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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 »

MS Dhoni set to return after a long brea...

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 International and ODI series against South Africa, starting October 2. There is a possibility that selectors may... read more »

Pakistan recall Fawad Alam for England T...

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 Sri Lanka earlier this summer. Apart from the Test squad for the three-match series starting October 13, the... read more »

Lower-order contribution good for Indian cricket : Former captain Rahul Dravid
I am inexperienced as a coach: Rahul Dra...

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, said as a coach he is inexperienced and still has a lot to learn. “Coaching at the India A level is not... read more »

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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 ‘game-changer’ in Kolkata Knight Riders’... read more »

Rohit Sharma is third cricketer to score ODI double century

India, Pakistan may play bilateral series in Decem...

KOLKATA: India and Pakistan are set to resume bilateral cricketing ties in December, Pakistan high commissioner to India Abdul Basit confirmed on... read more »

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri ...

Leg-spinner Tahir (4-26) looked like a man possessed while Duminy (3-29) bagged the second hat-trick of this edition — after England’s Steven Finn... read more »

World Cup 2015: Wind will play a huge role at MCG

MELBOURNE: The Indian team was scheduled to arrive at 2 pm for practice at the Melbourne Cricket Ground but delayed its arrival by more than an hour. By 3.30,... read more »

Can Suresh Raina do a ‘Yuvraj of 2011’? Dho...

Yuvraj Singh’s 15 wickets in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup was one of the major factors which contributed to Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifting the coveted... 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 defeated... 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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Captain’s knock: Kohli shows maturity in Sri Lanka Test series win

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... read more »

Sports Ministry approves names for Dronacharya Award

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Ministry for the prestigious Dronacharya Award this year. Based on... read more »

BCCI looking to better it’s public image, says Anurag Thakur

The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is looking to change it’s public image, according to BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur. BCCI, the richest board in the world by far, is commonly... read more »

IPL 2013 spot-fixing’s Lodha Committee office burgled

A month after the Lodha Commission panel suspended the two Indian Premier League (IPL) teams — Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), the office of the Supreme Court... read more »

This ton will give me great confidence: Ajinkya Rahane

COLOMBO: If there was a vote for the ‘Man Friday’ in the Indian team, Ajinkya Rahane will win it hands down. Whatever the conditions, whatever the situation or whatever the demands,... read more »