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Tuesday, July 14, 2020


CWG medallist weightlifter first case of human Growth Hormone doping in India

July 15, 2020 1:14:19 am

Pardeep Singh, who is a 2018 Commonwealth Games silver medallist, has been handed a provisional four-year suspension after his blood sample tested positive for human Growth Hormone (hGH).

Simply Put: Lionel Messi used hGH as a medication when he was a teenager

July 15, 2020 1:07:11 am

Human Growth Hormone (hGH) is known to increase muscle mass, strength as well as tissue-repairing effects, which has been used as a doping agent in power and endurance sports.

I am not pro-Mahesh or pro-Leander but a change was needed: Somdev Devvarman

July 15, 2020 1:34:08 am

Somdev Devvarman, the former India number one, says the number of players in the country that have remained quiet on issues in their sport infuriates him.

Jason Holder playbook: Killing it softly with seam, swing and bounce

July 15, 2020 12:46:01 am

From a bit-part bowler in his early days, Jason Holder has transformed into a multi-skilled operator picking up 60 wickets at an average of 14 in the last two years with six five-wicket hauls.

Ntini, Philander, Gibbs among 30 former Proteas players to issue BLM statement

July 14, 2020 11:00:43 pm

The former cricketers threw their weight behind Lungi Ngidi, who was recently criticised by ex-Proteas like Pat Symcox and Boeta Dippenar for supporting the Black Lives Matter campaign.

ICC umpire Anil Chaudhary turns ‘hero’, resolves network problems in his village

July 14, 2020 10:49:54 pm

Anil Chaudhary, who was supposed to officiate in the India-South Africa ODI series which was called off due to the coronavirus outbreak, was facing a communication nightmare in his ancestral village.

Manchester City deserve an apology from rival teams: Pep Guardiola

July 14, 2020 10:12:17 pm

Pep Guardiola said the club’s reputation had been damaged by the furore around allegations that they broke FFP rules and fired back at comments from Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho.

Saudi Arabia permanently cancels licence of Qatar’s beIN Sports

July 14, 2020 9:25:11 pm

Saudi Arabia said it found beIN Sports had abused its position through "monopolistic practices" related to what it described as an exclusive sports broadcast bundle for the 2016 UEFA Euro matches.

Blacks have to endure much more racism in UK than South Asians: Monty Panesar

July 14, 2020 8:18:27 pm

Monty Panesar said the racial profiling of the black community has to end in United Kingdom and the authorities should prepare a five-year plan to eradicate the menace.

Jason Holder moves up to second spot in ICC rankings after Test win in England

July 14, 2020 7:57:38 pm

Jason Holder, who picked seven wickets in the Southampton Test, is now on a career-best 862 rating points, the best for any West Indies bowler since Courtney Walsh's tally of 866 in 2000.

Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho feel CAS verdict on Manchester City ban ‘a disgrace’

July 14, 2020 7:21:13 pm

The Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) on Monday said City did not violate FFP rules by disguising equity funding as sponsorship, but imposed a reduced fine for failing to cooperate with UEFA.

Tiger Woods grouped with Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy for return at Memorial

July 14, 2020 6:11:13 pm

Tiger Woods is one victory shy of a PGA Tour record 83 wins and last competed in February, before being sidelined with back issues.

Sourav Ganguly to Virat Kohli: ‘I expect you to win in Australia’

July 14, 2020 8:15:01 pm

The last time Virat Kohli's team visited Australia, they forged history as India won the series 2-1, becoming the first Asian nation to win a Test series in the country.

Venkatesh Prasad reveals Aamir Sohail’s sledge during India vs Pakistan 1996 World Cup

July 14, 2020 5:12:14 pm

Venkatesh Prasad took three wickets for 45 runs in India vs Pakistan 1996 World Cup .

‘Novak Djokovic didn’t commit any crime’: Dominic Thiem slams Adria Tour critics

July 14, 2020 4:29:22 pm

Dominic Thiem believes that the Adria Tour criticism has gone too far as he also hit back at Nick Kyrgios for criticising Alexander Zverev last month for breaking quarantine rules.

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Serie A hopes to allow fans in stadiums before end of season

July 14, 2020 4:07:35 pm

"Serie A hopes each club will be given the possibility of reopening their stadiums to a limited number of fans already in the last few rounds of this season," said a statement.

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I was disappointed for getting out before WI could cross the line: Jermaine Blackwood

July 14, 2020 3:57:45 pm

Blackwood scored a match-winning 95 in the second innings as West Indies claimed a four-wicket win over England on Sunday. He was dismissed with his team just 11 short of the target of 200.

How will push-ups, stupid challenges help mental depression: Manoj Tiwary takes a dig at Ramesh Powar

July 14, 2020 3:37:41 pm

Ramesh Powar started his own '25 push-ups for 25 days challenge' in June to raise awareness for the issue of mental health where he posts clips and nominates one person to take up the challenge.

Chelsea did not pin hopes on City’s ban, must improve at critical time: Frank Lampard

July 14, 2020 3:09:41 pm

Manchester City's ban from competing in next season’s UEFA Champions League was overturned on Monday which increased pressure on teams battling for top four spots with three rounds of fixtures left.

At first, masks weren’t being taken seriously enough on WWE RAW: Kevin Owens

July 14, 2020 2:20:44 pm

It is reported that Owens told Vince McMahon that he was uncomfortable because of the lack of masks being worn backstage.