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Cricket

England and Wales Cricket Board Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Harrison on Tuesday backed Ben Stokes after an English daily published a report about the cricketer's secret family tragedy, saying that the country stands with him in support. (Photo: AP)

Tom Harrison supports Ben Stokes

Stokes lashed out on the daily and called the publication immoral and heartless.

Virat Kohli during a training session at Mohali. (Photo: AFP)

Kohli & Co look to draw first blood as pressure mounts on Pant

One of them is 21-year-old Rishabh Pant, who can’t be bracketed as a “youngster” anymore having made his debut back in February 2017.

South Africa takes on India in the second match tomorrow at Mohali. (Photo: AFP)

'Upcoming T20Is will help in preparing for 2020 T20 World Cup': Batting coach Rathour

Rathour was appointed the new batting coach of the team last month and he succeeded Sanjay Bangar in the role.

Of these, 400 surgeries were funded by the H2H Foundation in a short span of six months, including 34 surgeries exclusively funded by the legendary Sunil Gavaskar. (Photo: PTI)

Sunil Gavaskar tours USA to raises funds for over 600 child heart surgeries

The surgeries will be done by the Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals in India.

PS Raman, the TNPL governing council chairman also confirmed that a complaint against alleged malpractices in the league was brought to their notice during the event. (Photo: Twitter)

VB Chandrasekhar's suicide led police to investigate TNPL betting probe: Report

The 57-year-old, who committed suicide last month was the owner VB Kanchi Veerans and also ran a cricket academy named VC's nest.

Tennis

Sumit Nagal leapfrogged 16 places after his first-round exit in the US Open where he took a set off Swiss maestro Roger Federer before losing the match. (Photo: AFP)

Sumit Nagal achieves career-best 159 in ATP rankings

The 22-year-old from Haryana ended runners up in the Banja Luka ATP Challenger following a first round appearance at the US Open last month.

Eight teams - with up to five players each - will emerge from the round-robin stage to compete in the knockout phase in Sydney. (Photo: AFP)

Rafael Nadal in Perth, Novak Djokovic in Brisbane as ATP Cup draw made

The championship will take place from January 3-12 in the lead-up to the year's first Grand Slam, the Australian Open in Melbourne.

A fuming Djokovic, who looked to have control of the contest in the early going, was caught out when Medvedev stepped things up in the second set. (Photo: AP)

Cinicinnati Masters: Djokovic dumped as Medvedev sets up final with Goffin

Medvedev's upset win on Saturday sent him into a title showdown with another unexpected finalist, 16th-seeded Belgian David Goffin.

With her back against the wall trailing 5-1 and facing championship point, Williams mounted a spirited comeback to draw level at 5-5, (Photo: AFP)

US Open: Bianca Andreescu conquers the mighty Serena Williams to win title

Andreescu prevented Williams from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.

Football

Dries Mertens scored from the penalty spot with eight minutes remaining after Andy Robertson tripped Jose Callejon inside the box and Napoli substitute Fernando Llorente added a second in stoppage time to put the result beyond doubt. (Photo:AFP)

UCL 2019-20: Napoli defeat title holders Liverpool 2-0

Juergen Klopp was frustrated by Liverpool’s poor finishing after his side began their Champions League title defence with a 2-0 defeat.

Borussia Dortmund hit the woodwork and had a penalty saved before drawing 0-0 with Barcelona in their Champions League Group F opener on Tuesday, with Lionel Messi making his first appearance of the season for the Spaniards. (Photo:AFP)

UCL 2019-20: Borussia Dortmund held by Barcelona to 0-0 draw

Barca’s in-form 16-year-old Ansu Fati became the club’s youngest player to feature in a UEFA competition.

It is not the first time that Romelu Lukaku has faced racial slurs being hurled at him. Earlier this month, Inter Milan fans were seen singing monkey chants to address the player. (Photo: AFP)

TV commentator comments racist remarks on Romelu Lukaku, later sacked

A TV commentator named Luciano Passirani has been sacked for making racially abusive on-air comments about Inter striker Romelu Lukaku.

The Argentina striker, Lionel Messi, has not played since sustaining a calf injury in pre-season, but Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde named him in the group which arrived in Germany on Monday. (Photo: AFP)

Lionel Messi to mark his return against Borussia Dortmund

Messi trained on Sunday and Monday after missing the first three La Liga matches of the season.

Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of sexually assaulting Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009. (Photo:AFP/Twitter)

Cristiano Ronaldo feels guilty by rape allegations

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt 'embarrassed' as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in US.

In Other sports

After Malala’s tweet several Indian, including Indian female shooter Heena Sidhu had blasted the Nobel Peace winner for taking Pakistan's side. (Photo:Instagram)

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu blasts Malala Yousafzai, makes her remember 2012 incident

After the Indian government decided to scrap Article 370, there has been wide spread criticism of the centre’s move to abrogate Article 370.

The 24-year-old PV Sindhu from Hyderabad will begin her campaign against China's Li Xuerui, a former Olympic gold medallist and World No.1. (Photo: File)

PV Sindhu targets China Open success after World Championships high

The World No.5 Sindhu ended India's long wait for a world championship gold at Basel, Switzerland last month.

Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch has been fined USD 10,000 by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) for striking a referee with a chair during her Championship Match against Sasha Banks in the Clash Of Champions on Sunday. (Photo: Becky LYnch/Instagram)

WWE star Becky Lynch fined USD 10,000 for striking referee

Lynch, popularly known as 'The Man' intended to hit her opponent Banks with a chair but instead ended up hitting the referee.

The 34-year-old Pankaj Advani has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014. (Photo: Twitter/Pankaj Advani)

Pankaj Advani congratulated by PM Modi on his 22nd world title

Advani defeated local favourite Nay Thway Oo 6-2 to win the final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship.