New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vice President R.K. Anand has appealed to members to end the infighting that has erupted within India's National Olympic Council over the past three months. Anand, who is also Chairman of the IOA's Legal Committee, said that he has "never seen such bitterness and language" used in mails that have been flying between the warring factions.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Treasurer Anandeshwar Panday hit back at Associate Executive Council member Bholanath Singh's allegations of financial fraud. Alleging that it is someone else who is behind Singh's mails against several members of the IOA in recent days, Panday said that the current allegations and demand of an investigation will amount to the IOA interfering in the daily functioning of the Handball Federation of India (HFI).
London, July 4 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is an example of a batsman with great technique, according to former England captain turned commentator Nasser Hussain. Hussain said Williamson is someone who can adapt his game to any format in any condition in the world.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian cricketers have got back to training in whatever way they can and have been posting photos and videos of the same on their social media handles. They have also been challenging each other on work out routines, as Indian captain Virat Kohli and all-rounder Hardik Pandya did with each other recently on flying push-ups.
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that he has provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) with more evidence on his claim that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed. Aluthgamage said that he had provided ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chairman Alex Marshall with more evidence when the latter had contacted him via e-mail.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni and wife Sakshi completed 10 years as husband and wife on Saturday. The pair tied the knot on July 4, 2010 in Dehradun. The wedding was done in a private ceremony and few had knowledge of the ceremony happening.
London, July 4 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said that the team's lack of fight in their 3-1 defeat to Sheffield United was concerning. Spurs' hopes of making it to the Champions League was given a significant blow when they were completely outplayed by Sheffield earlier in the week.
Rio de Janiero, July 4 (IANS) Former Brazil midfielder Rivaldo feels Lionel Messi could join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, also adding that the superstar could join Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus if things fall into place.
Jakarta, July 4 (IANS) FIFA delegates will visit Indonesia in September to closely look at and assess the condition of venues of the 2021 U-20 World Cup, the Indonesian Football Association said.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Executive Council member Bholanath Singh has requested the National Olympic Council's President Narinder Batra and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to launch a probe into alleged acts of fraud committed by IOA Treasurer Anandeshwar Panday.
Spielberg, July 4 (IANS) Formula One and FIA have given the Austrian Grand Prix thumbs up after no positive tests for Covid-19 were found in more than 4,000 tests of F1 personnel over the course of the last seven days, a statement said.
London, July 4 (IANS) Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has said Jurgen Klopp has bigger aims with the club and they want to remain consistent in their success and not be a flash in the pan.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Sledging Virat Kohli is a red zone for most teams as they look to avoid a confrontation as that brings the best out of the run-machine and Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood has admitted the same while speaking about the India skipper.
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) 'A king' is how Malaysian badminton great Lee Chong Wei chose to describe China's two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, arguably the greatest badminton player of the 21st century who called time on his illustrious career on Saturday.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly and former England skipper Nasser Hussain have had quite a few epic battles on the cricket pitch and while they are both good friends off it, the former English captain has admitted that he hated the Indian skipper for making him wait at the toss. But with time Nasser has realised that the current BCCI President is a lovely person.