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Sourav Ganguly stable after visit to hospital (lead)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly was stable after he was rushed to Apollo Hospital here on Wednesday following uneasiness and chest pain the previous night. ... read..


World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth lose opening matches (Lead)
Bangkok | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Reigning world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday went down fighting to world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in her first group match of the women's singles of the World Tour Finals. In the men's category, India's former world No.1 Kidambi S ... read..


Dhoni No.1 wicketkeeper-batsman we have ever seen, says Ben Dunk
Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Australia cricketer Ben Dunk believes former India captain MS Dhoni is "probably the number one wicketkeeper-batsman" the world cricket has even seen. ... read..


SMAT: Lomror stars as Rajasthan defeat Bihar to reach semis
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | January 27, 2021 10:43:33 PM IST
Mahipal Lomror was the standout performer as Rajasthan defeated Bihar by 16 runs in the fourth quarterfinal of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Wednesday here at the Motera Stadium. ... read..


ISL 7: Unlucky Kerala shares spoils with Jamshedpur
Bambolim (Goa) | January 27, 2021 10:43:21 PM IST
Kerala Blasters were made to rue their missed chances as they played out a goalless draw with Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


Winning Roland Garros is Dominic Thiem's next 'big goal'
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 10:43:19 PM IST
With the Australian Open 2021 set to begin next month, the world number three and last year's Australian Open finalist Dominic Thiem expressed that winning a Roland Garros title is his next "big goal". ... read..


Ganguly hospitalised again with chest pain
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly was on Wednesday rushed to Apollo Hospital here after he complained uneasiness and chest pain the previous night. ... read..


Judge Yacoob steps down as CSA interim board chairman
Johannesburg | January 27, 2021 9:43:12 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) interim board chairman Judge Yacoob has stepped down following the publication of a telephone conversation between him and a South African journalist, in which Yacoob used abusive language. ... read..


Virat, Rohit maintain top 2 spots in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Ace Indian batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have maintained their top two spots in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batters while fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has stuck to his third spot in the bowlers' list. ... read..


World Tour Finals: Sindhu loses to Tzu Ying in 1st group match
Bangkok | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Ace India shuttler PV Sindhu on Wednesday went down fighting against world number one Tai Tzu Ying in her first group match of the women's singles event at the World Tour Finals. ... read..


IPL 2021 player auction on Feb 18 in Chennai
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The player auction ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) edition will take place on February 18 in Chennai. ... read..


If a bowler concedes a boundary, I know Shastri will shout at me, says Bharat Arun
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 8:13:16 PM IST
India bowling coach Bharat Arun has said that pacer Mohammed Siraj is someone who has both anger and hunger to succeed at the international level. ... read..


Rijiju celebrates 2nd edition of 'Fit India School Week' with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 8:13:15 PM IST
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday concluded the second edition of the "Fit India School Week" program in the presence of senior dignitaries of the sports and education ministry. ... read..


Laura Wolvaardt attains career-best ODI rankings
Dubai | January 27, 2021 7:43:23 PM IST
South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt has moved up two places to a career-best seventh position in the ICC Women's ODI rankings after helping her team complete a 3-0 series sweep over Pakistan. ... read..


Sourav Ganguly to undergo stenting tomorrow in presence of Dr Devi Shetty: Woodlands Hospital
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2021 7:43:12 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly will undergo stenting on Thursday in presence of Dr Devi Shetty, the Woodlands Hospital has informed through a release. ... read..


Root-led England team arrives in Chennai ahead of Test series
Chennai | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The England cricket team, led by skipper Joe Root, on Wednesday arrived in Chennai from Sri Lanka ahead of the four-match Test series against India slated to begin from February 5. ... read..


Online Rummy: Kerala HC notice to Virat Kohli
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, actors Thammanna and Aju Vargheese on a petition seeking ban on online rummy after victims alleged brand ambassadors play a significant role in getting youth ad ... read..


Ganguly is looking quite relaxed, he is not at all uncomfortable: Vaishali Dalmiya
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2021 7:13:21 PM IST
After meeting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly at the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Vaishali Dalmiya -- daughter of former BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya -- on Wednesday informed the media that the former India captain is "perfectly alright" and he will be releas ... read..


Welfare of players paramount, being locked in bio-bubble is unsustainable: Finch
Melbourne | January 27, 2021 7:13:15 PM IST
Australia's limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch has said that the welfare of players is paramount and being constantly locked in a bio-bubble is not sustainable for long. ... read..


Indian eves suffer 2-3 loss to Argentina
Buenos Aires | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team lost 2-3 to world number two Argentina in their latest encounter. ... read..


Pak vs SA, 1st Test: Fawad Alam hits ton as hosts gain upper hand
Karachi | January 27, 2021 6:43:18 PM IST
Fawad Alam and Faheem Ashraf played knocks of 109 and 64 respectively on the second day of the opening Test against South Africa as Pakistan gained firm control on proceedings at the National Stadium here on Wednesday. ... read..


ISL 7: Hyderabad face Bengaluru test in bid to gain momentum
Panaji (Goa) | January 27, 2021 6:43:14 PM IST
Hyderabad FC had a great start to the Indian Super League (ISL) season 7 but soon found themselves dropping points. Despite the slip-ups, they go into the business end of the season still in the top four. ... read..


Martin Odegaard joins Arsenal on loan
London | January 27, 2021 6:43:12 PM IST
Arsenal signed Norway international Martin Odegaard on loan for the remainder of the season from Real Madrid on Wednesday. ... read..


ICC introduces 'ICC Player of the Month' awards
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the introduction of the 'ICC Player of the Month' awards to recognise and celebrate the best performances of both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughou ... read..


Jack Leach extends stay with Somerset until 2024
London | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
England spinner Jack Leach has extended his contract with Somerset County Cricket Club by two years. ... read..


Incentives for sportspersons should be increased for winning medals in major events: Behera
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) | January 27, 2021 7:13:11 PM IST
Odisha has been at the forefront of hosting major sports events, developing world-class infrastructure, sponsoring national teams, and strengthening its grassroots programs. ... read..


Ind vs Eng: Gill should open with Rohit, but he needs to keep his head down, says Gambhir
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 27, 2021 6:13:20 PM IST
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir feels that youngster Shubman Gill should open alongside Rohit Sharma in the upcoming Test series against England but added that Gill needs to keep his head down after the dream debut Down Under. ... read..


AFC Champions League participation will be a big exposure opportunity: FC Goa director of football
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 6:13:16 PM IST
FC Goa is all set to make history in Indian football as they will be the first team from the country to play in the 2021 AFC Champions League, where they have been drawn in Group E. ... read..


Important to have a "stable ship" in Barcelona: LaLiga boss
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 6:13:08 PM IST
LaLiga president Javier Tebas on Wednesday said that it is important for the league to have a stable ship in Barcelona and he also added that the Catalan club needs to appoint a permanent chairman as soon as possible. ... read..


Hope brothers, Shai & Kyle, test positive for Covid-19
Bridgetown | Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
West Indies batsman Shai Hope, and his brother Kyle, have tested positive for coronavirus and have subsequently withdrawn from the Barbados squad ahead of the Regional Super50 Cup. ... read..


Ganguly came for checkup of cardiac condition, his vital parameters stable: Hospital
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2021 5:43:07 PM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly went for a checkup of his cardiac situation on Wednesday and his vital parameters are stable, said the medical bulletin issued by Apollo Gleneagles Hospital. ... read..


World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Anders Antonsen
Bangkok | January 27, 2021 4:43:14 PM IST
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was on Wednesday defeated by Denmark's Anders Antonsen in his first group-stage match in the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals. ... read..


Looking forward to playing with Afridi, Jordan and Banton, says Ben Dunk
Abu Dhabi | January 27, 2021 4:43:13 PM IST
Australia's wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Dunk, who has scored over 3,000 runs in T20s, is all set to turn up for the Qalandars in the new season of the Abu Dhabi T10. The competition will be played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi from January 28- Fe ... read..


Indian junior women's hockey team returns after successful tour of Chile
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 4:43:10 PM IST
Indian junior women's hockey team returned to the country's national capital in the early hours of Wednesday after remaining unbeaten in their tour of Chile. ... read..


Nadal supports Australian Open Covid-19 measures
Sydney | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
World number two Rafael Nadal has urged his fellow competitors to take a "wider perspective" on Covid-19 safety measures put in place ahead of the Australian Open, as players and staff remained quarantined on Wednesday. ... read..


