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Tuesday, March 02, 2021


AC Milan edge AS Roma in thriller to keep Serie A title race alive

March 1, 2021 9:02:40 am

The 2-1 victory over AS Roma ends a four-match winless run for AC Milan, whose hopes of a first Serie A title in a decade suffered a blow following back-to-back league defeats to Spezia and Inter.

Atletico Madrid respond to dip in form with statement victory at Villarreal

March 1, 2021 8:52:05 am

After beating Villarreal 2-0 with the help of an own goal and a Joao Felix finish, Atletico Madrid moved to 58 points after 24 games, five clear of Barcelona and six above Real Madrid.

Healthcare for all: dream of Indian-origin doc who oversaw Tiger Woods’ treatment

March 1, 2021 9:59:36 am

Tiger Woods was taken to the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was operated upon by a team of doctors under Dr. Anish Mahajan, who traces his roots to Jalgaon in Maharashtra.

Mumbai City pip ATKMB to ISL League Winners Shield, FC Goa qualify for semis

March 1, 2021 8:31:12 am

While Mumbai City pipped ATK Mohun Bagan to the ISL League Winners Shield with a 2-0 win, FC Goa became the fourth and the last team to qualify for the semi-finals of the playoffs stage.

Road Safety World Series 2021: All you need to know

February 28, 2021 10:21:13 pm

Former India cricketers Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha and Vinay Kumar, all of whom recently announced their retirements, will feature in the India Legends team.

Bihar Cricket Association conducts auction for unsanctioned T20 league before getting BCCI approval

February 28, 2021 9:27:36 pm

BCA has again found itself in muddy waters after organising an auction for an "unsanctioned" Bihar Cricket League before getting green light from the BCCI.

Schalke sack head coach Christian Gross, officials as Bundesliga relegation nears

February 28, 2021 9:08:18 pm

Christian Gross was Schalke's fourth head coach this season after David Wagner, Manuel Baum, and Huub Stevens. However, the Swiss failed to turn their season around after taking over in December.

Chelsea and Manchester United draw, Liverpool win as top-four battle heats up

March 1, 2021 8:41:42 am

Chelsea's goalless home draw against second-placed Manchester United ensured Thomas Tuchel is still undefeated in nine matches in all competitions since replacing Frank Lampard.

Last two Tests against India are the hardest tracks I have kept on: Ben Foakes

February 28, 2021 8:11:05 pm

India have put England on the mat with a couple of tracks which aided the home spinners as Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel ran riot, giving India a 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series.

Sri Lanka appoint former head coach Tom Moody as Director of Cricket

February 28, 2021 7:58:20 pm

Tom Moody has previously led Sri Lanka to the final of the 2007 ICC World Cup as their head coach. He has also served as head coach and subsequently director of cricket of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Antony Yaich preparing India’s next crop of track-and-field contenders

February 28, 2021 10:57:17 pm

Despite the recent bounty, Frenchman Yaich, head of track-and-field at JSW’s Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS), isn’t satisfied as he has set his sights on bigger and long-term targets.

Mary Kom to lead 14-strong Indian boxing team in Boxam International tourney

February 28, 2021 7:02:16 pm

MC Mary Kom will spearhead a 14-member Indian boxing in the Boxam International tournament in Castellon, Spain from March 1 to 7.

Vijay Hazare trophy: Andhra beat Jharkhand to finish as Group B leaders

February 28, 2021 6:57:29 pm

Andhra outplayed Jharkhand by seven wickets to emerge on top of Group B in the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket tournament on Sunday.

Vinesh Phogat returns to mat with gold in Kiev tournament, pins rival in final

March 2, 2021 7:55:03 am

Vinesh Phogat prevailed against former world champion Kaladzinskay to grab a gold medal at the Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament in Kiev.

England selectorial whims betray their priority for white-ball glory

February 28, 2021 6:13:35 pm

Two related but separate developments have all but ripped through England and Wales Cricket Board’s much-debated rotation policy for betraying their priorities.

Rohit Sharma: Playing on a different pitch

February 28, 2021 10:13:58 pm

While most others were struggling to survive on challenging tracks, Rohit Sharma showed his class to set up the two Indian victories against England.

ICC to get assurance from BCCI by March regarding our World T20 visas: Ehsan Mani

February 28, 2021 4:19:09 pm

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani said that the Asia Cup scheduled to be held in June in Sri Lanka will need to be postponed if India qualify for the World Test Championship final.

India calculated England’s ineptitude against spin to advantage: Ian Chappell

February 28, 2021 4:39:48 pm

Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin claimed 11 and 7 wickets respectively to bowl out England for 112 and 81 in the two innings en route their 10-wicket win in the third Test on Thursday.

ICC Men’s Test rankings: Rohit Sharma attains career-best, Axar Patel moves up

February 28, 2021 3:48:37 pm

Rohit Sharma top-scored in the first innings with 66 and remained unbeaten on 25 in the second to move ahead of compatriot Cheteshwar Pujara

Para-High Jumper Nishad Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, moved to hospital

February 28, 2021 2:32:03 pm

Nishad Kumar had won a gold medal in the men's high jump T46/47 event at the Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix that was recently held in Dubai.

Rory Burns gets reprimanded over deleted tweet to England Women’s Alex Hartley

February 28, 2021 1:54:44 pm

Following England's defeat in the third Test against India, Rory Burns had hit back at England Women spinner Alex Hartley on Twitter after the latter had taken a dig at the national men's team.

Angelo Mathews to captain Sri Lanka in West Indies T20Is in Shanaka’s absence

February 28, 2021 1:25:38 pm

Dasun Shanaka was named Sri Lanka’s new T20I captain last week but the 29-year-old could not board the flight that left with his teammates on Monday after failing to arrange a new transit visa.

‘I’m all for it, it was entertaining’: Lyon slams critics for ‘crying’ over Motera pitch

February 28, 2021 12:32:57 pm

The Motera track received a lot of flak from some quarters, including former skippers Michael Vaughan, Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook, after England were bowled out for 112 and 81.

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‘I have no time for you as a human’: Dale Steyn slams Kiwi commentator over tasteless remark in PSL

February 28, 2021 10:59:51 am

Dale Steyn was furious after Simon Doull’s comments about his hair during PSL 2021.

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‘Outrageous’: Notts County’s Elisha Sam scores unreal Puskas Award contender

February 28, 2021 11:01:16 am

Notts County's Elisha Sam scored an incredible backheel volley in England's fifth tier and the effort looks set to be nominated for the Puskas Award this year.