Indian Player ratings from first T20I match

Ishan Kishan and Umran Malik had an opportunity to cement their place in the Indian T20I playing XI (Image Source: Twitter)

India kicked off their tour of Ireland with a T20I match at The Village last evening. The two teams met in an international fixture for the first time in four years. Hardik Pandya made his international captaincy debut and asked Ireland to bat after winning his first toss. Bhuvneshwar Kumar provided the perfect start to … Read more

‘Ninja Warrior’ Competition May Feature In 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

'Ninja Warrior' Competition May Feature In 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television (TBS) has announced that its signature “Sasuke” (aka “Ninja Warrior”) obstacle course series may inspire a new addition to the upcoming 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The broadcaster, which operates one of Japan’s five major terrestrial TV networks, is partnering with World Obstacle, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO) and the … Read more

Noah Lyles runs down Erriyon Knighton as rivalry buds at USATF Championships

Noah Lyles runs down Erriyon Knighton as rivalry buds at USATF Championships

Noah Lyles reasserted his claim as the U.S. 200m king by running down 18-year-old phenom Erriyon Knighton at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships. The reigning world champion Lyles won in 19.67 seconds, celebrating moments before crossing the finish line two hundredths ahead of Knighton, who tightened up in the final meters. Lyles looked toward Knighton’s lane … Read more

Tencent Backer Prosus to Cut $134 Billion Stake to Fund Buyback

Tencent Backer Prosus to Cut $134 Billion Stake to Fund Buyback

(Bloomberg) — Prosus NV is planning to sell more of its $134 billion stake in Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. to finance a buyback program, reversing a pledge to hold onto the full shareholding. Most Read from Bloomberg Tencent erased earlier gains in Hong Kong on Monday as investors pondered the extent to which … Read more

Xi Jinping’s presence at Hong Kong anniversary still unclear

Xi Jinping's presence at Hong Kong anniversary still unclear

HONG KONG (AP) — Questions continue to circle over whether Chinese leader Xi Jinping will attend the 25th year anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from British to Chinese rule and the inauguration of of the territory’s new leader. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said Xi would participate in the July 1 commemorations but wasn’t explicit … Read more

BTS’ New Album Proof Tops the Japanese Oricon Chart

BTS' New Album Proof Tops the Japanese Oricon Chart

Global K-pop group BTS’ new album ‘Proof’ has topped the Japanese Oricon ‘Weekly Album Ranking’ chart. According to the latest Oricon chart which was released on June 24, BTS’ album ‘Proof’ has earned 546,373 points between June 13 and June 19, and topped the ‘Weekly Album Ranking’ chart, as per Global Economic. BTS’ Jin Opts for … Read more