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Cricket

It would be a great opportunity for the Bangalore outfit to post a win against an opponent who are low on confidence having slipped from second to sixth position in the points table after suffering three straight defeats. (Photo: BCCI)

RCB seeks win against KKR, hopes to stay alive in the IPL

Kolkata's dangerman Andre Russell has suffered an injury scare after being hit on his left shoulder by a bouncer during their practice.

has been instrumental in the development of The Hundred and is understood to be keen to preside over the competition's first season, which is due to be launched in July 2020, ESPNcricinfo reported. (Photo: ECB/twitter)

ECB to extend Colin Graves' contract by six months

Graves was due to step down in May 2020 after a five-year period.

Barbados-born Archer, who is eligible for national selection under new England and Wales Cricket Board residency rules, said he was surprised by his quick elevation.  (Photo: BCCI)

'If someone gets injured I can be a backup', says Jofra Archer

Archer was omitted from the preliminary World Cup squad on Wednesday but got his maiden England call-up for the warm-up games.

 Souht Africa have won 11 of their last 13 ODI series, and have not lost a single ODI series in two and a half years. (Photo: AP)

Dale Steyn backing South Africa to win the World Cup

'We just need to go there and hope a bit of luck- weather, a missed no-ball goes your way, and you could win the tournament,' said Steyn

South African pacer Kagiso Rabada, spinner Imran Tahir and skipper Faf du Plessis have been in excellent form including in the IPL, and Steyn hoped they would finally lift the trophy.

'Rankings don't mean anything as every team has equal chance to win WC': Dale Steyn

Steyn, who will turn 36 in June, will probably be appearing in his last World Cup and he said they are going with high expectations.

Tennis

Siddharth Rawat in action on Tuesday.

Tennis Nationals: Seeded players through to second round

Delhi girl Shweta Rana beat Ayushi Tanwar from Rajasthan 6-1, 6-4 to advanve into second round.

Once the rain disappears fans can expect a wide open tournament if the season follows the current trend. (Photo: AP)

Miami Open: Rain wipes out opening days play at new Hard Rock Stadium

The Miami Open has moved to the home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins but the day-long rain spoilt the moment.

The medal is the highest civilian honour in the United States and is given annually to people who have made outstanding contributions to the security or national interests of the country, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavours. (Photo: AP)

Tiger Woods to receive 'Presidential Medal of Freedom' award from Trump

The victory on Sunday was one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, as the 43-year-old ended an 11-year major title drought.

Djokovic will open in the second round against 128th-ranked American Bjorn Fratangelo. (Photo: AP)

Djokovic aims to win record sixth Indian Wells Masters trophy

Djokovic is making his first start since winning his third Grand Slam title on the trot at the Australian Open in January.

Football

Emery’s Arsenal have struggled on the road since the start of the calendar year and have won just three of their last nine away games in all competitions. (Photo: File)

Arsenal has a '50-50' chance of reaching Europa semi-final, says Unai Emery

Arsenal dominated the first leg at the Emirates Stadium last week as a Ramsey finish and a Kalidou Koulibaly own goal secured the win.

The result ensured Tottenham reached the Champions League last four for the first time where they will face Ajax Amsterdam. They made the European Cup semi-finals in 1962. (Photo: AP)

Fernando Llorente cherishes Spurs' UCL win against City as 'best career moments'

Llorente’s 73rd-minute goal made it 4-4 on aggregate and allowed Tottenham to advance on away goals despite a 4-3 defeat.

Spurs, who won the first leg 1-0 and progressed after the tie finished 4-4 on aggregate, will play Ajax Amsterdam for a place in the final against Liverpool or Barcelona. (Photo: AP)

UCL 2018-19: Spurs reaches semis despite losing 4-3 to Manchester City

Now the pair will meet again on Saturday at the same venue in the Premier League, with plenty at stake for both teams.

The 32-year-old Frenchman has started just seven Premier League games this season and has seen limited opportunities since the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain. (Photo: AP)

'I’m not happy to play the second role', says Giroud after getting sidelined

When asked whether he has already had offers to go elsewhere, Giroud added: 'Yes but I won’t tell you. The priority is Chelsea.'

Oblak joined the club back in 2014 and since then he has recorded a hugely spectacular 115 clean sheets in just 203 games. (Photo: AP)

Jan Oblak signs new contract with Atletico Madrid

The Slovenian international, 26, is now tied to Atletico Madrid until he turns 30

In Other sports

Libas and her family.

A truly MASS show!

Libas Sadhique, a mother of two, is all set to represent India at the upcoming Asian powerlifting championship in Hong Kong.

Kaevaan Kevic Setalvad.

Setalvad brothers back where they started

Both represented India at the Asian Games and are currently participating in the National Equestrian Championship held in the city after 21 years.

Kush Bhagat with coach Balaji Guttula

Mumbai boy Kush Bhagat wins bronze in Paris Meet

Yussuf Mathurah from France also with seven points emerged champion to win the gold medal.

Not since the 2008 U.S. Open had Woods hoisted a major trophy while the last of his four Augusta titles came in 2005, his fifth Green Jacket leaving him one short of another Nicklaus record. (Photo: AP)

Tiger Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

A gritty two-under 70 clinched a one-shot victory over Dustin, Brooks and Xander earning the 43-year-old a 15th major title.