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India gears up for #ClashOfTitans

DHARAMSHALA:India is all set to play its first T20 International against South Africa on October 2. In a Press Conference today, the Indian Team players looked all enthusiastic and set....

Manohar sole candidate for BCCI presidency ahead of Oct 4 meeting

New Delhi: Former president Shashank Manohar is the sole candidate for the top post of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has fallen vacant after the....

Abhinav Bindra secures gold medal in Asian Air Gun

NEW DELHI: The shooting ace of India and, Olympic Champion, Abhinav Bindra secured Gold Medal in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Asian Air Gun Championship on Sunday,....

Shashank Manohar likely to be the new President of BCCI

With the deadlock over the appointment of new BCCI President ending soon, it is reported that consensus have been arrived over the name of Shashank Manohar as the new BCCI....

Usain Bolt to support IAAF Programme

Havana: Athletics superstar Usain Bolt has said his foundation is to become part of "Athletics for a Better World" powered by the sport's world governing body IAAF, the media reported.....

David Beckham gets emotional during UN speech

New York: Former footballer David Beckham was seen getting very emotional during his speech at the launch of Voices of Youth -- an organisation set up by Unicef to empower....

Man United tried to sign me: Pato

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato has said he received an offer to join Manchester United two hours before the Engish Premier League's transfer deadline on September 1.  ....

Sourav Ganguly, the new President of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has confirmed the report of Sourav Ganguly succeeding Dalmiya as the CAB President.    Sourav Ganguly expressed his happiness on the same, “It....

Wawrinka to defend Chennai Open

Chennai: Two-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka will be back here to defend his men's singles title at the 2016 Chennai Open, India's premier tennis tournament, to be held at....

Gentleman’s Game turns ugly: Jason Anderson handed over a life ban

AUSTRALIA: Bermuda Cricketer Jason Anderson has been handed a life ban after being involved in a never seen before on-field brawl.    The incident took place during the Bermuda’s Champion....

After Dharmendra, an active cricketer keen on buying a Pro Wrestling League team

NEW DELHI: While Bollywood actor Dharmendra and business tycoon Sajjan Jindal along with an Indian Premiere League team owner have added their names in the list of celebrities who are....

Turkmenistan clash crucial for India: Captain

Mumbai: Following three consecutive defeats in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri believes the coming away match against Turkmenistan on October 8 will be crucial --....

Spain wins European basketball championship

Paris: Spain lifted its third title in the last four European basketball championships after beating Lithuania 80-63.   Pau Gasol finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, three blocked....

Ashis Roy, 83, takes his marathon tally to 145

Washington: Running his 30th half marathon in the American captal, India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has taken his overall tally to 145, including 115 full marathons.   Roy,....

Windies legend Viv Richards backs Holder

St. John's (Antigua): Iconic former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards has hailed Jason Holder’s elevation to the Test captaincy and says it will be crucially important the 23-year-old gets....

Nasir stars as Bangladesh A level series

Bengaluru: An all-round performance by Nasir Hossain helped Bangladesh A defeat India A by 65 runs in the second game of the three-match unofficial one-day series here on Friday.  ....

Mourinho tells reporter to ‘Google answers’

London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has denied that he is affected by 'third season syndrome' and slammed a BBC reporter during a press conference by saying that the latter should....

Arsenal defender escapes unhurt in car accident

London: Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker was involved in a minor car accident but has managed to avoid injuries.   The German international was going back home on Monday after training....

Indian hockey team to tour New Zealand in October

New Delhi: The Indian hockey team will tour New Zealand to play a bilateral Test series from October 2 to 11.   They will play two practice matches against New....

PM congratulate Sania Mirza, Hingis on US win

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis on their victory in the women's doubles finals of the US Open.   "Congratulations, Ms Sania....

Sania-Martina wins US Open women’s doubles title

New York: Women's doubles top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated fourth seeded Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 6-3 here on Sunday to claim the US Open title.....

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Shastri to stay team director till 2016 World T20: BCCI

Mumbai: Ravi Shastri will continue as the Indian cricket team's director till the 2016 World T20, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Sunday.   "Ravi....

President, PM congratulate Paes

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis for winning the US Open mixed....

Paes clinches 17th Grand Slam, wins US Open mixed doubles title

New York: Indian tennis ace Leander Paes clinched his 17th Grand Slam crown by winning the US Open mixed doubles title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis here.   The fourth....

Top Brazilian clubs agree to form breakaway league

Rio de Janeiro: A dozen of Brazil's 20 Serie A clubs have agreed to play in a breakaway competition next year, officials have confiormed.   Among the clubs to commit....

Boxer Vijender to make pro debut on October 10

New Delhi: Olympic bronze medal-winning Indian boxer Vijender Singh will make his long-awaited professional debut on October 10 at the Manchester Arena.   The 29-year-old from Bhiwani, Haryana, begins his....

Filipe Luis confident of catching up with Barca clash

Madrid: Atletico Madrid's Brazilian defender Filipe Luis is confident of regaining his full fitness before the clash against Barcelona next Saturday in the third round of the La Liga.  ....

Sania-Martina enter US Open semis

New York: The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis entered the women's doubles semifinals with a straight sets victory over Chinese Taipei ninth seeds Yung-Jan Chan and....

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England record is dream come true: Rooney

London: England football team captain Wayne Rooney said it was a "dream come true" to break Bobby Charlton's record of scoring 49 goals.   The 29-year-old Manchester United striker, in....

PSG can win Champions League: Silva

Paris: French football champions Paris Saint-Germain central defender Thiago Silva is confident that the club can emerge victorious in the Champions League this season.   The side reached the quarterfinals....