Tuesday, October 23, 2018

‘Sports’ News

Australia need ‘kick up backside’, says spin legend Shane Warne

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:52

Shane Warne has dismissed Australia's struggling Test side as "ordinary" and said they needed a "kick up the backside" after their series flop against Pakistan.

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UAE league: Zaheer Khan leads the T10 pack

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:51

Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar, RP Singh, Reetinder Singh Sodhi and Subramaniam Badrinath have confirmed their participation in the second edition of the T10 league, which has created quite a buzz in the international media, if not in India, for its franchise owners.

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Spot-fixing claim in recent documentary baseless: PCB

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:25

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the spot-fixing charge made against the national team in a recently-released documentary as "baseless" and said a probe can only be conducted if the broadcaster shares the footage.

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Mariners say Usain Bolt not A-League grade as deal talks stall

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:47

Australia's Central Coast Mariners said negotiations with Usain Bolt were stalled over money Tuesday, also warning the sprint superstar he will not play in the A-League even if he signs with the club.

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French Open: Chance for PV Sindhu to make amends

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:41

Top Indian shuttlers will face familiar foes in the early rounds of the French Open which kicks off in Paris on Tuesday.

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From practicing with ‘bamboo sticks’ to Youth Olympics gold

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:40

Jeremy scripted history by winning India's maiden gold medal at the 2018 Youth Olympics, claiming the top honours in the men's 62kg weightlifting category in Buenos Aires. The 16-year-old from Aizwal lifted a total of 274kg (124kg +150kg) to claim the top honours.

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Bajrang Punia settles for silver in World Wrestling Championships final

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:24

In a close bout at the László Papp sports arena, the 24-year-old Bajrang fought his heart out but couldn't break past the solid defence of his Japanese opponent, who lifted the title with a 16-9 verdict.

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Messi injury gives Barcelona and Dembele chance to prove their worth

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:24

Barcelona's lowest ebbs are invariably followed by questions about Lionel Messi but the issue of over-reliance may become clearer over the coming weeks.

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Sachin Tendulkar to ring bell before 4th ODI at CCI

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 3:36

TOI has learnt that CCI has invited batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to ring the bell to signal play - a tradition the club has picked up from the Lord's Cricket Ground in London, and which has been adapted by the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is an ‘example’ amid rape allegations

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 3:25

A smiling Cristiano Ronaldo insisted Monday he is an "example" in his behaviour on and off the field amid allegations of rape made against the five-time Ballon d'Or winner in the United States.

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