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Rohit Sharma Dedicates Khel Ratna Award To Fans

Abu Dhabi: India’s ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday dedicated his Khel Ratna award to all his fans for their unwavering support, saying this “wouldn’t have been possible” without them. Rohit, along with paddler Manika Batra, women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-athlete T Mariyappan were this year awarded the country’s highest […]

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India To Host England In February 2021, Confirms BCCI President

New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed to its affiliated units that India will be hosting England for a full series in February next year after playing an away rubber in Australia. The Board supremo also informed the state units that the 2021 IPL will be held in April, within five months of the […]

Clamour For Bharat Ratna To Hockey Legend Dhyan Chand Grows

Bhubaneswar: A webinar was organized on Saturday as part of a digital campaign to demand Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Dhyan Chand. Hockey legends Gurbux Singh, Harbinder Singh, Ashok Kumar Dhyanchand, young star Yuvraj Walmiki attend the event which was streamed live on Facebook. The entire session was hosted by Ollywood actor Babushan Mohanty. The […]

'BCCI Did Not Treat MS Dhoni Well, I'm Hurt'

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) did not treat former captain MS Dhoni in the right way, according to Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq. Dhoni had earlier this month announced his retirement from international cricket, thus making the World Cup semi-final in July 2019 his last match for India. “I […]

Arjuna Award Would Motivate Me To Breach 'Difficult' Olympic Qualification Mark: Dutee Chand

New Delhi: Her personal best is not yet enough to make the cut for the Tokyo Games but India’s top sprinter Dutee Chand says her selection for the Arjuna award has come at the right time as it would motivate her to breach the “difficult” Olympic qualification mark. The 24-year-old Dutee, silver medallist in both […]

Jaques Kallis, Lisa Sthalekar, Zaheer Abbas
Jaques Kallis, Lisa Sthalekar, Zaheer Abbas Inducted Into ICC Hall Of Fame

Dubai: Legendary South African all-rounder Jaques Kallis, Pakistan batting great Zaheer Abbas and Pune-born former Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar were on Sunday inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame in a virtual ceremony. Among the finest all-rounders to play the game, Kallis represented South Africa in 166 Tests, 328 ODIs and 25 T20s […]

R.Praggnanandhaa and Divya Deshmukh
Online Chess Olympiad: India Enter Quarters Defeating China

Chennai: With senior commanders holding to their positions and signing peace treaties, the junior jawans of Indian chess made strategic moves to down China to enter the quarter-finals of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad on Sunday. India thrashed China 4-2 with young chess masters R.Praggnanandhaa and Divya Deshmukh winning their respective games. On the other […]

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National Sports Awards: Badminton Sets Milestone Sweeping Six Awards

New Delhi: The 2020 National Sports Awards curved a milestone moment for Indian badminton as it received as many as record six awards which also included its first-ever Dhyanchand Award for lifetime achievement. The prestigious Dhyanchand Award was conferred to former star shuttlers Pradeep Gandhe, Trupti Murgunde and Satyaprakash Tiwari (para) for their contribution to […]

UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich Win 6th Title, Beat PSG 1-0

Lisbon: After a historic season, Bayern Munich defeated Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 at the Estadio da Luz and crowned its impressive trajectory with the sixth UEFA Champions League title. On the pitch on Sunday, the two coaches made changes in relation to the last game, with the Bavarian Hansi Flick going against expectations and selecting Kingsley […]

Virat Kohli Can Only Achieve Sachin Tendulkar's Feat Of 100 International Tons: Irfan Pathan

New Delhi: Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes current Team India skipper Virat Kohli has the ability and the fitness to break Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 international centuries. “I am sure 100 hundreds, he (Kohli) might not be talking about it but you know if anyone could achieve that feat after Sachin Tendulkar, […]

IPL 13: Ryan Harris Appointed As Delhi Capitals’ New Bowling Coach

New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals on Tuesday announced former Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris as their new bowling coach. The 40-year-old will join the Delhi Capitals side in the UAE for the upcoming season of the IPL slated to start from November 19. James Hopes, who was the team’s bowling coach […]

Messi Announces To Leave Barcelona

Barcelona: Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants. The club confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Argentina great sent a document expressing his desire to leave. The announcement comes 11 days after Barcelona’s humiliating 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in […]

Jimmy Anderson Becomes 1st Fast Bowler To Take 600 Test Wickets, England Clinches Series Win

Southampton: England paceman Jimmy Anderson became the first fast bowler to reach 600 wickets in Test cricket, before the third and final Test against Pakistan finished as a draw on Tuesday, leaving the home side to celebrate a second series victory of the pandemic-disrupted summer. Less than two hours of cricket were played on a […]

The Finish Line: Web Series Defining Indian Sports Achievements

New Delhi: Indian sports has witnessed some defining moments in its history which have been etched in our memories and revered by fans over the ages. To relive these historic moments, Baseline Ventures has conceptualised and produced an eight-part web series titled ‘The Finish Line’ which documents eight defining moments from Indian sports by recreating the […]

Spinner Pravin Tambe Becomes First Indian To Play In CPL

New Delhi: Spinner Pravin Tambe, 48, on Wednesday became the first Indian to play in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Tambe was chosen for the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in their match against St Lucia Zouks ahead of star spinner Sunil Narine. TKR captain Kieron Pollard did not give any specific reason for Narine’s exclusion […]