• A global martial arts champion living in penury(13 minutes ago)
    By Mohammed Shafeeq

    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) The glittering collection of over 70 medals karate champion Pathan Jameel Khan has won in championships around the world over the last two decades stands in total contrast to the life of penury this martial arts exponent is living today.

ECB abolishes selector's role, head coach to pick teams
  • ECB abolishes selector's role, head coach to pick teams(17 minutes ago)

    London, April 21 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday decided to do away with the post of national selector -- currently held by Ed Smith -- and give complete authority to the men's team head coach who will have overall responsibility for future squad selections.

Wickets of Rohit, Pollard were most special: Mishra
  • Wickets of Rohit, Pollard were most special: Mishra(21 minutes ago)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Veteran spinner Amit Mishra was integral in Delhi Capitals (DC) beating defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) at the M.A.Chidambaram Stadium and he said that the wickets of MI captain Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard were the most special of the four he took.

KKR win toss, elect to bowl against CSK
  • KKR win toss, elect to bowl against CSK(19:20)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and opted to bowl in their match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

SRH thump Punjab Kings by nine wickets
  • SRH thump Punjab Kings by nine wickets(19:14)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers put up an inspired performance to lead their team to a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the Indian Premier League here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.

Japan organisers may postpone Olympic fan limit decision
Olympic men's football: Brazil, Germany in same pool
  • Olympic men's football: Brazil, Germany in same pool(18:42)

    Zurich, April 21 (IANS) Defending champions Brazil have been clubbed in the same group as powerhouse Germany in the men's Olympic football tournament, the draw for which was announced in Zurich, Switzerland on Wednesday.

RR face uphill task against RCB (Preview: Match 16)
  • RR face uphill task against RCB (Preview: Match 16)(18:38)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers will be the cynosure of all eyes again when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday at the Wankhede Stadium.

Runner Johnson contracts Covid-19, rules himself out of Olympics
  • Runner Johnson contracts Covid-19, rules himself out of Olympics(18:34)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Jakarta Asian Games champion in men's 1500 metres Jinson Johnson says his chances of making cut for the Tokyo Olympics are almost over as he is still recovering from Covid-19 at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) training centre in Bengaluru.

UAE cricketer Qadeer banned for 5 years by ICC
  • UAE cricketer Qadeer banned for 5 years by ICC(18:26)

    Dubai, April 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned UAE player Qadeer Ahmed Khan from all forms of cricket for five years after he admitted breaching six counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code for which he was charged in October 2019.

Atletico, Inter, Milan depart sinking Super League
  • Atletico, Inter, Milan depart sinking Super League(17:42)

    London, April 21 (IANS) The breakaway European Super League announced by 12 elite sides on Sunday has effectively collapsed after Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan joined the six-strong English contingent in quitting the project.

SRH bowl out Punjab Kings for 120
  • SRH bowl out Punjab Kings for 120(17:38)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers, led by left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed (3/21 in four overs), put up an inspired performance to dismiss Punjab Kings (PBKS) for 120 in an Indian Premier League match here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.

Despite loss, FC Goa celebrate 1st goal in AFC Champions League
  • Despite loss, FC Goa celebrate 1st goal in AFC Champions League(17:14)

    Goa, April 21 (IANS) FC Goa's attacking midfielder Brandon Fernandes, whose incisive pass to Edu Bedia earned the team its maiden AFC Champions League goal, against Iran's Persepolis, said on Wednesday that "it felt great setting up my team-mate to score a historical goal".

Don't think too much about match-ups: Pant
  • Don't think too much about match-ups: Pant(17:02)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant said that he does not think about match-ups too much while playing and tries to play according to the situations.

Olympic women's football: US to take on Rio nemesis Sweden
  • Olympic women's football: US to take on Rio nemesis Sweden(16:30)

    Zurich, April 21 (IANS) The Megan Rapinoe-led United States football team will take on their 2016 Rio nemesis Sweden, with neighbours Australia and New Zealand joining them in Group G of the women's Olympic football tournament. The draw was done in Zurich on Wednesday.

Women recurve archers shine in World Cup qualifying round
  • Women recurve archers shine in World Cup qualifying round(16:18)

    Guatemala City, April 21 (IANS) India's women recurve archers scored 2003 points to move on top of the field in the qualification round of the Archery World Cup Stage 1 while the mixed recurve team finished second (1353 points) and men's recurve team finished third (2010 points) in the qualification stage.

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain vs India matches postponed
Hard work during lockdown paying rewards: Nilakanta
  • Hard work during lockdown paying rewards: Nilakanta(16:12)

    Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) India men's hockey team midfielder Nilakanta Sharma said on Wednesday that his side had reaped the rewards of tremendous hard work during lockdown in the recently concluded series against Olympic champions Argentina.

Persepolis hand FC Goa their first AFC Champions League loss
8 Indians through to finals at Youth Boxing World C'ships
Williamson returns, Jadhav makes debut for SRH (Ld)
  • Williamson returns, Jadhav makes debut for SRH (Ld)(15:38)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Kane Williamson returns to the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) squad while Kedar Jadhav makes his debut for the team as they were put to bowl first by the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.

Punjab Kings choose to bat against SunRisers Hyderabad (Toss)
Tokyo Olympic test event for artistic swimming postponed to July
Rohit Sharma fined Rs 12L for MI's slow over rate vs DC
  • Rohit Sharma fined Rs 12L for MI's slow over rate vs DC(12:18)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, the organisers said in a statement.

Bayern move closer to title, Schalke relegated
  • Bayern move closer to title, Schalke relegated(12:12)

    Berlin, April 21 (IANS) Bayern Munich moved within one victory of a record-extending ninth straight Bundesliga title with a 2-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen while 10-man Schalke were relegated after losing 1-0 at Arminia Bielefeld.