India bids to host next hockey World Cup

India bids to host next hockey World Cup

New Delhi, Feb 5 (Hindustan Times): India are among the six countries that have presented bids to host the next edition of the hockey World Cup, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced Tuesday. India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window, which has also been preferred by Australia and New...

Tokyo 2020 plans weather monitoring after heatstroke fears

Tokyo 2020 plans weather monitoring after heatstroke fears

Tokyo, Feb 1 (AFP) - Tokyo 2020 organisers on Thursday unveiled plans for a centre to monitor extreme weather, after concerns the city's scorching summer could cause heatstroke or even deaths during the Games. The next Olympics will also overlap with Japan's typhoon season, and the potential for extreme conditions has become a major headache for the event after a...

Japan Vs Qatar – AFC Asian Cup Finals 2019

Japan Vs Qatar – AFC Asian Cup Finals 2019

Colombo, Feb 1 (newsin.asia) - Japan and Qatar are set to create history at the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 final which will be hosted at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The Samurai Blue are eying their record-extending fifth title, they hold a 100% record in the finals having won all four of their finals in the...

Djokovic beats Nadal to win record seventh Australian Open

Djokovic beats Nadal to win record seventh Australian Open

Colombo, Jan 27 (newsin.asia) - Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the final to win the Australian Open for the seventh time in his career. Djokovic and Nadal met for the eight time in a grand slam final and today's match was an ATP record-extending 53rd meeting between them. Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash said, "It is...

AFC Asian Cup 2019 – Quarter Finals

AFC Asian Cup 2019 – Quarter Finals

Colombo, Jan 24 (newsin.asia) - The group stage and round of 16 is over, from 24 teams it is now down to 8 teams. After this round, the winners will play in a semifinal, ultimately leading to the finale: the AFC Asian Cup final. Teams qualified for the quarterfinals: Vietnam, Japan, China, Iran, Korea Republic, Qatar, UAE, and Australia. Thursday,...

One Player, Three Awards – Virat Kohli

One Player, Three Awards – Virat Kohli

Colombo, Jan 22 (newsin.asia) - Virat Kohli has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards following a magical 2018. The figures below show his extraordinary performances over 2018. Tests: 1322* in...

AFC Asian Cup 2019 – Knockout stage

AFC Asian Cup 2019 – Knockout stage

Abu Dhabi, January 3 (newsin.asia): The 2019 AFC Asian Cup’s group stage is over — it is time for the knockout rounds. This is by far the most dramatic part of the tournament, as the time to crown a champion draws nearer. From 24 teams its now down to 16 teams. After this round, the winners will play in a quarterfinal...

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