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#ThisDayThatYear: Dhoni becomes the first captain with 100 IPL wins

India's cash-rich league has seen many captains making an impact, but MS Dhoni's charismatic leadership is still unmatched.

11 Apr 2020

Real Madrid

Transfer news: Real to offer Bale, Rodriguez for Tottenham's Kane

Spanish giants Real Madrid are believed to be in the hunt for an established striker.

11 Apr 2020


Premier League flashback: Statistical analysis of the 2001-02 season

After winning three successive Premier League titles from 1998-99 to 2000-01, Manchester United saw Arsenal come on top in 2001-02.

11 Apr 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: Arsenal to provide over 30,000 free meals

English club Arsenal is all set to provide more than 30,000 to vulnerable people in the local community in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Holder admits struggle after being removed as Windies ODI skipper

West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder says he has found transitioning back as a player in the ODI side tough after being removed as captain in the format for Kieron Pollard.

Key details regarding Ashwin, Dhoni's online cricket coaching

All sport activities including cricket has been canceled or postponed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wanted Pietersen to play despite disliking him: Graeme Swann

Former England spinner Graeme Swann described how he always wanted Kevin Pietersen to play for England despite their differences.

11 Apr 2020


#GamingBytes: Five video games featuring popular DC Comics' characters, ranked

While Marvel has been more successful than DC on the big screen, the latter races way ahead when it comes to video games.

10 Apr 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: BCCI clears quarterly dues of players amid lockdown

Despite the nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has cleared the payments of centrally contracted players.

England unlikely to host West Indies for Test series

The possibility of England's home series against West Indies looks bleak, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

10 Apr 2020


Manchester United yet to make an extension offer, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo has revealed Manchester United are yet to offer him a contract extension beyond his current loan spell.

10 Apr 2020


Leeds United legend Norman Hunter in hospital with coronavirus

Former England defender Norman Hunter is being treated in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.

10 Apr 2020

Virat Kohli

'Sachin was the hardest to get out', says Michael Clarke

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke hailed Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar for his impeccable batting technique.

10 Apr 2020


Premier League flashback: Statistical analysis of the 2000-01 season

Manchester United's unstoppable run in the Premier League continued.

Here's the best over Ricky Ponting ever faced

Former Australian star batsman Ricky Ponting left a lasting legacy in the world of cricket.

PCB sends Umar Akmal's case to Disciplinary Panel

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal will not appeal against the corruption charges levelled by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

10 Apr 2020

Chelsea FC

Here are the top football transfer news and rumors

All sporting events including football faces uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic.

10 Apr 2020

Virat Kohli

'Players weren't thinking about IPL contract', Tim Paine responds

Australian captain Tim Paine has rejected Michael Clarke's claims of "sucking up" to Virat Kohli during the 2018-19 Test series.

10 Apr 2020


Lionel Messi brands Inter Milan transfer rumors as fake news

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has branded reports linking him with a move to Inter Milan as fake news.

09 Apr 2020

Real Madrid

Here are the teams chasing Real Madrid outcast James Rodriguez

Real Madrid outcast James Rodriguez is believed to be a valued asset in the transfer market.

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday said it was postponing a two-match Test series against Australia scheduled for June due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev shot down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion to have an India-Pakistan series to raise funds which can help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

09 Apr 2020

UEFA Champions League

Premier League flashback: Statistical analysis of the 1999-2000 season

The Premier League 1999-2000 season saw Manchester United lift the trophy for the sixth time since its inception in 1992-93.

Boucher disappointed with South Africa's performance against England and Australia

South Africa Team Director Mark Boucher remains optimistic about rebuilding a strong Proteas side despite a tough summer.

09 Apr 2020


#ThisDayThatYear: Tendulkar became the youngest to scale 3,000 ODI runs

Former Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest to surpass 3,000 ODI runs on this day, 25 years ago.

09 Apr 2020

Real Madrid

Coronavirus outbreak: Real Madrid players to take 10-20% pay cut

Spanish club Real Madrid's players, coaches and the main directors are set to take a pay cut of 10-20% amid the coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Kane Williamson the player of all seasons?

An architect in Test cricket, a floater in the ODIs and a terrific T20I finisher, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been ruling the roost ever since he burst on to the international stage.

New Zealand Players' Association awards: Southee, Devine win big

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee oclaimed the top honors in the annual Players' Association awards for his performance in the home series against India.

Cricket South Africa to introduce fitness clause in player's contracts

In a bid to set benchmark for fitness, Cricket South Africa (CSA) is planning to add a fitness clause in the player contracts.

Uthappa picks Gambhir as best skipper he has played under

India batsman Robin Uthappa picked the best captain he has played under and surprisingly it was neither Rahul Dravid nor MS Dhoni.

MS Dhoni Academy starts live classes on Facebook amid lockdown

The MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) has commenced live class on Facebook in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australian Cricketers' Association announces relief fund for players

An Emergency Assistance Fund of $250,000 was launched by the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) for former and incumbent players.

Steve Smith highlights one of his major career goals

Australian star batsman Steve Smith believes India is one of the toughest places to play cricket and winning a Test series in the country is a major career goal for him.

08 Apr 2020

Virat Kohli

Roger Federer does solo drill, challenges Virat Kohli amid lockdown

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has been quite active on social media in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

08 Apr 2020


Premier League flashback: Statistical analysis of the 1998-99 season

In 1998-99 season of the Premier League, Manchester United came back to lift the honor.

Wisden Leading Cricketer 2019: Ben Stokes bags the award

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the recently published 2020 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Buttler's 2019 World Cup shirt raises £65,000

England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has raised more than £65,000 to help fight the coronavirus by auctioning off his ICC World Cup 2019 final shirt.

08 Apr 2020


Mourinho trains in park, Tottenham issue social distancing reminder

Tottenham Hotspur players have been reminded of their responsibilities during the coronavirus lockdown after some were spotted flouting social distancing rules.

07 Apr 2020


World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.