Thursday, December 12, 2019

PSG played with lot of energy, aggressiveness and intensity: Thomas Tuchel after victory
Paris | December 12, 2019 1:11:53 PM IST
After securing a commanding victory over Galatasaray, Paris Saint Germain's (PSG) manager Thomas Tuchel said they played with a lot of energy, aggressiveness and intensity. ... read..

Play without fear: Ganguly hails India's fearless batting
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 1:11:50 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday hailed team India's 'fearless batting' in the series decider against West Indies. ... read..

ISL match postponed until further notice
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 1:11:48 PM IST
The Indian Super League match between NorthEast United FC and Chennaiyin FC has been postponed due to protests in Guwahati over Citizenship Amendment Bill. ... read..

North Kashmir Cricket Premier League organised in Kuligam
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 12:11:29 PM IST
With normalcy rapidly returning to the Kashmir Valley, North Kashmir Cricket Premier League was organised in Kuligam. ... read..

Messi expecting 'very strong' Real Madrid ahead of clash
Leeds | December 12, 2019 12:11:24 PM IST
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is expecting a 'very strong' Real Madrid as both the teams are going to face each other in La Liga. ... read..

Kohli terms his knock 'special gift' for wife Anushka
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 10:41:19 AM IST
After smashing 70 runs off just 29 balls against West Indies in the series decider, skipper Virat Kohli termed his match-winning knock a 'special gift' for wife Anushka Sharma. ... read..

Maurizio Sarri terms Ronaldo a 'superior player'
Turin | December 12, 2019 10:41:17 AM IST
After a victory over Bayern Leverkusen, Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri termed Cristiano Ronaldo a 'superior player'. ... read..

Manchester City reach 500-goal mark under Guardiola
Zagreb | December 12, 2019 10:11:28 AM IST
After a 4-1 victory over Dinamo Zagreb, Manchester City touched the milestone of 500 goals in all competitions under manager Pep Guardiola. ... read..

Gulbadin Naib threatens to 'expose' Afghanistan cricket board
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 10:11:19 AM IST
Former skipper Gulbadin Naib has threatened to 'expose' the Afghanistan cricket board officials saying that the cricketer will publicly name and shame the government, players and management if appropriate actions aren't taken. ... read..

Kingsley Coman sustains knee injury
Munich | December 12, 2019 10:11:17 AM IST
Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman will be out of action for an indefinite time after sustaining an injury on his left knee. ... read..

UEFA should be a lot harder with punishments: Isak on controlling racism
Leeds | December 12, 2019 9:41:19 AM IST
Real Sociedad's Alexander Isak said that UEFA should be a lot harder with punishment to control racist incidents in the game. ... read..

We could've used a different approach: Sri Lanka captain
London | December 12, 2019 9:11:30 AM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne admitted that the batsmen should have changed their approach as the ball had started swinging post first session on Day 1 of the first Test against Pakistan. ... read..

Champions League: Bayern Munich continue winning streak, defeat Tottenham
Munich | December 12, 2019 9:11:23 AM IST
Bayern Munich continued their perfect run in the Champions League as they defeated Tottenham by 3-1 on Thursday. ... read..

Didn't bowl according to plan in 1st session: Naseem Shah
London | December 12, 2019 8:11:20 AM IST
After restricting Sri Lanka to 202/5 on day one, Pakistan's latest pace sensation Naseem Shah said that the bowlers didn't bowl according to the plan in the first session. ... read..

Champions League: PSG thrash Galatasaray 5-0
Paris | December 12, 2019 8:11:17 AM IST
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on Thursday secured a massive 5-0 win over Galatasaray in Champions League. ... read..

Parents have always been supportive: Martina recalls her initial days
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 7:41:19 AM IST
Ahead of the Under 17 Women's Football Tournament 2019, midfielder Martina Thokchom revealed that it was her parents who had encouraged her to play football during initial days. ... read..

