Thiem advances to next round at Madrid Open

World number three Simona Halep was dumped out of the Madrid Open on Tuesday, losing 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 in the last 16 to Belgian Elise Mertens, while Dominic Thiem claimed a straightforward win in his first match since March. Continue Reading

ICC praises NZ players

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday commended New Zealand on becoming the No. 1 side in One-day International (ODI) rankings, calling it a huge achievement for a country with just over 51 lakh people. Continue Reading

Franchises, stakeholders unite in COVID fight

Franchises and stakeholders of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday hailed the BCCI’s decision to suspend the tournament indefinitely, insisting that cricket can wait while the country fights an unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Continue Reading

Cummins sends Covid relief to UNICEF

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Australian pace bowler Pat Cummins changed his decision to donate to PM CARES fund and instead directed the $50,000 amount pledged for Covid-19 victims, to UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal. Continue Reading

Argentine docs find irregularities in Maradona’s death

A medical report on the death of Diego Maradona given to prosecutors Monday said the Argentine soccer legend agonised for more than 12 hours, did not receive adequate treatment and could still be alive if he had been properly hospitalised. Continue Reading