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PV Sindhu suffers demoralising defeat in Swiss Open final

Basel, March 8: World Champion P V Sindhu finished a distant second in the Swiss Open final after being completely routed by Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin of Spain in a lop-sided women's singles title clash here on Sunday. The 25-year-old Indian, who had won the coveted World Championship gold

Shastri takes dig at ICC for ‘shifting goalposts’

AHMEDABAD, March 7: Known for not mincing words, India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday criticised the ICC for changing the qualification criteria for the World Test Championship final, saying the world governing body needs to stop “shifting goalposts”. India beat England 3-1 in the just concluded four-Test series to

India suffer heavy loss on return to international cricket

Lucknow, March 7: Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt shared the highest opening wicket stand against an under-prepared India to give South Africa an emphatic eight-wicket win in the first ODI of the five-match series here on Sunday. Asked to bat, India never got the momentum it needed and could only

IPL 2021: Starts April 9, no home games, no crowds at 6 venues including Mumbai

New Delhi, Mar 7: The IPL 2021 will run from April 9 to May 30 across six venues with no team getting to play at home, its Governing Council announced on Sunday. Despite the COVID-19 surge, Mumbai has been named as one of the host cities and the tournament will

Mizoram boxer clinches WBC youth world title

Aizawl, Mar 7: Mizoram boxer Lalrinsanga Tlau defeated Ghana's Eric Quarm to become the new WBC youth world super featherweight champion in an eight-round contest bout held in Aizawl Saturday night. All the judges scored the fight 80-72, 80-72 and 80-72 in favour of Tlau in the championship fight, sanctioned

COVID-19 case hits Indian boxers in Spanish tourney, three men pull out from final

New Delhi, March 7: The Indian men's boxing team's final campaign at the 35th Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain was derailed by a positive COVID-19 case in the side, resulting in three withdrawals from the summit clashes. Olympic-bound Ashish Kumar (75kg) tested positive for the virus and as a

India struggle to 177/9 in first game in 12 months

Lucknow, March 7: Skipper Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur produced fine knocks but India never got the momentum it needed against South Africa in the opening ODI, settling for 177 for nine in their first international match in 12 months. The 62-run stand between Raj (50 off 85) and Kaur