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Iceland Cricket trolls BCCI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Rohit Sharma broke multiple records in the first Test between India and South Africa in Vizag and smashed centuries in both innings of the game to help his team register a comfortable 203-run victory.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
WC qualifier: Full house expected at YBK as India take on B'desh
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) A huge number of spectators are expected to watch India take on Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers match for the FIFA World Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday as all the tickets have been sold out days ahead of the clash.
2019-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
AIFF roadmap: I-League clubs to be in ISL; single league soon
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the top bosses of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) met in Kuala Lumpur and formulated a roadmap for league football in India on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Global talent hunt program launched for Abu Dhabi T10
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Abu Dhabi T10 has teamed up with UAE-based Dreams2Play to host a unique talent hunt program, through which budding amateur cricketers from across the world may apply for selection to play in the league.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gauff youngest WTA title winner in last 15 years
Linz (Austria), Oct 14 (IANS) American teenage sensation Coco Gauff has become the youngest player to win a WTA title in last 15 years by sealing the Linz Open trophy.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Austria,Sports,Tennis
4 national-level hockey players killed in MP accident
Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 14 (IANS) Four national-level hockey players died whereas three others were critically injured in an accident early on Monday in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
BCCI polls: Ganguly likely to be chief, Brijesh IPL Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Meetings and counter meetings ruled the roost as the affiliated units of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), along with the bigwigs of the board, met in Mumbai on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Anshuman Gaekwad to represent ICA in BCCI apex body
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Anshuman Gaekwad on Sunday pipped Kirti Azad to be the male representative of the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) to the Apex Council of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PKL enters last lap, six teams fight for spot in final
Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (IANS) With the seventh season of Pro Kabaddi League in its last lap, fans are looking forward to more edge-of-the-seat action as the fight for Season 7 championship intensifies in the playoffs.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
India colts thrash New Zealand 8-2 in Sultan Johor Cup
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian junior men's hockey team trounced New Zealand 8-2 in their second match of the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Hockey
Stimac has been smart in bringing in new players: Gurpreet
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) India football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu on Sunday said coach Igor Stimac has been very smart in introducing a host of new faces so that when important players like centre-back Sandesh Jhingan miss out, the team does not suffer.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Pope Francis receives Italy football squad in Vatican
Vatican City, Oct 13 (IANS) Pope Francis on Sunday received the Italian national football team at the Vatican, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Sports,Football
Medvedev outsmarts Zverev to win Shanghai Masters
Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Daniil Medvedev of Russia won his second Masters title of the season after beating Alexander Zverev, his fellow rising star from Germany, 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Shanghai Masters here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Lakshya Sen wins maiden BWF World Tour title
Almere (Netherlands), Oct 13 (IANS) Shuttler Lakshya Sen on Sunday clinched his maiden BWF World Tour title, defeating Japanese world No. 160 Yusuke Onodera 15-21, 21-14, 21-15 in the final of the Dutch Open Super 100.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Almere,Sports,Badminton
Kohli's biggest plus is he isn't scared of losing: Gambhir
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Former batsman Gautam Gambhir said that the Indian captain Virat Kohli's tendency to go for wins in Test matches without being afraid of a loss is what sets him apart from his predecessors.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli & Co. were too good for us: du Plessis
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) After a poor outing in the first Test in Visakhapatnam, South Africa once again found themselves in the receiving end as India crushed the visitors by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Putting team in commanding position my only goal: Kohli
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) After a dominant India crushed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series to clinch the Freedom Trophy, skipper Virat Kohli said that his main goal is to put the team in a dominant position.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli 1st India skipper to enforce follow-on against SA
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to enforce a follow-on against South Africa as India won by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test of the three-match rubber to clinch the trophy with one contest remaining.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Thanked God, Saha for getting those wickets: Umesh Yadav
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Umesh Yadav was all praise for wicketkeeper Wriddiman Saha after India won their second Test against South Africa by an innings and 137 runs and sealed a 2-0 series win. Umesh dismissed Theunis de Bruyn in both the South African innings and on both occassions the wickets came due to brilliant catches from Ssaha.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India will be under pressure, says B'desh goalkeeping coach
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Bangladesh goalkeeping coach Bobby Mimms feels India will be under pressure as they are higher-ranked and have the home crowd baying for them when the two sides meet in a World Cup qualifier here on October 15.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
We need to work on set-pieces: Stimac
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) India football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Sunday that the team needs to work on set-pieces as they arrived here amid fanfare for their home World Cup qualifying tie against Bangladesh on October 15.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Pune Test: Ashwin, Saha help India inch closer to win (Lunch)
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets as India reduced South Africa to 74/4 after enforcing a follow on in the second innings at lunch on Day 4 of the second Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Good work must not stop: India U-15 women's coach
Thimpu, (Bhutan) Oct 13 (IANS) After booking their spot in the final of the SAFF U-15 Women's Championship, India head coach Alex Ambrose feels that his side needs to keep executing the good work that they have been carrying out in the last two games.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Bhutan,Sports,Football
Playing at home gives us edge in Olympic qualifiers: Rani
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's recent tour of England, where they played five Tests against Great Britain, would prove beneficial for the team ahead of the crucial Olympic qualifiers, according to captain Rani Rampal.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Zverev, Medvedev to clash in Shanghai Masters final
Shanghai, Oct 12 (IANS) Russian rising star Daniil Medvedev powered into his third ATP Masters final of the season in Shanghai after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-6 (5), 7-5 here on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Andy Flower ends 12-year association with ECB
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Former England head coach Andy Flower has left his role with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after 12 years with the organisation.
