Category: Sports

Cricket is a captain’s game, coach must take back seat

Pune: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said that a coach should take a back seat in cricket as it is…

Modric wins FIFA men’s player of the year

London: Croatian captain Luka Modric has beaten Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah to be crowned as…

Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ probe closed by cricket Australia

MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday closed an investigation into Moeen Ali's complaint of being addressed as "Osama" by an…

Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world’s best

London: Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of football's individual awards by being crowned FIFA's best…

I’m a ‘scapegoat’ says sacked Sri Lanka captain Mathews

Colombo: Sri Lanka's sacked skipper Angelo Mathews accused the country's cricket board Monday of blaming him solely for the island's…

England’s Adil Rashid agrees new county cricket deal

London: England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has agreed a new one-year contract to play for Yorkshire in all formats of cricket.…

Ronaldo turns to Juventus challenge after FIFA best player snub

Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo turns his focus back to Juventus's quest for a treble this season on Wednesday after losing out…

India-Pakistan should resolve their issues on bilateral basis: David Richardson

Dubai: International Cricket Council (ICC) President David Richardson has said that the cricket boards of India and Pakistan should resolve…

Sarfraz Ahmed is a great captain: Sourav Ganguly

Islamabad: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has said that Pakistani batsman Sarfraz Ahmed is great as a captain and leaders…

FIBA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria stun Turkey to make basketball history

Tenerife: Nigerian women's basketball team made history at the ongoing FIBA Women's World Cup as they stunned Turkish squad 74-68…

Serena, Meghan are ‘relying on each other a lot lately’

Washington: Tennis ace Serena Williams opened up about her positive friendship with the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, and how…

Subcontinent not really our strength, admits Nathon Lyon

Sydney: Australian bowler Nathon Lyon has admitted that playing in subcontinent conditions is not really their strength. The comment came…

CA closes Moeen Ali’s racial abuse case citing lack of evidence

Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that they have closed their investigation into England all-rounder Moeen Ali's racial abuse claims,…

Chandimal replaces Mathews as Lanka ODI captain

Colombo: Batting all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been removed as the captain of the Sri Lankan ODI team following a widespread…

Team suffering from ‘confidence crisis’: Pakistan coach

Dubai: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has said that the team is suffering from a "confidence crisis" and that there is…

Tiger Woods clinches Tour championship for 80th PGA Tour title

Atlanta: American golfer Tiger Woods has won Tour Championship for 80th PGA Tour title at Atlanta's East Lake Golf Club…

Tennis queen Osaka a role model, says ‘Indian’ Miss Japan

Tokyo: Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka not only hit the cash jackpot with her historic US Open victory -- she…

Serena keen to ‘move on’ from US Open row

Sydney: Serena Williams says she is trying to "move on" from the meltdown that overshadowed her US Open final loss…

BCCI lauds India’s Asia Cup performance

After India registered a convincing nine-wicket win over Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup in their Super Four fixture at…

Cricket: Sri Lanka sacks skipper Mathews ahead of England tour

Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket board on Sunday sacked skipper Angelo Mathews on Sunday after the country's humiliating exit from the…