Category Archives: Sports

Sachin Tendulkar’s masterclass enthralls Mumbai teenagers

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar turned back a few pages of his phenomenal career to become a teenager again. On Tuesday, he agreed to spend quality time with Mumbai’s Under-14 and Under-16 teams at the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA)-BKC Hall.

Joachim Loew defiant as Antoine Griezmann double sinks ‘very good’ Germany

A defiant Joachim Loew praised Germany’s display in Tuesday’s 2-1 UEFA Nations League defeat by world champions France as he lamented “a totally unjust penalty” awarded to the hosts.

Women cricketers’ camp to be held in CCI now

The Cricket Club of India (CCI), it seems, is making the most of the problems between the BCCI and the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).

Nick Kyrgios ‘surprised’ by Russian love

Nick Kyrgios said he was “surprised” to be cheered by the home crowd as he beat Russian youngster Andrey Rublev 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the Kremlin Cup first round on Tuesday.

Nathan Lyon happy to surpass ‘big brother’ Mitchell Johnson on wickets list

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon was expecting to hear from “big brother” Mitchell Johnson after he surpassed the bristling left-arm fast bowler as his country’s fourth-highest test wicket taker in the second Test against Pakistan on Tuesday.

WAGs can now travel after first ten days of tour

Virat Kohli had approached the board to bring about this change. BCCI, otherwise, used to regularly insist on a no-WAGs policy which was later changed to an understanding that wives and girlfriends of cricketers, coaches and the support staff could tour for a period of two weeks.

Miranda silences Argentina with last-gasp winner

Brazil snatched a dramatic 1-0 win over Argentina with an injury-time header from Miranda in their friendly match in front of a sell-out crowd in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

Anti-doping: CoA shies from debate

The ICC has repeatedly stressed that it was under extreme pressure from WADA to ensure that all its member boards become full signatories to their respective National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).

WADA starts process to make ICC non-compliant over BCCI’s refusal

The WADA had set October 4 as the deadline for the ICC to convince the BCCI to make its cricketers available to the NADA for sample collection. Since the ICC failed to adhere to the cut-off date, WADA has decided to act.

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation moving on two legal tracks in Nevada

Kathryn Mayorga filed a lawsuit claiming Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money. Her attorneys say she underwent a medical exam to collect DNA evidence in June 2009 but investigation ended because Las Vegas police said she only identified her attacker as a European soccer player and did not say where the incident took place.