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US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The US has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China -- a move that has been heavily criticised by Beijing, BBC reported.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The US has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China -- a move that has been heavily criticised by Beijing, BBC reported.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Stokes included in England's Ashes squad of 12; Anderson rested
Brisbane, Dec 7 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes has been included in England's 12-member squad for the opening Ashes Test beginning at The Gabba on December 8, putting to rest speculation that he might not be considered for the first Test as he is returning to competitive cricket after a long time.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
2019 US Open champion Andreescu pulls out of Australian Open
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) Canadian tennis star and 2019 US Open champion, 21-year-old Bianca Andreescu, on Tuesday became the first high-profile woman player to pull out of the Australian Open -- the opening major of 2022 -- due to mental health issues arising from "quarantining".
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Commit more time, money to develop spin bowling skills: NZ great to players
Auckland, Dec 7 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Jeremy Coney had demanded the Black Caps commit more time, energy and money to develop their spin bowling skills in the wake of the humiliating loss to India in the second and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
I wouldn't have been half the brand that I am today without India: Bravo
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo feels that India has given him exposure to be the brand he is currently. He added that the love from the people in India has resulted in the country becoming very close to his heart. Apart from his cricketing career and music singles, Bravo is now going to start a fresh innings in fashion with 'Djb47 Fashion Label' available online with a physical store launch scheduled for early next year in India.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Djokovic celebrates 350th week atop the ATP Rankings; eyes Graf's record
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) World No. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic, celebrated his 350th week atop the ATP Rankings, extending his record for the most weeks in the top spot, even as the Serbian set sights on Germany's women's tennis great Steffi Graf's record of 377 weeks at the top of the WTA rankings.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Australia's left-arm spinner Sophie Molineux out of women's Ashes with stress fracture
Canberra, Dec 7 (IANS) Australia's left-arm spinner Sophie Molineux has suffered a stress fracture to her right foot, ruling her out of the blockbuster multi-format women's series against England, beginning with the one-off Test at Canberra from January 27.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
They called us the granddad of IPL but we proved the doubters wrong, says Dwayne Bravo
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo stated that he was very happy to have been associated with the legacy of Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. He termed winning the trophy in IPL 2021 as a 'special season' as the team was motivated to do well after finishing seventh in the previous season.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Four things we learned from Spain's Matchday 16
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) Real Madrid opened up an eight-point gap at the top of La Liga this weekend as both Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona lost at home. Here are some things we learned in Spain over the past two days.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Champions League places in peril for Spanish sides in final group games
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) The final UEFA Champions League group stage games are make or break for four Spanish teams, whose European future very much hangs in the balance.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Virat Kohli worships Test match cricket, says Ravi Shastri
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Former India chief coach Ravi Shastri on Monday lavished praise on the national team and skipper Virat Kohli for embracing Test cricket and being the "ambassador of the format over the last five years".
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Olympians come together to inspire next gen athletes
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Sportswear giant Adidas on Monday joined hands with young athletes from the Hi5 Foundation in Mumbai in the presence of Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, Simranjit celebrating the spirit of team sport.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
LPL: Phil Salt peppers 67 off 27 as Dambulla down Kandy by 29 runs
Colombo, Dec 6 (IANS) Phil Salt peppered a breathtakingly 27-ball 67 showcased by five sixes in Dambulla Giants run triumph over Kandy Warriors in the second fixture of the Lanka Premier League on the second day of the mega tournament at the R Premadasa Stadium on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
BCCI in search of marketing, commercial general manager
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday called upon interested candidates to apply for the position of general manager, marketing and commercial. The position will be based at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Jamshedpur FC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1
Goa, Dec 6 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC continued their unbeaten run in the season as they handed ATK Mohun Bagan their successive defeat, downing the Mariners 2-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, Goa on Monday. The win takes Jamshedpur to the second spot in the points table as Mohun Bagan slump to number 5.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Shakib out of New Zealand tour after BCB grants him leave
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has stepped out of the New Zealand tour citing family reasons, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
CSA confirms updated India tour schedule, 1st Test on Dec 26
Johannesburg, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed the updated schedule of the India tour of South Africa, starting from December 26.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Rahi reigns supreme in Women's 25M Pistol with hat-trick of National wins
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Reigning Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat stamped her authority over the Women's 25M Pistol event, winning her third successive Nationals on the concluding day of the 64th National Shooting Championship competitions at the Karni Singh Shooting Range, here on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sehwag responds to Ajaz after spinner recalls net bowler memories
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag lavished praise on New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel after he became the third bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings in Test.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CISF Delhi, ITBP Jalandhar continue good show at 70th All India Police Hockey
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) On day five of the prestigious 70th All India Police Hockey Championships being hosted by the Karnataka State Police here at the Bangalore Hockey Stadium, CISF Delhi, ITBP Jalandhar, Manipur Police and Jharkhand Police registered big wins in their respective group stage matches for men, on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Chappell wants Root to bat No.3 in The Ashes
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has suggested England skipper Joe Root to bat at three during the upcoming Ashes considering his good run of form in Test cricket this year.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
ISL: FC Goa, SC East Bengal look for first win of the season
Goa, Dec 6 (IANS) SC East Bengal and FC Goa will have their eyes locked on that elusive first win when the two sides meet in a bottom-table clash in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, Goa on Tuesday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Kohli is the best Test Captain India have ever had: Irfan Pathan
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Following India's thumping win over New Zealand in Mumbai, former all-rounder Irfan Pathan lavished praise on Virat Kohli, saying he is "the best Test captain the country has ever had".
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rain washes out day three of Bangladesh-Pak second Test
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) The third day of the second Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan was washed out due to persistent rain on Monday at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Manipur face Odisha in 2nd semifinal of Senior Women's NFC
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Defending champions Manipur will lock horns with Odisha in the second semifinal clash of the ongoing Hero Senior Women's National Football Championship 2021/22 in Kerala, on Wednesday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Lanka Premier League kick starts with glitzy opening ceremony
Colombo, Dec 6 (IANS) The Twenty20 fever officially hit the islands of Sri Lanka as the second season of the Lanka Premier League took off with a glitzy opening ceremony in front of a host of fans at the R. Premadasa Stadium here.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
The Ashes: Feels like the quietest build up to a series I have experienced over here, says Anderson
Brisbane, Dec 6 (IANS) England pacer James Anderson said on Monday that the build-up to the 2021/22 Ashes is the quietest he has ever seen when in Australia. He added that the Australian people have been glad to see them come in the country for a tour, especially after emerging from a tough lockdown.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
India reclaim top spot in ICC Test rankings
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) After registering an emphatic 372-run victory against defending World Test champions New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday, India reclaimed the top spot in the ICC Test rankings.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ex-England pacer Gough appointed managing director of cricket at Yorkshire
Leeds, Dec 6 (IANS) Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) on Monday announced the appointment of former England pacer Darren Gough as the Managing Director of cricket at the club on an interim basis.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Indian team presents autographed jersey to 10-wicket man Ajaz Patel
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel, who took all 10 India wickets in the first innings of the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium here, was in for a surprise when the Mumbai-born player was presented a jersey signed by the entire India squad for his achievement, at the conclusion of the match on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Indian team presents autographed jersey to 10-wicket man Ajaz Patel
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel, who took all 10 India wickets in the first innings of the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium here, was in for a surprise when the Mumbai-born player was presented a jersey signed by the entire India squad for his achievement, at the conclusion of the match on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
AICF lines up 13 international chess tournaments for 2022, hikes prize money for nationals
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Having signed a new annual sponsor, the All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has lined up as many as 13 international open tournaments across the country as part of a packed calendar for 2022. And to make things attractive for the players, the AICF has hiked prize money for all national championships, having managed to arrange sponsorship for all major events.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AICF lines up 13 international chess tournaments for 2022, hikes prize money for nationals
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Having signed a new annual sponsor, the All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has lined up as many as 13 international open tournaments across the country as part of a packed calendar for 2022. And to make things attractive for the players, the AICF has hiked prize money for all national championships, having managed to arrange sponsorship for all major events.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
ICC T20 World Cup Australia fixtures to be announced on January 21
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said that the full fixture set for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia next year will be announced on January 21, 2022.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ, 2nd Test: It feels good to be back among the runs, says Mayank Agarwal
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) India opener Mayank Agarwal said on Monday that he felt nice getting back to scoring ways. He added that his focus is now on the South Africa tour which will start from December 26.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Good to see the boys step up and take their opportunities, says Dravid
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid said on Monday that it was good to see the players stepping up to take responsibilities in the series against New Zealand.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Jhye Richardson should have been in Playing XI ahead of Starc: Mitchell Johnson
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has said that the Cricket Australia (CA) selection panel should have included fast bowler Jhye Richardson for the opening Ashes game, adding that his former team-mate Mitchell Starc shouldn't have been in the Playing XI due to his "lack of current form".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Jhye Richardson should have been in Playing XI ahead of Starc: Mitchell Johnson
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has said that the Cricket Australia (CA) selection panel should have included fast bowler Jhye Richardson for the opening Ashes game, adding that his former team-mate Mitchell Starc shouldn't have been in the Playing XI due to his "lack of current form".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
2nd Test: India thrash New Zealand by 372 runs, win series 1-0
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) India thrashed New Zealand by 372 runs in the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium here to record their biggest victory by run margin and win the two-Test series 1-0. With this win, India also bagged 12 points in the World Test Championship 2021/23 standings.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Russia defeat Croatia to clinch Davis Cup title
Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS) World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev once again came up with breath-taking tennis as he guided the Russian Tennis Federation to the Davis Cup Finals title against Croatia here.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Surgery to troubling elbow the only option before Williamson: Hesson
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson feels a surgery to a troubling elbow injury is the only way out for skipper Kane Williamson, as he has missed several key games both for the country and his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
2nd Test: India beat New Zealand by 372 runs, win series 1-0
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) India thrashed New Zealand by 372 runs in the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium here to win the two-match series 1-0 here on Monday. Needing 540 runs to win the Test, New Zealand, 140/5 overnight, were all out for 167 in 56.3 overs on the fourth morning, as India wrapped up victory in 43 minutes.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Western Australia wants second Ashes Test to be moved from Adelaide to Perth
Brisbane, Dec 6 (IANS) The Western Australia government has reportedly asked Cricket Australia (CA) for the second Ashes Test to be moved from Adelaide to Perth, as it would help the players and broadcasting teams to "travel quarantine free into the state after the series opener in Brisbane".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Manchester City the new Premier League leaders; Chelsea lose to West Ham
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Manchester City are the new leaders, while Liverpool moved into second place after winning their respective matches in the Premier League this weekend, while Chelsea lost 2-3 in a thrilling game to West Ham United.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hamilton wins wild Saudi GP to set up F1 title showdown
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Dec 6 (IANS) Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton beat Red Bull's Max Verstappen in a truly chaotic Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which was restarted twice and in which the two title rivals collided with each other once again in the 2021 season.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Sports,Motorsports
Saudi Arabia GP: F2 racers Fittipaldi, Pourchaire airlifted to hospital after crash
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Dec 5 (IANS) Formula Two racers Theo Pourchaire and Enzo Fittipaldi were airlifted to hospital on Sunday after they were involved in a horror crash at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Sports,Other Sports
Women Football: Chelsea thrash Arsenal 3-0 to win FA Cup
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 3-0 to win the 2020-21 Women's FA Cup and complete the English treble for the first time at Wembley Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Kerala Blasters record first win of season, get past Odisha 2-1
Goa, Dec 5 (IANS) Kerala Blasters registered their first win of the season as they beat Odisha FC 2-1 in the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Argentina bag Junior Hockey World Cup trophy, beat Germany in final (Ld)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 (IANS) Argentina lifted the coveted trophy of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup after defeating Germany 4-2 in the final match at the Kalinga Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey