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India suffer defeat against Australia in FIH Pro Hockey League
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 22, 2020 11:11:24 AM IST
Indian men's hockey team suffered a 3-4 defeat against Australia in the ongoing FIH Pro Hockey League at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. ... read..


Jadeja is my favourite cricketer in the world: Ashton Agar
Johannesburg | February 22, 2020 9:41:28 AM IST
After taking five wickets in the first T20I of three-match series against South Africa, Australia spinner Ashton Agar said that he aspires to become like India's Ravindra Jadeja. ... read..


'Sandpaper for Sale': Proteas fans take jibe at Warner, Smith
Johannesburg | February 22, 2020 9:11:28 AM IST
In the first T20I of the three-match series between South Africa and Australia, Proteas fans decided to get under the skin of David Warner and Steve Smith by displaying provocative banners. ... read..


Poonam's efforts completely changed the game: Mithali Raj on Women's T20 WC opener
Dubai | February 22, 2020 9:11:25 AM IST
After witnessing India's tremendous grit and fight against Australia in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup, Mithali Raj hailed spinner Poonam Yadav's efforts and called her a gamechanger. ... read..


Players need to put their hands up: Mark Boucher
Johannesburg | February 22, 2020 9:11:23 AM IST
After suffering a 107-run defeat against Australia in the first T20I of the three-match series, South Africa coach Mark Boucher said that the players need to step up and grab their opportunities. ... read..


Agar's fifer takes Australia to 107-run win over SA in first T20I
Johannesburg | February 22, 2020 8:41:22 AM IST
Spinner Ashton Agar took a five-wicket haul as Australia defeated South Africa by 107 runs in the first T20I of the three-match series on Friday (local time) here at the Wanderers Stadium. ... read..


ISL: Goian nets winner as Chennaiyin qualify for playoffs
Mumbai | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
There was heart-break for Mumbai City FC in the most poetic form when Lucian Goian scored the winner against his former club to help Chennaiyin FC qualify for the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs with a 1-0 win at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Frida ... read..


Sharath-Sathiyan pair storms into doubles Hungary Open final (Lead)
Budapest | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Indian pair of A. Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan succeeded in toppling experienced top seeds Kwan Kit Ho and Chun Ting Wong of Hong Kong in the mens doubles to enter the final of the ITTF World Tour Hungary Open here on Friday. ... read..


We didn't adapt to Poonam's slower deliveries: Healy
Sydney | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Alyssa Healy admitted that Australia walked into Poonam Yadavs trap as the leg-spinner inspired India to a 17-run victory in the ICC Womens T20 World Cup opener here on Friday. ... read..


Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina bows out, Jayaram in quarters
Barcelona | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the $170,000 Barcelona Spain Masters after she lost in straight games to Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the quarterfinals here on Friday. ... read..


FIH Pro League: India go down fighting 3-4 to holders Australia
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
India lost 3-4 to defending champions Australia but not before they put up a spirited display in their first match of the two-leg FIH Pro League encounter here on Friday. ... read..


Asian Wrestling C'Ships: Happiness in defeat for Vinesh
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Vinesh Phogat's hoodoo against Japanese world No.3 Mayu Mukaida continued as the Asian Games gold medallist lost 2-6 in her 53kg bout at the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Friday. ... read..


Hope trials are conducted for Asian Olympic qualifiers: Sakshi
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Sakshi Malik lost a closely fought gold medal match in the 65kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Friday. The weight class she was fighting in was a non-Olympic one due to her defeat in the trials before the tournament to 18-year-old S ... read..


Fifth edition of ACG-NBA Jump programme starts Feb 22
Mumbai | Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the ACG Worldwide Group on Friday announced the launch of the fifth edition of ACG-NBA Jump, India's first national basketball scouting programme. ... read..


