• Aggressive Approach: With focus on basics and forward passing, Reid’s India goes on attack 21 Jan 2020 00:05 Written by Mihir Vasavda | Bhubaneswar | Updated: January 21, 2020 4:51:13 am Graham Reid, as his ex-colleagues from Australian and Dutch sides would testify, is never afraid of ‘challenging the players and making the comfortable uncomfortable’. As the …
  • We are a counter-attacking team: Saad Uddin 20 Jan 2020 20:19 Having ensured the semifinals of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup for the fourth time in a row on the previous night, the Bangladesh team relaxed yesterday as all the players enjoyed optional training inside the team hotel.   Even though there is always …
  • Khelo India Youth Games | Soubrity Mondal makes a splash 20 Jan 2020 17:10 Soubrity Mondal hogged the limelight by garnering three titles in girls’ under-21 events and help West Bengal capture four swimming gold medals at the Khelo India Youth Games here on Monday. Soubrity — who earlier had a gold a relay silver — won the 200m …
  • Fact Check: Did Sri Lanka U19’s Matheesha Pathirana bowl a 175 kph delivery against India? 20 Jan 2020 15:50 Matheesha Pathirana has a bowling action reminiscent of Lasith Malinga. (Source: ICC) Matheesha Pathirana, Sri Lanka U19’s fast bowler, stole the headlines on Sunday in an ICC U19 World Cup match in Bloemfontein because of a rather innocuous delivery to …
  • Half a million by 2021 20 Jan 2020 12:17 From receiving over 3,37,000 medical tourists in 2018, Dubai aims to attract half a million health tourists by 2021 Globalisation has changed the face of travel and tourism. While travel for leisure has been a prominent trend for people across the globe, …
  • Ranji Trophy: Ignored for India A, Jalaj Saxena impresses yet again with 7/77 for Kerala 20 Jan 2020 11:09 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 20, 2020 4:03:12 pm Jalaj Saxena now boasts of 21 five-wicket hauls in first-class cricket. Jalaj Saxena’s habit of delivering consistent performances in the domestic circuit unfolded yet another chapter when he …
  • An electric sports bike from Lohia Auto in the next couple of years – Ayush Lohia 20 Jan 2020 10:20 Its not known to many that Lohia Auto, way back in 2009, introduced the first electric two-wheeler vehicle in India. Yes, that early. Ayush Lohia, the CEO of Lohia Auto, says that they have been focussing more on electric three-wheelers. This is because a …
  • Hockey Australia thanks Hockey India for bushfire donation 20 Jan 2020 09:39 By: PTI | Melbourne | Updated: January 20, 2020 3:01:48 pm Hockey India has donated USD 25,000 to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal while also providing Hockey Australia with two playing shirts signed by the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams to auction …
  • U-19 World Cup: Easy outing awaits title holders India against Japan 20 Jan 2020 09:26 By: PTI | Bloemfontein | Published: January 20, 2020 2:30:02 pm India are atop Group A and a victory on Tuesday will virtually guarantee them a place in the last-eight round, India will play New Zealand in their last group match on January 24 ( File) Their …
  • Oral Tracey | Return of ‘selfish’ Bravo another sign of West Indies rot 20 Jan 2020 09:20 After approximately two and half years in the international cricket wilderness, Trinidadian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo made his return to the West Indies team for the just-concluded three-match T20 series against Ireland. Surprisingly, the response to Bravo’ …
  • Meet India’s David Beckham who doesn’t play football 20 Jan 2020 08:17 NEW DELHI: Think David Beckham and you will of course think of the former England star footballer who still rules social media, with over 60 million followers on Instagram. But guess what, India has an athlete called David Beckham too. But he doesn’t play …
  • Board Sports Market Global Review: Actions that Could Prove Costly 20 Jan 2020 06:24 Jan 20, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Latest Study on Industrial Growth of Global Board Sports Market 2019-2025. A detailed study accumulated to offer Latest insights about acute features of the Board Sports market. The report …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik woos investors to sports in Odisha 20 Jan 2020 06:09 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday called upon start-ups and entrepreneurs to invest in sports sector of the State. Addressing the valedictory ceremony of SPORTS IT 2020 at Kalinga Stadium here, he said, “We want …
