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Thursday, April 22, 2021


Devdutt Padikkal’s princely century leaves Rajasthan Royals in tatters

April 23, 2021 12:14:39 am

Devdutt Padikkal (101* off 52) and Virat Kohli (72* off 47) stitched together a 181-run opening partnership to ensure a ten-wicket victory for RCB against a dwindling RR in Mumbai on Thursday.

Devdutt Padikkal is one for the future, deserved to get a hundred: Virat Kohli

April 23, 2021 12:01:18 am

Devdutt Padikkal smashed an unbeaten 101 off 52 balls in an opening stand of 181 with his skipper Virat Kohli as RCB defeated RR by 10 wickets in the ongoing IPL 2021.

Democratisation of fencing in India

April 22, 2021 11:31:52 pm

Traditionally a preserve of the elite, fencing is plucking talent from rural belts and fuelling their Olympic ambitions.

Virat Kohli becomes first player to reach 6000 IPL runs

April 22, 2021 11:21:24 pm

Virat Kohli extended his all-time run-scoring record over other batsmen in the IPL by getting to 6021 runs in 196 matches.

Barcelona’s Joan Laporta maintain support of Super League despite backlash

April 22, 2021 8:51:26 pm

The Super League was announced by a dozen top clubs in England, Spain and Italy on Sunday, but it quickly collapsed and is now officially backed only by Barcelona and Real Madrid.

SAI suspends coach for alleged sexual assault on minor

April 22, 2021 8:20:05 pm

The accused, who is above 50 years of age and is an athletics coach, is currently lodged in Tihar Jail under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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End of road for Sushil Kumar; Amit Dhankar picked for wrestling’s final Olympic qualifier

April 22, 2021 7:00:52 pm

One of the country's most accomplished athletes, Sushil Kumar won a silver in the 2012 London Olympics, four years after a bronze in Beijing.

IPL 2021, RCB vs RR Highlights: Padikkal, Kohli help Bangalore win by 10 wickets

April 22, 2021 11:04:40 pm

IPL 2021, RCB vs RR Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore extended their perfect start to the campaign with a ten-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai on Thursday.

AFC Champions League: FC Goa set to play fresh legs against Persepolis FC

April 22, 2021 5:29:51 pm

FC Goa captain Edu Bedia, who scored the first goal for any Indian club in the AFC Champions League, is a doubtful starter for Friday's match against Persepolis FC after getting a knock.

IPL 2021 Preview: MI seek consistency as PBKS eye return to winning ways

April 22, 2021 4:53:50 pm

Mumbai Indians would like its players to find form and consistency and a match against an under-performing Punjab Kings could well be the beginning.


India not producing genuine all-rounders like Kapil Dev because of workload: VVS Laxman

April 22, 2021 4:36:01 pm

Without naming Hardik Pandya, VVS Laxman said it is very difficult for an all-rounder to cope with the workload that comes with playing for India in all three formats.

IPL 2021 RCB vs RR Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: When and where to watch

April 22, 2021 4:15:47 pm

IPL 2021 RCB vs RR Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals is the IPL 2021 match on Thursday.

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Amit Panghal in semis of boxing tourney in Russia

April 22, 2021 2:55:21 pm

Amit Panghal, who is also the reigning Asian Games champion, prevailed 5-0 against local favourite Tamir Galanov.

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Tokyo Olympics torch relay has first positive Covid-19 case

April 22, 2021 2:49:53 pm

It is the first positive test connected to the relay since it began March 25 from northeastern Fukushima prefecture.

RCB vs RR Playing 11, IPL 2021: One change each for both teams

April 22, 2021 7:24:18 pm

IPL 2021, RCB vs RR Team Playing 11 Today Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai.

Covid-19 situation in MS Dhoni’s family under control, will monitor: CSK coach Fleming

April 22, 2021 11:48:41 am

The former India skipper's parents, mother Devika Devi and father Pan Singh, were admitted to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal advances, Fognini defaulted at Barcelona Open

April 22, 2021 10:39:29 am

Rafael Nadal needed three sets to beat his 111th-ranked opponent in his first match at the Barcelona Open.

Icardi scores 3 as PSG reaches French Cup semis, Monaco wins

April 22, 2021 9:27:52 am

Paris Saint-Germain routed Angers 5-0 on Wednesday to reach the French Cup semifinals.

Watch: After Super League climbdown, Manchester City & Spurs win in Premier League

April 22, 2021 9:25:52 am

They were the first games for City and Tottenham since they were pressured into withdrawing from a breakaway Super League which they had formed with 10 of Europe’s other elite clubs.

Inter Milan draws 1-1 at Spezia but extends lead to 10 points 

April 22, 2021 9:16:29 am

Inter had seen its 11-match winning run come to an end with a draw at Napoli on Sunday but knew it could move 12 points clear after Milan’s loss.

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Karim Benzema scores twice as Real Madrid beats Cádiz in Spanish league

April 22, 2021 9:14:16 am

Benzema opened the scoring in the 30th minute by converting a penalty awarded by video review.

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Have seen enough in cricket, always like to be humble: MS Dhoni after CSK’s win over KKR

April 22, 2021 10:38:24 am

Despite putting 220 on the board, MS Dhoni reminded his players to be humble on the field.

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Pat Cummins’ career-best T20 innings earns him spot in elite list of hitters in IPL

April 22, 2021 11:39:37 am

Pat Cummins could not take the game till the last ball as Varun Chakravarthy and Prasidh Krishna got run out trying to take a couple of runs.

Chepauk wicket is shocking but it’s not curators fault: David Warner

April 22, 2021 11:40:29 am

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner on Wednesday termed the Chepauk pitch as "shocking" after his side finally scripted a successful run chase in four matches for their first win of the IPL season.

Sunrisers open their account as Punjab Kings play like paupers

April 22, 2021 11:39:51 am

Khaleel is first among equals. Jonny boy does the rest.