Buenos Aires/UNI/Xinhua: Argentina captain Lionel Messi hailed the performance of his team in Sunday's 3-0 World Cup qualifying victory over Uruguay, saying the Albiceleste are relishing a possession-based style of play under manager Lionel Scaloni.
Mumbai/IBNS: Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir Friday remembered how India scripted history by winning a World Cup for the first time in 24 years on this day way back in 2007.
Paris/IBNS: Indian archery star Deepika Kumari created history by completing a triple gold at the third stage of the 2021 Archery World Cup here on Sunday.
New Delhi/UNI: The U-17 women's football World Cup will be held in India from October 11 to 30 next year, the FIFA Council announced on Thursday.
Dubai: Hosts Bangladesh and former World champions West Indies kick off their qualification campaigns for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in Dhaka and Chittagong from Wednesday while Afghanistan and Ireland face off starting a day later with their series in Abu Dhabi.
Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the 20 rescheduled series in the pathway to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India and the dates for the Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
Mumbai/IBNS: The seventh edition of the Men’s T20 World Cup is coming five years after the event was held in India.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's first Cricket World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev has suffered a cardiac arrest, media reports said.
Mumbai/UNI: England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has revealed that the participation of his teammates in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 helped them adapt to the high-pressure situations, which played a big role in the team's maiden World Cup title.
London/UNI: Jack Charlton, England's football World Cup hero, has passed away at the age of 85.
Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua: The start of the South American zone qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been postponed to October, world football governing body FIFA said on Friday.
Canberra/Xinhua: The prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand sent a letter to FIFA on Tuesday showing their support for a joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.
New Delhi/UNI: Former India cricketer Sandeep Patil feels being mentally mature is very important for any sportsperson, not just cricketers to bounce back post COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/UNI: Former cricketer Waqar Younis feels that the poor decision-making, starting with the toss, cost Pakistan the match against the arch-rivals India in the 2019 ICC World Cup.
Mumbai/IBNS: English cricketer Ben Stokes has clarified that he never meant India lost a match against England in the 2019 World Cup intentionally after the all-rounder singled out Mahendra Singh Dhoni's way of batting in the particular match which was lost by the men-in-blue.