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He is always there to help us win games: Becker lauds Mohamed Salah
Brighton | July 9, 2020 11:11:55 PM IST
After Liverpool's Mohamed Salah netted a brace to hand his club a victory, the team's goalkeeper Alisson Becker praised him saying that the Egyptian is always there to help them win games. ... read..


ISL winner in 2014, defender Biswajit's food stall is his last hope
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
He was a part of history when ATK (then Atletico de Kolkata) lifted the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) title in 2014. But six years down the line, footballer Biswajit Saha is struggling to make ends meet with his fast food joint close to shutting sho ... read..


Kaif takes hilarious dig at Yuvraj on workout video
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Former India batsman Mohammed Kaif recently took a hilarious dig at his former team mate Yuvraj Singh on the latter's workout video. Yuvraj could be seen performing various workout routines in the gym in the video that he uploaded on Wednesday. ... read..


Trott & I got 'spiked' during Hong Kong Sixes, claims Bresnan
London | Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Former England cricketer Tim Bresnan recently opened up about his struggles with mental health and also recounted an incident where he claimed he was drugged along with his former teammate Jonathan Trott during a Hong Kong Sixes tournament. ... read..


Masks, sanitizers rule the roost inside Southampton bio-secure bubble
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Jason Holder-Ben Stokes mix-up during the toss gave an insight into how players are still getting used to the fact that the new normal in cricket is to maintain social distancing. While players are still getting used to this, the strictness to follow ... read..


No BLM logo during 3TC match as jerseys have gone to print, says Smith
Johannesburg | Thursday, 2020 9:45:07 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) will be discussing ways to express support for the Black Lives Matter movement but it may not be possible for having a BLM logo on the jerseys for the 3TC match as they have already been made. CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smit ... read..


No int'l sport events in China in 2020 except Beijing 2022 trials
Beijing | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
China will not hold international sport events in 2020 except for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic trials, the General Administration of Sport of China announced the decision on Thursday. ... read..


Incomplete Dhaka Premier League likely to be held at only 2 venues
Dhaka | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The incomplete 2019-20 season of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL), might resume at two specific places -- Krira Shikhkha Protishthan (BKSP) and the stadia in Cox's Bazar. The league was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Googly will be my most important weapon against Eng, says Yasir Shah
Worcester | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah is hopeful of dry wickets during their upcoming series against England as he feels it will aid his bowling against a high-profile batting line-up of The Three Lions. ... read..


Ball tampering was rampant during 1989 Ind-Pak Test series, says More
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More has said ball tampering was almost a norm during the team's 1989 Test tour of Pakistan. More, however, said that neither side reported the other for it and everyone learnt how to scratch the ball and then generate reve ... read..


We will assess the extent of Henderson's injury, says Klopp
London | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said the club will wait and watch how serious Jordan Henderson's injury is after the club captain hurt his knee during the Premier League champions' 3-1 win over Brighton. ... read..


Never seen anyone like him: Guardiola lauds Silva after Newcastle win
Manchester | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola heaped praise on veteran playmaker David Silva after the latter starred in the team's 5-0 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Wednesday night. ... read..


Shaw is special, needs to understand his game better: Jaffer
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former India batsman and Uttarakhand Ranji team head coach Wasim Jaffer has lavished praise on Prithvi Shaw, comparing the young opener to legendary Virender Sehwag. ... read..


Gough 'really surprised' by Broad's omission from Southampton Test
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has said he was surprised to see pace spearhead Stuart Broad sit out of the first Test of the three-match #raisethebat series against West Indies which started at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday. ... read..


IPL an integral part of calendar, also important financially: Rhodes
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Former South Africa batsman Jonty Rhodes feels playing in front of empty stands will not have that much of an impact on players in Test matches as compared to ODI or T20Is as they are used to less crowd while playing red-ball cricket. ... read..


Sunil Chhetri believes education sector can play 'crucial role' in promoting sports in India
New Delhi | July 9, 2020 8:11:48 PM IST
Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri believes that the education sector can play a 'crucial role' in promoting sports in the country and schools must encourage sports and fitness among students. ... read..


My rivals have faced fewer injuries than I have had to face: Nadal
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal has revealed a lesser number of injuries would have helped his already illustrious career further, saying that is the only thing he envies about his rivals. ... read..


Clijsters steps up comeback with World Team Tennis
New York | Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Kim Clijsters is all-set to ramp up her professional comeback when she participates in the World Team Tennis (WTT) tournament starting Sunday. ... read..


Asia Cup 2020 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
Dubai | July 9, 2020 7:41:54 PM IST
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday announced the postponement of the Asia Cup 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Have not offered to host IPL: New Zealand Cricket
Wellington | Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket has refuted the reports that it has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which currently stands indefinitely postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Hussain hails Holding for his powerful message against racism
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Former England captain Nasser Hussain has paid tribute to former West Indies speedster Michael Holding after the latter delivered a powerful and eloquent message against racism in Southampton. ... read..


England name 24-man training group for Ireland series
London | July 9, 2020 6:41:58 PM IST
England National Cricket Selectors on Thursday picked a 24-member 'behind-closed-doors training group' for the upcoming ODI series against Ireland. ... read..


Solksjaer hopeful of Pogba's long-term future at Old Trafford
Manchester | Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reiterated the club's desire to keep hold of top players and build a squad for the future that will be challenging for top honours in England and also in Europe. ... read..


Charlotte Fleming signs first professional contract with Chelsea
London | July 9, 2020 6:11:55 PM IST
Chelsea on Thursday announced that academy player Charlotte Fleming has signed her first professional contract with the club. ... read..


Shahid Afridi Foundation logo to feature on Pak players' kits
Lahore | Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
The Pakistan cricket team, which is currently in England to play three Tests and as many T20Is in August and September, will be having the logo of Shahid Afridi Foundation on their playing kits. ... read..


Langer wants tour of England, IPL for 'health of world cricket'
Sydney | Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Australia head coach Justin Langer wants the team to tour England and he also batted for star players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to help cricket get back on its feet following a long break put forward by coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Pakistan players' playing kits to feature Shahid Afridi Foundation's logo
New Delhi | July 9, 2020 5:41:56 PM IST
Former cricketer Shahid Afridi has announced that Pakistan cricketers will have a logo of his foundation on their playing kits during their upcoming series against England. ... read..


Pep Guardiola hails David Silva's "incredible rhythm"
Manchester | July 9, 2020 5:41:49 PM IST
Following a massive victory over Newcastle United, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hailed David Silva saying that the Spaniard has come back from lockdown in "incredible rhythm". ... read..


African Athletics boss eyes future development after COVID-19 pandemic
Paris | Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
African Athletics Confederation (CAA) President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the sport in Africa, adding that they are working to ensure that sport in Africa can survive similar disasters in the ... read..


Luis Suarez overtakes Ladislau Kubala's goalscoring tally
Barcelona | July 9, 2020 4:41:50 PM IST
Barcelona's Luis Suarez on Thursday overtook former player Ladislau Kubala's with his 195th goal, which was also the match-winner against Espanyol. ... read..


PCB unaware even as BCCI chief Ganguly says 2020 Asia Cup is cancelled
Lahore | Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
With BCCI President Sourav Ganguly announcing that the Asia Cup 2020 has been cancelled, Pakistan Cricket Board has said that they have heard nothing from the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) regarding the same. ... read..


Karim Benzema completes 11 years at Real Madrid
Madrid | July 9, 2020 4:12:08 PM IST
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema on Wednesday completed 11 years in the club. The French forward had arrived at the club on July 9, 2009. ... read..


'Googly will be my most important weapon against England', says Yasir Shah
Worcester | July 9, 2020 3:41:52 PM IST
Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah is confident of using his 'googly' as his most important weapon in the Test series against England. The 34-year-old is hoping that the dry wickets in England will aid his googlies. He has been working on the variation with Mush ... read..


