Saturday, July 13, 2024

"I had five bad balls, he hit them all for six": Mitchell Starc opens up on face-off with Rohit Sharma during T20 World Cup
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 4:41:30 PM IST
Australia left-arm speedster Mitchell Starc on Saturday opened up on his face-off against India skipper Rohit Sharma during his team's Super 8 clash against Men in Blue in the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup 2024. ... read..

Euro 2024 final: England seeking to bring European glory home, with Spain looking to spoil party
Berlin | July 13, 2024 4:41:29 PM IST
After an enticing two weeks of football, where European giants squared off in highly engaging matches, Spain and England were left at last on the battlefield to fight for the coveted UEFA Euro Cup. ... read..

India opt to bowl against Zimbabwe in fourth T20I, Tushar Deshpande makes debut
Harare | July 13, 2024 4:41:23 PM IST
India skipper Shubman Gill won the toss and elected to bowl first in the fourth T20I of the five-match series against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday. ... read..

Hockey India Junior East Zone Championship 2024 set to begin in Kolkata
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 4:11:23 PM IST
The 2nd Hockey India Junior Men and Women East Zone Championship 2024 is set to kick off at the Netaji Subhas Eastern Centre, Salt Lake in Kolkata from Sunday. Out of six Men's and Women's Teams, two teams with the most points in each category after round ... read..

"I have no interest in the US job": Canada head coach Jesse Marsch
Charlotte | July 13, 2024 3:11:35 PM IST
Canada head coach Jesse Marsch revealed that he has "no interest" in taking up the vacant managerial position in the US men's national team. ... read..

Shotgun Junior World Cup: Sabeera Haris wins bronze to open India's account
Porpetto | July 13, 2024 3:11:29 PM IST
Sabeera Haris won a bronze in the women's trap to help India open their account on competition day two of the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy. ... read..

Uruguay head coach Marcelo Bielsa defends his players after scuffle with Colombia fans
Charlotte | July 13, 2024 2:41:30 PM IST
Uruguay head coach Marcelo Bielsa defended his players' involvement in the brawl that took place after their semi-final loss against Colombia at the Bank of America Stadium in the ongoing Copa America 2024. ... read..

"Impossible to make logical decision": Head coach Southgate on his future with England team
Berlin | July 13, 2024 2:41:26 PM IST
England head coach Gareth Southgate believes it is impossible to make a decision about his future with the Three Lions as his contract is set to expire at the end of this year. ... read..

Epic Clash: India vs Pakistan in the World Championship of Legends final
Birmingham | July 13, 2024 2:41:23 PM IST
The grand finale of the World Championship of Legends is upon us, as the Indian Champions face off against their arch-rivals, the Pakistan Champions, on Saturday at Edgbaston. ... read..

PCB denies NOC to Naseem Shah to feature in The Hundred
Lahore | July 13, 2024 1:41:34 PM IST
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided not to grant pacer Naseem Shah the No Objection Certificate (NOC) to play in The Hundred under workload management, sources told Geo News. ... read..

MLC 2024: Rain washes away clash between MI New York, Texas Super Kings
Morrisville | July 13, 2024 11:41:28 AM IST
The clash between MI New York and Texas Super Kings got abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain at Church Street Park in the ongoing Major League Cricket 2024. ... read..

WCPL 2024: Former India pacer Jhulan Goswami joins Trinbago Knight Riders as team mentor
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 11:11:29 AM IST
Former India right-arm pacer Jhulan Goswami has joined the Women's Caribbean Premier League franchise Trinbago Knight Riders as a team mentor. ... read..

"Sense of immortality": Former quick Ian Bishop's special praise for ageless seamer James Anderson
London | July 13, 2024 10:41:22 AM IST
Former cricketers Stuart Broad and Ian Bishop, who witnessed James Anderson's last outing with the red ball for England at the Lord's, lavished praise on the ageless seamer for the legacy that he left behind after playing his final game in the internation ... read..

4th T20I: India eye series win; Zimbabwe hope to spoil the party
Harare | July 13, 2024 10:11:27 AM IST
With India looking to win the T20I series, Zimbabwe would hope to dig deep into their experience and keep it alive as both teams gear up to square off against each other in the 4th T20I on Saturday. ... read..

