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'Was prepared to dive for anything to keep Laxman there'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
V.V.S. Laxman played a talismanic role in India's nail-biting one wicket win over Australia in the 2010 Mohali Test. Chasing 216 to win on the final day, the hosts found themselves 124/8 with Laxman batting with the tail. ... read..


PL players will be allowed Floyd justice messages: English FA
London | Wednesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
English Premier League footballers will be able to show solidarity with George Floyd during games, the FA said in a statement as quoted by Sky Sports. ... read..


Beating India Neesham's favourite 2019 WC memory
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
New Zealand all rounder Jimmy Neesham said that his favourite memory from the 2019 ICC World Cup was sitting with his team mates in the changing room after they had beaten India in the semi-final. ... read..


Grandfather texted he's glad I am not living in the US now: Yedlin
London | Wednesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
English Premier League side Newcastle United and United States footballer DeAndre Yedlin has said his grandfather is relieved he does not currently live in the US in the wake of George Floyd's death which has caused a nationwide protest in the US. ... read..


Sakshi captures Dhoni taking Ziva on a bike ride at home
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
M.S. Dhoni's love for bikes is well documented and in a video posted by his wife Sakshi, the former India captain can be seen giving his daughter Ziva a ride in his residential compound. ... read..


Man United one of the biggest teams in the world: Ighalo
Manchester | Wednesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has heaped praise on Manchester United a day after the English Premier League giants reached an agreement with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua to extend his loan deal. ... read..


Chirag, Rankireddy, Sameer recommended for Arjuna Award
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Ace doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and singles star Sameer Verma have been recommended by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for the Arjuna Award. Meanwhile, Bhaskar Babu, who is credited with coaching the likes of Saina Nehw ... read..


Eng vs WI: Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford to host Test series
London | Wednesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
England will play three Tests against the West Indies in July, subject to UK government clearance to return behind closed doors, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement on Tuesday. England's three-Test series against West Indies will ... read..


US anti-racism protests powerful lesson, feels Sangakkara
Colombo | Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday said that the protests in the US against systematic racism that was sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer is a "powerful lesson to us all." ... read..


Namibia Esports athletes gear up for online national tournament
Windhoek | Tuesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Namibian Electronic Sports Association (NESA) has geared up for the country's national tournament in Defense of the Ancients 2 (Dota2) scheduled to officially start on Sunday and running throughout the next eight weeks. ... read..


11-year-old British skateboarder 'lucky to be alive' after horrific crash
London | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Young British skateboarder Sky Brown survived a life-threatening ramp accident during a training session in California on Monday. She was airlifted to a hospital where she was reportedly non-responsive initially but is now expected to get better soon. ... read..


BCCI looking at Aug-Sept window for Indian players' camp
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The government has started the process of relaxing the lockdown guidelines which were put in place since March 25 in an effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic. And the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is now looking at a August-September win ... read..


T20 WC isn't going to happen this year, feels Dean Jones
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Former Australia batsman Dean Jones is of the opinion that the T20 World Cup slated to be held in his home country is not going to happen this year. ... read..


Working towards IPL if that happens: Lockie Ferguson
Auckland | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
New Zealand gun-quick Lockie Ferguson has said he is looking forward to training and is working towards an Indian Premier League (IPL) if that happens amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Change in India's approach to fitness impacted Bangladesh most: Tamim
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Indian captain Virat Kohli is often credited with leading a change in attitudes of his teammates towards their fitness. However, according to Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal, Kohli's effect is not confined within the borders of India. ... read..


Hasenhuttl extends stay at Southampton FC until 2024
London | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has signed a new four-year contract with the club which will keep him at St. Mary's until 2024. ... read..


Infantino wants to turn football into a huge money machine: Blatter
Zurich | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has trained his guns at current chief Gianni Infantino and referred to him as a "megalomaniac". Blatter hit out at Infantino's proposed expansion of the FIFA World Cup to 48 teams and stated he wants to convert ... read..


