Olympics: Australia unveils opening ceremony uniforms for Tokyo Games | Tokyo Olympics News

Olympics: Australia unveils opening ceremony uniforms for Tokyo Games | Tokyo Olympics News

SYDNEY: Australia unveiled the uniforms their athletes will wear at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, a milestone that world champion canoeist Jessica Fox said made her third trip to the Games “a bit more real”. The opening ceremony is scheduled for July 23 but it is certain to be very different … Read more

Injured Jofra Archer looking forward to T20 World Cup, Ashes: Stuart Broad | Cricket News

Injured Jofra Archer looking forward to T20 World Cup, Ashes: Stuart Broad | Cricket News

Jofra Archer and Stuart Broad (Reuters Photo) LONDON: England fast bowler Jofra Archer is “frustrated” with his nagging elbow injury but is determined to be fit for the Twenty20 World Cup in India and the Ashes series against Australia later this year, team mate Stuart Broad said. Archer has been ruled out of next month’s … Read more

Sushil Kumar news: Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar files anticipatory bail plea in Chhatrasal brawl case | Off the field News

Sushil Kumar news: Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar files anticipatory bail plea in Chhatrasal brawl case | Off the field News

NEW DELHI: Wrestler Sushil Kumar, who is India’s only sportsperson to win two individual Olympic medals, has moved an anticipatory bail plea after being named as an accused in what turned out to be a fatal brawl at the Chhatrasal stadium here, which led to the death of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Rana — ANI has … Read more

Tokyo doctors call for cancellation of Olympic Games due to COVID-19 | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo doctors call for cancellation of Olympic Games due to COVID-19 | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: A top medical organisation has thrown its weight behind calls to cancel the Tokyo Olympics saying hospitals are already overwhelmed as the country battles a spike in coronavirus infections less than three months from the start of the Games. The Tokyo Medical Practitioners Association representing about 6,000 primary care doctors said hospitals in the … Read more

Cyclone Tauktae: Sightscreens fall at Wankhede Stadium, BKC | Cricket News

Cyclone Tauktae: Sightscreens fall at Wankhede Stadium, BKC | Cricket News

TOI Photo MUMBAI: The heavy winds of the cyclone Tauktae, which hit the city, felled the around 16 feet long sightscreen at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Churchgate, and the BKC Sharad Pawar Recreation Centre in BKC on Monday. “The sightscreen towards the famous North Stand at the Wankhede Stadium fell, as a result of … Read more

Chappell backs Cummins over Smith for Australia captaincy | Cricket News

Chappell backs Cummins over Smith for Australia captaincy | Cricket News

(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) SYDNEY: Former skipper Ian Chappell has backed premier fast bowler Pat Cummins over batting maestro Steve Smith for Australian captaincy after incumbent Tim Paine retires. Chappell’s views are in contrast to Paine, who recently said he will have no qualms about former skipper Smith returning to the job whenever he … Read more

CA didn’t fully investigate Sandpaper Gate: Adam Gilchrist on 2018 ball-tampering scandal | Cricket News

CA didn't fully investigate Sandpaper Gate: Adam Gilchrist on 2018 ball-tampering scandal | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: The legendary Adam Gilchrist has said Cricket Australia (CA) did not carry out a thorough investigation into the 2018 Sandpaper Gate by refusing to go deeper into the problem of ball-tampering. The former dashing wicketkeeper-batsman said CA, in the course of the whole episode, missed out on an opportunity to make a strong statement. … Read more

Nadal stays third in ATP rankings despite Rome triumph | Tennis News

Nadal stays third in ATP rankings despite Rome triumph | Tennis News

Rafael Nadal. (AFP Photo) PARIS: Rafael Nadal remained third in the ATP rankings published on Monday despite seeing off Novak Djokovic to win a 10th Italian Open title at the weekend. Spaniard Nadal set down a key marker on Sunday, two weeks out from the defence of his Roland Garros crown with a 7-5, 1-6, … Read more

Fan protests affected Manchester United players, says Solskjaer | Football News

Fan protests affected Manchester United players, says Solskjaer | Football News

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (AP Photo) The recent protests by Manchester United fans against the club’s owners did affect the players and contributed to a downturn in results, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Monday. United, who are second in the Premier League table and host relegated Fulham on Tuesday, lost to Leicester City and Liverpool … Read more

Australia board contacts Bancroft over ball-tampering scandal | Cricket News

Australia board contacts Bancroft over ball-tampering scandal | Cricket News

Cameron Bancroft. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) Cricket Australia (CA) has asked batsman Cameron Bancroft if he has new information on the 2018 Cape Town scandal in the wake of his suggestion that the team’s bowlers were aware of the ball-tampering tactics. The former Test opener was banned for nine months for his role in … Read more