Rani, Saurabh win top honours at FICCI Sports Awards
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal and ace pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won the Sports Person of the Year awards at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 on Wednesday. ... read..

We are a work in progress: WI skipper Pollard
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard conceded that the team is a work in progress and the three-match T20 series against India was a learning curve for them leading up to the World T20 in Australia next year. ... read..

Happy we did well batting first in a T20 game: Rahul
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
A scintillating display batting first will help the Indian team gain a lot of confidence leading up to the World T20 next year, feels in-form India opener K.L. Rahul. ... read..

Ind vs WI: Rohit, Rahul & Kohli blitz seals T20 series
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
K.L. Rahul and Rohit Sharma shared a hundred-run opening stand before skipper Virat Kohli bludgeoned an unbeaten 70 off just 29 balls as India batted the West Indies out of the series-deciding third T20 International to win it by 67 runs and grab the seri ... read..

ISL: Odisha pip Hyderabad, inch closer to top half
Pune | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Ten-man Odisha FC picked up their second win of the season as they overcame Hyderabad FC 3-2 in the Indian Super League at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Wednesday. ... read..

Sindhu loses to Yamaguchi in BWF World Tour opener
Guanghzou (China) | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Defending champion P.V. Sindhu lost her first match of Group A to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-18, 18-21, 8-21 at the BWF World Tour Finals here on Wednesday. ... read..

Important to continue momentum once we got that start: Rohit
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Rohit Sharma started the carnage that ensued at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday as India posted a mammoth 240/3 in the third T20I against the West Indies. ... read..

Injured WI opener Lewis unlikely to take part in third T20I
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
West Indies opener Evin Lewis is unlikely to take part in the remaining part of third and final T20I against India after he damaged a soft tissue in his right knee while fielding, here on Wednesday. ... read..

Rohit becomes 1st Indian to hit 400 sixes in int'l cricket
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Rohit Sharma has become the first Indian and the third player overall to hit 400 sixes in international cricket. Rohit did so during his blistering 34-ball 71 in the third T20I against the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. ... read..

3rd T20I: Kohli, Rahul, Rohit decimate Windies to post 240/3
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
K.L. Rahul and Rohit Sharma shared a hundred-run opening stand before skipper Virat Kohli bludgeoned an unbeaten 70 off just 29 balls as India put on a batting masterclass to amass 240/3 in 20 overs in the series-deciding third T20I against the West Indie ... read..

Mohun Bagan overwhelm TRAU FC for first win of season
Kalyani (West Bengal) | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan registered their first victory of the 13th I-League season, overwhelming league debutants Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC of Manipur 4-0, at the Kalyani Municipality Stadium here on Wednesday. ... read..

New route introduced for the sixth edition of TSK25K
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
A new route was introduced for the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K and 10K runs on Wednesday. ... read..

Smith appointed CSA's interim director of cricket
Johannesburg | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Former South African captain Graeme Smith has been appointed Cricket South Africa's director of cricket on an interim basis. CSA acting CEO Jacques Faul said on Wednesday that Smith will remain in the role till the Indian Premier League (IPL) next year. ... read..

Delhi fight back after following-on vs Kerala (Ranji Roundup)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
After a lacklustre show in the first innings against Kerala in their Ranji Trophy opener, Delhi made a solid start to their second essay to end Day 3 at 142/1 after being asked to follow on, in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. ... read..

Kohli is 'world-class batsman', says Kieron Pollard
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 1:11:21 AM IST
After facing a 67-run defeat in the third and final T20I of the three-match series against India, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard on Wednesday said that his counterpart Virat Kohli is a 'world-class batsman' and the Men in Blue completely deserved to w ... read..

Want to win games for my country: KL Rahul after scoring 91-run in series decider
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 1:11:18 AM IST
India opener KL Rahul, who played a knock of 91 runs, said that he wants to win games for the country and enjoy batting in the middle. ... read..

Aleem Dar all set to break record for umpiring in most Tests
Perth | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan's Aleem Dar will surpass Steve Bucknors record for officiating in most Test matches as an umpire when the first Test match between Australia and New Zealand commences here from Thursday. ... read..

Mumbai T20I: Kohli, Rahul star as India defeat West Indies by 67 runs
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 11:11:18 PM IST
India defeated West Indies by 67 runs in the third and final T20I of three-match series on Wednesday here at the Wankhede Stadium. ... read..

Ranji Trophy: Shaw makes statement with destructive double ton
Vadodara | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Prithvi Shaw made a statement on Wednesday as he slammed a destructive double hundred in Mumbai's Ranji Trophy Elite Group B game against Baroda here. ... read..

Kieron Pollard completes 1,000 runs in T20Is
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 10:41:19 PM IST
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has completed 1,000 runs in the T20I on Wednesday. ... read..

Would love to play against East Bengal, Mohun Bagan: Chhetri
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
They have upheld the flag of club football in India high over the years, but the recent performances of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan haven't been anything to write home about in recent times. Spells of trophy-less years, unhappy fans and sponsor problems h ... read..

Trent Boult doubtful for first Aus-NZ Test
Perth | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Despite Trent Boult struggling to regain full fitness ahead of the first Test against Australia here due to a side injury, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is willing to give the pace spearhead every chance to get back to the mix before the match begin ... read..

Asghar Afghan reappointed Afghanistan captain across all formats
Kabul | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Wednesday reappointed senior player Asghar Afghan as the national team's captain across all the three formats of the game. ... read..

Stronger every day, says Hardik in social media post
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Plotting a return to international cricket during the tour of New Zealand which begins in the last week of January, India allrounder Hardik Pandya on Wednesday posted a workout video of his on social media, saying he is getting "stronger every day". ... read..

I welcome Test cricket back to Pakistan: Shoaib Akhtar
Rawalpindi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The two-Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka which began here on Wednesday has marked the return of the longest format of the game to Pakistan after 10 years. Sri Lanka were the last team to play Tests there, in 2009, when their tour was cut short b ... read..

La Liga's OTT platform building a new global following
Madrid | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
In the next ten years, more than 50 per cent of audiovisual revenue will arrive through over-the-top (OTT) streaming services, that's the opinion of Jose Carlos Franco, managing director of La Liga's business intelligence and analytics department. ... read..

Smith, Cummins could lead Australia in Tests after Paine: Gilchrist
Perth | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Legendary Adam Gilchrist feels Pat Cummins or Steve Smith should lead the Australian Test team after current skipper Tim Paine hinted that he might relinquish captaincy and this summer could be his last in the Test team. ... read..

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu loses to Akane Yamaguchi
Guangzhou | December 11, 2019 10:11:27 PM IST
World Championships gold medalist PV Sindhu on Wednesday faced a defeat against Akane Yamaguchi in the BWF World Tour Finals 2019. ... read..

Mumbai T20I: Evin Lewis taken to hospital for right knee scan, unlikely to bat
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 10:11:21 PM IST
West Indies opener Evin Lewis has injured his right knee while fielding in the ongoing third T20I against India and was taken to hospital for a scan on Wednesday. ... read..

Pakistan propose D/N Test in Karachi against Bangladesh
Lahore | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan have invited Bangladesh to play a day-night Test during the latter's tour of the country next month. Bangladesh will tour Pakistan for two Tests and three T20Is in January. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), however, is still awaiting a security ... read..

Andre Russell prefers BPL over BBL
Dhaka | Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Newly appointed Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise Rajshahi Royals' skipper Andre Russell has prefered the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) over Australia's Big Bash League (BBL). Significantly, both the two domestic T20 tournaments are held during ... read..

David Schumacher to race in MRF Challenge Round 2
Sakhir (Bahrain) | Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
David Schumacher is the latest addition to India's only FIA-approved international series, the MRF Challenge which moves to the Bahrain International Circuit here with a total of four races spread over two days -- December 13 and 14. ... read..

