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Alejandro quits as East Bengal coach
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) East Bengal's Spanish head coach Alejandro Menendez on Tuesday stepped down from his post after a spate of poor results saw the club languish at seventh place in the I-League table.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
MP's Priyanshu impresses Sindhu on PBL debut
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) With his array of sparkling backhand returns and exquisite movement on the court, Madhya Pradeshs 17-year-old Priyanshu Rajawat impressed not just the spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on his debut at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League but he even earned plaudits from world champion PV Sindhu.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Badminton
Ritu aims to continue winning streak at ONE C'ship
Singapore, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian wrestling sensation Ritu Phogat will aim to go for her second win in a row in her budding mixed martial arts career when she locks horns with Chinas Pro MMA fighter Wu Chiao Chen at ONE Championship (ONE) here on February 28.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Senior players laud AIFF for broad-basing women's football
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian women's national team players have lauded the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) approach to "broad-base women's football across the country" as the final round of Indian Women's League is all set to get underway at the Bangalore Football Stadium here from January 24.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
U19 WC: Ravi, Kartik help India thrash Japan
Bloemfontein (South Africa), Jan 21 (IANS) Indian colts on Tuesday made a mockery of Japan, who were making their debut in the Under 19 World Cup, as they won their second Group A game by 10 wickets in what turned out to be a completely one-sided contest.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Can't be part of AICS in Olympic year, says Gopichand
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among notable ommissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry about four months back that he wouldn't be able to attend the meetings as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics draws closer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sergio Romero escapes unhurt in car accident
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero had a lucky escape after he went unharmed after being involved in a car crash near United's training ground in Manchester.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'NZ need to win 2 series against India to get pass marks'
Wellington, Jan 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Craig McMillan believes Kane Williamson and his men will be facing a "real deal" against "power house" India.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
du Plessis hints at fourth Test being his last at home
Port Elizabeth, Jan 20 (IANS) South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said on Monday that the fourth and final Test against England could be his last on home soil.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
I-League: Punjab FC beat Gokulam Kerala 3-1
Ludhiana, Jan 20 (IANS) A Dipanda Dicka brace helped Punjab FC register a 3-1 victory over Gokulam Kerala FC at the Guru Nanak Stadium here on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Football
Zimbabwe still hold edge against Sri Lanka after Day 2
Harare, Jan 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya completed his second five-wicket haul in Test cricket, but the second day of the first Test belonged to hosts Zimbabwe who ended the day in a position of strength thanks in part to a late wicket, here on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
India should stick to Rahul at No 5, feels Sehwag
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag has put his weight behind K.L. Rahul to bat at No. 5, stating that the team management should persist with him as used to be the case under Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy: Manoj Tiwary shines with maiden triple ton
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Manoj Tiwary's scintillating knock of 303 guided Bengal to post 635/7 against Hyderabad before reducing the visitors to 83/5 in a Round 6 Ranji Trophy tie at the Bengal Cricket Academy Ground here on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Akhtar lauds Rohit's effort after Bengaluru win
Lahore, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhthar was all praise for India opener Rohit Sharma as he amassed a well-paced 119 to help India chase down the 287-run target and win the 3rd ODI against Australia at Bengaluru on Sunday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Aus Open: Federer, Serena start with easy wins on opening day
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Roger Federer and Serena Williams got off to clinical starts in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. While Federer brushed aside Steve Johnson to race into the second round, Serena thrashed Anastasia Potapova.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Will aim to become KIYG champions, says footballer Bora
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) The Assam U-21 football team raced to the final of the Khelo India Youth Games with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Maharashtra in Guwahati on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Aus Open: Prajnesh's first round match rescheduled due to rain
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Rain played spoilsport in India's top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran's Australian Open first-round match against Japanese Tatsuma Ito as it had to be rescheduled for Tuesday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Odisha FC announce contract extension for Nandhakumar Sekar
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) Odisha FC on Monday announced that winger Nandhakumar Sekar will continue being a part of the team till 2023. The attacking midfielder signed the extension of his contract with the Bhubaneswar-based Indian Super League (ISL) club.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Sachin wishes Team India on contrasting series win
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) After the Men in Blue outclassed Australia 2-1 in the ODI rubber, cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar lauded the efforts of skipper Virat Kohli, opener Rohit Sharma and pacer Mohammad Shami.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hardik to start training under Dravid's team at NCA from Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is set to head to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and start his rehabilitation under the watchful eyes of NCA head Rahul Dravid and his team of trainers from Tuesday. Pandya was asked by the Indian team management to complete his rehab at the NCA when he went to train with the boys ahead of the opening ODI against Australia at the Wankhede Stadium.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
I-League: Anti-CAA, NRC protest by EB fans during derby
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Few East Bengal supporters on Sunday protested against the Citizen Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens during their Kolkata I-League derby at the Salt Lake Stadium against Mohun Bagan here.
2020-01-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
U19 World Cup: India start with 90-run win over SL
Bloemfontein (South Africa), Jan 19 (IANS) India kicked off their Under 19 World Cup 2020 campaign on a winning note as they beat Sri Lanka Under 19 by 90 runs at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Eng vs SA 3rd Test: Root takes England closer to series win
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Jan 19 (IANS) England captain Joe Root had a star turn with the ball as he took his side closer to a series win on the fourth day of their third Test against South Africa at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Shoulder injury puts Dhawan in doubt for NZ tour
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Senior opener Shikhar Dhawan could be doubtful for India's upcoming tour of New Zealand after he injured his shoulder early into their third ODI against Australia on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Late Kerala shocker hands Jamshedpur welcome win
Jamshedpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Jamshedpur ended their winless run with a dramatic 3-2 win against Kerala Blasters at the JRD Sports Complex here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Just kept losing one wicket too many: Finch
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch said on Sunday that their series against India was a good learning curve for the side. Australia lost the final ODI by seven wickets and thus conceded a 2-1 defeat in the series.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
This is one of the more satisfying series wins: Kohli
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli on Sunday termed their ODI series win against Australia as one of their most satisfying ones considering the fact that the visitors had beat them the last time they had toured the country.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Virat and I knew we had to get a big partnership: Rohit
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma was Man of the Match after their third ODI against Australia at the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. Rohit scored 119 off 128 balls as India beat Australia by seven wickets to win the series 2-1.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Youngsters will gain lot from exposure in this series: Shastri
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday hailed his team's efforts in the third ODI against Australia at the Chinnaswamy stadium here after India won the match by seven wickets and thus clinched the three-match series 2-1, coming back from a 10-wicket hiding they received in the first ODI in Mumbai earlier this week.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Steady Zimbabwe reach 189/2 against SL after Day 1
Harare, Jan 19 (IANS) Prince Masvaure, debutant Kevin Kasuza and Craig Ervine scored half centuries as Zimbabwe reached 189/2 at stumps on Day 1 of the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru ODI: Rohit ton, Kohli 89 lead India to 7-wicket win
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) A century from Rohit Sharma and a masterful 89 from captain Virat Kohli took them to a 7-wicket win over Australia in the third and final ODI between the two sides that was played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Sindhu to clash with Gayatri as 5th season of PBL kicks off
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu will take on rising star Gayatri Gopichand as the fifth season of Star Sports Premier Badminton League kicks off here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium tomorrow when Hyderabad Hunters lock horns with Chennai Superstarz. This is the first time in two years that a PBL match will be played in Chennai and the city will host matches until January 24.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Badminton
Khelo India: Maharashtra win U-17 gold in Kho Kho
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Maharashtra displayed their superiority in the U-17 category by winning the gold medals in both boys and girls category in kho kho at the 2020 Khelo India Youth Games here in Guwahati on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Ranji Trophy: Ishant, Ashwin shine on Day 1 of 6th round
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Ishant Sharma picked three wickets as Vidarbha were dismissed for 179 runs while Uttar Pradesh reached 281/4 against Mumbai on the first day of the sixth round of Ranji Trophy matches on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru ODI: Rohit becomes third fastest to 9,000 ODI runs
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma became the third fastest batsman to reach 9,000 ODI runs during the series deciding third and final game against Australia here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru ODI: Smith ton takes Australia to 286/9 vs India
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Steve Smith slammed a magnificient century as Australia put up 286/9 in 50 overs against India in the third and series-deciding final one day international here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Rijiju, Sonowal to attend Khelo India closing ceremony
