INDIA NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM
Under new coach, Barcelona show signs of their old magic in a 1-0 victory over Granada
Barca beat Granada 1-0 with a performance that epitomised their footballing philosophy, dominating the ball, strangling the opposition and eventually finding the chink in the armour, with Lionel Messi – who else? – applying the finishing touch.
Steve Smith makes hundred as Australia set India 287-run target to win series
Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, young Marnu...
Rohit slams century, Kohli 89 to help India claim series 2-1
Chasing 287 to win, India overhauled the target with 15 balls to spare at decide...
Prithvi Shaw's 100-ball 150 in India A's practice game excites selectors ahead of NZ Tests
Eyeing a return to the Indian senior team, the 20-year-old Shaw struck 22 fours and two sixes during his blazing knock at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. Shaw's knock will certainly excite the selectors as they pick the squad for the Test series in New Zealand. The first Test will get underway on February 21 at the Basin Reserve in Hamilton.
Merger of Mohun Bagan and ATK can help Indian football achieve greater heights
While it is still not known if they will sport Bagan’s Green and Maroon or ATK’s Red and White when they play together for the first time, it can be safely conjectured that the coming together will ease Mohun Bagan’s financial crisis, which had been plaguing the club for a while.
New selectors: BCCI invites applications for MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda's replacements
The BCCI brass led by Sourav Ganguly has adhered to specifications given in the new constitution where qualification for applying for senior selector's post requires a candidate to play either seven Tests and 30 first-class games or 10 ODIs and 20 first-class matches. The person needs to be retired from all forms of cricket for at least five years.
The way it’s going, Rafa & Novak will win more than me: Federer
He didn't say this with a wistful sigh or a disappointed glance at the floor or a trace of regret. That's just the way he sees things at the moment. Entering the Australian Open, scheduled to begin Monday in Melbourne, Federer leads the list with 20 majors, followed by Nadal with 19, then Djokovic with 16.
COP26 President Claire Perry O'Neill kicks off her climate mission from India
Acknowledging the “very negative atmosphere” that marked the December UN climate meet in Madrid, O’Neill advocates for greater transparency to turn the tide, to bridge gap between countries and between the negotiations and the public across the world.
Ind vs Aus: India might play all three openers
At a time when bilateral ODI series are fast losing relevance, the three-match rubber between two top teams could give a fresh lease of life to the format. The high-voltage rivalries that fans enjoy will be back as Rohit Sharma's elegance will be pitted against enforcer David Warner while the Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith duel will resume in earnest.
FanCode to live stream I-League matches exclusively
“This partnership is in sync with FanCode’s focus to provide comprehensive sports access to underserved sports fans in India. With this partnership, we are sure to see an increase in the reach and popularity of the league by multiple-fold,” said Yannick Colaco, co-founder, FanCode.
Warner, Finch hit unbeaten tons to inflict 10-wicket loss on India in 1st ODI
Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch both hit centuries to complement their bowlers' inspired display as the touring side handed out a 10-wicket thrashing to India in the opening one-day international on Tuesday.
Finch, Warner smash centuries as Australia thrash India by 10 wickets in 1st ODI
Chasing 256 for win, Finch (110 not out) and Warner (124 not out) took the Indian bowlers to the cleaners to register the emphatic win with 74 balls to spare and take a 1-0 lead in the series. Earlier, Dhawan scored a fifty before Aussies pulled things back to bowl India out for 255 after being invited to bat. The 2nd ODI will be played in Rajkot on Friday.
Rohit Sharma wins ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award, Kohli gets 'Spirit of Cricket' accolade
Indian captain Virat Kohli won the 'Spirit of Cricket' award for stopping fans from booing Australia's Steve Smith during their World Cup match at the Oval, the ICC said in a statement.
1920 vs 2020: What's changed, what's not in the world, and India?
The National Football League in the USA is the world’s richest sports league at present.
Record number of Foreign Ministers to attend India's premier foreign policy dialogue from January 14
The three-day event, co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and Observer Research Foundation, will also see the participation of many deputy foreign ministers, former Prime Ministers, former Presidents, national security advisors, military chiefs and other high level policy-makers, scholars and officials.
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