"If you give me 15 minutes, still wouldn't be able to compliment him enough": Stokes' emotional tribute to Anderson
London | July 13, 2024 9:11:25 AM IST
England Test captain Ben Stokes made an emotional tribute to James Anderson, who bowed out from international cricket after decades of dominance. ... read..

Cricket Australia announces fixtures for upcoming BBL season, Perth Scorchers to play in opening game
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 1:11:27 AM IST
Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced the action-packed schedule for the Big Bash League (BBL) Season 14, promising every match to be a blockbuster event. The BBL season 14 will kick off on December 15, at Optus Stadium with the Perth Scorchers facin ... read..

Sri Lanka Cricket announces free entry for fans at Women's Asia Cup
Dambulla | July 13, 2024 1:11:26 AM IST
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday announced that there will be free entry for the fans at the upcoming Women's T20 Asia Cup 2024 which will begin on July 19. ... read..

Trying to learn from my bowling: India pacer Avesh Khan ahead of facing Zimbabwe 4th T20I
Harare | July 12, 2024 11:41:34 PM IST
Ahead of his side's clash against Zimbabwe in the fourth T20I match of the five-game series at the Harare Sports Club, India pacer Avesh Khan said that he is trying to learn from his bowling. ... read..

Gautam Gambhir attends Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's wedding ceremony
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 12, 2024 11:11:25 PM IST
Newly appointed Team India head coach Gautam Gambhir and his wife Natasha Jain joined other celebrities at the wedding ceremony of Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai on Friday. ... read..

England pacer James Anderson 'still trying to hold tears' after retiring from international cricket
London | July 12, 2024 10:41:22 PM IST
As veteran England pacer bids adieu to a legendary Test career on Friday, James Anderson said that he is still trying to hold onto his tears. ... read..

Suryakumar, KL Rahul, other sports personalities attend Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's wedding ceremony
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 12, 2024 10:11:24 PM IST
Cricketers Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shreyas Iyer joined other celebrites at the wedding ceremony of Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. ... read..

Wimbledon: Rohit Sharma attends Medvedev-Alcaraz semi-final clash
London | July 12, 2024 10:11:23 PM IST
India skipper Rohit Sharma attended the first semi-final clash of the Wimbledon 2024 between Daniil Medvedev and Carlos Alcaraz at the centre court on Friday. ... read..

Wimbledon: Carlos Alcaraz advances to final after beating Daniil Medvedev
London | July 12, 2024 10:11:20 PM IST
Defending champion Carlos Alcaraz advanced to the final match of the Wimbledon 2024 after defeating star Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev 6-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the semi-final clash at the centre court on Friday. ... read..

First-ever Olympic Esports Games to take place in 2025; massive opportunity for Indian esports
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:41:28 PM IST
In a historic move, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the inaugural Olympic Esports Games will take place in Saudi Arabia in 2025. This decision follows the recent proposal by the IOC's Executive Board and will be presented at t ... read..

ESFI welcomes Olympic Committee's groundbreaking decision to host inaugural Esports Games in Saudi Arabia
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:41:25 PM IST
The Esports Federation of India (ESFI) on Friday welcomed the decision from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to partner with the National Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia to host the inaugural Olympic Esports Games in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ... read..

Sports Minister Mandaviya chairs high-level meeting to review India's preparation for Paris Olympics 2024
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:11:31 PM IST
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a high-level meeting to review India's preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games on Friday. ... read..

TW3 ratings, age cut-offs for Junior, Sub-Junior Youth Leagues 2024-25 announced
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:11:25 PM IST
The All India Football Federation, on Friday announced the updated Tanner Whitehouse 3 (TW3) ratings and age cut-offs for the Junior Youth League and Sub-Junior Youth League for the upcoming 2024-25 season. ... read..

Aditi tied 52nd, Diksha is further behind at Evian Championship
Evian Les Bains | July 12, 2024 8:41:33 PM IST
Indian duo Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar had differing starts in the first round of the Amundi Evian Championships, one of the five Majors for women. ... read..

Skipper Kraigg Brathwaite decodes West Indies' defeat against England at Lord's
London | July 12, 2024 8:41:32 PM IST
After his side's loss against England in the first Test match at Lord's, West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite said that the Caribbeans were behind the game from the start. ... read..

Playing at Lord's in his last Test is incredible: England pacer Atkinson on Anderson's retirement
London | July 12, 2024 8:11:28 PM IST
England pacer Gus Atkinson opened up on veteran seamer James Anderson's retirement and said that playing his last Test match at Lord's is incredible. ... read..

Durand Cup: Defending champions Mohun Bagan Super Giant face Downtown Heroes FC of Kashmir in opener
Kolkata (West Bengal) | July 12, 2024 8:11:26 PM IST
Defending champions Mohun Bagan Super Giant (MBSG), will face Downtown Heroes FC of Kashmir in the opening match of the 133rd Durand Cup on July 27, at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) in Kolkata. The match will kick off at 6 PM IST. ... read..

England skipper Stokes pinpoints reason behind Atkinson's success against Windies at Lord's
London | July 12, 2024 7:41:34 PM IST
England skipper Ben Stokes opened up on Gus Atkinson's performance in his debut Test match and said that he used Lord's slope to pick 12 wickets against West Indies in the first long-format match of the series. ... read..

Every time I wear this shirt I tried to win games for England: James Anderson
London | July 12, 2024 6:41:26 PM IST
As veteran England pacer bids adieu to a legendary Test career, James Anderson said that he tried to win everytime the 41-year-old wore the Three Lions jersey. ... read..

"Has been a joy to watch you bowl": Sachin Tendulkar pens down farewell note for James Anderson
London | July 12, 2024 6:41:22 PM IST
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar penned down an emotional farewell note for veteran English seamer James Anderson and said that it has been a joy to watch him bowl over his '22-year spell'. ... read..

Pyari Xaxa nets again as India draw with hosts Myanmar in second friendly
Yangon | July 12, 2024 6:11:22 PM IST
The Indian senior women's team were held 1-1 by Myanmar in their second and last friendly match against the hosts at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Friday. ... read..

Zimbabwe announce squad for first Ireland Test
Harare | July 12, 2024 5:41:32 PM IST
Zimbabwe have named their 15-member squad for the one-off Test against Ireland, their first against the opposition. ... read..

James Anderson retires on high note as England thump Windies at Lord's
London | July 12, 2024 5:41:30 PM IST
Veteran seamer James Anderson bids adieu to a legendary Test career spanning 188 Test matches and more than two decades on a high note as England beat West Indies by an innings and 114 runs on Friday. ... read..

Spanish attacker Dani Olmo 'not afraid' of Jude Bellingham ahead of EURO 2024 final
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 5:11:42 PM IST
Ahead of the final match of the EURO 2024, Spanish attacker Dani Olmo said that he is not afraid of the presence of England midfielder Jude Bellingham. ... read..

VVS Laxman hails Kohli, Rohit for their "special gesture" for Rahul Dravid after T20 World Cup final
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 4:41:49 PM IST
Former India cricketer VVS Laxman stated that it was a great gesture by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to hand over the T20 World Cup trophy to Rahul Dravid. ... read..

Lanka Premier League: Colombo Strikers share positive takeaways despite close match against Jaffna Kings
Colombo | July 12, 2024 3:41:27 PM IST
The Colombo Strikers showed their resilience and talent in a closely fought game even though they lost to the Jaffna Kings by a slim margin. ... read..

"You should be playing all the three formats": Gautam Gambhir opens up about his players selection approach
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 3:11:54 PM IST
India's newly appointed head coach Gautam Gambhir said that his approach to picking players won't be based on a particular format as he feels players who are "good enough" should play all three formats. ... read..

Don't want to just participate, believe I can win a medal: Avinash Sable on Paris 2024
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 3:11:52 PM IST
Avinash Sable, who recently shattered the national record in the 3000m steeplechase for the tenth time with an impressive 8 minutes and 9.91 seconds at the Diamond League Paris, is eagerly gearing up for the Olympics. ... read..

Sure Rohit, Virat, Jadeja are going to contribute in longer version: VVS Laxman
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 3:11:40 PM IST
Former India cricketer VVS Laxman is sure that the stalwart trio of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja will continue to contribute in the longer format after they brought down the curtain on their T20I careers. ... read..

Hockey India gave me a chance to rebuild my career: Jarmanpreet Singh
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 2:11:28 PM IST
In 2015, when Jarmanpreet Singh was picked by the Punjab franchise in the celebrated Hockey India League, the defender was touted as the next big thing in Indian hockey. He was well on his way to playing for India at the Junior World Cup in 2016 which cat ... read..

MLC 2024: Washington Freedom emerge victorious in low-scoring affair against Seattle Orcas
Dallas | July 12, 2024 1:41:39 PM IST
Washington Freedom edged out Seattle Orcas by five wickets in a tense low-scoring affair of the 2024 Major League Cricket at Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas. ... read..

