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File image of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah | Photo: ANI

Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah lead BCCI members in friendly cricket match at Motera ahead of AGM

BCCI's Annual General Meeting is set to be held in Ahmedabad Thursday, where a host of issues such as 2 new IPL teams and 2021 T20 World Cup tax exemption are on the agenda.
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Australia considers swapping venues for last two India Tests due to Sydney Covid outbreak

Cricket Australia still wants to host 3rd Test in Sydney from 7 to 11 January, but could swap it with Brisbane, where 4th Test is scheduled from 15 January.
Nagaland tennis player Lenien Jamir

Nagaland tennis player wins US athletic scholarship, calls it ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ chance

Lenien Jamir will join Manmouth University's Honors School as an undergraduate student majoring in International Relations.

India’s batting collapses against Australia, records lowest test score of 36 runs

India's earlier lowest score was 42 at the Lord's in 1974 against England, known in Indian cricket parlance as the 'Summer of 42'.
Istanbul Basaksehir’s assistant assistant coach Pierre Webo (left) | Screenshot

UEFA to probe racial slur charges at PSG-Basaksehir match where players walked off in protest

Istanbul Basaksehir’s assistant assistant coach Pierre Webo, a former Cameroon international, accused Romanian match official Sebastian Coltescu of using a racial slur against him.     

Virat Kohli becomes fastest player to hit 12,000 ODI runs, breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s record

Kohli, who needed 23 runs to reach the landmark coming into the match, touched the figure in his 242nd innings. In comparison, it took Tendulkar 300 innings to get there.

Arjuna awardees Kartar Singh, Sajjan Cheema & others to return awards in support of farmers

Several prominent sports personalities said they will head to Delhi on 5 December and place their awards outside the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Tokyo Olympics postponement to cost USD 1.9 billion, organisers estimate

The additional costs don’t include counter-measures against the spread of Covid-9, as these are primarily being handled by the Japanese government.

Olympic-bound athletes, staff to be given priority after Covid vaccine rollout

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said that India is expected to send the largest ever contingent to the postponed Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to be held from 23 July in 2021.
Fans in Kolkata organise a candle march to honour Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who died Wednesday | Photo: ANI

Candle marches, football matches, high emotions — Kolkata mourns its ‘God’ Maradona

Fans didn’t pour onto the streets of Kolkata to condole the death of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona due to Covid protocols, but the grief was palpable.

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