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Sports Highlights May 16, 2024: Sunil Chhetri Announces Retirement; Satwik-Chirag Advance To Thailand Open Quarters

Sports News Highlights: May 16, Thursday had a ton of sporting action lined up and a big retirement news also came. Legendary India Captain Sunil Chhetri announced his retirement and revealed final game via social media. In cricket, Gujarat Titans and Sunrisers Hyderabad shared points after rain abandoned match 66 of the IPL 2024. SRH have now qualified for the playoffs. In badminton, Satwik-Chirag and the young Meiraba Luwang Maisnam reached quarterfinals of Thailand Open 2024. Check all the highlights for May 16, Thursday, right here

Sunil Chhetri, the third highest goal scorer among active international players, was first named for

Sports Highlights, May 16

Sports News Highlights: May 16, Thursday had a ton of sporting action lined up and a big retirement news also came. Legendary India Captain Sunil Chhetri announced his retirement and revealed final game via social media. In cricket, Gujarat Titans and Sunrisers Hyderabad shared points after rain abandoned match 66 of the IPL 2024. SRH have now qualified for the playoffs. In badminton, Satwik-Chirag and the young Meiraba Luwang Maisnam reached quarterfinals of Thailand Open 2024. Check all the highlights for May 16, Thursday, right here

BNP Paribas Primrose Bordeaux: Injury Return - Andy Murray Advances To Next Round

Andy Murray advances to the second round of an ATP Challenger event in Bordeaux as opponent Kyrian Jacquet retires at the start of the second set. Leading 7-5 2-0, Murray's French opponent, ranked 219th in the world, decided he could not continue. This marked Murray's return from ruptured ankle ligaments sustained at the Miami Open in March.

Manipur Win 28th Senior Women’s NFC for the Rajmata Jijabai Trophy

IPL 2024: Sunrisers Look To Secure Playoff Spot Against Struggling Titans

Premier League 2024: Ten Hag, Manchester United Enjoy Old Trafford Night Out

Manchester United's Rasmus Hojlund
Manchester United's Rasmus Hojlund

Manchester United signed off at Old Trafford with a 3-2 win over Newcastle United. Kobbie Mainoo, Amad Diallo and Rasmus Hojlund were all on the scoresheet for Ten Hag's men.

Breaking: Legendary India Captain Sunil Chhetri Announces Retirement, Reveals Final Game - Watch

Indian Captain Sunil Chettri Reveals Final Game

India’s legendary Sunil Chettri has announced that he will be retiring from international football after the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Kuwait on June 6.

NFL 2024 Schedule Release

Week 1 (Sept. 8): Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions
Week 2 (Sept. 15): Chicago Bears at Houston Texans
Week 3 (Sept. 22): Kansas City Chiefs at Atlanta Falcons
Week 4 (Sept. 29): Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Ravens
Week 5 (Oct. 6): Dallas Cowboys at Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 6 (Oct. 13): Cincinnati Bengals at New York Giants
Week 7 (Oct. 20): New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 8 (Oct. 27): Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers
Week 9 (Nov. 3): Jacksonville Jaguars at Philadelphia Eagles
Week 10 (Nov. 10): Detroit Lions at Houston Texans
Week 11 (Nov. 17): Indianapolis Colts at New York Jets
Week 12 (Nov. 24): Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams
Week 13 (Dec. 1): San Francisco 49ers at Buffalo Bills
Week 14 (Dec. 8): Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
Week 15 (Dec. 15): Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks
Week 16 (Dec. 22): Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Dallas Cowboys
Week 17 (Dec. 29): Miami Dolphins at Cleveland Browns
Week 18: TBD

Sunil Chettri Is Among The Top International Goal Scorers In Men’s Football

India’s Sunil Chhetri with 94 goals sits behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi with 128 and 108 international goals respectively.

Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sad On Chettri's Retirement

Antoine Griezmann's Hattrick Seals The Deal for Atletico

French forward Antoine Greizmann's 24-minute hattrick helped Atletico Madrid beat Getafe at the Estadio Coliseum to go just one point behind third-placed Girona

Kohli's Optimistic Take On Retirement

Italian Open: Danielle Collins Enters SFs

Danielle Collins, despite the looming shadow of her retirement announcement, has been on an unstoppable journey. She defeated the former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Italian Open, extending her record to 19-1. The 15th-ranked American is coming on the back of back-to-back titles in Miami and Charleston, South Carolina, and is in on the fire.

Ligue 1: PSG Beat Nice 2-1

The Paris Saint-Germain ended a four-game winless run by beating Nice 2-1 in the Ligue 1 match on May 15, Wednesday sans the star striker Kylian Mbappe. The team took a commanding 2-0 lead midway through the first half with goals from winger Bradley Barcola and 18-year-old defender Yoram Zague.

Nice tried hard to fight back with the forward Mohamed-Ali Cho pulling a goal back for Nice in the 32nd but unfortunately, they were down with the defender Melvin Bard with a straight red card in the 75th for body-checking Barcola near the halfway line as he sprinted clear.

Usain Bolt's Cricket Dream Comes True! 

One of the greatest athletes of all time, Usain Bolt always wanted to become a cricket fast bowler. After a long glorious journey the eight Olympic gold medalist finally gets to pursue his cricket dream by becoming the ambassador for next month's ICC T20 World Cup.

Kylian Mbappe Bids Farewell To Ligue 1

Nine years after his debut, Kylian Mbappé bids farewell to the French league when Paris Saint-Germain visits struggling Metz on Sunday.

He has a last chance to add to his club-record tally of 256 goals, including 191 in the league.

“A page is turning, a chapter of my life is closing," the 25-year-old Mbappé said after being voted by his peers as the French league's best player for the fifth time. “I leave with my head held high, having done all that I could." (AP)

Premier 1 License Update

Thailand Open Updates: Satwik Chirag Advance To QFs

The star Indian duo defeated the Chinese duo of Xie H. N. and Zeng W. H. 21-16, 21-11 in straight sets.

Thailand Open: Meiraba Luwang Maisnam Reaches QFs

Meiraba Luwang Maisnam defeats M. Christophersen of Switzerland 21-14, 22-20

Neeraj Chopra Delighted After Competing In India

Latest ICC T20 Rankings

Wanindu Hasaranga joins Shakib Al Hasan as top-ranked T20I allrounder.

Suryakumar Yadav remains the top T20I batter while bowlers' ranking chart was led by England spinner Adil Rashid.

UEFA Euro 2024: Germany Announce Squad

Goalkeepers: Oliver Baumann (Hoffenheim), Alex Nuebel (Stuttgart), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona/ESP)

Defenders: Waldemar Anton (Stuttgart), Benjamin Henrichs (RB Leipzig), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Robin Koch (Eintracht Frankfurt), Maximilian Mittelstaedt (Stuttgart), David Raum (RB Leipzig), Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid/ESP), Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen)

Midfielders: Robert Andrich (Bayer Leverkusen), Chris Fuehrich (Stuttgart), Pascal Gross (Brighton and Hove Albion/ENG), Ilkay Gundogan (Barcelona/ESP), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid/ESP), Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich), Aleksandar Pavlovic (Bayern Munich), Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich), Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen)

Forwards: Maximilian Beier (Hoffenheim), Niclas Fuellkrug (Borussia Dortmund), Kai Havertz (Arsenal/ENG), Thomas Mueller (Bayern Munich), Deniz Undav (Stuttgart)

GT Vs SRH, IPL 2024 Live Score

The toss has been delayed due to rain.

Tennis Latest Updates

Top tennis players say they're playing too much because the tournaments are too long

“You got to be some type of superhero to be consistent back-to-back 10 days in each event getting to the very end of it,” recent Monte Carlo champion Stefanos Tsitsipas said in Rome.

“We wanted more drama and then we stretched the drama a bit too much, where it kind of becomes like the telenova' that was too many seasons,” said Victoria Azarenka, who was formerly ranked No. 1. “Hopefully, we make some adjustments because it's too long."

“The two-week Masters 1000 events are great for players that are ranked between 50 and 100 in the world because they get a chance to play a main-draw event at a Masters 1000 event. It's not great for top-10 players,” fifth-ranked Alexander Zverev said.

Check Out Scotland's Kit For T20 World Cup 2024

Afghanistan Unveil Kit For T20 World Cup 2024

T20 WC: India To Play Bangladesh In Sole Warm-up Game

India's only warm-up game ahead of the T20 World Cup is likely to be played against Bangladesh in New York on June 1, the day when Canada will play co-hosts USA in the tournament opener in Dallas.

Teams usually play two warm-up games ahead of an ICC event but the tight scheduling will not allow all 20 sides to do that ahead of the tournament proper.

SRH Vs GT, IPL 2024 Latest Update: Match Abandoned

SRH Qualify For IPL 2024 Playoffs

F1 Latest Update

Adrian Newey expects to join another Formula 1 team once he's had a “bit of a holiday” after leaving Red Bull.

Newey is stepping down as Red Bull's chief technical officer early next year. He will be free to join another team and could help whichever one he joins to develop its 2026 car when the next major change in regulations is due. (AP)

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