Sports World Today, January 1, 2024: Indian Cricket Team Practice In Cape Town; David Warner Announces ODI Retirement; Liverpool Face Newcastle United In PL - As It Happened

In Pro Kabaddi League, UP Yoddhas were beaten by Patna Pirates 41-48 whereas in the second fixture, Puneri Paltan thrashed Telugu Titans 54-18. Follow the sports world on Monday, January 1, 2024, here


David Warner in action during the 2023 ODI World Cup game between Australia and New Zealand.

What a remarkable New Year's Day to begin as Aussie batter David Warner hung up his ODI boots before he calls time on his Test career at the SCG Test starting January 3. Indian cricket team continued their training at Cape Town ahead of the second Test against the Proteas. In football, Liverpool take on Newcastle United in the EPL's only fixture on New Year. Follow the scores and updates of all the action on Monday, January 1, 2024, here. (Cricket News | Football News)

11:45pm: And With That, Let's Call It Curtains!

And with that, we call it a day from our live coverage of sports news across the globe. Hope you have enjoyed our coverage as we bring you more for tomorrow. So stay tuned!


11:00pm: Manchester United's First Sale

Donny van de Beek has joined German club, Eintracht Frankfurt on loan for the rest of the season from Manchester United.

10:27pm: Suspended WFI Chief Sanjay Singh Says They 'Do Not Recognise' Ad-Hoc Panel

Indian wrestling teetered on the edge of a deeper crisis with Sanjay Singh, President of the suspended WFI, on Monday declaring that they will soon organise the national championships and insisting that they neither recognise the suspension of their newly-elected body by Sports Ministry nor the ad-hoc panel. 

Read more about it here.

9:30pm: Indian Cricket Team Practices In Cape Town

Virat Kohli looked a million dollars as he did extensive simulation for South Africa's left-arm pacer Nandre Burger but Shreyas Iyer's problems seemed to continue while facing a barrage of short balls at nets on Monday. On the New Year's Day, it was business as usual for Kohli, who had an extended session lasting close to an hour.


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9:00pm: Virat Kohli Lands The Pubity Athlete Of The Year 2023

Indian cricket team star Virat Kohli rounded off his brilliant 2023 with the Pubity Athlete Of The Year award after he defeated Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi 78-22 in the final vote count.

Read more about it here.

7:45pm: Bangladesh Cricket Schedule

Check Bangladesh cricket team's schedule over the course of the next 12 months that also includes the T20 WC and the Bangladesh Premier League. Read more about it here.

6:29pm: David Warner's ODI Numbers

With Aussie batting icon David Warner calling time on his ODI career, here is a look at his numbers in the 50-over format and which defined his career in the game. Read more about it here.

5:27pm: Best Moments From Team India In 2023

BCCI has shared a video that displays Team India's best moments in the year 2023. Have a look - 

4:45pm: IND-W Vs AUS-W, 3rd ODI

India women will take on Australia in their third and final ODI clash in Mumbai. Ace off-spinner Deepti Sharma has backed her side to end Australia’s winning streak against them at home "as soon as possible" after losing nine consecutive ODIs including two games in the ongoing series. All you need to know about the match is in our report here.

3:30pm: NFL Owner Throws Drink On Fan


A video circulating on social media after the Carolina Panthers' 26-0 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in NFL appeared to show team owner David Tepper throwing his drink in the direction of Jags' fans. NFL spokesperson Brian McCarthy later said: "We are aware of the video and have no further comment at this time." You can watch the video below.

1pm: Major Tsunami Warning In Japan

Even as the Japanese national men's football team took on Thailand in Tokyo ahead of their AFC Asian Cup campaign, the country suffered a 7.6 magnitude earthquake, followed by a major tsunami warning. The worrying incident would have revived painful memories of 2011, when almost every major sporting event in the country was either cancelled or postponed after the deadly earthquake, which triggered a once-in-a-millennium tsunami. The chains of events following the March 11 natural disaster devastated northeastern Japan and killed thousands of people 


11:15am: Controversy In Pakistan Cricket Again

Boys play cricket on the outskirts of Lahore on December 31, 2023. AP

In a sight that surprised many, Pakistan's junior chief selector Sohail Tanvir was seen taking the field in an ongoing US-based franchise T20 league last week. The former Pakistan bowler went to play for the Premium Paks in the American Premier League (APL) soon after announcing the Pakistan Under-19 squad for the following year's World Cup. His decision to play in the APL has come under severe criticism, raising questions about conflict of interest.

10am: Jack Grealish Speaks Out On Burglary

Manchester City winger Jack Grealish says he is "devastated" after the "traumatic experience" of thieves burgling his home while he was playing. Officers were called to reports of a burglary at Grealish's Cheshire house during City's 3-1 Premier League win at Everton. Jewellery and watches worth £1m were repoprtedly stolen.


9am: Real Kashmir Owner Sandeep Chattoo Passes Away

Sandeep Chattoo, a prominent businessman and the owner of Real Kashmir Football Club (RKFC), died in Gurugram after suffering a severe heart attack, PTI reported. Primarily a hotelier, Chattoo is widely acknowledged for his pivotal role in reinvigorating football in the insurgency-affected Kashmir valley. The inception of RKFC, affectionately known as the 'Snow Leopards', dates back to 2016 and is credited to him.

8:15am: David Warner Calls Time On ODI Career

Australia opener David Warner has confirmed that he will quit one-day internationals along with Tests (after the third Test of the ongoing Australia vs Pakistan series). The 37-year-old, who recently won a second 50-over World Cup, has, however, kept open the possibility of playing the 2025 Champions Trophy - form and fitness permitting.


Hello and welcome to our blog coverage of sports world live today. It's New Year's Day as 2024 rings in with lots of sporting action lined up. In cricket, the major update is that David Warner has confirmed retirement from ODIs along with Test cricket (after the third Test of the ongoing Australia vs Pakistan series). The Indian men's cricket team will have its training ahead of the crucial second Test against South Africa at Cape Town on January 3. Liverpool will look to start the New Year with a bang as they welcome Newcastle United at Anfield in the English Premier League.