Nikhat Zareen sets up semi with Mary Kom

Nikhat Zareen sets up semi with Mary Kom

Six-time world champion Mary Kom made a successful return to 51kg category by overwhelming her opponent Mala Rai of Nepal to reach the semifinals and be assured of a medal as Indians continued to dominate the India Open boxing tournament here on Tuesday. Walking into the ring to the loud cheers of a...

22 May 2019

Asian Championships winner Gomathi fails...

Asian Championships winner Gomathi fails dope test...

The fall seems to be as swift as the rise. Even before the buzz around her gold-winning performance at the Asian athletic championship could die down, overnight sensation Gomathi Marimuthu has been handed a provisional suspension for a doping violation. The 30-year-old from Tiruchy who had pulled of...

22 May 2019

Christian Pulisic poses in Chelsea shirt...

Christian Pulisic poses in Chelsea shirt after com...

Christian Pulisic has been officially unveiled as a Chelsea player as he posed with the club's shirt at Stamford Bridge. The American completed his 58 million pounds move from Borussia Dortmund last week when the transfer window officially opened. The deal was already finalised in January but Pulisi...

22 May 2019
F1 legend Niki Lauda passes away

F1 legend Niki Lauda passes away

Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda passed away at the age of 70 on Monday (local time), a family spokeswoman confirmed in a statement. "With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday," stuff.co.nz quoted the family spokesperson as saying...

21 May 2019

India women’s Cricket team to tour Austr...

India women’s Cricket team to tour Australia for l...

India women’s ‘A’ team will embark on their maiden tour to Australia in December this year for a limited-overs series, Cricket Australia confirmed on Friday. The series is a part of an agreement between CA and BCCI to host annual ‘A’ series between the two nations. The ...

18 May 2019

Tendulkar hails Jasprit Bumrah as 'World...

Tendulkar hails Jasprit Bumrah as 'World's best bo...

Jasprit Bumrah is already the best bowler in the world but his best is yet to come, avowed batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who also termed young leg-spinner Rahul Chahar as "fabulous" talent. Bumrah has bowled consistently throughout the IPL in the death overs. In the final against Chennai Super Ki...

13 May 2019
Clinical CSK beat DC by 6 wickets to ent...

Clinical CSK beat DC by 6 wickets to enter 8th IPL...

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance to beat Delhi Capitals by six wickets and enter their eighth final of the Indian Premier League, here on Friday. CSK dished out a disciplined bowling and fielding effort to first restrict DC to 147 for nine and then chased down ...

11 May 2019

A glance into the past when ABD hit the ...

A glance into the past when ABD hit the second-fas...

It was the 11th edition of the World Cup final as the Proteas took on the Carribean cricket team and the date was 27thof February 2015; the venue was Sydney, Australia, and the opponent was West Indies. Despite whoever the opponent was, a sole man, known as Abrahim Benjamin De Villiers came in at nu...

10 May 2019

Kohli not shrewd franchise skipper, can'...

Kohli not shrewd franchise skipper, can't be compa...

Virat Kohli is not a "shrewd captain" who could be compared to his national team deputy Rohit Sharma or former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who have won three IPL titles each, feels former KKR captain Gautam Gambhir. The former India opener, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL trophies in 2012...

19 Mar 2019
'It's six years and I haven't played cri...

'It's six years and I haven't played cricket, whic...

"If Leander Paes can win Grand Slams at 42, I can at least play some cricket at 36," India cricketer S Sreesanth said after the Supreme Court set aside the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. Sreesanth, along with Mumbai spinner Ankit ...

15 Mar 2019

Delhi Capitals selects Sourav Ganguly as...

Delhi Capitals selects Sourav Ganguly as advisor

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was Thursday appointed advisor of Delhi Capitals for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). In his new role, Ganguly will work closely with the team's head coach Ricky Ponting. "I am very pleased to come on board with the Delhi Capitals," Ganguly sai...

14 Mar 2019