AJAZ PATEL SCRIPTS HISTORY, BECOMES 3RD BOWLER TO PICK 10 WICKETS IN A TEST INNINGS

Sat 04 December 2021: New Zealand’s Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel has claimed all 10 wickets in the second Test against India, becoming only the third bowler in cricket history to achieve the feat. Patel, a left-arm spinner, added to his tally of four wickets on the opening day to return figures of 10 for 119 […]

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YORKSHIRE’S ENTIRE COACHING STAFF DEPARTED IN THE WAKE OF A RACISM SCANDAL

Sat 04 December 2021: In the latest fallout from a damaging racism controversy, Yorkshire’s director of cricket Martyn Moxon and head coach Andrew Gale have departed the cricket club, along with the entire coaching staff. “We can confirm that Martyn Moxon, director of cricket, and Andrew Gale, first XI coach, have left the club today […]

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IRAN GOALKEEPER AWARDED GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST THROW IN A FOOTBALL MATCH

Fri 03 December 2021: Iranian goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand has been given a Guinness World Record, five years after making history for making the longest throw ever in an official football match. Beiranvand who currently plays for the Portuguese club Boavista on loan from Royal Antwerp achieved the feat back in October 2016 while playing for […]

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WTA SUSPENDS ALL TOURNAMENTS IN CHINA OVER PENG SHUAI ISSUE

Thu 02 December 2021: St Petersburg (USA), Dec 2 (IANS) The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has announced with immediate effect suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, till the country investigates the allegation of sexual assault made against a former senior politician by doubles player Peng Shuai in a full, fair and transparent […]

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MALAYSIA: SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIP CANCELLED OVER ISRAELI VISA ISSUE

Tue 30 November 2021: The Men’s World Team Squash Championship which was scheduled to take place from 7-to 11 December in Kuala Lumpur has been cancelled after Malaysia refused to grant entry visas to players from Israel. The World Squash Federation (WSF) announced yesterday that it “believes in an open and inclusive” event, and it was forced […]

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MALAYSIA REFUSES TO GRANT ISRAEL SQUASH PLAYERS ENTRY

Wed 24 November 2021: Malaysia has refused to grant Israeli players entry to next month’s squash championships. The Men’s World Team Squash Championship is due to be held in Malaysia on 7 December. Kuala Lumpur cited security concerns for its refusal to allow Israeli players entry. According to Israeli media reports, Squash Racquets Association of […]

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JAHID AHMED BECOMES THIRD FORMER PLAYER TO MAKE ALLEGATIONS OF RACISM AT ESSEX

Tue 23 November 2021: Following the allegations made by Zoheb Sharif and Maurice Chambers last week, another former player of English county Essex has claimed he was subjected to racist abuse at the club. Jahid Ahmed, who bowled for Essex from 2005 to 2009, told The Cricketer that a senior coach bullied him and that […]

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F1 IS ‘DUTY BOUND’ TO RAISE HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE IN THE GULF SAYS LEWIS HAMILTON

Sat 20 November 2021: Formula 1 is “duty bound” to raise awareness of human rights in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, says British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton. The 36-year-old, who has a record seven world championships, urged other sporting figures to join him in calling for greater scrutiny of Gulf countries that have been newly awarded a […]

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UN, US DEMAND PROOF OF MISSING CHINESE TENNIS STAR PENG SHUAI’S WELLBEING

Sat 20 November 2021: The United Nations and the US demanded evidence of Peng Shuai’s location on Friday, amid growing worry for the Chinese tennis star’s safety. The player has not been seen in public since claiming on November 2 that she was sexually assaulted by China’s former vice-premier. Tennis players, sports organizations, governments, and […]

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