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Sharmila takes pole at Jaypee Greens

Greater Noida: Sharmila Nicollet jumped into the lead with a five under 67 on the second day of the Rs. 6 lakh 15th leg of the Women's Professional Golf Tour....

Djokovic dances ‘Gangnam Style’ on US Open court with fan

New York: Serbian tennis star and World No.1 Novak Djokovic showed off his dance moves on court with a fan while celebrating his comfortable straight sets triumph over Austria's Andreas....

French forward Martial set to join Manchester United

Manchester: English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United are set to bring French striker Anthony Martial to Old Trafford for 36 million pounds.   The 19-year-old has been plying his....

Manchester United must change playing style: ex-defender Neville

London: Former England defender Gary Neville feels that Manchester United must change their style of play in order to recover from a poor start to their English Premier League (EPL)....

Olympic preparations reshaping Rio

Rio de Janeiro: The 2016 Olympic Games are reshaping Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city prepares to host the world's biggest sporting event.   Already one of the most....

Wrestler Anil wins gold in Cadet Worlds

Sarajevo (Bosnia): Wrestler Anil gave India its second medal from the Cadet World Championships on the fifth day by winning the gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category here....

Ishant takes four as Sri Lanka struggle at 175/8

Colombo: Pacer Ishant Sharma claimed four crucial wickets to leave Sri Lanka struggling at 175/8 at tea in the first innings on Day 3 of the third cricket Test against....

Jaisha sets new national record at world athletics

Beijing: O.P. Jaisha and Sudha Singh finished 18th and 19th respectively in the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships here on Sunday.   The Indians gave a good account....

Telangana CM congratulates Sania for receiving Khel Ratna

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday congratulated tennis icon Sania Mirza for receiving Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.   Mirza, who won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon,....

Pujara’s unbeaten 101 takes India to 220/7

Colombo: Cheteshwar Pujara scored his seventh century to help India reach 220/7 at tea on the second day of the third Test against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club....

Indian women’s hockey team qualifies for 2016 Olympics

London: England ensured that India qualified for the Olympics after 36 years when they defeated Spain to enter the final of the ongoing EuroHockey Championships here.   England's 2-1 victory....

Race walker Khushbir finishes 37th at Worlds

Beijing: Khushbir Kaur, India's national record holder in women's 20 kilometre race walk, finished a disappointing 37th out of 50 participants at the World Athletics Championships here on Friday.  ....

BCCI meeting postponed over Srinivasan’s presence

Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) working committee meeting was postponed here on Friday after it decided to seek the Supreme Court's opinion whether N. Srinivasan....

Bajwa, Pandole in junior tennis title round

    Chennai: Paramveer Singh Bajwa and Rian Pandole entered the final of the boys under-18 singles final in the YMCA-TTT ITF junior tennis tournament here on Friday with contrasting....

Difficult Champions League draw for Real Madrid: Ronaldo

Madrid: Spanish football giants Real Madrid's star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo said the club's target is to win the 2015-16 Champions League tournament despite being handed a "difficult" draw at the....

England batsman Bell not ready to retire

London: England right-handed batsman Ian Bell on Friday said he still has the "hunger and desire" to play top-flight cricket.   Bell, 33, hinted he could quit cricket after winning....

Man-U icons win backing from China, Singapore for development scheme

London: Football icons Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have won backing from China and Singapore for a massive $300 million re-development scheme in the heart of Manchester.   The company,....

World Athletics Championship 2015: Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin in Men’s 200m final to win Gold

BEIJING: In a tough competition, where Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin had gone head to head, Bolt amid huge cheers has knocked out Gatlin with a huge margin of 19.55....

Golfer Himmat drops to tied 35th in Ciputra Golfpreneur

Jakarta: Indian golfer Himmat Rai dropped 14 places to be tied 35th after carding one-under 71 in the second round of the Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament at the Damai Indah Golf,....

I’ve played like a boy, now I must be a man: Balotelli

Milan: Italian striker Mario Balotelli has vowed to grow up and conduct himself "like a man" following his return to Serie A giants AC Milan from Liverpool Football Club.  ....

Australia to tour New Zealand in February

Melbourne: Australia will have a chance to win back the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in February as their cricket team will travel across the Tasman Sea to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI)....

Post-hattrick, Rooney open to handling criticism

Bruges (Belgium): Manchester United Football Club captain Wayne Rooney said he is strong enough to handle criticism after he ended his 10-game goal drought against Belgium's Club Brugge in a....

Sangakkara irreplaceable for Sri Lanka: Jayasuriya

New Delhi: Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya on Wednesday said recently-retired wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara is "irreplaceable" for the team.   Sangakkara played his last match for Sri Lanka in....

Indo-Pak series unlikely to happen: PCB chief

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said the chances of a bilateral series with India taking place later this year were highly unlikely.   The PCB were....

Indian wrestlers to train in Las Vegas

New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Wednesday announced that its men's and women's teams will train in Las Vegas from August 26 to September 6 to prepare....

Chetan Sharma espouses two-coach norm for Indian cricket team

New Delhi: Amidst speculation that two coaches will be named for the Indian cricket team, former India fast bowler Chetan Sharma said he espoused the idea, adding that both should....

Shubham-Ridhima tied 12th at Asia-Pacific Junior Golf

Taoyuan (Taiwan): The Indian Golf Union (IGU) Order of Merit leaders in the boys and girls category Shubham Narain and Ridhima Dilawari shot a team total of two-under 70 to....

Federer regains No.2 spot in tennis rankings

Cincinnati : Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer reclaimed the No.2 spot in men's singles tennis rankings after lifting the Cincinnati Masters title, according to the Association of Tennis Professionals....

READ: What did Virat Kohli write in his message to Kumar Sangakkara?

COLOMBO: In a heartwarming message to retiring Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma’s beau and Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli said that he felt ‘lucky’ to have....

India beat Sri Lanka by 278 runs, level Test series 1-1

Colombo : India bowled out Sri Lanka for for 134 runs in the second innings to win the second Test match by 278 runs at the P Sara Oval ground....