World Cup

Qatar, Kuwait reach semi-finals of ICC World Cup Asia Division 2 qualifier

Qatar, Kuwait reach semi-finals of ICC World Cup Asia Division 2 qualifier

Kuwait finished top of Group B and will face Qatar in the semi-finals, while Hong Kong claimed second place in Group B as they beat Maldives by 10 wickets 

Dec 15, 2018, 08:51 AM IST
Hockey World Cup: Germany edge past Pakistan 1-0 in opener

Hockey World Cup: Germany edge past Pakistan 1-0 in opener

Pakistan are still in a strong position to finish above Malaysia, who were thrashed 7-0 by the Netherlands earlier in the day, in the group and be eligible for the crossover stage.

Dec 02, 2018, 08:24 AM IST
Argentina ask coach Lionel Scaloni to stay on until 2019 Copa America

Argentina ask coach Lionel Scaloni to stay on until 2019 Copa America

The Copa America takes place in Brazil next June and July and after losing the last two finals of the competition on penalties, Argentina will be looking to win their first major title since 1993. 

Nov 30, 2018, 07:15 AM IST
 Hockey World Cup: A look at the past winners

Hockey World Cup: A look at the past winners

The 2018 edition of the tournament kick started at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on November 28 and it will run till December 16.
 

Nov 29, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
 Complete schedule and match timings of Hockey World Cup 2018

Complete schedule and match timings of Hockey World Cup 2018

Hosts and fifth-placed India will also begin their campaign later in the day when they take on 15th-ranked South Africa in another Pool C clash.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
ICC signs global partnership with Bira 91

ICC signs global partnership with Bira 91

The deal, which runs through 2023, confirms Bira 91 as the official sponsor for ICC global tournaments.

Nov 28, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
2018 Hockey World Cup: Here are the 16 participating teams

2018 Hockey World Cup: Here are the 16 participating teams

Fifth-ranked India, which will be led by Manpreet Singh, will begin their campaign against 15th placed South Africa later on Wednesday.  

Nov 28, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
 Hockey World Cup: India to face South Africa in opener

Hockey World Cup: India to face South Africa in opener

India last appeared in the Hockey World Cup at home in 2010 in New Delhi, where they made a lowly eighth-place finish

Nov 28, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
ICC World T20 to be called T20 World Cup from 2020 edition

ICC World T20 to be called T20 World Cup from 2020 edition

The ICC World T20 to be called ICC World Cup from the 2020 edition of the tournament.

Nov 24, 2018, 12:42 PM IST
Four years to next World Cup but will it be 32 or 48 teams?

Four years to next World Cup but will it be 32 or 48 teams?

The head of world football`s governing body has been pressing in recent weeks for the 2022 finals to expand from the 32 teams in Russia this year to 48.

Nov 20, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
England still striving to improve after World Cup - Gareth Southgate

England still striving to improve after World Cup - Gareth Southgate

England returned to a hero`s welcome after their success at the World Cup, but Southgate believes that their form since shows they are still moving forward. 

Nov 18, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Virat Kohli believes Indian batsmen need to step up; Ravi Shastri says no more 'chopping and changing' ahead of World Cup

Virat Kohli believes Indian batsmen need to step up; Ravi Shastri says no more 'chopping and changing' ahead of World Cup

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday briefed the media before leaving for Australia tour. 

Nov 15, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
World Cup or IPL? Cricket Australia places conditions for top players

World Cup or IPL? Cricket Australia places conditions for top players

Cricket Australia has informed players they will have to miss part of next year's Indian Premier League if they are selected in the squad for the World Cup.

Nov 15, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
As India explore No 4 options, Ambati Rayudu stakes claim

As India explore No 4 options, Ambati Rayudu stakes claim

The 33-year-old will be looking to ensure a good performance against the West Indies in the second ODI at Vishakapatnam on 24 October.

Oct 23, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
Australian batsman Steve Smith scores half century on club return

Australian batsman Steve Smith scores half century on club return

The 29-year-old, who got married this week, received a warm welcome from an unusually large crowd at the Glenn McGrath Oval and looked his usual twitchy self at the crease as he rattled off a half-century in 62 balls

Sep 22, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
Croatia fly flags for first-ever World Cup finalists

Croatia fly flags for first-ever World Cup finalists

With a population of just over four million, Croatia punched considerably above their weight to reach the final, going down gallantly at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. 

 

Jul 16, 2018, 18:50 PM IST
London rail station renamed after coach Gareth Southgate

London rail station renamed after coach Gareth Southgate

England enjoyed their best World Cup performance in 28 years under Southgate’s leadership. 

Jul 16, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
World Cup celebrations rock France; Les Bleus set for Champs Elysees victory parade

World Cup celebrations rock France; Les Bleus set for Champs Elysees victory parade

The victory has created a sense of national unity, with commentators playing up the fact the squad, the second-youngest in the competition, includes many with central and north African heritage, even if all but two were born in France. 

 

Jul 16, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 Golden Boot, Golden Ball and other award winners - Full list

FIFA World Cup 2018 Golden Boot, Golden Ball and other award winners - Full list

 France lifted their second ever World Cup, concluding the month-long extravaganza after they beat Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki stadium in Russia. 

Jul 16, 2018, 00:05 AM IST
France win FIFA World Cup 2018, beat Croatia 4-2 - As it happened

France win FIFA World Cup 2018, beat Croatia 4-2 - As it happened

Croatia dominated possession in the first-half but conceded goals off set-pieces before Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe fired stunning goals in the second-half to seal the match for France. 

 

Jul 15, 2018, 20:13 PM IST

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