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Abhinav Bindra shoots gold as India fini...

Abhinav Bindra shoots gold as India finish on top

NEW DELHI: It is rare to see Abhinav Bindra pumping his fist in air after winning a medal. The Beijing Olympics gold medallist did just that after shooting his last shot in the final of men’s 10m air rifle on Sunday. The shot, a 10.4, confirmed his gold in the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship... read more »

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 »

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My job is to perform and cement my place in the team

Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some... read more »

Australia, New Zealand set to play first day-night...

In a bid to revive dwindling interest in Test cricket, Australia and New Zealand have joined forces to meet in the game’s first day-nighter... read more »

Rahane wishes to emulate Dhoni’s calmness, Virat&...

India’s new ODI captain Ajinkya Rahane has insisted that he wants to emulate a blend of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s calmness, Virat Kohli’s... read more »

Saeed Ajmal says ICC clean bowled ‘mystery spinne...

Out-of-favour Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal believes that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has brought an end to mystery spinners and their... read more »

Ahmed Shehzad’s half-century steadies Pakistan against ...

slammed his third Test half-century as Pakistan cruised ahead towards Sri Lanka‘s lead on Day Three of the second Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo. Pakistan were... read more »

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Burnley holds Manchester United on di Maria debut

Angel Di Maria’s promising debut failed to inspire lacklustre Manchester United to a first win of the season on Saturday as Burnley held on for a 0—0 draw in the Premier League. The Argentina... read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Euro...

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named the UEFA Best Player in Europe, defeating Bayern Munich duo Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben for the prestigious... read more »

Xabi Alonso announces international retirement

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso announced that he was retiring from football after making 114 appearances for Spain and scoring a total of 16 goals for his... read more »

Messi back with 2 goals as Barcelona wins opener

Lionel Messi scored twice to help 10-man Barcelona start the Spanish league with a 3-0 win over Elche in the debut of coach Luis Enrique on Sunday, with the... read more »

Manchester United sign Di Maria for £59.7 million

Manchester United broke the British transfer record when they completed the signing of Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria for £59.7 million on Tuesday. The... read more »

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Hockey World Cup: England beat India 2-1

THE HAGUE: India crashed to their second defeat in the men’s hockey World Cup by conceding a late goal yet again to go down 1-2 against England at the Kyocera Stadium on Monday. Hockey World... read more »

Time for Walsh, Oltmans to deliver: Dhanraj Pillay

Every player is very young, and the younger generation has taken over Indian hockey now. Sardar (Singh) is the most senior player, but other than him... read more »

Hockey World Cup: India looks for solid start against B...

Injury-hit India will be seeking to reverse the tide of their recent encounters against Europe’s rising hockey powerhouse Belgium in the World Cup opener at... read more »

Sachin Tendulkar Motivates Indian Hockey Team Before Wo...

The Indian men’s hockey team were in for a surprise as batting legend Sachin Tendulkar visited them in New Delhi to wish them luck for the World Cup. The... read more »

Hockey is a poor man’s game, says Balbir Singh Sr

Chandigarh: Legendary hockey player and chief coach of India’s 1975 World Cup winning team, Balbir Singh Sr, said Hockey India’s felicitation of... 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 »

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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 »