Mary Kom ‘favourite’ to win Asian Boxing Championships | Boxing News – Times of India

Mary Kom (TOI Photo) NEW DELHI: Six-time AIBA Women’s World Champion and five-time ASBC Asian Women’s champion Mary Kom will compete in the flyweight (51kg) in Dubai in the upcoming Asian women’s Boxing Championships. The upcoming ASBC Asian men’s and women’s Boxing Championships, which are scheduled to be held in New Delhi have been relocated … Read more Mary Kom ‘favourite’ to win Asian Boxing Championships | Boxing News – Times of India

UK open to hosting Champions League final due to Turkey travel ban | Football News – Times of India

LONDON: Britain on Friday said it was willing to step in to host the Champions League football final, after the government placed Turkey on a coronavirus travel red list. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the UK was “very open to hosting the final round” of the competition, which is due to take place between English … Read more UK open to hosting Champions League final due to Turkey travel ban | Football News – Times of India

From Nargol to Team India’s reserve, Arzan Nagwaswalla completes long journey | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: On way back from Ahmedabad to Nargol, his village which is located on Gujarat’s border with Maharashtra and is known for being the residence of many Parsees like him since ages, Arzan Nagwaswalla was lost in thoughts: while he had never played in the IPL, this was the first time when a big team, … Read more From Nargol to Team India’s reserve, Arzan Nagwaswalla completes long journey | Cricket News – Times of India

Hope I've Silenced my Critics: FC Goa Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem

FC Goa’s young goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh says his performance during the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage matches recently would have silenced his critics, who had not given him much chance against top Asian outfits. Thanks to his performance under the bar, FC Goa held top-rated Qatari outfit Al Rayyan and UAE’s Al Wahda to … Read more Hope I've Silenced my Critics: FC Goa Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem

Table tennis | Sathiyan preparing in right earnest

G. Sathiyan has started preparing with his sparring partner Anirban Ghosh at the Raman High Performance TT Centre here. For the next two months the Indian star paddler said he would be working on “small details” with the sole focus being to put up a better show in the Tokyo Olympics. “The Sports Authority of … Read more Table tennis | Sathiyan preparing in right earnest

Madrid Open | Zverev has the measure of Nadal

Rafael Nadal lost 6-4, 6-4 to Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Friday, casting doubts over the Spaniard’s form ahead of this month’s French Open. Zverev’s impressive straights-set win at the Caja Magica earns him a meeting with Dominic Thiem, in what will be a repeat of last year’s US Open final, … Read more Madrid Open | Zverev has the measure of Nadal

Coronavirus | Malaysian Open postponed

Move a big blow to India’s Olympic hopefuls. The Badminton Association of Malaysia and Badminton World Federation have jointly agreed to postpone the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open championship scheduled to start from May 25 to 30, according to a BWF release on Friday. “All attempts were made by the organisers and the BWF to provide … Read more Coronavirus | Malaysian Open postponed

Sports Ministry to spend Rs 73.14 lakh on Olympic-bound sailors’ European training stint | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Vishnu Saravanan (PTI Photo) NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympic-bound sailors Nethra Kumanan (laser radial), Vishnu Saravanan (laser standard) as well as KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar (skiff 49er) will train in Europe ahead of the Tokyo Olympics after the Sports Ministry‘s Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) on Friday approved their respective proposals. The total cost of international … Read more Sports Ministry to spend Rs 73.14 lakh on Olympic-bound sailors’ European training stint | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Hardik Pandya not considered; Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini dropped for England tour

Hardik Pandya was not considered for selection as “he is still not in a position to bowl”, while a fit-again Ravindra Jadeja made his way back to a 20-strong Indian squad announced on Friday for next month’s World Test Championship final against New Zealand and a five-match series against England. Along with Jadeja, batsman Hanuma … Read more Hardik Pandya not considered; Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini dropped for England tour

Jadeja, Vihari back as no surprises in India’s squad for WTC final and England series

]The fit-again duo of all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and batsman Hanuma Vihari returned to a 20-strong Indian squad announced on Friday for next month’s World Test Championship final against New Zealand and a five-match series against England. The selectors also picked four standby players — Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, and Arzan Nagwaswalla, the BCCI … Read more Jadeja, Vihari back as no surprises in India’s squad for WTC final and England series