Sania Mirza Playing Tennis

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Sania Mirza Announces Retirement; Fans Flood Social Media With Messages

Renowned Indian tennis player Sania Mirza has announced her retirement plans. News about her retirement has come after her defeat in the first round of women's doubles at Australian Open 2022. Her fans flooded social media with heartfelt tweets for the veteran tennis player. “Thank you Sania Mirza for all the lovely memories that you gave to us in tennis,” a tweet read.

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 01:00 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, Indian sports, Indian Tennis Player, retirement, Sania Mirza

Courtesy: India Today

Australia team celebrating

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Australia Wins Ashes 4-0, Beats England In 5th Test

Australia defeated England by 146 runs in the fifth Ashes test at Blundstone Arena on January 16. The team managed to win the five-match Ashes with 4-0. Australian bowlers Cameron Green and Scott Boland took three wickets each in the second innings, while skipper Pat Cummins took three wickets. Earlier, Australia was bowled out for 155 in the second innings, setting England a target of 271 to win.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 08:29 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, Ashes, test, Cricket Australia, Victory

Courtesy: ANI

Women team celebrating


Filipino Women's Football Team Reach India: Asian Football Cup

Amid surge in COVID-19 cases, a team from Philippines on January 14, arrived in India for the AFC Women's Asian Cup which will start from January 20 in the state of Maharastra. The Indian team also arrived in the megacity on January 13, after their flight got delayed from Kochi. India is hosting the continent's highest competition for the first time since 1980.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 07:23 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Asian games, India, Indonesia, Women, sports

Ottis Gibson

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Ottis Gibson Set To Quit Bangladesh Cricket Team To Join PSL

Ottis Gibson is set to quit his role as the bowling coach of the Bangladesh National Cricket team. He will soon join Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League as bowling coach.  Furthermore, the series against New Zealand will be his last assignment with the tigers, said Ottis. Moreover, he played for West Indies from 1995-1999 in two tests and 15 ODIs, and also featured in 177 first-class matches. 

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 09:30 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, Bengal Tigers, Bangladesh Cricket, Coach, bowling coach

Courtesy: BD News 24

Deon Lendore

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Olympic Medalist Deon Lendore Dies At 29 Due To Car Crash

Olympic and world championship medalist from Trinidad and Tobago, Deon Lendore (29), died in a car accident in Texas on January 10. According to Texas A&M University, for who he had worked as assistant coach voluntarily, the sprinter was returning home from practice, when he met with an accident. Lendore competed at three olympic games, and was training as a professional athlete with Puma, while serving as coach in Texas.

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 02:18 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, Olympic, Athlete, Death, Road accident

Courtesy: CNN

Novak Djokovic

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Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Admits Breaching COVID-19 Norms

Novak Djokovic has opened pandora's box after admitting that he met a journalist for an interview two days after he tested positive on December 16. Djokovic won a legal battle a few days back that permitted him to stay in the nation, yet he is facing the possibility of expulsion since he's not immunized against COVID-19. He further stated that his agent made an error in the travel form.

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 03:30 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Novak Djokovic, sports, Australia, Covid-19, Isolation

Courtesy: BBC News

Ajaz Patel

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Ajaz Patel Wins ICC Player Of Month Award For December 2021

New Zealand Cricketer Ajaz Patel on January 10 has been awarded ICC player of the month for December, following his 10-wicket haul against India. Ajaz was nominated for the award, as he became the only third player in test history, to pick 14 wickets in total in that match, including 10 in the first innings. Mumbai-born Ajaz made a fairy-tale comeback in his first-ever India tour with the Test team.

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 06:55 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, New Zealand, India, Award, Test Cricket

Tennis Player Djokovic

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'Depsite Covid Positive, Tennis Star Djoko Allowed Entry In Australia'

The lawyers of Tennis star Novak Djokovic have said that he was given a vaccine exemption to enter Australia, despite being COVID-19 positive. In court documents, the lawyers argued that player had been granted temporary-visa because of his infection on December 16. Djokovic was sent immigration detention, when he landed in Melbourne, and was denied entry to Australia. Serbian Prime-Minister said Djokovic would remain at hotel until final… read-more

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 05:48 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Covid-19, sports, Australia, TENNIS, Airport

Courtesy: UNI

AFC cup trophy

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Experienced Women Officials Assigned For AFC Asian Cup India

Several experienced women officials have been assigned to the upcoming AFC Women's Asian-Cup India, scheduled from January 20. For 12 participating teams, a total of 32 officials, which include, 16 referees and assistant-referees from 15 football-associations, will take charge in around 29 matches. A statement reads that "AFC has organised various workshops to ensure the highest standards of refereeing are maintained in the said cup."

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, Women Empowerment, Delhi, Asian Cup, Games

Courtesy: ANI

I-League Banner

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Trouble For I-League After 50 More Test Covid-19 Positive

The football I-League, which was postponed earlier, has faced further postponement after 50 more COVID-19 cases were detected, with League Committe to hold a meeting to discuss the possible options. As per the sources, the League could be delayed by more than two weeks. The League is being played in a bubble in Kolkata, and 13 teams are playing this season.

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 07:32 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: I-League, Football, India, India Football, sports