It was a golden day for Indian shooting as Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar won gold at the prestigious World Cup Final here on Friday.The gold haul was triggered by Manu who won with a World junior record score of 244.7. She beat Zorana Arunovic...
Belgium’s 17-year old Michelangelo Amendola set the early pace dominating both free practice sessions as the eighth season of the International MRF Challenge commenced at the Dubai Autodrome on Thursday.Amendola, who finished fifth overall in the 2018-19 championship, topped the time sheet in the first session clocking one...
Half-centuries from Joe Denly and Ben Stokes breathed life into England which reached 241 for four at stumps after a slow start on the first day of the opening Test against New Zealand here on Thursday. With England intent on occupying the crease as long as possible —...
Karman Kaur Thandi bounced back strong to beat second seed Ankita Raina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(3) in the pre-quarterfinals of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament at the Arera Club on Thursday.It was a commendable performance by the 21-year-old Karman, ranked 611th in the world, as she was playing...
India, cricket’s biggest market, finally shed its reluctance and welcomed day/night Tests. The iconic Eden Gardens will host the second and final India-Bangladesh Test under lights from Friday.Eden, the first venue to hold ODI and T20 World Cup finals in the country, had taken the lead in 2016...
India’s increasing focus on pace bowling has impacted the quality of balls being used in Test matches, said Paras Anand, Marketing Director of Sanspareils Greeland or SG, the sports goods company in Meerut that is providing the pink balls for the first Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh...
The Indian women’s cricket team completed a 5-0 series whitewash over the West Indies after half-centuries from Veda Krishnamurthy and Jemimah Rodrigues, complemented by the bowlers’ clinical show, steered the side to a 61-run triumph in the fifth and final T20 International here.Jemimah (50) and Veda (57 not...
Australia seized the advantage on the opening day of the first Test when it bowled Pakistan out for 240 just before stumps at the Gabba here in Brisbane on Thursday.After the visitors resisted stubbornly in the first session, reaching 57 for no loss at lunch, pace trio Mitchell...
Magnus Carlsen has changed the entire dynamics of modern chess. World champion since 2013, he has truly played like one almost throughout his continuing reign as the best in the game.In 190 days beginning December last year, Carlsen won a record eight successive elite tournaments and matched his...
Is she the next big thing in Indian athletics?As athletics aficionados ponder over that while tracking Karnataka’s Shaili Singh’s fabulous rise, two other young girls from Kerala have also raised the bar, which should provide some exciting long jump battles in the next few years.Shaili, from Jhansi,...