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You brought the heat: Gibbs, Shoaib remember 2000 ODI

You brought the heat: Gibbs, Shoaib remember 2000 ODI

Lahore, June 2 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar put in what is often remembered as the greatest performance of his career in Pakistan's ODI against South Africa in the first round of the Coca Cola Cup in 2000. Pakistan were all out for just 158 and South Africa seemed to be cruising towards victory at 74/1 in t...

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Champions will automatically emerge if sports culture can be developed: Rijiju

Champions will automatically emerge if sports culture can be developed: Rijiju

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju believes community coaches and PE teachers have a big role to play in reaching every child in every corner of the country and motivating them to take up sports and fitness as part of their daily life.Sports Ministry on Monday launched a 25-days K...

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Kiren Rijiju inaugurates Khelo India Community Coach Development Programme

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates Khelo India Community Coach Development Programme

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has launched a 25-day Khelo India Community Coach Development Programme for 15,000 PE Teachers and Community Coaches across India.The programme was inaugurated by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju.Riojiju...

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No Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo's favourite 5

No Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo's favourite 5

Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Brazil great Ronaldo has rated Lionel Messi as the best player in the world at the moment. When asked to name his top five current football players, Ronaldo named Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Real Madrid's Eden Hazard and Paris St. Germain duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe apart f...

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Liverpool stars show support for Floyd, 'take a knee' in training

Liverpool stars show support for Floyd, 'take a knee' in training

London, June 2 (IANS) Liverpool footballers came together in support of George Floyd, whose death has caused a nationwide protest in United States.Floyd, aged 46, died last week shortly after Derek Chauvin, a police officer, held him down with a knee on his neck though he repeatedly pleaded, "I can'...

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Vivian Richards would've been absolute legend in T20 cricket: Ian Smith

Vivian Richards would've been absolute legend in T20 cricket: Ian Smith

Auckland, June 2 (IANS) Lavishing praise on batting legend Vivian Richards, former New Zealand player Ian Smith has opined that the West Indian great would have been a "legend' in T20 cricket."He would have been an absolute legend in T20 cricket. They (T20 franchises) would have paid more money than...

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F1 confirms first 8 races of revised 2020 calendar

F1 confirms first 8 races of revised 2020 calendar

London, June 2 (IANS) Formula 1 on Tuesday confirmed that the 2020 season will begin in Austria next month and revealed details on the first eight races of a new calendar in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.The season will kick off with the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring on July 5, followed a...

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Viv Richards would have been worth more in IPL than Cummins, Stokes combined: Ian Smith

Viv Richards would have been worth more in IPL than Cummins, Stokes combined: Ian Smith

New Delhi: Former New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Ian Smith reckons Vivian Richards would have made more money than Pat Cummins and Ben Stokes combined in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Smith was speaking at an interaction organised by International Cricket Council (ICC) as a part of their podcas...

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Dhoni's fitness level was great and he was not getting tired: Raina

 Dhoni's fitness level was great and he was not getting tired: Raina

New Delhi: Out of favour batsman Suresh Raina has revealed that unlike previous editions, former India captain MS Dhoni was preparing in a different way for this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which currently stands indefinitely postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.Dhoni and Raina h...

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Redeem Tlang joins FC Goa for 2020-21 ISL season

Redeem Tlang joins FC Goa for 2020-21 ISL season

Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Winger Redeem Tlang has penned a pre-contract and will be donning FC Goa colours in Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21, the club has announced. After impressing during his two campaigns in the ISL with NorthEast United FC, the 25-year-old becomes the Gaurs' first signing of the ...

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