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18-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Sakshi helps Delhi Sultans win first tie of PWL-4

Rio Games bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won the low-scoring decider against Asian Championships gold medallist Navjot Kaur to give Delhi Sultans their first win of Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 which is currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor...

18-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Happy to bat at any number : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

With just a handful of ODIs to be played ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, the No.4 slot in the Indian batting order is still up for grabs and with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni staking a strong claim with a hat-trick of half-centuries against Australia,...

18-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Vintage Dhoni gifts India maiden ODI series win Down Under

Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again proved the critics wrong by establishing himself as a master of close finish when he belted an 87 not out to complete a hat trick of half centuries to help the men-in-blue clinch the third ODI by 7 wickets...

17-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Missing the team balance in Pandya's absence : Shikhar Dhawan

Admitting that suspended all-rounder Hardik Pandya was "crucial" for the team's balance, India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the team is  not grappling with a fifth bowler conundrum in the ongoing ODI series against Australia.Dhawan was speaking...

16-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Haryana Hammers pip UP Dangal 5-2

The 57kg category bout between the two Indians, Ravi Kumar of Haryana Hammers and Naveen of UP Dangal, brought the best in the wrestlers and in the crowd too at the Pro Wrestling League Season 4 currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium in Panchkula...

16-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Roger Federer overpowers Evans in round 2 of Australian Open

Two-time defending champion Roger Federer overpowered British qualifier Dan Evans in a hard fought game on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Australian Open.The Swiss player, a winner of 20 major singles titles and six-time Australian Open champion, beat...

14-Jan-2019 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 6,642 points, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber.Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark remained in the third spot in this week's rankings, ahead of Japan's...

14-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Rafael Nadal defeats Duckworth in straight sets at Australian Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Australian wild card entry James Duckworth 6-4, 6-3, 7-5, in the first round of the Australian Open here on Monday.Nadal, who won the title in 2009, completed the match against the 238th-ranked Duckworth, four months after his last...

14-Jan-2019 Chandigarh/Pune

Khelo India Youth Games; Arjun Cheema Shoots Gold

The players from Punjab in the ‘Khelo India Youth Games’ being held at Pune bagged 4 medals today with the inclusion of One Gold, 2 Silver and One Bronze medals. With this, the medal tally of Punjab has reached 47 including 16 Gold, 13 Silver and 18 Bronze.Disclosing...

12-Jan-2019 Sydney

Rohit's ton in vain as India lose 1st ODI

Opener Rohit Sharma's valiant 133-run knock went in vain as India lost the opening One-day International to Australia by 34 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Saturday.Chasing a healthy 289, Rohit anchored India's innings with a breezy 129-ball...

12-Jan-2019 Sydney

Would be happy if Dhoni bats at four : Rohit Sharma

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma feels that MS Dhoni should bat at No.4, although adding that the iconic former skipper is ready to fit in anywhere for the team's cause.Dhoni laboured to a 96-ball 51 before departing as India lost the first of the three One...

11-Jan-2019 New Delhi

2020 Tokyo Olympics seems a realistic possibility: Sania Mirza

For Sania Mirza, becoming a mother has been "the most eventful thing" in her life, but she is now working on getting herself back on the tennis court. The tennis star says playing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics seems like a realistic goal, but she doesn't want...

11-Jan-2019 Melbourne

Anday Murray announces retirement plans

Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray on Friday announced that he he plans to retire after this year's Wimbledon but fears next week's Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career.Murray, who is struggling to recover from a hip surgery, was in...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

Cheteshwar Pujara, bowlers pulled off historic series win

India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have all won the World Cup yet they have not won a bilateral Test series in Australia. India became the first team from the subcontinent to create history and it took 71 years for them to win a series Down Under.Over the years,...

07-Jan-2019 Madrid

Novak Djokovic tops first 2019 ATP rankings

Serbia's Novak Djokovic led the way in the first men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings of the year released on Monday, with Spain's Rafael Nadal in second place.Freshly crowned Hopman Cup champion Roger Federer of Switzerland remained...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

India registers maiden Test series win in Australia

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team registered its name in history books after winning their first-ever Test series in Australia here on Monday.After the visiting team won the Adelaide and Melbourne Test of the series, the fifth and final Test at the Sydney...

06-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test : Australia trail by 316 as India hold upper hand on Day 4

India dominated the proceedings on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test match against Australia, enforcing the follow-on even as rain and bad light forced umpires to call off play early.Australia were at 6/0 in the second innings and trail by 316 runs...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Indian domination continues on Day 2, declare at 622/7

Brilliant batting efforts from Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant, along with a useful contribution from Ravindra Jadeja, helped India continue their domination on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test as Australia trailed by 598 runs here on Friday.In...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

Disappointed for not getting century : Mayank Agarwal

Rookie opener Mayank Agarwal, who played a brilliant innings of 77 on the opening day of the fourth Test against Australia on Thursday, said he is disappointed for not reaching his maiden international century despite a good start.Agarwal was close to his maiden...

03-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Pujara ton boosts India on Day 1

Cheteshwar Pujara came up with a typically gritty century as India posted 303/4 in their first innings at stumps on the opening day of the fourth cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday.Pujara was batting on 130 when the umpires decided to call it a day....

31-Dec-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Rabada maintain top spot in Test Player rankings

India captain Virat Kohli and South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have maintained their top positions in the ICC Test Player rankings which was announced on Monday.Kohli dropped three points despite a first innings score of 82 in the third Test in Melbourne,...

30-Dec-2018 Melbourne

3rd Test: India beat Australia by 137 runs, lead series 2-1

India defeated Australia by 137 runs in the third cricket Test to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.With the fourth Test starting on January 3, the Indians are now in with a chance to register their...

29-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Asian Cup : Aim is to advance from group stage, says Constantine

Indian football coach Stephen Constantine believes the team can make it out of the group stages of the forthcoming Asian Cup, a tournament in which the country has time and again failed to shine."I honestly believe we can get out of the group and that is our...

29-Dec-2018 New Delhi

A watershed year for Indian women shuttlers

Indian badminton continued to move northwards in 2018, especially the women's singles players -- P.V. Sindhu and veteran Saina Nehwal -- as they dished out one stunning performance after another.While Sindhu extended her status as India's leading shuttler and...

29-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Rafael Nadal to skip 3rd-place match at Mubadala

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has said that he will skip the match for third place at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship as a precaution.The 32-year-old Nadal returned to the court here on Friday for the first time since injury forced him to retire from...

29-Dec-2018 Melbourne

3rd Test : Gritty Cummins' keeps India at bay on Day 4

Pacer Pat Cummins doubled up his career-best bowling effort with a stubborn unbeaten half-century to help Australia reach 258/8 and deny India an easy win at stumps on Day 4 of the third Test here on Saturday.Cummins, who starred with the ball, picking up...

28-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Venus Williams beats sister Serena in exhibition match

Venus Williams prevailed over younger sister Serena 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 in an exhibition match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.Serena, 37, broke 38-year-old Venus' serve twice to win the first set, but faltered in the second, dropping three service games...

28-Dec-2018 Melbourne

3rd Test: India bolster lead to 346 despite Cummins heroics

Pacer Pat Cummins picked up four wickets in eight balls to reduce India to 54/5 at stumps on Day 3 of the third Test after Jasprit Bumrah's career best figures of 6/33 helped the tourists dismiss Australia for a meagre 151 here on Friday.Opener Mayank Agarwal...

22-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Kesari Nandan' will inspire younger generation : Mary Kom

India's ace boxer Mary Kom says that the forthcoming fiction show "Kesari Nandan" will inspire the younger generation to make their careers in the field  of sports."Kesari Nandan" is about a young wrestling prodigy named Kesari (actress Chahat Tewani) and...

