More India is allowed to get away, more toothless ICC will look: Vaughan
Former England captain Michael Vaughan on Friday said the more India is allowed to "get away" with producing pitches that are not deemed good enough for Test cricket, the more "toothless" the ICC will look. England on Thursday suffered an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat in the third Test against India on a spin-friendly Motera track to go down 1-2 in the four-match series.
Boxer Deepak upstages world champion Zoirov to enter finals of Strandja Memorial
Asian silver-winner Deepak Kumar (52kg) on Friday stunned Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov of Uzbekistan to storm into the finals of the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Alastair Cook slams Virat Kohli's assessment of Motera pitch
Former England captain Alastair Cook on Friday questioned Virat Kohli's stance on the Motera pitch and said the India skipper "defended the wicket almost as if it's a BCCI thing". Disagreeing with Kohli's assessment of the third Test that ended with India crushing England by 10 wickets inside two days, Cook said batting was near impossible on the newly laid strip.
Raptors coach Nick Nurse will miss Friday's game due to COVID-19 protocols
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Head coach Nick Nurse and five other members of the coaching staff, will not be part of Friday night’s game against the Houston Rockets, because of health and safety protocols, the team announced.
Canadian athletes struggling to find competition as they try to qualify for Tokyo
Sports/Olympics: With between half to two-thirds of Canadian athletes being based in Canada, travel restrictions and other protocols are making it difficult for Canadians to find further opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo Games, especially for Paralympians.
Marv Levy fondly remembers 5 seasons coaching Alouettes
Sports/Football/CFL: Marv Levy says that, at his age, he's starting to have some issues with his hearing. But the 95-year-old has no trouble recollecting his first head-coaching stint in pro football almost a half-century ago.
WNBA approves sale of Atlanta Dream to group including former player Renee Montgomery
Sports/Basketball: The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) has approved the sale of the Atlanta Dream to a new investor group on Friday, after a turbulent run with the team's previous co-owner Kelly Loeffler.
I accidentally became a cricketer, living my dream: R Ashwin
India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed that his planning before a game goes to a 'different level' and he watches a lot of footage before a match to leave no stone unturned with regard to his preparations. Ashwin also revealed that during the Australia tour, before the Adelaide Test, he watched the footage for eight straight hours which helped him better understand the game.