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Why Sunil Chhetri didn‘t celebrate wildly after hat-trick vs Chinese Taipei

Why Sunil Chhetri didn‘t celebrate wildly after hat-trick vs Chinese Taipei

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored his third-career hat-trick in India’s 5-0 thumping of Chinese Taipei in the Intercontinental Cup but it did not invoke a wild celebration from India’s all time top scorer. When asked what might bring about a fiery and more exuberant celebration, he said that while he […]

by August 21, 2018
Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic battle through in French Open

Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic battle through in French Open

Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic came through staunch tests in the French Open third round, while Dominic Thiem advanced before rain halted play. World number three Zverev was taken to five sets for the second match in succession and saved match point before beating Damir Dzumhur 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6 […]

by August 21, 2018
Delhi and District Cricket Association polls see 55 withdrawals

Delhi and District Cricket Association polls see 55 withdrawals

As many as 55 candidates withdrew as the date of nomination closed on Friday with the list of contestants to 12 posts of elections getting whittled down to 58. The elections will be the first after Lodha recommendations. Most of the withdrawing candidates had applied for multiple posts – going […]

by August 21, 2018
FC Pune City appoint Marcos Paqueta as their head coach for ISL 2018-19

FC Pune City appoint Marcos Paqueta as their head coach for ISL 2018-19

Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City today announced Brazilian Marcos Paqueta, who guided Saudi Arabia in the 2006 World Cup, as their new head coach. The Brazilian, who has close to 30 years of coaching experience across youth, club and national teams, will make his managerial debut in […]

by August 21, 2018
Al Jazeera may not part with TV sting details with ICC immediately

Al Jazeera may not part with TV sting details with ICC immediately

Doha-based Al Jazeera is reluctant to share with the International Cricket Council (ICC) all the evidence it has in its possession that suggests at least four Test matches in 2016-17 in the sub-continent were influenced by match-fixers. The TV channel’s sting operation has shaken the cricketing world and the ICC […]

by August 21, 2018
Elina Svitolina falls short , Madison Keys advances at French Open

Elina Svitolina falls short , Madison Keys advances at French Open

Elina Svitolina’s French Open breakthrough was again put on hold on Friday when the Ukrainian fourth seed was knocked out 6-3, 7-5 in the third round by Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu. The 23-year-old Svitolina, who trains at Roland Garros and was a quarter-finalist in 2015 and 2017, had been tipped as […]

by August 21, 2018
Sunil Chhetri hits hat-trick,India sink Chinese Taipei 5-0 in Intercontinental …

Sunil Chhetri hits hat-trick,India sink Chinese Taipei 5-0 in Intercontinental …

kipper Sunil Chhetri scored a hat-trick as India hammered an inexperienced Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the opening game of the four-nation Intercontinental Cup football tournament here on Friday. The striker, now one short of playing his 100th game, took his tally of international goals to 59 at the Mumbai Football […]

by August 21, 2018
England dominate Pakistan on Day 1 of 2nd Test at Headingley

England dominate Pakistan on Day 1 of 2nd Test at Headingley

England dominated Day 1 of its must-win second and final Test against Pakistan on Friday, bundling out the tourists for 174 before closing on 106-2 in a role reversal to the start of the first match last week. Pakistan didn’t capitalize on winning the toss at Headingley, with its batsmen […]

by August 21, 2018
Unknown today, superstars tomorrow: youngsters who took the FIFA World Cup by s…

Unknown today, superstars tomorrow: youngsters who took the FIFA World Cup by s…

The most famous young player in a World Cup was one who was also said to be the world’s most popular four-letter word. In ‘My Life And The Beautiful Game’, before the game against Russia, Pele said: “I am sure that some of those in the stands are faintly amused […]

by August 21, 2018
Ness Ziona nips Mac TA to even series

Ness Ziona nips Mac TA to even series

A Khalif Wyatt three-pointer with 10.4 seconds to play gave Ironi Ness Ziona a 95-94 upset win over Maccabi Tel Aviv on Thursday night, leveling the best-of-five BSL quarterfinal series at 1-1. Maccabi looked to be on course for an easy series after winning Game 1 at home by 32 […]

by August 20, 2018