21-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Manzoor Memorial Football 7A-side tournament

Shalimar United FC today defeated SFA HMT by 5-3 in a knockout game of Manzoor Memorial Football 7A-side tournament here at Amar Singh College ground.The high voltage game started with SFA scoring the opener in the second minute of the game only. Recovering from...

19-Dec-2018 Srinagar

17-year old Kashmiri pacer to feature in IPL 2019

Rasikh Dar, 17, a teenager from south Kashmir's Kulgam district will feature in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 edition after being pocketed by Mumbai Indians in the just concluded auctions held in Jaipur.The pace bowler is the youngest among...

18-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Rookies turn overnight millionaires at 2019 IPL auction

The 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Tuesday witnessed a new list of millionaires with Varun Chakaravarthy and Jaydev Unadkat topping the charts among the Indian players with a hefty purse of Rs 8.4 crore each, while Englishman Sam Curran emerged...

18-Dec-2018 Perth

It was pleasing to see our bowlers bowl : Virat Kohli

Despite being on the receiving end in the second Test against Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli has praised the effort of his bowlers and hopes they carry the momentum to the next games as well.Chasing a challeging 287-run target, the Indian batsmen failed...

18-Dec-2018 Perth

Australia defeat India in second Test

Australia defeated India by 146 runs in the second Test to level the four-match series at 1-1 here on Tuesday.India were dismissed for 140 runs in their second innings on the fifth and final day.Starting the final day at the overnight score of 112/5, the visitors...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

After record 6th world title, Mary Kom determined to win Olympic gold

Having created history by claiming a record sixth title at the women's World Championships, legendary boxer M.C Mary Kom is determined to fulfil a life long dream by winning a gold at the 2020 Olympics."It has been my dream to win gold at Olympics ever since...

14-Dec-2018 Perth

2nd Test: Indians hit back after Australia's steady start on Day 1

Australia were 277/6 at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test against India here on Friday.Pat Cummins (11) and skipper Tim Paine (16) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day.The hosts had enjoyed a steady start, dominating...

12-Dec-2018 Bangalore

Tata Motors to power Indian wrestling’s quest for Olympic Gold

The principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles Business Unit (CVBU) has set up the ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Program’ to promote, encourage and develop rising Indian wrestlers and prepare...

10-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly lauds India's win, says series will be competitive

Lauding India's 31-run victory over Australia in the first Test in Adelaide, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted the series will be a hard-fought one and all four rubbers will yield results."It's an excellent win. Really credible," Ganguly told...

10-Dec-2018 Adelaide

Our lower middle order could have done better : Virat Kohli

Pointing his gun at the misfiring Indian lower middle order after the hard-fought 31-run win over Australia in the opening Test here, skipper Virat Kohli on Monday urged the batters to rise to the occasion in the second Test at Perth starting from Friday.Kohli...

10-Dec-2018 Adelaide

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide Test

India on Monday earned a hard-fought 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series after beating Australia by 31 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here.This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil.Chasing a massive 323, Australia's...

27-Nov-2018 Sydney

Aim is to win Test series in Australia : Ishant Sharma

India's pacer Ishant Sharma on Tuesday said that the team is focused on winning the four-match Test series starting December 6 in Adelaide.Ishant said no player is thinking about the personal performance, rather all players have one aim of winning the Test series."The...

26-Nov-2018 Ludhiana

Boxer Simranjit Kaur Receives A Rousing Welcome At Ludhiana

Boxer Simranjit Kaur, who has won the Bronze medal representing India in the AIBA World Boxing Championship, received rousing welcome by district administration today. Sub Divisional Magistrate Mr. Damanjeet Singh Mann led a group of local residents, players...

26-Nov-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association's rankings released this Monday with 6,921 points, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber.Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark retained the third sport in this week's unchanged top 10, ahead of Ukraine's...

26-Nov-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic tops ATP rankings

Serbia's Novak Djokovic maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,045 points, ahead of Spanish player Rafael Nadal.Roger Federer of Switzerland remained world No. 3, followed by...

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