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Virat Kohli to quit national T20 captaincy after T20 World Cup

"I've decided to step down as the T20 captain after this T20 World Cup in Dubai in October," Kohli said in a statement posted on his Twitter page.
For some time, there has been speculation about Kohli's future as white-ball captain especially in the backdrop of Rohit Sharma's brilliant track record of winning five IPL titles for Mumbai Indians.

We want rescheduled Test to be “fifth” of series and not one off: Sourav Ganguly

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has written to the ICC seeking a Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) verdict on the fate of the cancelled match that was to be played at Old Trafford, Manchest

"The BCCI maintains that Test cricket is the ultimate format and we won't compromise it for anything," he made it clear.

Ravi Shastri and coaching staff may leave UK on Wednesday if RT-PCR results return negative

Shastri, who tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the fourth Test, has been in quarantine since September 4 and is expected to complete his 10-day isolation period on Monday.

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Ronaldo debut double as Manchester United thrash Newcastle to go top

Ronaldo has broken all the major goalscoring records and perhaps the only surprise was that it took him until almost halftime to score the first of his second spell in English football.

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T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni named ‘Team Mentor’; Ashwin included in India’s squad; Chahar, Dhawan dropped

T20 World Cup India Squad: In all it's a team that's not just has Kohli's stamp over it but also has some influence from Rohit Sharma, and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on it.

T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni named 'Team Mentor'; Ashwin included in India's squad; Chahar, Dhawan dropped

India Vs England Test Series: India defeat England by 157 runs in fourth Test to take 2-1 lead in 5-match series

Chasing 368 for a win, England were positioned nicely at 131 for two in the opening session but lost six wickets in the middle session with Bumrah and Jadeja wreaking havoc on the fifth and final day

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India vs England 4th Test, Day 4: Stage set for a riveting final day after Pant-Shardul stand helps India set 368-run target

India vs England 4th Test, Day 4: With 291 runs out of the target of 368 required on the final day, England would at least fancy a draw if not a victory on the fifth day as the pitch has nothing on of

India vs England 4th Test, Day 4: Stage set for a riveting final day after Pant-Shardul stand helps India set 368-run target

Paralympic closing marks end of Tokyo’s 8-year Olympic saga

The Paralympics ended a 13-day run in a colorful, circus-like ceremony at the National Stadium overseen by Crown Prince Akishino, the brother of Emperor Naruhito. The Olympics closed almost a month ag

"There were many times when we thought these games could not happen," Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee, said on Sunday. "There were many sleepless nights. (AP Photo)

Tokyo Paralympics will always have special place in Indian sports history: PM Modi

Modi also praised the people of host Japan, particularly Tokyo, and its government, saying they must be lauded for their exceptional hospitality, eye for detail and spreading the much needed message

The tally also included eight silver and six bronze medals but most importantly, it was a performance during which history was scripted almost everyday with the contingent living up to the 'Spirit in Motion' motto of the Games.

With Paralympics silver, Suhas Yathiraj smashes his way to IAS archives

The IAS officer, who has an impairment in one of his ankles, produced an entertaining performance before narrowly going down 21-15 17-21 15-21 to two-time world champion Mazur in a 62-minute summit cl

Tokyo Paralympics: Shuttler Krishna Nagar wins gold in men’s singles SH6

Earlier, Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj ended his campaign with a historic silver after going down fighting against top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men's singles SL4 class final.

Idea Exchange | We did something bigger than winning a medal, we created a legacy. Will be connected to India my whole life: Sjoerd Marijne, former coach, Indian women’s hockey team

"I just hope Hockey India and Odisha can organise more tournaments for women. Maybe the Pro League because that’s what the girls need," Marijne says.

Sjoerd Marijne, former coach, Indian women's hockey team

Champions of the Paralympics: Most successful Indian athletes so far

Here, we bring to you the most successful Paralympians that India has seen so far.

The Indian Paralympian and rifle shooter Avani Lekhara struck gold at this year’s Paralympic games.

India vs England 4th Test, Day 3: Rohit Sharma scores first overseas ton to set up an engrossing fourth day

India vs England 4th Test, Day 3: Having displayed incredibly gorgeous defensive technique throughout the series with unflinching determination, Rohit Sharma's innings of 127 (256 balls) in India's d

Rohit Sharma India vs England 4th Test, Day 3 Rohit Sharma scores first overseas ton to set up an engrossing fourth day

Pramod Bhagat wins historic badminton gold in Paralympics, Manoj Sarkar claims bronze

More medals are in store for India as Suhas Yathiraj and Krishna Nagar also sailed into the men's singles finals of SL4 class and SH6 class respectively.

Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Manish Narwal clinches India’s 3rd gold, Adana bags silver

Russian Olympic Committee's Sergey Malyshev took home the bronze with an effort of 196.8.

Paralympics: Bhagat, Suhas, Krishna enter badminton finals; Manoj, Tarun lose in semifinals

Bhagat, who had developed a defect on his left leg after contracting polio at the age of 5, has won a total of 45 international medals, including four world championship golds.

India vs England 4th Test, Day 2: Indian openers make promising start but England ahead after second day

India vs England 4th Test, Day 2: From a precarious 62 for five, England staged a remarkable recovery to score 290 on a pitch getting better for batting with each session.

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Legend at 19: Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win 2 Paralympic medals

In the fiercely contested finals, Lekhara totalled 445.9 to finish ahead of Ukraine's Iryna Shchetnik, who let slip her grip on the medal spot with a poor third shot of 9.9 in the elimination.

Avani Lekhara

Medal result of Praveen’s hard work, unparalleled dedication: PM Modi

Competing in his debut Paralympics, Kumar (18) set a new Asian record with a 2.07-metre jump to finish behind Great Britain's Jonathan Broom-Edwards, who notched up his season's best of 2.10 metre for

Praveen Kumar

Debutant Praveen Kumar clinches silver in men’s T64 high jump at Paralympics

The 18-year-old Kumar, competing in his debut Paralympics, set a new Asian record with a 2.07m jump to finish behind Great Britain's Jonathan Broom-Edwards, who notched up his season's best effort of

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The stars of India’s best ever Olympics, Neeraj Chopra and Bajrang Punia, to be guests at Express Adda today

The two will be the guests at an online Adda hosted by The Indian Express on Friday evening. Chopra and Punia will be in conversation with Sandeep Dwivedi, sports editor, The Indian Express, and assis

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India vs England 4th Test, Day 1: Shardul Thakur lone bright spot in yet another Indian batting collapse

India vs England 4th Test, Day 1: For England, Chris Woakes (15-6-55-4) was splendid in his comeback game and no praise would be enough for the fast-rising Ollie Robinson (17.3-9-38-3), who bowled a c

Shardul Thakur India vs England 4th Test, Day 1 Shardul Thakur lone bright spot in yet another Indian batting collapse

EPL Summer Transfer Window Highlights 2021: Some hits and a few misses

The summer transfer window got off to a lukewarm start as clubs burdened by the loss of income due to Covid-19 tread carefully, looking for bargain deals, free transfers, or players on loan.

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