Kohli becomes first Indian batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs on home soil
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 8:41:24 PM IST
Skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday became the first Indian batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs on home soil. ... read..

Sunil Gavaskar buys stake in Binca Games
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar has bought a stake in Binca Games, a Board Games company. ... read..

Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to smash 400 sixes in international cricket
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 8:11:38 PM IST
Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first Indian batsman to smash 400 sixes in international cricket. ... read..

CSA appoints Graeme Smith as acting director of cricket
Johannesburg | December 11, 2019 8:11:37 PM IST
Former captain Graeme Smith on Wednesday accepted the role of Cricket South Africa's (CSA) acting director of cricket. ... read..

Zimbabwe appoints Greg Lamb as U19 coach for ICC World Cup
Harare | December 11, 2019 8:11:27 PM IST
Ahead of the ICC U19 World Cup, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on Wednesday appointed Greg Lamb as the batting coach of the U19 team. ... read..

Mayank replaces Dhawan in India's ODI squad for WI series
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The Indian selectors led by M.S.K. Prasad have named Mayank Agarwal as replacement for the injured Shikhar Dhawan in India's squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against West Indies. ... read..

Alisson reveals Liverpool's back-to-back clean sheets secret
Liverpool | December 11, 2019 7:41:37 PM IST
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker said that the increased focus on the game has benefited in claiming two back-to-back clean sheets. ... read..

Western Sydney Wanderers coach in hot water with officials
Sydney | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Australia's football governing body has issued Western Sydney Wanderers head coach Markus Babbel with a 'show cause notice' on Wednesday for breaching its National Code of Conduct. ... read..

Russo in line for Boca Juniors return
Buenos Aires | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Veteran manager Miguel Angel Russo could return to his former club Boca Juniors as a replacement for departing head coach Gustavo Alfaro, according to Argentinian press reports. ... read..

Mumbai T20I: Windies win toss, opt to bowl first against India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 7:11:18 PM IST
In the series decider, West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl first in the third ODI against India here on Wednesday. ... read..

ACB reappoints Asghar Afghan as skipper in all formats
Kabul | December 11, 2019 6:42:09 PM IST
Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Wednesday reappointed Asghar Afghan as the team's captain in all formats. ... read..

Man U's coach heaps praise on Pogba, calls him one of the best
Leeds | December 11, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has heaped praise on Paul Pogba, saying that he is one of the best players in the world. ... read..

Rawalpindi Test: Pakistan restrict Sri Lanka to 202/5 on day one
Rawalpindi | December 11, 2019 6:41:37 PM IST
Pakistan restricted Sri Lanka to 202/5 before play ended on day one due to bad light on Wednesday. ... read..

CWC pips LS elections to become Google India's top search of 2019!
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 6:41:23 PM IST
Cricket World Cup has pipped Lok Sabha elections to become the most searched item on Google India in 2019. ... read..

There's only love & nothing else: Kohli on 2nd wedding anniversary
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Team India skipper Virat Kohli, who on Wednesday is celebrating his second marriage anniversary Anushka Sharma, expressed gratitude for his actor wife. ... read..

Australia to field unchanged XI for Perth Test against NZ
Perth | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
For the third Test in a row, Australia will field the same XI against New Zealand in the first game of the three-match series beginning Thursday at the Perth Stadium ... read..

Klusener focusing on improvement in T20s for Afghanistan
Kabul | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener believes T20 cricket is Afghanistan's strength and wants them to improve their game to perform better in next year's World T20 slated to be held in Australia. ... read..

Ricky Ponting joins Twitter, shares pictures with his son!
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 5:11:19 PM IST
Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Wednesday finally joined social media platform Twitter. ... read..

Prithvi Shaw scores maiden first-class double century
Vadodara (Gujarat) | December 11, 2019 4:41:18 PM IST
Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw on Wednesday scored his maiden first-class double century. ... read..

Liverpool preserve bid to defend Champions League title
Madrid | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Holders Liverpool defeated Red Bull Salzburg 2-0 to clinch a berth in the 2019-2020 Champions League knockout stage along with Valencia, Napoli, Lyon and Borussia Dortmund. ... read..

Women should learn boxing and karate to protect themselves: Mary Kom
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 4:11:26 PM IST
MC Mary Kom, an Olympic medallist and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha on Wednesday expressed deep concern over increasing rapes and crimes against women. ... read..

India maintain SAG supremacy with record medal tally
Kathmandu | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
India maintained its supremacy at the South Asian Games as they ended their campaign with a record medal tally of 312 medals at the 13th edition of the games held in Nepal. ... read..

Aleem Dar set to break record for officiating in most number of Tests
Dubai | December 11, 2019 3:41:20 PM IST
As Australia and New Zealand take the field to play the first Test of the three-match series, on-field umpire Aleem Dar will break the record for officiating in the most number of matches in the longest format of the game. ... read..

Better the coaches, better the players: Gutta
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Ace doubles player Jwala Gutta has insisted that India needs to build an environment in which there are multiple indigenous badminton coaches. The 36-year-old Arjuna Awardee believes that the lack of Indian coaches is one of the several factors that are c ... read..

Dortmund beat Slavia 2-1, enter Champions League knockouts
Berlin | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A goal and an assist from Jadon Sancho helped Borussia Dortmund to a 2-1 victory over Slavia Prague in the crucial Group F match in the ongoing UEFA Champions League. ... read..

Mayank Agarwal replaces Shikhar Dhawan for ODI series against West Indies
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
India batsman Mayank Agarwal on Wednesday replaced injured Shikhar Dhawan in the ODI squad which will compete against West Indies. ... read..

Ravi Kumar faces two-year ban for failing dope test
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 3:11:22 PM IST
Indian shooter Ravi Kumar, who early this year failed the dope test, has been banned for two years by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday. ... read..

Shoaib Akhtar welcomes Sri Lanka team in Pakistan
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 3:11:17 PM IST
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday welcomed Sri Lanka cricket team to his country. ... read..

Venues for men's, women's finals of The Hundred revealed
London | December 11, 2019 2:11:21 PM IST
The final of the Men's Hundred, on August 15, will be hosted by Lords' cricket ground while women's final will be played at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove on August 14. ... read..

Ian Smith wants Lockie Ferguson to play against Australia
Melbourne | December 11, 2019 1:11:23 PM IST
Former New Zealand cricketer Ian Smith said Lockie Ferguson should play in the Test match against Australia. ... read..

Virgil van Dijk happy with Liverpool's 'very mature' performance against Salzburg
Liverpool | December 11, 2019 12:41:26 PM IST
After securing a win over Salzburg, Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk said that they were 'very mature' in the second half of the game. ... read..

Australia going 'with the same team' against New Zealand, confirms Tim Paine
Melbourne | December 11, 2019 12:11:20 PM IST
Australia skipper Tim Paine on Wednesday confirmed that they will field with the same XI, which competed against Pakistan, for the first Test against New Zealand. ... read..

Jugen Klopp has 'massive respect' for Salzburg
Leeds | December 11, 2019 11:41:28 AM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted he has 'massive respect' for Salzburg after their clash in the Champions League. ... read..

There is only love and nothing else: Kohli celebrates second wedding anniversary with Anushka
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 11:11:18 AM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday shared an adorable picture with wife Anushka Sharma, on the occasion of their second wedding anniversary, saying that 'there is only love and nothing else' between the two. ... read..

Boxer Sumit Sangwan fails dope test
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 10:41:20 AM IST
Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan failed the dope test after being tested positive for a banned substance. ... read..

Inter Milan had chances to win game: Conte after defeat
Leeds | December 11, 2019 10:11:24 AM IST
After facing a defeat against Barcelona, Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte said they had the chances to win the game. ... read..

Juventus need a spark: Maurizio Sarri
Leeds | December 11, 2019 9:41:20 AM IST
Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri said that they need a spark, and the team should always try to control the game throughout. ... read..

