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Zverev helps Team Europe defend Laver Cup title
Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS) Team Europe won the Laver Cup for a third straight year after Alexander Zverev clinched victory in a thrilling deciding match against Milos Raonic.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Afridi to play for Qalandars in Abu Dhabi T10
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has been signed by Qalandars -- one of the two new teams alongside Bangla Tigers at this year's T10 League - as icon player.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Miller equals Malik's T20I record for most catches
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) South Africa's David Miller has equalled the record for most number of catches in T20Is during the final match against India at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
All-round U Mumba beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 31-25
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) U Mumba produced an all-round performance to beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 31-25 in a Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 contest at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
We weren't able to read the tempo of the game well: Kohli
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli conceded that his team failed to read the tempo of the game after South Africa won the the third T20I by 9 wickets to level the three-match series 1-1, here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Corrected a few mistakes we made in 2nd T20I: De Kock
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) South African captain Quinton de Kock was all praise for Beuran Hendricks after the Proteas' nine-wicket win over India in the third T20I. Hendricks was man of the match for his figures of 2/14 as South Africa restricted India to 134/9 and then chased down the target with over three overs to spare.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
South Africa stroll to 9-wicket win, level series 1-1
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) South Africa beat India by nine wickets in the third T20I to level the three-match series 1-1, here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Men's, women's hockey teams leave for Belgium, England tours
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's hockey teams left from the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru on Sunday evening to take part in their respective Belgium and England tours.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Marquez nabs 8th victory with 6th MotoGP title in sight
Teruel (Spain) Sep 22 (IANS) Spaniard Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda RC 213 V) on Sunday claimed his eighth victory of the season at the Aragon Moto Grand Prix, moving only a win away from his sixth MotoGP title.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Vettel reigns in Singapore, claims 1st win of the season
Singapore, Sep 22 (IANS) Ferrari rider Sebastian Vettel on Sunday dominated under the lights at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, clinching his first Formula One win of the season at the Singapore Grand Prix.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Motorsports
3rd T20I: Rabada, Hendricks restrict India to 134/9
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Kagiso Rabada took three wickets while Beuran Hendricks and Bjorn Fortuin bagged two each as South Africa restricted India to 134/9 in the third T20I here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Aware wins bronze, takes India's World Wrestling Championships haul to five
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 22 (IANS) Rahul Aware on Sunday won bronze in the 61kg freestyle division of the World Wrestling Championships. This is India's fifth medal at the wrestling Worlds with Aware joining bronze medallists Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Ravi Kumar Dahiya while Deepak Punia won silver earlier in the day. Aware beat 2017 Pan American champion Tyler Graff 11-4 in the bronze medal bout.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Rahul Aware wins bronze in wrestling World Championships
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2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Rajiv Sethu snaps a point with top 15 finish at Sepang
Sepang (Malaysia), Sep 22 (IANS) Sundays final race of round 6 at the Sepang International Circuit (Malaysia) once again brought cheer for IDEMITSU Honda Racing India - the solo Indian racing team battling for points at the Asia Road Racing Championship 2019 (ARRC).
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
India gear up to play Bangladesh in SAFF U-18 Championship
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) A confident India U-18 football team will be looking to open their campaign in the SAFF U-18 Championship on a winning note when they take on Bangladesh in their opening match here on Monday.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
Carolina Marin caps comeback from injury with China Open win
Changzhou (China), Sep 22 (IANS) Olympic champion Carolina Marin on Sunday beat Taiwanese former world no.1 Tai Tzu Ying to win a second consecutive title at the China Open. This was only Marin's second tourmament since her comeback from a career-threatening injury that she suffered in January.
2019-09-22
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
FIFA orders Iran to allow women to attend matches in stadium
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) FIFA has demanded Iran's football federation ensure that women are allowed to attend matches in the country. In the wake of an incident in which a woman killed herself after being arrested for attending a footbal match in Tehran, football's governing body sent a delegation to the country to "discuss measures designed to allow women in Iran to freely attend football matches".
