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Thailand Masters: Saina, Srikanth disappoint as India's campaign ends
Bangkok | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
India had a disappointing opening day at the Thailand Masters as all four shuttlers participating from the country bowed out of the competition after facing defeats in their respective first round matches on Wednesday. ... read..


Boxing Oly qualifiers to be rescheduled, moved out of Wuhan
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Olympic Boxing Qualifiers which were to be held in Wuhan, China were moved out of the city on Wednesday due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported. ... read..


Vaughan wants Banton in county cricket rather than IPL
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
England batter Tom Banton is one of the most exciting stars in the T20 circuit but former England captain Michael Vaughan has asked the England Cricket Board (ECB) to withdraw him from the upcoming IPL season. ... read..


Aus Open: Divij enters 2nd round in doubles, Rohan ousted (Lead)
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
India's Divij Sharan on Wednesday advanced to the second round of men's doubles event at the Australian Open after beating Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa along with his New Zealand partner Artem Sitak, but Rohan Boppanna was knocked out. ... read..


Shaw, Samson shine as India 'A' ease past NZ 'A'
Lincoln (New Zealand) | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
A day after replacing Shikhar Dhawan in the ODI squad, opener Prithvi Shaw starred with the bat as India 'A' won by five wickets against New Zealand 'A' in the first unofficial ODI on Wednesday. ... read..


Smriti Mandhana unveils Power sports collection in Mumbai
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Power, the sports and performance brand by Bata, along with Smriti Mandhana, BCCIs Best Women's International Cricketer and the face of Power, launched their all new fitness collection for 2020. The launch was announced in Mumbai on Wednesday. ... read..


Akhtar takes dig at Sehwag, says has more money than Indian star's hair on head
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:41:22 PM IST
Taking a dig at Virender Sehwag, former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday said that he has more money than the swashbuckling Indian star's hair on his head. ... read..


Expect Mirabai to win weightlifting medal in Tokyo: Sandhu
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
India's first Dronacharya Award winner in weightlifting Pal Singh Sandhu is expecting Mirabai Chanu to end up with a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics slated to be held later this year. ... read..


Football legend PK Banerjee responding to treatment, confirms hospital
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:11:34 PM IST
83-year-old footballer PK Banerjee is responding to the ongoing treatment after being hospitalised. ... read..


Hope Bushfire Cricket Bash will offer some relief: Tendulkar
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday hoped the charity match to be played for Australia's bushfire victims will "offer some relief to the people and wildlife in Australia", saying that he chose the right team and the right cause. ... read..


Yash Aradhya 1st motorsports person to win PM Bal Puraskar
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Bengalurus Yash Aradhya on Wednesday became the first Indian motorsports star to win the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award. Yash received the award at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan from President Ram Nath Kovind. ... read..


Zimbabwe trails Sri Lanka by 127 runs on day four of first Test
Harare | January 22, 2020 9:41:35 PM IST
Zimbabwe trails Sri Lanka by 127 runs after the conclusion of day four of the ongoing first Test on Wednesday here at the Harare Sports Club. ... read..


Would be silly of us to not get De Villiers involved: Graeme Smith
London | January 22, 2020 9:41:19 PM IST
Former cricketer and current Cricket South Africa's (CSA) director of cricket, Graeme Smith has said that it would be silly if the management did not get De Villiers involved for the upcoming T20 World Cup. ... read..


I see 'incredible' Kohli breaking more records: Smith (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
It's the year of the World T20 and it isn't just Virat Kohli and the Indian boys who are looking to take every opportunity to prepare for the showpiece event slated to be held later in the year. Run-machine Steve Smith is already excited at the prospect o ... read..


Rohit Sharma backs Indian colts to bring back U-19 WC trophy
Auckland | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Star India opener Rohit Sharma has wished luck to the Under-19 Indian team currently participating in the World Cup and is hoping that the Priyam Garg-led side will be able to defend the title and "bring it back". ... read..


After Aus drubbing, looking forward to India series: Southee
Auckland | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Senior New Zealand pacer Tim Southee is keen to move past his axing from the team for the new year's Test against Australia and focus on the series against India. ... read..


Zimbabwe batsman Kevin Kasuza suffers delayed concussion, ruled out of SL Test
Harare | January 22, 2020 9:11:21 PM IST
Zimbabwe's opening batsman Kevin Kasuza has suffered a delayed concussion and as a result, he has been ruled out of the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka. ... read..


Josh Philippe can play for Aus in all formats: Smith
Sydney | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Steve Smith believes promising wicket-keeper batsman Josh Philippe has the potential to represent Australia in all three formats. ... read..


In a first, Egyptian club signs 75-year-old player
Leeds | January 22, 2020 8:11:35 PM IST
In a first, third-division Egyptian club named 6th October has signed a 75-year-old player named Ezz El-Din Bahader. ... read..


RFI gets two more days to reply over suspension of rower Dattu Bhokanal
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 8:11:31 PM IST
Narinder Batra, the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has given Rowing Federation of India (RFI) two more days to provide details with regards to the decision to suspend rower Dattu Bhokanal. ... read..


Angelo Mathews registers his first double ton in Test cricket
Harare | January 22, 2020 8:11:29 PM IST
Former Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews on Wednesday registered his first double ton in the longest format of the game. ... read..


Expecting good results in 2024, 2028 Olympics: SAI DG
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandip Pradhan has said that the organisation is expecting good results from the country's athletes in the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games. ... read..


Aus Open: Djokovic thumps Ito to enter 3rd round (Lead)
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Defending champion Novak Djokovic on Wednesday entered the third round of the Australian Open after cruising past Japanese wildcard Tatsuma Ito. ... read..


Australian Open: Divij enters 2nd round in men's doubles
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
India's Divij Sharan on Wednesday advanced to the second round of men's doubles event at the Australian Open after beating Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa along with his New Zealand partner Artem Sitak. ... read..


Good to start season against tough teams, says Rani
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
India women's hockey team captain Rani has said that the team is looking forward to the New Zealand tour as it will give them a good boost for their preparations for the Tokyo Olympics slated to be held later in the year. ... read..


Caroline Wozniacki accuses Australian Open opponent for faking injury
Melbourne | January 22, 2020 6:11:33 PM IST
Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki on Wednesday accused her opponent, Dayana Yastremska of faking an injury during their second-round match in the Australian Open. ... read..


Gibbs recalls 2007 ban, admits making racial remarks
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs has revealed what exactly led to him being handed a two-Test ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the 2007 home series against Pakistan. ... read..


Madugalle named ICC match referee for Pak-B'desh T20Is
Lahore | Wednesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Ranjan Madugalle, member of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, has been appointed by the game's governing body as match referee for the three-match T20I series between Pakistan and Bangladesh. ... read..


Yash Aradhya first motorsports person to get PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 5:41:30 PM IST
Bengaluru's Yash Aradhya created history by becoming the first motorsports star to win the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar on Wednesday. ... read..


Roger Federer marches into third round of Australian Open
Melbourne | January 22, 2020 5:41:24 PM IST
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer on Wednesday progressed to the third round of the ongoing Australian Open. ... read..


Saina Nehwal knocked out of Thailand Masters
Bangkok | January 22, 2020 5:11:27 PM IST
Shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday was knocked out of the ongoing Thailand Masters after losing her first-round match. ... read..


Adelaide Strikers defeat Melbourne Stars in BBL
Adelaide | January 22, 2020 5:11:22 PM IST
Adelaide Strikers displayed an all-round performance on Wednesday to defeat Melbourne Stars by 11 runs in the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) here at Adelaide Oval. ... read..


Kidambi, Sameer out of Thailand Masters in opening round
Bangkok | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
India didn't have a great start at the Thailand Masters as Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma bowed out of the competition after losing their respective matches in the first round itself on Wednesday. ... read..


