Hima Das

Hima Das wins 5th Gold of the month as she returns to 400m event

Indian sprinter Hima Das extended her sensational run by claiming her fifth gold ..

Sindhu seals first final spot of season at Indonesia Open
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Sindhu reaches Indonesia final with 21-19, 21-10 win over Chen
Dhoni ends mystery, takes 2-month sabbatical to join army regiment
 GOLD Medal for Vinesh Phogat

Wrestlers 'powerless' for 24 hours as transformer goes out in national camp

Lucknow: Ace Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that she and other wrestlers at the national camp in Lucknow were stranded ..

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Zimbabwe Cricket suspension: Raza, Taylor express disappointment

New Delhi: The decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has left many cricketers from the ..

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Sachin, Donald & Fatzprick inducted in ICC Hall of Fame

London: Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, alongside retired South Africa pacer ..


P.T. Usha nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin Award

New Delhi: Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been nominated for the prestigious International Association of Athletics ..

Matthijs de Ligt

Dutch youngster de Ligt joins Juventus from Ajax for £67.5m

Turin: Dutch international defender Matthijs de Ligt, who starred for Ajax in the Champions League last season, joined Italian champions ..

 Abdul Razzaq

Former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Razzaq brags of his many extramarital affairs

New Delhi: Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has revealed that he has had several extramarital affairs. Speaking on a television ..

Paul Pogba

Man United set 200-million-euro price tag for Paul Pogba

Madrid: English Premier League powerhouse Manchester United have asked for a massive 200 million euro for Paul Pogba with Spanish giants ..


Hima Das sprints to 4th gold in 15 days

New Delhi: There seems to be no stopping Hima Das as the ace Indian sprinter won her fourth international gold within 15 days after ..

Durand Cup

16 teams including ISL and I-League in revamped Durand Cup

Kolkata: City football giants Mohun Bagan will take on Mohammedan Sporting in the opening fixture of the 129th edition of the Durand ..


India get comparatively easy 2022 FIFA World Cup draw

Kuala Lumpur: The Indian football team was Wednesday handed a comparatively easy draw for the 2022 World Cup second round Asian qualifiers, ..

Narender Gehlot

Narender Gehlot becomes 2nd youngest goalscorer for India

Ahmedabad: Eighteen-year-old Narender Gehlot has become the second youngest international goalscorer in Indian football. At just 18 ..

Ben Stokes Asked Umpires to Overturn Overthrow Runs

Ben Stokes asked umpire to take off four overthrows during WC final

London: Amid the furore over umpires call to give an extra run when a throw struck Ben Stokes' bat in the World Cup final, it has ..

Ben Stokes

Sir Ben Stokes? Could be possible, say British PM candidates

London: England's World Cup hero Ben Stokes could be awarded a knighthood, if Prime Ministerial candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy ..

Ravi Shastri

BCCI invites application for coach's job, Shastri & Co get auto entry

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited applications for the positions of head coach, batting ..

Mirabai Chanu

Golden comeback but Mirabai Chanu in constant battle with fear of injury

New Delhi: Top Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Tuesday said she lives in fear of injuring herself ahead of next year's Tokyo ..

England Were Mistakenly Awarded Extra Run Simon Taufel

England should've been given five runs, not six: Simon Taufel

London: Former international umpire Simon Taufel feels that the umpires made a grave mistake while awarding six runs to England -- ..


Winning the World Cup means the world to us: England skipper Morgan

London: An elated England captain Eoin Morgan said to get over the line and win their maiden World Cup means the world to them, after ..

England wins Cricket World Cup

England wins Cricket World Cup in dramatic style

London: England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in extraordinary circumstances, beating New Zealand by a tiebreaker of ..

Djokovic wins Wimbledon

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

Wimbledon (England): Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming ..

England vs New Zealand

England wins World Cup in the closest contest in history

London: England defeated New Zealand in the super over to win the Cricket World Cup (men’s) for the first time in history at ..

England vs New Zealand

England, New Zealand to contest super over for World Cup

London: England and New Zealand will play a super over in the Cricket World Cup final after the scores were tied following a dramatic ..

England vs New Zealand

England 208/6; need 34 from 3 overs against New Zealand to lift the World Cup

London: England have lost their sixth wicket with Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler falling to Lockie Ferguson and the Cricket World Cup ..

England vs New Zealand

England 189/4; need 53 from 6 overs against New Zealand to lift the World Cup

London: Half centuries from Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler are keeping alive England's hopes of winning the Cricket World Cup (men’s) ..

England vs New Zealand

England need 242 against New Zealand to lift the World Cup

London: England will chase 242 to win the Cricket World Cup for the first time after Liam Plunkett's 3-40 helped to limit New Zealand ..

New Zealand vs England

Cricket World Cup Final: 204/5 New Zealand struggling against England after 44 overs

London: New Zealand are struggling in the Cricket World Cup Final match against England having lost 5 wickets for just over 200 runs ..

England vs New Zealand

World Cup Final: England on top, New Zealand 123/3 after 29 overs

London: New Zealand have lost three wickets against England in the Cricket World Cup Final match here on Sunday. Chris Woakes claimed ..

Jonny Bairstow gets his favourite bat repaired

Jonny Bairstow gets his favourite bat repaired just before final

London: He has been in top form this World Cup and hours before the start of the big final against New Zealand, England opener Jonny ..

New Zealand vs England

Cricket World Cup final: New Zealand opt to bat against England

London: There will be a first-time winner of the Cricket World Cup trophy when England takes on New Zealand in the final at Lord's ..

Simona Halep

Simona Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Serena Williams' bid for 24th Slam

Wimbledon (England): Simona Halep was not focused on trying to prevent Serena Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam title. All Halep ..

World Cup

Winner takes all as favourites England face in-form New Zealand

London: The last time England and New Zealand met in the 2019 World Cup, it was a group stage encounter and the hosts broke a 27-year-old ..


Virender Sehwag's wife files complaint against business partners

New Delhi: Aarti Sehwag, wife of former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, has filed a complaint against her business partners, alleging ..


MS Dhoni may join BJP post retirement: Sanjay Paswan

Mahendra Singh Dhoni may enter politics after retiring from cricket and is likely to start his new innings in team Narendra Modi. ..

Antoine Griezmann

France star Antoine Griezmann joins Barcelona from Atletico Madrid

Barcelona (Spain): Barcelona has added a third star talent to its already world-class attack. France forward Antoine Griezmann agreed ..

Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch retires from football

Former English striker Peter Crouch has retired from football. The 6 foot 7 inch striker has played for several English clubs including ..

Rohit Sharma

We failed to deliver as a team when it mattered: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai: India vice-captain Rohit Sharma feels the team could not deliver as a unit during their 18-run semifinal loss to New Zealand ..


Serena Williams to face Simona Halep in Wimbledon final

London: Seven-time winner Serena Williams breezed past Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 to enter the Wimbledon final here on Thursday. Williams, ..

England vs Australia

England hammer Australia to reach first World Cup final since 1992

Birmingham: England entered their first World Cup final since 1992 decimating five-time champions Australia by eight wickets after ..

England vs Australia

Smith hits gritty 85 as England dismiss Australia for 223

Birmingham: After a string of low scores, former Australia skipper Steve Smith rose to the occasion and hit a gritty 85 to take Australia ..

Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar's request to Dhoni: Please don't retire

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Thursday requested cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni to not retire, following rumours that ..

2 fans died

2 fans died as India lost semi-final thriller to New Zealand

New Delhi: In different incidents, two cricket fans lost their lives while watching the first semifinal clash of the ongoing World ..

Australia vs England

Another collapse leaves Australia struggling at 157/6 after 35 overs

Birmingham: English spin bowler Adil Rashid dismissed Alex Carey and Marcus Stoinis in the 28th over to put Austtralia in deeper trouble ..

Australia vs England

Smith and Carey rebuilding Australian innings after top order collapse

Birmingham: Former captain Steven Smith and wicketkeeper Alex Carey are rebuilding the Australian innings after their top order collapsed ..

Kummanam Rajasekharan

Assembly elections can be held in Vattiyoorkavu, says legal advice

Thiruvananthapuram: The Election Commission (EC) has received legal advice that there are no legal obstacles to conduct assembly elections ..

Australia vs England

Battle of nerves as Australia opt to bat against England at Edgbaston

Birmingham: Australia won the toss and opted to bat first against hosts England in the second semi-final of the Cricket World Cup here ..

India vs New Zealand

India exit from World Cup after top order collapse against New Zealand

Manchester: India's famed top-order imploded on a day when it mattered most as a gritty New Zealand survived a swift counter attack ..

New Zealand vs India

New Zealand knock India out of World Cup

Manchester: A well-fought half centuries by Ravindra Jadeja (77 of 59 balls) and MS Dhoni (50 out of 72 balls) were not be enough as ..

