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Neymar gets hattrick of assists, Messi scores a bicycle kick for PSG vs Clermont

In PSG`s opening encounter with Clermont Foot, the Parisian side`s superstars stole the show

7 Aug 2022 1:53 pm
A Star Is Born wins feature event

The winner was owned by the Poonawalla brothers, Dr Cyrus and Zavaray, with their families, and was also bred at their own stud farm.

7 Aug 2022 11:53 am
CWG 2022 Squash: Dipika-Saurav lose, to play for bronze

The Indian duo lost 7-11 4-11 to King and Coll and missed out on a spot in the final of the event

7 Aug 2022 10:19 am
CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal assures two more medals in TT

Sharath first paired up with G Sathiyan to beat the Australian pair of Nicholas Lum and Finn Luu 3-2 (11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 12-14, 11-7) in a thrilling mens doubles semi-final clash

7 Aug 2022 10:14 am
CWG 2022: Sprinter Hima fails to qualify for 200m final

Hima had qualified for the womens 200m semifinals after winning her heat with a timing of 23.42s.

7 Aug 2022 10:10 am
CWG 2022: Amit Panghal, Nikhat Zareen in finals; Jaismine Lamboria bags bronze

Nikhat won by an unanimous 5-0 verdict. Panghal came from behind to beat an aggressive Patrick Chinyemba of Zambia with a 5-0 unanimous decision win

7 Aug 2022 10:07 am
CWG 2022: Sizzling PV Sindhu in semis

Meanwhile, on Friday, Lakshya Sen, a world championships bronze medallist, advanced into the Last eight with a 21-9, 21-16 win over Australias Ying Xiang Lin

7 Aug 2022 9:50 am
CWG 2022 Cricket: Smriti, Rana help India beat England to enter final

If Smriti Mandhanas 32-ball-61 was a treat for the eyes, Rana, Indias forever MVP, Deepti Sharma (4-0-18-1) and Pooja Vastrakar (3-0-20-0) didnt err in line or length under pressure

7 Aug 2022 9:34 am
FIH apologises for shootout gaffe during India-Australia CWG semis

Savita Punia had saved the shot taken by Ambrosia Malone, but the umpires soon stepped in and asked it to be re-taken as the timer had malfunctioned and did not start

7 Aug 2022 9:29 am
CWG 2022: Silver for Avinash Sable, Priyanka Goswami

Avinash breaks own national record in 3,000m steeplechase, while Goswami becomes first Indian woman to win a medal in race walk at Commonwealth Games

7 Aug 2022 9:23 am
Arsenal beat Crystal Palace in season opener; Nunez saves Liverpool

Arsenal continued their red-hot pre-season form by dispatching Palace 2-0 while Liverpool only managed a 2-2 draw with newly promoted side Fulham who displayed an impressive performance

7 Aug 2022 9:16 am
Gujarat high for Pro Kabaddi League`s new signing Gadai

Sugarcane farm worker Shankar attracts Rs 30.30 lakh at PKL auction; thanks mid-day for reporting on his hard life

7 Aug 2022 9:10 am
Love and the game of chess

Who falls in love with a girl while watching her analyse her game at a nearby table? MP-born Niklesh Jain did so in 2017 and is now married to Angelina Franco of Colombia

7 Aug 2022 9:02 am
I am still only 70-80 per cent: CWG gold medallist Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia says he is trying to get back to peak form and fitness before World Cships after clinching his second CWG gold; Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia also earn top honours

7 Aug 2022 8:04 am
FIFA may strip India off the rights to host Women`s U-17 World Cup

World football governing body FIFA has threatened to suspend the AIFF and strip off its right to host the Women`s U-17 World Cup in October

6 Aug 2022 2:23 pm
Horse racing news: A Star Is Born tipped for ZSP Eve Champion Trophy

The Roderic O`Connor - Angel Dust colt is expected to easily tackle his four rivals in the hands of jockey Suraj Narredu

