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June 22, 2017

Newcastle goalkeeper Sels joins Anderlecht on season-long loan

London, June 22: Goalkeeper Matz Sels has joined Anderlecht on a season-long loan, Newcastle United football club announced on Thursday.The club confirmed through a statement on its website. Sels started as Rafa Benitez's first-choice keeper but was replaced by Karl Darlow in September, reports Efe. The 25-year-old joined the Magpies from Gent and only played nine times in the league as they were promoted from the Championship. In all, the player only wore the Magpies jersey nine times in the Championship, three…

Shuttler Srikanth jumps to 11th spot in BWF Rankings

New Delhi, June 22: Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who won the Indonesia Open title last week, jumped 11 places to be at the 11th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking on Thursday.The former World No.3 Guntur player, who is in his prime form, now has 51,603 points in his kitty. Among other shuttlers, giant killer H.S. Prannoy, who stunned Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and China's Chen Long in the Indonesia Open, improved four places to be at the 21st spot with 43,075 points. But Ajay…

Ireland, Afghanistan become Test-playing nations

London, June 22: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday inducted Afghanistan and Ireland as full members after a unanimous vote at the ICC Full Council meeting at The Oval here.Both nations will now be eligible to play Test cricket, thereby increasing the number of Test-playing countries to 12. "Afghanistan and Ireland were today confirmed as Full Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) after a unanimous vote at the ICC Full Council meeting at The Oval," the global body said in a…

Pakistan eves should take inspiration from men’s team: Afridi

Dubai, June 22: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Thursday advised the country's women's cricket team taking part in the ICC Women's World Cup in England, to emulate their male counterparts -- the newly-crowned Champions Trophy winners."My advice to the team would be similar to the one that I gave to the men's team -- the players must play fearless cricket and shouldn't be worried about defeat," Afridi wrote in his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC) website.…

Banned drugs in food supplement major challenge: FSSAI

New Delhi, June 22: The FSSAI on Thursday said presence of doping substances in food supplements posed a major challenge and efforts were needed to save the reputation of the supplements industry.Pointing out that India stands at third position in doping cases, the FSSAI cautioned food supplements manufacturing and processing industry to be aware of the threat of doping substances in supplements. The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) had circulated a list of banned drugs to the Food Safety Commissioners and Maharashtra…
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