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Tag: Sports News

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IPL 2021: New Season, New Battles

The biggest extravaganza of the cricketing world, World Cups aside, is upon us. For the avid IPL fans, who were on tenterhooks this time last year with the event shrouded…

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sprinter Dutee Chand, Cricketer Ishant Sharma Among 29 Recommended For Arjuna Award

New Delhi: India pacer Ishant Sharma, teen shooting sensations Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker, sprinter Dutee Chand, footballer Sandesh Jhinghan, woman cricketer Deepti Sharma, woman boxer Lovlina Borgohain and Indian luge legend Shiva Keshavan are some of the big names in a 29-strong list of athletes recommended for this year’s Arjuna award by the sports […]

Indian football legend PK Banerjee passes away
Indian football legend PK Banerjee passes away

Kolkata: PK Banerjee, a footballing colossus of his time and a raconteur for life, died here on Friday aged 83, having dribbled and dazzled for a good part of his mind-boggling 51 years of service to the game. He was suffering from respiratory problems due to pneumonia and had an underlying history of Parkinson’s disease, […]

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Coronavirus Hits Cricket Events: IPL Postponed, SA vs IND ODIs Cancelled

New Delhi/Sydney: The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League which was originally slated to commence from March 29, has been put on hold till April 15. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to postpone the league keeping in view the ongoing coronavirus threat and the decision has been conveyed […]

Premier League In Doubt After Multiple Covid-19 Positive Cases
Premier League In Doubt After Multiple Covid-19 Positive Cases

London: Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi are the latest football personalities who have been diagnosed with coronavirus. In a statement, Arsenal said that they have closed their London Colney training centre after they Arteta tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “This is really disappointing but I took the test after feeling […]

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Invincible India eye rare 5-0 whitewash in final T20I

Mt. Maunganui (New Zealand): Invincible so far, India will eye a rare 5-0 whitewash against a bruised and battered New Zealand in the final T20 International here on Sunday. New Zealand have never lost all games in a bilateral T20I series (three or more matches) at home. Since 2005, they have only once lost all […]

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Age Fudging Resurfaces In Odisha Cricket, Two Players Get BCCI Ban

Cuttack: Two cricketers from Odisha have been banned for two seasons by the BCCI from playing domestic cricket after being found guilty of fudging their age in under-23 tournaments. The banned cricketers identified as Somen Chand and Biswajit Mallick who were registered with the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) have been banned from playing in 2021-22 […]

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Kolkata in race to host India-Qatar WC qualifier in March

Kolkata: The iconic Salt Lake Stadium could once again be packed to the rafters for an India game as it is in the race to host the Group E World Cup qualifier tie against Asian champions Qatar on March 26 next year. The turnout for the Bangladesh game, unprecedented for national team matches in the […]

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Saina appeals to Jaishankar to solve visa issues

New Delhi: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has appealed to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, seeking his help in processing her and her trainer’s visa a week ahead of the Denmark Open. Saina wrote in a tweet tagging Jaishankar that she is yet to get her visa processed for the tournament which will be played in […]

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Sumit Nagal hits career-best 129 ATP ranking

New Delhi: India’s rising tennis sensation Sumit Nagal, who reached the semifinals of the ATP Challenger Campinas, has moved up by six places to the 129 spot in the latest men’s singles rankings. Last week, Nagal failed to reach the final of ATP Challenger Campinas in Brazil as he lost in straight sets to Argentina’s […]

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Dream beginning to opening in Tests: Sehwag hails Rohit

Visakhapatnam: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag hailed Rohit Sharma for the start he made as an opening batsman in Test cricket. Rohit smashed 174 and 127 in India’s first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam. The hosts ended up winning the match by a big margin of 203 runs. India’s decision to promote Rohit, who […]

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Hardik Pandya undergoes 'successful' back surgery in London

London: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya underwent a “successful” surgery to treat his lower back issue which has ruled him out of cricket for an indefinite period. On Saturday, Pandya posted an image on Instagram with a caption: “Surgery done successfully. Extremely grateful to everyone for your wishes. Will be back in no time! Till then […]

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Avinash In Steeplechase Final At Worlds After Appeal

Doha: Avinash Sable was on Tuesday included in the final of the men’s 3000m steeplechase event at the World Athletics Championships after his appeal against two incidents were successful, the Athletics Federation of India tweeted. “Avinash included in finals after India’s successful appeal,” the tweet read. Avinash, 24, broke his own national record but failed […]

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Saha To Replace Pant For Test Series Opener Against South Africa

Visakhapatnam: Wriddhiman Saha will replace the struggling Rishabh Pant in the Indian line-up for the first Test against South Africa, captain Virat Kohli announced here on Tuesday, calling the Bengal player the “best wicket keeper” in the world. The 34-year-old Saha was out of the team for a long time due to injury and came […]

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IPL 2020 Auction To Take Place On December 19 in Kolkata

New Delhi: The auction for next year’s edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held on December 19 in Kolkata. It is for the first time that the BCCI has decided to conduct the auctions at a new venue, going away from the tradition of holding it in Bengaluru. According to a report […]

Virat Kohli The Cricket Captain Turns Dabangg Cop
Virat Kohli The Captain Turns Dabangg Cop

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the nuptial knots on December 11, 2017. It’s been close to two years now, but he is still the ‘Most Wanted’ and the heartthrob of million hearts. Taking to Twitter, Flipkart recently posted a few behind-the-scene pictures from the shoot with Indian captain Virat Kohli for ‘The Big Billion […]

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IPL 2019: Ravi Ashwin gets heavily trolled after 'Mankading' Jos Buttler

The 12th season of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) has seen just four matches, and all of them have been nail biters even though the opener between CSK and RCB was a low-scoring one. On Monday, chasing a target of 185, Rajasthan Royals were cruising towards victory against the Kings XI Punjab, courtesy  opener Jos […]

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IPL 2019: BCCI releases complete group stage schedule

New Delhi: The schedule of the group stages of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is out with all eight teams playing seven home matches at their respective home venues. The schedule is balanced in terms of afternoon matches/weekend matches and travel. The board has factored the 2019 Lok Sabha elections dates/phases […]

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