New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian Union government on Monday named six sportspersons and retired coach O.M. Nambiar for the prestigious Padma Shri award for 2021. Interestingly, no cricketer has been chosen for the accolade this year.
Bengaluru, Jan 25 (IANS) Diganth M. and Anwesha Dhar scripted upset wins in the boys and girls categories respectively in the opening round of the KSLTA Talent Series on the Tattvam Junior Tennis Tour that began on Monday here at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association.
Chattogram, Jan 25 (IANS) West Indies coach Phil Simmons has lamented his team's inability to play spin and rotate strike in ODIs after it succumbed to a 120-run defeat in the third and final ODI against Bangladesh on Monday.
Kalyani, Jan 25 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC got back to winning ways as they defeated Neroca FC 4-1 to take their tally on the I-League table to six points at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium here on Monday.
Goa, Jan 25 (IANS) For NorthEast United, life in the Indian Super League (ISL) without Gerard Nus has been off to a rather positive start. Snapping a winless run against Jamshedpur FC propelled them all the way to fifth on the table. Now they face a much tougher test of their credentials when they take on ATK Mohun Bagan at the Fatorda Stadium here on Tuesday.
Goa, Jan 25 (IANS) A terrible late error in the box by Ahmed Jahouh rewarded Chennai's perseverance and an improved second-half display as they held Mumbai City FC to a 1-1 draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim, on Monday.
Galle, Jan 25 (IANS) England's six-wicket win in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle was their fifth consecutive win overseas -- a first in 107 years. The last time they won five-plus Tests was between 1911 and 1914.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seven sportspersons were on Monday conferred the Padma Shri award. The awardees include no cricketer.
Ahmedabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 quarter-finals will commence on Tuesday with Karnataka facing Punjab in the first quarter-final beginning noon.
Karachi, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan will host South Africa in a Test match at home for the first time in 13 years when their two-Test series commences here on Tuesday.
Chattogram, Jan 25 (IANS) Bangladesh defeated West Indies by 120 runs in the third One-day International (ODI) here on Monday to win the three-match series 3-0 and climbed to second spot on the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League. This series is part of the qualification process for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023, to be held in India.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium 'Chepauk', which will host the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match series against England, has been a happy hunting ground for the host India.
Galle, Jan 25 (IANS) England skipper Joe Root on Monday said that the upcoming series against India would challenge them as their period away from home and inside a bio-bubble will keep increasing with every passing day, and they will have to stick together.
Galle, Jan 25 (IANS) The World Test Championship (WTC) final race is hotting up with fourth-placed England moving within 0.5 percentage points (PCT) of third-placed Australia. India are on top of the table with 71.7 percentage points, followed by New Zealand on 70.0 per cent.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) England skipper Joe Root's ability to rack up big scores like he did in Sri Lanka in the just-concluded Test series will be key for England to put up a fight against India in the four-Test series starting next month. He scored 426 in two Tests in Sri Lanka at 106.50, with two centuries -- 228 in first Test and 186 in second Test.
Galle, Jan 25 (IANS) England defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second Test to seal the two-match series 2-0. Needing 164 to win, the English faltered when reduced to 89 for four. But opener Dominic Sibley and No. 6 Jos Buttler shared an unbeaten 75-run partnership for the fifth wicket to lead their team to victory.
London, Jan 25 (IANS) England will start their home international summer with a two-Test series against New Zealand beginning June 2, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday.
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Olympic champion Ryan Crouser added 16 centimetres to the world indoor shot put record at the American Track League meeting recently held in Fayetteville, a city in northwest Arkansas.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Youngster Sohail struck the target in the 79th minute from Taison Singh's cross to help India U-16 football team register a 1-0 win over their UAE counterparts in a recent friendly match.
Somerset, Jan 25 (IANS) Scotland fast bowler Josh Davey has agreed a one-year contract extension with Somerset which will see him remain at the Cooper Associates County Ground until at least the end of the 2023 campaign.
La Quinta (California), Jan 25 (IANS) Korea's Si Woo Kim claimed a dramatic one-shot victory over a fast-charging Patrick Cantlay at The American Express, earning his third PGA Tour title to end a four-year winless run.
Varanasi, Jan 25 (IANS) Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan's boat ride on the Ganga river in Varanasi, has landed the boatman in trouble.
Buenos Aires, Jan 25 (IANS) India women's hockey team suffered a hard-fought 2-3 defeat against dominant Argentina 'B' in their latest encounter on the ongoing Argentina tour.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday turned 33 and his teammates, including Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin, led the pouring in of wishes for India's Test batting mainstay.
Santiago (Chile), Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile senior women's team 2-1 in their sixth and last match here at the Prince of Wales Country Club.