  • Ratchanok ends lengthy title drought as she edges Marin in Jakarta showdown 20 Jan 2020 05:26 BADMINTON: Ratchanok Intanon claimed her first title in nine months after winning the US$400,000 Indonesia Masters at Istora Senayan stadium in Jakarta yesterday (Jan 19).Ratchanok Intanon poses with her gold medal after defeating Carolina Marin of Spain …
  • India clinch series 2-1 20 Jan 2020 01:52 A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day international on Sunday. Sharma made 119 and put on a key 137-run second-wicket stand with skipper Virat Kohli, …
  • Repeat win: India beat Holland, this time via the shootouts 19 Jan 2020 23:46 Written by Mihir Vasavda | Bhubaneswar | Updated: January 20, 2020 5:05:15 am Vivek Sagar Prasad scored the second goal in the tiebreaker. (Source: HI) Three days before India last played the Netherlands prior to this weekend, in the quarterfinals of the …
  • Aussie middle order face scrutiny after big hitters go missing against India 19 Jan 2020 23:43 Australia’s middle and lower order could face scrutiny after a lack of late hitting came back to bite the Aussies in their series-deciding seven-wicket loss to India. Steve Smith put on an ODI masterclass with 131 on Sunday night, reaching triple figures …
  • Benoit rolls to Daytona Beach title 19 Jan 2020 23:00 Sunday Jan 19, 2020 at 4:13 PM Marie Benoit, of Belgium, capped her week of dominant play with a straight-set win Sunday over Spain’s Andrea Lazaro Garcia to capture the Daytona Beach Women’s Professional Championship at the Florida Tennis Center. Benoit, …
  • India beats Netherlands 5-2 highlights, Hockey FIH Pro League tar 19 Jan 2020 22:31 Hello and welcome to Sportstar's LIVE commentary of the FIH Pro League first leg match between Indian and Netherlands at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.     FULL-TIME: INDIA 5-2 NETHERLANDS What a win for the Indians, who make their FIH …
  • On track to create injury-free ecosystem in Indian sports 19 Jan 2020 20:30 Express News Service BENGALURU:  From a minor niggle to a grave threat, injuries are always a matter of concern for sportspersons. With an aim to focus on sports injuries and create awareness on the issue, Global Sports Injury Conclave 2020 was held on …
  • U-19 World Cup: India start off with easy win against Sri Lanka 19 Jan 2020 17:21 By: PTI | Bloemfontein | Published: January 19, 2020 10:09:38 pm Indian players celebrating a wicket. (Source: CWC) An impressive batting performance, topped by a disciplined bowling, saw defending champions India cruise to a 90-run victory over Sri Lanka …
  • 'Hope some new faces stake claim for T20 WC place' 19 Jan 2020 17:12 With the uncertainty surrounding the possibility of Bangladesh touring Pakistan now put to rest after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to send the team in three short visits, the cricketers started training for the assignment under head coach …
  • India beat Australia in decider to seal ODI series win – as it happened 19 Jan 2020 16:43 11.01am EST 11:01 India win the series 2-1 Adam Collins That’ll do us from Bangalore. Thanks for your company throughout the series this week - a lot of fun! Be sure to join us again on the OBO tomorrow as England try and take the last few wickets down at …
  • Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli guide all-round India to series victory against Australia 19 Jan 2020 16:33 Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli shared a 137-run partnership. (Source: PTI Photo) India bounced back in style to clinch the three-match series 2-1 after beating Australia by seven-wickets at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Sunday. Helped by Rohit …
  • ‘Style and substance’: India banks on Rohit Sharma hundred to trump Australia in series decider 19 Jan 2020 16:33 By: Sports Desk | Updated: January 19, 2020 10:00:24 pm Rohit Sharma hit his 29th ODI century. (Source: PTI Photo) Rohit Sharma smashed his 29th ODI century and Virat Kohli starred in another successful chase as India beat Australia by seven wickets in the …
