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WTC Final: India score 146 for 3 as bad light stops play

Southampton/UNI: India were 146 for 3 when bad light forced to stop the proceedings of the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand, here on Saturday.

FIFA: Mexico punished with 2 empty stadium games over homophobic fan chants

Moscow/Sputnik: The International Football Federation (FIFA) has ordered the Mexican national team to play two official home matches in front of empty stadiums in the wake of fans' repeated use of homophobic slurs, The Washington Post reported.

Milkha Singh: Legends never die

For a teenager who once had to literally run for his life to save himself from the barbarity of the partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947, going on to become a legendary Olympic runner was an extraordinary feat. That is what ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh, possibly India's best-known athlete, achieved and went on to become an inspiration for people across generations.

WTC Final clash: Indian cricketers are wearing black arm-bands in memory of Milkha Singh

Southampton/UNI: The Indian cricket team on Saturday wore black armbands on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand as a mark of respect to track legend Milkha Singh, who passed away due to COVID-19 related complications.

You will never be forgotten: Virat Kohli tweets mourning Milkha Singh's demise 

Southampton: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Saturday mourned the death of legendary athlete Milkha Singh and said his legacy inspired a whole nation to aim for excellence.

Milkha Singh to be accorded state funeral

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday directed the state government to accord a state funeral to the legendary Milkha Singh.

WTC Final: NZ win toss, opt to bowl first against India

Southampton/UNI: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bowl first against India on Day 2 of the World Test Championship final at the Ageas Bowl, here on Saturday.

GT4 Championship: Akhil’s Circuit Zandvoort experience to come handy in 3rd round

Bengaluru/UNI: Akhil Rabindra, the only Indian driver in the European GT4 Championship, hopes to cash in on his previous experience as the third round of the race starts on Friday at the Circuit Zandvoort in Netherland.

WTC Final: First session of India-NZ play on day 1 cancelled due to rain

Southampton/IBNS: In bad news for all cricket lovers, the first session of play on the first day of the World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand has been cancelled due to rain.

India-New Zealand World Test Championship final begins today

Southampton/IBNS/UNI: India will lock horns with New Zealand in the one-off final match of the World Test Championship beginning here in England on Friday.

Two daughters from Jharkhand to represent Women's Hockey Team in Tokyo Olympics

Ranchi/UNI: Two daughters from the state have been selected in the national women's hockey team which is going to Tokyo Olympics.

Shubman Gill selected in Indian squad for WTC final against New Zealand

Southampton: Shubman Gill was named in final Indian squad that will play against New Zealand in the first World Test Championship here on Friday.

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

Mumbai/IBNS: Tennis icon Rafael Nadal on Thursday announced he won't be participating at this year's Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympic Games.

Football has a long way to reach international standards in South Asia

Football, though a very popular sport in a cricket-mad region, has still a long way to reach international standards in South Asia, with all the eight countries from the region bowing out in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers – two of them in the first round, and the others in the second.

Australia announce squad for white ball tours of Windies, Bangladesh

Melbourne/UNI: Australia on Wednesday named a new-look 18-member squad for their upcoming men's white-ball tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh, which begin next month.