2019-10-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin 4th Indian to scalp 50 Test wickets against SA
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) Ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who picked up four wickets on Day 3 of the second Test against South Africa here on Saturday, became the fourth Indian bowler to take 50 wickets against the Proteas in the longest format of the game.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin takes 4 as India leave SA on mat despite Maharaj's 72
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up four wickets to pour cold water on Keshav Maharaj's career-best 72 as South Africa were bowled out for 275, still 326 runs behind, on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test here on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Rahul Bheke kept in India squad for B'desh WC qualifier
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Full-back Rahul Bheke was on Saturday retained in India's 23-member squad for the World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh to be played here on October 15 despite having an injury.
2019-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Jhingan's absence slightly advantageous for us: B'desh coach
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Bangladesh assistant coach Stuart Watkiss feels the absence of star India defender Sandesh Jhingan for their Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup is slightly advantageous for them.
2019-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Manju Rani enters Boxing Worlds final, assures silver
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 12 (IANS) Indian pugilist Manju Rani on Saturday assured a silver medal for India in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships by entering the final in the 48-kg weight category.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
PCB Chairman wants Sarfaraz to leave Test captaincy: Report
Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the recently concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka, a meeting between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and captain Sarfaraz Ahmed will be held next week.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Hockey India names 22 players for senior women's camp
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Hockey India on Saturday named 22 players for the senior women's national coaching camp which begins on Sunday at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar ahead of next month's FIH Olympic Qualifiers.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Mary Kom crashes out with Worlds bronze, historic 8th medal
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 12 (IANS) Six-time champion MC Mary Kom on Saturday settled for the bronze in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Bowlers tighten India's grip over SA in Pune Test (Lunch)
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian bowlers continued with their dominant performance by picking up three wickets in the morning session on Day 3 to help the hosts extended their control in the ongoing second Test against South Africa.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai City FC head coach upbeat about ISL Season 6
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) After a fantastic last season in which they finished third, Mumbai City FC will aim to lay their hands on the Indian Super League (ISL) trophy as the sixth season gets underway from October 20.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Mary Kom settles for bronze in World Championships
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 12 (IANS) Six-time champion MC Mary Kom will have to settle for a bronze medal in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Pak players preparing for Oly, WWE, not cricket, slams Sohail
Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) Criticising the current team management following the dismal performance of Sarfaraz Ahmed's men in the T20I series against Sri Lanka, former Pakistan skipper Aamir Sohail has taken a dig at new the fitness regime of the players that lacks focus on improving their skill.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dutee shatters her own 100m national record
Ranchi, Oct 11 (IANS) Dutee Chand on Friday broke her own 100m national record, clocking 11.22 seconds in the semifinal before winning gold in the event at the ongoing National Open Athletics Championships here.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Athletics
Kohli's ability to find gaps puts pressure on opposition: VVS
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman was all praise for Virat Kohli after the India skipper slammed a career-best unbeaten 254 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa here on Friday.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli-Jadeja stand put India in driver's seat: Mayank
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India opener Mayank Agarwal said on Friday that captain Virat Kohli's double century and his fifth wicket stand with Ravindra Jadeja has put India in the driver's seat in the ongoing second Test against South Africa here.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli double ton, pacers help India remain in driver's seat (Roundup)
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Virat Kohli slammed a record career best double hundred to help India post a mammoth 601/5d before pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami rattled the South African top order to leave them tottering at 36/3, still 565 runs behind, on Day 2 of the second Test here on Friday.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India women beat SA by 5 wickets, seal series win
Vadodara, Oct 11 (IANS) India's women cricket team beat South Africa by five wickets to win the second ODI here on Friday to seal a series win. India restricted South Africa to 247/6 and chased the target down in 48 overs, to lead the three-match series 2-0.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Leg-spinner, 140 kmph-plus pacer made mandatory for BPL teams
Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) In the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), each of the seven teams have been asked to make sure they include an overseas pacer who bowls above 140 kmph and a leg-spinner.
2019-10-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Skipper Kohli equals Ponting's Test ton record
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday equalled former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting's record of scoring maximum number of Test centuries as captain.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pune Test: Kohli, Rahane put India in driver's seat (Lunch)
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli scored a brilliant hundred as he, alongwith his deputy Ajinkya Rahane, took the hosts to a commanding position on Day 2 of the second Test against South Africa on Friday.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
del Potro postpones return on medical ground
Buenos Aires, Oct 11 (IANS) Injured Juan Martin del Potro has postponed his return to the professional circuit on the advice of doctors, the Argentine's management team has said.
2019-10-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
Stokes takes legal action against English daily
London, Oct 11 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has taken a legal action against an English daily after it published details about his personal life and family.
2019-10-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pune Test: Kohli's 'thumbs up' to Rabada for fielding effort
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and Kagiso Rabada, who share a history when it comes to on-field banter, were involved in a funny and entertaining moment in the final session on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test between India and South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SL players hail Pakistan as 'safe nation to play cricket'
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan may have suffered a 0-3 whitewash in the just concluded T20 international series against a second-string Sri Lanka side, but it was a matter of great respite for the Green Brigade as they turned out to be a perfect host and even the visitors lauded the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) efforts.
2019-10-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket