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Jagmohan Dalmiya: The man who drove BCCI...

Jagmohan Dalmiya: The man who drove BCCI forward as a commercial powerhouse

Kolkata: President Jagmohan Dalmiya, who passed away in Kolkata today, will forever be remembered as the man who made Indian cricket a self sufficient entity and engineered a shift of power base from its spiritual home at Lord’s to Kolkata’s Eden Gardens. In his chequered administrative... read more »

This day, that year: Yuvraj Singh hits s...

This day, that year: Yuvraj Singh hits six sixes off Stuart Broad

For whatever he has achieved as an Indian cricketer, Yuvraj Singh will perhaps most be associated with September 19, 2007. For it was on this unforgettable day at Kingsmead that he etched his name into the record books by hitting six consecutive sixes off a hapless Stuart Broad during the... read more »

Hockey India upholds Gurbaj Singh ban, p...

Hockey India upholds Gurbaj Singh ban, player to move court

Hockey India decided to uphold the nine-month ban imposed on midfielder Gurbaj Singh, after they found his appeal and explanation unsatisfactory. The decision virtually renders him unavailable for the Rio Olympics next year, as his ban will be lifted only in May 2016. The Games will be held in... read more »

Ajinkya Rahane honoured with life member...

Ajinkya Rahane honoured with life membership by CCI

Ajinkya Rahane, India’s most consistent batsman in the last couple of years, has been conferred with the honorary life membership by the Cricket Club of India (CCI) here on Friday. Honouring the top-order batsman was CCI president Kekoo Nicholson in the presence of past president Sevanti... read more »

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India score 255 runs against Zimbabwe

It’s a feast for a sports lover today as Ind-Zim, Ban-SA, Eng-Aus and Federer vs Murray. A second string Indian side will take on Zimbabwe. It is India’s first assignment after heart-breaking... read more »

Test of character awaits for Rahane-led Indian tea...

After a disappointing Bangladesh tour, the Indian team will test its bench strength when it will take on deflated Zimbabwe in a three ODI and two T20... read more »

Bengal Tiger-Sourav Ganguly turns 43

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is happy celebrating his 43rd birthday with family and friends here today as wishes poured in on the social media from the... read more »

Younis Khan’s unbeaten 171 helps Pakistan chase record ...

Younis Khan remained unbeaten after a brilliant 171 as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final Test to win the three-match series 2-1 at... read more »

Ravi Shastri slashes hard at reports of rift between MS...

RAVI Shastri doesn’t deny rumours, he quashes them. And he does so in characterstically bombastic fashion. At a time conspiracy theories abound regarding the... read more »

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Neymar stunner gives Brazil win over Colombia

A superb 83rd minute free-kick from captain Neymar gave Brazil a winning start under new coach Dunga as they beat Colombia 1-0 in a fiercely contested friendly on Friday. Colombia played most of the... read more »

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Neymar named Brazil captain

Brazil coach Dunga has confirmed Neymar will captain the national football team for friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador in the U.S. Speaking at a... read more »

Spain still struggling to get the best out of Costa

Spain’s 1-0 friendly defeat to France on Thursday showed coach Vicente del Bosque still has to find the right formula to get the best out of forward... read more »

Arsenal’s 25-man Premier League squad list

There are no surprises in the announcement of Arsenal’s 25-man squad, after the club named all of their new signings including last-minute deadline day... read more »

Manchester United signs Falcao in another transfer coup

A week after signing Angel Di Maria, Manchester United persuaded striker Radamel Falcao to join the faltering club in European football’s most eye-catching... read more »

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Hockey: Coach Terry Walsh hopes Chandi will strengthen India̵...

After a dismal performance in the World Cup, India hockey coach Terry Walsh’s priority now is to strengthen his forward line for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which run July 23-August 23. The... read more »

Indian women’s hockey team for CWG

Hockey India on Wednesday announced the women’s team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held at Glasgow from July 23 to August... read more »

Ric Charlesworth to retire as Aussie coach ahead of Com...

Four-time World Cup-winning field hockey coach Ric Charlesworth will step down from the Australian men’s team earlier than expected. Charlesworth, who has... read more »

India ninth in latest world hockey rankings

New Delhi: Eight-time Olympic champions India find itself in a lowly ninth position among mens teams in the recently-released FIH World Hockey Rankings. The... read more »

Hockey World Cup: Indians look to plug holes against Sp...

Bogged down by two successive losses, an under-pressure Indian hockey team will be confronted by Spain’s livewire strikers when the two teams clash in their... read more »

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Hector Moreno offers wishes after breaking Luke Shaw’s leg

Soccer fans in England were wincing over their breakfast on Wednesday as horrific pictures of Luke Shaw’s broken leg were splashed across the nation’s newspapers. The Manchester United... read more »

BCCI like a sThe PCB should listen to Javed Miandad and stop chasing the purned lover

Pakistan great and India nemesis, Javed Miandad, is at it again. At a recent function in Karachi, Miandad advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to stop chasing after the BCCI to play a... read more »

Can make really good butter chicken: ‘World’s strongest man’ Mark Henry

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Virat Kohli claims top rank in ICC T20I rankings

There was some more good news in the offing for India’s Test captain Virat Kohli as he was declared the No 1 ranked batsmen in T20 Internationals according to ICC’s latest rankings.... read more »

Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan driving Uber cab in Sydney

NEW DELHI: How would you picture the life of a former international cricketer? Probably nurturing the upcoming generation of cricketers, commentating, working for a cricket board, running his own... read more »