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Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics

New Delhi: Olympic medallist pugilist M C Mary Kom on Monday said she has decided to quit boxing after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as her body would not be....

Sourav Ganguly hails Jagmohan Dalmiya’s return as BCCI chief

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday hailed the return of Jagmohan Dalmiya as BCCI president and said the seasoned cricket administrator will fulfil all the expectations. "He knows....

Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman advise Virat Kohli to end row with journalist

Perth: Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve....

Shoaib Akhtar criticised for mocking Pakistan cricket on Indian TV show

Karachi: Maverick former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's remarks mocking the state of affairs in Pakistan cricket on a popular Indian comedy show have evoked angry reactions from ex-players and officials....

Virat Kolhi losses cool over article on Anushka Sharma, abuses senior journalist

Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session here today as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the....

Boult wrecks havoc, Australia bowled out for lowest World Cup total

Auckland: Pacer Trent Boult ripped through the Australian batting line-up with a career-best five-wicket haul as New Zealand bowled out their trans-Tasmanian rivals for a paltry 151 in their pool....

World Cup: Mohammed Shami out of UAE match with knee injury

Perth: India will miss the services of pacer Mohammed Shami against UAE in tomorrow's ICC World Cup cricket match here as he has been ruled out owing to a knee....

ICC World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle hits first-ever 200 at Cricket World Cup

NEW DELHI: One of the most promising players of West Indies, opening player of the team Chris Gayle has set a new record in the history of Cricket World Cup....

N. Srinivasan should not have chaired BCCI meeting: Supreme Court

As N. Srinivasan is looking for a second term as the Chief of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Supreme Court on Monday slammed the industrialist and said that he should have not attended....

Cricket World Cup 2015: India thrash SA by 130 runs to end World Cup jinx

MELBOURNE : Shikhar Dhawan smashed a rollicking 137 as India rode on a clinical display to break their World Cup jinx against South Africa with an emphatic 130-run victory in....

Dhawan ton, Rahane 79 lift India to 307/7 against South Africa

Melbourne: Shikhar Dhawan blazed his way to a career-best century as India posted a commendable 307 for seven against title contenders South Africa in the second group league encounter of....

‘Sachin, Sachin’ chants back as Tendulkar drops in at MCG

Melbourne: Long retired from the game but Sachin Tendulkar's mere presence was good enough for a near-capacity crowd to go hysterical during India's World Cup game against South Africa at....

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa – Preview

Melbourne: Buoyed by their overwhelming victory against arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game, India will aim to turn the tables when they meet a formidable South Africa in the cricket....

Confident India ready for South Africa test

Melbourne: Buoyed by their overwhelming victory against arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game, India will aim to turn the tables when they meet a formidable South Africa in the cricket....

World Cup 2015: West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs

Christchurch: West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs in their cricket World Cup match here today. Pakistan suffered their second consecutive loss as they were handed a crushing 150-run defeat....

ICC World Cup 2015: Late burst takes West Indies to 310 for 6 against Pakistan

Christchurch: Denesh Ramdin and Lendl Simmons hit half centuries as the West Indies smashed 115 runs in the final 10 overs to post a challenging 310 for six in their....

Virat Kohli 2nd most followed Indian sportsperson on facebook, crosses 20 million

New Delhi: Star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday became the second most followed Indian sportsperson on 'Facebook' behind iconic Sachin Tendulkar as he crossed the 20-million mark, the social networking....

World Cup 2015: Jonty Rhodes predicts South African win against India

NEW DELHI: India might have begun their World Cup campaign with a morale-boosting win over Pakistan but former Protea batsman Jonty Rhodes feels that South Africa are a better all-round....

India don’t have bowling to win World Cup: Rodney Hogg

Melbourne: Former Australia fast bowler Rodney Hogg feels that India do not have the bowling unit to retain the cricket World Cup with Umesh Yadav being the lone bright spot....

Zimbabwe beat UAE by four wickets for their first win in World Cup

Sean Williams' timely knock of 76 helped Zimbabwe beat a determined UAE by four wickets here on Thursday, giving the African nation their first win of the World Cup. Williams'....

Pakistani cricket player Salman Butt admits of spot-fixing

LAHORE: After five years, the former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt finally admitted on Tuesday of his participation in the spot-fixing, a local media reported in Pakistan. The reports inform that....

Pakistan fielding coach complains of players’ abusive behaviour

Pakistan's World Cup campaign hit another snag when the national team's fielding coach Grant Luden threatened to step down complaining of misbehaviour from three senior players. According to details the....

ICC World Cup 2015: Four hurt in brawl at Sydney club between India, Pakistan cricket fans

NEW DELHI/MELBOURNE: Soon after India won its first innings opposite arch rival Pakistan at the ICC World Cup 2015on Sunday with 76 runs, a brawl broke out between the fans of India and Pakistan watching the....

ICC World Cup 2015: During India vs Pakistan, ace tennis player Roger Federer was ‘Bleeding Blue’

NEW DELHI: The India-Pakistan match on Sunday certainly was a big show where fans had fastened their seat belts until it got over in the late afternoon. While several big players across....

After father Yograj Singh slammed MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh covers up

NEW DELHI: After former Indian cricketer and Yuvraj Singh’s father Yograj Singh lashed out at the Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the star who was bought at Rs. 16 crore by Delhi Daredevils at....

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 LIVE: India Vs Pakistan – India defeat Pakistan by 76 runs

ADELAIDE: A supreme Virat kohli smashed his 22nd ODI ton while Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan hit half centuries and India set Pakistan a challenging of 300 runs in their opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at Adelaide on Sunday. Virat Kohli....

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: We are ready for Pakistan, says MS Dhoni

The Captain of the Indian Cricket Team Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday urged his team to not recall their losing line in Australia as they gear up for their opening match at the ICC Cricket....

England win toss, to bowl

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl in their cricket World Cup opening match against Australia at the MCG here today. The city was drenched by....

NZ score 331/6 against Lanka as World Cup gets cracking start

Captain Brendon McCullum and Corey Anderson smashed aggressive half centuries as New Zealand produced a strong batting show to score 331 for six against Sri Lanka in the opening match....

NewsX Exclusive: Ravi Shastri takes over as ‘Super Coach’

Ahead of India–Pakistan match on February 15, Indian Cricket team’s director Ravi Shastri has virtually taken over as ‘Super Coach’ and training of the team directly, while the coach Duncan....