Weekly Digest: Germany ousted in FIFA World Cup, India wins T20Is against Ireland

As another weeks comes to an end, let us have a look at the happenings of the week of June 25 - July 1.

Germany becomes the latest defending champion to be ousted in the group stage of the FIFA World Cup.   -  Getty Images


India drubs Ireland 2-0 in the two-match T20I series in Dublin. Report

England beats Australia by 28 runs in the one-off T20I in Birmingham. It also finished unbeaten in the entire tour by Australia, previously featuring a five-match ODI series. Report

Pakistan drew first blood in the opening match of the T20I tri-series against Zimbabwe, which also involves Australia. Report

Sri Lanka beats West Indies by 4 wickets in the day-night Test in Barbados to finish the three-Test series 1-1. Report

England Women beats New Zealand Women in T20I tri-series final in Chelmsford.

Hampshire wins Royal London One-Day Cup.


FIFA World Cup 2018 gets done with the group stages, as the pre-quarters get underway. FULL COVERAGE

Defending champion Germany is ousted in the opening round. Report

Also, Argentina, Portugal and Spain are ousted as they lose in the pre-quarters.


Damir Dzumhur wins Turkish Open. Report

Mischa Zverev and Caroline Wozniacki win Eastbourne Open.


Max Verstappen wins Formula 1 Austrian GP. Report

Marc Márquez wins MotoGP Dutch TT. Report

Other sports

Kabaddi Masters: India crowned champion. Report

Badminton: Malaysia Open: Srikanth, Sindhu bow out in semis. Report

Sunayna, Tanvi and Ramit make cut for Squash in Asian Games 2018. Report

Champions Trophy Hockey: India loses to Australia in the final. Report

Athletics: China's Su Bingtian equals 100m Asian record (Report), Arjun handed a four-year ban (Report), Jinson Johnson breaks 800m national record (Report).

Commonwealth Chess: Victorious Nitin joins Vaibhav in lead. Report

Golf: Aditi Ashok falls to 68th after disappointing third round (Report), Anirban Lahiri bounces back at Quicken Loans National (Report), Tiger equals best comeback score, hunts National title (Report).

Boxing: Mary Kom pulls out of Asian Games squad (Report), Shiva, Sarjubala make Asiad squad after winning trials (Report), Solanki, Vikas in the Indian squad (Report).

Table Tennis: Smashers becomes the new UTT champion. (Report)

Basketball: LeBron opts out of Cavs deal, sets up NBA free agency circus. Report

Shooting: Top shooters to feature in the World Championship (Report), Narang, Jitu, Mehuli fail to make the cut for Asian Games squad (Report).

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