Wednesday, February 8, 2023

England

Omicron sub-variants driveUK’s Covid infections rise

The number of people in the UK with COVID-19 has risen by around 32 per cent in a week to almost 2.3 million due to fast-spreading Omicron sub-variants, according to official data released in London on Friday.The Office for...

England beat New Zealand to complete clean sweep

A dominant England swept New Zealand 3-0 in the test series with an aggressive seven-wicket victory in the third and final test on Monday.After the first session was washed out due to rain on the final day, England motored...

Savita retained as skipper, Deep Grace as her deputy for CWG

The experienced pair of Savia Punia and Deep Grace Ekka will continue to be captain and vice-captain of the Indian women’s hockey team at the upcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, starting on July 28,Hockey India on Thursday...

India all-rounder Dhar announces retirement

India’s pace all-rounder Rumeli Dhar on Wednesday announced her retirement from all formats of the game, ending a career where she starred with crucial match-winning contributions for the national side, including being their captain, for 15 years since her...

Kothari bags rare double in Pacific Intl Snooker

It was double delight for former world billiards champion Sourav Kothari, who clinched the Pacific International Billiards Championship title on Friday, just days after bagging the Snooker crown in the same event.The 37-year-old Kothari edged past multiple-time English champion...

Tendulkar’s all-time Test record of most runs within Root’s reach: Mark Taylor

Former Australia skipper Mark Taylor has tipped England’s charismatic cricketer Joe Root to surpass Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most runs in Test match history.Root, who handed over England’s Test captaincy reins to all-rounder Ben Stokes to concentrate...

1st Test, Day 4: Root leads Eng to victory over NZ

Joe Root finished unbeaten on 115 and also crossed the 10,000-run mark in the longest format of the game as England wrapped a five-wicket victory over New Zealand on day four of the opening Test at Lord’s on Sunday.With...

UK health authorities issue updated guidance as monkeypox rise

Health authorities across the United Kingdom on Tuesday issued updated guidance for anyone with symptoms to refrain from having sex as part of efforts to contain the spread of monkeypox.The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) issued the guidance along...

Women’s WC: Aus beat Eng in thriller; South Africa win

Opener Rachael Haynes smashed a scintillating 130-run knock as Australia rode on a brilliant batting performance to eke out a 12-run win over defending champions England in a high-scoring ICC Women’s World Cup match here on Saturday.In another match,...

Britain gets first ‘smart’ prison with no window bars, gadgets

Britain’s first “smart” prison designed with smart technology and with no bars on windows opened on Friday, as a project expected to drive down crime and more offenders into jobs.The cells at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) Five Wells at...