Infantino speaks of forces wanting to drag FIFA into the darkness
FIFA president Gianni Infantino, the subject of criminal proceedings in Switzerland, spoke of forces which he said wanted to drag the global soccer body into the "darkness of the past" as he defended himself at the annual Congress on Friday.
Kragh Andersen does it again to win Tour 19th stage
Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen claimed his second audacious solo stage win of the Tour de France on Friday with a perfectly timed attack late in the 19th stage, an undulating 166.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse to Champagnole.
Ouch! Bee sting to the mouth floors Tour de France rider
Having ridden nearly 3,200 kilometers (almost 2,000 miles), over four mountain ranges, Tour de France rider Lukas Postlberger was forced by a bee sting to the mouth to abandon Friday with the finish in Paris just two days away.
IPL: No stadium access for media, only post-match press briefing
The 13th edition of the IPL will be devoid of any physical media presence due to the strict health safety protocols put in place in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI said on Friday. It has also been learnt that the franchises would not be required to conduct pre-match press conferences. However, there will be a mandatory virtual media conference after every game.
First IPL game full of anxiety and nerves, says CSK coach Stephen Fleming
Chennai Super Kings' preparations for the IPL-13 was marred by the coronavirus infecting pacer Deepak Chahar and middle-order batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad. It resulted in an extra week of quarantine for MS Dhoni & Co., meaning less time for practice, while the other teams sweated it out. To add to their woes, seasoned campaigners Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh pulled out too.
A good junior program has helped women's hockey team: Rani
Equal opportunities like the men's hockey team and a robust junior program have been major contributing factors in the improved performance of the women's national side, feels skipper Rani. The Indian women's hockey team has enjoyed a spate of good results in top tournaments recently, including winning the silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games and qualifying for back-to-back Olympics.
Smith and boys take COVID test, set to begin training post results: RR official
Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith and the rest of the players from England and Australia underwent their COVID-19 tests on Friday and they will start training if tested negative and on completion of their 36-hour quarantine cap.