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Andre Russell announces arrival of first baby in unique way
Jamaica, Sep 17 (IANS) Star West Indies cricketer Andre Russell and wife Jassym Lora are expecting their first baby soon and the couple recently announced the gender of their baby in a unique way during a party here.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Cricket
Bengal requests BCCI CoA to allow 70-year-olds to vote
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has sent in a request to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) to allow members above 70 years of age to vote in the upcoming CAB elections, even if they aren't allowed to hold posts or represent the association in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Chanu aims for Olympic berth at World Weightlifting C'ship
Pattaya, Sep 17 (IANS) Ace weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will aim to seal an Olympic spot when she leads the Indian challenge at the World Weightlifting Championship, starting here on Wednesday. Chanu had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship.
2019-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Netizens troll Misbah's biryani, junk food ban
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) As soon as the newly appointed Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq decided to scrap biryani and all oil-based red meat food from the players' menu, social media took a dig at the Green Brigade which has been considered one of the most 'unfit' cricketing team globally.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CAS reduces Neymar's Champions League ban
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced from three to two matches a ban imposed by UEFA on Neymar for insulting a referee during a Champions League match last season.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Indian men secure next edition's Champions Division berth
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian men paddlers, despite failing to go past the quarterfinal stage when they went down 1-3 to Japan in a late night match on Monday, reserved their Champions Division berth in the next edition on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sachin, Hima lead sports fraternity's wishes on PM's B'day
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Various sports personalities on Tuesday took to Twitter to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
World Championship: Vinesh starts with crushing win
Nul-Sultan (Kazakhastan), Sep 17 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat made a brilliant start to her campaign at the World Wrestling Championship as she defeated reigning Olympic medalist Sofia Mattsson 12-0 in the opening round of the women's 53kg category on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Nul-sultan,Sports,Other Sports
Rankireddy-Ponnappa upset World No. 7 pair at China Open
Changzhou (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Indian duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa made an emphatic start to their campaign at the China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament by defeating World No. 7 Indonesian pair of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavienti in the first round of the mixed doubles event in Changhou on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Panghal among 4 Indian boxers to seek quarterfinal spot at AIBA Men's World C'ships
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Four Indian boxers will hunt a quarter-final berth as the pre-quarter-final action begins on Tuesday at the AIBA Men's World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Leading the charge will be Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52 kg) as he seeks his first medal from the World Championships.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Naveen stars as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans
Pune, Sep 16 (IANS) Naveen Kumar secured another Super 10 as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans 37-29 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Balewadi, here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Kohli best, but Smith's record speaks for itself: Ganguly
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Steve Smith and Virat Kohli, stressing that the India captain is still the best in the world but Smith's records speak for itself.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
TNCA awaiting report of TNPL committee on fixing allegations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) starting an investigation over allegations of corrupt practices in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the governing council of the league has come out with a statement and made it clear that the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has a zero-tolerance policy towards persons indulging in unethical practices and action will be taken against any person found guilty.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Gymnastic Federation of India's problems never ending: Buampane
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the Sports Ministry requesting the Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) committee to select gymnasts for the upcoming World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics, FIG Secretary General Nicolas Buampane has replied to the mail and stressed on good governance and fairness in sports.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ronaldo breaks down during emotional interview
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke down in tears after he was shown footage of his late father which he had never seen before. During an interview with Piers Morgan, Ronaldo saw a clip of his late father Jose Dinis Aveiro, where he was talking of the pride he felt for his son.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Bathinda youth wins state deaf badminton meet
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of Bathinda city in Punjab, has added another feat to his cap by winning gold in doubles category and bronze in single category at the 10th Punjab State Deaf Badminton Championship which concluded on Sunday evening in Jalandhar city.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Badminton
Afghanistan sets new record for most consecutive T20I wins
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan have created a new record for registering the most consecutive wins in T20 Internationals.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Neck to neck action in Subroto Cup U17 boys' semis
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The semi-finals of the U17 Boys category of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament witnessed some neck to neck action.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ashes: Wade century in vain as England level series (Roundup)
London, Sep 15 (IANS) England beat Australia by 136 runs at The Oval on Sunday and thus avoided falling to a first series defeat to their Ashes rival at home since 2001. The five-match Test series has been drawn 2-2. It is the first instance of a drawn Ashes series since 1972.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Patna Pirates beat Puneri Paltan 55-33
Pune, Sep 15 (IANS) Pardeep Narwal was the star player for three-time champions Patna Pirates as they beat home team Puneri Paltan 55-33 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Dabang Delhi beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 34-30
Pune, Sep 15 (IANS) Naveen Kumar was once again the hero for Dabang Delhi K.C. as they beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 34-30 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
ISL newbies Odisha FC unveil official logo
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Odisha FC, the franchise which replaces Delhi Dynamos in the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Sunday tweeted a video to unveil its official logo.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Ashes: Wade's unbeaten 60 keeps Australia alive (Tea report)
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Matthew Wade's unbeaten 60 kept England at bay on the second session of the fourth day of the final Ashes Test at The Oval here on Sunday as the visitors lost two wickets but added 99 runs to be at 167/4. While Australia needs 232 to win the series, England are five wickets away from levelling the five-match rubber.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
CAB bans U-13 player, academy for age fraud
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has handed a two-year ban to Under 13 player Nitesh Chowdhury and one year suspension to Abdul Masood Cricket Academy here for being involved in an incident related to age fraud.
2019-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
First India vs S.Africa T20I abandoned due to rain
Dharamsala, Sep 15 (IANS) The first T20I between India and South Africa that was to be played here at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium on Sunday was abandoned without a ball played due to rain.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Gaurav Gill makes his mark in Rally of Turkey
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Indias top rally driver Gaurav Gill won commendations from his co-competitors in the World Rally Championship for overcoming mechanical failures and a series of punctures in the grueling Rally of Turkey before it all ended in heartbreak for him and the country late on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India golfers selected for World Amateur Golf Championship
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) Four golfers from Bengaluru and one from Delhi, earned the rights to represent India at the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) in Borneo, Malaysia, in late October, as the 11th Karnataka Golf Festival (KGF) concluded at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
Ashes: Australia lose three as England edge closer to victory
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Stuart Broad took out the openers and Jack Leach got Marnus Labuschagne as England continued their march towards a series levelling win at The Oval on Day 4 of the final Ashes Test on Sunday. Steve Smith is still in the middle, thus keeping alive Australia's slim chances but he was hardly allowed to settle by Sam Curran. Australia are 68/3 chasing a target of 399.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Players should prove themselves before World T20: Kohli
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said that players getting a chance in the team before the ICC World T20, scheduled to be held next year, will have to prove themselves in a short span of time as the team management is trying to figure out a perfect balance before the mega event.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers do poorly at World Championships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 15 (IANS) Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers continued to disappoint at the World Championships as all three missed the Olympic qualification mark, which was at stake here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Pankaj Advani win his 22nd world billiards title
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Indias most consistent sportsperson Pankaj Advani has won his 22nd world title for his country. Since returning for national duty from a brief stint in the UK in 2014, Pankaj has brought home a world title every year in billiards or snooker, or both.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Veteran football manager Gutendorf passes away
Munich, Sep 15 (IANS) German football manager Rudi Gutendorf passed away on Sunday, according to German media reports.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Swapna Barman gears up for 2020 Olympics
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Arjuna Award winner Swapna Barman, who became India's first heptathlete to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in 2018, is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and plans to work on her strategy.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IANS Life,Athletics
Neymar braves fan abuse to net injury-time winner for PSG
Paris, Sep 15 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar Jr. braved abuses on his Paris Saint-Germain return to score a stunning winner and help the club win 1-0 against Strasbourg in Ligue 1.
