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T20 World Cup: ICC Gives India A Month, Eyes Options In West Asia

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has given India a month's time to show its readiness to host T20 World Cup in the country later this year.

Umpires Call Will Remain, Rules ICC
ICC Re-Introduces Champions Trophy, Adds Teams To Men's World Cups

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday re-introduced men's Champions Trophy and expanded the number of competing teams in both the men's 50-over World Cup and T20 World Cup in the 2024-2031 cycle of events.

Nanda Patnaik
Eminent Football Coach Nanda Kishore Patnaik Passes Away Due To Covid-19

Renowned football coach Nanda Kishore Patnaik passed away on late Monday night while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for Covid-19.

Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open Due To Mental Health Issues

World No. 2 Naomi Osaka of Japan on Monday withdrew from the French Open over her stand to not to speak to the media due to her mental health.

Fouaad Mirza
India's Fouaad Mirza Completes Formality Of Olympic Equestrian Qualification

Expert horse rider Fouaad Mirza, the first Indian to qualify for Olympic Games equestrian in 20 years, has completed the minimum eligibility requirement (MER) to compete in the Olympics Games' eventing discipline.

Pooja Rani
Pooja Rani Strikes Gold At Asian Boxing Championships

Defending champion Pooja Rani (75kg) notched up a second successive gold with a comprehensive victory at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Mary Kom Won Silver
Mary Kom Signs Off With Silver Medal At Asian Boxing Championships

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) signed off with a silver medal in the Asian Boxing Championships after going down in an intense final against Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan here on Sunday.

Sachin Tendulkar Regrets Not Playing Alongside Gavaskar, Sir Richards
Sachin Tendulkar Regrets Not Playing Alongside Gavaskar, Sir Richards

Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket in 2013 after scoring 15,921 Test runs and is still the leading run-scorer in international cricket in Tests and ODIs, added that his second regret was not being able to play "against my childhood hero Sir Vivian Richards".

Virat Kohli Surpasses MS Dhoni, Becomes More Successful Captain After 60 Tests
Virat Kohli Surpasses MS Dhoni, Becomes More Successful Captain After 60 Tests

The India No. 3 batsman's record as captain outside Asia was garnished with the 2018-19 Test series win in Australia, an achievement that gave confidence to the Indian team under Ajinkya Rahane to repeat the feat in 2020-21.

Umpires Call Will Remain, Rules ICC
Indian Team To Stay In Managed Isolation Before WTC: ICC

While New Zealand are already in England for a bilateral series against the hosts, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team will arrive in the UK on June 3 after competing a 14-day quarantine period in India

IPL 2021
IPL's Remaining Matches To Be Held In UAE In September-October

Indian Premier League's (IPL) remaining matches this season will be held in United Arab Emirates in the months of September-October, the Indian cricket board confirmed on Saturday.

Mary Kom
Asian Boxing Championship: 5 Indians Enter Gold Medal Round

Five Indian women, including six-time world champion MC Mary Kom, entered the gold medal round of the Asian Boxing Championship here. The national team has already won five bronze medals.

Ashwin On Cusp Of Ending As Top Wicket Taker Of WTC

Ashwin has four four-wicket hauls in WTC so far, the same as fellow Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon who has 56 scalps.

Asian Boxing: Panghal Enters Semis, Assured Of A Medal

Olympic Games-bound Amit Panghal entered the semi-finals of the men's 52kg category of the Asian Boxing Championships here on Wednesday, and assured a medal for India

Kohli, Sharma
Kohli, Sharma Placed 2nd & 3rd In ICC ODI Rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma maintained their second and third positions respectively in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI batting rankings