Sports News June 24 Highlights: Dominant India Crush Australia By 24 Runs, Book Semi-Final Berth; IND’s Squad For Tour Of Zimbabwe Announced

India qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup after defeating Australia by 24 runs as the Super Eights stage of the tournament nears its end. Meanwhile, in football, the continental championships are in full swing. The United States triumph over Bolivia in the Copa America, and Spain and Italy are both set to take the field later tonight in Euro 2024. Check out the highlights of June 24 here

Players of India celebrate the dismissal of Australia's David Warner during an ICC Men's T20 World Cup cricket match at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia. Photo: AP/PTI

Sports News June 24, 2024 Highlights

Welcome To June 24 Sports Highlights - India qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup after defeating Australia by 24 runs as the Super Eights stage of the tournament nears its end. Meanwhile, in football, the continental championships are in full swing. The United States triumph over Bolivia in the Copa America, and Spain and Italy are both set to take the field later tonight in Euro 2024. Check out the highlights of June 24 here.

WI Vs USA, T20 WC Scores: Proteas Chasing 136-Run Target

In a virtual quarter-final clash of ICC T20 World Cup 2024, South Africa are chasing West Indies' 136-run target. This is the decisive match, as far as the second semi-final spot from Group 2 is concerned. The victors today will join England in the last four from the group.

Women’s PGA Championship: Amy Yang Wins First Major Title

After years of near-misses in the majors, Yang finally enjoyed the celebration she’d long sought: standing on the 18th green, doused in Champagne by her peers as a major champion. Yang closed with an even-par 72 to finish at 7-under 281. She was nearly flawless for the first 15 holes and reached 10 under for the tournament for a seven-shot lead before running into a little bit of trouble. But none of her pursuers was able to mount a significant charge.

T20 World Cup, WI Vs RSA: Match To Restart With Revised Conditions

South Africa's target is 123 (DLS method). Two bowlers can bowl 4 overs, three can bowl 3 each. Match to start at 11:45 pm local time.

Queen's Club C'ship: Tommy Paul Beats Lorenzo Musetti

Tommy Paul outgunned Lorenzo Musetti to win the final at the grass-court Queen's Club, 6-1, 7-6 (8), for his third ATP title.

Paul became the first American winner of the pre-Wimbledon tournament since Sam Querrey in 2010 and joined a group of former American champions which includes John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Pete Sampras. (AP)

T20 World Cup: South Africa Beat West Indies By 3 Wickets (DLS)

In a closely fought game, Proteas have sealed a spot in the semis of the T20 World Cup 2024 by beating the co-hosts West Indies by three wickets in this crunch Super 8s clash.

Copa America 2024: Darwin Nunez Scores As Uruguay Beat Panama 3-1

Maximiliano Araújo scored when he sent a left-footed shot into the top far corner in the 16th minute, Darwin Núñez and Matías Viña added late goals and Uruguay beat Panama 3-1 in its Copa America opener.

Seeking a record 16th Copa America title, Uruguay dominated with 20 shots, including seven on target. Amir Murillo scored late into stoppage time for Panama.

The match drew 33,425 to Hard Rock Stadium, home of the NFL's Miami Dolphins. The stadium is the site of the July 14 final and seven games during the 2026 World Cup.

The United States defeated Bolivia 2-0 in Sunday's earlier Group C game at Arlington, Texas. (AP)

T20 World Cup 2024: We Need To Be Smart In Situations While Batting, Says RSA Captain Aiden Markram

Relieved to have qualified for the semifinals of the T20 World Cup, South Africa captain Aiden Markram acknowledged that the Proteas erred a bit in attempting to finish off the chase against West Indies too soon, leading to an unconvincing victory.

South Africa did well to restrict the two-time champions to 135/8. In reply, the Proteas were 15/2 in two overs when rain disrupted proceedings for close to an hour.

"We bowled really well, assessed conditions and kept them to a sub-par total. We could have build a partnership after the break and then take it from there, we will take that learning and hopefully not do that same mistake again." (PTI)

Halle Open: Jannik Sinner Beats Hubert Hurkacz

Top-ranked Jannik Sinner won his first title on grass by beating Hubert Hurkacz in the Halle Open final. The 22-year-old Italian needed two tiebreakers to beat his Polish opponent 7-6 (8), 7-6 (2). The Australian Open champion improved his record to 38-3 this year. (AP)

Noah Lyles, World Champion, Qualifies For Paris Olympics

World champion Noah Lyles took the 100m at the US Olympic trials to qualify for 2024 Paris Olympics. Lyles, who had missed out on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, equalled his personal best of 9.83 seconds in Eugene, Oregon.

2024 Paris Olympics: Table Tennis Draws On 24th June

The Draws for the Table Tennis events at the Paris Olympics will be conducted on 24 July,8:30 pm IST. The seeding dates for the Singles, Team & Mixed doubles events will be held on 16 July. In singles, the top 32 seeds will be drawn directly into the Round of 64.

T20 WC: Starc, Stoinis Name Their Ultimate T20 XI

Ahead of the vital IND Vs AUS clash at the T20 World Cup, Aussie duo Marcus Stoinis and Mitchell Starc were seen naming their ultimate XI. Check the video -

PCB Set For A Overhaul Post Men's Team Disastrous T20 World Cup Performance - Report

Pakistan's shambolic T20 World Cup campaign in the USA is all set to trigger a churning in the country's cricket board and lead to the formulation of a code of conduct for players, who are drawing criticism for taking their families along and making paid appearances at promotional events during the tournament.

A reliable source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that Chairman Mohsin Naqvi is livid with the performance of some senior officials and held them responsible for the indiscipline prevailing in the team, which could not go beyond the league stage.

"You can expect the PCB to lose senior management level officials and also enforce some strict policies for the players in future," the source said. (PTI)

Paris Olympic Games 2024: India Lock In Archery Berths

India secured men's and women's team quotas in archery for this year's Paris Olympics based on the updated world rankings on Monday. Here are the qualified archers.

Men: Tarundeep Rai, Dhiraj Bommadevara and Pravin Jadhav.

Women: Deepika Kumari, Bhajan Kaur and Ankita Bhakat.

Qosanov Memorial 2024: Indian Athletes Clinch  Medals

India’s Squad For Tour Of Zimbabwe Announced

India’s squad for T20I series against Zimbabwe: Ꮪhubman Gill (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Abhishek Sharma, Rinku Singh, Sanju Samson (WK), Dhruv Jurel (WK), Nitish Reddy, Riyan Parag, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar, Tushar Deshpande. 

Khelo India Women's Kho-Kho To Kick Off With North Zonals In Punjab

The Khelo India Women's Kho-Kho season kicks off with northern zonals . Punjab takes center stage by hosting the age-group events for sub-junior and junior categories. These events will be held from June 25th to 27th at Sri Guru Harkrishan Senior Secondary Public School in Sursingh, Amritsar. Eight teams from various states and union territories will compete.

IND Vs AUS: Australia Win The Toss

Australian captain Mitch Marsh won the toss and invited the Indian team to bat first.

AIFF Vs Ex-Indian Team Coach Igor Stimac

All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Monday responded strongly to former men's team coach Igor Stimac's allegations of mismanagement against the federation. AIFF, in a press release, stated that Stimac's remarks were made with the "sole intent of maligning the AIFF."

IND Vs AUS Super 8: Rohit Sharma Creates History

Rohit Sharma becomes first player to hit 200 sixes in history of T20Is.

Also hits the fastest half-century in the ongoing T20 World Cup off just 19 balls.

India's Olympic Athlete Participation: A Comparative Analysis Of Tokyo 2020 And Paris 2024

Sport Tokyo Paris
Archery 4 6
Athletics 26 19
Badminton 4 7
Boxing 9 6
Equestrian 1 1
Hockey 32 16
Golf 4 4
Gymnastics 1 0
Judo 1 1
Rowing 2 1
Sailing 4 2
Shooting 15 21
Swimming 3 0
Table Tennis 4 6
Tennis 3 3
Weightlifting 1 1
Wrestling 7 6

IND Vs AUS: New Record Alert!!!

India today smashed 15 maximums, setting a new record for the most sixes in an innings in T20 World Cups, surpassing their previous tally of 13 against Bangladesh in North Sound. This achievement also marks the highest number of sixes hit by any team in this year's T20 World Cup.

Danish FA To Hunt Fans Who Displayed Offensive Banner And Make Them Pay UEFA Fine

Danish soccer officials will seek out the fans who unfurled an offensive banner in the match against England and get them to pay the fine it has been hit with by UEFA. The Danish Football Association was fined 10,000 euros ($10,700) on Monday because of an abusive banner. (AP)

IND Vs AUS, T20 World Cup: India Qualifiy For Semifinal

The party's officially on for Indian cricket fans! Their team secured a well-deserved spot in the T20 World Cup semi-finals. Australia's hopes were dashed as they needed an improbable feat – chasing down the target in a mere 15.3 overs – to surpass India's Net Run Rate (NRR).

Good Night!!!

That's all from our side. We conclude with the exciting news of India qualifying for the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup and Indian golfers and archers securing spots for the Paris Olympics. Stay tuned for more thrilling updates across various sports. See you soon!