Friday, December 13, 2019


Mehuli Ghosh shoots 10m air rifle gold in SAG

Indian shooters swept all the medals on offer in the women’s 10m air rifle event in the 13th South Asian Games in Kathmandu on Tuesday, with Me...

Sourabh Verma achieves career-best BWF ranking

Riding on his runners-up finish at the Syed Modi International, Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma on Tuesday achieved a career-best ranking of world no.2...

Injured NZ pair under cloud for Australia series

Injured New Zealand cricketers Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme, who sat out the drawn second Test against England, remained in doubt Tuesday for ...

Indian attack is fantastic but spinners tend to struggle in Australia: Ponting

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is in awe of India's "fantastic" pace attack but feels their spinners tend to struggle Down Under, making his ...

Yohan Blake trains his eyes on gold in Tokyo Olympics

Ace Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake said he is eyeing nothing less than a gold medal in next year's Tokyo Olympics, his last appearance at the quadrenn...

Rahane, Shaw in Mumbai Ranji squad for Baroda game

Test specialist Ajinkya Rahane and young opener Prithvi Shaw were named in the 15- member Mumbai trophy squad for their lung opener in the Ranji Trop...

Federer's face to be minted on Swiss coin

The Swiss government says it will produce a 20 franc silver coin with Roger Federer's image on it.The government says it's the first time it has dedi...

971 players to go under hammer at IPL auction

As many as 971 cricketers, including 713 Indians and 258 overseas players, will be up for grabs at the IPL players' auction scheduled to be held in K...

Boxer Neeraj suspended for failing dope test

International medal-winning Indian woman boxer Neeraj (57kg), who was among the probables for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, has been provisionally suspend...

Sophie Devine named WBBL player of the tournament

New Zealand all-rounder Sophie Devine has been named as the player of the tournament for this edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL). In the o...

Cristiano Ronaldo Crowned Italian League Player of the Year

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the Italian league's player of the year on Monday, 2 December, following his debut season at Juventus. Ronaldo was at the...

Bancroft dropped by Australia for New Zealand series

Cameron Bancroft has been dropped by Australia in what is otherwise a settled Test squad to face New Zealand. Australia recorded innings wins in both...

Ranji Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav to lead Mumbai

Suryakumar Yadav is back as the captain of Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy team as the domestic giant hope to revive its Ranji fortune in the season-open...

Vijay Shankar to lead Tamil Nadu in Ranji Trophy

After a gruelling selection meeting that began at 4 p.m. and ended at 7.30 p.m., the Tamil Nadu selectors, on Monday, named all-rounder Vijay Shankar...

Pakistan rue not being better prepared for Australia conditions

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali said Monday that adapting to conditions more quickly and building partnerships were both crucial if his team hoped to snap...

Australia wins by innings and 48 runs, sweeps Pakistan 2-0

Nathan Lyon had never taken a five-wicket haul against Pakistan. The veteran off-spinner hadn't taken a wicket in the day-night test until the fourth...

Megan Rapinoe wins women's Ballon d’Or

Megan Rapinoe won the women's Ballon d’Or in Paris on Monday. Norway’s Ada Hegerberg won it in 2018 but did not retain her title after mi...

Lionel Messi wins record 6th Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi won a record-breaking sixth Ballon d'Or on Monday after another sublime year for the Argentinian, whose familiar brilliance remained und...

India to take part in WC for over 50 yr-olds

India will play their maiden cricket World Cup for the 50-year-olds to be held in South Africa from March 10 to 24 next year. India will begin the 50...

Syed Modi International: Sourabh loses in final

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma's impressive run at the Syed Modi International tournament came to an end after he lost in straight games to Chinese Ta...

I don't worry about my place in team anymore: Rahul

India win T20 series against Windies

Ben Stokes says will be fit to bowl in South Africa

Mayank Agarwal replaces injured Dhawan in India's ODI squad

Hardik Pandya eyes international return during NZ tour

Rohit Sharma named La Liga's first India brand ambassador

ISL league toppers to play in 2021 Asian Champions League

English clubs on the march again in Champions League

Leeds win seventh in a row to regain C'ship lead

Arsenal, Rangers chart safe passage in Europa League