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India womens football team face Swedens Hammarby IF in friendly

This is the first of the two friendlies the Indian team will play in the Scandinavian country.

20 Oct 2021 9:17 am
Prakash Padukones commandments: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted

Prakash Padukones commandments for Indian badminton: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted; hire full-time professionals to work at BAI.

20 Oct 2021 8:55 am
Olympic flame arrives in China ahead of 2022 Beijing Winter Games

Around 2,900 athletes, representing approximately 85 National Olympic Committees, will compete in the Winter Games from 4-20 February, 2022.

20 Oct 2021 8:19 am
Champions League: Liverpool survive Atletico Madrid comeback; Lionel Messi fires PSG

The Reds are top of Group B with three wins out of three while Atletico are equal on four points with Porto, who beat AC Milan 1-0 in Portugal.

20 Oct 2021 7:54 am
Jadon Sancho embodies all that is wrong with Manchester United and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Sancho has struggled as his role has been constantly changed and Solskjaer's lack of clarity has also badly impacted the performance of the United team.

20 Oct 2021 7:37 am
Champions League: Time is now for Barcelona as bid for European recovery begins

The last time Barcelona failed to reach the knock-out stage of the Champions League was in 2003.

20 Oct 2021 7:35 am
Champions League: Lucas Hernandez to play for Bayern Munich at Benfica despite court appearance

The 25-year-old, who won the 2018 World Cup with France, appeared in a Madrid court on Monday - a day earlier than planned - with a six-months prison sentence hanging over him.

20 Oct 2021 12:52 am
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers suspend Ben Simmons for one game for conduct detrimental to team

I just thought he was a distraction today, coach Doc Rivers said on Tuesday after practice. I didn't think he wanted to do what everybody else was doing. I just told him he should leave. We went on with practice.

19 Oct 2021 11:10 pm
US Open champion Emma Raducanu becomes Dior ambassador

The British teenager, who is also the face of jewellery brand Tiffany and Co, will represent Maria Grazia Chiuri's womenswear collections and Dior's skincare and make-up ranges.

19 Oct 2021 10:00 pm
Spanish government writes to European Court of Justice explaining opposition to Super League

The email expressed the governments position that the improvement of competitions is possible through dialogue and always through the structures that already exist, said sources from the CSD.

19 Oct 2021 9:55 pm
Premier League: Nearly seven in 10 players double-jabbed against coronavirus

The Premier League can confirm today that 81 percent of players have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose, with 68 percent now fully vaccinated, the league said in a statement.

19 Oct 2021 9:47 pm
Premier League: Evertons injury woes worsen as Abdoulaye Doucoure faces lengthy spell on sidelines

The 28-year-old midfielder suffered the injury during the Blues 1-0 defeat to West Ham on Sunday.

19 Oct 2021 9:43 pm
Champions League: United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident of coming through pressure stronger

United are five points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea after a 4-2 defeat at Leicester on Saturday

19 Oct 2021 9:19 pm
Champions League: Chelseas Romelu Lukaku mentally tired due to workload, says Thomas Tuchel

The Belgium forward rejoined Chelsea from Inter Milan in August for a fee of around 97 million ($134 million), seven years afer his first spell at Stamford Bridge ended.

19 Oct 2021 9:18 pm
T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch India vs Australia warmup game

T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch India vs Australia warmup game

19 Oct 2021 8:04 pm
Oman vs Bangladesh, T20 World Cup 2021, LIVE Cricket Score

Oman vs Bangladesh, T20 World Cup 2021, LIVE Cricket Score

19 Oct 2021 7:52 pm
Highlights, Scotland vs Papua New Guinea, T20 World Cup 2021, Full Cricket Score: Scotland win by 17 runs

Highlights, Scotland vs Papua New Guinea, T20 World Cup 2021, Full Cricket Score: Scotland win by 17 runs

19 Oct 2021 6:59 pm
Champions League: Barcelona have to win against Dynamo to reach knockouts, says Ronald Koeman

After losing 3-0 to both Bayern Munich and Benfica, Barca sit bottom of Group E with two games against Kiev up next, the first at Camp Nou on Wednesday.

