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Mercedes set the pace again as Hamilton, Bottas exchange places in FP2
Barcelona | Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Mercedes secured a second one-two finish at the second Free Practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with Lewis Hamilton leading the pack ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas by 0.287s. ... read..


'Lack of competitions challenging for those who have not qualified'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Wrestler Bajrang Punia said that those who have not qualified for the Olympics will find it more difficult due to the lack of tournaments. ... read..


England best one-day side in the world: Warne
Southampton | Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Legendary spinner Shane Warne has said that Eoin Morgan's England are the best one-day side in the world at the moment and the world champions have been playing a great brand of cricket. ... read..


Kolkata to host 2020/21 season of I-League
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The 2020/21 season of the I-League will be held in Kolkata, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) decided on Friday in its League Committee Meeting. ... read..


Sarina Wiegman appointed England women's team head coach
London | Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Netherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman will take over the reins from Phil Neville as England's head coach in September 2021. ... read..


Dhoni, other CSK players reach Chennai for camp ahead of IPL
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and some of his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) colleagues arrived here on Friday for a short training camp ahead of the Indian Premier League to be played in the in UAE from September 19 to November 10. ... read..


On this day: Tendulkar scores 1st international hundred in 1990 (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
He went to score 99 more, a record still unmatched and standing tall like the Himalayas. But ask Sachin Tendulkar and his first international century will always be the one he will remember very fondly. ... read..


Mohammad Rizwan leads Pakistan to respectable total on day 2 of Ageas Bowl
Southampton | August 14, 2020 11:42:05 PM IST
Pakistan were at 223/9 before the bad light enforced early stumps on day two of the second Test against England at Ageas Bowl on Friday. ... read..


Bottas pips Hamilton in first practice of Spanish GP
Montmelo (Spain) | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas on Friday posted the fastest time as he led a Mercedes 1-2 in the first practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finished just 0.039s off and Max Verstappen was 0.9s slower in third place. ... read..


'Fit India Freedom Run' receives support from various sectors
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Fit India Freedom run, launched by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, has found support from a host of government and private organisations, the ministry said on Friday. ... read..


ISL: Always wanted to give back to society, says Jeje
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
India striker Jeje Lalpekhlua feels the Indian Super League has helped footballers in the country get more recognition which has in turn paid dividends when they wished to do social work and give back to the community, especially during these trying times ... read..


FanCode acquires rights to live stream CPL 2020 in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
FanCode, Indias first multi-sport aggregator platform by Dream Sports, has partnered with Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to exclusively live stream all the cricket matches from the T20 tournament starting August 18. ... read..


Wet race awaits Quartararo and Co at Motorrad Grand Prix
Spielberg | Friday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Championship leader Fabio Quartararo holds a 17-point advantage over nearest rival Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) as the Motorrad Grand Prix is set to take centrestage with prediction of rain adding to the drama. Quartararo is one of the ... read..


Kolkata to host I-League and 2nd division qualifiers: AIFF
New Delhi | August 14, 2020 10:12:05 PM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Friday announced that I-League 2020-21 season and 2nd division qualifiers will be held in Kolkata, West Bengal. ... read..


Arsenal rope in Brazil international Willian
London | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Arsenal have roped in Brazil forward Willian on a three-year contract after his contract with Chelsea expired. The 32-year-old has so far made more than 600 club appearances in a career spanning 13 seasons. ... read..


Knight Riders announce MPL as principal sponsors for both KKR & TKR
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The Knight Riders and Mobile Premier League, the gaming & esports company, announced on Friday that MPL will become the principal sponsors of both the Knight Riders Franchises in IPL & CPL - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR). ... read..


World Athletics to debut pioneering crowd atmosphere technology at Monaco Diamond League
Fontvieille | August 14, 2020 9:42:03 PM IST
World Athletics will introduce a bespoke atmosphere creation system at the Monaco Diamond League meeting tonight, which will be used to enhance the experience for the athletes, the spectators and the broadcast audience in the absence of a full crowd. ... read..


Open application, registration process for tournament officials helped youngsters, says Rohini Bopanna
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 14, 2020 9:42:01 PM IST
Technical Official Rohini Bopanna feels that introduction of the open application and registration process for tournament officials on their Member Unit Portal (MUP) has largely helped several young and upcoming umpires and technical officials to apply an ... read..


NBA 2K League: Tissot becomes official timekeeper
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Global watch-making brand Tissot, season after season, has been supporting one of the worlds most prestigious basketball leagues, the NBA. And now, Tissot has decided to venture further into the world of basketball by becoming official timekeeper for the ... read..


Players coming to IPL after playing CPL will have an edge: Nehra
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Players who will be coming into the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year after playing the Carribean Premier League (CPL) would have an advantage, according to former fast bowler and former Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Ashish Nehra. ... read..


Playing for India is a feeling like no other, says Gurpreet
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
As India gets set to celebrate its 74th Independence Day on Saturday, Indian goalkeeper and Arjuna awardee Gurpreet Singh Sandhu wished fans across the world and stated that playing for the country "is a feeling like no other". ... read..


FIFA U-17 Women's WC: England, Germany & Spain book tickets
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
UEFA have confirmed that England, Germany and Spain will represent Europe in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be played in India in 2021. ... read..


Taiwan LPGA event cancelled due to COVID-19
Taipei | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The LPGA Taiwan Swinging Skirts golf tournament has been cancelled due to the circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament was scheduled to be held from October 29 to November 1 at Miramar Golf Country Club. ... read..


Barcelona's Vidal warns Bayern to be on their toes
Lisbon | Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
FC Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal has warned Bayern Munich that they are up against the "best side" in the world and should know what to expect when the two sides meet in the Champions League quarter-final on Friday. ... read..


No special measures, IPL 13 could be the safest: BCCI ACU head
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Ajit Singh, head of the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday said that no special measures have been put in place for this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Sri Lanka Cricket felicitates two veteran umpires on retirement
Colombo | August 14, 2020 8:42:01 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday felicitated two renowned cricket umpires -- DN Pathirana and KRP Doolwala -- who retired from officiating duties after a service of over 20 years. ... read..


Those who doubt 'world class' Anderson are not very sensible, says Curran
Southampton | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
England all-rounder Sam Curran has praised James Anderson, saying the veteran pacer is a world class player. ... read..


Eliud Kipchoge joins 'Sunfeast India Run As One' movement
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Olympic Marathon Champion Eliud Kipchoge, who inspired the world and created history when he broke the two-hour marathon barrier in Vienna last year, will join Procam International's largest citizen-led movement dedicated to support livelihoods - 'Sunfeas ... read..


After scoring my first hundred, didn't know there were 99 more to follow: Tendulkar
New Delhi | August 14, 2020 7:42:00 PM IST
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of his first international hundred, former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said he never knew that he will score 99 more hundred in his career after scoring his maiden ton. ... read..


Naval Tata Hockey Academy Odisha celebrates its 1st anniversary
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA) Odisha, based out of Kalinga Hockey Complex, Kalinga stadium, has completed one year of its journey of grooming hockey talent of the state and shaping the future of the sport in the country. ... read..


On this day: Tendulkar scores 1st international hundred in 1990
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
He went to score 99 more, a record still unmatched and standing tall like the Himalayas. But ask Sachin Tendulkar and his first international century will always be the one he will remember very fondly. ... read..


Italian Open tennis tournament to start from September 14
Rome | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The main draw of the Italian Open clay-court tennis tournament will start from September 14-21, a week earlier than scheduled in Rome. ... read..


Wriddhiman Saha in need of 'A negative blood'
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
India's Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is in need of a blood group sample, he has said on social media. ... read..


Willian signs 3-year deal with Arsenal
London | August 14, 2020 6:42:18 PM IST
Ahead of the Premier League 2020-21 season, Arsenal on Friday signed midfielder Willian on a three-year deal. ... read..