India vs New Zealand

Dhoni, Jadeja keeping India’s hopes alive against New Zealand

Manchester: An unbeaten half by Ravindra Jadeja is keeping India’s hopes alive against New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final ..

New Zealand vs India

Noose tightening for India as Pandya returns; its 92/6

Manchester: New Zealand are tightening the noose on India with the wicket of all-rounder Hardik Pandya who scored 32 of 62 balls. ..

India vs New Zealand

India in deep trouble at 83/5 as Pant returns for 32

Manchester: India are in deep trouble against New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final match here with Rishabh Pant returning to the ..

India vs New Zealand

Karthik leaves India struggling at 24/4 against New Zealand

Manchester: India were off to the worst possible start against New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final match here with openers Rohit ..

New Zealand vs India

Dream start for New Zealand as Rohit, Rahul, Kohli dismissed for 5

Manchester: India were off to the worst possible start against New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final match here with openers Rohit ..

India vs New Zealand

India need 240 against New Zealand to reach WC final

Manchester: New Zealand added 28 runs on the reserved day to bring their total to 239/8 setting India a modest target of 240 in 50 ..

cricket world cup

Rain plays on Tuesday; India, New Zealand will resume match on Wednesday

Manchester: The first semi-final of Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and New Zealand was called off due to rain. The match will ..


Jasprit Bumrah no longer following Anupama Parameswaran on Twitter

Mumbai: Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has unfollowed Malayali actor Anupama Parameswaran on his Twitter account. The move comes soon ..

New Zealand vs India

Rain pauses New Zealand innings against India at 211/5 after 46.1 overs

Manchester: The first semi-final match of the Cricket World Cup between India and New Zealand has been paused after 46.1 overs with ..

Nadal beats Sousa, breaks Borg's Wimbledon record

Nadal beats Sousa, breaks Borg's Wimbledon record

London: Rafael Nadal on Monday prevailed over Joao Sousa with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 win to extend his victory record at Wimbledon to 52 matches, ..

S.R. Suryanarayan

A puzzle that is Indian football

Like two huge trucks caught confronting each other on a narrow road, each vying for a right of way but neither budging from its position, ..

India vs New Zealand

SWOT: India favourites in semis but have task cut out

Kolkata: India are tipped as the favourites to win their third title, but cannot afford to be complacent when they take on New Zealand ..

New Zealand vs India

Black Cap Challenge: New Zealand seam attack vs Indian top-order

Manchester: It has been a dream World Cup campaign for Virat Kohli's men and now everything boils down to having two perfect days ..


Mexico beat USA 1-0 to win 8th CONCACAF Gold Cup

Washington: Mexico defeated the United States 1-0 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Monday to claim the trophy for the first time since ..

Hima Das

Hima Das sprints to second international gold inside a week

New Delhi: Ace sprinter Hima Das bagged her second international gold inside a week after she won the women's 200m race at the ..


Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win 9th Copa America title

Rio de Janeiro: Everton and Gabriel Jesus struck first-half goals before Richarlison converted a late penalty as hosts Brazil defeated ..

Women’s World Cup

USA beats Holland 2-0 to win 4th Women’s World Cup title

Lyon (France): The United States women's soccer team was as good as American players promised — maybe even better. Especially ..

india vs tajikistan intercontinental cup 2019 live blog

India suffer demoralising 2-4 defeat to Tajikistan in Intercontinental Cup

Ahmedabad: Defending champions India suffered a demoralising defeat at the hands of Tajikistan in the opening match of Intercontinental ..


Wade, Marsh called up as cover for Stoinis, Khawaja

Birmingham: Wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh were called up as cover to Australia's World Cup squad ..

World Cup

Cricket World Cup: India vs New Zealand, Australia vs England in semis

Leeds: After 45 games of the 2019 World Cup in the group stage got over, the final four now know who will play who in the semi-finals ..

Women's WC final

Google doodle celebrates FIFA Women's WC final

New Delhi: Google on Sunday splashed its home page doodle with colours of the US and the Netherlands ahead of the teams' face off ..

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Nadal, Federer cruise into fourth round at Wimbledon

London: Eight-time champion Roger Federer of Switzerland and two-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain have fended off their respective ..


Messi, Medel get red as Argentina beats Chile to finish 3rd in Copa America

Sao Paulo: Lionel Messi was shown only the second red card of his career as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in a hot-tempered Copa America ..

Dhoni birthday

HBD Dad! Ziva gives jumping lessons to Dhoni amid birthday bash

Star cricketer and ‘Captain Cool’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni is celebrating his 38th birthday on Sunday. Indian team’s ..


