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ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC outperform reigning champions Mumbai City FC to inflict fourth defeat of the season

ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC outperform reigning champions Mumbai City FC to inflict fourth defeat of the season

Football, Trending
Prince Ibara scored a brace and Danish Bhat scored the other in BFC’s victory. Bengaluru FC piled more misery on Mumbai City FC with a 3-0 victory in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22 at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda. Defending champions MCFC missed the chance to regain the top spot and have collected only two points in their last five matches. Marco Pezzaiuoli’s BFC are now only three points away from fourth place in the points table. Danish Farooq Bhat gave the Blues an eighth-minute lead which was extended to three by Prince Ibara, who scored a first-half brace with two towering headed goals. BFC goalkeeper Gurpreet Sandhu was called into action early who saved two attempts from Cassio Gabriel and Bipin Singh within minutes following the kick-off. However, it was BFC that took the...
Jaipur Pink Panthers halt Naveen Express’ Super 10 streak and hand Dabang Delhi their first loss of the season

Jaipur Pink Panthers halt Naveen Express’ Super 10 streak and hand Dabang Delhi their first loss of the season

Kabaddi
An engaging, back-and-forth affair finished with Jaipur Pink Panthers beating Dabang Delhi K.C. 30-28. This was Delhi’s first loss of the season. Deepak Hooda had a day to remember, as he not only led his team to victory with nine points but also eclipsed 900 raid points in vivo Pro Kabaddi. Naveen Kumar scored his 600th raid point in this game, becoming only the ninth player in league history to achieve the feat. However, he finished the game with only seven points, ending his incredible streak of consecutive Super 10s at 28. Delhi were in the ascendancy early and took a 6-2 lead, with Naveen responsible for three of those. The Pink Panthers rallied back with five unanswered points courtesy of two raid points from Deshwal, a Super Tackle from Sahul and another tackle point from Sandeep...
Hockey India appoints two new Scientific Advisors and Women’s Team Analytical Coach

Hockey India appoints two new Scientific Advisors and Women’s Team Analytical Coach

Hockey
With an aim to build on their historic Tokyo Olympics 2020 campaign, Hockey India on Monday announced the appointment of new Women's Team Analytical Coach and Scientific Advisors for both Senior Men and Women's Hockey teams. South Africa's Patrick Tshutshani will take over the duties of Analytical Coach for the Indian Women's Hockey Team. Tshutshani in his previous roles was the Director/ Head Coach of Field Hockey Canada Junior Women's Team. He had coached the Field Hockey Canada Junior Women's Hockey Team that clinched the 2021 Women's Pan America Junior Championship title. He was also the Assistant Coach of Field Hockey Canada Women's National Team. Among his many international assignments since 2009, Tshutshani has worked as an Assistant Coach for Hong Kong Women's team. He has also...
India Open 2022, live streaming: PV Sindhu to kickstart new season at home

India Open 2022, live streaming: PV Sindhu to kickstart new season at home

Badminton, Trending
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth are the top seeds in the women’s and men’s singles, respectively. Chirag-Satwik will also be in action. Top seeds PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will be looking to begin the new badminton season on a high at the India Open 2022, which starts on Tuesday at the KD Jadhav Indoor Sports Hall in New Delhi. Both PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth come on the back of successful individual campaigns in 2021. World No. 7 PV Sindhu won the bronze medal at Tokyo 2020, her second Olympic medal, and a BWF World Tour Finals silver. She also made the final at the Denmark Open and reached the semis at the French Open, Indonesia Open and Indonesia Masters in Bali. PV Sindhu is aiming to win four big tournaments - the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, All England and wo...
Super 10 specialists Arjun Deshwal and Naveen Kumar to face off when Pink Panthers take on Dabang Delhi

Super 10 specialists Arjun Deshwal and Naveen Kumar to face off when Pink Panthers take on Dabang Delhi

Kabaddi, Trending
An explosive doubleheader will kickstart the week’s action in vivo Pro Kabaddi. The red-hot Tamil Thalaivas will battle the resurgent Haryana Steelers in the first game, and later, the Jaipur Pink Panthers will go head-to-head against Dabang Delhi K.C. Check out our preview for both matches: Match 45: Tamil Thalaivas vs Haryana Steelers The Tamil Thalaivas have had a good season thus far. They are unbeaten in five games and sit fifth on the points table. Their defence has played a significant role in their success this season. Skipper Surjeet leads the league in tackle points (22), while corner defender Sagar has the most High 5s in Season 8 (three). Manjeet and Ajinkya Pawar have been vital on offence, and the Thalaivas will be leaning on the duo to continue performing well an...
Rins, Martin, Acosta and Arenas ramp up 2022 preparations

