Eye on Olympics but can't fulfil formalities anymore: Vijender(23:34) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh said that while he is hoping to make it to his fourth Olympics in Tokyo next year, he may not be able to fulfil the requirements of the Boxing Federation of India which requires him to spend significant time in the national camp.
IBL: Gujarat leapfrog to top of table with win over Panthers(23:00) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Formidable Gujarat Giants, spurred by a stunning win for Chirag in the opening bout, adopted a business-like approach and stormed to the top of the league table with a 5-2 victory over the M.C. Mary Kom-led Punjab Panthers in the Big Bout Indian Boxing League at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex here on Tuesday.
Kabir shines in swimming, Pahel sweeps TT event at SFA(21:24) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Kabir Khubchandani of Jamnabai Narsee School stole the spotlight at the swimming event of Sports For All (SFA), powered by Byju's, cornering five gold medals here on Tuesday at the Prabodhankar Thackeray Krida Sankul.
HI suspends 11 players for brawl in domestic tourny(20:38) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of Hockey India has suspended 11 players for varying number of months along with team officials of Punjab Armed Police and Punjab National Bank for their involvement in an ugly brawl between the two sides during the 56th Nehru Senior Hockey Tournament in November.
ISL league toppers to play in 2021 Asian Champions League(19:12) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The team that finishes top of the table at the end of the 2019/20 Indian Super League season will get direct entry into the AFC Champions League 2021. The winners of the I-League, on the other hand, will get a direct entry into the 2021 AFC Cup.
FICCI set to organize 9th Global Sports Summit 'TURF 2019'(17:36) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) After the successful execution of the previous 8 editions, FICCI returns with the highly prestigious Global Sports Summit "TURF" which is slated to be held at the FICCI, Federation house in the national capital on December 11. This will be the 9th edition of the Global Summit which will witness esteemed sports personalities, administrators and members from the Indian sports fraternity be a part of the event.
You will not win games if you drop catches: Phil Simmons(16:40) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) West Indies coach Phil Simmons said on Tuesday that dropping catches could be a major reason behind the defeat of any team and and if any player drops a catch, it's his fault and he shouldn't cite any excuse for it.
Shreyas Iyer should focus on off-side batting: Pietersen(16:26) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen feels Shreyas Iyer, who has been considered as an option for the No. 4 slot in India's ODI team, should concentrate on improving his off-side batting and should spend extra time on the nets.
World T20 too far, need to focus on winning WI series: Rohit(16:04) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma has said that he is not thinking too far ahead with talks going about the composition of the team for next year's World T20 and is focused only on the series-deciding third T20I against West Indies to be played on Wednesday evening.
Rohit promises 'dinner treat' for Chahal(15:14) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal have often been seen sharing fun time off the field and now the Mumbai batsman has promised a "dinner" treat for his junior.
I do not want to continue from June 2020: ICC Chairman Manohar(14:46) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar's term is set to end in May 2020 and the former BCCI President is not too keen to continue for another term even though he has said that majority of the directors wish for him to continue in the position.
Ind, WI battle it out in series finale at Pollard's IPL home(14:10) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) With the series tied at 1-1, both India and West Indies will aim to come out with the final punch and outclass each other when they battle it out in the third and final T20I set to be played at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday evening.
Kohli-Dhoni duo add another feather to cap, this time on social media(14:00) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli has always made it clear that former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will always remain an inspiration for him and his tweet on the latter's birthday this year was announced as the most re-tweeted sports tweet of the year by Twitter India.
Star launches new avatar of Election se Selection with eye on IPL auction(13:40) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) With the IPL auction just round the corner, there is palpable excitement amongst fans. Riding on the success of the previous editions, Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the IPL, has launched the third edition of Election se Selection ahead of the auction.
Qusai Attarwala win national finals of Red Bull MEO(13:06) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Qusai Attarwala from Pune emerged as eventual winner of the national finals of Red Bull M.E.O., a global competitive celebration of the mobile gaming scene held at the DreamHack India 2019 in the national capital.
WADA ban on Russia may not impact FIDE chief, chess tournaments(12:46) By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The four-year ban on Russia from all sporting activity by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) may not have any impact on former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich -- who is also the current President of FIDE -- and also the tournaments to be held in Russia, said a FIDE official on Tuesday.
Rohit provided much needed motivation to Shivam(11:42) Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube has revealed that star opener Rohit Sharma provided him with a much-needed motivation during the second T20I against West Indies in which he scored his maiden half-century.
Kochi my favourite place to commentate: ISL commentator(11:32) By Rohit Mundayur New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) July 8, 2014 is not a date that fans of the mighty Brazilian football team would like to remember. For that was the day when the Canaries were given a 1-7 hiding in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final at the cavernous Mineirao Stadium by eventual champions Germany.