Pakistan cricket, ICC, indian Express
June 24, 2017 7:27 pm

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have decided to play three T20 matches in Pakistan. The details of the schedule would be out soon but a World XI team would be up against Pakistan XI in Lahore.

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June 24, 2017 7:17 pm

Alvaro Arbeloa called time on his 15-year career that saw him play over 400 games with a large part of it spent at Real Madrid. He also played for Deportivo La Coruna, Liverpool and West Ham United.

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June 24, 2017 7:15 pm

Mithali Raj scored 71 against England in the ICC Women's World Cup. This was her seventh consecutive half-century, a record for most consecutive fifties by a player. The previous best was six by four other batswomen including Mithali.

June 24, 2017 7:07 pm

after India thumped Pakistan 6-1 in the 5-8 classification match, they will now go on to face Canada for the 5-6 position match. The winner of the India-Canada game will finish fifth and qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

England vs Sri Lanka, James Anderson, Eranga
June 24, 2017 6:57 pm

On this day in 2014, Sri Lanka grabbed an emphatic win over England at Headingly, Leeds by 100 runs to win the two-match Test series 1-0 after picking up the last wicket on the penultimate ball of the match.

West Bromwich Albion, English Premier League, Mark Miles, Hillsborough, sports news
June 24, 2017 6:32 pm

English clubs are legally required to have all-seater stadiums since the 1990 Taylor Report into the Hillsborough disaster recommended the change but the league's governing body is keen on re-opening discussions about the matter.

Stuart Broad, outh Africa vs England, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 6:22 pm

England fast bowler Stuart Broad is expecting to be fit before their first Test match against South Africa. The right-handed bowler left the field during Nottinghamshire's match against Leicestershire on Wednesday after bowling just one over.

Claudio Bravo, Australia, Confederations Cup, Chile, Juan Antonio Pizzi
June 24, 2017 6:15 pm

Claudio Bravo who is Chile's joint most-capped player with Alexis Sanchez hasn't played since April 27, when he injured his calf for Manchester City in a derby game with Manchester United. Juan Antonio Pizzi brushed off concerns about a lack of match fitness.

Federation of International Cricketers' Associations, FICA, Lodha Committee, Tony Irish, Cricket Australia
June 24, 2017 6:02 pm

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) is reportedly set to have a meeting on Saturday to discuss the various issues pertaining to the implementation of Lodha Committee recommendations.

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June 24, 2017 6:28 pm

India humbled Pakistan 6-1 in the 5-8 classification match of Hockey World League Semi-final and booked their spot in the 5-6th position play-off game against Canada. Ramandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored two goals each for India.

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June 24, 2017 5:56 pm

Valtteri Bottas was .095 quicker than Raikkonen and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was third quickest 0.416 behind with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo fourth best. Championship leader Sebastian Vettel drove his Ferrari cautiously and finished the difficult session a lowly 12th.

Steve Hansen, Warren Gatland, Irish Lions, Warren Gatland, Kieran Read
June 24, 2017 5:32 pm

While Lions coach Warren Gatland observed that the All Blacks "didn’t come out and play champagne rugby,” Steve Hansen told reporters: "You don't become the number one side in the world for as long as we have been without a very good tight five.

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June 24, 2017 5:13 pm

Sharing her journey and her parents support, Sania Mirza said that she was never told by her parents that she might not be able to do something because she is a girl and that she won't be able to follow her dreams.

Rieko Ioane, New Zealand, Sean O'Brien, Rhys Webb, Wellington Hurricanes
June 24, 2017 5:10 pm

Sean O'Brien and Rhys Webb crossed for the Lions, who now play the Wellington Hurricanes on Tuesday before the second test next Saturday. The All Blacks had held a narrow 13-8 lead at halftime.

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June 24, 2017 4:58 pm

Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) have dismissed Nagaur district association panel. The panel is a part of RCA and Lalit Modi is still the president of the Nagaur panel. The decision was taken by voting 4-2 against the panel.

Lance Armstrong, Greg LeMond, Floyd Landis, Tour de France, Frankie Andreu
June 24, 2017 4:54 pm

Armstrong's cheating was exposed and detailed in a 2012 U.S Anti-Doping Agency report that included sworn testimony from several of his former teammates. He was stripped of his Tour de France victories, banned from competition and has paid an estimated $20 million to settle various lawsuits.

Steve Smith, Australia, Australia vs Bangladesh
June 24, 2017 4:29 pm

Australia on Saturday finalised a week long preparation camp for their Qantas Tour of Bangladesh that is scheduled to take place in August. The camp would begin from August 10 and will include a three-day intra-squad match on August 14 at Marrara Cricket Ground.

June 24, 2017 4:26 pm

American Blake Leeper finished a non-advancing seventh in the semi-final race despite competing as a double amputee. Pistorius set his record of 45.39 seconds at Daegu, South Korea in August, 2011. He ran 45.25 seconds at the U.S. athletics championships on Friday.

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June 24, 2017 5:52 pm

India convincingly beat Pakistan 6-1 for the second hammering to the neighbours in under a week. This time, too, India scored a bucketload of goals and started well. Ramandeep Singh and Mandeep Singh scored a brace for India.

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June 24, 2017 3:45 pm

Jason Roy's exit from the middle was the start of the collapse in England's chase of 175 runs as both the set batsmen in Jonny Bairstow and Roy were gone in a matter of eight runs.

Aspall Tennis Classic event, Andy Murray, Hurlingham, Queen's Club, Dubai Open title
June 24, 2017 3:15 pm

Andy Murray made an early exit at Queen's Club last week and is yet to add to his Dubai Open title triumph in March. "It is great to be back at The Hurlingham Club. It's a great setting and an ideal opportunity to get grass court practice ahead of Wimbledon," Murray said.

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June 24, 2017 3:07 pm

Lionel Messi joined Barcelona in 2004 and has produced countless match winning performances, proving to be a massive advantage for the club. He has made a habit of winning titles after titles and bringing more sharpness to his game year after year.

Graham Ford, SLC, cricket
June 24, 2017 2:54 pm

Graham Ford stepped down as the head coach of Sri Lankan team. Ford ended his second tenure with the side after 15 months. Hailing the Sri Lankan team, Ford in a statement released by Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned that it's been a privilege working with the Lankan side. 

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June 24, 2017 7:24 pm

ICC Women's World Cup 2017, India vs England: Stay tuned for live score and updates from County Ground in Derby as Mithali Raj-captained India open their campaign against hosts England in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

Varun Soragamvi, Varun Soragamvi 10 wickets, KSCA, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 2:15 pm

During a KSCA third division league match, medium pacer Varun Soragamvi bagged a ten-wicket haul in the innings for his side Loyd foundation against Guledagudda cricket team in Bagalkot. The bowler returned with figures of 10/36.

Shane Watson, Cricket Australia, ACA
June 24, 2017 1:14 pm

The Australian players on Friday rejected the new offer from Cricket Australia regarding the revised pay deal. Levin Roberts, CA Executive general manager in a letter to ACA chief executive Alistair Nicholson made the offer.

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June 24, 2017 6:01 pm

The Chief Executives’ Committee approved all recommendations made by the Cricket Committee this past week in London. These recommendations included the use of DRS in T20Is, Umpire's call on DRS and poor sportsmanship.

Jolyon Palmer, Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 12:37 pm

Despite colliding with the barriers during Friday's second practice session ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Jolyon Palmer has the backing of his team according to Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul.

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June 24, 2017 2:10 pm

The image from Jaipur Traffic Police did draw laughs and smiles from many on social but Jasprit Bumrah wasn't one of them. He expressed himself on Twitter by saying how disrespectful it was for someone representing their country.

Jordan Spieth, Golf, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 12:12 pm

Jordan Spieth had an off day but still found himself in the lead after the second round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Friday. After opening with a superb 63, Spieth could manage only a pedestrian one-under-par 69 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

Elaine Thompson, Elaine Thompson races, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 12:05 pm

Jamaica's Olympic champion sprinter Elaine Thompson defended her national 100 metres title in Kingston on Friday with a world leading time of 10.71 seconds. Thompson recovered from a moderate start to rein in training partner Christania Williams and pull away for an emphatic win.

Christian Coleman, US World Championship trials, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 11:57 am

Rising star Christian Coleman eased into the final of the 100m at the US World Championship trials on Friday as hurdler Keni Harrison laid down a marker to her rivals with the fastest time of the year. Coleman, the fastest man in the world over 100m this season, clocked 10.04sec to comfortably win his semi-final

Josh Harrop, Manchester United, Preston
June 24, 2017 11:23 am

Preston North End have signed midfielder Josh Harrop from Manchester United on a four-year contract, the English Championship team said on Friday. Harrop, 21, was the top scorer for United's reserve team with 10 goals in 25 appearances last season.

Kidambi Srikanth, Badminton, Indian Express
June 24, 2017 9:55 am

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth marched his way into the finals of the Australian Open Super Series after beating China's Shi Yuqi 21-10, 21-14.

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June 24, 2017 10:42 am

On Tuesday, Yuvraj Singh failed to make a difference in the middle order yet again as he was dismissed after making eight runs. It is only one of the several anonymous performances he has put in since scored a half-century against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy.

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June 24, 2017 10:43 am

Shakhar Dhawan may be without Rohit Sharma for the West Indies series after the prolific run in the Champions Trophy but change of partner hasn't affected him at the top of the order.