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La Liga 2021-22, Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao: Karim Benzema Nets 12th League Goal In 1-0 Win

The win helped Real Madrid go seven points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga 2021-22. This was also Karim Benzemas eighth goal in his last seven matches with club and country.

2 Dec 2021 10:59 am
Ligue 1 2021-22, PSG Vs Nice: Paris Saint-Germains Perfect Home Record Ends With 0-0 Draw

Paris Saint-Germain could have won the match had Nice goalkeeper Walter Benitez not denied Kylian Mbappes low strike in the 27th minute and Angel di Maria in the 51st in the Ligue 1 2021-22 clash. PSG lead table.

2 Dec 2021 10:34 am
Ashes 2021-22: Cricket Australia Names Alex Carey As Tim Paine's Replacement

Alex Carey will keep wickets for Australia in the first two Ashes Test against England. Carey comes in for Tim Paine, who has quit cricket after a sexting scandal.

2 Dec 2021 9:39 am
Premier League 2021-22: Liverpool Ride On Mohamed Salah Brace To Claim Merseyside Derby

With a 4-1 win over Everton in Premier League 2021-22, Liverpool became the first top-flight English team to score at least twice in 18 straight matches in all competitions. This was the 239th Merseyside derby.

2 Dec 2021 9:25 am
Premier League 2021-22: Hakim Ziyech Helps Chelsea Keep Top Spot With 2-1 Win Over Watford

The Chelsea vs Watford Premier League 2021-22 clash had to be stopped for 32 minutes after a spectator reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest during the first half. Chelsea are a point ahead of Manchester City.

2 Dec 2021 9:13 am
SL Vs WI, Second Test, Live Cricket Scores: West Indies Have Slight Edge Vs Sri Lanka

Follow live cricket scores of Day 4 of the second Test between Sri Lanka vs West Indies in Galle. The West Indians are trying to win their first-ever Test match in Sri Lanka.

2 Dec 2021 8:21 am
Asian Squash Team Championship: Saurav Ghosal Stars As India Beat Pakistan, Extend Winning Run

Having lost his opening two games, Sourav Ghosal made a brilliant comeback by winning the final three games and also the match against Pakistan Tayyab Aslam in the Asian Squash Team Championship.

2 Dec 2021 12:04 am
ISL 2021-22: Vikram Pratap Singh Brace Helps Mumbai City FC Demolish ATK Mohun Bagan 5-1

Vikram (4th, 25th), Igor Angulo (38th), Mourtada Fall (47th), Bipin Singh (52nd) scored for Mumbai City FC against ATK Mohun Bagan in ISL 2021-22. David Williams scored the only goal for ATKMB.

1 Dec 2021 10:54 pm
FIH Mens Junior Hockey World Cup: Shardananad Tiwari Powers India Into Semifinals

India defeated Belgium 1-0 to book a semifinal date with six-time champions Germany in the FIH Mens Junior Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on Friday. In the other semifinal, France will play Argentina.

1 Dec 2021 10:01 pm
SL Vs WI: West Indies Lead At Day 3 Stumps Despite Ramesh Mendis (6/70) Maiden Fifer

At the end of the day's play, Sri Lanka were 46/2 in the second innings having conceded a 49-run lead to visitors West Indies in the second Test in Galle on Wednesday.

1 Dec 2021 9:05 pm
ICC Test Player Rankings: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Retain Spots

Shreyas Iyer, who became India's 16th Test centurion on debut, entered the ICC Test Rankings in 74th position. Iyer, with 105 and 65, also became the first Indian player to slam a ton and fifty on Test debut.

1 Dec 2021 8:21 pm
IND Vs NZ: New Zealand Spinners Aim To Rectify Mistake In Second Test Vs India In Mumbai

New Zealand spinner Ajax Patel admitted that they were guilty of not bowling tight against India in the first Test in Kanpur. In comparison to Indian tweakers' 17 wickets, their Kiwi counterparts could manage just thee in the first Test.

1 Dec 2021 8:04 pm
2021 Badminton World Championships: Defending Champion PV Sindhu Gets First Round Bye

In the women's singles category two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu is seeded sixth while Kidambi Srikant has been ranked 12th in the men's singles. The badminton World Championships will start on December 12 in Spain.

1 Dec 2021 7:35 pm
Live Streaming, Bangladesh Vs Pakistan 2021: Shakib Al Hasan, Taskin Ahmed Back For 2nd Test - Full BAN Squad

Bangladesh are down 1-0 in the two-match series versus Pakistan. Live streaming of the second Test starting in Dhaka will be available for Indian viewers.

1 Dec 2021 7:21 pm
Ashes 2021-22: Jack Leach Taking Cues From Indias Ravindra Jadeja Ahead Of Tests Down Under

England off-spinner Jack Leach is also observing his Australian counterpart, Nathan Lyon, for quite some time and would like to incorporate the learnings in the upcoming Ashes 2021-22. The first Ashes Test starts at Gabba on December 8.

1 Dec 2021 7:03 pm
Ashes 2021-22: Fit And Hungry Ben Stokes Raring To Go Hard Against Australia In First Test

Initially not considered for the Ashes 2021-22, all-rounder Ben Stokes was a late addition to the England squad. The first Ashes Test against Australia begins on December 8.

1 Dec 2021 6:29 pm
FIH Mens Junior Hockey World Cup: Six-Time Champions Germany, Argentina Enter Semifinals

Germany, who defeated Spain 3-1 in the shoot-out will face either India or Belgium in the FIH Mens Junior Hockey World Cup semifinals. The winner of the Malaysia vs France encounter play Argentina in the last four.

1 Dec 2021 6:06 pm
Saina Nehwal, Olympic Medallist, Pulls Out Of Badminton World Championships Due To Injury

This is the first time Saina Nehwal will be missing the badminton World Championships. Saina competed in the Thomas and Uber Cup and Denmark Open but withdrew midway due to injuries.

1 Dec 2021 4:49 pm
IND Vs NZ: Paras Mhambrey Updates On Wriddhiman Sahas Availability For Mumbai Test

Wriddhiman Saha, with a stiff neck, played a brilliant unbeaten innings of 64 on Day 4 of the first Test in Kanpur. If Saha is unable to start on Friday, KS Bharat could make his Indian debut.

1 Dec 2021 4:07 pm
Cricket South Africa Dispels Omicron Threat, Woos India With Virus Safe Bio-Bubble Environment

Several sporting events in South Africa and elsewhere in the world are being cancelled due to travel restrictions in the wake of the new coronavirus variant, Omicron.

1 Dec 2021 12:45 pm
Omicron Threat: We Still Have Time To Decide On Indias Tour Of South Africa - Sourav Ganguly

The new Covid-19 variant Omicron had already impacted several sporting events in Africa. India are scheduled to play three Tests, three ODIs and four T20 internationals during the tour which starts from December 17.

1 Dec 2021 12:33 pm
Badminton World Tour Finals: Indias Kidambi Srikanth Makes Winning Start In Bali

Kidambi Srikanth defeated Frances Toma Junior Popov 21-14, 21-16 in the men's singles match of Badminton World Tour Finals. Women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lost in their Group b opener.

1 Dec 2021 11:11 am
Premier League 2021-22: 14 Games And Counting Newcastle Uniteds Winless Run Continues

Last-placed Newcastle United are the fourth team to fail to win any of their first 14 matches in a Premier League campaign. Leeds United won their third match in the Premier League 2021-22 season.

1 Dec 2021 10:20 am
Coronavirus Postpones Czech Republic Vs Belarus 2023 FIFA Womens World Cup Qualifier

The visiting Belarus team tested negative when they arrived in Prague. Going by the regulations, another round of tests were done where three tests came out positive.

1 Dec 2021 9:56 am
SA A Vs IND A: Pacers Give India A Upper Hand On Day 1 Stumps Of Second Unofficial Test

India A pacers Navdeep Saini (2/54), Ishan Porel (2/26) and Arzan Nagwaswalla (1/44) shared five wickets between them as South Africa A finished Day 1 on 233/7. The first match ended in a draw.

1 Dec 2021 9:18 am
SL Vs WI, Second Test, Live Cricket Scores: In Must-Win Game, West Indies Pray For Rain To Stay Away

Follow live cricket scores of Day 3 of the second Test between Sri Lanka vs West Indies in Galle. West Indies are replying to Sri Lanka's first innings score of 204 all out in a rain-hit contest.

1 Dec 2021 8:11 am
SL Vs WI, Second Test, Live Cricket Scores: Kraigg Brathwaite (62) Fifty Leads Confident West Indies (145/2), Trail By 59

Follow live cricket scores of Day 3 of the second Test between Sri Lanka vs West Indies in Galle. West Indies are replying to Sri Lanka's first innings score of 204 all out in a rain-hit contest.

1 Dec 2021 8:11 am
IPL 2022 Retention List: Who Stays And Who Goes - Full Team Lists

With only 28 players getting retained by the eight existing teams, the pool for the IPL mega auction will be replete with global cricket superstars. But before that, the two new teams will pick their stars during a special player draft.

30 Nov 2021 11:14 pm
ISL 2021-22: Odisha FC Humble East Bengal 6-4 In Epic 10-goal Thriller

The win helped Odisha FC move to the second spot in the 11-team Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22 table with two wins in two. East Bengal are 10th after two defeats in three matches.

30 Nov 2021 11:03 pm
AUS Vs ENG: Jos Buttler Wants Second Day-night Test During England's Ashes Tour

The five-test Ashes series starts Dec. 8 at the Gabba in Brisbane, leaving England short on match practice ahead of a tour where they're hoping to win a Test on Australian soil for the first in 10 years.

30 Nov 2021 9:03 pm
Peng Shuai: European Union Wants 'Verifiable Proof' Chinese Tennis Player Is Safe

Peng Shuai, a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player, dropped out of public view after accusing a former Communist Party official of sexual assault.

30 Nov 2021 8:19 pm
ISL 2021-22: ATK Mohun Bagan Clash With Mumbai City FC In Revenge Match

Not only Mumbai City have beaten their ATK Mohon Bagan in all three meetings last season, including a 2-1 in the ISL final, but they also have denied them the League Winner's Shield by finishing group toppers with a dominant 2-0 win.

30 Nov 2021 7:46 pm
Men's FIH Hockey Junior World Cup: India Vs Belgium, Quarterfinal - Preview

One of the title favourites, India were slow to get off the blocks as they were stunned 4-5 by France before they got their acts together and thrashed Canada 13-1 and Poland 8-2 to finish second in Pool B and qualify for the knockout round.

30 Nov 2021 7:29 pm
Omicron Scare: New Coronavirus Variant Hits Sports Just As They Were Nearing Normality

Top European football teams, and especially those in the Premier League, have previously prevented their African players from traveling and playing for their countries because of the risks.

30 Nov 2021 6:55 pm
India's Tour Of South Africa On As Of Now, Says BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal

Arun Dhumal expressed confidence the bio-bubble environment created by South Africa will keep the players safe. A new variant of coronavirus, Omicron, was identified days ago by researchers in South Africa.

30 Nov 2021 6:30 pm
SL Vs WI, 2nd Test: West Indies 69/1 After Dismissing Sri Lanka For 204 On Day 2

When Day 2's play was called off, West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite was on 22 and Nkhrumah Bonner on 1. The tourists trailed Sri Lanka by 135 runs with nine wickets in hand.

30 Nov 2021 6:14 pm
IPL 2022 Retention, Live Updates: Who Stays And Who Goes With Their Franchises? Follow Live Drama

Will the IPL team owners value loyalty, performance or a combination of both while retaining players for IPL 2022? As the drama unfolds, follow here live updates of IPL 2022 retention.

30 Nov 2021 5:50 pm
Live Streaming, BWF World Tour Finals 2021: Where To Watch PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen Live In Action

Here's where to see live streaming of the year-ending BWF World Tour Finals 2021. Several top Indian players will be in fray in the USD 150,000 event in Bali, Indonesia.

30 Nov 2021 5:42 pm
Omicron Impact: Three-Nation Cricket Series Cancelled In Namibia

Due to travel bans in the wave of the Omicron virus, Oman and UAE quit the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 competition in Namibia. The matches will be rescheduled.

30 Nov 2021 3:39 pm
Arjuna Ranatunga, Former Sri Lanka Cricket Captain, Quits United National Party

In a letter to UNP leader and former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday, Arjuna Ranatunga said the UNP has not managed to revive and rebrand itself after the recent electoral losses, which led him to resign.

30 Nov 2021 3:29 pm
Omicron Scare: South Africa Promises Secure Bio-bubble For Team India

Virat Kohli and his men are scheduled to land in Johannesburg by December 9 but there have been some concerns about the tour due to the Omicron variant's discovery in the region which has led to travel restrictions by several countries.

30 Nov 2021 2:56 pm
BAN Vs PAK, 1st Test: Abdullah Shafique Hits Two Fifties On Debut - Key Stats

Abdullah Shafique achieved the feat by making 73 runs off 129 balls with eight fours and one six in Pakistans second innings on the fifth day of the first Test match against Bangladesh.

30 Nov 2021 2:29 pm
India Vs New Zealand: Of Romantic Comebacks And The Indian Connection That Saved NZ At Kanpur

Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill and Axar Patel revealed the youth force in India's Test squad. The selectors must believe in them and the team management must instill confidence in their abilities.

30 Nov 2021 1:28 pm
BAN Vs PAK, 1st Test: Pakistan Beat Bangladesh By 8 Wickets In Chattogram

Resuming Day 5 at 109 without loss, and just 93 runs away from the victory, Pakistan's openers appeared to be in full control until off-spinner Mehidy Hasan struck. Azhar Ali then combined with captain Babar Azam to complete the inevitable.

30 Nov 2021 12:59 pm
IND Vs NZ, Kanpur Test: Rachin Ravindra To Ajaz Patel - 'We Did It Together Bro'

New Zealand's last pair, Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel, literally blocked 52 balls for 10 runs to deny India a win in the first Test at Green Park, Kanpur on Sunday (November 29).

30 Nov 2021 12:18 pm
BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu Leads India's Campaign, Focus On Lakshya Sen

The only Indian to win the prestigious title in 2018, reigning world champion Sindhu was a finalist at the BWF World Tour Finals the year before and she will look for another good outing.

30 Nov 2021 11:59 am
Davis Cup: Two-time Champions Croatia Beat Italy 2-1 In Turin To Enter Semis

With the singles squared, the top-ranked doubles team of Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic had no trouble seeing off Fabio Fognini and Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-4 in the decider on Monday.

30 Nov 2021 9:40 am
Lionel Messi Beats Robert Lewandowski To Win Ballon d'Or For Record Seventh Time

Paris Saint-Germain's Lionel Messi was awarded the prestigious Ballon d'Or for a record-extending seventh time in a glittering ceremony in Paris. Barcelona's Alexia Putellas became the third winner of the women's award.

30 Nov 2021 8:02 am
IND Vs NZ, 1st Test: Draw Ends 14 Successive Results In India - Stats Highlights

India and New Zealand settled for draw after five days of thrilling contest in the first Test match at Green Park, Kanpur. Here's a look at some key facts and numbers from the match.

29 Nov 2021 10:48 pm
ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC Beat NorthEast United 2-1 For Second Straight Win

Lallianzuala Chhangte broke the deadlock with a powerful shot from a defensive error but VP Suhair restored parity for NorthEast United before Chennaiyin FC captain Anirudh Thapa sealed the deal for the former ISL champions.

29 Nov 2021 10:12 pm