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Jayasuria-led selection panel quits after SLC revamp

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket team's selection panel headed by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya on Friday resigned following the recent revamp of the SLC administration.  The Jayasuriya-led panel's term was nearing....

Badminton: ‘Queen Saina’ reaches quarter-finals of Malaysia Open; Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

Officially crowned the world no. 1 in the BWF rankings, Saina Nehwal on Thursday continued her rampaging run with a dominating straight-game win over Chinese qualifier Xue Yao to reach....

Seven-time bodybuilding champion dead

Kolkata: Seven-time former national bodybuilding champion Kamal Bhanadri passed away this morning after suffering a heart attack, according to the Bengal Olympic Association. He was 81 years and was a....

Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC President over trophy-giving row

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday resigned from the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) President over World Cup trophy giving row. In a press conference, Mustafa said, “I am....

Virat Kohli is a team India asset, don’t slam him: Ravi Shastri

Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian team director Ravi Shastri on Tuesday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka....

Virat Kohli steady at 4th, Shikhar Dhawan rises to 6th in ICC ODI rankings

DUBAI: A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at fourth even as Shikhar Dhawan rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC ODI....

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Melbourne: Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory. Australia defeated New Zealand in the....

New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori says goodbye to cricket with retirement from ODIs

Auckland: Veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori, the most capped ODI player for New Zealand, today bid adieu to the 50-over format, completely ending an 18-year career in the game during....

Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award

New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were on Monday conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award by....

Virat Kohli gets Dravid’s support, says supporters have a short memory

Melbourne: Dismissing criticism against Virat Kohli for his early dismissal in the World Cup semifinal against Australia, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid said barring the one blip, the star....

After a long struggle, it’s a big burden off my head, says world No 1 Saina Nehwal

New Delhi: Relieved to clinch her maiden India Open Super Series title, badminton star Saina Nehwal on Sunday said it is a huge burden off her head as she has....

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth lift India Open Super Series titles

NEW DELHI: Local favourites Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday gave double delight to the nation by clinching their maiden women and men's singles titles at the India Open....