MI junior cricket meet: Gandhi blossoms for JCBN International
Mumbai | Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Vansh Gandhi scored a swashbuckling hundred to enable JBCN International School, Borivali, register a comprehensive 140-run win over The Blossoms STE School, Marine Lines, in the Mumbai Indians Junior Cricket Tournament at the Azad Maidan here on Friday. ... read..


Asian Wrestling C'Ships: Silver for Sakshi, Vinesh wins bronze
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Star grappler Sakshi Malik went down fighting in the final of the 65 kg category to remain content with a silver at the Asian Wrestling Championships being held at the KD Jadhav Wrestling Hall here on Friday, while Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat ... read..


TT: Indian pairs assured of medal in Budapest
Budapest | Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Indian pairs of A. Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan in men's doubles and Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra in mixed doubles assured themselves of a medal each as they entered the semifinals of the ITTF World Tour Hungary Open here on Friday. ... read..


Minerva Academy to conduct trials in Manipur
Ludhiana | Saturday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Minerva Academy is going to conduct trials in Manipur, a statement said. The trials will start from February 28 in Chandel District of Manipur and over the course of 10 days will be held across the state. ... read..


Third hat-trick that I have missed: Poonam Yadav
Sydney | Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Poonam Yadav led the way as India downed defending champions Australia by 17 runs in the opening match of the 2020 ICC Women's World Cup. Poonam almost completed a hat-trick and took four wickets for 19 runs to help India succesfully defend a low target o ... read..


Women's T20 WC: Get the Cup home, says Edulji after Ind beat Aus
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Former captain Diana Edulji hailed India's stunning 17-run victory in the Women's T20 World Cup opener against holders Australia, but added that the batters also need to come to the party going forward. ... read..


Not satisfied with my performance in Asian Wrestling Championship, says Sakshi Malik
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 11:41:26 PM IST
After settling for silver in the Asian Wrestling Championship, Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has said that she was not satisfied with her performance in 65 kg category as it is a non-Olympic category. ... read..


BCCI sends Kohli, Shami, Dhawan, Kuldeep's name for Asia XI T20Is
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has sent the names of skipper Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan and Kuldeep Yadav to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as the latter gets ready to host two T20Is between ... read..


Russia to host new format of AIBA World Cup 2020
Budapest | Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Russia became the first country to host the new format of the AIBA Team World Cup in 2020. AIBA Executive committee members voted to approve the bid during the meeting in Budapest on February 17. ... read..


Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal faces defeat in quarterfinals
Barcelona | February 21, 2020 11:11:29 PM IST
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Friday faced defeat at the hands of Thailands' Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the quarterfinals of Spain Masters. ... read..


I'm gearing up for Tokyo Olympics, says Vinesh Phogat
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 10:41:28 PM IST
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who bagged a bronze medal in the Asian Wrestling Championships, said on Friday that she is gearing up for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Bronze medal a motivation, says wrestler Anshu Malik
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 10:41:21 PM IST
Indian wrestler Anshu Malik said that bronze medal in Asian Wrestling Championship will act as a motivation for her wrestling career. ... read..


Giro d'Italia announces partnership with Tissot
Budapest | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Having renewed its links with prestigious cycling events like Tour de France and the Vuelta in 2016, global watch-making brand Tissot is now completing the Triple Crown with the Giro d'Italia, thus making it the first Swiss official timekeeper in the hist ... read..


Dutee to seek Olympic qualification standard at KIUG
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
World University Games champion Dutee Chand will resume her quest for the Olympic Games qualifying standard at the inaugural Khelo India University Games that begin here on Saturday. "Yes, I will sprint for my University (Kalinga Institute of Industrial ... read..


One Championship to launch format of 'The Apprentice' in Asia
Singapore | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship (ONE), on Friday announced the launch of 'The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition under license from MGM Television. ... read..


Bhubaneswar to host India's FIFA WC qualifier against Qatar
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host Indias FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier Group E tie against reigning Asian champions Qatar on March 26, All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed on Friday. ... read..


Jamieson bowled exceedingly well, hit good areas: Agarwal
Wellington | Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
India opener Mayank Agarwal feels New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jamieson, who had a dream debut on Friday in the first Test, bowled exceedingly well and used the new ball to good effect as India were left reeling at 122/5 at stumps after a rain-affected fi ... read..


Pullela Gopichand meets PM Modi
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 9:41:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met India's chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand here on Friday. ... read..


Asian Wrestling Championships: Sakshi Malik faces defeat in final, settles for silver
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 9:41:25 PM IST
Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik settled for a silver medal after facing defeat in the final of Asian Wrestling Championships here on Friday.Malik lost to Japan's Naomi Ruike 2-0 in the 65 kg category. She defeated Nabira Esenbaeva 5-4 in the semi-final match ... read..


India's Jehan Daruvala signed by Red Bull F1 Jr programme
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
In a huge boost to Indian motorsport, Red Bull Racing Formula One Team have signed Jehan Daruvala for their Red Bull Junior Programme, paving the way for the country's big racing hope to compete in the FIA Formula 2 Championship. ... read..


Last couple of weeks have been surreal: Jamieson
Wellington | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Fast bowler Kyle Jamieson had a dream debut on Friday, picking up three wickets including that of Indian captain Virat Kohli on Day 1 of New Zealand's first Test against India in Wellington. Jamieson, currently the tallest international cricketer in the w ... read..


Sonam faces defeat in semi-final of Asian Wrestling Championships
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 9:11:23 PM IST
Grappler Sonam on Friday lost her semi-final match in the 62 kg category in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships. ... read..


Asian Wrestling C'Ships: Vinesh to fight for bronze (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat lost to her Japanese rival Mayu Mukaida in the quarter final of the women's 53 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi on Friday. Vinesh will now face Thi Ly Kieu of Vietnam in the bronze meda ... read..


Japan confident of hosting Tokyo Olympics despite coronavirus
Tokyo | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Japan has promised to host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer as planned despite the seemingly worsening situation of the coronavirus outbreak, the top government spokesman said here on Friday. ... read..


Middlesex sign Mitchell Marsh for Vitality Blast
London | February 21, 2020 8:11:33 PM IST
English county club Middlesex cricket on Friday signed Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh for the upcoming 2020 Vitality Blast tournament. ... read..


Proud of my daughter's performance, says mother of Poonam Yadav
Cricket | February 21, 2020 8:11:26 PM IST
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 21: After Indian spinner Poonam Yadav took four wickets and guided her team to a victory over Australia in the opening match of Women's T20 World Cup, her mother Munni Devi said she is proud of her daughter's performance. ... read..


Asian C'ships: Vinesh loses to Mukaida, in contention for bronze
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat lost to her Japanese rival Mayu Mukaida in the quarter final of the women's 53 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi on Friday. Vinesh will now face Thi Ly Kieu of Vietnam in the bronze meda ... read..


Manika, Sathiyan enter pre-quarters at Hungarian Open
Budapest | Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra showed nerves of steel to upset World No. 26 Chen Szu-Yu as India No. 1 Gnanasekaran Sathiyan too made a winning start to reach the pre-quarter finals of the 2020 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open held at the Ol ... read..


Australia put India to bat in Women's T20 WC opener (Toss)
Sydney | Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Australia captain Meg Lanning won the toss and elected to field in the Women's T20 World Cup opener against India at the Sydney Showground Stadium on Friday. ... read..


ECB in talks with BCCI to allow Indian women in 'The Hundred'
London | Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
If things turn out well between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), some of the Indian women cricketers might be seen in action in 'The Hundred' competition slated to be played later in the year in t ... read..


Asian Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik win bronze
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 7:12:03 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat and Anshu Malik won a bronze medal after winning their respective matches in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships. ... read..


Guptill congratulates Ross Taylor for becoming first cricketer to play 100 international matches in all formats
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 7:11:40 PM IST
New Zealand cricketer Martin Guptill on Friday congratulated his compatriot Ross Taylor for achieving the unique feat of playing a hundred matches in all formats. ... read..


Pragyan retires from int'l cricket, says time to move on
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Left-arm Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. Ojha took to Twitter to make the announcement about his decision. ... read..


Highest point of my career was receiving the Test cap: Pragyan Ojha
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 21, 2020 6:41:36 PM IST
After announcing his retirement from all formats of the game, spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday said that the highest point in his career was receiving the Test cap. ... read..


Sachin Tendulkar congratulates India on securing win over Australia in Women's T20 WC opener
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 6:41:22 PM IST
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar congratulated the Indian team after it secured a victory over Australia in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup, on Friday. The Indian side defended a modest total of 132 runs. ... read..


19 innings, 0 ton: Kohli's horrid run refuses to end
Wellington | Friday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
India captain Virat Kohli's poor run in the ongoing New Zealand tour continued on Friday as he could manage just two runs before getting dismissed by Kyle Jamieson on Day One of the first Test at the Basin Reserve. ... read..


Army Red team lifts National Ice Hockey Championship title
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 6:11:27 PM IST
In a nail-biting encounter, Indian Army Red Ice hockey team, comprising of players from the Ladakh Scouts Regiment, won the 9th National Ice Hockey Championship beating the ITBP team 6-5 in a close match on Friday. ... read..


Dutee Chand to participate in Khelo India University Games
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 21, 2020 5:41:25 PM IST
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand on Friday confirmed her participation for the first edition of Khelo India University Games. ... read..


Sehwag, Laxman congratulate India on victory over Australia in Women's T20 WC opener
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 5:41:21 PM IST
As India defeated Australia by 17 runs in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup, several legends of the game including Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Mithali Raj and celebrities Anushka Sharma and Taapsee Pannu, congratulated the side on defending ... read..


Poonam Yadav guides India to 17-run victory over Australia in Women's T20 WC opener
Sydney | February 21, 2020 5:11:42 PM IST
Poonam Yadav took four wickets as India defeated the defending champions Australia by 17 runs in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup on Friday here at the Sydney Showground Stadium. ... read..


PM Modi to launch Khelo India University Games
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 5:11:31 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the first edition of Khelo India University Games on February 22 in Cuttack, Odisha. ... read..


Our friendship goes beyond cricket pitch: Rohit Sharma congratulates Ojha
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 5:11:22 PM IST
As Pragyan Ojha announced his retirement from all forms of the game on Friday, batsman Rohit Sharma congratulated the player on a wonderful career and said their friendship goes beyond the cricket pitch. ... read..


Rahane holds fort as India struggle on Day 1 of Wellington Test
Wellington | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane held one end as India found themselves struggling on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve on Friday. ... read..


'Ke Ghungroo Toot Gaye': Iyer mocks Kohli on Instagram
Wellington | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli might not be in the best of forms but that doesn't stop him from catching attention of his fans. ... read..


You made my last Test special: Tendulkar to Ojha on retirement
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 4:41:33 PM IST
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Friday wished Pragyan Ojha on retirement and said 'You made my last Test special by picking 10 wickets'. ... read..


Russia to host new edition of AIBA World Cup 2020
Moscow | February 21, 2020 4:41:32 PM IST
Russia will be the first country to host the new format of AIBA Team World Cup in 2020. ... read..


T20 WC: Vlaeminck injury massive loss for us, says Lanning
Sydney | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Australia captain Meg Lanning has said labelled Tayla Vlaeminck's injury is a "massive loss" for the team after the fast bowler was ruled out of the Women's T20 World Cup. ... read..


Jerome Valcke, former FIFA head, charged with corruption
Geneva | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has accused former FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke of corruption concerning the award of media rights. ... read..


PM Modi directed all govt depts to work for youths, says Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 3:11:30 PM IST
Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed all government departments to work for the welfare of the youngsters as India has a 20 per cent of global youth's population. ... read..


Manika Batra stuns world no 26; Sathiyan too wins at Hungarian Open
Budapest | February 21, 2020 3:11:29 PM IST
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra showed nerves of steel on her way to upsetting the world number 26 Chen Szu-Yu as India's Gnanasekaran Sathiyan too made a winning start to reach the pre-quarter-finals at the 2020 ITTF World Tour Hungarian O ... read..


1st Test: Jamieson bags three to leave India struggling at Tea
Wellington | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
After dominating the first session, New Zealand made further inroads to leave India struggling on Day One of the first Test at the Basin Reserve on Friday. ... read..


'Girls across the world will look up to you': Tendulkar encourages Women's T20 WC teams
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 2:11:26 PM IST
As the Women's T20 World Cup got underway, former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar encouraged all the teams participating in the tournament, and said girls across the world will look to take up sports, looking at the competition. ... read..


Asian Wrestling Championships: Sakshi Malik assured of silver after winning semi-final
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 2:11:22 PM IST
Grappler Sakshi Malik was on Friday assured of a silver medal in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships as she won her semi-final match. ... read..


Asian Wrestling Championships: Sakshi Malik wins second round match
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 1:41:33 PM IST
Grappler Sakshi Malik on Friday won her second-round match in the 65kg weight category of the ongoing Asian Wrestling championships. ... read..


Women's T20 World Cup: Australia win toss, opt to field against India
Syndey | February 21, 2020 1:41:25 PM IST
Australia have won the toss and opted to bowl first in the opening game of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup here at Sydney Showgrounds Stadium on Friday. ... read..


Paraguay defender Aguilar to undergo knee surgery
Mexico City | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 PM IST
Paraguay international defender Pablo Aguilar will undergo surgery on his left knee after suffering ligament damage while playing for Cruz Azul, the Mexican club said on Thursday. ... read..


Asian Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat loses first round match
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 1:11:33 PM IST
Grappler Vinesh Phogat on Friday lost her first-round match in the 53kg category of the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships. ... read..


1st Test: Top order collapse leaves India in disarray at Lunch
Wellington | Friday, 2020 12:45:05 PM IST
Top order Indian batsman -- including the likes of Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara-- were found wanting against the quality pace attack of New Zealand on Day One of the first start at the Basin Reserve. ... read..


Australia is focused on winning games in South Africa, says David Warner
Johannesburg | February 21, 2020 12:41:30 PM IST
Ahead of the T20I series against South Africa, Australia top-order batsman David Warner said the team's focus is to try and win as many games as possible. ... read..


Alright to be at non-striker's end in these conditions, says Mayank Agarwal
Wellington | February 21, 2020 12:11:36 PM IST
India's opener Mayank Agarwal, after playing a knock of 34 runs on the opening day of the first Test on Friday, said that it is alright to be on the non-striker's end in these conditions. ... read..


Pragyan Ojha announces retirement from all formats of game
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 12:11:33 PM IST
Spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday announced his retirement from all formats of the game. ... read..


Feeling of making my Test debut hasn't sunk in yet: Kyle Jamieson
Wellington | February 21, 2020 11:41:25 AM IST
After taking three wickets on Day One of the first Test against India, Kiwi pacer Kyle Jamieson on Friday said that the feeling of making his Test debut has not sunk in yet. ... read..


Wellington Test: Ross Taylor 1st to play 100 games in all three formats
Wellington | Friday, 2020 11:15:05 AM IST
Experienced New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has created history by becoming the first player ever to play 100 matches in all the three formats of the game. He achieved the feat when he took the field against India in the first Test starting Friday at the ... read..


Rahane shows resistance against New Zealand pacers on day one
Wellington | February 21, 2020 11:11:35 AM IST
India vice-captain and middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane showed resistance against the fiery New Zealand pace attack on the opening day of the first Test here at Basin Reserve on Friday. ... read..


Can Indian women's cricket team replicate feat of Kapil Dev's 1983 squad?
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 11:11:24 AM IST
As Women's T20 World Cup is about to start, fans across the country just have one question on their mind, can the Indian side replicate the feat of Kapil Dev's 1983 World Cup-winning squad? ... read..


Teams should consider playing in Pakistan, says Kumar Sangakkara
Lahore | February 21, 2020 10:41:25 AM IST
After the successful week-long tour of Lahore, Marylebone Cricket Club's president Kumar Sangakkara said he would love if more teams consider touring Pakistan to bring international cricket back in the country. ... read..


New Zealand put India to bat in Wellington Test
Wellington | Friday, 2020 9:45:05 AM IST
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to field against India in the first Test of the two-match series at the Basin Reserve starting Friday. ... read..


Anwar Ali replaces Umar Akmal in Quetta Gladiators squad
Lahore | February 21, 2020 9:41:21 AM IST
Anwar Ali will replace Umar Akmal in the Quetta Gladiators' squad for the Pakistan Super League's (PSL) ongoing season following the event's technical committee's approval. ... read..


Kyle Jamieson makes debut for New Zealand in first Test against India
Wellington | February 21, 2020 9:11:24 AM IST
New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson on Friday earned his maiden Test cap before the start of the first Test against India here at Basin Reserve. ... read..


Ross Taylor becomes first cricketer to play 100 international matches in all 3 formats
Wellington | February 21, 2020 8:11:23 AM IST
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor on Friday scripted a unique record as he became the only player in the history of cricket to play a hundred matches across formats. ... read..


Hyderabad run riot in Guwahati, end season in style
Guwahati | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Hyderabad FC brought their Indian Super League (ISL) season to an end with a thumping 5-1 win over NorthEast United FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Thursday. ... read..


Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina enters QFs, Srikanth loses
Barcelona | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal won in straight games against Ukraine's Maria Ulitina to storm into the women's singles quarterfinals of the $170,000 Barcelona Spain Masters here on Thursday. ... read..


This is just the beginning: Miranda on FC Goa's success
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
FC Goa interim head coach Clifford Miranda feels this is just the beginning after the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit became the first Indian club to qualify for the AFC Champions League by confirming their position at the top of the league table in the ... read..


India to now face Australian test in FIH Hockey Pro League
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
After having faced two out of the top-3 ranked sides in their opening FIH Hockey Pro League 2020 encounters, World No 4 India will be facing World No 2 Australia in two intriguing ties here at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium on Friday and Saturday. ... read..


Asian Wrestling C'ships: India bag 3 gold, 1 silver on Day 3
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The Indian contingent won three gold medals and one silver on the third day of the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Thursday. ... read..


MI junior cricket meet: Perpetual Succour ride Agle's all-round show
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Aryan Agle's breath-taking all-round performance helped Our Lady of Perpetual Succour to a convincing 226 runs win over Seven Square Academy, Mira Road in a under-16 boys match of the Mumbai Indians Junior Cricket Tournament at Azad Maidan on Thursday. ... read..


Ex-India hockey captain files domestic violence case against husband
Guwahati | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Former Indian women's hockey team captain Suraj Lata Devi has registered a police complaint against her husband, accusing him of physical assault and mental torture over dowry issues, the police said. ... read..


Barua, Chauhan summoned by Kolkata court for libel, slander (Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The 10th Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Calcutta has issued summons to chess Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua and Secretary of the All India Chess Federation Bharat Singh Chauhan for libel and slander against the Secretary of the Bengal Chess Association (BCA ... read..


Well-prepared for T20 WC challenge: Shafali Verma
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
India's teenage sensation Shafali Verma has said that the women's cricket team is well prepared for the Women's T20 World Cup with a heady mix of youth and experience in the side, as they get ready to take on hosts Australia in Sydney on Friday. ... read..


ISL: Mumbai, Chennai lock horns in do-or-die clash
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A place in the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs is on the line as Mumbai City FC lock horns against Chennaiyin FC at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday. A win will ensure qualification for either side, making it a virtual do-or-die clash. ... read..


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