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Dhoni predicts turn, Samson surprised by it
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni's experience in cricket helped him to predict correctly the timing of the turn on the pitch. But his opposite number in Rajasthan Royals (RR), also a fellow wicket-keeper, was shocked by the turn during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Jadeja, Ali spin CSK to 45-run win over RR
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spinners Ravindra Jadeja (2/28) and Moeen Ali (3/7) weaved a web around Rajasthan Royals (RR) batsmen to help their team win their Indian Premier League (IPL) match by 45 runs at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Champions League expanded as Super League slammed
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has threatened to ban players from international competition after plans for a breakaway Super League competing with the Champions League sparked a furious row in European football.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Persepolis the toughest test of my career: FC Goa's Martins
Goa, April 19 (IANS) FC Goa midfielder Glan Martins, who has earned praise for his exploits in the first two Group E games of the AFC Champions League (ACL), feels that the game against Iran's Persepolis FC on Tuesday will be the 'toughest test' of his career.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Cricket
Chennai Super Kings make 188/9 vs Rajasthan Royals
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Cameos from Dwayne Bravo (20 not out off 8 balls) and Sam Curran (13 off 6 balls) helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) put up a challenging 188 for nine in their 20 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Nagal crashes out in first round of Barcelona Open
Barcelona, April 19 (IANS) The pressure of playing back-to-back qualifiers followed by a main draw match the next day took a toll on India's top-ranked tennis player Sumit Nagal as he bowed out in the opening round of the ATP 500 Barcelona Open on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
South India Rally postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The South India Rally, a round of the 2021 Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), scheduled for April 23-25, has been postponed in the wake of fresh government restrictions due to rising number of Covid-19 cases, organisers Madras Motor Sports Club said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Rahul Chahar has got bowling intelligence: Jayawardene
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Leg-spinner Rahul Chahar isn't just skillful but has also developed the ability to tweak his game-plan as per the batsman's strategy, said Mumbai Indians (MI) head coach Mahela Jayawardene on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
UEFA delays decision on Munich and other Euro 2020 hosts
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) European football ruling body UEFA has given Munich and other cities further time to decide on whether fans can be admitted to Euro 2020 games this summer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
ICC bans Sri Lanka cricketer Lokuhettige for eight years
Dubai, April 19 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka ODI and T20 cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige was on Monday banned from all forms of cricket for eight years after an International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the world cricket governing body's Anti-Corruption Code.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hamilton abandons bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games
London, April 19 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Monday was left with no clear bidders for the 2026 edition of its biggest sporting extravaganza after the Hamilton Bid Committee abandoned its bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan Royals win toss, opt to bowl
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bowl in their match against Chennai Super Kings here at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hardik's fielding inside circle adds to India's resources
Chennai/Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Hardik Pandya's shoulder niggle seems to have turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the Indian team since due to the injury they have been able to discover a close-in fielder.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Tough competition for slots has made hockey team formidable: Lakra
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) India hockey team forward Shilanand Lakra says the extremely tough competition for a place in the senior team has made it a formidable unit, and the results were visible during the tour of Argentina recently.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
India Open badminton tournament postponed due to Covid-19
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The India Open Super 500 badminton tournament has been postponed indefinitely due to the rising cases of Covid-19 in New Delhi, Badminton Association of India (BAI) general secretary Ajay Kumar Singhania said in a virtual press conference on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Britain considering 'range of options' to prevent Super League
London, April 19 (IANS) The British government is considering a range of options to prevent the European Super League from going ahead, a spokesperson for the prime minister has confirmed.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
FC Goa on a real high, says rival team Persepolis FC coach
Goa, April 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa received huge praise from rivals Persepolis FC head coach Yahya Golmohammadi on Monday, who said that they will be a really tough team to beat when the two teams clash on Tuesday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
We are nursing Hardik's shoulder, he may bowl later: Mahela
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Hardik Pandya, who hasn't bowled at all in the first three matches of Mumbai Indians, could be bowling in this Indian Premier League (IPL), said Mahela Jayawardene, the head coach of Mumbai Indians.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Chahar vs Ashwin key battle in MI-DC clash (Lead Preview: Match 13)
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The finalists of the last edition, both Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) have taken the early initiative this season and climbed to the top half of the points table and are just behind Royal Challengers Bangalore, who sit at the top.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Challenging outing for racer Rabindra at Monza
Monza (Italy), April 19 (IANS) India's Akhil Rabindra and his French team-mate Hugo Conde faced a tough test in the European GT4 Championship, retiring in Race 1 and finishing 13th in the second at the Monza circuit in Italy.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Mumbai City extend winger Bipin Singh's contract till 2025
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Mumbai City FC on Monday extended the contract of 26-year-old winger from Manipur, Bipin Singh, till May 2025.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Chahar vs Ashwin key battle in MI-DC clash (Preview: Match 12)
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The finalists of the last edition, both Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) have taken the early initiative this season and climbed to the top half of the points table and are just behind Royal Challengers Bangalore, who sit at the top.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Spurs sack Mourinho; Mason may be named caretaker
London, April 19 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho was sacked on Monday less than a week before he was due to lead the club in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Stokes trolls Gavaskar for commentary during IPL match
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes took a shot at the commentary for the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
India assured of 4 medals on 6th day of boxing youth Worlds'
Kielce, April 19 (IANS) The 2019 Asian Youth Champion Vinka and Alfiya Pathan are among the four Indian women boxers who advanced into the semi-finals on the sixth day at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships in Kielce.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Atalanta record first win in 20 yrs against Juventus
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Atalanta broke a 20-year curse to end their winless run against Juventus as they managed a 1-0 home win in the head-to-head race for third place, the first victory over the Bianconeri in Serie A since 2001.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Haaland brace helps Dortmund to 4-1 win over Bremen
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund rallied back from a goal down to secure a vital 4-1 win over Werder Bremen courtesy of Erling Haaland's first-half brace in the closer of the 29th round.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
European football split as big clubs agree to form breakaway league
London, April 19 (IANS) Twelve top European football clubs have agreed to found a Super League as soon as possible, the clubs announced in a joint statement.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Icardi helps PSG to dramatic 3-2 win over Saint-Etienne
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Mauro Icardi scored in the last minute of the injury time to help Paris Saint-Germain edge Saint-Etienne 3-2 in a dramatic Ligue 1 match.
2021-04-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Been talking with Boucher about making SA comeback: de Villiers
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) AB de Villiers said that he and the South Africa head coach Mark Boucher will talk about the former captain coming out of retirement to play for the Proteas at this year's T20 World Cup.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Muralitharan undergoes angioplasty
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan underwent an angioplasty in Chennai.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Federer to play at French Open this year
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer on Sunday confirmed that he will participate in the French Open at Roland Garros this year and will play in the Geneva Open as the clay-court Grand Slam warm-up.
2021-04-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
12 top European football clubs agree to found new Super League
London, April 19 (IANS) Twelve top European football clubs have agreed to found a Super League as soon as possible, the clubs have announced in a joint statement.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Conscious effort from my side to increase strike rate: Dhawan
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' (DC) Shikhar Dhawan said that he consciously tried to keep the strike rate up during Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Punjab Kings (PBKS).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Dhawan's 92 helps DC chase big target with ease
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan's 92 off 49 balls and Marcus Stoinis's finishing act helped Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 10 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League despite having to chase a target of 196 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Deepak Punia settles for silver at Asian Championships
Almaty (Kazakhastan), April 18 (IANS) Deepak Punia (86kg) settled for silver on the final day of the Asian Wrestling Championships after losing 10-0 to Iranian Olympic champion Hassan Yazdanicharati on Sunday while Sanjeet (92kg) won bronze.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Kazakhstan,Sports,Other Sports
Dhawan leads DC to emphatic 6-wicket win over PBKS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan's 92 off 49 balls and Marcus Stoinis's finishing act helped Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 10 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League despite having to chase a target of 196 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Maxwell has taken to RCB like duck to water: Kohli
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell has taken no time in adjusting to Royal Challengers Bangalore, said captain Virat Kohli. Maxwell scored his second consecutive half century of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday and, alongwith AB de Villiers, helped RCB beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 38 runs.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Rahul, Agarwal help PBKS to 195/4
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) An explosive 122-run opening partnership between KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal helped Punjab Kings (PBKS) make 195/4 in an Indian Premier League (IPL) against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
F1: Verstappen wins turbulent Emilia Romagna GP
Imola (Italy), April 18 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen was the big winner of a wet and turbulent Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday which was red-flagged mid-way through after a big collision.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Smith makes DC debut as they bowl against PBKS (Ld)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Steve Smith makes his Delhi Capitals (DC) debut on Sunday as they won the toss and chose to bowl against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
No IOC confirmation for Bach visit to Japan in May
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday didn't confirm another visit of its president Thomas Bach to Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
O'Dowd becomes 1st Dutch player to score T20I ton
Kirtipur (Nepal), April 18 (IANS) Dutch player Max O'Dowd became the first cricketer from his country to hit a century in a T20 International, smashing a sensational unbeaten 133 to help his side defeat Malaysia by 15 runs in the second match of the tri-nation series in Kirtipur, Nepal on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
Super League threat ahead of Champions League reforms: Reports
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) Europe's ruling body UEFA is set to approve sweeping Champions League reforms on Monday amid new reports of a Super League threat.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
RCB maintains perfect start with 38-run win over KKR (Ld)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) produced an all-round performance on Sunday to beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 38 runs at the M A Chidambaram Stadium and maintain their perfect start to the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
RCB beats KKR by 38 runs, secures 3rd consecutive win
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) secured their third consecutive win of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season by beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 38 runs at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers's whirlwind half centuries propelled RCB to 204/4 and KKR scored 166/8 in reply.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
DC choose to bowl against PBKS (Toss)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) won the toss and chose to bowl against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
RR up against rejuvenated CSK (Preview: Match 12)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Both Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have won one game and lost one. It is only the net run rate that puts CSK (0.616) ahead of RR (0.52) on the points table.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
de Villiers, Maxwell help RCB survive shaky start
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell and A.B. de Villiers propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) recover from a shaky start to score 204/4 against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
International hockey umpire Anupama dies of Covid
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Former international hockey umpire Anupama Punchimanda passed away due to Covid-related complications on Sunday morning in Bengaluru. She was 40.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey