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‘Data shows Indian football has turned a corner’

Doha, June 13: Former Indian captain and current assistant coach of the national football team, Shanmugam Venkatesh, feels there has been a huge change in the "process and approach" of the current crop of players compared to what it used to…

South Korea advance in Asian WC qualifying

SEOUL, June 13: Son Heung-min sent a message of support to former Tottenham Hotspur teammate Christian Eriksen on Sunday after his second-half penalty gave South Korea a 2-1 win over Lebanon in Asia’s second round of World Cup qualifying.…

Italy trounce Turkey 3-0 in Euro 2020 opener

ROME, June 12: Italy waited a long time for this European Championship to start and then showed on Friday just how eager the team was to play the tournament opener. After humiliatingly failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Italy was…

Wales, Switzerland play out draw

Baku (Azerbaijan)/Copenhagen June 12: With his head wrapped in bandages the same colour as his red shirt, Keiffer Moore nodded in an equalizer to give Wales a 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Saturday at the European Championship. The goal off…

England keen to end Euro Cup jinx against Croatia

LONDON, June 12: There’s an indicator of why England has never won the European Championship. In nine attempts, it’s never won an opening match at the tournament. Not even when its first match was at Wembley in 1996. A quarter-century on,…

Netherlands open against Ukraine

AMSTERDAM, June 12: Seven years is a long, long wait. It’s been that many years since the Netherlands last played at a major football tournament, dating back to the orange-clad team’s run to the World Cup semifinals in 2014. On Sunday in…

Barbora Krejcikova wins 1st Grand Slam

Paris, June 12: Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova won her first Grand Slam title by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the French Open final on Saturday. This was only the fifth major tournament in singles for Krejcikova, a…

Pant, Gill shine in practice tie

Southampton, June 12: India cricketers, who are serving a 10-day quarantine period here ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final, began their England sojourn with a two-day intra-squad practice match here at Hampshire Bowl. The…