Powered by a gritty unbeaten 80 (154 balls) by debutant Sneh Rana and her unfinished 104-run partnership for the ninth wicket with Taniya Bhatia (44 not out, 88 balls), India stole a draw in the one-off women's Test against England here on Saturday.
Stricter regulations have been put in place for all travellers -- including athletes, coaches and support staff -- who have resided in 11 countries, including India, where different variants of COVID-19 have been identified, within 14 days of their arrival in Tokyo.
Earlier on June 13, the legendary Olympian had lost his wife Nirmal Kaur due to complications related to Covid-19 infection.
A glimpse into the stupendous athletics career of legendary Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday aged 91, can be had from this mind-boggling fact.
The nation mourned the end of an era as it paid homage to nonagenarian sprint icon Milkha Singh, who died on Friday after battling COVID-19 for a month, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the tributes by describing him as a "colossal sportsperson".
The first day's play of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at the Hampshire Bowl here has been called off due to incessant rain.
The Sports Ministry on Friday extended the deadline to submit applications for this year's National Sports Awards by a week, enabling the online process to continue till June 28.
Four-time Grand Slam champion and world No. 2 Naomi Osaka of Japan has withdrawn from the Wimbledon commencing on June 28.
As India take on New Zealand in the final of the first World Test Championship, the million dollar inevitable question over the future of Test cricket has cropped up again
India skipper Virat Kohli said on Friday that the World Test Championship (WTC) final was "just another feather to add in this big hat that we have created" and that there were many more milestones to come.
Veteran player Birendra Lakra and emerging defender Amit Rohidas from Odisha have been selected in the 16-member national men's hockey team for the Tokyo Olympics which was announced by the Hockey India (HI) on Friday
Hours before the start of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India at the Ageas Bowl here, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said his team would be focusing on its main strength - bowling - when it takes on the Virat Kohli-led side on Friday.
After making a solid start replying to England's first-innings' 396 for nine wickets declared, India secularly slipped in the third and final session and ended the second day at 187 for five wickets in the one-off Test here on Thursday.
India skipper Virat Kohli shook off some pressure of playing the World Test Championship (WTC) final by saying one Test wouldn't decide the best team in the world.
For the connoisseurs of the glorious game, Test cricket is the ultimate format and despite its aura, the 144-year-old history needed a facelift along with a context which the World Test Championship provided despite various bottlenecks, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
India, who are playing their first Test in almost seven years, are fielding five debutants -- batter Shafali Verma, all-rounder Deepti Sharma, pacer Pooja and wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia. Off-spinner Sneh Rana, who is also making her debut, is returning to India fold after five years.
The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Tuesday announced that the debuting women's T20 competition will be held between July 29 and August 7 and all the matches will be played at Edgbaston over 10 days.
Athletes may be exposed to the following non-exhaustive range of potential consequences of warnings, temporary or permanent withdrawal of accreditation, temporary or permanent ineligibility, or exclusion from the Games, disqualification or financial sanctions, the playbook said.
India named six batsmen, five pace bowlers and two spinners along with two wicketkeeper-batsmen in the 15-member squad for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand
The Indian chess field was shocked when five-time world champion Anand was defeated by Kamath, who made near perfect moves.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday made an astonishing comeback from being two sets down to beat fifth seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in four hours and 11 minutes and win the French Open title.
The win is New Zealand's first at Edgbaston in five attempts, and is only their sixth out of the 56 Tests they have played in England.
The India squad for the six-match white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July will undergo a fortnight-long quarantine in Mumbai, where they will be tested regularly before departing for Colombo on June 28.
Former India cricket team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has got a new competitor to ‘test his fitness ahead of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) season, which will resume in the third week of September.
A Euro 2020 Group B match between Denmark and Finland was on Saturday suspended after Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field in the 43rd minute with both teams still goalless.