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Saina awarded Rs.25 lakh by sports ministry

New Delhi: Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal received a cash award of Rs.25 lakh from the sports ministry for reaching the women's singles final of the All England Open Badminton Championships....

BJP MP Kirti Azad opens up about corruption in DDCA, body headed for long by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Two days following Arun Jaitley’s advice that NGOs such as Greenpeace should be transparent and disclose their funding sources, the Central Information Commission (CIC) accuses the Delhi &....

Boxer Mayweather beats Pacquiao, remains undefeated

Las Vegas: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. beat Manny Pacquiao by a unanimous decision in the "Fight of the Century" to improve his overall fight record to 48-0 here. Mayweather survived....

Mumbai Indians Captain Rohit Sharma gets engaged to girlfriend Ritika Sajdeh

NEW DELHI: Indian batsman and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma got engaged to his girlfriend Ritika Sajdeh in the most romantic way following the footsteps of his teammate Suresh Raina....

AIFF chief Praful Patel elected AFC vice-president

Manama: All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel was elected unopposed as Asian Football Confederation (AFC) vice-president, South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Region, at the AFC Congress on Thursday.....

BCCI possible of sacking N Srinivasan following internal dispute: Sources

DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is possible of setting up a Special General Meeting to fire their former chief, which will directly affect his existing....

Messi is God-like: Beckenbauer

Barcelona: German football legend Franz Beckenbauer on Tuesday labelled Barcelona star Lionel Messi as "God-like" and believes the Spanish team’s hope of success this season rests on his shoulders. The....

Djokovic holds top spot in tennis singles rankings

Madrid: With 13,845 points, Serbian star Novak Djokovic held on for the 144th week the top spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings issued on Monday. Swiss....

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur met suspected bookie: ICC

NEW DELHI: In a letter reportedly written to the Indian Cricket Board, the International Cricket Council (ICC) headed by N Srinivasan has the drawn the attention to Board Secretary Anurag....

Anderson is England’s best bowler of all time: Cook

St. George's (Grenada): Captain Alastair Cook heaped praise on teammate James Anderson saying the pacer is England's greatest bowler of all time after the seamer inspired them to a nine-wicket....

Asia’s fastest sprinter to challenge Bolt in New York

Tokyo: Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu, the fastest runner in Asia, has been invited to race 100 metres against world record holder Usain Bolt at the Diamond League New York Grand....

Saina ousted from Badminton Asia Championship

Wuhan (China): India's Saina Nehwal lost her women's singles quarterfinal to Chinese Taipei's Tzu Ying Tai in three tough games at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Friday. The....