Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 | Last Update : 11:00 PM IST

Cricket

Hogg feels that England is struggling to chase targets and the loss against Sri Lanka will affect them psychologically. (Photo: AFP)

ICC CWC'19: 'Jason Roy's absence is biggest loss for England', says Brad Hogg

Roy displayed an astounding performance in the tournament when he smashed 153 runs during his team's match against Bangladesh.

"I welcome Shami in this elite list and we two Indians are proud of it," said Sharma. (Photo: AFP)

ICC CWC'19: Chetan Sharma opines on Mohd Shami's World Cup hat-trick

Sharma's feat was against New Zealand (Nagpur, 1987), whereas Shami achieved it against relatively a new team-Afghanistan.

Finch denied changing their game plan according to their competitors and said that they are going to focus on what they have already been doing. (Photo: AFP)

ICC CWC'19: Australia ready to face 'ultra-aggressive' England: Aaron Finch

Australia has won five out of six matches in the premier tournament and is placed on the second position in the points table.

England are yet to bag a semi-final spot. After Australia, they will face India and New Zealand which have not lost any game in the tournament so far. (Photo: AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Key players to watch out for in England vs Australia clash

Warner has scored 447 runs, becoming the second-highest scorer in World Cup after Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh.

Pakistan even started their comeback by beating South Africa by excatly 48 runs in both tournaments. (Photo: AFP)

ICC CWC'19: Pakistan are already repeating their 1992 comeback

The similarity between the results of 2019’s Pakistan fixtures and those from 1992 are nothing short of shocking.

Tennis

Murray had previously said he would target a comeback at Wimbledon, albeit as a doubles player. (Photo: AFP)

Andy Murray hoping to make a comeback only if his body allows it

Murray had said at this year’s Australian Open that constant pain in his hip had brought him to the verge of quitting the sport.

After beating Yannick Hanfmann for the loss off six games in round one, Nadal conceded seven against Yannick Maden in a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win on Court Suzanne Lenglen, crunching 43 winners in the process. Federer, wearing pale brown shorts, turned the screw just enough, breaking serve at a crucial juncture of each set for a clinical, yet still eye-catching 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory. (Photo:AP)

French Open: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer makes smooth progress

Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued to chomp his way through as Roger Federer also maintained his smooth progress into the 3rd round.

The 2015 match was also the last time that Federer played in the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. (Photo: AP)

Federer seeks revenge vs. Wawrinka in French quarterfinals

Wawrinka beat Federer in straight sets in their last Roland Garros meeting at the same stage four years ago.

Barty began as well as possible, racing to a 5-0 lead within 12 minutes by winning 17 of the first 18 points. (Photo: AFP)

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final

Vondrousova also reached her first major title match, eliminating No. 26 Johanna Konta of Britain.

Football

Ecuador equalised 20 minutes later when Angel Mena pounced on a parried shot to touch home from close range and the South Americans grew into the game, especially in the second half, when their long ball game troubled the young Japanese side. (Photo:AFP)

COPA AMERICA 2019: Japan draws 1-1 with Ecuador, sends Paraguay into quarter-finals

Brazil play Paraguay in Porto Alegre in the first quarter-final on Thursday, and Venezuela face Argentina at Maracana stadium on Friday.

The team will take on Arsenal FC in their first match in the Premier League 2019/20 season. (Photo: Newcastle United/Twitter)

Newcastle United confirms Rafael Benitez's exit

Newcastle finished at the 13th place in the Premier League standings in the 2018/19 season.

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac with Indian team probables squad for the Intercontinental Cup.

Back to the Arena

Senior national football team is training at Mumbai Football Arena for the first time under new coach Stimac.

Intercontinental Cup will commence from July 7. (Photo: Igor Stimac/Twitter)

Indian players reveal daily routine under coach Igor Stimac

The team has assembled in Mumbai for the preparatory camp for the forthcoming Intercontinental Cup.

Goals from Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero were enough to propel Argentina from bottom of Group B to second and into the quarter-final (Photo: AFP)

Copa America starts anew in quarters, says Argentina's Messi

"The important thing was to win to keep going in the Copa, to get through the group stage," said Messi.

In Other sports

Hockey India thanked the PM for his motivating words and said the win will drive more young women to choose sport as a career. (Photo: File)

PM Narendra Modi lauds Indian women's hockey team for winning FIH Series Finals

A day after qualifying for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, Indian women's hockey team on Sunday won the FIH Series Finals after defeating Japan.

Demonstrative pic of a state athletic event held earlier at University ground.

On the fast track

University ground will host two-day Maharashtra State Senior Athletics Championships from Tuesday.

Indian women's hockey team (Photo: AFP)

Indian women's hockey team beat Japan 3-1 to win FIH Series Finals

Skipper Rani Rampal, the best player of the tournament, netted a goal in the third minute.

Unlike its male slapping counterpart, the sport isn’t about deliberately causing any serious harm to the opponent. (Photo: ВСЕГО ПОНЕМНОГУ / YouTube)

Russia comes up with new sport: 'Booty Slapping Championship'

The sport sees female fitness junkies hit each other until one of the competitors falls.