Sports News June 10 Highlights: Mansukh Mandaviya Becomes New Sports Minister Of India

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 continued with a key game in Group D where South Africa defeated Bangladesh by four runs in a thrilling contest in New York. In football, European sides geared up for the European Championship. With the Cabinet of Modi government getting revealed today, India also got its new Sports Minister in Mansukh Mandaviya. Check highlights from the sports world on Monday , June 10, 2024 right here

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Sports News Highlights, June 10, 2024

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 continued with a key game in Group D where South Africa defeated Bangladesh by four runs in a thrilling contest in New York. In football, European sides geared up for the European Championship. With the Cabinet of Modi government getting revealed today, India also got its new Sports Minister in Mansukh Mandaviya. Check highlights from the sports world on Monday , June 10, 2024 right here

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ICYMI: India Beat Pakistan In T20 World Cup

Indian cricket team defeated their arch-rivals Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2024 by six runs. Read more about the game right here -

Latest Tennis News: IND's Sumit Nagal In Contention To Qualify For Paris Olympics

India's top ranked singles player Sumit Nagal won the Heilbronner Neckarcup ATP Challenger event beating Alexander Ritschard of Switzerland in three hard-fought sets 6-1, 6-7 (7-5), 6-3 on Sunday. With this title triumph, he will be entering the top 80 of the ATP Rankings, making him eligible to compete in the Paris Olympics next month. The official announcement is expected on Monday. (PTI)

PAK's Qualification For Super 8s Explained

Babar Azam-led side will need favours from elsewhere if they are to qualify for the Super 8 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Read more about it, right here -

Sanjivani Jadhav Bags Top Spot In 10,000m Event In Portland

Asian Championships bronze medallist runner Sanjivani Jadhav won the gruelling women's 10,000m race at the Portland Track Festival High-6 Performance Meet, clocking a personal best time of 32:22.77 seconds.

Portland has turned out to be a happy hunting ground for the 27-year-old long-distance runner, who had finished second in the event last year, registering 32:46.88 seconds, her first sub-33 mark. (PTI)

Portland Track Festival: IND's Gulveer Singh Sets Record

India's Gulveer Singh clocked 13:18.92 to create a new NR (subject to ratification) in Men's 5000m and win silver at Portland Track Festival.

T20 World Cup, IND Vs PAK: Pakistan Great Cricitises Imad Wasim

Former skipper Salim Malik has accused Imad Wasim of deliberately wasting balls in Pakistan's six-run loss against arch-rivals India in the T20 World Cup in New York.

Chasing an underwhelming 120-run target, Pakistani batters consumed 59 dot balls to be restricted to 113 for 7 in New York on Sunday.

Wasim took 23 balls to score his 15 runs in the losing cause.

"You look at his (Wasim) innings and it appears as if he was wasting balls not scoring runs and making things difficult in the run-chase," Malik said on 24 News channel. (PTI)

ARG Vs ECU, International Friendly

What happened in Argentina's friendly match against Ecuador last night in Chicago? Read the match report here -

Jasprit Bumrah's 'I Am Finished' Comment

Jasprit Bumrah couldn't help but laugh at how the narrative about him has changed in a year's time -- from being someone whose career is finished to the one who is at the peak of his prowess.

"See a year ago, the same people were saying that I might not play again and my career is over and then now the question changed," he said taking a shot at all those who doubted his ability to fight back.

He understands the fickle nature of criticism and knows that despite being a clichéd phrase, controlling the controllables works best for him.

"For me, I am not looking at whether I am bowling at the best of my ability. I try to solve the problem that is there in front of me. I know it's a cliched answer...but I was trying to focus on what is the best option over here on a wicket like this," the 30-year-old revealed.

"How do I make shot-making difficult? What are the best options for me? So that way, I try to stay in the present and focus on what I have to do." (PTI)

T20 WC: Harsha Bhogle Explains ENG, PAK's Chances Of Qualifying For Super 8

Theegala Tied 15th; Scheffler Wins The Memorial

Indian-American golfer Sahith Theegala shot a disappointing three-over 75 in the final round to tumble out of contention for a top-10 finish and end tied 12th at the Memorial golf tournament in Ohio.

Even par after four rounds, Theegala was tied 12th alongside Rory McIlroy (76). Another Indian-American, Akshay Bhatia (76), was four-over and tied 22nd.

Latest Badminton News: HS Prannoy To Spearhead Indian Challenge At AUS Open

HS Prannoy will look to regain his lost form when he spearheads India's challenge at the Australian Open badminton tournament starting on Tuesday.

Prannoy, seeded fifth here, didn't have best of results in the last two tournaments. He was stunned by compatriot Meiraba Luwang Maisnam in the men's singles opening round of Thailand Open last month. (PTI)

T20 World Cup 2024: Ravi Shastri Reveals Reason Behind Awarding Rishabh Pant 'Best Fielder Award'

Former-India coach Ravi Shastri gave an emotional speech as he handed out the 'Best Fielder' award to Rishabh Pant post India's victory over Pakistan. Read more about it here -

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Nagal Set To Represent India In Paris Olympics

India's Sumit Nagal climbed 18 places to 77th in the latest ATP rankings issued on Monday, all but sealing a spot in the Paris Olympics men's singles draw, according to PTI reports.

Nagal has 713 ATP points. The improvement in his rankings was due to Nagal bagging the men's singles crown at the Heilbronn Neckarcup 2024 Challenger event in Germany on Sunday, beating Switzerland's Alexander Ritschard in a three-set thriller.

Pacquiao Looks For Comeback Title Fight Against Mario Barrios

Manny Pacquiao said Monday that a title fight against Mario Barrios is in the works, with details still being negotiated, according to AP reports.

Pacquiao, a former world champion who retired in 2021, spoke in Japan on Monday to promote a three-round boxing exhibition on July 28 against Japanese MMA fighter Chihiro Suzuki.

Gulveer Singh Eclipses 5,000m National Record In Portland Meet

Asian Games bronze medallist athlete Gulveer Singh shattered the men's 5,000m national record to finish second at the Portland Track Festival High-Performance Meet in Portland, according to PTI reports.

Competing in the Paul Banta Memorial race, the 26-year-old clocked 13:18.92 to better the earlier national mark of 13:19.30 set by Avinash Sable at the Sound Running On Track Fest in Los Angeles last year.

MCA President Amol Kale Dies Of Cardiac Arrest In New York

Mumbai Cricket Association president Amol Kale has died of a cardiac arrest in New York after attending the T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan, according to PTI reports.

On Sunday, Kale was present at the Nassau County Cricket Stadium to watch the game between the arch-rivals along with other MCA officials including secretary Ajinkya Naik and apex council member Suraj Samat.

Wade Reprimanded For Showing Dissent Following Umpire's Decision

Australia wicketkeeper-batter Matthew Wade has been reprimanded by the ICC for "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during his side's win over England in the T20 World Cup last week, according to PTI reports.

Additionally, one demerit point has also been added to Wade's disciplinary record, for whom it was the first offence in a 24-month period.

Three Valencia Fans Handed 8-month Prison Sentences After Racist Insults Against Vinicius Junior

Three Valencia fans have been handed eight-month prison sentences after pleading guilty to racially insulting Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior in the first conviction for racism-related cases in professional football in Spain, according to AP reports.

The fans won't be allowed to enter football stadiums for two years and will have to pay for all the court proceedings.

Mansukh Mandaviya Becomes New Sports Minister Of India

Mansukh Mandaviya has replaced Anurag Thakur as Minister of Sports and Youth Ministry in the new cabinet of India. Mandaviya was the Health Minister in his last term and will now take care of the Sports Ministry of India.

ICC T20 WC 2024: SA Bat First Against BAN

Aiden Markram, the skipper of South Africa, won the toss and chose to bat against Bangladesh in their T20 World Cup Group D match in New York on Monday. South Africa, currently leading the group, are playing with an unchanged side. Bangladesh made one change, with Jaker Ali coming in for Soumya Sarkar.

Playing XIs:

South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (w), Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman.

Bangladesh: Tanzid Hasan, Jaker Ali, Litton Das (w), Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mustafizur Rahman.

Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti Warns Of Snub To FIFA Club World Cup

Real Madrid is the main attraction at the biggest-ever Club World Cup next year in the United States, according to AP reports.

But, the Champions League winner was ready to boycott it, according to coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday, citing a dispute with the International Federation of Association Football over money.

Not so, his employer said hours later, backtracking from claims by the hugely respected Ancelotti published in an interview with an Italian daily.

T20 World Cup Live Update

SA finish with 113/6 in 20 overs. Bangladesh need 114 to win in 20 overs.

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T20 World Cup Update

South Africa beat Bangladesh by 4 runs in New York.