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Russia working on plans to host F1 race in Sochi with fans
Sochi | Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The organisers of Russian Grand Prix on Friday stated they are 'preparing meticulously' to host the Formula 1 race this season with fans in the stands. ... read..


Southampton Test: England trail West Indies by 99 run after Day 2
Southampton | July 11, 2020 1:41:52 AM IST
West Indies continued their dominance in the first Test against England as Ben Stokes-led side is trailing by 99 runs at the end of day two here on Friday. ... read..


Henderson to miss Liverpool's remaining four games: Klopp
London | Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will not be playing the remaining four games of the season due to a knee injury, manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Friday. Henderson sustained a knee injury during Liverpools 3-1 win at Brighton. ... read..


Eng vs WI: Broad 'frustrated, angry, gutted' at being dropped
Southampton | Friday, 2020 11:45:07 PM IST
Veteran fast bowler Stuart Broad admitted that he is "frustrated, angry, gutted" after being dropped for England's ongoing first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. England decided to go with a pace attack consisting of James Anders ... read..


Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 3: Brathwaite fifty hands visitors edge (Lunch)
Southampton | Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Opener Kraigg Brathwaite slammed a fine half-century in the first session as West Indies slowly and steadily edged towards England's first innings score on the third day of first #raisethebat Test at Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday. The visitors went ... read..


Jamie Murray latest to express doubts on US Open participation
London | Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Seven-time Grand Slam doubles winner Jamie Murray became the latest player to express doubts about travelling to the United States for the US Open that starts on August 31. Murray said that the US seems to have regressed in the battle against coronavirus ... read..


Formula 1 adds Mugello and Sochi to its revised 2020 calendar
Englewood | July 10, 2020 11:42:00 PM IST
Formula 1 one Friday announced the addition of Mugello and Sochi in its revised 2020 race calendar. ... read..


Welsh government allows recreational cricket from July 13
Cardiff | July 10, 2020 11:41:58 PM IST
The Welsh Government has given its permission for recreational cricket in Wales to return from July 13, Cricket Wales announced on Friday. ... read..


PCB advises Danish Kaneria to approach ECB if willing to play domestic cricket
Lahore | July 10, 2020 11:41:54 PM IST
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday 'advised' Danish Kaneria to approach England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) if he wants to play domestic cricket. ... read..


SAI to take action against erring players, officials for 'flouting rules'
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 11:41:49 PM IST
After a few boxers allegedly flouted quarantine rules, Sports Authority of India (SAI) said that it is investigating the matter and it will 'take action against erring players and officials'. ... read..


Salim Malik must respond to April 2000 conversation: PCB
Lahore | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by former skipper Salim Malik for removal of his life ban handed in 2000 and to be allowed to contribute to Pakistan cricket. Malik had earlier failed to respond to transcripts provided by the ICC of April 2000 conver ... read..


PCB asks Kaneria to approach ECB as life ban was imposed by English board
Lahore | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by Danish Kaneria on the life ban imposed on him. After carefully reviewing and studying the requests, the PCB has responded to the former cricketer. It was with regards to being offered a rehabilitation programme and ... read..


Jordan Henderson set to miss remaining games of season due to injury, confirms Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool | July 10, 2020 11:12:02 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Friday confirmed that Jordan Henderson will miss the club's final four fixtures of the season due to a knee injury. ... read..


UCL draw: Man City could face Juve in quarters, Barca vs Bayern on cards
Nyon | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The historic UEFA Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draw took place on Friday. It was historic in the sense because it took place even before all the matches in Round of 16 got over. ... read..


We both recognise environment of fear & mental abuse: British gymnasts
London | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
British World Championship medallist gymnasts Beckie and Ellie Downie said that abuse within gymnastics training in the country is "completely normalised." Several British gymnasts have recently spoken up about a culture of mental and emotional abuse with ... read..


Premier League confirms three incorrect penalty calls during GW 34
London | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Premier League has confirmed that Video Assistant Referee (VAR) made three incorrect penalty calls during Game Week 34 on Thursday. ... read..


