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ISL: Odisha FC aim to continue surge against a struggling NorthEast United FC
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | December 2, 2022 1:31:24 PM IST
With five wins in seven games, third-placed Odisha FC have a chance to leapfrog Hyderabad FC and go level on points with league-leaders Mumbai City FC on Friday as they host a struggling NorthEast United FC, who have no points from seven games in the Indi ... read..


Hockey India announces Trophy Tour ahead of FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2023
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | December 2, 2022 1:05:21 PM IST
With less than 50 days left for the start of the highly-anticipated FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, Hockey India on Friday announced a Trophy Tour, during which the prestigious World Cup trophy will be taken across various par ... read..


2nd Hockey India Senior Men Inter-Department National Championship 2022 to kick off from Friday
New Delhi | December 2, 2022 12:35:55 PM IST
Sixteen teams will fight for the trophy in the 2nd Hockey India Senior Men Inter-Department National Championship 2022, set to begin at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Friday, December 2. ... read..


Was lucky that my first World Cup was in India: Former Indian hockey player Sardar Singh
New Delhi | December 2, 2022 12:35:43 PM IST
Former hockey player Sardar Singh said he was lucky to play his first-ever hockey world cup in his home country. ... read..


Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh, Phil Salt ruled out of BBL
Perth | December 2, 2022 11:06:28 AM IST
Perth Scorchers have been dealt major blows to their Big Bash League (BBL) title defence with Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and England batter Phil Salt both ruled out of the entire BBL due to injury. ... read..


Harmanpreet Kaur to lead Team India against Australia in T20I series
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 2, 2022 10:35:44 AM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Friday announced the Indian women's squad for the upcoming five-match T20I series against Australia. ... read..


ISL: Mumbai City FC defeat FC Goa with another goalfest to continue dream run
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 2, 2022 10:06:52 AM IST
Mumbai City FC unleashed a barrage of goals on the opposition yet again as they beat FC Goa 4-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Mumbai Football Arena on Thursday. ... read..


Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Pallekele | December 2, 2022 9:35:51 AM IST
Sri Lanka player Wanindu Hasaranga has been handed an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the third ODI against Afghanistan in Pallekele on Wednesday. ... read..


We want to dictate games this year: Manchester United's David De Gea
By Vivek Singh Prabhakar

Panaji (Goa) | December 2, 2022 9:06:59 AM IST
One of Premier League's marquee clubs, Manchester United have had a topsy-turvy performance in the last few seasons. A constant change of managers hasn't helped but it finally looks like the team is in a much better place under current manager Erik Ten Ha ... read..


I-League: Sreenidi Deccan beat Mohammedan Sporting in seven-goal thriller
Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 2, 2022 9:06:57 AM IST
Sreenidi Deccan FC registered a memorable 4-3 comeback victory against Mohammedan Sporting Club in their I-League 2022-23 match at the Deccan Arena in Hyderabad on Thursday. ... read..


I-League: Real Kashmir defeat TRAU in five-goal thriller
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | December 2, 2022 9:06:55 AM IST
Real Kashmir secured yet another home victory as they defeated TRAU FC 3-2 in the fifth-round fixture of the I-League 2022-23 at the TRC Stadium in Srinagar on Thursday. ... read..


Unnati Hooda cruises into quarter-finals at Badminton Asia Junior Championships
New Delhi | December 2, 2022 8:35:42 AM IST
Extending her brilliant winning streak, rising India shuttler Unnati Hooda stormed into the U-17 women's singles quarter-finals at the Badminton Asia U-17 & U-15 Junior Championships 2022 with a comfortable victory in Nonthaburi, Thailand. ... read..


Manu Bhaker sweeps women's 25m pistol competition at National Shooting with 4 golds
New Delhi | December 2, 2022 8:06:49 AM IST
Olympian Manu Bhaker, swept the women's 25m pistol competition at the 65th National Shooting Championship Competitions (65th NSCC), adding the individual women's and junior women's gold to the two-team golds she had already won in the discipline. ... read..


Tamim Iqbal ruled out of Bangladesh's ODI series against India due to groin injury
Dhaka | December 2, 2022 8:06:45 AM IST
Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal has been ruled out of the ODI series against India, which begins on December 4 in Mirpur, due to a groin injury and is also questionable for the Test series, which starts on December 14 in Chattogram. ... read..


It's absolute catastrophe: German forward Muller on team's exit from World Cup
Al Khor | December 2, 2022 7:31:26 AM IST
German forward Thomas Muller expressed his disappointment after the four-time World Cup winner crashed out from the World Cup and termed it 'absolute catastrophe' on Friday. ... read..


IPL mini-auction: 991 players register, Stokes, Curran, Williamson placed in INR 2 crore base price category
New Delhi | December 2, 2022 7:02:06 AM IST
Sam Curran, who was part of England's T20 World Cup winning squad and was also the player of the tournament at the 2022 World Cup, is one of 21 men who have set a maximum reserve price of INR 2 crore (about USD 246,000) for the 2023 IPL auction scheduled ... read..


FIFA WC: Roberto Martinez to vacate Belgium's coach post after group-stage exit
Al Rayyan | December 2, 2022 7:02:02 AM IST
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez announced his resignation as a result of his team's early elimination from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, coming in the tournament as favourites having been ranked number two in the FIFA rankings. ... read..


Hardik Pandya best option to lead team India: Moeen Ali
By Vipul Kashyap

Abu Dhabi | December 2, 2022 6:01:04 AM IST
English all-rounder Moeen Ali placed his bet on Hardik Pandya and labelled him the most suitable candidate to lead India going forward amid speculations of captain Rohit Sharma forfeiting the T20 captaincy after the team's exit in the semifinals of the T2 ... read..


FIFA World Cup: Historic moment for Morocco, qualify for knockout stage after 36 years
Doha (Qatar) | Friday, 2022 5:15:11 AM IST
Morocco became the second African country to make it to the knockout stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup after their 2-1 win over Canada in the Group F encounter on Thursday evening at Al Thumama Stadium. ... read..


Sri Lanka's Hasaranga reprimanded for showing dissent during final ODI against Afghanistan
Dubai | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Sri Lanka spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has been reprimanded for showing dissent during the final ODI against Afghanistan, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday. ... read..


FIFA World Cup: USA captain Pulisic injury doubt for the last-16 clash with Netherlands
Doha (Qatar) | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
USA coach Gregg Berhalter confirmed on Thursday that forward Christian Pulisic is a doubt for his country's last-16 clash with the Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup on Saturday. ... read..


FIFA WC: Germany crash out despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica
Al Khor | December 2, 2022 4:59:35 AM IST
Costa Rica and Germany played a see-saw encounter in a Group E clash that saw Germany beat Costa Rica 4-2 at the Al-Bayt Stadium on Friday in the ongoing FIFA World Cup. ... read..


FIFA World Cup: England defender Ben White leaves squad for personal reasons
Doha (Qatar) | Friday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
England defender Ben White has left the squad's training camp in Qatar and is not expected to return. ... read..


PKL 9: Steelers look to continue good form as Warriors' challenge looms
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Haryana Steelers will look to continue their winning form when they take on Bengal Warriors in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 9 match at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Pro Tennis League: Ramkumar, Zeeshan Ali star as Delhi Cruasders make winning start
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
DMG Delhi Crusaders, Paramount Proec Tigers, Meerut Stag Babloat Yoddhas and Gurgaon Sapphires registered victories on an action-packed opening day of the fourth season of the Pro Tennis League. ... read..


FIFA World Cup: Ronaldo '50-50' to play against South Korea, says Portugal coach
Al Rayyan (Qatar) | Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
With Portugal already through to the knockouts at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar, their captain and superstar Cristiano Ronaldo may not play against South Korea in the final group match on Friday, Portugal's coach Fernando Santos said on the eve of t ... read..


World Test C'ship: Dean Elgar expects South Africa to challenge Australia in upcoming series
Johannesburg | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Currently second in the ICC World Test Championship table, South Africa are hoping for some good results in the upcoming series to maintain their hopes of reaching the WTC final in London next June. ... read..


FIFA WC: Japan stage comeback, stun Spain 2-1 to book Round of 16 spot
Al Rayyan | December 2, 2022 4:01:02 AM IST
Japan continued its trend to upset the European teams at the ongoing FIFA World Cup as it staged a comeback in the second half to edge Spain 2-1 in a crucial group E encounter at the Khalifa International Stadium on Friday. ... read..


IPL 2023: 991 players register for auction on December 23 in Kochi
Mumbai | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A total of 991 players including 714 Indian and 277 overseas have registered to be part of the IPL 2023 Player Auction, which is set to take place on December 23 in Kochi, the BCCI announced on Thursday. ... read..


I-League: Sreenidi Deccan register 4-3 comeback victory over Mohammedan Sporting
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 3:15:12 AM IST
Sreenidi Deccan FC registered a stunning 4-3 comeback victory over Mohammedan Sporting Club in an I-League 2022-23 match at the Deccan Arena, here on Thursday. ... read..


Abu Dhabi T10: Big-hitting Kieron Pollard, Azam Khan lift New York Strikers past Delhi Bulls in last-over thriller
Abu Dhabi | Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
New York Strikers' skipper Kieron Pollard and Azam Khan, displaying the skills that make them two of the finest hitters in limited-over cricket, pulled off an exciting seven-wicket win over Delhi Bulls with two balls to spare in the 23rd match on the nint ... read..


I will be more than happy if Hardik Pandya becomes India's T20 captain: Rashid Khan
Abu Dhabi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Afghanistan all-rounder Rashid Khan on Thursday said that he will be more than happy if his Gujarat Titans' skipper Hardik Pandya becomes India's permanent captain in T20I cricket. ... read..


FIFA World Cup 2022: Ziyech, Nesyri help Morocco beat Canada 2-1
Doha | December 2, 2022 2:31:01 AM IST
Goals from Hakim Ziyd Youech anssef En Nesyri helped Morocco beat Canada 2-1 in the first half of the Group F match being played at Al Thumama Stadium here. ... read..


FIFA WC: Morata strikes to give Spain 1-0 lead against Japan at end of first half
Al Rayyan | December 2, 2022 2:30:49 AM IST
Spain struck early through Alvaro Morata to take a 1-0 lead against Japan at the end of the first half in a Group E match at the Khalifa International Stadium. ... read..


Third T20 World Cup for the Blind to be held from December 5
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
The third T20 World Cup Cricket Tournament for the Blind will be held from December 5 to 17 in India, the organisers announced here on Thursday. ... read..


One among Rohit, Dhawan has to play selfless cricket to post strong runs in power-play: Saba Karim
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
In ODI cricket, the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have amassed 5125 runs in 114 matches at an average of 45.75, including 18 hundred-plus and 15 fifty-plus partnerships. ... read..


1st Test: England hammer 506/4 against Pakistan as records tumble on opening day
Rawalpindi | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Four England batters scored centuries as the visitors posted a daunting 506/4 in just 75 overs on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan, breaking a slew of records in the process, here on Thursday. ... read..


Focus should be on revamping the way India plays white-ball cricket: Saba Karim
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
As India take on Bangladesh in the ODI series starting from Sunday, senior players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, K.L Rahul, and Mohammed Shami are all set to return to international action for the first time since the ten-wicket loss to England in Men's ... read..


Badminton Asia Junior C'ship: Unnati Hooda cruises into quarters; Dhruv Negi, Anmol Kharb lose
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Extending her brilliant winning streak, rising India shuttler Unnati Hooda stormed into the U-17 women's singles quarterfinals at the Badminton Asia U-17 & U-15 Junior Championships 2022 with a comfortable victory in Nonthaburi, Thailand on Thursday. ... read..


FIFA World Cup 2022: Ziyech, Nesyri help Morocco take 2-1 lead over Canada
Doha | December 1, 2022 10:59:56 PM IST
Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En Nesyri helped Morocco take 2-1 lead against Canada in the first half of a Group F match being played here at Al Thumama Stadium. Nayef Aguerd's own goal helped the Canadians pull one goal back after trailing 0-2. ... read..


Rawalpindi Test: England smashes record, posts all-time highest score on Day 1
Rawalpindi | December 1, 2022 10:59:36 PM IST
England posted an all-time highest score of 506-4 in just 75 overs on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi on Thursday. ... read..


Manu, Rhythm bag double golds in team events for Haryana
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 10:00:30 PM IST
Olympian Manu Bhaker and present India number one in the event Rhythm Sangwan teamed up to win double gold medals for Haryana in the Women's and Junior Women's 25m Pistol Team competition at the 65th National Shooting Championship Competitions (65th NSCC) ... read..


Pro Tennis League Season 4 is T20 of tennis: Zeeshan Ali
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 9:00:42 PM IST
The stage is set for yet another exciting season of the Pro Tennis League as the fourth edition of the prestigious tournament is set to take place from December 1 to December 4 here at the RK Khanna Tennis Stadium. ... read..


Woods meets new stars as Fitzpatrick wins in 'Shot' final
Albany | December 1, 2022 8:00:21 PM IST
Tiger Woods did manage a 'competitive' swing' even if it was only in the fun event ahead of the 2022 World Challenge at Albany championship. Woods, however, was eliminated in the early stages of the competition saw Matt Fitzpatrick beat young debutant Tom ... read..


India Khelo Football partners with Andaman and Nicobar Football Association to scout grassroots talent in region
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 7:31:28 PM IST
India Khelo Football (IKF), a non-profit organization connecting Indian Football grassroots talent with the professional Football ecosystem, commences its partnership with ANFA or the Andaman and Nicobar Football Association to host trials in Port Blair f ... read..


Ashok Malhotra, Jatin Paranjpe join Sulakshana Naik in CAC of BCCI
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 1, 2022 6:31:24 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the appointment of a new three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising former India cricketers Ashok Malhotra, Jatin Paranjape alongside Sulakshana Naik. ... read..


NADA India to host Inclusion Conclave to sharpen focus on athletes with disabilities on December 2
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 6:31:12 PM IST
National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA India) will break ground on Friday when it hosts an Inclusion Conclave for the first time to sharpen the focus on anti-doping education and processes for athletes with disabilities. Secretary Department Sports Sujata Chat ... read..


We request BCCI to financially support blind cricket: Team India skipper Ajay Reddy
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 5:01:42 PM IST
Ahead of the T20 World Cup for the Blind, Team India captain Ajay Kumar Reddy has urged the Indian government and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to financially support the Indian team and said that the differently abled cricketers need finan ... read..


Ace spinner Rashid Khan Joins New York Strikers in Abu Dhabi T10
Abu Dhabi | December 1, 2022 4:01:16 PM IST
The sixth season of Abu Dhabi T10 has attracted some of the most exciting talents in the game, and joining the New York Strikers bandwagon is Afghanistan's Rashid Khan. ... read..


ISL: Unbeaten Mumbai City FC gear up for FC Goa test
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 1, 2022 1:32:28 PM IST
Mumbai City FC and FC Goa will kick off Matchweek 9 of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Mumbai Football Arena in Mumbai on Thursday. ... read..


It's not the ultimate goal: Tamim Iqbal on Bangladesh's World Cup qualification
Dhaka | December 1, 2022 1:32:12 PM IST
Tamim Iqbal was surprised that Bangladesh had qualified for the 2023 ODI World Cup before the start of the three-match home series against India on Sunday. ... read..


India's star driver Jehan Daruvala joins Mahindra Racing Formula E Team
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 1, 2022 12:01:26 PM IST
Mahindra Racing on Wednesday announced the signing of single-seater ace Jehan Daruvala as the team's Reserve Driver for Season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. ... read..


Campbelle, Knight back in West Indies squad for ODIs against England
St John's | December 1, 2022 11:31:12 AM IST
Veteran players Shemaine Campbelle and Kycia Knight returned to West Indies' squad for the three-match women's ODI series against England in Antigua from December 4 to 9. ... read..


Ibrahim Zadran registers highest individual score in ODIs for Afghanistan
Pallekele | December 1, 2022 11:01:28 AM IST
Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran scored 162 in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, breaking the record for the highest score by a player from his country in this format. ... read..


If it doesn't happen, it doesn't happen: Liam Livingstone on his Test debut against Pakistan in Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi | December 1, 2022 11:01:26 AM IST
As one of the lucky players of the squad not yet affected by illness, Liam Livingstone is preparing to receive his maiden Test cap as England take on Pakistan in Rawalpindi on Thursday. ... read..


Poland head coach Czeslaw Michniewicz admits his "heart stopped" in team's loss to Argentina
Doha | December 1, 2022 10:03:56 AM IST
Poland head coach Czeslaw Michniewicz admitted that his "heart stopped" during the nail-biting 2-0 loss when his team's qualification chances were on the line and midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak's yellow card reduced their fair play advantage. ... read..


"We wanted to compensate for defeat against Saudi Arabia," says match-winner Alexis Mac Allister
Doha | December 1, 2022 10:03:46 AM IST
Alexis Mac Allister of Argentina, overjoyed at scoring his first World Cup goal, said that by winning their group stage match and moving on to the next round, they had put the agony of their initial loss to Saudi Arabia behind them. ... read..


England-Pakistan's first Test to start as scheduled from Thursday
Rawalpindi | December 1, 2022 9:00:44 AM IST
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday that the decision on the commencement of the first Test between England and Pakistan will not be delayed and both boards have agreed to start the match as per schedule from Thursday after the out ... read..


I-League: Real Kashmir hoping to continue momentum on home turf against TRAU
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | December 1, 2022 8:31:53 AM IST
Real Kashmir FC will face the challenge of TRAU FC in their I-League 2022-23 fifth-round fixture at their fortress, TRC Stadium in Srinagar on Thursday. ... read..


FIFA World Cup: Tunisia's shocking 1-0 win over France goes in vain as Australia qualify for knockouts
Doha (Qatar) | Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
A 58th minute goal from Wahbi Khazri helped Tunisia inflict a first-ever defeat on defending champions France but the win was not enough to see them to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup as Australia piped them to the qualifying post. ... read..


Pele admitted to hospital but daughter confirms 'no emergency'
Brasilia | Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Football legend Pele was on Wednesday admitted to the hospital, but his daughter, Kely Nascimento confirmed, that there was "no emergency" involved. ... read..


FIFA World Cup: We want to beat Japan to win the group, says Spain coach Enrique
Doha | Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Spain coach Luis Enrique was giving nothing away about his line-up to face Japan on Thursday in the last round of matches in Group E. ... read..


PKL 9: Dabang Delhi KC and Tamil Thalaivas play out enthralling 37-37 tie
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
In a game that turned on its head in the final minutes, Dabang Delhi KC and Tamil Thalaivas played out an enthralling 37-37 tie to split the points. Dabang Delhi KC's talisman Naveen Kumar (15 points) and Tamil Thalaivas star raider Narender (14 points) w ... read..


England, Pakistan agree to delay the decision on start of Rawalpindi Test after viral infection outbreak (Ld)
Rawalpindi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday discussed the outbreak of viral infection in the England men's Test team camp and unanimously agreed to delay the decision on the commencement of the first Test here, ... read..


I-League: Real Kashmir hope to continue winning momentum on home turf against TRAU (preview)
Srinagar | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Real Kashmir FC will hope to continue their winning momentum when they face the challenge of TRAU FC in a I-League 2022-23 fifth-round fixture at their home turf, TRC Stadium, here on Thursday. ... read..


FIFA WC: Argentina storm into round of 16 after 2-0 win over Poland
Doha | December 1, 2022 3:29:57 AM IST
A goal each from Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez sent Argentina at the top of the Group C table and into the round of 16 as they outperformed Poland in every department to win by 2-0 in their final group stage match at Stadium 974 in Doha on Wednesday. ... read..


PKL 9: Clinical Jaipur Pink Panthers win comfortably against Bengaluru Bulls
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Arjun Deshwal and V Ajith were on fire as the Jaipur Pink Panthers swatted away the challenge from the Bengaluru Bulls, winning by a scoreline of 45-25, at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, MoS Nitish Pramanik meet National Sports Awardees
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 3:00:33 AM IST
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur along with MoS of Youth Affairs and Sports Nisith Pramanik met National Sports Awardees in Delhi on Wednesday. ... read..


Vijay Hazare Trophy: Maharashtra storms into first-ever final, to lock horns with Saurashtra
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | December 1, 2022 3:00:31 AM IST
Another fantastic century from Ruturaj Gaikwad and a four-fer from all-rounder Rajvardhan Hangargekar helped Maharashtra seal their first-ever final berth in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy after defeating Assam by 12 runs in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. ... read..


Ibrahim Zadran smashes 162 to become Afghanistan's highest individual scorer in ODI cricket
Pallekele | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed a fantastic century (162) in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka to become the highest individual scorer from his country in the 50 over format, here on Wednesday. ... read..


Morale booster to get big laurels for the country: Arjuna Awardee Elavenil Valarivan
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 2:30:07 AM IST
India's ace shooter Elavenil Valarivan was highly elated to be conferred with Arjuna Award. It is the most prestigious award which is given to people who have achieved outstanding feats in the field of sports. ... read..


Eng-Pak Test to start from Friday if visitors not fit enough to take to field on Thursday
Rawalpindi | December 1, 2022 2:30:01 AM IST
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday that the decision on the commencement of the first Test between England and Pakistan has been delayed and both boards have agreed to start the match from Friday if England players do not recover ... read..


Elavenil Valarivan looking forward for inclusion of shooting in next edition of CWG
New Delhi | December 1, 2022 2:29:56 AM IST
Arjuna Awardee Elavenil Valarivan was dismayed about the shooting being excluded from this year's CWG held in Birmingham. ... read..


"Mitchell did fantastic job bowling with the wind": NZ skipper after 3rd ODI against India
Christchurch | December 1, 2022 2:29:52 AM IST
After his side's third ODI against India was called off due to rain, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson appreciated the bowling efforts of Daryl Mitchell. ... read..


FIFA WC: Argentina experience goalless first half despite aggressive gameplay against a valiant Poland
Doha | December 1, 2022 2:29:43 AM IST
The trio of Lionel Messi, Angel di Maria and Marcos Acuna put lot of pressure with their aggressive gameplay, but a valiant Poland guarded their goal brilliantly, including a Messi penalty save made by goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in a goalless first half ... read..


Vijay Hazare Trophy: Maharashtra, Saurashtra reach final with win over Assam, Karnataka
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Maharashtra, Saurashtra reached the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy after registering wins over Assam, Karnataka in their respective semifinals on Wednesday. ... read..


Sharath Kamal, Lakshya Sen, Nikhat Zareen and others get prestigious National Sports awards
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:15 AM IST
President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday conferred national sports awards to Indian table tennis veteran Sharath Kamal, boxing world champion Nikhat Zareen, badminton ace Lakshya Sen, along with 38 other sportspersons, coaches and institutions at the Rashtra ... read..


England, Pakistan hold discussions over start of Rawalpindi Test as visitors struggle with viral infection
Rawalpindi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
England and Pakistan on Wednesday held discussions over the commencement of the first Test between the two teams, after 14 members of the touring side including captain Ben Stokes, caught a viral infection. ... read..


Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill move up in ICC Men's ODI Rankings
Dubai | November 30, 2022 12:00:22 AM IST
Indian batting stars Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have dropped to number eighth and ninth respectively and in-form Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill made advances in the latest ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings among the batters. ... read..


Manika showed path for all youngsters: Achanta Sharath Kamal on Manika Batra's Asian Cup medal win
New Delhi | November 30, 2022 12:00:01 AM IST
Table Tennis star and Commonwealth Games medallist Achanta Sharath Kamal heaped praises on star player Manika Batra, who clinched a bronze medal in the Asian Cup tournament earlier this month. ... read..


UP CM Yogi Adityanath launches 'One District One Sport' scheme
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | November 30, 2022 11:59:59 PM IST
In his mission to promote sports and sportspersons of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched One District One Sport (ODOS) on the lines of the highly successful One District One Product (ODOP) scheme of the government. ... read..


FIFA WC: Australia march into round of 16 for first time since 2006, beat Denmark 1-0
Al Wakrah | November 30, 2022 11:30:27 PM IST
A second-half strike by Mathew Leckie sent Australia into the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 2006, helping his side clinch a 1-0 win over Denmark at the Al Janoub Stadium in Qatar on Wednesday. ... read..


FIFA WC: Tunisia bow out of tournament in style, Khazri strikes to down defending champions France
Al Rayyan | November 30, 2022 11:30:18 PM IST
Wahbi Khazri struck the solitary goal of the match in the 58th minute to help Tunisia clinch a 1-0 win over France in their Group D FIFA World Cup match at the Education City Stadium in Qatar on Wednesday. ... read..


AUS vs WI: Labuschagne, Smith, Khawaja shine to power hosts to 293/2 at the end of Day 1
Perth | November 30, 2022 9:30:04 PM IST
An unbeaten ton by Marnus Labuschagne and half-centuries from Usman Khawaja and Steve Smith helped Australia reach 293/2 at the end of Day 1 of their first Test against West Indies at Perth Stadium, Perth on Wednesday. ... read..


ECB announces schedule for 2023 domestic cricket season
London | November 30, 2022 7:31:15 PM IST
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced the schedule for the 2023 domestic season for both men's and women's cricket. ... read..


Indian men's hockey team keeps series alive, defeats Australia 4-3
Adelaide | November 30, 2022 7:31:05 PM IST
India's never-say-die attitude came to the fore today in their third match against World Number 1 Australia as they scored in the 60th minute to grab a 4-3 win and keep the five-match series alive. ... read..


Badminton Junior C'ships: Dhruv, Unnati, Anmol march into under-17 pre-quarterfinals
Nonthaburi | November 30, 2022 7:30:58 PM IST
Young Indian shuttlers Dhruv Negi, Unnati Hooda and Anmol Kharb marched into the U-17 singles pre-quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia U-17 & U-15 Junior Championships 2022 after registering contrasting victories in Nonthaburi, Thailand on Wednesday.Wh ... read..


When someone hits century, they are backed: Shikhar Dhawan on Pant's selection over Sanju Samson
Christchurch | November 30, 2022 7:00:58 PM IST
After the third ODI between India and New Zealand was called off due to rain, India skipper Shikhar Dhawan has said that Rishabh Pant was being backed in terms of inclusion in playing eleven as he is seen as a match-winner and scored a century against Eng ... read..


Professional boxer Sandeep Singh Bhatti to be part of Tyson Fury's headliner event
New Delhi | November 30, 2022 6:30:52 PM IST
Professional boxer Sandeep Singh Bhatti has been chosen to box for Tyson Fury's undercard team. With the backing of world athlete promoters Top Rank (the boxing promotional company founded by Jabir Herbert Muhammad and Bob Arum) and Frank Warren (the foun ... read..


I have got this award because of Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, says Dronacharya awardee Dinesh Lad
New Delhi | November 30, 2022 6:00:19 PM IST
Dinesh Lad, the cricket coach who has mentored Indian cricket stars Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, said that he is extremely honoured to have won the Dronacharya Award and credited his win to his pupils. ... read..


Perth Scorchers sign Faf Du Plessis for 2022-23 Big Bash League season
Perth | November 30, 2022 6:00:07 PM IST
South African batter Faf Du Plessis has signed with Perth Scorchers as a replacement international player for the upcoming 2022-23 Big Bash League (BBL) season. ... read..


ECB in talks with PCB regarding start of first Test after outbreak of viral infection in England camp
Rawalpindi | November 30, 2022 5:01:11 PM IST
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is in talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about the start of the first Test in Rawalpindi due to a viral infection outbreak in their camp. ... read..


Indian sports is in right hands: Sharath Kamal on PT Usha's election as IOA chief
New Delhi | November 30, 2022 5:01:09 PM IST
Table tennis legend and multi-time Commonwealth Games medalist Achanta Sharath Kamal expressed his happiness that PT Usha will become the President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), saying that the Indian sports is in the right hands at this point ... read..


Receiving Khel Ratna award is the best way to finish 2022: Achanta Sharath Kamal
New Delhi | November 30, 2022 4:01:10 PM IST
Table Tennis legend and Commonwealth Games medalist Achanta Sharath Kamal said that winning three gold and one silver and receiving the prestigious Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in 2022 is the best way to finish the year. ... read..


IND vs NZ: Third ODI match called off due to rain; New Zealand win series 1-0 against India
Christchurch | November 30, 2022 3:32:04 PM IST
The third and final ODI of the three-match series between India and New Zealand was called off due to rain, with the hosts being able to score 104/1 in 18 overs at the time rain intervened and put any possibility of further action to rest. ... read..


National Sports award is proud moment for an athlete: Manasi Joshi on receiving Arjuna Award
New Delhi | November 30, 2022 3:00:20 PM IST
India's ace Para badminton player and current world no.1 Manasi Joshi said that receiving a National Sports award is a proud moment for every athlete and she never knew that she could make up to this level of her career. ... read..


England squad struck down by illness ahead of first Test against Pakistan
Rawalpindi | November 30, 2022 2:29:48 PM IST
On the eve of their first Test in Pakistan, England is in disarray after 13 to 14 staff members, including half of the 16-man playing squad, fell ill on Wednesday. ... read..


My focus lies purely on T20 cricket: Alex Hales on his plans to return to 50-over format
Dubai | November 30, 2022 1:29:54 PM IST
One of T20 cricket's brightest stars, England's opening batter Alex Hales will turn out in Desert Vipers colours during the inaugural edition of the ILT20 the tournament being hosted in the United Arab Emirates from January 13 to February 12, 2023. ... read..


France's Stephanie Frappart to become first female referee at men's World Cup game
Al Khor | November 30, 2022 1:29:48 PM IST
History will be made when Costa Rica face Germany on December 1 at the Al Bayt Stadium when France's Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman in the history of the FIFA World Cup to referee a finals match in the men's tournament. ... read..


It's about adapting when we get out there: James Anderson ahead of first Test against Pakistan
Rawalpindi | November 30, 2022 1:00:22 PM IST
Heading into the first Test against Pakistan, England's veteran pacer James Anderson and the rest of the squad are pleased to take signals from the conditions, while maintaining Brendon McCullum's assertion earlier in the week that, however, things pan ou ... read..


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