Raina ton powers India to 304/6


Looking for a change in fortune in the limited-overs version, Indian batsman Suresh Rain... »

Karate team’s Asian Games participation rejected despite IOA effort


Olympic Council of Asia has rejected participation of Indian karate team in the upcoming Asian G... »

Akhil and Mary Kom in Asiad Boxing squad


All but written off after a string of injuries wrecked havoc on his career four years ago, enigm... »

The race from virtual to reality

Ahmed bin-Khanen, Joshua Muggleton, Ricardo Sanchez, Abhinay Bikkani and Thanroj Thanasitnitikate

Sandhya Rao

A new talent will be on display at the Dubai 24-hour endurance race come January: the ve... »

Roger Federer leads list of tennis’ top money-makers

A file image of Roger Federer


Roger Federer has not won a Grand Slam title this year but the 17-time Grand Slam champion toppe... »

Berlin, Hamburg bid for Olympic Games


The cities of Berlin and Hamburg on Tuesday said they would proceed with bids to host the summer Olympic Games in 2024 or 2028.At a meeting, the Berlin council prepared answers to 13 questi... »

Mithali Raj remains No 1 batswoman in ICC rankings


Indian women cricket captain Mithali Raj has retained the top spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) women’s rankings for batters.Mithali maintained her reign on the top wit... »

Dhoni’s comments to be discussed at next meeting: BCCI official


Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s statement that coach Duncan Fletcher continues to remain the ‘boss’ of the team and will stay till the 2015 World Cup has prompted a livid BCCI to take up the... »

West Bengal: Prisoners to play in football league


They certainly do not belong to the “League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” nor can they be clubbed among “Few Good Men” but these proverbial bad boys want a final shot at redemption through the ‘beau... »

United Singhs smash California Eagles in a stiff competition


United Singhs knocked down a stiff defence put up by California Eagles to win their second match 60-54 in the World Kabaddi League here today. The Sonakshi Sinha-owned team started on a h... »

Fleming says Dhoni is best option as Test skipper


Ex-New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming on Friday backed under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni as still the best option to lead India in Tests notwithstanding the squad’s 1-3 defeat to England, saying it... »

Indians stumble after Kohli, Rayudu fifties


India’s poor run with the bat in England continued as they stumbled to 230 all out in 44.2 overs in the 50-over warm up game against an inexperienced Middlesex side at Lord’s on Friday Virat Kohli... »

Shastri: My role doesn’t undermine Fletcher's position as head coach

Ravi Shastri, newly-appointed Director of the Indian cricket team


Handed the task of overseeing a struggling Indian cricket side, newly-appointed Team Director Ravi Shastri has refuted suggestions that his role would undermine the position of beleaguered coach D... »

Cueist Joshi defeats Shandilya in thrilling decider


Devendra Joshi overcame Ashok Shandilya in a pulsating decider to lead Race for Gold to a thrilling 3-2 win over SPG Billiards Punters in the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League here on We... »

Bayern facing tougher season says Beckenbauer


Germany’s World Cup victory means Bayern Munich won’t be running away with the Bundesliga again this season, football great Franz Beckenbauer says.Beckenbauer, who was a World Cup player in... »

Gavaskar backs Dhoni as skipper

Shastri appointed Director of Indian team for ODI series against England

Defending champion Nadal withdraws from US Open

Indian slip fielders standing too close: Laxman

Lord’s to welcome ICC World Cup on Monday

England thrash India by innings and 244 runs, win series 3-1

India tottering 125/9 at tea

15 sportspersons named for Arjuna Awards

Indian team avoids media ahead of 2nd ODI


Hit by controversies right through their troubled England tour, the Indian team management on Tuesday sought to steer clear of the media by not sending any player for the mandatory pre-match press... »

Atletico boss Simeone given 8 match touchline ban


Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was given eight-match touchline ban by the Spanish football federation on Monday for bad behaviour in the second leg of the Super Cup on Friday. It is one of th... »

Ajmal’s bowling action to be tested on Monday


Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal’s suspect bowling action will be tested at the Cricket Australia National Cricket Centre in Brisbane on Monday and the result will be declared in about two weeks t... »

Chess: Gujrathi holds Kryvoruchko; Karthikeyan beats Areshchenko


Indian Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi kept himself in joint lead following a come-from-behind draw with second seed Yuriy Kryvoruchko of Ukraine in the fourth round of Abu Dhabi Masters chess tourname... »

Girlfriends: A big no for Indian team manager


The debate of Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) accompanying cricketers on foreign tours has taken a different twist after India’s team manager Sunil Dev questioned actress Anushka Sharma’s stay with b... »

Billiards: Agrawal’s 160 break helps SP Young Guns


SP Young Guns got the better of WJ Genii and Scorpions by an identical 3-2 margin to climb up to the fourth spot in the Videocon Billiards Premier League here on Friday.Maharashtra senior c... »

Kolkata all set for the ISL kick-off


The much-awaited Indian Super League is all set to kick start at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan, here on October 12 with the home team taking on Mumbai in the inaugural match.“We are all ready... »

Chess: Abhijeet leads Indian challenge in Abu Dhabi Masters


Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Abu Dhabi Masters that starts in the Gulf Emirate here.Struggling with some last round... »

FIFA to host global summit on ethics in sports


FIFA will host a conference on ethical sports leadership organised by the Brussels-based World Forum for Ethics in Business and cricket great Sachin Tendulkar is scheduled to attend the event.... »

Brazil coach Dunga keeps 10 World Cup players


New Brazil national coach Carlos Dunga made public on Tuesday his first squad for upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador, which includes only 10 of the 23 men who played the 2014 World C... »

Fletcher’s wings clipped, Shastri appointed Indian Team Director

Federer poised to step out of darkness in New York

Mahela Jayawardene ends glorious Test career on a high

Nalin Patel gets 2 century breaks in Billiards League

Rakesh Rao wins Journalists’ Chess Meet

Ashwin double strike pegs England back

Djokovic labours to recover form in Cincinnati

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