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BCCI suspends Salgaonkar

Agencies, New Delhi The BCCI on Wednesday suspended the Pune pitch curator Pandurang Salgaonkar after divulging details regarding the pitch in a TV sting operation ahead of the 2nd ODI match at Pune between India and New Zealand. Meanwhile,...

West Ham’s Bilic says pressure spurs him on to improve

Agencies West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic admits he is one of many Premier League managers facing speculation over their futures but the Croat said the pressure makes him more determined to improve results. Everton’s Ronald Koeman became...

Man United get Jones boost ahead of Tottenham clash

Agencies Manchester United centre half Phil Jones has recovered from a leg injury and will be fit to play in Saturday’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur, manager Jose Mourinho has said. The England international was replaced...

Bournemouth’s Begovic says Liverpool lack pride, desire in defence

Agencies Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has slammed Liverpool’s faltering back-line, saying the Merseyside club’s players lack the pride and desire it takes to be defenders. Juergen Klopp’s spluttering side faced heavy criticism...

Soccer-Second-string Man City scrape past Wolves in League Cup shootout

Agencies, Manchester City Manchester City were kept at bay for 120 minutes by second-tier side Wolverhampton Wanderers before winning 4-1 in a penalty shootout to reach the League Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. No other team has managed to...

Venus survives marathon as Pliskova races into semi-finals

Agencies, Singapore Venus Williams produced a vintage display full of guts and determination to grind out a 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5 victory over Jelena Ostapenko at the WTA Finals on Tuesday to set up a White Group decider for a semi-finals berth against...

Former test umpire Hair guilty of stealing from employer

Agencies, Sydney Former test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been handed an 18-month good behaviour bond by an Australian court after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a liquor store where he worked, local media...

Eng to face three times winner Brazil today

Agencies, Kolkata Expecting an electrifying World Cup under-17 semifinal football match between three times winners Brazil and title aspirants England at the shifted venue of Salt Lake Stadium here on Wednesday, football crazy Kolkatans made...