Discovery Plus to showcase MotoGP World Championship live in India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 14, 2020 6:41:59 PM IST
Online video streaming app, Discovery Plus, will live stream the MotoGP World Championship in India starting with the Austrian Grand Prix scheduled from August 15-16. ... read..


'More women in officiating job, thanks to Hockey India's pro-activeness'
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Hockey India introducing the open application and registration process for tournament officials on their member unit portal has largely helped several young and upcoming umpires and technical officials apply and register, feels 40-year-old Rohini Bopanna ... read..


Indian football deserve as much respect as any other team, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
New Delhi | August 14, 2020 5:42:10 PM IST
Blue Tigers goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels Indian football deserves as much respect as any other side at the world platform and the players are working hard to achieve that status. ... read..


Australia's limited-overs tour of England confirmed
London | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
England and Australia will play three T20Is and as many ODIs beginning September 4, confirmed England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Australia on Friday. ... read..


Michael Jordan's rare sneakers fetch $615,000 at auction
London | Friday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
NBA legend Michael Jordan's game-worn sneakers have fetched $615,000 at an online auction. ... read..


On this day in 1990, Tendulkar scored his maiden international ton
New Delhi | August 14, 2020 4:42:02 PM IST
On this day in 1990, the 17-year-old batsman Sachin Tendulkar scored his first international hundred in a Test match against England at Old Trafford. ... read..


RB Leipzig stun Atletico Madrid to reach Champions League semis
Lisbon | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
RB Leipzig, competing in the UEFA Champions League for the second time, stunned Atletico Madrid 2-1 to enter the tournament's semi-finals for the first time. ... read..


Defending champion Bianca Andreescu opts out of US Open
New York | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Defending champion Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from this year's US Open Grand Slam. ... read..


Serena ousts Venus in thrilling Top Seed Open encounter
Lexington | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams overcame a stern test from elder sister Venus to make it to the quarter-finals at the inaugural Top Seed Open. ... read..


Argentina yet to set date for football restart post COVID-19 hiatus
Buenos Aires | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
The Argentinian government is yet to decide when domestic football will resume after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, Tourism and Sports Minister Matias Lammens has said. ... read..


Tom Lace signs three-year deal with Gloucestershire
London | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Gloucestershire have announced that 22-year-old batsman Tom Lace has signed a three-year contract which will see him at the club until 2023 season. ... read..


England, Germany, Spain qualify for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2021
Nyon | August 14, 2020 3:12:05 PM IST
UEFA on Thursday confirmed that England, Germany and Spain will represent Europe in the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2021. ... read..


Lewandowski a great player but Messi is from another planet, says Setien
Lisbon | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 PM IST
FC Barcelona coach Quique Setien has compared Lionel Messi to Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski and he insisted that the Pole "is not at the level of Leo". ... read..


Lewandowski is extraordinary but Messi from another planet: Arturo Vidal
Lisbon | August 14, 2020 2:42:07 PM IST
Ahead of the Champions League quarter-final clash against Bayern Munich, Barcelona's Arturo Vidal said that comparison between opponents' Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi is difficult as his teammate is from 'another planet'. ... read..


Australia name 21-member squad for England tour
Jolimont | August 14, 2020 1:12:11 PM IST
Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday named a 21-member squad for their upcoming tour of England. ... read..


IPL 2020 going to be comparatively more secure: BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit head Ajit Singh
London | August 14, 2020 1:12:01 PM IST
The head of Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), Ajit Singh, believes that the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to be comparatively more secure because of the biosecure environment. ... read..


Julian Nagelsmann 'so proud' of RB Leipzig as club secures Champions League semi-final spot
Lisbon | August 14, 2020 11:42:07 AM IST
RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann said he is "so proud" of the team after the club progressed to the Champions League semi-final. ... read..


England to host Australia for T20I, ODI series in September
London | August 14, 2020 11:41:59 AM IST
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday announced that it will host white-ball international matches behind closed doors later this summer against Australia. ... read..


Lewandowski is great footballer but he is not Messi: Quique Setien ahead of Champions League quarter-final
Lisbon | August 14, 2020 11:12:01 AM IST
Ahead of the Champions League quarter-final match against Bayern Munich, Barcelona manager Quique Setien said Robert Lewandowski is a 'great footballer' but not better than Lionel Messi. ... read..


It's not Bayern Munich against Messi, but against Barcelona: Hansi Flick
Lisbon | August 14, 2020 10:42:08 AM IST
Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick has said that Barcelona has an "enormous quality" and they are not just focusing on Lionel Messi. ... read..


Keylor Navas' participation in Champions League semi-final uncertain: PSG
Lisbon | August 14, 2020 10:12:11 AM IST
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on Thursday confirmed that Keylor Navas' participation in the Champions League semi-final is "uncertain" as the player suffered a tear in the femoral biceps. ... read..


Deccan Gymkhana Club celebrates centenary of India's participation in Olympics
Pune (Maharashtra) | August 14, 2020 10:12:02 AM IST
Deccan Gymkhana Club on Thursday celebrated the centenary of India's participation in the Olympics. ... read..


Champions League: RB Leipzig secure semi-final spot after victory over Atletico Madrid
Lisbon | August 14, 2020 9:12:04 AM IST
RB Leipzig defeated Atletico Madrid by 2-1 to book their spot in the Champions League semi-finals here on Friday. ... read..


Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: Pakistan batting collapse halted by rain
Southampton | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Only 21 overs could be bowled in the second session of the first day of the second Test between England and Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton as rain interrupted the play. ... read..


'Baby girl version of Dhoni,' fans gush over 7-year-old's helicopter shot
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
A video featuring a seven-year-old girl hitting a series of helicopter shots has garnered a lot of responses on social media. Former India opener Aakash Chopra and former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar have both responded to the video. ... read..


Dhoni tests negative for COVID-19, to join CSK camp in Chennai
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has tested negative for COVID-19. ... read..


Hazlewood suggests tweak in DRS use for Test cricket
Melbourne | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Australia quick Josh Hazlewood feels reducing the number of unsuccessful review to just one for each team as part of the Decision Review System (DRS) would have a better impact on Test cricket. ... read..


Will play at US Open, says Djokovic
Belgrade | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Tennis star Novak Djokovic confirmed on Thursday that he will take part in the US Open, which is slated to be the first Grand Slam tournament since the resumption of the sport after the coronavirus outbreak. ... read..


Avoid social media: Langer's advice to young sportspersons
Sydney | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Australia coach and former batsman Justin Langer said that his only advice for young sportspersons or anyone in the public eye is to avoid social media. ... read..


Cricket Namibia names new coach for women's national team
Windhoek | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Cricket Namibia has appointed South African born Francois van der Merwe as the head coach of its national women's team. ... read..


Sikki Reddy tests Covid positive, Gopichand Academy shut for sanitisation
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Badminton player N. Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C. have tested positive for Covid-19, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said in a statement on Thursday. ... read..


Rain plays spoilsport on day one of second Test, Pak reach 126/5 against England
Southampton | August 13, 2020 11:42:14 PM IST
Rain forced early stumps on day one of the second Test of the three-match series with Pakistan at 126/5 against England here at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. ... read..


Mitchell Starc hopes extra time in gym would keep injuries at bay
Sydney | Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Australian pacer Mitchell Starc is hoping that the extra time he has managed to spend in the gym, coupled with the rest he has got during the COVID-19 enforced break, will be enough for him to sustain longer spells of express fast-bowling without breaking ... read..


Documentary of 2020 Women's T20 WC released on Netflix
Dubai | Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Cricket fans will get a chance to relive all the action, excitement and emotion from the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 as 'Beyond the Boundary', a retrospective documentary, makes it's debut worldwide on Netflix. ... read..


ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan rope in defender Subhasish Bose
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan FC on Thursday announced the signing of India defender Subhasish Bose on a five-year deal ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-2021 season which starts in November. ... read..


MLS: Inter Miami signs French midfielder Blaise Matuidi
Miami | August 13, 2020 11:11:59 PM IST
Major League Soccer club Inter Miami CF on Thursday confirmed the signing of French midfielder Blaise Matuidi following his departure from Juventus. ... read..


Was quite disappointed that I couldn't play in 2018 World T20 semis: Mithali (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Former India captain Mithali Raj has admitted that she was disappointed to have not played in the semi-final of the 2018 Women's World T20 against England. The decision to axe Mithali from the team came as a surprise and the subsequent defeat led to a ser ... read..


I'll give everything I have for Arsenal, says Ozil
London | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has said he will stay with the club "through to the last day" of his contract in June 2021. ... read..


Bob Houghton's role was massive in us winning Challenge Cup, says Dias
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Former India midfielder Steven Dias has said coach Bob Houghton's role in helping them win AFC Challenge Cup 2008 was massive. ... read..


Arsenal forward Trae Coyle joins Gillingham on loan
London | August 13, 2020 10:12:02 PM IST
Arsenal on Thursday confirmed that forward Trae Coyle has joined League One side Gillingham on loan for the 2020/21 season. ... read..


Jr. national c'ship in 2015 huge turning point for me, says Mahima
Sonipat | Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Indian junior women's hockey team's defender Mahima Choudhary's journey to the junior team set-up has not been a straightforward one. The 20-year-old was once on the verge of quitting the sport for further studies because she was not getting picked, even ... read..


National camp for archers in Pune from August 25: SAI
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
A team of 16 recurve archers, alongwith four coaches and two support staff, will report to the Army Sports Institute in Pune for a national camp on August 25, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) announced on Thursday. The campers will be tested for COVID- ... read..


World Athletics publishes list of approved competition shoes
Quai Antoine | August 13, 2020 9:42:06 PM IST
World Athletics on Thursday published the list of approved competition shoes, following the amendments to Rule 5 of the Technical Rules announced on July 28 this year. ... read..


ISL: Hyderabad FC sign Halicharan Narzary on two-year deal
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 13, 2020 9:42:03 PM IST
Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, Hyderabad FC have signed midfielder Halicharan Narzary on a two-year deal. ... read..


Yuvraj pays tribute to 'greatest left-handed legends'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday paid tribute to "the greatest left-handed legends" of cricket on the occasion of International Left Handers' Day. ... read..


Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: Pak opt to bat (Toss)
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test of the ongoing three-match series against England starting Thursday at the Ageas Bowl. ... read..


Chopra, Manjrekar laud seven-year old girl for helicopter shot
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Former India opener Aakash Chopra has shared a small clip on social media of a young, female cricketer playing a helicopter shot - the signature shot of former India captain MS Dhoni - and expressed his excitement at seeing the talent. ... read..


Shuttler N Sikki Reddy, physiotherapist Kiran George test positive for Covid-19
New Delhi | August 13, 2020 8:42:05 PM IST
Shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran George have tested positive for Covid-19 upon arriving at the National Badminton Camp organised in Hyderabad. ... read..


Shuttler N Sikki Reddy, physio test positive for Covid-19
New Delhi | August 13, 2020 8:42:01 PM IST
Shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C have tested positive for Covid-19 upon arriving at the National Badminton Camp organised in Hyderabad. ... read..


I was confident in myself, says Choupo-Moting post PSG win over Atalanta
Lisbon | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has said he always believed that Paris Saint-Germain could win despite being a goal down against Atalanta for most parts of the Champions League one-legged quarter-final tie. ... read..


Perez tests negative for COVID-19, will compete in Spanish GP
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Formula One racer Sergio Perez will make a return to racing with Racing Point at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix after testing negative for coronavirus. ... read..


INOX Group to sponsor Indian team for Tokyo Olympics: IOA
New Delhi | August 13, 2020 8:12:03 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Thursday announced that INOX Group will be the official sponsor of the Indian team for the postponed Tokyo Olympics next year. ... read..


Warne like a mentor & friend to me now, says Kuldeep
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
India's chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav has said spin legend Shane Warne, who has always been an idol to him, has helped him in many ways and the two share a good rapport now. ... read..


Russia pays fine to World athletics to avoid expulsion
Moscow | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Russian Athletics Federation, known as RusAF, has confirmed that they have paid the $6.3 million fine with the help from country's sports ministry in order to avoid expulsion from the World Athletics. ... read..


Manner of victory in 1st Test gives us lot of confidence, says Root
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
England captain Joe Root feels the dramatic win in the first Test against Pakistan should hold them in good stead as they get ready to take the field for the second game starting Thursday at the Ageas Bowl. ... read..


COVID-19: Zero positive cases recorded in NBA before restart
New York | Thursday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Of the 342 players tested for COVID-19 on the NBA campus since test results were last announced on August 5, zero have returned confirmed positive tests. The 2020 NBA Playoffs are slated to begin on August 17. ... read..


Tom Lace signs 3-year contract with Gloucestershire Cricket
Bristol | August 13, 2020 7:12:10 PM IST
Gloucestershire Cricket on Thursday signed batsman Tom Lace with immediate effect on a three-year contract. ... read..


ISL: Odisha FC signs Steven Dias as Indian assistant coach
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Odisha FC on Thursday announced the signing of former India international Steven Dias as their new Indian assistant coach ahead of the seventh edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). The 36-year-old former mid-fielder has joined the Bhubaneswar-based cl ... read..


Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to launch unique Fit India Freedom Run on August 14
New Delhi | August 13, 2020 6:42:11 PM IST
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju will launch the largest country-wide run, the Fit India Freedom Run, on August 14. ... read..


Sergio Perez to compete in Spanish GP after testing negative for Covid-19
Barcelona | August 13, 2020 6:41:58 PM IST
Sergio Perez will be competing in the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix as the Racing Point's driver tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday. ... read..


Injured Sanchez doubtful for Europa League semi-final
Milan | Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez's participation in Inter Milan's Europa League semi-final clash against Shakhtar Donetsk to be played on August 18 is in doubt after the Serie A side confirmed he has a hamstring strain. ... read..


Novak Djokovic confirms his participation in upcoming US Open
New Delhi | August 13, 2020 6:12:04 PM IST
World number one Novak Djokovic on Thursday confirmed that he would be participating in the upcoming US Open. ... read..


IDCA to organise cricket c'ship league for deaf in March 2021
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 5:45:07 PM IST
The Indian Deaf Cricket Association (IDCA), affiliated & recognised by the Deaf International Cricket Council (DICC), will organise the 2nd ODI National Zone Cricket Championship league for the deaf from March 1 to 5 next year. ... read..


Ramnaresh Sarwan pulls out of CPL 2020 due to personal reasons
Barbados | Thursday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Jamaica Tallawahs' assistant coach Ramnaresh Sarwan has pulled out of the upcoming edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) owing to personal reasons. He will be replaced by former West Indies spinner Ryan Austin in the franchise. ... read..


From bunking lecture to waiting for years, Mahima Choudhary's journey not a cakewalk for junior team call-up
Sonipat (Haryana), | August 13, 2020 5:42:08 PM IST
India colts women's team defender Mahima Choudhary's journey has not been a cakewalk as she had to wait for over four years to carve a spot in the junior side set-up. ... read..


Pakistan's Fawad Alam makes Test comeback after a decade
Southampton | August 13, 2020 5:42:01 PM IST
Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam on Thursday made a Test return after a decade and eight months as he was included in the playing eleven for the second match against England. ... read..


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