Copa exit becomes Barcelona’s latest setback; Real Madrid rally

Barcelona lost 3-2 in extra time to add to recent failures in the Spanish Super Cup and the Champions League. Shared News: January 21, 2022 8:51:29 am Barcelona’s head coach Xavi Hernandez reacts during the Spanish Copa del Rey Cup round of 16 soccer match between Athletic Club and Barcelona at the San Mames stadium […]

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In a chock-a-block year, India’s women’s hockey team must hit the road running

Team, minus an injured skipper Rani Rampal, will play Asia Cup opener against Malaysia on Friday Shared News: January 21, 2022 8:11:33 am Asia Cup will mark the beginning of a busy 2022 for the defending champions. (Hockey India) In theory, this isn’t a return to the hockey field after the Olympics but for all […]

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Iran stay rugged in defense; India finish opener 0-0 to split points

India battled Iran on the first day of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup India 2022. (Express Photo Amit Chakravarty) Shared News: January 21, 2022 8:11:30 am For 5,000 years, ghormeh sabzi, has been a staple in Persian cuisine; an intrinsic part of the culture that’s passed down through generations. But Maryam Irandoost […]

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Team India’s handling of allrounder Venkatesh Iyer raises eyebrows

Opening the innings in ODIs could be his forte, not bowling him in first ODI reflects muddled thinking as he is currently the best bet as seam-bowling allrounder Shared News: January 21, 2022 11:33:23 am India’s Venkatesh Iyer leaves the field. (AP Photo) What’s the role of Venkatesh Iyer in the team? That’s one of […]

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2022 T20 World Cup: India, Pakistan to lock horns in their opening encounter

India and Pakistan will lock horns on October 23 in the T20 World Cup 2022. Shared News: January 21, 2022 11:09:27 am Australia will begin the defence of their Twenty20 World Cup title against New Zealand in Sydney on October 22 in a re-run of last year’s final. The Australians will be hosting the tournament, […]

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IND vs SA 2nd ODI: Underfire India seek redemption with series on line

India will be up against a buoyant South African side in the second ODI on Thursday, with the three-match series on the line. Shared News: January 21, 2022 8:11:35 am India’s Jasprit Bumrah celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of South Africa’s Janneman Malan. (Reuters) Wrong team selection and ordinary captaincy from KL Rahul […]

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Jasprit Bumrah also ready to become India captain

All-format pace spearhead adds himself to contenders’ list that includes KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant. Shared News: January 17, 2022 9:57:22 pm If given an opportunity it would be an honor, I don’t think any player would say no: Jasprit Bumrah on captaincy (Source: Reuters) Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has said that if […]

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Ashes: Pat Cummins’ gesture towards Usman Khawaja during celebration goes viral

Pat Cummins ensured Usman Khawaja, the first Muslim cricketer to play for Australia, was not showered by champagne amid the celebrations. Shared News: January 17, 2022 6:27:38 pm Hobart: Australia’s players pose with the trophy after winning the Ashes cricket match and the series against England in Hobart, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. AP/PTI(AP01_16_2022_000131A) Pat […]

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No hard feelings, we’re good friends: Jansen on heated moments with Bumrah

Jansen and Bumrah shared some heated exchanges during the second Test at Wanderers which South Africa won by seven wickets and again during the third match at Newlands where the hosts sealed a remarkable Test series win. Shared News: January 17, 2022 8:24:32 pm South Africa’s batsman Marco Jansen, right, reacts after dismissing India’s captain […]

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