SMAT: Vishnu Solanki's last-ball six fires Baroda into semis
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | January 27, 2021 4:13:09 PM IST
A business end master-class from Vishnu Solanki fired Baroda into the semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as the team registered an eight-wicket win over Haryana on Wednesday here at the Motera Stadium. ... read..


'Prasanta Dora was a very talented goalkeeper who played with repute'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:07 PM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has expressed grief on the untimely demise of former India international goalkeeper Prasanta Dora. ... read..


IOC urges Olympians to take Covid-19 vaccines
Lausanne | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:07 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged the teams competing in the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, scheduled to be held later in the year in Tokyo, to be vaccinated against novel coronavirus. ... read..


ICC ODI Player Rankings: Stirling, Mehidy gain big after shining in Cricket WC Super League
Dubai | January 27, 2021 3:43:25 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday released the latest Men's ODI Player Rankings, with Ireland all-rounder Paul Stirling and Bangladesh spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz making notable gains after their fine performances in the ICC Men's Cricke ... read..


Will Pucovski can bat in middle-order also: Trevor Hohns
Melbourne | January 27, 2021 3:43:22 PM IST
Australia's national selector Trevor Hohns on Wednesday said that Will Pucovski can also bat in the middle-order if the situation arises in the longest format of the game. ... read..


Argentina beat Indian women's hockey team 3-2
Buenos Aires | January 27, 2021 3:43:19 PM IST
World No.2 Argentina came up with back-to-back goals in the final quarter to overcome a 1-2 setback and beat the visiting Indian women's hockey team 3-2 on Wednesday in a match that went down to the wire. ... read..


Wade excluded from Australia Test squad for South Africa tour
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has been excluded from Australia Test squad for the South Africa tour and has been replaced by Alex Carey for the three-match series. Wade will, instead, travel with the T20I side to New Zealand for the five-match series ... read..


BCCI president Sourav Ganguly heads to hospital for check-up, following angioplasty
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2021 3:13:12 PM IST
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly headed to the Apollo Hospital here on Wednesday weeks after undergoing a successful angioplasty. Sources close to the former India skipper said that there was nothing to worry and it is a routine visit. ... read..


Felt I owed the team that innings: Vihari recalls SCG heroics
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 2:43:32 PM IST
Recalling his heroics at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against Australia in the third Test, India batsman Hanuma Vihari said he owed his team that innings because of all the trust they showed in him and provided him with opportunity despite failing in p ... read..


Windies spinner Hayden Walsh recovers from COVID-19, leaves isolation
Dhaka | January 27, 2021 2:43:27 PM IST
West Indies leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr has been released from isolation and cleared to travel after he returned two negative COVID-19 PCR tests. ... read..


World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu loses to world number one Tai Tzu-Ying
Bangkok | January 27, 2021 2:43:13 PM IST
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday came up short in her first group-stage match in the World Tour Finals against Taiwan's world number one Tai Tzu-Ying. ... read..


IPL 2021: Auction to be held in Chennai on February 18
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 27, 2021 2:13:19 PM IST
The Indian Premier League mini-auction ahead of the 2021 edition of the tournament will be held in Chennai on February 18. ... read..


Such a wonderful moment for all of us students of Nambiar Sir: PT Usha
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 2:13:18 PM IST
Track and field legend PT Usha has said it is a wonderful and proud moment for all of OM Nambiar's students as the latter is set to receive the prestigious Padma Shri. ... read..


Ind vs Eng: Moeen should be available for the first Test, says coach Silverwood
Galle | January 27, 2021 2:13:13 PM IST
England head coach Chris Silverwood is optimistic of having the services of wicket-keeper batsman Ollie Pope and all-rounder Moeen Ali for the first Test against India. ... read..


We didn't spend one minute on Paine's leadership during our selection meeting: Trevor Hohns
Melbourne | January 27, 2021 1:43:23 PM IST
Australia Test skipper Tim Paine's leadership was under the scanner when the hosts weren't able to convert the advantages into victories in the last two Tests against India. But the criticism directed at Paine was termed "wide of the mark" as he was backe ... read..


SA's Sune Luus becomes 10th woman to achieve double of 1,000 ODI runs and 100 wickets
Durban | January 27, 2021 1:13:24 PM IST
South Africa all-rounder Sune Luus has become just the tenth woman to achieve the double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in ODIs. ... read..


IOC president encourages Oly participants to take COVID-19 vaccine, but it isn't obligatory
Lausanne | January 27, 2021 1:13:17 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that its president Thomas Bach held consultation calls with the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on Friday, as the Olympic Movement enters the final stretch in preparations for the postponed Olympic and Par ... read..


Ind vs Eng: Joe Root-led squad arrives in Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 27, 2021 1:13:09 PM IST
The England cricket team and staff arrived in Chennai on Wednesday for the Test series against India. The first and second Test will be played in Chennai, beginning February 5. ... read..


ISL 7: NorthEast United coach credits players for stunning win over Mohun Bagan
Panaji (Goa) | January 27, 2021 12:43:13 PM IST
NorthEast United interim head coach Khalid Jamil has credited the players after his side won back-to-back games for the first time in the ongoing seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL). ... read..


England spinner Jack Leach extends contract with Somerset until 2024
Somerset | January 27, 2021 12:13:24 PM IST
England spinner Jack Leach has signed a two-year contract extension with Somerset County Cricket Club which will see him play until at least the end of the 2024 season. ... read..


ICC introduces 'ICC Player of the Month' awards to recognise 'best performances'
Dubai | January 27, 2021 12:13:18 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the introduction of the ICC Player of the Month awards which will "recognise and celebrate the best performances" of both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket t ... read..


Last thing I am thinking about is the table: Guardiola as Man City secure top spot on PL standings
West Bromwich | January 27, 2021 11:43:11 AM IST
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted that the "last thing I am thinking is about the table" after his side secured the top spot on the Premier League standings. ... read..


Shai, Kyle Hope test positive for coronavirus, ruled out of Super50 Cup
Bridgetown | January 27, 2021 11:13:16 AM IST
West Indies batsman Shai Hope, and his brother Kyle Hope have been ruled out of the upcoming Super50 Cup after testing positive for coronavirus. ... read..


Focus is on getting better, not on Premier League table: Arteta
London | January 27, 2021 11:13:06 AM IST
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said that his focus is only on how the team can get better and he is not looking at the Premier League table. ... read..


Hard to see this dream come to an end: Ighalo bids farewell to Manchester United
Manchester | January 27, 2021 10:43:12 AM IST
Odion Ighalo on Wednesday penned a heartfelt message for Manchester United as the player's loan with the club is set to come to an end. ... read..


ISL 7: NorthEast capitalised on their chances, says Habas after defeat
Panaji (Goa) | January 27, 2021 9:43:05 AM IST
After suffering a defeat, ATK Mohun Bagan head coach Antonio Lopez Habas rued a lack of chances for them in the second half while admitting that NorthEast United FC capitalised on their chances. ... read..


Cricket Australia confirms Indian players were subjected to racial abuse in third Test
Melbourne | January 27, 2021 11:13:08 AM IST
Cricket Australia on Wednesday confirmed that the members of the Indian cricket team were subjected to racial abuse during the third Test at Sydney. ... read..


Manchester City thrash West Bromwich to go top of Premier League table
West Bromwich | January 27, 2021 9:13:21 AM IST
Manchester City continued their remarkable winning run as they defeated West Bromwich to go top of the Premier League table. ... read..


Matt Milnes extends contract with Kent till 2022
Canterbury | January 27, 2021 9:13:15 AM IST
Bowler Matt Milnes has signed a contract extension with Kent Cricket until the end of the 2022 season, the club confirmed on Tuesday. ... read..


Barcelona presidential election to take place on March 7, club confirms
Barcelona | January 27, 2021 9:13:11 AM IST
Barcelona on Wednesday announced that the club's presidential election will be held on March 7. ... read..


Wade dropped from Test squad, Paine retains captaincy for SA series, Tanveer Sangha earns T20I call-up
Melbourne | January 27, 2021 8:13:10 AM IST
Matthew Wade was on Wednesday left out of Australia's Test squad for the South Africa tour while Tim Paine received strong support to continue as captain. ... read..


Chelsea appoint Thomas Tuchel as new head coach
London | January 27, 2021 7:43:02 AM IST
Chelsea on Tuesday announced the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as the club's new head coach. ... read..


Silverwood happy with England's rotation policy
London | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
England head coach Chris Silverwood said that he is happy with the rotation policy they currently have in place. England faced criticism from former players for resting wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow, all-rounder Sam Curran and fast bowler Mark Wood ... read..


Tamil Nadu, Punjab enter T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy semis (Lead)
Ahmedabad | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Baba Aparajith (52 not out off 45 balls) and Shahrukh Khan (40 not out off 19) helped Tamil Nadu beat Himachal Pradesh by five wickets in a T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy quarter-final match here at the Motera on Tuesday. ... read..


India not too important for England as they rest key players
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
England are not putting their best team up for the four-Test India series that begins next month despite knowing that India will provide a far more stiffer challenge than Sri Lanka, where they sent their best squad and won the two-Test series 2-0. ... read..


Machado, Gallego score as NorthEast beat Bagan 2-1
Margao (Goa) | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Goals from Luis Machado and Federico Gallego helped NorthEast United beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday. ... read..


England's Bairstow 'raring to go' in Tests vs India after rest
London | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Jonny Bairstow says he will be "raring to go" against India after completing his rest period. Bairstow is one of three players who have been rested for the first two Tests in India and are presently in England. ... read..


Rashid powers Afghanistan to 3-0 series win
Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Leg-spinner Rashid Khan's four-wicket haul and 48 runs helped Afghanistan beat Ireland by 36 runs in the third and final One-day International (ODI) to complete a clean sweep of the series here on Tuesday. ... read..


2 UAE cricketers suspended for breaching ICC anti-corruption code
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Cricketers Mohammad Naveed and Shairman Anwar Butt of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been provisionally suspended after being found guilty of two offences each under the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Code. ... read..


Under-20 Fed Cup: Reshma erases 10,000m race walk national record
Bhopal | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Reshma Patel marked her 10,000m race walk debut with a national under-20 record, c;ocking 48 minutes and 25.90 seconds, on the second day of the National Federation Cup Junior Under-20 Athletics Championships here on Tuesday. ... read..


From almost nowhere to India nets: Pacer Ankit Rajpoot's story
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh pace bowler Ankit Rajpoot, who will bowl at the Indian team's nets during the upcoming series against England, has been a domestic workhorse quite like Brisbane Test hero Shardul Thakur, having played 63 first-class games. ... read..


1st Test: Pak lose advantage, reel under SA speedster Rabada's blows(Ld)
Karachi | Wednesday, 2021 2:15:07 AM IST
South Africa's return to Pakistan to play Test cricket for the first time in 14 years was a mixed one after they disappointed with the bat, but then impressed with the ball to end Day One with honours even at the National Stadium here on Tuesday. South Af ... read..


Big Bash League finals series schedule confirmed
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2021 2:15:07 AM IST
The Sydney Sixers, Sydney Thunder, and Brisbane Heat will host matches in week one of the Big Bash League (BBL) 10 Finals series, with the matches being scheduled on January 29, 30, and 31, it was announced here on Tuesday. The Perth Scorchers and Adelaid ... read..


Venue-check: India have not lost to England in Ahmedabad
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
India have not lost to England at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, near Ahmedabad, though the hosts have played only two matches against the visitors so far at this venue. India have won one match and the other has ended in a draw. ... read..


Punjab beat Karnataka to enter Mushtaq Ali T20 semis
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Punjab defeated Karnataka by nine wickets in a Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 quarter-final here at the Motera on Tuesday. ... read..


India won't be bullied, pick your best team: Hussain to England
London | Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has urged the Joe Root-led side to pick his best team and not to take the Indian team lightly in the upcoming four-match Test series. ... read..


UP to get its first sports university in Meerut
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh will soon have its first sports university in Meerut after the state cabinet approved the State Sports University Bill 2021 draft. The university will aim at providing best infrastructure practices and services to athletes. ... read..


Farhat retires from professional cricket, PCB congratulates on wonderful career
Karachi | January 26, 2021 8:43:12 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday congratulated Imran Farhat on a successful 24-year-long career. The top-order batsman, who represented Balochistan in the domestic season 2020-21, retired from professional cricket on the completion of his side's ca ... read..


Ashwin, Sundar, Kuldeep may be India's spinners for 1st Test vs Eng
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
In December 2016, when England last travelled to India for a Test series, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin combined to capture 54 of the 93 English wickets to fall as the team romped to a 4-0 series win in the five-Test series. ... read..


ISL: East Bengal sign Subrata Paul from Hyderabad FC on loan
Panaji | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
SC East Bengal on Tuesday announced the signing of seasoned India goalkeeper Subrata Paul on loan from Hyderabad FC for the remainder of the Indian Super League (ISL) season. ... read..


Entertainment in T10 format higher than T20, says Johnson Charles
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
West Indies' wicketkeeper-batsman Johnson Charles, who will be playing in the upcoming season of the Abu Dhabi T10 league, believes the entertainment element in T10 format is higher than that of T20. ... read..


Pak vs SA, 1st Test: Bowlers bring Proteas back in the game after batsmen falter
Karachi | January 26, 2021 7:13:11 PM IST
Pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada struck twice while Anrich Nortje and Keshav Maharaj picked a wicket each as South Africa fought back after being dismissed for 220 against Pakistan on day one of the first Test on Tuesday. ... read..


AIFF condoles former India goalkeeper Prasanta Dora's untimely demise
New Delhi | January 26, 2021 7:13:08 PM IST
The All India Football Federation has condoled the untimely death of former India international goalkeeper Prasanta Dora, who passed away in Kolkata on Tuesday. ... read..


CWI announces schedule for regional Super50 Cup tournament
St John's (Antigua) | Tuesday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced the fixtures for the rescheduled Super50 Cup to be played in Antigua in February. ... read..


Former India goalkeeper Prasanta Dora passes away
New Delhi | January 26, 2021 6:13:11 PM IST
Former India goalkeeper Prasanta Dora passed away aged 44 on Tuesday. ... read..


Illingworth to become 1st neutral umpire in Tests since Covid-19 pandemic
Dhaka | Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Richard Illingworth will become the first neutral umpire to officiate in a Test match since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic when he officiates in the upcoming first Test of the two-match series between Bangladesh and West Indies. ... read..


Chelsea has got history, Lampard's sacking no surprise, says Gerrard
London | January 26, 2021 5:43:14 PM IST
Former Liverpool and England player Steven Gerrard has said that Lampard's sacking is no surprise as Chelsea has got a history of letting managers go after some poor results. ... read..


ISL 7: Farukh, Doungel have added another dimension to Jamshedpur's attack, says Coyle
Panaji (Goa) | January 26, 2021 5:43:08 PM IST
Jamshedpur FC head coach Owen Coyle on Tuesday praised new signings Seiminlen Doungel and Farukh Choudhary who joined the side last week from FC Goa and Mumbai City FC. ... read..


Jerome Jayaratne appointed Sri Lanka manager for Windies tour
Colombo | Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed Jerome Jayaratne as the 'national team manager' for the team's upcoming tour of West Indies. ... read..


APC chief Rashed appointed UNICEF's 1st national ambassador from UAE
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) president Majid Rashed has been appointed as a United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) first national ambassador from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ... read..


It's been quite the ride so far, with a fair share of ups and downs: Rishabh Pant
New Delhi | January 26, 2021 4:43:24 PM IST
As Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant crossed four million followers on photo and video sharing social networking platform Instagram, the wicket-keeper batsman on Tuesday thanked fans and followers for their overwhelming support. ... read..


For me, losing is not normal: Bruno Fernandes
Manchester | January 26, 2021 4:43:14 PM IST
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has accepted that he is a bad loser and as a result, he will not rest until the Red Devils win every title possible. ... read..


ISL 7: Jamshedpur looks to build momentum against Kerela Blasters
Panaji (Goa) | January 26, 2021 4:43:13 PM IST
When Kerala Blasters host Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim on Wednesday, a lot will be at stake for both sides. Both teams find themselves in the wrong half of the table and after 13 games, are level on points, w ... read..


Anti-Corruption Tribunal finds UAE players Mohammad Naveed, Shaiman Anwar Butt guilty
Dubai | January 26, 2021 4:43:11 PM IST
United Arab Emirates (UAE) players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt on Tuesday were found guilty of two offences each under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code following a hearing by an independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal. ... read..


Pak vs SA: Nauman Ali becomes fourth oldest Test debutant for hosts
Karachi | January 26, 2021 4:43:04 PM IST
Spinner Nauman Ali on Tuesday became the fourth oldest Test cricketer to debut for Pakistan. ... read..


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