6 Aug 2022 11:36 am
Lindsey Vonn goes e-biking!

I like getting dirty, needed the mountains to recenter, she captioned the post

6 Aug 2022 8:28 am
Hardik Pandya pays Pollard a visit in WI

Pandya, 28, and Pollard, 35, were teammates at Indian Premier League outfit Mumbai Indians and have even won the title together more than once. Pandya left MI to join Gujarat Lions this season and also led them to the title

6 Aug 2022 8:27 am
Investments must always be impactful: Serena Williams

Many companies talk about diversity, but they just talk about it. Its because its a good subject that they bring up, but they dont really do a lot of things about it

6 Aug 2022 8:25 am
Chess Olympiad: India A, B post wins in Open section

Grandmasters Arjun Erigaisi and SL Narayanan secured wins over Abhijeet Gupta and Abhimanyu Puranik as India A, the second seeds, outclassed India C 3-1

6 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Tennis news: Rafael Nadal pulls out of Montreal event ahead of US Open

The announcement marks a major blow to the Spaniards hopes of being fully fit for the US Open.

6 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Lawn bowls: Womens pair lose QF clash at CWG 2022

The Indian duo lost to Englands Sophie Tolchard and Amy Pharoah 18-14.Choubey and Saikai led on two occasions, first 5-2 after four rounds and 8-6 after end nine

6 Aug 2022 8:20 am
Cricket news: Shreyas Iyer`s spot under threat with T20 WC looming large

Out-of-form Shreyas Iyer under pressure to perform for Asia Cup berth as India take on Windies in 4th T20I today

6 Aug 2022 8:19 am
Boxer Tokas in semis; assured of medal at CWG 2022

Later, Rohit Tokas, who turned 29 on August 1, notched up a dominating 5-0 win over Xavier Mataafa-Ikinofo of Niue to also progress to the last four stage and assure of the seventh medal for India from the ring

6 Aug 2022 8:07 am
Para Table Tennis: India`s Bhavina Patel assured of a medal

The Tokyo Paralympics silver medallist thrashed Englands Sue Bailey 11-6, 11-6, 11-6 to seal her final berth

6 Aug 2022 8:06 am
Liverpool news: Klopp sweats as Reds plagued by host of injuries

Reds centre-back Ibrahima Konate suffered a knee injury in the friendly against Strasbourg on Sunday which Klopp said will see the defender out for a while.

6 Aug 2022 8:00 am
Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula in singles quarter-finals

Batra steamrolled Australian Jee Minhyung 11-4, 11-8, 11-6, 12-10 to book her place in the quarter-final.

6 Aug 2022 7:58 am
CWG 2022: Coach Ramesh Powar confident ahead of semis clash vs England

Jemimah Rodrigues, who was promoted to number three, played a vital 56-run knock

6 Aug 2022 7:51 am
CWG 2022: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Srikanth sail into quarters

Sindhu, a silver medallist at the 2018 edition, expectedly faced no resistance from Ugandas Husina Kobugabe, winning 21-10, 21-9 in her pre-quarterfinal match

6 Aug 2022 7:45 am
Para-powerlifter Sudhir Singh targets Asian Games and Paris Olympics

Para-powerlifter Sudhir insists he was confident of top finish; sets new GR

6 Aug 2022 7:42 am
CWG 2022: Bajrang Punia in final; four wrestlers to battle for gold

Bingham had no clue what struck him as the wrestler from the island nation was at sea

6 Aug 2022 7:38 am
Winning a medal in CWG 2022 feels great: Murali Sreeshankar

Thrilled to end his wait for a medal on the global stage, Murali Sreeshankar says clinching silver to become first Indian male long jumper to win at CWG is a...

