Women’s Asian Cup set for more gripping action

Mumbai, Jan 28 (UNI) The road to the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 final on February 6 and the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 qualification is now clearer as the final eight teams have been decided after the thrilling group-stage matches. China, Japan, Australia, Korea, Chinese

Canada, Argentina, USA and Chile men in semis of Pan Am Hockey Cup

Santiago Jan 28 (UNI) Semi-finalists in the men's category have been identified at the completion of the 2020 Pan American Cup Hockey here on Friday. In the cross-over fixtures Canada beat Brazil 4-0 and Chile crossed swords with Mexico with the former recording a 3-1 verdict

Collins beats Swiatek, makes 1st Slam final

Melbourne, Jan 27 (UNI) Danielle Collins defeated Iga Swiatek 6-4 6-1 to soar into the Australian Open 2022 women's singles final here on Thursday. This is her maiden Grand Slam final. Collins gave a run for money. Swiatek did not have any answers against a flurry of wins dow

Japan top group at Women's Asian Cup

Pune, Jan 27 (UNI) Two-time defending champions Japan secured top spot in Group C of the Women's Asian Cup 2022 on Thursday despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Korea here at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex. Seo Ji-yeon's equaliser following a goal-mouth scramble five minu

Schroder denies Alcott dream farewell

Melbourne, Jan 27 (UNI) Sam Schroder of the Netherlands on Thursday foiled Australian Dylan Alcott's farewell dream of an eighth straight Australian Open quad wheelchair title on Rod Laver Arena. Schroder defeated Alcott 7-5, 6-0 in his last competitive match. The Aussie reti

Women's Asia Cup: India go down in semis

Muscat,  (UNI) India women's hockey team went down against Korea 2-3 in the semifinal of the Asian Cup here on Wednesday. Neha (28') and Lalremsiami (54') scored the two goals for India, while Eunbi Cheon (31'), Seung Ju Lee (45') and Hyejin Cho (47')

Rohit returns, Bishnoi gets maiden India call-up

Mumbai,  (UNI) Rohit Sharma returns to lead India in the upcoming home series against West Indies as the BCCI on Wednesday announced an 18-member squad. The 34-year-old Rohit had missed the India tour of South Africa due to a hamstring injury. Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi

PM sends R-Day greetings to Jonty Rhodes

New Delhi, Jan 26 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday conveyed Republic Day greetings to former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes for his profound connection with India and its culture. In a letter to Rhodes the PM said: "I decided to write to you and a few oth

India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India

Melbourne, Jan 25 (UNI) World No.1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia on Tuesday progressed into the Australian Open women singles semifinal after beating Jessica Pegula of the US. Barty required just 63 minutes to secure a 6-2, 6-0 victory over the 21st seed American and became the fir

Neeraj Chopra set to receive Param Vishisht Seva Medal

New Delhi, Jan 25 (UNI) Tokyo Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra is likely to be honoured with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal on Republic Day. Chopra enlisted into the Indian Army as a Subedar under 4th Battalian Rajputana Rifles. The 24-year-old javelin thrower won the gold meda