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22 May 2021Asian Championships
Indian boxers reach Dubai for Asian Championships after delayed landing
The Indian boxing team, featuring the likes of MC Mary Kom (51kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg), reached Dubai to compete in the Asian Boxing Championships aboard an "air-bubble flight," which had to stay mid-air longer than scheduled as administrative paperwork delayed its landing.
Indian football team begins training in Doha for joint Qualifiers
All the players and support staff of the Indian football team have tested negative for COVID-19 after arrival in Qatar on Wednesday and have also started training ahead of the joint Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup next month.
22 May 2021Boxing
Vinod Tanwar tests positive for COVID-19, withdrawn from Asian Championships
South Asian Games gold medalist Indian boxer Vinod Tanwar (49kg) has been withdrawn from the Indian men's boxing team for the Asian Championships in Dubai after he tested positive for COVID-19.
22 May 2021England Cricket Team
England fast bowler Stuart Broad set to break these records
England are set to host New Zealand for a two-match Test series, starting June 2.
22 May 2021Cricket: News, Stats and more!
England vs New Zealand, Tests: Records Tim Southee can script
England are set to host New Zealand for a two-match Test series, starting June 2 at Lord's.
22 May 20212020 Tokyo Olympics
148 athletes across sports get COVID-19 vaccine jab
As many as 148 athletes across all sports, including those who have qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Games, have already received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination, according to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Europa League 2020-21: Decoding the stats of Manchester United
Manchester United will be aiming to end the 2020-21 season on a high note by winning the UEFA Europa League.
22 May 2021Tennis
Novak Djokovic turns 34: Presenting his monumental records
Tennis legend Novak Djokovic turned 34 on Saturday.
Clubs that could sign Tottenham ace Harry Kane
Tottenham ace Harry Kane wants a new challenge and is keen to depart the club in the summer.
22 May 2021Olympics
Tokyo Olympics will be held regardless of COVID-19 emergency: IOC
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is keen on conducting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as scheduled despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Japan.
22 May 2021Real Madrid
La Liga: Decoding the title race between Atletico and Real
The final weekend of La Liga 2020-21 sees Madrid teams Atletico and Real in the race for the league title.
21 May 2021Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Ravichandran Ashwin vs Harbhajan Singh: Statistical comparison (after 78 Tests)
Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the most astute spinners in Test cricket presently.
21 May 2021England Cricket Team
Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin announces retirement
Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect.
21 May 2021India
Indian women cricketers not very athletic: Fielding coach Abhay Sharma
India's women cricketers are not as athletic and strong as their foreign counterparts when it comes to running around the park and that is something fielding coach Abhay Sharma will work on extensively with them during the upcoming UK tour.
21 May 2021Football
La Liga: Messi to miss Barcelona's final game this season
Argentine star Lionel Messi is set to miss Barcelona's final fixture of the ongoing La Liga season.
21 May 2021England Cricket Team
England vs New Zealand, Test series: Preview, stats and more
England are set to host New Zealand in a two-match Test series before the inaugural ICC World Test Championship final.
21 May 2021Virat Kohli
'Easier to dismiss Rohit Sharma', says Mohammad Amir
Former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has admitted that he fancied bowling to Rohit Sharma than to Indian captain Virat Kohli.
21 May 2021Ministry of Sports
Sports Ministry invites applications for National Sports Awards
The Ministry of Sports on Thursday invited applications for the National Sports Awards, allowing eligible athletes, coaches, universities, and other entities to self-nominate and apply online.
21 May 2021Indian Premier League (IPL)
ICC to decide 2021 World T20's fate on June 1
The upcoming edition of the T20 World Cup is likely to be moved out of India due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
21 May 2021Football
India will host FIFA U-17 Women's WC in October 2022
The U-17 Women's World Cup will be held in India from October 11 to 30 next year, FIFA Council said on Thursday.
20 May 2021Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma vs Virender Sehwag: Statistical comparison (as openers)
Virender Sehwag is deemed as one of India's greatest openers across all formats.
20 May 2021Wriddhiman Saha
India tour of England: Bharat named standby for Wriddhiman Saha
Andhra Pradesh wicket-keeper-batsman KS Bharat has been included as a standby for Wriddhiman Saha for India's tour of England that comprises the World Test Championship final and England Test series.
Premier League Hall of Fame: Gerrard and Beckham latest inductees
Former England stars Steven Gerrard and David Beckham have become the latest players to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
Bangladesh announce squad for Sri Lanka ODIs: Details here
Bangladesh have announced a 15-member squad for the first two ODI matches against Sri Lanka, starting May 23.
20 May 2021European Championships
Euro 2020: Decoding the squad of Germany
The German national football team has been announced for the upcoming European Championships in June.
20 May 2021Indian Women's Hockey Team
Savita Punia: Time to replicate Asian success in big-ticket events
Indian women's hockey team vice-captain Savita Punia believes it is time her team replicates the success at the Asian level in big-ticket events including the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Nearly 4,000 spectators set to be allowed for WTC final
In a major development, the ICC World Test Championship final between New Zealand and India is set to be held in the presence of about 4,000 spectators at The Ageas Bowl.
Manchester City's Ruben Dias crowned FWA Footballer of the Year
Manchester City defender Ruben Dias has been crowned Football Writers' Association (FWA) Footballer of the Year for the Premier League 2020-21 season.
20 May 2021Milkha Singh
Milkha Singh tests COVID-19 positive, says I'm in 'high spirits'
Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in isolation at his Chandigarh residence.
India Women to tour Australia: Here's the complete schedule
The Indian women's cricket team will be touring Down Under to face the Australian Women's side.
PSG beat Monaco 2-0 to win French Cup: Records broken
Paris Saint-Germain overcame Monaco 2-0 to win the Coupe de France as they could be on course for a domestic double this season.
20 May 2021Test Cricket
Indian women's team to play first-ever pink-ball Test in Australia
The Indian women's cricket team will compete in its maiden day-night Test when it tours Australia later this year, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said on Thursday.
Rahul Dravid to coach Team India on Sri Lanka tour
The head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Rahul Dravid, will be the coach of Team India for the upcoming limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka.
Juventus beat Atalanta 2-1, clinch 14th Coppa Italia title
A late strike by Federico Chiesa helped Juventus claim a 2-1 victory over Atalanta in the final of the Italian Cup on Wednesday.
BCCI central contracts 2020/21: Shafali Verma promoted to Grade B
Young Indian opener Shafali Verma has been promoted to Grade B in BCCI's central contracts for the season 2020/21.
20 May 2021Liverpool FC
Premier League, Liverpool thrash Burnley 3-0: Records broken
Liverpool moved into the top four of the Premier League 2020-21 season after beating Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor.
Premier League, Aston Villa beat Tottenham: List of records broken
Tottenham's push for an European berth suffered a big dent as Aston Villa came back from behind to beat them 2-1 in the Premier League.
19 May 2021Virat Kohli
Sachin Tendulkar vs Virat Kohli: Statistical comparison (after 91 Tests)
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar remains the greatest batsman of all-time.
19 May 2021Indian Football Team
Chhetri to play WC and Asian Cup Qualifiers in Doha
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri made a return after recovering from COVID-19 infection as a 28-member squad leaves for Doha on Wednesday for the three upcoming matches of the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers.
19 May 2021Cricket: News, Stats and more!
PSL: PCB gets clearance to host remaining season in UAE
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received a green signal by the Abu Dhabi government to stage the reminder of Pakistan Super League 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).