London, Feb 12 : England football great, goalkeeper Gordon Banks, whose safe pair of hands helped the Three Lions to their only World Cup final victory in 1966, has died at the age of 81, his family said on Tuesday. One of the all-time-great keepers alongside the likes of Russia’s Lev Yashin, Banks’ split-second, acrobatic […]

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Auckland, Feb 8 : Skipper Rohit Sharma’s quickfire half-century and useful contributions from Shikhar Dhawan (30) and Rishabh Pant (36 not out) saw India outplay New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 International match here on Friday. With this win, India have levelled the three match series 1-1. Chasing 159, the Indian openers […]

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London, Feb 8 : The body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane has been identified as that of the missing Argentine footballer and Cardiff City player, Emiliano Sala, UK police has confirmed. Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the English Channel on […]

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Canberra, Feb 8 : Australian authorities on Friday dismissed Thailand’s claim that it has issued the Red Notice for the arrest of Bahraini refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, presently detained in Bangkok. The Thai Foreign Ministry on Thursday suggested al-Araibi was arrested on arrival in Thailand in November 2018 after it “received the Red Notice alert […]

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London, Feb 4 : The United Kingdom’s government agency investigating civil aircraft accidents on Monday announced that the wreckage of a plane identified as the one in which Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala was travelling has been discovered in the English Channel, with at least one corpse found among the debris. The Piper PA-46 Malibu light […]

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Bangkok, Feb 4 : The Amnesty International on Monday urged Thailand not to extradite Bahraini footballer Hakeem al Araibi to his home country. “The Thai authorities should stop all proceedings related to this absurd, cruel and cynical extradition request,” said Katherine Gerson, Amnesty’s representative in Thailand. The Bahraini authorities have sought Al Araibi’s extradition, who […]

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Dubai, Feb 4 : West Indies skipper Jason Holder was on Monday suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee by the ICC for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against England that ended on Saturday. Also, the West Indians players were fined 20 per cent of their […]

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Bengaluru, Feb 4 : As part of their preparation for Season 12 of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have announced a five-day conditioning camp under the guidance of coaches Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra at the National Cricket Academy at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here. Among those attending the camp, which […]

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Adelaide, Feb 4 : Eyeing a career in coaching, swashbuckling former New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum has announced his retirement from Australia’s domestic Twenty20 tournament – Big Bash League (BBL). McCullum, who retired from international cricket in 2016, shared the decision with his teammates at Brisbane Heat on Sunday. The 37-year-old, however, said he would […]

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