Thursday, January 28, 2021

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..

Indian junior women's hockey team hold Chile senior women's team to 2-2 draw
Santiago | January 22, 2021 1:43:14 PM IST
A resilient performance from the Indian junior women's hockey team against the Chile senior women's team in their fourth match of Tour of Chile saw the two sides play out a well-fought 2-2 draw here on Thursday evening. ... read..

It's a great result, without a shadow of a doubt: Dyche after win over Liverpool
Liverpool | January 22, 2021 12:43:12 PM IST
Burnley manager Sean Dyche is really pleased with his team's win over Liverpool and said it was a great result, "without a shadow of a doubt". ... read..

Not the luckiest period of our lives: Klopp as Liverpool's winless run in PL continues
Liverpool | January 22, 2021 11:43:07 AM IST
As Liverpool's poor run in the Premier League continued with a defeat against Burnley, manager Jurgen Klopp said it is "not the luckiest period of our lives". ... read..

Japanese government 'fully focused' on hosting Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo | January 22, 2021 4:13:21 PM IST
The Japanese government is "fully focused" on hosting the Tokyo Olympics this summer, the organisers said on Friday. ... read..

Liverpool's 68-match unbeaten home run in PL ends after defeat against Burnley
Liverpool | January 22, 2021 9:43:11 AM IST
Liverpool's long unbeaten home run in the Premier League came to an end after they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Burnley here on Friday. It's the Reds' first loss at Anfield in the league since April 2017, ending the club-record unbeaten streak at ... read..

ISL 7: Habas seeks improvement in ATKMB's attack despite win over Chennaiyin
Panaji (Goa) | January 22, 2021 8:43:09 AM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan head coach Antonio Lopez Habas said although he is happy with his team's win over Chennaiyin FC, his side must improve in attack as they are having trouble when it comes to scoring goals. ... read..

'Was expecting that was going to happen': Coulter-Nile on being released by Mumbai Indians
Docklands | January 22, 2021 8:43:07 AM IST
Australia's Nathan Coulter-Nile said he is not surprised over being released by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians, admitting that he was expecting that to happen. ... read..

ISL 7: 'Just in one minute, we lost everything', says Laszlo after defeat
Goa | January 22, 2021 8:43:04 AM IST
Chennaiyin head coach Csaba Laszlo said his side played well but just in one minute, they "lost everything" as a late goal by David Williams guided ATK Mohun Bagan to a victory. ... read..

Rahane, Natarajan, Thakur receive hero's welcome (2nd lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Ajinkya Rahane, T. Natarajan and Shardul Thakur were among the cricketers who received a hero's welcome on reaching their native places on their return from Australia on Thursday. While around 5,000 people received fast bowler Natarajan in Chinnappampatti ... read..

No plan B, Tokyo Olympics on schedule, says IOC chief Bach
Tokyo | Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach pledged on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as scheduled. Bach said that IOC is committed to conducting the Games and has "no plan B" although scepticism over the feasibility of the ... read..

Stoppage time goal helps Bagan beat Chennaiyin 1-0
Margao (Goa) | Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
A 90th minute goal from substitute David Williams helped ATK Mohun Bagan earn a scrappy 1-0 win over Chennaiyin FC at the Fatorda Stadium on Thursday. Williams's late headed effort helped Bagan move to 24 points, just two behind leaders Mumbai City FC. ... read..

'Bruised and battered', Pujara stood tall -- again
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
While almost all the Indian fans and pundits have been drooling over the exuberance and fearless brand of cricket displayed by the likes of Rishabh Pant and Shubman Gill in India's historic win in the fourth and final Test in Brisbane, the contribution of ... read..

Uthappa traded by Rajasthan Royals to Chennai Super Kings
Jaipur | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Batsman Robin Uthappa has been traded to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an all cash deal, the latter announced on Thursday. ... read..

Final round of national racing c'ship starts Jan 21
Coimbatore | Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Twelve races will be held across two categories in the final round of the National Racing Championship which will be held from January 21 to 24 at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. ... read..

Early setbacks made him mentally tough, says Pujara's father
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara's mental toughness comes from the setbacks he got early in his life and the fact that he understood that only big, long knocks will matter if he has to make an impression from a small centre, says father Arvind Pujara. ... read..

I want to carry forward confidence gained in Australia: Speedster Siraj
Hyderabad | Friday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Fresh from his impressive performance during his debut Test series in Australia, fast bowler Mohammed Siraj on Thursday said he wants to carry forward the confidence he gained Down Under and maintain consistency. ... read..

