ENG W vs IND W, only Test: Knight shines but late wickets give visitors edge on Day One

Bristol [UK], June 16 (ANI): Heather Knight and Tammy Beaumont were the standout performers for England but the likes of Sneh Rana and Deepti Sharma struck in the evening session to give India women an edge on Day…

Esteban Ocon signs three-year contract extension with Alpine

Paris [France], June 16 (ANI): Esteban Ocon on Wednesday committed to Alpine by signing a three-year contract that will keep him at the French Formula 1 team until at least the end of 2024.The Frenchman joined the outfit,…

Shooters Bajwa, Khan training in Italy, to get COVID-19 vaccines: SAI

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will arrange for COVID-19 vaccination of shooters Angad Bajwa and Mairaj Khan who are training in Italy at present.The Sports Authority of India (SAI) also…

Arjun Maini gears up for DTM Opener at Monza

Rome [Italy], June 16 (ANI): Mercedes-AMG driver Arjun Maini on Wednesday said that he is confident of a good season ahead of the opening round of the revamped 2021 DTM series, which is scheduled to take place at…

Euro 2020: Austria’s Arnautovic suspended for clash against Netherlands

Zurich [Switzerland], June 16 (ANI): Austria's Marko Arnautovic on Wednesday was suspended for one match after the UEFA found him guilty of insulting another player in the ongoing Euro 2020.During Austria's game against North Macedonia, Arnautovic was ...

Euro 2020: Aleksei Miranchuk’s goal helps Russia defeat Finland

Saint Petersburg [Russia], June 16 (ANI): Aleksei Miranchuk struck a lone goal as Russia defeated Finland in the Group B encounter of the ongoing Euro 2020 here at the Krestovsky Stadium on Wednesday.Russia will next lock horns against…

BCCI forms sub-committee to look into JKCA functioning

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that it has formed a sub-committee to look into the functioning of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA).Earlier, a…

WTC final: Rohit a ‘tremendous player’, he can take game away quickly, says Southee

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Wednesday said that his side would be required to be at their best against India in the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final.India and New Zealand will…

WTC final: Will look to play my natural game, says Rahane

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Wednesday said that he would look to play his natural game in the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand.India and New Zealand will lock…

Tokyo Olympics: All my requirements have been taken care of, says Neeraj Chopra

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said that he is in Europe at present and all his requirements have been taken care of ahead of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics."As far as preparations…

PSL: Faf du Plessis ruled out of remaining tournament

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Quetta Gladiators batsman Faf du Plessis on Wednesday was ruled out of the remaining part of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL).Taking to Twitter, the franchise posted: "Gladiator @faf1307 will not be…

WTC final: Massive opportunity to win a title, says Watling

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling has said that his side has a massive opportunity to win an ICC title.His remarks came as New Zealand gets ready to lock horns against India in the…

Yuvraj moves from cricket to fast lane, set to showcase passion for motorsport

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Global sports brand PUMA on Wednesday extended its partnership with former India batsman Yuvraj Singh. The World Cup-winning champion has been associated with the brand for over a decade.Moving from cricket to…

Euro 2020: Rudiger denies biting Pogba in Germany’s match against France

Munich [Germany], June 16 (ANI): Germany's defender Antonio Rudiger has denied biting France midfielder Paul Pogba during their Euro 2020 game on Tuesday. France defeated Germany 1-0 in their Group F encounter on Tuesday after Matt Hummels registered…

Ganguly impressed by Copa America’s tribute to Maradona

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly is impressed with the tribute given by CONMEBOL to Argentina legend Diego Maradona.CONMEBOL gave a tribute to Maradona during Argentina's…

If I perform well in Lanka and IPL, I can get a place in T20 WC team, says Kuldeep

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): From being skipper Virat Kohli's go-to-guy in limited-overs cricket to not finding a place regularly in the playing XI, Kuldeep Yadav has had a tough ride in the last couple of seasons.Kuldeep…

ICC Test Rankings: Smith takes pole position, Kohli jumps to fourth slot

Dubai [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Australia batsman Steve Smith on Wednesday reclaimed the number one position in the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings for the first time since the Boxing Day Test last year.He takes over from New…

Eng W vs Ind W, only Test: Knight wins toss, opts to bat; Shafali makes debut

Bristol [UK], June 16 (ANI): England Women's cricket team captain Heather Knight won the toss and opted to bat against India in the one-off Test in the County Ground in Bristol on Wednesday. A deserved debut in red-ball…

PSL: Abrar, Hazratullah, Wahab shine as Zalmi beat Karachi Kings by six wickets

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Three-fers from Abrar Ahmed and Wahab Riaz and belligerent batting from Hazratullah Zazai guided Peshawar Zalmi to a comfortable six-wicket win over Karachi Kings in the 24th match of the Pakistan Super…

Premier League 2021-22 fixtures released, City to begin title defence against Spurs on Aug 14

London [UK], June 16 (ANI): The 2021/22 Premier League fixtures of all 380 matches have been released by the league. Premier League champions Manchester City will get their 2021/22 title defence underway at Tottenham Hotspur when the new…

Sports legend Milkha Singh admitted to a private hospital

The Fact News Service Mohali, May 25 Sports legend Milkha Singh, who had tested positive for Corona few days ago, have been admitted to Fortis Hospital Mohali. It has been…

Mithali Raj becomes first Indian woman to score 10,000 International runs

Lucknow, March 12 India ODI skipper Mithali Raj on Friday added another feather to her cap as she became the first Indian woman to complete 10,000 runs across formats. Mithali…

Indian Hockey team Captain Manpreet Singh to interact with Hockey Academy players today

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, March 7 Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh Surjit will interact with the players of Hockey Academy today. According to Surjit Hockey Society Chief P.R.O.…

Sumit Nagal from Haryana qualifies ATP Tennis tournament

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 2 Sumit Nagal of India broke Nicolas Kicker of Argentina by 2-6 6-2 6-3 in 2 hours and 12 minutes in the final qualifying…

Celebrities should be careful in using terms that may be misinterpreted: HC

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 28 Now celebrities should be careful in using words before making any comments on the internet. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recommended…

Everyone expressed their opinion: Virat Kohli on farmers’ protest

The Fact News Service New Delhi, February 4, 2021 Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Thursday said that the ongoing farmers’ protest against new agriculture laws has come up for…

Team India creates history clinches series 2-1 and all of it without the star players

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Chelsea sign French defender Malang Sarr on five-year deal

London [UK], Aug 27 (ANI): Chelsea on Thursday announced the signing of young French defender Malang Sarr on a free transfer after leaving Nice following the expiry of his contract.The 21-year-old has now signed a five-year deal with…

Punjab will soon become frontrunner state in education-Pargat Singh

  JALANDHAR, Feb. 12 Jalandhar Cantonment MLA and former captain Hockey India on Wednesday said that due to strenuous efforts being made by state government, Punjab would be soon a…