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Pressure of expectation hurting Gill: Gavaskar

Pressure of expectation hurting Gill: Gavaskar

Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Shubman Gill's struggles with the bat have caught the attention of former India batsman Sunil Gavaskar, who feels the youngster has been bogged down by the pressure of expectation.The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener was clueless in this edition of the Indian Premier League (I...

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World Athletics chief Coe believes Olympics will be held

World Athletics chief Coe believes Olympics will be held

Tokyo, May 9 (IANS) World Athletics (WA) president Sebastian Coe said here on Sunday that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as "a beacon of hope and optimism" despite the worsening Covid-19 situation in the host nation."I think that it will also act as a beacon of hope and optimism in a world that I h...

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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC's playoff stage clash against Eagles postponed

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC's playoff stage clash against Eagles postponed

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 9 (ANI): Indian Super League (ISL) club Bengaluru FC on Sunday confirmed that its AFC Cup playoff stage clash against Eagles FC has been postponed until further notice.As a result, the club is now making arrangements to get all its players and staff home at the ear...

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Padikkal will have to wait for his Test debut: MSK Prasad

Padikkal will have to wait for his Test debut: MSK Prasad

Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) former chief selector MSK Prasad feels that young top-order batsman Devdutt Padikkal is an interesting prospect for the future and that "there is still some time for him to enter into the Test setup".The Kerala-born player has s...

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'Delicate negotiations' on to move CL final to Britain

'Delicate negotiations' on to move CL final to Britain

Berlin, May 9 (IANS) "Delicate negotiations" are taking place about moving the Champions League final to Britain, government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.Premier League sides Manchester City and Chelsea are scheduled to face off in the showpiece fixture on May 29, with Istanbul the destinati...

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Spanish GP: Hamilton overhauls Verstappen in race-long battle

Spanish GP: Hamilton overhauls Verstappen in race-long battle

Madrid [Spain], May 9 (ANI): An incredible, tense race-long battle between Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton saw the latter triumph on Sunday for his sixth Spanish Grand Prix win.The reigning world champion brilliantly executed a two-stop strategy to claim his third win in four ...

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Hamilton takes Spanish GP, secures 98th career win (Ld)

Hamilton takes Spanish GP, secures 98th career win (Ld)

Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes secured victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday after an intense pitstop strategy battle with Red Bull's Max Verstappen.This was Hamilton's third win this season and 98th of his career, and he also matched Michael Schumacher's record of most Spa...

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Moeen the game-changer for CSK, says Parthiv Patel

Moeen the game-changer for CSK, says Parthiv Patel

Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Indian Premier League team Delhi Capitals' (DC) star-opener Parthiv Patel has lavished praise on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Moeen Ali, saying that the English cricketer was the "main game-changer" for his team during the now-postponed season.The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-l...

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Long jumper Sreeshankar keen to compete in Europe before Olympics

Long jumper Sreeshankar keen to compete in Europe before Olympics

"I had planned to compete in two-three quality competitions in Europe before the Olympics in July-August. But due to the raging pandemic in India I don't see any chance of travelling to Europe this month. I will try to work out a plan to compete in quality competitions next month in Europe now,...

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Hamilton wins Spanish GP after intense pitstop strategy battle

Hamilton wins Spanish GP after intense pitstop strategy battle

Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes secured victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday after an intense pitstop strategy battle with Red Bull's Max Verstappen.This was Hamilton's third win this season and 98th of his career.Sitting on pole position for the 100th time in his F1 career...

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