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Ranji QFs: Gujarat through to semis, Saurashtra get close
Valsad (Gujarat), Feb 23 (IANS) Gujarat beat Goa and became the first team to reach Ranji Trophy 2019-20 semifinals, while Saurashtra moved closer to seal a place in the final four as the fourth day of the quarterfinal came to an end.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
I-League: Real Kashmir to host Indian Arrows in Srinagar
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Kashmir will be playing host to All India Football Federations (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows at the TRC Turf Ground in Srinagar on Monday, February 24.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
B'desh vs Zim ODIs: Mashrafe returns as captain
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Mashrafe Mortaza returns as captain of the Bangladesh ODI squad while two debutants will feature in their first two ODIs against Zimbabwe. Mohammad Naim and Afif Hossain have been included in the 15-man squad that was announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Abhinav guides Madras University into Round 2 of KIUG tennis
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Fresh from his big break in the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger, Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam helped University of Madras romp past Manipur University in the opening round of the Khelo India University Games here on Saturday.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Tennis
B'desh vs Zim: Mominul, Najmul 50s help host get close to lead
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifties from captain Mominul Haque and Najmul Hossain Shanto helped Bangladesh get within 25 runs of Zimbabwe's first innings total on Day 2 of the one off Test between the two sides at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Austrian Stefan Kraft claims 20th career ski jumping WC win
Bucharest, Feb 23 (IANS) Stefan Kraft of Austria has grabbed his fourth ski jumping World Cup win of the season and 20th overall in Rasnov, Romania and extended his lead in the overall ranking table.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Romania,Sports,Other Sports
Knockout tournament for us, we're ready: Lanning in Women's T20 WC
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia skipper Meg Lanning feels it's a knockout tournament now for her team after the shock defeat to India, as the reigning champions get ready to take on Sri Lanka here on Monday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jayaram loses in semis, Indian challenge ends in Barcelona
Barcelona, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian challenge at the Barcelona Spain Masters ended on Saturday with shuttler Ajay Jayaram's defeat in the men's singles semifinal. Jayaram lost 20-22, 12-21 to Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarin in a match that lasted 39 minutes.
2020-02-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Badminton
FIH Pro League: India beats Australia in penalty shootout
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) India beats Australia in penalty shootout after the second FIH Pro League match between the two sides ended in a 2-2 draw at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Himchal to host paragliding pre-World Cup
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) Himchal Pradesh will host the paragliding pre-Word Cup at Bir Billing in Kangra district from March 31, event organisers said on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
ISL: Late goals help ATK hold Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Feb 22 (IANS) Two late goals by ATK cancelled two scored in the first half by Bengaluru FC as the final scoreline read 2-2 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Asian Wrestling C'ships: Dahiya wins gold for India
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Ravi Dahiya (57kg) on Saturday won the lone gold among the four Indian finalists on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championships at the KD Jadhav wrestling hall in New Delhi. Bajrang Punia (65kg), Gourav Baliyan (79kg) and Satywart Kadian (97kg) had to settle for silver, while Naveen (70kg) missed his shot at the Bronze.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
ICC Women's T20 WC: Devine's 6th consecutive 50 helps NZ beat SL
Perth, Feb 22 (IANS) Sophie Devine once again proved unstoppable as her sixth consecutive 50+ score steered New Zealand to victory in their ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 opener against Sri Lanka.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Babita Phogat credits success in wrestling to dad's strictness
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) She would not have become an international wrestler had her father not been strict. Perhaps, she would have been confined to the four walls of the house as a shy girl. These were the childhood stories of two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Babita Phogat at the third edition of Playwrite, a sports literature festival, here.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Sports
Ranji quarters: Gujarat cruising, Saurashtra in driver's seat
Valsad (Gujarat), Feb 22 (IANS) Chintan Gaja, who had scored a fifty as Gujarat posted a mammoth 602/8d in the first innings, picked up five wickets as Goa were bowled out for 173. While Goa skipper Amit Verma scored 56, he hardly found any support as Gujarat opened up a big 429-run lead in the first innings.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
I-League: TRAU host struggling East Bengal
Imphal, Feb 22 (IANS) TRAU FC will be playing host to struggling Kolkata giants East Bengal on Sunday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
I-League: Chennai, Aizawl look to move up the table
Coimbatore, Feb 22 (IANS) Defending I-League champions Chennai City FC will be taking on former champions Aizawl FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Coimbatore on Sunday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
ISL: Battle for pride between Odisha and Kerala
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) Odisha FC will look to end their league season on a winning note when they host Kerala Blasters FC at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
PSL: Tariq Wasim entitled to use phone in dugout, says PCB
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had cleared the air over the use of mobile phone in the dugout during the Karachi Kings-Peshawar Zalmi game in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Friday in Karachi. The PCB said it was a case of confusion as the Karachi Kings' team sheet had failed to name Tariq Wasim as the team manager.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SA fined for slow over-rate in 1st T20I against Aus
Johannesburg, Feb 22 (IANS) South Africa have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia in the first Twenty20 International in Johannesburg on Friday.
2020-02-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Former India footballer Chatterjee passes away
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Former India footballer Ashok Chatterjee died here on Saturday. Chatterjee was part of the bronze medal winning squad in the Merdeka Cup in 1965 and 1966.
2020-02-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
B'desh vs Zim Test: Zimbabwe 228/6 at the end of Day 1
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Zimbabwe were 228/6 at the end of Day 1 of their one-off Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Saturday. Craig Ervine scored a century but Nayeem Hasan's four-wicket haul pegged the visitors back in a see-saw opening day.
2020-02-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Rashpal, Sher, Jyoti, Monika aim for supremacy in Delhi Marathon
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Elite Indian athletes Rashpal Singh, Sher Singh, Jyoti Gawte and Monika Raut will look to underline their supremacy in the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon here on Sunday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
PSL 2020: Team official spotted using mobile in dug-out
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Just two days after the start of the 2020 season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a controversy has broken out after a team official was spotted using mobile phone in the dugout.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Wellington Test: Williamson puts NZ just ahead of India
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) Kane Williamson scored a brilliant 89 to put New Zealand ahead but India clawed their way right back into the game by the end of the second day of the first Test at the Basin Reserve on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Goian nets winner as Chennaiyin qualify for playoffs
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) There was heart-break for Mumbai City FC in the most poetic form when Lucian Goian scored the winner against his former club to help Chennaiyin FC qualify for the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs with a 1-0 win at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Sharath-Sathiyan pair storms into doubles Hungary Open final
Budapest, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian pair of A. Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan succeeded in toppling experienced top seeds Kwan Kit Ho and Chun Ting Wong of Hong Kong in the mens doubles to enter the final of the ITTF World Tour Hungary Open here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
We didn't adapt to Poonam's slower deliveries: Healy
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Alyssa Healy admitted that Australia walked into Poonam Yadavs trap as the leg-spinner inspired India to a 17-run victory in the ICC Womens T20 World Cup opener here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina bows out, Jayaram in quarters
Barcelona, Feb 21 (IANS) Veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the $170,000 Barcelona Spain Masters after she lost in straight games to Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the quarterfinals here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Badminton
FIH Pro League: India go down fighting 3-4 to holders Australia
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 (IANS) India lost 3-4 to defending champions Australia but not before they put up a spirited display in their first match of the two-leg FIH Pro League encounter here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Asian Wrestling C'Ships: Happiness in defeat for Vinesh
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Vinesh Phogat's hoodoo against Japanese world No.3 Mayu Mukaida continued as the Asian Games gold medallist lost 2-6 in her 53kg bout at the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I-League: Neroca pip Gokulam to come out of relegation zone
Imphal, Feb 21 (IANS) Neroca FC pipped Gokulam Kerala 3-2 to come out of the relegation zone in an I-League clash here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
Mohun Bagan look to overturn 1st-leg result against Churchill
Margao, Feb 21 (IANS) In a way, it could be termed as a grudge match for table-toppers Mohun Bagan as they take on Churchill Brothers at the Fatorda Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
ISL: Bengaluru and ATK faceoff in battle of attrition
Bengaluru, Feb 21 (IANS) ATK will look to do the double over Bengaluru FC when they come here to face the defending champions in an Indian Super League clash at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Giro d'Italia announces partnership with Tissot
Budapest, Feb 21 (IANS) Having renewed its links with prestigious cycling events like Tour de France and the Vuelta in 2016, global watch-making brand Tissot is now completing the Triple Crown with the Giro d'Italia, thus making it the first Swiss official timekeeper in the history of the three biggest cycle tours. Tissot is now involved in the ASO's three biggest cycle races as well as the Tour of Germany.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Dutee to seek Olympic qualification standard at KIUG
