Daily Archives: March 16, 2019

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (March 17) that comprise the Indian Super League final between Bengaluru FC and FC Goa.

Sai Praneeth stuns Olympic champ Chen Long to enter Swiss Open final

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth toppled world number five and reigning Olympic champion Chen Long to breeze into the final of the men’s singles event of the Swiss Open, here on Saturday.

Isco and Bale get Zidane’s second coming off to winning start

Zinedine Zidane’s second spell as Real Madrid coach got off to a promising start with a 2-0 win at home to Celta Vigo in La Liga on Saturday thanks to goals from Isco and Gareth Bale, who had fallen out of favour with previous coach Santiago Solari.

US says door open for India to bring serious trade proposal to table

Don’t compare ‘legend’ MS Dhoni with me, says Rishabh Pant

MS Dhoni’s resting from the last two matches of the ODI series against Australia had opened the door for Rishabh Pant but the young wicketkeeper-batsman ended up receiving criticism for his work behind the stumps.

ISL Final: A new champion will be crowned as FC Goa battle Bengaluru FC

The league table never lies! It’s an old saying in football and one that came into focus following last season’s Indian Super League final between Bengaluru and Chennaiyin.

Dharun Ayyasamy betters own 400m hurdles national record

Dharun Ayyasamy bettered his own national record to claim gold medal in the men’s 400m hurdles at the 23rd Federation Cup even as eight athletes qualified for the Doha Asian Athletics Championships on the second day of the competition on Saturday.

People believe one needs power hitter at top but I trust my methods: Rahane

India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Saturday said that there is a misconception that only power hitters are successful at the top-order as players have their own methods to keep the scoreboard ticking.

I am no slouch in white ball cricket: Ashwin on ODI exclusion

On a day when country’s senior most speedster Ishant Sharma spoke about how perceptions affected his chances in ODIs” his Test teammate Ravichandran Ashwin also echoed same sentiments reminding that he is “no slouch with white ball”.

Teenaged Diksha Dagar creates history, wins South African Women’s Open

Diksha Dagar became only the second Indian woman golfer to win on Ladies European Tour after clinching the South African Open, eking out a one-shot victory with a bogey-free final round, here on Saturday.