- This day, that year: When Kapil's Devils conquered the world(3 minutes ago)
London, June 25 (IANS) It was on this very day, 36 years back, that the Indian team had the honour of lifting the coveted World Cup Trophy for the very first time. Overcoming all odds to beat the mighty West Indies in the finals of the showpiece event at the iconic Lord's in 1983 can actually work as the perfect inspiration for Virat Kohli and his boys as they look to win this year's title.
- I-League clubs' legal threat a reaction to AIFF's actions(23 minutes ago)
By Jagannath Chatterjee
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Reacting to the threat of the I-League clubs on Monday that they will be forced to take legal steps if the Indian Super League (ISL) is made the primary league of India, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said that the decision was not only pre-mature, but also unnecessary. The federation said that a call would only be taken in the Executive Committee meeting on July 3 and any statement before that was unwarranted.
- Fans sulk over Tendulkar's remarks on Dhoni's batting(14:08)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The legendary Sachin Tendulkar had made his displeasure known over M.S. Dhoni's slow batting during India's World Cup game against Afghanistan. Tendulkar had said that the stumper should have shown more positive intent during his time at the crease. Dhoni took 52 balls to score 28 runs which had reduced India's scoring rate in the middle overs.
- Ecuador-Japan draw gives Paraguay ticket to Copa America QF(14:02)
Belo Horizonte (Brazil), June 25 (IANS) Ecuador and Japan squandered the possibility of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Copa America tournament with a 1-1 tie in the third and final match of Group C played at the Mineirao Stadium here.
- Kohli sweats it out ahead of West Indies clash(13:50)
Manchester, June 25 (IANS) The Virat Kohli-led Indian team is currently unbeaten in the ongoing 2019 World Cup and the skipper is leaving no stones unturned to keep the winning momentum going. Even though the players have been given a couple of days off after the win over Afghanistan, Kohli has been sweating it out in the gym.
- Kallis urges SA to follow England for ODI resurgence(13:20)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis has urged the current South African team to take inspiration from England in a bid to revive their ODI performance following their early stage exit from the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales.
- India game not easy, we'll give our best shot: Shakib(11:10)
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib al Hasan believes Bangladesh are capable enough to beat India, adding they will have to play their best in order to beat the Men in Blue in the next cricket World Cup fixture on July 2.
- Akram hopes for repeat of 1992 WC for Pakistan against NZ(11:08)
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram has advised Safaraz Ahmed not to tinker with the winning combination and go with an unchanged playing XI against New Zealand in their crucial World Cup match to be played on Wednesday at Edgbaston.
- Shakib has been outstanding for us: Mortaza(09:18)
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza was all praise for all-rounder Shakib al Hasan, who continued his golden run in the ongoing World Cup and helped the team register a convincing 62-run victory over Afghanistan.
- Shakib emulates Yuvraj to achieve rare WC feat(09:12)
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's Shakib al Hasan, number one ODI all-rounder, has achieved a rare feat by becoming the only second player to score a 50 and take a five-wicket haul in a World Cup match.
- Milan to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games(08:28)
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the organisation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games to Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo over Stockholm-Are.
- All-round hero Shakib keeps Bangladesh in the hunt(22:54)
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's stellar all-round show on Monday helped Bangladesh stay in the race for a World Cup playoff spot. They beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage encounter at Southampton's Rose Bowl and Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls before becoming the first Bangladeshi player to record a five-wicket haul in the tournament's history.
- I-League clubs drawing conclusions prematurely: AIFF(22:06)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The All India Football Federation on Monday said the I-League clubs were drawing conclusions prematurely about the Indian Super League (ISL) being made the top league of the country, adding they pulled out of the Super Cup despite assurances that president Praful Patel would meet them.
- Injured Andre Russell ruled out of WC 2019(20:26)
London, June 24 (IANS) West Indies' all-rounder Andre Russell was on Monday ruled out of the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup owing to a hamstring injury. He will now be replaced by 26-year-old batsman Sunil Ambris and will join up with his team in preparation for his side's match against India at Old Trafford on Thursday.
- I-League clubs to move court if ISL made top league(20:14)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Miffed at the "step-motherly" treatment meted out to them by the All India Football Federation, I-League clubs on Monday threatened to move court if the Indian Super League (ISL) is announced as the top tier of the Indian club football.
- Rafa Benítez to leave Newcastle United(19:50)
London, June 24 (IANS) English professional football club Newcastle United has parted ways with Spanish coach Rafael Benitez, the Premier League side announced on Monday.