Saturday, December 15, 2018

‘Sports’ News

Hockey World Cup: Belgium take on gritty England

Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:59

Like their football, it is the golden age of Belgium's hockey. From nowhere the Red Lions have reached unprecendented heights over the last few years. But sadly they have always fallen short of laying their hands on the trophies.

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Tim Southee stars as Sri Lanka struggle in New Zealand

Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:07

Paceman Tim Southee skittled Sri Lanka's top order with a five-wicket haul to put New Zealand in a commanding position on the opening day of the first Test in Wellington on Saturday.

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Hockey World Cup: Continuity is name of the game

Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:59

Indian hockey follows a familiar, worn-out script every time a major tournament comes around. First, expectations soar and emotions run high. Then, when the team invariably fails, autopsies are conducted, acrimony sets in and the blame game begins.

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Hockey World Cup: Dutch test awaits Aussies

Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:22

The final weekend of the long-winding Hockey World Cup will see some exciting clashes as defending champions Australia go up against the Netherlands and Belgium take on England in an all-European clash.

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Mashrafe Mortaza harbours no Imran-like ambitions

Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:19

He may be Bangladesh's biggest cricket star, but Mashrafe Mortaza insists he is not another Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricketing superhero-turned-prime minister.

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India’s seam bowling its best ever, feels Mike Brearley

Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:07

Mike Brearley will always have a unique place in the world of sport. The 76-year-old former England captain, a great thinker of the game, dwelled on modern day cricket and India captain Virat Kohli in a chat with TOI.

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Handle young shooters with care: Abhinav Bindra

Saturday, December 15, 2018 3:54

Esha Singh, all of 13, upstaged a field consisting Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu to win gold in the senior category of the women's 10m air pistol event at the recent shooting nationals held in Kerala.

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India vs Australia: Pitching it right holds the key

Saturday, December 15, 2018 3:13

It wasn't quite as wild as the curator had envisaged. It also wasn't as difficult as the one at Wanderers in Johannesburg that India had encountered at the beginning of the year, as Virat Kohli had predicted.

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Nathan Lyon will be hard to handle: Aaron Finch

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:59

The Indian team management took a bold step on Friday morning by including four frontline pacers in the playing XI for the second Test against Australia on a lively, grass-covered pitch at the Optus Stadium.

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Live Score, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:20

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