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) The closing ceremony of the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held at the Sarusajai Sports Complex in Guwahati on January 22.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru ODI: Australia opt to bat vs India
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and opted to bat against India in the third and final ODI of the rubber at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Bajrang in final, Deepak, Jitender out of Rome Ranking Series
Rome, Jan 18 (IANS) Ace India grappler Bajrang Punia assured himself of a silver medal after reaching the final in the 65kg freestyle category at the Ranking Series here on Saturday. Bajrang's achievement follows the gold that Vinesh Phogat won on Friday in the women's 53kg category.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
South Africa battle hard against England on rain-hit Day 3
Port Elizabeth, Jan 18 (IANS) South Africa fought hard on a rain-hit Day 3 of the third Test against England to reduce their first innings deficit to 291 runs at St George's Park here on Saturday. Quinton de Kock will start Day 4 on an overnight score of 63 off 134 balls and has Vernon Philander (27 off 55) to keep company. South Africa are 208/6 at stumps in reply to England's first innings total of 499/9 decl.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
ISL: ATK add to merger euphoria with win over FC Goa
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) ATK emerged 2-0 victors against FC Goa in a closely-fought top-of-the-table clash in the Indian Super League at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-01-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Tata Steel Chess: Anand draws with Jorden van Foreest
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 18 (IANS) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand was on Saturday held to a draw by Dutch Jorden Van Foreest in the sixth round of Tata Steel Masters.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Other Sports
India start Pro League campaign with 5-2 win over Netherlands
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) India got their debut Pro League campaign off to a winning start with a 5-2 win over world no. 3 Netherlands. In what is the first of two matches that will be played between the two sides at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar, India rode on goals from Gurjant Singh (1'), Rupinder Pal Singh (12', 46'), Mandeep Singh (34') and Lalit Upadhyay (36'). Jip Janssen (14') and Jeroen Hertzberger (28') scored for the Dutch.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Ready to give women's IPL five years to grow: Coach Raman
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) India women's team head coach WV Raman on Saturday said a four-team womens version of the Indian Premier League is fine for this season as he is ready to give it a five-year window to be something like the men's version of the franchise-based T20 league.
2020-01-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Thriller on card as India face Australia in Bengaluru (Preview)
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) There could not have been a better ending to the three-match ODI series between the top two teams in world cricket at the moment. While Australia triumphed emphatically in Mumbai, it was India who roared back in Rajkot. And now, both the teams would be looking to deliver the final punch when they lock horns in the series decider at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Aggression shouldn't be taken out of cricket, says Boucher
Port Elizabeth, Jan 18 (IANS) Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Mark Boucher believes that emotions sometimes "overflow" on the cricket field when two teams are playing hard against each other and going for the win. However, he is of the view that aggression shouldn't be taken out of the game.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Sania scripts dream return, clinches doubles title in Hobart
Hobart, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza along with Nadiia Kichenok came out with yet another brilliant performance as they defeated the China's Peng Shuai and Zhang Shuai in straight sets to win the women's doubles title at Hobart International on Saturday.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Football has grown in Assam in last few years: Women's U-21 coach
Guwahati, Jan 18 (IANS) Assam's U-21 women's football team coach Jogeswar Basumatari is excited to see the rise of football in the state. The Assam U-21 women's football team is, for the first time, participating in the ongoing third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games
2020-01-18
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Delay in National Games in Goa 'not deliberate': Rijiju
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) The long delay in hosting the 36th edition of the National Games in Goa is not deliberate and when they eventually takes place later this year, the event will be one of the best edition of the Games ever held in India, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Other Sports
ISL: Mumbai beat Bengaluru to boost play-off hopes
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Mumbai City gave their top-four probability a massive boost with a 2-0 win over Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super League clash at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football