Rodrigues confident India will make it to T20 WC final
Dubai | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Indian batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues has said that the team will have a good match practice in the tri-nation series for the T20 World Cup scheduled to be played next month. ... read..


Australia to host 11th Indoor Cricket WC in October
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Australia is set to host a third cricket World Cup this year with the World Indoor Cricket Federation announcing Melbourne as the host city for the eleventh Indoor Cricket World Cup from October 10-17. ... read..


AFC moves its club competition's matches out of Iran
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 4:41:23 PM IST
The Asian Football Federation on Wednesday confirmed shifting two preliminary matches in its club competition from Iran to neutral venues due to security concerns. ... read..


Ryan ten Doeschate steps down as Essex captain
London | Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
After leading Essex for four seasons, Ryan ten Doeschate has stepped down as club captain. In his place, Tom Westley will now lead the side. ... read..


IOA president writes to World Archery to lift suspension of AAI
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 4:11:35 PM IST
Narinder Batra, the president of the Indian Olympic Association has written to the president of World Archery, asking him to lift the suspension of the Archery Association of India. ... read..


Its added responsibility that people now follow women's game: Smriti Mandhana
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2020 4:11:22 PM IST
Ace cricketer Smriti Mandhana on Wednesday said that it is an added responsibility on the entire side now that people are aware of women's cricket in India. ... read..


Australian Open: Osaka charges through to 3rd round
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday registered an impressive straight-sets victory over Zheng Saisai of China to advance to the third round of the Australian Open. ... read..


We are expecting good results in 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI's Director-General
Guwahati (Assam) | January 22, 2020 3:41:29 PM IST
On the last day of Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, the Director-General of Sports Authority of India (SAI) Sandip Pradhan on Wednesday said India can expect good results in the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. ... read..


Kaif's reference to Natwest final will make every cricketing fan nostalgic!
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 3:41:28 PM IST
Former cricketer Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday shared 'art and artist' meme to refer to the Natwest final between India and England in 2002. ... read..


Ottis Gibson appointed Bangladesh bowling coach
Dhaka | Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Former West Indies fast bowler Ottis Gibson has been appointed as the new bowling coach of Bangladesh. The 50-year old has signed a two-year agreement with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) which will go into 2022. ... read..


Sevilla advance to last 16 of Copa del Rey
Seville | Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Sevilla scored twice in the second half to prevail 3-1 over Levante and claim a spot in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey. ... read..


Robert Farah suspended over positive doping test
London | Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Reigning Wimbledon and US Open doubles champion Robert Farah has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a prohibited substance, the International Tennis Federation has said. ... read..


Pranoy knocked out of Thailand Masters 2020
Bangkok | January 22, 2020 2:41:26 PM IST
Indian shuttler HS Pranoy was on Wednesday knocked out of the ongoing Thailand Masters 2020. ... read..


Tendulkar hopes Bushfire Cricket Bash will offer relief to people, wildlife in Australia
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 2:11:27 PM IST
Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said he is hoping that Bushfire Cricket Bash will offer some relief to the people and wildlife in Australia. ... read..


Carolina Marin progresses to Thailand Masters 2020 second-round
Bangkok | January 22, 2020 1:41:30 PM IST
Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin on Wednesday cruised to the second round of the ongoing Thailand Masters 2020. ... read..


IFBB writes to Rijiju over serious violations of WADA code in India
New Delhi | January 22, 2020 1:41:27 PM IST
The International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB) Executive Director Manuel J. Martin wrote a letter to Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju informing the latter regarding serious violations of the World Anti-Doping Cod ... read..


Ronaldo will play against Roma only if he is in right condition, says Sarri
Turin | January 22, 2020 1:41:23 PM IST
Casting doubts on Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo's availability to play against Roma, manager Maurizio Sarri said they will first have to evaluate the Portuguese international before the match and see if he is in the 'right condition'. ... read..


