Sports Monks

‘The most ultimate team man,’ After Tendulkar and Ganguly, VVS Laxman honours another former India teammate

After paying tributes to Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumble, it was Rahul Dravid’s turn to be at the receiving ends of VVS Laxman’s kind words....

12 June 3, 2020

Root may miss first Test against WI, Stokes could be captain

After waiting and waiting for a resumption of international cricket following Covid-19, there is now a very real possibility that England captain Joe Root may miss the...

12 June 3, 2020

Formula 1 releases schedule for first 8 races of 2020

Formula 1 has announced the schedule for the first eight races of the 2020 season. The 2020 F1 season will begin in Austria. The first race will...

13 June 3, 2020

Federer tops list of world’s highest-paid athletes

Roger Federer topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes announced Friday, leading the lineup for the first time with pre-tax earnings of $106.3 million...

17 June 3, 2020

REPORTS: ATP to Hold a Confidential Virtual Meeting With Players

The ATP and WTA tours are suspended for more than two months due to the outspread of coronavirus all around the world. It is still uncertain when...

15 June 3, 2020

The 5 best Arab footballers to play in Europe

Germany’s Bundesliga is back. Spain’s La Liga, Serie A in Italy and the English Premier League, and maybe even the Champions League, are set to follow soon....

16 June 3, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo convinces Barcelona legend to join Juventus

Barcelona’s legendary figure may join forces with a hated personality. La Masia product and former Barcelona forward Pedro achieved legendary status in his short span at the...

6 June 2, 2020

Juventus interested in Marash Kumbulla

Juventus are among the teams interested in Hellas Verona defender Marash Kumbulla, following his breakout season in Serie A. The 20-year-old defender is valued at €30m and...

6 June 2, 2020

“Simply Phenomenal”: Steve Smith Reveals What He Admires The Most About Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli and Steve Smith are undoubtedly two of the best batsmen going around in world cricket and on numerous occasions they have been pitted against each...

7 June 2, 2020

5 players whose career got severely affected by featuring in Indian Cricket League (ICL)

Back in 2007, when the ultimate Indian Premier League (IPL) was not introduced, the 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev started a league named the Indian Cricket...

7 June 2, 2020

‘Luiz has no desire to leave’ – Arsenal defender’s agent says there’s a ‘very high chance’ he’ll extend Emirates stay

The Brazilian ace is set to drop into the free agency pool when his current contract with the Gunners expire this summer. David Luiz has “no desire...

5 June 1, 2020

Winning Dhoni’s trust key to getting India captaincy: Kohli

Kohli, 31, replaced Dhoni as Test captain in 2014-15 and took over the limited-overs reins in early 2017, becoming India’s all-format leader as well the team’s batting...

7 June 1, 2020

ECB welcomes green light for behind-closed-doors sport

The ECB has welcomed the UK Government’s go-ahead for the return of professional sport behind closed doors as it presses ahead with plans to host international cricket...

7 June 1, 2020

Barcelona to restart La Liga campaign at Real Mallorca on June 13

Barcelona will finally return to La Liga action on June 13 at 10pm CET at Real Mallorca and will follow that up with a home game against...

26 June 1, 2020

Bundesliga: Jadon Sancho reveals ‘Justice for George Floyd’ message as Dortmund put six past Paderborn

Jadon Sancho scored a hat-trick and revealed ‘Justice for George Floyd’ message on his t-shirt as Borussia Dortmund defeated Paderborn 6-1 in the Bundesliga on Sunday. The...

31 June 1, 2020

Steven Smith willing to play IPL if T20 World Cup is postponed

Steven Smith suggested that he would be willing to miss the early part of the Australian domestic season to take part in the IPL should this year’s...

16 June 1, 2020

West Indies cricket bosses approve England tour

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has given its approval in principle for a test series in England, the body said on Friday. West Indies had been scheduled to...

36 May 30, 2020

Achraf sets Bundesliga speed record

The Bundesliga has stated that Real Madrid loanee Achraf Hakimi is now the fastest Bundesliga player on record. These speed recordings have been official for the league...

32 May 30, 2020

Chiellini: ‘Pogba surprised us’

Giorgio Chiellini revealed he and his teammates didn’t expect much from Paul Pogba when he joined: “Nobody expected such a champion.” Pogba joined Juventus in 2012 on...

16 May 30, 2020

Virat Kohli only cricketer in Forbes’ 2020 list of world’s highest paid athletes

On Friday, American business magazine Forbes released their annual list of the Top 100 richest athletes in the world, commonly known as Forbes’ 100, and Indian Cricket...

29 May 30, 2020