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26 May 2021

England Cricket Team

England vs New Zealand, Tests: Records Ross Taylor can script

England and New Zealand will face each other in a two-match Test series, starting June 2 at Lord's.

World Test Championship final: ICC mulls over playing conditions

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is revisiting the existing playing conditions for the World Test Championship, scheduled to be played between New Zealand and India from June 18.

26 May 2021


Simone Biles becomes first woman to land Yurchenko double pike

Gymnast Simone Biles has become the first woman to land the Yurchenko double pike vault in the competition.

26 May 2021


Who is German national football team's next manager Hansi Flick?

Bayern Munich's departing manager Hansi Flick is all set to take over as German national football team boss after the upcoming European Championships.

Australia, New Zealand to play five T20Is each in Bangladesh

Australia are set to tour Bangladesh to compete in a five-match T20I series, later this year.

26 May 2021

Mary Kom

India assured of four more medals at Asian Boxing Championships

Four Indian boxers, including three women, advanced to the semifinals with impressive victories as India's assured medal tally swelled to 12 in the Asian Championships in Dubai.

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in second ODI: Records broken

After winning the first ODI against Sri Lanka by 33 runs, the Bangladesh cricket team won the second match in Dhaka in a convincing fashion.

25 May 2021


Europa League final, Villarreal vs Manchester United: The key stats

Villarreal and Manchester United are set to take on each other in the Europa League final in Gdansk on Wednesday night.

25 May 2021

French Open

French Open, Rafael Nadal can script history: Decoding the stats

Undisputed King of Clay - Rafael Nadal - is all set to start the 2021 edition of the French Open as the favorite.

25 May 2021

Real Madrid

Euro 2020: Decoding the squad of Spain

The Spain national football team has been announced for the upcoming European Championships in June.

25 May 2021

Shiva Thapa

India off to a winning start at Asian Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa (64kg) and Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg) gave India the perfect start at the Asian Boxing Championships, storming into the quarterfinals with impressive victories on Monday.

Elavenil, Saurabh put up strong show at European Shooting Championship

World number one in women's 10m air rifle, Elavenil Valarivan, and world number two in men's 10m air pistol, Saurabh Chaudhary, put up a strong show in the European Shooting Championship in Croatia on Monday.

Nortje, Markram nominated for annual Cricket South Africa awards

Fast bowler Anrich Nortje, opening batsman Aiden Markram, and women's cricketer Shabnim Ismail are among the several Proteas cricketers who have been nominated for the annual Cricket South Africa awards.

PSL 6: Shahid Afridi and Naseem Shah to miss tournament

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will not play any part in the remainder of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6 after being sidelined with a lower-back injury.

25 May 2021

UEFA Champions League

City boss Pep Guardiola named LMA Manager of the Year

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been named the League Managers' Association (LMA) Manager of the Year.

25 May 2021

Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who had tested positive for COVID-19, was on Monday admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Fortis hospital in Mohali with doctors saying that his condition is stable. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia.

24 May 2021

French Open

Here's all you need to know about French Open 2021

The 2021 edition of the French Open is set to begin on May 30 in Paris, France.

India tour of UK: Records which Ishant Sharma can break

India are set to embark on the UK tour to take part in the ICC World Test Championship finale, and the England Test series.

BCCI to donate 2,000 oxygen concentrators in fight against COVID-19

In a major move, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will contribute 2,000 oxygen concentrators of 10 liters each to help India fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

India assured of seven medals at Asian Boxing Championships

A crucial test of preparations for Olympic-bound boxers, the Asian Championships get underway in Dubai on Monday with India already assured of podium finishes after seven women boxers entered the semi-finals due to the small size of their respective draws.

World T20 2020: India Women yet to receive prize money

Over a year after India Women finished as the runners-up in the T20 World Cup Down Under, they are yet to receive the prize money of $5,00,000.

WI vs SA: Fast bowler Marquino Mindley tests COVID-19 positive

West Indies fast bowler Marquino Mindley tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the upcoming Test series against South Africa.

24 May 2021


Ligue 1: Lille beat Angers, clinch first title since 2011

Lille were crowned Ligue 1 champions after they defeated Angers 2-1.

23 May 2021


Premier League: Leicester, West Ham and Tottenham grab European berths

On a dramatic final day of the Premier League 2020-21 season, the race for European berths heated up considerably putting fans at the edge of their seats.

23 May 2021

Chelsea FC

Premier League, Liverpool and Chelsea secure top-four berths: Records broken

Liverpool sealed a fifth successive win in the Premier League 2020-21 season to take third place and qualify for the Champions League.

Asia Cup 2021 postponed to 2023 due to hectic calendar

In a major development, the 2021 edition of the Asia Cup has been officially postponed to 2023 due to a packed calendar.

1st ODI: Bangladesh humble Sri Lanka in Dhaka

A resounding spell by spinner Mehidy Hasan helped Bangladesh defeat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in the first ODI at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka.

23 May 2021

Formula 1

Formula 1, Max Verstappen wins the Monaco GP: Records broken

Max Verstappen won his second race in the 2021 season of Formula 1 by sealing the show at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.

New Zealand tour of England: Records Kane Williamson can break

New Zealand are set to tour UK for competing in the England Test series and the ICC World Test Championship finale.

23 May 2021


Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski breaks Gerd Muller's 49-year-old record

Star striker Robert Lewandowski has eclipsed a 49-year-old record of legend Gerd Muller in the Bundesliga.

23 May 2021


Bundesliga 2020-21: Decoding the season's key numbers

The Bundesliga 2020-21 season came to an end on Saturday as champions Bayern Munich were presented with the trophy.

23 May 2021


Lionel Messi wins record eighth Pichichi: Details here

Barcelona legend Lionel Messi finished as La Liga's top scorer once again after amassing 30 goals in the 2020-21 season.

IPL 2021: UAE likely to host the remaining matches

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to conduct the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season in September-October this year.

23 May 2021

Real Madrid

La Liga 2020-21: Decoding champions Atletico Madrid's season in numbers

On Saturday, Atletico Madrid were crowned champions of Spain after they beat Real Valladolid in the final gameweek of La Liga.

23 May 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi Police arrests Sushil Kumar: All you need to know

Two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, who was on the run for his alleged involvement in the murder of a fellow wrestler, was arrested by the Delhi Police this morning.

22 May 2021

Real Madrid

La Liga: Real Madrid beat Villarreal 2-1 on final matchday

Real Madrid produced a terrific win over Villarreal on the final matchday of the 2020/21 La Liga season.

22 May 2021


Atletico crowned La Liga champions after beating Valladolid: Records broken

Atletico Madrid won their 11th La Liga title and a first in seven years after beating Real Valladolid 2-1 in gameweek 38.

Prasidh Krishna recovers from COVID-19, set to join Team India

Fast bowler Prasidh Krishna is set to join the Indian contingent for the upcoming tour of England after recovering from COVID-19.

22 May 2021

FIFA World Cup

Will FIFA make the World Cup biennial?

The football World Cup is held every four years since the inaugural edition in 1930.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, ODIs: Records that can be scripted

Bangladesh host Sri Lanka for a three-match ODI series, starting May 23.