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Madrid, Jan 22 (IANS) A regional Spanish court on Tuesday sentenced former Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to 23 months in prison and ordered him to pay a 18.8 million euro ($21.44 million) fine for tax evasion, although the world-renowned football player will not spend time behind bars as...
Napier, Jan 22 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday said the key for his team will be not to get flustered by 300-plus scores as they begin their limited overs series against New Zealand here on Wednesday."New Zealand always have fields that make the game high-scoring. The key is...
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A host of cricketers, including former India captain Sourav Ganguly, have come together to help former batsman Jacob Martin who is in critical condition following an accident. Martin met with the accident on December 28 and has been on ventilator after suffering extensive damage to...
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday named captain of both the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test and ODI Teams of the Year following his remarkable show in 2018 both as batsman and skipper. According to an ICC statement, pacer Jasprit Bumrah is the other Indian...
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Japan's Kei Nishikori defeated Portugal's Joao Sousa in straight sets on Saturday to book his place in the fourth round of the Australian Open. The eighth seed overcame a tight start and routed his opponent 7-6(6), 6-1, 6-2 in two hours and six minutes, reports...
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Serena Williams used the 18-year-old Dayana Yastremska's inexperience to her advantage as she overpowered the Ukrainian to make it to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday. She routed her opponent 6-2, 6-1 in a match that lasted an hour and seven minutes, reports...
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Russia's Maria Sharapova defeated defending Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 here on Friday. The 30th-seeded 2008 Australian Open champion recorded her first win against Denmark's Wozniacki (seeded third) in a grand slam, as Sharapova was defeated by the Dane at the 2010...
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna prefers to stay in Airbnb while competing in tournaments abroad as it helps to unwind yourself and gives homely feeling. Airbnb is a privately held global company which operates hospitality facilities and is accessible through websites and mobile Apps. Members can...
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Admitting that suspended all-rounder Hardik Pandya was "crucial" for the team's balance, India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the team is not grappling with a fifth bowler conundrum in the ongoing ODI series against Australia. Dhawan was speaking on the eve of the series-deciding third...
Pisco (Peru), Jan 17 (IANS) Seasoned Indian rider Aravind KP successfully overcame issues with his bike before completing the penultimate Stage 9 of the ongoing Dakar Rally at overall 39th position even as the Sherco TVS Rally team celebrated their top rider Michael Metge's triumph in the stage. Aravind got...