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Cricket

 Indian Women Cricket team opener Shafali Verma in action during the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup match against New Zealand, in Melbourne in 2020. (Photo: PTI)

Indian players emerge as hottest overseas property in WBBL

Smriti Mandhana Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues and Poonam Yadav could also be in demand for their services in WBBL

 KKR last played on April 29 against Delhi Capitals in Ahmedabad and the development is bound to trigger anxiety in the league, which had been going along smoothly so far in a bio-secure bubble in front of empty stands across six venues.(AFP File Image)

Tonight's KKR-RCB match postponed after Chakravarthy, Warrier test positive

The match will be rescheduled some time later during the tournament, which will conclude on May 30

Ollie Robinson. (Photo: Deccan Chronicle)

England paceman Robinson free to resume career after tweet storm

The 27-year-old pace bowler will be available for England's forthcoming matches including the five-Test series with India

England players celebrate after winning the Euro 2020 semifinal match against Denmark in London on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

England survive Denmark scare to reach first major final in 55 years

Defeat ends Denmark's fairytale run to the semi-finals, the furthest they have been at a tournament since winning Euro '92

This will be the third recent instance of a Sri Lankan coach being hired by the foreign team. (Representational Image: AFP)

Afghanistan team to have Sri Lankan batting coach

Former Australian Fast bowler Shaun Tait has been appointed Afghanistan National team’s bowling coach with immediate effect

Tennis

At the end of the four-hour and 11-minute final, Djokovic handed his racquet to the youngster who was then pictured on TV jumping for joy and in shock at the gesture. (Photo:Twitter)

Djokovic gives match-winning racquet to boy 'with right tactics'

Novak Djokovic said he gave away his French Open winning racquet to a young boy watching courtside for 'giving me the right tactics'

Marija Cicak. (Photo: Twitter/Wimbledon)

Marija Cicak to be first woman to umpire Wimbledon men's final

The All England Club confirmed that the 43-year-old from Croatia will oversee Sunday's clash between Novak Djokovic and Matteo Barrettini

Australia's Ashleigh Barty poses with The Suzanne Lenglen Trophy after winning the singles title at Roland Garros in 2019. AFP Photo

Ashleigh Barty finds it 'tricky' to maintain training intensity in shutdown

Barty finds her partner Gary Kissick's golf game improve during the lockdown, but her tennis training is “a little bit on hold”

Ashleigh Barty (left) will play Karolina Pliskova in the Wimbledon Women's final. (Photo: AP)

Karolina Pliskova stands between Ashleigh Barty and Wimbledon glory

Ashleigh Barty is attempting to win her first Wimbledon title on the 50th anniversary of Australian Evonne Cawley's maiden crown

Football

Lyon's Dutch forward Memphis Depay. AFP Photo

PSG to be crowned Ligue 1 champions as standings frozen: report

LFP’s board will ratify the recommendation and effectively hand PSG their seventh title in the last eight years

Mumbai City FC 's Hugo Boumous in action during their Indian Super League match in Goa in December 2020. (Photo: PTI)

Hugo Boumous joins ATKMB from Mumbai City

He was adjudged the 'Hero of the League' and also won the 'Winning Pass of the League' award during the 2019-20 season

Bayern Munich players attend a training session at the team's training grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on April 16. AFP Photo

German football plans May return but debate rages

It would also make the Bundesliga the first top-flight European league to begin playing again

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at his office at Palazzo Chigi in Rome. AFP Photo

Training to start in May, but Serie A re-start date not certain: Italian PM

Individual training to begin on May 4 with social distancing rules in force, and team training is set for May 18 onwards

Lionel Messi. (AP)

Messi divorce: 'Bombshell' fax signals end of an era, legal fight at Barcelona

Barcelona is yet to react officially but is understood to believe Messi's release clause expired in June

In Other sports

Players in action as India hits its first goal against Belgium in the men's field hockey semifinal match, at the 2020 Summer Olympics. (Photo: PTI)

Olympics 2020: Indian men's hockey team loses to Belgium in semifinals

The Indian defence was put under relentless pressure by the Belgians

PV Sindhu.  (Photo: Official Olympic website)

Sindhu beat Cheung in straight games, enter pre-quarterfinals

Sindhu beat Cheung in straight games, enter pre-quarterfinals

Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Anurag Thakur with Bronze medalist in Tokyo Olympics, shuttler PV Sindhu during her felicitation ceremony in New Delhi. (PTI)

Jai Sindh ! History-maker Sindhu returns to warm reception

The star Indian shuttler was received by Badminton Association of India (BAI) general secretary Ajay Singhania

 Devendra Jhajharia (Wikipedia)

Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection panel

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundakum Sharma has been picked as the chairperson of the committee