Rins, Martin, Acosta and Arenas ramp up 2022 preparations

Moto gp, Others, Racing
The four Spanish riders were at Almeria as they blew off the winter cobwebs and began focussing on the start of the new season MotoGP™ stars Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Jorge Martin (Pramac Racing) were joined by Moto3™ World Champions Pedro Acosta (Red Bull KTM Ajo) and Albert Arenas (GasGas Aspar Team) at the Circuito de Almeria on Sunday as the quartet kicked-off their preparations for the new season. The winter holidays are well and truly over now with both Rins and Martin less than a month away from the first Official Test of 2022 at the Sepang International Circuit. With that crucial two-day test and the equally crucial three-day test a week later at the brand-new Mandalika International Street Circuit looming large, the pair spent a full day ...
India aim to break Cape Town jinx in pursuit of history

India aim to break Cape Town jinx in pursuit of history

Cricket, Trending
SA vs IND, 3rd Test, preview India will look to seal their first-ever series win in South Africa at Cape Town, a venue where they have never beaten the hosts, for the final Test of the series. Overview  South Africa vs India, third Test Newlands, Cape Town January 11-15, 10:30 am local time India will welcome back skipper Virat Kohli for the series decider in Cape Town. It's a venue where they are yet to win a Test match, but if we have learnt anything from this Indian Test team in the recent past, it is that they have a knack for conquering fortresses. That said, the Newlands is the sort of venue where South Africa would back themselves to win. Since 2007, the hosts have lost just two Tests at the venue – against Australia in 2014 and England in 2020, the latter being the last Test th...
Ankita Bhakat, Sukhchain Singh win national archery ranking tournament

Ankita Bhakat, Sukhchain Singh win national archery ranking tournament

Archery, Breaking News, Others, Trending
Olympians Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav were all eliminated in the opening round. Youth world champion Ankita Bhakat and Sukhchain Singh won the individual recurve women’s and men’s titles respectively at the national archery ranking tournament 2022 on Sunday. Sukhchain Singh beat two-time Olympian and World Cup gold-medallist Atanu Das in the first round, reported PTI. Atanu Das’ fellow Tokyo 2020 Olympians Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav were also eliminated in the opening round. Tarundeep Rai lost to qualification topper Dhiraj Bommadevara while Pravin Jadhav was beaten by Sachin Gupta. The 25-year-old Sukhchain Singh beat Rahul Nagarwal 6-2 in the final to clinch the title. Dhiraj Bommadevara finished in third place. In the women’s re...
Rohan Bopanna, Ramkumar Ramanathan win Adelaide International tennis title

Rohan Bopanna, Ramkumar Ramanathan win Adelaide International tennis title

Editors, Tennis, Trending
The Indian pair defeated top seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo in the men’s doubles final. India’s Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan won the men’s doubles title at the Adelaide International ATP 250 tennis tournament on Sunday after defeating Croatia’s Ivan Dodig and Brazil’s Marcelo Melo 7-6(6), 6-1 in the final. This was the first time that Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan teamed up on the ATP Tour. The Indian pair was unseeded in the tournament. The triumph marked veteran Rohan Bopanna’s 20th ATP title while for Ramkumar Ramanathan, it was his first. Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan sailed past Bosnia’s Tomislav Brkic and Mexico’s Santiago Gonzalez, seeded fourth, in straight sets in the semis but the final against the top-seeded duo of Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo...
India Open badminton: B Sai Praneeth out after testing COVID-positive

India Open badminton: B Sai Praneeth out after testing COVID-positive

Badminton, Trending
Dhruv Rawat has also tested positive. A four-member English contingent also withdrew after Sean Vendy tested positive before travelling to India. World No. 18 B Sai Praneeth has been ruled out of the India Open 2022 badminton tournament after he tested positive for COVID-19. Youngster Dhruv Rawat also returned a positive COVID-19 test and cannot play at the event. Both players were tested before travelling to New Delhi, where the tournament will be held from Tuesday. More pull outs are feared. B Sai Praneeth was seeded second in the men’s singles and was drawn against Spaniard Luis Enrique Penalver in the opening round. Penalver will now get a bye. Former world championship bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth is the second big Indian shuttler to pull out from the India Open after P...