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Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-c...

Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-class cricket after ongoing county s...

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will retire from first-class cricket in September at the end of England’s county championship season. The Surrey batsman, who quit Test cricket in 2015 with 12,400 runs, is fifth on the all-time list of Test run scorers, averaging 57.40 in 134... read more »

IPL 2017: Steven Smith’s mind is a...

IPL 2017: Steven Smith’s mind is ahead of MS Dhoni’s, feels RPS...

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) owner Sanjiv Goenka has lavished praises on captain Steven Smith as well as veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni. Lauding the Australian player’s sharp intellect, he accorded a massive compliment to him by declaring that his mind was even ahead of the seasoned... read more »

India’s Compound Archers Claim Men...

India’s Compound Archers Claim Men’s Team Gold At World Cup Sta...

The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz. HIGHLIGHTS India beat Colombia in the final India won the first set 58-57 Indian team... read more »

India U17 Defeat Italy in Friendly Ahead...

India U17 Defeat Italy in Friendly Ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Delhi The India U-17 World Cup Squad stunned their fancied Italian counterparts 2-0 in Arizo, Italy on Friday. The win epitomises the grit and determination of the Indian Colts who have been grinding together since February 2013. Strikes by Abhijit Sarkar (31) and Rahul Praveen (80) led their... read more »

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Kohli looks to end 22-year wait for series win in Sri Lanka

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli’s aggressive strategy to deploy five specialist bowlers will be tested when India begin the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday,... read more »

1st ODI : Virat Kohli's ton in vain as India lose to New Zealand by 24 runs

Virat Kohli bats for five-bowler attack in Sri Lan...

Chennai: Indian Test captain Virat Kohli expressed his confidence in Ravichandran Ashwin’s batting abilities and said that there is no reason... read more »

No WAGs in Sri Lanka, BCCI reportedly tells Indian play...

Looks like the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned WAGs (wives and girlfriends) from accompanying players to the Sri Lanka tour starting... read more »

Paytm strikes title sponsorship deal with BCCI till 201...

One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, today acquired the title sponsorship rights for India’s domestic and international cricket matches at home for a... read more »

We were sick and tired of losing: Sikander Raza

Harare: “We were sick and tired of just competing against better nations and losing in the end,” said Zimbabwe’s stand-in cricket captain... read more »

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Real Madrid begin title defence in style

Spanish football club Real Madrid started its Champions League title defence with a comfortable 5-1 win over Swiss club Basel while Atletico Madrid slipped to a surprise 2-3 defeat to... read more »

Manchester United’s new ray of hope and Chelsea’s ...

Louis Van Gaal tasted success for the first time as Manchester United manager last night, as his new-look side disposed off a disjointed Queens Park... read more »

Big chance for Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck to prove h...

After a GBP 16million move to Arsenal from Manchester United on deadline transfer day this summer, Danny Welbeck will be eager to start a new chapter in his... read more »

Raheem Sterling has room for improvement: Roy Hodgson

London: England manager Roy Hodgson has predicted that Raheem Sterling will become an even more dangerous player, as the teenage Liverpool forward`s... read more »

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... read more »

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Rousing welcome for silver-winning Indian hockey team

With a Commonwealth Games silver medal proudly hanging on their necks, the Indian men’s hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome by Hockey India (HI), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), fans... read more »

Hockey team captain Sardar Singh reprimanded

The Indian men’s hockey captain and midfielder Sardar Singh was officially reprimanded for inappropriate conduct here on Wednesday night. The... read more »

Indian women thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in CWG hoc...

The Indian women’s hockey team came back strongly from a 0—3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14—0 in their third Pool A... read more »

CWG Hockey: Indian women lose 0-3 to New Zealand

Glasgow, Scotland: The Indian women’s hockey team went down fighting to the higher ranked New Zealand 0-3 in their second match of the XX Commonwealth... read more »

Sardar banks on Sreejesh to replicate his World Cup per...

India captain Sardar Singh is banking on his deputy P.R. Sreejesh to replicate his stellar World Cup performance in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and said... read more »

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Federer edges del Potro at ATP World Tour Finals

Federer reaches US Open Semifinals

Roger Federer saved two match points while coming all the way back from a two-set deficit to beat Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday night and reach the U.S. Open semifinals for the... read more »

Djokovic to defend Australian Open title without `official preparation`

Djokovic beats Murray, enters 8th US Open semi in ...

Through a pair of back—and—forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions. They... read more »

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal with Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion,... read more »

IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils’ winning effort against Rising Pune Supergiant is too little, t...

Zaheer Khan is a funny bloke. He probably doesn’t know it, though. Sample this statement from the Delhi Daredevils’ skipper after their seven-run win over Rising Pune Supergiant on... read more »

Jeev to captain Asia in EurAsia Cup

Seasoned Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh will captain the Asian team against a Darren Clarke-led Europe in the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM in Kuala Lumpur from January 15-17 next... read more »

South African cricket team arrives in India for Gandhi-Mandela series

New Delhi: A formidable South African cricket team arrived in India on Sunday for a two-and-a-half month long series to begin on October 2 with the first T20 International (T20I) against... read more »

Faf du Plessis expects to face an aggressive Team India

It won’t be wrong to say that the coming T20 series between India and South Africa will be the start of a tune-up for the two heavyweights in run-up to the ICC World Twenty20 next year; and... read more »