5,000 people receive bowling hero Natarajan, take him on chariot
Chinnappampatti (Tamil Nadu) | Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Around 5,000 people turned up to receive one of India's latest bowling sensation, T. Natarajan, and took him in a horse-drawn tastefully-decorated chariot for two kilometres in his native village Chinnappampatti in Salem district on Thursday. ... read..

Archer, Stokes return to England squad for first 2 Tests vs India
London | Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
England on Thursday announced its squad for the first and second Tests of their upcoming five-match series in India. Fast bowler Jofra Archer and all-rounder Ben Stokes, who were rested for England's tour of Sri Lanka, have both been included in the squad ... read..

Shuttlers Srikanth, Covid+ Praneeth in 10-day quarantine in Bangkok
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Badminton World Championship bronze medallist Sai Praneeth and former world No.1 Kidambi Srikanth, roommates for the ongoing Thailand Open Super 1000 in Bangkok, are in a minimum 10-day quarantine in their hotel in that city, after the former tested Covid ... read..

Resurgent East Bengal face flying Mumbai City (Match Preview 67)
Vasco (Goa) | Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
East Bengal being in contention for a playoff spot in the 2020/21 Indian Super League (ISL) seemed improbable in the first half of the season but they are now just one win away from getting into the top four. However, they face an uphill struggle in getti ... read..

Coach Shastri's success mantra: Perform in Australia, get rewarded
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Ravi Shastri's tours of Australia have been eventful. Over the last 35 years, the former India captain and current India head coach has earned accolades like Champion of Champions for being man of the series in the World Series Cup in 1985, got brickbats ... read..

ISL 7: Yet another last-gasp win for ATK Mohun Bagan as Williams breaks Chennaiyin hearts
Margao (Goa) | January 21, 2021 11:43:38 PM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan had to wait until the 90th minute to score past a stubborn Chennaiyin FC defence as the Mariners registered a hard-fought and crucial 1-0 win in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Thursday. ... read..

Thailand Open: Sindhu through to quarter-finals (3rd lead)
Bangkok | Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Reigning badminton world champion PV Sindhu on Thursday entered the quarter-finals of the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament with a straight-game win over Malaysia's Kisona Selvaduray. ... read..

Anderson replaces Broad in England team for second Test vs SL
Galle | Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
England have made one change to the squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka starting here on Friday (January 22) with pace bowler James Anderson replacing fellow pacer Stuart Broad, who has been rested. ... read..

Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne test positive for Covid-19
Colombo | January 21, 2021 11:13:04 PM IST
Ahead of Sri Lanka's tour of West Indies, Binura Fernando and Chamika Karunaratne have tested positive for the coronavirus. ... read..

IPL 2021: RR trade Robin Uthappa to CSK
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | January 21, 2021 11:13:03 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals on Thursday announced that batsman Robin Uthappa has been traded to Chennai Super Kings in an all-cash deal ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. ... read..

Rahane receives red carpet welcome on reaching Mumbai home
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
Ajinkya Rahane, who captained India to a memorable Test series win in Australia, received a red carpet welcome when he arrived at his Matunga residence here on Thursday. He held his little daughter Aarya as walked slowly on the long carpet laid out by the ... read..

Mother motivated me to stay back in Australia and fulfill dad's dream: Siraj
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 21, 2021 10:43:09 PM IST
India pacer Mohammed Siraj, who had a dream tour against Australia, after returning to the country said that his mother gave him the confidence to stay with the team and fulfill his father's dream. ... read..

KSLTA announces 'Tattvam Junior Tour'
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) has signed up with real estate entity - 'Tattvam Sustainable Life Spaces' for a monthly event for junior players across the age groups of 12, 14 and 16. ... read..

Natarajan receives 'hero's welcome' at native village Salem
Salem (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2021 9:13:08 PM IST
After winning the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, most of the Indian stars landed in the country on Thursday and every star continues to be welcomed with open arms. Pacer T Natarajan was no exception and he received a hero's welcome at his native village in Salem ... read..

Thailand Open: Verma eases into quarters, Prannoy crashes out (2nd lead)
Bangkok | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
India shuttler Sameer Verma on Thursday continued his stellar run at the Toyota Thailand Open as he eased past Denmark's Rasmus Gemke in straight games to enter the quarterfinals of the men's singles event. However, there was disappointment for HS Prannoy ... read..