India thrash Lanka by 7 wickets

Cometh the hour, cometh the man. And when it is India against Sri Lanka, only one man dominates the headlines. On Saturday, it was ..

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma smashes record for most centuries in one World Cup

Leeds: Rohit Sharma became the batsman with the most number of centuries in a single World Cup when he slammed his fifth hundred of ..

Angelo Mathews

Mathews' fighting hundred takes Sri Lanka to 264 for 7

Leeds: Angelo Mathews once again turned out to be a thorn in India's flesh with a gutsy hundred after a top-order collapse, guiding ..

Anju Bobby George joins BJP

Anju Bobby George denies reports of joining BJP

Bengaluru: Ace athlete Anju Bobby George denied news reports stating that she had joined the BJP. Union Minister V Muraleedharan also ..


ICC celebrates legend of Dhoni

Leeds: At a time when he is facing flak for his slow batting at the World Cup and his retirement talk also doing the rounds, the International ..

Justice for Kashmir

'Justice for Kashmir' banner flown over Ind-SL game; ICC disappointed

Leeds: A plane carrying the slogan "Justice for Kashmir", followed by another plane with the slogan "India Stop Genocide ..

cricket world cup

Sri Lanka elect to bat first against India, Jadeja gets first WC game

Leeds: Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and chose to bat first against India in a World Cup clash here on Saturday ..


ICC tweet featuring Jim Carrey draws Pakistan fans' ire

London: A tweet by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with regard to Pakistan's chances of making the semifinals of the World ..

Indian squad

Three Malayalis in 25-member Indian squad for Intercontinental Cup

New Delhi: Head coach Igor Stimac on Friday named a list of 25 footballers for Indias campaign in the forthcoming Intercontinental ..


Imam's hundred not enough as Pakistan post 315 for 9 against Bangladesh

London: Placed in an unenviable position to pull off a 'mission impossible', Pakistan posted 315 for nine against Bangladesh ..

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ATK rope in India defender Anas Edathodika

Kolkata: Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK on Friday roped in India defender Anas Edathodika for the upcoming season ..

Pakistan vs Bangladesh

Pakistan opt to bat against Bangladesh

London: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh in their last group stage fixture at the ..

Hima Das

Hima Das bags 200m gold at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix

Poznan: In her first competitive 200 metre race of the year, star sprinter Hima Das bagged gold while national record holder shot putter ..

ICC World Cup 2019

Windies end WC 2019 campaign with win over Afghanistan

Leeds: Afghanistan once again remained on the verge of their single victory in the ongoing ICC Cricket World CUp 2019 as they lost ..

Dutch reach first Women's World Cup final

Dutch reach first Women's World Cup final, will face US

Lyon (France): When Jackie Groenen received the ball, even though she was outside the penalty area, the Dutch midfielder knew she ..

 Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben announces retirement from professional football

Former Dutch footballer Arjen Robben announced his retirement from professional football on Thursday after being released by Bayern ..


Pakistan face impossible task against Bangladesh

London: Pakistan will have an improbable task of making it to the semifinals of the ongoing World Cup when they take on Bangladesh ..

West Indies vs Afghanistan

Collective batting effort helps West Indies post 311/6 against Afghanistan

Leeds: A collective batting effort propelled West Indies to 311/6 against Afghanistan in an inconsequential World Cup group match at ..

Frank Lampard returns to Chelsea as coach

Frank Lampard returns to Chelsea as coach

London: Chelsea on Thursday appointed former midfielder Frank Lampard as their manager on a three-year deal. He will succeed Maurizio ..

Peru stun Chile 3-0 to reach Copa America final

Peru stun Chile 3-0 to reach Copa America final

Sao Paulo: Peru stunned defending champions Chile 3-0 in the semifinals of the Copa America to set up a summit clash date with Brazil ..

West Indies vs Afghanistan

West Indies opt to bat against Afghanistan

Leeds: West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat against Afghanistan in their last World Cup fixture at the ..


Anushka, Virat 'seal the silly moments'

London: Indian skipper Virat Kohli caught up on some fun moments off field with his actress wife Anushka Sharma, ahead of team India's ..


Naked man runs into ground, interrupts England vs New Zealand match

Well this went well. — Just Beef (@Ajk316) A streaker wearing nothing but a green hat run onto the field and caused a ..

Ambati Rayudu

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from international cricket; to play for IPL

Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from international cricket. Rayudu was not included for the World Cup in ..