Sammy backs Ngidi after former SA players criticise pacer on 'BLM' stance
Johannesburg | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has slammed former South African cricketers for criticising fast bowler Lungi Ngidi's stance on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement. Sammy said that the criticism shows why it is important to speak up on racism. ... read..


Man Utd star Pogba targets Europa League, FA Cup glory
Birmingham | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Manchester United playmaker Paul Pogba has set his eyes on winning silverware this season as they remain in contention for lifting FA Cup and Europa League titles. ... read..


Citing Kohli's example, Hussain urges Denly to tinker with his technique (Lead)
Southampton | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels current batsman Joe Denly will have to change his technique in order to score big runs or else he could lose his spot in the team. ... read..


Sanjeev Gupta targeting cricketers & harming Indian cricket: Aditya Verma
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Guptas recent mail to BCCI Ethics Officer D.K. Jain levelling conflict of interest allegations against India skipper Virat Kohli has seen IPL petitioner Aditya Verma take note of the pattern ... read..


Sanjiv Goenka aims international participation for ATK Mohun Bagan
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 10, 2020 9:41:52 PM IST
The Principal Owner of ATK Mohun Bagan Sanjiv Goenka said he does not want to confine the club to just nation leagues and wants it to participate in the international competitions. ... read..


As IOA power battle rages on, associate EC member calls for introspection
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
As the power battle within the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) rages on, an associate Executive Council member of India's National Olympic Council asked the members for "introspection." ... read..


Citing Kohli's example, Hussain urges Denly to tinker with his technique
Southampton | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels current batsman Joe Denly will have to change his technique in order to score big runs or face being ousted of the Test team. ... read..


Arteta expecting 'really tough game' against Tottenham
London | July 10, 2020 9:12:05 PM IST
Ahead of the match against Tottenham, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he is "expecting a really tough game" while adding that his side will have to give everything to secure a win. ... read..


Cristiano Ronaldo could face former club Real Madrid in Champions League quarter-finals
Nyon | July 10, 2020 9:12:04 PM IST
The UEFA Champions League draw which were announced on Friday has brought up the prospect of Juventus's Cristiano Ronaldo playing against his former club, Real Madrid, in the quarter-finals. ... read..


Uva League fiasco: FanCode cites fraud, Dream 11 refuses to comment
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Streaming website FanCode and Dream 11 have come under scrutiny for their involvement in the fake T20 league being investigated by the Punjab police. While the match was streamed by FanCode, the players were seen sporting Dream 11 on their jerseys. While ... read..


ATK Mohun Bagan holds international potential, says Nita Ambani
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Nita Ambani, Founder & Chairperson, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), welcomed legendary Indian football club Mohun Bagan into the Indian Super League family on Friday. ... read..


Spinners are being taught new methods to shine ball, says Mushtaq Ahmed
Worcester | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Former Pakistan tweaker and team's current spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed on Friday stated that players have responded well to the new regulations put forward by International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


ISL: ATK-Mohun Bagan to sport green & maroon jersey, Ganguly attends meet
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
The board of ATK-Mohun Bagan on Friday decided to retain the green and maroon jersey which has been synonymous with the legacy of iconic Mohun Bagan football club. ... read..


'Rise in rankings gave me immense satisfaction', says BFI President Ajay Singh
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 8:11:54 PM IST
Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh expressed elation, stating that the Indian boxers' rise in rankings has given him 'immense satisfaction'. ... read..


Cricket fraternity wishes legend Sunil Gavaskar on 71st birthday
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The entire cricket fraternity on Friday took to social media to wish 'Little Master' Sunil Gavaskar on his 71st birthday. Gavaskar, who is regarded as one of the finest batsmen ever to play the sport, held numerous records and the fact that he was also a ... read..


Cricket South Africa extends support to 'BLM' movement
Johannesburg | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Cricket South Africa have extended their support to 'Black Lives Matter' movement, saying they would use their voice as a national sporting body to educate and listen to others on topics involving all forms of discrimination. ... read..


Mushtaque Ahmad resigns as HI chief, Ningombam nominated new President
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Hockey India Executive Board held an Emergent Executive Board meeting on Friday naming Manipur's Gyanendro Ningombam as the officiating President of Hockey India. This was following the resignation letter of Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad received by Hockey India o ... read..


One of the saddest days: Jadeja recalls India's 2019 WC exit
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Friday recalled the team's heart-wrenching loss in the 2019 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. ... read..


Anderson one of the best exponents of reverse swing: Tendulkar
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar believes veteran England pacer James Anderson is one of the best exponents of reverse swing in modern-day cricket. ... read..


Looking to make a difference once hockey returns, says Sharmila
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
After a fruitful debut year with the Indian women's hockey team where she helped her team qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, forward Sharmila Devi is itching to get back on the field to make a difference. ... read..


Person I looked up to, wanted to emulate: Tendulkar extends birthday wishes to Sunil Gavaskar
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 5:11:56 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar was the person I looked up to and wanted to emulate, said Sachin Tendulkar as he extended birthday wishes to the former cricketer. ... read..


Ben Winterbottom signs first professional contract with Liverpool
Liverpool | July 10, 2020 4:41:52 PM IST
Liverpool on Friday announced that Ben Winterbottom has signed his first professional contract with the club. ... read..


Alexander-Arnold wants to make sure it's a season 'people will never forget'
Liverpool | July 10, 2020 4:41:50 PM IST
After winning the Premier League title, Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold said now they have set sights on breaking the 100-point barrier in competition as he wants to make sure it's a season 'people will never forget'. ... read..


Eng vs WI: Michael Holding breaks down while discussing racism
Southampton | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Legendary West Indies pacer Michael Holding was recently reduced to tears while discussing the racism his parents faced in the past. ... read..


It was my dream to play, train with best players of the country, says youngster Sharmila Devi
Hisar (Haryana) | July 10, 2020 4:12:04 PM IST
Indian women's team forward Sharmila Devi, who made debut last year, said it was her dream to play and train with the best players of the country. ... read..


ATK Mohun Bagan FC holds international potential: Nita Ambani
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 10, 2020 4:11:58 PM IST
Welcoming Indian football club Mohun Bagan into the Indian Super League (ISL) on Friday after its merger with ATK, the Founder and Chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) Nita Ambani said that ATK Mohun Bagan FC holds international poten ... read..


WTA adds two events to 2020 provisional calendar
Florida | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
The WTA has announced that two more additional tournaments, the Prague Open in the Czech Republic and the Top Seed Open in Lexington, have been added to the provisional 2020 calendar, which now features 21 tournaments. ... read..


Brazil Serie A season to run until February
Rio de Janeiro | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Brazil's Serie A championship will not stop for FIFA-sanctioned international breaks under its revised 2020 calendar which has been unveiled. ... read..


Border Gavaskar series is equivalent to Ashes: Steve Waugh
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New Delhi | July 10, 2020 2:41:55 PM IST
Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh on Friday said that India-Australia Test series, popularly known as Border-Gavaskar trophy, is equivalent to Ashes series as it depicts great competition between the two cricket playing nations. ... read..


Players coping well with new playing protocols, says Mushtaq Ahmed
Worcester | July 10, 2020 2:12:03 PM IST
Pakistan spin bowling coach and team mentor for the England tour Mushtaq Ahmed said players are coping well with the new playing protocols introduced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to prevent the proliferation of COVID-19. ... read..


Gyanendro Ningombam named as Hockey India's officiating president
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 2:11:48 PM IST
Gyanendro Ningombam was named as the officiating president of Hockey India in an Executive Board meeting held on Friday. ... read..


Wishes pour in from cricket fraternity as Sunil Gavaskar turns 71
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 1:41:54 PM IST
Cricket fraternity on Friday flooded the social-media with wishes for former India batsman Sunil Gavaskar on his 71st birthday. ... read..


NSNIS Patiala announces relaxation in admission criteria of coaching course
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 12:41:56 PM IST
With an effort to ensure larger participation from eminent athletes in the sports coaching courses, the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala has decided to relax its admission criteria. ... read..


