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IPL 2020: Karun Nair recovers from COVID-19, set to leave for UAE with KXIP squad

India and Kings XI Punjab batsman Karun Nair tested positive for COVID-19 last month but has now recovered and will travel to the UAE for the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting September 19. Cricket website 'ESPNCricinfo' reported that Nair went into self-isolation for more than two weeks before testing negative for the dreaded virus. The franchise did not comment on the report but a BCCI source told PTI that Nair returned a negative test on August 8 at the end of his quarantine. He will now h

14 Aug 2020 1:05 pm
Mitchell Starc bulks up in order to maintain status as 'fastest bowler'

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc has bulked-up in his off season in the gym and as a result, the pacer now believes that he can break the mark of 100mph in terms of bowling speed. Starc had come close five years ago in terms of recording the figure of 100mph on speed-o-meter. At the end of summers, I've been down to 87kg at my lowest and I'm at 93kg at the moment which is where I want to be at. I've started summers around that 90-91kg mark so I'm in a good place now, feeling really strong, cricket

14 Aug 2020 1:02 pm
Video: 'Baby girl version of Dhoni,' 7-year-old Pari's helicopter shot has fans going crazy!

A video featuring a seven-year-old girl hitting a series of helicopter shots has garnered a lot of responses on social media. Former India opener Aakash Chopra and former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar have both responded to the video. The shot, which was popularised by former India captain MS Dhoni, involves hitting the ball with a wrist-heavy flick with most of the force coming from the bottom hand. The follow through often involved Dhoni sending the bat over his head and back in a full circle, thus

14 Aug 2020 11:48 am
Irfan Pathan on 2007 WT20 Ind-Pak match: There was no competition between the two teams

Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and Robin Uthappa, along with Lalchand Rajput recently shared their views on the epic 2007 India-Pakistan clash at the World T20. Indias leading sports broadcaster brings to you yet another exiting watch-along this August. This time viewers will get a chance to #Relive the iconic India-Pakistan match from the 2007 ICC World T20 which ended in a nail-biting bowl-out. The #WT20 2007 watch along will air on Friday 14th August at 11 AM on the Star Sports network and Di

14 Aug 2020 11:31 am
Mithali Raj: Give your best. You might not get such chances time and again

Women have emerged to be the frontrunners for Indian success in Olympics, Commonwealth games and World Championships across sports. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been the center of the action contributing the maximum number of women World Champions. Star Sports 1 Telugu salutes them and hopes to inspire a generation of sports lovers, women and youngsters through a special series dedicated to our sportswomen. Rashmi Gautam, who has been ruling the entertainment world for the last 10 years, is

14 Aug 2020 10:33 am
Mithali Raj is all decked up in purple for her afternoon webinar

India womens cricketer Mithali Raj has been quite active on social media throughout the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She regularly takes to Instagram and Twitter to share photos from her life off the pitch with fun captions and messages. In her latest post, Mithali Raj looks beautiful in the image she shares, decked up in one of her favourite colours for a webinar, on Thursday. Raj went on to captioned it: Hello Thursday! All dressed up for the afternoon webinar in hues of purple, my s

14 Aug 2020 9:53 am
Ayesha Curry after losing 15 kgs during lockdown: All about portion control

American basketball superstar Stephen Curry's wife, Ayesha, who shed 15 kgs during the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said the key to weight loss is watching the portions of food you eat. Being healthy isn't just about what you do in the gym or in the kitchen. It's about the in-between too and how it all fits together. I'm really into portion control over any kind of diet, and try to stick to nourishing, delicious food in moderation. I keep track of the food I'm putting into my body t

14 Aug 2020 9:20 am
Champions League: Can Lionel Messi weave his magic against mighty Bayern Munich?

Lionel Messi might never have been faced with a more daunting task at Barcelona than engineering a victory against Bayern Munich in Lisbon tonight. The only surviving former winners of European club football's greatest prizewith five titles eachmeet in a heavyweight Champions League quarter-final behind closed doors at the Estadio da Luz. It is not often that Messi's Barcelona come into such a big European tie as the underdogs, but they have this time, with Quique Setien's team having lost out t

14 Aug 2020 8:14 am
Elina Svitolina relives exciting vacation with tennis beau Gael Monfils

Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina has revealed that her boat trip with boyfriend Gael Monfils last month has been the most exciting thing she has done in the past few months, after she was forced to stay at home as tennis events were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. The couple visited many places like Corsica in France, Sardinia in Italy and the French and Italian Riviera. Talking to American tennis ace Bethanie Mattek-Sands on her show, Tennis United, Elina said: It

14 Aug 2020 8:10 am
Maria Sharapova was learning business during her teenage years

Russian tennis beauty Maria Sharapova, who recently signed a long-term deal with a tech wellness firm, Therabody Investing, learnt the nuances of business as a young athlete.The former World No. 1, who has endorsed brands like Nike, Evian, and Porsche during her playing days, will also be an advisory board member and consultant to the firm. I remember sitting in some of those meetings when I was just a teenager, not really understanding what was being discussed, but knowing that it was such a un

14 Aug 2020 8:03 am
Shuttler N Sikki Reddy, physiotherapist Kiran C test COVID-19 positive

Shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C have tested positive for COVID-19 at the ongoing national camp, forcing the closure of the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad for sanitisation, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Thursday. Women's doubles specialist Sikki and Kiran, who have been attending the national camp at the academy, are both asymptomatic, according to a SAI statement. They had undergone the SAI's mandatory COVID-19 test for players, coaches and supp

14 Aug 2020 7:34 am
And we called it Sachincredible! When Sachin Tendulkar scored his first international ton

Long after the Old Trafford Test match becomes just another page in Wisden, the memory of a charming, almost embarrassed young man receiving the Man of the Match award will linger. Sachin Tendulkar will score many more hundreds for India but the freshness of this one will never fade. I was there, the spectators will say forever and what a tragedy there were only 1778 of them. Never was it more truly said that the loss was entirely theirs. They say romantics never win. That they dazzle and depart

14 Aug 2020 7:32 am
Cristiano Ronaldo and girlfriend Georgina enjoy private time on yacht

Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is enjoying his summer holidays with partner Georgina Rodriguez on a yacht. According to British tabloid, The Sun, Cristiano, 35, was celebrating winning the Serie A title with Juventus for the second time in a row. He signed for the Italian club in 2018. On Wednesday, he Instagrammed the above picture for his 235 milllion followers and captioned it: Happy to share these beautiful moments with you! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cr

14 Aug 2020 7:28 am
Champions League: Neymar 'very happy' as Paris St Germain progress to semi-final

After Paris Saint-Germain secured a spot in the Champions League semi-final, Neymar said the victory over Atalanta was amazing and he is very happy for his team. It was amazing! It's a great night. I'm very happy for the team, for the performance, that we believed until the very end. Everyone deserves congratulations. I had two chances to score but I didn't make the most of them, the club's official website quoted Neymar as saying. But in the second half, I helped to set up the two goals so I'm

13 Aug 2020 1:17 pm
CPL 2020: Ramnaresh Sarwan pulls out due to personal reasons

Jamaica Tallawahs' assistant coach Ramnaresh Sarwan has pulled out of the upcoming edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) owing to personal reasons. He will be replaced by former West Indies spinner Ryan Austin in the franchise. Sarwan requested leave for personal reasons and that was granted, Tallawahs CEO Jeff Miller told Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. It's a big loss. Sars (Sarwan) brings a lot to the game - his knowledge, his experience and the way he has dealt with the players over the

13 Aug 2020 1:10 pm
CPL: Sanjay Manjrekar chooses Chris Lynn while Brett Lee picks Rashid Khan as top performers

High-flying, exciting and electric Twenty20 action is back as the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) the first major T20 league to begin during these uncertain times is all set to get underway from August 18 on the Star Sports Network at 7 PM. The 33-match tournament will be played in Trinidad & Tobago will all the matches being held across two stadiums. With the tournament just over the horizon, here are few international players who can use the CPL to shake off the dust and get into shape for th

13 Aug 2020 12:20 pm
Barcelona's Jean-Clair Todibo tests positive for coronavirus

Barcelona's Jean-Clair Todibo on Wednesday confirmed that he has tested positive for coronavirus after the club issued a statement revealing that one member of the team has been diagnosed with the virus. The player said he is asymptomatic and is currently at his home. Todibo took to Twitter and wrote in Spanish, Hello everyone, I inform you that I have tested positive for COVID-19, I am asymptomatic and I feel fine. I am at home following the proper sanitary protocol. I really want to go back to

13 Aug 2020 11:38 am
IPL 2020: Ravindra Jadeja to miss Chennai Super Kings' pre-season training camp in Chennai

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will miss Chennai Super Kings' six-day conditioning camp ahead of the team's departure to UAE for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. The camp is scheduled between August 15 and 20 in Chennai. All the other squad members of the franchise including skipper MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu will attend the camp, which will focus on fitness primarily, along with some cricket training too. He has personal commitments, ESPNcricinfo quoted C

13 Aug 2020 11:20 am
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma get up front and personal in fun Instagram video

India cricket captain Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma shared a fun video on Instagram #TakeABreak, in which the duo quiz each other about their professional and personal lives. Here are a few interesting responses: Anushka: What was the name of the first Hindi feature film? Virat: Mera Aangan. Anushka: Raja Harishchandra. Virat: I had no idea. I couldn't have guessed that. Never. Virat: Name three basic rules of cricket Anushka: No. 1, don't get out. Virat: That's not a rule, it's

13 Aug 2020 8:19 am
Mohammad Hafeez breaks bio-bubble protocol with photo on Twitter

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday said all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will stay in isolation after he was found guilty of breaching biosecurity protocol imposed by England and Wales Cricket Board and the ICC amid the ongoing away series. The cricketer has posted a picture, earlier in the day, on his Twitter handle and captioned the post, Met an inspirational Young lady today morning at Golf course. She is 90+ & & living her life healthy & happily. Good healthy routine. This morning, Mohamma

13 Aug 2020 8:19 am
Barcelona's COVID-19 infected player not in touch with squad

A Barcelona player has tested positive for coronavirus but he has not been in contact with the squad travelling to Lisbon for the Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich, the club said on Wednesday. Following PCR tests conducted this Tuesday afternoon on the group of nine players due to begin the preseason today, one of them has tested positive for COVID-19, Barcelona said in a statement. The player has not been in contact with any of the senior team players who are scheduled to tra

13 Aug 2020 8:18 am
CL: Leipzig manager keen to avoid clash with Atletico's Simeone

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann wants to keep cool in Lisbon should sparks start to fly with dynamite Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone during Thursday's Champions League quarter-final. Both Nagelsmann, 32, and Atletico's Argentinian boss Simeone, 50, are notorious for passionately urging their team on from the sidelines. Nagelsmann wants to avoid falling under the spell of any heated emotions during the game in Lisbon, ut will concentrate on the (match) content, on the team. You're better

13 Aug 2020 8:14 am
Champions League: PSG break through glass ceiling after years of disappointment

After years of failing to live up to their billing in Europe, Paris Saint-Germain are within 90 minutes of the Champions League final thanks to their dramatic win over Atalanta on Wednesday, and coach Thomas Tuchel now knows everything is possible for his team. PSG were on the verge of another disappointing Champions League exit as they trailed Atalanta 1-0 into the 90th minute in Lisbon, where all the latter stages are being played after the long coronavirus shutdown. But Mario Pasalic's 27th-m

13 Aug 2020 8:14 am
India's Physical Disability WT20 winners are jobless, in poor financial health

It's exactly a year since Vikrant Keni led India's disabled cricket team to the Physical Disability T20 World Series title in England. However, it's not a happy anniversary considering 14 players from that 18-member squad are without jobs and in poor financial health. The team's opening pair comprising Jammu and Kashmir batsman Wasim Iqbal, 27, and Maharashtra's Kunal Phanse, 26, are diploma holders in Electrical and Mechanical engineering respectively. However, both have had to resort to farmin

13 Aug 2020 8:01 am
Top seed Simona Halep off with a bang

Simona Halep won her opening match of the WTA Prague Open on Tuesday, defeating Polona Hercog 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 (7/3) to relaunch a season disrupted for nearly six months by the coronavirus pandemic. Top seed Halep needed two and a half hours to overcome Slovenian world number 46 Hercog on clay in the Czech capital, blowing six match points in the decider before prevailing in a tie-break. The second-ranked Halep will meet Barbora Krejcikova in the round of 16. The reigning Wimbledon and former Frenc

13 Aug 2020 7:09 am
Serena Williams on seeing no fans in the stands: I didn't mind it

Serena Williams shrugged off the absence of fans to make a winning return from her six-month COVID-19 layoff on Tuesday, defeating lowly ranked Bernarda Pera in three sets at the WTA Top Seed Open tournament in Kentucky. Serena, who before Tuesday had not played a competitive game since a Fed Cup appearance in February, came from behind to defeat American World No. 60 Pera 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in two hours and 15 minutes in Lexington. The former World No. 1's first round victory played out to an empty

13 Aug 2020 6:21 am
IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals' fielding coach tests positive for COVID-19

Rajasthan Royals recently revealed that one of their team members - fielding coach Dishant Yagnik - has tested positive for COVID-19. The IPL 2020 team released a statement to address the situation as well as what Rajasthan Royals are doing to tackle the situation. The statement released read, Rajasthan Royals would like to inform that their fielding coach Dishant Yagnik has tested positive for COVID-19. The test was undertaken keeping in mind that the team members need to assemble in Mumbai nex

12 Aug 2020 2:31 pm
Robin Uthappa announces Sports School's nat'l cricket scholarship programme

The Sports School, under the mentorship of veteran India cricketer Robin Uthappa, and in association with Center for Cricketing Excellence (CCE), on Tuesday announced a scholarship programme for students across India. Cricket has tremendous potential and India is a goldmine of talent. Our scholarship program at The Sports School is a wonderful opportunity to train under a specialized curriculum built by us, under the guidance of our expert coaches and keeping in mind our world class facility, Ut

12 Aug 2020 2:13 pm
Yuvraj Singh's message to Sanjay Dutt: I know the pain, but I know you are strong and will see this through

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh is among the first sports stars to lend his support for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt after the latter announced he would be taking a break from films due to health reasons. Just a day after Sanjay Dutt returned home from the hospital, he went on to announce that he will be taking some time off from work due to health reasons . Though Dutt did not specify the nature of his ailment, social media is abuzz that he has been detected with lung cancer and will be fly

12 Aug 2020 12:40 pm
Venus Williams ousts Victoria Azarenka, sets Serena Williams clash in Top Seed Open

Former World No.1 Venus Williams came out with a commanding performance in the opening round of the inaugural Top Seed Open as she registered a triumphant straight-sets victory over Victoria Azarenka. The seven-time Grand Slam champion defeated Azarenka 6-3, 3-2 in a match that lasted for 80 minutes on Tuesday and extended her lead in their head-to-head rivalry to 6-2. Venus will now face her 23-time major-winning sister Serena in the second round of the competition. Serena had overcome fellow A

12 Aug 2020 12:05 pm
Stuart Broad on his dad Chris who penalised him: He's off Christmas card, present list

Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad, who has been fined by his father and match referee Chris Broad for breaching ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Pakistan, has come up with a hilarious reaction. Cricket fans' group England's Barmy Army on Tuesday took to Twitter and wrote, Stuart Broad fined and given a demerit point by his dad, match referee Chris Broad! Looks like we might need to change the words to his song slightly. To this, the 34-year-old fast bowler replied: He's (father

12 Aug 2020 12:05 pm
Sachin Tendulkar shares his monsoon story on Instagram. See his post

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has asked his millions of fans to share their monsoon story, adding that his moment of enjoying the rains with a cup of tea is the most pleasing. monsoons for me always calls for a hot cup of tea in my garden with the setting sun. A hot cup of tea brings a sense of comfort where I can enjoy the weather in the confines of my home.This is what it means to be a #RainRaider for me! What is your monsoon ki kahaani? Tendulkar said in an Instagram post with a picture of

12 Aug 2020 10:29 am
Ravindra Jadeja's wife Rivaba caught without mask, argues with Rajkot cops

Wife of cricketer Ravindra Jadeja entered into an argument with a police constable in Gujarat's Rajkot after the latter asked her the reason for not wearing a mask, police said on Tuesday. The cricketer was driving the car at the time of the incident on Monday night. While he was wearing a mask, his wife Rivaba wasn't, a senior officer said. The cricketer's wife had a heated argument with head constable Sonal Gosai when the latter stopped her car at Kisanpara Chowk after noticing that she was no

12 Aug 2020 9:00 am
Sakshi Dhoni shares photo of Ziva with newborn; fans ask if she blessed with another baby

India cricketer MS Dhoni's wife Sakshi was flooded with queries if she had a second child after she Instagrammed a picture of daughter Ziva, five, holding a baby in her lap along with a red heart emoji. The post received 562,405 'likes'. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sakshi Singh Dhoni (@sakshisingh_r) onAug 10, 2020 at 6:47am PDT An online user replied: Are you guys blessed with baby [heart emoji]. Another wrote: 2nd bby?? Meanwhile, a third user said: Is he your child? Congr

12 Aug 2020 8:31 am
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, girlfriend Perrie Edwards enjoy Spain-Ibiza getaway

Brit band Little Mix's singer Perrie Edwards looks stunning in this photograph she posted on social media from her Ibiza, Spain getaway with footballer boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. On Monday, Perrie Instagrammed a picture for her 10.5 million followers and wrote: I'm yacht goin to lie, I'm all a-boat lovin' you. It's al-waves fun when we on the boat & ma boy lookin ship shape! View this post on Instagram I'm yacht goin to lie, I'm all a-boat lovin' you. It's al-waves fun when we on the

12 Aug 2020 8:20 am
Nicole Scherzinger 'infatuated' with ex-rugby star boyfriend Thom Evans

American singer Nicole Scherzinger considers herself lucky to have found former Scottish rugby player star Thom Evans as her boyfriend. Thom, 35, and Nicole met in October when the former rugby star participated on X Factor: Celebrity for which the Pussycat Dolls singer was a judge. They started dating in November and have enjoyed a whirlwind romance since. Nicole and Thom got very serious very quickly. They are infatuated with each other and complement one another well. They're super cute and h

12 Aug 2020 8:15 am
Mumbai cricket bids goodbye to GK Menon, 93, and Prakash Puranik, 69

Mumbai cricket lost two stalwarts on Tuesday - Gopal Krishna Menon, 93, the veteran journalist and cricketer Prakash Puranik, 69. Both served Shivaji Park Gymkhana (SPG) with distinction. Menon played as well as helped out as an administrator while Puranik was part of SPG's Kanga League 'A' division team in 1977. GK or George, as he was known to friends, was manager of the 1952-53 Bombay University team that won the Rohinton Baria Trophy. That side included future Test players like Chandu Patank

12 Aug 2020 8:01 am
Champions League: Focus on Neymar as injury-hit Paris St Germain take on Atalanta

PSG have once again been hit by a flood of injuries going into a crunch Champions League knockout tie, but this time Neymar is fit and seemingly ready to live up to his status as the worlds most expensive player. PSG face Atalanta here tonight in the first quarter-final. There will be no fans in the Estadio da Luz, but the French champions coped just fine behind closed doors when they beat Borussia Dortmund in their Last 16, second leg in March. That night Neymar scored the opener in a 2-0 win a

12 Aug 2020 8:00 am
CL: Record-breaking Romelu Lukaku propels Inter into Last 4

A record-breaking Romelu Lukaku is leading Inter Milan's chase for its first trophy in nine years. Eyebrows were raised last year when Inter shelled out a club record of around 65 million euros ($73 million) plus 13 million euros ($15 million) in bonuses for Lukaku, who had had a disappointing final season at Manchester United. However, Lukaku swiftly developed a scintillating partnership with Lautaro Martnez and their goals helped Inter sustain a title challenge before eventually finishing seco

12 Aug 2020 7:41 am
Danger for Ronnie O'Sullivan as Williams leads in QF

Ronnie O'Sullivan is in danger of crashing out of the World Snooker Championship after Mark Williams established a 6-2 lead in their quarter-final clash on Monday. Williams, bidding for a fourth world title, reeled off five consecutive frames at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre to take control of the best-of-25 tie. There was nothing to separate the veteran duo before the mid-session interval as they shared the opening four frames, which included a century from five-time world champion O'Sullivan. B

12 Aug 2020 7:35 am
Mumbai's 'junior Dale Steyn' Karan Tiwari found dead in Malad home

A Mumbai club cricketer was found dead at his Malad (East) residence on Monday night, with a friend saying he killed himself because he could not break into any of the eight IPL teams. Karan Tiwari, 27, known as 'junior Dale Steyn' in local cricket for his physique and similar bowling action to the South African, was found hanging from his ceiling fan after his family forced open his bedroom door. The incident took place at 10:30pm at Konu Compound, Gokuldham. An Accidental Death Report (ADR) ha

12 Aug 2020 7:30 am
Europa League: Manchester United spot on, enter semifinals

Bruno Fernandes scored a penalty in extra time as Manchester United scraped past FC Copenhagen 1-0 on Monday in the quarter-finals of the Europa League, reshaped into an eight-team straight knockout tournament in Germany due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Portugal international notched his competition-best seventh goal of the season as United set up a semi-final clash against Sevilla or Wolves. Solskjaer happy Third time this season we've been to the semis, every competition we've been in. Deligh

