With Jasprit Bumrah and Rohit Sharma the only Indians to feature in the ICC’s Team of the Tournament post-World Cup, despite the team’s semi-final loss, their friends rewind to talk of another time — when the impatient and talented Bumrah broke car tail-lights and more on his way to the Indian squad, and how the laidback and elegant Sharma set off on a new personal innings.
Syria's all-time leading goal-scorer hates confrontations. But for the last eight years, he has been at the centre of one of Syria's biggest ideological battles between the fo llowers and dissidents of the country's president Bashar al-Asaad.
The search for normalcy in war-ravaged Syria ends in a game of kick-about. Football was the silent casualty of eight years of political violence and the first luxury the football-mad country afforded itself when a semblance of peace returned
The cancellation and delays started after a SpiceJet flight skidded off the main runway on Monday night. Airport authorities said in a tweet that the secondary runway was being used on Tuesday and it may take up to 48 hours to make the main runway completely operational again.
On Sunday, the 22-year-old from Satara teamed up with veterans Tarundeep Rai and Atanu Das to win a World Championship silver medal in the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch and book a quota for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
After a disappointing eighth-placed finish in the Indian Super League last season, Delhi Dynamos have prepared an exhaustive shopping list to better their under-performing attack and quality in the final third.
Madrilenos are hoping economic benefit of Saturday’s final will be in the range of 60 million euros. But there’s also an underlying fear. The reputation of English fans precedes them prompting a leading sports daily to splash a front-page cover this week that simply reads ‘Miedo’. Fear.