Category Archives: Sports

Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors play out 40-40 tie with UP Yoddha

Bengal Warriors played out an exciting 40-40 tie against UP Yoddha to continue their unbeaten streak at the Pro Kabaddi League on Saturday.

ICC urges member nations to put a check on bilateral series costs

The dwindling crowd for bilateral cricket series across the globe is a cause of concern for the ICC and the world body has advised its members to be more prudent with their budgets for long term sustenance.

Chelsea salvage 2-2 draw against Man United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had to be restrained by stewards in the aftermath of Ross Barkley’s 96th-minute equaliser to salvage Chelsea’s unbeaten record under Maurizio Sarri in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.

Fierce critic Ric Charlesworth sees ‘revolutionary changes’ in Indian hockey

Australian hockey legend Ric Charlesworth feels India’s below-par performance at the Asian Games was an aberration and despite the needless changing of coaches, the team has made significant gains in the last three-four years.

World Wrestling Championships: Sumit Malik enters semi-finals

India’s Sumit Malik recorded one of the biggest results of his career by reaching the semi-finals of the World Wrestling Championships even as Sonba Tanaji Gogane was outclassed by reigning European champion Rashidov Gadzhimurad in the men’s freestyle quarterfinals in Budapest on Saturday.

Daria Kasatkina denies Tunisian Ons Jabeur to lift Kremlin Cup

Home favourite Daria Kasatkina roared back from a set and 4-1 down to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Saturday, denying Tunisian qualifer Ons Jabeur a first WTA title for her country.

Real slump to third straight loss despite ending record goal drought

Real Madrid’s miserable run of results continued on Saturday as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Levante, their third successive loss in all competitions which piles more pressure on coach Julen Lopetegui.

Despite string of overseas defeats, ABD backs India to do well in Australia

South African great AB de Villiers believes India “have a very good chance” of beating Australia in the upcoming away series notwithstanding their recent losses overseas.

Real set unwanted record of 465 goalless minutes

Real Madrid set the unwanted record of the longest goal drought in the club’s history on Saturday by surpassing 464 minutes without scoring, against Levante.

Holder hopes the ‘future of WI’ delivers in ODIs

Humiliated 0-2 by India inside six days in the preceding two-match Test series, West Indies captain Jason Holder expects no let-up from the formidable home team and said the visitors would be bracing up for a tough ODI series beginning here on Sunday.