Umpire Taufel backs Hardik, Rahul

Umpire Taufel backs Hardik, Rahul

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | IANS | Kolkata

Australian umpiring great Simon Taufel on Monday backed under-fire cricketers Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul, calling for the issue to be handled with care as everyone makes mistakes and it is important to learn from them. Chastised from every corner for their alleged "misogynistic" comments about women on a television show,...

Khelo: Gujarat's Zeel Desai powers into tennis quarter-finals

Khelo: Gujarat's Zeel Desai powers into tennis quarter-finals

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | Pune

Thirdseed Zeel Desai of Gujarat made a brisk start to her campaign on the first day of the tennis competition at the Khelo India Youth Gameshere Monday. Zeel, winner of two gold medals at the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas in 2017,got the better of Pratibha Naryanprasad of Karnataka 6-0,...

Khelo: Training at SAI centre aides swimmer Mondal to shine

Khelo: Training at SAI centre aides swimmer Mondal to shine

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | Pune

Young swimmer Swadesh Mondal seems to have made a habit of leaving spectators stunned almost everytime he dives into pool. The Delhi swimmer achieved the phenomenal feat of winning gold medals and breaking national records in each of the five events he participated in at the National Aquatic Championship in 2018. He...

Not playing regularly can impact rhythm: Bhuvneshwar

Not playing regularly can impact rhythm: Bhuvneshwar

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | Sydney

Not playing a single international match for a considerable amount of time can impact any bowler's match rhythm and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar learnt it the hard way after being hit for 66 runs in the first ODI against Australia at Sydney. Bhuvneshwar, who was a part of the Test squad, wasn't...

Record Slam in sight

Record Slam in sight

Monday, 14 January 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are both gunning for a record seventh Australian Open crown from Monday, but Andy Murray will make his last appearance in Melbourne as the era of the "Big Four" draws to a close. Number one Djokovic and third seed Federer face a stern challenge from the...

singles

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Agencies

Former footballer Zulfiqar passes away Hyderabad: Former India footballer Mohammed Zulfiqaruddin, who was a part of the fourth place finishing team in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, passed away here Sunday. He was 83 and survived by three sons and two daughters. As a 17-year old, Zulfiqaruddin was a part of...

Pak fightback to avoid whitewash

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Quinton de Kock made a free-flowing century at No. 7 and equaled his career-best score as South Africa turned the screw on Pakistan on Sunday by setting the tourists 381 to win the final test and avoid a series whitewash. Pakistan's batsmen responded with signs of the fight that's been missing...

No better place to make my India debut than NZ, says Gill

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

onsidered the 'next big thing' in Indian cricket, Shubman Gill has broken into the national team sooner than he expected and says there can't be a better place to start his international career than New Zealand, where he was named player of U-19 World Cup, 12 months ago. The last one...

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Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

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Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

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