IPL 2022: Ambati Rayudu hoping to be picked by CSK, ‘My stint with them was a special one’

Ambati Rayudu has said that he is looking to continue playing for another three years and hopes to be picked by Chennai Super Kings in the upcoming mega-auction before the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL). Rayudu has won two IPL titles with CSK, with whom he has played since the 2018 season. The 36-year-old…

Anthony Martial keen to leave Manchester United but no offers yet: Club manager Ralf Rangnick

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick has confirmed that French forward Anthony Martial wants to leave but will not be sold unless a club makes an acceptable offer. Notably, Martial has started only two league games this season and his representative said this month he wanted to secure a move away in January…

Covid-19 cases in Real Madrid rises to 8 after David Alaba and Isco test positive

Real Madrid confirmed the news of David Alaba and Isco testing positive for Covid-19, taking the overall tally of cases in their squad to 8 ahead of their La Liga match against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday. Players Luka Modric, Rodrygo, Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale, Marcelo, Andriy Lunin all tested positive for…

Our captain Kapil Dev was brilliant because he was mad: K Srikkanth on special India Today show Stars of 83!

The Kapil Dev-led 1983 World Cup-winning squad was reduced to tears while sharing anecdotes from the title-winning campaign with India Today consulting editor Rajdeep Sardesai on a special show. The India Today show Stars of 83! is a special programme on the real-to-reel journey of India’s greatest cricket…

Mayank Agarwal enjoys barbecue night with Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Dravid and Cheteshwar Pujara in South Africa

Indian cricketers Mayank Agarwal, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul enjoyed a fun barbecue night out with head coach Rahul Dravid among others in Centurion on Tuesday. The cricketers were also accompanied by batting coach Vikram Rathour, team physio Nitin Patel and some of the other support staff members…

League Cup: Nketiah hat-trick, Patino help Arsenal hammer Sunderland 5-1 and ease into semi-finals

It was a day of superb showing from academy graduates as Arsenal beat Sunderland 5-1 to progress to the semi-finals of the League Cup. Eddie Nketiah scored a hat-trick and Charlie Patino who made his senior debut on Tuesday scored after coming from the bench. The stoppage-time goal at Emirates Stadium saw the…

Belinda Bencic, Tunisian Ons Jabeur test positive for Covid-19 after Abu Dhabi event

The Australian Open has been rocked by a fresh Covid-19 blow as Belinda Bencic and Ons Jabeur have joined Rafael Nadal in testing positive for coronavirus after playing an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi. Switzerland’s Bencic and Jabeur of Tunisia played at the World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi last week, as…

Australian Open: Confident Rafael Nadal will play, not sure about Novak Djokovic, says AO chief Craig Tiley

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley said that he is confident about Rafael Nadal’s participation at next month’s Grand Slam despite the Spaniard testing positive for Covid-19, but he is still uncertain whether Novak Djokovic will be playing. Nadal tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from an…

India players guaranteed hospital beds, immediate return home in case of Omicron crisis in South Africa

Cricket South Africa have gone the extra mile to ensure the safety of India players and support staff during the much-anticipated Test and ODI series, starting December 26. With plenty riding on the home series, CSA have come up with meticulous plans to ensure the series doesn’t get called-off midway amid fears…

Kidambi Srikanth assured of medal at badminton World Championships, storms into semi-finals

Kidambi Srikanth on Friday became the third Indian to win a medal in the badminton World Championships as he stormed past Netherlands’ Mark Caljouw to reach the semi-finals in Huelva, Spain. In a match that lasted just minutes, Srikanth beat Caljouw 21-8, 21-7. This was the first time that Srikanth was facing…