Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed a second title in as many weeks and surged into the world top 10 after beating fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille in the final of the ATP Marseille Open on Sunday. The Frenchman won his ninth match in a row and celebrated his third Open 13 Marseille title on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-4 win against countryman Lucas… Continue reading "Tsonga back in Top 10"
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Jose Mourinho has challenged his Manchester United stars to use their dramatic League Cup final win against Southampton as a springboard to bigger prizes. Mourinho became the first Manchester United manager to win a trophy in a debut season by lifting the EFL Cup at Wembley Stadium and the boss was “emotional” when discussing the success, praising two-goal hero Zlatan… Continue reading "Mourinho’s challenge to Manchester stars"
Harbhajan Singh has heaped laurels on Indian captain Virat Kohli by saying that he is an intense cricketer who thrives on. Speaking during a session at the SporTale – sport themed literary festival in Pune, Harbhajan said, “Virat is a very intense cricketer. He likes to take on the responsibility and expects the same from his team. That has really… Continue reading "Kohli is an intense cricketer: Harbhajan Singh"
England cricketer Ben Stokes, who fetched a record deal of Rs 14.5 crore deal at the IPL acutions, will skip his country’s two-match ODI series against Ireland. For, the richest UK cricketer will be available for the entire duration of 14 league matches of Rising Pune Supergiants. According to a report in Cricinfo, Mumbai Indians’ Jos Buttler and Kolkata Knight… Continue reading "Stokes to skip England matches for IPL"
Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills both believe that their lives have been changed overnight, after being signed for record-breaking fees by Rising Pune Supergiants and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively during a dramatic day’s bidding at the IPL auction. When one looks at the 2017 Indian Premier League auction, there were some surprises. England’s Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were snapped… Continue reading "‘Life-changing’ IPL auction shocks Stokes and Mills"
Union Sports Minister, Vijay Goel, felicitated the Indian team that won the Blind T20 World Cup at Bengaluru recently, with a cash purse of Rs. 10 lakh in New Delhi. India defeated Pakistan by nine wickets in the final to lift the trophy at Bengaluru’s Chinnaswamy Stadium earlier this month. “The Indian squad has played exceptionally well throughout the tournament… Continue reading "Sports minister felicitates Indian cricket team"
IPL auction has seen franchises chase fast bowlers with England’s Tymal Mills and South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada getting excellent deals. Ishant Sharma one prominent name who went unsold in the first round of bidding but unsung Indians got excellent deals. The auction for the 10th season of Indian Premier League began on Monday at 9.30 a.m., in Bengaluru. This is… Continue reading "IPL auction: Full of adrenaline-pumping action"
World number two Angelique Kerber finally got to play her first match at the rain-affected Qatar Open on Thursday then promptly crashed out of the tournament. “It’s my second year on the WTA Tour, so I have to grow up!” laughed Kasatkina in her on-court interview after the match. “I am happy that I went through this and I am… Continue reading "Angelique Kerber crashes out to Kasatkina"
Tamilnadu has selected a team comprising experience and youth for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy ODI tournament to be played at Cuttack from February 25. All-rounder Vijay Shankar, who captained in the Syed Musthaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament recently, will lead the team Young batsman S Radhakrishnan, who made a mark in the final India-England Under-19 ODI has been handed… Continue reading "Cricket: TN picks a mixed team for ODI"
Aware of the range of challenges India will offer during Australia’s upcoming four-match Test tour, fast bowler Mitchell Starc says he hopes to extract swing, both conventional and reverse, from the SG balls in spin-friendly conditions there. With 24 victims at 15.16 on Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka last year, Starc eclipsed Dennis Lillee’s record (23 scalps against England in… Continue reading "Starc ready for challenge from India"