Afghanistan one of dark horses in T20 World Cup: Klusener
Afghanistan may not have the tag of favourites heading into the T20 World Cup but head coach Lance Klusener clearly feels the side can surprise many teams as they kick off the campaign against a Qualifier in Group 2 on October 25. The 50-year-old allrounder, who featured in 49 Tests and 171 ODIs for South Africa, told TOI on his team’s preparations ahead of the high-profile tournament, the players to watch out for and more.
WT20: India look to fix batting order in final warm-up game vs Australia
Their preparations for the T20 World Cup off to a smooth start, India would look to finalise their batting order for the tournament-proper when they take on Australia in their second and final warm-up game on Wednesday.
Don't overdo' things after tasting success: Rana to Jr India shooters
At the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, India won an overwhelming 43 medals to top the tally; and it was the turn of names like Naamya Kapoor, Esha Singh, Rhythm Sangwan, Navdeep Kaur, Shaurya Sarin, Arjun Singh Cheema, Shikha Narwal and many others to appear on the horizon of India's shooting scene.
Fresh start for boxing: AIBA introduces belts, white gloves
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has decided to introduce commemorative belts and white gloves, instead of the traditional red and blue, during the upcoming men's world championships in Belgrade, calling the move a symbol of "fresh start"in the controversy-marred sport.
T20 WC: Theekshana has a lot more to offer, says SL skipper
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka lauded Maheesh Theekshana after his match-winning spell as the former champions defeated Namibia by seven wickets in their Group A match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday.
Unvaccinated athletes unlikely to get visas to enter Australia
Unvaccinated tennis players and other athletes are unlikely to get visas to enter Australia, a government official said on Tuesday, putting Novak Djokovic's Australian Open title defence and bid for the Grand Slam record in doubt.
WC every 2 years can help women’s football become self-sustainable: Ellis
The head of Fifa’s technical advisory group, Jill Ellis, believes the chance to have a biennial World Cup for women is a billion-dollar opportunity to become self-sustaining and less reliant on men’s football.
Last-gasp Lacazette strike earns Arsenal 2-2 draw vs Palace
Substitute Alexandre Lacazette struck with the last kick of the game to give Arsenal a rollercoaster 2-2 home draw with Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Monday after the visitors had fought back from a goal down.
E-Rod mimics Correa, draws rebuke from Cora
After inducing a groundout by Carlos Correa, Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez pointed to his wrist in reference to the Astros player's Game 1 celebration. The gesture drew a rebuke from Boston manager Alex Cora, but Correa thought it was "kind of cool."