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Tiwari on target

Shardananad scores lone goal as India register gritty 1-0 win over Belgium in quarters; meet Germany in semis

2 Dec 2021 10:25 am
SL claw back as Mendis sparks Windies collapse

SL were 46-2 at stumps on Day Three, trailing by three runs. But they lost Dimuth Karunaratne, who made six before he was run out

2 Dec 2021 10:13 am
Asian Team Squash: India men defeat Pakistan 2-1

Ramit Tandons win over Muhammed Asim Khan in straight games was cancelled out by Nasir Iqbal who levelled for Pakistan by beating Mahesh Mangaonkar

2 Dec 2021 10:11 am
Carrick not in contact with Rangnick for Arsenal clash

United confirmed the appointment of Rangnick as Ole Gunnar Solskjaers short-term replacement this week but the German is still to receive a work permit

2 Dec 2021 10:03 am
Bianca Andreescu pens book on sports, mental health and furry friends

The book, which is co-authored by Mary Beth Leatherdale and illustrated by Chelsea OByrne, is a story about a girl who loves tennis but is sidelined due to an injury. With motivation from her mom and dog Coco, Bibi learns how to meditate and prepare her mind while her body heals

2 Dec 2021 9:57 am
Maria Sharapova dons dress made from water bottles at fashion awards

The sustainable dress, named the Mimesis, is designed with fabric made from water bottles and organic silk

2 Dec 2021 9:46 am
Wriddhiman Saha`s neck injury could solve selection headaches

Wicketkeeper Saha suffered a stiff neck during the drawn Kanpur Test recently. Although Saha scored 1 and 61 not out, substitute keeper KS Bharat was called upon after Saha hardly kept in the first innings and did not take the field in the second

2 Dec 2021 9:35 am
Patel wrap! Mumbai-born Kiwi spinner Ajaz confident against India`s spin attack

New Zealand tweaker Ajaz insists visitors have firm faith in their abilities to counter Indias spin attack and succeed in series-deciding second Test at Wankhede

2 Dec 2021 9:32 am
Caught & Bowled! Rahul Tewatia gets married to Ridhi Pannu at luxury hotel

He Instagrammed this picture on Tuesday and captioned it: 28.11.21 Caught & Bowled!

2 Dec 2021 8:52 am
Water worry at Wankhede! Unseasonal rain hits pitch prep

Ground officials tell mid-day they will know true nature of wicket only after rain stops; Day 1 under threat

2 Dec 2021 8:50 am
Aussie official rejects Novak Djokovic`s vaccine blackmail claim

The World No. 1 would be bidding for a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title in Melbourne in January, but he has refused to say if he has been jabbed against COVID-19

2 Dec 2021 8:46 am
ISL: Mumbai City FC thrash ATK Mohun Bagan 5-1

Vikram Pratap Singh (4th, 25th minute) scored a brace for the Mumbai side, while Igor Angulo (38th), Mourtada Fall (47th) and Bipin Singh (52nd) added a goal each to complete the tally

2 Dec 2021 8:44 am
Winning starts for Sindhu, Srikanth

The womens doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy, however, lost 14-21, 18-21 to second-seeded Japanese combination of Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida in their opening group B match

2 Dec 2021 8:33 am
Punjab Kings: Another franchise approaching KL Rahul would be unethical

Rahul is linked to new franchise Lucknow and it has been reported that he is set to lead the team owned by the RPSG Group. We wanted to retain Rahul but he wanted to go back into the auction

2 Dec 2021 8:27 am
Chapter closed: David Warner after Sunrisers Hyderabad snub

Warner thanked all his fans and supporters for sticking by his side. He posted a picture of him with Rashid Khan and Kane Williamson and captioned it, Chapter closed!!

2 Dec 2021 8:16 am
2 months ago, I couldnt hold a bat: Ben Stokes reveals on Instagram video

Stokes was a late addition to the squad, having taken a break from cricket to mentally refresh and undergo a second operation on his fractured left index finger

2 Dec 2021 8:15 am
BBC keen to work with Vaughan despite axe

English cricket has been rocked by racism revelations from Pakistan-born Rafiq. He recently gave testimony to lawmakers in which he said his career had been ended by the racist abuse he received while at leading English county Yorkshire

2 Dec 2021 7:48 am
Kohli on staying with RCB: I did not have any second thoughts, best yet to come

RCB revealed its retained players ahead of the mega auction and they were -- Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Siraj

1 Dec 2021 12:08 pm
Boss Guardiola concerned by Man Citys injury emergency

Kevin de Bruyne is yet to return from COVID-19, while Ferran Torres is out with a foot injury Phil Foden and Jack Grealish have also struggled with injuries, although both could play in Citys trip to Aston Villa on Wednesday

1 Dec 2021 11:48 am
Sourav Ganguly: We have time to decide, South Africa tour is on as of now

There has been growing concern about the spread of the new COVID-19 variant, named Omicron, which was first reported in South Africa

1 Dec 2021 10:40 am
REVEALED! Heres why Nikki Bella and fiance Artem are delaying their wedding

The couple got engaged in 2019, but have delayed their wedding due to the COVID-19 pandemic

1 Dec 2021 8:50 am
No backing down for Coleen Rooney in WAG war with Rebekah Vardy

Ex-England footballer Wayne Rooneys wife Coleen to go all out in legal battle with Rebekah Vardy over leaked news despite not having enough evidence to clinch victory

1 Dec 2021 8:20 am
Ajinkya Rahane or Cheteshwar Pujara... Who will they drop?

Former India cricketers S Madan Lal and Lalchand Rajput try to solve Team Indias selection issues as return of skipper Virat Kohli for Wankhede Test could result in dropping either Ajinkya Rahane or Cheteshwar Pujara

1 Dec 2021 8:16 am
Yuvraj has a mushy message for wife Hazel on 5th wedding anniversary

Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh Instagrammed this picture with his wife Hazel Keech on the occasion of their fifth wedding anniversary yesterday and captioned it, 5 years and strong!! I love you and I miss you. we will be together soon happy anniversary baby @hazelkeechofficial.

1 Dec 2021 8:15 am
Need to pick and choose events now: Tiger Woods

The 15-time major winner told Golf Digest in an interview published on Monday that although he is confident of eventually making a return to the sport, he expected he would only play select tournaments from now on

1 Dec 2021 8:11 am
Ronaldo hits back at claims about surpassing Messi in Instagram post

Paris Saint-Germain forward Messi won the prestigious award for a seventh time on Monday. Ronaldo, who finished sixth in this years voting, has earned the Ballon dOr five times

1 Dec 2021 8:04 am
Shuttler PV Sindhu to lead India in Indonesia

Save for mixed doubles, the Indians compete in all other categories

1 Dec 2021 7:55 am
Rachin: I was nervous about my bowling

Ravindra, 22, in the company of Indian-born Ajaz Patel (2 off 23 balls), held a 91-ball vigil that yielded 18 runs for him to save the match for his side which was nine down in pursuit of 284 on the final day here

1 Dec 2021 7:48 am
Pitch talk: Grass shaved off good-length spots at Wankhede

Former India Test opener and Wankhede Stadiums ex-curator Sudhir Naik, who is well aware of the nature of Wankhedes red soil, believes Day One will belong to the fast bowlers

1 Dec 2021 7:27 am
Ali misses ton as Pak beat Bdesh in 1st Test

Abid Ali top-scored in the tourists second innings with 91 while fellow opener Abdullah Shafique added 73 as Pakistan reached 203-2 in 58.3 overs, having been set a target of 202

1 Dec 2021 7:19 am
PSG president denies contact with Zidane

Al-Khelaifi told LEquipe TV channel that PSG had zero contact with Zidane, although he considers the Frenchman a top coach. Al-Khelaifi spoke following reports in French media of a meeting between Zidane and PSG officials in a fancy Paris hotel

1 Dec 2021 7:16 am
Ashes: Perth Test in doubt over Covid-19 rules

Cricket officials had been confident the potentially pivotal clash between Australia and England would go ahead in the city after suggestions that some of its tough COVID restrictions would be relaxed or exemptions granted

1 Dec 2021 7:13 am
ISL: Odisha beat EB 6-4

Hector Rodas (33rd, 40th minutes) and Aridrai Cabrera (71st, 93rd) scored a brace each for Odisha while Javi Hernandez (45th) and Isak Vanlalruatfela (83rd) added one each to the tally

1 Dec 2021 7:04 am
India can exploit vulnerable Belgium: Coach Reid

India will take on Belgium in a re-match of the 2016 edition final where the hosts emerged 2-1 winners to claim their second Junior World Cup title in Lucknow

1 Dec 2021 7:00 am
It`s a four! Mumbai Indians retain Rohit, Pollard, Suryakumar, Bumrah

Five-time champions Mumbai Indians retain skipper Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar and Jasprit Bumrah

1 Dec 2021 7:00 am
Permaul , Warrican keep WI in hunt against SL

Permaul, in his first Test in more than five years, snared 5-35 to register his first five-wicket haul. Warrican took 4-50, also a career best

1 Dec 2021 6:46 am
Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit Sharma among those retained; Hardik, KL Rahul released

Meanwhile, the two new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises -- Lucknow and Ahmedabad have a budget of Rs 33 crore to pick three players who go back into the pool before the mega auction begins.

30 Nov 2021 10:52 pm
R Ashwin: I was inspired by Harbhajan`s famous spell against Australia in 2001

Ashwin on Monday had surpassed Harbhajan Singh to become the country`s third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. Ashwin scalped the wicket of Tom Latham (52) to go past the milestone

30 Nov 2021 3:19 pm
Shreyas Iyer: Happy with performance, but win would have been icing on cake

The first Test between India and New Zealand ended as a draw on Monday after the visitors somehow managed to survive and the hosts ended the Test one wicket away from victory.

30 Nov 2021 3:06 pm
Lewandowski deserves Ballon d`Or, real honour to compete with him: Messi

Messi was awarded the Ballon d`Or for the seventh time on Monday at a ceremony in Paris but he admitted that he had stiff competition from Lewandowski

30 Nov 2021 3:03 pm
Ramanathan wins maiden singles ATP Challenger title in Bahrain

Ramanathan, 27, who had lost six Challenger finals in his career before, beat his Russian rival 6-1, 6-4 in 68 minutes

30 Nov 2021 10:56 am
Sunil Chhetri `still crazy` about wife Sonam in birthday post for her

The couple got married in 2017 and Chhetri is still crazy about her

30 Nov 2021 10:47 am
Daria first met husband Daniil Medvedev at courtside when she was 12

Reportedly, Medvedeva was dining in a cafe courtside with her team and other players, while Medvedev was playing a match at a junior tournament. The couple got married in 2018

30 Nov 2021 10:42 am
Disappointed - That`s what Carrick feels after Man United draw with Chelsea

Michael Carrick says the game being taken away after being in front hurts as Man Utd hold leaders Chelsea 1-1

30 Nov 2021 10:03 am
Portuguese football clubs Covid-19 outbreak likely to be Omicron variant

If confirmed, the cases would be the first in Portugal of the new Coronavirus strain

30 Nov 2021 9:59 am
Shane Warne bruised in motorbike accident

Warne, 52, met with an accident on Sunday while riding his bike with son Jackson

30 Nov 2021 9:57 am
IPL 2022 player auction: Its time for retention!

After the eight teams finalise their retention plans, new franchisesLucknow and Ahmedabadwill pick a maximum of three players between December 1 and 25 before the mega auction in January

30 Nov 2021 9:23 am
India face South Africa amid new variant threat

The first four-day game ended in a draw due to inclement weather last week even as the detection of the B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant forced many countries to impose international travel restrictions on South Africa

30 Nov 2021 9:17 am
Lanka dominate Windies on rain-marred Day 1

Play was suspended because of bad light in the 35th over

30 Nov 2021 9:10 am
Openers put Pakistan in sight of win over Bdesh

Set a target of 202, the visitors reached 109-0 at stumps on Day Four and need only 93 runs on the final day. Ali was 56 not out at the end of play while debutant Shafique finished unbeaten on 53

30 Nov 2021 9:09 am