Indian players wear black armbands in memory of Milkha Singh | Cricket News

SOUTHAMPTON: The Indian cricket team on Saturday wore black armbands on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand as a mark of respect to ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh, who passed away after a month-long battle due to Covid-19 related complications. Top Indian players, including skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi … Read more

National team not a factory to produce players: Igor Stimac | Football News

KOLKATA: India head coach Igor Stimac on Friday expressed concern at the lack of quality footballers at the national level and urged the top tier Indian Super League and I-League to play proactive roles to produce players like Sunil Chhetri. Lack of a quality striker was once again evident in India’s recent World Cup qualifiers … Read more

Australia chief selector expects players to forgo IPL if it clashes with planned T20 tri-series | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Australia chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns on Wednesday said he expects the country’s IPL players to forgo the high-profile T20 league starting mid-September if a tri-series involving West Indies and Afghanistan is scheduled at the same time. In addition to the white-ball series against West Indies and Bangladesh, for which a 18-member squad was … Read more

Olympic-bound TT players get a 19-day camp boost | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Olympic-bound Indian table tennis players, including Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra, received a much needed boost as they will have a 19-day camp at Sonepat beginning on Thursday. Sharath Kamal, Manika and Sutirtha Mukherjee will finally get a chance to train together, while G Sathiyan will continue to train in Chennai under his … Read more

Danish players criticise decision to resume game after Eriksen collapse | Football News

Danish players criticise decision to resume game after Eriksen collapse | Football News

HELSINGØR (Denmark): Denmark’s goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and striker Martin Braithwaite on Monday lamented that they had to choose whether to restart the Denmark-Finland Euro 2020 match while they were reeling from Christian Eriksen‘s mid-game collapse. “We were put in a position that I personally feel that we shouldn’t have been put in,” Schmeichel told Danish … Read more

Euro 2021: Sweden players say ‘Fight, Christian’ in their best wishes for the Dane | Football News

SEVILLE (Spain): Sweden captain Sebastian Larsson has sent his team’s best wishes to Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen following his collapse during the match against Finland in their Euro 2020 opener in Copenhagen on Saturday. Sweden had just arrived in Seville for their first group game against Spain when they heard about Eriksen’s collapse and his … Read more

Denmark players too overwhelmed to finish Finland game after Christian Eriksen collapse: Coach | Football News

COPENHAGEN: Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand said several of his players were too overwhelmed with emotion to finish their opening Euro 2021 match against Finland on Saturday, after teammate Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch and was rushed to the hospital. Eriksen was surrounded by his teammates while being treated on the pitch and then stretchered … Read more

Copa America: 12 Covid cases among Venezuela players, staff | Football News

BRASILIA: Twelve people from the Venezuelan national football team, including players and staff, have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said Saturday, a day before they play the opening match of the Copa America against hosts Brazil. In the latest in a cascade of bad news for the troubled South American championships, the health department in … Read more

Players audition for WTC final as Team India play intra-squad match in Southampton | Cricket News

Players audition for WTC final as Team India play intra-squad match in Southampton | Cricket News

SOUTHAMPTON: With just seven days to go for the World Test Championship (WTC) final, Team India is leaving no stone unturned to gear up for the summit clash against New Zealand. India and New Zealand will lock horns in the final of the WTC at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton from June 18. As a … Read more

Shikhar Dhawan to lead India on Sri Lanka tour, six uncapped players named in 20-man squad | Cricket News

Shikhar Dhawan to lead India on Sri Lanka tour, six uncapped players named in 20-man squad | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Opener Shikhar Dhawan was on Thursday named as captain of the Indian team that will travel to Sri Lanka for a limited-overs tour next month as the BCCI announced a 20-man squad, packed with youngsters, including six uncapped players. With the country’s top cricketers already in England for the World Test Championship final … Read more