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In football, Jude Bellingham was red-carded after the final whistle for complaining about being denied a winner for Real Madrid during their 2-2 draw against Valencia at the Mestalla.  Business tycoon Anand Mahindra revealed he got emotional when Puneri Paltan won Pro Kabaddi League Season 10. Tennis icon Novak Djokovic hugged Nikola Jokic after the Denver Nuggets secured a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, March 2.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


Jude Bellingham gets sent off after final whistle for complaining about denied goal during Real Madrid’s draw

The Real Madrid midfielder, Jude Bellingham, got himself sent off after the final whistle for complaining about getting denied a winning goal against Valencia during a 2-2 La Liga draw at Mestalla Stadium. Vinicius Jr got two goals at a place where he was racially abused last season to bring Real Madrid back into the contest after they were two goals down against the home team.

Pep Guardiola not undermines Manchester United ahead of upcoming derby

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is not undermining the challenge of the crosstown rivals Manchester United ahead of their upcoming derby at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League. He was quoted as saying to the press about the change of fortunes for Manchester United against Liverpool at Anfield from last season to this season, “Do you remember what happened when United went to Anfield? Last season, 7-0. Do you remember the comments? ‘How many goals are they going to score? It will be easy for Liverpool’. Result: Liverpool didn’t win”.

Jamal Musiala rejects new contract at Bayern Munich for potential Premier League move: Reports

The German midfielder, Jamal Musiala, has reportedly rejected a new deal at Bayern Munich, targeting a move to the Premier League in the summer. As per the report from the Daily Star, the 21-year-old has raised speculation about leaving Bayern Munich after the ongoing season, and his potential destination could be either Manchester City or Liverpool, who had sent scouts to watch him play against the Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen recently.

Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel likely to be sacked if they lose against Lazio next week: Reports

The Bayern Munich manager, Thomas Tuchel, is likely to be sacked from the job if the German club loses their upcoming UCL round of 16 second-leg tie against Lazio at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday, March 5. As per the report from Sky Sports, Thomas Tuchel barely kept his job for the time being despite registering a 2-2 draw against Freiburg on the weekend, which was followed by his questionable statements about the performance of the players.

Some major results in football are as under:

Premier League 2023-24

Brentford 2-2 Chelsea

Nottingham Forest 0-1 Liverpool

Tottenham 3-1 Crystal Palace

Luton Town 2-3 Aston Villa

La Liga 2023-24

Sevilla 3-2 Real Sociedad

Valencia 2-2 Real Madrid

Bundesliga 2023-24

Union Berlin 0-2 Borussia Dortmund

VfL Bochum 1-4 RB Leipzig

Serie A 2023-24

Monza 1-4 Roma

Ligue 1 2023-24

Clermont 1-5 Marseille

Eredivisie 2023-24

Sparta Rotterdam 1-1 AZ Alkmaar

Saudi Pro League 2023-24

Al-Khaleej 0-0 Al-Shabab

Al-Ahli 1-1 Al-Fateh


It was emotional for me when Puneri Paltan won title: Anand Mahindra

Business tycoon Anand Mahindra revealed that he got emotional when Puneri Paltan won Pro Kabaddi League Season 10. In an emotional post, Mahindra revealed, “Among the people I approached was my friend Uday Kotak. Uday was understandably sceptical & offered to be the title sponsor instead of taking up a team. I told him the need of the hour was to complete the franchise network; a title sponsor could come later. I suggested that his son Jay Kotak might enjoy the experience of managing the team.” He added, “As a co-owner of Pro Kabaddi, I am equally supportive of each team. But I have to confess that when Puneri Paltan,  won the title last night, it was especially emotional for me.” 


Sangeeta Phogat lifts Yuzvendra Chahal on shoulders, takes for spin

Wrestler Sangeeta Phogat and cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal shared a quirky moment during the wrap-up party of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa hosted by Farah Khan. In a hilarious video doing rounds on social media, Phogat could be seen lifting Chahal on her shoulder and spinning him, while others present at the party broke into laughter. Notably, Sangeeta and Chahal’s wife Dhanashree were participants in the reality show. While Dhanashree made it to the finale, Phogat got eliminated a few days back. 


Novak Djokovic hugs Nikola Jokic after Denver Nuggets win over Los Angeles

Tennis icon Novak Djokovic hugged Nikola Jokic after the Denver Nuggets secured a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, March 2. The game saw Lakers’ legend LeBron James becoming the first player to reach 40,000 career-regular season points. Djokovic is in California for the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and attended the NBA game. After the Nuggets defeated the Lakers, Djokovic was seen hugging Jokic during one of the interviews. 

AITA announces team for 2024 Billie Jean King Cup; Ankita Raina to lead side

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has announced a nine-member squad that will participate in the upcoming 2024 Billie Jean King Cup Asia/Oceania Group 1. The 16-team event will take place from April 8-13, 2024 at the Moon Island Clay Park in Changsha, China. The Indian team will feature India’s top singles player Ankita Raina, who will be leading the charge along with some seasoned players Sahaja Yamalapalli, Rutuja Bhosale, and Shrivalli R Bhamidipaty. The team will also feature a reserve player in Vaidehi Chaudhari. 

I drafted a really good email: Maria Sharapova on parting ways with father as coach

Maria Sharapova opened up about her experience of severing coaching relationships with her father Yuri Sharapova. She said, "I won the Australian Open and I drafted a really good email. I just thought I was gonna do this much better on email and craft my thoughts better. And I did. And I couldn't look at him in the face while saying that. But I also knew that he knew it was coming. He just didn't think it was gonna happen after I just won my third Grand Slam.” She said, "Yeah. It's a tough one. But you have to like, rip that bandaid. As someone that was in my 20s, I was ready. She added, “It had been a partnership for, you know, over 20 years, and it was time to do it on my own.”