COVID-19: International Canoe Federation cancels 2020 Dragon Boat World Championships
Lausanne | July 10, 2020 11:41:48 AM IST
International Canoe Federation (ICF) has cancelled the 2020 Dragon Boat World Championships due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


CSA extend solidarity with 'Black Lives Matter' movement
Johannesburg | July 10, 2020 11:11:54 AM IST
Extending solidarity to 'Black Lives Matter' movement, Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting CEO Dr Jacques Faul said that the national sporting body would use its platform to educate and listen to others on all forms of discrimination. ... read..


FIH conducts facilities workshop for Hockey India state member units
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 10:41:58 AM IST
The Facilities and Quality Programme Manager at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Alastair Cox conducted a facilities workshop for Hockey India state member units (SMUs) through Microsoft teams on Thursday. ... read..


On this day in 2019, New Zealand ended India's World Cup campaign
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 10:11:53 AM IST
On this day in 2019, New Zealand ended India's campaign at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup as they defeated Men in Blue by 18 runs in the first semi-final at Old Trafford. ... read..


Praful Patel kicks-off virtual session of AIFF Masters Programme
New Delhi | July 10, 2020 9:11:56 AM IST
All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Thursday commenced the virtual session of the first batch of the Masters Programme. ... read..


Man Utd becomes first team in Premier League to win 4 consecutive games by 3+ goals
Birmingham | July 10, 2020 9:11:50 AM IST
Manchester United became the first team in the Premier League history to win four consecutive matches by three or more goals after they thrashed Aston Villa 3-0 on Thursday at Villa Park. ... read..


BCCI CEO Rahul Johri asked to leave via mail
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri has been asked to leave over mail. Johri had earlier tendered his resignation, but was asked to continue. But the recent leak over the tender with regards to team sponsorship looks like one ... read..


Had asked SRK for a free hand at KKR, says Ganguly
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that he had asked Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan to give him a free hand while he was captaining the franchise. Ganguly was referring to an interview of Gautam Gambhir ... read..


AIFF President kicks-off virtual session of masters programme
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Praful Patel, President, All India Football Federation kickstarted the virtual session of the first batch of the AIFF Masters Programme in an online meeting on Thursday. ... read..


LaLiga: Real Betis confirm Manuel Pellegrini as coach
Madrid | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Spanish LaLiga club Real Betis on Thursday confirmed Manuel Pellegrini as their new coach. ... read..


Eng v WI Test, Day 2: Holder picks six, England fold up for 204 (Tea)
Southampton | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
West Indies captain Jason Holder was the star of the day on Thursday as his six wickets helped the visitors bundle out England for 204 in the first innings of the first Test between the two sides at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. ... read..


Mohammedan Sporting mourns death of former office secretary
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
City football heavyweights Mohammedan Sporting Club on Thursday paid their homage to former office secretary Muhammad Shafique who passed away after battling a prolonged illness in Aurangabad. He was 99. ... read..


IOC disqualifies Turkish weightlifter's London 2012 result
Lausanne (Switzerland) | Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The International Olympic Committee on Thursday said it has sanctioned a Turkish weightlifter for failing anti-doping tests conducted again on samples from the 2012 London Olympics. Following this, Mate Binay's sixth place finish in the 69kg men's categor ... read..


We have to work together and eliminate racism: Sajid Mahmood
Southampton | Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Former English cricketers Saj Mahmood and Owais Shah responded with candour to fans after the first day of the first Test between England and West Indies at Southampton. Speedster Saj Mahmood was extremely moved by listening to former West Indies pacer an ... read..


Was an important move to show solidarity with the West Indies: Thorpe
Southampton | Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
England's first Test against the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton has gone into its second day and both days, the proceedings started with both teams taking a knee and paying tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read..


She wears it better than dada: Rohit posts picture with daughter
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Rohit Sharma the batsman is as fearless as there is in world cricket. He is considered one of the most destructive batters in the modern-day game. ... read..


India's pro league campaign to restart in April with tie in Argentina
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Indian men's hockey team's FIH Pro League campaign is scheduled to restart on April 10 and 11, 2021 with a tie against Argentina away from home as the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Thursday announced a new schedule for the men's and women's ... read..


FIH organises facilities workshop for Hockey India state member units
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Facilities and Quality Programme Manager at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Alastair Cox conducted a facilities workshop for Hockey India State Member Units through Microsoft Teams on Thursday. ... read..


Eng v WI Test, Day 2: Gabriel, Holder restrict hosts to 106/5 at Lunch
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
West Indies bowlers lived up to the billing of being arguably the finest since the great days as they restricted England to 106/5 at Lunch on Day 2 of the first Test at Ageas Bowl on Thursday. ... read..


No confirmation on securing all venues yet: Tokyo Olympics spokesperson
Tokyo | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
A Tokyo Olympics spokesperson said on Thursday that reports of organisers securing all venues for the postponed Games are "optimistic" but nothing has been officially announced yet. While organisers had previously announced that 80 percent of venues had b ... read..


Sachin Tendulkar impressed with James Anderson's reverse swing abilities
New Delhi | July 9, 2020 11:42:07 PM IST
Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar is impressed with England pacer James Anderson's reverse swing abilities as he said the English cricketer is "one of the best exponents of the reverse swing." ... read..


IOC sanctions Turkish athlete for doping violation in 2012 London Olympic Games
Lausanne | July 9, 2020 11:42:02 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday said that Turkish weightlifter Mete Binay has been disqualified from the London Olympics 2012 after it conducted "additional analyses" on the samples collected from the event. ... read..


BCCI accepts CEO Rahul Johri's resignation
New Delhi | July 9, 2020 11:41:55 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday accepted the resignation of its CEO, Rahul Johri. ... read..


He is always there to help us win games: Becker lauds Mohamed Salah
Brighton | July 9, 2020 11:11:55 PM IST
After Liverpool's Mohamed Salah netted a brace to hand his club a victory, the team's goalkeeper Alisson Becker praised him saying that the Egyptian is always there to help them win games. ... read..


ISL winner in 2014, defender Biswajit's food stall is his last hope
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
He was a part of history when ATK (then Atletico de Kolkata) lifted the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) title in 2014. But six years down the line, footballer Biswajit Saha is struggling to make ends meet with his fast food joint close to shutting sho ... read..


Kaif takes hilarious dig at Yuvraj on workout video
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Former India batsman Mohammed Kaif recently took a hilarious dig at his former team mate Yuvraj Singh on the latter's workout video. Yuvraj could be seen performing various workout routines in the gym in the video that he uploaded on Wednesday. ... read..


Trott & I got 'spiked' during Hong Kong Sixes, claims Bresnan
London | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Former England cricketer Tim Bresnan recently opened up about his struggles with mental health and also recounted an incident where he claimed he was drugged along with his former teammate Jonathan Trott during a Hong Kong Sixes tournament. ... read..


Masks, sanitizers rule the roost inside Southampton bio-secure bubble
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Jason Holder-Ben Stokes mix-up during the toss gave an insight into how players are still getting used to the fact that the new normal in cricket is to maintain social distancing. While players are still getting used to this, the strictness to follow ... read..


No BLM logo during 3TC match as jerseys have gone to print, says Smith
Johannesburg | Thursday, 2020 9:45:07 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) will be discussing ways to express support for the Black Lives Matter movement but it may not be possible for having a BLM logo on the jerseys for the 3TC match as they have already been made. CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smit ... read..


No int'l sport events in China in 2020 except Beijing 2022 trials
Beijing | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
China will not hold international sport events in 2020 except for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic trials, the General Administration of Sport of China announced the decision on Thursday. ... read..


Incomplete Dhaka Premier League likely to be held at only 2 venues
Dhaka | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The incomplete 2019-20 season of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL), might resume at two specific places -- Krira Shikhkha Protishthan (BKSP) and the stadia in Cox's Bazar. The league was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Googly will be my most important weapon against Eng, says Yasir Shah
Worcester | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah is hopeful of dry wickets during their upcoming series against England as he feels it will aid his bowling against a high-profile batting line-up of The Three Lions. ... read..


