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File photo of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. Hughes died on Thursday, two days after he was struck in the head by a ball, Cricket Australia said in a tweet posted on its official page. Hughes sustained serious head injuries when struck by a short delivery during a Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday. He had emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma. - Reuters
File photo of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. Hughes died on Thursday, two days after he was struck in the head by a ball, Cricket Australia said in a tweet posted on its official page. Hughes sustained serious head injuries when struck by a short delivery during a Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday. He had emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma. - Reuters

Australian batsman Phil Hughes dies from head injury

Reuters

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital in Sydney on Thursday, two days after the i... »

Neil Hawgood to part ways with Indian women’s hockey team

Midfielder Ritu Rani (L) captain of Indian women's hockey team with chief coach Neil Hawgood during a practice session at New Delhi. File photo: PTI

PTI

Close on the heels of Terry Walsh’s resignation, another Australian – women’s team coach Neil Ha... »

Australia's maverick batsman Phil Hughes

Australia's Phillip Hughes watches his shot during the fourth day of their third and final test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo in this September 19, 2011 file photo. Hughes died on November 27, 2014, two days after he was struck in the head by a ball. Hughes sustained serious head injuries when struck by a short delivery during a Sheffield Shield match. He had emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma.

Reuters

Phil Hughes, who died on Thursday aged 25, will forever be remembered as one of Australian crick... »

Apex court suggests to Srinivasan, team to step down

N. Srinivasan

J. VENKATESAN

The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that the present President-in-exile N. Srinivasan and hi... »

Hughes' death hard to digest for India's survivor

Indian Cricket Captain Nari Contractor was hit by Charlie Griffith's bouncer in a practice match against Barbados during the year 1962.

Reuters

More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain N... »

Sports

CSK beamers put India Cements on backfoot

Rajalakshmi Nirmal, BL Research Bureau

On the face of it, the future of Chennai Super Kings, which was called into question by the Supr... »

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Ashu Jindal, COO, IMG Reliance (left); MA Alagappan, President, Tamil Nadu
Tennis Association; and Renuka Jaypal, National Brand Head, Aircel, at a
press conference in Chennai on Thursday BIJOY GHOSH

Chennai Open kicks off on Jan 5

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Tennis fans are in for a treat with the Aircel Chennai Open 2015 to be held between Janua... »

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A file image of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes

New Zealand, Pakistan suspend 3rd Test after Hughes’ death

Reuters

Play was called off in the third test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah on Thursday fo... »

CSK beamers put India Cements on backfoot

Rajalakshmi Nirmal, BL Research Bureau

On the face of it, the future of Chennai Super Kings, which was called into question by the Supreme Court, has no substantial impact on its owner, India Cements, or the company’s shareholders. »

New Zealand, Pakistan suspend 3rd Test after Hughes’ death

A file image of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes

Reuters

Play was called off in the third test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah on Thursday following the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. The Pakistan Cricket Board and Ne... »

Football: Bharat FC bags New Zealander Kris Bright

PTI

Bharat FC have signed their first player for the 2014-15 season of the I-League, acquiring New Zealand international Kris Bright on a season-long contract. Bright will turn out for Bharat FC in th... »

Australian batsman Hughes continues to fight for life, still critical

PTI

Australian batsman Phil Hughes continued to fight for life as he remained in a critical condition after being struck on the head in a freak accident during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney C... »

Meiyappan’s role in IPL scam is like insider trading: apex court

Gurunath Meiyappan

Press Trust of India

The Supreme Court today said N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan’s role in the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal seemed like “insider trading” and agreed to hear a plea for making pu... »

BCCI has become a mutual benefit society: apex court

PTI

Putting a spanner in N Srinivasan’s bid to get reinstated as BCCI chief, the Supreme Court today said it will look into ‘conflict of interest’ issue arising from his being head of the cricket boar... »

Indian Olympic Association AGM to be held on Dec 19 in Chennai

PTI

The Annual General Body Meeting of Indian Olympic Association will be held in Chennai on December 19.This will be the first AGM of the IOA under the dispensation led by N Ramachandran after... »

Kalyani Group names its football club as ‘Bharat FC’

PTI

The Pune-headquartered Kalyani Group announced on Sunday that their football club has been christened “Bharat FC” which will take part in this season’s I-League season commencing in January, 2015. »

Ritu Rani to lead women’s hockey on Italy tour

PTI

Ritu Rani will lead a 18-member Indian hockey team for the five-match Test tour of Italy to be played in Rome from December 1 to 12.The tour, seen as a preparation for the World Hockey Leag... »

N Srinivasan urges apex court to reinstate him as BCCI chief

PTI

N Srinivasan has urged the Supreme Court to reinstate him as BCCI President. He said: “There is absolutely nothing in the Mudgal report incriminating me.” Chennai Super Kings ap... »

Venus Wiliams' favourite food is Bhindi Masala

BCCI stands by Srinivasan; to hold AGM next month

BCCI backs Srinivasan, AGM on December 17

Srinivasan not involved in fixing, betting: Mudgal report

India beats Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 5th ODI

‘True champs must perform better with every game’

Lin stunned by unheralded Indian in China Open final

Masaba’s sportswear line co-designed by Viv Richards

Chennai Open kicks off on Jan 5

Ashu Jindal, COO, IMG Reliance (left); MA Alagappan, President, Tamil Nadu
Tennis Association; and Renuka Jaypal, National Brand Head, Aircel, at a
press conference in Chennai on Thursday BIJOY GHOSH

Our Bureau

Tennis fans are in for a treat with the Aircel Chennai Open 2015 to be held between January 5 and 11.Chennai Open, the sole ATP World Tour event in South Asia will see four of the To... »

Cricket: Tradition trumps innovation in helmets

A PremierTek-Steel cricket helmet, made by Ayrtek, is seen in this undated photograph provided by Ayrtek in London November 26, 2014. Reuters

Reuters

Former Australia cricketer Bryce McGain wore a new, safety-conscious helmet for a series of televised one-day matches a few years ago - and quickly found himself the butt of commentator and player... »

Sindhu, Prannoy, Praneeth record victories in Macau Grand Prix Gold

PTI

Defending champion P.V Sindhu reached the pre-quarterfinals of the Macau Grand Prix Gold in women’s singles while HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth too tasted victories in men’s singles as Indian shut... »

Brian Lara: Hughes blow 'rare' but cricket a dangerous game

Reuters

The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting gre... »

Australian batsman Hughes in intensive care after surgery

Australia batsman Phillip Hughes

Reuters

Australia batsman Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition in a Sydney hospital on Tuesday after undergoing emergency surgery for a sickening head injury sustained when struck by a ba... »

BCCI has become a mutual benefit society: apex court

N Srinivasan

PTI

Putting a spanner on N Srinivasan’s bid to get reinstated as BCCI chief, the Supreme Court said on Monday that it will look into ‘conflict of interest’ issue arising from his being head of the cri... »

We are equipped enough to tackle Johnson: Kohli

PTI

Talking tough ahead of the of the Test series against Australia, stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli said that the team is in the right frame of mind and totally equipped to handle the dangerous Mitchell... »

Australia is No 1 in ODI rankings

PTI

Australia dethroned India from the top position of the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings after its 4-1 victory over South Africa in the five-match series which concluded in Sydney on Sunday.Fo... »

Rosberg edges Hamilton in pole for F1 title decider

PTI

Nico Rosberg survived intense pressure and several nervous errors on Saturday to claim what may be a vital pole position for the title deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, edging out his Mercedes teamma... »

‘New Zealand-India can be cricket rivals, business partners’

NATHAN GUY, New Zealand’s Minister for Primary Industries

Amiti Sen / Tomojit Basu

New Zealand is upbeat about taking forward negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) with India following “positive comments’’ from the BJP-led Government which has just concluded a study on... »

Dalmiya extends support to N Srinivasan ahead of BCCI elections

National Games prefab structures up for grabs

Cricket diplomacy at its best during Modi-Abbott meet at MCG

Kohli demands more application from batsmen

Apollo Munich to spend ₹10 cr on football-centric initiatives

Lanka scores 286/8; Mathews hit a ton

Sachin Tendulkar adopts a village in A.P.


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