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India will start doing well in the near future: Bartoli

New Delhi: India has not produced any singles player of note since the days of Vijay Amritraj and Ramesh Krishnan, but former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli is confident that the....

Barcelona stands by Neymar: club director

Barcelona: Barcelona director of football Robert Fernandez insists striker Neymar has the backing of the Catalan club and renewal of his contract is soon to be wrapped up.   Arriving....

Bangladesh bowler Mustafizur Rahman delighted to be drafted into IPL

Dhaka: Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman is happy to get the opportunity to play in the India Premier League (IPL).   Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise drafted the young seamer for Rs.1.40....

Deonarine hails retired Windies legend Chanderpaul’s intellect, humility

Port of Spain: Trinidad and Tobago Red Force batsman Narsingh Deonarine has praised the recently retired Shivnarine Chanderpaul as a cricketer with great intellect and humility, and who was always....

South Asian Games: Indian women archers clinch gold in Compound women’s archery

Shillong: India bagged the gold medal in Compound women's archery at the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) here on Monday at the First Ground of the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex.....

Kenya to host 2018 Africa Nations Championship

Kigali:  Kenya will host the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN), a top official of the continent's football governing body said.   Almamy Kabele Camara, Confederation of African Football's second vice-president....

Indian men, women paddlers win gold at SAG in Meghalaya

Shillong: Indian men and women paddlers on Sunday won gold in the team event at the 12th South Asian Games here in Meghalaya.   At the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium hall,....

Indians dominate over their regional rivals SAG opening day

Indian sportspersons maintained their traditional dominance over their regional rivals, winning most of their contests with ease on the opening day of the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) on Saturday.....

Pawan Negi second most expensive player in IPL

A day after all rounder Indian cricketer Pawan Negi was selected for World T20 squad, the left-arm spinner today became the second most expensive Indian player to be bought at....

South Asian Games: Nepal women’s football kick it off with a win

Shillong: Nepal women's football team on Friday won its maiden match against Bangladesh in the 12th South Asian Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Stadium here.   The Himalayan team....

31-year-old Ronaldo still a soccer star and thriving entrepreneur

Lisbon: Cristiano Ronaldo is 31 years old, with his playing career still in full swing and his entrepreneurial profile strengthening with each passing year to capitalize globally on his brand....

La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid in Sunday La Liga action

Madrid: FC Barcelona and Real Madrid both play away from home on Sunday in the La Liga as the race for the Spanish football title hots up.   Depending on....

Neville must battle for his job at Valencia: Wenger

London: Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has suggested that Gary Neville must battle for his job at Spanish club Valencia because he has no credibility as a manager.   The former....

Indian teams to open both men and women hockey matches at SAG

Guwahati: The Indian men's and women's hockey teams will open their campaigns at the 12th South Asian Games against Bangladesh and Nepal respectively at the Moullana MD Tayabullah Hockey Stadium,....

IPL auction: Shane Watson most expensive; Yuvraj Singh joins Hyderabad

Bengaluru: Veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson commanded the highest bid of Rs.9 crore from Royal Challengers Bengaluru while star batsman Yuvraj Singh was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs.7....

22 test events to intensify Rio Olympics preparations

Rio de Janeiro: With six months to go until the start of the Olympic Games, another 22 test events will be staged to warm up the city for the sporting....

PM Modi declares open the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati

Guwahati: Invoking the historical bond between the South Asian nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to sportspersons to play for peace, prosperity and in full vigour and enthusiasm....

Lodha panel report to be discussed at Special GBM by BCCI

New Delhi: The Indian cricket board on Friday announced that it will convene a Special General Body Meeting (SGM) in the third week of this month to discuss the recommendations....

India-Maldives match ends goalless draw in SAG women football

Shillong: The Indian women’s senior football team was held to a goalless draw by the Maldives in their first match of the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) at the Jawaharlal....

Reports of corruption in tennis not real: Russian tennis chief

Moscow: The media reports of corruption in global tennis lack facts, president of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev has said.   The BBC and Buzzfeed earlier reported that elite....

World T20: Pacer Mohammed Shami returns to the squad

New Delhi: Pacer Mohammed Shami has been included in India's squad for the World Cup T20 commencing next month, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced here....

BCCI announces squad for T20 World Cup and Asia Cup

New Delhi: BCCI organized a Press Conference headed by Sandeep Patil and Anurag Thakur to announce the final line up for the Asia Cup T20 and ICC World Cup T20.....

Four-year ban for Russian weightlifters Atnabayev and Kekhter

Moscow: Russian weightlifters Ilya Atnabayev and Denis Kekhter have been handed four-year suspensions for using performance-enhancing drugs, according to a list of banned athletes published on Thursday by the International....

US footballer Holden retires at 30 due to injuries

New York: United States midfielder Stuart Holden has quit professional football at the age of 30 after a series of long-term injuries which kept him out of the game.  ....

Hockey skipper Sardar Singh denies engagement with UK woman

Chandigarh/Ludhiana: In a tight spot after a young British national filed a complaint of "sexual exploitation" against him, Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh denied on Wednesday he was engaged....

Tarun Gogoi reviews security arrangements for South Asian Games

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has reviewed security arrangements with top officials of the army, state police, paramilitary forces, intelligence agencies as well as sports administrators for the 12th....

Sania Mirza, India’s Tennis star speaks exclusively to NewsX

After Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza won the Doubles Title of the 2016 Australian Open along with Martina Hingis, the women’s doubles champion is back in India where she spoke....

Raina named captain of new IPL team Gujarat lions

New Delhi: Explosive batsman Suresh Raina was on Tuesday named the captain of the new Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit Gujarat Lions that will play in the ninth edition of....

Barcelona battling fatigue; Valencia in Copa del Ray semi-final

Madrid: European champions FC Barcelona entertain Valencia in the first leg of their Spanish Cup football semi-final on Wednesday with a question mark hanging over the form of both sides.....

AFC Champions League: Shandong Luneng beat Mohun Bagan 6-0

Jinan (China): Shandong Luneng smothered current I-League champions Mohun Bagan 6-0 in an Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Champions league qualifying second round encounter at the Jinan Olympic Centre here on....