Cameroon Stun Brazil But Crash Out Of World Cup

Vincent Aboubakar headed in a stoppage-time winner and was then sent off as Cameroon claimed a memorable 1-0 victory over favourites Brazil at the World Cup on Friday, but still failed to go through to the last 16. Aboubakar, who had come in to captain Rigobert Song’s team, connected with a cross from substitute Jerome […]

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Over the line? Japan goal adds fuel to VAR debate | Football News

DOHA: England’s fiercely disputed third goal in the 1966 World Cup final was often cited as the kind of incident that WAS would erase from the game forever but Japan‘s victory over Spain on Thursday triggered a new “was it over the line?” debate. Kaoru Mitoma‘s cutback for Ao Tanaka to give Japan a 2-1 […]

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Ricky Ponting Rushed To Hospital After Suffering Health Scare On Day 3 Of Australia vs West Indies Test: Reports

Former Australian batting great and captain Ricky Ponting has been rushed to the hospital due to a health scare, according to reports in several Australian media outlets. Ponting was commentating for Channel 7 during day 3 of the 1st Test between Australia and West Indies at Perth. He was rushed to hospital during the lunch time […]

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‘Total loss of control’ a warning for Spain: Luis Enrique | Football News

DOHA: Spain coach Luis Enrique blamed five minutes of “total loss of control” for his team’s shock 2-1 defeat by Japan on Thursday, which saw them qualify for the World Cup last 16 second from Group E. La Roja, among the favourites to win the tournament, would have been eliminated if Costa Rica had held […]

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Japan Stun Spain But Both Reach World Cup Last 16; Germany, Costa Rica Eliminated

Spain staggered through to the World Cup last 16 on Thursday despite a 2-1 defeat by Japan, who remarkably won Group E on a rollercoaster night which saw four-time champions Germany eliminated. Japan secured another incredible triumph after beating Germany in their opening game, with their progression from the “group of death” one of the […]

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IPL 2023 auction on December 23 in Kochi, 991 players sign up | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A total of 991 players have signed up for the Indian Premier League 2023 auction which will take place on December 23 in Kochi. The players’ registration for the auction closed on November 30 and a total of 714 Indian and 277 overseas players have put their name in the fray. The players […]

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Ben Stokes Keeps Door Open For ODI World Cup Return In India: Reports

Star all-rounder Ben Stokes has not ruled out the possibility of coming out of ODI retirement for England’s title defence of the 50-over World Cup in India next year. The 31-year-old England Test captain had announced retirement from ODIs in July, citing pressure on his workload, but less than five months after that decision, he […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Canelo Alvarez says he got carried away, apologises to Lionel Messi after threat | Football News

Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez apologised for publicly threatening Lionel Messi after he took offence to a dressing-room video that appeared to show the Argentine striker nudging away a Mexican jersey on the floor with his foot. Messi scored in Argentina’s 2-0 victory over Mexico at the World Cup on Saturday and Alvarez, who has 2.2 […]

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Iranian Killed For Celebrating FIFA World Cup Loss to United States: Rights Groups

An Iranian man was shot dead by the security forces after celebrating when the United States eliminated his country’s national team from the World Cup, rights groups said on Wednesday. Iran was knocked out of the World Cup by the United States in Qatar on Tuesday night, drawing a mixed response from pro- and anti-regime […]

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Venkatesh Prasad strong applicant for selector’s post | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Former India seamer Venkatesh Prasad has applied for the post of national selector and is a frontrunner, TOI has learnt. The deadline to apply for the post expired on Monday. Having been a junior India chief selector from 2016-18 – a period in which India played in one Under-19 World final (2016 in Bangladesh) […]

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India vs New Zealand: Rain Washes Out Third ODI, New Zealand Win Series 1-0

New Zealand defeat India in three-match ODI series 1-0© Twitter India lost the three-match ODI series against New Zealand 0-1 after the third game was called off due to rain on Wednesday. Sent in to bat, India were all out for 219 in 47.3 overs with Washington Sundar (51) and Shreyas Iyer (49) doing the […]

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FIFA World Cup: Line calls that have raised a storm | Football News

The FIFA has introduced new technology in the ongoing World Cup to lessen the margin of errors. The idea is to ensure that contentious decisions are dealt with on the basis of facts and not perception. In case of off-side rulings, the artificial intelligence tools that are being used are getting it mostly right -a […]

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Christian Pulisic Sinks Iran As Us Advance In World Cup Duel

Christian Pulisic fired the United States into the last 16 of the World Cup on Tuesday as the Americans downed Iran 1-0 in their politically charged grudge match. Chelsea star Pulisic bundled home the do-or-die Group B game’s only goal on 38 minutes to set up a second round clash with Group A winners the […]

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Senegal captain wears special armband in Diop’s memory | Football News

DOHA: Senegal captain Kalidou Koulibaly wore a special armband in memory of former international Papa Bouba – The Best Of Bouba Diopwho died exactly two years ago, in his team’s decisive Group A game against Ecuador at the World Cup on Tuesday. Diop, who died at the age of 42, scored the goal that helped […]

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India Look To Level Series In Deciding ODI Against New Zealand

The Indian cricket team would like to finish their limited overs cricket series in New Zealand on a high when they take on the hosts in the final ODI on Wednesday. The match is going to be an interesting one as India will look to break a sequence of 5 losses against New Zealand in […]

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Watch: Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during FIFA World Cup match | Football News

DOHA: A man carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a T-shirt with the words “Respect for Iranian Woman” on the back invaded the pitch during a match at the Qatar FIFA World Cup on Monday. The man was on the field for about 30 seconds during the second half of the game between Portugal and […]

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Bruno Fernandes At The Double As Portugal Beat Uruguay To Reach World Cup Last 16

Bruno Fernandes scored twice to give Portugal a 2-0 victory over Uruguay on Monday and send them into the knock-out stages of the World Cup alongside France and Brazil. The Manchester United midfielder scored a cross-cum-shot nine minutes into the second half and then added an injury-time penalty following a handball by Jose Maria Gimenez. […]

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South Korea vs Ghana Highlights: Ghana beat South Korea in a five-goal thriller | Football News

NEW DELHI: A five-goal thriller at Education City stadium saw Ghana keep their Round of 16 hopes alive after a stunning 3-2 win against South Korea in their second Group H match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Monday. Korea scored twice in three minutes to level the score 2-2 in the second half […]

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PT Usha Elected As President Of Indian Olympic Association

PT Usha is one of the greatest Indian athletes.© Twitter Legendary athlete PT Usha has been elected as the President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, previously the Union Sports Minister, congratulated the athlete on her election. “Congratulations to legendary Golden Girl, Smt. P T Usha on being elected as […]

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FIFA World Cup: Riots in Brussels after Morocco beat Belgium | Football News

BRUSSELS: Police used water cannon and teargas after coming under attack from football supporters who brought havoc to the centre of Brussels on Sunday following Morocco‘s shock 2-0 World Cup win over Belgium in Qatar. Dozens of fans smashed shop windows, threw fireworks and torched vehicles. Police said that 11 people had been arrested with […]

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