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FIFA World Cup 2022: Australia coach Graham Arnold doffs his hat to Lionel Messi

Messi’s 35th minute strike in his 1000th career game gave Argentina a 1-0 lead before Julia Alvarez doubled the lead in the 57th minute

04 December,2022 03:10 PM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
Football

On Tuesday, the 82-year-old Pele, whose full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, was admitted into the Albert Einstein Hospital here after suffering from 'general swelling' and 'heart failure'

04 December,2022 07:54 AM IST | Sao Paulo (Brazil) | IANS
Football

The home team made one change to their starting XI, with Sunil Chhetri replacing an injured Udanta Singh. ATK Mohun Bagan made two chances, bringing in Lenny Rodrigues and Petratos -- two men who were vital to the final result

04 December,2022 08:02 AM IST | Bengaluru | IANS
Football

Australia step up pressure in the last ten minutes of normal time and in injury stoppage time but Argentina survive some key moments to keep their citadel intact and advance into the last eight stage

04 December,2022 08:00 AM IST | Doha | IANS
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The U.S. had a bright start to the game but have since been outsmarted by their opponents. They enjoyed more than 60 percent of the ball possession in the first half against a stronger side. However, they failed to make effective use of that possession and were punished for losing the ball too easily

04 December,2022 07:57 AM IST | Doha | IANS
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Zuccarelli is unlikely to show any mercy to his three older rivals who may be left fighting for the place slot

04 December,2022 07:41 AM IST | Mumbai | Prakash Gosavi
Football

Captain Granit and goalscorer Xherdan put up brilliant performances as Switzerland come from behind to beat Serbia 3-2

04 December,2022 07:32 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
Football

And a mouth-watering Spain v Portugal quarter-final looms, given that Cristiano Ronaldo’s well-oiled unit, should be able to get past Round 2 opponents Switzerland, who are a bit too dependent on Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri

04 December,2022 07:35 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
Football

Former India coach Armando Colaco explains to Sunday mid-day how teams like Tunisia, Morocco, Japan and Korea turned giant-killers in the World Cup at Qatar

04 December,2022 07:39 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
Football

Portugal still topped Group H despite the result, which also sent South Korea into the last 16, but Ronaldo looked annoyed as he slowly walked off when his number went up in the 65th minute

04 December,2022 08:05 AM IST | Doha | AFP
Football

Uruguay won their final Group H match in Qatar but were denied a place in the last 16 by South Korea, who beat already qualified Portugal 2-1 to join them in the knockout stages

04 December,2022 08:24 AM IST | Doha | AFP
Football

Lewandowski has not quite hit the high notes yet in this tournament and that’s the reason France skipper and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is wary of the strapping forward ahead of today’s Round-of-16 clash at the Al Thumama Stadium

04 December,2022 08:26 AM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro
Football

Werewolf, a game of roleplay and deduction, has become a popular pastime for the squad between games. “It’s about being the best liar,” said midfielder Declan Rice

04 December,2022 08:27 AM IST | Doha | AFP
Cricket

India skipper in Bangladesh wants to keep things simple by not getting into planning for next year’s 50-50 World Cup just as yet

04 December,2022 08:36 AM IST | Mirpur | PTI

IND v BAN, 1st ODI: Kuldeep Sen debuts as Bangladesh win toss, elect to bowl

Bangladesh captain Litton Das on Sunday has won the toss and elected to bowl first against India in their ODI series opener at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur, Dhaka

04 December,2022 12:16 PM IST | Dhaka | IANS

IND v BAN, 1st ODI: Rishabh Pant released from ODI squad

The Indian men's cricket team on Sunday announced that they have released wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant from their squad for the ODI series against Bangladesh

04 December,2022 12:06 PM IST | Dhaka | IANS

"Keep inspiring": Sachin Tendulkar wishes birthday to Mithali Raj

The master blaster took to Twitter to say "Wishing you a very happy birthday @M_Raj03. Keep inspiring and have a great year ahead"

04 December,2022 11:50 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI

Deepak Chahar unhappy with Malaysia airlines

Chahar said he was not served food even though he was flying business class

04 December,2022 08:42 AM IST | Mirpur | PTI

Pakistan pile on runs, but England still far ahead

Pakistan were 499-7 at stumps with Agha Salman (10) and Zahid Mahmood (yet to score) at the crease—still trailing England’s mammoth 657 first innings total by 158 runs, with three wickets in hand

