Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 | Last Update : 03:27 PM IST

Cricket

LAsith Malinga is Sri Lanka's third-highest wicket-taker in ODI cricket and has scalped 335 wickets in the format so far. Only Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas have more wickets than him in ODI cricket. (Photo:AP/PTI)

Lasith Malinga to retire after 1st ODI against Bangladesh

The 35-year-old was the team's highest wicket-taker in the recently concluded ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. He took 13 wickets.

The cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said this while addressing a gathering of Pakistani-Americans at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington DC on Sunday. (Photo:AFP)

Working on developing world's 'best cricket team', says Pakistan PM Imran Khan

He is currently on a three-day visit of the US and is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.

MArk Wood played a key role throughout the World Cup, but was clearly in pain as he strived to maintain his bowling speed during his 10 overs in the final against New Zealand. (Photo:AFP)

Mark Wood eyes Ashes role despite injury blow

Wood will be out for up to six weeks after suffering a side strain during last Sunday's historic World Cup final victory over New Zealand.

India captain Virat Kohli arrives for a selection  committee meeting at Mumbai on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

BCCI names team for West Indies tour; Kohli to lead team in all

The series will start on August 3 with Twenty20 game at Fort Lauderdale in Florida and conclude with second Test in Jamaica.

Speculations over Captain Virat Kohli being rested for the tour were put to rest as the batting mainstay will lead India across formats. (Photo: AP/PTI)

Fit-again Shikhar Dhawan, Saha back, rookie Rahul Chahar gets maiden T20 call-up

The selection panel also went for left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed for the limited overs leg.

Tennis

Serena Williams’s haul started at the US Open 20 years ago but she has not won a major since she beat her older sister Venus in the Australian Open final in 2017. (Photo: AFP)

French Open: Serena Williams turns her slow start to beat Diatchenko by 2-6, 6-1, 6-0

Serena Williams, chasing a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, overcame a wobbly start to reach the second round.

Divij Sharan along with Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna overcame the British duo of Luke Bambridge and Jonny O'Mara to clinch the ATP tour title in men's doubles event at the Maharashtra Open in January this year. (Photo: Divij Sharan/Twitter)

Divij Sharan ties the knot with Samantha Murray

Sharan on Sunday shared the news with his fans on Twitter, revealing the two are hitched.

World number two Nadal dropped ranking points after his title defence ended with a shock semi-final loss to eventual champion Fabio Fognini. (Photo: AFP)

Djokovic extends his lead over Nadal to stay on the numer one position

Djokovic, winner of the last three Grand Slam tournaments, is now over 3,000 points clear of old rival Nadal.

Ash Barty (Photo:AFP)

Back from cricket, Australia's Barty now French Open champ.

In the past, Barty had plenty of trouble with the way clay dulls powerful serves and other strokes, as well as the footwork it requires.

Football

Zidane, after the match against Bayern Munich, had said that it would be good if Bale leaves the club as it will be good for both the team and the player.  (Photo:AFP)

Gareth Bale did not want to play against Bayern Munich, claims Zidane

Bale's future at Real Madrid is uncertain as he is rumoured to be in talks with Chinese Super League clubs Jiangsu Suning and Beijing Guoan.

The World Cup winner, ANtoine Griezmann is in Tokyo with Barca ahead of a clash with Chelsea on Tuesday after the La Liga giants shelled out 120 million euros (USD 135 million) to match his release clause amid a blistering row between the player and the two clubs. (Photo:AFP)

Antoine Griezmann 'cried with joy' after he joined Barcelona

Griezmann scored 133 goals in 257 appearances for Atletico since he joined them in 2014 from Basque club Real Sociedad.

John Obi Mikel's decision comes after the end of Nigeria's campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations. (Photo:AFP)

John Obi Mikel retires from international football

Mikel announced his retirement on Instagram.

Aaron Ramsey also talked about coach Maurizio Sarri.

‘Juventus the right club for me’, says Aaron Ramsey

Ramsey said that he wants to have an impact on the game and will try his level best to achieve targets.

As the Mumbai District Football Association is gearing up to start its Elite Division season from August 1, the city remains without an I-League club.

Waiting game

Although there is still interest in city clubs to own I-League team but the ongoing uncertainty is pushing them back.

In Other sports

Odisha were crowned as the champions in the Under-21 men’s hockey competition of the Khelo India Games.

Big boost for sports in Union Budget

The iconic football striker believes for a desired outcome the efforts must be streamlined from the district level.

Hockey India thanked the PM for his motivating words and said the win will drive more young women to choose sport as a career. (Photo: File)

PM Narendra Modi lauds Indian women's hockey team for winning FIH Series Finals

A day after qualifying for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, Indian women's hockey team on Sunday won the FIH Series Finals after defeating Japan.

Dutee Chand won the gold medal in just 11.32 seconds. She also holds the 100m national record with 11.24 seconds. (Photo: ANI)

BJD MP Achyuta Samanta welcomes Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand recently made headlines after she disclosed that she's in a same-sex relationship.

She could not advance to the semifinals after clocking a poor 11.69 seconds in the heats. (Photo: PTI)

'I am not finished yet', says Dutee Chand after clinching gold in World Universiade

She is yet to qualify for both the World Championships, to be held in Doha later this year, and next year's Olympics in Tokyo.