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31 Aug 2021Shahid Afridi
Former Pakistan all-rounder Afridi draws criticism for statement on Taliban
Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has a knack for getting involved in controversies.
31 Aug 2021Delhi
Six gold medals for India at Asian Youth Championships
Indian boxers dominated the Asian Youth Championships, notching up six gold medals along with nine silver and five bronze in the event where the women's competition was significantly depleted due to pullouts caused by COVID-19 related travel restrictions.
31 Aug 2021US Open
US Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev defeats Gasquet in straight sets
Russia's Daniil Medvedev has defeated Richard Gasquet in the first round of 2021 US Open.
31 Aug 2021US Open
US Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Murray in five-set battle
Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas overcame former world number one Andy Murray in the opening round of the 2021 US Open.
31 Aug 2021Sri Lanka Cricket Team
Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ODI series: Statistical preview
After hosting Team India, Sri Lanka are set to face South Africa in another white-ball leg at home.
Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil wins second gold medal for India
Javelin thrower Sumit Antil has clinched a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
30 Aug 2021Dubai
India end Asian Junior Boxing Championship with eight gold medals
The girls snared half a dozen of them as India ended its Asian Junior Boxing Championship campaign in Dubai with a whopping eight gold medals besides bagging five silver and six bronze.
30 Aug 2021Vinod Kumar
Tokyo Paralympics: Vinod Kumar loses bronze, declared ineligible- Here's why
India's Vinod Kumar has lost his F52 discus throw bronze medal at Tokyo Paralympics after a disability classification assessment by the organizers.
30 Aug 2021Twitter
PM Modi lauds feats of Indian players at Paralympics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian medal-winners at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday and also spoke to them over the phone to laud their efforts.
Have been training without a coach, says para-athlete Kathuniya
It's a silver worth its weight in gold for Indian discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya, who trained for the Tokyo Paralympics without a coach and is quite proud to have finished on the podium without any tangible guidance for over one year now.
30 Aug 2021Football
Lionel Messi makes Ligue 1 debut as PSG beat Reims
Argentine star Lionel Messi made his much-awaited debut for Paris Saint-Germain as the side defeated Stade de Reims on Sunday.
30 Aug 2021Washington Sundar
IPL 2021: Akash Deep replaces injured Washington Sundar at RCB
In a huge blow for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, star all-rounder Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the second half of IPL 2021 due to a finger injury.
30 Aug 2021Paralympics
Jhajharia, Gurjar win silver and bronze in javelin throw F46
Two-time gold-winning javelin throw veteran Devendra Jhajharia clinched a stupendous third Paralympic medal, a silver this time, while discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya also finished second as India surpassed its best-ever medal tally at the Games on Monday.
Yogesh Kathuniya bags silver in men's discus throw F56 event
Discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya clinched a silver medal in the men's F56 event in the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday as athletics remained India's happy hunting ground at the Games.
Paralympics: Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win gold
Shooter Avani Lekhara scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics.
30 Aug 2021Formula 1
F1: Max Verstappen wins the aborted rain-hit Belgian GP
Red Bull's Max Verstappen was declared the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix that lasted just two laps behind the safety car.
Premier League, Manchester United beat Wolves: Records broken
Mason Greenwood scored the decisive goal as Manchester United beat Wolves 1-0 in gameweek three of the Premier League 2021-22 season on Sunday.
29 Aug 2021Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer gears up for second half of IPL 2021
Shreyas Iyer will be in action in the second phase of 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
29 Aug 2021Tokyo Paralympics
Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar clinches silver in men's high jump
India's Nishad Kumar clinched the silver medal in the men's high jump at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games on Sunday.
Premier League, Tottenham beat Watford: List of records broken
Tottenham Hotspur are top of the table in the Premier League, being the only side to register three victories from three games ahead of the international break.
29 Aug 2021Rohit Sharma
Fourth Test: Rohit Sharma can break these records
Rohit Sharma has looked India's best batsman in the ongoing Test series against England so far.
29 Aug 2021Indian Premier League (IPL)
Sri Lanka's Chameera, Hasaranga granted NOC for IPL 2021
Sri Lankan cricketers Dushmantha Chameera and Wanindu Hasaranga have been granted a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season.
29 Aug 2021Tennis
Ilya Ivashka wins Winston-Salem Open, clinches maiden ATP title
Ilya Ivashka, on Saturday, breezed past Mikael Ymer to win his maiden ATP Tour-level title.
29 Aug 2021Liverpool FC
Trent Alexander-Arnold vs Aaron Wan-Bissaka: Decoding the key stats
Right-backs are extremely crucial in a side both in making offensive runs and cutting down attacks defensively.
Robert Lewandowski surpasses 300 goals for Bayern: Decoding the numbers
Bayern Munich legend Robert Lewandowski scripted a new milestone in his career for the club.
29 Aug 2021Ollie Robinson
Decoding the stats of Ollie Robinson in Test cricket
Fast bowler Ollie Robinson was adjudged the Player of the Match in England's win against India at Headingley.
29 Aug 2021Tokyo Paralympics
#TokyoParalympics: Bhavina Patel becomes first Indian para-paddler to win silver
Indian table tennis player Bhavina Patel clinched a historic silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics after losing 0-3 to world number one Ying Zhou in the women's singles Class 4 final on Sunday.
29 Aug 2021Chelsea FC
Premier League, Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Records broken
Liverpool failed to break Chelsea's resistance as the two sides played out a 1-1 draw at Anfield in gameweek three of the Premier League 2021-22 season on Saturday.
Joe Root becomes England's most successful Test skipper: Key stats
England produced an incredible victory against India at Headingley after losing the Lord's Test.
28 Aug 2021Daniil Medvedev
Decoding the stats of Daniil Medvedev in 2021
World number two Daniil Medvedev is set to face Richard Gasquet in the opening round at the 2021 US Open.
28 Aug 2021Football
Premier League, Manchester City thrash Arsenal: Records broken
Ten-man Arsenal were decimated by Manchester City as they slumped to the bottom of the Premier League 2021-22 season.
28 Aug 2021India vs England Cricket
England outclass India in third Test: Presenting the key learnings
England staged a terrific comeback in the five-match series by beating India in the third Test at Headingley.
28 Aug 2021Tennis
Sania Mirza and Christina McHale reach doubles final at Cleveland
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her partner Christina McHale sailed into the women's doubles final of the Cleveland Championships.
28 Aug 2021Faf du Plessis
Abu Dhabi T10: Faf du Plessis to lead Bangla Tigers
Former South African captain Faf du Plessis has singed up for the Abu Dhabi T10 league.
England beat India in the third Test: Records broken
England thrashed India by an innings and 76 runs in the third Test match at Edgbaston in Leeds on Saturday.
28 Aug 2021Andre Russell
Andre Russell slams fastest half-century in CPL history: Key stats
Andre Russell entered the record books with an explosive knock in the Caribbean Premier League on Friday.
Joe Root vs Kane Williamson: Test stats since 2019
England captain Joe Root has been on a roll in 2021.
28 Aug 2021Chelsea FC
Mason Mount vs Bruno Fernandes: Decoding the key stats
Since breaking into the Chelsea side under Frank Lampard, attacking mid-fielder Mason Mount has gone to become a major asset for the Blues.
28 Aug 2021Football
Records Ronaldo could script in the Premier League 2021-22 season
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to re-join Manchester United from Juventus.
28 Aug 2021Dubai
Asian Youth boxing: Three more Indians enter finals
World youth bronze-medalist Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg) was among three Indian male boxers who advanced to the finals of the Asian Youth Championships in Dubai.