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Virat Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum In Indian Cricket

15 January, 2022

Virat Kohli had recently stepped down as India's T20I captain and was subsequently removed as the ODI captain ahead of the South Africa tour. Rohit Sharma was named as his replacement.

Football

ISL 2021-22: Arindam Bhattacharya Steps Down As Captain Of Winless East Bengal

15 January, 2022 PTI

Arindam Bhattacharya, who won the Golden Glove award for most clean sheets last season, left ATK Mohun Bagan to join East Bengal before the start of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22.

Badminton

India Open Badminton: Lakshya Sen Enters Maiden BWF World Tour Super 500 Final

15 January, 2022 PTI

Lakshya Sen, ranked 17 in the world, will face world champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in India Open badminton summit clash on Sunday in a repeat of the Dutch Open final last year.

Hockey

Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022: Savita Punia To Lead 18-member Indian Team

12 January, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Regular skipper Rani Rampal misses the tournament as she is currently undergoing rehabilitation in Bengaluru. Meanwhile, Deep Grace Ekka has been named as the vice-captain of Indian team.

Tennis

Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal On Novak Djokovic Visa Saga - ‘Bit Tired Of The Situation”

15 January, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Two-time women's major champion Garbine Muguruza said Novak Djokovic could have avoided all his visa-related issues in the lead up to the Australian Open 2022 by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

cricket

Root Likely To Enter IPL Auction

14 January, 2022

Joe Root had expressed his desire to play in the IPL earlier too even though he had decided against entering the auction. The mega-auction ahead of the upcoming season is scheduled to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.

Other Sports

Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

14 January, 2022 PTI

Aveenash Pandoo will come to India with more than two decades of coaching experience in South Africa and Indonesia. He was instrumental in helping two Indonesian lifters win medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Beijing Winter Olympics: China Faces Omicron Test Weeks Ahead Of The Games

13 January, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

With the success of the Winter Olympics and China's national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy. Across China, more than 20 million people are in some form of lockdown.

Eight More Boxers Test Positive For COVID-19, But National Camp Continues

13 January, 2022 PTI

After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members, returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round of testing. The total number of infected boxers now stands at 20.

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal Among Six Olympians Added To National Boxing Camp

11 January, 2022 PTI

Boxers Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar and Ashish Kumar also joined the men's camp in Patiala alongside Amit Panghal. The camp will continue till March 14.

National Youth Festival: PM Narendra Modi To Virtually Inaugurate 25th Edition

11 January, 2022 PTI

The virtual inauguration of National Youth Festival will take place after the National Youth Summit which aims to galvanize, ignite, unite and activate the youth towards nation building.

Andrew Jennings, Groundbreaking Investigative Sports Journalist, Dies At 78

10 January, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Andrew Jennings' books, including 'The Lords of The Rings' published in 1992 and 'Foul!' in 2005, proved to be essential texts to better understand the politics and conduct around the International Olympic Committee and FIFA.

Photo Gallery

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

Year In Pictures 2021: Unforgettable Moments In World Sports

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