Weekly digest (Mar 11-17): From Bengaluru winning ISL to Irfan sealing Olympic qualification

While, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah maintained their positions as the No. 1 one-day batsman and No. 1 one-day bowler respectively, Carles Cuadrat's team prevailed to earn a last-gasp 1-0 win over an off-colour FC Goa to lift the Indian Super League title.

Bengaluru FC players celebrate with the trophy after beating Goa FC in the final of the ISL 2019 in Mumbai.   -  PTI


Australia won the fifth ODI by 35 runs and with it the series 3-2. (REPORT)

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah maintained their positions as the No. 1 one-day batsman and No. 1 one-day bowler respectively. (REPORT)

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs by DLS method in the fifth ODI to sweep the five-match series 5-0. (REPORT)

The third Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh was called off after a mosque attack in Christchurch, with the Bangladesh cricketers returning home on Saturday. (REPORT)

Monty Desai was named head coach of Canada cricket team for the upcoming 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division II Qualifiers. (REPORT)

Ajit Agarkar and three other selectors resigned as Mumbai selectors a day after the conclusion of the senior domestic season. (REPORT)

Karnataka beat Maharashtra in the final to secure its maiden Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. (REPORT)


It was two set-piece goals that undid Bengaluru FC in the 2018 Indian Super League final, and it was only fitting that a strike from a set-piece helped the side to its maiden ISL title on Sunday. (REPORT)

Nine montha after leaving, Zinedine Zidane made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid. (REPORT)

Former Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal retires from football. (REPORT)

Jeje propels Chennaiyin FC into AFC Cup 2019 group stage. (REPORT)

Real Madrid has agreed to sign Brazil international defender Eder Militao from Porto at the end of the season. (REPORT)

The UEFA Champions League quarterfinal draw was sees Manchester United face Barcelona, among other high profile clashes. (REPORT)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced that the FIFA's Feasibility Study has confirmed that 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup could feature 48 teams. (REPORT)

FIFA Council has approved a revamped Club World Cup in 2021, despite opposition from UEFA members and European clubs. (REPORT)

India has won the rights to host the 2020 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup. (REPORT)

I-League clubs, AIFF continue to be at loggerheads over Super Cup participation. (REPORT)

Isco and Gareth Bale celebrated their Real Madrid returns under Zinedine Zidane by sealing a 2-0 La Liga win over Celta Vigo. (REPORT)

FIFA has agreed to make public its vote on the host for the 2023 Women’s World Cup. (REPORT)

Juventus lost its first Serie A game of the season as Stefano Sturaro and Goran Pandev sealed a memorable 2-0 win for Genoa. (REPORT)

A record crowd of 60,739 watched a women's match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano. (REPORT)


The 2020 edition of the Tata Open Maharashtra tournament will be held in the first week of February. (REPORT)

Former world number one Angelique Kerber cruised into the Indian Wells Open final with a straight-sets win over in-form Belinda Bencic, will face Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu in final. (REPORT)

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Indian Wells Masters due to a knee injury ahead of his scheduled semifinal match with Roger Federer. (REPORT)

Dominic Thiem claimed a first career win over Milos Raonic to set up an Indian Wells Masters final with Roger Federer. (REPORT)

More sports


Race walker K. T. Irfan qualified for Tokyo 2020 after finishing fourth in the 20km event of the Asian Race Walking Championships in Japan. (REPORT)

Javelin thrower Annu Rani qualified for the Asian and World Championships with a 62.34m throw on Day 3 of Federation Cup in Patiala. (REPORT)

Dharun Ayyasamy broke his own national 400m hurdles record Fed Cup. (REPORT)


Lakshya Sen lost in the semifinals of the China Masters, going down to 9-21 21-12 17-21 to China’s Weng Hongyang. (REPORT)


Mary Kom opted out of Asian Championships, with Sarita Devi and Sonia Chahal spearheading India’s challenge. (REPORT)


Viswanathan Anand said that he was happy to see chess become a part of Asian Games again. (REPORT)


Diksha Dagar became just the second Indian to win the Ladies Europen Tour title. (REPORT)

Gaganjeet Bhullar finished sole fifth in the Kenya Open golf tournament in Nairobi. (REPORT)


Dipa Karmakar pulled out of Doha World Cup after picking up an injury in the Baku vault final. (REPORT)


Valtteri Bottas won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, beating Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. (REPORT)


Shahzar Rizvi topped the men’s air pistol event at the National Selection Trials, beating Abhishek Verma by 1.7 points. (REPORT)


Mukund Bharadia sent defending champion Brijesh Damani of Indian Oil crashing out of the CCI All India Open Snooker Tournament on Sunday. (REPORT)

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