19 Oct 2021 6:30 pm
India coach Igor Stimac backs plans for biennial World Cup but wary of FIFAs motives

FIFA revealed its detailed plan last month, after meeting with retired players, to redraft the calendar of international football competitions with biennial World Cups for men and women at the heart. The proposal was strongly backed by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

19 Oct 2021 5:55 pm
Premier League clubs vote to block teams from signing sponsorship deals with links to owners

The Guardian newspaper reported 18 clubs voted in favour of the ban at an emergency meeting on Monday, with Newcastle voting against and Manchester City abstaining. It is understood that both questioned the legality of the move.

19 Oct 2021 5:43 pm
World T20 2010 recap: India struggles, Hussey overcomes Ajmal challenge and England clinch maiden title

World T20 2010 recap: India struggles, Hussey overcomes Ajmal challenge and England clinch maiden title

19 Oct 2021 4:22 pm
Beijing Winter Olympics: Activists urge IOC to postpone genocide Games, call it sports-washing

The activists on Tuesday said Hong Kong residents, Tibetans and Uighurs faced Orwellian surveillance in China, which they said was emboldened after hosting the Summer Games in 2008.

19 Oct 2021 3:08 pm
World T20 2010 recap: India's struggles, Hussey overcomes Ajmal challenge and England clinch maiden title

World T20 2010 recap: India's struggles, Hussey overcomes Ajmal challenge and England clinch maiden title

19 Oct 2021 3:06 pm
Champions League: Neymar out for Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico-Liverpool meet again

Liverpool head to Atletico Madrid seeking a third straight win in the group and likely to welcome back Brazil internationals Alisson Becker and Fabinho after their late returns from national team duty.

19 Oct 2021 1:46 pm
NBA: Bucks defend title, Nets go without Irving, new support cast for LeBron as season begins

Milwaukee will try to become the first NBA champion from the Eastern Conference to repeat since James led Miami to titles in 2012 and 2013 as the league aims for its first full 82-game per club campaign since 2018-19

19 Oct 2021 1:11 pm
T20 World Cup 2021: Finger injury renders Liam Livingstone doubtful for start of tournament

T20 World Cup 2021: Finger injury renders Liam Livingstone doubtful for start of tournament

19 Oct 2021 11:27 am
Australian Open 2022: Unvaccinated players unlikely to get visa, says Victoria state premier

Victoria state premier Dan Andrews said he expected no exceptions from Australia's Covid-19 vaccine rules for players competing in January's Grand Slam.

19 Oct 2021 10:10 am
Premier League clubs move to block sponsored deals linked to owners: Report

Newcastle was joined by Manchester City in resisting the move to prohibit clubs agreeing to related-party transactions, the person said.

19 Oct 2021 9:40 am
Man pleads guilty to charge relating to footballer Emiliano Salas death

David Henderson admitted one count of attempting to discharge a passenger without valid permission or authorisation, before a trial in Cardiff.

19 Oct 2021 9:29 am
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino wants suspended Brazil-Argentina match played out

The 5 September match in Sao Paulo was suspended after seven minutes due to alleged breaches of COVID-19 protocols.

19 Oct 2021 9:22 am
Hideki Matsuyama, Xander Schauffele headline as PGA Tour golf returns to Asia

Masters champion Matsuyama will be the focus of intense home interest, while for the American Schauffele whose family has ties to Japan it will be a return to the country where he won Olympic gold in August.

19 Oct 2021 9:15 am
Los Angeles County wants Vanessa Bryant to undergo psychiatric exam

Kobe Bryant and the others were killed 26 January, 2020, when the helicopter they were aboard, on their way to a girls basketball tournament, crashed in the hills west of Los Angeles amid foggy weather.

19 Oct 2021 9:07 am
FIFA president Gianni Infantino says biennial World Cup will stop super clubs from hogging money

Infantino explained that his biennial World Cup plan in fact envisages a global showpiece every year, alternating between men's and women's competitions.

