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India eves lose 1st ODI vs Aus

MACKAY, Sep 21: India’s frailties in the batting and bowling department were laid bare as the mighty Australia gave the visitors a nine-wicket hiding in the first women’s ODI to extend their record winning streak to 25 matches. India, who…

Mithali retains number one spot

Dubai, Sep 21: India skipper Mithali Raj continued to hold on to the number one spot while New Zealand’s Amy Satterthwaite returned to the top five in the latest ICC women’s ODI rankings for batters released on Tuesday. While skipper…

‘Western cricket bloc united against Pak’

ISLAMADAD, Sep 21: Ramiz Raja, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, says the “western bloc” seems united after England became the second country to refuse to play in Pakistan. “I am severely disappointed in England’s withdrawal but…

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Musiala, Ulreich suffer injuries during Bayern training MUNICH, Sep 21: Bayern Munich’s training session was overshadowed by injuries to up-and-coming star Jamal Musiala and reserve goalkeeper Sven Ulreich on Monday. The Bavarian…

Barça drop points again

MADRID, Sep 21: Less than a week after a demoralizing loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Barcelona faltered at Camp Nou again, being held by winless Granada 1-1 in the Spanish league on Monday. Barcelona needed a 90th-minute…

Napoli extend winning streak

UDINE, Sep 21: Four men. Four touches. One exquisite goal. Napoli executed a set-piece to perfection for its second goal in a 4-0 win at Udinese on Monday that extended the team’s perfect start to Serie A. Lorenzo Insigne rolled his free…

Shiva, Sanjeet win gold in nationals

Bellary, Sep 21: Rohit Mor stunned defending champion Mohammad Hussamuddin but the accomplished duo of Shiva Thapa and Sanjeet lived up to expectations by clinching gold medals in their respective weight categories at the Men's National…

Bengaluru FC, Delhi FC make Durand knockouts

Kolkata, Sep 21: Delhi FC and Bengaluru FC on Tuesday entered the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup football tournament after notching up contrasting wins over Kerala Blasters and Indian Navy here respectively. At the Kalyani…

Roberto Carlos in favour of FIFA calendar revamp

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21: Brazil World Cup winner Roberto Carlos has endorsed plans to overhaul the international football calendar, saying the mooted changes would reduce the physical burden on players. World football governing body FIFA…