Elite Men's National Boxing C'ships: Delhi's Rohit stuns Hussamuddin to clinch gold

Ballari (Karnataka) [India], September 21 (ANI): Delhi's Rohit Mor stunned the defending champion Mohammad Hussamuddin of Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) to clinch the gold medal at the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 20:29 IST

Pakistan authorities kept us safe at the hotel and we certainly need to thank them: Latham

Dubai [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Tom Latham, New Zealand's stand-in captain for the now-cancelled Pakistan series, stated that New Zealand Cricket's (NZC) decision to pull out of the tour citing security concerns was "very disappointing" for Pakistan fans.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 19:48 IST

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings win toss, opt to bowl against RR

Dubai [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain KL Rahul won the toss and elected to bowl against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 19:13 IST

It is out of our hands: Heather Knight on ECB cancelling Pakistan tour

Leicester [UK], September 21 (ANI): England women's cricket team captain Heather Knight on Tuesday stated the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) cancelling their tour of Pakistan is out of the team's hands.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 18:46 IST

Important for us to build on our fantastic performance at the Tokyo Games: Nikki Pradhan

New Delhi [India]: September 21 (ANI): India women's hockey defender Nikki Pradhan, who has played 112 matches for the national side, expressed that it's very important for the Indian team to build on its brilliant performance at the Tokyo Games in the upcoming months. The women's team recorded its best-ever finish at the Olympic Games (fourth place) earlier this year.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 18:42 IST

IPL 2021: Taliban government bans broadcasting of league in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 21 (ANI): The Taliban government in Afghanistan has banned the broadcasting of the Indian Premier League (IPL), currently being held in the UAE.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 18:10 IST

I-League Qualifiers: Will try to play good brand of football, says Mehtab Hossain

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Former India footballer Mehtab Hossain is returning to playing the game after a couple of years and plying his trade for Madan Maharaj FC in the I-League qualifiers, the midfielder is looking to keep no stones unturned to help his team qualify for the main event.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 18:11 IST

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan take on FC Nasaf with eye on inter-zone final

Qarshi [Uzbekistan], September 21 (ANI): ATK Mohun Bagan will look to book their berth in the AFC Cup inter-zone final when they take on Uzbekistan's FC Nasaf in the semi-final at the Markaziy Stadium on Wednesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 17:47 IST

Erik Paartalu and Bengaluru FC part ways ahead of ISL season

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 21 (ANI): Bengaluru FC and their midfielder Erik Paartalu has decided to part ways by 'mutual consent,' the Indian Super League (ISL) club announced on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 17:09 IST

JSW Sports add Axar Patel and Kagiso Rabada to talent management roster

Mumbai [India], September 21 (ANI): JSW Sports, the sports arm of the JSW Group conglomerate, on Tuesday announced the additions of India all-rounder Axar Patel and South African pace bowling sensation Kagiso Rabada to its roster of exclusively managed athletes. The firm will now manage all commercial interests and marketing rights for the talented Axar and the 26-year-old Johannesburg-born Rabada.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 16:44 IST

Aus W vs Ind W: You do have plans but it's about executing it on the ground, says Mithali

Mackay [Australia], September 21 (ANI): India was thrashed by Australia in the opening ODI on Tuesday and skipper Mithali Raj said the team needed to put on a bigger score on the board keeping the Australian batting line-up in mind.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 16:08 IST

Have always tried to accommodate interests of game but others simply don't: Babar Azam

Lahore [Pakistan], September 21 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Tuesday said his side always keeps the interest of the game in mind, but sadly, other cricket playing nations are not doing it.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 14:57 IST

IPL: Steyn and Parthiv back Kohli's decision to step down as skipper after 2021 season

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI): Former Proteas pacer Dale Steyn believes that it is probably the right time for Virat Kohli to step aside from T20I captaincy and focus purely on his batting.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 14:34 IST

ICC ODI Rankings: Mithali retains top spot, Satterthwaite enters top-five

Dubai [UAE], September 21 (ANI): New Zealand's former captain Amy Satterthwaite has returned to the top five of the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings even as South Africa opener Lizelle Lee has slipped behind India captain Mithali Raj to second place in the latest update.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 14:15 IST

Want to thank Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah for allotting two international games to Jaipur, says RCA Secretary

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], September 21 (ANI): Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) President Vaibhav Gehlot and Secretary Mahendra Sharma on Tuesday thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allotting two international matches to Jaipur.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 13:11 IST

Govt of Kerala and AIFF announce collaboration on multiple football development projects

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 21 (ANI): As part of the programmes, and in an endeavour to promote and encourage women's football, the Government of Kerala along with the AIFF and KFA will host an international football tournament in Kochi in December ahead of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 which is slated to be held next year from January 20 to February 6.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 13:11 IST

AUS W v IND W, 1st ODI: Brown and Haynes star as hosts register nine-wicket win

Mackay [Australia], September 21 (ANI): Darcie Brown's four-wicket haul and a 126-run opening stand between Alyssa Healy and Rachael Haynes helped Australia thrash India by nine wickets in the first ODI here at the Harrup Park in Mackay on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 12:34 IST

IPL 2021: Everyone is excited to start off well, says RR pacer Mustafizur Rahman

Dubai (UAE), September 21 (ANI): Ahead of Rajasthan Royals' match on Tuesday against Punjab Kings, the franchise's Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman has once again spoken on the need to focus on the process and says his team is "really excited to start off well."

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 12:04 IST

IPL 2021: Shreyas Iyer good for balance of the team, says DC pacer Rabada

Dubai [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Delhi Capitals' fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, who has taken 8 wickets in 7 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season so far, expressed that the team has given itself a good chance of qualifying for the playoffs following a brilliant performance in the first half of the season.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 11:47 IST

KKR was determined to make comeback, performance against RCB 'bold statement': Gill

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening batsman Shubman Gill has said that his side is determined to do well in the second phase of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 and the performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) reflected a bold statement.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 11:28 IST

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