19 Oct 2021 8:53 am
T20 World Cup Top Moments: Marlon Samuels magic helps West Indies end 33-year wait

T20 World Cup Top Moments: Marlon Samuels magic helps West Indies end 33-year wait

19 Oct 2021 8:52 am
Around 96% of NBA players vaccinated against Covid-19, says Commissioner Adam Silver

Silver said he hoped Irving would eventually change his mind over the vaccine but backed the New York regulations that have left his career in limbo.

19 Oct 2021 8:30 am
Erasing racism in football has to come from top: Former England forward Les Ferdinand

Ferdinand says he got so fed up he stopped addressing the issue for a long time simply because hat's all we seem to do, talk about it, with nothing being done.

19 Oct 2021 8:25 am
Premier League: Late Alexander Lacazette equaliser spoils Patrick Vieiras Arsenal return

A share of the spoils moves Arsenal up to 12th, but the performance did little to suggest they will trouble the contenders for places in next season's Champions League come the end of the season.

19 Oct 2021 8:00 am
T20 World Cup 2021: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul shine as India beat England by seven wickets

T20 World Cup 2021: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul shine as India beat England by seven wickets

19 Oct 2021 12:04 am
England ordered to play game behind closed doors after Euro 2020 final chaos

The Euro 2020 final between England and Italy on 11 July was marred by chaotic scenes as ticketless fans forced their way through security cordons to gain entry to the at Wembley Stadium.

18 Oct 2021 11:41 pm
Bayern Munichs Lucas Hernandez given 10 days to enter prison voluntarily

France left-back Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order banning him from contacting his partner after a violent altercation between the pair.

18 Oct 2021 10:21 pm
Sri Lanka vs Namibia, T20 World Cup 2021, Live Cricket Score

Sri Lanka vs Namibia, T20 World Cup 2021, Live Cricket Score

18 Oct 2021 7:39 pm
Mary Kom to skip upcoming National Womens Boxing Championships in Hisar

The 38-year-old, who reached the pre-quarters of Tokyo Olympics before bowing out with a hard-fought loss, is, however, training for the world championships in December.

18 Oct 2021 6:59 pm
Netherlands vs Ireland, T20 World Cup 2021, Highlights: Ireland win by seven wickets

Netherlands vs Ireland, T20 World Cup 2021, Highlights: Ireland win by seven wickets

18 Oct 2021 6:41 pm
NBA turns 75: From modest beginning to behemoth, charting the leagues growth

It started in 1946 with 11 teams and 160 players. The shot clock was nearly a decade away, the 3-point line was a couple generations away. Buildings were smaller. So were the players. The NBA, 75 years ago, was different in almost every imaginable way.

18 Oct 2021 6:21 pm
WNBA: Candace Parker inspires Chicago Sky to first title with victory over Phoenix Mercury

The Phoenix players declined to come to the postgame press conference. The door to their locker room was broken and a person familiar with the incident said at least one of the teams players was responsible

18 Oct 2021 6:18 pm
Fencer Bhavani Devi wins individual womens sabre event in Charleville National Competition

She is currently ranked 50th in the world and is the top-ranked fencer from India.

18 Oct 2021 4:46 pm
Beijing Winter Olympics: Activists unfurl Tibet flag, no genocide games banner at flame ceremony

The incident came a day after Tibet activists staged a demonstration at the Acropolis in Athens calling for a boycott of next year's Winter Games in Beijing

18 Oct 2021 4:21 pm
Denmark Open: PV Sindhu returns to action after Olympics, Saina Nehwal aims for good outing

Denmark Open also restarts the BWF World Tour following a suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

18 Oct 2021 3:17 pm
European football matchday: Arsenal can extend unbeaten run; Sergio Canales nears return

The Gunners are languishing in 13th place with 10 points despite the run. Arsenal are immediately above Palace who have 10 points.

18 Oct 2021 2:01 pm
Champions League: More to come from incredible Liverpool, says Sadio Mane

Having moved to the top of the group with victories over AC Milan and Porto, the six-time European Cup winners head to Madrid to face the Spanish champions Atletico.

18 Oct 2021 10:23 am