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Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo cuts cake, takes part in birthday celebrations with Al Nassr teammates

February 7, 2023 00:15 IST

"Ronaldo celebrates his first birthday in his new home. Happy Birthday to our Captain @Cristiano. Wishing you another year full of achievements," the club posted.

Juventus need 40 points to avoid relegation, says Allegri

February 6, 2023 23:32 IST

Juventus were deducted 15 points for the current season by an Italian football court investigating the club's transfer dealings in January, leaving the country's most successful team marooned in mid-table.

Qatar appoint Queiroz as coach until 2026 World Cup

February 6, 2023 23:27 IST

Queiroz replaces Spaniard Felix Sanchez, who led Qatar through their ill-fated World Cup campaign, in which the hosts lost all three of their group matches and only scored once.

PM Narendra Modi receives Lionel Messi Argentina jersey replica as gift

February 6, 2023 23:20 IST

Modi had congratulated Argentina and Messi after they had won the World Cup in Qatar after beating France in a thrilling final.

When Australia ‘rushed’ Pat Cummins’s return to Tests and he proved his durability

February 6, 2023 22:36 IST

The fast bowler himself had thought it was too early for him to get back into the Test arena. But the 39 overs he bowled on the placid Ranchi surface in 2017 helped him throw off the shackles of his injury-ridden past.

Pakistan have said they won’t come to India for the World Cup. I don’t think that’s possible: Ravichandran Ashwin

February 6, 2023 22:28 IST

The Asian Cricket Council will discuss the hosts and venue next month when the committee meets again.

Indian batters disappoint as Australia win by 44 runs in T20 World Cup warmup match

February 6, 2023 22:11 IST

Asked to field, the Indian bowlers blew away the Australian top order but tail-enders Georgia Wareham (32) and Jess Jonassen's (22) unbeaten 50-run partnership powered Australia to 129 for 8.

Nooshin Al Khadeer’s journey from aggressive competitor to U-19 Women’s World Cup-winning coach

February 6, 2023 21:48 IST

Nooshin's restless will to compete helped her transition from an elite player to an elite coach.

WPL to be held in Mumbai from March 4-26

February 6, 2023 22:12 IST

The Brabourne Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium will host all the matches with the tournament opener expected to be played between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians-owned franchise.

Jesse Marsch fired by Leeds after a year in charge

February 6, 2023 20:49 IST

Leeds hasn't won any of its last seven games in the league and has dropped into 17th place in the 20-team division, only out of the relegation zone on goal difference.

India U-17 women’s team routs hosts Jordan 7-0 in friendly match

February 6, 2023 20:39 IST

Shilji struck in the second, 37th, 74th and 76th minutes while Manisha Kumari (13th), Pooja (18th) and Sanjana (90+1) were the other goal-scorers at the Prince Mohammed Stadium.

Former Chelsea and Newcastle player Christian Atsu trapped under rubble following Turkey earthquake: Reports

February 6, 2023 20:27 IST

Atsu joined the Magpies after impressing on loan and made 107 appearances for the club while scoring 8 goals before joining Saudi side Al-Raed in 2021.

Kohli, Rohit and Co. sweep in the nets as India polish their counter-attacking options on turners

February 6, 2023 20:20 IST

Shubman Gill, while he played a clutch of sweeps and reverse sweeps, was keener on honing his defensive bearings. Cheteshwar Pujara, too, barely swept but intensely drove the spinners.

Important to guide young players under spotlight: Jhulan Goswami

February 6, 2023 20:02 IST

"When you are playing a World Cup and suddenly the spotlight is on you, things will be different but it's important you have a mentor with you, it can be a coach, a friend or parents," Jhulan said.

Real’s Courtois, Benzema and Militao to miss Club World Cup semi-final

February 6, 2023 19:40 IST

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, forward Karim Benzema and defenders Eder Militao, Lucas Vazquez and Ferland Mendy will not make the trip to Morocco on Monday but the first three may be available for a possible final on Saturday if Real advance.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Cricket Australia takes a dig at India, posts tweet of ‘36 all out’ in Adelaide

February 6, 2023 19:44 IST

Back then, India had suffered the ignominy of being restricted to its lowest-ever total in Test cricket, collapsing to 36/9 in the terminated second innings against Australia on the third morning of the first Test of the 2020/21 series.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: How the ‘Virat Kohli shot’ helped Marnus Labuschagne hone his leg-side game

February 6, 2023 19:22 IST

Marnus Labuschagne's coach Neil D'Costa on how he helped the Australian batsman overcome his fear of getting LBW while playing on the leg-side and what made the batsman, with a sweet tooth, stay away from sugar.

He is an absolute champion: Sourav Ganguly on MS Dhoni

February 6, 2023 19:05 IST

"He's actually changed a generation of players around him to believe that 'I can be successful' from here. Look at Ishan Kishan, look at the way he plays international cricket," Ganguly said about MS Dhoni.

Border Gavaskar Trophy: Four interesting Test records of India vs Australia rivalry

February 6, 2023 18:35 IST

The Border-Gavaskar Trophy has grown to be one of the most highly anticipated Test series for cricket fans worldwide since its inception in 1996.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Team India could field four spinners as a plan to prepare rank turners for the 4-match Test series takes shape

February 6, 2023 22:13 IST

The pitch at the Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur looks green three days before 1st Test but going by the trend since 2015, on match day. it will look brown; Ashwin, Axar, Jadeja and Kuldeep could form India's spin quartet.

Chanderpaul 207 and Brathwaite 182 underpin Windies’ 447-6

February 7, 2023 00:35 IST

Rain meant just 89 overs were possible on the first two days of the match after West Indies had opted to bat, but the visitors accelerated the scoring on day three.

Lionel Messi is relieved of certain duties on the pitch: PSG coach Christophe Galtier

February 6, 2023 17:49 IST

PSG needs Messi with Bayern Munich coming up on Feb. 14 in the first leg of their round-of-16 game in the Champions League.

Vinícius Júnior again targeted by racist insults in Spain

February 6, 2023 17:42 IST

The Spanish league said Monday it will investigate the latest attacks after television images showed someone calling him a monkey during Real Madrid’s 1-0 loss at Mallorca on Sunday.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Ian Chappell believes Australia will be ‘delighted to not face Rishabh Pant’

February 6, 2023 19:53 IST

Australian legend Ian Chappell said that Rishabh Pant was the sort of player who would give opposition captains sleepless nights.

‘Want the ball to turn from Day 1’: Ravi Shastri wants turning tracks in Border-Gavaskar Trophy

February 6, 2023 17:18 IST

Ian Chappell said whenever he had asked curators what kind of pitch they thought was a good one, they said that one which saw a team winning on the fifth day after tea.

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