You brought the heat: Gibbs, Shoaib remember 2000 ODI
Lahore | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar put in what is often remembered as the greatest performance of his career in Pakistan's ODI against South Africa in the first round of the Coca Cola Cup in 2000. Pakistan were all out for just 158 and South Africa seemed to be cruising towar ... read..


Champions will automatically emerge if sports culture can be developed: Rijiju
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju believes community coaches and PE teachers have a big role to play in reaching every child in every corner of the country and motivating them to take up sports and fitness as part of their daily life. ... read..


No Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo's favourite 5 (Lead)
Madrid | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Brazil great Ronaldo has rated Lionel Messi as the best player in the world at the moment. When asked to name his top five current football players, Ronaldo named Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Real Madrid's Eden Hazard and Paris St. Germain duo Neymar an ... read..


Trent Woodhill appointed Melbourne Stars WBBL coach
Melbourne | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Australian franchise Melbourne Stars have announced the appointment of Trent Woodhill as their new Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) coach. ... read..


Liverpool stars show support for Floyd, 'take a knee' in training
London | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Liverpool footballers came together in support of George Floyd, whose death has caused a nationwide protest in United States. ... read..


Vivian Richards would've been absolute legend in T20 cricket: Ian Smith (Lead)
Auckland | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Lavishing praise on batting legend Vivian Richards, former New Zealand player Ian Smith has opined that the West Indian great would have been a "legend' in T20 cricket. ... read..


F1 confirms first 8 races of revised 2020 calendar
London | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Formula 1 on Tuesday confirmed that the 2020 season will begin in Austria next month and revealed details on the first eight races of a new calendar in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Redeem Tlang joins FC Goa for 2020-21 ISL season
Panaji | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Winger Redeem Tlang has penned a pre-contract and will be donning FC Goa colours in Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21, the club has announced. After impressing during his two campaigns in the ISL with NorthEast United FC, the 25-year-old becomes the Gaurs ... read..


No Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo's favourite 5
Madrid | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Brazil great Ronaldo has rated Lionel Messi as the best player in the world at the moment. When asked to name his top five current football players, Ronaldo named Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Real Madrid's Eden Hazard and Paris St. Germain duo Neymar an ... read..


Missed football so much, it's unbelievable: Klopp
London | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said while the team still needs to win football matches before they can be called champions, he is happy to be back and has missed the game a lot during the COVID-19 induced break where the world came to a standstill. ... read..


Will remember bowling to Sachin for rest of my life, says Sutherland
Sydney | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Australia women's cricket team all-rounder Annabel Sutherland recalled the moment when she got a chance to bowl at cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar during the Bushfire charity match earlier this year. ... read..


Red Bull boss supportive of reverse grid race instead of q'fier in Austria
London | Tuesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner has lent his support to experimenting with replacing the qualifying with another race with a reverse grid in Austria. The proposal which has come from the governing body FIA and commercial rights holders Lib ... read..


Subrata thinks about football even in his sleep: Jhingan
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Star India defender Sandesh Jhingan lavished praise on goalkeeper Subrata Paul terming him as the "most workaholic footballer" he has ever seen. ... read..


Vivian Richard would've been absolute legend in T20 cricket: Ian Smith
Auckland | Tuesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Lavishing praise on batting legend Vivian Richards, former New Zealand player Ian Smith has opined the West Indian great would have been a "legend' in T20 cricket. ... read..


Yuvraj faces social media wrath after comment on Chahal
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh seems to have landed himself into the eye of the storm on social media following a casteist remark that he made during a live chat recently. ... read..


'Unconventional' Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve: Laxman
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
V.V.S. Laxman on Tuesday paid tribute to Sourav Ganguly, saying the former India captain was "unconventional and fiercely proud" and always wore his heart on his sleeve. ... read..


Cricket is 90 per cent an eye game: Arun Lal (IANS Special)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Bengal coach Arun Lal, the man behind mooting the idea of doing mandatory eye tests for its senior and U-23 teams once camps resumes post COVID-19 lockdown, feels eyesight is ninety percent of the game and there is no harm in getting to know whether they ... read..


Padma Shri Rani Rampal recommended for Khel Ratna
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal has been nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while Vandana Katariya, Monika and Harmanpreet Singh have been nominated for the Arjuna Award by Hockey India. ... read..


I feel like I could still play: Liam Plunkett
London | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
England cricketer Liam Plunkett still believes he is one of the best fast-bowlers in the country despite not getting picked in the 55-member training group recently. ... read..


Kohli & boys undergo quarterly eye tests: BCCI official
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
The Cricket Association of Bengal on Monday came out with a proposal that players will have to undergo eye tests once cricket resumes in the post-coronavirus era. And it has now come to the fore that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has be ... read..


Coutinho interested in Premier League return, reveals agent
London | Tuesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Brazilian footballer Philippe Coutinho is interested in making a return to Premier League, according to his agent Kia Joorabchian. ... read..


Pogba joins big-name footballers in condemning Floyd's death
Manchester | Tuesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Manchester United playmaker Paul Pogba has voiced his anger and urged everyone to speak out on George Floyd's death that has caused a massive outrage in the United States. ... read..


COVID-19 break could add a year or two to my career, says Anderson
London | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:07 PM IST
Veteran England pacer James Anderson believes the enforced break in cricket due to COVID-19 pandemic could prolong his career by an year or two. ... read..


Eye tests mandatory for Bengal cricketers: CAB
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:07 PM IST
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has made eye tests mandatory for Bengal cricketers, it said in a statement. There was a meeting between Bengal coaching unit and CAB administration. ... read..


Fans can relive India's best performances in T20Is with T20 Dhamaal
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:07 PM IST
Twenty20 cricket has revolutionised the game, delivering many intense clashes over the years, while subsequently taking batsmanship to another level. In the absence of live cricket matches due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Star Sports will now present viewers ... read..


COVID-19: Warner shares quirky social distancing message
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Australia cricketer David Warner once again put on his dancing shoes and shared a video with his followers on social media, but this time, for a cause. ... read..


The way Dhoni prepared for this year's IPL was different: Raina
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Out of favour batsman Suresh Raina has revealed that unlike previous editions, former India captain MS Dhoni was preparing in a different way for this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which currently stands indefinitely postponed due to C ... read..


Sammy urges ICC, cricketers to speak out on Floyd's death
Barbados | Tuesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has urged the cricket community to speak out on George Floyd's death that has caused a massive outrage in the United States. ... read..


Shami helping poor by distributing masks, food packets in UP amid COVID-19 crisis
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
As India continues with its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, people from all walks of life have come to support those in need amid times of distress. ... read..


Floyd Mayweather offers to pay for George Floyd's funerals
Washington | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Boxing great Floyd Mayweather has offered to cover the funeral cost of George Floyd, the African-American man who died in police custody in the United States which has led to nationwide protests. ... read..


Extremely grateful to be nominated for Arjuna Award: Deepti Sharma
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Ace India women all-rounder Deepti Sharma has said that she is "extremely grateful" for being nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). ... read..


COVID-19: County players agree extended pay cut for June & July
London | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
The Professional Cricketers' Association have agreed to extend the reduction in remuneration for county players until the end of July amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) last week announced that no domest ... read..


Kerr & Dodd receive 1st NZC contract offers; Priest misses out
Wellington | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Right-arm bowler Jess Kerr and wicketkeeper-batswoman Natalie Dodd have for the first time find place in the list of centrally contracted New Zealand women players for the period 2020-21. ... read..


Werner on target as Leipzig beat Cologne in Bundesliga
Berlin | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Timo Werner scored his 25th Bundesliga goal of the season as RB Leipzig reclaimed third place with a come-from-behind 4-2 win over Cologne in the final game of the 29th round of the season. ... read..


Argentinian midfielder Rubens Sambueza leaves Pachuca
Mexico City | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
Veteran Argentinian midfielder Rubens Sambueza has parted ways with Mexican side Pachuca amid reports linking him with a return to America. ... read..


British Basketball League cancels remainder of 2019-2020 season
London | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
The British Basketball League has announced that the 2019-20 season has been formally cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has wreaked havoc across the world. ... read..


South African cricketers likely to resume training from next week
London | June 2, 2020 1:41:57 PM IST
The South African national and franchise cricketers could resume training from next week and may feature in an exhibition event at the end of June. ... read..


Not the time to be silent: Daren Sammy urges ICC to stand up against social injustice
New Delhi | June 2, 2020 1:41:55 PM IST
Former West Indies skipper Daren Sammy on Tuesday made an appeal to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and other cricket boards to support the fight against social injustice and racism, following the death of a black man -- George Floyd -- in the Uni ... read..


LFC World heads to New Delhi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:56 PM IST
Liverpool FC have confirmed New Delhi as the next stop for its interactive road-show, LFC World. ... read..


FSDL unveils ISL League Winners Shield
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:56 PM IST
Football Sports Development Limited on Wednesday unveiled the 'League Winners Shield' for Indian Super League (ISL). ... read..


Addition of Ishant adds new dynamics to Indian bowling: Taylor
Wellington | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:56 PM IST
Experienced New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has cautioned his team not to just focus on Jasprit Bumrah and play other Indian bowlers with utmost concentration as well during the upcoming two-Test series. ... read..


My mindset is on the bigger picture: Kohli
Wellington | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:56 PM IST
Ever since making his international debut in 2008, Virat Kohli has become an integral part of Indian cricket. He has achieved all the records in his 12-year-old career so far and is counted among the modern-day greats. ... read..


India will add 4th dimension to Women's T20 WC: Brett Lee
Melbourne | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:56 PM IST
Former Australian pacer believes the Indian women's team will add a fourth dimension to the T20 World Cup beginning Friday. ... read..


Teenagers have brought in a different energy in team: Mandhana
Sydney | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Star batswoman Smriti Mandhana believes the young players -- which are part of the India squad -- have brought in a whole, new energy within the group and that in turn will benefit the team in the T20 World Cup. ... read..


We're ready for Test challenge against 'intense' NZ, says Kohli
Wellington | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli believes that his team will need to have a "lot more concentration on the field" and be at their absolute best when they take on New Zealand in the first Test of the two-match series beginning Friday at the Basin Reserve. ... read..


Mascarenhas re-joins Middlesex as T20 bowling coach
London | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Former England all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas will be re-joining Middlesex as specialist T20 bowling coach for the next two years. ... read..


Mani hints at shift in Pak stand on hosting Asia Cup
Lahore | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani said on Wednesday that the country may be ready to give up the hosting rights of the Asia Cup T20 tournament which is slated to be held in September 2020. ... read..


Sania loses in women's doubles 2nd round in Dubai
Dubai | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Sania Mirza's campaign at the Dubai Open came to an end on Wednesday after she and her French partner Caroline Garcia lost 2-6, 4-6 in the second round against fifth seeds Saisai Zheng of China and Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic. ... read..


Nita Ambani congratulates FC Goa for historic ACL spot
Panaji | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Football and Sports Development Limited (FSDL) chairperson Nita Ambani on Wednesday congratulated FC Goa for qualifying to the group stage of the 2020/21 AFC Champions League (ACL). ... read..


Srikanth, Saina through to 2nd round in Barcelona (Lead)
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday beat compatriot Shubhankar Dey 23-21, 21-18 to go through to the second round of the Barcelona Spain Masters Super 300. It is the first win in the last four tournaments for the former world number one. ... read..


FC Goa seal historic AFC Champions League group stage spot
Panaji (Goa) | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
FC Goa on Wednesday became the first Indian club to play in the AFC Champions League by confirming their position at the top of the league table in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) season. Goa beat Jamshedpur 5-0 on Wednesday to end the league season ... read..


