Why Australia’s Tahlia McGrath was allowed to play Commonwealth Games women’s cricket final despite Covid-positive test

Australia all-rounder Tahlia McGrath cleared to play in Commonwealth Games final. She returned a Covid-positive test for the disease earlier in the day. Australia beat India by nine runs in the women's cricket final at Edgbaston on Sunday. Australia seamer Megan Schutt said McGrath was feeling “absolutely fine”
#TahliaMcGrath #SportsNews #CommonwealthGames #Covid #Australia #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


Yesterday

CWG 2022: Harmanpreet Kaur rues trend of mistakes in big final

India came to close winning coveted gold on women cricket’s CWG debut but fell short by nine runs. Harmanpreet Kaur: “Every time in big finals, we make the same mistakes again and again (with the bat), that is something we have to improve,” the skipper said.
#HarmanpreetKaur #SportsNews #India #News #SportsNews #Sports


Yesterday

‘Yeah, why not?’ Hardik Pandya opens to full-time captaincy role

Hardik Pandya led the Gujarat Titans to the IPL title in their debut season. He led the team to a 2-0 series win against Ireland. The 28-year-old admits he is open to the full-time role.
#HardikPandya #GujaratTitans #IPL #Ireland #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


Yesterday

‘We pretty much achieved it, but that’s not the end of the road for us’: Rohit Sharma in his dressing room address

India beat West Indies by 88 runs to win series by comprehensive 4-1. Captain Rohit Sharma said a consistent mindset will be needed for India. Rohit: "It’s not an end of the road for us. We will continue to keep topping up the little aspects of the game"
#RohitSharma #SportsNews #India #News #Sports #TeamSports


Yesterday

CWG: Clock trouble proves costly as India lose to Australia in women’s hockey semi-final

Indian women's hockey team lost 3-0 to australia in a penalty shootout. Captain Savita Punia was denied a save off the first shot by australia. The umpire informed that the clock did not start with lalremsiami ready to take india's first shot.
#SavitaPunia #SportsNews #Indian #dia #News #SportsNews #Sports


4 days ago

MI owner asked to respond to ‘conflict of interest’ allegation

The board of control for cricket in India's (BCCI) new ethics officer has asked for a written response from the owner and director of the company. The complaint is alleged to be a 'conflict of interest' on her part. He has set the deadline for the response that should be supported by a duly executed affidavit.
#BCCI #India #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


4 days ago

We are not rivals, we are part of javelin family: Arshad Nadeem on friendship with Neeraj Chopra

Pakistan javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem says he will miss competing against India’s Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra. The Indian pulled out of the Commonwealth Games due to a groin strain. The 25-year-old is expected to be on the podium with Grenada's Anderson Peters.
#ArshadNadeem #SportsNews #Olympic #Indian #Pakistan #News #SportsNews #Sports


4 days ago

BCB to investigate Shakib’s social media post endorsing betting company

Bangladesh’s biggest cricketing star Shakib Al Hasan has once again courted controversy. The country's cricket board is set to investigate an alleged social media post from him endorsing a sports betting company. Shakib was banned by the ICC for one year on charges of failing to report a corrupt approach from an Indian bookmaker.
#ShakibAlHasan #ICC #Indian #Bangladesh #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


4 days ago

Canada, England players come to blows at CWG hockey

Balraj Panesar was shown the red card during their final group stage match against England. Panesar got into a tangle with forward Chris Griffiths during the half-hour mark. England were leading 4-1 and were in the hunt for the fifth when Panesar clashed with Griffiths.
#BalrajPanesar #SportsNews #England #Sports #TeamSports #Hockey


4 days ago

CWG 2022: Hima Das wins her 200m heat to qualify for semi-finals; Manju in women’s hammer throw final

Indian sprinter Hima Das qualifies for women’s 200m semifinals at Commonwealth Games. The 22-year-old won heat 2 of Round 1 heat 2 with a timing of 23.42s. There are six heats lined up in the women's 200m and the top-16 will qualify for semi-final.
#HimaDas #SportsNews #Indian #CommonwealthGames #Sports #IndividualSports #News


5 days ago

Premier League teams won’t take the knee before every game

Premier league players will no longer take the knee ahead of every match. The gesture started in June 2020 to show support for the black Lives Matter campaign. Teams will take knee for dedicated "No Room for Racism" matches this weekend.
#SportsNews #PremierLeague #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


6 days ago

Former India pacer RP Singh senior’s son Harry selected for England Under-19

Former India seamer Rudra Pratap Singh senior’s son Harry Singh has been selected for the England Under-19 team for their upcoming home series against Sri Lanka U-19. Harry opens the batting for the Lancashire 2nd XI at the age of eight.
#RudraPratapSingh #Lancashire #India #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


6 days ago

Lovlina Borgohain says she is being mentally harassed while preparing for CWG

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain took to Twitter to vent out her frustrations on how her training process is being hampered because of certain factors. The first Assamese female athlete to represent India at the Olympics is currently preparing for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. She said she is constantly getting harassed due to the removal of her coaches.
#LovlinaBorgohain #CWG #Assamese #Olympics #India #Sports


2 weeks ago

Bengaluru FC, Kerala Blasters to play against Premier League teams

Bengaluru FC and Kerala Blasters FC reserve squads will take on English Premier League sides in the Next Generation Cup. The tournament is part of the longstanding partnership between Premier League and Football Sports Development Limited to support the development of football in India. The teams will be divided into two groups and play their first match on July 27 in London and the Midlands.
#BengaluruFC #NextGenerationCup #PremierLeague #India #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


2 weeks ago

Our politicians have mismanaged country, democracy needs to return in Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya is both ‘angry’ and ‘sad’ to witness his beloved Sri Lanka grapple with enormous financial crisis and civil unrest. The former cricketer is expecting that democracy will soon be restored in the Island nation. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has reportedly fled to Maldives and his palatial residence has been taken over.
#SanathJayasuriya #SportsNews #SriLanka #News


3 weeks ago

Olympic medalist Amos suspended for doping ahead of worlds

Botswana's Nijel Amos tested positive for rare banned substance GW1516. The experimental drug can modify the body’s metabolism but has been considered too dangerous for human use. Amos won silver at the 2012 Olympics, becoming the first-ever medalist for Botswana. He had been set to race the 800 heats of the world championships in Eugene, Oregon.
#NijelAmos #SportsNews #Olympics #Olympic #Botswana #Sports


3 weeks ago

Shooting World Cup: Mehuli-Tushar clinch second gold for India

Mehuli Ghosh and Shahu Tushar Mane beat Hungary's Eszter Meszaros and Istvan Peni 17-13 in a hard-fought 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team encounter. Shiva Narwal and Palak won bronze in the 10m air Pistol Mixed Team event. India have now climbed up to the joint second position alongside China, behind leaders Serbia.
#MehuliGhosh #SportsNews #WorldCup #Hungary #Sports


3 weeks ago

Barcelona reach agreement with Leeds for Raphinha transfer

Barcelona confirm they have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Raphinha from Leeds United. Barcelona will pay 58 million euros ($58.33 million) in a fee that could go up to 68 million with the agreed add-ons. The Brazilian will become a new Barcelona player as soon as he passes the medical.
#Raphinha #Barcelona #Brazilian #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


3 weeks ago

ODI cricket needs to find its relevance: Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin believes that ODI cricket needs to find its relevance. Ashwin says the 50-over format is turning out to be an extended form of T20 cricket without ‘ebbs and flows’ of the game. The off-spinner has 151 wickets in 113 ODIs.
#RavichandranAshwin #SportsNews #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


3 weeks ago

Jasprit Bumrah back to No.1 in ICC ODI Player Rankings

Jasprit Bumrah has regained the top spot in the ICC men’s ODI Player Rankings. Fast bowler had lost top spot to New Zealand’�s Trent Boult in February 2020 after being No. 1 for most of the preceding two years. He has been at the top for 730 days, more than any other Indian and the ninth-most in history.
#JaspritBumrah #SportsNews #ODI #Rankings #NewZealand #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


3 weeks ago