Jurgen Klopp feels clash against Arsenal will be different, interesting

Liverpool [UK], July 13 (ANI): Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that the club's Premier League clash against Arsenal will be "different" and "interesting". "It will be different but we will have a bit more space [preparation time], which…

Wee bit hurt but proud of the way we played: Coach Gary Stead recalls New Zealand’s WC final defeat

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): Recalling New Zealand's World Cup 2019 final defeat against England, coach Gary Stead said although there's a 'wee bit of hurt from time to time', he is 'enormously proud' of the way his…

Alexandre Lacazette ‘really disappointed’ after suffering defeat against Tottenham

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette expressed disappointment over defeat against Tottenham and said that small details can change a big game."Really disappointed because I think we could do better. We gave a lot today but…

Alexandre Lacazette ‘really disappointed’ after suffering defeat against Tottenham

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette expressed disappointment over defeat against Tottenham and said that small details can change a big game."Really disappointed because I think we could do better. We gave a lot today but…

PSG not thinking about Champions League clash against Atalanta just yet

Leeds [UK], July 13 (ANI): Despite admitting that the Champions League clash against Atalanta will be 'very difficult', Paris Saint Germain manager Thomas Tuchel said that it is not something which is on his mind at the moment.In…

We were very dominant: Jose Mourinho after victory over Arsenal

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): After a victory over Arsenal, Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said that his side was "very dominant" in the match and controlled the game well. "The boys fought from minute one to the last…

Jason Holder praises West Indies’ bowlers after win over England

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): West Indies skipper Jason Holder has praised his side's bowlers after their four-wicket win over England in the first Test."It was a long hard toil and a hard-fought day for West Indies, and…

Top display of Test cricket: Virat Kohli, others hail West Indies’ win over England

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): West Indies' victory over England in the first Test has garnered praises from cricketers around the world with Indian skipper Virat Kohli saying it was 'top display of Test cricket'.Kohli took to…

Arteta ‘disappointed and frustrated’ after defeat against Tottenham

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): After suffering a defeat against Tottenham, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he is "disappointed and frustrated" while admitting that it is difficult to win a derby if you give away two goals.Arsenal faced…

PSG thrash Le Havre in friendly match as fans return to stands

Le Havre [France], July 13 (ANI): Paris Saint Germain (PSG) registered a commanding 9-0 win against Le Havre in a friendly match as France allowed supporters back into football stadiums for the first time since lockdown.The friendly match,…

Premier League: Tottenham defeat Arsenal by 2-1

London [UK], July 13 (ANI): Tottenham secured a 2-1 win over Arsenal in the ongoing Premier League here on Sunday.Arsenal faced a defeat despite taking a lead through Alex Lacazette's brilliant strike in the 16th minute. Due to…

Southampton Test: West Indies defeat England by four wickets

Southampton [UK], July 12 (ANI): West Indies secured a four-wicket victory over England on day five of the first Test here on Sunday.With this victory, West Indies have gained a 1-0 lead over England in the three-match Test…

Lewis Hamilton wins Styrian Grand Prix

Spielberg [Austria], July 12 (ANI): Lewis Hamilton secured a comfortable victory in the Styrian Grand Prix, beating Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and the Max Verstappen of Red Bull while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc collided on La...

Hima Das prays for Amitabh Bachchan’s speedy recovery

Patiala (Punjab) [India], July 12 (ANI): Indian sprinter Hima Das on Sunday prayed for the Amitabh Bachchan's speedy recovery after the legendary Bollywood actor tested positive for coronavirus."I have heard that Amitabh Bachchan and his few family mem...

Took coronavirus lockdown in positive way, did things I wasn’t able to do earlier: Hima Das

Patiala (Punjab) [India], July 12 (ANI): Indian sprinter Hima Das said she looked at the coronavirus-enforced lockdown in a positive way and it allowed her to do things which she was not able to do earlier, due to…

It was like Liverpool against Nick Pope: Klopp hails Burnley goalkeeper after 1-1 draw

Liverpool [UK], July 12 (ANI): After Liverpool were restricted to a 1-1 draw by Burnley, manager Jurgen Klopp hailed oppositions' goalkeeper Nick Pope saying that there were moments in the match when it was like 'Liverpool against Nick…

UP Sports minister Upendra Tiwari tests positive for coronavirus

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister Upendra Tiwari has tested positive for coronavirus.Earlier, UP Minister and former cricketer Chetan Chauhan were also diagnosed with the virus.Uttar Pradesh has reported 35,0...

Punjab coaches to provide online training to players amid coronavirus crisis

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Punjab Sports Director D.P.S. Kharbanda has said that states' sports coaches will provide online training to the players in these perilous times caused by the coronavirus crisis.Kharbanda presided over a meeting with…

Rijiju to meet sports ministers of all states, UTs to discuss grassroot-level sports development

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju will meet ministers in charge of the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports from all States and Union Territories in a two-day video…

Fabinho aims to win Liverpool’s all remaining games of season

Liverpool [UK], July 12 (ANI): Liverpool's Fabinho has asserted that they will do their best to finish the season on a high as he aims to win all the remaining games of their campaign."Always when we go out…

Barcelona confirms Antoine Griezmann sustained muscle injury during Valladolid clash

Valladolid [Spain], July 12 (ANI): Barcelona suffered a major setback as the club on Sunday confirmed that Antoine Griezmann has sustained a muscle injury owing to which he may miss the team's upcoming fixtures.Griezmann picked up the injury…

Atalanta deserves to win against Juventus, says Gasperini after 2-2 draw

Turin [Italy], July 12 (ANI): After playing a 2-2 draw against defending champions Juventus on Sunday, Atalanta head coach Gian Piero Gasperini said he is proud of the performance but also upset because his side deserved the win.Atalanta…

Suresh Raina wishes speedy recovery for Anupam Kher’s family after his mother, others tested positive for COVID-19

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): India all-rounder Suresh Raina on Sunday wished a speedy recovery to veteran actor Anupam Kher's family after his mother Dulari, brother, sister-in-law and niece tested positive for the coronavirus.Taking to Twitter Ra...

On this day: Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis won Wimbledon women’s doubles title

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): On this day in 2015, the pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon, with Mirza securing her maiden All-England title. It was on July 12,…

On this day in 2017, Mithali Raj became leading run-scorer in ODI cricket history

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): On this day in 2017, India ODI skipper Mithali Raj became the leading run-scorer in the history of women's 50-over game.She achieved the feat during the ICC Women's World Cup match against…

Barcelona can’t afford to rest Messi against Valladolid, says Setien

Valladolid [Spain], July 12 (ANI): Barcelona manager Quique Setien has admitted that striker Lionel Messi needs rest but the club could not afford to do that on Saturday as they scraped a 1-0 win over Real Valladolid.Arturo Vidal…

On this day in 2014, Root-Anderson stitched record-breaking 10th wicket partnership in Test history

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): On this day in 2014, England batsman Joe Root and pacer James Anderson stitched a record-breaking 10th wicket partnership in the history of Test cricket.It was the first match of the five-match…

Sachin Tendulkar wishes for speedy recovery of Amitabh, Abhishek Bachchan

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Former India legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday extended prayers for the speedy recovery of his friend Abhishek Bachchan, who has been admitted to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus.Tendulkar...

Rahane recalls Rahul Dravid’s advice to succeed in T20 format

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Batsman Ajinkya Rahane has recalled the advice given to him by former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid to succeed in the shortest format of the game.Rahane revealed Dravid told him not to worry…

Former Australia skipper Mile Jedinak announces retirement from football

Sydney [Australia], July 12 (ANI): Former Australia skipper and Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak on Saturday announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.Jedinak revealed the news on his official Instagram handle and said "it is…

Barcelona not giving up on La Liga title race: Arturo Vidal

Barcelona [Spain], July 12 (ANI): Barcelona's Arturo Vidal has said that the side is not giving up on the La Liga title race.His remark came as Barcelona defeated Real Valladolid 1-0 on Saturday (local time) after Vidal scored…

‘Few rules should be changed’: Harbhajan wants umpire’s call done away with

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Harbhajan Singh has echoed Sachin Tendulkar's sentiment to urge the International Cricket Council (ICC) to do away with 'umpire's call' whenever a team opts for a review regarding a leg-before wicket (LBW)…

Kieran Tierney is not going anywhere: Arteta rejects exit talk

London [UK], July 12 (ANI): Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta on Sunday rejected talk about Kieran Tierney's exit and said the defender is "not going anywhere".Tierney joined the Gunners last summer in a 25 million pound deal from Celtic…

Aakash Chopra picks Ravindra Jadeja as best Indian fielder of all-time

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Former India batsman Aakash Chopra on Sunday picked Ravindra Jadeja as the best Indian fielder of all-time.However, while naming the top six Indian fielders of all-time, Chopra said that he has only…

Jurgen Klopp not concerned about Firmino’s goal drought at Anfield

Liverpool [UK], July 12 (ANI): Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has said that he is not concerned with the goal drought of Robert Firmino at the Anfield Stadium.His remarks came as Liverpool had to settle with a 1-1 draw…

Ronaldo is champion with his feet and mind, says Maurizio Sarri

Turin [Italy], July 12 (ANI): Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri said striker Cristiano Ronaldo is a champion with his feet and mind after he converted two penalties against Atlanta in the Serie A fixture on Sunday.Juventus played out a…

Adjudge batsman ‘out’, if DRS shows ball is hitting stumps: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to do away with 'umpire's call' whenever a team opts for a review regarding a leg-before wicket (LBW) decision.The Master…

Messi becomes first player to record 20 goals, 20 assists in single La Liga season

Barcelona [Spain], July 12 (ANI): Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has become the first player in the history of La Liga to record 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season.He achieved the feat against Real Valladolid on…

Bowlers stuck to their task on day four against England: Phil Simmons

Southampton [UK], July 12 (ANI): As Windies scalped five wickets on the final session of day four against England, Windies coach Phil Simmons has said that he was pleased with the performance of all bowlers.The coach also added…

Combatting COVID-19: Quarantine facilities to be set up at Eden Gardens, says CAB president

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 12 (ANI): In a bid to combat COVID-19, quarantine facilities for police personnel will be set up at Eden Gardens, said Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya.In a video message on…

Southampton Test: Bowlers put West Indies in commanding position against England in first Test

Southampton [UK], July 11 (ANI): West Indies ended the fourth day in a commanding position as they reduced England for 284/8 in the second innings of the ongoing first Test here at the Ageas Bowl on Saturday.Resuming their…

‘Bahadur Singh has been inspirational personality for five decades’: Kiren Rijiju salutes former national chief athletics coach

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Saturday saluted the legendary Shot Putter Bahadur Singh who recently retired from the post of national chief coach.Hailing the efforts of the…

Football has lost one of the greats: Geoff Hurst condoles demise of Jack Charlton

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Former footballer Geoff Hurst on Saturday condoled the demise of England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton, who died at the age of 85 on Friday night following a long-term illness.Charlton played…

Former coach Bahadur Singh gives credit for rise of Indian athletics to team-work

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Indian athletics chief coach Bahadur Singh, who recently ended his stint with Sports Authority of India (SAI), on Saturday said the achievements of the Indian athletics fraternity over the past 25 years…

ATK, Mohun Bagan together will be huge assest for ISL: Jose Barreto

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Former Mohun Bagan star Jose Barreto feels that the club's merger with former Indian Super League (ISL) champion ATK will attract more attention in the showpiece event.The former Bagan legend hailed the…

Coaches helped in organising tuitions: Footballer Sai Sankhe after scoring 96.2 pc in Class 10 boards

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): After scoring 96.2 per cent in her ICSE Class 10 examinations, Indian women footballer Sai Sankhe gave the credit of her success to her coaches, stating that they were very supportive as…

SAI forms committee to investigate boxers flouting quarantine rules

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Saturday established an inquiry committee to investigate the matter of three boxers allegedly flouting the quarantine rules at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in…

Leading India was really special for me: Ajinkya Rahane

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Recalling his Test debut as a skipper, Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane said he had never thought he would lead the Indian team someday.Rahane captained Indian in the fourth test of Australia tour…

Leading India was really special for me: Ajinkya Rahane

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Recalling his Test debut as a skipper, Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane said he had never thought he would lead the Indian team someday.Rahane captained Indian in the fourth test of Australia tour…

‘Sachin paaji told me to enjoy moment, forget everything else’: Rahane recalls Test debut

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane revealed that legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had advised him to enjoy the moment and forget everything else on his Test debut.Rahane played his first-ever match in the longest…