Ball tampering was rampant during 1989 Ind-Pak Test series, says More
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More has said ball tampering was almost a norm during the team's 1989 Test tour of Pakistan. More, however, said that neither side reported the other for it and everyone learnt how to scratch the ball and then generate reve ... read..


We will assess the extent of Henderson's injury, says Klopp
London | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said the club will wait and watch how serious Jordan Henderson's injury is after the club captain hurt his knee during the Premier League champions' 3-1 win over Brighton. ... read..


Never seen anyone like him: Guardiola lauds Silva after Newcastle win
Manchester | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola heaped praise on veteran playmaker David Silva after the latter starred in the team's 5-0 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Wednesday night. ... read..


Shaw is special, needs to understand his game better: Jaffer
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former India batsman and Uttarakhand Ranji team head coach Wasim Jaffer has lavished praise on Prithvi Shaw, comparing the young opener to legendary Virender Sehwag. ... read..


Gough 'really surprised' by Broad's omission from Southampton Test
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has said he was surprised to see pace spearhead Stuart Broad sit out of the first Test of the three-match #raisethebat series against West Indies which started at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday. ... read..


IPL an integral part of calendar, also important financially: Rhodes
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former South Africa batsman Jonty Rhodes feels playing in front of empty stands will not have that much of an impact on players in Test matches as compared to ODI or T20Is as they are used to less crowd while playing red-ball cricket. ... read..


Sunil Chhetri believes education sector can play 'crucial role' in promoting sports in India
New Delhi | July 9, 2020 8:11:48 PM IST
Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri believes that the education sector can play a 'crucial role' in promoting sports in the country and schools must encourage sports and fitness among students. ... read..


My rivals have faced fewer injuries than I have had to face: Nadal
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal has revealed a lesser number of injuries would have helped his already illustrious career further, saying that is the only thing he envies about his rivals. ... read..


Clijsters steps up comeback with World Team Tennis
New York | Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Kim Clijsters is all-set to ramp up her professional comeback when she participates in the World Team Tennis (WTT) tournament starting Sunday. ... read..


Asia Cup 2020 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
Dubai | July 9, 2020 7:41:54 PM IST
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday announced the postponement of the Asia Cup 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Have not offered to host IPL: New Zealand Cricket
Wellington | Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket has refuted the reports that it has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which currently stands indefinitely postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Hussain hails Holding for his powerful message against racism
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Former England captain Nasser Hussain has paid tribute to former West Indies speedster Michael Holding after the latter delivered a powerful and eloquent message against racism in Southampton. ... read..


England name 24-man training group for Ireland series
London | July 9, 2020 6:41:58 PM IST
England National Cricket Selectors on Thursday picked a 24-member 'behind-closed-doors training group' for the upcoming ODI series against Ireland. ... read..


Solksjaer hopeful of Pogba's long-term future at Old Trafford
Manchester | Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reiterated the club's desire to keep hold of top players and build a squad for the future that will be challenging for top honours in England and also in Europe. ... read..


Charlotte Fleming signs first professional contract with Chelsea
London | July 9, 2020 6:11:55 PM IST
Chelsea on Thursday announced that academy player Charlotte Fleming has signed her first professional contract with the club. ... read..


Shahid Afridi Foundation logo to feature on Pak players' kits
Lahore | Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
The Pakistan cricket team, which is currently in England to play three Tests and as many T20Is in August and September, will be having the logo of Shahid Afridi Foundation on their playing kits. ... read..


Langer wants tour of England, IPL for 'health of world cricket'
Sydney | Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Australia head coach Justin Langer wants the team to tour England and he also batted for star players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to help cricket get back on its feet following a long break put forward by coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Pakistan players' playing kits to feature Shahid Afridi Foundation's logo
New Delhi | July 9, 2020 5:41:56 PM IST
Former cricketer Shahid Afridi has announced that Pakistan cricketers will have a logo of his foundation on their playing kits during their upcoming series against England. ... read..


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