PCB sign deals with broadcasters to take Pak cricket to UK, NZ
Lahore | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Resumption of cricket in Pakistan has attracted household sport broadcasters across the globe to partner with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and secure media rights for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and all home bilateral international matches till 20 ... read..

Sergio Aguero tests positive for COVID-19
Manchester | January 21, 2021 8:43:05 PM IST
Argentine and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero on Thursday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. ... read..

Wiaan Mulder joins Leicestershire as overseas signing for 2021 season
Leicestershire | January 21, 2021 8:13:13 PM IST
South Africa all-rounder Wiaan Mulder has signed to play for Leicestershire as an overseas player for the 2021 County Championship and Royal London Cup. ... read..

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karnataka to face Punjab in first quarter-final on Jan 26
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2021 8:13:05 PM IST
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy has moved into the knockout stages and the fixtures of the quarter-final stage match-ups are out. The Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the knock out games. ... read..

Football Delhi announces scholarships for u-16 players
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Football Delhi (Delhi Soccer Association), in association with Crayons Academy for Skills Excellence (CASE), has announced under-16 award scholarships for young footballers. ... read..

Rijiju attends Zanskar Winter Sports Festival in Ladakh, assures sporting facilities in UT
Zanskar (Ladakh) | January 21, 2021 7:43:07 PM IST
Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday attended the ongoing Zanskar Winter Sports and Youth Festival and assured sports infrastructure development in the Union Territory. ... read..

Ind vs Eng: Stokes, Archer named in squad for first two Tests
London | January 21, 2021 7:43:04 PM IST
Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer have been named in England's squad for the first two Tests against India, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday. ... read..

Ronaldo becomes top goalscorer in football history
Rome | Thursday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goalscorer in football history as his Juventus side won the Italian Super Cup (Supercoppa) for the ninth time, beating Napoli 2-0 in the final at Mapei Stadium. ... read..

307 athletes benefit from Delhi govt's Play and Progress Scheme
New Delhi | January 21, 2021 7:13:13 PM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday handed cheques worth Rs 7.5 crores to various athletes under the Play and Progress Scheme. ... read..

We as a team never spoke about Adelaide game: Sydney Test hero Vihari
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 21, 2021 7:13:09 PM IST
India batsman Hanuma Vihari has said that winning the Sydney Test against Australia was not a possibility once Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara got dismissed on the final afternoon at the Sydney Cricket Ground. ... read..

ISL 7: East Bengal look to maintain unbeaten run as they face Mumbai City test
Panaji (Goa) | January 21, 2021 6:43:30 PM IST
SC East Bengal boss Robbie Fowler will have little difficulty in getting across to his players on what's at stake for them on Friday. Win, and they will be just another victory away from a playoff spot, a comeback that looked improbable in the early stage ... read..

Virat bhai told me I have the ability to perform on the big stage: Siraj
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 21, 2021 6:43:27 PM IST
India pacer Mohammed Siraj on Thursday said that he would be forever indebted to the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore and skipper Virat Kohli for always believing in him. ... read..

Rahane receives grand welcome from neighbours after historic series win in Australia
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2021 6:43:23 PM IST
After the historic 2-1 Test series win over Australia, India's stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane received a grand welcome from his neighbours on Thursday. India beat Australia by three wickets against all odds in the final Test at The Gabba to clinch the se ... read..

BFI elections: Shelar confident of winning with 70 per cent votes
New Delhi | January 21, 2021 8:13:02 PM IST
Former Maharashtra sports minister and Boxing Federation of India presidential contender Ashish Shelar expressed his confidence about sweeping the BFI elections on February 3 and ushering in a new dawn in Indian boxing. ... read..

India junior beat Chile senior 3-2 in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile) | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
An impressive outing by the Indian junior women's hockey team saw them make a comeback from a goal down to defeat the Chile senior team 3-2 in their third match on the Chile tour. ... read..

SA has experienced players, but Pakistan has home advantage, says Mohammad Yousuf
Karachi | January 21, 2021 6:13:16 PM IST
Test cricket will return to Pakistan after a long hiatus when the hosts play South Africa at Karachi's National Stadium in the first Test, starting Tuesday. ... read..

