Late winner

Late winner

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | AFP | Duisburg

Ocampos’ 88th minute header break Wolves hearts; Shakhtar thump Basel to reach semis Sevilla qualified for the semi-finals of the Europa League on Tuesday after Lucas Ocampos’ late header broke Wolverhampton Wanderers’ hearts, while Shakhtar Donetsk thumped Basel 4-1 to join the Spaniards in the last four. Five-time competition winners Sevilla face...

Unacademy to fight for IPL title sponsorship rights

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Education technology company Unacademy, which is already one of IPL’s sponsors, is eyeing the league’s title sponsorship rights now and is set to submit its bid to replace Chinese mobile phone company Vivo this season. A BCCI official confirmed that Unacademy has picked up the bid papers but refrained from making...

RR fielding coach tests virus +ve

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Rajasthan Royals’ fielding coach Dishant Yagnik has tested positive for Covid-19, the IPL team announced on Wednesday, making it the first such case among the league franchises ahead of their departure next week to this year’s tournament venue, the UAE. Yagnik is currently in his hometown Udaipur and has been advised...

CSK expect Dhoni to play until 2022

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Chennai Super Kings CEO Kasi Vishwanathan feels their talisman Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has not played any competitive cricket since last year’s World Cup semifinal, will be part of the franchise in 2021 and 2022 IPLs. The 39-year-old Dhoni is set for a return to competitive cricket in the upcoming IPL,...

Serena sets Venus clash in Top Seed Open

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | AFP | Lexington

Serena Williams had to fight for a winning return from her six-month coronavirus layoff on Tuesday, defeating lowly ranked Bernarda Pera in three sets at the WTA Top Seed Open tournament in Kentucky. Serena, who before Tuesday had not played a competitive game since a Fed Cup appearance in February, came...

Singles

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | Agencies

3 Indians in LPGA event for first time North Berwick: In a first for Indian women's golf, three leading players — Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik — will tee up at an LPGA event together, the Ladies Scottish Open, starting on Thursday. Diksha plays with Stephanie Kyriacou and Yu...

No action for Blue Tigers this year

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Indian football team will not see any action this year with the Asian qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday getting postponed to 2021 owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation postponed all men’s qualifiers scheduled in October and November for the 2022 World Cup...

Shakib could return from ban in Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka

Shakib could return from ban in Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | Dhaka

Serving a ban for not reporting corrupt approaches, Bangladesh's premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is likely to return to the national fold for a tour of Sri Lanka later this year, with his suspension ending on October 29. The southpaw was banned for two years, one year of it was suspended,...

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