Asian Wrestling C'ships: Indian GR wrestlers end with 5 medals
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Three Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers won bronze medals on the second day of the Asian Wrestling Championships at the KD Jadhav Hall, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, here on Wednesday. Ashu, Aditya and Hardeep managed to have the consolation of a podium finish ... read..


Nice to be back playing in South Africa: Smith
Johannesburg | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Steve Smith returns to South Africa for the first time after the 2018 ball tampering scandal for Australia's limited overs tour of the country starting on February 21. ... read..


Will approach Olympics like any other tournament: Djokovic
Belgrade | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Stressing his grand slam and Olympic ambitions, Novak Djokovic, who recently made a comeback as world No. 1, said this season could be his best and feels motivated to race with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the title of the greatest tennis player of ... read..


I-League: Churchill ride early goals to beat Real Kashmir
Margao | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:55 PM IST
Churchill Brothers registered a 2-1 victory over Real Kashmir in an I-League clash at the Fatorda Stadium here on Wednesday. ... read..


Saina enters second round; HS Prannoy ousted in Barcelona
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced to the women's singles second round of the USD 170,000 Barcelona Spain Masters as Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki N Reddy also recorded victories in their mixed doubles first round match here on Wednesday. ... read..


MyTeam 11 launches multi-sports aggregator SportsTiger
Jaipur | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
MyTeam11 announced the launch of their multi-sports aggregator app, SportsTiger. The application is now available to the users on the App Store (iOS) and Play Store (Android). ... read..


NZ only team we'll be ready to share no.1 spot with: Kohli
Wellington | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
The Indian cricket team on Wednesday visited the Indian High Commission here ahead of their upcoming Test series against New Zealand. Captain Virat Kohli spoke about the "mutual admiration and respect" between the two countries and the fact that while New ... read..


AFC Cup: Bengaluru go down 2-1 to Maziya S&RC
Male | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Bengaluru FC saw their AFC Cup qualifying campaign hit a roadblock as Maziya S&RC threw a spanner in the works with a 2-1 win over Cuadrats men at the National Stadium here on Wednesday. ... read..


Atletico hold Liverpool 1-0 in 1st leg of Champions tie
Madrid | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Atletico Madrid defied predictions by jumping out to an early lead and hanging on to stymie holders Liverpool 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League knockout stage tie. ... read..


Manali's ace skier to promote Switzerland tourism
Manali | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Twenty-three year-old Aanchal Thakur, the first Indian to win a medal at an international skiing event, has been invited by Switzerland tourism as a Brand Ambassador. ... read..


MI junior cricket meet: Gosavi, Gadkar star in St. Xavier's win
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Yash Gosavi and Sudhanshu Gadkar struck exciting half centuries to guide St. Xavier's High School, Airoli to an emphatic 147-run win over NL Dalmia High School, Mira Road in the under-14 boys match of the Mumbai Indians Junior Cricket Tournament here on W ... read..


Thiem survives scare to advance in last-16 of Rio Open
Rio de Janeiro | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Top seed Dominic Thiem progressed to the pre-quarterfinals of the Rio Open after defeating Brazilian wild card Felipe Meligeni in a three-set thriller. ... read..


ISL: Hyderabad looking to avoid embarrassment in NorthEast
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
The bottom two in the Indian Super League table go head-to-head when NorthEast United FC host Hyderabad FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Thursday. ... read..


Matt Henry added to NZ Test squad as cover for Neil Wagner
Wellington | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
New Zealand have called up right-arm pacer Matt Henry as cover for Neil Wagner ahead of the first Test against India which begins Friday at the Basin Reserve. Wagner, who is a key part of the New Zealand bowling lineup, is awaiting the birth of his first ... read..


No rivalry, only utmost respect for Sushil: Jitender
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
There are no Olympic quotas on offer at the Asian Wrestling Championships that started in New Delhi on Tuesday but the continental championship isn't devoid of context with regards to Tokyo 2020 for many athletes. One of them is Jitender Kumar. ... read..


Harbhajan trolls Rohit on workout video
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
India opener Rohit Sharma is currently nursing a calf injury but is leaving no stone unturned to get fit soon and has recently shared a video of him lifting weights at the gym. ... read..


Hansini, at 10, to make ITTF debut in Sweden
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
At only 10, M. Hansini is all set to take part in her maiden International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) junior circuit event, the Swedish Junior and Cadet Open to be held in Orebro from February 19 to 23. ... read..


India U-17 eves defeat Romania in second friendly
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
The India U-17 women's team registered a 1-0 victory over their Romanian counterparts in the second friendly match between the two teams in Turkler, Turkey, on Wednesday. ... read..


PV Sindhu Badminton Academy and Stadium to be built in Chennai
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
World champion P.V. Sindhu laid the foundation stone of Heartfulness Institute which then unveiled its plans of setting up the PV Sindhu Badminton Academy and Stadium at the Omega School in Chennai. The upcoming facility is expected to be ready in the nex ... read..


Hazlewood wants to Mankad Pujara
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood wants to Mankad Cheteshwar Pujara if he gets a chance during their home Test series against India later this year. ... read..


Gambhir's dream of FC cricket at Yamuna Sports Complex gets boost
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir's dream of hosting first-class cricket at the Yamuna Sports Complex is all set to get accomplished as the construction of two new dressing rooms inside the stadium is about to get completed. ... read..


Would be a nice story if Osaka wins gold in Tokyo: Pierce
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Four-time Grand Slam champion Mary Pierce would be vouching for Japan's Naomi Osaka to win the coveted gold at the Tokyo Olympic Games slated to be held later in the year. ... read..


Was always determined to make comeback: Chinglensana
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
India's work ethic in the midfield has proved to be the difference in their initial four matches of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2020 which sees them sit in the third spot on the table with eight points from four matches. The team has certainly benefited fro ... read..


Bowling action of US' Nisarg Patel found to be illegal
Dubai | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Nisarg Patel of the US to be illegal and as such he has has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate e ... read..


Pujara to play for County side Gloucestershire
London | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:54 PM IST
Indian Test star Cheteshwar Pujara will be playing County cricket for Gloucestershire, the club announced on Wednesday. Pujara will be playing the first six matches of the County Championship from April 12 to May 22. ... read..


India recommended as host for 2022 AFC Womens Asian Cup
Kuala Lumpur | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
India was on Wednesday recommended as the first South Asian hosts for the AFC Womens Asian Cup 2022 by the AFC Womens Football Committee which met here as part of the AFCs commitment to grow the womens game. ... read..


India shooter Deepak Kumar's car stolen from wedding function
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
Preparing for Tokyo Olympics, shooter Deepak Kumar suffered a jolt on the personal front as the Asian Games silver medallist's car, a Honda WR-V, was stolen while he was attending the wedding ceremony of his sister-in-law. ... read..


Karunaratne to lead SL in ODIs against West Indies
Colombo | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
Dimuth Karunaratne will lead Sri Lanka in the upcoming three-match home ODI series against West Indies beginning Saturday. ... read..


Ganguly impressed by renovated Motera stadium
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
The renovated Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, will soon become the largest cricket stadium in the world as it will have a seating capacity of 110,000 people. The stadium is likely to be inaugurated by US President Donald Trump to which BCCI Pre ... read..


Govt has provided everything we need for Tokyo Games: Sarnobat
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
Ace Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat believes the government has put in more effort to help the athletes' preparations for the Olympics as compared to her last Olympic Games in 2012. ... read..


Chelsea promise to ban any Man U fan making homophobic chants
London | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
Chelsea have promised to suspend any Manchester United supporter who is identified to have voiced homophobic and biphobic chants during Monday night's football match which they lost 0-2 to United. ... read..


Heartfulness Institute to set up PV Sindhu Badminton Academy
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:20:53 PM IST
With the laying of the foundation stone by ace badminton player P.V Sindhu, Heartfulness Institute unveiled its plans of setting up a state of the art badminton facility, which will be named PV Sindhu Badminton Academy and Stadium. The upcoming facility i ... read..


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