Brazil's Sao Paulo state announces football restart
Sao Paulo | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Sao Paulo's regional football championship will resume on July 22 as Brazil's major competitions emerge from their coronavirus shutdowns, state governor Joao Doria has said. ... read..


Ryder Cup golf tournament postponed until 2021
Washington | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
The PGA of America, Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA TOUR have jointly announced that both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played one year later than originally planned. ... read..


Sophie Devine confirmed as permanent captain of New Zealand
Auckland | Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket on Thursday confirmed that Sophie Devine has been named as the permanent captain of the national side, with Amy Satterthwaite to take the role of vice-captain following her return from maternity leave. ... read..


Fernandes, Rashford make me enjoy football every time, says Paul Pogba
Manchester | July 9, 2020 3:12:00 PM IST
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba admitted that he enjoys watching Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood. ... read..


Greenwood is the best finisher: Phil Foden
Manchester | July 9, 2020 3:11:58 PM IST
Manchester City's Phil Foden praised Manchester United's midfielder Mason Greenwood, saying the Reds teenager is the best finisher he has ever seen. ... read..


Suarez goal keeps Barcelona's title hopes alive in La Liga
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
Luis Suarez's 55th-minute goal gave FC Barcelona a narrow win at home to local rivals Espanyol to pull his club to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga while at the same time condemning their neighbours to relegation to the Spanish second d ... read..


New Zealand Cricket clarifies that it hasn't offered to host IPL
Auckland | July 9, 2020 1:11:55 PM IST
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has clarified that it has not offered to host the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Club cricketers to observe 1-metre rule once recreational cricket resumes in UK
London | July 9, 2020 12:42:04 PM IST
As per the latest guidelines issued by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for the return of recreational cricket, amateur cricketers will be asked to maintain social distance, even when attempting a quick single or standing up to the stumps. ... read..


Man Utd wants to keep best players around: Solskjaer on Paul Pogba
Manchester | July 9, 2020 12:41:52 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hinted that the club wants to sign a new contract with midfielder Paul Pogba. ... read..


Dhaka Premier League likely to resume amid COVID-19 threat
Dhaka | July 9, 2020 11:11:55 AM IST
The Dhaka Premier League's 2019-20 season will likely to resume at two specific hubs amid COVID-19 pandemic, as discussed in a virtual meeting between the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and several Bangladeshi cricketers and the players' association. ... read..


ISL: Goalkeeper Albino Gomes signs for Kerala Blasters FC
Kochi (Kerala) | July 9, 2020 11:11:49 AM IST
Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, Kerala Blasters FC signed goalkeeper Albino Gomes on Wednesday. ... read..


Barcelona must be ready if Real Madrid slip-up: Luis Suarez
Barcelona | July 9, 2020 10:41:52 AM IST
As La Liga 2019-20 season comes near to its conclusion, Barcelona striker has said that the side needs to be ready if Real Madrid slip-up. ... read..


It will not be nothing: Jurgen Klopp concerned by Henderson's injury
Brighton | July 9, 2020 10:41:49 AM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Thursday expressed his concern regarding Reds' skipper Jordon Henderson's injury. ... read..


Premier League: Manchester City trounce Newcastle by 5-0
Manchester | July 9, 2020 9:41:57 AM IST
Spirited team performance guided Manchester City to trounce Newcastle 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


Salah registers 100 goal involvement for Liverpool
Brighton | July 9, 2020 9:41:54 AM IST
After scoring a brace against Brighton, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has joined a trio of Liverpool legends in a prestigious club. ... read..


Premier League Golden Boot, a motivation for Salah: Jurgen Klopp
Brighton | July 9, 2020 9:41:49 AM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that Premier League's 'Golden Boot' is a clear motivation for striker Mohamed Salah. ... read..


Sophie Devine named permanent New Zealand skipper
Auckland | July 9, 2020 9:11:56 AM IST
Sophie Devine on Thursday was confirmed as New Zealand's captain with Amy Satterthwaite being appointed the vice-captain following her return from maternity leave. ... read..


Black Lives Matter: Proteas to come up with new expression to show solidarity
Cape Town | July 9, 2020 9:11:54 AM IST
24 South African players who will be participating in an exhibition 3TC match may not wear the Black Lives Matter (BLM) logo on their shirts but they will join in the anti-racist movement. ... read..


Fernando Alonso to return to F1 with Renault in 2021
Enstone | July 9, 2020 9:11:53 AM IST
Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will make a racing return to Formula One with Renault in the 2021 season, partnering Esteban Ocon. ... read..


Premier League: Liverpool defeat Brighton 3-1
Brighton | July 9, 2020 8:41:53 AM IST
Mohamed Salah's brace helped Liverpool defeat Brighton 2-1 in the ongoing Premier League on Wednesday (local time) at the Falmer Stadium. ... read..


Eng v WI 1st Test: Burns, Denly hold fort as cricket gets off to rainy restart
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
England ended Day 1 of their first Test against West Indies on 35/1 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton as the return of cricket after the nearly three-month long break enforced by the coronavirus pandemic turned out to be a rainy affair. Joe Denly and Rory ... read..


Sports Ministry asks Hockey India President to step down
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Hockey India President Mushtaque Ahmed has been asked to stand down from his post by the Sports Ministry, declaring that his 2018 election violated the 2011 National Sports Development Code. ... read..


CAG appeals in SC: Former BCCI official says focus must remain on game
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
In a major move, the CAG has sent in an application to the Supreme Court and has prayed that it may be allowed to exit the Board of Control for Cricket in Indias (BCCI) Apex Council as well as the IPL Governing Council. ... read..


Eng v WI 1st Test: Burns, Denly hold fort for England after early wicket (Tea)
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
England are 35/1 at the end of the second session of what has been a rain-hit Day 1 of their first Test against the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday. Opener Rory Burns and Joe Denly held fort for the hosts after they lost Dom Sibl ... read..


I want to be manager, love change: David James
London | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Former England goalkeeper David James said that he learned a lot during his time as coach of the Kerala Blasters but the way it ended was "damaging." James coached the Indian Super League (ISL) side in two stints, the first in the inaugural 2014 season in ... read..


CAG files application in SC, wishes to exit BCCI Apex Council & IPL GC
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has filed an application in the Supreme Court over its role in the functioning of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The application is based on the observation or experience of its nominees for past 6 mon ... read..


Alonso set for F1 return with Renault in 2021
Madrid | Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Spanish motorsports great Fernando Alonso is set to make a comeback to Formula 1 after retiring from the sport in 2018. Alonso will be returning to Renault, with whom he had won both of his world championship titles, partnering Esteban Ocon for the 2021 s ... read..


LaLiga representative backs VAR amid growing criticism
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
A LaLiga spokesperson, who was previously a semi-professional referee, has backed the officials amid growing discontent over Real Madrid benefiting from VAR (video assistant referee) in the Spanish league. ... read..


Fans' reaction to artificial crowd noise has been ravishing: LaLiga
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
There were scepticism before, but eventually Spanish LaLiga viewers have lapped up the artificial crowd, not only in Spain, but across the Indian subcontinent, said the league's top official and presenter. ... read..


Holder almost forgets handshake rule in post-toss mix-up
London | Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Ben Stokes and Jason Holder are leading England and West Indies in the first of the historic three-match Test series between the two sides at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The match, and the rest of the series will be played under the International Crick ... read..


Asia Cup has been cancelled: BCCI President Ganguly (Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday confirmed that this year's Asia Cup has been cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


LaLiga joins hands with MEDIAPRO to enhance viewing experience
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
LaLiga along with its partner MEDIAPRO has joined hands to improve its production workflow to master remote production techniques owing to the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Asia Cup has been cancelled: BCCI President Ganguly
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday confirmed that this year's Asia Cup has been cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


England skipper Joe Root celebrates birth of second child
London | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
England Test captain Joe Root welcomed the birth of his second child. Root on Wednesday posted a picture with his two children on his Instagram handle to make the announcement. ... read..


