Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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India’s 17-year-old Gukesh Dommaraju scripts history, becomes youngest World Chess Championship contender

India’s Gukesh Dommaraju becomes the youngest player to win the Chess Candidates tournament in Toronto, Canada.

Jose Buttler drives Rajasthan Royals to triumph over Kolkata Knight Riders in table-toppers showdown

In a display of sheer batting brilliance, Jose Buttler lit up the stage with a merry swing of his bat, crafting a remarkable 107 to single-handedly lead Rajasthan Royals (RR) to a sensational two-wicket triumph over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), scripting the IPL's most monumental run chase on Tuesday.

Sunrisers shine bright as Royal Challengers fall short by 25 runs in thrilling showdown

Sunrisers Hyderabad broke their own record for the highest IPL total with a sensational 287 for three against Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

IPL 2024: Lucknow Super Giants beat Gujarat Titans by 33 runs

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) registered a 33-run win over Gujarat Titans (GT).

IPL 2024: Mumbai Indians ease past Delhi Capitals for first win of season

Mumbai Indians secured their first victory by defeating the Delhi Capitals with a 29-run margin in Match 20 of the 2024 ILP

IPL 2024: Shubman Gill fined for slow over rate

Shubman Gill, the Gujarat Titans captain, has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on March 26.

Kerala: African footballer alleges racial abuse, mob attack by spectators during game

A footballer from Ivory Coast has alleged that he was assaulted and faced racial slurs by spectators at a football ground in Kerala’s Malappuram district.
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Palestine footballer known as ‘legend of Khan Younis’ killed in Israel’s war on Gaza

Palestinian footballer Mohammed Barakat who was known as “the legend of Khan Younis” has been killed in an Israeli bombing of his house in Khan Younis.

Meet Shams Aalam from Bihar who receives two world No.1 rankings at Reykjavik Games

Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh won 6 gold medals at the Reykjavik International Games held at Laugardalslaug Iceland from 26-28 January 2024, whilst representing India.
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Cricket: Sarfaraz Khan’s debut half-century wins internet

Sarfraz Khan, who had long waited to play for India, realised his dream on Thursday when he was picked in the XI for the third Test against England in...

Qatar defends AFC Asian Cup trophy at home with 3-1 win over Jordan

Qatar defended their Asian Cup after beating Jordan 3-1 on Saturday at Lusail Stadium where Akram Afif converted three penalties as the hosts won their second title. Qatar became...
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Irish women’s basketball team refused to shake hands with Israel

The Irish women's national basketball team refused to shake hands with the Israeli basketball team at the first match of FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2025 Qualifiers held in Riga, Latvia. Basketball...

Palestine qualifies for knockout stages of Asian Cup for first time

“Thank you to the fans who are coming to support Palestine and the national team of Palestine. Thank you from our heart,” captain Musab Al-Battat said after the game.
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Lionel Messi, Aitana Bonmati win FIFA Best Awards 2023

Lionel Messi, Aitana Bonmati win FIFA Best Awards 2023

President confers 26 sportspersons with Arjuna Awards, Mohammed Shami only cricketer

26 sportspersons received the prestigious Arjuna Award on Tuesday from Droupadi Murmu, the President of India. The list mostly features athletes from the Asian Games 2023 where India made...
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Israel killed hundreds of sports players in Gaza, says Supreme Council for Sports

Israeli forces have killed hundreds of sports players and figures, the Gaza-based Supreme Council for Sports has said, while calling on the international community to hold the army accountable.

Understanding India through cricket: Colonialism, casteism and capitalism

In the recent culmination of the One Day International World Cup, media outlets, social platforms, and everyday conversations were ablaze with fervour. Lawrence Quesne, in his book “History of...
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