Our para-athletes are our strength and source of inspiration, says Rijiju | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday attended a virtual session on Thursday in the presence of Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) president Deepa Malik, revered Indian para-athletes Devendra Jhajharia, Parul Parmar and Shatabdi Awasthi, secretary-general, PCI, Gursharan Singh and chief patron, PCI Avinash Rai Khanna. The session … Read more

‘I love you, Diego’ – Pele pens message for Maradona | Football News

'I love you, Diego' - Pele pens message for Maradona | Football News

RIO DE JANEIRO: “I love you, Diego” Pele has written on social media, a week after the death of his “great friend” Diego Maradona, a “genius who enchanted the world”. In Brazil, it is common to pay homage to the deceased a week after their death, when a “seventh-day mass” is celebrated by Catholics like … Read more

December 3: The day Dhyan Chand, coach Achrekar are remembered | More sports News

NEW DELHI: In the annals of Indian sports, December 3 assumes a lot of significance. The date marks the death anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand, the winner of three Olympic gold medals, and the birth anniversary of Ramakant Achrekar, the cricket coach who moulded icon Sachin Tendulkar. The two legends were born 53 years … Read more

EFL to receive 250 million pounds bailout package from Premier League | Football News

The Premier League has reached an agreement with the English Football League (EFL) to provide a 250 million pounds ($336.13 million) bailout package for lower division clubs struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Club finances have been hit hard since the pandemic barred fans from entering stadiums, with many at the risk of going … Read more

Barca should have sold Messi, says interim president | Football News

Barca should have sold Messi, says interim president | Football News

MADRID: Barcelona‘s interim president Carlos Tusquets feels the club should have cashed-in on Lionel Messi during the summer transfer window. Messi was heavily linked with a move to Manchester City and sent a recorded delivery (Burofax) letter stating his intention to leave. He later said the decision was due to being disillusioned with the direction … Read more

England captain Morgan defends use of signals from team balcony | Cricket News

CAPE TOWN: England one-day captain Eoin Morgan said on Thursday that he would continue to make use of signals from the team balcony. Television coverage during the third Twenty20 international against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Tuesday captured images of numbers and letters being displayed by video analyst Nathan Leamon. “There’s been … Read more

Surreal experience to represent the country: Natarajan on making ODI debut | Cricket News

Surreal experience to represent the country: Natarajan on making ODI debut | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Pacer T Natarajan on Thursday said it was a ‘surreal experience to represent the country’ after making his ODI debut in the third game against Australia at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. The speedster from Tamil Nadu gained popularity in the latest edition of Indian Premier League where he was labelled as the … Read more

Natarajan can do well under Virat’s captaincy, the way Zaheer did under Ganguly’s, says Karsan Ghavri | Cricket News

Natarajan can do well under Virat's captaincy, the way Zaheer did under Ganguly's, says Karsan Ghavri | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket has seen a dearth of left-arm fast bowlers who have been able to cement a place for themselves in the playing XI of late. After the likes of Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra and Irfan Pathan, many came, made fleeting appearances but failed to make a lasting impact. The likes of Barinder … Read more

Virat Kohli vs Sachin Tendulkar: The numbers game after 12k ODI runs | Cricket News

On Wednesday when Virat Kohli scored his 23rd run in his 63 runs knock vs Australia in the third and final ODI in Canberra, he went past another career milestone of 12,000 ODI runs. In the process he also broke Sachin Tendulkar‘s record of being the fastest to the mark in ODI cricket in terms … Read more

India vs Australia: Top five run-getters in T20Is Down Under | Cricket News

India vs Australia: Top five run-getters in T20Is Down Under | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The ODI script went terribly awry for India in Australia. Not often do you see a team scoring 300-plus while chasing twice in a row and ending up on the wrong side of the result both times. Australia’s batsmen, particularly Steve Smith, took the steam out of India’s bowling attack, which ironically was … Read more