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Sports World Highlights: Carlos Alcaraz Knocked Out By Andrey Rublev In Madrid Open Quarterfinals

Sports World Highlights May 1, 2024: May opened up with a lot of exciting sporting action across arenas. Real Madrid drew 2-2 against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semi-final leg 1. In tennis, Rafael Nadal bid his emotional farewell to Madrid Open after his final match ended in a defeat while Carlos Alcaraz's bid for third successive title in Madrid came to a screeching halt in the quarters. In Badminton, defending champions, India went down 1-4 against Indonesia in a Thomas Cup Group C thriller. In cricket, Punjab Kings defeated Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets in the IPL. More T20 World Cup-bound teams were announced today. Follow all this and much more right here

Carlos Alcaraz's long reign at the Madrid Open is over

Sports World Highlights May 1, 2024

Sports World Highlights May 1, 2024: May opened up with a lot of exciting sporting action across arenas. Real Madrid drew 2-2 against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semi-final leg 1. In tennis, Rafael Nadal bid his emotional farewell to Madrid Open after his final match ended in a defeat while Carlos Alcaraz's bid for third successive title in Madrid came to a screeching halt in the quarters. In Badminton, defending champions, India went down 1-4 against Indonesia in a Thomas Cup Group C thriller. In cricket, Punjab Kings defeated Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets in the IPL. More T20 World Cup-bound teams were announced today. Follow all this and much more right here

Football Latest News: UCL SF, 1st Leg

Tennis News: Rafael Nadal Bids Goodbye To Madrid Open

Cricket News: AUS Squad Announced For T20 WC

Cricket Australia announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup. Here's who made the roster.

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Tennis News: Rafael Nadal Plans To Play In Rome

Rafael Nadal left Madrid feeling better about his fitness than he did when he arrived, and is now planning to play in Rome while continuing his preparations for the French Open.


“Today is unforgettable day in terms of saying ‘goodbye, Madrid,’” he said. “But my career keeps going, and I have my personal goals that I have got in the next couple of weeks, and I want to explore if I have any chance to achieve that.”


“That’s another very special tournament in my career,” he said. “I dreamed to play all these tournaments that I had success one more time. I missed Monte Carlo unfortunately, that is one of the most special for me, but Rome is one of these ones that I enjoyed a lot playing there.” (AP)

Football News: Manchester United Make More Executive Changes

Manchester United announced more changes to its executive structure as the new era under co-owner Jim Ratcliffe continues to take shape.

Interim CEO Patrick Stewart and chief financial officer Cliff Baty will step down at the end of the season by mutual consent, the club said.

Jean-Claude Blanc, CEO of Ratcliffe's INEOS Sport, will take over as chief executive until former Manchester City executive Omar Berrada takes on the role on July 13.

Baty will be replaced by former INEOS Sport chief financial officer Roger Bell. (AP)

Latest Badminton News: Where To Watch IND Vs INA Match

To know more about the India vs Indonesia badminton match, check here

Afghanistan T20 WC Squad Announced

Here are the 15-man squad Afghanistan squad that was announced today. Check who's in and who's out -

Australian Cricket Team: Who's In & Out For T20 WC

Shashi Tharoor Delighted With Sanju Samson's Inclusion In T20 WC Squad

Delighted by Sanju Samson's inclusion in India's T20 World Cup squad, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said the wicketkeeper-batter, who hails from his constituency Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, has got a much-deserved break.

"Congratulations to the @BCCI selectors on picking an excellent team for the #T20WorldCup2024. Delighted that my constituency will finally be represented at a cricket World Cup with @IamSanjuSamson finally getting a much-deserved break! This team will bring back the trophy!!," Tharoor tweeted on X.

Michael Vaughan Picks His Top 4 For T20 WC 2024

Uber Cup 2024 Knockout Draw

Thomas Cup knock-out dates: quarterfinals on May 2, semifinals on May 3 and final on May 5 (Sunday)

Uber Cup knock-out dates: quarterfinals on May 2, semifinals on May 3 and final on May 4 (Saturday)

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500 Days Since That 2022 FIFA WC Final

Tomorrow's Match Prediction For SRH vs RR

What is tomorrow's match prediction for match 50 of the IPL 2024 - SRH vs RR. Read more about it here -

Thomas Cup: India Take 1-0 Lead Against Indonesia

In group C, India has taken 1-0 lead against the in-form Indonesia with the star shuttler HS Prannoy returning to his winning ways who defeated Anthony Ginting 13-21, 21-12, 21-12.

IND-W vs BAN-W 3rd T20I Preview

A dominant India will have sights set on an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series when they take on a hosts Bangladesh in the third women's T20 International in Sylhet on Thursday.

Dayalan Hemalatha, making her return to international cricket after an absence of nearly 17 months, displayed her explosive batting during the powerplay in the last game, crafting an unbeaten 24-ball 41.

The likes of Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Harmanpreet Kaur, and Richa Ghosh have got runs under their belt. However, star opener Smriti Mandhana would hope to find form. (PTI)

F1: Red Bull Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey Departs

Team Read Bull announced that Adrian Newey, the designer pivotal in Red Bull's dominance of Formula One, will step down early before the 2025 season.

The 65-year-old Newey will end his near two-decade career with Red Bull in the “first quarter of 2025."

“For almost two decades it has been my great honour to have played a key role in Red Bull Racing's progress from upstart newcomer to multiple title-winning team," said Newey.

“However, I feel now is an opportune moment to hand that baton over to others and to seek new challenges for myself," he added.

ASBC Asian U-22 & Youth Boxing Champ's: Indian Boxers March Into Semi-Finals

Indian pugilists Aryan, Yashwardhan Singh, Priyanshu and Sahil marched into the semi-finals with confident wins at the ASBC Asian U-22 & Youth Boxing Championships in Astana on Wednesday.

Aryan gave India a perfect start with a 5-0 unanimous decision win against Uzbekistan's Juraev Shakarboy in the 51kg category. His win was followed by a good show by Yashwardhan (63.5kg), who made a remarkable comeback after going down in the first round to grab a 4-1 victory over Iran's Mirahmadi Babaheidari. (PTI)

Hockey: I Want To Be On Flight To Paris, Says Krishan Pathak

Krishan Pathak finds himself in a bizarre situation. He will have to battle it out with his friend and mentor PR Sreejesh for the lone goalkeeper's slot in India's hockey squad for the Paris Olympics.

In Olympics, a country can carry only a 16-member squad as against 18 players in other tournaments, and that restriction often forces the coach to sacrifice one goalkeeper to include another player in a different position. (PTI)

T20 World Cup: Nepal Release Squad

The Cricket Association of Nepal have unveiled the names of their 15-player group for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the USA and the Caribbean.

Nepal squad: Rohit Paudel (c), Aasif Sheikh, Anil Kumar Sah, Kushal Bhurtel, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Pratis GC, Sundeep Jora, Abinash Bohara, Sagar Dhakal, Kamal Singh Airee

Thomas Cup: Defending Champions Went Down 1-4 Against Indonesia

The defeat of Sai Pratheek and Dhruv Kapila in the straight sets at the hands of Indonesia's Leo Rolly Carnando and Daniel Marthin respectively snatched India's chance to top the group C chart, as Indonesia secured a 3-1 win. Earlier today, Lakshya Sen lost his men’s singles game to Jonatan Christie by 18-21 21-16 17-21.

However, the defending champions have already reached the knockout stage already emerging victorious in the clash between England, and Thailand in group stage.

T20 World Cup: Oman Squad

Oman squad: Aqib Ilyas (c), Zeeshan Maqsood, Kashyap Prajapati, Pratik Athavale (wk), Ayaan Khan, Shoaib Khan, Mohammad Nadeem, Naseem Khushi (wk), Mehran Khan, Bilal Khan, Rafiullah, Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Shakeel Ahmad.

Reserves: Jatinder Singh, Samay Shrivastava, Sufyan Mehmood, Jay Odedra

AIFF Suspends Mohun Bagan's Armando Sadiku

The All India Football Federation's disciplinary committee has handed out a suspension of two matches, with an additional suspended sentence of another two games, to Mohun Bagan Super Giant player Armando Sadiku for making offensive gestures in the technical area during their ISL match against Odisha FC in Bhubaneshwar on April 23.

Sadiku violated Article 51 of the apex body's disciplinary code. He has also been sanctioned Rs 50,000 for his current recorded offence. The MBSG footballer from Albania was found in breach of Article 51 of the code due to his offensive gestures in the technical area against a match official, following his second yellow card (automatic red) in the 67th minute of the match. (PTI)

Smith Excluded from Australia's T20 World Cup Squad

Former captain Steve Smith has been omitted from Australia's squad for the T20 World Cup in the Caribbean and USA in June.

NBA: Knicks Suffer Heartbreaking Overtime Loss To 76ers, Miss Chance To Seal Series

ICC T20 World Cup: Aqib Ilyas Named Skipper As Oman Announce Squad

Madrid Open Quarterfinals: Carlos Alcaraz Knocked Out By Andrey Rublev

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