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Singer-songwriter Camila Cabello shared an Instagram post dedicated to late NBA legend Kobe Bryant. "When I was 16 and going through...excruciatingly painful period in my life...mamba mentality got me through every single performance," she wrote. "He taught me how to use my own pain," she added. "I wish that he knew how many times he saved me," Camila further added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 06:12 pm on 27 Jan
Tiger Woods played the final round at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Sunday unaware his friend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash. "I didn't really understand why people in the gallery were saying 'Do it for Mamba' but now I understand," Woods said after his caddie Joe LaCava broke the news to him.
short by Anmol Sharma / 04:23 pm on 27 Jan
He inspired me to try to be better: Beckham on Kobe Bryant's demise
short by Anmol Sharma / on 28 Jan 2020,Tuesday
Reacting to NBA legend Kobe Bryant's demise, David Beckham wrote on Instagram, "The commitment Kobe showed to his sport was inspiring...to go through the pain and to finish a game off like only he could...he inspired me to try to be better." He added, "Kobe always talked about Vanessa and his beautiful girls and how proud he was of them."
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:00 am on 28 Jan
What are some of the major investments made by NBA legend Kobe Bryant?
short by Pragya Swastik / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash aged 41, was also an investor and entrepreneur who began investing in businesses before leaving NBA in 2016. In 2013, he co-founded $100-million venture capital firm Bryant Stibel, which invested in China's Alibaba and startups like Tile and Juicero. It claims at least 10 successful exits, including Alibaba and Dell.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:05 pm on 27 Jan
Recalling dismissing Sachin Tendulkar LBW off a bouncer in 1999 Adelaide Test, ex-Australia pacer Glenn McGrath said, "I bowled him a bouncer...but...the ball kept low and Sachin ducked it." "The ball hit him on his shoulder and as he is not tall...I appealed and umpire gave him out....Probably it should have been SBW or Shoulder Before Wicket," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:20 pm on 27 Jan
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has announced there'll be no change in timings of night matches in IPL 2020. "There was discussion about 7.30 pm but it's not happening. Matches will start at 8 pm," he added. He further said the final will take place in Mumbai. "We'll have only five double-headers (4 pm and 8 pm) this time," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:00 pm on 27 Jan
World number one Rafael Nadal defeated world number 26 Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(8-6), 7-6(7-4) in 3 hours and 38 minutes in Australian Open pre-quarterfinal to enter his career's 41st Grand Slam quarter-final. It'll be Nadal's 12th quarter-final in Australian Open. Nadal and Kyrgios have now faced each other eight times, with Nadal winning five times and Kyrgios winning thrice.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:34 pm on 27 Jan
Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka took to Twitter to share a note she wrote as a tribute for late NBA legend Kobe Bryant. "Thank you for being you...Thank you for being so humble and not acting as big as you are...Thank you for randomly texting me...'You ok?', cause you know how f***ed up my head is sometimes," she wrote.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:20 pm on 27 Jan
South Africa have been fined 60% of their match fee and penalised six ICC World Test Championship points for maintaining a slow over-rate against England in the fourth Test at the Wanderers. Faf du Plessis's side was ruled to be three overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration. Du Plessis pleaded guilty to the offence.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:40 pm on 27 Jan
Reacting to the demise of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, four-time NBA champion and Bryant's former LA Lakers teammate Shaquille O'Neal tweeted, "There's no words to express the pain I'm going through with this tragedy of losing my niece & my brother." He added, "I'm sick right now." He further wrote, "Kobe was a family man."
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:30 pm on 27 Jan
Teammates called me panda, now they call me macho: Sarfaraz Khan
short by Anmol Sharma / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan, who recently slammed a triple hundred in Ranji Trophy, said he was dropped by RCB in 2016 because of his fitness. "Virat Kohli told me my fitness wasn't letting me get to next level," he said. He added his teammates used to call him 'panda' and now they call him 'macho' after he worked on fitness.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:23 pm on 27 Jan
India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, during the latest edition of Chahal TV, said that the team misses former India captain MS Dhoni a lot. He also revealed that no one sits on the last corner seat in team bus as Dhoni always used to sit there. He further said that Dhoni has never appeared in a video of Chahal TV.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 28 Jan
India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev has said that 22-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant cannot blame anybody for being benched by Team India. "He has to look after his own career. The only way for him is to keep on getting runs and prove everybody wrong. When you are talented, it is your job to prove people wrong," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:22 pm on 27 Jan
Teams take 24-second shot clock violation in honour of Kobe Bryant
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
NBA teams San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors took 24 seconds shot clock violation each in memory of NBA legend Kobe Bryant who wore numbers 24 and 8. The teams did not contest the tipoff and players dribbled out the 24-second shot time each at the beginning of their game. Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 04:14 pm on 27 Jan
Crazy aunt: Ex-players criticise Margaret over homophobic remarks
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Former Grand Slam winners Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe have criticised the highest Grand Slam titles winner Margaret Court over her remarks against homosexuality and transgenders. While Navratilova said Court's views were "actually hurting people", McEnroe described her as "crazy aunt". Court on Monday was honoured on 50th anniversary of her Grand Slam, winning all four majors in 1970.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 06:30 pm on 27 Jan
Pak retain top T20I ranking with 1 point lead after B'desh series win
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
After the third and final T20I against Bangladesh was abandoned due to rain, Pakistan on Monday won the series 2-0. With the series win, Pakistan, who became the top T20I team in January 2018, retained their number one ranking in the shortest format of the game. Pakistan with 270 points are followed by Australia with 269 points.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 10:27 pm on 27 Jan
Vinay Kumar completes 500 first-class wickets in over 15 years
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Puducherry pacer Vinay Kumar on Monday took six wickets against Chandigarh in the Ranji Trophy to complete 500 wickets in first-class cricket. Vinay, who made his first-class debut in 2004, has played one Test and 31 ODIs for India picking 39 wickets. Last month, Vinay picked six wickets against Mizoram and became the highest wicket-taking pacer in Ranji Trophy history.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 11:09 pm on 27 Jan
Sarfaraz hits 226*(213) an innings after slamming 301*(391) in Ranji
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan on Monday slammed unbeaten 226 off 213 balls in the round seven match against Himachal Pradesh in Ranji Trophy. In round six, Sarfaraz had slammed 301* off 391 balls against Uttar Pradesh. He has become the second Indian after Tamil Nadu's WV Raman (1989) to follow a triple hundred with a double ton in first-class cricket.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:04 pm on 27 Jan
SA lose 3rd consecutive Test series as Eng win 4th Test by 191 runs
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
England on Monday won the fourth and final Test against South Africa by 191 runs to win series 3-1. South Africa have now lost three consecutive Test series and eight of their last nine Test matches. While Mark Wood, who took nine wickets in 4th match, was named Man of the Match, Ben Stokes was named Man of the Series.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 10:29 pm on 27 Jan
Ex-India hockey captain Sunita Chandra passes away aged 76
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Former India women's hockey team captain Sunita Chandra on Monday died reportedly in her sleep at the age of 76. Chandra, who is an Arjuna awardee, is survived by her husband Yatish Chandra and two sons. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath condoled Sunita's death and called her "pride of the country".
short by Ankur Taliyan / 11:01 pm on 27 Jan
Hope East Bengal will play in ISL: Ganguly after Bagan-ATK merger
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Days after ISL club ATK announced the acquisition of majority stakes in Mohun Bagan football club, ATK co-owner and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said he hopes to see East Bengal playing in ISL. Mohun Bagan and East Bengal are arch-rivals with their matches known as "Kolkata Derby". "You cannot think about football without Mohun Bagan or East Bengal," Ganguly said.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 08:18 pm on 27 Jan
Wawrinka beats Medvedev in his 29th 5-set win, enters Aus Open last 8
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
World number 15 and three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka on Monday entered the Australian Open round of eight defeating world number four Daniil Medvedev. Wawrinka won 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 in a contest that lasted three hours and 25 minutes. This was his 29th five-set victory in his 51st career five-setter.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 05:47 pm on 27 Jan
'I have no words', posts Messi, 'RIP Legend', says Ronaldo on Kobe
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both took to Instagram to condole the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash. "I have no words…all my love for Kobe's family and friends," posted Messi with a photo of Kobe in LA Lakers jersey. "Kobe was a true legend and inspiration to so many…RIP Legend," said Ronaldo.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 07:03 pm on 27 Jan
Neymar gestures 24 after scoring as tribute to Kobe Bryant
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
PSG forward Neymar paid tribute to late NBA legend Kobe Bryant as he celebrated his second goal against Lille in Ligue 1. Neymar converted a penalty in 52nd minute and held up two fingers on one hand and four on the other to mark Kobe's jersey number 24, which he wore during his last 10 years in LA Lakers.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 05:39 pm on 27 Jan
New selection committee to pick squad for SA ODIs: Ganguly
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 27 Jan 2020,Monday
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said that the new selection committee will pick the squad for the ODI series against South Africa. Two of the five members of the committee are being replaced as the current chairman MSK Prasad and selector Gagan Khoda have completed their tenures. Several ex-cricketers including Ajit Agarkar and Laxman Sivaramakrishnan have applied for the job.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 10:21 pm on 27 Jan
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