12 Aug 2020 7:28 am
IPL 2020: Despite lockdown, all clear for South African cricketers to fly to UAE

South African players have been given the green signal to fly out to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Indian Premier League. With South Africa in total lockdown due to rising COVID-19 cases and passenger flights suspended indefinitely, there were doubts whether their cricketers would be granted permission to play in the IPL. We have got information that they [South African cricketers] have got the approval [from their government]. They will join us in Dubai during the first week of Septemb

12 Aug 2020 6:25 am
Music to my ears: KL Rahul shares batting video on social media

With the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to begin from September 19, India batsman KL Rahul on Monday posted short video snippets of his batting on social media. Rahul, who will lead Kings XI Punjab in the 13th edition of the IPL, was seen playing defensive shots in the video posted on Instagram. Music to my ears, the dashing batsman captioned the post. View this post on Instagram Music to my ears @kxipofficial A post shared by KL Rahul (@rahulkl) onAug 10, 2020 at 4:40am PDT Rahul is set to

11 Aug 2020 2:48 pm
Mike Tyson's comeback exhibition bout postponed to November: Report

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. scheduled for September 12 has been postponed. The Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. clash will now take place to November 28, according to a report on The marquee bout is still expected to take place at a crowdless Dignity Health Park in Carson, California. CSAC executive officer Andy Foster had earlier told reporters earlier that Tyson-Jones bout would be nothing more than a hard sparring session and that b

11 Aug 2020 12:46 pm
Irfan Pathan's son Imran is a total tea lover! See photos

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan is one of the most active Indian sports stars on social medis these days. Less than a day ago, Irfan Pathan took to photo-sharing site Instagram to post a few picuters along with his son Imran and boy, are they cute! The series of photos see Irfan Pathan sipping on some tea while gradually his son. .Pathan wrote, Daddyyyy you cant have tea alone... #tealover #father #son #greatcompany. View this post on Instagram Daddyyyy you cant have tea alone... #tealo

11 Aug 2020 12:45 pm
COVID-19 positive Mandeep Singh shifted to hospital, condition stable: SAI

India men's hockey team member Mandeep Singh, who has tested positive for coronavirus, has been shifted to a multispeciality hospital after his condition moved from mild to moderate severity of COVID-19, Sports Authority of India (SAI) has informed. In a statement on Tuesday morning, SAI said: During night monitoring of vitals on August 10 (Monday), it was found that Mandeep Singh's blood oxygen level was dropping below normal which indicated that he is moving from mild to moderate severity of C

11 Aug 2020 12:25 pm
Indian cricketer KS Bharat ties knot with girlfriend Anjali after dating 10 years

Indian wicket-keeper batsman KS Bharat, full name, Kona Srikar Bharat, recently took the big plunge after he tied the knot with his longtime love Anjali after 10 years of dating. KS Bharat broke the news on social media site Instagram after he posted a photo of him and his newly wed wife along with a lovely caption, We found love. So much to look forward. #myvalentine#precious#decadestrongandcounting View this post on Instagram We found love So much to look forward #myvalentine#precious#deca

11 Aug 2020 11:42 am
Caribbean Premier League is back! Top 5 players to watch out for

In what will be a welcome delight to T20 cricket starved fans across the world, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) set to get underway on August 18, will be the first major T20 league to be held since the COVID-19 pandemic. The 33-match tournament aired on the Star Sports Network at 7 PM will be played in Trinidad & Tobago with just two stadiums set to host the entire event. The CPL 2020 a closed-door event will see last years runners-up Guyana Amazon Warriors lock horns with Trinbago Knight

11 Aug 2020 9:45 am
Five-time champ Ronnie Sullivan: It's like playing in a morgue

Five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan ended Chinese star Ding Junhui's world championship dream on Sunday at a Crucible Theatre venue he described as a morgue due to the ban on spectators. The mercurial 44-year-old Englishman won an enthralling high-quality second-round encounter 13-10 to set up a quarter-final clash with three-time champion Mark Williams. O'Sullivan -- who will be bidding for a first semi-final appearance since losing to Mark Selby in the 2014 final -- said playing in front of a

11 Aug 2020 9:13 am