- Wish there were microphones: More on sledging in Ind-Pak matches(17 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India-Pakistan matches are considered one of the biggest spectacles in world cricket. The rivalry between the two countries leads to packed stands and it often spills over onto the field. Former India wicket-keeper Kiran More revealed that sledging was rife in matches between the two sides and recounted some of the incidents he was involved in.
- Ligue 1 2020/21 season to begin on August 22(21:30)
Paris, July 10 (IANS) The 2020/21 season of the French Ligue 1 will start on August 22 and will conclude on May 23 next year, the French Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday. Lorient host Strasbourg on the opening weekend, while Lens are on the road at Nice.
- AELTC to distribute 2020 Wimbledon prize money among 620 players(20:56)
London, July 10 (IANS) The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Friday that the prize money set aside for this year's cancelled Wimbledon Championships will be distributed among the 620 players whose world ranking would have enabled them to gain entry into the grass court Grand Slam by direct acceptance into the Main Draw or Qualifying event.
- Bundesliga's 2020/21 season to begin on September 18(19:48)
Berlin, July 10 (IANS) Bundesliga's 2020/21 season will begin on September 18, 2020 and end on May 22, 2021, the German Football League (DFL) announced on Friday. The new season hence starts a month later than the start date of the 2019/20 season.
- Henderson to miss Liverpool's remaining four games: Klopp(19:08)
London, July 10 (IANS) Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will not be playing the remaining four games of the season due to a knee injury, manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Friday. Henderson sustained a knee injury during Liverpools 3-1 win at Brighton.
- Never any debate in mind: Goenka on sticking to Bagan's green & maroon(18:32)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan principal owner Sanjiv Goenka said that there was "never any debate" in his mind about retaining Bagan's iconic green and maroon colours. The board of the new club, formed after the merger of three-time Indian Super League champions ATK and Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan, announced the club's colours and logo, which will have the Mohun Bagan boat with addition of 'ATK' to it.
- Eng vs WI: Broad 'frustrated, angry, gutted' at being dropped(17:58)
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Veteran fast bowler Stuart Broad admitted that he is "frustrated, angry, gutted" after being dropped for England's ongoing first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. England decided to go with a pace attack consisting of James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood and captain Ben Stokes for the match.
- Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 3: Brathwaite fifty hands visitors edge (Lunch)(17:48)
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Opener Kraigg Brathwaite slammed a fine half-century in the first session as West Indies slowly and steadily edged towards England's first innings score on the third day of first #raisethebat Test at Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday. The visitors went into Lunch at 159/3, trailing England by just 45 runs with seven wickets in the bag.
- Jamie Murray latest to express doubts on US Open participation(17:34)
London, July 10 (IANS) Seven-time Grand Slam doubles winner Jamie Murray became the latest player to express doubts about travelling to the United States for the US Open that starts on August 31. Murray said that the US seems to have regressed in the battle against coronavirus and the increased number of cases in the country means that he would be more comfortable staying back.
- Salim Malik must respond to April 2000 conversation: PCB(17:12)
Lahore, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by former skipper Salim Malik for removal of his life ban handed in 2000 and to be allowed to contribute to Pakistan cricket. Malik had earlier failed to respond to transcripts provided by the ICC of April 2000 conversation with regards to allegations of match-fixing against him.
- PCB asks Kaneria to approach ECB as life ban was imposed by English board(17:02)
Lahore, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by Danish Kaneria on the life ban imposed on him. After carefully reviewing and studying the requests, the PCB has responded to the former cricketer. It was with regards to being offered a rehabilitation programme and Kaneria has been asked to approach the ECB as his ban was imposed by the ECB.
- We both recognise environment of fear & mental abuse: British gymnasts(16:54)
London, July 10 (IANS) British World Championship medallist gymnasts Beckie and Ellie Downie said that abuse within gymnastics training in the country is "completely normalised." Several British gymnasts have recently spoken up about a culture of mental and emotional abuse within the sport.
- Sanjeev Gupta targeting cricketers & harming Indian cricket: Aditya Verma(15:30)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Guptas recent mail to BCCI Ethics Officer D.K. Jain levelling conflict of interest allegations against India skipper Virat Kohli has seen IPL petitioner Aditya Verma take note of the âpattern that Gupta has used to âdestroy spirit of reforms and Indian cricket.