Marnus Labuschagne misses out as Australia name squad for West Indies tour | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Steve Smith, David Warner and Pat Cummins were brought back into Australia’s 23-man extended squad for the limited-overs tour of West Indies on Monday but Marnus Labuschagne missed out because of travel restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Batsmen Smith and Warner and paceman Cummins were among seven players included in Monday’s squad who … Read more

Kaylee McKeown narrowly misses 50m backstroke world record | More sports News

Kaylee McKeown narrowly misses 50m backstroke world record | More sports News

Australian Kaylee McKeown narrowly missed the 50 metre backstroke world record Sunday while setting the year’s best time in the 200m individual medley as she ramps up preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. SYDNEY: Australian Kaylee McKeown narrowly missed the 50 metre backstroke world record Sunday while setting the year’s best time in the 200m individual … Read more

Koeman touchline ban upheld, misses Atletico game | Football News

Koeman touchline ban upheld, misses Atletico game | Football News

Ronald Koeman. (AFP Photo) BARCELONA: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman will be absent from the touchline for Saturday’s crunch game at home to La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid after the Spanish soccer federation on Wednesday rejected the club’s appeal against a touchline ban. Koeman was sent off in his side’s 2-1 home defeat by Granada on … Read more

Srihari takes gold with personal best, narrowly misses Olympic ‘A’ cut | More sports News

Srihari takes gold with personal best, narrowly misses Olympic 'A' cut | More sports News

TASHKENT: Top Indian swimmer Srihari Natarajan won the gold medal but narrowly missed the elusive Olympic ‘A’ qualification time in the 100m backstroke event at the Uzbekistan Open Championship on Thursday. The-20-year-old, who had achieved the ‘B’ Standard time for the Tokyo Games at the FINA Junior World Championships in 2019, clocked his personal best … Read more

Swimmer Sajan Prakash bags gold but misses out on Olympic ‘A’ cut | More sports News

TASHKENT: India’s top swimmer Sajan Prakash clinched the gold in the 200m butterfly event at the Uzbekistan Open Championship, but a Tokyo Olympics qualifying ‘A’ standard eluded him on Tuesday. The Kerala swimmer, who has already achieved the Olympics ‘B’ mark in 200m butterfly, clocked 1.57.85s to bag the top honours in the Olympic qualifying … Read more

Annu Rani betters own javelin national record, still misses Olympics mark | More sports News

PATIALA: Annu Rani bettered her own javelin throw national record but still missed the Tokyo Olympics qualification mark by more than half a metre on the opening day of the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships here on Monday. Rani clinched the gold with a best throw of 63.24m which she came up with in … Read more

Paralympic-bound javelin thrower Sandeep misses out-of-competition dope test: PCI official | More sports News

NEW DELHI: World champion and Tokyo Paralympics-bound javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary allegedly went missing before an out-of-competition dope test at his training base here, officials of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) have said. The “running away” of Chaudhary, who is under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) of the government, from the Jawaharlal Nehru … Read more

We have addressed our fast bowling concerns, there will always be a few misses: Punjab Kings CEO | Cricket News

We have addressed our fast bowling concerns, there will always be a few misses: Punjab Kings CEO | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Punjab Kings CEO Satish Menon says there will always be a few misses at the IPL auction but the franchise still got “what they wanted” ahead of the 2021 edition as they bolstered their pace attack by grabbing Australian duo of Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith. Though their top four batsmen were on … Read more

People tend to remember the misses but not the brilliant catches, says India’s fielding coach Sridhar | Cricket News

People tend to remember the misses but not the brilliant catches, says India’s fielding coach Sridhar | Cricket News

HYDERABAD: Fielding is a thankless job as a single dropped catch is remembered more than all the brilliant ones taken. There were quite a few catches dropped by both teams in the just concluded Test series between India and Australia Down Under but India’s fielding coach R Sridhar is not going to lose sleep over … Read more

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Rabada misses second Test to stay fit for Australia series | Cricket News

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Rabada misses second Test to stay fit for Australia series | Cricket News

JOHANNESBURG (South Africa): South Africa skipper Quinton de Kock on Sunday said that pacer Kagiso Rabada was not included in the team for the second Test against Sri Lanka as the management wants to keep him fit for the upcoming series against Australia. Rabada was included in the Proteas squad for the second Test against … Read more