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Mumbai: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is all set to become the next BCCI president, has admitted that it will be a challenge for him to look after the "biggest organisation" in the cricket world.Meetings and counter meetings ruled the roost as the affiliated units of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), along with the bigwigs of the board, met on Sunday. At the end of the day, ...
Ulan-Ude: Manju Rani's debut campaign in 48kg at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2019 ended with a silver medal and the Indian pugilists finished with a rich haul of four medals that also included three bronze.Rani gave her all before going down 1-4 to second seed Ekaterina Paltceva of Russia in the summit clash. The 19-year-old made a strong comeback in the second round after a slow start ...
Dubai [UAE], Oct 14 (ANI): After returning to full bowling workload, Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah said that every national team player is trying to find a spot in the squad for the 'big series' against India.Mahmudullah's old shoulder injury reoccurred during the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton earlier this year which forced him to stay on the sidelines. However, he did bowl in the ...
New Delhi [India], Oct 14 (ANI): Cricket fraternity on Monday wished former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who is celebrating his 38th birthday.Cricketers took to twitter and extended their wishes to the cricketer-turned-politician.India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara wrote: "Wish you a great birthday @GautamGambhir paaji! May god bless you with lots of success and good health.""Happy Birthday @GautamGambhir! ...
Liverpool [UK], Oct 14 (ANI): Liverpool midfielder James Milner believes that every single day, one can learn something new."I think I've been fortunate enough to be playing a long time and played with some great players and under some great managers, but every single day you go out on that field you can learn something," the club's official website quoted Milner as saying."Maybe my role's a bit more ...
At the meeting, it was decided that two clubs from the I-League will be offered entry into the Indian Super League by the end of the 2020/21 season, while the club that wins the 2022/23 and 2023/24 seasons of the I-League will get berths in the ISL in the next respective years. Clubs in both leagues will be consolidated into one league by the 2024/25 season and a system of promotion and relegation ...
Gauff, 15, defeated former Top 5 player Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, in the championship match on Sunday.The youngster, who rose to fame at Wimbledon this year when she defeated five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round, went past Nicole Vadisova of Czech Republic, who was 15 and 5 months when she won her maiden WTA title in Tashkent in 2004."I'm still overwhelmed and ...
It was Medvedev's first win over Zverev after losing all their previous four encounters. The 23-year-old has now pocketed a Tour-leading 59 victories in 2019 and Shanghai was his stellar sixth final in a row, during which he won in Cincinnati and St. Petersburg besides reaching his maiden Grand Slam final at the US Open, Xinhua news reported.Medvedev went into the match in good form and broke Zverev ...
Liverpool [UK], Oct 14 (ANI): Liverpool midfielder James Milner believes that every single day, one can learn something new."I think I've been fortunate enough to be playing a long time and played with some great players and under some great managers, but every single day you go out on that field you can learn something," the club's official website quoted Milner as saying."Maybe my role's a bit more ...
Dubai [UAE], Oct 14 (ANI): After returning to full bowling workload, Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah said that every national team player is trying to find a spot in the squad for the 'big series' against India.Mahmudullah's old shoulder injury reoccurred during the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton earlier this year which forced him to stay on the sidelines. However, he did bowl in the ...
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he ordered the downing of a "hijacked" plane that threatened 40,000 spectators who came to witness the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, the media reported.The President made the revelations on Sunday in a two-hour documentary film titled "Putin" directed by Andrey Kondrashov, a state television filmmaker, which was shared on ...
PyeongChang (South Korea): Shiva Keshavan of India finished at the 30th spot in the Singles Run 3 of the Men's Luge event at the Winter Olympics here on Sunday. Shiva, who had finished 36th in the earlier round, now has an overall standing of 31 among 40 competitors. The Indian registered a time of 48.9 seconds on Sunday, which was 1.396 seconds slower than Chris Mazder of the US who came in first. Mazder, ...
Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has retained his World Chess Championship title after defeating America's Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in a tie-break contest.The challenge proved to be one of the most difficult ones for the reigning world champion as both the players played 12 draw matches leading them to the tie-breaker. A 20-day long event tested the nerves of the players but in the end, it was Carlsen ...
Kolkata: Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand saved his best for the last to clinch the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India Blitz Tournament by getting past overnight leader Hikaru Nakamura in the playoff here on Wednesday. The 48-year-old five-time world champion, who was fourth after the first leg, secured six wins and three draws in the final nine rounds to draw level with the world number three ...

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