Updated on Jul 20, 2018 18:13:38

 

 

Sports

 

10-Jul-2018 Cape Town

I will play IPL for few more years : AB de Villiers

Star South African batsman AB de Villiers, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, confirmed on Tuesday that he will continue to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a few more years.I will keep on playing IPL for a few years,...

10-Jul-2018

It was my dream to beat top ranking players : Manika Batra

India's star tennis player, Manika Batra's life has changed forever after she defeated world number four, Feng Tianwei as well as Zhou Yihan, in the finals of the Commonwealth Games this year. The 22-year-old ace table tennis player who brought home the historic...

07-Jul-2018

'The Maharaja of Indian Cricket'

"Dada, Dada, Dada."For any cricketing fan who has been to the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and has watched a cricket match in the early 2000s, such  cheers should be reminiscent with the game. The atmosphere of Eden Gardens used to be electrifying each time...

29-Jun-2018 Dublin (Ireland)

India outclass Ireland in second T20I; pocket series 2-0

Powered by half centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match...

15-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Our batting was brilliant : Ajinkya Rahane

A delighted stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane praised his batsmen after India's emphatic innings and 262 run victory over Afghanistan in the one-off Test at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday.The visitors, playing their first ever Test, gave a forgettable...

14-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Scoring century in single session was great thing : Shikhar Dhawan

Describing his magnificent century against Afghanistan as a "great" one, seasoned opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said he was not aware of the feat.Dhawan, who slammed 107 runs off 96 deliveries, became the first Indian batsman to notch up a ton in the first...

14-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Afghanistan pull India back with 5 wickets in final session

Debutants Afghanistan clawed back with five wickets in the final session to spoil India's run feast, built on rollicking centuries from openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay as the hosts reached 347/6 at stumps on the opening day of the one-off Test here on...

11-Jun-2018 Paris

Tennis important but not everything : Rafael Nadal

After lifting his record-extending 11th title the French Open, Spanish great Rafael Nadal stayed positive about his future, insisting that tennis is undoubtedly an important part of his life but not everything.With his 17th major title on Sunday, Nadal, 32,...

10-Jun-2018 Paris

Rafael Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal of Spain powered past Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men's singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday.Following his 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory, Nadal became the second player in...

08-Jun-2018 London

Usain Bolt continues pursuit of professional football career

The world's fastest man Usain Bolt said that he still hopes to play professional football in big clubs although he has got many offers from small division teams.Bolt, who holds the 100m world record of 9.58 seconds set in 2009, will captain a World XI in...

27-May-2018 Mumbai

Shane Watson blitz help Chennai Super Kings clinch 3rd IPL title

Shane Watson was back to his brutal best as the opener's scintillating unbeaten 117 runs helped Chennai Super Kings lift their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, thrashing Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the summit clash here on Sunday.Making...

26-May-2018 New Delhi

Sania Mirza looks forward to her comeback

Tennis ace Sania Mirza is thrilled to feature on the ESPN's World Fame 100 list for 2018, and says it motivates her work hard and achieve more."I am thrilled and excited to be with along side such great athletes of the world and obviously honoured," Sania said...

26-May-2018 Kolkata

IPL Playoffs: Rana's run out cost us the game : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik feels Nitish Rana's run out cost them dear as they lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 14 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 on Friday.Chasing 175 for victory, KKR were cruising at 87/1 when...

23-May-2018 Kolkata

We were under pressure in this game : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik said they were under pressure in the Eliminator against Rajasthan Royals but eventually came up trumps to win by 25 runs and make Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Wednesday.After being...

23-May-2018 Pretoria

'Tired' AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers sprang a surprise on Wednesday by announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. "I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test...

23-May-2018 Kolkata

IPL Playoffs: All-round KKR see off Royals to make Qualifiers 2

Skipper Dinesh Karthik (52) led from the front as Andre Russell (49 not out), Piyush Chawla (2/24) and Kuldeep Yadav (1/18) starred with bat and ball to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) see off Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 25 runs and reach Qualifier 2 of the Indian...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use : Virat Kohli

Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge responsibility, Virat told...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Nothing official yet : Sania Mirza on biopic

Tennis ace Sania Mirza says nothing has been finalised yet about a biopic on her life.There have been talks about a film being made on her life and there was also buzz that Rohit Shetty would be helming the project.Asked about it, Sania told IANS over phone:...

20-May-2018 Pune

Chennai Super Kings outplay Kings XI Punjab by five wickets

Chennai Super Kings knocked out Kings XI Punjab from the play-offs race of the Indian Premier League (IPL), outplaying them in the last league match by five wickets here on Sunday.In order to qualify for the play-offs, Punjab had to win this game by 53 runs...

20-May-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Daredevils (DD) knock out Mumbai Indians from IPL play-offs

Delhi Daredevils (DD) rode a strong bowling display to notch up an 11-run victory and eliminate Mumbai Indians from the race for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Sunday.Chasing a target of 175 runs in what was a must-win...

