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US Open 2020 womens singles winner Naomi Osaka took to Twitter to share a picture of herself wearing late NBA legend Kobe Bryants number eight LA Lakers jersey I wore this jersey every day after my matches I truly think it gave me strength she wrote The 22yearold won her second US Open title in th


Fast bowler Sreesanth took to Twitter today to share that he is completely free of any charges now He added that he will now represent the sport he loves the most Will give my very best to every ball I bowl even if its just practice Just have another 57 years max to give it all Ive got he added 


Three more Paris SaintGermain players tested positive for the coronavirus taking the total number of cases in their squad to six Sports daily LEquipe named defender Marquinhos goalkeeper Keylor Navas and striker Mauro Icard as the three new players Neymar Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes were repo


Veteran offspinner Harbhajan Singh who represents CSK in the IPL has pulled out of the 2020 edition due to personal reasons These are difficult times and I would expect some privacy as I spend time with my family he tweeted Earlier CSK batsman Suresh Raina had pulled out of the tournament due to pe


India and Russia were named jointwinners of the FIDE Chess Olympiad after global internet outage affected the final India had filed an official appeal after Nihal Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost connection to their games in the second round and forfeited on time FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich made a


Suresh Raina has pulled out of IPL 2020 and returned home to India according to a social media post on Chennai Super Kings’ official handle ‘Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season Chennai Super Kings offers complete suppor


Sixtime Ballon dOr winner Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club The club confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Argentina forward sent a document expressing his desire to leave The announcement comes 11 days after Barcelonas 28 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champio


Bayern Munich defeated firsttime finalists PSG 10 to win the Champions LeagueEuropean Cup for the sixth time in history Bayern Munichs French winger Kingsley Coman scored the only goal in the final in the 59th minute This was the German clubs 11th final in the history of Champions LeagueEuropean Cup


The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI has congratulated star opener and Indias limitedovers vicecaptain Rohit Sharma on becoming only the fourth cricketer from his country to be conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Taking to its official Twitter handle the countrys cricket governin


Former India captain MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket The 39yearold took to Instagram to share a video showing pictures from different parts of his career and had Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shair song in the background He wrote ThanksThanks a lot for ur love and support throu


Indias KN Ananthapadmanabhan has been included in ICCs international panel of umpires following compatriot Nitin Menons promotion to the elite panel The former Kerala spinner joins fellow Indians C Shamshuddin Anil Chaudhary and Virender Sharma in the international panel and is now eligible to offic


VIVO back out as title sponsors of the cashrich Indian Premier League The Chinese mobile giant backs out amid all the voices rising among the country to ban all Chinese products in the wake of the Galwan Valley incident that saw 20 Indian soldiers martyred According to India Today VIVO wanted a 304


NEW DELHI The Indian Premier League Governing Council IPL GC met today via videoconference to decide on the issues concerning the VIVO IPL 2020 edition Taking note of the prevailing COVID19 situation in India the IPL GC decided to stage the tournament in the United Arab Emirates UAE and the matches


The 13th edition of IPL will most likely start on September 19 in UAE with the final slated to take place on November 8 a senior BCCI official told PTI It is a 51day window which will suit the franchises as well as the broadcasters and other stakeholders” the official added There will be fewer doubl


NewDelhi BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the Asia Cup which was scheduled to be held in September “Asia Cup cancel ho chuka hai joh September me tha Asia Cup which was to be held in September has been cancelled” Ganguly told ‘sports tak’ in an instagram live


Liverpool have won the Premier League title for the first time in their history and ended a 30year wait for a topflight championship victory Liverpool have won 28 of their 31 Premier League matches so far this season aggregating 86 points They won the title with seven matches remaining after Chelsea


Indian shuttler HS Prannoy has been recommended for Arjuna Award by chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand after the Badminton Association of India ignored him for a second successive year due to disciplinary issues It has emerged Prannoys name was recommended by Gopichand on June 3 in his


Former firstclass spinner Rajinder Goel who was the highest wickettaker in Ranji Trophy history died aged 77 on Sunday owing to agerelated illnesses Its a huge loss for the game of cricket and personally for me He was one of the best if not the best leftarm spinner that this country has ever seen ex


The Assam government has nominated 2018 Asian Games silver medallist sprinter Hima Das for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 The 20yearold who won five international gold medals within three weeks in 2019 has already been conferred with Arjuna Award Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra wrestler Vinesh


Former Pakistan cricket team captain Shahid Afridi took to Twitter on Saturday to reveal that he has tested positive for coronavirus Afridi wrote Ive been feeling unwell since Thursday my body had been aching badly Ive been tested and unfortunately Im COVID positive Need prayers for a speedy recover


DelhiThe government has proposed an approximately ₹8000crore makeover of Delhis Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and invited bids to study the feasibility of the project According to a tender floated on Wednesday the sports ministry said it ‘has decided to redevelopdevelop Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium New Delhi


ExWest Indies captain Darren Sammy has revealed he learnt the meaning of the word kalu in the recent episode of Hasan Minhajs Patriot Act Oh so that’s what that meant when they called me and Thisara Perera kalu in India when we played for SRH I just thought they were calling me strong black man…I’m


Delhi In his disclosure statement to Delhi Police Sanjeev Chawla the prime accused in 2000 Hansie Cronje matchfixing case said no cricket match is fairly played All the cricket matches which people see are fixed he added He pointed to the involvement of a very big syndicate underworld mafia that inf


The Premier League on Tuesday said that it tested 748 players and club staff members for coronavirus on May 17 and May 18 It added that out of these six people tested positive from three clubs Players or club staff who have tested positive will now selfisolate for a period of seven days Premier Leag


Four years after his debut for India in a T20I against Zimbabwe Kerala wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson has been drafted in the T20 squad for the series against Bangladesh which starts November 3 Kerala wicketkeeperbatsman Sanju Samson said I just want to concentrate on T20s so I can perform and go


Ranchi India defeated South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test at the JSCA stadium in Ranchi on Tuesday to clinch the threematch series 30 This is the first time India have registered a series whitewash against South Africa in Test cricket history Further India have now won six Test


Sourav Ganguly who will take charge as BCCI President on October 23 took to Twitter to share a picture of himself with his new team In the picture Ganguly can be seen with Secretaryelect Jay Shah Joint Secretaryelect Jayesh George Treasurerelect Arun Dhumal and Vice Presidentelect Mahim Verma Former


Manchester City slumped to a 02 loss against Wolves after Adama Traore registered a secondhalf brace on Sunday Meanwhile Chelsea hammered Southampton 41 with Tammy Abraham Mason Mount and NGolo Kante all scoring goals Arsenal posted a 10 win against Bournemouth with David Luiz scoring the only goal


New Delhi The Delhi government will soon set up a Sports University in the national capital Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Thursday said a Bill in this regard has been approved by the Cabinet and it will be sent to Lt Governor Anil Baijal After that the bill will be tabled in the Delhi Assembly in the w


New Delhi Former India captain Kapil Dev has resigned from his post as the head of the threemember adhoc Cricket Advisory Committee CAC Speaking to IANS sources in the know of developments said that Kapil has resigned from the position Yes he has sent his resignation from the position of CAC chief


The former Sri Lankan captian Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday took over as the first nonBritish President of the historic Marylebone Cricket Club MCC here The former Sri Lankan wicketkeeperbatsman is the first nonBritish President of MCC and will hold the post for one year   His nomination was announ


Saina Nehwal became the first woman to win Indonesia Masters title after her opponent Carolina Marin pulled out due to injury during the first game in the final Marin was leading the first game 104 before forced to retire due to a knee injury Saina had finished as runnerup in the 2018 edition of the


Melbourne Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a 2 year professional football contract in Malta said the reports on Tuesday with the club saying it wanted to ‘write history’ with the signing Usain Bolt aged 32 has been on trial with ALeague club the Central Co


A motorcyclist who grabbed his rival’s brakes while racing at 140mph has been banned for the rest of the year Romano Fenati was caught on camera reaching over and attempting to pull the brake lever on fellow Italian Stefano Manzi’s right handle bar at San Marino Moto 2 on 9 September Fenati who sa


Serena Williams has been fined 17000 for the code violations she received during the US Open final the United States Tennis Association USTA said on Sunday She was fined 10000 for verbal abuse of chair umpire Carlos Ramos 4000 for being warned for receiving coaching and 3000 for smashing racquet Ser


Describing Lionel Messi as the best player in the world Barcelona spokesperson Josep Vives has said that star striker doesnt need any award to prove his credibility The comment came after the 31year old was left out of the nominations for the FIFAs 2018 Best Mens Player award For the first time sinc


Lucknows Ekana International Cricket Stadium is set to get its first taste of international cricket as the stadium has been announced as the venue for the second T20I between India and West Indies on November 6 The Windies tour of India which consists of two Tests five ODIs and three T20Is begins on


Italian striker Fabio Quagliarella scored through a backheel volley during his teams 30 victory against Napoli in Serie A on Sunday The 35yearold jumped with his back facing the goal and diverted a low cross into the net in the 75th minute Goal of the seasonHands down Dont need to see anything else


The Indian contingent bagged a total of 69 medals at Asian Games 2018 their bestever medal tally in the history of the quadrennial event Indias previous best medal haul at the Games came in 2010 when the contingent clinched 65 medals India won 15 gold medals in the 2018 edition matching their record


After Indias firstever Asiad heptathlon gold medallist Swapna Barman appealed for customised shoes to fit her twelvetoed feet Chennais Integral Coach Factory has revealed that it would get the shoes made Swapna by birth has six toes on both feet and has often found it very painful to wear normal sho


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a cash prize of Rs one crore each for the four players from the state in Indian Women Hockey team which bagged a silver medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia Odishas Sunita Lakra Namita Toppo Nilima Minz and Deep Grace Ekka were part of


Indias 60yearold Pranab Bardhan and 56yearold Shibnath Sarkar won the mens pair bridge event to bag the countrys firstever gold in bridge at the Asian Games The card game has been featured as a sport at the Asian Games for the first time in the 2018 edition India have won 15 gold medals at the Asiad


Indias 22yearold boxer Amit Panghal defeated 2016 Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov in the mens 49kg final to bag gold at the Asian Games 2018 Amit was the only Indian boxer who made it to a final at the quadrennial event He had won silver medal at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year and a bro


Jinson Johnson on Thursday bagged Indias first gold medal in the mens 1500m event at the Asian Games after 56 years The 27yearold clocked 34472 seconds to finish first and bag his second medal at the Asian Games 2018 after having won silver in the 800m event Manjit Singh who bagged gold in 800m fini


Indias firstever Asiad heptathlon gold medalist Swapna Barman who was born with six toes on each foot has said she could do better if someone provided her with customised footwear Barman who has six toes ion both her feet produced her careerbest performance on Wednesday logging 6026 aggregate points


Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal posted pictures on her official Twitter account of the ring her father gifted her after her bronze medal at the Asian Games 2018 Special gift from papa to me after winning my Asian games medal 2018 in Jakarta indonesia read Nehwals tweet Nehwal became the first Indian fe


Swapna Barman became the first Indian woman to win the gold medal at the womens heptathlon in the Asian Games on Wednesday despite suffering a jaw injury The gold was Indias second of the day and 11th overall equalling the nations gold tally in the 2014 edition Swapna threw a personal best in javeli


Arpinder Singh won the mens triple jump event on Wednesday to bag Indias fourth gold medal in athletics and 10th overall at Asian Games 2018 The 25yearold jumped 1677m on his third attempt to bag Indias first Asiad triple jump gold since 1970 Another Indian triple jumper Rakesh Babu finished sixth i


Manjit Singh who won India a gold after 36 years in mens 800m race at Asiad has revealed he was told two years ago that he was too old to improve The son of a dairy farmer the 28yearold had lost his contractual job at ONGC two years ago He trained with an Army coach while taking support from parents


Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat got engaged to Somveer Rathi upon her return to India from Indonesia after clinching a historic gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 The duo exchanged rings outside the arrival gates with Vineshs uncle Mahavir Phogat in attendance Vinesh also celebrated her 24th birt


World number three PV Sindhu lost to world number one Tai Tzuying in the womens singles final on Tuesday to bag Indias firstever silver medal in badminton at Asian Games Sindhu playing in her fifth final of 2018 lost the match with a scoreline of 1321 1621 Saina Nehwal had won bronze medal in the ev


Jakarta Neeraj Chopra becomes the first Indian to win an Asian Games gold medal in the javelin throw event The Javelin thrower recorded his personal best throw of 8806m in his third attempt All of Neerajs throws were better than the silver medalists best throw Chinas Qizhen Liu finishes second with


Jakartha PV Sindhu has taken the first game of her womens singles semifinal against Akane Yamaguchi Saina Nehwal finished her campaign with a bronze World number three P V Sindhu today became the firstever Indian shuttler to reach the final at the Asian Games Sindhu achieved the feat by defeating wo


Hima Das on Sunday became the first Indian sprinter since Manjit Kaur in 2006 to bag silver in the womens 400m event at Asian Games The 18yearold set a new national record by clocking 5079 seconds in the final overtaking the 5100second record she set in the heats on Saturday Another Indian sprinter


Sprinter Muhammed Anas Yahiya on Sunday clocked 4569 seconds to bag silver medal in the mens 400m event at the Asian Games 2018 With this he became the first Indian since K K Premachandran in 1982 to finish second in the mens 400m event at the Asian Games Further Arokia Rajiv who won bronze in the 2


Indias distance runner Govindan Lakshmanan was stripped of his bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Games after he stepped out of the track during the mens 10000m race on Sunday It was after 20 years that India had won a medal at the event Chinas Changhong Zhao who finished 23 seconds behind Lakshmanan ha


Indian shotputter Tajinderpal Singh Toor who won gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 with a record throw wanted to be a cricketer since childhood It turned out to be a big inspiration as the 23year old shotputter from Punjab not only went on to win India’s seventh gold medal with a throw of 2075 metr


The Indian rowing contingent fell well short of its sevenmedal target at the Asian Games and the belowpar performance may well lead to the sacking of technical director Nicolai Gioga Girish Phadnis secretary general at Rowing Federation of India told that a meeting will be called soon to review the


Indias Shailja Jain wanted to prove that she is the best kabaddi coach in the world and she has done that with the Iran womens team albeit at the expense of her own country India Jain who hails from Nashik joined the Iranian team 18 months ago and since then she has played a crucial role in their su


India captain Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top position in rankings for Test batsmen 10 days after losing it to Australias Steve Smith Kohli who had become the topranked Test batsman for the first time on August 5 reclaimed the spot after scoring 200 runs in the Trent Bridge Test Kohli also reached


Backtoback scheduling of Asian Games and World Championships has forced the Indian shooting contingent to be frugal with the use of live ammunition A shooter can only carry 5 kg of ammunition on international flights and they always have to be meticulous while planning for tournaments The squad knew


Wrestler Vinesh Phogat who became the first Indian woman wrestler to clinch gold in Asian Games history will be awarded a cash prize of ₹3 crore and a HCSHPS job Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij announced Further wrestler Bajrang Punia who won Indias first gold at 2018 Asiad will also receive a ₹3cr


Jakartha 16yearold Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary has created an Asian Games record on his way to the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol event The young shooter playing his first big international tournament qualified for the final in the top spot ahead of compatriot Abhishek Verma and also fourtime


Jakartha Twotime CWG champion Vinesh Phogat today defeated Japans Irie Yuki in the womens freestyle 50kg final to become the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold at the Asian Games Vinesh who had won bronze medal in the 2014 edition of the Asian Games bagged her second Asiad medal India have won


Jakartha The Indian women badminton team is out of the medal race in the 2018 Asian Games as they lost 13 to Japan in the Womens Team quarterfinal event in Jakarta on Monday In the fivematch contest four games were enough to decide the fate of the contest Out of the four games only PV Sindhu was abl


Jakartha 19yearold Lakshay bagged the 4th medal for India at the 2018 Asian Games as the young shooter bagged the silver in the mens trap event Twitter showered praise on the 19yearold who showed nerves of steel to finish with a final score of 43 in 50 shots Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajy


Indias Deepak Kumar produced a late surge to steal a silver in the mens 10m rifle event at the Asian Games giving the shooting contingent its second medal here Chinas defending champion Yang Haoran was a cut above the rest winning the gold with an aggregate of 2491 Deepak who was not in the race for


Jakartha Bajrang Punia claimed India’s first gold medal on the first day of the Asian Games 2018 as he beat Japan’s Daichi Takatani 118 in the final of Men’s Freestyle 65 kg category It came as a big relief for Indian wrestling  when Sushil Kumar failed to win a medal after losing his opening bout 3


Jakartha Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won bronze in the 10m air rifle mixed team event This is both Chandela and Kumars first medal at the Asian Games This is the 18th edition of Asian Games being held in Jakarta Indonesia Apurvi and Ravi who had clinched bronze medal in womens and mens 10m Air Ri


Former Indian sprinter PT Usha has claimed she missed the bronze at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics because of an unhealthy meal Usha said she was forced to eat rice porridge and pickle since she wasnt accustomed to the American breakfast they got at the Village That food without any nutrition supplem


England coach Trevor Bayliss has said that Virat Kohli who is recovering from a back injury can be more dangerous in the third Test which starts on Saturday Bayliss was asked if he felt Kohli’s back injury was a blessing in disguise for England 20 up and looking forward to winning the third Test and


Keralaborn Nihal Sarin has become Indias 53rd Grandmaster after drawing in the eighth round of the Abu Dhabi masters against Uzbekistans Temur Kuybokarov Sarin is the third Grandmaster from the state of Kerala after GN Gopal and SL Narayanan The 14yearold who was the 2014 World Under10 Champion is t


Real Madrid playing their first competitive match since clubs alltime top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo left suffered a 24 defeat against rivals Atlético Madrid in UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday Atléticos Diego Costa netted the fastest goal 49 seconds in the tournament history UEFA Super Cup is an annual fo


Former India Test captain Ajit Wadekar passed away in Mumbai today aged 77 following a prolonged illness He played 37 Tests for India making his debut in 1966 against the West Indies and was named the national team captain in 1971 He was also part of the Indian team that played its firstever ODI in


According to Reports Argentina interim coach Lionel Scaloni that he wont be available for the upcoming games in the United States and he didnt confirm when he will play again for the national team or whether he intends to come back for the 2019 Copa America The 31yearold Barcelona forward has report


New Delhi Sachin Tendulkar reportedly cannot remain a part of BCCIs Cricket Advisory Committee till the time his son Arjun remains in contention for Indias U19 team As per the rules a coach or selector cannot take over the job if his relative is in contention to make it to the team In 2015 Narendra


Tennis player Sania Mirza responded to a Twitter user who gave her Independence Day greetings on August 14 which is Pakistans IDay Sania who is married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik had tweeted wishes to Pakistanis on August 14 A troll wished Sania who replied saying her countrys Independence


Nanjing India ace Kidambi Srikanth struggled past spains Pablo Abian in a three game match to enter the mens singles quarterfinals at the BWF World Championship here todayThe fifth seeded Indian recovered from a slump during the hard fought contest to see off Pablo 2115 1221 2114 in a second round m


American tennis player John Isner beat compatriot Ryan Harrison 57 6 3 64 in a two hour final to win the Atlanta openIsner who won the tournament for the fifth time in 6 years took the lead in the following two sets kept up his service game without allowing Harrison to break him and improved his acc


The ICC has shared a video of a 2 year old Bangladeshi kid Ali playing off side shots while practicing with his father The video was captioned he is the only two but his off side techniques is absolutely gorgeous ICC later posted a remixed form of the video with footage of Bangladeshi fans celebrati


Be it MS Dhoni’s longevity or Mohammed Shami’s return to the India squad for the ongoing England tour the YoYo Test has played a key role in determining the careers of a lot of players Sachin Tendulkar however feels that shouldn’t be the mandatory selection criterionShami was dropped from the India


The newest sensation of the Indian sporting scene Hima Das will get endtoend support towards her preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics under governments Target Olympic Podium Scheme TOPSHima Das created history on Thursday as she won Indias first ever track gold medal at the IAAF World Under 20 At


GUWAHATI Celebrations have swept the Dhing residence in central Assam of star sprinter Hima Das who scripted history last night by becoming the only Indian athlete ever to win a gold medal in a track event at the world level Hima had clinched the gold in 400m race in the IAAF World Under20 Athletics


Croatia became the lowest ranked team ever to reach a World Cup Final when they  defeated England 21 in extratime in the second semifinal of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Moscow on Wednesday Croatia is also the smallest nation to reach the final of a World Cup in 68 years since Uruguay in 1950 Croatia has


Spain’s Real Madrid has always been known to acquire players who perform well in the World Cup In the last edition they acquired the services of James Rodriguez The golden boot winner and Costa Rica’s Keylor Navas who displayed fine athletism between the sticks This year the thirteen time UEFA winne


The runners up for the last edition of the World Cup are set for a shocking exit in the group stages following an embarrassing 30 defeat at the hands of Croatia The first half of the match was evenly poised with both teams having nearly the same ball possession and missing a crucial chance a piece


Lionel Messi’s dream of winning the World cup now looks remote as Argentina crashed to a 30 defeat to Croatia at the Nizhny Novogorod StadiumArgentine goalkeeper willy Caballero in the 53rd minute gave Ante Rebic an opportunity which was hard to refuse Rebic sent a volley through Caballeros silhou


