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Phillip Hughes bat to be raised atop Everest

Kathmandu: Nepal's record-breaking climber Chhurim Sherpa will carry the bat and two playing shirts of deceased Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes to the top of the highest peak in the world,....

Sania Mirza becomes top ranked doubles player with Charleston title

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won their third successive doubles title together, securing the Family Circle Cup tennis title on Sunday, enabling the Indian to create history by becoming the....

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis move into semis of Family Circle Cup

Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis beat Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan to reach the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament's semi-finals. The No. 1-seeded Hingis....

Shooter Apurvi Chandela books Rio Olympics ticket with World Cup bronze

NEW DELHI: Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela on Saturday qualified for next year's Olympic Games after notching up the 10m air rifle bronze in the ongoing....

‘Critics should be ashamed of blaming me for World Cup defeat’, says Virat Kohli

KOLKATA: Lashing out at critics, India’s Test Captain and ace player Virat Kohli said that ‘they should be ashamed of themselves’ as ‘no one has won more matches’ than him....

India jump 26 places to rise to 147 in FIFA rankings

New Delhi: The Indian football team reaped a rich harvest of a win and a draw against Nepal last month in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers Round One as it....

In Australia, India face toughest challenge in Azlan Shah Cup

Ipoh, Malaysia: Out of title reckoning, a misfiring India would look to redeem some pride with an improved performance in their last league match but it would be easier said....

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Richie Benaud

New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Friday paid tribute to former Australian captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who passed away in Sydney. "#RIPRichie Wonderful personality who was....

Former Australia cricket captain and commentator Richie Benaud dies at 84

SYDNEY: The former Australia cricket captain and commentator Richie Benaud, who played 63 Test matches, died at the age of 84 after battling with skin cancer. According to the reports,....

I can hit sixes and play aggressive cricket: Fawad Alam

Karachi: Pakistan's left-handed batsman Fawad Alam, who was left out of the World Cup squad despite an ODI average of 45, is now keen to reinvent himself and establish in....

Kamran Akmal lashes out at Pakistan team management

Experienced wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal's scathing attack on the Pakistan team management could hurt his chances of making a comeback to international cricket. Kamran lashed out at the team management for....

Sports Minister asks SAI, Boxing India to help Haryana boxer

Moved by the plight of a state level gold-medallist boxer who is working as a domestic help, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the Sports Authority of India and Boxing....