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17-Oct-2019 New Delhi

India''s home dominance: A big reason behind their No.1 ranking

Virat Kohli and his men have been on a winning spree at home in the last two-three years when it comes to Test cricket. Barring the series losses in South Africa and England, the Indian team has played according to its number one stature and has dominated...

04-Sep-2019 New Delhi

Dharmendra Pradhan felicitates P. V. Sindhu

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan met ace shuttler Ms. P. V. Sindhu and her father Shri P. V. Ramana here today.Calling her a national pride, the Minister congratulated her and felicitated her for winning gold at BWF World Championship....

23-Aug-2019 North Sound (Antigua)

Look to middle everything even at the nets: Virat Kohli to Viv Richards

The old adage goes that winners don't do different things, they do things differently. And it has once again come to the fore as India captain Virat Kohli and West Indies legend Viv Richards have revealed in their recent chat on BCCI.TV that while Kohli...

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

I walk out for my country, not just the team : Rohit Sharma

Hours before the Indian team left for the US to play two T20 internationals against the West Indies, skipper Virat Kohli had rubbished rumours of any rift  in the dressing room. In fact, coach Ravi Shastri went a step ahead and said that no individual...

31-Jul-2019 Mumbai

PKL 7: Jaipur script impressive 37-21 win over Haryana

Maintaining their winning spree, Jaipur Pink Panthers registered an impressive 37-21 victory over Haryana Steelers in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)  season 7 contest here on Wednesday.Jaipur came into the match with confidence running high following back-to-back...

31-Jul-2019 Kolkata

Virat Kohli has right to say who he wants as coach : Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli has the right to say who he wants as the head coach, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly."He is the captain so, he has got the right to say," Ganguly told reporters on the sidelines of the prize distribution ceremony for Zee Bangla Football...

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Daughter's ailment inspired Clarke to turn entrepreneur

After retiring from cricket, former Australia captain Michael Clarke is now-a-days busy making people aware about asthma. His involvement in this area is linked to an incident from his personal life. Clark's daughter Kelsey-Lee had an asthma attack once when...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Prithvi Shaw owns responsibility as BCCI slaps doping ban

India and Mumbai opener Prithvi Shaw on Tuesday said he is shaken by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) suspending him for a doping violation, saying he takes all responsibility for unknowingly consuming the banned syrup."I have come to know today...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

World Test Championship will be like World Cup : Michael Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke said that the World Test Championship will do to Test cricket what the World Cup does for the sport in general. The Championship starts with the Ashes as Australia take on England starting on August 1 and Clarke expects...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Academies need of the hour to lift Indian football: Shyam Thapa

Legendary India footballer and Chairman of All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Technical Committee Shyam Thapa feels having residential academies across the country is the need of the hour if the level of the game has to be improved in this country.Speaking...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

59-yr-old retired general breaks own record at Ironman triathon

Retired Major General Vikram Dogra, the first army man to successfully complete an Ironman triathlon, beat his own record at the gruelling event in Germany on July 28.Dogra, 59, beat his earlier record by 41 minutes in his second appearance at the triathlon...

29-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Patna Pirates record narrow win against Tamil Thalaivas

It was Patna Pirates who came out on top as they beat Tamil Thalaivas 24-23.The match was billed as an encounter between Rahul Chaudhari and Pardeep Narwal, who are the two most successful raiders of Pro Kabaddi League history. But it turned out that the...

29-Jul-2019 Mumbai

PKL 7: Bengal Warriors beat Puneri Paltan 43-23

Bengal Warriors produced a commanding display as they beat Puneri Paltan 43-23 in Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here on Monday.Maninder Singh was the chief architect of the win as he scored 14 raid points and got able support from Mohammed Nabibakhsh who chipped...

29-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Ridiculous, have had no issues with Rohit : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli quashed rumours of a rift in the team, saying he is baffled by talks of things not going well between him and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma."In my opinion, it's baffling to be honest. It's absolutely ridiculous to read such stuff that...

29-Jul-2019 London

We fancy our chances at World Test Championship : Virat Kohli

Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship.The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first...

28-Jul-2019 Mumbai

PKL 7: Bengaluru Bulls overpower U Mumba in close contest

Riding on a terrific raid performance by Pawan Sehrawat, Bengaluru Bulls beat U Mumba by 30-26 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 7 match here  on Sunday.The match was built as the battle between Bengluru's Sehrawat and U Mumba's Fazel Atrachali and...

28-Jul-2019 Mumbai

PKL 7: Dabang Delhi K.C. stomp Haryana Steelers 41-21

Dabang Delhi K.C. eased past Haryana Steelers 41-21 in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 7 here on Sunday.The turning point came during the 29th minute when an All Out by Delhi's Chandran Ranjit as he entered the lobby, completely pushed the momentum towards...

28-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Abhinav Bindra not in favour of boycotting 2022 CWG

Abhinav Bindra, India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, on Sunday said boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games is not an option, and advised  the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to "load" the CWG committees with more of their people so that, in...

28-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Mary Kom wins gold at President's Cup in Indonesia

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Sunday bagged the gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup, in a one-sided 51kg bout final in Labuan Bajo,  Indonesia.Pugilist Kom eased past Australian April Franks 5-0."Gold medal for me and for my country at #PresidentCup...

27-Jul-2019 Islamabad

Shoaib Akhtar, Wasim Akram disappointed with Amir exiting Test cricket

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's decision to quit the longest format of the game has not gone down well with former greats like Shoaib Akhtar and Wasim Akram as they both feel it was an early exit by Amir.Left-arm pacer Amir had announced his retirement from Test...

27-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Will continue to admire you : Bumrah tells Malinga

As Lasith Malinga retired from ODI cricket on Friday, many cricketers took to Twitter to extend their wishes to the veteran Sri Lanka pacer and wished him luck for his future.On Friday, Malinga brought an end to his illustrious ODI career with a wicket...

27-Jul-2019 Colombo

To survive in cricket be a match-winner : Lasith Malinga

"You have to be a match-winner" is the golden rule to survive in veteran pacer Lasith Malinga's golden words for the youngsters after playing his final ODI for Sri Lanka in front of his home crowd.On Friday, Malinga brought an end to his illustrious ODI career...

27-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Five potential medal winners for India at Tokyo Olympics

In the last 24 Olympic Games that India have participated so far since 1900, only 28 medals have been won by the country which now has a population of more than 1.3 billion. Of these, nine were gold, six silver and 11 bronze medals.In the 2016 Rio Olympics,...

26-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Big shoes to fill : Rishabh Pant on replacing M.S. Dhoni

Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who is touted to be the future of Indian cricket, knows he has big shoes to fill as the person whom he will be replacing is none other than legendary captain M.S. Dhoni.In an interview with Hindustan Times, Pant spoke...

25-Jul-2019 London

England recover, take 181-run lead against Ireland

Nighwatchman Jack Leach scored a career-best 92 while Jason Roy notched up his maiden Test half century as England recovered from a poor start to erase a 122-run deficit and take a 181-run lead with one wicket in hand at stumps on a rain-affected day 2 of the only...

24-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

All-round show help Bengal thrash UP 48-17 in PKL

An all-round show guided Bengal Warriors to a massive 48-17 win over UP Yoddha in an Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest here on Wenesday. It was also Bengal's biggest win in the history of the league.Bengal's skipper and ace raider Maninder Singh (9 points)...

24-Jul-2019 Tokyo

P.V. Sindhu advances, Srikanth crashes out of Japan Open

Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu kicked off her Japan Open campaign on an emphatic note as she registered a comprehensive victory over China's Yue Han in her first-round clash of the $750,000 tournament.The Olympic silver medallist needed just 37 minutes...

24-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Learn from my mistakes: Kohli to young Indian players

Captain Virat Kohli has insisted that the environment in the Indian change room is very friendly where each and every person is allowed to express their opinion in a free manner.In an interview with the Times of India, Kohli said he treats all the players with...

21-Jul-2019 Nove Mesto (Czech Republic)

Hima Das sprints to 400m gold, 5th this month

Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das continued her sensational sprint as she clinched her fifth gold in July by claiming the top honours in a 400-metre race in Czech Republic.The ace Indian sprinter won the gold after she clocked...

20-Jul-2019 London

Not fair to win the World Cup like that : Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's...

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Improving defence & finishing skills our focus : Manpreet Singh

India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh said on Saturday that going into the Olympic qualifiers, the focus of the team has been on improving their performance at the two ends of the pitch. "All our recent training sessions have been about improving our defence...

19-Jul-2019 Hyderabad

Pro Kabaddi League captains geared up for seventh season

The second most costliest league in country after the Indian Premier League -- the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) -- is all set to kick-off its seventh season on Saturday.On the eve of the opening match, all the twelve captains of the PKL came together to express...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Windies tour perfect chance to look at future beyond Dhoni

Talks of M.S. Dhonis future have made headlines right from his struggle against England in the group stage encounter at Edgbaston in the World Cup. While the team management has made it clear that they havent heard from the former India skipper, it is also...

19-Jul-2019 London

Will miss Indian players in Euro T20 Slam : Rashid Khan

Afghanistan captain and star leg-spinner Rashid Khan on Friday said he would miss Indian players in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam, adding that he hopes some of them would be there to take part in the meet.The player auction of the Euro T20 Slam which will take place...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

You can't chop down a whole Olympic sport from CWG : Heena Sidhu

The Commonwealth Games Federation's (CWF) decision to abandon shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games (CWG) has dealt a big blow to India, which has swiftly emerged as a giant in the sport. Amidst the controversy, ace shooter Heena Sidhu feels...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

P.T. Usha nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin Award

 Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been nominated for the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Veteran Pin Award.On Thursday, Usha revealed the news on Twitter and said: "IAAF Veteran Pin for the long and meritorious...

18-Jul-2019 London

Jason Roy receives maiden Test call-up

 Swashbuckling opener Jason Roy has been named, for the first time, in England's 13-member Test squad for the match against Ireland which will be played at Lord's from July 24.Roy played a star role in England's World Cup victory, hitting 443 runs in seven innings...

17-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Defending champs Dabang Delhi face Puneri Paltan in UTT opener

Top Indian and international paddlers will be under the spotlight as the curtain goes up on the third edition of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) here on July 25.Defending champions Dabang Delhi T.T.C, led by the current highest-ranked Indian Sathiyan Gnanasekaran...

17-Jul-2019 Pune

Surjeet Singh appointed skipper of Puneri Paltan for PKL 7

Eyeing their maiden title in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Pune based league outfit Puneri Paltan has appointed defender Surjeet Singh as their captain besides unveiling their new jersey for the seventh season, starting July 20 in Hyderabad.Speaking on the...

17-Jul-2019 Barcelona

Messi is the face of soccer : Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona's last signing Antoine Griezmann has said that his new teammate Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and the face of the sport."For me, he (Messi) is the number one, like Lebron (James) in basketball. They're the ideal," the French international...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

NZ players should be proud of their WC show : Daniel Vettori

Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori feels the Black Caps should be proud of their journey in the recently concluded World Cup and take the positives of the game ahead.In his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC), Vettori praised both England...

16-Jul-2019 London

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner : Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first...

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

My medal is an answer to my critics: Dutee Chand

After scripting history by bagging gold in the 100m race at the World University Games recently, ace India sprinter Dutee Chand said the feat was a result of the criticism she faced for expressing that she was in a same-sex relationship.On July 10, 23-year-old...

15-Jul-2019 Madrid

Simona Halep returns to top 4 in WTA rankings after Wimbledon win

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep climbed back into the top 4 in the WTA rankings issued on Monday after her straight set win over Serena Williams of the US in the final of the Wimbledon on Saturday.Becoming the first Romanian ever to win a Wimbledon singles...

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

We had Allah with us : Eoin Morgan

World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised New Zealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the showpiece event as they also outclassed the hot favourites -- India -- in the first semifinal of the tournament.Speaking at the post-match presentation,...

14-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan calls World Cup win an incredible journey

The joy in skipper Eoin Morgan's voice was understandable when he sat down to speak to the media after the nerve wrecking win over New Zealand in the final of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's on Sunday.Asked what the victory meant to the players, he said: "To...

14-Jul-2019 London

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer over the moon with World Cup win

England's men of the moment Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer could hardly speak but in between their emotions, both said it is the proudest day of their lives as the hosts won their maiden World Cup, beating New Zealand in a one-over eliminator here on Sunday."I'm...

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