NADA says he has more clout than athletes, Suniel Shetty to be made anti-doping brand ambassador

Suniel Shetty will be unveiled as the brand ambassador of NADA. Shared News| December 10, 2019 12:37:37 am Actor Suniel Shetty will be unveiled as the brand ambassador of NADA on Tuesday and the country’s anti-doping body is hoping that his celebrity status helps its efforts to clean up sports in the country from the […]

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Wasim Jaffer becomes first Indian to play 150 Ranji matches

Wasim Jaffer is now just 853 runs away from completing 20,000 runs in first class cricket. (Source: PTI) Shared News| December 10, 2019 12:53:14 am Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer on Monday became the first player in Indian cricket to feature in 150 Ranji matches. The 41-year-old from Maharashtra, who has been an important part of […]

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Arsenal end worst run since 1977 in comeback win vs West Ham

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates Nicolas Pepe and Gabriel Martinelli. (Source: Reuters) Shared News| December 10, 2019 9:56:29 am Arsenal ended their worst winless run in 42 years by coming from behind at halftime to beat West Ham 3-1 in the English Premier League on Monday. Arsenal’s nine-match winless streak […]

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Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed pleads guilty to bribery offences

Nasir Jamshed changed his plea during his trial at Manchester Crown Court. (File Photo) Shared News| December 10, 2019 10:59:35 am Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will be sentenced in February after pleading guilty in a British court to conspiring to bribe other players to spot-fix a Twenty20 match, the BBC has reported. The 30-year-old […]

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Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

Vladimir Putin said that Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by WADA to bar Russia from major sporting events, a move he said violated the Olympic charter. (AP/File Photo) Shared News| December 10, 2019 11:16:14 am Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World […]

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Marcus Rashford can be as good as Cristiano Ronaldo, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring Manchester United’s first goal against local rivals City. (REUTERS) Shared News| December 10, 2019 11:56:01 am Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has all the attributes to be as good as five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said. Rashford scored in United’s 2-1 win over champions Manchester […]

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Lionel Messi rested by Barcelcona against Inter Milan in Champions League

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi during training (Source: Reuters) Shared News| December 10, 2019 12:06:31 pm Lionel Messi will not play in Barcelona’s match against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is resting Messi for the team’s final Group F game in Italy. The Catalan club has already secured a spot […]

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Ranji Trophy: Murali Vijay fined 10% match fee for showing dissent

Murali Vijay fined 10% match fee for showing dissent (Source: AP) Shared News| December 10, 2019 9:53:02 am Out-of-favour India opener Murali Vijay was on Monday fined 10 per cent of his match fee for expressing dissent over an on-field decision by the umpires on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy match between Tamil […]

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Kho-kho captain Nasreen, the flea-market vendor’s daughter who harnessed the wind

Mohammad Gafoor, Nasreen’s father, flaunts a scarf her daughter brought from Nepal. Despite financial woes, he fully supported her. (Express Photo: Premnath Pandey) India’s South Asian Games (SAG) gold-winning kho-kho captain Nasreen says she learnt the art of eluding chasers while rising to challenges life threw at her. Playing on hard mud surfaces, Nasreen’s early […]

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