Category: Sports

Tennis-Osaka juggernaut rolls on to second Australian Open crown

Naomi Osaka crushed Jennifer Brady 6-4 6-3 to secure her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of the women’s game. Osaka’s one-sided win over the 22nd-seeded American in the final at Rod Laver Arena gave the Japanese juggernaut her fourth […]

Rohit’s dismissal puts India on backfoot after rookie attack restricts Australia to 369

Brisbane, Jan 16 (PTI) Rohit Sharma’s indiscreet shot selection pegged India back after rookie bowling attack restricted Australia to 369 on a rain-curtailed second day of the fourth Test on Saturday. With heavy thundershowers preventing any play in the post tea session, India ended the day at 62 for […]

Fight To Remember: Vihari, Ashwin pull off memorable draw after Pant pyrotechnics

Sydney:  Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari battled pain and a hostile Australian bowling attack while resolutely displaying the largely extinct art of Test-saving batsmanship to snatch a remarkable draw for India after Rishabh Pant raised visions of an improbable win here on Monday. Chasing a herculean target of […]

Relieved of dubious distinction, Gavaskar comforts Kohli & Co

Sunil Gavaskar knows what it feels like to be saddled with a dubious distinction and the batting great offered comforting words to India’s team after they registered a record low total in the day-night test against Australia on Saturday. Virat Kohli and his men folded for 36 in […]

India’s Sindhu aims to hit the ground running in 2021

BENGALURU – India’s badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu has decided not to return to competitive action this year, but does not expect her prolonged pandemic-related absence to hamper her preparations for next year’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics. The Rio silver medallist is skipping the ongoing Denmark Open as the […]

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