Cristiano Ronaldo has become the second leading international goal scorer of all time after finding the back of the net against Morocco in the FIFA World Cup 2018Ronaldo has now scored more international goals than any other European player in the history He has now 85 goals in his tally And he is n


The 2010 world cup winners did their best to hide their blushes during their second match against Iran where the Asian team stood toetoe with the Red Army Spain had an impressive but expected 69?ll possession and managed 17 shots of which only 3 were on target during their second match Iran didn’t m


Egypt Coach Hector Cuper is ready to unleash Mohamed Salah against hosts Russia when the two sides face off in the FIFA World cup 2018 on TuesdayA shoulder injury kept Salah out of the Egypt’s opening game against group A favorites  Russians made a dream start Beating Saudi Arabia 50 to rise to the


Brazil head coach Tite has admitted that Neymar is “not 100 ” ahead of the selecao world cup opener against Switzerland in Rostov on Sunday The PSG forward has been out of action since February with a broken metatarsal in his right foot missing the final few months of the domestic season and only re


Moscow Technology twice helped France at the world cup on Saturday in its 21 victory over Australia  in group CThe French team was given a penalty kick eventually converted by Antoine Griezmann in the 58th minute after the referee watched the replay of a foul on the sideline Paul Pogba later scored


Moscow All the talks regarding his reported desire to leave Real Madrid this year the tax controversy and other topic took the back seat as Cristiano Ronaldo once again mesmerised the world with his dazzling footballing display The portugal skipper led from the front scoring a stunning hattrick to


Moscow Russia entered their winless streak is style as they trash Saudi Arabia 5 0 opening match of the FIFA World Cup at the luzhniki stadium in Moscow on Thursday yury Gazinsky who scored the opening game the 2018 tournament netted a brace as Russia own their first match since October 2017 It wh


Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has advised team mate Eden Hazard to remain calm as he expects the Chelsea winger to be targerted aggressively by the opposition at World CupHazard limped off with a dead leg after a series of heavy tackles in Belgium 41 win over Costa Rica in Monday’s warm –up game


With the World Cup 2018 just 9 days away let us check to see who the favorites are to win Argentina I am sure many of you would have expected the ’La Albicelestes’ to be placed higher up the ranking but it needs to be said that Lionel Messi is still one man and his heroics can be brought to an


American player Serena Williams withdrew from the french open on monday shortly before she was due on court to face Maria Sharapova in a muchanticipated fourth round showdown The 36 year old 23 times grand slam champion making a comeback after a maternity break told a news conference she had a pecto


When the club that won ‘club of the century’ and is rightfully called the ‘Kings of Europe’ claim they will miss your presence in the dressing room then by all means you were a legend Zinedine Zidane mesmerized the world in his playing days and no one who has followed the beautiful game long enough


Two goal keeping errors from goalkeeper Karius gifted Real Madrid with their thirteenth UEFA Champions League title and their third straight on the road Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid last year became the only team to have won back to back Champions League title in the new format and this year like


Shane Watson smashed an un beaten 117 as Chennai Super Kings trashed Sunrisers Hyderabad to win the 3rd IPL title in a spectacular return from a 2 year corruption ban The 36 year old Australian hit 8 sixes and 11 fours in his stunning 57 ball innings as Chennai took just 183 overs to overcome hyder


After being warned by an ICC anti corruption officer over smart watches Hasan ali says Pakistan players will not wear the devices Hasan ali confirmed Pakistan players were visited by an ICC anti corruption officials and asked to stop wearing smart watches following the close of day one of the first


Italian maestro Andrea Pirlo played his final football match with a host of legends from all over the world The champions that graced the field included Paolo Maldini Gianluigi Buffon Roberto Baggio Frank Lampard and many others There was no lack of coaching talent as Carlo Ancelotti lead the White


Antoine Griezmann struck twice to give Atletico Madrid their third Europa League title in just9 years Its safe to say that Atletico Madrid have been a different team ever since Diego Simeone took charge He guided them to three Europa crowns and also led them to 2 UEFA finals which they lost to thei


Indian wheelchair cricket team successfully completed its first international tour winning a threematch series in Bangladesh after cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar donated nearly ₹45 lakh  It was their dream to wear the national jersey but they also needed a dream merchantA month back 36yearold Pr


New Delhi Sachin Tendulkar has donated a sum of 439 lakh to the Indian wheel chair cricket team on Monday “I had emailed Sachin and his office got in touch with me after three days They asked me some questions and after some days Sachin donated the money to us” Wheel chair Cricket India Secretary G


The Cricket Association for the Blind in India is planning to conduct a T20 League for blind cricketers similar to the Indian Premier League between midNovember and midDecember The associations general secretary stated that Shah Rukh Khan who owns the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise in the IPL has e


Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are already being compared to the greatest teams that ever existed in the Premier League and with good reason to the season are yet to end and they have already broken 3 records that existed in the league since its new inception The ‘Cityzens’ have broken the record f


Catalonia Football fans all over the world usually say that El Classico is the biggest club match in the world and with good reason No other derby matches or rival matches compare to the electric feel when Real Madrid face Barcelona You can be a diehard supporter of any privileged club but during El


Arsene Wenger in his illustrious 22 seasons as manager of Arsenal has never lead the Gunners to European glory and his hopes of earning one ended yesterday when his team failed to score against Atletico Madrid Arsenal and Atletico head to the second leg with contrasting statistics The London team h


Rome Liverpool travelled to the capital of Italy to face the Roman gladiators having already secured a 52 lead in the first leg of the semifinals Roma right from kickoff lead a straight line charge into the Liverpool net and sustained that pressure till the 9th minute when a miss pass from Nainggol


England displaced India to claim number one ODI ranking for the first time since January 2013 ahead of playing the 2019 World Cup at home Englands rise comes after the 201415 season was dropped from points calculations in the annual update as they had lost 18 of 25 ODIs England gained eight points t


Madrid The second leg of the first semifinals concluded last night with the defending champions scrapping their way to the finals after being made to suffer by the German Giants Bayern Munich travelled to the capital of Spain in hopes to overturn the 21 loss they suffered at home The Bavarians coul


LONDON Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had to witness an all too familiar defensive lapse as his side failed to cash in on a man advantage over Athletico Madrid for well over 80 minutes The first leg of the Europa League semifinal ended in a 11 draw Left back Vrsaljko had been booked for bri


Munich If the first semifinals between Liverpool and Roma were end to end attacking and full on pace the one played yesterday between defending champions Real Madrid and Bayern Munich was a tactical master class Both teams played to their strengths and shut down the oppositions moves with near perfe


Liverpool The stage has not been this large at Anfield for a long time as the Reds have reached the Semifinals of the UEFA Champions League after a very long time and the supporters voiced their enthusiasm very well but the gladiators from Rome were expecting this sort of reception and were ready to


This year’s Champion’s League has kept us all at the edge of our seats the same as every season The semifinalists earned their spot after fighting tooth and nail for it Let us check the chance of victories for each of the semifinalists Liverpool Klopp’s men have advanced to this stage in pretty r


Arsène Wenger will leave Arsenal at the end of the season bringing to an end to a 22year association between the Frenchman and the club Wenger signed a fresh twoyear contract extension last summer but there were high speculations that he would leave before He was a relative unknown in this country w


Varanasi Weightlifter Poonam Yadav who won India a gold medal in the ongoing  Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast was attacked with bricks and stones by unidentified assailants when she was visting a relative in Varanasi When her father uncle and brother tried to intervene they to were bea


Bengaluru Rajasthan Royals registered their second successive win of the season as they beat Royal Challengers Banglore  by 19 runs at the M Chinnaswamy stadium today Sanju Samson blasted an ubeaten 92 off 45 delivers the highest score of this IPL season to lift the 2008 winners to 2174 after RCB sk


World number one Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won his careers first Commonwealth Games singles medal on Sunday Thus he  bid to become the second Indian badminton player to win an individual Commonwealth Gold has been squashed in utterly dominating manner by threetime Olympic silver medalist  Lee


New Delhi Saina Nehwal has claimed her second individual  Commonwealth Games gold medal by defeating World No 3 PV Sindhu 21182321 in a riveting women’s singles final on  Sunday at Gold Coast Australia In the first game Saina maintained a steady lead at 1814 However Sindhu bounced back with three b


Fivetime world champion and Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian woman to win a boxing gold at the Commonwealth Games Making a comeback to boxing after a two year sabbatical Mary beat Northern Irelands Kristina OHara convincingly in the 48kg final The 35yearold boxer from


India’s badminton queens PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal set up the muchanticipated women’s singles summit clash at the 2018 Commonwealth Games after winning their respective semifinals in contrasting fashion in Gold Coast on Saturday  CWG 2010 gold medalist Saina defeated Scotlands Kirsty Gilmour 2114 1


Manika Batra has become the firstever Indian woman to bag gold in the womens table tennis singles event in Common wealth Games history The 22yearold paddler from Delhi defeated Singapores Mengyu Yu in the final on Saturday to bag her third medal at CWG 2018 She defeated Singapore’s Mengyu Yu 117 116


Wrestler Bajrang Punia won his first Commonwealth Games gold medal defeating Wales Kane Charig by technical superiority in the mens freestyle 65 kg final in Gold Coast on Friday This is Indias fifth medal in wrestling in this edition with Rahul Aware and Sushil Kumar registering gold wins earlier Ba


Rahul Aware bagged Indias first wrestling gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 after beating Canadas Steven Takahashi in the final of mens Freestyle 57 kg event on Thursday Before the final the 26yearold had claimed two dominating victories with the scorelines 110 and 100 while he defeated Paki


Madrid Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane before the second leg match of the quarter finals said that the tie is far from over and that his team would have to suffer greatly in the second leg and that is exactly what happened when a rejuvenated Juventus side took the game to the reigning champions


Having lost their opening matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League IPL Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils are both looking to bounce back with a win when they face off at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday Dardevils have won the toss and opted to bowl first While Daredevils los


Shooter Shreyasi Singh in Women’s Double Trap  won the 12th gold medal for India on Wednesday in Common wealth Games 2018 after scoring 96 points to take India’s gold medal tally This was her second CWG medal after having  claimed  a silver at the 2014 Glasgow Games Another Indian shooter Varsha Var


India’s Om Mitharval today won the bronze medal in men’s 50m pistol shooting at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast Australia This was India’s 22nd medal at the CWG including 11 gold 4 silver and 7 bronze This was Mitharval’s second medal at the Gold Coast Games after winning  another


Rome The UEFA Champions League is without a doubt the most prestigious award for any club football and the fans enjoy it very much because of nights like yesterday where a 6th position team from the Italian league overturned a 41 first leg tie against the soon to be Spanish champions From a neutral


Indian Shooter Heena Sidhu was elated with her record breaking performance at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games which helped her win first CWG gold medal said that her score of 38 is good enough to give her a real shot at an Olympic medal This was  Sidhu’s first major gold in 25m Pistol and second m


