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Coutinho interested in Premier League return, reveals agent

London, June 2 (IANS): Brazilian footballer Philippe Coutinho is interested in making a return to Premier League, according to his agent Kia Joorabchian. After spending five years at Liverpool, Coutinho left for Barcelona in 2018 after the Spanish gi...

02 Jun 2020

Berbatov backs Bayern Munich to win Champions League

London, June 1 (IANS): Former Manchester United forward Dimitar Berbatov feels Bayern Munich could go on to win the UEFA Champions League this season if it goes ahead. European top-tier football competition stands suspended in the wake of coronaviru...

01 Jun 2020

Silverstone likely to host season-opening F1 races — Report

London, June 1 (IANS): The Silverstone circuit in United Kingdom is likely to host season-opening two back-to-back Formula 1 races in the summer. The entire F1 season has been ravaged by coronavirus pandemic with races so far either being postponed o...

01 Jun 2020

Smith believes saliva ban will add to disadvantage of bowlers

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS): Prolific Australia batsman Steve Smith believes not being able to put saliva to shine the ball will be an added disadvantage for the bowlers once cricket resumes after the Covid-19 hiatus. Smith on Monday said he likes to ha...

01 Jun 2020

Messi set for extended stay as exit clause at Barcelona expires — Report

Barcelona, June 1 (IANS): Lionel Messi is set to remain at Camp Nou for at least another 12 months as his clause to leave FC Barcelona for free this summer expired over the weekend. “Messi had signed terms, which run until the end of the 2020-2...

01 Jun 2020

Lampard wants Chelsea to ‘freshen up in right areas’ in transfer market

London, June 1 (IANS): Chelsea manager Frank Lampard stated he is happy with the squad at his disposal but hinted at few additions in the summer transfer window. When Lampard took charge of Chelsea last summer, he couldn’t make any significant...

01 Jun 2020

Don’t know where these come from — Sakshi on Dhoni’s retirement rumours

Chennai, May 31 (IANS): Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s wife Sakshi on Sunday said the iconic former India captain has had virtually no presence on social media during the Covid-19 induced lockdown and therefore the sudden trends about him hanging up hi...

31 May 2020

Inter Milan confirm Icardi’s permanent transfer to PSG

Paris, May 31 (IANS): French giants Paris St. Germain have signed Argentine striker Mauro Icardi on a permanent deal following a season-long loan at the Parc des Princes. PSG have gone ahead with the option of signing the hotshot striker on a perman...

31 May 2020

Bayern inch closer to title with 5-0 thrashing of Dusseldorf

Berlin, May 31 (IANS): German record champions Bayern Munich moved one step closer to their eighth consecutive Bundesliga title after thrashing hapless Fortuna Dusseldorf 5-0 on Saturday. From the starting whistle, the Bavarians took control and domi...

31 May 2020

UK government gives green light for sport to return from June 1

London, May 30 (IANS): The United Kingdom government has given the green light for sport in the country to return from June 1 behind closed doors. The development comes as a boost for the lucrative English cricket and football competitions in particu...

31 May 2020

Clubs will need 15 fit players when Premier League resumes

London, May 30 (IANS): West Hams vice chair Karren Brady has revealed that keeping in mind the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the world of football, the clubs in their latest meeting discussed that having 15 fit players would be enough to hav...

30 May 2020

IOC approves revised weightlifting qualification system for Tokyo Games

Lausanne, May 30 (IANS): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the International Weightlifting Federations (IWF) revised Olympic qualifying system for Tokyo Games, which now extends the qualifying period to April 30, 2021. All result...

30 May 2020

Virat Kohli only Indian in Forbes top 100 highest-paid athletes

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS): Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian cricket team, remained the only Indian and sole cricketer to feature in the top 100 of highest-paid athletes of 2020 put forward by Forbes magazine. With an estimated total earning of $26 m...

30 May 2020

Federer edges out Ronaldo in Forbes’ list of highest-paid athletes

Zurich, May 29 (IANS): Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has become the first from his sport to top Forbes’ list of highest-paid athletes. With an estimated $106.3 million earned over the past 12 months, Federer edged out Portuguese football su...

29 May 2020

Murray to return to tennis in brother Jamie’s tournament

London, May 29 (IANS): British former tennis World No.1 Andy Murray will return to action at a behind-closed-doors tournament organised by brother Jamie from June 23-28 in order to raise money for NHS Charities Together. Murray has not played profess...

29 May 2020

Liverpool may win Premier League title at neutral venue — Report

London, May 29 (IANS): It could still be a possibility that runaway English Premier League leaders Liverpool will end up winning the title at a neutral venue, as per a BCC report. The national lead for football policing, deputy chief constable Mark R...

29 May 2020

Van Gaal slams Man Utd for failing to land top transfer targets

London, May 29 (IANS): Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has slammed the club’s approach in the transfer market during his time at the helm. The Dutchman took over at Old Trafford in 2014 after leading the Netherlands to World Cu...

29 May 2020

Emirates FA Cup to resume with quarter-finals set for June 27, 28

London, May 29 (IANS): The English FA Cup football competition has been provisionally slated to resume with the quarter-finals on June 27-28 and the final set to be held on August 1. “We have today agreed to a provisional restart date for the ...

29 May 2020

Italy’s Serie A to resume from June 20

Rome, May 29 (IANS): Nearly 12 weeks after Italy’s top football league played its final games before the nation-wide coronavirus lockdown entered into force, the Italian government has given Serie A the nod to restart play on June 20. The decis...

29 May 2020

It’s not nice when 80,000 people whistle at you — Gareth Bale

Madrid, May 28 (IANS): Wales footballer Gareth Bale opened up to his soured relationship with Real Madrid fans and said it’s not nice when your own set of supporters bring your confidence down by whistling at you. Bale has seen subject to inten...

28 May 2020

Dutch GP postponed till 2021 due to Covid-19 pandemic

Zandvoort (Netherlands), May 28 (IANS): Dutch Grand Prix on Thursday became the latest Formula One race to be officially postponed till next year in the wake of coronavirus pandemic that has hit the entire world. The race was set to take place at rew...

28 May 2020

Premier League’s Covid-19 cases rise to 12

London, May 28 (IANS): The English Premier League has announced that four more people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 after the third round of testing, raising the total number to 12 across the league. The four cases have come from three clubs, wi...

28 May 2020

Football transfer market will be different, says Mourinho

London, May 27 (IANS): Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho believes the football transfer market will be different from here on as he doesn’t think the football world is ready for ‘crazy investments’ just yet. Football around t...

27 May 2020

2018 Khel Ratna winner Mirabai now nominated for Arjuna Award

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS): Mirabai Chanu, who won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2018, has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) for 2020/21. Ragala Venkat Rahul and Punam Yadav are the other two nominations...

27 May 2020

I am finally back on court — Nadal returns to training

Madrid, May 27 (IANS): Spain tennis star Rafael Nadal is back to training following the Covid-19 forced hiatus. He has started training in Mallorca at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar. On Monday, Nadal had shared a video on his social media showing...

27 May 2020
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