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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 

Sports

For Petra, it's a 'great achievement' to be back in top 10

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova stormed back into the world's top 10 for the first time since being stabbed just over two years ago when she beat Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the Qatar Open final on Sunday for her second title of the season....   | Read..
 

Aiden not right choice as captain, says Smith

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Graeme Smith believes Aiden Markram's appointment as interim captain for the ODIs against India was not the right decision and hopes that the opener's confidence hasn't taken a beating after South ......   | Read..
 

Ashton for wrist spinners

First published on 20-Feb-2018
India have been having great success with two wrist spinners in their limited overs side. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have played a key role in winning India matches....   | Read..
 

Ashwin, Gibbs & 'jokes'

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Ravichandran Ashwin and Herschelle Gibbs got involved in a spat on Twitter on Monday, with the India off-spinner going on to take a jibe at the former South African opener....   | Read..
 

Paul pat for Yadav, Chahal

First published on 20-Feb-2018
At a time when most teams struggle to fit in one, India are in a rather unique position to have two wrist spinners in the playing XI because of the side's balance, feels former South African chinam......   | Read..
 

Anirban ends tied 26th, Watson wins at Riviera

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A series of three-putts came in the way of a strong final round for India's Anirban Lahiri, who slipped to tied 26th on the final day of the Genesis Open golf tournament....   | Read..
 

Doping probe begins

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Russian athletes and sports officials voiced disbelief on Monday that one of their Winter Games medallists was being investigated for suspected doping, a scandal that could imperil Russia's efforts......   | Read..
 

Bennell jailed for 30 years

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Ex-football coach Barry Bennell was jailed for 30 years on 50 counts of child sexual abuse by a judge on Monday who called him the "devil incarnate."...   | Read..
 

Coleman breaks Greene's record

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Christian Coleman made sure the world record was his this time....   | Read..
 

Lionel Messi on a mission to open account versus Chelsea

First published on 20-Feb-2018
As unlikely as it sounds, Lionel Messi is still waiting to score his first goal against Chelsea after drawing a blank in eight previous Champions League matches....   | Read..
 

Heynckes all for rotation

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes admitted he had some tough decisions to make with his side at near full-strength for their Champions League last 16 first-leg clash against Besiktas on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Cesc Fabregas is confident Blues can hurt Barcelona

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Chelsea must play the "perfect game" to beat a formidable Barcelona in Tuesday's first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie, the manager of the Premier League club Antonio Conte has said....   | Read..
 

Foreigner issue still unresolved

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The number of foreigners to be allowed for the Super Cup has become a matter of dispute since the tournament involves both ISL and I-League teams....   | Read..
 

Ronaldo, Ramos shine as Real Madrid win a thriller

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Real Madrid mounted a stirring second-half comeback helped by Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos to win 5-3 at Real Betis in a thrilling La Liga game on Sunday, demonstrating their awesome power in......   | Read..
 

Minerva wary of Kerala FC

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Debutants Minerva Punjab FC would look to return to winning ways when they take on seventh-placed Gokulam Kerala FC, in Panchkula on Tuesday. A victory would take them closer to their maiden Hero I......   | Read..
 

JP: Seniors have to take responsibility

First published on 20-Feb-2018
JP Duminy blamed poor batting as the reason behind South Africa's abject surrender to India in shorter-version leg of the ongoing tour....   | Read..
 

Hesson bats for T20Is

First published on 20-Feb-2018
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson defended international T20 cricket after his English counterpart called for it to be cut from the game's packed calendar....   | Read..
 

Santner in awe of MS

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Fully aware of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's big-hitting abilities, New Zealand left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, said he is happy to be bowling to the former India skipper in the Chennai Super Kings (CS......   | Read..
 

Shreyas Iyer stays focused

First published on 20-Feb-2018
With 16 months left for the World Cup, India have a couple of middle-order slots still up for grabs and Shreyas Iyer sees this as an "opportunity", as he tries to make a case for himself ......   | Read..
 

Shoaib happy with role

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Shoaib Akhtar is relishing the prospect of playing a role in improving the country's cricket structure....   | Read..