6 Aug 2022 7:32 am
You see things differently: Man Utd`s Eriksen opens about his cardiac arrest

For me to be able to be back playing professional football again was something that I dreamed of and I`m grateful that Brentford gave me a chance to be able to come back and be able to play. said the Dane

5 Aug 2022 9:17 pm
CWG 2022 Wrestling: Anshu Malik, Sakshi Malik make it to semifinal

Malik was in her dominant form in this match which lasted for one minute and four seconds. She crushed her Australian opponent as she took a 6-0 lead by pinning and rolling the Australian out of the ring

5 Aug 2022 8:44 pm
`A vegan diet can adequately meet the needs of the majority of athletes`

With the CWG 2022 ongoing, we sit down with Clinical Dietitian & Sports nutritionist, Shweta Shah to talk on various topics regarding athlete diet, food and much, much more

5 Aug 2022 5:00 pm
CWG 2022: India`s medal tally and schedule for Day 8 at Birmingham

Following is India`s schedule at the Commonwealth Games on the eight day on Friday

5 Aug 2022 4:18 pm
CWG 2022: Indian Women`s cricket team thrash Barbados to qualify for semis

The Indians then restricted Barbados to 62-8 in 20 overs with Renuka bamboozling the Barbados batters with an impressive spell

5 Aug 2022 9:57 am
CWG 2022: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth breeze into pre-quarters

Taking the court first, the last editions silver medallist Sindhu did not need her A game since the Maldives shuttler was no match to her class

5 Aug 2022 9:54 am
Panghal, Nikhat assured of medals, but Lovlina bows out

The 22-year-old from Haryana notched up a 5-0 win over Agnes in the super heavyweight quarter-final to take Indias medal count in boxing to six at the showpiece

5 Aug 2022 9:51 am
Harmanpreets hat-trick helps India beat Wales 4-1 to enter semis

Harmanpreet (19th, 20th, 40th minutes) converted two penalty corners and scored one from the spot while Gurjant Singh struck a field goal in the 49th minute for India

5 Aug 2022 9:49 am
Team India, Windies get US visas for last two T20Is

A Cricbuzz report said the USA visas were obtained at the eleventh hour following the intervention of Guyana President Irfan Ali

5 Aug 2022 8:00 am
IOC to consider crickets inclusion for 2028 LA Olympics

Cricket has only featured once at the 1900 Paris Olympic Games, with Great Britain and hosts France as the only participants

5 Aug 2022 8:00 am
Gabriel Jesus will give us a lot: Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

When you bring in top players who are coming from top clubs where they have been extremely successful over the years, they are going to expect that expectation, said Arteta

5 Aug 2022 7:56 am
Manchester City news: Erling Haaland is hungry for goals

Defending champions Man Citys star signing Erling Haaland looking forward to much-awaited Premier League debut in Sundays clash against West Ham

5 Aug 2022 7:54 am
Maharashtra State Kabaddi captain cuts sugarcane for living

They beat a strong Haryana outfit, comprising Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) stars, in the semi-final before finishing runners-up to defending champions Railways in the final

5 Aug 2022 7:46 am
Wont rest till I get gold: Judoka Tulika Maan

Judoka Maan optimistic of top finish next time around after settling for silver

5 Aug 2022 7:41 am
Weightlifter Gurdeep Singh bags bronze at CWG 2022

The gold went to Paksitans Muhammad Nooh Butt for his Games record-breaking lift of 405kg (173kg+232kg).

5 Aug 2022 7:36 am
Tejaswin Shankar and Saurav Ghosal create history at CWG 2022

Tejaswin Shankar becomes first Indian to win a high jump medal in Commonwealth Games, while Saurav Ghosal clinches maiden individual squash medal for the country

5 Aug 2022 7:27 am
With phone on silent, Simone Biles nearly misses dope test!

My phone is always on DND when I sleep. But you can set certain contacts to go off if they call 2x in a row, she wrote

4 Aug 2022 8:22 am
Fans back family man Nick Kyrgios

The Wimbledon finalist has been part of all four previous editions of the Laver Cup, but instead of his fans being disappointed at his absence, they are proud of his decision

4 Aug 2022 8:21 am