India to tour Australia for multi-format Women A series in August

India to tour Australia for multi-format Women A series in August

Tuesday, 02 July 2024 | PTI | Sydney

India and Australia will lock horns in a multi-format women's A series in Queensland next month, in what is seen as a preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Bangladesh in less than four months' time. The tour will comprise of three T20Is in Brisbane, three ODIs in Mackay and...

For now, it stings, just gut-wrenching: SA skipper Markram on World Cup heartbreak

Monday, 01 July 2024 | PTI | Bridgetown

A devastated South African skipper Aiden Markram is hopeful that at some point he would be able to see the good in his team’s T20 World Cup campaign but for now, all he feels is a “sting” which, he hopes, will ensure a “fire in the belly for next time”. South...

Toni Kroos retirement delayed amid Germany’s adventure at Euro 2024

Monday, 01 July 2024 | AP | Dortmund

Toni Kroos gets another game before he retires. Germany’s Euro 2024 title challenge looks more real than ever. One of the most decorated players in modern soccer with six Champions League titles and a World Cup, Kroos wasn’t flashy as Germany beat Denmark 2-0 on Saturday, but he was a calm,...

From Dhoni, Tendulkar to Gavaskar all hail India’s T20 World Cup triumph

Monday, 01 July 2024 | PTI | New Delhi

The who’s who of Indian cricket fraternity, including Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar, hailed the title triumph in the T20 World Cup, saying it will inspire the country’s “starry-eyed children to move one step closer to their dreams”. India’s first T20 world champion skipper Dhoni led the chorus...

Ronaldo soccer's ultimate showstopper

Ronaldo soccer's ultimate showstopper

Sunday, 30 June 2024 | AP | Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo has been a showstopper, as expected, at the European Championship. Just not necessarily in the way he'd like to be. The Portugal superstar with 632 million followers on Instagram and a never-ending stream of endorsement deals has had to deal with a raft of on-field selfie-seekers, during matches and in...

Colombia dominates Costa Rica 3-0 to reach Copa America quarterfinals

Sunday, 30 June 2024 | AP | Glendale

Davinson Sánchez and Jhon Córdoba scored three minutes apart in the second half, and Colombia advanced to the Copa America quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Costa Rica. Colombia controlled possession (62%) for the second straight game and led 1-0 at halftime on Luis Díaz's penalty kick in the 31st minute. Los...

Praggnanandhaa lets Gukesh off hook on day of draws

Sunday, 30 June 2024 | PTI | Bucharest (Romania)

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa missed out on becoming a joint leader at the the Superbet Classic chess tournament after settling for a draw against compatriot D Gukesh in the third round here. After losing to Gukesh in the last Candidates tournament in April earlier this year, Praggnanandhaa had a great opportunity to...

Junior scores twice to lead Brazil to 4-1 win over Paraguay in Copa America group stage

Sunday, 30 June 2024 | AP | Las Vegas

Vinícius Junior scored two first-half goals to lead Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Paraguay and put itself in position to advance out of Group D in the Copa America. Savinho also scored a first-half goal for Brazil and Lucas Paqueta scored on a penalty kick in the second half. Omar...

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