Roger Federer gets Serena Williams’ vote in GOAT debate | Tennis News

Roger Federer (R) and Serena Williams (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images) While fans and pundits continue to debate who should be considered the greatest men’s tennis player of all time, 23-times Grand Slam winner Serena Williams says Roger Federer gets her vote. Rafa Nadal picked up a record-extending 13th French Open title in October to … Read more

Cameron Bancroft backtracks on claims, says no new information to offer in ball-tampering scandal | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Cameron Bancroft has informed Cricket Australia (CA) that he has no new information about the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, backtracking on his earlier claims that the bowlers might be aware of the illegal plot during the Newlands Test, according to a report. It has now emerged that Bancroft, who is currently playing for Durham in … Read more

India’s men and women cricket teams may travel together to England | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: In what could possibly be the first instance of its kind, the Indian men and women’s cricket teams are likely to travel together to England on a charter flight on June 2 for their respective series. The two teams are likely to assemble in Mumbai on May 19 for a two-week quarantine, although … Read more

Fantastic challenge to play against India: Kane Williamson on WTC final | Cricket News

LONDON: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is excited to face India in the World Test Championships (WTC) final next month as he considers showdowns against Virat Kohli‘s men to be a “fantastic challenge”. India and New Zealand square-off in the final of the inaugural World Test Championships in Southampton from June 18. “When we play … Read more

Pep Guardiola hopes Sergio Aguero is fit for his final Manchester City game at Etihad | Football News

Pep Guardiola (Reuters Photo) Pep Guardiola said he is hopeful striker Sergio Aguero will be fit for his final game at the Etihad as a Manchester City player when they host Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. City’s record goalscorer is set to leave when his contract expires at the end of the campaign. … Read more

England great Stuart Broad warns against ‘cheap’ Test caps | Cricket News

Among the England bowlers, Stuart Broad’s tally of 517 Test wickets is second only to that of James Anderson (Reuters Photo) LONDON: Stuart Broad has warned against Test caps being given out “free and cheap” as a result of England‘s controversial rest and rotation policy. The veteran seamer also said on Monday he was looking … Read more

‘I can’t control God’: Venus Williams fumes after heavy winds force time violation | Tennis News

Venus Williams (AP Photo) A struggling Venus Williams got more than she bargained for in the form of divine intervention when heavy winds resulted in a controversial time violation in her 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 loss to Anna Schmiedlova at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma on Monday. After taking the first set 7-5 despite being 5-2 … Read more

Chhatrasal stadium brawl: Delhi Police announce Rs 1 lakh reward for info on Sushil Kumar | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler. A reward of Rs 50,000 has also been announced for the arrest of his … Read more

SS Das named Indian women’s team batting coach | Cricket News

Das has honed his skills as a batting coach at the National Cricket Academy under Dravid’s guidance. (TOI Photo) NEW DELHI: Gutsy former India opener Shiv Sunder Das has been appointed the batting coach of the Indian women’s team for the tour of England and he is looking forward to using his coaching stint at … Read more

I have learned almost everything from Rio Olympics, says Mirabai ahead of Tokyo Games | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: India’s world record holder weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has learned her lessons from the Rio meltdown five years ago and is now confident of doing well at the Tokyo Olympics. Last month, Mirabai had revealed that she was “completely broken” after the failure at the 2016 Rio Olympics and talking to a psychologist helped … Read more