Shami rues ‘loose’ batting with tip to focus on job

Mohammed Shami, an integral part of India’s famed pace bowling attack, has conceded that “loose ba...

Some hope for Djoker

World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed to defend his French Open title under the latest Cov...

Hunt for balance to kickstart Rohit era

A fit Rohit Sharma will take charge as India’s limited overs captain when the three-match ODI and T20I s...

Peng Shuai: Nod to shirts, with a rider

Fans are free to wear “Where is Peng Shuai?” shirts at the Australian Open but they must not becom...

Shades of Connors in Medvedev court-ship

Daniil Medvedev has tapped into the energy of the crowd at Melbourne Park by playing both hero and villain, wh...

Stampede at stadium crushes fans

At least eight people died and 38 were injured in a stampede when fans stormed a stadium hosting an Africa Cup...

Sports  /  Published 12.05.21

EPL: Manchester City champions as United lose

Manchester City can finally pop the champagne after Manchester United lost 1-2 at home to Leicester City on Tuesday. Luke Thomas and Çaglar Söyüncü scored for Leicester while Ma...
By Agencies in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 12.05.21

Women boxers own the ring

India’s previous best was five gold medals at the 2017 meet in Guwahati. A talk with the medallists, all 17-18-year-olds, revealed their grit and spunk. Take Vinka, for example. When she was f...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.05.21

Porto may host final

Uefa has urged the British government to offer travel waivers it requires to move the Champions League final to Wembley or the all-English game could be played in Portugal instead. The May 29 showpie...
By AP/PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 12.05.21

Red-flag for IPL England players

Sourav Ganguly’s apprehensions came true on Tuesday when Ashley Giles, managing director of England men’s cricket, confirmed his players will not be released from international duty if the...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.05.21

Young guns set for big leap

The recent success of younger players on the men’s Tour points to an “inevitable” shift at the top of the ATP rankings, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic has said. The last four ATP Master...
By Reuters in Rome

Sports  /  Published 11.05.21

One-track mind? The games speed czars play

Lewis Hamilton may have opened up a new front in his battle with Max Verstappen after saying he learned more about his Formula One title rival, and the Dutchman’s car, in Sunday’s Spanish ...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 11.05.21

Jakarta ‘assist’ Fortunato Franco no more

Fortunato Franco, one of the pillars of India’s last Asian Games gold medal-winning football team in 1962, passed away in Goa on Monday. He was 84 and is survived by his wife, son and daughter. Fra...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 11.05.21

Zverev dreams of Paris after clay win

Alexander Zverev underlined his credentials as a French Open title contender with a battling 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-3 victory over Italian Matteo Berrettini on Sunday to claim his fourth Masters 1000 crown an...
By Reuters in Madrid

Sports  /  Published 11.05.21

Zahavi's wife gagged and robbed in Amsterdam

The wife of PSV Eindhoven and Israel striker Eran Zahavi said on Monday that she was the victim of a “horrifying experience” after two robbers, one of them armed, tied up and gagged her an...
By Reuters in The Hague

Sports  /  Published 11.05.21

Juve’s last-4 tightrope run

Juventus started the season looking to win a 10th straight Serie A title but instead find themselves in danger of missing out on a Champions League spot after a 0-3 home defeat by top-four rivals AC M...
By Reuters in Turin


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