China finish in top two of Women’s Basketball World Cup Group A (updated)

SYDNEY, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) — China secured a top two finish from Group A with a vital 81-55 win over Belgium on Tuesday ahead of the FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup quarterfinals. After their fourth win from five games, China will advance as the group’s second seed behind the unbeaten United States. China led 54-45 … Read more

Rohit Sharma after win against Australia

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]September 26 (ANI): Despite the six-wicket win against Australia in the third and final game on Sunday, skipper Rohit Sharma said that the team needs to work on their death bowling for the upcoming clashes. Blistering knocks by Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and a late cameo of 25 run off 16 balls by … Read more

Kohli after win over Australia

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]September 25 (ANI): Following his side’s six-wicket win over Australia in the third T20I, star Indian batter Virat Kohli said that the game should have not gone that long and he is trying to hit more big runs in middle overs to help his team’s cause. Blistering knocks by Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav … Read more

China’s teenager Zheng Qinwen reaches final at Pan Pacific Open (updated)

TOKYO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — China’s rising star Zheng Qinwen knocked out Russian fourth seed Veronika Kudermetova 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (3) to reach her first WTA 500 final at the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday. Zheng was overturned by Kudermetova from a 4-1 lead in the first set but then stormed back in the three-hour … Read more

Kim, Davis deliver International Team’s psychological point, prevent US sweep of Round 1 of Presidents Cup

Charlotte [US]September 24 (ANI): Korea’s Si Woo Kim and Australia Cam Davis produced a brilliant fightback to deliver the International Team’s lone point in round one’s Foursomes session at the Presidents Cup as the United States ruptured to a 4-1 lead here at Quail Hollow Club on Thursday. Kim and Davis, both captain’s picks, were … Read more

Rohit was brilliant, Axar was the difference: Finch

Nagpur (Maharashtra)[India]September 24 (ANI): Australian captain Aaron Finch heaped praise on his Indian counterpart, Rohit Sharma, for his blistering knock of 46 of 20 balls hitting four boundaries and four sixes at a staggering strike rate of 230. And the Aussie captain also appreciated the performance of left-arm spinner Axar Patel who bagged two wickets … Read more

Dilip Tirkey elected Hockey India President

New Delhi [India]September 23 (ANI): Former India hockey captain and three-time Olympian Dilip Tirkey was on Friday elected unopposed as Hockey India President. The 1998 Asian Games gold medallist was declared elected after his opponents Rakesh Katyal, Uttar Pradesh Hockey chief and Bola Nath Singh, Jharkhand Hockey chief, withdrew their nominations. The Hockey India elections … Read more

Bhuvneshwar Kumar playing for us for years, no need to judge him after two games: Rohit Sharma

Dubai [UAE]September 7 (ANI): Following his side’s second straight loss in the Super Four phase of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 against Sri Lanka, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said that the batters failed to capitalize on momentum obtained during the middle overs and finish the game on a good note. Half-centuries by openers Pathum Nissanka … Read more

Harmanpreet Kaur wants to give memorable farewell to Jhulan Goswami in England

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]August 30 (ANI): Indian ODI skipper Harmanpreet Kaur on Tuesday said that on the England tour, she wants to give a memorable farewell to pace veteran Jhulan Goswami who was her captain when she made her ODI debut back in 2009. “When I debuted, she was the captain and it is a great … Read more

Victorian Newspoll gives Labor big lead three months before election

The Victorian election will be held in three months, on November 26. A Victorian state Newspoll, conducted August 22-25 from a sample of 1,027, gave Labor a 56-44 lead (57.3-42.7 at the 2018 election). Primary votes were 41% Labor (42.9% at election), 36% Coalition (35.2%), 13% Greens (10.7%) and 10% for all Others (11.2%). Labor … Read more