prepared well ahead of their opening encounter against Namibia in the ongoing T20 World Cup on Monday. ... read..


T20 WC: There can't be bigger X-factor than Bumrah in terms of bowling, says Irfan Pathan
Dubai | October 18, 2021 5:17:15 PM IST
Former India pacer Irfan Pathan feels there cannot be a bigger X-factor than fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah in Team India's bowling wheel for the T20 World Cup. ... read..


Winning T20 World Cup would be extremely special, says Rabada
Dubai | October 18, 2021 5:17:14 PM IST
South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada has said winning the T20 World Cup could be the biggest achievement for his side. South Africa will open its T20 World Cup campaign against Australia on October 23 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. ... read..


Ireland pacer Curtis Campher becomes third bowler to take four wickets in four balls in T20Is
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 5:17:11 PM IST
Ireland pacer Curtis Campher on Monday became the third bowler in the history of T20I cricket to take four wickets in four consecutive balls. Earlier, Lasith Malinga and Rashid Khan had achieved the feat and now Campher has joined the duo in the elite lis ... read..


T20 WC: Warne picks Australia playing XI, no place for Steve Smith
New Delhi | October 18, 2021 5:17:07 PM IST
Former Australia spinner Shane Warne on Monday named his probable playing XI for Aaron-Finch led side for the upcoming T20 World Cup. In the playing XI named by Warne, Steve Smith did not find a place and the former leg-spinner opted to play Marcus Stoini ... read..


Olympic flame for Beijing 2022 lit in Ancient Olympia
Athens | October 18, 2021 5:17:04 PM IST
The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday in Ancient Olympia, Greece. This marks the start of its journey to China where, in just over 100 days, the Games will begin. ... read..


Lanka Premier League to kick off on December 5
Colombo | October 18, 2021 5:17:01 PM IST
The Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2021 will commence on December 5 at the RPICS, Colombo, with the inaugural game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna. ... read..


Paula Badosa clinches Indian Wells title, set for huge ranking leap
Indian Wells | Monday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Spain's No.21 seed Paula Badosa overcame No.27 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6(5), 2-6, 7-6(2) to win the BNP Paribas Open championship in Indian Wells, the final WTA 1000 event of the season on Mionday (IST). ... read..


International Olympics Academy reopens after 2 years of renovation
Athens | October 18, 2021 4:46:34 PM IST
The International Olympic Academy (IOA) in ancient Olympia has officially reopened after a two-year renovation on Sunday. ... read..


IOC EB celebrates 100th anniversary in Ancient Olympia
Athens | October 18, 2021 4:46:30 PM IST
The 100th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) was celebrated on Sunday. ... read..


Played just two games as a group and we beat Bangladesh: Coetzer
Al Amerat | Monday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer has said that the six-run upset win over Bangladesh came about because of a "lot of planning behind the scenes", given that the side had barely played any competitive games coming into the ICC T20 World Cup and the pandemic l ... read..


Namibia game could show if Sri Lanka's transition is complete
Abu Dhabi | Monday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Sri Lanka would hope their transition from the old generation to the new is complete when they begin their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against Namibia here later on Monday. ... read..


WTA Rankings: Jabeur becomes first Arab player in top-10; Badosa jumps to 13th
Florida | October 18, 2021 3:47:18 PM IST
Tunisia's Ons Jabeur has made her Top 10 debut in WTA rankings of singles on Monday where she has become the first Arab woman or man to enter tennis' elite ranking bracket. ... read..


32 players featuring in T20 World Cup drafted for Abu Dhabi T10
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 3:47:16 PM IST
As many as 32 players, who have been drafted in the Abu Dhabi T10 franchises for the fifth season of the tournament, will be in action for their respective countries at the ICC men's T20 World Cup 2021. ... read..


SAFF C'ship: Nepal football team receives grand welcome back home
Kathmandu | October 18, 2021 3:47:10 PM IST
The Nepal men's football team, on reaching the finals of the 13th edition of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship, received a grand welcome back home. ... read..


Nagelsmann follows Ronaldo's example as Bayern seek to win Champions League
Berlin | Monday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Julian Nagelsmann's admiration of Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is common knowledge. Since Bayern Munich pulverised Bayern Leverkusen 5-1 on Sunday (October 17), fans might know the coach's admiration for the five-time Champions League winner see ... read..


Indian Grandmaster Praggnanandhaa wins Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour
New Delhi | October 18, 2021 2:47:30 PM IST
Sixteen-year-old Indian Grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has won the Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour finals after defeating Christopher Yoo of the USA. ... read..


Sri Lanka's first Test skipper Bandula Warnapura passes away
Colombo | October 18, 2021 2:47:27 PM IST
Sri Lanka's first Test skipper Bandula Warnapura passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Colombo. ... read..


ATP Rankings: Roger Federer drops out of Top-10; Norrie jumps to 15
London | October 18, 2021 2:47:24 PM IST
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has dropped out of the Top-10 in the latest ATP rankings published by the association on Monday. ... read..


R Sridhar pens emotional note for BCCI, players before last assignment with national team
Dubai | October 18, 2021 2:47:16 PM IST
India fielding coach R Sridhar penned an emotional note and thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for giving him the opportunity to serve the national side. Sridhar's tenure ends following the conclusion of the ongoing T20 World Cup and ... read..


La Liga: Real Sociedad go top as Fati's return helps Barca to vital win
Madrid | Monday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
Real Sociedad moved to the top of La Liga after a 1-0 win at home to Real Mallorca. Neither Real nor Atletico Madrid played this weekend in order to allow their South American players time to recover after midweek World Cup qualifiers, allowing the Basque ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Win over B'desh a result of long-term planning, says Coetzer
Al Amarat | October 18, 2021 1:46:38 PM IST
After a thrilling win over Bangladesh on Sunday, Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer said the team was planning for a victory like this for a long time. ... read..


Pollard is Gujarati by heart, says Hardik Pandya
Dubai | October 18, 2021 1:46:35 PM IST
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has called his Mumbai Indians (MI) teammate Kieron Pollard a 'Gujarati' by heart and said the West Indies limited-overs skipper functions like an 'Indian guy'. ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Definitely pressure is on Sri Lanka to win, says Namibia skipper Erasmus
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 1:46:34 PM IST
Namibia skipper Gerhard Erasmus feels all of the pressure is on Sri Lanka as his boys make their ICC men's T20 World Cup debut on Monday. ... read..


Fencer Bhavani Devi wins Charlellville National Competition in France
Paris | October 18, 2021 1:46:32 PM IST
Ace Indian fencer Bhavani Devi has won the Women's Sabre Individual event at the Charlellville National Competition in France. ... read..


People thought I was done: Hardik Pandya on suspension in 2019
Dubai | October 18, 2021 1:16:48 PM IST
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya revealed the struggle he had to go through during the time when he was suspended by the BCCI for comments made on a TV talk show. Pandya had to miss out on the majority of the tours of Australia and New Zealand due to the s ... read..


T20 WC, Rd 1: Mushfiqur's wicket was the turning point, says B'desh skipper Mahmudullah
Al Amarat | October 18, 2021 1:16:47 PM IST
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah feels Mushfiqur Rahim's wicket in the 14th over, turned the game in Scotland's favour in the ongoing T20 World Cup on Sunday. Chris Greaves' 45-run knock and two-wicket haul helped Scotland stun Bangladesh by six runs in Gro ... read..


Former pacer Tony Dodemaide joins Australia's National Selection Panel
Melbourne | October 18, 2021 12:46:53 PM IST
Former Australian fast bowler Tony Dodemaide has been named on the Australia men's National Selection Panel (NSP) alongside Chair George Bailey and head coach Justin Langer. ... read..


Thomas Cup: Indonesia defeat China, claim title after 19 years
Aarhus | October 18, 2021 12:46:52 PM IST
The Indonesian men's badminton team on Sunday defeated China in the final match of the Thomas Cup 2021. ... read..


T20 WC, RD 1: 'Greatest Netherlands squad ever' ready for Ireland challenge
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 12:46:46 PM IST
The Netherlands enter the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 with the greatest squad in their history, according to coach Ryan Campbell ahead of their opener against Ireland. ... read..


T20 WC: This time I don't have Dhoni, everything on my shoulders as finisher, says Hardik Pandya
Dubai | October 18, 2021 12:16:45 PM IST
Hardik Pandya was all praise for MS Dhoni and stated there will be a big responsibility on his shoulders as a lead finisher of the team in absence of the former India captain in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. ... read..


ICC T20 WC: Former Champions Sri Lanka to face Namibia in Group A clash
Dubai | October 18, 2021 11:46:41 AM IST
After Ireland's match with the Netherlands opens Group A of the First Round, day two action of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup concludes with Namibia making their debut in the tournament, taking on 2014 winners Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi. ... read..


PL: Spurs dominate against Newcastle while West Ham edge Everton
London | October 18, 2021 10:46:44 AM IST
Harry Kane netted a superb goal and made another for Son Heung-min to help Tottenham Hotspur to a 3-2 comeback win at Newcastle United. ... read..


ICC T20 WC: Netherlands and Ireland eye winning start in Group A opener
Abu Dhabi | October 18, 2021 9:46:32 AM IST
Group A's fascinating balance offers plenty of qualification hope for Ireland and the Netherlands as they prepare for their opening ICC Men's T20 World Cup fixture in Abu Dhabi. ... read..


I-League Qualifiers: Spirited Kenkre face Madan Maharaj in a tough encounter
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 18, 2021 9:46:29 AM IST
Kenkre FC will take on Madan Maharaj FC in their final round campaign here at the I-League Qualifiers 2021 on Monday. ... read..


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