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Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat creates history, first Indian woman to win 2 World Championship medals


Vinesh Phogat beat Sweden's Joana Malmgren to win bronze at the Wrestling World Championships in Belgrade on Wednesday. Vinesh, who won bronze in 2019, became the first Indian woman to win two medals at Wrestling World Championships. The bronze was a boost after she began her campaign with a shock loss to Mongolia's Khulan Batkhuyag. In...

US Open: Tiafoe continues magical run


New York: Frances Tiafoe sent the home crowd into a frenzy after beating ninth seed Russian Andrey Rublev 7-6(3), 7-6(0), 6-4, becoming the first American to advance to the US Open men's singles semifinals since 2006. The 24-year-old No. 22 seed continued his good form after he ousted 22-time Grand Slam champion, Rafael Nadal, in...

Asia Cup debacle raises serious questions for Team India


New Delhi: The Rohit Sharma-led India had reached UAE as a top contender to lift the Asia Cup 2022 trophy but their dreams have received a major blow after consecutive losses in the Super Four stages of the tournament and their lackluster campaign raised some serious questions before the all-important T20 World Cup in...

Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan reach final, knock India out


Sharjah: Pakistan survived a scare and held their nerves to beat Afghanistan by one wicket in a thrilling Super Four match to reach the final of the Asia Cup 2022 and knock India out of the tournament at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. After this win, Pakistan will now face Sri Lanka in the final of...

Suresh Raina announces retirement from all forms of Cricket


Former Indian all-rounder Suresh Raina on Wednesday announced his retirement from all formats of the game. The 35-year-old confirmed the development through a social media post. “It has been an absolute honour to represent my country & state UP. I would like to announce my retirement from all formats of Cricket. I would like to...

‘I have absolutely nothing to lose’: Serena


New York: After advancing to the US Open's second round, Serena Williams was asked if her opening victory had answered any questions she might have had about her ability to compete at the age of nearly 41. "I don't think I had any questions," she said. Williams defeated World No.2 Anett Kontaveit 7-6(4), 2-6, 6-2 on...

Hardik Pandya completes a circle in Dubai


Dubai: "The comeback is greater than the setback." With this line after India defeated Pakistan by five wickets in an absorbing Asia Cup 2022 contest, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya himself summed up his life completing a full circle in the Dubai International Stadium, seen from the pictures of 2018 and 2022. In the 2018 Asia...

Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma India’s second most successful T20I captain


Dubai: Rohit Sharma has surpassed Virat Kohli as India's second most successful captain in the T20I format after registering a comprehensive 40-run win against Hong Kong in the Asia cup. Sharma, who had taken up T20I captaincy after Kohli stepped down, has won 31 matches in the 37 outings while Kohli achieved 30 wins in...

Asia Cup 2022: Hardik Pandya powers Team India to 5 wicket win over Pakistan


Rohit Sharma-led team India returned the favor to Pakistan as they decimated the boys in green by a margin of 5 wickets.   Pakistan had defeated India by a margin of 10 wickets in ICC T20I World Cup 2021, which derailed their campaign and dampened their spirits for the remainder of the tournament.  When India took...