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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....

Srinivasan defends 10-team World Cup in 2019

MELBOURNE: The Associate cricket nations might be fuming at the prospect of a 10-team World Cup in 2019, but ICC President N Srinivasan today said they had no reason to....

Azhar Ali set to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan’s new ODI captain

Karachi: In a surprise move, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to appoint batsman Azhar Ali as the new captain of the national one-day team and name wicketkeeper Sarfraz....

‘Unlucky’ Humpy crashes out of Women’s World Chess Championship

SOCHI (Russia): Running out of luck, Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy crashed out of the Women's World Chess Championship after losing the rapid tiebreak 0.5-1.5 against Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in....

Saina Nehwal scales historic World No.1 ranking

NEW DELHI: Saina Nehwal created history today as she became the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world No.1 ranking after her closest challenger for the spot, Spain’s Carolina....

Daniel Vettori has given half his life to game: Brendon McCullum

Melbourne: In awe of "outstanding teammate and close friend" Daniel Vettori's achievements, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he can only marvel at the all-rounder's contribution to the game in....

Ball that hit Phil Hughes has been destroyed: Official

Phillip Hughes' demise will haunt the cricket world for years and to get over the tragedy the New South Wales cricket association did something unique by destroying the ball that....

Asian Games snub motivated me to make a comeback: Mandeep

NEW DELHI: The snub from the Asian Games gold medal-winning team motivated me to work harder and make a strong comeback into the Indian men's hockey team, said promising forward....

Harika in quarterfinals of Women’s World Chess Championship

SOCHI (Russia): Grandmaster D Harika joined compatriot Koneru Humpy in the quarterfinals of the World Women's Chess Championship beating former champion Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia in the rapid tie-break games....

World Cup 2015: Australia beat India with 95 runs

SYDNEY: Australia beat India with 95 runs in the second semi final at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to enter the final battle against New Zealand on Sunday.  After....

Fastest Indian attack to have ever played: Lee

Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee today termed the current Indian pace attack as the "fastest ever" to have emerged from the cricket-crazy nation, with Mohammed Shami being the "most....

Shami requests extra day’s rest as India prepare for World Cup semifinal against Australia

India's leading fast bowler in the tournament Mohammed Shami today took a break from training session as a part of the recovery process after bowling full tilt in the quarter-final....