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Nobody should be forced to take a knee, says Hamilton
Spielberg, July 6 (IANS) Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said he will be taking the knee again at the next race which is also scheduled to take place at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on July 12.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
On this day: Rohit becomes 1st to score five tons in a single WC
Leeds (England), July 6 (IANS) On July 6 last year, star Indian opener Rohit Sharma broke great Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara's record of scoring maximum number of centuries in a single edition of the 50-overs World Cup.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Broad faces prospect of missing first Eng vs WI Test: report
London, July 6 (IANS) Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad could miss the first Test of the three-match series against West Indies in order to make way for Jofra Archer and Mark Wood to partner James Anderson at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
DDCA may request HC for extension of time to hold elections
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association may move to the High Court for extension of time to hold elections for the post of President and other vacant posts. The matter of holding the elections will be further discussed on Tuesday before taking a final call on the matter.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Messi wants to end football career in Barcelona, says Bartomeu
Barcelona, July 6 (IANS) Barcelona FC President Josep Maria Bartomeu has downplayed Lionel Messi's exit rumours, stating the star striker wants to continue with the club till the end of his football career.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Serie A: Bologna stun Inter, Napoli conquer Roma
Rome, July 6 (IANS) Inter Milan's Scudetto hopes were only left with theoretical possibility after being overturned by Bologna's 2-1 victory, while Lorenzo Insigne's winner helped Napoli beat Roma 2-1 at San Paolo.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
CONMEBOL mulling plan to stage Copa Libertadores in Uruguay
Montevideo (Uruguay), July 6 (IANS) The remainder of this year's Copa Libertadores -- suspended since March because of the coronavirus pandemic -- could be held in Uruguay, according to local media reports.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Indian para shooters lose to Italian Style in online league
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian Paralympic shooting team, Indian Tigers, lost to Italian Style 10:1 in their first match of the Online Shooting League.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
F1: Bottas wins dramatic Austrian opener for champions Mercedes
Spielberg, July 5 (IANS) Finlands Valtteri Bottas bagged a dramatic first race of the delayed Formula One season for champions Mercedes here on Sunday, as Lewis Hamilton was handed a five-second time penalty that dropped him from second place.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Xavi ends Barca speculations, signs contract extension with Al-Sadd
Doha, July 5 (IANS) Former Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez poured cold water over a potential move back to Barcelona in the capacity of manager as he signed a contract extension at his current club Al-Sadd in Qatar.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
'Ganguly already co-owner, so eligible to become director of ATK-MB'
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly is eligible to be one of the directors of the merged Indian Super League (ISL) franchise ATK-Mohun Bagan ahead of the upcoming season, by virtue of him being one of the team co-owners.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Not going to speculate on Messi's future, says Barca coach Setien
Barcelona, July 5 (IANS) Barcelona manager Quique Setien downplayed talisman Lionel Messi's exit rumours and stated he has been training well despite speculations surrounding his future.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
CAB announces new coaching staff for senior women's team
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Sunday added additional responsibility to Bengal senior women's coach Shib Sankar Pal by appointing him as the coach of U-23 Women's team.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Root's absence hands 'a bit of an advantage' to us, says Roach
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) West Indies pace spearhead Kemar Roach feels they will have a little bit of an advantage going into the much-anticipated first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday as their opponents and hosts England will be without their batting mainstay Joe Root.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Stokes already a big leader in the England side, says Crawley
Southampton, July 5 (IANS) England cricketer Zak Crawley gave his backing to all-rounder Ben Stokes who will be captaining the Test side for the first time in the first match of the #raisethebat Test against West Indies starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ganguly 'would've loved to' change his game as per T20 requirements
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Former India captain and current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly said he would have loved to change his game as per T20 requirements had he played the game in today's era.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BCCI secretary Shah shares photograph of 'magnificent Motera'
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Sunday tweeted a photo of the new Motera Stadium, officially called the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium.A
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rijiju leads wishes for Sindhu as badminton champ turns 25
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju was among those who wished badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu on her birthday. Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Scholes urges Man Utd to buy a pacy defender to partner Maguire
Manchester, July 5 (IANS) Former midfielder Paul Scholes urged Manchester United to buy a pacy centre-back to partner Harry Maguire in the defence as, according to him, the Englishman has the tendency to get caught by speedy forwards.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bairstow still has a future in Test cricket, says Ed Smith
London, July 5 (IANS) Jonny Bairstow still has a future in Test cricket, said England national selector Ed Smith after the wicketkeeper-batsman was left out of the squad for the first #raisethebat Test against West Indies.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Japanese top football league resumes after Covid-19 break
Tokyo, July 5 (IANS) The J-League first division, the top tier of the Japanese football league system, resumed behind closed doors after a near four-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Haryana Deputy CM inaugurates multi-storeyed sports complex
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Sunday inaugurated the state's first multi-storeyed sports complex in Sirsa.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
ISL helping young players make career out of football, says Hume
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Former Leicester City FC striker Iain Hume feels that the Indian Super League (ISL) is helping young Indian players make a career for themselves in football, driven by the investments made by the clubs and the league.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Ronaldo relieved after ending free-kick duck at Juve, says Sarri
Turin (Italy), July 5 (IANS) Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri said that Cristiano Ronaldo was relieved to have finally broken his duck from free-kick situations. Ronaldo scored from a free-kick on Saturday against local rivals Torino.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Tendulkar pays tribute to 'three people' on Guru Purnima
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday paid tribute to 'three people' who according to him, played integral roles in his life as far as his illustrious cricket career is concerned.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
It's been a great week, says rising Arsenal star Saka
London, July 5 (IANS) It was a week to remember for Arsenal's young star Bukayo Saka after he celebrated signing a new long-term contract by scoring the opener in the Gunners' victory at Wolves on Saturday.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
England tour like the Ashes for us, says WI pacer Roach
Manchester, July 5 (IANS) West Indies fast-bowler Kemar Roach said the team's ultimate goal is to return home with the trophy as the visitors gear up for the much-anticipated three-Test series starting July 8.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
He's an absolute ripper: Langer hails Warner's presence in team
Melbourne, July 5 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer on Sunday called David Warner a 'ripper', saying the senior batsman has been a fantastic addition to the side since he made a comeback after the ball-tampering incident.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kohli can break Tendulkar's record of 100 centuries, says Hogg
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg believes that current India skipper Virat Kohli can break cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record of 100 centuries on the international arena.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
We all got carried away after NatWest final win, says Ganguly
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said the team which won the 2002 NatWest Trophy in memorable fashion got carried away after the victory and rightly so after such a pulsating encounter.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Guardiola confident of Man City overturning Champions League ban
London, July 5 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed confidence that the two-year ban on the club from UEFA competitions will be overturned. City have appealed to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) against UEFA's ban for an alleged breach of the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules between 2012 and 2016 and a decision is expected to be announced on July 13.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Stokes great choice as stand-in Eng captain, feels Hussain
London, July 5 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes' approach to cricket is similar to that of India captain Virat Kohli's, according to former England captain Nasser Hussain. Stokes is set to lead the England Test side for the first time when they face West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in the first Test of three-match series starting July 8.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Smith bats for Denly ahead of first Windies Test
Southampton, July 5 (IANS) England national selector Ed Smith gave his vote of confidence to batsman Joe Denly ahead of the first Test against West Indies starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Complaint against Kohli an attempt to derail BCCI on & off the field'
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sanjeev Gupta writing to BCCI Ethics Officer D.K. Jain about Virat Kohlis business ventures and how that is in violation of the Lodha Panel recommendations hasnt gone down well with board officials who feel that these complaints are clearly motivated.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Comparing Greenwood with Rooney, Ronaldo won't be fair: Solksjaer
Manchester, July 5 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was all-praise for striker Mason Greenwood after the 18-year-old's brace helped them to a 5-2 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SL cricketer Mendis held after fatal car accident: Report
Colombo, July 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka wicket-keeper-batsman Kusal Mendis was arrested on Sunday following a fatal car crash in Panadura - south of Colombo, according to media reports.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Dropping Warne on 1999 WI tour was 'right decision', says Waugh
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Shane Warne and Steve Waugh were faces of the dominant Australian team of the late 1990's that was led by the latter but their relationship has famously soured over the years. The rift arose from when Waugh decided to drop Warne for Australia's tour of the West Indies in 1999 and the 55-year-old recently explained how he reached to the conclusion of omitting his best spinner from the fourth and final Test.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Virat Kohli under conflict scanner, Gupta writes to BCCI Ethics Officer
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Lodha Committee while reworking the constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had clearly mentioned that conflict of interest is an area that needs to be fought hard for better administration of the gentlemans game. And that has seen quite a few former cricketers including current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly having to relinquish multiple posts. And now, current India skipper Virat Kohlis position has been questioned by Sanjeev Gupta in a mail to Ethics Officer D.K. Jain.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bayern defend German Cup title with 4-2 win over Leverkusen
Berlin, July 5 (IANS) German champions Bayern Munich extended their domestic domination by winning their 20th German Cup title with a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the final. Robert Lewandowski scored twice while Serge Gnabry and David Alaba were both on the scoresheet.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Ibrahimovic scores on return from injury, dents Lazio's title hopes
Rome, July 5 (IANS) Veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored from the spot on his first match since the season restart as AC Milan beat Lazio 3-0 to dent the latter's chances of winning the Serie A title. The defeat puts Lazio seven points behind leaders Juventus with eight games to play.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Azharuddin can be a reason: Latif on Younis-Grant knife episode
Lahore, July 5 (IANS) Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Rashid Latif claimed that former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin may have played a role in the Younis Khan-Grant Flower knife episode. Flower was Pakistan's batting coach from 2014 to 2019 and had said recently that former captain Younis had once held a knife to his throat for offering him batting tips.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Stand by what I said in 2016 about love I received from India: Afridi
Lahore, July 5 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said that he has always enjoyed playing against India and that he still stands by what he said in 2016 about receiving more love in India than he did back in Pakistan.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
De Kock wins second SA men's cricketer of the year award
Johannesburg, July 5 (IANS) South Africas limited-overs captain Quinton de Kock was named the men's player of the year while 21-year-old Laura Wolvaardt won the women's player of the year at Cricket South Africa's (CSA) virtual award ceremony.
2020-07-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Let's behave with calmness: IOA VC calls for end to infighting
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vice President R.K. Anand has appealed to members to end the infighting that has erupted within India's National Olympic Council over the past three months. Anand, who is also Chairman of the IOA's Legal Committee, said that he has "never seen such bitterness and language" used in mails that have been flying between the warring factions.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
IOA Treasurer says probe into HFI's matters will amount to interference
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Treasurer Anandeshwar Panday hit back at Associate Executive Council member Bholanath Singh's allegations of financial fraud. Alleging that it is someone else who is behind Singh's mails against several members of the IOA in recent days, Panday said that the current allegations and demand of an investigation will amount to the IOA interfering in the daily functioning of the Handball Federation of India (HFI).
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Williamson for me has a very good technique in current era: Hussain
London, July 4 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is an example of a batsman with great technique, according to former England captain turned commentator Nasser Hussain. Hussain said Williamson is someone who can adapt his game to any format in any condition in the world.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kohli, Ishant troll Mayank on 'Upside Down' training post
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian cricketers have got back to training in whatever way they can and have been posting photos and videos of the same on their social media handles. They have also been challenging each other on work out routines, as Indian captain Virat Kohli and all-rounder Hardik Pandya did with each other recently on flying push-ups.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Have provided more information to ICC ACU Chairman on 2011 WC final'
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that he has provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) with more evidence on his claim that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed. Aluthgamage said that he had provided ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chairman Alex Marshall with more evidence when the latter had contacted him via e-mail.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Fans wish Dhoni and Sakshi on their 10th wedding anniversary
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni and wife Sakshi completed 10 years as husband and wife on Saturday. The pair tied the knot on July 4, 2010 in Dehradun. The wedding was done in a private ceremony and few had knowledge of the ceremony happening.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mourinho 'disturbed' by Spurs' lack of fight in 3-1 defeat to Sheffield
London, July 4 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said that the team's lack of fight in their 3-1 defeat to Sheffield United was concerning. Spurs' hopes of making it to the Champions League was given a significant blow when they were completely outplayed by Sheffield earlier in the week.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football