Here's Big Bash League finals format explained
Melbourne | January 22, 2020 1:11:35 PM IST
The ongoing Big Bash League's (BBL) finals format will allow the top two teams with a double chance to reach the final. ... read..


Rani Rampal looks at New Zealand tour as preparation for Olympics
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 22, 2020 12:41:19 PM IST
As the Indian Women's Hockey team gears up for the New Zealand tour, captain Rani Rampal said a good start against tough teams will boost their Olympic preparation. ... read..


Faf du Plessis is still in our plans: Linda Zondi
Cape Town | January 22, 2020 11:41:26 AM IST
Acting selection convenor Linda Zondi said Faf du Plessis, who was dropped from the South African ODI squad against England, is still in the team's plan for limited-overs cricket. ... read..


Novak Djokovic advances to third-round of Australia Open
Melbourne | January 22, 2020 11:41:22 AM IST
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Wednesday advanced to the third round of Australia Open. ... read..


Essex appoints Tom Westley as captain
London | January 22, 2020 11:11:27 AM IST
Defending county champions Essex on Tuesday appointed Tom Westley as captain. ... read..


Kidambi, Sameer crash out of Thailand Masters
Bangkok | January 22, 2020 11:11:25 AM IST
Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma on Wednesday crashed out of the Thailand Masters 2020 after losing their first-round match. ... read..


We have good match practice before T20I World Cup: Jemimah Rodrigues
Dubai | January 22, 2020 10:41:30 AM IST
India batter Jemimah Rodrigues has said that the side will have good match practice before the ICC T20I World Cup as they are going to play a tri-series in Australia. ... read..


Sergio Aguero is 'very hungry for goals'
Sheffield | January 22, 2020 10:41:21 AM IST
After a match-winning performance against Sheffield United, Manchester City's Sergio Aguero said he is 'very hungry for goals'. ... read..


Tim Southee felt 'gutted' after being dropped for third Test against Australia
Auckland | January 22, 2020 10:11:21 AM IST
New Zealand bowler Tim Southee said he was 'gutted' after being dropped from the team's squad for the third Test against Australia earlier this year. ... read..


ICC names Madugalle as match referee for Bangladesh T20Is
Lahore | January 22, 2020 9:41:25 AM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday appointed Ranjan Madugalle, a member of the elite panel of match referees, as a match referee for the three T20Is between Pakistan and Bangladesh. ... read..


We are not safe: Guardiola expresses concern over his club's failure to convert penalties
Leeds | January 22, 2020 9:41:23 AM IST
We are not safe, said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola while expressing his concerns over his club's failure to convert penalties. ... read..


Arsenal showed spirit, character, fight: Arteta after draw against Chelsea
London | January 22, 2020 9:41:22 AM IST
After managing a draw against Chelsea, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he is proud as they showed spirit, character, fight and leadership. ... read..


Mourinho believes 'better days are coming' for Tottenham
London | January 22, 2020 8:41:31 AM IST
Ahead of the clash against Norwich City, Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said they are 'very optimistic' as he believes better days are coming. ... read..


Bangladesh appoints Ottis Gibson as bowling coach
Dhaka | January 22, 2020 8:41:29 AM IST
Former West Indies fast bowler Ottis Gibson has been appointed as Bangladesh bowling coach on Tuesday. ... read..


Australia to host Indoor Cricket World Cup 2020 in Melbourne
Melbourne | January 22, 2020 8:41:28 AM IST
Australia will host the eleventh Indoor Cricket World Cup in Melbourne from October 10 - 17 this year. ... read..


Lampard disappointed after draw against Arsenal
London | January 22, 2020 8:41:21 AM IST
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard admitted that his club did not do the basics right which lead to a draw against Arsenal despite having a lead. ... read..


Tuchel feels Cavani 'lacking rhythm and confidence'
Leeds | January 22, 2020 8:41:18 AM IST
Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel feels that Edinson Cavani is lacking 'rhythm and confidence'. ... read..


NZ tour: Samson replaces Dhawan in T20 team, no Pandya in ODIs
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson replaced injured opener Shikhar Dhawan for India's five-T20 series in New Zealand starting January 24, while Prithvi Shaw found a place in the ODI squad which was announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Sri Lanka trail Zimbabwe by 63 runs on Day 3
Harare | Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The first Test between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe remains anyone's game after the end of the third day on Tuesday in Harare. Angelo Mathews remains unbeaten in a defiant knock in which he has faced 253 balls and scored 92 runs. Giving him company is Dhananjay ... read..


Assam's Shivangi, Maha's Kenisha surge ahead with five golds
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Shivangi Sarma stamped her signature on the Khelo India Youth Games here with a fifth freestyle swimming gold medal on Tuesday to emerge as the most successful individual athlete. ... read..


Ministry reconstitutes AICS as Olympic year begins
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among the notable omissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry abo ... read..


PK Banerjee falls ill, admitted to hospital
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Legendary Indian footballer PK Banerjee was on Tuesday hospitalised after his sodium levels fell. ... read..


BCCI asks Saha to skip Ranji game ahead of NZ tour
Kalyani (West Bengal) | Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
India's Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has been asked to skip Bengal's next Ranji Trophy clash against Delhi to keep himself fit ahead of the Test series in New Zealand. ... read..


De Kock named SA ODI captain, 5 debutants in squad to face Eng
Johannesburg | Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Quinton de Kock was on Tuesday officially announced as South Africa's new ODI captain. He will lead a squad featuring five debutants in the Proteas' upcoming ODI series against England. ... read..


LA Galaxy signs Javier Hernandez
Los Angeles | January 21, 2020 11:41:23 PM IST
Footballer Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez on Tuesday signed a contract with American football club LA Galaxy. ... read..


Manchester United must win, says Matic
Manchester | January 21, 2020 11:41:20 PM IST
Ahead of the clash against Burnley, Nemanja Matic said that Manchester United must win against their opponents and take three points from the game. ... read..


Alejandro quits as East Bengal coach
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
East Bengal's Spanish head coach Alejandro Menendez on Tuesday stepped down from his post after a spate of poor results saw the club languish at seventh place in the I-League table. ... read..


MP's Priyanshu impresses Sindhu on PBL debut
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
With his array of sparkling backhand returns and exquisite movement on the court, Madhya Pradeshs 17-year-old Priyanshu Rajawat impressed not just the spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on his debut at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League but ... read..


Ritu aims to continue winning streak at ONE C'ship
Singapore | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Indian wrestling sensation Ritu Phogat will aim to go for her second win in a row in her budding mixed martial arts career when she locks horns with Chinas Pro MMA fighter Wu Chiao Chen at ONE Championship (ONE) here on February 28. ... read..


Senior players laud AIFF for broad-basing women's football
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Indian women's national team players have lauded the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) approach to "broad-base women's football across the country" as the final round of Indian Women's League is all set to get underway at the Bangalore Football S ... read..


U19 WC: Ravi, Kartik help India thrash Japan
Bloemfontein (South Africa) | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Indian colts on Tuesday made a mockery of Japan, who were making their debut in the Under 19 World Cup, as they won their second Group A game by 10 wickets in what turned out to be a completely one-sided contest. ... read..


Can't be part of AICS in Olympic year, says Gopichand
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among notable ommissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry about ... read..


Ishant advised 6-week rest, out of NZ tour (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Senior India pacer Ishant Sharma is all but out of the Test series against New Zealand after he suffered a Grade 3 tear on his right ankle while playing for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy encounter against Vidarbha at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. The official s ... read..


Princepal guides Punjab to basketball gold at Khelo Games
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Princepal Singh's break from his tough regimen at the NBA Global Academy in Canberra couldnt have come at a better time. He was relaxing at home, getting ready to prepare for his examinations, when the call from the Punjab coach came. ... read..


T20Is against India to test our bowling depth: Taylor (Lead)
Auckland | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
New Zealand will be heavily dependent on experienced Tim Southee along with spinners Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi for the World T20 but two other pacers -- Trent Boult (hand injury) and Lockie Ferguson (calf injury) are also eyeing to make a comeback fo ... read..


Eyeing Tokyo berths Saina, Srikanth aim for good show in Thailand
Bangkok | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth aim to put up a good show when they begin their campaign at the BWF Thailand Masters Super 300 tournament here on Wednesday. ... read..


Sharapova unsure if she will be back at Aus Open next year
Melbourne | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Following her first round defeat at the Australian Open 2020, former champion Maria Sharapova has admitted that she doesn't know if she will be back at the Rod Laver Arena next year. ... read..


Ishant suffers Grade 3 tear, in doubt for NZ Tests
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Senior India pacer Ishant Sharma is doubtful for Test series against New Zealand after he suffered a Grade 3 tear on his right ankle while playing for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy encounter against Vidarbha at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. ... read..


Jos Buttler is my favourite player, says Mohammad Haris
Lahore | January 21, 2020 9:41:38 PM IST
Pakistan U-19 cricketer Mohammad Haris said that Jos Buttler is his favourite player and he wants to imitate England cricketer's performance in the middle-order. ... read..


Prithvi Shaw replaces injured Dhawan as India announce squad for ODI series against NZ
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2020 9:41:30 PM IST
Prithvi Shaw has been named as the replacement for the injured opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand. ... read..


T20I series vs India to test New Zealand's bowling depth
Auckland | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
New Zealand will be heavily dependent on experienced Tim Southee along with spinners Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi for the World T20 but two other pacers -- Trent Boult (hand injury) and Lockie Ferguson (calf injury) are also eyeing to make a comeback fo ... read..


Sri Lanka reach 295/4 on day three of first Test against Zimbabwe
Harare | January 21, 2020 9:11:19 PM IST
Sri Lanka reached a score of 295/4 against Zimbabwe on day three of the ongoing first Test here at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday. ... read..


Liverpool are a machine, feels PSG striker Mbappe
Paris | Tuesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Kylian Mbappe feels English side Liverpool are "a machine" and he is 100 per cent happy in the French capital as he continues to be linked with Real Madrid. ... read..


Tamim's experience would matter a lot, says Mahmudullah
London | January 21, 2020 8:41:26 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming three-match T20I series against Pakistan, Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah said that Tamim Iqbal is playing well and his experience up the order will help the side. ... read..


Can't keep letting team and myself down, says Rabada
Johannesburg | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada has said he doesn't know whether it was a right thing by the ICC to ban him for the fourth and final Test against England, but the reality is that he is banned and he can't let that happen again in the future as he is lett ... read..


IFA relaunches referees' academy in Kolkata
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The Indian Football Association (IFA), along with the Calcutta Referees Association, has relaunched the referees' academy, which was functional during Subrata Dutta's tenure as secretary of the body. ... read..


Labuschagne ready for T20 cricket: Smith
Brisbane | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former Australia captain Steve Smith believes Marnus Labuschagne is capable enough to play in all formats of the game. ... read..


Apurvi, Divyansh shoot 10-metre gold at Meyton Cup
| Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Ace Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Divyansh Singh Panwar clinched gold at the ongoing Meyton Cup international shooting championship in Austria. Apurvi won the gold in womens 10m air rifle with a final score of 251.4. Anjum Moudgil had to settle for ... read..


Kevin Kasuza suffers concussion on third day of Harare Test
Harare | January 21, 2020 8:12:17 PM IST
Zimbabwe player Kevin Kasuza suffered a concussion after being hit on the head by a ball while fielding on the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Tuesday. ... read..


Rajasthan Royals secure Expo 2020 Dubai as principal sponsor for upcoming IPL
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 21, 2020 8:12:11 PM IST
Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday announced their sponsorship with Expo 2020 Dubai for the upcoming edition of the T20 tournament. ... read..


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