Near perfect India could play party poopers to under pressure Australia

Near perfect India could play party poopers to under pressure Australia

Monday, 24 June 2024 | PTI | Gros Islet (Saint Lucia)

India will be out to derail Australia's T20 World Cup campaign when they take on their shocked and under-pressure opponents in their final Super 8 game here on Monday. A third straight win for India will not only make them the group toppers and send them to the semifinals, it will...

Gangjee holds on in close finish to win Selangor Masters golf title

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | PTI | Selangor (Malaysia)

Rahil Gangjee won the PKNS Selangor Masters despite six bogeys in his 3-over 73 on the final day as he prevailed over Deyen Lawson (69) by one shot, here Saturday. The 45-year-old veteran, who had started the day with a five shot lead, finished at 8-under for the wire-to-wire win as...

Ronaldo can handle physical intensity of Euro 2024

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | AP | Dortmund (Germany)

Portugal coach Roberto Martinez plucked out statistics to defend his continued selection of Cristiano Ronaldo after the striker's capacity to handle the physical intensity of the European Championship was questioned on Friday. The 39-year-old Ronaldo played the full game but didn't score in Portugal's group-stage opener, a come-from-behind 2-1 win against...

Indian women compound archery team wins hat-trick of World Cup gold medals

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | PTI | Antalya (Turkey)

Indian compound women's archery team of Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Aditi Swami and Parneet Kaur continued their imperious form this season, securing a hattrick of World Cup gold medals with a win over Estonia in the third stage of the event here on Saturday. The trio, who had qualified as the top-seed,...

Shubhankar makes cut, but slips in third round of KLM Open

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | PTI | Amsterdam

Shubhankar Sharma, heading to the Paris Olympics in August, made the cut on the line in the second round of the KLM Open before suffering a round of 3-over 74 in the following round here. Sharma is now tied 67th. He had double bogey in the second round, and had two...

Nagal confirms his Paris Olympics qualification

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | PTI | Chennai

Indian tennis star Sumit Nagal on Saturday confirmed that he has officially qualified for the men's singles event of the upcoming Paris Olympics. The Paris Games will be his second stint in the Olympics, having also qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Games, where he made it to the second round. "Extremely glad...

Afghanistan set for stern Australia test in T20 World Cup Super Eight game

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | PTI | Kingstown (St Vincent and the Grenadines)

A stern test awaits Afghanistan as they take on a rampant Australia in their T20 World Cup Super Eight Group 1 clash here on Sunday. Coming off a 47-run thrashing at the hands of India, Afghanistan will be under pressure not just to record a win but also to improve their...

West Indies crush USA by 9 wickets

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | PTI | Bridgetown (Barbados)

Opener Shai Hope blasted an unbeaten 82 as West Indies came back roaring to crush the United States of America by nine wickets in the T20 World Cup Group 2 Super Eight match here. After bowling out the USA for a mere 128 in 19.5 overs, the West Indies batters went...

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