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Sports News Updates: Pakistan Name 15-Member Squad For T20 World Cup - Highlights

On Friday, May 24, Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu is through to the semis whereas Ashmita Chaliha was ousted in her quarter-final bout at the Malaysia Masters. In the The Indian Premier League, Sunrisers Hyderabad seal final spot with 36-run victory over Rajasthan Royals. In Geneva Open, Tomas Machac captured the biggest win of his career, where he upset World No. 1 Novak Djokovic to reach his first ATP Tour final. Follow the scores and updates from the sports world right here

Pakistan national cricket team in action during the second T20I match against New Zealand on April 20, 2024. X | Pakistan Cricket

Sports News Updates, May 24, 2024

On Friday, May 24, Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu is through to the semis whereas Ashmita Chaliha was ousted in her quarter-final bout at the Malaysia Masters. In the The Indian Premier League, Sunrisers Hyderabad seal final spot with 36-run victory over Rajasthan Royals. In Geneva Open, Tomas Machac captured the biggest win of his career, where he upset World No. 1 Novak Djokovic to reach his first ATP Tour final. Follow the scores and updates from the sports world right here

Latest Badminton News: PV Sindhu Vs Han Yue

IPL 2024: RCB Pays Tribute To Dinesh Karthik

Football News: Keylor Navas Announces International Retirement

Veteran goalkeeper Keylor Navas announced on Thursday he plans to retire from the Costa Rica national team after 16 years and over 100 international matches, including appearances in three World Cup tournaments.

“I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the memories we have made. Together we have made history, facing the best players in the world, raising the name of Costa Rica to the highest level,” Navas said.

Navas, considered the best goalkeeper in Costa Rican history, led his national team to the quarterfinals in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He also played in Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022. (AP)

Malaysia Masters 2024: PV Sindhu Wins

PV Sindhu defeated top seed and World No 6 Han Yue 21-13 , 14-21 , 21-12 to seal her spot in the semi-final at the Malaysian Masters 2024. Sindhu could either face Kusuma Wardani or Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the semis.

FA Cup Final: Manchester United News

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire was ruled out of the FA Cup final against Manchester City on Thursday. Maguire hasn't played since April 27 after a muscle injury in training and was always considered a doubt for Saturday's final at Wembley Stadium. (AP)

Malaysia Masters 2024: IND's Ashmita Chaliha Goes Down Fighting

WNBA: Toronto To Have Its Own Team

Toronto will have its own WNBA team with the launch event being attended by Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow, and rap superstar Drake.

Archery World Cup, Stage 2: Indian Compound Mixed Team Enters Final

Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Priyansh entered the compound mixed team final to confirm India's second medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 2 on Friday. Compound women's team of Jyothi, Parneet Kaur and Aditi Swami have assured India's first medal by making the final on Wednesday.

The Indian compound mixed team, who are No. 2 in world rankings, dropped just two points from 16 arrows to eliminate the host country's duo of Han Seungyeon and Yang Jaewon 158-157 in a tight semi-final. (PTI)

Manchester United News: Happy Birthday To MUFC's Eric Cantona

Manchester United star and legendary footballer Eric Cantona celebrates his birthday today and the club have put out a post wishing the French icon.

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah Quashes Reports Of Approaching Ponting, Langer

BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Friday rejected claims that the Board has approached any former Australian cricketer to be India's next head coach and hinted that Rahul Dravid's successor could be an Indian by saying that he should have a "deep understanding" of the game's structure in the country.

French Open: Sumit Nagal Faces Karen Khachanov In First Rd

India's top tennis star Sumit Nagal is set to face world number 18 Karen Khachanov of Russia in the First Round of French Open on Sunday.

World No. 94 Nagal earned a direct entry into the main draw of Roland Garros after a consistent and overall successful tour. He became the first Indian male player to qualify for the French Open main draw since Prajnesh Gunneswaran in 2019.

Indian Junior Men's Hockey Team Suffers Loss!

The Indian junior men's hockey team fought hard after a sluggish start but could not prevent a 4-5 loss to local Dutch side Bredase Hockey Vereniging Push in its third match of the ongoing tour of Europe in Breda.

After a narrow 2-2 (4-2) penalty shootout victory, India had slumped to a 2-3 loss to the Belgium junior side in their previous match.

Captain Rohit (18th minute), Sourabh Anand Khushwaha (24th), Ankit Pal (32nd), and Arshdeep Singh (58th) sounded the board for India, but the side was unable to overturn the five-goal deficit on Thursday. (PTI)

France Striker Olivier Giroud To Retire From International Duty Post Euros 2024

French forward Olivier Giroud has announced that he will hang up his international boots post the European Championships 2024 in Germany.

Latest Football News: AC Milan Part Ways With Stefano Pioli

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli is leaving at the end of the season after four-and-a-half years at the Italian club. Milan announced Pioli's departure on Friday — a day before its final league game of the season at home to Salernitana. (AP)

Meet The Indian Wrestling Squad For Paris Olympic Games 2024

Fernandes Expresses Commitment To Manchester United, Seeks Club's Ambition To Match His

Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes has expressed his desire to remain at Old Trafford, while also emphasizing the importance of the club meeting his expectations. Since joining from Sporting Lisbon in 2020, the midfielder has netted 79 goals in 232 appearances for United.

Netherlands Tri-Nation Series 2024: IRE Vs NED

The ongoing Netherlands Tri-Nation Series is coming to an end with the last sixth match being played between Ireland Vs Netherlands. Right now Netherlands need 20 runs in 14 balls to grab the match.

Barcelona Sacks Coach Xavi Hernandez After A Win-less Season

Barcelona dismisses coach Xavi Hernandez following a win-less season. Xavi will oversee the team's last La Liga game against Sevilla on Sunday before departing.

SRH Vs RR, IPL 2024 Qualifier 2: Match Is About To Start

Pat Cummins’ Sunrisers Hyderabad will lock horns with Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals on Friday in Qualifier 2. The former has been thrashed by Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 1 while the latter had a scratchy win against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in Eliminator.

SRH Vs RR IPL 2024 Qualifier 2:  Toss Update

The Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl first.

IPL 2024: Sharma In His Trademark Approach

Abhishek Sharma is in his trademark form. Looking for bigger runs, he hits hits a six, four.

Monaco Grand Prix: Hamilton Fastest In Practice

Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes set the pace from McLaren’s Oscar Piastri in Friday’s first practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton, who said he was hopeful of a more competitive weekend from Mercedes, was 0.029 seconds quicker than Piastri.

Moeen All Set To Lead At World Cup If Buttler Misses

Moeen Ali expressed that he is ready to lead England at the T20 World Cup if Jos Buttler misses part of the tournament on paternity leave. Captain Buttler’s third child is due imminently, with England playing their World Cup opener against Scotland in Barbados on 4 June.

Pakistan Name 15-Member Squad For T20 World Cup

Monaco Grand Prix: Leclerc Fastest In Second Practice

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc maintained the pace ahead of Lewis Hamilton in Friday practice at the ongoing Monaco Grand Prix. Leclerc was fast throughout both sessions on Friday and ended the day 0.188 seconds clear of Hamilton’s Mercedes.

SRH Vs RR, IPL 2024 Qualifier 2: Sunrisers Hyderabad Seal Final Spot With 36-Run Victory Over Rajasthan Royals

RR's bowlers performed admirably, limiting a formidable SRH to 175/9, their middle-order lacked the firepower to handle spin in the absence of dew at Chepauk. The SRH won by 36 runs.

Ten Hag Gets Ready For FA Cup Final Amid Speculation Of Sacking

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is gearing up for the FA Cup final without clarity on whether reports of his imminent sacking, regardless of the result. Speculation surrounding Ten Hag's future heightened on Friday, with The Guardian reporting that the Dutchman would be relieved of his duties regardless of the outcome of the Wembley showdown with Manchester City on Saturday.

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