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First Zimbabwe now Bangladesh, Sri Lanka’s miseries pile up

Friday, January 19, 2018


TweetDays after losing to Zimbabwe in their first match of the tri-series, Sri Lanka uncovered new lows as Bangladesh thrashed them by 163 runs to register their biggest win in terms of runs. A team which looked favourite to qualify for the final before the series started is finding itself languishing on the bottom of […]


Australian Open, day 5: Svitolina, Nadal have it easy, Ostapenko stunned

Friday, January 19, 2018


TweetIt was another great day for the top seeds of men’s draw at the Australian Open but the surprises continued in the women’s section as another seed went down. The day also saw the dream of a 15 year old Marta Kostyuk end. Here’s the wrap of Friday’s results from the Melbourne Park. Indian players […]


With BBC ‘rested’, Asensio lifts Madrid with last-gasp goal

Friday, January 19, 2018


TweetWith the attacking spearheads ‘BBC’ ‘rested’, Marco Asensio showed why he is so highly rated and regarded as the next wonder kid in Spain by scoring one minute from time to help Real Madrid beat a lowly Leganes 1-0 in the first leg of quarterfinal of Copa del Rey. There is a huge speculation that […]


India surges three places to occupy 102nd spot in FIFA ranking

Friday, January 19, 2018


TweetThe Indian men’s football team have climbed three spots to be placed 102nd in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings. India, which is ranked 14th among Asian countries, has earned 13 points over the past month for a total of 333 points. Coached by Englishman Stephen Constantine, the Sunil Chhetri-led side is […]


Australian Open, day 4 wrap: Federer, Djokovic win; Women face the heat

Thursday, January 18, 2018


TweetThe fourth day of Australian Open saw players fighting gruel hit on the court along with their opponents in the second round of the first Grand Slam of the year. It was a mixed day for the top seeds in men as Federer won in three sets while his compatriot Stan Wawrinka was beaten in […]


Chelsea survive late goal, red cards to enter 4th round of FA Cup

Thursday, January 18, 2018


TweetChelsea survived a last gasp equaliser and 2 red cards to see off Norwich City 5-3(1-1) in the penalty shootout of the third round of FA Cup. After being stunned by a late equaliser, Chelsea was left bewildered and infuriated over the experimental video referees. As frustration grew over the lack of winner against Norwich […]


The Grand IPL Auction is back; It will rain money in Bengaluru on Jan 27

Thursday, January 18, 2018


TweetWe are less than 10 days away from another priceless auction for IPL. It rains money every year in the auction but this time it is going to be huge. Two old teams—Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals—returned for the 11th event of extravaganza event. With just 18 players retained by the franchises, an increased […]


Virat Kohli wins Sir Garfield Sobers and ODI Cricketer of the year awards

Thursday, January 18, 2018


TweetFor a tremendous year where he played an astonishing brand of cricket, Indian skipper Virat Kohli was named as the ICC ODI Cricketer of the year. He also won his maiden Sir Garfield Sobers Cricketer of the year for his superb showing across formats. Kohli started the year with a 122 against England in Pune […]


Messi’s penalty woes continue as Barca’s 29-game unbeaten streak ends

Thursday, January 18, 2018


TweetLionel Messi might be exhaling fire this season but his form from the spot kicks does not justify it. He missed another penalty on Wednesday to extend his disappoint run to 3 misses from 6 attempts—something not good enough for any player, forget about one of the greatest players. This time it costed his team […]


Sports unites North and South Korea; fielding joint team in Winter Olympics

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


TweetNorth and South Korea have confirmed they are to field a joint women’s ice hockey team and will march under a pro-unification flag at next month’s Winter Olympics, in the clearest sign yet of a thaw in tensions between the two countries. The two sides are to present their plan for a “peace games” to […]


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