Thursday, May 24, 2018

‘Sports’ News

We were under pressure in this game, says Dinesh Karthik

Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:32

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik said they were under pressure in the Eliminator against Rajasthan Royals but eventually came up trumps to win by 25 runs and make Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday.

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Kohli suffering from slipped disc; to miss County stint

Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:12

Kohli's doctor, a leading orthopaedic surgeon from a Khar hospital, told him that playing county cricket will only aggravate the herniated disc and he may have to miss out on Test series in England.

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FIFA World Cup Rewind: Brazil ‘steal’ glory from England in 1970

Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:09

Many fans, especially the English ones, argued that the bracelet scandal was either an attempt to blackmail or to destroy confidence of an upbeat English side during the 1970 FIFA World Cup.

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Three Phogat sisters offered lifeline by WFI

Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:47

After dropping the Phogat sisters and 11 other wrestlers from the ongoing national wrestling camp for ‘indiscipline', the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has had a change of heart.

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FIFA World Cup: Focus on Mo Salah on Egypt’s return after 28 years

Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:47

Today, everybody at his club and in his country wants to be like him. To be a hero from a Third World nation and footballing backwater must be both a crushing burden and a constant high. How does this irrepressible superstar find that balance for ...

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KKR beat Royals, to play Sunrisers in Qualifier 2

Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:39

Kolkata Knight Riders kept their winning momentum going, knocking Rajasthan Royals out of the IPL with a 25-run victory in the Eliminator at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. The Dinesh Karthik-led side will now play Sunrisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 2 on Friday for a ...

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Difficult to fill AB de Villiers’ shoes: Barry Richards

Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:29

Barry Richards feels AB de Villiers' retirement is not “just a loss just for South African cricket but for world cricket", while saying that his retirement didn't really come as a surprise.

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Cricket’s ‘Mr 360’ AB de Villiers calls it a day

Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:26

It has been routine for AB de Villiers to surprise people with his innovative and audacious strokeplay. On Wednesday, the South African legend surprised, and saddened, the cricketing fraternity by retiring from international cricket.

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Prajnesh one win away from joining Yuki in French open main draw

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 16:50

India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran inched closer to his maiden appearance at a Grand Slam by moving to the final round of the French Open qualifiers with a straight set win over 32nd seed Marcelo Arevalo on Wednesday.

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Sania Mirza among eight dropped from TOP Scheme

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 16:36

Star tennis player Sania Mirza was excluded from the sports ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) along with five wrestlers and two boxers in the latest list issued by Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday.

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