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June 19, 2018 1:08:55 am

IAAF has restricted the participation of female athletes with high testosterone levels in certain international track & field events.

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June 19, 2018 1:00:21 am

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya to take help of same lawyers that fought the Indian runner’s testosterone case against IAAF

June 18, 2018 2:40:00 pm

The unique aspect about Ronaldo’s penalties is his placement. Majority of them, 87 to be precise, have been low and wide, often finding the side-netting. Unlike Messi, who generally hits within the goalkeeper's range, Ronaldo's penalties are almost out of reach.

June 18, 2018 10:26:06 am

A movie-maker by profession, Iceland keeper Hannes Halldorsson studied videos of Lionel Messi's penalties. They follow a pattern, especially the last five kicks.

June 18, 2018 10:18:19 am

England's encounter with Tunisia is a ghastly reminder of tear gas and beer bottles, flag burning and baton charging, burnt cars and petrol bombs, when England fans rioted with Tunisian counterparts for eight hours the day before the match.

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June 18, 2018 2:08:47 am

Bishan Bedi expressed anguish at the manner in which DDCA officials are attempting to rule through proxy to find a way around the tenure cap and a three-year cooling-off period recommended by the Lodha Committee.

June 17, 2018 9:14:17 am

With candidates desperate to outdo each other, no cost has been spared to win the all-important honorary posts at the DDCA, that come with special match-day perks and instant elevation in the social circuit.

June 17, 2018 1:29:29 pm

Lift, curl, dip and goal; Cristiano Ronaldo set Sochi alight with an inch-perfect free kick that helped him complete his hat-trick and Portugal secure a point in a six goal thriller against Spain.

June 17, 2018 9:12:14 am

Former fast bowler Dawlat Ahmadzai remains a protagonist of the Afganistan ‘successful story’ despite hanging up his boots.

June 16, 2018 2:09:39 pm

Two years after frustrating Cristiano Ronaldo in the Euros, Iceland face the challenge of facing Argentina's dynamic attacking lineup led by Lionel Messi.

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June 16, 2018 3:00:39 pm

Afghanistan surrender to India by an innings and 262 runs in their debut Test; Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja wreak havoc.

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June 15, 2018 1:49:36 am

DDCA elections are being held after implementing the Lodha panel reforms but by fielding family members, former office-bearers have seemingly found a way around.

India's Shikhar Dhawan acknowledges the applause of the crowd as he walks back to the pavillion after losing his wicket on the first day of the one-off cricket test match against Afghanistan
June 15, 2018 1:37:52 am

Shikhar Dhawan becomes first Indian and sixth player overall to score ton before lunch; hosts end Day 1 at 347/6.

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June 14, 2018 12:17:10 pm

Indian women's cricket team up in arms against coach Tushar Arothe, with some young players alleging excessive interference in on-field decisions as one of the reasons.

FIFA World Cup 2018
June 14, 2018 9:48:13 am

From geopolitics to culinary, there are more reasons to watch the World Cup than just football. Here are a few group stage matches with interesting subplots.

June 14, 2018 9:42:43 am

Afghanistan are all set to become the 12th cricket nation to play Test cricket as they take on India in Bangalore.

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June 13, 2018 9:33:36 am

Buried in the Soviet past of the Luzhniki Stadium, where the opening match of the World Cup will be played, is a tragedy the full extent of which isn’t known even to this day.

FIFA World Cup 2018
June 13, 2018 9:25:39 am

In Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala, Angel Di Maria and Giovanni Lo Celso, Argentina have some fine attack-minded players. The problem is, they all operate in more or less the same position as the finest of them all: Lionel Messi

June 13, 2018 9:37:07 am

A Belgian university study shows referees tend to be harsher on fouls after watching replays via VAR, the technology that will used for the first time in Russia World Cup.

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June 13, 2018 9:47:19 am

Afghanistan are cricket’s joie de vivre and the ICC should revel in their march to the top. History beckons but the momentous occasion doesn’t appear to be weighing heavy on the Afghan cricketers.