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No conflict within Indian team: Ganguly

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday rubbished reports of internal conflict within the Indian team following a humiliating One-Day International (ODI) series defeat against Bangladesh. "You get to....

Top cricketers for KPL T20

Bengaluru:Some of the country's leading cricketers will be seen in action in the fourth Karnataka Premier League T20 tournament to be held in August-September and the auction for which will....

India eye winning run as they face Pakistan

Antwerp: Following their wins over France and Poland, the Indian hockey team will face their first real challenge when they go head-to-head against arch-rivals Pakistan in the highly anticipated Pool....

Copa loss bitter end for transitional Uruguay: Coach

Santiago: Coach Oscar Tabarez was disappointed to see his Uruguay side eliminated from the Copa America but believes they are on the right path for the future. Uruguay kept Wednesday's....

Sania-Martina reach Eastbourne semis

Eastbourne (England):The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis entered the women's doubles semifinals of the $731,000 Eastbourne International here, the last warm-up event before Wimbledon. It wasn't....

After Ashiwn’s defence, Virat Kohli’s attack: Boys are not able to express themselves

Hinting at possible rift in the dressing room, soon after R Ashwin defended India ODI Captain MS Dhoni over the series defeat against Bangladesh, Virat Kohli on Wednesday said that....

Zaheer Abbas confirmed as ICC president

Bridgetown (Barbados): Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas assumed the office of International Cricket Council (ICC) president on Day 3 of the world cricket governing body's Annual Conference week here. Zaheer....

Bangladesh rise to 7th spot in ODI rankings

Dubai: Bangladesh moved up a place to seventh in the One-Day International (ODI) team rankings following its series win against India in Mirpur. The 2-1 series win put Bangladesh on....

India thrash Bangladesh in third ODI to salvage lost pride

Mirpur (Bangladesh): India came back strong and dominated with an all-round performance to win the third One-Day International against Bangladesh by 77 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium here on Wednesday.....

India post 317/6 in third ODI vs Bangladesh

Mirpur (Bangladesh): A collective batting effort and a late blitz from left-hander Suresh Raina ensured that India posted a challenging score of 317/6 against Bangladesh in the third One-Day International....

Japan enter women’s football World Cup quarters

Vancouver: Japan showed no ambition for defending their women's football World Cup title although they beat the Netherlands 2-1 in a round of 16 clash here for their fourth successive....

Copa quarter-final against Chile is special: Uruguay coach

Santiago: Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez says his players are prepared with the right mindset for the Copa America quarter-final match against hosts Chile. A third-placed finish in Group B for....

Bangladesh opt to field against India

Mirpur (Bangladesh): Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and decided to field against India in the third One-Day International of the three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here....

National Kabaddi Player Dolly Singh allegedly assaulted in Kanpur

KANPUR: In a dreadful incident in Akhilesh Yadav’s Uttar Pradesh, a national Kabaddi player was reportedly abused and assaulted by a group of local men in Kanpur. According to the....

India thump Poland 3-0 for second win in HWL Semi-Final

Antwerp: India registered their second consecutive victory in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final defeating Poland 3-0 in a pool A contest at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Tuesday.....

Would have accepted Real Madrid coaching job: Zidane

Madrid: France football legend Zinedine Zidane revealed on Tuesday that he would have accepted if Spanish giants Real Madrid had asked him to succeed Italian Carlo Ancelotti as head coach.....

New Zealand thrash India 5-0 in women’s HWL Semi-Final

Antwerp (Belgium): New Zealand marched to their second consecutive win in the ongoing women's Hockey World League Semi-Finals beating a lacklustre India 5-0 here on Tuesday . The win will....

Neymar’s mistakes have hurt Brazil: Dani Alves

Santiago: Senior Brazil defender Dani Alves on Monday revealed that he lectured Neymar over his dismissal in last Wednesday’s 0-1 loss to Colombia in Copa America, saying that all of....

Lee Chong Wei wins US Open

New York: Lee Chong Wei savoured victory for the first time in over a year, wresting the US Open men's singles crown in an entertaining duel against Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in....

New Zealand challenge for Indian hockey eves

Antwerp: Following its 0-1 loss to Belgium in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final, the Indian women's hockey team faces a tough opponent in New Zealand in a pool B....

Dhoni open to quitting captaincy if asked

Mirpur (Bangladesh): India's limited overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said he will happily step down if that facilitates a performance upliftment, following the team's first ever One-Day International....

Bangladesh not under pressure in final ODI: Mashrafe

Mirpur (Bangladesh): After sealing their first-ever series win against India, captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has reversed his opponents' pre-match comments that "Bangladesh have nothing to lose". The hosts bagged the....

India series win our biggest achievement: Mashrafe

Mirpur (Bangladesh): Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza believes Bangladesh's first-ever series win against India is one of the "biggest achievements" in the nation's cricketing history. The hosts took an unassailable 2-0....

Number one Team India fan Sudhir Gautam attacked in Dhaka

MIRPUR: Famous Indian Cricket fan Sudhir Gautam who has often been spotted screaming his lungs out for former Indian player Sachin Tendulkar claims that he was attacked in Dhaka by....

Former India hockey player Shashi Bala dies in accident

Chandigarh: Former India women hockey team captain Shashi Bala and her teenaged son Agrim Thakur died in a road accident near Punjab's Jalandhar city on Sunday, sports officials said. Shashi....

Bangladesh beat India by 6 wickets, clinch three-match series 2-0

Mirpur (Bangladesh): Bangladesh produced a clinical performance with the ball and then backed it up with the bat to claim a remarkable six-wicket victory against India in the second One-Day....

India opt to bat against Bangladeh in second ODI

Mirpur (Bangladeh): India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat against Bangladesh in the second One-Day International (ODI) of their three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National....

Conflict of Interest Issue: Probe initiated against MS Dhoni

In another row involving India Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has initiated a probe in his alleged conflict of interest linking Rhiti....

India eye turnaround against gung-ho Bangladesh

Mirpur (Bangladesh): After getting convincingly beaten by hosts Bangladesh in the first One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to put up a much better performance and level the three-match series....

Spanish football league confirms pact to sell broadcasting rights

Castellon (Spain): Javier Tebas, president the Spanish national professional soccer league (LFP), has confirmed after a general meeting that a broadcasting rights agreement was reached with the 38 clubs. The....