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Odisha CM Patnaik lauds successful

Odisha CM Patnaik lauds successful

Curtains came down on another fantastic event of hockey in Bhubaneswar as the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021 ended on Sunday with Argentina lifting the title at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium. This was the first major international hockey tournament held in India after the Covid-19 pandemic halted all events in March 2020. With hock

Ashes series 'defining' - Root

Ashes series 'defining' - Root

Joe Root has predicted the upcoming Ashes series against Australia will "define" his reign as England captain. Root will go up against new Australia skipper Pat Cummins in the five-Test series, and he acknowledges results against the old enemy have been the yardstick for judging England captains in the past.

Argentina win Junior Hockey World Cup

Argentina win Junior Hockey World Cup

Lautaro Domene struck a hat-trick as a determined Argentina stunned six-time champions Germany 4-2 to clinch their second FIH Junior Men's Hockey World Cup title at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Domene converted three penalty corners, while Franco Agoistini (60th) scored a field goal just seconds from the final hooter to hand Argentina their second title.

Kerala Blasters record first win

Kerala Blasters record first win

Kerala Blasters registered their first win of the season as they beat Odisha FC 2-1 in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Sunday. Alvaro Vazquez (62nd) and substitute Prasanth Karuthadathkuni (85th) scored second-half goals to hand the yellow shirts their first victory in 11 months.