Shaheen Afridi may miss Pakistan's Test series against Bangladesh due to birth of his first child
Karachi | July 12, 2024 1:41:33 PM IST
Pakistan star pacer Shaheen Afridi could miss their upcoming two-match Test series against Bangladesh due to the birth of his first child. ... read..

"Fans can expect great entertainment, if India, Pakistan clash": Shahid Afridi on prospect of facing India in World Legends championship
Birmingham | July 12, 2024 12:11:26 PM IST
Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi believes fans will get great entertainment if arch-rivals Pakistan and India face each other in the final of the World Legends Championship. ... read..

CONMEBOL opens investigation after scuffle broke out between Uruguay players, Colombia fans
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:41:26 AM IST
South American football's governing body, CONMEBOL, has opened an investigation to understand the sequence of events that led to a scuffle between Uruguay players and Colombia fans after the conclusion of their semi-final clash in the ongoing Copa America ... read..

Leander Paes opens up about development of tennis in India, reveals mantra for successful career
By Parv Anand

New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:11:30 AM IST
Former India tennis player Leander Paes revealed the mantra that he feels can help an athlete achieve success amid the differnet levels of stress that one endures in their daily routine life. ... read..

Djokovic has a "couple more" Grand Slam wins in him, can level Federer's Wimbledon record: Leander Paes
By Parv Anand

New Delhi | July 12, 2024 10:41:43 AM IST
Former India tennis player Leander Paes believes that Serbia star Novak Djokovic has a 100 per cent chance to lift his eighth Wimbledon title, and despite being 38, he still has a couple of Grand Slams left in him. ... read..

Here's why Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi's had 'heated argument' with Mohammad Yousuf
Karachi | July 12, 2024 8:41:26 AM IST
During Pakistan's T20I tour of England, prior to the recently concluded T20 World Cup, Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi had heated arguments with batting coach Mohammad Yousuf, sources told Geo News. ... read..

Gautam Adani lauds Lamine Yamal after his performance in UEFA Euros 2024 semifinal
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 5:11:24 AM IST
Following Spain's 2-1 victory over France in the UEFA Euros 2024 semifinal , Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani applauded the young winger Lamine Yamal for his exceptional goal on Wednesday. ... read..

FC Goa sign Iker Guarrotxena for Indian Super League 2024-25 season
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 5:11:23 AM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa on Thursday announced the comeback of forward Iker Guarrotxena for the upcoming 2024-25 season. The 31-year-old Spaniard's presence is expected to be a significant boost for the Gaurs as they aim for glory in the ISL, ... read..

Vivian Richards poses with his portrait at Lord's during England vs West Indies first Test
London | July 11, 2024 11:41:49 PM IST
World Cup-winning cricketer Vivian Richards was spotted at the Lord's Stadium on Thursday during the second day of the first Test between England and the West Indies. ... read..

Wimbledon: Jasmine Paolini reaches second major final with win over Donna Vekic
London | July 11, 2024 11:11:20 PM IST
The number seven seed Jasmine Paolini advanced to the Wimbledon finals after defeating Donna Vekic in what turned out to be the longest semifinal in the tournament's history on Thursday. ... read..

Ben Stokes becomes first England player to secure historic doubles in Tests, international cricket
London | July 11, 2024 10:41:21 PM IST
England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Thursday joined the company of West Indies great Garry Sobers and South Africa's legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis to become the third player and first England player to secure a double of 6,000-plus runs and 200-plus ... read..

"Have to play my best, Medvedev is in really good...": Defending champion Alcaraz ahead of Wimbledon SF
London | July 11, 2024 9:41:21 PM IST
Ahead of his Wimbledon semifinal clash against Daniil Medvedev, defending champion Carlos Alcaraz hopes to be at his best and secure a victory against the Russian in a repeat of the 2023 final-four clash in the tournament. ... read..

"Brothers, can you relate...": Irfan Pathan shares hilarious meme on spat with brother Yusuf during match
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 9:11:41 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan, setting up sibling relationship goals, posted a hilarious meme on his mix-up and verbal spat with his brother Yusuf Pathan during the World Championship of Legends (WCL) match against South Africa. ... read..

