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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up M...

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, advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their quarterfinal because of a wrist injury. “It’s going to be a... read more »

IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils’ winning effo...

IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils’ winning effort against Rising Pune Supergiant i...

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 Friday night. “It was important to keep winning. We wanted to put up a good show and win. It is always good to... read more »

Jeev to captain Asia in EurAsia Cup

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 year. Clarke and Singh have been friends for as long as they can remember, and they are relishing the... read more »

South African cricket team arrives in In...

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 India at Dharamsala. Big Proteas names like AB de Villiers (ODI captain), Hashim Amla (Test skipper), Faf du... read more »

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Test of character awaits for Rahane-led Indian team in Zimbabwe

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 starting from tomorrow. The series has given... 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... 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... read more »

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... 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... 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... 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.... 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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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... read more »

MS Dhoni set to return after a long break with focus on World T20

India’s limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the thick of things after a three month break as Indian selectors will be picking the squad for the upcoming T20... read more »

Pakistan recall Fawad Alam for England Tests

Allrounder Fawad Alam has found his name back in the Test squad for the upcoming series against England in the UAE, as one of two changes to the side that ended a Test series drought in... read more »

Lower-order contribution good for Indian cricket : Former captain Rahul Dravid

I am inexperienced as a coach: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid said learning is a two-way process and he is benefiting on that front in his role as the India A coach. Dravid, who hung his international boots in 2012,... read more »

India’s Davis Cup team needs camaraderie, not friction: Bop...

For too long Rohan Bopanna has been the man in waiting. Despite his obvious talent and good showing on the men’s doubles tour, somehow the man from Coorg seemed to stay a side actor in the... read more »