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FA Cup final to be held on August 1

29 May 2020

FA Cup final to be held on August 1

In a statement released on Friday, the Football Association confirmed provisional dates for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final of the FA Cup.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Champion Petra Kvitova hails 'bizarre' Czech tournament

29 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Champion Petra Kvitova hails 'bizarre' Czech tournament

Petra Kvitova triumphed in the women's draw at an all-Czech tournament as the sports world slowly returns amid the coronavirus pandemic which caused a lockdown across the globe.

Top 5 Italian players in Premier League history

29 May 2020

Top 5 Italian players in Premier League history

Since Premier League's inception in 1992-93, Italian players have made their presence felt in England's top-tier football competition.

#ThisDayThatYear: David Warner leads SRH to maiden IPL title

29 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: David Warner leads SRH to maiden IPL title

On this day in 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched their maiden Indian Premier League title.

Transfer analysis: Why Philippe Coutinho would be ideal for Chelsea?

29 May 2020

Transfer analysis: Why Philippe Coutinho would be ideal for Chelsea?

Barcelona outcast Philippe Coutinho is set to be on the move again this summer.

Odion Ighalo's loan spell at Manchester United could be extended

29 May 2020

Odion Ighalo's loan spell at Manchester United could be extended

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo could see his loan deal at Manchester United be extended.

T20 World Cup schedule under high risk: Kevin Roberts

29 May 2020

T20 World Cup schedule under high risk: Kevin Roberts

Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts believes the upcoming T20 World Cup is unlikely to be held this year, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Serie A to resume on June 20: Details here

29 May 2020

Serie A to resume on June 20: Details here

After seeing La Liga and Premier League set dates for resumption of the 2019-20 season, Italy's Serie A too announced a move to start football next month.

Premier League set to resume on June 17: Details here

28 May 2020

Premier League set to resume on June 17: Details here

The Premier League is set to return on June 17 after the 20 clubs agreed to come back that week in Thursday's video conference.

'I hope your son gets coronavirus': Watford's Deeney reveals abuse

28 May 2020

'I hope your son gets coronavirus': Watford's Deeney reveals abuse

In a shameful incident highlighting how footballers are targeted by people, Watford captain Troy Deeney revealed the abuse he has suffered.

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

28 May 2020

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

Cricket Australia has announced a full international schedule for the 2020-21 summer.

New Zealand Cricket braces for job losses amid coronavirus pandemic

28 May 2020

New Zealand Cricket braces for job losses amid coronavirus pandemic

The New Zealand cricket board is set to cut down its workforce approximately by 10-15 percent and save $1.5 million as they prepare for an expected fall in revenue due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Top 5 Dutch players in Premier League history

28 May 2020

Top 5 Dutch players in Premier League history

Since Premier League's inception in 1992-93, Dutch players have made their presence felt in England's top-tier football competition.

I am looking forward to competing again, says Lionel Messi

28 May 2020

I am looking forward to competing again, says Lionel Messi

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi said that he is looking forward to playing in La Liga again.

Bundesliga, gameweek 28: Here are the key takeaways

28 May 2020

Bundesliga, gameweek 28: Here are the key takeaways

Gameweek 28 of the Bundesliga 2019-20 season gave us an interesting set of results which managed to light up the table.

EPL: Four new COVID-19 cases after third round of testing

28 May 2020

EPL: Four new COVID-19 cases after third round of testing

The third round of Premier League tests amid the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in four new cases.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

27 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah recently made his comeback in international cricket from a prolonged back injury.

ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

27 May 2020

ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

The ongoing battle between International Cricket Council (ICC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems to have taken an ugly turn.

'He is an entire package', Ian Bishop praises Bumrah

27 May 2020

'He is an entire package', Ian Bishop praises Bumrah

Former West Indies seamer Ian Bishop heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah, terming him a "generational talent".

Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed

27 May 2020

Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) would be a "great fit" for the October window if the ICC T20 World Cup is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kolkata Knight Riders a family to me: Sunil Narine

27 May 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders a family to me: Sunil Narine

West Indian spinner Sunil Narine expressed his love for the Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

Top 5 French players in Premier League history

27 May 2020

Top 5 French players in Premier League history

Since Premier League's inception in 1992-93, French players have made their presence felt in England's top-tier football competition.

Darren Lehmann vouches for split coaching in cricket: Details here

27 May 2020

Darren Lehmann vouches for split coaching in cricket: Details here

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann feels split-coaching is the way forward for Indian cricket and rest of the world.

Gareth Bale's confidence hurt by Real Madrid fans' jeering

27 May 2020

Gareth Bale's confidence hurt by Real Madrid fans' jeering

Real Madrid footballer Gareth Bale hasn't enjoyed the comforts at the club.

#ThisDayThatYear: Chennai Super Kings announce comeback with third IPL title

27 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Chennai Super Kings announce comeback with third IPL title

On this day in 2018, Chennai Super kings clinched a third Indian Premier League title.

Pogba and Rashford fit for Premier League restart, says Solskjaer

27 May 2020

Pogba and Rashford fit for Premier League restart, says Solskjaer

Manchester United have received a boost after manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba will be fit for the proposed resumption of the Premier League.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 set to be postponed

27 May 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 set to be postponed

The ICC T20 World Cup is likely to be postponed till 2022, however, no official announcement has been made yet.

West Indies resume training amid coronavirus pandemic

27 May 2020

West Indies resume training amid coronavirus pandemic

Ahead of the upcoming England tour, the West Indian contingent have returned to training.

Bundesliga, Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund: List of records broken

26 May 2020

Bundesliga, Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund: List of records broken

Bayern Munich increased their lead over Borussia Dortmund in the 2019-20 season of the Bundesliga.

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

26 May 2020

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for making the game batting-friendly.

Bharat Arun pins hopes on the Indian pace quartet

26 May 2020

Bharat Arun pins hopes on the Indian pace quartet

Bharat Arun feels the Indian pace quartet will continue to flourish for at least two more years.

Resuming cricket in bio-secure environment unrealistic: Rahul Dravid

26 May 2020

Resuming cricket in bio-secure environment unrealistic: Rahul Dravid

Indian legend Rahul Dravid feels playing cricket in bio-secure bubble is not a viable solution.

Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli, says Shubman Gill

26 May 2020

Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli, says Shubman Gill

Team India youngster Shubman Gill has praised skipper Virat Kohli.

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

26 May 2020

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc believes the game of cricket will become tedious for bowlers if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed.

Odion Ighalo's loan spell at Manchester United set to end

26 May 2020

Odion Ighalo's loan spell at Manchester United set to end

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo is likely to leave Manchester United on Sunday and return to parent club Shanghai Shenhua, who have offered him a new contract worth more than £75m over four years.

Bundesliga, Dortmund vs Bayern: Preview, stats and key players

26 May 2020

Bundesliga, Dortmund vs Bayern: Preview, stats and key players

A lot is at stake for both Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich when the two sides face each other tonight at Westfalenstadion in gameweek 28 of the Bundesliga 2019-20 season.

#ThisDayThatYear: A maiden IPL title for Mumbai Indians

26 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: A maiden IPL title for Mumbai Indians

On this day in 2013, Mumbai Indians won their first ever Indian Premier League title.

Happy Birthday, Sunil Narine: A look at his achievements

26 May 2020

Happy Birthday, Sunil Narine: A look at his achievements

West Indian cricketer Sunil Narine has turned 32 today.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

26 May 2020

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

25 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

Indian batsman Robin Uthappa recently expressed his concern after being unable to participate in the overseas leagues.

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

25 May 2020

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

South African opener Deal Elgar expressed interest in captaining South Africa in Test cricket.

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

25 May 2020

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan believes the return of sports could ward off the negative elements once the coronavirus pandemic ends.

I can still play international cricket: Harbhajan Singh

25 May 2020

I can still play international cricket: Harbhajan Singh

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes he is still proficient enough to play for Team India.

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

25 May 2020

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned 25 on Monday.

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95

25 May 2020

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95

Hockey stalwart Balbir Singh Dosanjh passed away on Monday after facing several health issues for over two weeks.

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

24 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

James Anderson has been a pioneer of England's bowling attack in Test cricket for years.

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

24 May 2020

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

India's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Sunday, clarified that any decision regarding the commencement of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be taken by the government.

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

24 May 2020

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

ICC Cricket Committee chairman Anil Kumble revealed the recommendation to ban saliva usage is only an interim measure to safeguard the health of players.

Top players who could join the Premier League this summer

24 May 2020

Top players who could join the Premier League this summer

The summer transfer window has continued to gain popularity as top class players are constantly being linked with a move.

Premier League: Bournemouth player one of two new COVID-19 cases

24 May 2020

Premier League: Bournemouth player one of two new COVID-19 cases

The second round of Premier League tests amid the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in two new cases.

Vincy T10 Premier League kicks off amid coronavirus pandemic

24 May 2020

Vincy T10 Premier League kicks off amid coronavirus pandemic

The inaugural season of Vincy Premier T10 League (VPL) commenced on May 22 at the Arnos Vale Sporting Complex, near Kingstown.

Bundesliga: Factors that could determine the Dortmund vs Bayern clash

24 May 2020

Bundesliga: Factors that could determine the Dortmund vs Bayern clash

The Bundesliga 2019-20 season resumption has seen fireworks from both Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

NBA in talks to resume season at Disney's sports complex

24 May 2020

NBA in talks to resume season at Disney's sports complex

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has entered into exploratory conversations with the Walt Disney Company about restarting the remainder of its season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.

#ThisDayThatYear: Adam Gilchrist's Deccan Chargers clinch the IPL title

24 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Adam Gilchrist's Deccan Chargers clinch the IPL title

On this day in 2009, Deccan Chargers became the second team to win an Indian Premier League title.

Pogba keen to hear Juventus offer, United need a decision

24 May 2020

Pogba keen to hear Juventus offer, United need a decision

Manchester United mid-fielder Paul Pogba is reportedly keen to hear whatever offer Juventus have to make in the summer transfer window.

La Liga to resume next month, new Ligue 1 season gets provisional date

24 May 2020

La Liga to resume next month, new Ligue 1 season gets provisional date

The French Football League (LFP) has set August 23 as the provisional date for the start of the next Ligue 1 season.

Rohit Sharma to undergo fitness test before returning to action

24 May 2020

Rohit Sharma to undergo fitness test before returning to action

Indian opener Rohit Sharma will have to clear a fitness test in order to make a comeback in international cricket.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

23 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

New Zealand recently cleaned up the mighty Indians 3-0 and 2-0 in the ODI and Test series respectively.

Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund beat Wolfsburg: List of records broken

23 May 2020

Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund beat Wolfsburg: List of records broken

Borussia Dortmund showed enough resistance to overcome Wolfsburg away from home in gameweek 27 of the Bundesliga 2019-20 season.