Weekly Digest: Zidane's Real departure, Monu Goyat's shot at the lottery

Zinedine Zidane stepped down as head-coach of Real Madrid five days after clinching a record third Champions League title while elsewhere, Monu Goyat became PKL's most expensive player when he was snapped up by Haryana Steelers for a whopping Rs. 1.5 Crore.

Published : Jun 03, 2018 23:52 IST


Pakistan capitulated in its second innings as England completed victory in the second Test by an innings and 55 runs. ( Report )

The inaugural Global T20 Canada tournament will welcome suspended Australia internationals Steve Smith and David Warner. ( Report )

India women beats Malaysia women by 142 runs in the Women's Asia Cup opener at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Malaysia on Sunday (June 3). ( Report )

A bollywood star has been summoned in IPL betting case. ( Report )

Even as the International Cricket Council ( ICC)  has asked the Doha-based news channel,  Al Jazeera , to release 'all the details' it has on the match-fixing controversy, the broadcasting company is not considering a meeting with the ICC anytime soon. ( Report )

The old guard of the BCCI, along with current office bearers, is in no mood to budge from its stand and it feels the SGM will be held as per the schedule. ( Report )

Dinesh Karthik, who is set to return in Test whites after eight years, is ready to face any challenge as he has created a good mental space for himself, according to mentor Abhishek Nayar and coach Apurva Desai. ( Read )

Chennai Super Kings' title win proved that "age is just a number," says the 37-year-old off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. (Read)

In a major boost to  Afghanistan  cricket, the Board of Control for Cricket in  India  ( BCCI)  has decided that all international teams travelling to India will play at least one practice game against Afghanistan. ( Report )

India international  Vijay Shankar  will don Chepauk Super Gillies’ colours after he was drafted by the reigning champion in the player draft for the third edition of the  Tamil Nadu Premier League . ( Report )


Neymar  scored a superb opening goal in his first match since February as  Brazil  defeated  Croatia  2-0 at Anfield on Sunday. ( Report )

A returning Manuel Neuer was unable to prevent Germany falling to an unlikely defeat to Austria at a sodden Worthersee Stadion. ( Report )

Despite clinching a third successive Champions League title just five days ago, Zinedine Zidane's tenure as Real Madrid coach is at an end. ( Report )

Derby County has found its successor to Gary Rowett, having appointed former England and Chelsea star Frank Lampard as manager. ( Report )

After his move to Liverpool was confirmed, Fabinho hopes Roberto Firmino can help him settle at Anfield. ( Report )

With the Liverpool star racing to be fit to play for Egypt at the World Cup, Mohamed Salah has provided a positive injury update. ( Report )

Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri struck a splendid hat-trick as India cruised to a 5-0 win over Chinese Taipei in the Intercontinental Cup. ( Report)


Fernando Verdasco was no match for Novak Djokovic, who eased into a ninth straight French Open quarter-final. ( Report )

Richard Gasquet was no match for Rafael Nadal at the French Open, where Marin Cilic, David Goffin and Juan Martin del Potro also advanced. (Report)

Another sublime French Open recovery sent world number three Alexander Zverev through to the last eight of a grand slam for the first time. ( Report )

Serena Williams will face old foe Maria Sharapova in a clash of the titans in Paris after beating Julia Goerges in straight sets. ( Report )

First up was the pair of Yuki and Sharan in the men’s doubles second round, but the second seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic prevailed over the Indians with a 7-5, 6-3 win. ( Report )

Veteran  Leander Paes  will have the opportunity to add to his  Asian Games  medal tally as he is set to be included in the Indian  tennis  team for the upcoming Games, even as the country’s premier singles player  Yuki Bhambri  will prefer competing in the  US Open  if he makes the cut. ( Report )


The only Indian to hold a full card on the Ladies European Tour this season, golfer Vani Kapoor tells Sportstar the difficulties in being a golf pro in India. ( Report )

Contests for sporting disciplines in National Games that cannot be held in Goa will be shifted to other parts of the country, the Indian Olympic Association said after its Executive Committee meeting. ( Report )

Viswanathan Anand  produced a solid 45-move draw with black pieces against World champion  Magnus Carlsen  in the fifth round of the Norway chess tournament on Saturday. ( Report )

U Mumba,  the winner of  PKL  2015 (PKL 2), broke the bank for Iranian left-corner defender  Fazel Atrachali,  bidding Rs 100 lakh (five times his base price of Rs 20 lakh) for his services. ( Report )

Haryana Steelers acquired the services of Monu Goyat at Rs. 1.51 crore, making him the most expensive player in PKL history. ( Report )

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