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Suresh Raina Seeks Punjab Police's Help Over Death Of His Relatives

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina has spoken out on the death of his uncle, which happened due to an attack by robbers in Punjab’s Pathankot district. There were a lot of speculations doing the rounds when Suresh Raina flew back to India and decided the miss the entire IPL 2020. With his Twitter post, Raina […]

IPL 13: BCCI To Spend Over Rs 10 Crore To Conduct 20,000 COVID-19 Tests

New Delhi: The Indian cricket board has budgeted nearly Rs 10 crore for more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests to be conducted during the Indian Premier League starting September 19. While the eight franchises bore the cost of testing in India, the BCCI is picking up the tab for the RT-PCR tests which have been conducted […]

India To Host Its First Ever Cycling Summit Next Year

New Delhi: The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) on Tuesday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with marketing exploration firm Contarctica to introduce the first ever Cycling Summit in India. The CFI said in a release that the summit would be hosted in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore and was “expected to be […]

IPL 13: BCCI Seeks Freedom In COVID Protocols From Govts Of Emirates

New Delhi: Strict COVID-19 protocols in Abu Dhabi, one of the three emirates scheduled to host the IPL matches from September 19, has hamstrung the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The world’s wealthiest cricket board is currently in talks with the governments of the emirates, desperately seeking concessions. And because of the […]

Govt Jobs: Centre Adds 20 More Sports Disciplines For Recruitment

New Delhi: The Union government has included 20 more sports disciplines like tug-of-war, mallakhamb and para-sports among others for direct recruitment of meritorious sportspersons in Group C level government posts, the Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances said in an order issued on Tuesday. The move comes following a proposal from the Department of Sports […]

Neymar, Di Maria, Paredes Test Positive For COVID-19

Paris: Brazilian star Neymar is among three Paris St Germain players who have tested positive for COVID-19 after tests were carried out on Wednesday afternoon, according to French sports daily L’Equipe. The other two players are Argentine duo Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, it said. The positive tests come eight days before PSG travel […]

Ganguly Wanted Dhoni For 2004 Tour Of Pakistan, Says John Wright

New Delhi: India skipper, Sourav Ganguly was very keen to have Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the national team for the historic tour of Pakistan in 2004, but the dashing wicket-keeper-batsman missed the bus by the skin of his teeth, John Wright, who was India coach at the time, has disclosed to IANS. Parthiv Patel was […]

Another Blow For Chennai Super Kings, Harbhajan Singh Pulls Out Of IPL 2020

Dubai: In another blow for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has decided to pull out of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 citing personal reasons. Harbhajan Singh will be the second player from the CSK after Suresh Raina to withdraw from the upcoming 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 slated […]

Kiren Rijiju: India Will Be Among Top 10 By 2028 Olympics
Kiren Rijiju: India Will Be Among Top 10 By 2028 Olympics

New Delhi: India will be amongst the top 10 medal-winning countries by the 2028 Olympic Games, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju predicted on Friday. “By 2028 Olympics, India will be in the top 10 medallists. Without setting an ambitious target, you cannot achieve the goal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created an Olympic task force and […]

IPL 2021: Hooda, Rahul Take Punjab Kings To 221/6 Against RR
IPL 2021: Hooda, Rahul Take Punjab Kings To 221/6 Against RR

Mumbai: A 105-run partnership for the third wicket in just 46 balls between skipper K.L. Rahul and Deepak Hooda helped Punjab Kings post 221/6 in their 20 overs against Rajasthan…

IPL 13: Schedule To Be Released On Sunday, Informs Chairman Brijesh Patel

New Delhi: The much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule will be released on Sunday, chairman Brijesh Patel said on Saturday. All eight teams are currently awaiting the release of fixtures but due to different quarantine rules in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, IPL’s operations team took time to finalise the schedule. “The IPL schedule will be […]

Online Workshops For Indian Hockey Coaches & Technical Officials

New Delhi: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) will organise a set of online workshops throughout this month for Hockey India (HI) coaches and technical officials, following up on the previous series held in July and August. A group of 15-30 coaches and technical Officials will be attending the four AHF Online Education Workshops, HI said […]

MS Dhoni Will Lead CSK Transition Same As He Did With India: Dwayne Bravo

Dubai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Dwayne Bravo feels that M.S. Dhoni will lead the transition in the side just as he did for India. The 39-year-old Dhoni, who announced his retirement from international cricket on August 15, was captain of the Indian team and led their transition from the era with the likes of […]

IPL 2020 Schedule Announced, MI Face CSK In Opener, Check Details Here
IPL 2020 Schedule Announced, MI Face CSK In Opener, Check Details Here

New Delhi: Defending champions Mumbai Indians will face three-time winners Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi in the opening match of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the revamped schedule of which was finally revealed on Sunday. The tournament starts on September 19 and will be entirely in the United Arab Emirates […]

US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic Disqualified After Hitting Line Judge With Ball

New York: Novak Djokovic was kicked out of the US Open for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a tennis ball after dropping a game in his fourth-round match Sunday, a stunning end to his 29-match winning streak and bid for an 18th Grand Slam title. As he walked to the Arthur […]