Mary Kom enters semis of Spanish tournament; assured of medal | Boxing News

Mary Kom enters semis of Spanish tournament; assured of medal | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) was assured of a medal in her first competitive outing since qualifying for the Olympics last year when she entered the semifinal of the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain on Wednesday. The 37-year-old, who had not competed since her Tokyo qualification last year in Jordan, … Read more

Mary Kom, 2 others enter semis of Spanish tournament; assured of medals | Boxing News

Mary Kom enters semis of Spanish tournament; assured of medal | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) was assured of a medal in her first competitive outing since qualifying for the Olympics last year when she entered the semifinal of the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Mary Kom, who had not competed since her Tokyo qualification last year … Read more

India vs England: Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Root | Cricket News

India vs England: Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Root | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday said the pitch for the fourth and final Test against India looks very similar to the one on which his team was decimated in the third game but the visitors have learnt their lessons to be ready for the challenge starting Thursday. India need to either draw or … Read more

1st Test: Williams century, bowlers help Zimbabwe trounce Afghanistan by 10 wickets | Cricket News

1st Test: Williams century, bowlers help Zimbabwe trounce Afghanistan by 10 wickets | Cricket News

ABU DHABI: A century from skipper Sean Williams coupled with destructive pace bowling from Blessing Muzarabani and Victor Nyauchi led Zimbabwe to a rapid 10-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Williams hit 105 to guide Zimbabwe to 250 all out before Afghanistan — trailing by 119 — were … Read more

India vs England: England hit by sickness bug, could be diarrhoea | Cricket News

India vs England: England hit by sickness bug, could be diarrhoea | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: Changing weather in Ahmedabad has struck the English camp which has been hit by a sickness bug ahead of the fourth and final Test that begins at the Narendra Modi Stadium here from Thursday. A sudden rise in temperature here has affected the visitors with a few members, including assistant coach Paul Collingwood, reportedly … Read more

Indian cricket and the perpetual pitch debate | Cricket News

Indian cricket and the perpetual pitch debate | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Improvement is a continuous, never-ending process. Constructive criticism can lead to new avenues, but destructive criticism could have a very negative impact. The same holds true for opinions voiced about cricket pitches in a high profile Test series. THE PITCH DEBATE – WHAT IS A GOOD SURFACE?When India were bowled out for their … Read more

Sindhu, Srikanth through to Round of 16 in Swiss Open | Badminton News

Sindhu, Srikanth through to Round of 16 in Swiss Open | Badminton News

BASEL: Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth entered the Round of 16 at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament after their respective wins in the women’s and men’s singles competitions here on Wednesday. While world champion Sindhu beat Yigit Neslihan of Turkey 21-16, 21-19 in her first round match that lasted 42 minutes, … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Japan planning to ban overseas spectators at Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 fears: Report | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Japan planning to ban overseas spectators at Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 fears: Report | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Japan‘s government is planning to stop overseas spectators coming to the Summer Olympics due to worries they will spread the coronavirus, a report said on Wednesday, as many Japanese remain opposed to holding the Games during the pandemic. The final decision would be made this month after talks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) … Read more

India vs England 4th Test: Complete list of approaching milestones | Cricket News

India vs England 4th Test: Complete list of approaching milestones | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: After taking a 2-1 lead in the four-match series, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team will aim to sign off their red-ball campaign on a high when they lock horns with England in the fourth and final Test in Ahmedabad, starting Thursday. India need a 2-1 or 3-1 series win to make it to … Read more

India vs England: India vs England, 4th Test: With WTC final in sight, India look to add to England’s misery | Cricket News

India vs England: India vs England, 4th Test: With WTC final in sight, India look to add to England's misery | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: A ruthless India will not take their foot off the pedal while taking England for another ‘spin ride’ in the high-stakes Test series finale starting on Thursday, aiming to not just complete another dominant home performance but also realise their World Test Championship dreams. Virat Kohli’s men need at least a draw to maintain … Read more