Barbora Krejcikova rallies to see off Anett Kontaveit and book final spot in Sydney | Tennis News

Krejcikova lost the opener to love but bounced back to see off the world number seven and set up a meeting with either Paula Badosa or Daria Kasatkina in the final of the Australian Open warm-up event. French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova showed her resilience to overcome a poor opening set and hand Anett Kontaveit … Read more

Novak Djokovic still in Australian Open, all anyone talks about | Tennis News

Just stay tuned. As hard-to-believe a story as there’s been in the run-up to any Grand Slam tournament keeps adding twists and turns and shows no sign of allowing any actual tennis stealing the attention: Defending champion Novak Djokovic is hoping to play at the Australian Open despite not having been vaccinated for COVID-19. The … Read more

Virat Kohli is ‘immature’, will never be idol to youngsters, says Gautam Gambhir after DRS controversy | Cricket News

India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammates lost their cool during the final 45 minutes on the third day after rival skipper Dean Elgar got a massive reprieve due to a contentious DRS decision. Some of the unsavoury comments made about umpiring and technology as well as broadcasters might not go down well with the … Read more

Liverpool frustrated by 10-man Arsenal in League Cup semifinal draw | Football News

Liverpool were frustrated by 10-man Arsenal in a 0-0 League Cup semi-final first leg on Thursday (January 13) at Anfield where the visitors defended superbly after Granit Xhaka’s early sending off. Switzerland international midfielder Xhaka was shown a red card in the 24th minute for a high challenge on Diogo Jota at the edge of … Read more

Novak Djokovic waits on Australian government visa decision as Australian Open nears | Tennis News

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic was waiting on Friday (January 14) to hear whether the Australian government will cancel his visa for a second time, as he bids for a record 21st Major tennis title at the Australian Open starting on Monday (January 17). Djokovic, the defending champion, was included in Thursday’s draw as top … Read more

Rishabh Pant got runs when it mattered and that’s important, says bowling coach Paras Mhambrey | Cricket News

Extremely pleased with the way Rishabh Pant batted in India’s second innings, teams’ bowling coach Paras Mhambrey on Thursday (January 13) said the stumper-batter got the runs when the team needed them the most. Pant produced a combative unbeaten hundred in face some hostile bowling by the home bowlers in difficult conditions. India set Proteas … Read more

Virat Kohli reactions show a bit of frustration, says Lungi Ngidi on Dean Elgar’s DRS decision | Cricket News

South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi on Thursday (January 14) said the Indian team’s reactions to the DRS call which saved captain Dean Elgar showed their frustration and them being under pressure. Ravichandran Ashwin had Elgar trapped lbw but the South Africa skipper reviewed and ball-tracking showed that the ball would go over the stumps, surprising … Read more

India Open: Malvika Bansod beats her idol Saina Nehwal to enter quarters

Malvika Bansod was so overawed on Thursday that she made it a point to not look at the face of her opponent, get distracted and lose. On the other side of the net was her idol Saina Nehwal, whose career the 20-year-old has religiously followed ever since she saw posters of the former world No.1 … Read more

Ashes 2021-22: Injury-hit England looking to give their best in 5th Test | Cricket News

England had already lost the series but at least rediscovered their stomach for a fight in Sydney and the battered tourists will look to produce a similar gutsy display in the final Ashes test against Australia on Friday (January 7). Australia retained the urn with comprehensive victories in Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne and while England … Read more

ISL: Covid scare puts ATKMB-Bengaluru tie in balance | Football News

With both ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC unable to train on Thursday because they were hit by Covid-19, their game on Saturday hangs in the balance. A decision will be taken on Friday afternoon. Till Thursday evening, the Indian Super League (ISL) has not said anything on the game but sources at the clubs … Read more