Thursday, February 22TRUSTED FEARLESS INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL NEWS PORTAL

Day: December 29, 2022

Sports

‘Before Pele, “10” was just a number. A simple goodbye to the eternal King will never be enough’: From Neymar to Cr7, football world mourns its icon

Brazillian footballer Pele, only player to win three FIFA World Cup titles, died at 82 after battle with cancer on Friday. As the world of football tries to grasp with the loss, here is how footballers, clubs and national federations reacted to the development. “Before Pele, “10” was just a number. I read that phrase somewhere, at some point in my life. But that phrase, beautiful, is incomplete. I’d say before Pele, football was just a sport. Pele changed everything. He turned football into art, into entertainment. He gave voice to the poor, to the blacks and especially: It gave visibility to Brazil. Football and Brazil have elevated their status thanks to the King! He’s gone, but his magic will remain. Pele is ETERNAL!!,” wrote Neymar on Instagram. Cristiano Ronaldo paid a heart-war...
Sports

‘Before Pele, “10” was just a number. A simple goodbye to the eternal King will never be enough’: From Neymar to Cr7, football world mours its icon

Brazillian footballer Pele, only player to win three FIFA World Cup titles, died at 82 after battle with cancer on Friday. As the world of football tries to grasp with the loss, here is how footballers, clubs and national federations reacted to the development. “Before Pele, “10” was just a number. I read that phrase somewhere, at some point in my life. But that phrase, beautiful, is incomplete. I’d say before Pele, football was just a sport. Pele changed everything. He turned football into art, into entertainment. He gave voice to the poor, to the blacks and especially: It gave visibility to Brazil. Football and Brazil have elevated their status thanks to the King! He’s gone, but his magic will remain. Pele is ETERNAL!!,” wrote Neymar on Instagram. Cristiano Ronaldo paid a heart-war...
Sports

Rashid Khan appointed Afghanistan T20 captain

File picture of Rashid Khan of Afghanistan | Photo Credit: Getty Images Star leg-spinner Rashid Khan was on Thursday named Afghanistan's new T20 captain, replacing veteran Mohammad Nabi. Rashid, 24, was appointed captain ahead of the 2021 T20 World Cup as well but had stepped down following the announcement of the squad, claiming he was not consulted over selection. Nabi had stepped down post the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia. "Rashid Khan is a massive name in Afghanistan Cricket. He has colossal experience of playing the format around the world which will help him take the team to a new level in the format," said Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman Mirwais Ashraf in a statement. "Rashid Khan has the experience of leading AfghanAtalan in all three formats before and we are happy to h...
Sports

Pele: Wanted to be pilot, hated his name, stopped war, 3 World Cup, 1 Copa

Apart from the goals and the artistry on the field, there was much more to the legend of Pele. For a boy who initially wanted to be a pilot, only for an accident to ruin it, football became Pele’s world when he saw his father cry after Brazil lost the final to Uruguay in 1950 World Cup at the Maracana. The beautiful game not just changed his life, but one around him as well as at one point his club Santos was in demand to play teams in Europe. From being part of a video game to stopping a war in Nigeria to being called a National Treasure, there are a lot of factors that contributed to the legend of Pele. The boy who wanted to fly a plane Pelé , first went to an airport to sell peanuts as a very young boy from an impoverished home. But young Edson’s dream, seen barefoot and from dirt r...
Uncategorized

Horoscope Today, 30 December 2022: Check astrological prediction of your zodiac sign – Times of India

The daily horoscope is determined by the position of the moon and sun. A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the whole day before starting your day in the morning? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read the daily predictions given below for each horoscope to find out what is in store for you today in your luck.Aries daily horoscope Dec 30: Today, you are blessed by moon, you may enjoy your family and professional life. You may become polite with the people around you, which may help in smooth completion of your work. You may find some new sources of earnings, which may boost your savings. You may also...
Uncategorized

Pisces Daily Horoscope Free – 30 December 2022: The day may bring mixed results on your financial or professional front – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. This Pisces Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Pisces? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Pisces horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says today, your day will start with optimism and good luck, which is likely to reflect in every task that you undertake. You are likely to receive opportunities to broaden your horizons and add some zing to your lifestyle. Negative: You and your brother may get into arguments related to some family issue. You should avoid ...
Uncategorized