Umpires told us we can walk off, but Australian crowd abusing made me mentally strong: Siraj
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 21, 2021 6:13:12 PM IST
India pacer Mohammed Siraj on Thursday said that the racial slurs hurled at him by the Australian crowd made him mentally strong. Siraj returned to India on Thursday after the Ajinkya Rahane-led side defeated Australia 2-1 to win the Border-Gavaskar Troph ... read..

Jean-Philippe Mateta joins Crystal Palace on loan from Mainz
London | January 21, 2021 6:13:10 PM IST
Crystal Palace on Thursday signed forward Jean-Philippe Mateta on an 18-month loan deal from Bundesliga side Mainz with an option to make the move permanent. ... read..

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj-Ashwini enter mixed doubles' quarters (Lead)
Bangkok | Thursday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
The Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday secured their berth into the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles event at the Toyota Thailand Open after getting past Germany's Mark Lamsfuss and Isabel Herttrich in their second ... read..

Thailand Open: Sindhu cruises into quarterfinals after beating Kisona
Bangkok | January 21, 2021 5:43:12 PM IST
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday cruised to the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open after a victory over Malaysia's Kisona Selvaduray. ... read..

ISL 7: Poor referring has been a problem for all teams, says Renedy Singh
Panaji (Goa) | January 21, 2021 5:13:28 PM IST
Ahead of the clash against Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), SC East Bengal's assistant coach Renedy Singh said that poor referring has impacted all the clubs and the standard can be better in the ongoing season. ... read..

SL vs Eng: Anderson replaces Broad in playing XI for second Test
Galle | January 21, 2021 5:13:23 PM IST
James Anderson has replaced Stuart Broad in England's playing XI for the second Test against Sri Lanka at Galle, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Thursday. ... read..

Snehasish Ganguly to undergo angioplasty on Friday
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 21, 2021 5:13:16 PM IST
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) secretary Snehasish Ganguly will undergo angioplasty on Friday. ... read..

Siraj pays tribute to late father after returning from Australia
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 21, 2021 5:13:12 PM IST
After returning from Australia, India pacer Mohammed Siraj on Thursday paid tribute to his late father Mohammed Ghaus. ... read..

IPL won't be the same without you: Bumrah to Malinga
New Delhi | January 21, 2021 5:13:10 PM IST
India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Thursday congratulated Lasith Malinga on his successful franchise career and said the Indian Premier League (IPL) will not be the same without him. ... read..

Stage set for grand finale of 23rd JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2021 4:43:12 PM IST
The Kari Motor Speedway, situated on the outskirts of Coimbatore amidst sylvan surrounding, will roar to life as participants gear up for the final round of country's premium motor racing event -- the 23rd JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship. ... read..

Paine is leading with intent, his criticism "absolute joke": Handscomb
Sydney | January 21, 2021 4:43:11 PM IST
Australia batsman Peter Handscomb on Thursday rallied behind Tim Paine, saying that the criticism of Australia Test skipper is an "absolute joke". ... read..

Amarjit, Germanpreet pay tribute to coach Bitan Singh
New Delhi | January 21, 2021 4:13:02 PM IST
India lost one of its finest coaches on Wednesday as former India U-16 national team coach Bitan Singh passed away. ... read..

Would have loved to play T10 format, says Mudassar Nazar
Abu Dhabi | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Legendary Pakistan cricketer Mudassar Nazar, who scored over 6,500 runs and took over 150 wickets in international cricket, has been appointed as the technical director for T10 Sports Management (TSM). ... read..

A bowler like Malinga can win you a game from any situation: Harbhajan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2021 3:43:28 PM IST
Following Lasith Malinga's decision to retire from franchise cricket, his former Mumbai Indians teammate Harbhajan Singh on Thursday said a team can win a game from any situation if it has a bowler like Sri Lanka's pace spearhead. ... read..

Thailand Open: Prannoy crashes out after losing to Daren
Bangkok | January 21, 2021 3:43:23 PM IST
Indian shuttler HS Prannoy crashed out of the ongoing Thailand Open after losing to Malaysia's Liew Daren in the second round here on Thursday. ... read..

Malinga's presence around MI squad will be missed: Rohit
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2021 3:43:11 PM IST
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday said Lasith Malinga's presence will be missed around the squad as the pacer announced his retirement from franchise cricket on Wednesday. ... read..

Djokovic says demands for Australian Open players 'misconstrued'
Canberra | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
World number one Novak Djokovic said his demands for tennis players in quarantine ahead of the Australian Open were "misconstrued". ... read..

IPL 2021: KKR will be very competitive this year, says coach McCullum
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 21, 2021 3:13:01 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season, Australia pace spearhead Pat Cummins was retained by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday, and head coach Brendon McCullum feels the side will be at its aggressive best during the 2021 edition. ... read..

Alcoyano send Real Madrid crashing out of Copa del Rey
Madrid | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
Real Madrid have been knocked out of the third round of the Copa del Rey by third tier Alcoyano 2-1. ... read..

India's products play international cricket and in Pakistan's case, only the talent does: Hafeez
Karachi | January 21, 2021 2:43:17 PM IST
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has lavished praise on the young Indian side after the boys managed to beat Australia 2-1 in the just concluded series Down Under. ... read..

Faf du Plessis looking forward to his first Test on Pakistan soil
Karachi | January 21, 2021 2:43:16 PM IST
When the South African contingent arrived in Karachi on Saturday, it included Faf du Plessis who travelled to the country for the third time in less than four years. The middle-order batsman captained an ICC World XI team for three T20Is in Lahore in 2017 ... read..

We don't dominate opponents like we used to: Neuer after 1-0 win over Augsburg
Augsburg | January 21, 2021 2:13:13 PM IST
After securing a win over FC Augsburg, Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer said his side does not "dominate the opponents" like they used to. ... read..

SL vs Eng: Root backs Crawley, Sibley to turn things around in 2nd Test
Galle | January 21, 2021 1:43:16 PM IST
England openers Zak Crawley and Dom Sibley had failed to leave a mark in both innings of the first Test, but skipper Joe Root is confident that the batsmen will be looking to turn things around in the second game against Sri Lanka. ... read..

Homecoming of cricket has attracted leading sport broadcast partners, says PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan
Lahore | January 21, 2021 1:43:11 PM IST
The resumption of cricket in Pakistan has attracted household sports broadcasters across the globe to partner with the PCB and secure media rights for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and all home bilateral international matches till 2023. ... read..

Indian junior women's hockey team defeat Chile senior women's team 3-2
Santiago | January 21, 2021 1:43:01 PM IST
An impressive outing by the Indian junior women's hockey team saw them make a comeback from a goal down to defeat the Chile senior women's team 3-2 here on Wednesday evening. ... read..

We should've won: Zidane takes responsibility of defeat against Alcoyano
Alcoy | January 21, 2021 1:13:11 PM IST
After losing to Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane admitted that his side should have won the game but stressed that the defeat is "not embarrassing or anything of the sort". ... read..

Thailand Open: Doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Ashwini breeze into quarter-finals
Bangkok | January 21, 2021 1:13:09 PM IST
Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa secured their berth in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Thailand Open with a scintillating win on Thursday. ... read..

Players picked after one-off performances hurting Pakistan, feels batting coach Younis Khan
Karachi | January 21, 2021 12:43:10 PM IST
Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan feels a player must toil hard in the domestic circuit before he's picked in the national side. ... read..

ISL 7: Expected referee to stop game after Gurpreet went down, says Naushad Moosa
Bambolim (Goa) | January 21, 2021 12:43:02 PM IST
Bengaluru FC coach Naushad Moosa said the side expected the referee to halt the game when goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu went down after being hit on the chest. ... read..

ISL 7: We showed 'never give up' attitude, says Vicuna after win over Bengaluru
Panaji (Goa) | January 21, 2021 11:43:10 AM IST
After securing a come from behind victory over Bengaluru FC, Kerala Blasters FC head coach Kibu Vicuna said he is very happy with the win, adding that his side showed the attitude of never giving up. ... read..

After conquering fortress Gabba, Rohit, Rahane, Shastri arrive in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2021 11:13:07 AM IST
After registering a historic win over Australia at The Gabba, Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, and Team India's coach Ravi Shastri arrived in Mumbai on Thursday. ... read..

We needed this sort of team performance: Pirlo on Juventus' Italian Super Cup win
Reggio Emilia | January 21, 2021 11:13:04 AM IST
Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo is delighted over winning his first trophy as manager after his side defeated Napoli to lift the Italian Super Cup. ... read..

Thailand Open: Sameer Verma sails into quarter-finals
Bangkok | January 21, 2021 10:43:04 AM IST
Indian shuttler Sameer Verma on Thursday put up a stellar performance to sail into the quarter-finals of the ongoing Thailand Open. ... read..

Cavani, Pogba take Man Utd back to the top of Premier League table
London | January 21, 2021 10:43:02 AM IST
Manchester United returned to the top of the Premier League table after they came from behind to defeat Fulham 2-1 here on Thursday. ... read..

Feels good to be compared to Dhoni, but want to make my own name: Pant
New Delhi | January 21, 2021 10:13:09 AM IST
After powering India to victory over Australia in the fourth Test, India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant said that although it feels good to be compared to former cricketer MS Dhoni, he does not want people to make comparisons as he wants to make his o ... read..

You smiled, you bowled, you won: Mumbai Indians touching tribute to Malinga
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2021 9:43:00 AM IST
Following Sri Lanka pace spearhead Lasith Malinga's decision to retire from franchise cricket, his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians came up with an emotional message for the bowler. ... read..

Ronaldo feels Italian Super Cup will boost Juventus' confidence
Reggio Emilia | January 21, 2021 9:13:11 AM IST
After guiding Juventus to the Italian Super Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo said it will give them a confidence boost which they must use in the upcoming fixtures. ... read..

Ronaldo scores as Juventus win 9th Italian Super Cup
Reggio Emilia | January 21, 2021 8:43:06 AM IST
Juventus won the Italian Super Cup title after securing a 2-0 win over Napoli here. ... read..

I-League: Judah Garcia's brace helps Neroca FC thrash Indian Arrows 4-0
Kalyani (West Bengal) | January 21, 2021 8:43:04 AM IST
All India Football Federation's developmental side the Indian Arrows lost 0-4 against Neroca FC at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in the ongoing I-League on Wednesday. ... read..

Rahul scores in injury time as Kerala beat Bengaluru 2-1 in ISL
Bambolim (Goa) | Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
A late injury-time goal from Rahul KP handed Kerala Blasters a dramatic comeback 2-1 win over heated rivals Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..

IPL's top wicket-taker Malinga quits franchise cricket
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Sri Lanka pace bowler Lasith Malinga, the top wicket taker of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has retired from franchise cricket that is why he was not retained by the Mumbai Indians (MI) for the 2021 season, the franchise said in a statement. ... read..

1st ODI: Shakib 4-wkt haul helps Bangla beat 2nd string Windies
Dhaka | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Shakib Al Hasan took four wickets and conceded eight runs in 7.2 overs on his return to international cricket as he helped Bangladesh beat the West Indies by six wickets in the first ODI on Wednesday. ... read..

Rahane's success as Test captain puts pressure on Kohli
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Ajinkya Rahane's ability to lead a weak Indian team, with many second string or young players to a Test series victory over Australia, has put pressure on regular skipper Virat Kohli to prove himself as a captain all over again. ... read..

Jain creates biggest upset at AITA Men's Championship
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Young Manav Jain created the biggest upset of the Rs.1 lakh prize money AITA Men's Championship here on Wednesday when he defeated second seed Suraj Prabodh to enter quarterfinals. ... read..

57 players released by 8 IPL franchises ahead of auction (Round-up)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Fifty-seven players have been released by eight Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises ahead of the 2021 auction, to be held next month. They include Mumbai Indians' fast bowling great Lasith Malinga, former Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith, Chennai S ... read..

Gokulam's comeback king Antwi hopes to shine in I-League
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Around 11 years ago, Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan missed a crucial penalty in the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal against Uruguay, but still went on to make history by being the highest international goal scorer from his country.Fast-forward to the pres ... read..

Bagan eye comeback against Chennaiyin (Match Preview 66)
Goa | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan have dropped five points in their last two games in the Indian Super League (ISL). The Kolkata team lost against Mumbai City FC and drew with FC Goa that nearly cost them the second spot. However, as they prepare to take on Chennaiyin FC o ... read..

SunRisers Hyderabad keep faith in Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) have reposed faith in all-rounders Jason Holder and Mitchell Marsh and retained them, along with their core group of players, ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction expected to be held in mid-February. ... read..

Chennai Super Kings release Harbhajan, Jadhav
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Chennai Super Kings have released Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav, along with four other players, for the Indian Premier League 2021 season. Piyush Chawla, Shane Watson, Murali Vijay and Monu Kumar Singh are the others to be released. ... read..

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karnataka, Himachal qualify for quarters
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh pipped Madhya Pradesh as the second best placed teams to the quarter-finals of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh -- all in different groups -- had the highest number of points a ... read..

Six reasons why India beat Australia in Test series
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
India defeated Australia for the second successive time in a Test series in two years, with both the series wins coming in Australia. ... read..

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