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Buttler says he was desperate to play the IPL

London, May 23 (IANS): England batsman Jos Buttler feels Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped in the growth of English cricket and that’s why for him, the T20 league is the second-best tournament after the World Cups. “There’s no ...

23 May 2020

Naomi Osaka becomes world’s highest-paid female athlete

London, May 23 (IANS): Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the highest paid female athlete in the world, topping American great Serena Williams. According to the Forbes magazine, Osaka earned $37.4 million in the last 12 months from prize mon...

23 May 2020

Former Inter Milan coach Gigi Simoni passes away

Milan, May 23 (IANS): Former Inter Milan coach Gigi Simoni has died at the age of 81, the club has announced. Simoni, winner of the UEFA Cup with a side which included the Brazilian Ronaldo, had joined Inter before the start of the 1997-98 season at ...

23 May 2020

Pandemic has contributed lot more towards Esports industry — Atin Suri

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS): The real world is currently suffering from the might of an invisible enemy, so much so, that it has forced people to remain confined within the safety of their four walls. Gaming industry is thriving under such unprecedented...

22 May 2020

Tokyo 2020 reiterates ‘close collaboration’ with IOC

Tokyo, May 22 (IANS): Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya said on Friday that the Olympic Games organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are “in close collaboration” in a bid to host the postponed Olympic Games. These remarks...

22 May 2020

BWF announces revamped calendar, India Open from Dec 8-13

Kuala Lumpur, May 22 (IANS): The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday unveiled a revamped tournament calendar for the remainder of 2020 following disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, in which it announced that the Olympic-qualifying Ind...

22 May 2020

Covid-19: Juventus to train in ‘larger groups’ as all players test negative

Turin, May 22 (IANS): Italian football club Juventus has informed that all its first-team players tested negative for Covid-19 and that training will resume in “larger groups” in the next few days. In a statement on Thursday, the club sa...

22 May 2020

Dhoni doesn’t behave like a superstar at CSK, says Bravo

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS): West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo heaped praise on Chennai Super Kings’ skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and stated he has a calming influence on everyone in the CSK dressing room. The all-rounder also revealed how Dhoni ...

21 May 2020

India, South Africa to play three T20Is at end of August if pandemic subsides

New Delhi, May 21 (PTI): India and South Africa could play three T20 Internationals at the end of August as part of a prior “agreement”, provided the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic improves substantially for governments on...

21 May 2020

‘Over the moon’ — Klopp ecstatic ahead of training return

Liverpool, May 20 (IANS): Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has expressed his happiness over the prospect of returning to training ahead of proposed Premier League restart next month. All football in England has been suspended since March as a precautio...

20 May 2020

Williamson’s captaincy not under any threat, says NZC

Wellington, May 20 (IANS): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has rubbished the claims that Kane Williamson’s captaincy in Test format is under threat and that Tom Latham could be considered to lead the side in the longest format of the game. Following ...

20 May 2020

EPL clubs Watford, Burnley confirm positive Covid-19 tests

London, May 20 (IANS): There is one player and two staff workers at Watford besides Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan who are among the six people found positive for coronavirus in tests conducted by the English Premier League. Burnley said Woan wa...

20 May 2020

Inter, Bayern & Real to co-host ‘European Solidarity Cup’ in 2021

Milan, May 20 (IANS): Inter Milan, FC Bayern and Real Madrid, the three European giants, will stage a European Solidarity Cup in 2021, aiming to send a message of solidarity and use the proceeds to support medical infrastructures in the wake of Covid...

20 May 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo reports for Juventus training

Turin, May 19 (IANS): Star Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday turned up for training in Turin as clubs in Italy look to get the players up and running before potential resumption of football in the country. All football in Italy has been s...

19 May 2020

Difficult for cricket without spectators, not football — Bhutia

Kolkata, May 19 (IANS): Even without spectators, football will not suffer much because of the nature of the game, feels iconic former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia. The German Bundesliga on Saturday became the first major European league to restart ...

19 May 2020

You don’t build a stadium hoping to host a WC, says Jayawardene

Colombo, May 19 (IANS): Former captain Mahela Jayawardene seemingly isn’t on board with the clarification put forward by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with respect to the proposed multi-million-dollar stadium being built in the country. Sri Lanka go...

19 May 2020

English Premier League clubs to start training from Tuesday

London, May 18 (IANS): English Premier League clubs have agreed to start training in small groups from Tuesday. “Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to return to small-group training from tomorrow afternoon, the first step ...

18 May 2020

Kohli unquestionably the best at the moment — Ian Chappell

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels India skipper Virat Kohli’s penchant for playing copybook cricketing shots and his incredible fitness make him the world’s best batsman across formats among the current...

18 May 2020

LaLiga clubs allowed to resume group training up to 10 players

Madrid, May 18 (IANS): The Spanish Government has allowed LaLiga clubs to return to group training up to 10 players. So far, footballers in country were only allowed to train individually as the authorities look to resume matches in mid-June. “...

18 May 2020

Mayweather fight inevitable, will win this time — McGregor

New York, May 18 (IANS): Conor McGregor has said that a rematch with Floyd Mayweather is “inevitable” and that this time, he will win the match. McGregor was responding to the praise he got from boxing great Mike Tyson for his performance...

18 May 2020

No training camp for contracted players but plan to resume skill-based practice at local level — BCCI

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI): The BCCI does not plan to organise training camps for its contracted players despite the clearance to open sports complexes and stadia but will coordinate with state associations to resume practice at a local level in the fou...

18 May 2020

Kashmir was, is and will always be ours: Dhawan on Afridi’s comments

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS): India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Sunday joined Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh in slamming former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his recent comments on Kashmir. “Is waqt jab saari duniya corona se lad rahi hai us w...

17 May 2020

I will probably start with coaching going forward — Yuvraj

Mumbai, May 17 (IANS): Ace former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Sunday expressed his desire to coach, saying he can work on players’ mindset especially in limited-overs cricket which he has bossed for close to decades. “I will probably st...

17 May 2020

Two Parma players test positive for Covid-19

Rome, May 17 (IANS): Two players from the Italian Serie A club Parma have tested positive for coronavirus, the club said. The development comes amid talks of a resumption of group training in the country from Monday after the government gave the gre...

17 May 2020

Covid-19: Dortmund’s emphatic win in Bundesliga marks return of football

Dortmund, May 16 (IANS): As hotshot young Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland caressed the ball into the back of the net in 29th minute against crosstown rivals Schalke at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday, football well and truly returned to...

17 May 2020
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