Black Lives Matter movement is about equality, says Holding
Southampton | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Former West Indies bowler Michael Holding on Wednesday sent out a powerful message on racism and Black Lives Matter movement, saying the protest is about equality and not one-upmanship in society. ... read..


Djokovic still undecided over US Open participation
Belgrade | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has said that he is still not sure of participating in the US Open and that there is a "witch-hunt" against him after the events of his ill-fated Adria Tour. ... read..


Would have picked Buttler as stand-in captain over Stokes, says KP (Lead)
London | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen feels wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler would have been a better choice to cover for regular Test skipper Joe Root in the first Test against West Indies in Southampton starting Wednesday. ... read..


Pak bowlers to struggle more in England due to saliva ban, says Junaid
Karachi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Left-arm pacer Junaid Khan feels Pakistan bowlers are likely to struggle more due to the saliva ban than their English counterparts when the two teams lock horns in a series involving three Tests and as many T20Is in August. ... read..


NCOEs to be divided into facilities devoted for seniors & juniors: Rijiju
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that National Centres of Excellence (NCOEs) will be divided into senior and junior facilities for each sport. Rijiju also said that there will be regional talent identification teams who will be further ... read..


Rohit, Rahane eagerly waiting to get back on field as international cricket resumes
New Delhi | July 8, 2020 11:11:56 PM IST
As the international cricket returned to action on Wednesday, Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane expressed their desire to get back on the field and resume cricket. ... read..


Dier banned for 4 games for jumping into crowd in FA Cup
London | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier on Wednesday was banned for four matches after he jumped into the stands and chased a supporter following the team's defeat at the hands of Norwich in the FA Cup. ... read..


Fans celebrate Sourav Ganguly's birthday in Siliguri
Siliguri (West Bengal) | July 8, 2020 10:41:53 PM IST
The cricket lovers of Siliguri on Wednesday celebrated former Indian skipper and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly's 48th birthday by cutting a cake. ... read..


David De Gea has been best goalkeeper in world for a decade: Solskjaer
Manchester | July 8, 2020 10:41:47 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has heaped praise on David De Gea saying that the Spaniard has been 'the best goalkeeper in the world over the last nine or 10 years'. ... read..


Olympia Lightning: Usain Bolt reveals name of baby girl
Kingston | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has shared an adorable first picture of his baby daughter, revealing her name - Olympia Lightning. ... read..


COVID-19: Japan Open table tennis tournament cancelled
Tokyo | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and Japan Table Tennis Association (JTTA) have announced that the 2020 Japan Open will not be going ahead, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Aussie snowboarding champion dies while spearfishing near Gold Coast
Melbourne | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Two-time snowboarding world champion Alex Pulling of Australia on Wednesday passed away after he drowned near a Gold Coast beach, as per local media reports. He was 32. ... read..


Solskjaer urges United to keep Villa forward Grealish in check
Manchester | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels his team has to be careful about Jack Grealish when they take on Aston Villa on Thursday in their next English Premier League encounter. ... read..


Classy Rohit never looks to bludgeon the ball, says Hazlewood
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood believes star Indian opener Rohit Sharma has a phenomenal record when it comes to white-ball cricket and his batting style is filled with pure class and elegance. ... read..


If I was there from beginning, Milan would have won the title: Ibrahimovic
Milan | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return to AC Milan has coincided in a reversal of fortunes for the San Siro giants. The side, which has struggled to match up to its glory years of the past for nearly a decade now, have since the return of the footbal ... read..


Arteta miffed with Nketiah sending off in Arsenal vs Leicester 1-1 draw
London | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta is not happy as to how Eddie Nketiah was sent off against Leicester City on Tuesday night and insisted if Nketiah's red card was warranted then Jamie Vardy, who scored a late equaliser for the 1-1 draw, also should have been sen ... read..


COVID-19: PCI President Malik virtually interacts with APC chief
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
In her first international meeting in capacity as the President of the Paralympic Committee of India, Deepa Malik met virtually with Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) President Majid Rashed who assessed the current situation in the country owing to COVID-1 ... read..


Kiren Rijiju calls for corporate -govt partnership to make sports a career option in India
New Delhi | July 8, 2020 9:11:51 PM IST
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday stressed for the need of corporate-government partnership to make sports as a career option in India and to start the process of talent scouting during an online webinar titled "Role of ... read..


India footballer Kotal helping those in need realise their dreams
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
India defender Pritam Kotal has seen struggles from close quarters and wishes no one faces the hardship as he did in his growing years. ... read..


AICF faction fight affecting players: Chess Players Forum
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Chess Players Forum (CPF) representing the interests of Indian chess players has termed the resignation of Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh from the team Selection Committee as shocking and shameful. ... read..


Football Association to allow players to take a knee in FA Cup final
London | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
English football's governing body Football Association (FA) won't discipline players for taking a knee in the FA Cup final which is currently scheduled to be played next month. ... read..


Chelsea's hunger to get 'whole three points' led to victory over Crystal Palace, believes Tammy Abraham
London | July 8, 2020 8:41:53 PM IST
Chelsea's Tammy Abraham believes that his side's hunger to get 'whole three points' was the reason behind their victory against Crystal Palace. ... read..


Hee-chan Hwang signs 5-year contract with RB Leipzig
Leipzig | July 8, 2020 8:41:48 PM IST
RB Leipzig on Wednesday announced that Hee-chan Hwang has signed a five-year contract with the club. ... read..


Mike Hesson recalls 'toughest time' of his coaching career
Auckland | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has conceded that he could have handled the axing of Ross Taylor as captain in 2012 better but added he has no regrets over his call. ... read..


'He has lifted everyone!': Solskjaer hails Bruno Fernandes
Leeds | July 8, 2020 8:11:59 PM IST
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hailed Bruno Fernandes saying that since joining the club, the 25-year-old has "lifted everyone". ... read..


Arteta 'extremely proud' of Arsenal players after 1-1 draw against Leicester City
London | July 8, 2020 8:11:56 PM IST
Despite failing to clinch three points from a game against Leicester City, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he is "extremely proud" of his side's performance during the match. ... read..


Southampton Test: England, Windies cricketers take a knee to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement
Southampton | July 8, 2020 8:11:51 PM IST
England and West Indies cricketers took a knee to show their solidarity against racism and support the 'Black Lives Matter' movement before the start of the first Test of the three-match series here at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday. ... read..


Don't want year 2020 to finish without an IPL, says Ganguly
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has stated they would like to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year and their first priority is to host the tournament within the country itself. ... read..


Team needs to play well abroad, will have a word with Virat & Ravi: Ganguly
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has said that he will have a chat with India captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri, trying to gauge what went wrong in New Zealand where the team was whitewashed in the Test and ODI series. ... read..


Virat Kohli feasts on neer dosa made by Shreyas Iyer's mother
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
India captain Virat Kohli was recently treated to some fine neer dosa cooked by teammate Shreyas Iyer's mother. ... read..


South Africa re-appoints Hilton Moreeng as women's team head coach
Cape Town | July 8, 2020 7:41:50 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced the re-appointment of Hilton Moreeng as the head coach of the Proteas women's team on a three-year deal. ... read..


AIFF academy accreditation 2020-21 deadlines extended
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
The All India Football Federation has decided that the deadline for clubs and academies to submit their application form along with the prescribed fee for AIFF academy accreditation for the 2020-21 season is July 15. ... read..


We deserved to win: Martinez after Arsenal witness 1-1 draw against Leicester City
London | July 8, 2020 7:11:57 PM IST
After being restricted to a 1-1 draw by Leicester City, Arsenal's Emiliano Martinez said his side "deserved to win". ... read..


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