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India beat Ireland by eight wickets

Hamilton: Guided by Shikhar Dhawan’s dominating century, India’s smooth eight-wicket victory over Ireland here on Tuesday ensured that the defending World Champions will finish at the top of Pool B. India, who had already qualified for the quarter-finals earlier, will now play the fourth-placed Pool A team in the last eight, which is likely to […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
French Olympic champions killed in air crash
French Olympic champions killed in air crash

Buenos Aires: London Olympics swimming champion Camille Muffat was among the 10 people killed on Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air in Argentina. Muffat, 25, brought home three medals from the 2012 Games, including the 400 metres freestyle gold, reports Xinhua. Champion sailor Florence Arthaud and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine were among those killed […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
UAE to host 2019 Asian Cup football
UAE to host 2019 Asian Cup football

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) won the bid on a unanimous vote to host the Asian Cup in 2019, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Monday

Saina goes down to Carolina in All England final
Saina goes down to Carolina in All England final

In a major heartbreak, Saina Nehwal lost the women's singles final of the $500,000 All England Open Badminton Championships to Spain's Carolina Marin here today

New Zealand thump Afghanistan by six wickets
New Zealand thump Afghanistan by six wickets

Napier: New Zealand bowled out Afghanistan for 186 and overhauled the target with six wickets to spare in a cricket World Cup Pool A match at McLean Park here on Sunday. Veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori(4/18) and pacer Trent Boult (3/34) had reduced Afghanistan to 59/6 in 20th over. However, Samiullah Shenwari (54) and Najibullah […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
20,000 athletes to join Kenya's first lady for marathon
20,000 athletes to join Kenya's first lady for marathon

Nairobi: Around 20,000 athletes will on Sunday join Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta for the second edition of the Half Marathon which will take place on the same day as the International Women’s Day celebrations in Nairobi. The marathon is aimed at raising awareness and funds to increase support for maternal, newborn and child health […]

Ireland snatch 5-run win over Zimbabwe
Ireland snatch 5-run win over Zimbabwe

Ireland snatched a thrilling five-run win from the jaws of defeat when they beat Zimbabwe in a Pool B match to keep alive their chances of qualifying for the World Cup quarter-finals

Dhoni credits bowlers for win over Windies
Dhoni credits bowlers for win over Windies

Perth: After beating the West Indies in a World Cup Pool B encounter at the WACA here on Friday, an elated Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni credited his bowlers for keeping the opposition batsmen on a tight leash. The Indian bowlers were upto the mark from the very first over of the day, as they […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Phelps could be reinstated for World Championships
Phelps could be reinstated for World Championships

Eighteen times Olympic champion Michael Phelps may be given a chance to compete at the World Championships this summer in Russia after his six-month ban from competition ends in April

Restoring BCCI's image my first priority: Dalmiya
Restoring BCCI's image my first priority: Dalmiya

Kolkata: Asserting that restoring the BCCI’s image was his first priority, newly elected Indian cricket board president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for properly conducting the Indian Premier League (IPL). “My first priority is to ensure that the image of the BCCI is restored. Also, we would have to make certain that the IPL, which […]

Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England
Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England

The Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa and men's pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy entered the second round of the $500,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena here today

Ponnappa-Ivanov knocked out of German Open
Ponnappa-Ivanov knocked out of German Open

Indian badminton player Ashwini Ponnappa, partnering Russian Vladimir Ivanov, was knocked out of the mixed doubles pre quarter-finals at the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Sri Lanka hammer hapless Bangladesh with 332/1
Sri Lanka hammer hapless Bangladesh with 332/1

Powered by centuries from veterans Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka hammered a hapless Bangladesh by 92 runs in a World Cup Pool A contest at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Thursday

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Shenwari inspires Afghans to 1-wicket win over Scotland

Dunedin: A valiant knock from Samiullah Shenwari (96) inspired Afghanistan to a thrilling one-wicket victory against Scotland in a World Cup Pool A game at the University Oval here Thursday. After skipper Mohamad Nabi won the toss and decided to bowl first, Afghanistan’s opening bowlers Shapoor Zadran (4/38) and Dawlat Zadran (3/29) helped them bowl […]

Rio must reach new level: IOC
Rio must reach new level: IOC

Rio de Janeiro: The International Olympic Committee has asked Rio de Janeiro to step up preparations to a new level to ensure the city is ready for the 2016 Games. The comments coincide with concerns about the progress of construction work at some venues and delays to a planned new metro line, reported Xinhua. Speaking […]

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