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30 Jul 2021South Africa Cricket Team
South Africa to tour Sri Lanka in September: Details here
The South Africa cricket team will be touring Sri Lanka for a limited-overs series in September.
30 Jul 2021Badminton
Sensational Sindhu enters semifinals at Tokyo Olympics
Reigning world champion PV Sindhu kept India's hopes of winning a first-ever Olympic gold in badminton alive as she reached the semifinals of women's singles with a fighting straight-game win over world no. 5 Japanese Akane Yamaguchi on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Tennis
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic
Germany's Alexander Zverev stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in the men's singles semi-final clash at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Chelsea FC
Decoding Thomas Tuchel's managerial records
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel joined the Premier League club in January 2021 and since then has gone on to stamp his authority.
30 Jul 2021Lovlina Borgohain
Tokyo Olympics: Presenting the journey of boxer Lovlina Borgohain
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain has assured India of a second medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
30 Jul 2021Archery
Third time unlucky: Archer Deepika crashes out in quarterfinals
World number one archer Deepika Kumari's quest for an Olympic medal ended in heartbreak for the third time as she surrendered tamely to Korean top seed An San in straight sets in the quarterfinals on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Yuzvendra Chahal
Sri Lanka vs India: Chahal, Gowtham test COVID-19 positive
In a major development, Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and all-rounder K Gowtham have tested positive for COVID-19.
30 Jul 2021England Cricket Team
England pacer James Anderson turns 39: Decoding his achievements
Veteran England fast bowler James Anderson turned 39 on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Vinay Kumar
IPL: Mumbai Indians appoint Vinay Kumar as talent scout
Former Indian fast bowler Vinay Kumar has been named the talent scout of Mumbai Indians.
30 Jul 2021Olympics
Manu, Rahi crash out of women's 25m pistol qualifications
Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat crashed out of the 25m pistol qualifications (rapid-fire stage) as both finished outside the top-8 at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Archery
Kumari seals last-eight berth, ousts former world champion Russian Perova
World number one archer Deepika Kumari held her nerves to pip former world champion Ksenia Perova of the Russian Olympic Committee in a thrilling one-arrow shoot-off to advance to the women's individual quarterfinals of the Olympic Games on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Boxing
Lovlina assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo Olympics
Debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured India of their first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion, Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei, to enter the semifinals on Friday.
29 Jul 2021Shikhar Dhawan
Sri Lanka beat India in third T20I, win series
Sri Lanka beat a depleted Indian cricket team to win the third T20I and seal the three-match series by a 2-1 margin.
29 Jul 2021Football
Eriksen will return to Inter for tests after cardiac arrest
Danish mid-fielder Christian Eriksen will return to Inter Milan next week for tests to see if he can continue his playing career with the club.
29 Jul 20212020 Tokyo Olympics
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 6: Complete report
The Indians were off to a terrific start on Day 6 of the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
29 Jul 2021PV Sindhu
Notable records held by Indian players in badminton
Indian badminton player PV Sindhu is set to square off with Akane Yamaguchi in women's singles quarter-final at the Tokyo Olympics.
29 Jul 2021Bangladesh Cricket Team
Bangladesh vs Australia, T20Is: Records that can be scripted
Bangladesh and Australia are set to battle it out in a five-match T20I series, starting August 3.
29 Jul 2021Ireland
Hockey: Indian women face must-win game against Ireland
Staring at an early exit after three consecutive losses, the Indian women's hockey team can't settle for anything less than a victory against Ireland in their penultimate pool match in Tokyo on Friday to keep their quarterfinal hopes alive in Olympics.
29 Jul 2021Serena Williams
Decoding the unbreakable records in women's tennis
Over the last few years, several female tennis players have scaled new heights.
29 Jul 2021Tokyo
Fouaad Mirza's horse 'Seigneur Medicott' certified as sound in health
Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza's equine partner Seigneur Medicott was on Thursday certified as sound in health and fulfilling the necessary criteria of the judging committee to begin Tokyo Olympics action on Friday, said a statement issued by the Embassy Group, which is backing Mirza.
