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Top Indian Cricket Physio arrested for alleged sexual assault case

Dr. Aijaz Ashai, the physio of the Nepal cricket team is out on bail after being arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a female masseuse in a Northern Ireland hotel, reports....

Dropped Watson can return to Australian team: Coach Lehmann

London : Australia coach Darren Lehmann has said dropped all-rounder Shane Watson can make a comeback to the team, insisting "he's got plenty of cricket left in him". Watson was....

Indian junior hockey team eyes winning start

Breda (The Netherlands): The Indian junior hockey team will look to make a positive start in the Volvo International Under-21 Tournament when it faces Germany here on Saturday. After claiming the....

Ramos not leaving Real Madrid: Coach Benitez

Melbourne : Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez on Friday insisted senior defender Sergio Ramos is not leaving the club this season. Ramos has been subject of persistent transfer speculations in....

Steve Waugh’s words of wisdom inspired me: Rogers

London : Australia opener Chris Rogers has revealed former skipper Steve Waugh's words of wisdom inspired him to score an unbeaten knock of 158 runs on the first day of....

West Ham close to signing Barcelona’s Song

London: West Ham United coach Slaven Bilic has confirmed that Barcelona's Cameroonian midfielder Alex Song is "close" to sign with the English football club, where he played last season on loan.....

Forty entries for two-wheeler rally

Coimbatore: The second round of the Indian National Rally Championship for two wheelers will be held here on July 19 with about 40 riders in the fray and competing in different....

Hafeez suspended from bowling for one year

Dubai: Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was on Friday suspended from bowling in international cricket for the next 12 months following an independent assessment of his action, the International Cricket Council....

Uruguay’s ‘Maracanazo’ hero Ghiggia dies

Montevideo: Alcides Ghiggia, the footballer who scored the winning goal for Uruguay in the 1950 FIFA World Cup final, died exactly 65 years after the victory known as the "Maracanazo". Ghiggia,....

Serena pulls out of Swedish Open

Stockholm:Six-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams withdrew from the Swedish Open, the media reported. The US star was due to play in the round of 16 but withdrew from the tournament....

Luis Fabiano seeks Mexico move

Rio de Janeiro: Sao Paulo's former Brazil international striker Luis Fabiano has sought a transfer to Mexico's Cruz Azul, according to media reports. The 34-year-old has just four months remaining on....

Satnam scores as Mavericks oust Lakers

Las Vegas : India's first National Basketball Association (NBA) player Satnam Singh Bhamara got to ply his trade in a brief four-minute appearance for Dallas Mavericks as his team knocked....

IPL will come back stronger, says Rajeev Shukla

KOLKATA: Following the major drama on cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing verdict, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday has denied taking any responsibility for the IPL scandal which....

Indian women not encouraged to indulge in sports: Saina Nehwal

New Delhi :  Sania Mirza's latest Grand Slam triumph at Wimbledon is a testament to what Indian women are capable of achieving, but there is a long way to go....

India maintain second place in ODI rankings

Dubai : Following the 3-0 series win against Zimbabwe, India have maintained their second place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) team rankings, released on Thursday. However,....

Benitez calls Casillas Real Madrid’s living legend

Madrid:New Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez has paid rich tributes to outgoing veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas describing him as "a living legend at Real Madrid". Casiilas joined Portuguese side....

Pole Majka wins 11th stage, Froome leads Tour

Paris:Polish rider Rafal Majka led for nearly 40 km and dominated the final stretch to win the 11th stage, while Christopher Froome is still on top of the overall standings....

Players of suspended teams must play IPL: Prasanna

Kolkata : Legendary spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Wednesday said the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council needs to reorganise the tournament by addressing the twin concerns about finding slots for....

IBC to herald new era in Indian boxing: Vijender

Mumbai : India's Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh, who turned professional recently, on Wednesday welcomed the launch of the professional boxing body Indian Boxing Council (IBC). IBC, launched earlier....

CSK, Royals may be feeling cheated

Shane Warne and Rahul Dravid, the two men who moulded Rajasthan Royals (RR) into a champion side in the Indian Premier League (IPL), will surely be feeling cheated after the....

Shuttlers Sindhu, Srikanth advance in Chinese Taipei Open

Taipei:Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma on Wednesday advanced to the second round of their respective categories after hard-fought wins at the $200,000 Chinese Taipei Open Grand....

New Porto signing Casillas visits club museum

Lisbon: Portuguese club FC Porto's latest signing, Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas has visited the side's museum accompanied by his new president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa. Surrounded by a sizeable....

Held guilty despite no evidence against me: Raj Kundra

New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra on Wednesday pleaded his innocence and said that he has been held guilty despite not having evidence against him, following the Supreme Court-appointed Justice....

Ferguson to replace Maxwell in Australia A squad

Melbourne: Middle-order batsman Callum Ferguson was on Wednesday called into Australia A's four-day squad which will tour India as replacement for Glenn Maxwell, who will now remain in Britain playing for....

CLT20 discontinued with immediate effect

New Delhi:After only six editions, the Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday decided to discontinue the unpopular competition with immediate effect. The council, comprising representatives of....

Vijender to make professional boxing debut in September

New Delhi : India's Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh will make his debut in professional boxing in September this year in England. Vijender signed a multi-year promotional agreement with....

Vijender to make professional boxing debut in September

New Delhi : India's Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh will make his debut in professional boxing in September this year in England. Vijender signed a multi-year promotional agreement with....

McCullum tells Warner to show respect to Root

London : New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has criticised Australia opener David Warner for not acknowledging England's Joe Root's fine century in the first Ashes Test. He added that Warner....

IPL 2013 spot fixing controversy: Timeline

Mumbai : Indian Premier League (IPL) teams Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) were on Tuesday suspended for two years by the Supreme Court appointed Justice Lodha Committee....