"He talks positively, is straightforward....": Shahid Afridi on Gambhir's appointment as India coach
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 11, 2024 9:11:36 PM IST
Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi welcomed the appointment of former batter Gautam Gambhir as the head coach of Team India, saying that the Indian batting star has a big opportunity in front of him and appreciated him as a positive, straightforward ... read..

Kylian Mbappe to be unveiled as Real Madrid's latest signing on July 16
Madrid | July 11, 2024 9:11:34 PM IST
France football star Kylian Mbappe will be unveiled as the newest signee of Spanish football giants Real Madrid on July 16 at the club's home arena of Santiago Bernabeu stadium. ... read..

Mitchell Starc speaks on T20 WC snub against Afghanistan, future in T20I format
Melbourne | July 11, 2024 9:11:26 PM IST
Australian pacer Mitchell Starc on Thursday opened up on team management's decision to drop him in a crucial ICC T20 World Cup Super Eights clash against Afghanistan, and also dropped a hint about his future in this format of the sport. ... read..

Hockey India Junior South Zone Championship: Kerala, Karnataka, AP, TN, Telangana register wins on day-2
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) | July 11, 2024 9:11:24 PM IST
Day 2 of the second Hockey India Junior Women and Men South Zone Championship 2024, held in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, unfolded as Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh triumphed in their respective women's matches, while Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka ... read..

Indian athletics team to train across three European countries for Paris Olympics
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 8:41:24 PM IST
The majority of the Paris 2024-bound Indian athletics team, including Olympic and world champion Neeraj Chopra, will undergo the final phase of their training across three European countries: Turkiye, Poland and Switzerland, for the upcoming Summer Olympi ... read..

Wanindu Hasaranga steps down as Sri Lanka T20I skipper
Colombo | July 11, 2024 8:41:22 PM IST
Wanindu Hasaranga has stepped down as the captain of Sri Lanka's T20I side following their early exit from the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024. ... read..

MOC clears multiple proposals for equipment of Paris-bound athletes, para athletes
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 8:11:25 PM IST
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports' Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) has approved multiple proposals for assistance towards equipment by athletes and para Athletes as they prepare for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. ... read..

"The hair was kind of only loud thing about him...": Butcher on his first impression of James Anderson
London | July 11, 2024 8:11:23 PM IST
Former England cricketer Mark Butcher on Thursday opened up on his first impression of legendary pacer James Anderson, who is currently playing his final international match during the first Test against West Indies at Lord's following over two decades of ... read..

Joe Root equals with Ian Bell for big Lord's stadium record during 1st Test against West Indies
London | July 11, 2024 7:41:25 PM IST
England batter Joe Root levelled with former batter and compatriot Ian Bell for the second-highest number of fifty-plus scores at the iconic Lord's stadium in Test cricket. ... read..

"I am excited to give my all for India in Paris": Manpreet Singh on his 4th Olympics
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 7:11:27 PM IST
The Indian Men's Hockey Team is all geared up to make waves at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics, and for the team's veteran player, Manpreet Singh, it will be his fourth Olympic appearance, a remarkable achievement that puts him alongside the legendary Dh ... read..

Tour de France: Jonas Vingegaard delivers stirring fightback to beat Tadej Pogacar in Two-up sprint on stage 11
Paris | July 11, 2024 7:11:24 PM IST
Jonas Vingegaard (Visma-Lease a Bike) capped his dream return from injury and dealt his big rival Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) a psychological blow by outsprinting the Slovenian to the line to win Stage 11 of the Tour de France by half a wheel in the ... read..

India's white-ball tour to Sri Lanka set to kickstart from July 26 onwards
Colombo | July 11, 2024 6:41:20 PM IST
The India's tour of Sri Lanka will be starting from July 26 onwards, with the tour starting with a three-match T20I series. ... read..

Indian Racing Festival: Sourav Ganguly becomes owner of Kolkata Royal Tigers Racing Team
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 6:11:24 PM IST
Indian Racing Festival, a premier motorsport event in India gearing up for its third season, received a major shot in the arm with former India cricket captain and former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly becoming an owner of the Kolkata Royal Tigers Racing t ... read..

Durand Cup 2024: Groups revealed; Mohun Bagan SG - East Bengal FC pitted together again
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 6:11:21 PM IST
The group stage draw for the upcoming 133rd edition of the Indian Oil Durand Cup 2024 football tournament was unveiled on Thursday, promising a slate of exciting matchups. ... read..

