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Former UEFA president and ex-French international star midfielder Michel Platini has been arrested on suspicion of having been involved in alleged corruption linked to a decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini was nabbed at around 09.30 local time (07.30 GMT) and taken to the ...

The cricketing world is all set to witness a revolution in popular cricket as the first league of its kind -- Indian Tennis Cricket League (ITCL) -- which will be played with a tennis ball, gets underway at the D.Y. Patil stadium here from the October 19. ...

The Indian Womens Hockey team qualified for the semi-final of the FIH Womens Series Finals as they hammered Fiji 11-0 in their third and last Pool A match here at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. The match saw world no. 9 Indian team dominate throughout the match, allowing ...

After Pakistan's humiliating loss to India in their World Cup fixture, boxer Amir Khan has said that he would love to advise Sarfaraz Ahmed's team and even promised to avenge the defeat in his next bout against India's pro-boxer Neeraj Goyat. ...

England will miss the services of Jason Roy in the next two matches as the opener has suffered a hamstring tear. Roy pulled up his hamstring while chasing a ball during the eighth over of England's previous match against the West Indies. While the hosts won the game ...

Joshna Chinappa won a record 17th national squash title after outplaying Tamil Nadu's Sunayna Kuruvilla in the final. The top seeded Chinappa won the match 11-5, 11-4, 7-11, 11-5 and thus broke a 27-year-old record set by Bhuvneshwari Kumari, who had won 16 titles. ...

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bowl against the West Indies in their World Cup tie at the Cooper Association County Ground on Monday. Bangladesh have made one change to their playing XI. They have left out Mohammad Mithun and included Liton Das in their team. On the other hand, ...

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi worked out at the gym alongside the rest of the players who started in their 2-0 loss to Colombia during their 2019 Copa America opener. Of the starters, only winger Angel Di Maria, who played the first half, and goalkeeper Franco Armani practiced on the pitch at Club Vitoria's training camp...

After a brilliant performance against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday, the Indian players have been given a two-day break to switch off, relax and come back stronger before their next game against Afghanistan in Southampton on Saturday. The team management in an official statement said: "Indian team will now have a...