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 (IANS) World University Games champion Dutee Chand will resume her quest for the Olympic Games qualifying standard at the inaugural Khelo India University Games that begin here on Saturday. "Yes, I will sprint for my University (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology) next week," she confirmed during training on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Athletics
One Championship to launch format of 'The Apprentice' in Asia
Singapore, Feb 21 (IANS) The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship (ONE), on Friday announced the launch of 'The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition under license from MGM Television.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Bhubaneswar to host India's FIFA WC qualifier against Qatar
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host Indias FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier Group E tie against reigning Asian champions Qatar on March 26, All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Australia put India to bat in Women's T20 WC opener (Toss)
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Australia captain Meg Lanning won the toss and elected to field in the Women's T20 World Cup opener against India at the Sydney Showground Stadium on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
ECB in talks with BCCI to allow Indian women in 'The Hundred'
London, Feb 21 (IANS) If things turn out well between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), some of the Indian women cricketers might be seen in action in 'The Hundred' competition slated to be played later in the year in the UK.
2020-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pragyan retires from int'l cricket, says time to move on
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Left-arm Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. Ojha took to Twitter to make the announcement about his decision.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hyderabad run riot in Guwahati, end season in style
Guwahati, Feb 20 (IANS) Hyderabad FC brought their Indian Super League (ISL) season to an end with a thumping 5-1 win over NorthEast United FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
ISL: Mumbai, Chennai lock horns in do-or-die clash
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) A place in the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs is on the line as Mumbai City FC lock horns against Chennaiyin FC at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday. A win will ensure qualification for either side, making it a virtual do-or-die clash.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
FanCode to stream bilateral series between Malaysia, HK
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) FanCode, the multi-sport aggregator platform, is set to live stream all the matches from the bilateral T20I series between Malaysia and Hong Kong starting from Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Ranji Trophy: Parthiv shines for Gujarat, Anustup lifts Bengal (Roundup)
Valsad (Gujarat), Feb 20 (IANS) Seasoned Gujarat captain Parthiv Patel struck an unbeaten century to take his side to 330/4 against Goa at stumps on Day 1 of the first Ranji Trophy quarterfinal at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Mumbai City FC will make it to the play-offs: Sougou
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Mumbai City FC will play the last league game of the 2019-20 Indian Super League on Friday and a win would ensure that the Islanders qualify for the playoffs for the third time in the club's history.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Gokulam Kerala hopeful ahead of away game against Neroca FC
Imphal, Feb 20 (IANS) Neroca FC will be playing host to Gokulam Kerala FC in the I-League at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium on Friday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
Rajasthan HC defers IPL hearing to March 17
Jaipur, Feb 20 (IANS) In what could be a blow to Rajasthan Royals' plans of hosting a couple of their home games in Guwahati for the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Rajasthan High Court has deferred their hearing to March 17.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Federer withdraws from French Open after knee surgery
Zurich, Feb 20 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer on Thursday announced that he will be giving the French Open a miss this year after undergoing a knee surgery. The 38-year-old said in a social media post that he had an arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday in Switzerland.
2020-02-20
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
Mayank isn't Sehwag or Warner, but has clarity of mind: Gambhir
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Former India opener Gautam Gambhir has backed Mayank Agarwal to shine in the upcoming two-Test series against New Zealand, starting Friday in Wellington. Gambhir feels that even though the youngster isn't as destructive as a Virender Sehwag or David Warner, Agarwal's clarity of mind is his biggest strength.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket