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19-Aug-2017 Kolkata

It won't be easy for Australia to beat hosts India : Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Australia will find it difficult to beat India at home when the visitors, without pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, come calling in September for five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20s...

19-Aug-2017

Will outspoken Prasad be around till 2019 World Cup?

Selectors put Dhoni on notice, screamed a headline. Another one clarified that the chief selector Mannava Srikanth Prasad has only stated that if Dhoni is not delivering, then the selectors will have to look at alternatives.The media started discussing the future...

19-Aug-2017 Cincinnati

Rafael Nadal enters Cincinnati quarters

Top seed Rafael Nadal survived a stern test from unseeded compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas to register a 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 victory in a men's singles third round match at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament here.The Spanish star set up a quarter-final showdown...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

K.D Jadhav Memorial Kushti meet launched

The Sangram Singh Foundation launched the first K.D. Jadhav Memorial International Kushti Championship here on Friday to pay tribute to the country's first individual Olympic medallist.Sangram, a World Pro Wrestling and two-time Commonwealth Heavyweight...

18-Aug-2017 Kolkata

Never found ex-coach Kumble strict : Wriddhiman Saha

India wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha on Friday said he never found former India head coach Anil Kumble "strict", adding incumbent Ravi Shastri always encourages them to go out there and kill the opposition.Leg-spin legend Kumble resigned as coach before the...

16-Aug-2017 Kolkata

Will like to continue superb form : Mohammed Shami

India pacer Mohammed Shami on Wednesday sounded ecstatic after their historic 3-0 Test whitewash of Sri Lanka, saying the team is eager to continue their rich vein of form going into the One-Day International (ODI) series.Shami had a total haul of 10 wickets...

14-Aug-2017 London

Yang Jiayu wins China's second gold, Felix wins 11th world title

Yang Jiayu won the women's 20km race walk to earn China their second gold medal at the IAAF World Championships while American Allyson Felix took her 11th world career gold medal.Usain Bolt, who suffered a shock injury in the men's 4x100m relay, stole the...

14-Aug-2017 Kandy (Sri Lanka)

India thrash Sri Lanka in 3rd Test, sweep series

India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs on the third day of the third and final Test match to sweep the series 3-0 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Monday.Chasing the first innings deficit of 352 runs after being asked to...

13-Aug-2017 London

Portugal's Ines Henriques breaks women's 50km race walk world record

Portugal's Ines Henriques won the inaugural women's 50km race walk world title in style, setting a world record of four hours five minutes and 56 seconds on the final day of the London World Athletics Championships here on Sunday.Henriques broke her old mark of...

13-Aug-2017 Kandy

India dominate day 2 of Third Test against Sri Lanka

India dominated the proceedings on the second day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka skittling out the hosts in their first innings for 135 runs after posting a mammoth 487 and then restricting them to 19/1 post-imposition of follow-on at the Pallekele...

13-Aug-2017 Ganderbal

Ganderbal Karate Association holds belt grading ceremony

The District Ganderbal Karate Association today held its annual Belt grading certificate ceremony at its newly opened National Dojo Academy. The belt grade certificates were awarded to 52 students and players of the academy.The certificates were awarded...

13-Aug-2017 London

Sad endings for Bolt, Farah at World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Championships just can't stop popping up surprises even as Jamaican great Usain Bolt and local hero Mohamed Farah bid farewell to their respective careers amid tears and defeat.In the last race of his career, Bolt limped off the track...

12-Aug-2017 London

Usain Bolt injured and crashes out in men's relay

Usain Bolt suffered a injury midway into his anchor leg of the men's 4x100 metres relay and pulled out of the last race of career at the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday.Bolt, who suffered his first 100 metre defeat in nine years on August 5,...

12-Aug-2017 Kandy

Sri Lanka's rearguard action halts India's charge

India opener Shikhar Dhawan struck a whirlwind ton and Lokesh Rahul scored a half-century, but hosts Sri Lanka hit back towards the end of the first day of the third Test as India posted 329/6 at stumps at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on...

12-Aug-2017 London

Star athletes shine at World Championships

World champions Dafine Schippers and Pawel Fajdek defended their titles on Day 8 of the competition at the London world championships here.Dutch woman Schippers clocked a season best 22.05 seconds to retain the women's 200m title and Poland's Fajdek clinched...

07-Aug-2017 Srinagar

JK State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship

Seven matches were played Monday  in State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship played across various districts of the valley.In the first quarter final for district Baramulla, Varmul XI beat Old Town Varmul by 16 runs. Batting first, Varmul XI made a competitive...

31-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Floyd favourite against McGregor : Vijender Singh

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Asia Pacific super middleweight champion Vijender Singh on Monday placed his weight behind the undefeated Floyd Mayweather ahead of the American's much anticipated fight against Conor McGregor."Floyd Mayweather is the favourite...

29-Jul-2017 Srinagar

State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship

After having a rest day on Friday, State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship returned to action Saturday with as many as ten matches played across five districts of Kashmir.In Central Kashmir Ganderbal district, Valley Hunks beat Vadiye Kashmir comprehensively...

25-Jul-2017 Shimla

State Govt offers DSP post to Sushma Verma

The state government has offered post of Deputy Superintendent of Police to Sushma Verma, the member of Indian international women cricket team for her outstanding achievements in the game.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said Sushma Verma has been offered...

23-Jul-2017 Srinagar

District Championship for deaf, dumb concludes

In yet another initiative to boost the morale of the sportspersons of Jammu and Kashmir, a two-day district championship for deaf and dumb players was held in Srinagar.Around 250 players participated in the championship who represented Srinagar and Pulwama...

23-Jul-2017 Baramulla

Old Baramulla Cricket League 2017 concludes

The old Baramulla Cricket League 2017 concludes today, in which 32 teams participated. The league was organized by Old Town Baramulla Cricket Association with the final match being played between Victoria Reds and Baramulla Sports.Secretary Sports Council,...

10-Jul-2017 Barcelona

Next season will be my most important : Neymar

For FC Barcelona and Brazil's star forward Neymar, the 2017-18 season will be the most important one in his career."I hope it will be a season with a lot of success and a lot of happiness," Neymar told ESPN Brasil at a charity event on Sunday. "That's what...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

India finish on top at Asian athletics meet

India won five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships to finish at the top of the standings here on Sunday with a dozen gold in total.Neeraj Chopra (men's javelin), Govindan Laxmanan (men's 10,000 metres) and Swapna Burman (women's...

09-Jul-2017 Kingston (Jamaica)

Lewis shines as West Indies beat India by nine wickets

Riding on Evin Lewis' unbeaten century, West Indies defeated India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 International match at the Sabina Park here on Sunday.Lewis slammed 125 runs in just 62 balls to guide his team to a comfortable victory over the visitors....

09-Jul-2017 Kingston (Jamaica)

West Indies beat India by nine wickets in one-off T20

Riding on Evin Lewis' unbeaten century, West Indies defeated India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 International match at the Sabina Park here on Sunday.Lewis slammed 125 runs in just 62 balls to guide his team to a comfortable victory over the visitors....

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

India finish on top at Asian athletics meet

India won five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships to finish at the top of the standings here on Sunday with a dozen gold in total.Neeraj Chopra (men's javelin), Govindan Laxmanan (men's 10,000 metres) and Swapna Burman (women's...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Archana Yadav wins gold at Asian Atheltics Championships

Archana Yadav emerged triumphant in the women's 800 metres race to bring home the first gold medal of the final day of the 22nd Asian Atheletics championships here on Sunday.Yadav produced a good sprint in the final stretch to beat the runner from Sri Lanka...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda qualify for final in women's 200m

Dutee Chand stays on course for her third medal and Srabani Nanda for her second as the Indian sprinters qualified for the final of the women's 200m in 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday.The girls, who came together to win the bronze medal in the...

09-Jul-2017 Rio de Janeiro

Time to forget 2014 World Cup heartache : Neymar

Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to bury the harrowing memory of the last FIFA World Cup and write a new chapter in the country's storied football history in Russia next year.Saddled with the pressure of hosting their first World Cup in 64 years, Brazil's...

08-Jul-2017 London

Novak Djokovic advances to Wimbledon final 16

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, the tourney's second seed, reached the Wimbledon final 16 for the 10th time after beating Latvia's Ernests Gulbis.The world number 4 Serbian defeated his Latvian rival 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (2) in two hours and 11 minutes on Saturday...

08-Jul-2017 Wimbledon

Sania Mirza-Kirsten advance at Wimbledon

Indian star Sania Mirza and her Belgian partner Kirsten Flipkens defeated the British pair of Naomi Broady and Heather Watson in a hard fought encounter to enter the third round of the women's doubles event at the Wimbledon tennis tournament here on Saturday.Sania...

08-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Indians continue good show at Asian Athletics Championships

Sudha Singh produced a superb performance to win gold in the women's 3,000 metre steeplechase even as Indian athletes produced another superb performance on the third day of at the Asian Athletics Championships here on Saturday.Sudha finished at the top of...

07-Jul-2017 Mumbai

U-17 World Cup India team ready face any side : Sunil Chhetri

Praising the spirit and attitude of the Indian colts, senior national team skipper Sunil Chhetri on Friday expressed confidence that the Indian colts will give their best in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup.India have been clubbed with Colombia, thed United States...

07-Jul-2017 Spielberg

Lewis Hamilton fastest in first free practice of Austrian GP

Formula One Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton was the fastest in the first practice session of the Austrian Grand Prix here on Friday.Three-time world champion Hamilton recorded his best lap at one minute, 05.975 seconds at the Red Bull Ring circuit --...

07-Jul-2017 Kingston

You don't need to tell Dhoni how to play : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has backed veteran wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni who attracted sharp criticism for his slow innings in the fourth One Day International (ODI) match against the West Indies which India lost by 11 runs."He is striking the...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Indians have to be cautious against talented Proteas

Comfortably placed at second spot in the group standings, India will aim to take another step towards the semi-finals of the women's cricket World Cup when they meet South Africa here on Saturday.The Indians had defeated the Sri Lankans by 16 runs in their last...

06-Jul-2017 Mumbai

PV Sindhu Wins Sportsperson of the Year 2017

India's renowned sports media brand, Sports Illustrated (SI) India Magazine concluded the sixth edition of 'Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year' Charity Gala Awards on 6th July, 2017 at ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai.India’s renowned sports media brand,...

06-Jul-2017 Kingston

5th ODI: Kohli stars as India beat West Indies by eight wickets

Riding on skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten century, India defeated West Indies by eight wickets in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) at the Sabina Park Stadium here.Kohli (111 not out) and middle-order batsman Dinesh Karthik (50 not out) helped...

06-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Impressive opening day for India at Asian athletics meet

Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxmanan won gold in their respective events as India registered an impressive start to their campaiugn at the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.Manpreet won gold in the women's shotput while Laxmanan...

06-Jul-2017 Kolkata

U-17 World Cup team players need clubs to play for : Bhaichung Bhutia

With the All India Football Federation (AIFF) deciding to increase the number of foreigners per club in the I-League, former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday said the players of the national U-17 team will ned a platform after they are done with...

06-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Govindan Laxmanan wins gold at Asian athletics meet

Govindan Laxmanan clinched the first gold for India at the Asian Athletics Championships by emerging triumphant in the men's 5,000 metres at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.Laxmanan was trailing the leading four runners towards the end of the second last...

06-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Manpreet, Laxmanan win gold at Asian athletics meet

Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxmanan won gold in their respective events as India registered an impressive start to their campaiugn at the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.Manpreet won gold in the women's shotput while Laxmanan...

03-Jul-2017 Chennai

Theatres shut down in Tamil Nadu over double taxation

Theatres remained shut across Tamil Nadu on Monday over the state government's decision to levy 30 per cent state entertainment tax over and above the GST rate of 28 per cent.The double taxation will make the tickets in Tamil Nadu more expensive than in neighbouring...

03-Jul-2017 Madrid

Andy Murray stays on top in unchanged ATP rankings

Briton Andy Murray continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday, with 9,390 points, in a week with no changes in the top 10.The week also coincides with the start of the Wimbledon tournament, with...

02-Jul-2017

Kidambi Srikanth & Co can make 2017 India's badminton year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat last Sunday made a special mention of shuttler Kidambi Srikanth winning the Indonesian Open Superseries title and congratulated him, saying he has made India proud.Soon after Modi's speech, Srikanth went on...

02-Jul-2017 New Delhi

My best yet to come : Kidambi Srikanth

He has created history by becoming the first Indian shuttler to enter the finals of three successive Superseries events but Kidambi Srikanth says his best is yet to come."I am really playing well. I am very confident and this is the best I ever played so...

01-Jul-2017 Eastbourne (UK)

Novak Djokovic clinches Eastbourne tennis title

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Saturday defeated France's Gael Monfils to clinch the Eastbourne International title ahead of Wimbledon, which kicks off in two days.The top-seeded Serb defeated Monfils, who reached his first grass-court final in 13 years,...

01-Jul-2017 North Sound (Antigua)

India beat West Indies by 93 runs in 3rd ODI

Combined efforts helped India beat West Indies by 93 runs in the third One Day International cricket match here.Chasing 252 on a slow track on Friday, the West Indies never looked in the contention as the hosts were bowled out for 158 in the 38.1 overs.Jason...

29-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth back in top 10 of BWF rankings

Consecutive victories in the Indonesia Open and Australian Open Superseries have lifted India's Kidambi Srikanth three spots to the eighth place in men's singles, according to the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.Srikanth, who...

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