The UEFA Champions League is almost at its completion with the remaining 8 teams all set to play the second leg of their respective matches Let’s take a close look at all 4 matches Barcelona VS Roma Barcelona are clear favorites of going through after having an impressive 41 lead from the first le


Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals are going to fight for in their first clash as the 4th match of the IPL 2018 commences The match is to start by 20 00hrsIST and Sunrisers Hyderabad has won the toss and elected to field Both the teams consist of a combination of players including worldclass b


Weightlifter Pardeep Singh lifted a combined weight of 352 kg in the mens 105 kg category on Monday to bag Indias third silver medal and 13th overall medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 He lifted 152 kg in snatch and 352 kg in clean and jerk Out of Indias 13 medals nine have been won by weightlifte


Another exciting season of league football is almost come to fruition Lets take a small recap of each of the main leagues in Europe Bundesliga Bayern Munich has now won the last 6 Bundesliga titles at a stretch and ever since the beginning of the league have now won 28 titles Even though they had


Indian tennis player Leander Paes set the record for the most number of doubles wins in Davis Cup also known as the World Cup of Tennis registering his 43rd win in the doubles rubber of the AsiaOceania Group I tie Paes teamed with Rohan Bopanna to beat Chinas doubles pair India won 32 to advance to


Mumbai Chennai Super Kings CSK are planning to have a sweet victory on the first upcoming match in IPL against Mumbai Indians They already had intense training for their first match But it’s sad to know that the South African opener Faf Du Plessis is suffering from the injury got from the last test


Indias youngest weightlifter at the 2018 Commonwealth Games 18yearold Deepak Lather won India a bronze medal in the 69kg mens category at Gold Coast on Friday Lather who is making his Commonwealth Games debut lifted a total weight of 295 kg Earlier in 2017 at the Commonwealth Championships Lather wo


The Indian womens hockey team beat their Malaysian counterparts 41 in their second match at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia on Friday The team returning after a defeat to Wales in the opening match saw two goals from defender Gurjit Kaur and a goal apiece from Rani Rampal and Lalremsiami In


Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu won her second consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal after lifting a total of 192 kg in the womens 53 kg category at the Gold Coast Games on Friday The 24yearold had won gold in the womens 48 kg category in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games India have won one


Indian weight lifter P Gururaja bagged the countrys first medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games after lifting a total of 249 kg 111 kg snatch 138 kg clean and jerk to win silver in mens 56 kg on Thursday Earlier at the 2016 Commonwealth Championships the 26yearold who is participating in CWG for the


Indian weight lifter and current world champion Mirabai Chanu opened the countrys gold medal tally at the 2018 Commonwealth Games after lifting a total of 196 kg in the womens 48 kg category on Thursday The 23yearold also set Commonwealth Games records in both Snatch 86 kg and Clean and Jerk 110 kg


Catalonia No one would have bet Roma to score 3 goals at the Camp Nou the news which would have otherwise enthralled all the Roma supporters have grown to a night to forget as two of those goals where into their own net Daniel De Rossi and Kostas Manolas scored into their own net at the 38th and 55t


Turin Reigning Champions League holders Real Madrid ousted Serie A Champions Juventus in the first leg of the UEFA Quarter Finals The Spanish Giants travelled to Turin and within 3 minutes of kick off it was none other than the Portuguese talisman Cristiano Ronaldo who gave Madrid a lead from a subl


 Kerala defeated defending Champions Bengal 42 on penalties after the fulltime scoreline read 22 to win the 72nd Hero Santosh Trophy at the Vivekananda Yuvabharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Sunday April 1Jithin MS scored in the 19th minute for Kerala while Jiten Murmu drew level in the 68th minute In


Since yesterday a video is circulating on social media the heartbreaking video of Steve Smith apologizing to his fans for tampering the ball in a match against South Africa in Cape Town Recently another saddening video is doing rounds on the internet which is of Smith’s father is packing his cricket


MANCHESTER Manchester City worried about losing their prolific winger Raheem Sterling to European giants The 23yearold English winger left from Liverpool in 2015 and is currently enjoying his best season under Pep Guardiola after netting in a career best 20 goals in all competitions Manchester City


MANCHESTER Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has wavered off his involvement to Paul Pogba’s loss of form The central midfielder was in spectacular form during the international break when he netted a 30 yard freekick and assisted Kylian Mbappe for a goal The 25 year old who joined Manchester


Egypt You know you are a national hero when over a million civilians want you as their next president In the latest presidential election over one million Egyptian citizens stroked off both the candidates’ names and wrote in Salah’s name Salah right now enjoys the best season in his career at Liverp


MANCHESTER 47 year old manager of Manchester City Pep Guardiola has admitted that he feared being sacked by the City management following last season’s results He also confessed how “That is normal All the managers think the same when they dont win” I thought if next season it’s not going well if it


After the ball tampering scandal controversy David warner said I won’t play again after the time period of the ban also at the press conference today He also says sorry for what had happened “I had a tiny ray of hope to play for ausrtalia again but I resigned to the fact that may never happen and I


Former Australian captain Steve Smith broke down as he issued an official apology for his role in the balltampering scandal He reached Sydney  after being banned from international cricket for one year by Cricket Australia To all of my teammates to fans of cricket all over the world and to all Aust


In the name of Ball Tempering Scandal Cricket Australia had to be ashamed from these days But they till could not recover from that incident  In the involvement of incident aussiee captain steve smith his Deputy David warner and Bancroft are passing through in the worst time of their career In this


Madrid Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos celebrates his 31st birthday today Ramos is one of the most decorated players in football in a negative sense as he has amassed over 250 yellow cards and 23 red cards in his career Ramos is conceived by many strikers as the toughest defenders they ha


Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith resigns as controversies raised from all corners regarding balltampering scandalVice  Captain  David Warner also resigned The wicketkeeper Tim Pain will be the new Captainaccording to reportsThe Australian Cricket association has officially declared their


Thiruvananthapuram Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday  criticizes Kerala Cricket Association KCA to transfer the India – West Indies One Day International ODI match from Thiruvananthapuram stadium to Kochi Although the Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI had announced  Thiruvananthapuram a


Colombo Captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field in their Nidahas Trophy final against Bangladesh The Men in Blue made one change bringing back Jaydev Unadkat in place of Mohammed Siraj Meanwhile Shakib al Hasan has not made any changes to the Bangladesh team and are playing the same e


The Indian football associations bid to host the FIFA Under20 World Cup in 2019 ended after the FIFA Council members voted in favour of Poland for hosting the tournament India who hosted the U17 World Cup in 2017 had registered record attendance figures for any agegroup FIFA World Cup event The tour


The Supreme Court has directed the Board of Control for Cricket BCCI to pay a huge  compensation of Rs 550 crore to disbanded IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating  their contract in 2011 The SC said the amount must be paid as compensation with 18 percent annual penalty Kochi Tuskers ha


Indian Road Safety Campaign and Delhi Traffic Police under the aegis of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways are organising the firstever Safe Road Half Marathon18 from the iconic JLN Stadium Delhi on March 18 It is being launched to divert the attention of people towards the issue of roadsafety


Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri who is ranked 110th in the world currently ousted Frances world number 12 and ninthseeded Lucas Pouille in straight sets at the Indian Wells Masters on Monday The 25yearold Indian who entered the tournament after playing the qualifiers had earlier beaten Frances for


Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami on Sunday demanded thorough investigation into the allegation levelled against him by his wife Hasin Jahan Brushing off the allegations Shami told ANI that “there have been many accusations which are increasing daybyday I dont want to give an explanation about it and


Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has been named cabhailing startup Ubers first Brand Ambassador in India Kohli will also be involved in a series of marketing and customer experience initiatives Uber India said in a statement Commenting on the development Kohli said that he is super pumped to


Manchester City advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals despite suffering their first home loss in over a year going through 52 on aggregate after a 21 defeat by Swiss champions Basel on Wednesday City won the first leg 40 and unsurprisingly their manager Pep Guardiola chose to leave key play


Daniel Ricciardo broke the unofficial track record on Wednesday at the Circuit de CatalunyaBarcelona in Formula One preseason testing The Red Bull driver was fastest with a time of 1 minute 18047 seconds on new hypersoft tires setting the best ever lap in Barcelona since the new track layout was int


As per BCCI’s new contract structure Indian women cricketers in the Grade A will earn Rs 50 lakh each annually which is half of the amount lowest paid male cricketers Grade C will get Further women players in Grade B will get Rs 30 lakh each and those in the  newly introduced Grade C will get Rs 10


India cricketer Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan has accused him of assault and having extramarital affairs Jahan took to Facebook to post screenshots of text messages allegedly sent by Shami to various women The post also included photographs of the women and their phone numbers Jahan reportedly r


BCCI has hiked the pay of Grade A cricketers from ₹2 crore to ₹7 crore in the new contract system announced today The newly incorporated A bracket includes Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma Shikhar Dhawan Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah This comes after Kohli and former coach Anil Kumble appealed for a


Paris Last night Paris played host to the defending champions as PSG battled it out on their home turf against the reigning champions Real Madrid  Real had secured a 31 lead when PSG visited Madrid a month back and where going to seal the deal this time around PSG however still have nightmares of ho


Sri Lanka registered their first T20I victory over India after two years by registering a fivewicket win in the triseries opener on Tuesday With this Indias sevenmatch winning streak in T20Is against the island nation came to an end Further this was Indias first defeat under Rohit Sharmas captaincy


Wrestling Federation of India WFI suspended seven wrestlers for one year after they were found guilty of flouting age limit and representing a different state without obtaining a NoObjection Certificate NOC from their parental state The wrestlers banned by WFI were of different weight categories Man


World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand continued his fine run in the faster version of the game and annexed the Tal Memorial rapid chess title here after an easy final round draw against Boris Gelfand of Israel Anand finished with six points out of a possible nine scoring four wins and four draws Hi


Meerut A meerut based 23yearold shooter Shahzar Rizvi who was appearing in his maiden ISSF World Cup clinched the 10m air pistol gold medal with a world record score Shooter Jitu Rai grabbed bronze in the same event Mehuli Ghosh added another medal to India’s tally as she shot world junior record sc


Mumbai Former India Pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Friday resigned from the post of chairman of the junior national selection committee His resignation comes less than a month after India lifted their fourth title at the Under – 19 world Cup Prasad who has worked as the head of the Junior national selec


Bishkek Navjot Kaur on Friday scripted history by becoming the first Indian Woman wrestler to win a gold in the Senior Asian Championships as she clinched the yellow metal in the 65kg freestyle category Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won a bronze in the 62 kg  freestyle category while V


Indian shuttler Sameer Verma dished out a clinical performance to outwit former world no 2 Jan O Jorgensen and clinch the men’s singles title at the USD 150000 Swiss Open Super 300 tournament The 23yearold from Madhya Pradesh showed great anticipation and technique and added power in his smashes to


The AllIndia Senior Selection Committee has named the Indian team for Nidahas Trophy 2018 to be played in Sri Lanka The T20I tournament also features Bangladesh as the third team All matches will be held at R Premadasa StadiumIndian captain Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni have been


Cape Town India defeated South Africa by seven runs in the third Twenty20I on Saturday to win the series 21 India then restricted the hosts for 165 for six to end the challenging tour on a high Before this series India had whitewashed Sri Lanka 30 and won the three – match series against  NewZealan


 Karachi Englands Kevin Pietersen will end his professional cricket career after the Pakistan Super Leagues third edition which begins in Dubai on Thursday Pietersen will represent Quetta Gladiators in the PSL The dashing batsman posted a photo of him on Instagram hugging his son before leaving to


Following Indias 51 series victory over South Africa India captain Virat Kohli hit back at reporters who had criticised the team post their Test series loss Responding to a query on whether the win was Indias biggest overseas Virat said Our job is not to get any tags or create headlines our job is t


Mitchell Grimstone a 20yearold fan was awarded Rs 23 lakh after he caught a six hit by batsman Ross Taylor with one hand during AustraliaNew Zealand T20I on Friday Grimstone leant over the advertising boards and plucked the ball with his left hand off the penultimate delivery of New Zealands innings


Fourtime champions the Pakistan hockey team will participate in the Hockey World Cup to be hosted by India in Bhubaneswar Odisha in NovemberDecember 2018 Pakistan had failed to qualify for the 2014 World Cup and their participation in the 2018 World Cup was doubtful owing to the political relations


New Delhi Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met  Under19 World Cup final centurion Manjot Kalra to congratulate him on the World Cup victory at the ICC World Cup finals against Australia The Chief Minister also assured the Delhiborn 19yearold of any assistance that he would ever need in


Ms Dhoni’s style of wicketkeeping might be unorthodox but it does the job for him believes India’s fielding coach R Sridhar He became the first Indian wicket keeper to inflict 400 dismissals when he stumped the stand in  Proteas skipper Aiden Markram off Kuldeep Yadav Stating that Dhoni follows his


Canadas Mark McMorris won the bronze medal in mens snowboard slopestyle event at the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympics on Sunday 11 months after being involved in a nearfatal accident McMorris broke 17 bones besides suffering a collapsed lung and ruptured spleen after slamming into a tree while snowboard


Rohan More becomes first Asian as well as first Indian to swim across Ocean Seven  He is the youngest person in the world to swim across the Ocean Seven The ocean’s seven marathon consists of seven longdistance openwater swims which includes the North Channel the Cook Strait the Molokoi Channel the


Winter Olympics have confirmed the games were hit by a cyberattack during the opening ceremony But refused to confirm rumours in Pyeongchang that Russia was responsible The official Pyeongchang 2018 site stopped working shortly before the ceremony with users unable to access information or print ti


India lost the raintruncated fourth oneday international by five wickets against South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday Even though India failed to secure their maiden series win on South African soil on Saturday itself they still lead the sixmatch series 31 South Afri


The Indian team won a silver medal and two bronze medals at the Asian ParaCycling Championships held in Naypidaw Last year’s silver medalist Diviji Shah repeated his silverwinning performance while BSF soldier Harinder Singh won bronze adding to his bronze from last year New entrant Madhu Bagri mean


Banglore Para powerlifter Sakina Khatun who has not been included in the Indian contingent to represent the country at Commonwealth Games 2018 in the Gold Coast Australia has said that if her name is not considered for the Games then she will commit suicide in front of Indian Olympic Association IO


Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the BCCI to file a reply within 4 weeks after an appeal filed by Former cricket player S Sreesanth Challenging a Kerala High Court Verdict that restored the life ban imposed on him in the wake of the 2013 IPL spotfixing scandal Sreesanth was given


Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu finished as runnerup after losing to Americas Beiwen Zhang in the India Open Tourament Final Zhang defeated world number four Sindhu with a scoreline of 1821 2111 2220 Sindhu had lifted the India Open title last year by defeating Olympic champion Carolina Mari


Mumbai Sachin Tendulkar praised BCCI for U19 World Cup glory and providing the players with proper infrastructure He said that in the last 15 years the standard of playing has also changed fielding has changed because of better infrastructure better ground maintenance and it reflected on the field I


World number four PV Sindhu entered the India Open final She achieved this by defeating world number three Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in the semifinal on Saturday Sindhu will face Americas Zhang Beiwen in the final on Sunday


New Delhi The BCCI on Saturday announced cash prize for the  world – cup winning U19 Indian cricket  team which defeated Australia by eight wickets to win the title for a  record – breaking  fourth time in Newzealand The cash reward of Rs 30 lakh each for the Prithvi Shawled U19 squad while head co


Australia won the toss and opted to bat in the final match of U19 World Cup against India and has set a target of 217 runs Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra gave a good start for the team but Shaw could not convert his start into a big score and lost his wicket to will Sutherland after contributing 29 r


Seven Indian boxers including fivetime world champion Mary Kom won gold medals in the India Open International Boxing Tournament Boxers Sanjeet Manish Kaushik Pwilao Basumatar Lovlina Borgohain Pinki Rani and Manisha emerged victorious at the event in Delhi Former world champion Sarita Devi lost to


Durban India will face South Africa in oneday test series  India hasn’t won an ODI series in South Africa yet The sixmatch series will start today in Durban at 430 pm as per Indian time At the moment just one point separates India and South Africa in the ICC ODI rankings The Virat Kohliled side can


After over seven years India with a run of 63 registered their first Test victory in South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday Virat Kohli has now led India to 21 Test wins joint secondmost for an Indian captain along with Sourav Ganguly India also extended their Test unbeaten record in Johannesburg


Finally Caroline Wozniacki the World number two tennis player won the  Australian Open crown by defeating   Simona Halep thus comes to the world number one position Both the highest ranked womens players had never won a Grand Slam before and were playing in the Australian Open final for the first ti


Jarkarta Saina enters Indonesian masters final by defeating Ratchnok She is just a step away from grabbing the fourth Indonesian open crown She had defeated the Ratchnok in 49 minutes with the score of 2119 2119 She had entered the semi by defeating PV Sindhu Nehwal now has a 95 headtohead record ag


According to reportsthe India South Africa match has been holded up  by the Umpires due to the worse condition of pitch The umpire decided to hold the test when the ball hit south african batsman Elgirs helmet


Johannesburg In the third and final test at Johannesburg India takes on South Africa India will hold on to the world no1 test ranking even if it win or lose the match Virat Kohli is suffering defeats in Cape Town and Centurion Not getting his right arm away from the balls path on time Rahane gets hi


Jarkarta Saina Nehwal entered the semifinal of the Indonesian masters in Jarkarta She defeated PV Sindhu in 2113 2119 It was with ease that she bagged the first game The second one lagged a little In the end Siana closed the game 2119 and with that she also made her way to the semifinals  


Queensland By 131 runs India beat Bangladesh and entered semifinal in under 19 world cricket cup The test was conducted in Queensland India will face Pakistan in the semifinal India has won 12 of the 21 Under19 meetings against Pakistan Shubman Gill scored 86 runs of 94 balls and was awarded the man


World number one Simona Halep will be facing world number two Caroline Wozniacki in the Australian Open womens singles final Halep has defeated 2016 champion Germanys Angelique Kerber and Wozniacki beated Belgiums Elise Mertens in the semifinals Both Halep and Wozniacki have never won a Grand Slam t


A 35yearold man from Mumbai suffering from heart attack has been hospitalised in Bengaluru after he participated in a Marathon The incident was on Sunday After covering half the distance he was fainted by heart attck He is seriously ill and is now ventilated Another 45yearold man suffered a stroke


Mumbai Sachin Tendulkar visited the Indian womens cricket team in Mumbai The Indian team will play three ODIs and five T20Is in South Africa next month The first ODI will be on February 5 Sachin had shared photos with the team on social media and wished them luck for their series The congratulatory


IPL Governing Council said that the 11th edition of Indian Premier League will be held from  2018 April 7 to 27 The council also added that Mumbai will be hosting the opening and final matches of IPL As many as 578 Indian players including 360 Indians will be participating in the IPL auction in Bang


UAE India defeated Pakistan in the Blind Cricket World Cup by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE on Saturday The victory on Saturday comes after Indias T20 Blind World Cup victory last year India who remained unbeaten throughout the tournament chased


The 29 year old Virat Kohli who scored 11 centuries and averaged 6873 across formats last year has been selected  as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy at the 2017 ICC Awards for his exceptional performances across all formats succeeding his teammate Ravichandran Ashwin


India has been defeated by South Africa  in the Centurian Test  by  135 runs This is after 3 years India losing a Test Series The last time India lost a Test series when Australia defeated them 20 in a fourmatch series in 201415 The last Test will start from January 24 in Johannesburg


Indian captain Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to reach 53 international hundreds after slamming his 21st Test hundred against South Africa on Monday  He achieved the feat in his 354th international innings overtaking Hashim Amlas record of 380 innings and  also became only the second Ind


As the auction of the 11th season of Indian Premier Season is not far away the sign up process for the auction closed on Friday Jan 12 2018 after the record 1122 players signing up for this competition The auction is scheduled to take place in Bengaluru on Jan 2728 2018 In that list 281 capped play


Aanchal Thakur  from Manali 21yearold girl brought India its First International Medal in  Skiing  on Tuesday becoming the first Indian to win a medal at an international skiing event after bagging bronze at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organized by the International Ski Federation FIS at the Palandoke


India will be playing a couple of  T20 matches in Ireland in June before they tour to England for the full series from July to September The BCCI announced about this today that the matches will be on June 7 and June 29 in Dublin It was in 2007 India last played in Ireland an ODI at Belfast The two


Young batsman Yousuf Pathan was banned for five months from matches for consuming stimulation drugs It was in T20 match in March 2016 by urine test found that he had taken stimulation drugs Pathan cannot play in the domestic and international competitions for five months Pathan explained that the co


Hyderabad Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin was barred by Hyderabad Cricket Association from attending the Hyderabad Cricket Association meeting on Sunday Mohammad Azharuddin was not allowed to take part in the Special General Meet and he was stopped at the main gate of the Rajiv Gandhi Int


New Zealand welcomes ICC Under19 World Cup captains with Haka a traditional war dance in the Maori culture of New ZealandIndia is also taking part in the world cup and is in Group B with Australia Zimbabwe and Papua New Guinea     


India will still retain its top ranking irrespective of series results against South Africa in the test team South Africa is currently 13 points behind India and is of second place Even if it wins the series 30 both the sides will finish with 118 points However India with 11847 will still be ranked


New Delhi The Supreme Court has directed the BCCI to allow Bihar to play Ranji Trophy and other domestic cricket tournaments Bihar last played in Ranji Trophy in 200304 But was omitted later when Jharkhand won the right to play The Supreme Court order comes in the wake of an appeal made  by Aditya


Kochi Bengaluru FC beat Kerala Blasters in  the Indian Super League on with a 31 victory at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi After a goalless first half Sunil Chhetri scored from the penalty spot at the hour mark to give Bengaluru the lead Miku then added two more goals for Bengaluru late in t


Riyadh Viswanathan Anand won the bronze medal in the World blitz chess championship at Riyadh on Saturday The bronze medal follows Anands goldwinning performance in the World Rapid Chess Championship a couple of days back He defeated Maxim VachierLagrave of France in the final round to take his tal


Sakshi Malik to participate in 2018 commonwealth games which will be conducted in  Australia between 4 and 15 April She has been qualified to take contest in the 62kg weight category She was the first and only woman wrestler to win an Olympic for India Vinesh Phogat 50kg Pooja Dhanda 57kg Babita Ku


Riyadh Former world champion Viswanathan Anand defeated Magnus Carlsen world number one in their ninth round match at the World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh Anand won the match in 34 moves remaining unbeaten in the competition with five wins and four draws from nine encounters The former Worl


India register the biggest victory inT20I after defeating Sri Lanka by 93 runs in the 1st T20I in Cuttack on Wednesday India were driven by legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal who took a 4 wicket haul and became the leading wickettaker in T20Is in 2017 India are unbeaten in 15 home series across all formats


Sakshi Malik who won a bronze in the 2016 Rio Games made a glorious return to the international arena by clinching a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg on Sunday Sakshi defeated New Zealands Tayla Tuahine Ford by a score of 132 in the final of the 62 kg womens fre


Visakapatnam   Rohit Sharma – led Indian team have won the toss and elected to field first in the third and last match of the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka at the Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy ACAVDCA Cricket Stadium Visakapatnam on 17 December Both the teams are currently at 11 draw There is no


New Delhi Rio Olympic silvermedalist PV Sindhu has made it to the final of the Dubai World Super Series Finals after defeating Chinas Chen Yufei in the lastfour clash The ace Indian shuttler defeated her Chinese counterpart in straight games 2115 2118 in a contest that lasted 58 minutes The Indian


New Delhi T10 Cricket League 10overaside tournament is all set to kick off in Sharjah and the spectators of the league are sure to witness some slambang and thrilling matches Batsmen won’t have the time to settle in such short format and they’ll be smashing the ball from the word go However the sho


PV Sindhu reached the semi finals of the Dubai World Super Series Finals as she beat Japan’s Sayaka Sato 2113 2112 in her second match of the tournament on Thursday Sindhu took just 36 minutes to dispatch Sato and make it to the semis winning both her group matches till now Sindhu had on Wednesday d


New Delhi Rohit Sharma hit his third double hundred in ODI cricket in  a sensational fashion against SriLanka during the second oneday international in Mohali The right – handed hitman became the first player to cross the 200 run mark thrice  in ODI’s and in the process surpassed multiple records a


New Delhi The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI on Monday confirmed that India will host the 2023 ODI World Cup as well as the Champions Trophy in 2021 during its Special General Meeting SGM in Delhi India had won the hosting rights of the global events in 2013 but with the Indian board ann


Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez netted one goal apiece to help Barcelona beat 10man Villarreal side in the La Liga on Sunday With the win Barcelona restored their fivepoint lead at the top of the La Liga points table and maintained an eightpoint advantage on Fourthplaced Real Madrid Meanwhile thirdplac


Sajan Prakash the only swimmer from India to participate in the Rio Olympics has threatened to auction his medals if he doesn’t get financial aid for high – altitude training in Spain Prakash who won six gold and three silver medals at the Thiruvananthapuram national games told that he is yet to


Delhis notorious smog which may rob the Indian capital of future winter Tests continued to plague the visiting Sri Lankan team on Day 4 of the  third and final Test on Tuesday Some members of the Sri Lankan cricket team once again wore pollution masks as India’s 2nd innings got underway at the Feroz


Mumbai Promising Mumbai batsman Prithvi  Shaw will lead a 16member Indian team in next year’s ICC U19 Cricket World Cup the BCCI said on Sunday  “The All – India Junior Selection Committee has picked the India U19 team for the ICC U 19 Cricket World Cup 2018 The 16 team event will be held in New Z


Delhi Mithali Raj was aged 16 years and 205 days when she smashed 114 on her ODI debut becoming the youngest player to score a hundred across formats in both men’s and women’s international cricket Rajwho turns 35 today is also the youngest double centurion in women’s Test cricket achieving the fea


Virat Kohli began the year with a double century against Bangladesh in Hyderabad and it looks likely that he would end the year with a double century as well following yet another double –ton against a subcontinent side The indian skipper slammed his sixth double century with Sri Lanka at the other


With just three days to go the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in the Russian capital the famed Moscow Metro held the unveiling of the last remaining visual icon of the event For the 2018 issue of the Official Poster the renowned Russian artist Igor Gurovich chose legendary Soviet goalkeeper


Haryana shone as it rained gold for India at the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championship here on Sunday Four boxers from Haryana –Nitu in light flyweight 4548 Jyoti in flyweight51 Kg Sakshi in bantamaweight 54 kg and Shashi Chopra in featherweight 57 kg—won gold in the four final bouts Assam’s Anuksh


Virat Kohli struck his 19th hundred in Test as India maintained the upper hand against Sri Lanka in the second match at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Sunday Kohli reached his fourth Test hundred in 2017 in just 130 balls when he took a single off Lakmal He struck ten boundaries in his innings to take


Free flowing badminton was to the fore agains as PV Sindhu dished out another dominant performance to drub Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 21172117 in the semi –finals of the Hong Kong Open Super Series on Saturday Sindhu’s victory ensured a repart of last year’s final where the Indian lost to Tai Tzu


NEW DELHI The Sports Authority of India SAI will be renamed and restructured to make it more “lean and professional” with the government aiming to bring down its strength by 50 per cent by 2022 Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said todayThe word ‘authority’ will be removed from the name of


 Bahamas Twotime Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar who was back on mat after the 2014 Glasgow commonwealth games won a gold medal in men’s 74 kilogram freestyle competition of National Wrestling championship in Indore Back in action after threelong years Kumar fought for just two minutes and 33 seconds


Delhi To keep air pollution at bay the players of Indian Super League ISL franchise Delhi Dynamos practiced at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium wearing masks coach Miguel Angel Portugal said here on Sunday “It’s a problem We trained wearing masks That is a problem not only for players but for the peop


London Tennis player Rafeal Nadal was presented the ATP World No1 award on court at the ATP World tour Finals at the O2 Arena here The 31yearold Spaniard who replaced Andy Murray of Britain at No1 on August 21 has guaranteed the yearend top ranking for a fourth time following 2008 2010 and 2013


The Indian women’s cricket team won the Team of the year Award at the inaugural edition of Indian Sports Honours a set of awards meant to recognize the contributions of various sports persons in the country The team’s captain Mithali Raj also bagged the Indian Sportswoman of the Year Team Sports aw


Delhi In recent times two former Indian Captains and a top – notch all – rounder have questioned MS Dhoni’s utility in the Indian cricket team As the debate over Dhoni gathers steam two of the most important persons in Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri have come to the


Mary Kom who will be turning 35 on November 25 won the gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships in the Light Flyweight category defeating DPR Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi in the final bout 50 by unanimous judges decision Both boxers started the first round looking to attack and get an early lead Mary Ko


New Delhi Following Indian Womens’s team’s title win in Asia Cup Hockey India on Monday November 06 announced a cash award of Rs one lakh each to the 18 member squad India outplayed China 54 in shootout in the final on Sunday Apart from the title triumph the India team also secured a World Cup ber


Thiruvananthapuram India beat New Zealand by six runs in the raincurtailed third T20I at Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday to clinch the threematch series 21 Chasing a target of 68 in eight overs New Zealand playing their 100th T20I were restricted to 616 Thiruvananathapurams Greenfield International S


Brisbane Anjum Moudgil won her second medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane winning a bronze in the women’s 50m rifle Prone She shot a total of 6167 to finish behind silver medalist Seonaid Mcintosh 6199 of Scotland The gold went to Seonaid’s country woman Jennifer MCi


Mauricio Pochettino challenged his Tottenham Hotspur players to take the club to “the next level” and start winning trophies on the back of their victory against Real Madrid and a result that seals their qualification to the Champions League knockout stages with two matches to spare Pochettino desc


KAKAMIGHARA Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur notched up a hat –trick as india hammered Kazakhstan 71 to enter the semifinals of the   Women’s  Asia Cup hockey tournament  today here Gurjit was in sublime form as she pumped in three goals 4th 42nd and56th minute while navneet kaur scored twice 22nd and 27th m


Australia Shooter Shahzar Rizvi led Indias medal coup  in the 10m Air Pistol event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championship in Australia on Wednesday Rizvi who registered Indias second gold medal at the championship finished ahead of silver medalist   Omkar singh and bronze medalist  Jitu Rai Indi


New Delhi World number four Indian badminton Kidambi Srikanth has been nominated for the Padma Shri award the country’s fourth highest civilian award by exsports Minister Vijay Goel This comes after Srikanth clinched the French Open title on Sunday becoming the first Indian to win four Superseries


Virat Kohli sometimes  comes across as outrageous said Rahul Dravid at the Bangalore Literature Festival on Sunday The wall also said Kohli’s prematch statements made him cringe at times “Virat sometimes comes across as outrageous and I cringe on reading his statements before a series But if he can


Indian women’s cricket team captain and the highest runscorer in women’s ODIs Mithali Raj rose one spot to reclaim the top spot in ICC women’s ODI batsman rankings with 753 rating points Raj who had become the number one batsman for the first time in 2005 is followed by Australia’s Ellyse Perry and


Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto in straight games to win the men’s singles title at the French Open Super Series in Paris Srikanth dominated from the start to carve out a 21142113 win in 34 minutes Sunday’s win helped the eighthseeded Indian improve his headtoh


Kolkata After three weeks of high intensity and top quality football Spain and England will finally bring an end to the Under17 FIFA World Cup when they meet each other in the allEuropean final clash here at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata later on Saturday In the first s


P V Sindhu managed her dominance in the game as she beat her opponent Yufei of China 2114 2114 in a match which lasted for just 41 minutes This is the first time that the Indian has reached the semifinals of the tournament With this win Sindhu exacted revenge on Yufeiwho knocked her out in the openi


All rounder Faheem Ashraf became the first Pakistani bowler to take a hattrick in T20I cricket on Friday The 23yearold pacer achieved the feat by dismissing Sri Lanka’s Isuru Udana Mahela Udawatte and Dasun Shankara in his third over The hattrick was sixth in T20Is and first by a Pakistani cricketer


Kerala allrounder Jalaj Saxena became only the third cricketer and the first in over three decades to smash a hundred and pick up an 8wicket innings haul in a same Indian firstclass match Saxena achieved the feat in Kerala’s Ranji Trophy match against Rajasthan on Thursday by notching a secondinning


Kolkata “India is a football country now” FIFA president Giani Infantino declared after arriving in Kolkata to chair the FIFA Council meeting on Friday and also attend the U17 World Cup final on Saturday Asked about the successful organization of the FIFA U17 World cup the 47yearold clad in a dark s


FIFA has decided to move the venue of the semifinal between Brazil and England due to be played on 25 October 2017 to Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium where the match will kick off at 1700 local time Despite the great efforts by all involved parties including the authorities of


Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was named the Best FIFA Men’s Coach at the Best FIFA Football awards in London on Monday Zidane had led the club to its 12th Champions League and 33rd La Liga titles last reason Meanwhile Juventus’ Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was named the best goalkeeper of


Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane were awarded the leading honours for The  Best FIFA Men’s Player and Men’s Coach respectively with the Portuguese being named The Best for the second successive year Dutch duo Lieke Martens and Sarina Weigman were rewarded as The Best FIFA Women’s Player and Wom


World number 14 HS Pranoy defeated threetime Olymoic silver medalist and former world number one Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei 2117 1121 2119 to enter the quarterfinals of Denmark Open on Thursday Meanwhile in women’s singles category world number 12 Saina Nehwal also booked a place in the quarters after


Bangluru The Indian football team defeated Macua 41 in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers in Bengaluru on Wednesday booking their place in the AFC Asian Cup for the 4th time India had previously featured in the 1964 1984 and 2011 editions of the tournament This was India’s fourth successive victory


Guwahati Local authorities have reportedly arrested two people in connection to a rock throwing incident involving the Australian team bus in Guwahati on Wednesday morning A rock roughly the size of a cricket ball was hurled at the bus on its journey back to the team hotel following their T20 win o


Argentina had to face tough competition against Ecuador to book them a place in next year’s world cup in Russia Argentina were placed 6th in their group and booked their berth by beating Ecuador 31 The game could not have started any worse for Argentina as Romario Ibarra gave Ecuador the lead in the


Mumbai Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli will lead Indian cricketers in a celebrity football match called ‘Celebrity Clasico 2017’ against Bollywood stars scheduled to be held in Mumbai on October 15 Kohliled All Heart team also includes MS Dhoni while the Bollywood team All Stars will be led by A


Thiruvananthapuram Trivandrum is going to host International Cricket India Vs New Zealand on November 7th Tickets to be sold from today Upper tyre ticket costs 700 Rs while lower tyre ticket costs 1000 Rs Students would get  tickets at Rs 350 Premium tickets can be bought at Rs 2000  Cricket will st


It will take some time to recover from the failure of  Indian team at U17 players Coach Luis Norton de Matos offered a simple explanation for the rare brain freeze his team suffered “Their dream just came true and they did not know how to control emotions immediately after that” de Matos said The ‘d


New Delhi India’s debut at FIFA competition ended in a 30 loss after the FIFA U17 World Cup hosts fell to USA in New delhi on Friday A passionate crowd at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium roared the home side on throughout the duration of this historic match for Indian football However it was John Hack


Rio de Janeiro Argentina football fans will be sweating a river at the moment as they might inevitably have to exit from the World Cup without even competing in it It will be the first time since 1970 that Argentina might fail to enter the World Cup The runnerups at the last world cup played out a 0


New Delhi In what can only be described as an emotional message Indian captain and highest goal scorer in internationals Sunil Chhetri wrote to the young men of India who are about to represent the nation in the under 17 FIFA World Cup in Bengaluru FCs official twitter Chhetri expressed his forgiven


Kochi European champions Spain were the first team to touch down in kochi on Tuesday for the FIFA U17 World cup The Spaniards were welcomed by the FIFA volunteers and Anwar Sadath Aluva MLA at the Cochin International Airport Sadath exchanged pleasentries with Spanish captain Abel Ruiz and head co


By watching ‘Chak De India’ to taking yoga classes and training in Kolkatalike sultry conditions Chileans have not left any stone unturned in their bid for the maiden FIFA U17 World Cup title the Hernan Caputocoached 21member squad and his support staff were seen watching the 2007 Shah Rukh Khan blo


Nagpur Riding on some tremendous bowling by the spinners and outstanding batting by Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane India cantered to 7 wicket victory against Australia in Nagpur to clinch series 41 and also regain No1 ranking in ODIs Earlier India conceded just 52 runs and picked up five wickets i


Paris It was only match day 2 but there were matches worthy of being in the semifinals How often do the expected winners of Ligue 1 and the Bundesliga square off  The Bavarians travelled to Paris only to have been out played by the new Paris Saint Germain side who secured a lead in the 2nd minute w


Chelsea travelled to the new Wanda Metropolitano and secured 3 points from the ever disciplined Athletico Madrid  It was the first time the nonwhite side of Madrid lost to an English team at Home and their second defeat at home in 24 Champions League ties Chelsea are back after a year of absence and


Dortmund Defending champions Real Madrid travelled to Germany to face the Yellow army of Borussia Dortmund where they prevailed 31 at the end of 90 minutes 2 teams known for their counter attacking game was indeed a thrill to watch with events unfolding at either end of the pitch at a blinks eye not


Paris Another chapter unfolded following the ongoing feud at PSG between the 2 South American forwarders –Cavani and Neymar where club president Nasser alKhelaifi’s offered  €1 million bonus and an improved contract to Cavani to allow Neymar to take penalties According to reports Cavani refused to c


The football world is always filled with surprises and in such a manner on Saturday evening we will see a father – son competition when Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid face off against relegation battling Alaves whose midfield has Enzo Zidane Enzo featured in 2 of the 5 matches for Alaves but couldn’t


The love story between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid continues as Diego Costa who was bought by Chelsea 3 years ago in the title winning season has been shipped back to Atletico for a fee of 55 million US dollars Costa was Chelsea’s leading goal scorer last season but fell out of favor with his boss A


Madrid People say in football anything is possible and that is exactly what happened last night when Real Betis stunned the European champions – Real Madrid at their home ground The entire Bernabeau was stunned when Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 10 win aw


Leicester Liverpool once again failed to deliver on a grand scale as they got eliminated from the English League Cup following a 20 defeat at the hands of Leicester City The first half saw a dominant display from Liverpool thanks to the orchestration of their Brazilian playmaker – Philippe Coutinho


Real Madrid have now equalized Pele’s Santos record of scoring in 73 consecutive matches Every few years we witness dominance by certain teams in the world of football The Brazil of 90’s Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona the Spanish side that won 3 international trophies back to back and now the mighty Los


Paris The entire football world is still getting in grips to the money splashed around by PSG during this transfer season They signed Neymar for a record 222million and also loaned in Mbappe to be bought next season Their latest transfers have helped them get wins over all their domestic matches but


Virat Kohli makes a move than can inspire people He had turned down a multicrore soft drink endorsement because he doesn’t consume aerated drinks His decision not to accept the deal was plain and simple that he didn’t wish to go ahead with the endorsement as he follows a strict diet  which does not


Kochi All tickets for the opening day match of the upcoming U17 Football World Cup to be held here on October 7 has been sold out The tickets which were available online were priced at Rs 60 Rs 150 and Rs 300 all of which have been sold out On the opening day Brazil takes on Spain at 5 pm The total


New Delhi Asian Games gold medalist Priyanka Panwar has been handed over a ban of 8 years by National AntiDoping Agency NADA after she tested positive for a banned performance enhancing drug for the second time As per the NADA code athletes caught  for a second antidoping rule violation get a sanct


Rafeal Nadal won his third U S Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a onesided victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in New York The world number one powered to a 63 63 64 victory in final at Flushing Meadows The Spaniard 31 has now won two Slams in the same year for the first time since 2013 ha


With the international friendlies over there will be several premier league stars who would be shy to make a comeback to their respective clubs Liverpool’s Coutinho had been exempted from the first 3 matches of the league and from training after a sour back but showed no signs of it during his inter


New York Argentine 28th seed Juan Martin Del Potro defeated the 19time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in the US Open quarterfinal 5 36 76 108 64 The victory was even more appreciated as it had happened in the Arthur Ashe Stadium a court where Federer has dominated rivals from more than a decade D


Sania Mirza reached her first Grand Slam semifinal of the 2017 season with Shauai Peng after edging past Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova in a close twoset battle at the US open in New York on Thursday The fourth seeded IndoChinese pair dispatched the fifth seed HungarianCzech combo 76 5 64 in the


Sri Lanka interim coach Nic Pothas believes India is a ruthless side and his team needs to learn from the work ethic created by skipper Virat Kohli India completed a tour sweep on Wednesday by winning the lone T20I match by six wickets The visitors had previously swept the Last series 30 and the ODI


As curtains come down today on India’s tour of Sri Lanka Virat Kohli’s men have a chance to create history in Colombo by pocketing another success It has been a complete domination by India over the hosts The test series was captured with a 30 demolition act and One day International rubber was secu


Even with the international qualifying matches on its way football fans all over the world are still talking about the transfer window that just closed If you have been following it you would know that this season was indeed one to remember The most expensive transfer had been completed with PSG alm


Virat Kohli scored second century of the series to steer India to sixwicket win in the fifth and final ODI against Sri Lanka on Sunday The Indian captain and Kedar Jadhav stitched together a 108 run stand for the fourth wicket to seal the host’s fate Jadhav however failed to bat till the end as he w


Sri Lanka India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets on Sunday to complete a 50 whitewash their firstever ODI series whitewash over the hosts in Sri Lanka Overall this was the third ODI series whitewash inflicted by India on Sri Lanka with the first two coming in 1982 and 2014 Notably SL were whitewashe


Dehradun Indian women’s cricket team fast bowler Mansi Joshi has gifted a new car to her coach Vrinder Rautela at her hometown in Dehradun Mansi who played in two matches during the ICC World Cup in England presented a news Maruti Swift Desire To Rautela in order to honour his services Rautela had


Sri Lanka has been unable to seal a direct qualification place in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in the ongoing ODI series against India after failing to win two matches The 1996 World Champions needed two wins in the fivematch series to secure a place in the ICC’s pinnacle 50over event which will t


MS Dhoni was presented with a platinum bat by the BCCI before the start of the IndiaSri Lanka ODI on Thursday to mark his 300th ODI “90 of us started our career under you It is an honour to give this memento to you You will always remain our captain” said Indian captain Virat Kohli before presenting


Kochi Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched the logo for Kochi one of the venues of FIFA U17 World Cup on Monday The Chief Minister said “I am happy to launch the logo here today and rest assured this is just the start There are more things to look forward to that are coming up in the next


Paris French wonder kid Kylian Mbappe has reportedly done his medical at Paris Saint Germain To keep up with Fifa’s financial fair play regulations PSG have decided to loan in Mbappe with the possibility of buying him next year with a sum of 160 million Mbappe was under the radar of Real Madrid who


The Arsenal fans had nothing to celebrate this year For the first time in 20 years Arsenal failed to enter the UEFA Champions League and did not reach the top 4 in the English Premier League The only consolation was their FA cup triumph To make matters worse for the London side they are leaking goal


The new season of the English Premier League could not have started any better for the Red Devils having won all three of their matches and scoring an emphatic 10 goals without conceding even 1 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho seems to have setup a very confident team with both experienced an


Pallekale India clinched the fivematch ODI series against Sri Lanka after claiming a sixwicket victory in the third ODI which was disrupted by crowd throwing bottles at players in Kandy on Sunday With this India took an unassailable 30 series lead clinching their seventh successive ODI series again


Japan Shuttler PV Sindhu became the second Indian to win a silver medal at the Badminton World Championships losing to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 1921 2220 2022 in the women’s singles final in Glasgow on Sunday  Sindhu now has three World Championship medals including two bronze Earlier Saina Nehwal had


Mauritius India beat Mauritius 21 in the first game of the trination tournament which also involves Caribbean side St Kitts Nevis India scored the two goals through Robin Singh and substitute Balwant Singh  Robin Scored in the 37th minute while Balwant gave India the lead in 62nd minute India will


Madrid Real Madrid head coach and club legend Zinedine Zidane when asked about his greatest accomplishment as a professional coach looked no further than saying it was winning the La liga “Professionally by a long way the greatest emotion I have felt was winning La Liga When you win it on the last d


England Spanish Giants FC Barcelona has once again put an offer for the Liverpool starlet – Phillip Coutinho The latest offer is reported at 125 million euros and the English club has still stuck to their definitive stance that the Brazilian will remain in Liverpool at the end of the transfer window


Bangluru Indian cricketer Rajeswari Gayakwad has politely rejected the Karnataka governments offer of car as a gift and  said she would rather have a house Her family is in need of a house


Indian captain Virat Kohli leads the list of the world’s topranked Oneday batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings Kohli has 873 points and has a chance to go 12 points ahead of No 2 David Warner of Australia in his fivematch ODI series against Sri Lanka starting on Sunday The other Indian batsman in


Madrid There is no doubt that the Real Madrid fans have been spoiled ever since the arrival of Club Legend Zidane as the new head coach of Real Madrid In his short span he has accumulated 7 trophies that equal his total loss after being at the helm of the Los Blancos The Real team are on high spirit


Madrid Following the 31 thumping of their Greatest Ever Rivals Real Madrid will face off against Barcelona in the second leg of the Super Copa A ten men Los Balncos cruised past the Catalans at Camp Nou Like any El Classico this one was also not without controversies following the penalty of Suarez


Sarena Williams feels ‘new power’ from her pregnancy and is preparing for an Australian open defense in January The 36yearold star expects her first baby in next month Sarena says that she had kept a close eye on the Tennis world including her sister venus’s run to the Wimbledon final during her pre


Pallekkalle Kohli team is the first Indian team to win the entire test cricket series Srilankan team couldnt even make a challenge when India showed progression in all three series India has got the credit of winning all series for first time held in a foreign country 


Barcelona The first leg of the Super Copa ended in favor of Real Madrid as they took a 31 lead at Camp Nou on Sunday The first half was both oppositions sizing each other up and 5 minutes into the second half first blood was shed as a Marcello cross was deflected in by Pique into his own net and giv


Jamaica team and olympics stars blame the organisers for the failure of the olympics legend Ussain Bolt Organisers kept him waiting in an air conditioned room for about 40 minutes This caused the failure they say The medal distribution has taken more time is the reason said by organisers


Calvin Harris is now on cloud 9 as he joins the likes of The Rolling Stones Oasis and Eminem who also have eight number ones on single’s week chart to their name The DJs latest single Feels which features Katy Perry Pharrell and Big Sean knocked Despacito off the top spot on this weeks singles char


England The English Premier League kicked off in the most sensational way possible following a 43 goal bonanza by Arsenal and Leicester Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal’s new forward netted the season’s very first goal in the second minute of the game but the 31yearold Shinji Okazaki was quick to even th


Every transfer season is filled with surprises but this transfer window had indeed been the pinnacle The few surprises this time around were Neymar Last year the entire world was focused on the 100 million tossed for Paul Pogba by Manchester United This year PSG topped this margin by delivering a


  England The Coutinho fiasco has heated even further with Barcelona representatives reportedly have arrived at the London side of Liverpool to enquire about the Brazilian forward Social Media are on 2 ends with both sets of supporters arguing amongst each other  on where Coutinho will play this s


  Skopje The UEFA Super Cup had concluded with the reigning champions Real Madrid lifting the trophy yet again It is the third time they have won it in the past 4 years From the starting whistle itself it was very evident the difference in skill between the UEFA winners and the Europa winners Once


  Skopje Ahead of the much awaited clash between the UEFA winners Real Madrid and Europa winners Manchester United coach of the Red Devils Jose Mourinho spoke of Real Madrid’s winger – Gareth Bale where he said “If he plays tomorrow it is because he is in the plans of the coach and the club and it


  London Even though Chelsea fans are flying high with the emphatic win of the English Premier League last season they seem to be trailing in the domestic cup Having lost the FA cup to Arsenal and now having lost the Community Shield to the same opposition Chelsea started off with their new signin


New Delhi Indian batsman Raveendra Jadeja has been suspended by the ICC for spotfixing against SriLanka’s Dimut Karuna Ratna Jadeja will not be able to play in the third test against Sri Lanka In the ICC Act it is a crime to throw a ball in a dangerous manner towards another player umpire or refer


London Usain Bolt gets disappointed as he got only Bronze medal in 100 meters Bolt finishes with Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in the back Bolt completed 100 meters in 995 seconds American Justin Gatlin was 992 and Christian Coleman in 994 seconds


  Paris Putting an end to the transfer saga Neymar has finally signed the dotted lines for Paris SaintGermain on a world record fee of 222 million euros PSG had plans on luring the Brazilian captain last year but this time it was Barcelona who went knocking at their doors in hopes to sign Marco Ver


Los Angeles European winners Real Madrid succumbed to the on slaught of Pep’s Manchester City in a 41 devastation Both teams exchanged blows equally in the first half but it was city’s Otamendi who broke the ice when he found the net in the 52nd minute After seeing blood City were rampant as Sterli


Spain There is no doubt that Real Madrid and Barcelona are at the helm of the footballing world and not a day goes by without the two Spanish giants names being brought into a topic Right now with the transfer season open Real Madrid has been rumored to put a bid of 180 million on French wonder kid


Rio de Janeiro 2002 World Cup winner Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite or KAKA as he is famously known hints at retiring by revealing plans to take a year off in 2018 to consider his future beyond football “Id like to take a year off I started playing when I was eight years old Ive been doing this f


  Derby The Indian Woman’s Cricket Team stormed into the finals of the ICC World Cup by beating Australia in their SemiFinal clash They will face hosts England in the final at Lords This will be the second time since 2005 that the women in blue have reached the summit clash of the global event The


  The Chennai Open ATP tennis tournament which had been held in Tamil Nadu’s state capital for the last 21 years has been cancelled this time around The event is owned by IMG and organized by IMGReliance In a statement the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association TNTA said that they received an email from IMG


 Shots were fired even before the whistle in this year’s premier league The transfer season of 2017 2018 witnessed a lot of surprises but among the absolute savage ones are happening in the English Premier League Title holders Chelsea had their main target Lukaku stolen from underneath their noses b


 London Roger Federer after the Australian Open triumph made it clear that he has his eyes dead straight on the Wimbledon and the Swiss international did exactly that by beating Cilic in straight sets in the finals of the Wimbledon Federer at the age of 35 became the oldest man to win Wimbledon in


London Venus Williams has entered the second grand slam final in this year At 37 Williams is the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Martina Navratilova was the 1994 runnerup at that age The Wimbledon Woman’s Final will be played by Venus and Muguruza Venus entered the finals after beating Britains J Ko


  New York The No 2 official in the governing body of soccers North and Central American and Caribbean region from 19902011 and a member of FIFAs ruling executive committee from 19972013 Chuck Blazer died on Wednesday at age 72 Blazer was suffering from rectal cancer diabetes and coronary artery di


New Delhi Former Indian player Ravi Shastri has taken over as the head coach of the Indian cricket team Virender Sehwag and Tom Moody were among the other nominees but BCCI had deemed Ravi Shastri the ideal candidate to sit at the helm of the men in blue Fast bowler Zaheer Khan has taken the role of


 Berlin In what can only be described as humiliation Kanchanmala Pande one of five Indian paraathletes in Germany to take part in the Para Swimming Championships was forced to beg and borrow money after the money sanctioned by the government for the swimmers tour did not reach them The slip up was f


 The English superstar has said its final bye to the Theatre of Dreams Captaining the side till last season the ‘white pele’ has not been able to find his old form His pace and calmness in front of goal has declined in the years and the current Europa winners will be looking for fresh legs to replac


 India rose to 96th position in FIFA’s latest ranking This has been the second best position since February 1996 when India reached 94 The ranking list on June 1st showed the men in blue jump 77 positions and reaching the 100th rank After that ranking India went on to beat Nepal and Kyrgyz Republic


Straight from his La Decima victory World No 2 Rafael Nadal has just registered his 850th career victory Nadal is only the 7th player to reach this mark after Roger Federer Jimmy Connors Ivan Lendl John McEnroe Andre Agassi and Guillermo Villas Nadal demolished Australia’s John Millman 61 63 62 in j


Riding on Ekta Bisht’s second five wicket haul India thrashed Pakistan by 95 runs to register their third consecutive win in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 With this India completed a perfect 10 over Pakistan in ODI’s


Russia The Germans have everything to be proud of in the world of football as their under 21 team have gone through to the FIFA U21 Finals and what can only be described as their B team have gone through to their Confederations Cup Final as well The Germans slotted in 2 goals before the 20th minute


A semifinal in the Confederations cup did not live up to the hype as both Portugal and Chile face off in a very tactical master class Both teams failed to score in their regulated as well as extra time and the game quickly moved to penalties where Chilean and Manchester City goal keeper – Claudio Br


Keralas traditional snake boat racing which is held during onam is set to become an IPLlike leaguebased sport with the inaugural edition pf the Kerala Boat Race League scheduled to start in August this year The league comprising nine raceswill feature snake boats which are usually 100 foot long an


New Delhi In the end Virat Kohli’s differences with Anil Kumble proved decisive It was being widely perceived in the BCCI that after a meeting between India captain VIrat Kohli and Cricket Advisory Committee comprising  Sachin Tendulkar Saurav Ganguly and VVS Laxman the skipper made it clear that