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Kane Williamson, Suzie Bates claim top N

Wellington/UNI: Kane Williamson and Suzie Bates were on Thursday respectively named ODI Players of the Year at the annual New Zealand Cricket awards for their outstanding performance throughout the year.

30-Apr-2020
David Warner against saliva ban for ball

Melbourne/UNI:Amidst a growing debate around whether saliva should be used to shine a cricket ball, Australian opener David Warner has said there is no need to abolish the traditional ball-shining practices, when cricket resumes in the post COVID-19 world.

30-Apr-2020
Football legend Chuni Goswami passes awa

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian football legend Chuni Goswami passed away at the age of 82 here on Thursday.

30-Apr-2020
Maradona hails move to suspend relegatio

Buenos Aires/Xinhua/UNI: Football legend Diego Maradona, the manager of struggling Argentinian club Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, has praised a decision to suspend relegation from the country's top division until 2022.

29-Apr-2020
Young cricketers try too hard on social

Mohali/IBNS: Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has recently spoken about the influence of social media on young cricketers during an online interaction in the lockdown days.

28-Apr-2020
Umar Akmal banned for 3 years from all f

Lahore/UNI: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been banned from all forms of the game for three years for failing to report spot-fixing offers, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Monday.

27-Apr-2020
Pressure of replacing legendary keeper l

Mumbai/UNI: India batsman KL Rahul admits that pressure of replacing a legendary wicket-keeper like Mahendra Singh Dhoni was immense as fans had great expectations who has now been playing the role of wicket-keeping for India in the limited overs format for some time.

27-Apr-2020
Iran says unable to receive FIFA financi

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: The Iranian Football Federation said that it is unable to receive financial assistance from FIFA due to sanctions against the country's banking system, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.

27-Apr-2020
Kuldeep Yadav says he owes a lot to Gamb

Kolkata/UNI: Team India spinner Kuldeep Yadav has said former KKR captain Gautam Gambhir and Bowling coach Wasim Akram and Australian spin bowler Brad Hogg gave him confidence by assuring him of a place in the team in his early years at Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

26-Apr-2020
Argentinian football icon Maradona eager

Buenos Aires/Xinhua/UNI: Diego Maradona has said he is eager to return to work as head coach of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata and hailed his "beautiful" relationship with the club's fans.

26-Apr-2020
Polish football league to restart on May

Warsaw/Xinhua: Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has announced that the country's Ekstraklasa football league will resume on May 29, while speedway competitions will restart on June 12.

26-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Sana Mir announces retirement

Lahore/UNI: Sana Mir, the former Pakistan captain, has announced her decision to retire from international cricket.

25-Apr-2020
West Indies tour of England delayed

Port-of-Spain/UNI: West Indies were scheduled to tour England for three Tests in June, but the tour has now been postponed over "uncertainty for the safe resumption of cricket".

25-Apr-2020
Wishes pour in as cricket legend Sachin

Mumbai/IBNS: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been showered with wishes by all his contemporaries as well as successors as the 'Master Blaster' turned 47 on Friday.

24-Apr-2020
Nehra picks Dhoni as greatest captain on

Mumbai/UNI: With three VIVO IPL titles with Chennai Super Kings, one of India’s greatest cricketing leader, MS Dhoni is an enigma! On the 13th anniversary of the VIVO IPL, MSD was named the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) captain in the VIVO IPL by the Star Sports show Cricket Connected.

23-Apr-2020
Tokyo 2020 CEO denies further postponeme

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said here on Thursday that they do not have a back-up plan for further postponement or cancellation if the Olympic Games cannot be held in 2021.

23-Apr-2020
CPL: St Lucia Zouks appoints Chris Gayle

Antigua/IBNS: The St Lucia Zouks have signed stylish West Indies batsman Chris Gayle as their marquee player for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League.

23-Apr-2020
Ashish Nehra names MS Dhoni as greatest

Mumbai/UNI: With three VIVO IPL titles with Chennai Super Kings, one of India’s greatest cricketing leader, MS Dhoni is an enigma! On the 13th anniversary of the VIVO IPL, MSD was named the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) captain in the VIVO IPL by the Star Sports show Cricket Connected.

23-Apr-2020
Daren Sammy named St. Lucia Zouks for CP

Antigua/IBNS: West Indies cricket icon and one of the most successful skippers Daren Sammy will captain the St. Lucia Zouks side for the CPL season this year.

22-Apr-2020
Dutch soccer league likely to end the se

The Hague/Xinhua/UNI: The Dutch football federation (KNVB) announced its intention to end the season after the government decided to extend a ban on mass gatherings until September due to the coronavirus pandemic.

22-Apr-2020
Colombia says football unlikely to resum

Bogota/Xinhua/UNI:  The Colombian government has ruled out the prospect of restarting the country's major football competitions in the near term, citing ongoing risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

22-Apr-2020
Berlin Marathon scheduled for Sept 27 no

Berlin/Xinhua/UNI: The Berlin Marathon will not be staged on Sept 27 due to a government ban on mass gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced, without giving any new dates.

22-Apr-2020
Chilean tennis player Jarry handed 11-mo

Santiago/Xinhua/UNI: Chilean tennis player Nicolas Jarry received an 11-month ban on Tuesday for breaching the sport's anti-doping code.

21-Apr-2020
Arsenal players agree to 12.5 percent pa

London/Xinhua/UNI: Arsenal's first-team players and head coach Mikel Arteta have agreed to a 12.5 percent cut of their wages to support the club through the impact of the coronavirus, announced the Premier League club on Tuesday.

21-Apr-2020
MS Dhoni plays video game, wife Sakshi s

Ranchi/IBNS: Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni seemed to be too busy in lockdown days to give attention to his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni.

20-Apr-2020
Manchester City sign Peruvian teenager A

London/Xinhua/UNI: Manchester City have struck a deal to sign Peruvian teenage defender Kluiverth Aguilar from Alianza Lima, the first division club of Peru, said the club on Monday.

20-Apr-2020
Ex-South Africa skipper Graeme Smith app

Kabul/IBNS: Cricket South Africa on Friday appointed former skipper Graeme Smith as the director of cricket on a permanent basis. 

18-Apr-2020
Gambhir, Irrfan Pathan to commentate liv

Mumbai/UNI: In a first-of-it's-kind, Star Sports will broadcast the historic 2007 ICC World T20 final on Friday, with heroes of that day Gautam Gambhir and Irfan Pathan doing live commentary for fans.

17-Apr-2020
Spanish Football Federation decides who

Madrid/Xinhua/UNI: The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has given its criteria for which teams will play European competitions if the current football season has to be cancelled due to COVID-19.

17-Apr-2020
Dragan Skocic seeks to get Iran back on

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: The Croatian Dragan Skocic, who is at the helm of Iran's national soccer team, said that he will get Iran back on track in the World Cup qualification competitions.

17-Apr-2020
Marco Simone cricitizes AC Milan for sel

Warsaw/Xinhua/UNI:  Former AC Milan player Marco Simone criticized AC Milan for transferring Polish striker Krzysztof Piatek to Hertha Berlin.

17-Apr-2020
BCCI postpones IPL 2020 indefinitely ami

Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian cricket board on Thursday officially postponed the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 indefinitely amid the COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing lockdown which has been called to stem the spread of the contagion.

16-Apr-2020
Aussie F1 driver Ricciardo agrees to cut

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo will take a cut to his multi-million dollar salary in order to help his team, Renault weather the COVID-19 pandemic, French newspaper L'Equipe reported on Wednesday.

15-Apr-2020
Iran extends postponement of sports even

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Iranian authorities have extended the postponement of all sports events in the country until May 20 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, official IRNA news agency reported.

15-Apr-2020
US soccer coach Bradley looks forward to

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: Just like the rest of league, Los Angeles FC head coach Bob Bradley can't wait for MLS to return, even it's played in empty stadiums.

15-Apr-2020
MS Dhoni supremely fit, will play for CS

Mumbai/UNI: Former India cricketer VVS Laxman on Monday said that age is just a number for MS Dhoni as he is supremely fit to play at least next couple of Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons.

13-Apr-2020
Postponement of Tokyo Games to 2021 to c

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the global coronavirus pandemic will cost the International Olympic Committee (IOC) hundreds of millions of dollars, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with the German Welt Am Sonntag newspaper, published on Sunday.

13-Apr-2020
Sania Mirza wishes Shoaib Malik on 10th

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza wished her husband Shoaib Malik on their 10th marriage anniversary.

13-Apr-2020
Ex-Chelsea footballer Peter Bonetti dies

London/IBNS: Ex- Chelsea footballer Peter Bonetti passed away on Sunday after a long illness, the club confirmed.

12-Apr-2020
Tennis Canada cancels 2020 women's Roger

Toronto/Xinhua: The WTA tournament in Montreal, Rogers Cup, will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Tennis Canada.

12-Apr-2020
Adjusting from ODI captain to player not

Barbados/UNI: West Indies Test captain Jason Holder admitted that his transition from ODI captain to "just a player" has not been that easy.

11-Apr-2020
MS Dhoni shouldn't be pushed into retire

Mumbai/UNI: Former England captain Nasser Hussain has said that MS Dhoni has still a lot to offer as a cricketer and he shouldn't be pushed into retirement too early.

11-Apr-2020
FIFA chief warns against restarting foot

Paris/Xinhua/UNI:  FIFA president Gianni Infantino reiterated that people's health is the top priority amid the COVID-19 pandemic, warning that resuming leagues without 100 percent safety is irresponsible.

11-Apr-2020
Liverpool legend Dalglish tests positive

London/Xinhua:  Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for COVID-19 but is showing no symptoms, his family announced on Friday.

11-Apr-2020
Hussain, Laxman to feature in 'Cricket C

Mumbai/UNI: After an exciting first episode of Cricket Connected, Star Sports have brought on board former England captain Nasser Hussain and Team India legends VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir and Kris Srikkanth for the second instalment that will be aired on Saturday.

10-Apr-2020
Development during lockdown, AIFF goes d

New Delhi/IBNS: All India Football Federation has started online tutorial classes for referees across the country to keep them “on their toes' during the lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

10-Apr-2020
Four more Osaka Evessa players test posi

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The Osaka Evessa basketball club in Japan's B League Division 1 announced that four more of their players have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected players in the squad to 11.

10-Apr-2020
Wuhan women footballers return to nation

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI:  Three Chinese women's international footballers including former Paris Saint-Germain forward Wang Shuang have returned to the national team from Wuhan after the city's lockdown has been lifted on Wednesday.

10-Apr-2020
Sao Paulo football federation to discuss

Sao Paulo/Xinhua/UNI: The Sao Paulo Football Federation (FPF) in Brazil will convene a meeting of club presidents next week to discuss a possible restart of the Paulista Championship.

10-Apr-2020
Pujara's Gloucestershire deal cancelled

London/UNI: In the face of global pandemic COVID-19, Gloucestershire have confirmed that India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara will not play for the club this year.

09-Apr-2020
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