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BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur met suspected bookie: ICC

NEW DELHI: In a letter reportedly written to the Indian Cricket Board, the International Cricket Council (ICC) headed by N Srinivasan has the drawn the attention to Board Secretary Anurag....

Anderson is England’s best bowler of all time: Cook

St. George's (Grenada): Captain Alastair Cook heaped praise on teammate James Anderson saying the pacer is England's greatest bowler of all time after the seamer inspired them to a nine-wicket....

Asia’s fastest sprinter to challenge Bolt in New York

Tokyo: Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu, the fastest runner in Asia, has been invited to race 100 metres against world record holder Usain Bolt at the Diamond League New York Grand....

Saina ousted from Badminton Asia Championship

Wuhan (China): India's Saina Nehwal lost her women's singles quarterfinal to Chinese Taipei's Tzu Ying Tai in three tough games at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Friday. The....

Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes blessed with baby girl, names her ‘India’

MUMBAI: Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes and wife Melanie have been blessed with a baby girl on Thursday afternoon and the couple has named the new born ‘India Jeanne’.....

Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Documentary on the ‘God of Cricket’ in making

NEW DELHI: One of the most celebrated players of Indian Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar turns 42 today. Without any doubt, his fans and well-wishers not only from India, in fact across....

IPL 8: We failed to capitalize on the good start, says Rohit Sharma

NEW DELHI: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday regretted at not capitalising on a good start provided by his openers as his team slumped to their fourth loss in....

Sania-Martina suffer shock first defeat

Stuttgart: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis lost their first competitive match as a women's doubles team as they crashed out of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix here. First-time pairing of....

IPL 8: In-form Ashish Nehra stars again as CSK beat RCB by 27 runs

Bangalore: Looking every inch a thoroughbred team, Chennai Super Kings comfortably won the southern derby by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 27 runs here on Wednesday to record their fourth....

Sports ministry suspends Paralympic Committee of India

New Delhi: The sports ministry on Wednesday suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) with "immediate effect" for "poor management" of the 15th National Para Athletics Championships held in Ghaziabad....

Another cricketer hospitalised in Kolkata with head injury

Kolkata: A day after the death of young cricketer Ankit Keshri due to an on-field injury, another cricketer Rahul Ghosh was hospitalised here on Tuesday after he sustained an injury....

Cricketer Ankit Keshri’s death: Blame game erupts over the tragic incident

KOLKATA: With allegations of ‘medical negligence’ dropping in, a blame game has erupted over the tragic death of promising Bengal opening batsman Ankit Keshri who passed away on Monday morning.....

After MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli to invest Rs 90cr in fitness business, to launch a chain of gyms

NEW DELHI: Star player of the Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli is all set to launch his own chain of gyms and fitness centres. One of the business partners of....

Tendulkar, Kumble condole death of Bengal cricketer

New Delhi: Indian cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble condoled the death of former Bengal Under-19 cricket captain Ankit Kesri, who died in a private city nursing home on....

Former Bengal Under-19 batsman Ankit Keshri dies after on-field injury

KOLKATA: After Philip Hughes’ death last November, another tragic on-field incident has been reported in West Bengal. A former Bengal Under-19 batsman Ankit Keshri on Monday died in Kolkata, having....

Eight members of football fan club shot dead in Brazil

Sao Paulo: Armed men gunned down eight members of a fan club of the popular Brazilian football team Corinthians, though police on Sunday ruled out linking the murders to a....

Real Madrid confirm Modric’s long term absence due to knee injury

Madrid: Spanish club Real Madrid have suffered a major setback three days before their Champions League quarter-final return leg home match to local rivals Atletico Madrid with midfielder Luka Modric....

David Beckham shares throwback image of wife on birthday

Los Angeles: Former footballer David Beckham publicly wished his wife Victoria Beckham by sharing a throwback photograph of of them taken years ago. In the old photograph, the duo were....

Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh’s run-machine: Captain Mashrafe Mortaza

Mirpur: Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza on Saturday lauded the performance of wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, calling him the team's "run machine". Mushfiqur scored a blistering 77-ball 106 in Bangladesh's long-awaited....

Royal Wahingdoh sink Mohun Bagan in I-League thriller

A goal feast saw league leaders Mohun Bagan slump to their first loss of the 2015 I-League as host football club Royal Wahingdoh beat them 3-2 in a thrilling encounter....

Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

Hyderabad: Indian women stormed into the finals of the Fed Cup (Group-II) Asia-Oceania tennis tournament following another one-sided 2-0 victory over Turkmenistan. India's Ankita Raina and Prarthana G Thombare beat....

Bangladesh down Pakistan by 79 runs in the first ODI

Dhaka: Bangladesh outplayed Pakistan by 79 runs in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Friday, in only their second win over their rivals in 48 games across all three....

IPL 2015: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum fire CSK to third straight win

Mumbai: Openers Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum shared a breathtaking 109-run stand off 44 balls as Chennai Super Kings outplayed Mumbai Indians by six wickets for their third straight win....

Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik planning a baby?

NEW DELHI: Soon after star tennis player Sania Mirza reached the peak of women’s doubles tennis rankings, her husband Shoaib Malik openly accepted that he is the biggest fan of....

Asia Cup 2016 to be played in T20 format

Asia Cup 2016 is set to undergo a radical change and will be a Twenty20 competition instead of the 50-over game, outgoing Asian Cricket Council (ACC) chief executive Syed Ashraful....

Neeraj Kumar set to be BCCI’s new ACSU chief

The new regime at the BCCI is contemplating appointment of former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar as the chief of board’s Anti Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) in place of....

Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking

New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday regained the number one position in international rankings after China's Li Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the....

Sania Mirza receives warm welcome in Hyderabad after becoming World no 1 in Doubles Tennis

HYDERABAD: World No 1 in Doubles, Indian Tennis player Sania Mirza on Wednesday received a warm welcome in her hometown Hyderabad after she returned from The United States (US) triumphing....

Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli abuses Navjot Singh Sidhu, Rameez Raja and Shoaib Akhtar, later passes the buck

NEW DELHI: Yet another time, former Indian cricketer, famous for his controversies was in news after a series of ‘explosive’ tweets that were filled with abuses and offensive language targeting....

Virat Kohli needs to learn from Dhoni: Steve Waugh

Shanghai: Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain.....