2019-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
Injured Nadal pulls out of final two Laver Cup matches
Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS) US Open champion and tennis star Rafael Nadal withdrew from his matches at the Laver Cup on Sunday because of injury.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Kane scores lying down even as Tottenham lose
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur lost to Leicester City 1-2 but what stood out in the match was a Harry Kane goal scored while lying down.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Looking to help Betis regain presence in Europe: Fekir
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) French World Cup winner Nabil Fekir is not going overboard with his good start to life in Spain, saying it is more about his club Real Betis doing well and regaining their place in Europe by the end of the season.
2019-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Granada stun Messi's Barcelona to go top of La Liga
Granada (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona's all-time top scorer Lionel Messi started from the bench and came on as a halftime substitute as they suffered a shock 0-2 defeat to Granada in a La Liga tie here on Saturday night.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UP Yoddha beat Tamil Thalaivas 49-22
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) UP Yoddha produced a clinical performance to beat Tamil Thalaivas 42-22 in a Pro kabaddi League match in front of a packed audience at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Saturday. The Thalaivas, who led the encounter for most of the first half, will only have themselves to blame for a second-half capitulation that saw the UP side inflict three All-Outs on them.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
Have been training at night to prepare for Doha heat: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Dutee Chand is part of the 30-strong Indian contingent that will be going to the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar which starts on September 27. When Qatar hosts a sports event, conversations invariably veer as to how the athletes can cope with the temperatures and conditions they will find there.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Gavaskar, Shetty join US company as ambassadors
New Jersey, Sep 21 (IANS) Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar and Bollywood star Suniel Shetty have joined a US company, Triton Solar, as ambassadors. The company on Saturday made an announcement to this effect.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,National,Sports,Business/Economy
Sourav Ganguly set to remain CAB President
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly is set to be re-elected as the president of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) unopposed.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Jaipur Pink Panthers, Gujarat Fortunegiants play out 28-28 tie
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Home team Jaipur Pink Panthers played out a highly entertaining 28-28 tie against Gujarat Fortunegiants in the 100th match of VIVO Pro Kabaddi League season seven. Both defences produced a masterclass in the match of the Jaipur leg in front of a packed audience at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Saturday but the Pink Panthers will rue missing out on a win despite being on a healthy lead for most of the first half.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
Carolina Marin enters China Open final
Changzhou (China), Sep 21 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion shuttler Carolina Marin on Saturday advanced to the final of the China Open after securing a hard-fought win over Japan's Sayaka Takahashi.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Rohit secretly films Shikhar talking to himself in flight
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India batsman Rohit Sharma had netizens in splits after he shared a video in which his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan can be seen talking to himself in a flight.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Masakadza breaks T20I record in his final int'l game
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza broke a T20I record in his final international game against Afghanistan in the ongoing tri-series also involving Bangladesh.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
WC bronze motivation for upcoming challenges: Punia
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace Indian grappler Bajrang Punia has insisted that he will not consider the bronze medal he won at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships as "victory", but will use it as a motivation to perform better in the future.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Faf du Plessis set to miss flight to India
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Test series set to get underway from October 2, Faf du Plessis has left for India as he will join the South African squad for the longest format. But sadly, he is set to miss the connecting flight to India from Dubai due to a delay from British Airways.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
GST relief for FIFA under-17 Women's WC 2020
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The 37th Goods and Services Council on Friday proposed that the upcoming FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup be exempted from service tax, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Politics
Journey to retake what was unfinished in Rio has begun well: Vinesh
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 20 (IANS) Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that her journey to finish what she started in Rio has got off to a good start with the bronze at the World Championships. Vinesh won a bronze at the World's and sealed a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in her 53kg category. This will be the second time that she will be appearing at the Olympics.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Poland,Sports
Panchal hits ton as match against SA 'A' ends in draw
Mysuru, Sep 20 (IANS) Priyank Panchal sharpened his case for the role of a back-up opener for India in Tests as he slammed a century while Karun Nair hit his second fifty of the match on the final day of the second unofficial Test between India 'A' and South Africa 'A' here. The two teams agreed to call off the game after 64 overs of play with the match ending in a draw. India 'A' bagged the two-match series 1-0.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Directions of SC were being misinterpreted: BCCI state official
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Friday allowing the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers, state bodies across the country have welcomed the move and once again pointed that their claim that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) were misinterpreting the order of the SC has been proved right.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Iyer, Pandey will keep Rahul on his toes: Ganguly
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly feels Lokesh Rahul will be kept on his toes by Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey for the no. 4 slot in ODIs, a position which has been debated a lot by the team management over the last couple of years.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sharath-Sathiyan pair enters Asian quarters
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Indias doubles pair of G. Sathiyan and A. Sharath Kamal entered the quarterfinals beating Mahfoodh Sayed Murtadha and Rashed Rashed of Bahrain 11-8, 11-6, 11-3 in the 24th ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships, at Yogyakarta on Thursday.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Markram, Mulder slam tons as SA 'A' fight back against Ind 'A'
Mysuru, Sep 19 (IANS) Skipper Aiden Markram slammed 161 in the lead-up to the Test series while all-rounder Wiaan Mulder also scored a hundred to take South Africa 'A' to 400 against India 'A' on Day 3 of the second unofficial Test on Thursday. At stumps, India 'A' were on 14/0, still leading by 31 runs with Priyank Panchal (9 batting) and Abhimanyu Easwaran (5 batting) at the crease.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
FIFA Awards to be telecast live in India on DSPORT
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Best FIFA Football Awards will be telecast live in India on September 24, as Gurugram based Lex Sportel Vision on Thursday announced the acquisition of the rights for the Indian subcontinent.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Satwik-Chirag bow out of China Open
Changzhou (China), Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty crashed out of the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament after suffering a straight-game loss to Japan's Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda on Thursday.
2019-09-19
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Keep entertaining fans across the world: Afridi tells Kohli
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has praised India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli and has urged him to keep entertaining the fans across the world.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ed Joyce appointed head coach of Ireland women's team
Dublin, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Ireland cricketer Ed Joyce has been appointed as the head coach of country's women national team for the next two years.
2019-09-19
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
How Miller's one-handed stunner left Kohli in shock
Mohali, Sep 19 (IANS) The second T20I between India and South Africa witnessed two of the sensational catches fans would ever see in a game of cricket.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Kohli surpasses Rohit as all-time leading run-scorer in T20s
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) Captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday got past his deputy Rohit Sharma as the leading run-scorer in T20 internationals after his unbeaten 72 helped India record a facile seven-wicket victory over South Africa in the second T20 international here on Wednesday.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Youngsters showed character with the ball: Kohli
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli lauded the bowlers for restricting South Africa to 149/5 as India won by seven wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series, in the second game here on Wednesday.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
2nd T20: Kohli stars as India register 7-wicket win over SA
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) Virat Kohli slammed an unbeaten half century and took a stunning catch to lead from the front as India eased to a seven-wicket win over South Africa in the second T20 international here on Wednesday.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Kuldeep & Nadeem put South Africa 'A' on the mat
Mysuru, Sep 18 (IANS) India 'A' spinners have put South Africa 'A' on the mat as the visitors ended the second day of the unofficial test on 159/5 on Wednesday -- still trailing by 258 runs with just five wickets in the bag.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Steve Smith best since Don Bradman: Coach
Brisbane, Sep 18 (IANS) Steve Smiths formative coach Trent Woodhill feels that if the star Australian was playing for India, his technique would not be the focus of discussion as much as it is in Australia.
2019-09-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah has skill-set to succeed in India in Tests: Agarkar
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Ever since making his Test debut in Cape Town in January 2018, Jasprit Bumrah has improved by leaps and bounds and has become an integral part of the Indian team across all formats, especially Test cricket. Bumrah has featured in 12 Test matches so far, in which he has scalped 62 wickets at an average of 19.24, thus becoming the linchpin of Indian bowling unit.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dhruv Shorey to lead Delhi in Vijay Hazare trophy
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Right-handed batsman Dhruv Shorey will lead the Delhi team in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy that will be played from September 24 to October 13.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket