Juve & Barca complete Pjanic-Arthur swap deal

Juve & Barca complete Pjanic-Arthur swap deal

Wednesday, 01 July 2020 | AFP | Turin

Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Bosnian International midfielder Miralem Pjanic from Juventus for an initial 60 million euros ($67.4m), plus a potential five million euros more in bonuses, the two clubs announced on Monday. The 30-year-old will move to the Camp Nou on a four-year deal once the current,...

None better than Ben to step in for Root: Hussain

Wednesday, 01 July 2020 | IANS | London

Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels Ben Stokes will do well as a one-time skipper, however, handing him the armband permanently  would be something The Three Lions should be concerned about. “There is no one better than Ben Stokes to step in for Joe Root as a short-term captain when England...

Six Pak players, including Hafeez, test negative for COVID-19; to join squad in England

Six Pak players, including Hafeez, test negative for COVID-19; to join squad in England

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | PTI | Lahore

Six Pakistani cricketers, who were found to be COVID-19 positive ahead of the team's departure for England last week, have now tested negative for the second time in three days making them eligible to join the squad in the UK. Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and...

Rohit is one of greatest ever ODI openers: Srikkanth

Rohit is one of greatest ever ODI openers: Srikkanth

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Stylish India batsman Rohit Sharma is one of the greatest ever ODI openers, considering his ability to score daddy hundreds, says former captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth. Out of his 29 ODI centuries, 11 times Rohit has scored in excess of 140, including three double hundreds. Srikkanth, who himself was an explosive opener during...

Australia-Zimbabwe ODI series postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Australia-Zimbabwe ODI series postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | PTI | Melbourne

The One-Day series between Australia and Zimbabwe was on Tuesday postponed by mutual agreement between the two boards due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-match series was to played in August but Australia is currently grappling with a fresh wave of COVID-19 cases. The country has recorded more than 7500 positive...

My style won't change if given role of captaincy in absence of Root: Stokes

My style won't change if given role of captaincy in absence of Root: Stokes

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | PTI | London

Star all-rounder Ben Stokes says he won't change his playing approach even if he is handed England's captaincy in the absence of regular skipper Joe Root for the Test series-opener against the West Indies. Vice-captain Stokes is being speculated to replace Root, who is taking leave to be with his wife...

Wembley empty for match for first time, FA cuts 82 jobs

Wembley empty for match for first time, FA cuts 82 jobs

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | AP | London

As the 90,000-capacity Wembley held its first game without fans, the financial impact of the pandemic on English soccer was revealed by the national stadium's owners. The English Football Association announced plans to cut 82 jobs to cover an anticipated 300 million pound ( 370 million) deficit due to the coronavirus...

Five in a row

Five in a row

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | AFP | Barcelona

Karim Benzema delivered another moment of magic on Sunday as Real Madrid took a two-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga by beating bottom club Espanyol. Benzema’s volley against Valencia could be goal of the season and he might now have a claim to best assist too after...

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