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FIFA Rankings: India rise one spot to 106th, Belgium hold onto top position

FIFA Rankings: India rise one spot to 106th, Belgium hold onto top position

Zurich [Switzerland], October 21 (ANI): October 2021 was a busy month in international football, with qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, friendlies, and the final rounds of the UEFA Nations League all on the agenda. A total of 160 fixtures were played, the impact of which can be seen on t...

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Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tests positive for COVID-19

Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tests positive for COVID-19

Munich [Germany], October 21 (ANI): Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for COVID-19, the club informed on Thursday."Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for Coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated. He will fly back to Munich separately from the team in a medical plane an...

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Denmark Open: PV Sindhu progresses to quarterfinals

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu progresses to quarterfinals

Odense [Denmark], October 21 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday progressed to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Denmark Open.Sindhu defeated Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16, 12-21, 21-15 in a match that lasted for one hour and seven minutes.Sindhu dominated the first game, but Thaila...

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T20 WC: India favourites to win tournament, Rahul to be top run-scorer, says Brett Lee

T20 WC: India favourites to win tournament, Rahul to be top run-scorer, says Brett Lee

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Brett Lee reckons that India are the favourites to win the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.India will open its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24 in Dubai. Lee has also picked KL Rahul as the top run-scorer of the tournament, w...

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T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against PNG

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against PNG

Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudhullah won the toss and opted to bat against Papua New Guinea in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Thursday.Bangladesh, who are with two points in the four-team table, didn't make any change in their team fo...

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India sprinter Hima Das recovers from Covid-19

India sprinter Hima Das recovers from Covid-19

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das on Thursday announced that she has tested negative for Covid-19, one week after contracting the virus.The 21-year-old had tested positive for Covid-19 on her return to the national camp at the National Institute of Sport (NIS) in Patiala last wee...

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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses second-round match against Kento Momota

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses second-round match against Kento Momota

Odense [Denmark], October 21 (ANI): India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the ongoing Denmark Open on Thursday.Srikanth lost his round of 16 match against Japan's Kento Momota 21-23, 9-21.Mixed doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy also bowed out after suffering a defeat against Tang...

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Dominic Sibley withdraws from England Lions' squad for Australia tour

Dominic Sibley withdraws from England Lions' squad for Australia tour

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): After much thought and consideration, Warwickshire batter Dom Sibley has made the decision not to tour Australia with the England Lions, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.Sibley has decided to spend the winter working on his batting at hom...

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Lyon hopes to trouble England batters with new mystery balls

Lyon hopes to trouble England batters with new mystery balls

Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has developed some mystery balls with which he hopes to bamboozle the England batsman during the upcoming Ashes, which starts with the first Test at the Gabba on December 8.Lyon has not played any cricket since April as was overlooked for Australia...

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Six-team women's IPL needed to recognise Indian talent, says Punam Raut

Six-team women's IPL needed to recognise Indian talent, says Punam Raut

By Anuj MishraNew Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): India batter Punam Raut feels women's Indian Premier League (WIPL) will not only offer young guns a chance to showcase their skills at the global stage but will also help players who are eyeing to make a comeback in the Indian squad.Punam Raut, who ...

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