Chris Gayle.

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Chris Gayle Debunks Retirement Rumours; Wants Last Match In Jamaica

Ending all the speculations about his retirement, popular West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle clarified saying he has no plan to get retirement from international cricket. Gayle added that he wants to play another T20 World Cup. On his gesture of retirement, Gayle said, ''I was just having some fun... with the fans in the stand.'' However, Gayle also said he wants to play his last game in Jamaica. 

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 02:22 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: retirement, World Cup, West Indies, Universe Boss, Jamaica

Courtesy: Times Now

Hockey Ground

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Men's Hockey Junior World Cup To Be Held Without Spectators

Hockey India and FIH have jointly decided to hold the FIH Odisha men's Hockey Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 without the presence of spectators, starting from November 24. The decision was taken to avoid the crowd amid the menace of Covid-19 infection. Reportedly, 16 teams from different countries will fight for the title. The classification matches will start on November 30 and the final is scheduled for December 5. 

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 09:04 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Hockey India, World Cup, Bhubaneswar, Spectators

Courtesy: ANI

Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Hattrick Against Luxembourg In World Cup Qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in the World Cup Qualifiers match between Portugal and Luxembourg. The 36-year-old now has the maximum goals scored against any other country. In the World Cup Qualifiers, Portugal defeated their opponent by 5-0. Ronaldo's hat trick against Luxembourg brings his Portugal career goal record to 115, with 16 coming on penalty kicks and 36 in World Cup qualification.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 03:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Football, Cristiano Ronaldo, World Cup, luxembourg, hattrick

Courtesy: Republic World


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Neymar Hints Retirement After Qatar World Cup Next Year

Brazilian star footballer Neymar stated that next year's World Cup in Qatar may be his last. The 29-year-old striker made the remarks in the DAZN-produced-documentary "Neymar & The Line Of Kings." On October 10, part of the story was posted on the channel's Twitter account. “I am facing it like the last World-Cup because I don't know whether I will be able to, mentally, to endure more soccer,” said Neymar.

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 12:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Neymar Jr., Football, Brazil, World Cup

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ukraine and Finland

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Ukraine Defeats Finland 2-1 In World Cup Qualifier, Grabs 2nd Position

Ukraine defeated Finland 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier on October 9 owing to the goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk. Teemu Pukki of Norwich City evened up for Finland in the 29th minute, but Ukraine took back the lead minutes later. Ukraine has moved into the second position in Group D, eight points behind France, followed by 12 points. Finland leads Kazakhstan by five points.

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 - 10:51 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Football, World Cup, Ukraine, Finland

Courtesy: The Times of India

Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

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Brazil & Argentina's Road To World Cup Qualifiers Narrows Down

The recent match between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was called-off soon after a Brazilian health-inspector entered the field to remove four Argentina-players who he believed should be quarantined under COVID-19 regulations. Both teams won their second games of the international-window to qualify for Qatar. The teams will reportedly try to avoid any disruptions when the World Cup qualification starts on October 7 across South America.… read-more

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 10:01 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: World Cup, Brazil, Argentina, south america, Football

Courtesy: The Hindu

Deepika Kumari And Atanu Das

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Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das Loses Bronze Medal Archery Match In WC Final

India's archery players, Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari lost bronze medal matches at the world cup final in Yankton (USA). The pair battled in frigid circumstances due to the lack of an Indian recurve instructor on October 1. Das was beaten 6-0 by defending Olympic champion Mete Gazoz of Turkey in a one-sided bronze playoff. He also stepped up as Deepika's coach after she lost against Michelle Kroppen.

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 03:54 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Deepika Kumari, atanu das, Archery, World Cup, India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Arjuna Ranatunga

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Hosting Series With India's 'Second-String' Team Is An Insult: Arjuna Ranatunga

Former SL Captain, Arjuna Ranatunga criticizes Sri Lanka Cricket for agreeing to host a series with India’s "second-string" team. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will not be a part of the Sri Lanka tour. India, for the first time, will play two different games with two teams in different parts of the world. "The "second-string" Indian team for the limited-overs series is an insult to SL Cricket," said Ranatunga.

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Arjuna Ranatunga, Sri Lanka Cricket, Indian Cricket Team, World Cup

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

The women's team bagged the third place at the shooting world cup.

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Indian Women's Trio Bags Bronze In 10m Pistol Shooting World Cup

Indian Women's Trio team Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Rahi Sarnobat wins bronze medal in the 10m air pistol women's event at the ISSF shooting World cup on June 25. The team wins third position with a score of 573 after defeating the Hungarian team. Meanwhile, the men's trio team lost in the 10m air rifle match and the women's team failed to enter qualifying round.

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 12:19 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Shooting, World Cup, Medal, 10m air pistol

83 Movie Poster

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Ranveer Singh Starrer Cricket Drama '83' Set To Release On June 4

Actor Ranveer Singh starrer sports drama '83' is all set to hit the theatres on June 4. Initially slated for a release on April 10, 2020, the Kabir Khan directorial multi-starrer suffered a prolonged delay owing to the countrywide COVID-19 lockdown. The much-awaited film recounts India's legendary 1983 World Cup victory under former captain Kapil Dev. Starring Deepika Padukone and Pankaj Tripathi the movie will cater screenings in Hindi,… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 02:13 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Ranveer Singh, 83, Kabir Khan, kapil dev, World Cup, Covid-19, Lockdown, June 4

Courtesy: The Indian Express