Aquarius Free Horoscope – 30 December 2022: You and your partner will have a pleasant day today – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. This Aquarius Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Aquarius? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Aquarius horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says today you are likely to remain passionate about all things that you may have in your style. You may plan for a trip with your friends. You may get the ancestral property transferred to your name. Negative: Try to avoid getting into arguments with family related to financial status. You should avoid investing in t...
Uncategorized

Capricorn Astrology Predictions – 30 December 2022: You and your partner may get into an argument today – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. This Capricorn Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Capricorn? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Capricorn horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says today your day will be full of adventure. You may meet someone special in the office who may inspire you to do hard work. You may crack a business deal today. You may plan to go on a business trip. Negative: You and your partner may get into an argument which may lead to a dispute. Try to avoid arguments and t...
Uncategorized

Sagittarius Daily Rashifal – 30 December 2022: If you are single, you may feel unhappy over some issue with your partner regarding their plans – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his/her horoscope. This Sagittarius Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Sagittarius? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Sagittarius horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says if you are looking to sell off land or property then this is an opportune time for doing that. For students, the day may turn out satisfactory as it will help them focus on their studies and perform well in examinations. Those keen to go on a solo trip may embark upon and may be the most exciting. Ne...
Uncategorized

Scorpio Daily Horoscope – 30 December 2022: Try to stay motivated and cheerful to make the most of the day – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his/her horoscope. This Scorpio Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Scorpio? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Scorpio horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says try to stay motivated and cheerful to make the most of the day. Your mental health will be good today. Charity work would also help draw you out of your life and into the community in a meaningful way. Negative: You may face some issues at work today. Your trip may get cancelled due to some reason which may make...
Uncategorized

Libra Detailed Horoscope – 30 December 2022: If you have applied for a new job, you may soon receive an appointment letter – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his/her horoscope. This Libra Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Libra? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Libra horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says you will be able to strike a balance between your personal and professional life and may get full support from your family. Remaining sincere and honest in your approach to all work at hand will enable you to complete pending tasks easily. Negative: Avoid hectic travelling or taking an impromptu trip as it can impact ...
Uncategorized

Virgo Horoscope Predictions Today – 30 December 2022: Your love life is likely to be filled with romance – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. This Virgo Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Virgo? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Virgo horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says today just might be your lucky day as you are likely to be blessed with success and fame. You may accomplish success in most tasks that you undertake today by working harder. Continue to work hard to keep the winning momentum in your favour. Negative: Avoid taking any risks or shortcuts as it can prove to be counterproduc...
Uncategorized

Taurus Today’s Horoscope – 30 December 2022: You are in the full mood of expressing your true feelings to your partner – Times of India

A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. This Taurus Horoscope for 30th December is determined by the position of the moon and sun. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the day for Taurus? Horoscopes give us a hint about all the things that we are going to face for the entire day. Read your Taurus horoscope predictions to find out what is in store for you today.Positive: Ganesha says today you may get involved in planning for a long vacation to an international trip. You will have a good time with family and friends. You may buy a new vehicle soon. Negative: Today avoid getting into an argument with anyone. Avoid planning any trip. Avoid investing in the share market. ALSO READ: Today's Panchang, 3...
Sports

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu’s Pradosh Ranjan Paul conquers fort Kotla

After a hop, a skip, a jump of joy and a fist pump, Pradosh Ranjan Paul dug his bat into the ground like a sword, put his helmet on top of the handle, and bowed to the Tamil Nadu dressing room. Pradosh, the first cricketer from the textile hub of Tiruppur to play in the Ranji Trophy, celebrated his maiden first-class century like a warrior who had just conquered the Kotla fort. Pradosh Ranjan Paul plays a shot during the third day of Ranji Trophy cricket match against Delhi. (PTI Photo) Pradosh’s 124 at No 7 not only gave Tamil Nadu the crucial first-innings lead after they were 200 for 5 in pursuit of Delhi’s 303, but it has also given them an outside chance to win outright on the final day, if the weather doesn’t play spoilsport. Before Thursday, Pradosh had scored 29 centuries for T...
Sports

Mbappe dismisses Argentina keeper Martinez’s ‘futile’ World Cup taunts | Football News – Times of India

PARIS: France striker Kylian Mbappe has shrugged off Argentina keeper Emiliano Martinez's taunts after the World Cup final, saying he did not "waste energy on such futile things" as he awaited the return of Paris Saint Germain team mate Lionel Messi.Mbappe became the second player to score a World Cup final hat-trick as he dragged his country back into the match with a late second-half double and an extra-time penalty, which was still not enough as Argentina prevailed in a shootout.During Argentina's jubilant homecoming, a group of fans set alight a makeshift coffin lid adorned with a cross and a picture of Mbappe. Martinez clutched a toy baby with Mbappe's face on it during an open-top bus parade through the capital on Dec. 23."The celebrations, they're not my problem. I don't waste an...
Sports

Suryakumar, Mandhana nominated for ICC T20 Cricketer of the Year awards

India’s Smriti Mandhana. File | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini Swashbuckling Indian batters Suryakumar Yadav and Smriti Mandhana were on Thursday nominated for the men's and women's T20 Cricketer of the Year awards, respectively, for their exploits in 2022. Suryakumar has been nominated alongside T20 World Cup-winning England all-rounder Sam Curran, Pakistan wicketkeeper batter Mohammad Rizwan and Zimbabwe's batting all-rounder Sikandar Raza for the top honours in the men's category. Pakistan bowling all-rounder Nida Dar, New Zealand's Sophie Devine and Australian Tahlia Mcgrath will give Mandhana competition in the women's category. Suryakumar had a sensational 2022 in the shortest format of the game, becoming just the second batter to score more than 1000 runs in a year in the format...
Sports

Australia beats South Africa in 2nd Test to clinch series

Australian players celebrate after they defeated South Africa by an innings and 182 runs during the second cricket Test between South Africa and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia, on December 29, 2022 | Photo Credit: AP Spinner Nathan Lyon took 3-58 as Australia bowled out South Africa for 204 Thursday to claim victory by an innings and 182 runs on the fourth day of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.Australia clinched the series and will be chasing a 3-0 sweep in Sydney where the third and final Test starts on Jan. 4.Tamba Bavuma top-scored for South Africa with 65, although he also played key roles in two run outs.Resuming Thursday on 15-1, South Africa lost three wickets in the morning session.Mitchell Starc, nursing a tendon injury to the blood-stai...
Sports

Want to reach where I can change tennis in India: Sumit Nagal | Tennis News – Times of India

PUNE: A career-threatening hip injury and the long road to return to action has not dimmed the fire in the belly for Sumit Nagal.Nagal, who has slipped in the rankings to 501 now, still retains the desire to be the best singles player the country has produced in recent times and is ready to go through the grind all over again."The goal stays the same, you know, I want to do something that our last best player did. I want to be at a point where I can change tennis in our country, you know, where we don't play tennis just for fun, but to say 'listen, we can also achieve something, we can also do something," Nagal said after a practice session ahead of the Tata Open Maharashtra men’s tennis event here on Thursday.Nagal, likely to get a wildcard for the ATP 250 event, was referring to his m...
Sports

MCC expresses interest to host India-Pakistan Test after T20 WC clash success

The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) has expressed interest in hosting a Test match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan after successfully organising the marquee T20 World Cup clash between the two sides earlier this year. MCC, which manages the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and the Victoria government have recently inquired with Cricket Australia (CA) about the possibility of hosting the high-profile Test. MCC chief executive Stuart Fox has revealed his intentions to host the Test following the tremendous success of the T20 World Cup clash in October, which was attended by over 90,000 spectators. "Absolutely. Three (Tests) in a row would be lovely at the MCG. You'd fill it every time. We have asked," Fox was quoted as saying by SEN radio. "We've taken that up with Cricket Australia. I know ...
Sports

Indian Super League: Hyderabad FC secure 6-1 win against NorthEast United FC | Football News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad FC registered their fourth win on the trot with a 6-1 thrashing of NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League here on Thursday.Javier Siverio bagged a brace, while Borja Herrera, Odei Onaindia and Joel Chianese were on target for the defending champions, with the final Hyderabad FC goal coming in the form of a Gaurav Bora own-goal.Four goals were scored in the first half and the first one came in the eighth minute via Siverio. Herrera whipped a corner in over the defence before Siverio side-footed a volley past Mirshad Michu from close range.Herrera turned from provider to scorer in the 24th minute when he cut in from the right flank before making his way past two NorthEast United FC defenders and getting his shot away. Michu got a glove to the ball but it snuck...