Int'l Go Chess Masters to kick off on Dec 24(22:12) Kunming (China), Dec 5 (IANS) The 2019 China Baoshan "Yongzi Cup" International Go Chess Masters will be held between December 24 and 27 at Baoshan City in southwest China's Yunnan Province, organisers said here on Thursday.
ISL: No change in fortunes for Mumbai, Kerala(22:12) Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Mumbai City FC and Kerala Blasters FC played out a 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday.
IBL: Mary Kom leads Punjab Panthers to 2nd straight win(21:58) Greater Noida, Dec 5 (IANS) Punjab Panthers carried too many guns for Bombay Bullets to rake up their second successive 5-2 victory in the Big Bout Indian Boxing League (IBL) at the Gautam Buddha University Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.
Bhagyabati Kachari, Ankushita Boro storm into QF of NBC(20:30) Kannur, Dec 5 (IANS) India Open gold medallist Bhagyabati Kachari and former world youth champion Ankushita Boro stormed into the quarter-finals with commanding performances at the fourth Elite Womens National Boxing Championships held at the Mundayad Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.
Sandy Stewart joins Chennaiyin FC as assistant coach(19:42) Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Sandy Stewart has joined Indian Super League outfit Chennaiyin FC (CFC) as assistant coach, it was announced here on Thursday. The move comes after Owen Coyle signed with CFC as head coach on Tuesday. Stewart has been Coyles assistant at all his clubs since 2007.
Bob Willis was a terror to face: Kapil Dev(18:50) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian cricket great Kapil Dev on Thursday said that England's fast bowling legend Bob Willis was a 'terror to face'. Kapil also said that Willis, who has died aged 70, was the only one to ever hit him with the ball.
India a sleeping giant in football: Igor Stimac(18:22) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) While cricket dominates the sporting arena in India, football national coach Igor Stimac feels pride in training the Blue Tigers and feels the nation has the potential to produce some great talents in the game.
If we are chasing well, need to do same when batting first: Ganguly(18:18) Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) The World T20 will be played in Australia next year and while the teams are playing with an eye on preparations for the showpiece event, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has revealed that he has some ideas which he will be sharing with the team management.
National Finals of Red Bull Shuttle on December 8(18:16) Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) After an overwhelming response last year, the second edition of Red Bull Shuttle Up -- Indias first ever exclusive Womens Doubles tournament -- will bring the curtains down with the National Finals which will be held at RCC Indoor Stadium in Secunderabad on December 8. The tournament aims to give wings to the next generation of Womens Doubles badminton players while encouraging them to take up the sport professionally.
15 athletes, hockey teams included in TOPS by SAI(18:06) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Sports Authority of Indias (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) has included the mens and womens hockey teams that have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). Fifteen athletes in five sports, namely Shooting, Archery, Para-Athletics, Para-Archery and Para-Badminton have also been included in TOPS.
GS Lakshmi to become first woman referee to oversee men's ODI(18:00) Dubai, Dec 5 (IANS) India's G.S. Lakshmi will create history as the first female match referee to oversee a men's One-Day International in the opening match of the third series of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup League 2 in the United Arab Emirates.
Brian Lara to visit Delhi Golf Club in mid-December(17:56) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Usha International, the manufacturer of sewing machines and electric fans, Premium Lighting (TISVA), and Small Domestic Appliances, on Thursday announced a partnership with former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara, widely acknowledged as one of the world's greatest batsmen ever.
Bhuvi & Bumrah experienced, Shami will be useful in Aus: Kohli(16:50) Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli had said during the Test series against Bangladesh that this team has one of the best bowling attacks in the world and going into the West Indies T20I series, the captain once again reiterated the same and said that there was just one spot that was up for grabs with an eye on the World T20 in 2020.
Ponting praises Kiwi skipper Williamson(16:36) Canberra, Dec 5 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is undoubtedly one of the great batsmen in modern day cricket as he adapts to any situation beside being a great leader.
Ashmita, Gayatri in badminton finals at SAG(16:26) Pokhara (Nepal), Dec 5 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Ashmita Chaliha and Gayatri Gopichand registered convincing victories in their respective semi-finals on Thursday to set up an all-Indian summit clash in the womens singles category at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) here.
Indian eves thrash Sri Lanka 6-0 at SAG(15:40) Pokhara (Nepal), Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian womens football team completed yet another dominant display at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) 2019, as they trounced Sri Lanka by a massive margin of 6-0 at the Pokhara Stadium here on Thursday.
T20 rankings can't be considered, haven't fielded strongest XI: Kohli(15:20) Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday defended the team's number five position in the T20I rankings, saying that the Men in Blue haven't fielded their strongest XI in the recent times and therefore their low position in the ICC table cannot be considered.
Overseas defeats in SA, Eng Prasad's biggest regrets (Lead)(15:12) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly announced after the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai on Sunday that the tenure of the national selectors -- led by M.S.K. Prasad -- is over and a fresh selection panel will be picked for the future. And Prasad has said that not winning the Test series in South Africa and England are his biggest regrets as chairman of the committee.
As Rohit said, Pant needs to be left alone: Virat Kohli(15:00) Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli has lent his support to underfire Rishabh Pant, saying the team has belief in the young wicketkeeper's ability and therefore he will be given all the support by the management to perform.