Bangladesh Premier League 'more fun' compared to Big Bash League: Russell
London | December 11, 2019 9:11:24 AM IST
West Indies' Andre Russell termed Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 'more fun' compared to Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) as it is a shorter tournament. ... read..

CSA announces U19 World Cup squad, Bryce Parsons to lead
Dubai | December 11, 2019 8:11:23 AM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC U-19 Men's Cricket World Cup. ... read..

IBL: Gujarat leapfrog to top of table with win over Panthers
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Formidable Gujarat Giants, spurred by a stunning win for Chirag in the opening bout, adopted a business-like approach and stormed to the top of the league table with a 5-2 victory over the M.C. Mary Kom-led Punjab Panthers in the Big Bout Indian Boxing Le ... read..

Kabir shines in swimming, Pahel sweeps TT event at SFA
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Kabir Khubchandani of Jamnabai Narsee School stole the spotlight at the swimming event of Sports For All (SFA), powered by Byju's, cornering five gold medals here on Tuesday at the Prabodhankar Thackeray Krida Sankul. ... read..

Olympic stars come together to launch Jwala Gutta's academy
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Jwala Gutta Academy of Excellence was officially launched in a glittering ceremony in the national capital on Tuesday in the presence of the Indian badminton ace. ... read..

HI suspends 11 players for brawl in domestic tourny
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The disciplinary committee of Hockey India has suspended 11 players for varying number of months along with team officials of Punjab Armed Police and Punjab National Bank for their involvement in an ugly brawl between the two sides during the 56th Nehru S ... read..

Ranji Trophy: Delhi on back foot against Kerala (Roundup, Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Kerala started Day 2 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy from where they ended and put up a massive 525/9(d) in their first innings against Delhi, who were 502 runs behind when stumps were drawn for the day. ... read..

ISL league toppers to play in 2021 Asian Champions League
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The team that finishes top of the table at the end of the 2019/20 Indian Super League season will get direct entry into the AFC Champions League 2021. The winners of the I-League, on the other hand, will get a direct entry into the 2021 AFC Cup. ... read..

FICCI set to organize 9th Global Sports Summit 'TURF 2019'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
After the successful execution of the previous 8 editions, FICCI returns with the highly prestigious Global Sports Summit "TURF" which is slated to be held at the FICCI, Federation house in the national capital on December 11. This will be the 9th editio ... read..

Players shouldn't resort to doping, it brings bad name to India: Rijiju
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday called for a rigorous campaign to bring awareness about doping. He further stated that a sense of clean sports must be inculcated in the players from the very beginning. ... read..

You will not win games if you drop catches: Phil Simmons
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
West Indies coach Phil Simmons said on Tuesday that dropping catches could be a major reason behind the defeat of any team and and if any player drops a catch, it's his fault and he shouldn't cite any excuse for it. ... read..

Synthetic astroturf hockey stadium set to capture imagination of players, spectators
Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 10, 2019 10:41:22 PM IST
Railway Sports Complex (RSC) at Secunderabad is set to capture the imagination of players and spectators as it will provide a synthetic astroturf hockey stadium and will serve as one of the biggest integrated sports facilities in the country. ... read..

Shreyas Iyer should focus on off-side batting: Pietersen
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen feels Shreyas Iyer, who has been considered as an option for the No. 4 slot in India's ODI team, should concentrate on improving his off-side batting and should spend extra time on the nets. ... read..

World T20 too far, need to focus on winning WI series: Rohit
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
India opener Rohit Sharma has said that he is not thinking too far ahead with talks going about the composition of the team for next year's World T20 and is focused only on the series-deciding third T20I against West Indies to be played on Wednesday eveni ... read..

WADA has sent the right message by banning Russia: Vijender Singh
New Delhi | December 10, 2019 10:11:20 PM IST
Boxer Vijender Singh on Tuesday hailed World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) decision to ban Russia from the international sport after finding them guilty of doping violations. ... read..

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