Wednesday, 07 December 2022

Sports Stars

Tite hails Brazil's 'offensive boldness'
Football

Tite hails Brazil's 'offensive boldness'

DOHA : Brazil manager Tite applauded his team's attacking flair after a sparkling 4-1 victory over South Korea in their World Cup round of 16 match on Tuesday.Vinicius Junior put Brazil ahead with a cool finish, and Neymar doubled the lead from the penalty spot at Stadium 974. Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta extended the advantage before substitute Paik Seung-ho pulled a late goal back for South Korea.

Pakistan's Haris Rauf set to miss second Test against England
Cricket

Pakistan's Haris Rauf set to miss second Test against England

RAWALPINDI : Hours after slumping to a defeat to England in the first Test here, Pakistan suffered another setback as pacer Haris Rauf has been ruled out of the second Test at Multan because of an injury.

Labuschagne is a terrific player who is going to score runs at some stage: Khawaja
Cricket

Labuschagne is a terrific player who is going to score runs at some stage: Khawaja

PERTH : Australia opener Usman Khawaja, who made a gritty 65 runs on day one of first Test against the West Indies, was in praise of fellow Queenslander Marnus Labuschagne, calling him a "terrific" player who always has the belief of scoring runs "at some stage" in the match.

Pele admitted to hospital but daughter confirms 'no emergency'
Football

Pele admitted to hospital but daughter confirms 'no emergency'

BRASILLIA : Football legend Pele was on Wednesday admitted to the hospital, but his daughter, Kely Nascimento confirmed, that there was "no emergency" involved.

Pro boxer Sandeep Singh Bhatti to be a part of Tyson Fury's Headliner Event
Boxing Championships

Pro boxer Sandeep Singh Bhatti to be a part of Tyson Fury's Headliner Event

NEW DELHI : Pro boxer Sandeep Singh Bhatti, who is represented by VN Promotions, has been chosen to box for Tyson Fury's undercard team.With the backing of world athlete promoters Top Rank (the boxing promotional company founded by Jabir Herbert Muhammad and Bob Arum) and Frank Warren (the founder of Queensbury Promotions), Sandeep Singh Bhatti will compete against British professional boxer Issac Lowe on December 3.

Nicholas Pooran’s breezy unbeaten 77 lifts Deccan Gladiators past Team Abu Dhabi
Cricket

Nicholas Pooran’s breezy unbeaten 77 lifts Deccan Gladiators past Team Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI : Nicholas Pooran cracked a breezy unbeaten 77 runs studded with eight sixes and five boundaries to give Deccan Gladiators an impressive total of 134 for 6. Team Abu Dhabi’s batting failed to rise to the challenges and got restricted to 99 for 6 in the second match of the first day of the Abu Dhabi T10 at the Abu Dhabi Zayed Cricket Stadium. Deccan Gladiators won by 35 runs.

England captain Harry Kane has Rooney's goal record in sight
Qatar World Cup

England captain Harry Kane has Rooney's goal record in sight

DOHA : England captain and striker Harry Kane has Wayne Rooney's all-time England goal-scoring record in his sights in the Qatar World Cup.

Raja and Sharan move into doubles final in Helsinki
Tennis Tournament

Raja and Sharan move into doubles final in Helsinki

HELSINKI (FINLAND) : Fourth seeded Indian pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan beat the Russian pair of Alibek Kachmazov and Pavel Kotov 6-3 6-2 in the doubles semi-final in the € 67,960 HPP Open ATP Challenger in Helsinki (Finland) on Friday.

Death of footballer: TN health department to conduct meeting of govt surgeons next week
Death of footballer

Death of footballer: TN health department to conduct meeting of govt surgeons next week

 International Paralympic Committee suspends Russia, Belarus
International Paralympic

International Paralympic Committee suspends Russia, Belarus

BERLIN : At an extraordinary General Assembly meeting in Berlin on Wednesday, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) member organisations suspended the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Russia and Belarus.

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