29 Jul 2021Tennis
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic beats Nishikori, reaches semis
World number one Novak Djokovic tamed Japan's Kei Nishikori in the men's singles quarter-finals at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
29 Jul 2021UEFA Champions League
Statistical analysis of Jurgen Klopp's stint at Liverpool
Since joining Premier League club Liverpool from Borussia Dortmund in 2015, Jurgen Klopp has managed the Reds with precision and quality.
29 Jul 2021Football
Unbreakable records held by Manchester United
Manchester United will be aiming to challenge for the Premier League title in the upcoming 2021-22 season after finishing a distant second last campaign.
29 Jul 2021Archery
Das knocks out Olympic champion, joins wife in last 16
Indian archer Atanu Das on Thursday proved a point by knocking out two-time Olympic champion Oh Jin Hyek to join his wife Deepika Kumari in individual pre-quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics.
29 Jul 2021Olympics
Manu, Rahi placed 5th, 25th respectively in 25m pistol qualifications
Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat were placed 5th and 25th respectively in the women's 25m pistol qualification (precision) at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
29 Jul 2021ICC World Test Championship
ICC World Test Championship final smashes viewership records
The ICC WTC final between India and New Zealand in Southampton was the most watched across all series that were part of the inaugural championship cycle.
29 Jul 2021Novak Djokovic
'Pressure is a privilege', says Djokovic as history beckons him
World number one Novak Djokovic believes "pressure is a privilege" in professional sport.
29 Jul 2021Indian Hockey Team
Dominant India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth
The Indian men's hockey team stormed into the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending Argentina, scoring two goals in the final two minutes of its penultimate pool match on Thursday.
29 Jul 2021Badminton
Tokyo Olympics: Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals
Reigning world champion PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals with a straight-game triumph over Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the Olympics badminton competition on Thursday.
29 Jul 2021Boxing
Tokyo Games: Pugilist Satish Kumar sails into quarterfinals
Indian boxer Satish Kumar (+91kg) eased into the quarterfinals of his debut Olympic Games, defeating Jamaica's Ricardo Brown in his opening bout in Tokyo on Thursday.
28 Jul 2021Shikhar Dhawan
Sri Lanka beat India in 2nd T20I: Records broken
The Indian cricket team handed four players their T20I debuts in the second encounter of the three-match series against Sri Lanka.
28 Jul 2021Novak Djokovic
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 5: Complete report
It was a mixed day for India on Day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
28 Jul 2021Boxing
Tokyo Olympics: Debutante boxer Pooja Rani enters quarterfinals
Indian boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) out-punched Algeria's Ichrak Chaib in her opening bout to enter the quarterfinals of her maiden Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday.
28 Jul 2021Archery
Archery: Deepika keeps medal hopes alive, enters pre-quarterfinals
World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari survived some anxious moments before getting past US teenager Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 to sail into the pre-quarterfinals of the women's individual section and keep Indian medal hopes alive at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
28 Jul 2021Nepal
Everest Premier League: Afridi to play for Kathmandu Kings XI
Former Pakistan cricketer and veteran T20 stalwart Shahid Afridi will be making his presence felt in the Everest Premier League.
28 Jul 2021Indian Hockey Team
Rejuvenated India eyes win against Argentina to seal QF berth
A resurgent Indian men's hockey team would look to seal a quarterfinal berth but defending champions Argentina won't be an easy challenge to overcome when the two sides clash in their penultimate pool match of the Olympics on Thursday.
28 Jul 2021Football
Decoding Pep Guardiola's records as manager
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be aiming to continue his success since arriving at the club in 2016.
28 Jul 2021India
Legendary Indian badminton player Nandu Natekar no more
Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international title in 1956, died in Pune on Wednesday.
28 Jul 2021Test Cricket
Decoding the key numbers of Ajinkya Rahane in England
Team India vice-captain and middle-order batter Ajinkya Rahane has a crucial task ahead of him in the upcoming Test series against England.
28 Jul 2021England Cricket Team
Former England pacer Mike Hendrick dies aged 72
Former England pacer Mike Hendrick passed away on Tuesday at the age of 72.