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  1. FIFA commercial affiliates pledge full support to U-17 World Cup

    03.29 / 12:56 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    The affiliates of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India will play a pivotal role in the success of the tournament. (Source: AP) World football governing body FIFA and Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the U-17 World Cup 2017 conducted a workshop for the commercial affiliates of the tournament. The presentation was conducted by FIFA and LOC members of the marketing delegation, who had travelled to each of the…
  2. Saina Nehwal stays in contest to win third India Open title

    03.29 / 12:51 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Saina Nehwal won the India Open title in 2010 and 2015. (Source: File) Former number one and Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal beats Chia Hsin Lee 21-10, 21-17 to enter second round of India Open on Wednesday. Saina, who won the first game 21-10, won just one game point while in the second game she won four game points in a match which lasted for 35 minutes. She will play Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky, who …
  3. With three successive titles to defend, Ratchanok Intanon fears injury

    03.29 / 12:09 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Ratchanok said she will need to work harder to compete as the game is changing each day. (Source: AP) Left nursing a knee injury for six months, Ratchanok Intanon says the fear of a relapse is on her mind as she braces up for the uphill task of defending three successive titles starting with the India Open. The Thai star had a dream run ahead of the Rio Games when she won consecutive titles in India,…
  4. Claudio Ranieri still shocked by Leicester City sacking, but holds no grudges

    03.29 / 11:58 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Claudio Ranieri has rejected offers from Italian team Citta di Palermo and German side VfL Wolfsburg. (Source: Reuters) Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, who defied 5000-1 odds to lead the team to a fairytale Premier League title in 2016, has said he is still stunned by his sacking last month. The 65-year-old Italian lost his job after a nine-game losing streak that left the club hanging…
  5. Tamil Nadu ride high on Dinesh Karthik’s ton to win Deodhar Trophy

    03.29 / 11:58 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Courtesy of another wonderful hundred by Dinesh Karthik’s Tamil Nadu went on to beat India B by 42 runs and win the Deodhar Trophy in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. Karthik continued his run feast as he scored another fabulous hundred. His hundred which came off 79 balls featured 14 fours and three sixes. The right-handed batsman forged a 136 run fourth wicket stand with N Jagadeesan to guide his side…
  6. Steve Smith has been Don Bradman like with the bat, says coach Darren Lehmann

    03.29 / 11:26 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    As of now Steve Smith’s winning rate is now 50 per cent. (Source: PTI) While Australia might have conceded the Border-Gavaskar Trophy to India after losing the series 2-1 to the hosts, what stood out for the visitors was the performance of captain Steve Smith. Complementing the Australian captain, coach Darren Lehmann has said that of late Smith’s skills with the bat had…
  7. Senior players want say in choosing next Dutch coach

    03.29 / 11:17 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    The Netherlands play three more internationals this season. (Source: Reuters) Netherlands captain Arjen Robben believes he and experienced team mate Wesley Sneijder should be given a role in helping to find a replacement for former national team coach Danny Blind, who was sacked at the weekend. “We have been in the team for the last 14 years and have told the KNVB (Dutch football association) that…
  8. James Anderson hopes for injury-free summer ahead of Ashes tour

    03.29 / 11:04 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    James Anderson Anderson is set to feature in Lancashire’s season opener against Essex on April 7. (Source: Reuters) England pace spearhead James Anderson is hoping his body can withstand the rigours of the English Test summer before he shifts his focus to the side’s defence of the Ashes in Australia later this year. Anderson, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, is currently preparing…
  9. WWE online shop to be launched on Monday

    03.29 / 10:54 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    WWEShop.in launches the same day as WrestleMania is broadcast live in India on Monday. (Source: WWE) WWE on Wednesday is set to launch WWE Shop, the official online source of WWE merchandise, in India on Monday. Just in time for WrestleMania, WWE fans in India will be able to order their favorite WWE merchandise online at WWEShop.in, including authentic WWE Superstar apparel and accessories, WWE replica…
  10. Tony Pulis urges West Brom’s youngsters to step up ahead of hectic week

    03.29 / 10:50 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    West Brom play three games in a week. (Source: Reuters) West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has urged the club’s academy players to raise their game as he plans to make changes to his squad in order to cope with their packed Premier League schedule. West Brom, who are eighth in the table, play three games in a week, starting with two away games against Manchester United on Saturday and Watford…
  11. WWE launches Wrestlemania week programming

