India was granted permission to wear caps in memory of fallen soldiers: ICC

India was granted permission to wear caps in memory of fallen soldiers: ICC

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said India was granted permission to wear camouflage military caps in the third ODI against Australia as a tribute to the country's armed forces, a gesture which Pakistan has objected to. In the third ODI in Ranchi on March 8, the Indian team sported...

Prajnesh stuns Basilashvili

Monday, 11 March 2019 | PTI | Indian Wells

Indian qualifier Prajnesh Gunneswaran achieved the biggest win of his career when he stunningly knocked world number 18 Nikoloz Basilashvili out of the Indian Wells ATP Masters event, continuing his dream run here. Playing his maiden singles main draw at this level, the Indian left-hander secured a hard-fought 6-4, 6(6)-7, 7-6(4)...

Djoker dispatches Fratangelo

Monday, 11 March 2019 | AFP | Indian Wells

nWorld number one Novak Djokovic shook off a nervy start to dispatch US qualifier Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets on Saturday to reach the third round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters. Djokovic, playing his first match since winning a record seventh Australian Open title in January, was less than sharp...

Osaka turns tables on Mladenovic

Monday, 11 March 2019 | AFP | Indian Wells

World number one Naomi Osaka launched her Indian Wells WTA title defense with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in a grudge match against Kristina Mladenovic on Saturday. Osaka, whose second straight Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January propelled her to the top of the rankings, was beaten by 65th-ranked...

Lyon stumble before Camp Nou trip

Monday, 11 March 2019 | AFP | Paris

Lyon's stand-in captain Marcelo left the field with a leg injury as his side struggled to a 2-2 draw at Strasbourg on Saturday, just days away from the Champions League last 16 second leg at Barcelona. Bruno Genesio's side head to the La Liga giants with the tie finely balanced at...

Piatek’s kung fu goal rescues Milan

Monday, 11 March 2019 | AFP | Milan

Krzysztof Piatek struck again to rescue a 2-1 win for AC Milan at bottom club Chievo on Saturday, keeping their Champions League push firmly on track, but the Polish striker was accused of scoring with a 'kung fu' kick. Piatek joined Milan from Genoa in January and has now scored eight...

Messi caps Barca comeback

Monday, 11 March 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano, ahead of their crunch Champions League second leg against Lyon. Raul de Tomas' scintillating strike gave struggling Rayo a surprise lead at the Camp Nou but Messi...

13 mintue hat-trick

Monday, 11 March 2019 | AFP | London

Raheem Sterling's rapid second-half hat-trick moved Manchester City four points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Watford before it was reduced to one after Liverpool’s Sunday triumph. City and Sterling had fortune on their side to end Watford's resistence after a goalless first-half. A minute...