World Championship of Legends: India Champions face Australia Champions in semifinal
Northampton | July 11, 2024 5:41:32 PM IST
It's finally here where the World Championship of Legends is set to feature the greatest showdown in the semi-final stage between two cricketing titans India Champions vs Australia Champions scheduled for July 12. Set against the backdrop of a storied riv ... read..

Mumbai City signs Greek striker Nikolaos Karelis
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 11, 2024 5:41:29 PM IST
Mumbai City FC on Thursday announced the signing of Nikolaos Karelis on one-year contract till the end of 2024-25 season. ... read..

Zim Afro T10 league to begin from September 21
Harare | July 11, 2024 5:41:28 PM IST
Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) announced the return of the eagerly awaited Zim Afro T10 tournament for its second edition. Cricket's fastest and most entertaining format will take centre stage beginning September 21 and wrapping up with a grand finale on September ... read..

"Need guys who are little bit more aggressive...":SA legend Steyn on Gambhir's appointment as Indian head coach
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 11, 2024 5:11:28 PM IST
Former South African pacer Dale Steyn expressed happiness at Gautam Gambhir's appointment as Team India's head coach, saying that his aggression and fierceness is needed in world cricket. ... read..

Jay Shah meets NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 11, 2024 5:11:27 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah met the Deputy Commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Mark Tatum, and said that "exciting times" are ahead for both sides. ... read..

Hockey Pune League: Krida Prabodhini teams shine again
Pune (Maharashtra) | July 11, 2024 5:11:22 PM IST
Krida Prabodhini continued their dominance by winning matches in the Senior and Junior Divisions of the Hockey Pune League 2024-25, conducted under the aegis of Hockey Maharashtra, at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium in Nehrunagar-Pimpri. ... read..

World Championships of Legends: Semifinalists for competition set, India Champions to take on Australia
Northampton | July 11, 2024 4:41:23 PM IST
South Africa Champions defeated India Champions while Australia Champions prevailed over West Indies Champions in the last two league games of the World Championship of Legends 2024 here at County Ground, Northampton on Wednesday. ... read..

Hockey India Junior South Zone Championship: Karnataka, TN, AP register win on day-1
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) | July 11, 2024 4:11:27 PM IST
Day 1 of the 2nd Hockey India Junior Women and Men South Zone Championship 2024, held in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh saw Hockey Karnataka, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu and Hockey Andhra Pradesh win their respective matches in the women's matches, while Hockey Uni ... read..

"Difficult to accept this": Netherland's Virgil van Dijk on referee's penalty decision to England in Euro 2024
Dortmund | July 11, 2024 3:11:38 PM IST
Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk felt that the penalty call in the Euro 2024 semi-final that saw England level the game should have gone in their favour. ... read..

"We deserved to win": England head coach Southgate on Euro 2024 semi-final win
Dortmund | July 11, 2024 3:11:33 PM IST
Jubilant after their semi-final victory, England head coach Gareth Southgate said that they deserved to win against the Netherlands and reaching the Euro final for the second consecutive time ranks as one of his best achievements. ... read..

Finishing will be key factor: Indian senior national women's team head coach Chaoba Devi on eve of Myanmar retest
Naypyidaw | July 11, 2024 3:11:24 PM IST
After a narrow 2-1 defeat against hosts Myanmar, the Indian senior national women's team will face yet another test against their higher-ranked neighbours in the second of the two friendly matches in Yangon's Thuwunna Stadium on Friday. ... read..

Indian women's star duo, Diksha and Aditi ready for busy schedule including Evian Championship
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 2:41:28 PM IST
Diksha Dagar and Aditi Ashok will fly the Indian flag at the women's Major, the Amundi Evian Championships this week. ... read..

Jasper Philipsen pips Biniam Girmay to net first win, Mark Cavendish fails to fire
Paris | July 11, 2024 2:11:35 PM IST
A hotly-contested sprint saw Jasper Philipsen charge to victory on Stage 10 of the Tour de France. It's been a difficult, winless Tour to date for Philipsen, but he found his best to down the in-form Biniam Girmay, with Mark Cavendish finishing down the f ... read..

PCB outlines new formula for selection committee after sacking Wahab Riaz
Lahore | July 11, 2024 2:11:21 PM IST
After the announcement of noteworthy changes, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has worked up a new formula for the constitution of the constitution of the selection committee, sources told Geo News. ... read..

Haryana CM Nayab Singh Saini felicitates India's T20 World Cup-winning player Yuzvendra Chahal
Gurugram (Haryana) | July 11, 2024 1:41:32 PM IST
Leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, who was a part of India's T20 World Cup team, was felicitated by Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini on Thursday. ... read..

"It is BCCI's own decision not to go for Champions Trophy": Omar Abdullah
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 11, 2024 1:11:29 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah stated that not sending the Indian cricket team to Pakistan for the ICC Champions Trophy is Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) decision. ... read..

Mohsin Mohammed, Devon Conway propel Texas Super Kings to first win in MLC 2024
Morrisville | July 11, 2024 12:11:32 PM IST
The Texas Super Kings secured their first win in the 2024 Major League Cricket season, beating San Franciso Unicorns by seven wickets at Church Street Park in Morrisville on Thursday. ... read..

"Wicket mera hai, khaate me uske jaana chahiye": Avesh Khan's special praise for Bishnoi's remarkable catch
Harare | July 11, 2024 12:11:31 PM IST
India pacer Avesh Khan had special praise in store for his fellow spinner Ravi Bishnoi, whose moment of magic in the field became one of the highlights of India's win in the 3rd T20I against Zimbabwe. ... read..

India unlikely to travel to Pakistan for Champions Trophy, will ask ICC to hold matches in Dubai, Sri Lanka
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 11:11:25 AM IST
The Indian team will not travel to Pakistan for the ICC Champions Trophy 2025 and will ask the International Cricket Council to hold its matches in Sri Lanka or Dubai, a BCCI source told ANI. ... read..

James Rodriguez breaks Lionel Messi's record for most assists in single Copa America campaign
North Carolina | July 11, 2024 10:11:24 AM IST
Colombia's James Rodriguez scripted history and etched his name in the record books by breaking Lionel Messi's record for most assists in a single Copa America campaign. ... read..

Copa America: Nunez, Uruguay players brawl with Colombia fans, captain Gimenez claims players defending their families
Charlotte | July 11, 2024 9:41:24 AM IST
A scuffle broke out between Uruguay players and Colombia fans after the Copa America semi-final at Bank of America Stadium. ... read..

Copa America: Lerma's header powers Colombia to 1-0 win over Uruguay, seals date with Argentina in final
North Carolina | July 11, 2024 8:41:23 AM IST
James Rodriguez's masterclass and a resolute performance from 10-men Colombia sealed their date with Argentina in the final following a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in the Copa America semi-final. ... read..

EURO 2024: Ollie Watkins' late goal put England into final after beating Netherlands 2-1
Dortmund | July 11, 2024 3:41:24 AM IST
Ollie Watkins' late goal and Harry Kane's stunner from the spotkick helped England seal a 2-1 win over the Netherlands in the second semi-final match of the ongoing EURO 2024 at the BVB Stadion Dortmund. ... read..

Pakistan seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi 'misbehaved' with coaches during T20 WC 2024: Report
New Delhi | July 11, 2024 2:11:24 AM IST
Pakistan seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi 'misbehaved' with the coaches of the Men in Green during their run in the T20 World Cup 2024, reported fGeo News. ... read..

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic advances to semi-final after Alex de Minaur's walkover
London | July 10, 2024 11:41:39 PM IST
Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic moved to the semi-final of the Wimbledon 2024 after his opponent Alex de Minaur's walkover in the quarter-final match on Wednesday in London. ... read..

"He is decisive, got strong views on the game...": Andy Flower on Gambhir's appointment as India head coach
Harare | July 10, 2024 11:11:32 PM IST
Former Zimbabwe cricketer and current Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) head coach Andy Flower welcomed Gautam Gambhir's appointment as the head coach of the Indian men's national team, saying that he is a "proud Indian" and his decisiveness and clear vie ... read..

President Murmu plays badminton with Saina Nehwal at Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Delhi | July 10, 2024 11:11:27 PM IST
President Droupadi Murmu played badminton with ace shuttler and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal at the Badminton Court in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. ... read..

Our batters batted well: India spinner Washington Sundar after beating Zimbabwe in 3rd T20I
Harare | July 10, 2024 10:41:27 PM IST
Following India's 23-run victory against Zimbabwe in the third T20I match of the series on Wednesday, the Men in Blue spinner Washington Sundar hailed the batting lineup of his side and said that they performed well in the game. ... read..

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