Sports World Updates: Indian Hockey Women's Junior Team Lose, UEFA Euros 2024 Draw; Germany Crowned FIFA U-17 World Cup Champions - As It Happened

Indian Women's Junior hockey team suffered a defeat at the hands of Belgium whereas Germany lifted the FIFA U-17 World Cup by beating France on penalties. Here are all the major updates and results from world and Indian sports on December 2, 2023

Germany beat France 4-3 on penalties in the FIFA U-17 World Cup

December 2, 2023 proved to be one engaging day in the world of sports. In cricket, New Zealand cricket team suffered a defeat to Bangladesh in the First Test. Elsewhere, Adelaide Strikers won their consecutive WBBL title with a win over Brisbane Heat. FIFA U-17 World Cup saw Germany emerge victorious with a 4-3 win on penalties. Indian women's team ended up on the losing side as they face exit from the FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup 2023. Here's what transpired on the day. (Cricket News | Football News | Badminton News | December 1 Highlights

11:30pm: PKL 2023 Wrap
Gujarat Giants put up a scintillating performance to defeat Telugu Titans 38-32 in the opening match of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 10 at the EKA Arena here on Saturday. In the second match of the day, a compact and in-form U Mumba turned on the style as they swatted away the challenge of the traditional powerhouse U.P. Yoddhas. Get the detailed report here.

10:37pm: Syed Modi International 2023 Badminton
Indian shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat lost his semi-final clash to Chinese Taipei's Chi Yu Jen. Here is the detailed match report.

8:54pm: FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023 - Indian Women's Junior Hockey Team Lose
Indian women's hockey team have lost their FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023 fixture to Belgium 2-3 and are almost out of the tournament. Read the report here.

7:42pm: Arsenal Take On Wolves In Key EPL Encounter
Top of the table Arsenal take on Wolves in the English Premier League. Check out the live streaming details here.

6:32pm: Adelaide Strikers Are WBBL 09 Winners
Adelaide Strikers have clinced back-to-back WBBL final after beating Brisbane Heat in a thrilling final at the Adelaide Oval. Here is the detailed report

4pm: IND Vs AUS, 5th T20I 
The fate of the India vs Australia T20I series has already been decided, but both teams have lots to play for in the lead-up to the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in June. Check out three key player battles that could decide the outcome of the fifth and final IND vs AUS T20I in our report here

2:14pm: Vishy Wishes Vaishali
Here's how Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand congratulated Vaishali for becoming a Grandmaster.

  11:45am: WPL Auction Update
The key player details for the auction of the second Women’s Premier League (WPL) season are out. BCCI announced on Saturday that 165 players have registered for the WPL auction. The list includes 104 Indian and 61 overseas players, of which 15 cricketers are from associate nations. Read our report here, and find the full list of Indian cricketers here.

10:33am: Bangladesh Beat New Zealand!
Bangladesh have eventually finished the job in the first Test against New Zealand, beating the Kiwis by a whopping 150 runs to register a famous win and go 1-0 up in the two-match series. Read our report on the momentous victory. 

9:05am: Bishal Bags Double Gold In Shooting
Bishal Shrestha won double gold as shooters of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) dominated the men's 50m pistol discipline at the National Shooting Championship in Bhopal on Friday. Read more about it here.

8:55am: Amit Panghal Strikes Gold At Boxing Nationals
Ignored for this year's World Championships and Asian Games, boxer Amit Panghal stamped his authority in the 51kg weight class as he clinched the national title with a comprehensive win in Shillong on Friday. Read more about it here.


8:35am: Vaishali Becomes Grandmaster!
Great news to wake up to. Chennai's Vaishali Rameshbabu has become India's 84th Grandmaster. She is now the third female grandmaster from India after Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli. With that, Vaishali and  R. Praggnanandhaa are now the first-ever sibling pair in chess history to be Grandmasters! Read our report on it here.

8:30am: Recap
Rafael Nadal announced to the world that he will be making his comeback at the Brisbane International next month. Team India beat Australia by 20 runs in the fourth T20I and sealed the series. In Vijay Hazare Trophy, Mumbai beat Saurashtra by five wickets. Odisha FC beat Jamshedpur FC by a 1-0 margin thanks to Roy Krishna. Mitchell Marsh defended the 'controversial' photo of him placing his feet on the World Cup trophy. 

Hello and welcome to our live blog coverage of all the sporting events on Saturday, December 2, 2023. It promises to be a thrill-a-minute ride with business-end action in cricket, football and badminton today. Bangladesh are in the driver's seat against visitors New Zealand in the first Test, the Under-17 FIFA World Cup final between Germany and France is slated for the evening, and India's Priyanshu Rajawat will play the Syed Modi India International men's singles semi-finals. Stay tuned for all the latest updates.

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