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WTA reacts to Wimbledon booing episode after Azarenka blasts 'drunk' crowd

Azarenka was jeered off the court after losing to Svitolina in a thrilling three-setter contest for a place in the quarterfinal

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus leaves the court after being defeated by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina in the women's singles match on day seven of the Wimbledon tennis championships (AP)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 03:11 PM IST

PAK minister launches fresh attack on BCCI, shares PCB's demands for World Cup

“Why can't Pakistan's matches in the World Cup be played at neutral venues when the Indian team can't travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup”

India star batter Virat Kohli with Pakistan skipper Babar Azam(AP/File Photo)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 02:46 PM IST

Fans slam BCCI after images of India's new Test jersey surface online

India fans were not too impressed by the team's new Test jersey design.

Rohit Sharma posted a photo of himself in the new jersey(Rohit Sharma Instagram)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:37 PM IST

Jadeja's 'horse between two goats' post for Dravid, Ashwin sends ripples

On the eve of the 1st India vs West Indies Test, Ravindra Jadeja's post featuring himself, coach Dravid and R Ashwin generated quite the buzz on social media.

Ravindra Jadeja (middle) and Ravichandran Ashwin (right) shadow practice as Rahul Dravid looks on.(Ravindra Jadeja/Instagram)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:18 PM IST

Watch: MS Dhoni's impeccable gesture to fan's ‘Mahi bhai’ cry in Chennai airport

Dhoni was being escorted through the Chennai airport alongside his wife Sakshi when one fan asked, “Mahi bhai, how is your knee?”

MS Dhoni turned around after hearing
Published on Jul 11, 2023 11:52 AM IST

‘Dismissal was so un-Smith like…’: Mark Taylor sums up Aus star's Ashes form

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor criticised Steve Smith's form after England staged a comeback in the ongoing Ashes.

Mark Taylor criticised Steve Smith.(AFP)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 10:36 AM IST

'Main guys know they'll be picked come what may': Gavaskar's jibe at Kohli-Rohit

Sunil Gavaskar feels that with the West Indies series marking the beginning of a new WTC cycle, the Indian team could have gone ahead with a fresher look.

Sunil Gavaskar was as blunt as ever.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 09:27 AM IST

Watch: Alcaraz shows wizardry with insane around-the-net winner vs Berrettini

The reigning US Open champion and top seed will next face rising sensation Holger Rune in a mouth-watering clash on the last eight.

Carlos Alcaraz hit an outrageous winner
Published on Jul 11, 2023 08:56 AM IST

'What do you mean by at this age?': Disgruntled Rahane hits back

India vs West Indies: At 35, Ajinkya Rahane is young, rejuvenated, reborn and back as India's vice-captain in Test cricket.

Ajinkya Rahane addresses the press ahead of India vs West Indies Test series(BCCI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 01:06 PM IST

'In my lifetime, I won't see him mature': Dhoni's sensational take on India star

MS Dhoni has opened up about his relationship with Deepak Chahar, joking that he may never see the all-rounder mature in his lifetime.

A number of great careers started under the captaincy of MS Dhoni(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 10:55 AM IST

Djokovic shatters Federer's majestic Wimbledon feat on reaching quarterfinals

Djokovic sealed a 7-6(6), 7-6(6), 5-7, 6-4 against the 17th seed to reach the quarterfinal at the Wimbledon again.

Novak Djokovic reached Wimbledon quarterfinal for the 14th time in his career
Published on Jul 11, 2023 06:51 AM IST

Harbhajan's indirect dig at Virat Kohli, names India's 'unsung hero' in Tests

Harbhajan Singh has issued a noteworthy statement about the India star, who he believes has been an ‘unsung hero’ for the team for several years.

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara and Harbhajan Singh
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 08:43 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Ex-chief selector bypasses Gill, Kishan in surprise pick as India opener vs WI

Former India chief selector opined that Suryakumar will spearhead the middle-order while an IPL star can open the innings with Rohit in the West Indies ODIs.

India's Rohit Sharma during practice(Reuters)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 06:18 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Watch: Wimbledon star in tears after retiring due to injury as Rybakina advances

Haddad Maia was left in tears before retiring from the round of 16 clash just five games into the match, subsequently handing Rybakina the quarterfinal berth.

Beatriz Haddad Maia was forced to retire du to injury in Wimbledon match against Elina Rybakina
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 11:29 PM IST

Warner's wife's cryptic post sparks retirement speculation post Cummins' comment

David Warner has managed to score a half century just once in the six innings he has played thus far in the 2023 Ashes.

Warner had earlier admitted that he doesn't see himself playing Test cricket after this year
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 06:54 AM IST

Watch: Russian star snubs handshake with umpire after argument over penalty

Mirra Andreeva was on verge of scripting history before an episode of meltdown saw things go downhill for the Russian in the last-16 tie versus Madison Keys

Russia's Mirra Andreeva complaints to the umpire as she playas against US player Madison Keys during their women's singles tennis match on the eighth day of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships(AFP)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 07:07 PM IST

Watch: Beckham gives finishing touches to Messi mural designed by wife Victoria

Preparing for Lionel Messi's Inter Miami debut, David Beckham gave finishing touches to a mural of the Argentine captain.

David Beckham gives finishing touches to Lionel Messi's mural.
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:40 PM IST

'Rohit commands a lot of respect': Harbhajan's cracking take on India captain

Harbhajan Singh has come out in support of Rohit Sharma after the India captain was slammed by legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.

Harbhajan shared his views on Rohit Sharma's leadership after the India captain was called out by Sunil Gavaskar(AP-ANI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 09:30 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ravi Shastri's cracking reaction to Mark Wood's heroics and Ashes thriller

Ravi Shastri stated that the result was great for the series and for Test cricket as a whole.

Ravi Shastri hailed Mark Wood for his extraordinary performance
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 06:30 PM IST

Virat Kohli back as India's Test captain? Ex-BCCI selector's staggering claim

As the BCCI finds itself in a conundrum, a former chairman of selectors has backed Virat Kohli to be appointed as India's next Test captain.

Is Virat Kohli returning as India's Test captain a step in the right direction?(AP)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:16 PM IST

Real Madrid eyeing club legend Xabi Alonso, as Carlo Ancelotti’s successor

Real Madrid could appoint Xabi Alonso as Carlo Ancelotti's successor at the helm.

Xabi Alonso could join Real Madrid.(AFP)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:14 PM IST

Casemiro downplays Harry Maguire's role as Manchester United captain

Casemiro spoke about Manchester United's captaincy situation and downplayed defender Harry Maguire's role.

Harry Maguire and Casemiro for Manchester United.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:08 PM IST

Wimbledon chief reacts to Azarenka episode, says they 'can't control' booing

Azarenka was shocked after the crowd began to boo her off when she was leaving the court following the loss. Wimbledon chief has now responded to the episode.

Belarus' Victoria Azarenka uses a towel during a break in play against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina during their women's singles tennis match on the seventh day of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships(AFP)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 07:21 AM IST

'Took advantage of PSG…': Italian legend criticises Mbappe

A football legend from Italy criticised Kylian Mbappe's stance on his contract situation in Paris.

Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe has been criticised by a legend.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 05:24 PM IST

Ex-England opener's sensational Babar Azam claim divides twitter

Aakash Chopra caused a bit of a flutter online by stating that Virat Kohli can no longer be considered in the same level as the rest of the Fab 4

Babar has been compared to Kohli since he made his debut
Published on Jul 10, 2023 04:59 PM IST

Svitolina receives Harry Styles offer after missing concert for Wimbledon clash

The former One Direction star responded to Svitolina's post-match revelation in stunning fashion.

Elina Svitolina has her Harry Styles moment after missing the concert
Published on Jul 10, 2023 04:05 PM IST

Wimbledon star snubs Djokovic to pick Federer and Nadal as favourite player

A Wimbledon teen sensation was asked to name her favourite tennis player, selecting between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

Roger Federer (L) and Rafael Nadal (R) in action.
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 04:22 PM IST

Watch: Fans thrilled after meeting Virat Kohli, one leaves special message

A video of young fans catching up with Virat Kohli was shared by BCCI on social media.

Virat Kohli clicks pictures, signs autographs with fans
Published on Jul 10, 2023 03:58 PM IST
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