Cheteshwar Pujara back, IPL stars too make cut

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Mbappe rejoices

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Praful Patel’s words of caution

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City clinch title in last-gasp frenzy

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On happy pitch, Virat chases a dream

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Self-belief Jos Buttler’s biggest asset

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Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Copa: Records broken by Messi so far

Argentina’s Copa America campaign has been all about Lionel Messi so far. In the process of becoming the highest-capped Argentine international, Messi has scored four goals, including two fine ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Modi to interact with Tokyo-bound athletes

By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Copa final: More than Messi vs Neymar

Neymar vs Lionel Messi -- that's how the world is seeing the Copa America final between Brazil and Argentina on Sunday. But it is bigger than that. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, in an online...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

‘Give athletes the right to take a mental break’

Mental health concerns and depression among other athletes: Michael Phelps, in an interview with CNN back in 2018, said, “After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression.&r...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Oly flame in Tokyo

Olympic organisers on Friday held a low-key flame unveiling ceremony in Tokyo, celebrating the arrival of the Olympic flame in the city. The event came a day after the government put Tokyo under a Cov...
By Our Bureau, AP

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Taunt at tumble penalty

While England exulted, there was increasing outcry abroad over the penalty awarded for a foul on Raheem Sterling in extra time.  An array of media and football figures joined Danish fans in cond...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Final spot to heal agony of 55 years

A penalty. In extra time. The England captain misses. Déjà vu? A fraction of a second after pushing his spot kick too close to the outstretched Kasper Schmeichel, Harry Kane slams the re...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Weekend blitz like the good 'ol days

The air we breathe is still not safe, the war against the killer virus wages on. But unlike dinosaurs, mankind so far has managed to fight off extinction. And the spirit that fuels such a fight is per...
By Sudipto Gupta

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Euro 2020: Heroes’ exit for brave Danes

European football’s governing body Uefa opened disciplinary proceedings against England on Thursday over a laser pen shone at Schmeichel during the deciding moment of the semi-final. TV footage...
By Reuters in Copenhagen

Sports  /  Published 09.07.21

Covid-19 effect: Games without spectators

Olympic organizers said Thursday that they would bar spectators from most events at the games scheduled to open in two weeks, a decision that followed the declaration of a new state of emergency in To...
By Ben Dooley in Tokyo


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