Never miss a great news story!
Get instant notifications from Economic Times
AllowNot now


You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings.

Sports

Aug 20, 2019, 06.44 AM IST
The Economic Times
11,053.906.1
Stock Analysis, IPO, Mutual Funds, Bonds & More
New innings: Kumar Sangakkara set to become first non-British president of the MCC

Kumar Sangakkara will well understand the importance of marrying cricket and education as he himself studied to be a lawyer while pursuing the game.

BCCI retains Ravi Shastri as team India's head coach

The 57-year-old Indian all-rounder was appointed the head coach after Anil Kumble's resignation following the 2017 Champions Trophy where India lost to Pakistan in the final.

Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna award, says he deserved it

"Bajrang has been nominated for the Khel Ratna award. His name was a unanimous choice," a source close to the development told.

Virat Kohli is first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a decade

Kohli has aggregated 20,502 runs across three formats out of which he has scored 20,018 in the ongoing decade.

Virat Kohli becomes first to score 20,000 international runs in a decade

On the way to his 43rd ODI ton, India skipper Virat Kohli created yet another world record as he became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in 10 years.

Real Madrid’s failure to sign Pogba leaves Zidane ‘on the Brink’

There is likely to be more business in the transfer window given how unbalanced Real Madrid’s squad appears, but a mixed summer may already have pushed Zidane to the door.

Davis Cup row: ITF rejects India’s demand

The International tennis federation refuses to shift or postpone tie against Pakistan.

Women’s cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games: A leap forward

The success of women’s cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games could pave way for a shot at winning the holy sporting grail.

BCCI calls back manager, then makes a U-turn

After team manager’s ‘unconditional apology’, board decides to keep him for the Windies tour.

Another twist in footballer Emiliano Sala's death case

Footballer and pilot were likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash, say investigators.

Gaurav Gill’s Arjuna gives hope to motorsport fraternity

The FMSCI itself only regained recognition as a national sports federation in 2015, two years after India held its last Formula One race at Greater Noida’s Buddh International Circuit.

New innings: Kumar Sangakkara set to become first non-British president of the MCC

Kumar Sangakkara will well understand the importance of marrying cricket and education as he himself studied to be a lawyer while pursuing the game.

Discussion between AITA and ITF pushed to Tuesday

India's non-playing Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi, who was to be part of the conference call, informed that the discussions have been postponed by a day.

Cricket & screen continue to beat women athletes on home turf

The survey, conducted last week by Mumbai-based Indian Institute of Human Brands (IIHB), reflects the good-old obsession of the people with men's cricket and Bollywood.

What’s stopping India from offering central contracts to domestic women cricketers?

Yes, New Zealand, the country whose cricket board reported a loss of almost NZ$ 10 million in 2017 is being the most proactive in women’s cricket payments.

New Delhi to host Indian Grand Prix on September 5

Male athletes can compete in 400m hurdles, pole vault, long jump, triple jump, shot put, javelin throw and 4x400m relay.For women, the events will be 100m, 200m, 400m and the long jump.

Deepa Malik joins Bajrang Punia for Khel Ratna, cricketer Ravindra Jadeja among 19 for Arjuna Award

​The panel also nominated three names for the Dronacharya Award, including former badminton star Vimal Kumar, and three for the Dronacharya Award (lifetime caregory).

English football: How Tottenham changed Manchester City

Guardiola learned a valuable lesson in defeat to Pochettino’s Spurs’ three years ago.

Medvedev is winning ugly, but he’s winning a lot

Medvedev has 11 wins in 17 days, all in straight sets. He is tied with Rafael Nadal for the ATP Tour lead with 41 victories this year.

Ravi Shastri remains India’s head coach until T20 WC in 2021

While Shastri has the statistics to support his candidature, there is more to him than simple statistics.

VB Chandrasekhar: Cricket devotee, talent spotter

VB Chandrasekhar: Cricket devotee, talent spotter

Chandrasekhar, who died on Thursday at 57, played only seven ODIs for India but his contribution off the field was immeasurable.

Ravi Shastri wins 'close race' to continue as India's head coach

Ravi Shastri wins 'close race' to continue as India's head coach

ormer India cricketer Ravi Shastri has been appointed as the coach of the Indian cricket team for second successive term. Three-member Cricket Advisory Committee- Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy- made the announcement on Friday. Shastri's new tenure has been extended till T20 World Cup, to be held in 20121 in Australia. The interview of all the shortlisted candidates took place at the BCCI headquarters here for the appointment of the coach.

BCCI retains Ravi Shastri as team India's head coach

BCCI retains Ravi Shastri as team India's head coach

The 57-year-old Indian all-rounder was appointed the head coach after Anil Kumble's resignation following the 2017 Champions Trophy where India lost to Pakistan in the final.

Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna award, says he deserved it

Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna award, says he deserved it

"Bajrang has been nominated for the Khel Ratna award. His name was a unanimous choice," a source close to the development told.

Lack of freedom, security aspect most frustrating thing about living in Pakistan: Grant Flower

Lack of freedom, security aspect most frustrating thing about living in Pakistan: Grant Flower

In 2014, the former Zimbabwe opener was roped in to coach the Pakistan batsmen, but the country's Cricket Board (PCB) last week decided not to renew his contract.

Former India cricketer V B Chandrasekhar committed suicide over debts: Police

Former India cricketer V B Chandrasekhar committed suicide over debts: Police

According to a senior police official, Chandrasekhar ended his life by hanging himself at his house in the city on Thursday evening due to debts.

Load More...
1

Other useful Links


Follow us on


Download et app


Copyright © 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service

BACK TO TOP