Rajasthan Royals

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Chris Morris Powers Rajasthan Royals To Thump Delhi Capitals In Thriller

The most expensive buy of the IPL 2021, Chris Morris, showed his worth by his stunning performance that led to Rajasthan Royals' win over Delhi Capitals in Match 7. Rajasthan skipper Sanju Samson opted to chase after winning the toss and, with Jaydev Unadkat's deadly bowling figures of 3-15 in four overs, Royals summed up the in-form Capitals' batting order at a below-par score. Although, DC's captain Rishabh Pant played a sensible knock of… read-more

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 09:05 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: IPL, BCCI, DC, RR, David Miller, Jayadev Unadkat, Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Chris Morris

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive

Virat Kohli

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IPL 2021: Virat Kholi Breaches IPL's Code Of Conduct, Rebuked

RCB skipper Virat Kohli has been rebuked for breaching the IPL's code of conduct. Reportedly, on April 14 during the RCB's match against SRH, Kholi after being dismissed on 33 runs, he expressed his anger hitting bat over the boundary cushion and chair. IPL officials said, "Mr Kohli admitted to the Level 1 offence 2.2 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct. For Level 1.....Match Referee’s decision is final and binding."

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: IPL 2021, Virat Kohli, RCB VS SRH, RCB Skipper

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Dustin Poirier (left), Conor McGregor (right).

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McGregor-Poirier Trilogy Bout Confirmed For UFC 264 With 20,000 Fans

Clearing all speculations over the trilogy bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, UFC President Dana White has stated that the fight is confirmed for UFC 264 on July 10. Moreover, the event will take place in Las Vegas' T-Mobile arena with a full capacity of 20,000 fans in attendance. McGregor, after his Twitter spat with Poirier, had confirmed to sign the agreement on April 14.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 11:13 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UFC, Dana White, UFC 264, T-Mobile Arena, Conor McGregor, Dustin poirier

Courtesy: ESPN

Babar Azam- Virat

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Pakistan's Babar Azam Tops ICC Men's ODI Ranking; Replaces Virat Kholi

Pakistani cricketer Babar Azam has replaced Indian skipper Virat Kohli and become the No. 1 player in the ICC rankings. Gaining 13 points in the Pakistan-South Africa series, the 26-year-old Pakistani skipper took an eight point lead from Virat. Achieving the feat, Babar became the only fourth Pakistani cricketer to chart #1 in ICC rankings. Notably, skipper Kohli had been ruling the top position for over three years.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 09:08 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Babar Azam, Virat Kohli, Cricket, sports, Pakistan, ICC Rankings

Courtesy: The Times of India

Conor McGregor.

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McGregor Searches New Opponent; Chandler, Dos Anjos, Kevin Lee In Line

Former two-division champion Conor McGregor looks determined to cancel his fight against Dustin Poirier as he put out a tweet searching for his next opponent. McGregor wrote, "Looking to start the foundations of a good fight you guys, who's in? McGregor Vs ...?" As of now, fighters like Michael Chandler, Kevin Lee, Rafael Dos Anjos and Michael Johnson have checked in their name for UFC 264.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 03:23 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UFC, Conor McGregor, Dustin poirier, Michael Chandler, Kevin Lee, Rafael Dos Anjos, Michael Johnson, UFC 264

Courtesy: MMA Fighting

Ben Stokes attempting to take a catch.

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Ben Stokes Out Of Remaining IPL 2021 Due To Broken Finger

Rajasthan Royals' Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the IPL 2021 as he suffered a broken left-hand finger injury in a match against Punjab Kings on April 12. The all-rounder sustained the injury while diving forward to take a catch of Chris Gayle. As per sources, Stokes is being assessed by Royals' medical staff and will stay with the squad to provide "support and inputs off the field".

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 11:13 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: IPL 2021, Ben Stokes, Rajasthan Royals, Chris Gayle, Punjab Kings

Courtesy: ESPN

balbir

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Indian Hockey Legend 88-Year-Old Balbir Singh Junior Passes Away

Former ace Indian hockey player Balbir Singh Junior passed away at 88 on April 11. Popularly known as 'Nursery of Indian Hockey', Balbir was a member of the silver medal-winning 1958 Asian Games contingent. Playing alongside hockey legends like Balbir Singh Senior, Leslie Claudius, Prithipal Singh and Charles Stephen, Junior also represented Indian Railways. Hockey India also condoled for the Jalandhar-born Junior, now survived by wife, son… read-more

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 08:49 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Hockey India, Indian Hockey, India, Balbir Singh Junior

Courtesy: NDTV

japan

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70% Of People In Japan Favour Cancellation Or Deferment Of Olympics

A recent opinion poll, conducted by Kyodo News, has indicated that more than 70% of the Japanese want the Tokyo Olympics to either get cancelled or postponed. Only 24.5% of the people surveyed supported the Olympics' schedule. While about 39.2 % of the respondents voted in favour of cancellation, 32.8% opted for deferment. Moreover, about 93% of the Japanese have expressed fear that the COVID-19 cases can rise again.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 11:36 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Japan, Olympic, Coronavirus

Courtesy: Times Now

Dustin Poirier (left), Conor McGregor (right).

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McGregor Threatens To Pull Out Of Bout With Poirier Upon Charity Scuffle

The trilogy bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on July 10 seems in jeopardy after Poirier claimed that McGregor was backing off from the promised charity donation. Replying to McGregor's 'prediction tweet', Poirier had wrote that the former promised to donate $500,000 to his charity but never followed through. Furious over the claims, McGregor blasted his opponent saying "The fight is off btw". 

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 10:46 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC 264, Conor McGregor, Dustin poirier

Courtesy: Bloody Elbow

Punjab Kings

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Sanju Samson's Show Goes In Vain As Punjab Kings Pip Rajasthan Royals

In a nail-biting last-ball thriller, Punjab Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs in the fourth match of IPL 2021. Toss-winning Royals' decision of opting to bowl favoured Kings more as Punjab's top order marauded the bowling line-up of Rajasthan which even included this IPL's most-expensive player Chris Morris. With skipper KL Rahul's 91 runs off 50 balls and Deepak Hooda's quickfire 64 runs, Kings scored 221 runs in 20 overs. On the… read-more

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 09:06 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: IPL, RR, PBKS, Sanju Samson, KL Rahul, Arshdeep Singh, Riyan Parag, Shivam Dube, Deepak Hooda

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive