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Puneri Paltan appoint Surjeet Singh as skipper

Related News Surjeet Singh will captain Puneri Paltan in Pro Kabaddi Season 7 (File Photo) Pro Kabaddi League franchise Puneri Paltan on Wednesday announced Surjeet Singh as captain for the upcoming season 7. Singh, a defender, was part of the Paltan in Season 3. Head coach Anup Kumar said Surjeet will drive the team to […]

Sachin Tendulkar picks Jonny Bairstow over MS Dhoni in his World Cup XI

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar. Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has picked five Indians in his World Cup all-star XI but preferred Englishman Jonny Bairstow over Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the team’s wicketkeeper. India skipper Virat Kohli, vice-captain and tournament-scorer Rohit Sharma, pacer Jasprit Bumrah along with all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja were all part […]


Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal to miss stalwart Kalidou Koulibaly in final against Algeria

Senegal’s centre back Kalidou Koulibaly will miss the AFCON final (Source: Twitter/@SquawkaNews) Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semi-final victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday’s title decider. The imposing centre back, who is regarded among the best […]

Team owners discuss IPL expansion in London

Mumbai Indians are the defending champions of the tournament (Source: IPL) Expanding the IPL to 10 teams from eight was one of the issues discussed during a meeting of the franchise owners and the league’s other stakeholders in London earlier this week. However, the increase in the number of teams won’t be a first as […]


Rohit Sharma returns to India ahead of teammates, gets bashed for ‘careless’ parenting

Rohit Sharma spotted in Mumbai. After the defeat to New Zealand on Wednesday, India vice-captain Rohit Sharma has returned to India from England on Friday, two days before his teammates. The India opener was spotted on Friday night at the Mumbai airport along with his wife, Ritika Sajdeh and daughter Samaira. He was seen taking […]

Should tennis players be fined for lack of effort? Not everyone agrees

The first round match between Australia’s Bernard Tomic and France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. (Source: Reuters) By Ben Rothenberg Anna Tatishvili’s tennis comeback looked merciless even before she took the court last month. After losing 19 months of her career to a persistent ankle injury, she returned at the French Open and learned that she had drawn […]