04 December,2022 08:41 AM IST | Rawalpindi | AFP

Kraigg Brathwaite’s ton keeps Windies alive in Perth

The home side declared at lunch on day four in Perth after reaching 182-2 to go with their first innings 598-4, having bowled out the Caribbean nation for 283

04 December,2022 08:39 AM IST | Perth | AFP

    Sharath Kamal, Nikhat Zareen, Lakshya Sen Presented With National Sports Awards

    Indian table tennis veteran Sharath Kamal, boxing world champion Nikhat Zareen, badminton ace Lakshya Sen, along with 38 other sportspersons, coaches and institutions, were presented with the National Sports Awards 2022 on Wednesday. Droupadi Murmu, the President of India, conferred all the awardees at an official ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Sharath Kamal has been conferred with India’s highest sporting honour, the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award. 

    01 December,2022 05:13 PM | Mumbai

    Brazil's Jesus, Telles ruled out of World Cup

    Brazil's Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles will miss the rest of the FIFA World Cup because of knee injuries, the country's football confederation said late on Saturday

    04 December,2022 12:24 PM IST | Doha | IANS

    England midfielder Foden hoping for more of 'up and down' World Cup so far

    England midfielder Phil Foden may have been one of the stars of their 3-0 win over Wales in the last Group B match, but despite his goal and fine display in that game, he admitted things could still go better for him in Qatar

    04 December,2022 12:18 PM IST | Doha | IANS

    'We are one step closer to our objective': Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi said Argentina had taken "one more step" toward their goal of World Cup glory by overcoming Australia in a dramatic round of 16 clash here on Saturday

    04 December,2022 12:15 PM IST | Doha | IANS

    Beating Brazil is massive milestone, but there is regret too: Rigobert Song

    Switzerland beat Serbia 3-2 at Stadium 974 to progress as the second team from Group G, behind Brazil, who lost 0-1 to Cameroon at the Lusail Stadium thanks to a Vincent Aboubakar stoppage-time strike

    03 December,2022 03:12 PM IST | Doha | Ashwin Ferro

    Hee-Chan's stoppage time goal helps South Korea stun Portugal

    South Korea made their first aggressive move in the 16th minute when Son Heung-Min's right-footed attempt with the help of Jung Woo-Young's assist from the left side of the box was blocked

    03 December,2022 10:21 AM IST | Mumbai | ANI

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Morocco ready to ‘aim for the sky’ after fairytale run

    “So why not aim for the sky? We needed to change and we needed to change our mentality. We’re not going to stop here. So why not dream about lifting that trophy? We’re realistic, but we know what we’re worth”

    03 December,2022 09:32 AM IST | Mumbai | AFP

    Anjum Moudgil wins women's 3P silver at President's Cup

    Shooting at the Egypt International Olympic City (EIOC) range, Anjum went down 14-16 to German Anna Janssen in the gold medal match

    04 December,2022 11:57 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    Australia down India 5-1, seal hockey series

    Comeback man Dilpreet Singh (25th) struck early to give India the lead after a resolute defensive display by Harmanpreet and Co. in a goalless first quarter

    04 December,2022 08:49 AM IST | Adelaide | PTI

    Shuttler Unnati Hooda creates history at Asia Junior Championships

    Unnati won 21-8, 21-17 over her Japanese rival in the women’s U-17 singles semi-finals. She faces Sarunrak Vitidsarn of Thailand in the gold medal match on Sunday

    04 December,2022 08:45 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    Karnataka: Probe against shuttler Lakshya Sen for fudging age

    The probe has been initiated on the basis of a complaint filed by one Nagaraja M.G., who runs a badminton academy in the city. The complaint states while Lakshya Sen was born in 1998, he wrongly claimed 2001 as his date of birth

    03 December,2022 11:45 AM IST | Bengaluru | IANS

    Hockey India announces Trophy Tour ahead of Men's World Cup

    With less than 50 days left for the start of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, Hockey India announced a Trophy Tour, during which the World Cup trophy will be taken across various parts of the country

    02 December,2022 12:39 PM IST | Bhubaneswar | IANS

    Shuttler Unnati Hooda enters quarters in Thailand

    Odisha Open champion Unnati defeated 14th seed Nutchavee Sittiteeranan of Thailand 21-11, 21-19 in a round of 16 match

    02 December,2022 09:53 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI