Marin, Momota among big stars as India Open set to be held behind closed doors | Badminton News

Marin, Momota among big stars as India Open set to be held behind closed doors | Badminton News

NEW DELHI: Olympic champion Carolina Marin and World No. 1 Kento Momota will headline a star-studded field of international shuttlers when the India Open Super 500 event is held here from May 11 to 16, albeit behind closed doors due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic. The $400,000 tournament, one of the last few qualification events … Read more

England spinner Dom Bess spoke to Joe Root about his treatment in India | Cricket News

England spinner Dom Bess spoke to Joe Root about his treatment in India | Cricket News

LONDON: England spinner Dom Bess says he spoke to both captain Joe Root and head coach Chris Silverwood over how he was managed during the tour of India. The 23-year-old played in the first Test which England won but, after an indifferent performance in the second innings, was omitted for the second Test with Moeen … Read more

Dominant India crush Argentina 3-0 to jump to 4th spot in FIH Pro League | Hockey News

Dominant India crush Argentina 3-0 to jump to 4th spot in FIH Pro League | Hockey News

BUENOS AIRES: The Indian men’s hockey team registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over reigning Olympic champions Argentina in the second match of the FIH Pro League here to jump to the fourth spot in the points table. Goals from Harmanpreet Singh (11th minute), Lalit Upadhyay (25th) and Mandeep Singh (58th) on Sunday gave the visitors … Read more

Prasidh Krishna: Playing for India has added to my confidence, says Prasidh Krishna | Cricket News

CHENNAI: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Prasidh Krishna has said that his confidence got a major boost after he made his ODI debut for India last month. KKR will play their first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 edition against the Sunrisers Hyderabad later today at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Prasidh … Read more

Harmanpreet Singh’s brilliance, PR Sreejesh’s grit fetches India bonus point in shootout win over Argentina | Hockey News

Harmanpreet Singh's brilliance, PR Sreejesh's grit fetches India bonus point in shootout win over Argentina | Hockey News

BUENOS AIRES: The Indian men’s hockey team snatched a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Olympic champions Argentina after Harmanpreet Singh kept the side afloat in regulation time with his two goals in the action-packed first game of their FIH Pro League tie here. In an engrossing contest between two evenly-matched teams, it was Harmanpreet (21st … Read more

New Zealand travel ban from India could affect Black Caps at IPL if extended beyond April 28 | Cricket News

New Zealand travel ban from India could affect Black Caps at IPL if extended beyond April 28 | Cricket News

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s travel ban from India starting Sunday could impact its cricketers playing in the IPL and force them to fly straight to the UK for the two-Test series against England in May-June, followed by the World Test Championship final. Captain Kane Williamson, pacers Trent Boult and Kyle Jamieson are among the 10 New … Read more

India women suffer 1-2 defeat to Belarus in football friendly | Football News

India women suffer 1-2 defeat to Belarus in football friendly | Football News

TASHKENT: The Indian women’s football team suffered a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Belarus in its second international friendly on Thursday. While both the sides played out an even first half, Belarus took the lead through a Shuppo Nastassia penalty in the 66th minute, before Pilipenka Hanna doubled their lead with a 78-minute strike. … Read more

Washington, Siraj showing their mettle for India augurs well for RCB, feels skipper Kohli | Cricket News

CHENNAI: The confidence gained from their exploits for India will help youngsters like Washington Sundar and Mohammed Siraj when they represent Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, feels skipper Virat Kohli. On the eve of their IPL-14 opener against defending champions Mumbai Indians, Kohli spoke about how his confidence after playing at the international level … Read more

Dream is to be the highest wicket-taker for India: Siraj | Cricket News

CHENNAI: India pacer Mohammed Siraj has said that he wants to be the leading wicket-taker for the country and in order to achieve this dream, he will always keep his best foot forward. Siraj will next be seen playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 beginning April 9. In … Read more

Realized importance of mental health while playing for India: Hardik Pandya | Cricket News

Realized importance of mental health while playing for India: Hardik Pandya | Cricket News

CHENNAI: India and Mumbai Indians hard-hitting all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Wednesday said he realized the importance of mental health while playing international cricket and credited his family for keeping him in the “right space”. “When I play international cricket, mentally I realized, because the kind of pressure that came into your life. Obviously, life change … Read more