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Shaw becomes 8th Indian to score double ton in 50-over cricket
Jaipur, Feb 25 (IANS) Prithvi Shaw on Thursday became the eighth Indian player to score a double century in 50-over cricket. Shaw reached his 200 in just 142 runs playing for Mumbai against Puducherry in the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. He smashed as many as 27 fours and four sixes on his way to the landmark.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
IOC confirms Brisbane as preferred host for 2032 Olympics
Paris, Feb 25 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has narrowed down on Australian city Brisbane as its preferred candidate to host the 2032 Olympic Games.
2021-02-25
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Fazza World Ranking tourny: Indians ensure 2 silver and 1 gold on Day 2
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) It will be an all-Indian men's compound open final at the seventh Fazza Para Archery World Ranking Tournament in Dubai with Rakesh Kumar and Shyam Sundar Swami both leaving the rest of the field behind. Meanwhile, Jyoti Baliyan reached the final of the women's event where she will face Russian Stepanida Artakhinova.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
India to host equestrian tent pegging World Cup qualifiers
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) World Cup qualifiers for equestrian tent pegging will be held in Greater Noida from Match 11 to 14. The qualifiers will be hosted jointly by the Equestrian Federation of India (EFI) and Equiwings Sports, a private firm organising the sport in India.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
2nd T20I: Guptill's 97 helps NZ win run feast against Aus by 4 runs
Dunedin, Feb 25 (IANS) New Zealand rode on opener Martin Guptill's whirlwind 97 off 50 balls and then staved off a late challenge from Australia led by Marcus Stoinis to win the second T20I by four runs on Thursday at the University Oval.
2021-02-25
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Messi scores twice as Barcelona beat Elche
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) FC Barcelona kept their slim title hopes alive after a brace from Lionel Messi and one from Jordi Alba gave them a 3-0 win at home to Elche, which leaves them five points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Crawley hopeful England can make a match of it
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Despite getting bowled out for just 112 in their first innings of the third Test, England are hopeful of giving India a target of at least 150 on "a wicket where batting fourth will be extremely difficult".
2021-02-25
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Zuniga winner takes Churchill Brothers back to I-League summit
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating NEROCA FC 1-0 at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
ISL: Mumbai decimate Odisha 6-1, set up league finale against Bagan
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) Mumbai City rode out to a dominant 6-1 win over Odisha FC in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the GMC Stadium. The big margin of victory helped second-placed Mumbai match top-ranked ATK Mohun Bagan's goal difference while being three points behind them.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: TRAU return to top six after beating Indian Arrows
Kalyani, Feb 24 (IANS) Tiddim Road Union Athletic (TRAU) defeated Indian Arrows 5-1 on Wednesday to go fifth on the I-League table with 13 points. A Bidyashagar Singh brace, coupled with strikes by Mayosing, Komron Tursunov, and Chanso Horam led Nandakumar Singh's men to a win after Harsh Patre's magical free-kick had reduced the deficit for the Arrows.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
South Africa T20 Challenge: Maharaj shines in Dolphins' big win
Durban, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj led another sublime bowling display by the Hollywoodbets Dolphins as they climbed to the top of the Betway T20 Challenge table with a thumping 41-run win over the Imperial Lions in Durban on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'Khelo India Winter Games' at Gulmarg from Feb 26 (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Holloway breaks world indoor 60m hurdles record in Madrid
Madrid, Feb 24 (IANS) World champion Grant Holloway eclipsed the long-standing world indoor 60m hurdles record at the Villa de Madrid meeting on Wednesday, clocking 7.29 seconds to secure his overall victory in the World Athletics Indoor Tour.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Athletics
Glade One Masters golf: Gandas's 6-under-30 gives him halfway lead
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Young guns Manu Gandas and Yuvraj Singh Sandhu hogged the limelight in round two of the Glade One Masters here on Wednesday. Both 24-year-old players, searching for their maiden wins on the PGTI, have been knocking on the doors of victory for some time.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Golf
Axar makes use of skiddy new ball, thanks to fast bowlers' misery
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) A stroke of luck due to the soft landing area on the pitch for fast bowlers at the Ambani End helped India left-arm spinner Axar Patel get early use of the brand new ball and take six wickets in England's first innings -- the second best spell in a day-night Test by a spinner -- on the first day of the third Test on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
3rd Test vs Eng: India take charge with Patel's 6-wkt haul (Stumps)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India took charge of the third Test on the first day itself with local boy Axar Patel, the left-arm spinner, leading the way with the second best spell in day-night Test matches, picking six wickets for 38 to help bowl out England for just 112 in first innings here on Wednesday. India were 99 for three at the draw of stumps, 13 runs behind England.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Fan breaches security to meet Kohli, cops may initiate action
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) For a moment in the third session of the first day of the third Test here, the crowd followed the fate of a young man who was caught for breaching the security and running up to India skipper Virat Kohli.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
3rd Test: India end Day 1 at 99/3 wkts, replying to Eng's 112
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India, in reply to England's first-innnings' 112, were 99 for three wickets at close on the opening day of the third day-night Test against England here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Cairo World Cup: Indian skeet team perform poorly on Day 1
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's Olympic hopeful Angadvir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmed Khan couldn't get the right rhythm in the qualification round of the men skeet event on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday, and finished down the ladder.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Khelo India Winter Games' 2nd edition at Gulmarg from Mar 2
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Forward Lalrindiki aims to break into senior woman hockey team
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Having earned close to four years of experience with the junior India women's setup, forward Lalrindiki now has her eyes on breaking into the senior team and realising her dream of playing in the Olympics. Football star Cristiano Ronaldo was her role model growing up in Hnahthial, Mizoram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Indian batsmen see off tricky twilight period that had little threat
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India openers were on Wednesday presented with the trickiest phase of a pink ball Test, a brand new ball in the twilight period to begin their innings against two of England's finest exponents of swing bowling - James Anderson and Stuart Broad - in the third match.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Grand Prix athletics: Javelin thrower Annu keen to book Olympic spot
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's international javelin thrower Annu Rani is looking forward to a good start to the current competitive season when she steps competes in the second leg of the one-day Indian Grand Prix being held at Patiala's National Institute of Sports on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Uthappa, Vinod hit tons in 3rd Kerala win (Roundup)
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) In glorious form, Robin Uthappa scored his second century in three Vijay Hazare Trophy matches as the opener hammered 100 off 104 balls on Wednesday to help his adopted Kerala team to a seven-run win against the Railways in a Elite Group C encounter.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
KSLTA u-14 Talent Series tennis: Venkatesh, Meghana upset top seeds
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Venkatesh Subramanya and Meghana G.D. stunned the top seeds in the boys' and girls' categories respectively to enter the semifinals of the KSLTA under-14 Talent Series here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Motera pitch bucks a trend: not seamers, Indian spinners hold sway
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The newly-built stadium in Motera, built with Australian expertise in design and costing Rs.800 crore in all, gave a new twist to pink ball Test cricket with spinners bucking the trend and dominating unlike the previous pink ball Tests where seamers have held sway and took more than three times the wickets taken by spinners.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
LED lights go off for a minute, stop play in 3rd Test
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The LED lights at the new stadium in Motera went off for about a minute and stopped play in the second session of the first day's play in the first India-England Test on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
India five for no loss, replying to England's 112 (Dinner break)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India, in reply to England's first-innnings' 112, were five runs for no loss in five overs at the dinner break on the opening day of the third day-night Test here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Fans trickle in, many avoid bird's eye view at stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The new and grand stadium built in Motera excited some fans but did not excite some others. When the first ball of the third Test between India and England was bowled, there were a handful of fans at the 1,10,000-capacity stadium that has been open to 55,000 fans for this match.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
30 Indian wrestlers, including Punia, for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's star freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia would look forward to win back-to-back titles in the men's 65kg when the World Ranking Series begins on March 4 in the Italian port city of Ostia. In the previous edition, held in January last year, the 26-year-old Haryana international had outplayed Jordan Oliver to win gold.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
3rd Test: Patel takes 6 wkts as India bowl out England for 112
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Axar Patel took six wickets and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged three as India blew away England for 112 runs in their first innings on the opening day of the third Test here on Wednesday. Opener Zak Crawley was the the top scorer for England with 53 -- the solitary half-century of the innings. The next highest score was captain Joe Root's 17.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
My focus is on booking Olympic berth, says long jumper Sreeshankar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Murali Sreeshankar, India's national men's long jump record holder, is geared up to compete in the second leg of the one-day Indian Grand Prix Meet scheduled for Thursday at Patiala's National Institute of Sports (NIS) campus. Sreeshankar is focusing on achieving the 2021 Olympic qualification mark of 8.22m.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Amodini, Adith win Championship Series under-18 title
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Amodini Vijay Nayak continued to display her brilliant run of form to grab the AITA Championship Series under-18 honours at the Fortune Sports Academy here on Wednesday. In the finals, Amodini, 14, brushed aside the challenge of Siri Patil in just about an hour with a clinical 6-0, 6-2 victory.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Fans trickle in, many avoid bird's eye view at stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The new and grand stadium built in Motera excited some fans but did not excite some others. When the first ball of the third Test between India and England was bowled, there were a handful of fans at the 1,10,000-capacity stadium that has been open to 55,000 fans for this match.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
30 Indian wrestlers, including Punia, for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's star freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia would look forward to win back-to-back titles in the men's 65kg when the World Ranking Series begins on March 4 in the Italian port city of Ostia. In the previous edition, held in January last year, the 26-year-old Haryana international had outplayed Jordan Oliver to win gold.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
3rd Test: England reduced to 81/4, India take upper hand (Tea)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin and fast bowler Ishant Sharma struck early as India reduced England to 81/4 at the end of the first session of the day-night third Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Ishant Sharma felicitated by President Kovind, Shah on 100th Test
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma was on Wednesday felicitated by President Ram Nath Kovind and Home Minister Amit Shah ahead of his 100th Test match. Sharma is only the second Indian fast bowler after former captain Kapil Dev to play 100 Test matches.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Sardar Patel stadium renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The Sardar Patel stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad was on Wednesday renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium. The stadium, popularly known as the Motera Stadium was recently re-opened after extensive renovation which increased seating capacity to a record 1,10,000.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
3rd Test: England choose to bat first in pink ball Test
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) England on Wednesday chose to bat first in the third Test against India at the newly renamed Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
3rd Test: England choose to bat first (Toss)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) England on Wednesday chose to bat first ahead of the third Test against India at the newly renamed Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The match is the only day-night Test in the four-match series, which is tied 1-1, and will be played with the pink ball.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Sardar Patel stadium renamed after PM Modi
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The Sardar Patel stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad was on Wednesday renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Jyoti stuns 2-time world champion, enters Strandja Memorial quarters
Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 24 (IANS) Former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) stunned two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan and progressed into the quarter-finals at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger Woods awake, recovering after "long procedures to lower right leg" (4th Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) American golf great Tiger Woods is "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room" after undergoing long surgical procedures on his lower right leg and ankle, the Harbor-UCLA Medical Centre in California said on Wednesday in a statement on Woods's social media handles.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Saina, Srikanth given tough draws at All England Open
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth were handed tough draws in the 2021 All England Championships.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Green light for Everton's new stadium on Liverpool heritage site
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Politicians in the UK gave the go-ahead to plans by Premier League club Everton for a riverside stadium costing $712 million despite a call by UNESCO to reject the plan because of the impact it will have on Liverpool's maritime World Heritage Site.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Giroud stunner gives Chelsea advantage against Atletico
Bucharest, Feb 24 (IANS) Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie to take a big step towards the quarterfinals of the tournament.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Romania,Sports,Football