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Will government allow #IndoPakSeries?

The BCCI has sought permission from the Indian Government to play a bilateral series with Pakistan in Sri Lanka. BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur has written to the MEA seeking nod....

‘The Great Khali’ speaks to NewsX

Dalip Singh Rana aka 'The Great Khali' launched the Pro-Wrestling Talent Programme in Delhi. Khali's CWE academy joined hands with Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat's #CM4Youth programme to launch the talent programme for....

Saina, Srikanth qualify for World Superseries Finals

Dubai:  Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth were the only two Indian shuttlers who on Wednesday qualified for the prestigious year-ending $1 million BWF World Superseries Finals to be played at....

Indian hockey eves hold Argentina 2-2

Buenos Aires:  The Indian women's hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against Argentina in its second match of the tour to the South American country here.   The first....

Sania-Bhupathi beat Paes-Navratilova in Tennis Masters

Kolkata:  Women's world No.1 doubles star Sania Mirza, partnered by Mahesh Bhupathi, beat legends Leander Paes and Martina Navratilova 7-5, 7-5 in a Tennis Masters mixed doubles contest at the....

Shuttler Sindhu advances in Macau Open

Macau:  Indian shuttler and two-time defending champion P.V. Sindhu entered the women's singles second round of the $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold with a straight games victory over South....

Four females to officiate Women’s World T20 Qualifier

Dubai:  For the first time ever, four female officials have been selected for the Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier taking place in Bangkok from November 28 to December 5, the International....

Chelsea announces $34.8 mn losses over past year

London: English football club Chelsea announced that it has endured losses of 23.1 million pounds (around $34.8 million) over the past year.   Chelsea has recorded revenues of 314.3 million....

South Africa trail India by 204 runs

Nagpur:  South Africa were batting at 11/2 in their first innings on the opening day after bowling out India for 215 in the third cricket Test of the four-match series....

Messi scored his first goal after injury layoff

Barcelona: Holders Barcelona advanced to the European Champions League knockout round for the 12th consecutive season as Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi scored his first two goals after a two-month....

Pakistan government agrees for Ind-Pak series claims PCB

Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed to NewsX that Pakistan government has agreed for the India-Pakistan series which is likely to be held in Sri Lanka in December, so now its....

Kirti Azad: Indian govt will not give clearance to India-Pakistan series

Former Cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad had said that even if the Pak Govt agrees to the India-Pakistan cricket series, the Indian government will not give clearance to the....

India vs South Africa 3rd test preview

Leading 1-0 in what has now effectively become a 3-Game Series after the washout at Bengaluru, India would be looking to deliver the knock-out blow on South Africa and sew....

India vs South Africa, third Test at Nagpur

Nagpur: On the opening day of the third Test of the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday, South African bowlers got India out for 215.....

Boys in good nick and mentally prepared: Kohli

Nagpur:  Ahead of the third and penultimate Test against South Africa, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said that his players are in good nick and are high on confidence.....

FIFA ethics committee calls for lifetime ban on Platini

Paris:  The investigatory chamber of FIFA's ethics committee has asked for a lifetime ban on Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) president Michel Platini for his involvement in corruption, lawyers....

Legend Gerrard to play for Liverpool again

London: Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is to wear the famous red jersey of the English football club again.   Fans of the city's favourite son will have to make....

Federer to play Stuttgart grass court

Berlin: Swiss star Roger Federer will play at the Stuttgart grass court tournament for the next two years, organisers said.   Organisers on Monday announced that Federer had agreed to....

Rio to stage Olympic hockey test event

Rio de Janeiro: Eight teams from seven nations in the Americas will take part in the official Rio 2016 hockey test event beginning on Tuesday.   In the men's tournament,....

Pro Wrestling League to start, end in New Delhi

New Delhi:  The inaugural edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) will start and end in the national capital, its promoters ProSportify announced on Monday.   The six-city based tournament....

2015 my best season in F1: Perez

Abu Dhabi: Force India driver Sergio Perez says that 2015 has probably been his best ever and most enjoyable season in Formula 1.   "The 2015 season has gone by....

Abu Dhabi GP to be Force India’s 150th F1 race

Abu Dhabi:  This weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be special for Force India as it will mark the 150th race of the Silverstone-based team which entered Formula 1 in....

India go down in penalty shootout to concede hockey series

New Delhi:  India conceded the hockey test series to Australia despite winning the third and final match after going down in the series deciding penalty shootout at the Sardar Vallabhbhai....

FIFA presidential candidates Champagne, Ali campaign for votes

Addis Ababa: Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) presidential candidates Jerome Champagne and Prince bin al-Hussein Ali are here in Ethiopia, soliciting votes ahead of the election.   "Yes, two....

HI gives cash rewards to Indian juniors on Asia Cup win

New Delhi:  Hockey India (HI) announced on Monday a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh each for the players and the head coach and a cash prize of Rs.50,000 for the....

Rohan Bopanna ends year as World No.9

New Delhi:  India's top tennis player rose three places to be at World No.9 in the latest men's doubles rankings released on Monday.   Bopanna, who lost the ATP World....

Djokovic beats Federer to win fourth successive ATP finale title

London: World number one Novak Djokovic capped a perfect season as he beat six-time champion Roger Federer to win a record fourth straight ATP World Tour Finals title at London's....

India go down to Australia in second hockey test

Raipur:  India conceded a couple of late goals to go down 1-2 to Australia in the second hockey test at the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Hockey Stadium here on....

Djokovic beats Nadal to reach ATP World Tour final

London:  World number one Novak Djokovic eased past Rafael Nadal to reach the final of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here.   Djokovic, during his match....

‘Golden Boy’ Pankaj wins IBSF World Snooker Championship

India’s relentless snooker champion Pankaj Advani has added another massive victory to his name by winning the IBSF World Snooker Championship after beating his Chinese adversary Zhua Xintong to clinch....