Daily Archives: February 8, 2019

PV Sindhu strikes it rich with mega deal worth Rs 50 crore

Sindhu is the only Indian shuttler to win an Olympic silver and World championships silver. After her Olympic feat, Sindhu had signed a landmark deal with Baseline Ventures, a sports management company, worth more than Rs 100 crore.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Saturday (February 9) that comprise action from English Premier League and 3rd Test between West Indies and England.

Roger Federer chasing titles, not top ranking

Roger Federer is no longer chasing the top ranking and would rather be a contender at Grand Slams than battling Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal to be world number one, the Swiss tennis great said on Friday.

Blasts in India-assisted hydropower project site in Nepal

WATCH: Australian pacer gives away 17 runs off one delivery in Big Bash League

Australian pacer Riley Meredith was in the limelight for all the wrong reasons after he leaked 17 runs off just one ball in the ongoing Big Bash League match on Thursday.

KL Rahul finally finds some form in India A’s strong reply

Out-of-favour India opener KL Rahul was back amongst the runs, his unbeaten 88 steering India A to 219 for one on Day two of the first unofficial Test against England Lions on Friday.

‘Deputy collector’ Rahi Sarnobat goes on leave without pay for Olympics

Rahi Sarnobat, India’s first female shooter to win an Asian Games gold, still has “nightmares” about her financial security despite competing at the highest level for more than a decade.

Five-day multinational maritime exercise begins in Pakistan

The five-day multinational maritime exercise ‘AMAN-19’, in which 46 nations are taking part, commenced Friday near the coastal city of Karachi.

Liverpool post £106 million world record net profit

Liverpool announced record pre-tax profits on Friday of 125 million pounds ($162 million) over the last financial year after reaching the Champions League final and the sale of Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

Dhoni’s presence in World Cup important for decision-making: Yuvraj Singh

Dhoni’s place in the side has been a subject of debate owing to his inconsistent form. “I think Mahi (Dhoni) has a great cricket brain. And as a wicket-keeper, you are in the best position to monitor the game and he has done that fantastically over the years. He has been a great captain. (He is) with the young players and guiding Virat (Kohli) all the time,” Yuvraj said.