2019-09-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Warner a certainty for Aus summer despite poor form: Ponting
London, Sep 15 (IANS) His abysmal form notwithstanding, senior opener David Warner will continue to be a part of the Australian team when they embark on their home summer with the test series against Pakistan, former captain Ricky Ponting has said.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England take control on Day 3, lead balloons to 382 (Roundup)
London, Sep 14 (IANS) England on Day 3 put themselves firmly in the driver's seat in the final Ashes Test at the The Oval. Joe Denly missed out his maiden Test ton by six runs but his effort, combined with those of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler, helped the hosts extend their lead to 382.
2019-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Advani beats Russell to enter World Billiards final
Mandalay (Myanmar), Sep 14 (IANS) Indias leading cueist Pankaj Advani beat Englands Mike Russell 5-2 to seal his place in the final of the IBSF World Billiards Championship here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Sports,Other Sports
Sumit Nagal reaches final of Banja Luka Challenger
Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Sep 14 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Sumit Nagal on Saturday reached the final of the of the Banja Luka Challenger with a straight-set win over Slovakia's Filip Horansky.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Bosnia And Herzegovina,Sports,Tennis
Gaurav Gill shows class before bad luck strikes
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ace Indian rallyist Gaurav Gill showcased his skills and winnability in the Rally of Turkey by dazzling in the opening four stages.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Stokes, Denly pile on the runs as England take control
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Joe Denly and Ben Stokes plundered the Australian bowling attack throughout the second session on Day 3 of the final Ashes Test on Saturday to extend England's lead to 262 runs. The pair have put up 106 runs for the third wicket as Australia, who retained the Ashes by winning the previous Test, looked deflated and devoid of ideas for much of the session.
2019-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India pip Bangladesh in thriller to win U-19 Asia Cup
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS) India colts came out with a brilliant bowling display to defeat Bangladesh by a mere five runs in a low-scoring thriller to win the U-19 Asia Cup here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Kohli has eye on 2020 World T20 going into SA series
Dharamsala, Sep 14 (IANS) India will be going into the T20I series against South Africa with the 2020 World T20 in mind, skipper Virat Kohli said. Kohli said that it is for this very reason that there have been a few notable omissions from the squad, including ace wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Kapil Dev named Chancellor of Haryana's Sports University
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev was announced as the first Chancellor of Haryanas Sports University in Rai town of Sonepat district on Saturday. His appointment was announced by state Youth and Sports Minister Anil Vij in a tweet.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
England lose Root, lead by 157 runs at lunch on Day 3
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Captain Joe Root was dismissed just before lunch to give Australia a boost but hosts England still hold a slender edge with their lead extending to 157 runs on Day 3 of the final Ashes Test at The Oval on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shubhankar and Gaganjeet make the cut on Day 2 of KLM Open
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Day 2 of the KLM Open saw both the Indians making the cut in style. Shubhankar Sharma ended the day tied at T-17 with a total score of 138 (6 - under par) jumping nine places overnight. Whereas, Gaganjeet Bhullar, who was tied at T-65 after the first round made a humungous leap of 19 places to end Day 2 at T-46 and also secure the cut with a total score of 141(3- under par).
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Neymar set to make PSG return
Paris, Sep 14 (IANS) Neymar is set to make his Paris Saint-Germain return in Saturday's French Ligue 1 home match against Strasbourg after being included in the squad.
2019-09-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Rohit can help chase down unachievable targets: Bangar
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes that Team India will be able to successfully chase down targets they haven't achieved in the past if Rohit Sharma succeeds at the top of the order in Test cricket.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Allow IOA panel to select gymnasts for WC: Ministry to FGI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) With the Gymnastic Federation of India (GFI) losing its recognition from the Indian government due to corrupt practices within the organisation, the Sports Ministry has requested the Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the committee of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to select Indian athletes for the upcoming World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indian cricket comes back home (Column: Close-in)
India has over time become the hub and spokesperson for world cricket. The interest, fan following and hype that one encounters at every corner of the country, of matches in India and overseas, is remarkable.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
BCCI CoA does U-turn, observers won't monitor functioning in states
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met in the capital on Friday and addressed the various queries placed before them by state associations. Interestingly, CoA chief Vinod Rai also clarified the decision to appoint observers in the 10 state associations and said that they wouldnt be involved in any decision-making process.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket