Tag: England

India, NZ to battle for last WWC semi-final spot

Derby: The Indian eves face a do-or-die situation to seal the last semi-final spot at the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup when they face a formidable New Zealand in their final group tie at The County Ground here on Saturday. England, Australia and South Africa have all booked a place in the last-four with victories on […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Newcastle Job Centre Hostage
Hostage situation underway at UK job centre

London: A hostage situation is underway as a man armed with a knife is believed to be holding several members of staff hostage at a job centre in Newcastle, England, on Friday, police said. The police was called to Clifford Street in Byker at around 8 a.m., following reports of a disturbance at the centre, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
England beat New Zealand, become first team to reach semi-finals

Cardiff: England beat New Zealand by 87 runs in a Group A clash of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Sophia Gardens here on Tuesday to become the first side to qualify for the semi-finals. Chasing 311 for victory, New Zealand lost the plot after in-form skipper Kane Williamson (87) departed at a crucial juncture and […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Star footballer Lukaku confirms he wants to exit Everton

Liverpool: Everton’s star striker Romelu Lukaku has asserted that staying at the city-based football club next season is not an option and he is exploring possibilities to move to a more reputed club in England. “Staying at Everton is not really an option for next season. There is nothing concrete with another club at the moment. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Champions trophy: Amul to sponsor New Zealand team

Kolkata: Gujarat based dairy giant Amul will be the prime sponsor of the New Zealand cricket team in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy that starts on June 1 in England. “Amul will be the principal sponsors of the New Zealand cricket team for the upcoming Champions Trophy,” R.S. Sodhi, managing director of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Kante voted Footballer of the Year

London: Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante edged out his teammate Eden Hazard to be voted the Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. The former Leicester City player is on the cusp of becoming the first outfield player since Eric Cantona to clinch back-to-back top-flight league titles in England with different clubs, having played […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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BCCI announces Champions Trophy squad

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced a 15-member squad led by Virat Kohli for the ICC Champions Trophy, starting June 1 in England. The team has no surprises, with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pacer Mohammed Shami making it back to the team, after their respective injury lay […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
England's Lampard, Gerrard to be inducted into Hall of Fame

London: Former England players Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard, legends of Chelsea and Liverpool, will be inducted in the National Football Museum Hall of Fame in September, the museum announced on Thursday. Several United Kingdom football legends will also be introduced, including late Wales manager Gary Speed, West Ham legend Billy Bonds, Arsenal long-time goalkeeper Bob […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Malala receives offer to study at UK university

London: Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai has received an offer to study at a British university after applying to Oxford. Yousafzai made the announcement at an education conference in Birmingham. She said she received an offer, conditional of achieving three As in her A-Levels, to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), reported […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
England cruise past Ukraine into Euro 2020 semis
England Cruise Past Ukraine Into Euro 2020 Semis

England knock out an uninspired Ukraine 4-0 in the Euro 2020 quarterfinals at the Stadio Olimpico to set up an encounter with in-form Denmark

  • Sunday, 04 July 2021
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Alastair Cook steps down as England's Test captain

London: England’s Alastair Cook on Monday stepped down as the Test captain after being in the role for more than four years. The 32-year-old Cook’s decision did not come as a surprise, especially after he had admitted to having “questions” over his role, following the humiliating 0-4 loss to India in the five-match Test rubber […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Second ODI: Yuvraj, Dhoni propel India to massive 381/6

Cuttack: Centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India recover from a poor start to post 381/6 in the second One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday. The duo added 256 runs between them in 38.2 overs to bring the Indian innings back on track after England pacer […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
India aim to wrap up ODI series vs England in second tie

Cuttack: After guiding India to a thrilling three-wicket win against England in his maiden One-day International (ODI) as full-time skipper, Virat Kohli will be aiming to clinch the three-match series by grabbing the second ODI too here on Thursday. Kohli and wicketkeeper-batsman Kedar Jadhav smashed brilliant centuries to forge a 200-run fifth-wicket stand and helped […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Euro 2020: England Beats Germany
Euro 2020: England Beat Germany To Enter Quarter-Finals

Riding on goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane, England defeated Germany 2-0 in a Round of 16 match at the European Football Championship -- Euro 2020 -- to advance to the quarter-finals here on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Hockey World Cup 2018: Ireland crashes out after losing to England 2-3

Bhubaneswar: Ireland crashed out of the men’s hockey World Cup after losing 2-3 to England, handing China a ‘lucky’ berth in the knockout stages despite being crushed 0-11 by two-time holders Australia here on Friday. The last round Pool B engagements concluded. Australia topped the pool with an all-win record after thrashing lowly China in […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021