Category Archives: Sports

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri speaks to Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

Suspended India players Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul Tuesday gave their statements to BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, initiating the inquiry into their much-condemned comments on women that have split the Committee of Administrators (CoA).

Khelo India Youth Games: Sartaj Singh wins 3-position gold in a tight finish

Sartaj Singh of Punjab hung on to his lead by the skin of his teeth to beat a charge by national junior champion Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar of Madhya Pradesh and won the gold medal in the 50m 3-position rifle competition in the Khelo India Youth Games 2019.

Asian Cup showing has earned Indian football belief and respect, says Constantine

India may have missed a maiden qualification into the knockouts by a whisker, but former coach Stephen Constantine says the team’s spirited showing in the Asian Cup football tournament has earned them respect, which they never had.

Gukesh becomes India’s youngest ever Grandmaster

He may have missed out on Sergey Karjakin’s record of being the youngest GM ever, but D Gukesh achieved his third and final GM norm at the ongoing Delhi International chess and become India’s youngest GM at 12 years, 7 months and 17 days.

Ranji Trophy: Rinku’s aggressive ton guides UP to 340/7 against Saurashtra

Middle-order batsman Rinku Singh struck a fluent century to guide Uttar Pradesh to 340 for seven in their first innings on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Saurashtra, on Tuesday.

LPGA will play for record $70 million, but long way from parity

The LPGA season kicks off on Thursday for a season that will comprise 34 events and distribute some $70 million in prize money, a record amount for the circuit although it is still barely one-fifth on offer on the PGA Tour.

Tonight was an MS classic, says elated Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli called it an ‘MS classic’ after Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with sixes that reminded of his heydays, hammered home the point that the finisher in him is still alive.

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to retire at end of season

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech announced on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the season. The 36-year-old, who won four Premier League titles with Chelsea, revealed his decision on Twitter.

Australian Open: Halep survives scare to make second round

World number one Simona Halep battled through to the Australian Open second round Tuesday with a come-from-behind win over Kaia Kanepi to stay in the tournament.

Djokovic begins seventh Australian Open title bid with romp

Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title in easy fashion on Tuesday, crushing 230th-ranked American Mitchell Krueger 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena.