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MS Dhoni meets former BCCI Chief N Srinivasan

CHENNAI: The ODI Captain for the Indian Cricket Team met the former BCCI President N Srinivasan on Friday at his residence.   Following a big victory with 35 runs against....

Neymar recalled for World Cup qualifier against Argentina

Rio de Janeiro: Barcelona forward Neymar has been recalled for Brazil's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Peru next month.   Selecao coach Dunga did not hide his delight....

Amit Mishra’s ‘female friend’ speaks exclusively to NewsX

The 'victim' had alleged Mishra of assaulting her in a Bengaluru hotel. She said that the complaint will be withdrawn once Mishra gives his statement before the police and she....

India win 4th ODI against S Africa by 35 runs, level series

Chennai: Powered by a superb ton from Virat Kohli, India defeated South Africa by 35 runs in their fourth and penultimate One-Day International (ODI) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here....

UEFA Champions League results

Paris: Following are the UEFA Champions League group stage results on Wednesday, according to Xinhua.   Group A   At Malmo, Sweden   Malmo, Sweden, 1 (Rosenborg 17) Shakhtar Donetsk,....

AAI Paragliding World Cup from October 24 in Paragliders Paradise

India is all set to host its first AAI Paragliding World Cup 2015 to be held in Himachal Pradesh's Bir-Billing from October 24.  This area of Himachal Pradesh (40 km....

Cricket fraternity wishes Sehwag as he bids farewell to international cricket

Virender Sehwag, one of the best openers the Indian cricket team ever had, announced his retirement on Tuesday from all forms of the game. "Thanks everyone for all your wishes....

Auction for the world’s richest Olympic style wrestling league on November 3

Delhi is all set for the Pro Wrestling League in November. Auction for the world’s richest Olympic style wrestling league will be held in New Delhi on Tuesday, November 3,....

Manchester United can be great again: Rooney

Khimki (Russia): Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has backed his club to be a major force both domestically and on the European stage once again.   United take on CSKA....

French footballer Cisse retires

Paris: Former French international striker Djibril Cisse has announced his retirement from football.   "You have to listen to your body - it is finished, yes. I can no longer....

‘India’s number 1 match winner’ Virender Sehwag bids adieu

ODIs have seen some of Sehwag's best international knocks. He was once record holder for the highest individual score in ODIs. He put the 2011 World Cup on fire with....

Rio 2016 sells 240,000 tickets in eight hours

Rio de Janeiro: About 240,000 tickets were sold in the first eight hours of the latest Olympic ticketing phase, organisers said.   The rush saw 120,000 tickets bought in the....

Italian clubs lead race for Brazilian teenager

Rio de Janeiro: Highly-rated teenager Gabriel Jesus has drawn interest from top football clubs in Italy, according to Brazilian media reports.   But any bid to take the 18-year-old away....

Assault charge against Indian spinner Amit Mishra

Bengaluru: A police case has been filed against Indian spinner Amit Mishra on the complaint of assault by a Mumbai-based film producer and he has been asked to appear for....

Sania Mirza agrees to guide UP’s tennis talent

Lucknow: Ace tennis player Sania Mirza on Tuesday agreed to extend guidance and coaching for young tennis players in Uttar Pradesh soon.   In a meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief....

India’s Ravi to officiate in place of Pak’s Aleem Dar

Dubai, Oct 20:  The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday decided to replace Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar with India's Sundaram Ravi for the remaining two One-Day Internationals (ODI) of the....

B-Town bids adieu to ‘bravest’ cricketer Sehwag

Mumbai: As Indian batting great Virender Sehwag announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday, many Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher and Paresh Rawal thanked....

Boxer Vijender to next face Gillen

London: Following a successful start to his professional career, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh will next face Nottingham's unbeaten Dean Gillen in his London debut on October 30 at the....

Unfortunate to lose, but learnt a lot: Junior hockey coach

New Delhi: Indian junior hockey team coach Harendra Singh on Tuesday said their penalty shoot-out loss in the final of the fifth Sultan of Johor Cup to Great Britain was....

NorthEast United FC replace Garcia with Bikey

Guwahati: Indian Super League (ISL) club NorthEast United FC on Tuesday confirmed that they have signed Cameroon defender Andre Bikey as a replacement for the injured Miguel Garcia.   "Miguel....

It’s Official: Champion Indian opener Virender Sehwag bids adieu to all forms of cricket

NEW DELHI: The ‘Sultan of Multan’, Virender Sehwag on Monday hinted towards saying goodbye to international cricket while addressing a press conference in Dubai.    However, he later clarified that....

Xavi aims to one day return to Barcelona

Madrid: Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez said that his wish is to one day return to work at the Spanish football club.   The veteran midfielder, who left Barcelona in....

Played at district-level for comeback: Jadeja

Mumbai: A day after being selected for India's 16-member Test squad, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja said that he had played district level matches to make a comeback to the national team.....

Messi our leader, nobody will replace him: Barcelona coach

Barcelona: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique on Tuesday said star footballer Lionel Messi is their leader and he finds no reason why someone should replace him.   Messi is nursing an....

ICC withdraws Pakistani umpire from India-South Africa series

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday that it has withdrawn Aleem Dar from the remaining matches in the ongoing series between India and South Africa.  ....

Virender Sehwag turns 37; set to retire from International Cricket

In his typical style of taking everyone by surprise, Virender Sehwag who turns 37 today hinted at retiring from international cricket. He said this during a press conference in Dubai....

Work progresses at Rio 2016 venues

Rio De janeiro: At least 12 of 16 venues at Rio's two largest Olympic sports precincts are more than 90 percent complete, organisers said.   Barra Olympic Park - the....

BCCI calls off talks with PCB, condemns Sena

New Delhi/Mumbai: Putting an end to speculation, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said talks on reviving cricketing ties with Pakistan have been cancelled following Shiv Sena protests.   PCB....

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur speaks Exclusively to NewsX

    BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur speaks Exclusively to NewsX & condemns Shiv Sena's protest at the BCCI headquarters. Thakur says that Sena has full right to protest on the....

Djokovic continues to lead ATP rankings

Madrid: Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic held on to his No.1 place in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men's singles rankings released on Monday after winning the Shanghai Masters,....