Sports
Sharad Kumar among four para-athletes recommended for Khel Ratna; Avani Lekhara in contention for Arjuna Award
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has recommended the names of shooter Manish Narwal, high jumper Sharad Kumar, shuttler Pramod Bhagat and javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar for Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021. All four brought laurels for India in the recently concluded Tokyo Paralympics.
Chris Dent resigns as Gloucestershire skipper, terms it 'tough decision'
Gloucestershire [UK], September 18 (ANI): Opening batsman Chris Dent has decided to step down as club captain of Gloucestershire Cricket after four years in the role.
Was inspired by Indian women's hockey team show in Tokyo Olympics, says defender Suman Devi Thoudam
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Having been promoted to the senior core group from the junior ranks, young defender Suman Devi Thoudam wants to make this opportunity count and learn all about playing under pressure from her counterparts who have returned from a historic outing in Tokyo.
IPL 2021: KKR star Russell resumes training after completing quarantine
Dubai [UAE], September 18 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) star player Andre Russell on Saturday resumed training after completing necessary quarantine protocols ahead of the resumption of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
IPL 2021: Power-hitting is 'super strength' for me, hopefully I can continue with it, says Livingstone
Dubai [UAE], September 18 (ANI): England and Rajasthan Royals batsman Liam Livingstone has said power hitting is his "super strength" and is hopeful to continue batting the same way in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
IPL 2021: DC, CSK and RCB sit pretty on points table as MI and rest look to spring surprise (Preview)
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is all set to resume on Sunday with Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) locking horns against each other. Before the season got suspended earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was proving to be unlike any other as three teams were storming ahead in the race to reach the playoffs --Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Former tennis players Ivanovic, Goerges presented Jana Novotna Award
Florida [US], September 18 (ANI): Former World No 1 Ana Ivanovic and Germany's recently retired Julia Goerges were presented with the Jana Novotna Award by the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open earlier this week.
T20 WC: Kohli and boys to square off against England, Australia in warm-up games
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Before kickstarting their campaign in the T20 World Cup against arch-rivals Pakistan, Virat Kohli-led India would square off against England and Australia in warm-up games. The match against England would take place on October 18 while the game against Australia would go ahead on October 20.
Brisbane Heat batsman Tom Banton to miss upcoming BBL
Brisbane [Australia], September 18 (ANI): The Brisbane Heat have agreed to a request from English batsman Tom Banton to withdraw from the coming Big Bash League (BBL) series this summer.
Strikers need to be ruthless in front of goal, says Farukh Choudhary
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Blue Tigers forward Farukh Choudhary, who recently scored his first goal in international football, explained that a striker needs to be calm and confident in front of goal, in order to succeed in his or her position.
Pink-ball Test against Australia really important for our Indian women's team, says Hemlata Kala
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Former India all-rounder Hemlata Kala believes that the upcoming women's pink-ball Test against Australia will be really important for the Mithali Raj-led side and she also said that she is confident of the Indian team showcasing a good performance.
IPL 2021: Good thing for RCB that Virat, Maxwell, ABD look in good form, says Siraj
Dubai [UAE], September 18 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Mohammed Siraj has said that it augurs well for his side that star batting trio -- Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell are looking in good form ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season resumption.
Mizoram U-19 head coach Murtaza Lodhgar passes away
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 18 (ANI): Former Bengal spinner and Mizoram U-19 head coach Murtaza Lodhgar has passed away, Cricket Association Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya confirmed.
Shastri intends to step down as coach after T20 WC, says 'never overstay your welcome'
London [UK], September 18 (ANI): Team India head coach Ravi Shastri intends to step down from his role after the T20 World Cup as in an interview with The Guardian, he said that he has achieved everything there was and he does not want to overstay his welcome.
Nod from Anil Kumble can see him return as Team India coach after T20 WC Nottinghamshire all-rounder Peter Trego announces retirement Davis Cup: Emil Ruusuvuori defeats Ramanathan, Finland take 2-0 lead Davis Cup: Otto Virtanen beat Prajnesh Gunneswaran to give Finland 1-0 lead against India on Day 1 First edition of Playbooks for Beijing 2022 to be published in October: IOC President Bach First edition of Playbooks for Beijing 2022 to be published in October: IOC President Bach Pak vs NZ: Extremely disappointed on the abrupt postponement of the series, says Babar Azam Pak vs NZ: Extremely disappointed on the abrupt postponement of the series, says Babar Azam Think the myth that studies and sports can't be pursued together has been broken: Suhas Yathiraj Think the myth that studies and sports can't be pursued together has been broken: Suhas Yathiraj New Zealand postponing series is absolutely sad news for Pakistan, says Hafeez New Zealand postponing series is absolutely sad news for Pakistan, says Hafeez NZC unilaterally decided to postpone series, Imran Khan assured NZ PM that no security threat exists: PCB NZC unilaterally decided to postpone series, Imran Khan assured NZ PM that no security threat exists: PCB There was no such pressure on Kohli, it's all about workload: Madan Lal New Zealand's tour of Pakistan abandoned due to security concerns New Zealand's tour of Pakistan abandoned due to security concerns Former Tamil Nadu skipper Sharath Sridharan to lead India's Junior Selection Committee IPL 2021: Will treat every game as final and give my 100 per cent, says SRH spinner Rashid Work hard in training, have fun in the middle: Shamsi's mantra for success HI has done amazing work for Indian hockey in last decade, says MM Somaya BBL: Adelaide Strikers re-sign Jake Weatherald on four-year deal Australia Test skipper Tim Paine confident of being fit for Ashes after neck surgery IPL 2021: Looking forward to repeat what we did last year in UAE, says MI all-rounder Pollard Luxembourg Open: Sania Mirza and Shuai Zhang knocked out in quarter-finals Tendulkar, Kohli lead wishes for PM Modi on his 71st birthday IPL 2021: Holder, Sherfane Rutherford reach UAE to join SRH Australia withdraw from Junior Hockey World Cups IPL 2021: Holder, Sherfane Rutherford reach UAE to join SRH Australia withdraw from Junior Hockey World Cups
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