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

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 aggression and Rahul Dravid’s composure... read more »

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

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

Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni, feels Steve W...

Shanghai: Australia‘s World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in... read more »

IPL 8: Surya is my my Man of the Match, says Gambhir

Morne Morkel’s tidy spell might have earned him the Man of the Match award but for skipper Gautam Gambhir Surya Kumar Yadav was the... read more »

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FIFA rejects Barca’s appeal against transfer ban

FIFA has rejected Barcelona’s appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts. The Spaniards were given the... read more »

Arsenal win FA Community Shield

Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta (C) lifts the Community Shield alongside teammates Santi Cazorla (R), Tomas Rosicky (2nd R) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain... read more »

Xavi retires from national team

Xavi Hernandez, Spain’s leading playmaker in its run of three major titles, has retired from international duty after a disappointing World Cup. “I have... read more »

Suarez reached at CAS to appeal ban for biting

Luis Suarez has arrived at world sport’s highest court to appeal his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. The Uruguay and Barcelona forward did not... read more »

Liverpool edge Manchester City on penalties in friendly

Liverpool rallied twice against Manchester City and triumphed 3-2 in a penalty shootout on Wednesday after their pre-season friendly at baseball’s Yankee... read more »

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India draw 2-2 with Ireland in women’s hockey; win Test ser...

New Delhi: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin. India had earlier... read more »

Punjab beat Odisha to retain Junior Men National h...

Chennai: Punjab closed the championship in style, as they stunned Hockey Odisha 6-2 in the finals of the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National... read more »

Hockey India League: Mumbai Magicians bloom too late in...

Mumbai Magicians stunned Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on the latter’s home turf at the Dhyan Chand Stadium, Lucknow, on Tuesday. Though the result was... read more »

Hockey : Black Sticks fume at failure to fire

Hero Hockey World League Final

Bitter disappointment at failing to produce their best when it really mattered will be tempered by satisfaction at strides taken by the New Zealand Black... read more »

India take lead then lose grip

Hero Hockey World League Final

Hosts take rare two-goal lead over Australia, but go down 7-2 in the end. Never in recent memory has the Indian hockey team led by two goals against... read more »

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India, pleased as they must be at the series win, should still feel a bit disappointed that the scoreline is 2-1 and not 3-0 in their favour. India lost the first Test after having dominated the... read more »