    03.29 / 10:47 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    WrestleMania 33 is slated to take place in Orlando, Florida this Sunday (Source: WWE) WWE Network unveiled its WrestleMania Week programming line-up filled with a series of all-new episodes, specials and live coverage  which will culminate with WWE’s pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania on Sunday, April 2, beginning at 4.30 AM IST live from the Orlando Citrus Bowl. WrestleMania Week will include the pr…
  12. Manchester City focused for tough Arsenal and Chelsea tests: Aleix Garcia

    03.29 / 10:47 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Manchester City will also face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on April 23. (Source: Reuters) The international break has allowed Manchester City players to recuperate and refocus ahead of their Premier League trips to Arsenal and Chelsea, midfielder Aleix Garcia has said. Garcia said City, who are third in the league, needed time to recover after a spell of four games in 11 days across…
  13. Virat Kohli congratulates Cheteshwar Pujara for a marvelous home season

    03.29 / 10:35 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara together score a monumental 2568 runs between them throughout the home season (Source: Instagram) Team India ended their lengthy home season of Test cricket with a 2-1 series win over Australia in the four-match Test series. A 60 run unbeaten partnership between KL Rahul and stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane marked India’s seventh consecutive series win. Virat…
  14. Live Badminton Score, India Open 2017: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in action

    03.29 / 10:31 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Live Badminton Score, India Open 2017: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in action. The first day of the India Open will see India’s two Olympic medallists Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in action in New Delhi on Wednesday. Saina will play Chia Hsin Lee and will look to advance to the next round. Sindhu will be up against compatriot Arundhati Pantawane. Apart from the two, youngster like Rituparna Das and PC Thu…
  15. WWE Wrestlemania: Will the Hardy Boyz make a sensational comeback?

    03.29 / 10:31 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    It seems like only a matter of time before Broken Matt and Brother Nero are back in WWE. There has been plenty of speculation over the past month over the Return of the Hardy Boyz to WWE. Apart from the cryptic tweets which Matt Hardy has been sending out there are also plenty of other hints which suggests it’s only a matter of time before Broken Matt and Brother Nero are back in WWE. By now WWE fans a…
  16. Pro Kabaddi League set to add four new teams

    03.29 / 10:26 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    After the addition of the new teams season 5 would comprise 130-plus matches. (Source: PKL) Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is all set to add four new teams to the already existing eight to make it a twelve-team affair for the upcoming fifth season in July. PKL, as a result, has invited Expression of Interest for up to four new teams across Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, a media release from the…
  17. On this day, 13 years ago, Virender Sehwag became ‘Multan Ka Sultan’

    03.29 / 10:13 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Virender Sehwag has scored two triple hundreds for India in Tests. (Source: Express Archive) Known for his aggressive batting, Virender Sehwag wrote history on this very day in 2004 when he became the first Indian batsman to score a triple hundred in a Test match. He reached the feat by smashing a maximum off Saqlain Mushtaq over mid-wicket in Multan. In 2004, India toured Pakistan and were playing on t…
  18. Virat Kohli criticised by Mark Taylor and Dean Jones for friendship comments

    03.29 / 09:46 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Mark Taylor claimed that Virat Kohli should remember that at the end of the day it’s still just a game. (Source: PTI) After claiming the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a win in Dharamsala Test, Indian skipper Virat Kohli categorically stated that he no longer enjoys friendship with the Australians. However these comments did not go down well with certain former cricketers like Mark Taylor, dEan Jones …
  19. Cricket Australia applauds Steve Smith’s honesty, team’s fight

    03.29 / 09:16 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Steve Smith scored a total of 499 runs in the series against India. (Source: AP) Cricket Australia today lauded captain Steve Smith for his “honesty and gracious comments” at the end of a bitterly-fought Test series against India and also hailed the resilience and determination shown by the side. Smith had apologised at the end of Dharamsala Test and conceded that emotions got the better of…
  20. Virat Kohli should forget what happened with the Australian players, says Sourav Ganguly

    03.29 / 09:16 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - All sport
    Sourav Ganguly said that Australia have been playing this brand of cricket since Steve Waugh days. (Source: File) After captain Virat Kohli gave a fair indication that the hostility between the two teams would not end anytime soon by saying that he doesn’t consider Aussies his off the field friends anymore, former skipper Sourav Ganguly has come and said that it will be a matter of time before Kohli f…