AC Milan into Coppa Italia quarters

Rome, Jan 13 (IANS) AC Milan have booked a spot in the Coppa Italia quarter-finals, eliminating Torino 5-4 on penalties. Tuesday’s match was the second in back-to-back fixtures between the two sides, as Milan had beaten Torino 2-0 in Serie A last week at the San Siro. With talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic returning to the starting […]

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AFC hails Asian Cup China 2023 preparations

Beijing, Jan 9 (IANS) Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Windsor John has spoken highly of China’s preparations for the 2023 Asian Cup amid the COVID-19 pandemic, voicing his confidence in China to “deliver a tournament to remember”. “The AFC has been working closely with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) as well as the Chinese […]

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BFI elections to be held on February 3

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) will hold its elections on February 3 in Gurugram, the national federation said on Friday. The BFI said in a statement that the Delhi High Court on Friday accepted its proposed schedule for the elections. “During its previous hearing, the Hon’ble Court had directed […]

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Rijiju, Shelar bat for restoration of railway concession for sportspersons

Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) After Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju, former Maharashtra sports minister Ashish Shelar has also requested Union railways minister Piyush Goyal to restore the fare concessions for athletes travelling for various sports meets. The concessions, across 38 categories which include sportspersons and senior citizens, were stopped by the railways ministry through its […]

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Australia win toss, elect to bat

Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia won the toss and elected to bat in the third Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. For India, Rohit Sharma replaces Mayank Agarwal while Navdeep Saini makes his Test debut, replacing the injured Umesh Yadav. Rohit will be playing his first Test in over a year. […]

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