  • Khelo India: Maharashtra's all-round show keeps them on top 19 Jan 2020 15:52 GUWAHATI: Assam's Shivangi Sarma grabbed her fourth swimming gold even as Maharashtra's all-round show across disciplines consolidated their position at the top of medals tally at the Khelo India Youth Games on Sunday. Shivangi bagged her fourth …
  • Want to create inclusive platform for sports innovation: CM 19 Jan 2020 15:42 Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday highlighted the need of inclusive platform that not only celebrates sports innovation and entrepreneurship but also involves sportspersons, sports startups, high performance centres …
  • David Warner, Steve Smith make Australia favourites for India Tests, says Matthew Hayden 19 Jan 2020 14:48 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Published: January 19, 2020 7:37:09 pm Steve Smith and David Warner. (Source: AP Photo) The return of “legends” Steve Smith and David Warner besides a world-class bowling attack makes Australia red-hot favourites for the home Test …
  • FIH Pro League: India wins shootout against Netherlands to collect 2 points 19 Jan 2020 14:48 By: PTI | Bhubaneshwar | Updated: January 19, 2020 7:59:49 pm Rupinder Pal Singh equalises for India. (Source: Hockey India) India made a dream debut at the FIH Pro League, beating world no. 3 Netherlands 3-1 in the shoot-out after both the teams were …
  • Rijiju, Sonowal to attend Khelo India Youth Games closing ceremony 19 Jan 2020 13:20 GUWAHATI: The closing ceremony of the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held at the Sarusajai Sports Complex in Guwahati on January 22. The CEO of the Khelo India Youth Games Avinash Joshi said on Sunday that officials of the competition …
  • India vs Australia: Chinnaswamy crowd backs KL Rahul after chants of MS Dhoni erupt, Virat Kohli intervenes 19 Jan 2020 12:09 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 19, 2020 5:01:15 pm KL Rahul has made significant improvements with the gloves in the last two ODI’s. (Source: BCCI) The Chinnaswamy crowd knows how to back its local lad and on Sunday in the series decider between …
  • India vs Australia: Why is Team India sporting black armbands in Bengaluru? 19 Jan 2020 09:40 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: January 19, 2020 2:52:59 pm Virat Kohli in team huddle before the start of 3rd ODI (Source: AP) Members of the Indian cricket team on Sunday sported black armbands to honour former all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni, who died earlier …
  • Odisha keen on promoting entrepreneurship in sports business: Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera 19 Jan 2020 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The State Government is working towards encouraging sports entrepreneurship which has the capability of generating employment in large number, said Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera here on Saturday. …
  • India vs Australia 3rd ODI Live Cricket Streaming: When and how to watch IND vs AUS? 19 Jan 2020 04:25 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 19, 2020 9:19:00 am India vs Australia 3rd ODI Live Cricket Streaming: India will hope to clinch the series in Bengaluru. (Source: PTI Photo) India vs Australia, IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Live Cricket Score Streaming Online:  …
  • Sharma fitness key for India in decider 18 Jan 2020 22:52 It's no secret that Sharma loves batting against Australia. His 2089 runs against them at 59.68 gives him the highest average for any batsman who has played more than 10 ODIs against the Australians. That figure is also well above his career average of …
  • India U19 vs Sri Lanka U19 Live Cricket Streaming, Under-19 World Cup 2020: When and where is the match? 18 Jan 2020 22:10 Published: January 19, 2020 2:37:59 am The defending champions will be facing Nipun Dananjaya-led Sri Lanka (Source: Twitter) India U19 vs Sri Lanka U19 (Ind vs SL) Under-19 World Cup 2020 Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Defending Champions led by …
  • In first major test, Reid’s India pass with flying ‘Oranje’ colours 18 Jan 2020 21:23 Written by Mihir Vasavda | Bhubaneshwar | Published: January 19, 2020 2:08:04 am Rupinderpal Singh (C) scored twice in No.5-ranked India’s 5-2 win over No.3 Holland. The second game of the Pro League is today. There’s such geniality when India host the …
  • 35 sexual harassment complaints between 2011-19: India’s sports ministry 18 Jan 2020 19:38 14 found guilty, enquir­y under progre­ss in 15 cases, minist­ry’s statem­ent says PHOTO: REUTERS NEW DELHI: India’s sports ministry has said 35 complaints of sexual harassment had been lodged relating to alleged incidents at national training centres from …
  • India, Aus meet today in decider 18 Jan 2020 19:23 A feisty Australia will take on a resilient India in the third and series-deciding ODI, with hopes of clinching the coveted series at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru today. Australia started the series in an emphatic fashion, hammering the hosts by …
  • How India's car market is undergoing a rapid change 18 Jan 2020 18:33 When Shubhankar Rawat, 39, bought a Kia Seltos sports utility vehicle in late December, he says it felt like an upgrade. The Korean automaker’s first offering on the roads in India was loaded with features thus far unheard of in a mid-segment car. It’s …
  • WV Raman ‘fancies’ India’s chances in Women’s T20 World Cup, says balance is key 18 Jan 2020 17:49 By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: January 18, 2020 10:46:42 pm Head coach WV Raman on Saturday expressed optimism about the Indian women’s team’s chances in the upcoming T20 World Cup. (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh/File)  Head coach WV Raman on …
  • U-19 World Cup: India start firm favourites against Sri Lanka 18 Jan 2020 16:50 By: PTI | Bloemfontein | Updated: January 18, 2020 9:52:39 pm India will be the overwhelming favourites when they start their campaign against Sri Lanka in the ICC U-19 World Cup. (Source: Twitter/cricketworldcup) Defending champions India, with five …
  • India lacks sports culture: Kiren Rijiju 18 Jan 2020 16:37 PANAJI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday lamented lack of "sports culture" in India. He, however, said the government is working to make the country a "sport powerhouse" in the coming days. The Union minister was in Goa to …
  • Arjun Munda takes fresh guard as Archery Association of India president 18 Jan 2020 13:51 NEW DELHI: Union minister Arjun Munda was on Saturday elected as president of the suspended Archery Association of India (AAI) in its much-delayed elections, which were held here smoothly in the presence of three observers. Enjoying the support of former …
  • Pramod Sawant, Kiren Rijiju flag off ‘Fit India Cyclothon’ event 18 Jan 2020 11:18 Panaji: The Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju flagged off the ‘Fit India Cyclothon’ event here on Saturday. The Fit India Mission under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in collaboration …
  • India sports ministry reports 35 sexual harassment complaints in 2011-2019 18 Jan 2020 10:31
  • Hockey India scouting for talent at Khelo Games 18 Jan 2020 09:12 Guwahati, Jan 18 (IANS) With the hockey competition in full flow at the Maulana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium here, Hockey India’s High Performance Director, David John, has been following the action closely to scout for young sub junior and junior level …
  • Sexual harassment at SAI: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju steps in 18 Jan 2020 07:58 New Delhi: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said all pending complaints of sexual harassment at SAI institutes will be disposed off in the next four weeks to ensure a zero tolerance approach towards the menace. Reacting to a report which claimed that …
  • Injury didn’t deter Chandigarh weightlifter from clinching gold at Khelo India Games 18 Jan 2020 07:25 Written by Nitin Sharma | Chandigarh | Published: January 18, 2020 12:21:05 pm Veerjeet Kaur (centre) after winning the medal. (Express photo) Prior to competing in the Third Khelo India Youth games at Guwahati, 19-year-old Chandigarh weightlifter Veerjeet …
  • Global Sports Tourism Market worth US$ XX Billion By 2029 18 Jan 2020 07:13 Jan 18, 2020 (Xherald via COMTEX) -- The report "Global Sports Tourism Market, By Type (Domestic Sports Tourism and International Sports Tourism), By Product (Soccer Tourism, Cricket Tourism, Tennis Tourism, and Others), By Category (Passive Sports …
  • Latest sports news and fixtures: Saturday 18 January 2020 18 Jan 2020 07:07 After a slow start to the year things heat up this Saturday and we have the latest sports news and fixtures for 18 January 2020. Latest sports news and fixtures PSL Black Leopards vs Kaizer Chiefs, Thohoyandou Stadium, 15h30 The Thohoyandou Stadium …
  • Steve Smith blames loss of three quick wickets for defeat against India 18 Jan 2020 06:26 By: PTI | Rajkot | Updated: January 18, 2020 11:28:14 am Australia batsman Steve Smith rued the loss of three quick wickets in the middle overs, including his own, that proved decisive in his team’s 36-run loss to India in the second ODI at Rajkot. India …
  • India make it 1-1 18 Jan 2020 02:28 India’s rejigged batting order fired on Friday as the hosts beat Australia by 36 runs in the second one-day international at Rajkot to level the three-match series. Steve Smith kept Australia on course with a typically busy 98 before dragging the ball onto …
  • Sports Minister steps in: Clear sexual harassment cases in SAI in 4 weeks 17 Jan 2020 23:43 Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. (Express file photo by Prem Nath Pandey) A DAY after The Indian Express reported that 45 cases of sexual harassment were reported at 24 centres run by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) between 2010 and 2019, and that many …
  • 2020 Atlanta 500: Arts, Sports, & Entertainment 17 Jan 2020 19:12 Alliance TheaterPhotograph by Greg MooneyArts | Film, Music, & Entertainment | Sports | Legends ARTS   Vincent Anthony Executive Director, President, and Founder Center for Puppetry Arts Vincent Anthony is executive director and board president of the …
  • Boria Majumdar, Nalin Mehta narrate tales of India’s Olympic stars in new book 17 Jan 2020 18:34 WHO IS A CHAMPION? PV Sindhu had just won her quarter-final in Rio against the legendary Wang Yihan of China, and all of us, members of the Indian media contingent, were euphoric. One more win and Sindhu could finally end India’s medal drought. Later that …
  • Former India allrounder Bapu Nadkarni dies aged 86 17 Jan 2020 17:48 Bapu Nadkarni, the former India allrounder known for his extreme economy with the ball, has died aged 86. Nadkarni, who made his India debut in December 1955, played 41 Test matches, scoring 1414 runs at an average of 25.70 and taking 88 wickets at 29.07. …
  • Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni passes away at 86 17 Jan 2020 17:29 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 17, 2020 10:48:47 pm Bapu Nadkarni went on to feature in 41 Tests. (Source: Twitter/sachin_rt) Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni passed away on Friday. Nadkarni was aged 86 and is survived by his wife and one …
  • England Women to host India and SA 17 Jan 2020 17:21 Last Updated: 17/01/20 4:55pm England Women will host India and South Africa this summer in one-day international and Twenty20 international cricket. Heather Knight's side - who are now coached by Lisa Keightley - will play four ODIs and two …
  • India level ODI series after beating Australia by 36 runs 17 Jan 2020 16:40 RAJKOT, India — India leveled the series with a match to go after beating Australia by 36 runs in the second one-day international on Friday. Made to bat first, India totaled 340-6 with half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan (96), Lokesh Rahul (80), and …
  • Redemption @Rajkot: Dhawan, Rahul, Kuldeep help India level series against Australia 17 Jan 2020 16:28 Indian players celebrate the dismissal of Australia’s Steve Smith during the second one-day international cricket match in Rajkot. (AP Photo) India beat Australia in the second ODI at Rajkot on Friday to level the three-match series 1-1 on Friday. Mohammed …
  • India vs Australia Live Streaming, 2nd ODI: Watch IND vs AUS live match online on Hotstar Live 17 Jan 2020 15:40 India vs Australia Live Streaming, 2nd ODI: Watch IND vs AUS live match online on Hotstar Live Live Match India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: Australia most dependable Steve Smith take the match closer as Australia need 129 runs in 84 balls. Indian bowlers again …
  • Manish Pandey, KL Rahul light up India’s electric day on field in Rajkot 17 Jan 2020 15:26 Manish Pandey takes a blinder to dismiss David Warner. (Source: BCCI) Indian cricketers faced quite a bit of flack in their recent limited-overs expeditions for their on-field catching but if the performance at Rajkot is anything to go by then it does seem …
  • China's Great Wall agrees to buy General Motors India plant: sources 17 Jan 2020 14:11 Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has agreed to buy General Motors' (GM) car plant in Maharashtra, two sources aware of the matter said, setting in motion its plan to build cars in the country. Great Wall, one of the biggest sellers of sports-utility …
  • Zero tolerance for sexual harassment: Sports Minister 17 Jan 2020 12:45 Need harsher punishments but sexual harassment is not rampant: SAI The Sports Authority of India, on Friday, rejected criticism that sexual harassment complaints are not dealt with strictly at its institutes, asserting that a robust system is in place to …
  • China’s Great Wall agrees to buy General Motors’ India plant 17 Jan 2020 12:33 NEW DELHI — Great Wall Motor has agreed to buy General Motors’ (GM) car plant in India, the companies said on Friday, as the Chinese automaker expands overseas amid slowing domestic demand. The deal, which is expected to be completed by the second half of …
  • China's Great Wall agrees to buy GM's India plant 17 Jan 2020 09:10 Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has agreed to buy General Motors' (GM) car plant in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, two sources aware of the matter said, setting in motion its plan to build cars in the country. Great Wall, one of the …
  • Australia bowl, India bring in Pandey and Saini 17 Jan 2020 08:04 © AFP Toss Australia chose to bowl v India India lost the toss in what is a must-win match in their third straight limited-overs series. Asked to bat first, Virat Kohli said he didn't expect dew to play a significant role in Rajkot. He said he expected …
  • IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Live Cricket Streaming: When and where to watch India vs Australia 2nd ODI? 17 Jan 2020 05:43 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 17, 2020 10:10:43 am India take on Australia in the second ODI on Friday India vs Australia (IND vs AUS) 2nd ODI Live Streaming and Live Cricket Score Online: With the positions restored to the original batting order, …
  • Malaysia’s National Sports Medicine Centre recognised as AFC Medical Centre of Excellence 16 Jan 2020 23:55 KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — The National Sports Institute (ISN) added another feather to its cap when the National Sports Medicine Centre (PPSN) was recognised as the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Medical Centre of Excellence. PPSN is the second sports …
  • NZ call up Bennett for India T20Is 16 Jan 2020 23:08 New Zealand have called in Hamish Bennett to shore up their attack for the Twenty20 series against India this month, while Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson remain on the injured list. The 32-year-old Bennett was a regular in the New Zealand one-day …
  • Audi launches crossover SUV Q8 in India at Rs 1.33 crore 16 Jan 2020 22:46 MUMBAI: German luxury car maker Audi on Wednesday entered a new segment, big sports utility vehicle-coupé, in its India portfolio with the launch of crossover SUV Q8 in the domestic market, priced at Rs 1.33 crore. The BSVI-compliant crossover SUV has been …
  • Sports shorts: Federer and Nadal branded ‘selfish’, Ben Stokes wins cricket award 16 Jan 2020 21:44 1. Federer and Nadal ‘selfish’ over bushfires “Very poor” air quality caused by bushfires has again affected preparations for the Australian Open tennis tournament.  Qualifying matches were delayed for three hours on Wednesday in Melbourne before heavy …
  • Morning mail: world heritage loss, sports grants furore, Australia's greatest TV 16 Jan 2020 21:35 Good morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 17 January. Top stories More than 80% of the Blue Mountains world heritage area and more than half of the Gondwana world heritage rainforests have been burned, the …
  • E-Sports Platform Gamerji raises $400,000 funding 16 Jan 2020 18:42 Gamerji, an e-sports tournament platform, has raised $400,000 from Ahmedabad-based investment firm La Gajjar Group. The company will use the investment for building technology, increasing operations and also for gaining users, it said in a statement. “We …
  • TikTok, PUBG Mobile were most popular apps of 2019 in India: Report 16 Jan 2020 18:14 With the penetration of mobile phones, the reliance on the device has increased many folds. Be it shopping, gaming or banking, there has been an immense growth in the hours people spend on their mobile phones. According to App Annie's latest report, …
  • I don’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again: Harbhajan Singh 16 Jan 2020 18:03 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: January 16, 2020 11:10:26 pm Indian cricketers MS Dhoni (left) and Harbhajan Singh (centre) with former coach Gary Kristen (right) in Guwahati. (PTI/File Photo)  Mahendra Singh Dhoni is unlikely to play for India again …
  • Bhuvneshwar to begin rehabilitation at NCA after undergoing sports hernia surgery in London 16 Jan 2020 17:58 Injury-plagued India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has undergone a sports hernia surgery in London and will begin his rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) after returning to the country, the BCCI said on Thursday. The Board, however, did not …
  • U-19 WC: Runaway favourites India ready for ‘High Five’; Japan, Nigeria add novelty 16 Jan 2020 16:02 By: PTI | Cape Town | Published: January 16, 2020 8:37:01 pm India U-19 team pose with the trophies after beating South Africa U19QuadSeries final. (Source: Twitter/cricketworldcup) A few precocious talents, hardworking teenagers and a chunky lot which …
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar undergoes successful sports hernia surgery in London 16 Jan 2020 15:22 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was sidelined with an injury after the T20I series against West Indies in December. Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar underwent a successful sports hernia surgery in London on January 11. He departed …
  • India vs Australia 2nd ODI Preview: Virat Kohli back at No.3 as IND aim to keep series alive 16 Jan 2020 15:08 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 16, 2020 7:46:46 pm India captain Aaron Finch and Australia captain Aaron Finch shake hands after Australia won the first one-day international cricket between in Mumbai. (AP Photo) India face Australia in the second …
  • Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla loses UK appeal, set to be extradited to India 16 Jan 2020 15:08 By: PTI | London | Published: January 16, 2020 7:52:31 pm Sanjeev Chawla is the key accused in the 2000 match-fixing case, which involved the late South African captain Hansie Cronje (right). (File Photo)  Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla is set to be …
  • Aaron Finch expects India to fight back hard in second ODI 16 Jan 2020 12:08 By: PTI | Rajkot | Updated: January 16, 2020 5:00:53 pm Australia captain Aaron Finch has no doubts that India will “fight back” in the second ODI. (File Photo) Australia captain Aaron Finch has no doubts that India will “fight back” in the second ODI in …
  • Kerala announces sports awards, Muhammad Anas wins GV Raja award 16 Jan 2020 11:56 Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Kerala Sports Minister EP Jayarajan announced the sports awards instituted by Kerala State Sports Council with Indian sprinter Muhammad Anas winning GV Raja award (Male) for athletics. Anas had won silver …
  • Bhuvneshwar undergoes sports hernia surgery in London 16 Jan 2020 10:30 IMAGE: Bhuvneshwar Kumar was not named in the T20 squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand due to the injury. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter Injury-plagued Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has undergone a sports hernia surgery in London and will begin his …
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar undergoes sports hernia surgery in London 16 Jan 2020 09:20 Bhuvneshwar Kumar underwent the surgery on January 11th. (PTI) Indian pacer Bhvneshwar Kumar underwent a sports hernia surgery on Saturday in London and is expected to begin his rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) on his return to India. …
  • Thomas Cook India Launches 'Smart Weekends 2020' micro-cations across domestic & international destinations 16 Jan 2020 08:34 Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India's leading integrated travel and related financial services company, has identified 2020 as the year of significant holiday opportunities- with 21 extended weekends across the year. With the Company's data …
  • Oppo F15 with four rear cameras launched in India, priced at Rs 19,990 16 Jan 2020 08:20 Oppo F15 launched in India With the Oppo F15, the smartphone manufacturer is focusing at the youth of the country. The phone succeeds the last year’s Oppo F11 series and is a big upgrade over it. Oppo told indianexpress.com, that this time the company …
  • Russell Domingo wants Bangladesh to follow India template in Tests 16 Jan 2020 07:24 Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the team to follow the example of India to grow after years (File Photo) Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the team to follow the example of India to grow after years of stagnation in the long format and has …
  • India’s octogenarian superfan Charulata Patel passes away 16 Jan 2020 06:21 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 16, 2020 11:34:53 am Charulata Patel, the enthusiastic octogenarian fan at India’s cricket games during the 2019 World Cup, has passed away. Patel, who met with Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma after the …
  • India vs New Zealand T20I series: Fast bowler Hamish Bennett recalled to Kiwi squad 16 Jan 2020 04:20 By: PTI | Wellington | Updated: January 16, 2020 9:31:40 am Injuries to Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson have led to Bennett’s inclusion to the Kiwi squad. Hamish Bennett has been recalled to New Zealand’s squad for the first time in almost …
  • Remembering former PFB chief on his 2nd death anniversary: Sports icon Khawar who took Pak baseball to world heights 16 Jan 2020 04:07 Remembering former PFB chief on his 2nd death anniversary: Sports icon Khawar who took Pak baseball to world heights LAHORE: It’s been two years since Pakistan lost one of its great sports icons former director general sports board Punjab Syed Khawar Shah. …
  • Perry shocks England, Cross stops India 16 Jan 2020 01:32 In Guwahati, India needed three runs off the final over, bowled by Kate Cross, but could only manage one © PTI A record haul and a defence of two runs in a final over feature among the women's bowling performances in the ESPNcricinfo Awards 2019. Click …
  • Striving for quality education data in Liberia - India Education Diary 16 Jan 2020 00:53 Quality data is key when building robust, efficient education systems, as data can inform Government decisions on fund allocation, policymaking, and planning. It also helps develop accountability and transparency. In Liberia, in December 2019, the Inter …
  • Get ready for more ‘Mi’ as Xiaomi plans big shift for India this year 15 Jan 2020 16:33 Written by Shruti Dhapola | New Delhi | Updated: January 15, 2020 9:55:29 pm In China, Xiaomi’s Mi brand underlines its flagship phones and high-end TVs, and more of these will make their way to India this year. (Image source: Bloomberg) Xiaomi plans to …
  • ProLeague 2020-India recall Kothajit, Chinglensana for Netherlands games - other sports 15 Jan 2020 16:27 Laying emphasis on experience, Hockey India (HI) selectors recalled Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and Kothajit Singh Khadangbam to the India team in a 20-member squad named to face world No.3 Netherlands in the opener of the FIH Pro League 2020. Also …
  • Tata Altroz first made-in-India small car to get 5-star GNCAP safety rating 15 Jan 2020 13:44 Mumbai: Tata Motors’ upcoming premium hatchback Altroz becomes the first made-in-India small car to have received 5-star adult safety rating from Global NCAP or Global New Car Assessment Programme, an agency which works in the area of motor vehicle safety. …
  • Under-19 World Cup on Sky Sports 15 Jan 2020 12:51 Last Updated: 15/01/20 12:40pm England won the women's World Cup in 2017 and then the men's version in 2019 - so can their Under-19s complete the set in 2020? That will be the aim for captain George Balderson and his side over the next …
  • Australia crush India by 10 wickets 15 Jan 2020 00:55 Openers David Warner and Aaron Finch struck unbeaten centuries as Australia thrashed India by 10 wickets in the first one-day international against India in Mumbai on Tuesday.   Warner blasted 128 while captain Finch made 110 as Australia chased down their …
  • Warner, Finch pummel India 15 Jan 2020 00:54 Openers David Warner and Aaron Finch struck dominant centuries in a record partnership to power Australia to a crushing 10-wicket win over India in the first one-day international on Tuesday. Warner blasted 128 while captain Finch made 110 as Australia …