Pakistan in command despite Warner’s century


Pakistan’s spin bowlers shared six wickets between them to take control of the first Test agains... »

Australia slumps to 282/8 at tea; Warner hits hundred


Pakistan grabbed four wickets in the second session to eye a big first innings lead after David W... »

Pakistan 454 for 8 at tea in first test against Australia


Pakistan, inspired by a fiery ton by wicket—keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, reached 454—8 at tea o... »

‘Embarrassed’ West Indies cricket seeks meeting with BCCI


In its bid to repair the damage caused by its team’s sudden pullout of the India series, an “em... »

Amitabh Bachchan hopes for growth of football


Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is hopeful that the popularity of football will incr... »

Badminton: Kashyap upsets world No 4; easy win for Saina


Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan 21-11 21-18 in the first round of men’s singles, while Saina Nehwal registered an easy vic... »

Walsh stays as hockey coach, fresh contract soon


A day after his dramatic announcement to quit, India’s chief hockey coach Terry Walsh today decided to continue in his post after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australi... »

BCCI suspends bilateral tours with WI, to take legal action

Sanjay Patel (at right), Secretary, the Board of Control for Cricket in India, emerging from the Taj Krishna in Hyderabad on Tuesday after the working committee meeting on the India-West Indies series. P.V. Sivakumar


Cracking the whip, a livid BCCI today suspended all bilateral cricket tours with the West Indies and decided to initiate legal proceedings against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for abruptly... »

Badminton: Saina to spearhead Indian challenge at French Open


London Olympic bronze medal winning shuttler Saina Nehwal will be spearhead the Indian challenge in the $ 275,000 French Open Super Series, starting here tomorrow. Seeded fifth in the tou... »

Chess: Lu Shanglei of China is world jr champion


Lu Shanglei of China defeated Aleksander Indjic of Serbia in the 13th and final round to win the World junior Chess title here on Sunday.Starting with a four-way tie at the top on nine poin... »

36 school records in CBSE Swimming Championship


As many as 36 national school records were created in different categories at the four-day CBSE National Swimming Championship which concluded here on Sunday.More than 870 school swimmers f... »

Indian league gets off to strong start with FIFA endorsement


The jury is still out on whether the Indian Super League (ISL) can wake the world's second most populous nation from its football slumber but the first week of the eight-team competition has at le... »

Messi had nothing to do with tax affairs, father insists


Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi had nothing to do with his own tax affairs and should not be included in an investigation into an alleged fraud, his father Jorge has insisted. »

Apex court refuses to restrain Srinivasan from contesting BCCI election

ICC Chairman N Srinivasan


The Supreme Court today refused to pass any order on the plea to restrain N Srinivasan from participating in the November 20 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI and to declare as illegal the... »

BCCI cancels 3rd ODI in Hudhud-hit Vizag


The BCCI today cancelled the third ODI between India and the West Indies in Visakhapatnam after cyclone ‘Hudhud’ left the ACA-VDCA cricket stadium there in unplayable condition. “The thir... »

Modi group suspends Amin Pathan at RCA

Harika holds Adams in Poker Masters Chess

Pietersen salutes ‘genuine guru’ Dravid in autobiography

Striking abilities

Arun Jaitley to remain on Hockey India League advisory board

Mary Kom: I would have protested differently

CLT 20: Magnificent Raina ends CSK’s trophy drought with a ton

Sarita Devi given 'strong warning' after medal protest

Loughborough is latest ICC-accredited testing centre


The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced that National Cricket Performance Centre at Loughborough University has been accredited as a testing centre for suspected illegal bow... »

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing his girlfriend

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in Pretoria October 21, 2014. Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.


A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day... »

De Villiers anchors South Africa to comfortable win in NZ


South Africa captain AB de Villiers anchored his side to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand, whose bowling and fielding was far superior to a poor batting performance in the first game of their... »

ICC rankings: Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar breaks into top-10

Indian batsman Virat Kohli


Benefitting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into... »

Golf: Chowrasia finishes fifth in Hong Kong


SSP Chowrasia’s superb comeback continued with yet another fine finish as he ended a creditable tied fifth at the Hong Kong Open golf here on Sunday.The 36-year-old two-time winner of joint... »

Chennaiyin FC sign Djemba Djemba, Maurice


Chennaiyin FC has announced the signings of Cameroonian midfielder Eric Djemba Djemba and Haitian forward Jean Maurice Edu after the imminent departures of Swedish midfielder Pierre Tillman and Sp... »

West Indies pull out from ODI tour

Our Bureau

West Indies has pulled out of the ongoing India tour and the fourth ODI played on Friday was the last of the series. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) informed the Board of Control for C... »

FC Goa ropes in key brands as sponsors

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani

FC Goa, franchise of the Indian Super League, has roped in key brands as sponsors for the team. While the principal sponsors are Videocon d2h and Usha International, Ponds, Gardre Marine and Kenst... »

Indian Super League kicks off with a bang

Indian Super League Founding Chairperson Nita Ambani declares the ISL 2014 open as cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Priyanka Chopra look on at Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata on Sunday.

Abhishek Law

A riot of colours hit the Salt Lake stadium’s skyline in Kolkata as deafening chants of “Lets Football” rang out loud from the 60,000-odd crowd. Considered to be the “home of Indian foot... »

Pistorius back in court for pre-sentencing arguments


Fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius returns to court today at the start of his sentencing hearing after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, with his lawyers... »

Hero ISL: HTC becomes lead sponsor of NorthEast United FC

Murdoch's Star group bags broadcast rights for ICC events

Windies collapse after good start as Indian bowlers call the shots

Peerless Hospital, BK Roy Research Centre team up with Atletico de Kolkata

‘I was first a goal keeper for a football team,’ says Dhoni

Suryakumar Yadav reported for ‘illegal bowling action’

India signs off at 8th spot in Asiad medals tally

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