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January 9, 2019

PWL played big role in Asian Games gold, says Vinesh

Gurugram, Jan 9: Asian Games champion Vinesh Phogat said that the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) has a big role to play in her winning the gold medal at the Asiad last year.Elaborating the point, Vinesh said: "PWL gave me the opportunity to wrestle with some really good wrestlers, which eventually stood me in good stead during the Asian Games. I will tell you why I am saying so. "I played Sun Yanan of China twice in PWL-3 and lost on both occasions. But I learnt a lot from those defeats. And when I learnt that I am…

Delhi beat Hyderabad in PBL tie

Bengaluru, Jan 9: P.V. Sindhus brilliant victory went in vain as former champions Delhi Dashers grabbed a 4-3 win over defending champions Hyderabad Hunters in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) clash at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.The loss, however, could not make any difference for the Hunters, who continue to enjoy the top position in the table standings, with 24 points. As for Delhi, this was their first victory in six matches in what has been a season to forget. World No.32 Evgeniya Kosetskaya of…

India well prepared for UAE: Kotal

Abu Dhabi, Jan 9: After a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Thailand in the first group match, defender Pritam Kotal feels that India are well prepared to take on hosts UAE in their next match here on Thursday.Kotal, who played a stellar role as right wing back for India keeping Thailand's Chanathip Songskrasin quiet in the previous game, said that the team has made specific plans for the hosts. "We have our plans for the UAE game. You will be able to see them while we implement it on the pitch," the defender…

Asian Cup: India coach sounds confident note ahead of UAE clash

Abu Dhabi, Jan 9: Before taking on hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) in their second match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 here on Thursday, India coach Stephen Constantine stressed that the "game is played on the pitch, not on paper.""We know all the three games are going to be very tough. There'll be no easy game at this level. But we'll go toe-to-toe with them. A game is not played on paper, but on the pitch. The UAE are the hosts and will be under pressure. It's understandable they will go for all…

Protea all-rounder Albie Morkel retires from cricket

Johannesburg, Jan 9: South African all-rounder Albie Morkel on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, bringing an end to an illustrious career spanning two decades with immediate effect."Time has run out for me on the cricket field, and I would like to announce my retirement from the game. The last 20 years of my life took me on an incredible journey, with so many awesome memories that I will cherish forever," the 37-year-old said in a Cricket South Africa (CSA) statement. "I want to…
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