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Women's T20 WC: Ton-up Lee shows way as SA thrash Thailand
Canberra, Feb 28 (IANS) Lizelle Lee was at her brutal best as her century saw South Africa to a tournament record total and a 113-run win over Thailand at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup on Friday.
2020-02-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Popularity of Premier League in India has grown: Ranveer
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Premier League Ambassador for India, Ranveer Singh, took to the turf for an exhibition cricket skills challenge against Premier League record goal scorer Alan Shearer at the Gallant Sports Arena here.
2020-02-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Whole week leading up to El Clasico is different: Ramos
Madrid, Feb 28 (IANS) Real Madrid meet Barcelona in a fixture that could decide which way the Spanish league title goes this season. Barcelona lead Real Madrid by two points at the top of the La Liga table with 13 games in hand.
2020-02-28
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Indian women's football coach scouts for talent in KIUG
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) With India set to host the U17 Women's World Cup later this year, a huge number of eyeballs are focused on the women's game in the country. At almost every match though, one figure is omnipresent, that of the national women's football team coach Maymol Rocky.
2020-02-28
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Ishant likely to miss Christchurch Test with ankle injury
Christchurch, Feb 28 (IANS) Senior Indian pacer Ishant Sharma is likely to miss the second and final Test against New Zealand beginning Saturday at the Hagley Oval as his right ankle injury has resurfaced.
2020-02-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Shafali is great for game moving forward & for Indian cricket'
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) Judging by their tournament scorecards so far in the ongoing Women's T20 World Cup, India don't need to worry about the future of their batting order.
2020-02-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: Will take Sri Lanka very seriously, says Harmanpreet
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) India's spot in the ongoing Women's T20 World Cup 2020 semi-finals is already safe, but captain Harmanpreet Kaur has insisted that they won't take Sri Lanka lightly in their final group game to be played on Saturday.
2020-02-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Man City help solve water woes in 2 B'luru govt schools
Bengaluru, Feb 27 (IANS) Ace English Premier League Club Manchester City FC has engaged fans and teamed up with Xylem to build sustainable clean water towers in two government schools in the city, the English football team said on Thursday.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
KIUG: Pune University consolidate with 3 more golds
Bhubaneswar, Feb 27 (IANS) Savitribai Phule Pune University tightened their grip on the top place in the medals tally at the inaugural Khelo India University Games 2020 by claiming a clutch of gold medals in weightlifting through Mahesh Datta Asawale and Prajkta Ravindra Khalkar and in wrestling through Jyotiba Bajrang Atkale on Thursday.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Job far from being done: MB mid-fielder Joseba Beitia
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Mohun Bagan may be sitting pretty 11 points clear at the top of the I-League table, but Joseba Beitia, fondly referred to as the 'Midfield Magician by the Mariners, expressed that the job is far from being done.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
European FCs show solidarity with China over COVID-19
Prague, Feb 27 (IANS) Hong Chengcheng, a medical staff at the Leishenshan Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak, got her wish fulfilled last weekend when she received special greetings from Yannick Carrasco, the Belgian football star now playing for Atletico de Madrid of Spain on loan from Chinese club Dalian Professional.
2020-02-27
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Football
Dream11 is 'Official Fantasy Game' for European Cricket Series
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Dream11, Indias fantasy sports platform, has partnered with the European Cricket Network (ECN) to become the 'Official Fantasy Game for the European Cricket Series (ECS) and European Cricket League (ECL) tournaments.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pro Panja League 2020 from February 29
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) True to its tagline, a game of the wrist and strength of your arm; the Pro Panja League is set to be launched on February 29 at the Thyagraja Stadium, New Delhi. Refreshing and innovative, this fun sport is all set to make headlines for many.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
South Korea seeks clarification from India on Shooting WC
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) South Korea has sought clarity on India's stand on its athletes participating in the upcoming ISSF World Cup which will be held in New Delhi from March 15 to 26.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
KIUG: Odisha's HPC produces another medal-winner in lifting
Bhubaneswar, Feb 27 (IANS) In less than a year after being established, Odishas Weightlifting High-Performance Centre has begun the process of churning out champions.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
IPL 2020: David Warner reinstated as Sunrisers' captain
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Swashbuckling Australian batsman David Warner has been reinstated as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain ahead of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AFC Cup: Bengaluru bow out on penalties in playoff round
Bengaluru, Feb 26 (IANS) Bengaluru FC bowed out of the AFC Cup in the playoff round after a penalty shootout against Maldivian club Maziya S&RC saw Hussain Nihan score from the deciding spot-kick at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
2nd ODI: SL seal series win with 161-run drubbing of WI
Hambantonta (Sri Lanka), Feb 26 (IANS) Centuries from Avishka Fernando and Kusal Mendis and masterful spells by Wanindu Hasaranda and Lakshan Sandakan helped Sri Lanka stroll to a 161-run win over the West Indies in the second ODI here on Wednesday. In the process, Sri Lanka took an unassialable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2020-02-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Chelsea colts drub FC Goa in Next Gen Mumbai Cup
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The youth team of Chelsea continued their enviable run of form with a convincing 5-0 win over their counterparts from FC Goa on the third day of the PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup at the Reliance Corporate Park football ground in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Hope everything neutralises soon: Rohit on Delhi violence
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma on Wednesday termed the Delhi violence as a sight which is not "great" and said that he hopes normalcy is restored soon.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Goa to host final March 14, semis from Feb 29 to Mar 8
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The final of the ongoing season of the Indian Super League (ISL) will be played in Goa on March 14, league organisers Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) announced on Wednesday. The dates for the two-legged semi-finals were also announced with the first legs being hosted in Chennai and Bengaluru.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ishant praise for Chandigarh girl who took 10 wickets
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) Senior most India pacer Ishant Sharma on Wednesday heaped praise on Chandigarh's Kashvee Gautam who took 10 wickets in 4.5 overs to seal a 161-run win for her team against Arunachal Pradesh in a Womens Under-19 One Day Trophy match at KSRM College Ground in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T20 WWC: Pakistan log landmark win over West Indies
Canberra, Feb 26 (IANS) Pakistan claimed the scalp of West Indies as they outplayed the 2016 winners by eight wickets to begin their ICC Womens T20 World Cup campaign with an eight-wicket victory here on Wednesday.
2020-02-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Liverpool not greatest Premier League team of all time yet: Shearer
Navi Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Former England striker and Newcastle United great Alan Shearer feels Liverpool cannot be termed as the best ever English Premier League team just yet as they need to consistently be at the top and win trophies over a period of time.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Preparations for Tokyo Oly as planned: IOC spokesperson
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The Tokyo 2020 organizers are working with the IOC and other organizations towards a successful Games despite the COVID-19 epidemic and "the rest is speculation", an IOC spokesperson told Xinhua through e-mail.
2020-02-26
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Virat Kohli loses top spot in ICC Test rankings
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has lost his numero uno spot in the ICC Test rankings after managing only 21 runs in his two innings in the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington, which his side lost by 10 wickets to concede a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. He has been replaced by Australia's Steve Smith.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
10PL-WC: India, Pakistan to clash yet again at Sharjah
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Traditional rivals India and Pakistan will once again go head to head at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah when an especially drawn-up India XI and Pakistan XI will clash against each other on the sidelines of the third edition of the 10PL-World Cup of tennis ball cricket tournament on March 11.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Shaw a natural stroke-player & knows how to get runs: Kohli
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli feels young Prithvi Shaw, who didn't have a great outing in the first Test against New Zealand, is a "very destructive" player and all that he needs to do is have a clear frame of mind to come good.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Swinging the ball was an issue for Indian bowlers, feels Manjrekar
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Going into the Test series against New Zealand, a lot was spoken about the Indian pace battery with fans even expecting the Indian bowlers led by Jasprit Bumrah to make shortwork of the Kiwi batsmen. With Ishant Sharma also managing to get fit for the opening match, it was seen as a big boost for the Virat Kohli-led side. But in the end, the Indians lost the opening game by 10 wickets and the bowlers cut a sorry figure, apart from Ishant.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jhye to remain in SA, Australia name squad for NZ ODIs
Melbourne, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia have named an unchanged squad for the three-match ODI series against New Zealand slated to be played next month. Right-arm pacer Jhye Richardson, who is recovering from serious shoulder injury, has not been picked in the 14-member squad.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni is a bowler's captain: Pragyan Ojha
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India spinner Pragyan Ojha praised his ex-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying that the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman was a "bowler's captain."
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mushfiqur should go to Pak with team for tour: BCB chief
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said that wicketkeeper and star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim should go to Pakistan for the one-off ODI and second Test in Karachi in April like any other contracted players.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
J-League matches postponed due to coronavirus
Tokyo, Feb 25 (IANS) Japan's professional football league matches at all levels have been postponed due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the J-League announced here on Tuesday.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Sindhu turns brand ambassador for anti-graft helpline
Amaravati, Feb 25 (IANS) Badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu has been appointed the brand ambassador for Andhra Pradesh government's anti-graft helpline.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Warner happy with positive response on Cape Town return
Cape Town, Feb 25 (IANS) David Warner is "overwhelmed" by the response he and Steve Smith have got from South African fans on their return to the country for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal.
2020-02-25
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Season defining tie as Real Madrid face Man City in CL
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) Real Madrid will entertain Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday night.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Reliance Foundation Young Champs dominate Southampton
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) The Reliance Foundation Young Champs began the day bright an early with a 3-0 win over Southampton FC Under-14s in the PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup at the Reliance Corporate Park Football Ground, Navi Mumbai here on Tuesday.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kapil Dev questions 'in-form' Rahul's absence from Test team
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India skipper Kapil Dev has criticised Virat Kohli's boys following their thrashing in the Test series opener in Wellington, a game which they lost by 10 wickets at the Basin Reserve on Monday.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IPL: Rajasthan Royals to train in Guwahati from Feb 27 to 29
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With the Rajasthan High Court set to hear the petition filed against Rajasthan Royals' decision to host two IPL games in Guwahati on March 17, the franchise has decided to use the facilities at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium for a three-day camp that will help them get a hang of conditions in what could turn out to be their second home ground.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: Pandey wants to see more fearless innings from Verma
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) India seamer Shikha Pandey said on Monday that India will be urging their youngsters to keep playing fearless cricket after Shafali Verma produced another striking display in their 18-run victory over Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gopichand to mentor badminton academy in Bengaluru
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand was on Monday roped in as a mentor to the badminton programme of The Sports School Anup Sridhar Badminton Academy in Bengaluru.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Chelsea colts get past Reliance Foundation Young Champs
Navi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) In a highly entertaining encounter of the PL-ISL Next Generation Cup, the Chelsea youth brigade scripted an impressive 3-1 victory against Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) at the Reliance Corporate Park football ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Chennaiyin look to dislodge Bengaluru FC from third spot
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) The ball is firmly in Chennaiyin FC's court as their result against NorthEast United FC on Tuesday would determine the final Indian Super League standings and the play-off fixtures.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
I-League: Real Kashmir snap two-match losing run
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Real Kashmir snapped their two-match losing run with a 1-0 victory over Indian Arrows in an I-League match at the TRC Ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
Next Gen Mumbai Cup to be showcased live on Jio TV
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Football Sports Development Limited will livestream the Premier League -- Indian Super League Youth Games, titled Next Generation Mumbai Cup across its three platforms on Jio TVs Football Channels 3 & 4, Facebook and YouTube.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Ahead of IPL 13, Star Sports launches 'khel bolega' TVC
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) fever has caught on early this year with fan expectations and chatter pouring in much ahead of the start of the tournament, triggered further with the announcement of the schedule last week.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai University's twins setting KIUG pool on fire
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) It's not just a passion for winning that University of Mumbai's Jyoti and Aarti, who are setting the swimming pool at the Khelo India University Games 2020 on fire, share.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
T20 WC: Haynes helps Australia survive scare against Sri Lanka
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) Rachael Haynes turned out to be the unlikely hero for Australia as she struck a classy half-century to help the hosts overcome a mighty scare against Sri Lanka in their Group A game at the WACA on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Feb 24, 2010: When 'Superman' Tendulkar scored a double in ODIs
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) February 24, 2010 was not just any other day in Indian cricket and for its million fans. It was the day when Sachin Tendulkar -- considered as the 'God of cricket' by many in our country -- became the first male cricketer to score a double-hundred in One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
2020-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Odisha, Kerala Blasters share points and 8 goals
Bhubaneshwar, Feb 23 (IANS) Odisha FC and Kerala Blasters played an entertaining 4-4 draw at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football