Author: Sanjeet Patel

Sanjeet is an economics undergraduate and writes about Sports, Politics, and Science opinions on his blog and website. Here at Asiana Times, he writes about the latest happenings in the world of sports.

Austrian tennis player and former Grand Slam champion Dominic Thiem defeated Laslo Djere 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-4 in the round of 32 at the Tel Aviv Watergen Open. Thiem overcame Djere in a long 2-hour 40-minute battle to set up a meeting with 2nd seed Marin Cilic in the round of 16.

Read More

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland continued his goal-scoring form in the Nations League but it was in vain as Slovenia defeated Norway 2-1 at home. Haaland scored his 6th goal in the League at the start of the second half but Sporar and Benjamin Sesko’s late strike secured Slovenia a much-needed victory. Norway’s loss gave Serbia an opportunity to edge ahead in the group and they did so by beating Sweden 4-1. https://twitter.com/EURO2024/status/1573745047580954625 Erling Haaland scored during the second half from Elyounoussi’s assist to put Norway in control after a defensive mistake from Slovenia. They kept hold of the match…

Read More

Manchester United right-back Diogo Dalot scored twice in Portugal’s 4-0 victory against the Czech Republic in the Nations League. Bruno Fernandes scored and assisted one each and Cristiano Ronaldo set up Diogo Jota in the end, sending Portugal to the top of Group B with 10 points in 5 matches. The Czech Republic on the other hand went to the bottom of the table and now must defeat Switzerland to avoid relegation to League B.

Read More

British tennis player Emma Raducanu’s struggle with injuries continued at the Korea Open as she was forced to retire in the 3rd set in the semifinal against Jelena Ostapenko at 4-6, 6-3, 3-0. 19-year-old Raducanu won the first set but her injuries surfaced in the second set. She took an off-court medical timeout but continued to suffer pain during the rest of the match. https://twitter.com/WTA/status/1573591183204311041 Ostapenko made the most out of the opportunity as she took the second set and raced ahead in the decider before Raducanu retired injured. The official reason for her retirement was a left glute injury.…

Read More

Serie A club Inter Milan is seemingly interested to take midfielder Donny van de Beek from Manchester United. And the interest is coming from none other than Inter’s manager himself, Simone Inzaghi. According to media reports, Simone wants van de Beek as a reasonable alternative to his more preferred option, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. Donny van de Beek landed in Manchester in 2020 for £35million and has largely failed to impress 3 club managers since. The 25-year-old did not start a single Premier League match last season for Manchester United and was ultimately sent on loan to Everton in January. After Erik…

Read More

New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham has declined the Central Contract offered to him by New Zealand Cricket. Neesham posted on his Instagram about the news saying that he has committed himself to other leagues around the world and has decided to honor those commitments rather than signing the contract. James Neesham was offered the Central Contract after 2 places were vacant following the retirement of Colin de Grandhomme and Trent Boult opting out last month. Neesham was originally excluded from the list and thus committed himself to cricket leagues around the world. He thus declined to re-sign the Central Contract.…

Read More

Manchester United won their first UEFA Europa League match of the season by defeating Sheriff Tiraspol 2-0 in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau. Cristiano Ronaldo debuted in the Europa League by scoring a penalty after an excellent finish by Jadon Sancho in the 17th minute. https://twitter.com/ManUtd/status/1570481195833507841 Manchester United’s good run in the season was halted last week with the Europa League opening loss to Real Sociedad at Old Trafford. Erik Ten Hag pushed the club back to the winning ways. How Manchester United defeated Sheriff Man Utd started slowly in the match but converted their first actual attack. Summer signing,…

Read More

Chelsea’s new manager Graham Potter took the reigns of Chelsea for the first time against RB Salzburg in the UEFA Champions League matchday 2. It was a shaky performance by the men in blue as they failed to secure a victory after 1-1 against Salzburg. https://twitter.com/ChelseaFC/status/1570153959960252419 Raheem Sterling put the side ahead during the 48th minute but Salzburg replied through Noah Okafor in the 75th minute to intensify Chelsea’s squad problems. The club is placed last in Group E with 1 point in two matches and has dented its hopes of progressing to knockouts. Chelsea’s opener against Dinamo Zagreb was…

Read More