EPL: Chelsea knocked off top spot by West Ham, Liverpool win at Wolves

(Above) Chelsea’s Mason Mount, front, reacts as West Ham players celebrate. Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, left, and Andrew Robertson celebrate after Divock Origi, right, scored the only goal versus Wolves. (AP) Shared News: December 4, 2021 11:40:45 pm West Ham is proving to be quite the stumbling block for England’s top teams, although the London […]

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Magnus is a huge favourite now because a game like this saps your energy, particularly if you are on the losing side

Shared News: December 5, 2021 7:48:12 am Throughout the game, the players were giving each other choices, a reason why they were consuming a lot of time, as everything looked similar and they had to take decisions. (International Chess Federation/Twitter) It was an amazing game (Game 6). Even Magnus (Carlsen) said that people might remember […]

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After a sensational semis victory, Sindhu a win away from second year-ender title

Shared News: December 5, 2021 7:48:10 am India’s Pusarla V.Sindhu compete against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi during their women’s singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) Matches between PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi are standalone sensations – Saturday’s 21-15, 15-21, 21-19 […]

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Ahmedabad IPL franchise: CVC’s Asian fund does not have links to betting companies, says BCCI official

BCCI, however, will set up committee to look into CVC Capital’s investments. Shared News: December 5, 2021 7:48:17 am CVC Capital Partners were the second-highest bidder, as the BCCI brought in two new franchises from the 2022 IPL onwards. (File) The BCCI seems to be OK with CVC Capital Partners’ acquisition of the Ahmedabad franchise […]

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IND vs SA: Boxing Day start to Test series, T20s postponed

Allocation of the new venues will be done by Monday; 3 ODIs retained. Shared News: December 5, 2021 7:48:14 am The AGM, however, didn’t deliberate on India’s T20 World Cup failure, as according to a member who attended the meeting, the group league phase exit was seen as “one bad tournament”. (File) The 90th Annual […]

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How Siraj’s new-ball burst laid foundation for spinners to skittle out New Zealand for 62

Shared News: December 5, 2021 7:48:19 am India’s Mohammed Siraj, celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand’s Tom Latham with his team players during the day two of their second test cricket match with New Zealand in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) Just after 1 pm on Saturday, Ajaz Patel dismissed Mohammed […]

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View, review: Why the ’83 triumph by Kapil’s Devils is Team India’s greatest win

Shared News: December 5, 2021 10:28:21 am The seminal victory at Lord’s ended the reign of Clive Lloyd’s mighty West Indies, paved the way for the team’s glory at the World Championship of Cricket two years later and helped the Indian cricket Board become a powerhouse in world cricket The traction and interest generated by […]

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The Hulla’Ballon d’Or quiz: Let’s see if you know more about the Big B d’Or

Shared News: December 4, 2021 10:13:20 am Messi won his seventh Golden Ball on November 29. Yes, Robert Lewandowski did not win the Ballon d’Or. Messi did. Let’s see if you know more about the Big B d’Or. Answer 5 questions on past winners. Send answers to iesportsquiz@gmail.com alongwith your name and city by Sunday […]

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Weekly Sports Newsletter: Dravid, Pujara and the dying art of batting time

The visuals of Dravid swatting the ball to the cover boundary, raising his gloved hands and planting a kiss on his old navy blue India cap would get branded on the nation’s retina forever. Shared News: December 4, 2021 9:08:45 am Over the years Dravid has had a special eye on Pujara. (AP) Hi Readers, […]

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Kohli’s fate as ODI skipper set to be decided in next few days as SA squad to be named this week

Shared News: December 2, 2021 7:45:44 am The final call on Kohli’s fate as ODI skipper will be taken by president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.(File) Virat Kohli’s future as India ODI captain will be decided this week when the national selection committee, led by Chetan Sharma, selects the squad for the upcoming tour […]

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