19-May-2018 Hyderabad

We are peaking at the right time : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik feels the team is peaking at the right time after making the playoffs by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in a must-win IPL game here."I think all eight teams strive for the play-off spots, so happy to reach there. Things...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

CSK must improve : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Despondent after the loss to Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Friday, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni asserted that his team need to pick up their socks in the knockout stages.Needing 163 runs for a win,...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Dream come true to play for Mumbai Indians : Hardik Pandya

Asserting that Mumbai Indians will reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said on Friday that it is a dream come true for him to represent the reigning IPL champions.Mumbai have a star-studded coaching staff which includes...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Daredevils Beats Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 34 runs

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) march to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table was halted by bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils, who romped home by 34 runs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday.Having already qualified for the play-offs, second-placed...

14-May-2018 Indore

Royal Challengers Bangalore trounce Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets

Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their slim hopes of making to the play-offs alive after hammering Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League tie at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.After the thumping win, the Virat Kohli-led side have 10 points...

11-May-2018 Jaipur

Jos Buttler leads Rajasthan Royals to exciting victory

Rajasthan Royals rode a heroic batting effort by Jos Buttler to edge out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Friday.Buttler batted through the innings to help Rajasthan...

10-May-2018 New Delhi

Sunrisers Hyderabad thrash Delhi Daredevils by 9 wickets

Rishabh Pant's valiant century went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad made light work of Delhi Daredevils' challenging 187/5 to romp home by nine wickets and consolidate their stay at the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.The visitors overcame...

08-May-2018 New Delhi

Playing 11 of the best potential is my focus : Rohit Sharma

He has been a successful captain of the Mumbai Indians since 2013 and has lifted three Indian Premier League (IPL) titles in the past. With two back-to-back wins against Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders, batsman Rohit Sharma says he is looking...

08-May-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan Royals defeats Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs

An impressive show by Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers kept the side alive in the Indian Premier League as they defeated Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Tuesday.It was the hosts' bowlers, who helped their side defend a moderate...

07-May-2018 Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad all but seal RCB's fate with 5-run win

Sunrisers Hyderabad consolidated their stay atop the Indian Premier league (IPl) points table with yet another brilliant defence of a meagre total, that saw them pip struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by five runs here at the Rajiv Gandhi International...

06-May-2018 Gurugram

India will face tough challenge at 2019 Asian Cup : Sunil Chhetri

With India back in the AFC Asian Cup after a gap of eight years, captain Sunil Chhetri believes his side will face a tough challenge in the league stage of the tournament which starts on January 5 next year.India, who are clubbed in Group A alongside hosts...

06-May-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep crushes Ekaterina Makarova in Madrid Open 1st round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, World No.1, on Sunday started her run to defend the Madrid Open title by crushing Russia's Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-0.Halep, who is seeking her third Madrid title in a row, needed only 51 minutes to beat Makarova, World No.32,...

06-May-2018 Indore

Lokesh Rahul stars as Kings XI Punjab outplay Rajasthan Royals

Opener Lokesh Rahul's unbeaten 84 helped Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.The win takes Punjab to third spot with 12 points in nine matches while Rajasthan, who faced their third consecutive...

05-May-2018 Hyderabad

IPL: Hyderabad regain top spot top after beating Delhi by 7 wickets

Sunrisers Hyderabad moved closer to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after they defeated Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets here on Saturday for their fourth win on the trot, and a victory that drove them back to the top spot.Teenaged sensation Prithvi...

05-May-2018 Indore

Mumbai still alive in IPL : Rohit Sharma

After a much needed victory over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma believes his side is still alive in the tournament and could make it to the play-offs.Mumbai, placed fifth in the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table, registered...

04-May-2018 Indore

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets

Opener Surya Kumar Yadav's 57 run knock and some useful contributions from other batters helped Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Friday.With this win Mumbai is sitting at the fifth spot with...

02-May-2018 Kolkata

IPL: The big guys still have a lot to give : Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach Stephen Fleming feels the older guys in his ranks have shown that they still have a lot to give to the Indian Premier League (IPL) and it is their presence in the dressing room that brings about a calmness to the side.Table...

02-May-2018 Kolkata

IPL: Target is to win 4-5 games out of 6 from here on : Shivam Mavi

Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) young pacer Shivam Mavi said the team's target is to win the next four-five matches from the remaining six from here on, ahead of their crucial clash against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Thursday."We have been playing...

02-May-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Daredevils Beats Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs

Captain Shreyas Iyer and stumper Rishabh Pant struck rollicking half centuries to keep Delhi Daredevils' play-off hopes alive in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the hosts pipped Rajasthan Royals by four runs by D/L method in a rain-truncated clash at the...

01-May-2018 Bengaluru

Bangalore edge out Mumbai in IPL tie

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) pulled off an excellent Bowlingperformance to defeat MumbaiIndiansby 14 runs in an Indian Premier League(IPL) clash at the M.chinnaswamy Stadiumhere on Tuesday.Chasing a managable target of 168 runs, Mumbailost wickets at regular...

30-Apr-2018 Pune

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs

Dominating batting from Shane Watson and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Monday.The win also saw Chennai sitting at the top spot with 12 points in eight matches...

29-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets

Opener Chris Lynn's unbeaten 62-run knock and Robin Uthappa's (36) disciplined inning helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.The win, came after two straight losses,...

29-Apr-2018 Jaipur

Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson thrilled with all-round show

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson reckoned that both batting and bowling clicked for them as they registered a 11-run win over Rajasthan Royals to jump to the top spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday.Electing to bat first, Hyderabad...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery