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  • If hes interested, Rahul Dravid will do a good job as India coach: Ricky Ponting.

    Ricky Ponting feels that Rahul Dravid has got everything that takes to be an Indian coach and is best suited candidate to perform the duty . Ricky Ponting on Monday backed Rahul Dravid as one of best candidates to ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 21:35:11

    IPL 2016: Jasprit Bumrah is ready top play Test cricket, says Ricky Ponting.

    Ricky Ponting feels that Jasprit Bumrah is ready to play Test cricket as he possesses all the necessary skills . Jasprit Bumrah made his ODI debut earlier this season in Australia. (Source: BCCI)

    AustraliaR...

    Sports 2016-05-16 21:19:23

    PCB writes to Sri Lanka asking if it can host Pakistan vs West Indies series.

    The PCB has been forced to host its "home" series regularly in the UAE after the militant attack of the Sri Lankan team in 2009. Pakistan cricket board have sent a written letter asking them to host Pakistan’...

    Sports 2016-05-16 21:01:26

    Rohan Bopanna gets closer to top-10, Leander Paes back in top-50.

    Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea had earned 360 points with a semifinal place at Rome Masters . Rohan Bopanna rose his rankings by two in the latest ATP rankings. (Source: PTI)

    India’...

    Sports 2016-05-16 20:40:56

    Italy coach Antonio Conte cleared of match-fixing.

    Antonio Conte served a four-month ban during the 2012-13 season when he was at Juventus for failing to report fixing. Antonio Conte was accused of sports fraud in 2010-11 when he was coach of Siena. (Source: AP)

    Sports 2016-05-16 20:15:15

    Defender Mohit Chillar is kabaddis first half crorepati.

    Mohit Chillar, a right-corner defender was purchased by the Bengaluru Bulls, from their total purse of Rs 2 crore, for a massive Rs 53 lakh.

    There was a certain trend that emerged quite early in the second ever...

    Sports 2016-05-16 20:09:04

    I believe more in my ability to hit sixes now, says Virat Kohli.

    Virat Kohli knows that the teams try to entice him by bowling outside the off-stump channel but he is game for the challenge . Virat Kohli has so far hit 25 sixes in his 677 runs. (Source: BCCI)

    Royal Challeng...

    Sports 2016-05-16 18:36:09

    Live Cricket Score, KKR vs RCB, IPL 2016: KKR post 183/5 against RCB at the Eden Gardens.

    Live Cricket Score of KKR vs RCB: Live score of KKR vs RCB match from Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Stay tuned for live cricket updates of KKR vs RCB.. Live Cricket Score, KKR vs RCB, IPL 2016: Kolkata Knight Riders take ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 18:32:58

    Cheteshwar Pujara to visit north east and interact with under 16 boys.

    Cheteshwar Pujara would train the boys from the five NE states Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Nagaland. Cheteshwar Pujara is all set to visit the north east and interact with the region’s u...

    Sports 2016-05-16 17:35:22

    Vijender Singh will be world champ if he remains focussed, says Lee Beard.

    Vijender Singh knocked down Andrzej Soldra of Poland to win his sixth successive professional bout.. Vijender Singh has won all his six contests so far via Technical Knockout.

    Indian boxing star Vijender Singh ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 17:04:13

    IPL 2016: I will never trade my copybook style for fancy shots, says Ajinkya Rahane.

    For someone, who has learnt a lot from Rahul Dravid during his stint at RR, Ajinkya Rahane does have his own set of routines to prepare for big games.. Ajinkya Rahane has scored 419 runs so far in the on going IPL ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 16:44:47

    Marcus Rashford in, Theo Walcott out of England provision Euro 2016 squad.

    Marcus Rashford made his Manchester United debut in February and ended the season with seven goals from 16 appearances. Marcus Rashford was the one surprise in England manager Roy Hodgson’s provisional 26-man...

    Sports 2016-05-16 16:29:51

    Australia briefed on Zika virus ahead of West Indies tour.

    Australia will play West Indies and South Africa in a triangular ODI tournament in St Kitts & Nevis, Barbados and Guyana from June 5 . Steve Smith led Australia will be in West Indies for a tri-series in June....

    Sports 2016-05-16 16:11:43

    Sushil Kumar moves Delhi High Court seeking trial with Narsingh Yadav for Rio Olympics 2016.

    Sushil Kumar moved Delhi High Court with a plea to direct WFI to conduct a selection trial for Rio Olympics 2016.. Sushil Kumar previously asked for a fair trial to be conducted to ensure the best wrestler goes to ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 16:05:31

    Manchester Uniteds Marcos Rojo a doubt for FA Cup final.

    Marcos Rojo suffered an injury in training on Saturday and is doubtful for FA Cup final against Crystal palace on Saturday.. Marcos Rojo suffered an injury in training on Saturday and is doubtful for FA Cup final. ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 15:31:06

    Sarbananda Sonowal meets Rio 2016 Olympics hopefuls at NIS.

    The athletes conveyed that they are quite comfortable and satisfied with the facilities offered to them. While on his surprise visit, Sarbananda Sonowal interacted with sprinter Dutee Chand. (Source: AP)

    Union ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 15:24:46

    Former Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan passes away.

    According to informed sources Deepak Shodhan died of cardiac arrest on Monday morning after a brief battle with lung cancer. Deepak Shodhan was the first Indian batsman to score a ton on debut

    Former Test cric...

    Sports 2016-05-16 14:59:55

    Sporting Gijon secure La Liga survival, Rayo Vallecano and Getafe relegated.

    Getafe ended a 12-year stint in top flight after a 2-1 defeat at Real Betis, while Rayo Vallecano will also drop down a division despite beating Levante 3-1.. Sporting Gijon beat Villarreal 2-0 to prevail in a grip...

    Sports 2016-05-16 14:46:58

    IPL 2016: Virat Kohli is a great player, I admire him a lot, says Kane Williamson.

    After scoring his maiden T20 ton against Gujarat, Virat Kohli followed it up with a second against RPS and then smashed third ton against Gujarat. Virat Kohli is the leading run scorer in this IPL along with three ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 14:38:45

    Tim Howard keeps clean sheet, Everton beat Norwich in last game.

    Tim Howard is leaving England 13 years after joining Manchester United. The American has agreed to a 3-1/2-year deal with Colorado . Tim Howard didn’t concede a single goal as Everton thrashed Norwich 3-0. (...

    Sports 2016-05-16 14:21:34

    Toronto Raptors beat Miami Heat in 7th game, progress to Conference finals.

    Toronto Raptors moved into the NBA conference finals for the first time in franchise history by beating Miami Heat 116-89.. Kyle Lowry (7) drives the ball defended by Tyler Johnson (8) in the second round of NBA Pl...

    Sports 2016-05-16 13:19:45

    Indian eves maul Australia 5-0 in Thomas and Uber Cup.

    Saina Nehwal notched up a 22-20 21-14 win against Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen to give India a 1-0 lead.. Saina Nehwal defeated Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen in her Uber Cup opener. (Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

    Indian eves mad...

    Sports 2016-05-16 12:31:31

    Max Verstappen breaks numerous records after Spanish GP win.

    Max Verstappen set numerous records in just his 24th F1 start and first with Red Bull to win the Spanish GP.. Max Verstappen has beaten the previous youngest winner record – held by Sebastian Vettel. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-05-16 12:11:32

    Sri Lanka bowler Dhammika Prasad out of first England Test.

    Dhammika Prasad will miss the chance to repeat his Headingley heroics of two years ago after being ruled out of the first Test against England.. Dhammika Prasad injured his shoulder during Sri Lanka’s first t...

    Sports 2016-05-16 12:09:38

    Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton refuse to take blame for 1st lap crash.

    Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg refused to take blame for the stunning first lap crash that left both cars out of the race at Spanish Grand Prix.. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg crashed out of the ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 11:40:58

    The Gaffers Game: 10 managerial moments that summed up the Premier League 2015-16.

    The most incredible Premier League season in memory comes to an end with Leicester City champions, Chelsea and Liverpool stuck in mid-table. . Managerial Moments that summer up the Premier League 2015-16. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-05-16 11:04:18

    Everything you need to know about Red Bulls Max Verstappen.

    Max Verstappen has risen quickly from kart racing to single seater racing and from F3 racing to F1 racing. We look at Verstappen history.. Max Verstappen became the youngest F1 driver in 2015 and now the youngest t...

    Sports 2016-05-16 02:01:23

    On his birthday, Andy Murray bumps Novak Djokovic to win Italian Open.

    Andy Murray avenges his defeat to Novak Djokovic in finals of Madrid Open last week, boosts hopes ahead of French Open.. Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 in Rome Master final. He was later presented a c...

    Sports 2016-05-16 01:47:59

    Premier League: On final day, Manchester City secure fourth place, Arsenal jump to second.

    Manchester City drew 1-1 at Swansea City, Arsenal crushed Aston Villa 4-0 and Spurs capitulated 5-1 at 10-man Newcastle United.. Manchester City drew 1-1 with Swansea City on the last day to clinch fourth plac...

    Sports 2016-05-16 00:57:44

    IPL 2016, MI vs DD: Krunal Pandyas all-round heroics gives Mumbai lifeline.

    Krunal Pandya’s whirlwind knock and incisive bowling give Mumbai Indians a massive 84-run win over Delhi Daredevils.. Krunal Pandya scored 86 and picked up 2 wickets to win the man-of-the-match award. (Source...

    Sports 2016-05-16 00:40:29

    IPL 2016: SRH through to playoffs after Yuvraj Singh beats KXIP.

    Chasing 180 for win, David Warner scored 52 while Yuvraj Singh made an unbeaten 42 as SRH reached the target with two balls to spare.. Yuvraj Singh made unbeaten 42 from 24 balls to take SRH over the line. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-05-16 00:37:41

    KXIP vs SRH, IPL 2016: For prides sake we want to put up good show in next matches, says Murali Vijay.

    Kings XI Punjab crash out of the IPL 2016 after losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mohali on Sunday.. Murali Vijay failed for Kings XI Punjab against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mohali. (Source: Source: PTI)

    Knocked o...

    Sports 2016-05-16 00:34:36

    KKR vs RCB, IPL 2016: We have the home advantage against RCB, says Yusuf Pathan.

    One of the positives for Kolkata Knight Riders this season has been the form of Yusuf Pathan.. Yusuf Pathan has picked up some form for KKR in the last few games. (Source: PTI)

    Royal Challengers Bangalore might...

    Sports 2016-05-15 23:26:52

    Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza snap losing streak in Rome.

    Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis bagged their sixth title of the year and first on clay at WTA Italian Open.. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis lifted the WTA Italian Open women’s doubles crown on Sunday. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-05-15 22:32:53

    Fake bomb sees Manchester United game abandoned on final day of season.

    The Alex Ferguson Stand and the Stretford End were evacuated about 20 minutes before the scheduled kickoff.. Two stands were initially evacuated as military personnel arrived, fans and players were ordered to leave...

    Sports 2016-05-15 20:55:02

    Max Verstappen wins Spanish GP to become youngest F1 winner.

    Max Verstappen, only 18 and debuting for Red Bull after being promoted from Toro Rosso a week earlier, beat Kimi Raikkonen in second.. Max Verstappen made the most of the Mercedes running into each other on the ope...

    Sports 2016-05-15 20:19:51

    Suresh Raina becomes father to daughter Gracia.

    Suresh Raina became a first time father after his daughter, who has been named Gracia, was born 1730 hrs IST.. Suresh Raina became a father of a girl on Sunday. (Source: BCCI)

    India cricketer Suresh Raina on Su...

    Sports 2016-05-15 20:05:39

    MI vs DD, IPL 2016: MI beat DD by 80 runs.

    Mumbai Indians jumped to third in the points table after winning their game against Delhi by 80 runs.. Quinton de Kock was yet again good with the bat for Delhi. (Source: BCCI)

    Mumbai Indians jumped to third sp...

    Sports 2016-05-15 19:26:37

    Indian boxing going through its toughest time, says MC Mary Kom.

    Disadvantage MC Mary Kom refers to is the absence of any Indian referees and judges owing to the absence of a national federation.. MC Mary Kom would need to make at least the semi-finals to book a berth to Rio 201...

    Sports 2016-05-15 16:26:14

    Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah out of national camp with a knee injury.

    PCB official said that Yasir Shah had complained off a niggling pain in his left knee and was held back from attending the camp.. Yasir Shah complained off a niggling pain in his left knee and was held back from at...

    Sports 2016-05-15 16:09:04

    IPL 2016: Stephen Fleming calls Duckworth-Lewis method rubbish.

    RPS suffered after they were set to defend 66 from nine overs as per D/L method, a target KKR knocked off in five overs.. RPS suffered after they were set to defend 66 from nine overs as per D/L method, a target KK...

    Sports 2016-05-15 14:16:04

    Justice Mukul Mudgal in FIFA governance committee.

    FIFA has turned to Justice Mukul Mudgal, who has been appointed as deputy chairman of its governance committee.. Mukul Mudgal, who headed the IPL spot-fixing probe is appointed as deputy chairman of FIFA governance...

    Sports 2016-05-15 14:03:32

    IPL 2016, KKR vs RPS: Ball was turning hence attacking field for MS Dhoni, says Ankit Rajpoot.

    Failing to break free against spinners, Pune Supergiants were 103/6 as the target was revised to 66 from nine overs on D/L method.. RPS skipper MS Dhoni was left stifled managing only 8 off 22 balls when rain stopp...

    Sports 2016-05-15 13:05:17

    Claudio Ranieri reckons Antonio Conte will succeed at Chelsea.

    Claudio Ranieri believes Chelsea will be a revitalised force under Antonio Conte, who takes charge after Euro 2016 campaign.. Antonio Conte arriving at Stamford Bridge once his country’s Euro 2016 campaign in...

    Sports 2016-05-15 12:10:24

    Pep Guardiola leaves Bayern Munich showered in beer and praise.

    Bayern Munich had already secured an unprecedented fourth straight league title by beating relegated Hannover 3-1.. Pep Guardiola is leaving at the end of the season for Manchester City in English Premier League. (...

    Sports 2016-05-15 11:31:03

    Juventus run may never be repeated, says coach Massimiliano Allegri.

    Juventus were 11 points off the pace on Oct. 31 but took 76 points from their next 26 matches to clinch fifth consecutive Italian title.. Juventus took 76 points from their next 26 matches to clinch fifth consecuti...

    Sports 2016-05-15 11:14:26

    Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to face off in another final.

    Novak Djokovic came from behind and needed four match points to beat sixth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5).. Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori in a match that lasted just over three hours. (Source: AP) <...

    Sports 2016-05-15 03:41:51

    Sudha Singh sets national record in 3,000m steeplechase.

    Sudha Singh clocked 9 minute 26.55 seconds to better the earlier national record of 9:27.09 set by Lalita Babar.. Sudha Singh clocked 9 minute 26.55 seconds to better the earlier national record in women’s 30...

    Sports 2016-05-15 03:20:34

    Spain runners-up look to become Europes champions.

    Real Madrid will play Atletico Madrid in the final of Champions League on May 29 in Milan.. Real Madrid beat Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 in the final La Liga game but finished second to Barcelona in the points table. (...

    Sports 2016-05-15 01:21:45

    Luis Enrique hails Barcelona consistency after La Liga title win.

    Barcelona finished top of the table on 91 points to claim their second successive Spanish La Liga title.. Luis Suarez scored yet another hat-trick for Barcelona in this La Liga season. (Source: Reuters)

    Barcelo...

    Sports 2016-05-15 01:11:17

    AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli: Playstation players for RCB.

    In an astounding display of stroke-making, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli hit tons as RCB trounce Gujarat by 144 runs.. Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers put together 229 runs for the second wicket against Gujarat Lio...

    Sports 2016-05-15 00:42:58

    IPL 2016: KKR end MS Dhoni and Cos league, jump to second in points table.

    KKR rise to second spot in points table after eight-wicket win over RPS in a rain-hit match in Kolkata.. Yusuf Pathan smashed 37 runs off 18 balls to guide KKR to a win just 5 overs. (Source: BCCI)

    MS Dhoni had...

    Sports 2016-05-15 00:38:59

    Latest from MS Dhoni: Pythagoras in gloves.

    How MS Dhoni cuts an angle behind the stumps with the outrageously awesome 90 degrees spread of his right foot.. MS Dhoni’s 90 degree leg stretch that has been a feature of his keeping this IPL.

    No keeper...

    Sports 2016-05-15 00:29:27

    KXIP vs SRH, IPL 2016: We need to bring our A game against KXIP, says coach Tom Moody.

    SRH coach Tom Moody cautioned his team for complacency ahead of their match against struggling Kings XI Punjab.. Sunrisers Hyderabad are currently top of the points table in IPL. (Source: BCCI)

    A win out of rem...

    Sports 2016-05-14 23:15:59

    Barcelona clinch 24th La Liga crown on final day with 3-0 win over Granada.

    Barcelona scored twice in the first half and then late on courtesy Luis Suarez to beat Granada 3-0 and win the La Liga title.. Barcelona won their 24th La Liga title on Saturday. (Source: Reuters)

    A ravenous Lu...

    Sports 2016-05-14 22:44:20

    Stuttgart relegated, Werder Bremen ensure dramatic safety in Bundesliga.

    Stuttgart, who needed a win to have a chance at earning the playoff place, fell two goals behind in the first half to lose any hopes.. Stuttgart drop down from the top division after 41 years at the top. (Source: A...

    Sports 2016-05-14 22:30:34

    IPL 2016: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers showed their class to set the game, says Chris Jordan.

    Chris Jordan was the pick of the bowlers for Royal Challenger Bangalore, returning brilliant figures of 4/11 against Gujarat Lions.. Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers shared a 219-run stand for RCB, the highest ever i...

    Sports 2016-05-14 22:21:23

    Italian Open: All-American final between Serena Williams, Madison Keys.

    Serena Williams will meet Madison Keys to mark the first time two American women have met in a final on clay since 2002.. Serena Williams beat 35th-ranked Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4, 6-1. (Source: AP)

    It’s go...

    Sports 2016-05-14 22:06:48

    KKR vs RPS, IPL 2016: KKR beat RPS by 8 wickets (D/L).

    Kolkata Knight Riders chased down 66-run target in just 5 overs to beat Pune by 8 wickets in a rain-hit match.. R Ashwin looks towards the sky as rain arrives in Kolkata which stopped play. (Source: BCCI)

    Kolka...

    Sports 2016-05-14 19:29:45

    Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers smash records in Bangalore.

    Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers smacked centuries to take RCB to a massive 248 runs against GL in Bangalore on Saturday.. Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers set record books on fire against GL on Saturday. (Source: BCCI...

    Sports 2016-05-14 18:01:23

    I have never stood in a queue as aspirant, says Ajay Shirke.

    Ajay Shirke, former BCCI treasurer, said that he is still not aware about the date of Special General Meeting to be held in Mumbai on May 22.. Ajay Shirke said that he does not believe in standing in a queue to get...

    Sports 2016-05-14 17:52:25

    Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers set Twitter on fire with twin tons.

    Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers smash individual tons to power RCB to 248/3 in the IPL 2016 contest against Gujarat Lions.. Virat Kohli celebrates his third IPL 2016 hundred with AB de Villiers. (Source: BCCI/IPL) <...

    Sports 2016-05-14 17:51:14

    F1 engine deal is a weak agreement, says Christian Horner.

    Four major manufacturers welcomed guarantee of stable rules, and highlighted efforts to reduce costs and performance gaps.. Christian Horner says F1 has not gone far enough in any of the four areas addressed in ver...

    Sports 2016-05-14 16:03:45

    With 3/4 champions decided, heres what is left in European football leagues.

    Champions in three of four of these top leagues have been decided barring Spain. Let’s have a look at what’s left to play for on the last round of matches.. Barcelona stand top with 88 points, one more ...

    Sports 2016-05-14 15:43:44

    IPL 2016, RCB vs GL: Bangalore beat Lions by 144 runs.

    Royal Challengers Bangalore raced off to a huge 144 run win over Gujarat Lions on Saturday in a much needed victory to keep their playoff hopes alive.. IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions’ chase never got going losing wi...

    Sports 2016-05-14 15:23:33

    Vijender Singhs WBO title bout postponed but no break for star.

    Vijender Singh, who beat Andrzej Soldra to register his sixth successive win, was originally scheduled to fight for WBO Asia title on June 11.. Vijender Singh beat Poland’s Andrzej Soldra via Technical Knocko...

    Sports 2016-05-14 15:08:21

    Weighing the arguments: Narsingh Yadavs form or Sushil Kumars experience?.

    As Rio 2016 Olympic come closer, the debate of who should represent India in 74kg category has intensified..

    It’s the big question one awaits the answer for. Who is India’s best at Rio 2016 Olympics...

    Sports 2016-05-14 14:04:57

    David Warner voices pink-ball concerns, claims report.

    David Warner, who played in the inaugural day-night Test against New Zealand, said batsmen and fielders struggled to see the pink ball at times.. Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner reportedly told that player...

    Sports 2016-05-14 13:36:21

    Saina Nehwal and Co eye another medal, uphill task for men in Thomas and Uber Cup.

    Indian women clinched their maiden bronze in 2014 Thomas and Uber Cup after going down 2-3 to Japan in their maiden semifinals appearance.. Saina Nehwal will eye another good show at Thomas and Uber Cup tournament ...

    Sports 2016-05-14 13:23:09

    FIFA finds it hard to give up five-star lifestyle.

    FIFA confirmed that it paid all expenses for its 209 member associations and each delegate was given $1,000 in spending money.. FIFA’s President Gianni Infantino had pledged to make FIFA more humble, suggesti...

    Sports 2016-05-14 12:15:28

    Nick Kyrgios asks fans to judge Rio 2016 Olympic credentials.

    Backed by Tennis Australia, Nick Kyrgios has reignited a war of words with Kitty Chiller ahead of Rio Olympics by launching a social media attack.. Nick Kyrgios has had several incidents of poor behaviour in last 1...

    Sports 2016-05-14 11:44:09

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    It’s difficult to see many coming out of the theatre thinking Azhar was innocent. But then, he did win an election in real life, mind you.. A poster for the movie, Azhar, which released on Friday.

    AT one ...

    Sports 2016-05-14 03:24:11

    IPL 2016, MI vs KXIP: Mumbai second best at their second home.

    Marcus Stoinis returns with 4 wickets to restrict Mumbai Indians to 124 before Murali Vijay helps KXIP cross finish line.. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma is bowled around his legs by Axar Patel for 15. (Source...

    Sports 2016-05-14 01:12:16

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    But Narsingh Yadav says Sushil Kumar can’t earn right to go to the Olympics by fighting just one match.. Narsingh Yadav (L) feels trials are a non-issue and that his critics are living in a bhramm — a d...

    Sports 2016-05-14 01:03:24

    Spin in the tale: Pune look to foil KKRs IPL 2016 campaign.

    Pune collectively have failed to perform and are all but out of contention to make the playoffs with six points from 11 matches.. Leg spinner Adam Zampa has been a revelation this season. (Source: BCCI/IPL)

    Dur...

    Sports 2016-05-14 00:55:22

    Nico Rosberg sets the pace on tricky day for Lewis Hamilton.

    Nico Rosberg led the way with a time of one minute 23.922 seconds.. Nico Rosberg could become only the third driver to win the first five races of a season on Sunday. (Source: Reuters)

    Formula One championship ...

    Sports 2016-05-14 00:03:07

    Vijender Singhs right scripts Andrzej Soldras end.

    Vijender Singh wins again: The result means he stays unbeaten in Pro Boxing and has won all his bouts by a knockout.. Vijender Singh stares down his opponent after pushing him to the canvas.

    Vijender Singh exte...

    Sports 2016-05-13 23:42:43

    Uganda kicked out of under-20 World Cup for age cheating.

    Uganda kicked out of the qualifying competition for 2017 under-20 World Cup finals in South Korea after being caught for age cheating. .

    Uganda are the latest country to be kicked out of the qualifying competit...

    Sports 2016-05-13 22:47:35

    Jurgen Klopp effect gripping Liverpool ahead of Europa League final.

    Liverpool play Sevilla in Europa League final its first time in a European showpiece since losing to AC Milan in Champions League in 2007.. The last game of Jurgen Klopp’s first season in charge at Liverpool ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 22:47:01

    Chris Gayle voices support for Day/Night Tests.

    India and Pakistan are scheduled to play day-night tests in 2016 while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are considering following suit.. Chris Gayle believes day/night Tests can make the longest form of the game more popul...

    Sports 2016-05-13 22:36:57

    Spains Diego Costa could miss Euro 2016, says Guus Hiddink.

    Spain striker Diego Costa could miss European Championship finals due to his latest hamstring injury. . Spain striker Diego Costa could miss European Championship finals due to his latest hamstring injury. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-05-13 21:39:39

    Spurs trust convinced Mauricio Pochettino to pen new long-term deal.

    Mauricio Pochettino has transformed Spurs to one challenging for the Premier League title since he took charge in 2014.. Mauricio Pochettino has transformed Spurs to one challenging for the Premier League title sin...

    Sports 2016-05-13 21:23:26

    FIFA lifts suspension on Indonesia.

    FIFA lifted a suspension on Indonesia which was imposed almost a year ago for political interference in the local football association.. Gianni Infantino said the decision was taken after Indonesia government agree...

    Sports 2016-05-13 21:22:40

    Real Madrid can pip Barcelona to La Liga title in season finale, says Zinedine Zidane.

    Real Madrid need to win against Deportivo La Coruna and leaders Barcelona fail to win against Granada to lift first league title since 2012.. Real Madrid play Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga and play Champions Leagu...

    Sports 2016-05-13 20:50:00

    IPL 2016: We have given away more runs in death overs, says Yuzvendra Chahal.

    Chahal said while his captain Virat Kohli depends a lot on him to take wickets, he is not under pressure.. Yuzvendra Chahal admitted that Bangalore bowlers have been conceding far too many runs in death overs. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-05-13 20:44:38

    Novak Djokovic fends off Rafael Nadal; Andy Murray, Serena Williams register wins.

    Rafael Nadal led 4-2 in the first set and had five set points on serve at 5-4 in the second but Novak Djokovic held firm for a bruising clay-court victory.. Novak Djokovic next meets Kei Nishikori of Japan or Domin...

    Sports 2016-05-13 20:39:12

    Leicester Citys title win sparks rise in global merchandise sales.

    Leicester City merchandise has been exported to 66 countries in all - more than twice as many as at the start of the season.. Leicester City merchandise has been exported to 66 countries more than twice as many as ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 19:32:43

    Babita Kumari set to be pardoned and allowed to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics.

    WFI likely to pardon temporarily suspended Babita Kumari for forfeiting her bout in a qualifying event and allow her to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics.. Babita Kumari qualified for Olympics after Sumiya Erdenechimeg ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 19:24:47

    Chelsea offer John Terry another year, await his reply.

    John Terry is out of contract at the end of this season and in January said he would not be extending his stay.. John Terry is suspended for the final game of the Premier League season against champion Leicester Ci...

    Sports 2016-05-13 19:19:26

    WFI likely to hold a meeting on Tuesday to break Sushil Kumar-Narsingh Yadav deadlock.

    Sushil Kumar has written letters to both Sports Ministry and WFI requesting to hold trials between him and Narsingh Yadav for Rio 2016 berth.. In an emotional upload on Twitter, Sushil Kumar has pleaded for trials....

    Sports 2016-05-13 19:06:51

    IPL 2016: KXIP beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets.

    KXIP beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to register a crucial win in 2016 edition of the IPL.. Murali Vijay anchored the chase with a composed, unbeaten, 54 at top of the order. (Source: BCCI/IPL)

    After a bri...

    Sports 2016-05-13 19:03:57

    We dont think ourselves as underdogs anymore, says Indias Manpreet Singh.

    India face Germany in their opening match on June 10 and Manpreet Singh believes the tournament will improve their game ahead of Rio Olympics.. Manpreet idolises German Moritz Fürste and said the chance to pla...

    Sports 2016-05-13 18:24:39

    KXIPs Shaun Marsh sent home for punching teammate? Glenn Maxwell rubbishes report.

    Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson defended their Australia and KXIP teammate Shaun Marsh on Twitter.. Shaun Marsh played six games for KXIP in the IPL. (Source: BCCI/IPL)

    Glenn Maxwell has come out in support ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 18:19:34

    Suresh Raina, wife Priyanka waiting for first child.

    Suresh Raina flew to Holland on Monday to visit his wife as they are expecting their first baby.. Suresh Raina flew to Holland on Monday to be with his expecting wife. (Source: Twitter)

    Suresh Raina and wi...

    Sports 2016-05-13 18:02:33

    Arsene Wenger undecided on his future at Arsenal.

    Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal in 1996 and has led them to a top-four finish in every full season, indicated he would at least see out the remaining year of his contract.. Arsene Wenger has not yet decided on his fut...

    Sports 2016-05-13 17:29:39

    Eden Hazard can take Chelsea back to the top, says Nemanja Matic.

    Eden Hazard struggled with a hip injury earlier in the season and after his return he has struck four goals in his last four League games.. Eden Hazard has struck four goals in his last four Premier League games. (...

    Sports 2016-05-13 17:03:53

    Ferrari one-two in first Spanish GP practice.

    Ferrari were first and second in the practice session of Spanish Grand Prix. Ferrari were the only ones using the quicker, soft tyres. (Source: AP)

    Ferrari were first and second in opening practice for the Span...

    Sports 2016-05-13 16:18:32

    Quique Sanchez Flores to leave Watford at end of season.

    Quique Sanchez Flores joined Watford during the close season, he recently revealed there was a break clause in his contract. . Quique Sanchez Flores is the fifth manager in the last two years under Italian owner Gi...

    Sports 2016-05-13 16:13:40

    Placed under curfew, Danny Simpson to miss out on Leicester City celebrations.

    Danny Simpson was sentenced to 300 hours of unpaid community service after being convicted of assaulting his ex-girlfriend in May last year. Danny Simpson has until Thursday to appeal against the verdict. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 15:16:11

    Jurgen Klopp promises Liverpool squad a summer of hard work.

    Liverpool head to the United States for a training camp in mid-July and will play friendlies against Chelsea and AC Milan. Liverpool are eighth in the Premier League table. (Source: Reuters)

    Liverpool manager J...

    Sports 2016-05-13 14:39:34

    Jermain Defoe hopes to lead the line for England at Euro 2016.

    Jermain Defoe is likely to lead England at Euro 2016 especially after Danny Welbeck was ruled out for nine months with a knee injury.. Defoe has scored 15 Premier League goals and is third in the list after Harry K...

    Sports 2016-05-13 14:24:10

    Injuries and lack of energy cost Arsenal title, says Petr Cech.

    Arsenal, who end their campaign at home to relegated Aston Villa on Sunday, can finish above north London rivals Spurs. Danny Welbeck faces nine months out after suffering a serious knee injury against Manchester C...

    Sports 2016-05-13 14:04:06

    Anil Kumble retained ICC Cricket Committee head, Rahul Dravid made member.

    Anil Kumble was appointed as the chairman for his first term in 2012 and will now continue to head the panel until 2018 . Rahul Dravid has been elected by the current Test captains as current player representative...

    Sports 2016-05-13 13:55:35

    Sushil Kumar pleads for fair trial, feels best man should go to Rio Olympics.

    Sushil Kumar asked for his medals in the past to be forgotten and a fair trial be conducted between him and Narsingh Yadav for Rio Olympics. . Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav are both in a tussle for the 74kg slot ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 13:19:34

    IPL 2016, SRH vs DD: We didnt play to our potential, feels Naman Ojha.

    After a run of four wins that catapulted the team to the top of the points table, SRH suffered a seven-wicket loss to DD . Naman Ojha said the team would ponder over the loss, practice hard and try to come back str...

    Sports 2016-05-13 12:35:55

    French teenager Ousmane Dembele joins Borussia Dortmund on five-year deal.

    Ousmane Dembele has been impressive in his first full Ligue 1 season, scoring 12 goals in 25 matches. Borussia Dortmund have signed Ousmane Dembele. (Source: Reuters)

    Borussia Dortmund have signed Stade Rennes ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 11:41:33

    WWE Smackdown: Chris Jericho gets retribution over Dean Ambrose, results and more.

    Chris Jericho mauling Dean Ambrose after the latter had destroyed his $15,000 jacket . Chris Jericho dished out crazy retribution on Ambrose

    WWE Smackdown worked its way towards the upcoming PPV Extreme Rules ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 10:34:28

    Roger Federer out, Serena Williams beats effects of dogs dinner.

    Roger Federer still looks way short of his best after knee and back injuries and struggled to get to grips with Dominic Thiem . Roger Federer lost to rising Austrian Dominic Thiem 7-6(2) 6-4 in the third round of...

    Sports 2016-05-13 08:58:36

    Our parampara is to send quota winner, says WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

    Wrestling federation chief Brij Bhushan in ‘favour’ of sending Narsingh Yadav even as Sushil Kumar writes letter asking for a trial.. Sushil Kumar (L) and Narsingh Yadav are fighting for the one spot in...

    Sports 2016-05-13 01:37:53

    BCCI paid Rs 2.62 crore to U-19, India A coach Rahul Dravid.

    Rahul Dravid was roped in by BCCI for a professional fee of nearly Rs 2.62 crore — half of which was paid to him on April 2.. Rahul Dravid was hired as India ‘A’ and Under-19 coach last year. (Ex...

    Sports 2016-05-13 01:22:42

    France announce 23-member squad for Euro 2016.

    Euro 2016 will be held from June 10 to July 10 in France, who have announced their 23-member squad for the tournament.. Olivier Giroud is recovering from a lean spell at Arsenal with a strong finish to the Premier ...

    Sports 2016-05-13 01:03:25

    New ICC chairman Shashank Manohar read the moment well, made the right move.

    Shashank Manohar’s election comes two days after he quit as the BCCI president.. Shashank Manohar had stepped down as BCCI president on Tuesday.

    Two days after he sent in his resignation as BCCI president...

    Sports 2016-05-13 00:28:25

    IPL 2016, SRH vs DD: Sunrisers eclipsed at home.

    Delhi Daredevils produce clinical all-round display to defeat table-toppers Hyderabad by seven wickets.. Delhi Daredevils bowlers conceded only 33 runs in the last 5 overs and picked up 5 wickets. (Source: BCCI)

    Sports 2016-05-13 00:15:16

    Pakistan may play their home series in Sri Lanka.

    The PCB has been forced to host its "home series" regularly in the UAE since terrorist attack on Sri Lankan team in Lahore in 2009. PCB has only hosted short limited over series at home since 2009. (Source: AP)

    ...

    Sports 2016-05-12 22:27:44

    Arsene Wenger devastated for Arsenals Danny Welbeck over freak injury.

    Third-placed Arsenal end their Premier League campaign at home to relegated Aston Villa on Sunday.. Danny Welbeck has been in good form, scoring five times including winners against Leicester City and Norwich City....

    Sports 2016-05-12 21:23:04

    Everton sack manager Roberto Martinez.

    Roberto Martinez took over in 2013 after winning the FA Cup with Wigan Athletic.. Evrton are 12th going into the last game of the season. (Source: Reuters)

    Everton sacked manager Roberto Martinez on Thursday, b...

    Sports 2016-05-12 21:20:03

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini urges caution ahead of Swansea game.

    Fourth-placed Manchester City need one more point, thanks to a vastly superior goal difference.. Manchester City have disappointed in the league this season. (Source: Reuters)

    Manuel Pellegrini has urged cautio...

    Sports 2016-05-12 21:13:28

    IPL 2016: MS Dhoni may have his own reasons for not bowling R Ashwin, says Simon Katich.

    R. Ashwin has not bowled his quota of four overs in 10 of his last 20 Twenty20 games that included five games for RPS . Simon Katich feels that MS Dhoni must have had his reasons for not giving full quota of overs...

    Sports 2016-05-12 20:17:35

    Azhar: Heres all the real life drama from Mohammad Azharuddins life.

    Mohammad Azharuddin gets an on-screen presence in the form of Emraan Hashmi with the biopic releasing on Friday.. Emraan Hashmi will play the character of Mohammad Azharuddin in ‘Azhar’. (Source: PTI) <...

    Sports 2016-05-12 20:06:24

    A R Rahman joins Olympic Goodwill Ambassadors list.

    Sachin Tendulkar, Salman Khan and Abhinav Bindra had earlier accepted the role offered by the Indian Olympic Association . A R Rahman agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-05-12 19:54:20

    Why RCB might have to drop its hurricane southpaw Chris Gayle, again.

    Chris Gayle is a destructive force but his 13 runs in four games at a strike rate of just 65 has not helped RCB.. Chris Gayle is in woeful form this season for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (Source: BCCI/IPL)

    Sports 2016-05-12 19:13:54

    IPL 2016: DD thump SRH by seven wickets in Hyderabad.

    DD beat SRH by seven wickets in the IPL 2016 contest in Hyderabad on Thursday.. IPL 2016: Quinton de Kock set up the chase with a fluent 44 at top of the order. (Source: BCCI/IPL)

    Delhi Daredevils make easy wor...

    Sports 2016-05-12 18:51:12

    Vijender Singh takes on Polands Andrzej Soldra on Friday.

    Eager to head to India with an all-win record, Vijender Singh will once again eye a quick win over Soldra at Macron Stadium . Vijender has been unbeaten so far in the circuit, winning all his bouts via Technical K...

    Sports 2016-05-12 17:32:37

    IPL 2016: I was not abused by Preity Zinta, says Sanjay Bangar.

    A media report had claimed that Preity Zinta, co-owner of KXIP, hurled expletives at Sanjay Bangar after the narrow loss to RCB.. A media outlet had claimed KXIP co-owner Preity Zinta had hurled an abuse at coach S...

    Sports 2016-05-12 17:32:20

    Eden Hazard back to his best, says Guus Hiddink.

    Eden Hazard has racked up four goals in his last four league games, including the sumptuous curler that secured a 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur. Eden Hazard scored a goal against Liverpool in a 1-1 draw. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-05-12 16:43:44

    India wants to host Australia for day-night Test: CA chief.

    The idea of Test cricket under lights has been gaining momentum ever since the first ever day-night match between Australia and New Zealand last November. BCCI has approached Cricket Australia to play a day-night T...

    Sports 2016-05-12 16:21:34

    Sports Ministry not to interfere in Sushil Kumar vs Narsingh Yadav issue.

    Narsingh Yadav had won quota in 74kg category while Sushil Kumar has been upgraded (from 66kg) after a revamp of the weight categories.. Both Narsingh Yadav and Sushil Kumar are vying for the 74kg slot in freestyle...

    Sports 2016-05-12 15:08:19

    AIBA extends deadline for boxing federation elections.

    The AIBA had earlier set a May 14 deadline for the formation of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI). Only one Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) has qualified for Rio Olympics so far. (Source: Express File)

    The l...

    Sports 2016-05-12 15:04:04

    Uncapped James Vince and Jake Ball in Englands squad for Sri Lanka Test.

    Jake Ball and James Vince are two new faces in the 12-man squad, with selectors sticking largely with same side that won in South Africa.. Alastair Cook will lead England against Sri Lanka at Headingley on May 19. ...

    Sports 2016-05-12 14:37:05

    Doping charges dropped against Kusal Perera, cleared to play.

    Kusal Perera is free to return to international cricket without restriction with immediate effect after ICC has withdrawn disciplinary charges against him.. Kusal Perera was suspended for four-years after his ...

    Sports 2016-05-12 12:06:25

    Sunderland joy as Newcastle United and Norwich relegated.

    With Sunderland beating Everton 3-0 at the Stadium of Light, it spelled doom for their Tyneside rivals Newcastle who went down.. Sunderland have been fighting relegation for the past four years and have continued t...

    Sports 2016-05-12 11:55:06

    No England tour camp for Ahmed Shehzad : PCB.

    Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal were not selected by the new selection committee for the England tour on disciplinary grounds.. Ahmed Shehzad’s attempt to get into the national training camp for England tour goe...

    Sports 2016-05-12 11:49:45

    IPL 2016, RCB vs MI: Wicket was a bit slower when we batted, says KL Rahul.

    KL Rahul said he donned the role of an opener when he walked out to bat as Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle were dismissed early.. KL Rahul scored 68 from 53 balls with the help of three fours and four sixes. (Source: B...

    Sports 2016-05-12 11:19:27

    Youngsters have shown flashes in IPL 2016 but India cap looks distant.

    Each IPL has produced a player for the future but this edition has been disappointing in that respect, Harsha Bhogle writes.. Krunal Pandya has shown flashes of brilliance this IPL. But that is not enough for him t...

    Sports 2016-05-12 01:33:41

    Quashing concerns, sharp Roger Federer wins at Italian Open.

    Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and seven-time Rome champion Rafael Nadal also advanced in straight sets on the red clay courts at the Foro Italico.. Roger Federer isn’t sure if he will be fit for Thursday’...

    Sports 2016-05-12 01:02:27

    Patrick Ekeng had serious heart problems, reveal tests.

    Romanian doctors said an autopsy conducted on Monday showed that Patrick Ekeng had an enlarged heart.. Dinamo Bucharest fans are back dropped by a photo of midfielder Patrick Ekeng, who died after collapsing during...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:58:04

    Tony Cozier (1940-2016): West Indies cricket loses its voice and sanity.

    For those in India, Tony Cozier was often the last voice we heard before nodding off when cricket was on in Caribbean.. Tony Cozier covered the game for over five decades. (Source: Reuters)

    “WHERE does We...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:37:40

    IOC in contact with prosecutors amid Tokyo payment report.

    The IOC said its chief ethics and compliance officer "will continue to be in contact with all interested parties to clarify any alleged improper conduct.". Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil’s Olympic Committee Pre...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:32:49

    With eight Olympic quota places, Indian wrestling touches another high.

    A record high Indian contingent for Rio 2016 Olympics sees highest number of wrestlers qualify for an Olympics as well.. Sushil Kumar has won two Olympic medals for India at the 2008 and 2012 Games but he’s f...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:29:34

    IPL 2016, RCB vs MI: After bowlers show, Kieron Pollard-Jos Buttler sink RCB.

    Chasing 152 for a win, Kieron Pollard and Jos Buttler smashed unbeaten cameos of 35 and 29 respectively to share 55 runs from just 3.3 overs.. Jos Buttler sealed the game in fine fashion – with a six. (Source...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:19:59

    Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis sail into Italian Open quarters.

    Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis have lost two straight finals in the past fortnight at Stuttgart and Madrid.. Sania Mirza-Mirza Hingis broke the serve of the Taipei-Georgia pairing five times out of 11 to capitalise on ...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:13:28

    Tony Cozier passes away: Tributes pour in for late commentator.

    Renowned West Indian commentator and journalist Tony Cozier died on Wednesday after prolonged illness..

    Renowned West Indian commentator and journalist Tony Cozier died on Wednesday after prolonged il...

    Sports 2016-05-12 00:08:54

    IPL 2016: We have to improve in the next five games, says JP Duminy.

    Asked if DD have any special plans in dealing with Sunrisers Hyderabad, JP Duminy said they possessed a line-up that can compete.. The few days’ break has helped Daredevils players to recharge and come back s...

    Sports 2016-05-11 22:26:10

    Luis Suarez hails team spirit at title-chasing Barcelona.

    Despite taking a 2-1 lead in the first leg of their quarter-final against Atletico Madrid, Barcelona lost 2-0 in Madrid . Luis Suarez has applauded his team mates for sticking together during last month’s wo...

    Sports 2016-05-11 22:09:18

    H S Prannoy out of Indias Thomas Cup team due to foot injury.

    The Indian team will have four singles players in Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth and Verma Brothers . H S Prannoy has injured his right toe. (Source: AP)

    India will be without the services of H S Prannoy as he ha...

    Sports 2016-05-11 21:07:46

    Mohammad Azharuddin feels it should be up to MS Dhoni to take call on retirement.

    According to Azhar, India do not have to look beyond Virat Kohli to lead the country in all forms of the game once MS Dhoni quits . Mohammed Azharuddin said MS Dhoni has achieved so much in his career as a cricket...

    Sports 2016-05-11 20:55:17

    IPL 2016: After bowlers show, Kieron Pollard and Jos Buttler muscle MI over the line against RCB.

    Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in the IPL 2016 contest in Bangalore on Wednesday.. Kieron Pollard smashed 35 off 19 balls to help Mumbai Indians gun down the target. (Source: BCCI/IP...

    Sports 2016-05-11 19:33:25

    Dont compare two cricketers: Virender Sehwag on Sachin Tendulkar-Virat Kohli comparisons.

    Virender Sehwag is against comparing players and hopes Kings XI Punjab does well in the remaining matches.. Virender Sehwag is against comparing players of different eras. (Source: PTI)

    Former opener Virender S...

    Sports 2016-05-11 19:26:54

    Karim Benzemas return to boost Real Madrid.

    Karim Benzema has found the back of the net in 20 of his 34 appearances for Real Madrid in the 2015-16 campaign.. Karim Benzema came back from a hamstring problem and score in Sunday’s 3-2 triumph over Valenc...

    Sports 2016-05-11 19:01:58

    Belgium coach Marc Wilmots plays down chances of Euro 2016 glory.

    Bookmakers rank Belgium as fifth favourites for Euro 2016, behind France, Germany, Spain and England.. Belgium were top of the FIFA World Ranking until April and second only to Argentina now. (Source: AP file)

    ...

    Sports 2016-05-11 18:46:49

    IPL 2016, MI vs KKR: Kieron Pollard can make any opposition jittery, feels Robin Singh.

    Kieron Pollard hit six sixes in his 17-ball-51 to win a tricky match for Mumbai Indians against KKR with ease. . Kieron Pollard piled up a 17-ball half century to guide MI home by 6 wickets. (Source: BCCI)

    Mum...

    Sports 2016-04-29 11:26:22

    Villarreal strike late against Liverpool, Sevilla draw at Shakhtar.

    Liverpool looked comfortable before Denis Suarez broke into the box and unselfishly squared for Adrian Lopez to sweep home. . The winner arrived after Liverpool looked to have absorbed everything. (Source: Reuters...

    Sports 2016-04-29 08:29:07

    IPL 2016, RPS vs GL: Faf Du Plessis out of IPL, Rising Pune Supergiants bring in Usman Khawaja.

    As Pune have included Usman Khawaja as a replacement for Faf Du Plessis, GL may still not include Aaron Finch as he recovers from his hamstring injury.. MS Dhoni led Rising Pune Supergiants and Suresh Raina led Guj...

    Sports 2016-04-29 01:32:18

    Back on track after 8 years, Pinki Pramanik finishes seventh.

    Pinki Pramanik returning to national level competition after an eight-year gap, finished seventh in the race with a timing of 12.33 seconds.. Pinki Pramanik a silver medallist in the 4x400m at the 2006 Commonwealth...

    Sports 2016-04-29 01:09:57

    IPL 2016, MI vs KKR: Mumbai Indians do what they do best- beat KKR.

    Pollard blasts 17-ball 51* and Rohit scores 68* as the defending champions make it 2-0 this season against last year’s runners-up.. Rohit Sharma struck an unbeaten 68, while Kieron Pollard smashed 51 not out ...

    Sports 2016-04-29 00:32:46

    Formula One drivers fear another wrong turn with 2017 rules.

    Formula One drivers fear that aerodynamic changes will instead make it harder for cars to follow and overtake.Lewis Hamilton. Mercedes have been dominant since the 1.6 litre V6 turbo hybrid power units were introdu...

    Sports 2016-04-28 23:10:53

    Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels asks for Bayern Munich move.

    Mats Hummels would be the third Dortmund star to leave for Bayern Munich, after Robert Lewandowski and Mario Goetze.. Mats Hummels still has one year on his contract with Borussia Dortmund and no opt-out clause. (S...

    Sports 2016-04-28 22:51:48

    IPL 2016: Usman Khawaja comes in for injured Faf du Plessis for Rising Pune Supergiants.

    Usman Khawaja has been in great form in the Twenty20 in Big Bash League , will replace injured Faf du Plessis for Rising Pune Supergiants.. FAF Du Plessis had injured his finger during the course of their match aga...

    Sports 2016-04-28 22:25:46

    IPL Governing Councils meeting to decide new venue for Mumbai Indians.

    IPL Governing Council is to meet in Delhi on Friday to finalise new home venues for Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants.. Mumbai Indians’ new home venue is a choice between Mohali, Dharamsala and Kanpu...

    Sports 2016-04-28 21:36:28

    Real Madrids woes compounded with hamstring injury to Karim Benzema.

    Karim Benzema was substituted at halftime on Tuesday and the team said the French striker has been diagnosed with the muscle injury.. Karim Benzema is likely to miss out on the weekend fixture against Real Sociedad...

    Sports 2016-04-28 19:53:48

    Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho suspended for 30 days by UEFA for failed dope test.

    Mamadou Sakho did not ask for his backup sample to be analyzed and he is now waiting to discover the date of his disciplinary hearing.. UEFA has provisionally suspended Mamadou Sakho for 30 days. (Source: Reuters) ...

    Sports 2016-04-28 19:18:09

    IPL 2016, MI vs KKR: MI beat KKR by six wickets.

    Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets after superb knocks by Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard.. IPL 2016, MI v KKR: Rohit Sharma once again played the key role in the Mumbai Indians chase. (Source...

    Sports 2016-04-28 18:40:39

    Michel Platini prepares for make-or-break CAS hearing.

    Sepp Blatter, who is due to testify at the hearing, has also appealed to CAS and is awaiting a date for his hearing. . FIFA’s ethics committee in December banned Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter from all foot...

    Sports 2016-04-28 17:15:56

    We need to accept pink-ball Tests, says New Zealand Cricket chief David White.

    Australia and New Zealand played the inaugural day-night Test in Adelaide, attracting huge crowds to rival those at limited-overs versions.. David White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night Tests at ...

    Sports 2016-04-28 17:07:58

    Matiouze Royer doesnt look easy: Vijender Singh.

    Vijender Singh has won all his previous four contests via Technical Knockouts in under three rounds. . Vijender Singh is not keen on a longer contest. (Source: AP)

    None of his four fights so far have gone the d...

    Sports 2016-04-28 16:57:10

    Cant deny Salman Khan is popular and would bring visibility to Olympics, says Sourav Ganguly.

    Speaking on the raging debate for the first time, Sourav Ganguly said that he is happy with Salman Khan being the ambassador as he will bring visibility.. Sourav Ganguly believes there is no harm in having other am...

    Sports 2016-04-28 16:38:50

    Sam Allardyce urges Sunderland to be prepared for fired-up Stoke City.

    Sunderland played out a goalless draw with fourth-placed Arsenal on Sunday to climb out of the relegation zone. . Sam Allardyce has called on his side to gird for an inspired performance. (Source: Reuters)

    Sun...

    Sports 2016-04-28 16:18:46

    Saina Nehwal sails into quarters, PV Sindhu sinks in ABC.

    Saina Nehwal has a 6-7 head-to-head record against Shixian Wang, having lost to her in the last two encounters.. Saina Nehwal prevailed 21-14 21-18 over Jindapol to take her head-to-head record to 7-0 against the T...

    Sports 2016-04-28 14:56:45

    Vincent Kompany anticipates career-defining match in Madrid.

    Real Madrid, who have won the tournament 10 times, take on a Manchester City side bidding to reach their first final. . A score draw will see Manchester City advance to the May 28 final in Milan and Vincent Kompan...

    Sports 2016-04-28 14:40:31

    No top Pakistan cricketer applies for position of head coach.

    According to a reliable source in the Pakistan board, only two low profile former Pakistan players including Manzoor Ellahi had applied. . None of Pakistani cricketers have applied for the head coach job. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-04-28 11:50:15

    IPL 2016: It was probably my best T20 knock, says Chris Morris.

    Coming out to bat at a difficult time with Delhi Daredevils tottering at 57-4 in 10.4 overs, Chris Morris blasted 82 off just 32 balls. . Chris Morris shared 87 runs for the fifth wicket with country-mate JP Duminy...

    Sports 2016-04-28 11:32:09

    Allan Donald, Stuart Law join Australia coaching staff.

    Allan Donald will join the team for the three Tests, five one day internationals and two Twenty20 matches in Sri Lanka from July 26-Sept. 9.. Allan Donald will join Australia as their bowling coach for their tour o...

    Sports 2016-04-28 09:59:10

    Atletico Madrid hero Saul Niguez delights in most beautiful goal.

    Saul Niguez produced a delightful curled finish which sealed a 1-0 semi-final first leg win for Atletico Madrid over Bayern Munich. . Saul Niguez breathtaking goal against Bayern Munich took his season’s goal...

    Sports 2016-04-28 08:50:07

    Saul Niguez stunner gives Atletico Madrid advantage over Bayern Munich.

    Saul Niguez magically weaved his way through the Bayern defence and produced a low finish that went in off the post to put the home side in front. . Saul Niguez put Atletico Madrid in the box seat in their Champion...

    Sports 2016-04-28 08:38:20

    Leadership lessons: Creating a culture that allows talent to flower.

    It is not easy to bring together stars and youngsters in a competition and that is why, in football leagues and in the IPL, leadership is so important.. MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are leading Rising Pune Supergiants ...

    Sports 2016-04-28 01:40:33

    IPL 2016, MI vs KKR: Kolkata Knights Riders eye revenge against Mumbai.

    Rohit Sharma, this year, like the recent years, hasn’t started well but he remains flexible and self-less for his team Mumbai Indians.. Rohit and Harbhajan have a chat on the eve of the match against KKR. (So...

    Sports 2016-04-28 01:35:22

    Rio Olympics 2016 glimmer in Delhis horizon.

    Several athletes will have to realise their potential while others have to better their best to make Rio cut.. The dust and pollution around the JLN stadium meant that 800m sprinter Tintu Luka had to cover her mout...

    Sports 2016-04-28 01:19:12

    India to win five medals at Rio Olympics, predicts US based Gracenote.

    If the Rio Olympics were held today, the United States would win the most medals as well as the most golds, predicts Gracenote.. The Olympic torch is lighted during the handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame in Ath...

    Sports 2016-04-28 01:07:52

    Sri Lanka includes Kaushal Silva in Test squad for England tour.

    Sri Lanka Cricket has also re-appointed former captain Sanath Jayasuriya as chief selector of the new selection committee.. Kaushal Silva has played 24 test matches for Sri Lanka and scored 1,404 runs at an average...

    Sports 2016-04-28 00:47:34

    IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions survive South African lions.

    Delhi fall short by one run despite Chris Morris’s 32-ball 82* and eight sixes, JP Duminy’s 48 and Imran Tahir’s three-wicket haul.. Chris Morris played a sensational knock and struck eight sixes ...

    Sports 2016-04-28 00:35:56

    Im happy that people have started recognising gymnastics, says Dipa Karmakar.

    Dipa Karmakar will choose between two events in Turkey and Singapore in June for her build up event ahead of Rio Olympics.. Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics. (Source: PTI)...

    Sports 2016-04-28 00:00:39

    Villarreal out to banish European semi-final curse.

    If Villarreal reach their first European final it will be because of carefully cultivated blend of home players and intelligent purchases.. No one believes Villareal have an easy task in their Europa league semi-fi...

    Sports 2016-04-27 22:27:23

    Jacques Kallis removes his controversial tweet on South Africa Government decision.

    Jacques Kallis has removed his controversial tweet in the wake of a government decision to ban sports.. Jacques Kallis is now a head coach with IPL team Kolkata Knight Rider. (Source: PTI)

    Legendary South Afric...

    Sports 2016-04-27 21:49:34

    Indian men to open Olympic hockey campaign on August 6, women on Aug 7.

    Set in a difficult Pool B at the Rio Olympics comprising Argentina, Canada, Germany, Ireland and Netherlands, India start on August 7.. Indian men will start their Olympics campaign on August 6.

    India’s m...

    Sports 2016-04-27 20:10:52

    IPL 2016: I am concentrating on helping KKR, not on India comeback, says Gautam Gambhir.

    Sunil Gavaskar feels Gautam Gambhir looks good for a national recall after a string of good scores in the ongoing IPL.. Gautam Gambhir is the leading run-getter for KKR with a tally of 237 from five games. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-04-27 19:47:33

    IPL 2016: Mumbai Indians Hardik Pandya rocks the dance floor.

    On his Twitter page Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya posted a video of him shaking a leg on the dance floor.. Hardik Pandya represents Mumbai Indians in the on-going IPL. (Source: Instagram)

    India’...

    Sports 2016-04-27 18:42:40

    IPL 2016, DD vs GL: GL beat DD in a pulsating finish by 1 run.

    Live Cricket Score of DD vs GL: Live score of DD vs GL IPL 2016 match from Delhi. Stay tuned for live cricket updates of DD vs GL. DD vs GL: Dhawal Kulkarni picked up the first three wickets for Gujarat Lions to dw...

    Sports 2016-04-27 18:35:34

    Sports Ministry gives NOC to new boxing bodys registration.

    The new body to be called the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) is expected to hold elections on May 8. . Sports Ministry grants NOC for registration of Boxing Federation of India. (Source: Reuters)

    Decks are be...

    Sports 2016-04-27 17:03:26

    IPL 2016: Mumbai Indians sign Jerome Taylor as replacement for Lasith Malinga.

    Jerome Taylor replaces injured Lasith Malinga in the Mumbai Indians IPL 2016 squad..

    Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies seamer Jerome Taylor as a replacement for Lasith Malinga who was ruled out of the 2016...

    Sports 2016-04-27 16:48:17

    Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu make winning starts at the Asian Championship.

    Saina Nehwal disposed off Fitriani Fitriani 21-16 21-17, while PV Sindhu brushed aside Maria Febe Kusumastuti 21-10 21-13. . In the next round, Saina Nehwal will face the winner of the match between Lindaweni Fane...

    Sports 2016-04-27 16:01:39

    Russian Grand Prix: Hat-trick seeking Lewis Hamilton in a familiar setting.

    Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural race around the 2014 Winter Olympic Park and returned last October to repeat the feat.. Lewis Hamilton is the only driver to win the Russian Grand Prix. (Source: Reuters)

    Triple...

    Sports 2016-04-27 15:51:04

    Harry Kane refuses to give up as Leicester City close in on title.

    Tottenham have not tasted success in the league since they won the title in 1961, while Leicester City have never won a top-flight crown.. Second-placed Tottenham Hotspur drew 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion on Monda...

    Sports 2016-04-27 15:11:04

    Saina Nehwal calls Salman Khans appoint as Goodwill Ambassador perfect.

    Saina Nehwal comes in support of the Salman Khan being named as Good Will ambassador of Indian contingent for Rio Olympics.. Saina Nehwal supports of Salman Khan for becoming brand ambassador of Indian contingent ...

    Sports 2016-04-27 14:22:49

    IPL 2016: I will get better as I play more games, says SRH seamer Ashish Nehra.

    Though disappointed to end up losing the match, Ashish Nehra said it is part of the game and learning from mistakes is the way forward.. Ashish Nehra picked up one wicket against RPS. (Source: BCCI)

    Having retu...

    Sports 2016-04-27 13:36:32

    Rio 2016 Olympics: India athletes who have qualified so far.

    Here are the India sportspersons who have so far qualified for the Rio 2016 Games.. A large number of players from India are expected to qualify for Olympics this time.

    The 2016 Olympics, which will be hel...

    Sports 2016-04-27 13:29:57

    Supreme setback for MI, Pune as top court quashes appeal for IPL in May.

    Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur were to host 13 IPL 2016 matches including final at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on May 29.. Supreme Court of India dismissed the plea by MCA. (Source: AP)

    THE IPL organizers’ quest ...

    Sports 2016-04-27 13:14:43

    SRH vs RPS, IPL 2016: A plan was there for David Warner, says Ashok Dinda.

    Ashok Dinda was happy to have got the crucial wicket of SRH captain and batting mainstay David Warner.. Playing his first game of IPL 2016, Ashok Dinda returned with impressive figures of 3/23. (Source: BCCI/IPL) <...

    Sports 2016-04-27 11:19:37

    Hillsborough disaster: The darkest chapter in English football.

    The Hillsborough disaster case—after 26 years of inquests and inquiries, the longest in British jury history—reached its conclusion. A timeline on how it unfolded.. The verdict was a moment of great joy...

    Sports 2016-04-27 11:11:03

    Rio Olympics 2016 prediction: US to top medal table; China, Russia next.

    Simon Gleave has been crunching the Olympic numbers for four years, putting them through a data-processing program as the head of analysis. . In terms of medal-count and order, it’s going to be close to what ...

    Sports 2016-04-27 10:29:02

    Champions League: Manchester City ready to rumble at Bernabeu, says Joe Hart.

    Joe Hart produced two incredible late stops at the Etihad Stadium to leave the tie hanging in the balance.. Joe Hart produced two incredible saves to help Manchester City hold Real Madrid to a goalless draw. (Sourc...

    Sports 2016-04-27 10:17:01

    John Hastings ruled out of Australias West Indies tour.

    Cricket Australia Sports Science and Sports Medicine Manager Alex Kountouris said John Hastings had bone spurs removed from one ankle. . John Hastings has been ruled out of West Indies tour after ankle injury. (So...

    Sports 2016-04-27 10:05:37

    Cristiano Ronaldo-less Real Madrid held to goalless draw by Manchester City in UEFA Champions League.

    Real Madrid, missing the service of Cristiano Ronaldo, fail to score in away leg of Champions League semi-final against Manchester City.. Real Madrid gradually upped their tempo after the break with Gareth Bale inc...

    Sports 2016-04-27 08:43:44

    Allan Donald set to become Australia bowling coach, claims report.

    Reports suggest that Allan Donald is set to join the Australian side as their bowling coach for their tour of Sri Lanka this year. . Allan Donald will join Australia as bowling coach. (Source: Express File)

    Sou...

    Sports 2016-04-27 08:12:15

    IPL 2016, DD vs GL: Dwayne Smith is a champion, too, in his own right.

    Dwayne ‘Doctor’ Smith may not have been successful in the West Indian jersey, but remains a hot property in T20 leagues.. Dwayne Smith has been a huge draw in the IPL, with franchises making all out eff...

    Sports 2016-04-27 01:12:16

    IPL 2016, SRH vs RPS: Rising Pune Supergiants rise from four-match slumber.

    Pune’s bowlers play havoc after rain as they restrict Hyderabad to a below-par 118 to set up a 34-run victory (via D-L method).. Pune’s Ashok Dinda borrows Cristiano Ronaldo’s signature celebratio...

    Sports 2016-04-27 01:06:42

    Flair meets resilience in Bayern Munich vs Atletico Madrid.

    Atletico Madrid would appear to have the edge over Bayern Munich as the first leg is in Madrid on April 27th.. Atletico Madrid have lost only twice in 29 games in European competitions and only once in Spanish leag...

    Sports 2016-04-27 00:40:02

    Cristiano Ronaldo out of Champions League semi-final, first leg.

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of their Champions League semi-final, first leg at Manchester City . Cristiano Ronaldo has been struggling with a thigh strain. (Source: Reuters)

    Cristiano Ronaldo has not b...

    Sports 2016-04-26 23:45:41

    PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal eye ranking points at Asia Championship.

    Saina Nehwal had registered semifinal finishes in Swiss Open, India Open and Malaysia Open before skipping Singapore Open.. Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu look to earn some valuable ranking points in Asia Championship...

    Sports 2016-04-26 21:30:20

    Rafael Nadal wants drug-test results made public.

    The ITF confirmed it received the letter from Nadal, including the request for his test results to be released under the Tennis Anti-Doping Program.. Rafael Nadal said some media, fans, and sponsors don’t tru...

    Sports 2016-04-26 20:55:46

    PCB issues show cause notice to Younis Khan.

    Pakistan Cricket Board has issued a show cause notice to former captain Younis Khan for walking out of a national one-day tournament.. Younis Khan, former Pakistan captain walked out of a national one-day tournamen...

    Sports 2016-04-26 20:40:48

    IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions have many match-winners, says Brad Hodge.

    Gujarat Lions have won three and lost only one game and sit pretty on the second spot in the IPL 2016 standings.. Brad Hodge expects a tough match, especially with Rahul Dravid in the opposition camp as mentor. (So...

    Sports 2016-04-26 20:35:39

    Wimbledon to beef up measures against corruption, doping.

    Tennis suffered a blow to its integrity when former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova said she had failed a drugs test.. Maria Sharapova was tested positive for meldonium drug after her defeat in Australia Open. (...

    Sports 2016-04-26 20:06:23

    IPL 2016: I feel that SRHs strength is bowling, says Moises Henriques.

    After losing two games in a row, Sunrisers turned their fortunes around by posting comprehensive wins against MI, GL and KXIP.. Moises Henriques feels his team’s strength lies in their potent bowling attack. ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 18:51:09

    Narrow escape for Leicester Citys Demarai Gray, dodges death ahead of PFA awards.

    Demarai Gray was screamed at by officials at Battersea Heliport before being escorted away from the area by a steward.. A fleet of helicopters ferried Leicester squad to awards soon after their thumping win over Sw...

    Sports 2016-04-26 18:30:59

    IPL 2016: Rahul Dravid sir motivates us to perform, says Sanju Samson.

    Delhi Daredevils are placed third in the IPL standings with three wins in the four matches they have played so far.. Delhi Daredevils’s Rahul Dravid and Sanju Samson’s duo was earlier a part of Rajastha...

    Sports 2016-04-26 18:18:32

    Kaushal Silva discharged from hospital, to resume practice soon.

    Kaushal Silva was fielding at short leg when a powerful sweep by Dinesh Chandimal struck the back of his head.. Kaushal Silva was cleared to resume physical activity. (Source: AP/File)

    Sri Lanka test opener Kau...

    Sports 2016-04-26 18:12:43

    Vijender Singh accepts Amir Khans challenge of pro bout in India.

    As Vijender Singh and Amir Khan fight in different weights, it would be seen whether Amir gains or Vijender loses weight.. Vijender Singh fights in the super middleweight category in the pro circuit.

    India box...

    Sports 2016-04-26 16:59:17

    We are cooking a fantastic team, says Manchester Uniteds Ander Herrera.

    Manchester United, currently fifth in the league, host leaders Leicester City, who need a win to clinch their first English league title on Sunday.. Manchester United have won 10 of their last 15 games. (Source: Re...

    Sports 2016-04-26 16:48:48

    Mary Kom brings winning attitude to all her work, says Salman Khan.

    Salman Khan has lauded the five-time world boxing champion and Olympic medallist M.C. Mary Kom.. Superstar Salman Khan has lauded the five-time world boxing champion and Olympic medallist M.C. Mary Kom.(Source:Twit...

    Sports 2016-04-26 14:09:55

    IPL 2016, KXIP vs MI: Fielding has let us down massively, says Glenn Maxwell.

    Glenn Maxwell rued at the mistakes KXIP committed against Mumbai which he said cost them the game.. Glenn Maxwell top-scored for Kings XI Punjab with a 56 off 39 balls. (Source: IPL/BCCI)

    Disappointed at his si...

    Sports 2016-04-26 13:52:20

    All Test playing nations want day-night matches, says Cricket Australia.

    Australia hosted the first day-night Test against New Zealand and will play Pakistan in another match in Brisbane in December.. Australia played the first ever pink ball Test against New Zealand last year. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-04-26 13:26:23

    IPL 2016: Chris Jordan all set to join RCB in place of Mitchell Starc.

    Chris Jordan will replace the injured Mitchell Starc in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the remainder of IPL 2016.. Chris Jordan is a regular in the England team in the shortest format. (Source: AP)

    C...

    Sports 2016-04-26 13:06:41

    With 100 days to go for Olympics, Brazil battling political, economical nightmares.

    The first ever Olympics staged in South America is threatened by an almighty hangover before it even gets under way.. Brazil is battling political and economical difficulties with the Olympics just 100 days away. (...

    Sports 2016-04-26 12:50:53

    IPL 2016: Yuvraj Singh recovers from injury, trains with SRH squad.

    Yuvraj Singh recovered from ankle injury and has joined the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad in IPL 2016.. Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan share a fun moment on Monday. (Source: Facebook)

    The Sunrisers Hyderabad were ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 12:35:04

    PCB inquires involvement of Umar Akmal, four others in brawl.

    Television channels showed brief footage of Umar Akmal arguing with some people at the theatre.. Umar Akmal is said to be one of the five players. (Source: File)

    Five players who have represented the count...

    Sports 2016-04-26 11:07:35

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema fit for Champions League game against Manchester City.

    Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema made the journey to Manchester and Zinedine Zidane is confident they will play.. Cristiano Ronaldo did not feature in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Rayo Vallecano in La Liga. ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 10:25:51

    Jamie Vardy gets additional one-match ban, to miss Manchester United game.

    Jamie Vardy angrily confronted referee Jon Moss after being picking up a second yellow card for diving against West Ham.. Jamie Vardy was also fined 10,000 pounds. (Source: Reuters)

    Leicester City striker Jamie...

    Sports 2016-04-26 10:10:31

    West Brom dent Tottenham Hotspurs hopes; Leicester City one win away from Premier League title.

    Craig Dawson cancels own goal by scoring in the 72nd for West Brom and secure 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur.. West Brom’s Craig Dawson (center right) mobbed by teammate Gareth McAuley after he scored aga...

    Sports 2016-04-26 09:21:35

    Comments by West Indies players after World T20 final inappropriate, disrespectful: ICC.

    Darren Sammy had launched a scathing attack on WICB in an emotional speech at Eden Gardens after clinching World T20.. Apart from Darren Sammy, Dwayne Bravo was also very critical of the West Indies Cricket Board. ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 01:28:02

    IPL 2016, KXIP vs MI: Win means a lot, considering our last few games, says Rohit Sharma.

    David Miller gave the post-match presentation ceremony a miss, Coach Sanjay Bangar represented Punjab in his absence.. David Miller’s side suffered its fifth defeat in the ninth edition of IPL against Mumbai ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 01:13:46

    Dilip Tirkey to raise blackout at Indian Grand Prix athletics meet in Rajya Sabha.

    The first Indian GP, which was conducted at New Delhi’s JLN Stadium on Sunday saw a sudden power outage during the beginning of the event.. Power failure at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium resulted in electronic...

    Sports 2016-04-26 01:06:40

    From Atletico de Kolkata to Pune City, coach Antonio Habas makes the switch.

    Antonio Habas asserts he received offers from several clubs in the ISL, along with a few more from abroad. Yet the Spaniard decided to stick to the ISL.. Antonio Habas has decided to shift from Atletico de Kolkata ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 00:56:28

    IPL 2016, KXIP v MI: Parthiv Patel comes to party, sinks Kings XI Punjab.

    Parthiv Patel’s scintillating knock and half-century by Ambati Rayudu take MI to win, leave Punjab’s hopes hanging by a thread.. MI bowlers picked up wickets at crucial junctures of the match to defend ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 00:18:36

    Mairaj Ahmed Khans Italian connection clicks at Shooting World Cup with medal in Skeet.

    Mairaj Ahmed has trained with women’s champion Diana Bacosi at Rome on the same equipment that will be used in Rio.. In Rome, Mairaj could avail of the Laporte-185 skeet machine set that will be used in Rio. ...

    Sports 2016-04-26 00:18:06

    Juventus win fifth consecutive Serie A title without kicking a ball.

    Juventus have no intention of selling their top players Paulo Dybala and Paul Pogba to assert themselves as a major force in Europe. . Juventus players celebrate as they win fifth consecutive title. (Source: Reuter...

    Sports 2016-04-26 00:03:23

    Younis Khan apologises to PCB to escape ban over umpiring row in Pakistan Cup.

    Younis Khan escapes a three-match ban after apologising for a row with umpires in a domestic one-day tournament.. Younis Khan apologised for his behaviour with Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan. (Sourc...

    Sports 2016-04-25 23:33:03

    We need to continue what we have been doing in IPL 2016, says KKR captain Gautam Gambhir.

    Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata Knight Riders are at the top of the IPL table with four wins out of five.. Gautam Gambir happy with KKR’s performance is not satisfied with Salman Khan’s involvement as O...

    Sports 2016-04-25 22:55:12

    It wasnt good to put padded legs on table: Andre Russell on Marlon Samuels.

    In the post match-conference after winning the ICC World T20, Marlon Samuels had put his padded legs on the table.. Marlon Samuels has won the ICC World T20 twice playing important knocks against Sri Lanka and Engl...

    Sports 2016-04-25 22:32:12

    Want to be brand ambassador for Housefull 3, Viren Rasquinha posts jokingly on IOA-Salman Khan controversy.

    Viren Rasquinha suggests coming in as brand ambassador for a movie promotion as debate over using Salman Khan to promote sports rages on.. Salman Khan’s appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent’s go...

    Sports 2016-04-25 21:53:00

    IPL 2016: MS Dhoni will be looking forward to using R Ashwin against David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan, says VVS Laxman.

    MS Dhoni led Rising Pune Supergiants is at the seventh position and have just managed to win one match out of six.. Having a formidable batting line up with MS Dhoni, Faf Du Plessis , Ajinkya Rahane RPS havw had a ...

    Sports 2016-04-25 20:54:41

    Supreme Court raps BCCI for monopolising cricket.

    SC stated that a balance would have to be struck and that the BCCI cannot go on exercising absolute control over everything connected with cricket.. MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are the two much talked about cricketers...

    Sports 2016-04-25 20:05:41

    Wolfsburg release former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner.

    Nicklas Bendtner arrived in Wolfsburg in 2014 but failed to settle in. He fell out with the management and had been told not to come to training in March.. Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has had numerous off-fiel...

    Sports 2016-04-25 19:53:35

    SAI release funds for paddlers under TOP Scheme, Sumit Sangwan to train in Ireland.

    SAI in a statement mentioned Rs 26 lakh have been released for Sharath Kamal, 25 lakh for Manika Bara and 26 lakh for Soumyajit Ghosh.. Sharath Kamal has been allowed to compete/train abroad or in India and has bee...

    Sports 2016-04-25 19:16:36

    Lewis Hamilton can re-use power unit that failed in China.

    Lewis Hamilton started at the back of the grid in Shanghai after experiencing a loss of power during the first phase of qualifying.. Mercedes then replaced the engine in his car for the race and Lewis Hamilton fini...

    Sports 2016-04-25 19:08:56

    Wayne Rooney hopes to emulate Paul Scholes in Manchester United midfield role.

    Louis van Gaal deployed Wayne Rooney in a midfield role to good affect in the FA Cup semi-final victory over Everton.. Wayne Rooney has acknowledged he may have to drop deeper into midfield from his preferred centr...

    Sports 2016-04-25 18:17:49

    Failing to create opportunities for black players, South Africa bans five sports federations from hosting international tournaments.

    Rugby, cricket, soccer, athletics and netball are five federations banned over their failures to create opportunities for black players.. Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula (2nd R) made the announcement. (Source: Reu...

    Sports 2016-04-25 18:03:10

    Guus Hiddink plays down speculation of transfer for Chelseas Eden Hazard.

    Guus said that Eden Hazard is suffering a frustratingly poor season because of injuries that have limited him to four goals.. Eden Hazard’s 14 goals helped Chelsea become English champions for the fifth time ...

    Sports 2016-04-25 17:48:54

    IPL 2016: Shaun Marsh warned for breaching code of conduct, Glenn Maxwell fined.

    Kings XI Punjab teammate Glenn Maxwell was also fined for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during the same match.. Shaun Marsh admitted to violation of Code of Conduct. (Source: PTI)

    Kings XI Punjab batsman Sh...

    Sports 2016-04-25 17:10:09

    Juan Mata admits footballers overpaid, says players are paid ridiculous amount.

    Juan Mata, who plays for Manchester United, is believed to earn around 150,000 pounds per week.. Juan Mata signed for Manchester United from Chelsea for a reported 37 million pounds in 2014. (Source: Reuters)

    M...

    Sports 2016-04-25 16:50:15

    Virat Kohli-Anushaka Sharma patch-up: Thats for no one else to know, says RCB captain.

    Virat Kohli said that his fans do not have an access to everything in his personal life and he would like to keep it that way.. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma were spotted together at a restaurant earlier this mont...

    Sports 2016-04-25 16:22:42

    I would want to fight Vijender Singh in India soon: British boxer Amir Khan.

    Amir Khan said that he is keen on fighting Vijender Singh who is undefeated since turning pro last year.. Amir Khan (L) is a Pakistan-born British pro boxer while Vijender Singh is India’s first pro boxer.

    Sports 2016-04-25 15:11:37

    UEFA Champions League means everything to Real Madrid, says Gareth Bale.

    Real Madrid take on Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.. Gareth Bale felt the tournament was just that “extra bit special” to the Mereng...

    Sports 2016-04-25 14:50:37

    Liverpool defender Kolo Toure backs team-mate Mamadou Sakho after failed drugs test.

    Kolo Toure was banned for six months in 2011 while at Manchester City for failing drugs test similar to Sakho.. Mamadou Sakho (R) is currently not subject to any suspension as the result of a investigation by UEFA ...

    Sports 2016-04-25 14:31:57

    India rower Dattu Bhokanal qualifies for Rio Olympics 2016.

    Dattu Bhokanal clocked 7 mins 07.49 seconds in the 2km course to finish second and qualify for the Rio.. India secured its first quota in rowing for Rio Olympics. (Source: AP file)

    Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal&#...

    Sports 2016-04-25 14:06:37

    IPL 2016, RPS vs KKR: We are trying to find a combination, says Stephen Fleming.

    A disappointed Stephen Fleming minced no words in criticising his bowlers for failing to defend 160 on Sunday.. Rising Pune SuperGiants are struggling to find the right combination in IPL 2016. (Source: IPL/BCCI) <...

    Sports 2016-04-25 13:03:16

    Younis Khan faces ban after leaving Pakistan Cup, disputing with officials.

    Younis Khan had a run-in first with the umpires over some decision and than the match referee.. Younis Khan was the captain of the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa team in the Pakistan Cup. (Source: AP file)

    Country’s...

    Sports 2016-04-25 12:47:42

    IPL 2016, KXIP v MI: Slow starters Mumbai Indians take on perennial strugglers Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.

    KXIP are bottom dwellers, with just a win from five matches. Mumbai India’s plight is only marginally better - four points from six games.. The Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians lost from a winning position aga...

    Sports 2016-04-25 01:22:35

    IPL 2016, RPS vs KKR: The way Suryakumar Yadav batted was unbelievable, says Gautam Gambhir.

    Suryakumar Yadav was asked to bat at number three after Manish Pandey, who is down with chicken pox, was left out of the playing XI. . Suryakumar Yadav blasted a 49-ball 60 to guide KKR to their third successive wi...

    Sports 2016-04-25 01:19:16

    With no power supply at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Indian Grand Prix turns into a farce.

    Based on hand timings, four athletes appeared to have set national records and two might have qualified for the Rio Games.. Power failure at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium resulted in electronic timings being unavail...

    Sports 2016-04-25 01:05:05

    Crystal Palace beat Watford, set up FA Cup final date with Manchester United.

    Crystal Palace now have the chance to avenge their defeat by United 26 years ago, when they lost a replay 1-0 after a thrilling 3-3 draw.. Crystal Palace clinched the win with goals by Yannick Bolasie and Connor Wi...

    Sports 2016-04-25 00:37:35

    Leonardo Ulloa double puts Leicester City on verge of Premier League title triumph.

    Leonardo Ulloa headed home the second on the half-hour and tapped in a third on the hour as the Foxes cruised. . Leonardo Ulloa’s double helped Leicester City outclass Swansea City. (Source: AP)

    Leiceste...

    Sports 2016-04-24 22:57:54

    Viswanathan Anand diplomatic on controversy surrounding Salman Khans appointment as Goodwill Ambassador.

    Chess champion Vishwanathan Anand maintains the focus should be on the athletes and their needs at this stage of Olympics preparation.. Having finished third at the World Chess Candidates Tournament, Viswanathan An...

    Sports 2016-04-24 22:11:45

    BCCI didnt follow Lodha committee guidelines, says CAB secretary Aditya Verma.

    Aditya Verma has said in a statement that BCCI is taking every possible step to avoid recommendations given by Justice Lodha Committee.. Members of the Lodha committee with the copy of their reports in New Delhi. (...

    Sports 2016-04-24 22:11:06

    IPL 2016, GL vs RCB: Virat Kohli not feeling good despite maiden T20 ton.

    Virat Kohli scored his first ever IPL hundred. He scored 100 runs off 63 balls against Gujarat Lions. . Virat Kohli scored his first IPL hundred which came against Gujarat Lions in Rajkot. (Source: PTI)

    Royal ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 21:23:42

    IPL 2016, GL vs RCB: Milestone for captain Virat Kohli, but no finish line.

    Despite making his maiden IPL hundred, Virat Kohli ends up on losing side as Gujarat Lions chase down 181.. Virat Kohli hit a 63 ball 100 for Royal Challengers Bangalore. (Source: PTI)

    It must have been sheer h...

    Sports 2016-04-24 20:28:36

    Angelique Kerber ends Laura Siegemund fairytale to defend Stuttgart title.

    Angelique Kerber reined in her fellow German, breaking Laura Siegemund three times to clinch the first set 6-4. . The left-handed Angelique Kerber wrapped up the win when Laura Siegemund sent a slice backhand into ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 20:01:57

    Wrestler Sandeep Tomar justifies selection, secures Rio 2016 Olympics quota.

    Sandeep Tomar became the fourth Indian wrestler after Yogeshwar Dutt, Narsingh Yadav, and Hardeep Singh to book a berth for the Rio Games.. Sandeep Tomar qualified for the Rio Olympics in the 57kg category. (Expres...

    Sports 2016-04-24 18:56:29

    IPL 2016: Four held for online betting during SRH vs KXIP match.

    A team led by Nadakavu Circle Inspector Moosa Vallikkadan and Sub Inspector G Gopakumar made the arrest, police told PTI.. In Saturday’s match at Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by fiv...

    Sports 2016-04-24 18:26:55

    IPL 2016, RPS v KKR: KKR beat RPS by two wickets.

    In a thrilling finale, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rising Pune Supergiants by two wickets to hand RPS a third defeat on the trot.. Live cricket score, IPL 2016, RPS v KKR: Suryakumar Yadav scored his first fifty in ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 18:23:18

    IPL 2016, GL v RCB: Virat Kohlis maiden T20 ton in vain as GL beat RCB by six wickets.

    Virat Kohli hit his first IPL as well T20 century but Gujarat Lions chased down the target with three balls to spare.. Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring his first T20 hundred against Gujarat Lions.

    Virat Koh...

    Sports 2016-04-24 18:11:05

    Having a coach in cricket is a waste of money: Abdul Qadir.

    Abdul Qadir advised the PCB to give total powers to the captain and appoint a manager with him who has a strong cricket background. . Abdul Qadir advised the Pakistan Cricket Board to stop wasting its energy and m...

    Sports 2016-04-24 17:42:58

    I was keen to apply for post of Pakistan coach, says former captain Salim Malik.

    Salim Malik said that Pakistan Cricket Board has experimented before with foreign coaches and it was not successful.. Pakistan Cricket Board is considering the appointment of a head coach before they tour England i...

    Sports 2016-04-24 16:45:17

    IPL 2016: We are still in the title hunt, says KXIPs captain David Miller.

    Kings XI Punjab is at the bottom of the points table with only two points coming its way from five matches.. David Miller hopes that KXIP will be able to make turnaround in its upcoming matches. (Source: BCCI/IPL) ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 15:53:59

    IPL 2016: One good partnership can take the game away from opposition, says David Warner.

    David Warner complimented the SRH bowlers though the team missed the services of seasoned Ashish Nehra due to injury.. David Warner scored a fluent 59 to lead Sunrisers Hyderabad to win victory. (Source: IPL/BCCI) ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 15:06:06

    IPL 2016, GL vs RCB: GL beat RCB by 6 wickets.

    Gujarat Lions chase down 181 against Royal Challengers Bangalore for their fourth win of IPL 2016.. Suresh Raina’s Gujarat Lions notched up fourth win in five games. (Source: IPL/BCCI)

    Gujarat Lions ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 14:41:20

    Younis Khan triggers another controversy in domestic cricket, returns home midway from Pakistan Cup.

    Younis Khan had left the tournament after match referee Aziz Rehman fined and summoned him for a disciplinary hearing.. Younis Khan was charged 50 per cent of the match fee. (Source: Reuters file)

    Senior batsma...

    Sports 2016-04-24 14:39:46

    Ambassador could have been from sporting arena: Milkha Singh.

    Milkha Singh said the fact that no Indian sportsperson had been picked up as ambassador saddened him.. Salman Khan with India hockey captain Sardar Singh at the event where he was announced as the goodwill ambassad...

    Sports 2016-04-24 14:28:29

    Sachin Tendulkar turns 43, birthday wishes pour in for the Master Blaster.

    Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 43rd birthday on Sunday and wishes poured in from every corner of the country.. Sachin Tendulkar turned 43 on Sunday. (Source: Express file)

    Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 43rd ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 14:07:16

    Rising Pune SuperGiants Kevin Pietersen ruled out of IPL 2016 due to calf injury.

    Kevin Pietersen, who had injured his right calf, announced he would not take further part in IPL via his Instagram account.. Kevin Pietersen was injured in a game against RCB. (Source: IPL/BCCI)

    Former England ...

    Sports 2016-04-24 13:36:26

    Barcelona stay atop La Liga; Real, Atletico Madrid post wins to stay in title hunt.

    Luis Suarez scored his eighth goal in four days to fuel a 6-0 rout of Sporting Gijon; Madrid teams post contrasting wins.. Luis Suarez scored four goals, second time in two games, in Barcelona win. (Source: Reuters...

    Sports 2016-04-24 13:02:23

    No staff, coach, bathing area, canteen or rations: Wrestlers struggle for basic facilities at state-run wrestling centre.

    "Because all of us want to make a career in this field, we are bearing all this but this is not the way sportsmen should be treated.”. The hostel room (above) at Mamasaheb Mohol Kushti Sankul where the wrestl...

    Sports 2016-04-24 09:15:56

    An unpaid coach who comes every fortnight.

    "For 100-120 wrestlers, we need at least two to three coaches. But there are none here. The wrestlers form here are strong, dedicated and hard working. If they get proper coaches and other basic facilities, then Ol...

    Sports 2016-04-24 09:15:10

    The Loneliness of Long Distance Runner Budhia Singh.

    He was a four-year-old for whom impossible was nothing. With his coach cheering him on, he ran from Puri to Bhubaneswar. Ten years on, where is Budhia Singh? . For Budhia, a child who began his athletic life with a...

    Sports 2016-04-24 02:20:01

    Mesut Ozil hopes body language sends right message to Arsenal fans.

    Mesut Ozil is concerned his languid playing style could give fans the impression that he is not up for the task of chasing down Leicester City.. Mesut Ozil has a league-leading 18 assists so far this campaign. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-04-13 19:07:16

    India lose 1-2 to New Zealand, need a win over Malaysia for final berth in Azlan Shah Cup.

    India can still ensure a place in final against Australia if they defeat Malaysia in last round-robin league match on April 15th.. India’s only goal came from Mandeep Singh in the 36th minute against New Zeal...

    Sports 2016-04-13 17:14:56

    Not feasible to shift IPL matches, BCCI tells Bombay HC; Mumbai, Pune teams offer Rs 5 crore for drought relief.

    IPL 2016: BCCI and MCA willing to provide water and funds towards drought relief. State government okay with IPL staying if no wastage of water.. Bombay High Court is hearing deliberations on hosting of IPL matches...

    Sports 2016-04-13 16:46:02

    Wary of Tottenham Hotspurs, Claudio Ranieri predicts terrible last five games.

    Leicester City seven points ahead of Tottenham Hotspurs, are three victories away from capturing their first English top-flight title.. Ranieri appeared moved to tears after his team outfoxed relegation-threatened ...

    Sports 2016-04-13 16:27:56

    Leicester City players feel no stress as they chase first title.

    With a seven-point lead over Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City is sitting pretty at top with five games to play.. Leicester City have kept five consecutive clean sheets this season. (Source: Reuters)

    Leicester ...

    Sports 2016-04-13 16:08:44

    My senseless mistake caused World Twenty20 loss to India, says Mahmudullah.

    Bangladesh fell one run short despite coasting to victory during the World Twenty20.. Mahmudullah was brilliantly caught under great pressure by Ravindra Jadeja. (Source: AP)

    Still hurting from the one-run loss...

    Sports 2016-04-13 15:36:18

    Cristiano Ronaldo hits back at critics after Wolfsburg hat-trick.

    Ronaldo has 16 goals in the Champions League this season and is on track to break his record of 17 set when Real won the competition in 2013-14.. Cristiano Ronaldo has drawn criticism from certain quarters for goin...

    Sports 2016-04-13 14:29:10

    IPL 2016, RCB vs SRH: Sarfaraz Khans inning was crucial for them to romp home, says David Warner.

    Warner praised Sarfaraz for taking the game away from the visitors with his array of strokes, and blamed himself for not speaking to the bowlers.. Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner acknowledged the partnersh...

    Sports 2016-04-13 14:15:02

    IPL 2016, KKR vs MI: Rohit Sharma hopeful Mumbai Indians will bounce back against Kolkata Knight Riders.

    Rohit said every team needs some time some time to settle down and the first few weeks would be a challenge. Mumbai lost their opener to Pune.. Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma expects his side to come good agai...

    Sports 2016-04-13 13:50:38

    IPL 2016: Sarfraz Khan is an incredible young man, says Shane Watson.

    Sarfaraz smashed 35 runs off just 10 balls, hitting five fours and two sixes, to propel Royal Challengers Bangalore toa 227 against Sunrisers.. Sarfaraz Khan played the perfect cameo role to take Royal Challengers ...

    Sports 2016-04-13 13:00:37

    PSG coach Laurent Blanc admits blame in defeat to Manchester City.

    Since Blanc took over as PSG manager from Carlo Ancelotti, he has guided the club to three successive French titles, but suffered in Europe.. A dejected Zlatan Ibrahimovich looks down during Manchester City’s...

    Sports 2016-04-13 12:45:09

    Manchester City oust PSG to reach Champions League semi-finals for first time.

    City qualified for the Champions League semifinals for the first time with Kevin de Bruyne securing a hard-fought 1-0 victory versus PSG. . Kevin de Bruyne scored the solitary goal in Manchester City’s second...

    Sports 2016-04-13 11:31:13

    To cut delay in TOP Scheme (TOPS), sports ministry goes paperless.

    Sports ministry has decided to reduce the formal processes with the aim of ensuring the athletes focus on their preparation for Rio Olympics.. Mandeep has been left out of TOPS.

    For long, the sports ministry...

    Sports 2016-04-13 02:19:42

    Spurned CAB secretary Aditya Verma turns loneranger.

    Aditya Verma believes shots were fired from his shoulder by officials who occupy posts currently in BCCI.. Aditya Verma says he had received support from BCCI president Shashank Manohar and secretary Anurag Thakur....

    Sports 2016-04-13 02:14:29

    IPL 2016: Slow starters Mumbai Indians face Kolkata Knight Riders in their E-den.

    Mumbai Indians lost their first game to Rising Pune SuperGiants while KKR humbled Delhi Daredevils.. Mumbai Indians players practice on the eve of their game against Kolkata Knight Riders. (Source: PTI)

    Back st...

    Sports 2016-04-13 01:59:52

    Virender Sehwag trolls Shoaib Akhtar after India beat Pakistan in hockey; speedster takes it in his stride.

    Virender Sehwag tweets a funny comment to Shoaib Akhtar after India beat Pakistan Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.. Virender Sehwag teased Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter. (Source: Express archive)

    India hockey team humbled Pak...

    Sports 2016-04-13 01:36:59

    IPL 2016: Sewage water to run the cash-rich league.

    Board tells HC it will source treated water from RWITC to maintain pitches for 17 of 20 matches to be played in Mumbai and Pune.. IPL 2016: Mumbai Indians played Rising Pune SuperGiants in the opener on April 9 at ...

    Sports 2016-04-13 00:45:05

    IPL 2016, RCB vs SRH: Ashish Nehra will be out for a couple of games, confirms David Warner.

    Ashish Nehra will out for couple of games for Sunrisers Hyderabad due to a groin injury which he suffered against RCB.. Ashish Nehra limps off the field after injuring his groin on Tuesday. (Source: IPL/BCCI)

    S...

    Sports 2016-04-13 00:28:09

    IPL 2016, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Batmen begin in Bangalore.

    AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli hit half-centuries as RCB show their batting might in 45-run victory.. AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli shared a 157-run stand off 87 balls for the second wicket for RCB. (Source: PTI) ...

    Sports 2016-04-12 23:57:19

    Monte Carlo Masters: After injury, Roger Federer makes perfect return.

    Roger Federer made a winning return as he beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4 in second round of Monte Carlo Masters.. Roger Federer made a winning return after a leg injury forced him to sit out for two months. (...

    Sports 2016-04-12 23:21:51

    IPL 2016: BCCI paid Rs 50 cr as income tax in March.

    Giving details of spending exceeding Rs 25 lakh on its official website, the BCCI also revealed that it paid service tax of Rs 2.74 crore.. BCCI also made payments to three IPL franchises for the ongoing seaso...

    Sports 2016-04-12 22:41:45

    AC Milan sack coach Sinisa Mihajlovic after less than a season in charge.

    AC Milan said youth team coach Cristian Brocchi would take over for the remainder of the campaign.. Sinisa Mihajlovic was brought in and said he was aiming for a top three finish but fared little better. (Source: A...

    Sports 2016-04-12 22:00:36

    Fernando Alonso hopes to be fit for Chinese Grand Prix but taking nothing for granted.

    Fernando Alonso fractured his ribs in a crash at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on March 20.. Fernando Alonso will undergo more tests on Thursday before the third round of the 21-race season. (Source: Reu...

    Sports 2016-04-12 21:43:50

    IPL 2016: I do regret retiring back in 2008, says Brad Hogg.

    Brad Hogg, battling personal issues, had called it quits in 2008 after just seven Tests and 123 ODIs.. Brad Hogg took three wickets for 22 runs in his first match for KKR this season. (Source: PTI)

    Opening up a...

    Sports 2016-04-12 21:28:00

    IPL 2016, RCB vs SRH: Royal Challengers Bangalore humble Sunrisers Hyderabad by 45 runs.

    Royal Challengers Bangalore got their IPL underway with a thumping 45-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.. Shane Watson was the pick of the bowlers for RCB as he picked up two wickets for 30 runs. (Source: IPL)

    R...

    Sports 2016-04-12 18:59:18

    Best of Harsha Bhogle: Top quotes by the commentator.

    Harsha Bhogle has garnered reputation for his quick wit and overall knowledge of all sports - not just cricket.. Harsha Bhogle has over the years been known for his quick wit and beautiful usage if words during cri...

    Sports 2016-04-12 16:43:59

    IPL 2016: SLC reluctant to give Lasith Malinga NOC to play in cash-rich league.

    Lasith Malinga and the new SLC hierarchy have been at a standoff since the Asia Cup T20 in February.. Lasith Malinga opted out of the World T20, citing fitness issues. (Source: File)

    Miffed with Lasith Malinga&...

    Sports 2016-04-12 16:06:40

    Englands James Taylor, 26, retires due to serious heart condition.

    James Taylor played seven Test matches and 27 one-day internationals for England and captained the side against Ireland in May last year.. Scans revealed James Taylor has a serious heart condition known as Arrhythm...

    Sports 2016-04-12 15:57:08

    No shooting drill for Jamie Vardy is how Claudio Ranieri keeps striker fresh.

    Jamie Vardy has kept Leicester City firmly on course to clinch their first English top-flight title.. Jamie Vardy has kept Leicester firmly on course to clinch their first English top-flight title. (Source: Reuters...

    Sports 2016-04-12 15:26:04

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    India and Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Virat Kohli possibly hinted at a rekindling with Anushka Sharma in a creative way.. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma met for dinner over the weekend in Mumbai hinting tha...

    Sports 2016-04-12 15:21:06

    IPL 2016: We miss Harsha Bhogle in the commentary box, says Shah Rukh Khan.

    Harsha Bhogle found support from KKR owner Shah Rukh Khan in his on-going controversy over the IPL commentary sacking.. Harsha Bhogle found support from KKR owner Shah Rukh Khan amid the on-going confusion over his...

    Sports 2016-04-12 14:43:54

    IPL 2016 commentary team like pizza without exotic toppings, Harsha Bhogle retweets; Sanjay Manjrekar amused.

    Harsha Bhogle returns to news, this time for a RT which has left Sanjay Manjrekar "quite amused".. Harsha Bhogle is not part of the IPL 2016 commentary team. (Source: Twitter)

    Harsha Bhogle is in the news again...

    Sports 2016-04-12 13:43:26

    Benfica coach faces another test against Bayern Munich.

    Rui Vitoria, in his first season at Benfica, has already proved he can produce a winning team from a squad which lacks the strength-in-depth.. Likelihood of Benfica beating Bayern Munich looks very bleak. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-04-12 13:27:17

    Barcelona seek response at Atletico Madrid.

    Atletico Madrid are dreaming of a repeat of their 2014 quarter-final second leg against Barcelona.. Barcelona are in their worst run of form in La Liga. (Source: Reuters)

    Barcelona can redress their stuttering ...

    Sports 2016-04-12 13:22:42

    IPL 2016: Dwayne Bravo keeps getting better with age, says Aaron Finch.

    Dwayne Bravo broke the backbone of KXIP batting with two crushing yorkers to dismiss Glenn Maxwell and David Miller.. Dwayne Bravo celebrates after dismissing Glenn Maxwell. (Source: Express Photo by Kamleshwar Sin...

    Sports 2016-04-12 13:17:19

    Wayne Rooney returns after injury lay-off.

    Wayne Rooney also has the additional incentive of ensuring he is fully fit and in form as he looks ahead to Euro 2016.. Wayne Rooney played for 61 minutes against Middlesbrough at Old Trafford. (Source: Reuters)

    Sports 2016-04-12 12:15:35

    Sanath Jayasuriya set to return as chairman of Sri Lanka selection committee.

    It has been learnt that Sanath Jayasuriya will remain at the helm till 2019 World Cup.. Sanath Jayasuriya previously held the post from January 2013 to March 2015. (Source: Reuters/File)

    Former Sri Lanka captai...

    Sports 2016-04-12 11:53:32

    Monte Carlo Masters: Richard Gasquet, Milos Raonic register easy wins in Rd 1.

    Milos Raonic, Richard Gasquet and Gael Monfils advance to the second round at Monte Carlo Masters.. Milos Raonic had an easy 6-4, 7-5 win in the first round at Monte Carlo Masters. (Source: Reuters)

    Richard Gas...

    Sports 2016-04-12 02:49:12

    Harbhajan Singh draws Prime Minister Narendra Modis attention with disturbing image on Twitter.

    Harbhajan Singh tweeted to Narendra Modi with an image of a cop hitting a female beggar with a stick and highlighting the plight of the law.. Harbhajan Singh, part of the Mumbai Indians squad, sent a tweet addresse...

    Sports 2016-04-12 02:17:16

    Few options anyway for India cricket team coach as top names prefer T20.

    Top-retired cricketers prefer to take up the reins of a T20 team or two rather than associating with an international team.. Stephen Fleming was earlier the coach of CSK and now of Pune in the Indian Premier League...

    Sports 2016-04-12 01:54:30

    India players want Ravi Shastri back at the helm.

    Team India cricketers have conveyed it to the BCCI that they want the team director, Ravi Shastri, whose contract expired last week, to continue.. Under Ravi Shastri, India reached the semifinals of the World Cup a...

    Sports 2016-04-12 01:44:28

    IPL 2016: My association with RCB special, Vijay Mallya chose me, says skipper Virat Kohli.

    Virat Kohli, who has been with RCB since eight years, remembered the former owner of the franchise Vijay Mallya.. Virat Kohli will captain the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2016. (Source: PTI)

    Royal Challe...

    Sports 2016-04-12 01:23:16

    Pakistan set to appoint new coach in first week of May.

    The Pakistan Cricket Board is said to be eyeing Tom Moody and Dean Jones as the best possible foreign candidates.. Pakistan coach Waqar Younis stepped down after Pakistan’s dismal show in the Asia Cup and Wor...

    Sports 2016-04-11 23:15:15

    Formula One reverts to 2015 qualifying format.

    FIA said in a statement that its World Motor Sport Council had voted in favour of the change which will apply for the remainder of the season.. Formula One will shift back to 2015 qualifying format after the new fo...

    Sports 2016-04-11 22:40:43

    We didnt have dinner after defeat to India in World T20, reveals Mashrafe Mortaza.

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza told local villagers about the one-run loss to India in World T20 while holiday in Kashmir.. Bangladesh captain Masrafe Mortaza spoke about the disappointing loss to India during...

    Sports 2016-04-11 22:04:01

    IPL 2016: RCB skipper Virat Kohli hopes parties find solution in match shifting row.

    The controversy surrounding the water usage for IPL in Maharashtra came to the fore after a PIL was filed seeking extra charges for watering pitches.. Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli expects the mat...

    Sports 2016-04-11 21:14:45

    IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab very seriously considering playing matches outside Maharashtra.

    KXIP have three matches in Maharashtra region. They are scheduled to play DD in Nagpur, MI in Mumbai and Pune Supergiants in Pune.. Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia said the franchise may shift their three IPL m...

    Sports 2016-04-11 20:52:57

    IPL 2016, KXIP vs GL: Gujarat Lions beat KXIP by 5 wickets.

    Gujarat Lions got their IPL campaign underway with a five-wicket win over KXIP on debut.. KXIP bowlers looked unimpressive against the Gujarat Lions. (Source: IPL/ BCCI)

    Gujarat Lions got their IPL campaign und...

    Sports 2016-04-11 19:21:55

    Real Madrid hopeful of avoiding shocking elimination to Wolfsburg.

    Real Madrid are third in La Liga and enjoyed a 4-0 win over Eibar on Saturday to close the gap with leaders Barcelona to four points.. Real Madrid last produced the kind of comeback it needs this week to avoid elim...

    Sports 2016-04-11 18:08:13

    History beckons for Manchester City against PSG in Champions League.

    Manchester City need a win or a 0-0 or 1-1 draw at home to Paris St Germain after holding the Ligue 1 champions 2-2 at the Stade de France.. Manchester City failed to come out of the group stage in 2012-13 and then...

    Sports 2016-04-11 18:01:58

    Vijay Mallya says he paid $100 to acquire Caribbean Premier League franchise.

    Vijay Mallya left India last month amid attempts by creditors back home to recover Rs 9000 crore debt owed by the long grounded Kingfisher Airlines.. Speaking to PTI, Vijay Mallya explained how he along with other ...

    Sports 2016-04-11 17:31:52

    Sushma Swaraj comes to Abhinav Bindras rescue, asks for gift for country.

    Abhinav Bindra was accompanied by his coach whose passport got stolen in Germany while the duo were travelling to Rio de Janeiro for ISSF World Cup.. Abhinav Bindra will be competing at the same venue which will ho...

    Sports 2016-04-11 16:35:18

    VIDEO: Louis Oosthuizen hits spectacular hole-in-one at Augusta Masters.

    Louis Oosthuizen joined Shane Lowry and Davis Love III in the hole-in-one club at 16 on the back nine of the final round at Augusta.. Louis Oosthuizen hit an unbelievable hole-in-one on the 16th hole in the final ...

    Sports 2016-04-11 16:20:00

    IPL 2016: Playing alongside Virat Kohli is a huge buzz for me, says Shane Watson.

    Shane Watson was picked the costliest player in the 2016 edition of the IPL by Royal Challengers Bangalore.. Shane Watson said he has batted in different positions and is ready to play wherever required. (Source: P...

    Sports 2016-04-11 15:23:40

    Virat Kohli joins Premier Futsal football league as brand ambassador.

    Premier Futsal is set to take place in India from July 15th to July 24th with each game split into two halves of 20 minutes each. . Virat Kohli has joined the recently-announced Premier Futsal football league as it...

    Sports 2016-04-11 14:55:30

    Saina Nehwal looks to relive 2010 Singapore Open title moments.

    Saina Nehwal has played only three times in last five editions at Singapore Indoor Stadium but she could not go beyond quarterfinals. . Saina Nehwal has reached the semifinals in the last three tournaments Grand Pr...

    Sports 2016-04-11 14:51:18

    IPL 2016: Ageless Brad Hogg continues fairytale Twenty20 run in India.

    Brad Hogg was in thick of things, claiming three wickets, taking a skier and even mimicking his habit of sticking his tongue out.. Brad Hogg’s returning 3-19 with four tidy overs of unorthodox left-arm spin a...

    Sports 2016-04-11 14:24:27

    Crowned National champion, Sameer Verma eyes consistency.

    A series of injuries affected his career but Sameer Verma from Madhya Pradesh is happy with his performance after regaining his full fitness.. Sameer Verma achieved a world ranking of 35 after being 262nd spot at t...

    Sports 2016-04-11 14:20:53

    Claudio Ranieri weeps for joy as Leicester City edge closer to title.

    Claudio Ranieri was moved to tears after his team outfoxed relegation-threatened Sunderland to move within nine points.. Leicester City’s previous best top flight finish was second in the 1928/29 campaign. (S...

    Sports 2016-04-11 13:29:37

    Anirban Lahiri finishes T-42nd at Augusta Masters, betters own best.

    Anirban Lahiri ended with a total of 11-over 299 to finish tied 42nd and better his previous best of T-49 last year.. Anirban Lahiri played his last 11 holes superbly with two birdies and rest of them pars to finis...

    Sports 2016-04-11 12:01:50

    Sloane Stephens beats Elena Vesnina to win title at Charleston.

    Sloane Stephens captured her third title of 2016 by defeating Russian qualifier Elena Vesnina 7-6(4) 6-2 in the final of the Volvo Car Open .. Sloane Stephens held her nerve producing some of her best tennis in the...

    Sports 2016-04-11 11:44:29

    Danny Willett swing works well under Augusta Masters pressure.

    Danny Willett has a very repeatable swing that more often than not stands up under the heat of being in contention.. Danny Willett hit 48 out of 72 greens in regulation perhaps the most relevant of Augusta Masters ...

    Sports 2016-04-11 11:07:00

    Danny Willet wins Augusta Masters after surprise collapse by Jordan Spieth.

    Danny Willett became the second Englishman ever to win the Augusta Masters - 20 years after Nick Faldo wore the green jacket.. Danny Willett won the 80th edition of Augusta Masters on Sunday with a three stoke lead...

    Sports 2016-04-11 05:07:57

    IPL 2016: The Wankhede pitch jibe wasnt aimed at curator Sudhir Naik, says Ravi Shastri.

    Ravi Shastri explains his unflinching stands on several issues of cricket and what he thought of being cast as the BCCI’s mouthpiece.. Ravi Shatri has been part of the IPL commentary team.

    The first part ...

    Sports 2016-04-11 01:41:27

    IPL 2016: Big hitters keen to make it a big hit, but Dale Steyn ; Mitchell Johnson between them.

    Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab have big hitters but both have Dale Steyn and Mitchell Johnson respectively to stop them.. Gujarat Lions will depend on their openers Brendon McCullum (in pic) and Aaron Finch to g...

    Sports 2016-04-11 01:23:12

    IPL 2016, Episode 1: Prime-time horror for Delhi Daredevils in Kolkata.

    Another flop show with the bat does Delhi Daredevils in, while KKR produce a clinical effort in their opening encounter.. Brad Hogg picked up three wickets for 19 runs off his four overs. (Source: IPL/ BCCI)

    Sy...

    Sports 2016-04-11 00:36:12

    IPL 2016: We have got few guys who can surprise any team, says Suresh Raina.

    Suresh Raina will lead the newly formed Gujarat Lions in their first match against Kings XI Punjab on Monday.. Gujarat Lions team practices ahead of their match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. (Source: Express p...

    Sports 2016-04-11 00:10:59

    Tottenham Hotspur score three goals in six minutes to beat Manchester United.

    Tottenham Hotspur score three goals in six minutes to beat Manchester United 3-0 and keep their title hopes alive.. Tottenham Hotspur’s Toby Alderweireld celebrates scoring his side’s second goal with J...

    Sports 2016-04-10 23:57:56

    Novak Djokovics French Open bid begins with Monte Carlo defence.

    Winning Monte Carlo was always the springboard that led to victory at French Open and Novak Djokovic would wish for that trend to continue.. Novak Djokovic comes into the clay season on the back of a ‘double&...

    Sports 2016-04-10 23:08:57

    India prevail over Canada in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

    With six points from three matches, India are third in the standings. On top are Australia with nine points followed by New Zealand on eight.. India stood third in the league table after beating Canada 3-1. (Source...

    Sports 2016-04-10 20:42:33

    KKR vs DD: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 9 wickets.

    Kolkata Knight Riders chase down Delhi Daredevils 99-run target to beat them by 9 wickets at Eden Gardens.. Kolkata defeated Delhi by nine wickets at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday. (Source: IPL/BCCI) <...

    Sports 2016-04-10 19:13:37

    World No.2 shuttler Kento Momota axed from Rio Olympics over illegal gambling.

    The Nippon Badminton Association threw the book at the 21-year-old world No 2, banning him from competition indefinitely. . Kento Momota (R) along with Kenichi Tago were admitted to gambling at an illegal casino, d...

    Sports 2016-04-10 18:15:28

    Anirban Lahiri grinds it out to move to tied-38th at Augusta Masters.

    Anirban Lahiri’s 75 took him to eight-over 224 and he is now 11 shots off the leader, Jordan Spieth (73). . Anirban Lahiri did have a massive high when his 40-footer dropped for birdie on Par-4 seventh. (Sour...

    Sports 2016-04-10 17:58:35

    IPL 2016: Dale Steyn, Aaron Finch and Andrew Tye react after strong earthquake hits North India.

    Dale Steyn, member of Gujarat Lions, tweeted the team hotel was evacuated in the aftermath of the earthquake that jolted North India on Sunday.. Dale Steyn tweeted the team hotel was evacuated after the tremors sho...

    Sports 2016-04-10 17:22:30

    Sachin Tendulkar meets Kate Middleton, Prince William in Mumbai.

    The Royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton met Sachin Tendulkar and Dilip Vengsarkar at the Oval Maidan on their trip to India.. The Royal couple met Sachin Tendulkar and Dilip Vengsarkar on their trip to I...

    Sports 2016-04-10 17:00:35

    New English county season begins with a big rule change.

    With a new rule of scrapping the mandatory coin toss, four teams out of six opted to bowl first on Day 1 of new county season.. Mandatory coin toss rule has been scrapped for four-day matches in Division One and Tw...

    Sports 2016-04-10 16:23:05

    IPL 2016: R Ashwin has bailed me out in a lot of situations, says MS Dhoni.

    MS Dhoni was answering a question in reference to the premier offie was brought on as late as the 16th over to bowl for the first time . Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday hailed the off-spinner stating that he has ...

    Sports 2016-04-10 15:53:27

    WATCH: Virat Kohli can bat, bowl, field and even dance!.

    Virat Kohli imitated Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor with typical dance steps with music playing in the background at the Wankhede. . Virat Kohli didn’t let go off a chance to steal the lime light. (Source: Reute...

    Sports 2016-04-10 15:04:43

    IPL 2016: R Ashwin getting one over must be due to nature of track, says Ajinkya Rahane.

    R Ashwin got the wicket of Ambati Rayudu with his first ball and then gave away seven runs after being belatedly introduced in the lone over he bowled.. Ajinkya Rahane’s classy, unbeaten 66 in 42 balls, and o...

    Sports 2016-04-10 13:57:55

    Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber hands Sloane Stephens a walkover in Charleston.

    Seventh seed Stephens had dominated the match played in blustery conditions on the green clay in Charleston, leading 6-1 3-0. . Sloane Stephens will face Russian qualifier Elena Vesnina. (Source: AP)

    Sloane Ste...

    Sports 2016-04-10 12:05:26

    Juventus extend lead with AC Milan win, Inter Milan sink Frosinone.

    Juventus moved up to 76 points ahead of second-placed Napoli, who host struggling Hellas Verona on Sunday, while Milan remained sixth on 49. . Paul Pogba gave Massimiliano Allegri’s side a sixth consecutive l...

    Sports 2016-04-10 11:54:59

    Jordan Spieth stays top at Masters despite late stumble.

    The third round began with the spotlight firmly on, Jordan Spieth and McIlroy forming one of the most anticipated final pairings ever.. Jordan Spieth, who began the third round with a one-shot advantage, ended it i...

    Sports 2016-04-10 11:38:22

    Aston Villa all but relegated after record eighth straight loss.

    Norwich have 15 points more than Aston Villa, and with a goal difference advantage of 19 over the Midlanders, with five games left.. Aston Villa, who had won at Bournemouth on the opening day of the season only to ...

    Sports 2016-04-10 11:16:38

    Barcelona beaten again at Sociedad, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid apply pressure.

    Barcelona still need to drop points in two of their last six games thanks to their better head-to-head record with Atletico Madrid.. Barcelona have now not won in their last seven visits to Sociedad and lost each o...

    Sports 2016-04-10 10:56:20

    IPL 2016: Harsha Bhogle taken off commentary panel, says no one told me anything.

    BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur and IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla refused to comment on Harsha Bhogle’s sudden ouster.. Harsha Bhogle has been a commentator in IPL since the first edition. (Source: File)

    THIS Y...

    Sports 2016-04-10 02:44:29

    IPL 2016: MS Dhoni off to winning start as Pune captain, Sakshi Dhoni in stands to cheer.

    Rising Pune SuperGiants beat defending champions Mumbai Indians on the opening day of IPL 2016. .

    Indian Premier League’s ninth edition began with Maharashtra derby between defending champions Mumbai Indi...

    Sports 2016-04-10 01:38:53

    IPL 2016, KKR vs DD: With Rahul Dravid-Paddy Upton partnership, Delhi Daredevils embrace Rajasthan Royals model.

    With Rahul Dravid roped in as mentor and Paddy Upton as head coach, DD made a strong shift towards Rajasthan Royals model.. Delhi Daredevils mentor Rahul Dravid and his Kolkata Knight Riders counterpart Wasim Akram...

    Sports 2016-04-10 01:03:43

    Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri give Manchester City win over West Brom.

    Manchester City in fourth are four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United who visit Tottenham Hotspur on April 10th.. Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri helped Manchester City cement their place in top four of P...

    Sports 2016-04-10 00:41:51

    IPL 2016: New kid Rising Pune SuperGiants flies off the starting blocks.

    Newly-formed Rising Pune SuperGiants beat defending champions Mumbai Indians in a one-sided match on the opening day of IPL 2016.. Rising Pune Supergiants took control over Mumbai Indian by reducing them to 30 for ...

    Sports 2016-04-10 00:25:29

    Maharashtra to lose Rs 100 Cr if IPL 2016 is shifted from the state: Anurag Thakur.

    Maharashtra gains Rs 100 Cr from IPL each year and if the tournament goes out of the state, it will be a loss for the state.. Devendra Fadnavis had said he is fine with IPL moving out of the drought hit Maharashtra...

    Sports 2016-04-10 00:19:09

    IPL 2016: I dont think we could have had a better start, says skipper MS Dhoni.

    MS Dhoni credited the bowling unit for restricting Mumbai Indians to 121 for eight after being invited to bowl.. Ishant Sharma picked up the crucial wickets of Lendl Simmons and Rohit Sharma early. (Source: Express...

    Sports 2016-04-10 00:12:04

    I dont think its sensible to have three different captains, says Wasim Akram.

    Wasim Akram has been named with Ramiz Raja to help PCB select a new head coach after resignation of Waqar Younis.. Pakistan’s Test squad is led by Misbah-ul-Haq, ODI side by Azhar Ali and Sarfraz Ahmed will l...

    Sports 2016-04-09 23:33:51

    Jose Mourinho rejects chance to coach Syria football team.

    Jose Mourinho has been without a team since leaving Chelsea in December.. Jose Mourinho declines chance to coach Syria football team (Source: AP)

    Jose Mourinho has politely declined the Syrian football federati...

    Sports 2016-04-09 23:16:29

    Andy Carroll is best header in the world, says Slaven Bilic.

    Andy Carroll scored thrice as West Ham recovered from 2-0 down to draw 3-3 against Arsenal in a rivetting London derby.. Andy Carroll proved that when fit and firing he is a real handful for defences with his aeria...

    Sports 2016-04-09 21:13:28

    IPL 2016: It is not right to compare Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar, says Kapil Dev.

    Responding to queries, Kapil Dev said it should be left to the five selectors to choose the next captain.. Virat Kohli was adjudged player of the tournament at World T20 leads Aaron Finch by 86 points. (Source: AP)...

    Sports 2016-04-09 20:59:26

    IPL 2016: I have idolised Rahul Dravid all my career, says Carlos Brathwaite.

    Delhi Daredevils play Kolkata Knight Riders on April 10th in their IPL 2016 opener.. Rahul Dravid is the mentor of Delhi Daredevils franchise. (Source: Twitter)

    Hero of West Indies’ World Twenty20 title t...

    Sports 2016-04-09 20:37:14

    IPL 2016: You will see the best of Sunil Narine this year, says Gautam Gambhir.

    With 74 wickets in four IPL seasons, Suni Narine has played key roles in KKR winning the titles in 2012 and 2014.. Gautam Gambir stressed on the importance to start after their slide last season when they had slipp...

    Sports 2016-04-09 19:56:44

    Andy Carroll fires hat-trick in Arsenal-West Ham United goal feast.

    Arsenal, seeking to close an 11-point gap on Premier League leaders Leicester City, played a 3-3 draw against West Ham United.. Andy Carroll celebrates after scoring against Arsenal. (Source: Reuters)

    Andy Carr...

    Sports 2016-04-09 19:41:51

    Mumbai vs Pune: Rising Pune SuperGiants beat Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets.

    Rising Pune SuperGiants off to a winning start in IPL with a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Mumbai Indians.. Ajinkya Rahane scored unbeaten 66 off 42 balls. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D’Souza)

    Ri...

    Sports 2016-04-09 18:56:00

    Sarfraz Ahmed is the logical choice to be Pakistan captain, says Ramiz Raja.

    Ramiz Raja also said that if Misbah-ul-Haq remained unsure about touring England this summer Sarfraz should replace him as captain.. Sarfraz Ahmed replaced Shahid Afridi as the T20 captain. (Source: AP)

    Demands...

    Sports 2016-04-09 17:42:21

    IPL 2016: Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya are first brother-pair to be part of same team.

    Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya will be a part of the Mumbai Indians squad in this edition of Indian Premier league.. Hardik and Krunal Pandya will play for Mumbai Indians in this IPL. (Source: Twitter)

    Hardik ...

    Sports 2016-04-09 17:38:02

    IPL 2016: Heres a look at the eight captains.

    Rohit Sharma will lead Mumbai Indians and would try commence the defence with a win in the first match against Rising Pune Supergiants.. IPL 2016: Team captains pose for a picture in their official jerseys. (Source...

    Sports 2016-04-09 17:35:30

    Fernando Torres Atletico Madrid future unclear despite Diego Simeone backing.

    Fernando Torres rejoined Atletico Madrid in January 2015 on loan from AC Milan and is out of contract at the end of this season.. Fernando Torres is banned for Champions League quarter-final return at home to Barce...

    Sports 2016-04-09 17:05:26

    Jordan Henderson ruled out for eight weeks with knee ligament injury, could miss Euro 2016.

    Jordan Henderson will be sidelined for eight weeks with a knee injury, ruling him out for rest of the Premier League and possibly Euro 2016.. Jordan Henderson sustained during Liverpool’s clash with Borussia ...

    Sports 2016-04-09 16:48:06

    Boosted by Manpreet Singhs return, India look to dominate Canada.

    India have three points from two matches, having defeated Japan 2-1 and then suffering a 1-5 defeat by Australia take on Canada on March 10th.. Manpreet Singh returned from India after his father’s funeral to...

    Sports 2016-04-09 16:39:34

    Former Vanderbilt football player Cory Batey found guilty of rape.

    In closing arguments, prosecutors told jurors that the woman was raped in the dorm room and then taken out in a hallway and left out there like trash. . Corey Batey, a 22-year-old from Nashville, is one of four for...

    Sports 2016-04-09 15:13:22

    India beat Canada 1-0 to earn first win at Hawkes Bay Cup.

    India had come into the match searching for their first victory against the Canadian team and the first half was played out evenly between both teams.. The victory meant India next play for the 5th-6th place, an im...

    Sports 2016-04-09 13:09:43

    Saina Nehwal loses in Malaysia Open semi-final.

    Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, who has lost to the World No. 9 Tai Tzu seven times in 12 meetings once again failed to find a way against the Chinese.. This was Saina Nehwal’s third successive loss in...

    Sports 2016-04-09 12:16:32

    Wayne Rooney returns to training after injury layoff.

    Manchester United visit title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday as they bid to finish in the top four. . The England forward damaged his knee in February. (Source: AP)

    Manchester United ...

    Sports 2016-04-09 11:34:40

    Brazil wants Neymar in sqaud for Copa America and Rio Olympics.

    In a statement the CBF said it would make "every possible effort to count on Neymar Jr. at the Copa America and at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.". The Barcelona star has already said he wishes to play for Brazil in b...

    Sports 2016-04-09 11:20:15

    Anirban Lahiri makes cut at Augusta Masters, Rory McIlroy chases Jordan Spieth.

    Anirban Lahiri was happy to have gotten another chance, but disappointed at the way his scoring went in the second round.. Anirban Lahiri will play his third round alongside two-time Major winner, Martin Kaymer of ...

    Sports 2016-04-09 11:05:01

    IPL 2016: A fresh look and quirky firsts.

    A look at some of the other quirky ‘firsts’ that we are likely to witness over the next six weeks.. Cheerleaders train on the eve of the opening game between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune SuperGiants a...

    Sports 2016-04-09 01:53:58

    T20 crickets giant leap.

    Carlos Braithwaite’s Eden Gardens explosion and the frame of 11 sculpted sets of bare six packs might have changed the T20 game forever.. West Indies won the World T20 title after Carlos Brathwaite smashed fo...

    Sports 2016-04-09 01:01:30

    IPL 2016: Asked about the dew factor at Wankhede stadium, R Ashwins answers raise questions.

    R Ashwin was widely castigated in the media for bowling a no-ball - being a spinner - off which he had Lendl Simmons caught at point.. R Ashwin bowled two overs for 20 runs in the World T20 semfinal against the Wes...

    Sports 2016-04-09 00:56:39

    Dipa Karmakar gets last chance to qualify for Rio Olympics.

    Dipa Karmakar gets last chance to qualify for Olympics at test event starting April 16; will need to prove execution over all 4 apparatus.. Dipa had finished 5th in vault at last year’s World Championship. (S...

    Sports 2016-04-09 00:52:24

    Are you refusing to reform? Supreme Court asks BCCI.

    SC bench questions BCCI’s reluctance to accept change; asks if board is not accountable to the fans.. SC wants BCCI to fall in line over Lodha panel recommendations. (Source: Express File)

    The BCCI on Fri...

    Sports 2016-04-09 00:46:42

    If PCB wants foreign coach why talk to me in the first place, asks Aaqib Javed.

    Aaqib Javed said he was aware that the purpose of forming the committee and inviting applications was to appoint a foreign coach.. Pakistan managed only one win in the World T20 that was held in India. (Source: AP)...

    Sports 2016-04-09 00:38:52

    IPL 2016 Opening Ceremony: Dwayne Bravo champion, Bollywood stars on glitzy night in Mumbai.

    A host of performances from Bollywood stars marked a glittering IPL opening ceremony in Mumbai on Friday.. Dwayne Bravo and Jacqueline Fernandez perform at the IPL opening ceremony on Friday. (Source: PTI)

    A gl...

    Sports 2016-04-08 23:12:01

    IPL and BCCI committed to the welfare of farmers, says Rajeev Shukla.

    Responding to a PIL which wants all IPL matches to be moved out of Maharashtra, Rajeev Shukla said they will do whatever is suggested to them.. Rajeev Shukla said the perception of IPL being an entertainment show i...

    Sports 2016-04-08 21:30:45

    No striker like Luis Suarez, says Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.

    Luis Enrique has hailed the unique qualities of Luis Suarez after Suarez scored twice as Barcelona defeated Atletico Madrid.. Luis Suarez was lucky to escape a red card for kicking out at Juanfran and Filipe Luis i...

    Sports 2016-04-08 20:21:55

    IPL 2016: Sunil Narine a vital cog in Kolkata Knight Riders wheel, says Shakib Al Hasan.

    Sunil Narine was cleared by the ICC to bowl in international matches after his action was found to be legal.. Shakib Al Hasan said it is a big boost to their campaign as Sunil Narine is still the leader of their bo...

    Sports 2016-04-08 19:58:55

    Saina Nehwal seals semifinal spot, PV Sindhu sinks at Malaysia Open.

    Saina Nehwal recovered from a game deficit to beat Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 19-21 21-14 21-14 in a 58-minute clash.. Saina Nehwal had beaten Porntip seven times in their last eight meetings. (Source: PTI)

    Ace I...

    Sports 2016-04-08 18:17:06

    We are with you: Sachin Tendulkar wishes Shiva Thapa luck for Rio Olympics.

    Shiva Thapa asked Sachin Tendulkar who he handled pressure when he played for India during World Cups.. Sachin Tendulkar hosted a #AskSRT Twitter session on Friday. (Source: PTI)

    Having qualified for the Rio Ol...

    Sports 2016-04-08 18:10:28

    Ahead of IPL 2016, Sachin Tendulkar interacts with fans and former cricketers on Twitter.

    Sachin Tendulkar interacted with fans, boxer Shiva Thapa and his former colleagues Anil Kumble and Michael Vaughan.. Sachin Tendulkar shared his experiences with fans on twitter. (Source: PTI)

    Sachin Tendulkar ...

    Sports 2016-04-08 18:03:53

    IPL 2016 Opening Ceremony: As it happened.

    IPL 2016 opening ceremony saw performances from Bollywood stars and Dwayne Bravo; Chris Brown and Major Laser performed too. Captains with IPL trophy.

    The Indian Premier League 2016 is all set to kick on S...

    Sports 2016-04-08 17:47:43

    Olympic marina inaugurated in filth of Rio Guanabara Bay.

    Workers struggle to finish pontoons and buildings and a sewer dumping detritus into the bay is still weeks away from being blocked ahead of Rio Games.. Millions of people would be able to use Guanabara Bay for thei...

    Sports 2016-04-08 17:09:26

    Bayern Munichs Arjen Robben set to miss Benfica return leg.

    Bayern Munich are five points clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga with six matches remaining.. Arjen Robben is unlikely to recover in time for the side’s Champions League quarter-final....

    Sports 2016-04-08 17:08:06

    IAAF dismisses Athletics Kenya CEO Isaac Mwangis challenge.

    Isaac Mwangi was provisionally suspended after the allegations from runners Joy Sakari and Francisca Koki Manunga. . Isaac Mwangi challenged that decision in March. (Source: AP)

    The IAAF’s ethics board ha...

    Sports 2016-04-08 16:06:58

    Danny Simpson believes family feeling keeps Leicester City flying.

    Leicester City sit seven points clear at the top of the table with six games to play as dreams of a maiden top flight crown. . Leicester City’s lead could stretch to 10 points if they beat relegation-threaten...

    Sports 2016-04-08 15:48:19

    IPL 2016: Mumbai Indians have good cover for Lasith Malinga, says bowling coach Shane Bond.

    Shane Bond hailed the improvement shown by Jasprit Bumrah since the last season when he was coming back from a serious knee injury.. Mumbai Indians are quite confident that there are others capable of stepping into...

    Sports 2016-04-08 15:16:43

    Ernie Els suffers Masters meltdown, six-putts from less than six feet.

    On a par-4 first hole at the Augusta Masters, it took Ernie Els nine shots to get the job done in an astounding and forgetful record.. Ernie Els finished with an 8-over-par 80 to stand tied 81st (Source: AP)

    Fo...

    Sports 2016-04-08 14:55:53

    IPL 2016: Where to watch opening ceremony live.

    Indian Premier League opening ceremony takes place in Mumbai on Friday. . IPL 2016 starts on Saturday. (Source: BCCI)

    The Indian Premier league opening ceremony takes place in Mumbai on Friday. With a mix up of...

    Sports 2016-04-08 14:29:29

    IPL 2016: Yuvraj Singh, lovely fiancee Hazel Keech meet Vijay Amritraj.

    Yuvraj Singh is presently out of the IPL scene for at least two weeks due to the injury he sustained during the World T20 match against Australia.. Vijay Amritraj meets Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh and his fiancee...

    Sports 2016-04-08 14:10:11

    Harry Kane, Claudio Ranieri pick up monthly Premier League awards.

    Harry Kane netted six times in the league to climb to the top of the scoring charts on 22 goals. . Claudio Ranieri has been named the Premier League manager of the month for March. (Source: Reuters)

    Leicester C...

    Sports 2016-04-08 13:24:11

    IPL 2016: Yuvraj Singh ruled out of first two weeks of IPL.

    Yuvraj Singh suffered the injury while batting against Australia in the must-win World T20 late game last month.. Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out of action for the first two weeks of Indian Premier League. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-04-08 11:26:44

    Masterful Jordan Spieth moves two ahead at Augusta Masters.

    Jordan Spieth ended the day two shots ahead of Danny Lee and Irishman Shane Lowry. . Bidding to become only the fourth player to claim back-to-back Masters victories, world number two Jordan Spieth took advantage o...

    Sports 2016-04-08 11:06:05

    Liverpool hold Borussia Dortmund; Sevilla FC also post win.

    Dortmund have been in superb form unbeaten in 16 matches in 2016 but they were sluggish in the opening 45 minutes. . Liverpool took a first-half lead through Divock Origi. (SOurce: Reuters)

    Liverpool manager Ju...

    Sports 2016-04-08 10:49:40

    Regular injuries made me almost quit tennis: Juan Martin del Potro.

    Argentinian Del Potro, 27, returned to the tour in February nearly 11 months after undergoing wrist surgery for the third time.. Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro suffered numerous injuries in the past ...

    Sports 2016-04-07 22:08:21

    F1 teams want return to 2015 qualifying format.

    The impasse means the new format introduced, condemned by fans and teams as a failure, will remain in place for Chinese Grand Prix.. F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone (in picture) and FIA chief Jean Todt vetoed teams an...

    Sports 2016-04-07 21:55:57

    IPL 2016: MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane don new franchise Pune Supergiants jersey.

    At the unveiling, Dhoni said it was time to move on from CSK and do well for the country as well as for the new franchise.. Rising Pune Supergiants unveiled the look of their jersey. (Source: PTI)

    The jersey of...

    Sports 2016-04-07 21:15:40

    IPL 2016: West Indies players to perform at opening ceremony, says Rajeev Shukla.

    Dwayne Bravo along with few more West Indies cricketers will perform on Champion Dance during the opening ceremony of IPL-9 in Mumbai.. Dwayne Bravo will be playing for Gujarat Lions and is expected to perform the ...

    Sports 2016-04-06 21:33:07

    Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start with wins; early exit for Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy.

    It has been a terrible two weeks for male Indian shuttlers with both HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth losing in the first round for two straight tournaments.. Saina Nehwal started comfortably in Malaysia Open with s...

    Sports 2016-04-06 21:24:57

    WICB most unprofessional Board, Dave Cameron is immature, says Dwayne Bravo.

    Dwayne Bravo was pessimistic about a resolution being reached between the West Indies players and the WICB in the near future.. Dwayne Bravo made the comments following the West Indies triumph in the World T20 in I...

    Sports 2016-04-06 20:27:24

    IPL 2016: Ill miss playing under MS Dhonis leadership, says Dwayne Bravo.

    Dwayne Bravo played last five seasons for Chennai Super Kings under MS Dhoni. Will now be seen playing for Gujarat Lions.. MS Dhoni had captained CSK to title triumphs in 2010 and 2011 also in Champions League in 2...

    Sports 2016-04-06 20:08:15

    India start Azlan Shah Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over Japan.

    India earned full points against the lowly-ranked rivals through goals from Harmanpreet Singh and captain Sardar Singh.. Harmanpreet Singh scored India’s equaliser in the first half off a penalty corner.

    ...

    Sports 2016-04-06 19:09:21

    Virat Kohli is inspiring nation and the team to go forward, says Adam Gilchrist.

    Adam Gilchrist feels Virat Kohli has added spice to the long-standing India-Australia rivalry, both with the bat and leadership in Tests.. Former Australia wicketkeeper lauded Kohli for fighting ‘fire with fi...

    Sports 2016-04-06 18:27:55

    IPL 2016: I am really looking forward to captaincy, says David Miller.

    KXIP will take on the new IPL franchise Gujarat Lions in their opening match at their home ground in Mohali on April 11.. David Miller will replace George Bailey as Kings XI Punjab’s captain. (Source: BCCI/I...

    Sports 2016-04-06 18:19:35

    World Twenty20 recap through the social media lens.

    Twitter and Facebook were used extensively during the World T20 by teams, players and ICC to create content and drive engagement.. West Indies’ win with four sixes in the World T20 Final was the second most t...

    Sports 2016-04-06 18:04:38

    IPL 2016: I never judge players based on their price, says Rahul Dravid.

    Eyebrows were raised when Pawan Negi was picked for Rs 8.5 crore and Carlos Brathwaite was picked for Rs 4.2 crore at the auction.. Rahul Dravid had a word of caution for those who only want to play IPL and nothing...

    Sports 2016-04-06 17:57:03

    Sweat it out: Sachin Tendulkars message for youngsters.

    Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar asked aspiring boys and girls to toil hard to realise their dream of playing for India.. Sachin Tendulkar lauded Sharad Pawar for providing better cricketing facilities since...

    Sports 2016-04-06 17:48:45

    IPL 2016: I am enjoying at the moment, says KXIP mentor Virender Sehwag.

    Virender Sehwag featured as an opener for KXIP during the previous couple of seasons before turning mentor this year.. Virender Sehwag did commentary during the ICC World T20. (Source: Facebook)

    Drawing similar...

    Sports 2016-04-06 17:44:29

    Jordan Henderson urges Liverpool to focus on job in Dortmund.

    Jurgen Klopp was tempted back into management by Liverpool and his imminent return has been the main talking point in the build-up to the game.. Liverpool play Dortmund in Europa League quarter-final clash on Thurs...

    Sports 2016-04-06 17:14:08

    Australia to play Tests in Sri Lanka for first time in five years.

    Cricket Australia confirmed dates for a two-month tour beginning on July 11, playing three Tests, five ODIs and two T20 matches.. Australia will play its first cricket Tests in Sri Lanka in more than five years. (...

    Sports 2016-04-06 16:39:25

    Google doodle marks 120th anniversary of Modern Olympics.

    Google doodle is celebrating the birth of the Modern Olympics played in Athens, Greece in 1896.. Google’s doodle on 6th April celebrates the Modern Olympics.

    Google has marked the 120th anniversary of Mod...

    Sports 2016-04-06 16:31:04

    Panama Papers: Gianni Infantino dismayed after name found in leaked documents.

    Gianni Infantino had signed off on a contract with two Argentine businessman, Hugo and Mariano Jinkis, who were later indicted in the United States.. Gianni Infantino was elected as head of FIFA vowing to lead socc...

    Sports 2016-04-06 15:49:37

    Relegation battle tougher than title chase, says Leicester Citys Kasper Schmeichel.

    Leicester City is currently seven points clear of Tottenham Hotspur with six games to go to claim a maiden top flight title.. For Kasper Schmeichel the mounting tension of this season’s run-in pales in compar...

    Sports 2016-04-06 15:18:16

    Barcelona getting knocked out would hurt UEFA a lot, rages Felipe Luis.

    Luis Suarez was spotted kicking out at Juanfran in the first leg of UEFA Champions League quarters. He later scored a brace to get the win.. An unhappy Filipe Luis said he thought Uruguay international Luis Suarez ...

    Sports 2016-04-06 14:10:55

    Manchester Citys Martin Demichelis accepts FA betting charge.

    Rules introduced last season prohibit players and coaches from betting on any football activity.. Martin Demichelis is in France for his team’s Champions League quarter-final. (Source: AP)

    Manchester City...

    Sports 2016-04-06 12:18:29

    Jordan Spieth to launch Masters title defence with Paul Casey, Bryson DeChambeau.

    Jordan Spieth, a double major winner who stormed to a stunning wire-to-wire victory last year by four shots at the age of 21.. Masters champion Jordan Spieth appears on the Record Fountain near the 17th green. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-04-06 12:04:14

    Ground honour for West Indies T20I captain Darren Sammy.

    According to the West Indies Cricket Board, the announcement was made by the Prime Minister of St Lucia.. Darren Sammy led West Indies to their second World T20 title. (Source: PTI)

    Darren Sammy’s su...

    Sports 2016-04-06 11:58:50

    Luis Suarez nets twice in Barcelonas 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in Champions League quarters.

    After a flurry of chances for the home side, Luis Suarez levelled from close range in the 63rd minute and then headed the winner in the 74th.. Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring against Atletico Madrid. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-04-06 10:50:21

    Carlos Brathwaite gets Champions welcome with Delhi Daredevils.

    Carlos Brathwaite, fresh off his World T20 heroics with the West Indies, was in for a surprising and loud welcome with Delhi Daredevils.. Carlos Brathwaite hit four sixes off four consecutive balls in the last over...

    Sports 2016-04-06 02:50:26

    Next big death bowler will be best dew bowler: Harsha Bhogle.

    What Brathwaite showed us, and in a sense what Stokes illustrated, was that in T20s, a mistake can have a disproportionate outcome.. Marlon Samuels celebrates after Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes...

    Sports 2016-04-06 02:12:15

    I want to get consistent like Virat Kohli, says Hardik Pandya.

    Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya feels, is the fittest guy in world cricket at the moment.. Hardik Pandya says he has got three tattoos: Time is everything, believe and never give up. (Source: Reuters)

    AS the intervi...

    Sports 2016-04-06 02:04:22

    IPL should not be used as yardstick to select bowlers for Tests, says Zaheer Khan.

    Zaheer Khan said that for Test series bowlers should be picked according to the conditions and opposition.. Zaheer Khan said four overs in T20 is completely different from bowling 18 overs a day in Test. (Source: I...

    Sports 2016-04-05 22:12:59

    IPL 2016: Spectators to get a chance to be third umpire from stands.

    In the 2016 edition of IPL, the viewers too would get a chance to air their views on decisions referred to the third umpire.. Rajiv Shukla said that this will increase the involvement of the viewers. (Source: IPL) ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 22:08:26

    IPL 2016: I hope Carlos Brathwaite can carry forward confidence into the IPL, says Zaheer Khan.

    Zaheer Khan was full of praise for Carlos Brathwaite and expects him to do well in the IPL 2016 edition.. Carlos Brathwaite will play for Delhi Daredevils under Zaheer Khan captaincy. (Source: AP)

    Delhi Daredev...

    Sports 2016-04-05 21:24:19

    IPL 2016: Playing for new team is like leaving old house, says Suresh Raina.

    Suresh Raina with 3699 runs from 132 games is the highest cumulative run-getter in Indian Premier League.. Suresh Raina will lead Gujarat Lions along with Dwayne Bravo and Brendon McCullum in his side. (Source...

    Sports 2016-04-05 20:55:24

    IPL 2016: Rajiv Shukla rules out shifting IPL matches out of Maharashtra.

    There is demand from some quarters that IPL matches should not be played in Maharashtra as the preparation of grounds requires huge amounts of water.. Rajiv Shukla ruled out shifting the matches out of Maharashtra ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 20:51:03

    SLCs selection panel takes responsibility for poor show in World T20.

    Aravinda de Silva replaced the committee headed by Kapila Wijegoonawardana, which was sacked by the Sports Ministry.. Aravinda De Silva’s committee made changes to the squad picked by the previous committee. ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 18:14:22

    Chris Brown to perform at opening ceremony of Indian Premiere League.

    Major Lazer, English rapper Fuse ODG and Nailah Thorbourne will join Chris Brown at NSCI Dome on April 8.. Chris Brown to perform in India for the first time at opening ceremony of IPL 2016. (Source: AP)

    Americ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 16:49:45

    Luis Figo meets Virat Kohli on trip to India, launches Premier Futsal League.

    Luis Figo will be the president of the first-ever futsal league under the entity Premier Futsal Management private limited.. Luis Figo played for Barcelona and Real Madrid and will be the president of the first-eve...

    Sports 2016-04-05 15:39:37

    Sarfraz Ahmed appointed captain of Pakistan T20 team, gets Shahid Afridis backing.

    Sarfraz Ahmed will succeed Shahid Afridi who stepped down as the skipper of the side after a dismal performance in World T20.. Sarfraz Ahmed was appointed Vice Captain of ODI and T20 teams last year. (Source: AP) <...

    Sports 2016-04-05 13:31:47

    Results from WWE RAW as AJ Styles becomes No. 1 title contender.

    Post-Wrestlemania 32 Raw lived up to its legacy with high-intensity matches and lots of drama on WWE Monday night RAW.. AJ Styles came out on top as WWE World Heavyweight championship contender on Monday Night Raw....

    Sports 2016-04-05 13:13:08

    Yaya Toure will leave Manchester City in June, says agent.

    Toure has been linked by the media with a move to Inter Milan who are coached by former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini. . Yaya Toure won the Premier League with City in 2012 and 2014, the FA Cup in 2011 and t...

    Sports 2016-04-05 13:06:38

    Injury layoff set to end P Kashyaps Olympic dream.

    Currently ranked world No.17, P Kashyap needs to be in top-16 to make the Olympic draw but the injury lay-off is set to cost him valuable ranking points.. The previous year, P Kashyap had lost in the second round o...

    Sports 2016-04-05 12:37:42

    Wrestlemania 32: Shane McMahon gets a surprise from father Vince on RAW.

    WWE Universe and Shane McMahon were in for a big surprise in the post Wrestlemania Raw show.. WWE Universe was in for a big surprise from Vince McMahon after Wrestlemania 32. (Source: WWE)

    The medical update af...

    Sports 2016-04-05 12:10:41

    Panama Papers: Family deny alleged Lionel Messi involvement in tax scheme.

    The Messi family wish to make it clear Lionel Messi has not carried out any of the acts of which he is accused in the stories. . Lionel Messi’s family have denied Spanish media reports that arose following th...

    Sports 2016-04-05 09:37:30

    West Indies team manager Rawl Lewis donates to Mother Teresas charity.

    West Indies team managed out some amount of donation to Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. . West Indies manager Rawl Lewis makes the teams’ donation to Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. (Source: Twitter) ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 09:06:14

    PCB disbands selection committee after Pakistans ICC World T20 debacle.

    The PCB said that with head coach Waqar Younis also stepping down, the Board will initiate the process of inducting a new coach for the national team.. Pakistan failed to reach the final of the Asia Cup while they ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 08:08:55

    England: A history of heartbreaks.

    Theirs is a repetitive narrative of heartbreaks — undone by a cocktail of brain freeze, nervousness and occasional refereeing blunders.. England’s Ben Stokes reacts after his teammate Sam Billings dropp...

    Sports 2016-04-05 02:57:08

    All the fighting before proved to be a catalyst, says West Indies coach Phil Simmons.

    West Indies coach Phil Simmons relives his side’s often troubled and always eventful journey to winning the T20 World Cup.. Phil Simmons says his players were fighting against other but we are also fighting ...

    Sports 2016-04-05 01:15:33

    West Indies Cricket Board should support its players: Sachin Tendulkar.

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy had made a scathing attack on the West Indies Cricket Board after World T20 win.. West Indies won the World T20 title for the second time on Sunday. (Source: AP)

    Hailing the Wes...

    Sports 2016-04-05 00:20:09

    Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan cricket team head coach.

    Waqar Younis, who first coached the side in 2010-11, wants his recommendations to be implemented by the Pakistan Cricket Board.. Shahid Afridi resigned as Pakistan cricket team captain on Sunday. (Source: PTI)

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    Sports 2016-04-04 21:21:51

    Supreme Court imposes Rs 1 crore fine on DDCA.

    Supreme Court imposed the fine on DDCA for non-compliance of Delhi High Court order on a disputed structure at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.. Graffiti on Ferozshah Kotla stadium walls during the World T20. (Source: Exp...

    Sports 2016-04-04 20:34:54

    Chelsea announce Antonio Conte as head coach, to take charge after Euro 2016.

    Chelsea announced that Antonio Conte signed a three-year contract will join after Euro 2016.. Antonio Conte is the coach of the national football team of Italy. (Source: Reuters)

    Antonio Conte will take charge ...

    Sports 2016-04-04 19:00:40

    Virat Kohli, India retain top spot spot in T20 rankings, Jasprit Bumrah rises to sixth in bowlers.

    Virat Kohli, who was adjudged player of the tournament at World T20, leads Australia’s second-ranked Aaron Finch by 86 points.. Virat Kohli was the second highest run-getter in the World T20 while India reach...

    Sports 2016-04-04 18:36:32

    ICC announces World T20 XI with Virat Kohli as captain; Ashish Nehra named in squad.

    Virat Kohli and Ashish Nehra are the only India players in the ICC World T20 XI, a team which has four players from England.. Virat Kohli was the second most run-getter at the World T20 2016 with 273 runs. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-04-04 17:31:15

    Wrestlemania 32: Best moments from the WWE payperview.

    Wrestlemania 32 had plenty of great moments to offer from the get go. We pick our best five from the show.. We pick the best moments from Wrestlemania 32 including this one involving John Cena and The Rock. (Source...

    Sports 2016-04-04 17:06:02

    West Indies vs England: Mark Nicholas apologises for short of brains comment.

    Mark Nicholas in his defence said that he did not term West Indies as "brainless" as it was being perceived. . Mark Nicholas went on to explain his comments which he said were unsolicited and unwarranted. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-04-04 16:27:50

    West Indies vs England: West Indies players invited on negotiating table by WICB.

    WICB President Dave Cameron said the board will speak to players to ensure that best talent in the Caribbean represents the island nations.. The triumph became all the more significant given that the team was on th...

    Sports 2016-04-04 15:52:39

    Amitabh Bachchan, Andrew Flintoff indulge in another humorous banter on Twitter.

    Andrew Flintoff and Amitabh Bachchan were once again seen in a hilarious mood as the duo were indulged in a sarcastic twitter battle. . Andrew Flintoff and Amitabh Bachchan were once again seen in a hilarious mood ...

    Sports 2016-04-04 15:18:50

    West Indies vs England: How West Indies celebrated their World T20 win.

    West Indies defeated England by 6 wickets to win the 2016 edition of World T20. . West Indies defeated England by 6 wickets. (Source: PTI)

    West Indies defeated England by 6 wickets to grab their second World T2...

    Sports 2016-04-04 14:46:01

    West Indies vs England: WICB slams Darren Sammys inappropriate remarks.

    The bitter divisions in Caribbean cricket were laid bare on Sunday when the West Indian players hit out at the WICB.. WICB president Dave Cameron had appeared to take offence at Darren Sammy’s remarks by twee...

    Sports 2016-04-04 14:25:36

    West Indies vs England: Ben Stokes is devastated, says Eoin Morgan.

    Needing 19 off the last over, Brathwaite blasted Stokes for four successive sixes to leave him with his head in his hands. . Ben Stokes went for 24 runs with four straight sixes while West Indies needed 19 runs to ...

    Sports 2016-04-04 13:49:35

    Panama Papers: Lionel Messi set to sue Spanish newspaper for tax evasion claims.

    Lionel Messi is accused of "setting up a tax fraud network" by using Panamian company Mega Star Enterprises in the Panama Papers leak.. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is slated to sue the Spanish media outlet in re...

    Sports 2016-04-04 12:56:32

    West Indies vs England: Disrespect from our own board was out of order, says Darren Sammy.

    Sammy referred to the contract situation before the World T20 as disrespectful from the board but believed it brought them together.. Darren Sammy said he was disappointed to not get any response from the West Indi...

    Sports 2016-04-04 12:27:16

    West Indies vs England: Brian Lara does Champion dance.

    West Indies defeated England to clinch their second World T20 title, most by any team. . It was this time the legendary batsman Brian Lara who performed this new winning gesture after West Indies’ victory ov...

    Sports 2016-04-04 12:05:48

    Virat Kohli congratulates West Indies on World T20 win.

    West Indies won the final against England by 4 wickets at Eden Gardens on Sunday to lift their second World T20. . Virat Kohli was in full praises of West Indies team after their emphatic win over England. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-04-04 11:43:56

    Wrestlemania 32 Results: Roman Reigns wins WWE World Heavyweight title.

    Roman Reigns delivered a spear to send Triple H to the mat. He went for the cover and won his third WWE World Heavyweight title.. Wrestlemania 32 took place in Dallas. (Source: Reuters)

    UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSH...

    Sports 2016-04-04 10:10:54

    West Indies players will share prize money, says WICB CEO Michael Muirhead.

    Darren Sammy dedicated the win to the fans, however criticised the WICB and sided with CARICOM. . West Indies defeated England to lift their second World T20 trophy. (Source: Reuters)

    West Indies players will s...

    Sports 2016-04-04 09:20:15

    West Indies vs England: Marlon Samuels fined 30 per cent match fee for breach of ICC code of conduct.

    Marlon Samuels was found to have breached Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel. . Marlon Samuels used abusive and offensive language directed at Ben Stokes after Carlos ...

    Sports 2016-04-04 08:49:02

    WrestleMania 32: Roman Reigns beats Triple H, wins WWE World Heavyweight title.

    Wrestlemania 32: Undertaker defeats Shane McMahon in a Hell in a Cell match while Roman Reigns becomes new WWE Heavyweight champion.. Wrestlemania 32 in Dallas, Texas: Brock Lesnar, in black shorts, lost to Dean Am...

    Sports 2016-04-04 08:36:15

    The history behind feud between Marlon Samuels and Shane Warne.

    Chronicles of a not-so-subtle feud between Marlon Samuels and Shane Warne.. Marlon Samuels scored 85 from 66 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes against England. (Source: AP)

    January 6, 2013: During a Bi...

    Sports 2016-04-04 02:14:01

    #PanamaPapers: Leak includes Lionel Messi, Michel Platini and officials charged in FIFA scandal.

    The law firm of a FIFA ethics watchdog had business relationships with three men who have been indicted in the corruption scandal.. Lionel Messi and his father are slated to stand trial on tax fraud charges startin...

    Sports 2016-04-04 02:05:02

    Marlon Samuels hits back at Shane Warne: Maybe I have a real face and he doesnt.

    Marlon Samuels berated Shane Warne for disparaging remarks that the Australian had made about the Jamaican from the commentary box.. TV grab of Marlon Samuels’ post-match press conference.

    MARLON SAMUELS ...

    Sports 2016-04-04 01:23:07

    Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori in Miami Open for 63rd career title.

    Novak Djokovic took 85 minutes to join American Andre Agassi as a six-time Miami Open winner, for his 63rd career title.. Novak Djokovic continued his domination of men’s tennis with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Ke...

    Sports 2016-04-04 00:49:17

    Leicester City dreaming of title after win over Southampton.

    The win moved Leicester on to 69 points with just six matches remaining, seven points clear of Tottenham Hotspur, who drew 1-1 at Liverpool.. Leicester City moved seven points clear at the top of table when they be...

    Sports 2016-04-04 00:32:48

    West Indies vs England: These 15 men put adversity aside, says West Indies skipper Darren Sammy.

    Darren Sammy was emotional as they are yet to hear from WICB which has failed to communicate with them.. Darren Sammy took a dig at WICB as he is not selected in the 50-over format. (Source: PTI)

    Skipper Darren...

    Sports 2016-04-04 00:16:08

    West Indies vs England: Yes, WI can.

    With 19 needed off the last over, Carlos Brathwaite blasts four sixes as West Indies beat England by four wickets to win their 2nd World T20.. West Indies pose with their second ICC World T20 title. (Source: PTI) <...

    Sports 2016-04-03 23:28:58

    Sebastian Vettel out before the start in Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

    Sebastian Vettel parked up between turns 13 and 14 at Sakhir circuit with a plume of smoke trailing out of the rear of his car.. Sebastian Vettel saw smoke coming out when his Ferrari’s engine blew and decide...

    Sports 2016-04-03 22:17:51

    Bobby Charlton honoured as Old Trafford stand is named after him.

    Charlton, now 78, made his debut for United 60 years ago and scored a club record 249 goals for them in 758 appearances before leaving in 1973.. Bobby Charlton was given an emotional salute on the Old Trafford pitc...

    Sports 2016-04-03 21:48:34

    Leicester City beat Southampton to open seven-point gap at the top.

    With Tottenham Hotspurs dropping two points on Saturday night, Leicester City are now overwhelming title favourites.. Wes Morgan’s first goal of the season was enough to secure Leicester’s fourth succes...

    Sports 2016-04-03 20:57:57

    Innovative strokes not enough to score runs in T20: Dinesh Karthik.

    The Gujarat Lions will play their first match on April 11 against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali in the Indian Premier League (IPL).. Dinesh Karthik, who had earlier represented Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils among ot...

    Sports 2016-04-03 20:21:58

    Fernando Alonso should have been allowed to race Bahrain Grand Prix, says McLaren boss Ron Dennis.

    Spaniard Alonso failed a medical at the Sakhir circuit on Thursday after breaking ribs in a huge Australian Grand Prix crash.. F1 doctors declared Fernando Alonso unfit to drive after Melbourne crash. (Source: AP) ...

    Sports 2016-04-03 19:37:17

    Wrestlemania 32 time, schedule, matches, prediction, results.

    Wrestlemania 32 time, matches, results, predictions and more.. Wrestlemania 32: A action-packed night on the cards in Texas.

    Wrestlemania 32, WWE’s payperview, is less than 24 hours away now. Still wonder...

    Sports 2016-04-03 18:57:03

    British government orders probe into doping allegations.

    Sunday Times reported that Dr Mark Bonar prescribed banned drugs to 150 sports figures including several Premier League footballers.. Arsenal said they were ‘extremely disappointed’ by the publication o...

    Sports 2016-04-03 18:08:14

    England vs West Indies: West Indies win second World T20 title.

    Needing 19 off the last over, Carlos Brathwaite blasts four sixes as West Indies beat England for second World T20 title.. Marlon Samuels scored 85 runs against England. (Source: Reuters)

    West Indies clinched t...

    Sports 2016-04-03 17:43:05

    Formula One fails to agree on qualifying format change.

    With new qualifying format drawing flak from fans and drivers alike, a new format or restructuring is being considered.. Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said there was no agreement on qualifying format in the me...

    Sports 2016-04-03 17:03:10

    Former Italy coach, AC Milan player Cesare Maldini dies.

    Cesare Maldini won four Serie A titles during his time with Milan and was skipper of the side in 1963. . Cesare Maldini took charge of Paraguay for the 2002 World Cup but they did not progress beyond the Round of 1...

    Sports 2016-04-03 16:48:58

    Shahid Afridi not to retire, steps down as captain of Pakistan.

    Shahid Afridi will continue with his cricketing career but will not lead the Pakistan team anymore. . Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has given up his T20 captaincy role but will continue to play for Pakistan. (...

    Sports 2016-04-03 16:11:39

    Arsenal not giving up on title, says Arsene Wenger.

    Victory also enabled Arsenal to close to within four points of rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who dropped points in a 1-1 draw at Liverpool.. Arsenal’s 4-0 victory over Watford came on the back of a win at Everton...

    Sports 2016-04-03 15:30:30

    Formula One to review controversial qualifying format on Sunday.

    A meeting of the F1 commission in the lead-up to Bahrain failed to get unanimous agreement on how to change it. . Under the new system, first used in the season-opener in Australia and again at the Bahrain Grand Pr...

    Sports 2016-04-03 15:13:48

    Vijender Singh invites Haryana CM for India debut bout.

    Vijender Singh has already invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar.. Vijender is all set to leave for Manchester on Monday.

    Indian boxing star Vijender S...

    Sports 2016-04-03 14:53:14

    West Indies vs England: Where to watch the World T20 final live.

    Both the teams have emerged victorious in the World T20 previously. England lifted the trophy in 2010 and West Indies achieved the feat in 2012. . England lifted the World T20 trophy in 2010 whereas, West Indies a...

    Sports 2016-04-03 14:25:25

    British doctor alleges he doped 150 sportsmen including football players; Chelsea, Arsenal slam allegations.

    Russia was suspended from international track and field last year following a report exposing widespread cheating and corruption among its athletes.. The paper said Dr Mark Bonar claimed his “clients” i...

    Sports 2016-04-03 11:50:06

    West Indies vs England: Keeping the faith.

    The heart-warming tale of Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid is about how sport often paves the road for multiculturalism in countries.. Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid. (Source: Express photo by Subham Dutta)

    This isn’...

    Sports 2016-04-03 01:17:48

    West Indies vs England: England have wings to fly, hope to soar once again.

    After disappointment at 50-over World Cup last year, England have turn things around to reach World T20 final in 2016.. Eoin Morgan has lead England to the final of the World T20. (Source: PTI)

    On March 9, last...

    Sports 2016-04-03 01:06:34

    West Indies vs England: Our cricket seems to be going in right direction, says Clive Llyod.

    Clive Lloyd talks about how he hopes that Darren Sammy ends up emulating his feat of lifting a World Cup trophy twice.. Clive Lloyd has been in India throughout West Indies’ campaign in World T20 as their chi...

    Sports 2016-04-03 00:58:37

    West Indies vs England: In T-party, a second helping.

    One of West Indies or England will be crowned the first two-time champions of the T20 format at the end of the final.. Darren Sammy and Eoin Morgan on the eve of the World T20 final in Kolkata on Saturday. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-04-03 00:48:20

    Miami Open: Victoria Azarenka beats Svetlana Kuznetsova in Final, completes rare double.

    Victoria Azarenka is only the third woman to win India Wells and Miami Open in the same year, and the first since Kim Clijsters in 2005.. Victoria Azarenka defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3 in the final. (Sourc...

    Sports 2016-04-03 00:33:58

    Harry Kane stunner gives Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 draw against Liverpool.

    Harry Kane scores a stunner as Tottenham Hotspur hold Liverpool to a 1-1 draw in Premier League.. Harry Kane scored a stunning goal to equalise against Liverpool. (Source: Reuters)

    Harry Kane equalised with a s...

    Sports 2016-04-03 00:29:42

    India Open: Saina Nehwal hits China wall yet again.

    Saina Nehwal once again goes down to old nemesis Li Xuerui in a hard fought semi-final of the India Open.. Saina Nehwal, the defending champion at the India Open lost to China’s Li Xuerui in the semi-final. (...

    Sports 2016-04-03 00:25:18

    Arsenal, Manchester City keep Premier League title race alive.

    Arsenal scored two goals in each half in 4-0 victory over Watford to consolidate their third position.. Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin celebrates Arsenal’s third goal against Watford. (Source: Reuters)

    A...

    Sports 2016-04-02 22:59:41

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Record-breaking Lewis Hamilton takes pole position.

    Lewis Hamilton took the pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg at the Bahrain Grand Prix.. Lewis Hamilton’s best lap of one minute 29.493 seconds was the fastest ever at the Sakhir track. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-04-02 22:43:50

    Chelsea rout puts Aston Villa on verge of inevitable relegation.

    Alexandre Pato came on as a 25th-minute substitute and scored on his debut as Chelsea routed Aston Villa 4-0.. Alexandre Pato scored on his debut for Chelsea. (Source: AP)

    Chelsea’s on-loan Brazilian inte...

    Sports 2016-04-02 20:10:44

    West Indies vs England: Different England to turn up in World Twenty20 final, says Eoin Morgan.

    England made an ignominious exit from the 50-over World Cup and were pilloried for their negative approach to limited overs cricket.. Eoin Morgan during a practice session ahead of the final against West Indies. (S...

    Sports 2016-04-02 18:05:50

    Nobody is perfect and MS Dhoni has been great: Sourav Ganguly.

    Sourav Ganguly insisted that the team, which managed to chase down 193, deserves to be in the finals.. MS Dhoni did most of things right in the World T20 semis, feels Sourav Ganguly. (Source: Reuters)

    Former In...

    Sports 2016-04-02 17:19:10

    Womens World T20 final: Were here to win it just like every other side, says Meg Lanning.

    Australia are eyeing a record fourth World T20 title as they take on the West Indies in the summit clash on Sunday.. Meg Lanning also batted for a separate IPL for women. (Source: PTI)

    For women’s cricket...

    Sports 2016-04-02 17:09:51

    Womens World T20 final: We are not intimidated at all, says Stafanie Taylor.

    At the same time, West Indies skipper praised the heavyweights Aussies who have not looked back since winning their maiden WT20 title in 2010.. West Indies women’s team captain Stafanie Taylor and Australia c...

    Sports 2016-04-02 16:57:15

    West Indies vs England, World Twenty20 final: Everything you need to know.

    Facts and figures for the World Twenty20 final between England and West Indies at Eden Gardens on Sunday.. West Indies Captain Darren Sammy and England captain Eoin Morgan share a light moments during their photo s...

    Sports 2016-04-02 16:39:20

    Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni spotted at Mumbai airport; fans chant we are proud of you champion Kohli, Dhoni, Dhoni.

    Virat Kohli was accompanied by Ashish Nehra, MS Dhoni and Jasprit Bumrah.. Virat Kohli was the top run-getter for India in the ICC World T20. (Source: Reuters)

    Indian cricket team was spotted at the Mumbai airp...

    Sports 2016-04-02 14:24:29

    A blow by blow account of Pakistan cricket.

    Blame game is on and Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and coach Waqar Younis are in the firing line.. Calls to remove Waqar Younis and Shahid Afridi are growing stronger. (Source: PTI)

    It has been going downhill ...

    Sports 2016-04-02 13:23:29

    Virat Kohli and Lendl Simmons 82 in 51b: Exact but inexact.

    How Virat Kohli and Lendl Simmons ended up on the same score, but through different methods.. Virat Kohli against Australia, and Lendl Simmons against India took exact number of balls to score 82 runs.

    A take d...

    Sports 2016-04-02 13:18:36

    El Clasico, Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Talking points.

    As a player, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane had more than his share of glory in Clasicos.. Luis Suarez has been involved in more goals (26 goals, 12 assists) than any other player in La Liga this season. (Sour...

    Sports 2016-04-02 13:09:37

    Tiger Woods to miss this years Masters.

    Tiger Woods was never likely to tee it up at Augusta National for the April 7-10 event.. Tiger Woods’ form has slipped dramatically in recent years due to injuries and the mastering of a new swing. (Source: A...

    Sports 2016-04-02 13:03:14

    Miami Open: Novak Djokovic beats David Goffin, to meet Kei Nishikori in final.

    Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic improved his stellar record for the year to 27-1.. Novak Djokovic is bidding to match Andre Agassi’s record of six titles at the event. (Source: Reuters)

    Top seed N...

    Sports 2016-04-02 12:58:49

    El Clasico: The last Real chance for redemption.

    In second Clasico of the season, Real Madrid will have to beat Barcelona to have any chance of remaining contenders for the title.. Real Madrid during a practice session. (Source: Reuters)

    Barcelona looks to ho...

    Sports 2016-04-02 12:54:36

    West Indies vs England: We found ways of winning games, says Joe Root.

    England won the World T20 in 2010. But since then it has been pretty downhill for them in limited-overs cricket.. Joe Root says England have to ‘just do their business’ to win the World T20.

    England...

    Sports 2016-04-02 01:32:50

    India vs West Indies: Game plan, bowling effort failed India at the Wankhede.

    Losing to tournament favourites West Indies isn’t something to moan about. On a night when it wasn’t easy to be a captain, what failed India was their game plan and the bowling effort.. MS Dhoni gives i...

    Sports 2016-04-02 01:25:58

    India vs West Indies: Dancing down the track, and hotel lobby.

    Led by Dwayne Bravo and Darren Sammy, West Indies team do the ‘Champion’ dance; generate more than 4 million views on social media.. A video grab shows West Indies players Dwayne Bravo and Darren Sammy ...

    Sports 2016-04-02 01:11:57

    Indias World T20 journey: Support that Virat Kohli didnt get in 2016 edition.

    Irrespective of the format, Virat Kohli has destructed the opponent bowling attacks while chasing a target on many occasions.. Virat Kohli amassed 273 runs at an average of 136.50 in five innings. ( Source: Reuters...

    Sports 2016-04-01 20:47:02

    How my advice is linked to Pakistans defeat against India, asks former captain Imran Khan.

    Intikhab Alam in a report said that Imran Khan’s advice was not helpful as he was not "familiar with the demands and tactics employed in Twenty20 format.. Imran Khan along with Wasim Akram was felicitated by ...

    Sports 2016-04-01 20:20:59

    John Terry showing all qualities of a future manager: Guus Hiddink.

    John Terry keen to continue his playing career at Stamford Bridge but has not yet been offered a new contract for next season.. John Terry has scored 40 goals in 481 appearances for Chelsea. (Source: AP)

    Chelse...

    Sports 2016-04-01 19:53:44

    Chelseas Diego Costa handed extra one-match ban.

    Diego Costa has been given a one-match suspension, fined 20,000 pounds ($28,600 )and warned as to his future conduct. Diego Costa was shown a second yellow card in the FA Cup quarter-final at Goodison Park. (Source...

    Sports 2016-04-01 19:14:21

    Intikhab Alam blames Shahid Afridi for Pakistans poor World Twenty20 performances.

    The five-page report submitted to PCB states that Afridi was involved in ‘needless controversies’ during the World T20. . Shahid Afridi, apart from the opener against Bangladesh, failed to impress with ...

    Sports 2016-04-01 19:09:35

    Leicester Citys title surge built on simple foundations.

    The statistics tell the tale after 31 games Leicester City have used only 18 players in their starting lineups.. Leicester City rely on the old fashioned virtues of work rate, no-nonsense defending and speedy attac...

    Sports 2016-04-01 18:42:42

    India vs West indies: India did not do their basics right, says Shane Warne.

    India posted 192 for 2, their second-highest ever score in the tournament history, but were flattened by West Indies.. Lendl Simmons’ scored 83 after being caught twice off no-balls bowled by Ashwin and Hardi...

    Sports 2016-04-01 16:04:51

    Alex Ferguson calls on Manchester United fans to rally behind Louis van Gaal.

    Manchester United are sixth in Premier League and face West Ham United and Manchester City to clinch fourth place.. Louis van Gaal could be axed (and replaced by Mourinho) if Manchester United don’t make top ...

    Sports 2016-04-01 14:47:36

    India vs West Indies: No-ball is something that can be avoided, says MS Dhoni.

    MS Dhoni said the point at which no-balls were bowled was quite crucial. He felt no-balls are something that are easily avoidable.. India vs West Indies: MS Dhoni felt that no-balls are something that are easily av...

    Sports 2016-04-01 11:19:53

    Usman Khawaja, Adam Voges, Joe Burns earn Australia contracts.

    Centrally contracted players earn a minimum of A$270,000 ($206,577) for the year, with match payments on top of that.. Usman Khawaja was in good touch in the World T20 in India. (Source: Reuters)

    Batsmen Usman ...

    Sports 2016-04-01 11:06:35

    Miami Open: Kei Nishikori fends off Gael Monfils, Nick Kyrgios stuns Milos Raonic.

    Kei Nishikori will face 24th seed Nick Kyrgios in the semi-finals after the Australian upset 12th seeded Canadian Milos Raonic.. Kei Nishikori won the gripping quarter-final 4-6 6-3 7-6(3). (Source: Reuters)

    Ke...

    Sports 2016-04-01 09:21:12

    We messed up our season, says Arsenals Mesut Ozil.

    Tomas Rosicky, who has been plagued by injury issues, suffered a thigh problem in his first game of the season in January.. Since they beat league leaders Leicester City 2-1 on Feb. 14, Arsenal have exited the Cham...

    Sports 2016-04-01 02:30:27

    Sebastian Vettel in less than fine fettle over qualifying.

    Drivers and others called for qualifying to revert entirely to the 2015 format, or for the third and final phase to be held according to the old rules.. Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday as the sport’s qualif...

    Sports 2016-04-01 02:23:33

    India vs West Indies: March ends on the 31st.

    India crash out of World T20 in high-scoring thriller after some exceptional hard-hitting by West Indies’ Lendl Simmons, Johnson Charles & Andre Russell.. Andre Russell jumps in the air after taking ...

    Sports 2016-04-01 01:30:42

    Virat Kohli runs hard again, but India run out of steam.

    Virat Kohli has a liberating run. A manic dash of a man who seems to let go of all controls, a feverish energy of a man possessed.. Virat Kohli scored 89 runs against West Indies in which he ran 19 singles and 10 d...

    Sports 2016-04-01 01:26:37

    World Twenty20: Kiwis must believe they can still fly.

    In post McCullum era, skipper Kane Williamson must brush off the semifinal loss and carry on with aggressive brand of cricket.. New Zealand were unbeaten in the tournament before losing in the semifinals against En...

    Sports 2016-04-01 01:23:39

    India Open: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei get shock treatment.

    Ever since India Open draw was out, the expected meeting of Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei in Saturday’s semifinals was the most anticipated match-up.. Lin Dan lost his pre-quarters match 13-21, 20-22. (Source: AP...

    Sports 2016-04-01 00:45:29

    Boxer Shiva Thapa makes Rio Olympics 2016 cut.

    While Shiva Thapa was the top seed in the bantamweight (56kg) division his outsized confidence wasn’t entirely justified.. Shiva Thapa will face second seed Chatchai Butdee of Thailand in the final on Friday....

    Sports 2016-04-01 00:36:27

    India vs West Indies: MS Dhoni really disappointed with the two no-balls by R Ashwin and Hardik Pandya.

    MS Dhoni said that it became imperative for him to finish quota of Ashish Nehra and Jasprit Bumrah much before the death as that was the only way to make a game out of it.. Ravichandran Ashwin’s no-ball gave ...

    Sports 2016-04-01 00:26:49

    Bangladesh fined for slow over-rate against India.

    Mashrafe Mortaza has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee, while Bangladesh players have received 10 per cent fines.. Bangladesh lost to hosts India by a mere one run in Bengaluru on March 23. (Source: PTI)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-26 15:11:32

    India vs Australia: It has been a privilege to play for my country, says Shane Watson.

    Shane Watson surprised many by announcing on the eve of the game against Pakistan that he will be retiring post the tournament.. Shane Watson will retire from international cricket after World T20. (Source: PT...

    Sports 2016-03-26 15:03:10

    India vs Australia: We have to be at our best to beat India, says Shane Watson.

    India vs Australia: Shane Watson said playing India is always a huge challenge.. Shane Watson could play his last international game against India after he announced to retire after World T20. (Source: PTI)

    Sports 2016-03-26 14:41:56

    Live Cricket Score, Bangladesh (Ban) vs New Zealand (NZ), ICC World Twenty20: New Zealand lose opener Nicholls early against Bangladesh.

    Live Cricket Score of Ban vs NZ: Live score of BAN vs NZ World T20. Stay tuned for live cricket updates of New Zealand vs Bangladesh Eden Gardens.. Live Cricket Score, Bangladesh vs New Zealand, ICC World T20: Bang...

    Sports 2016-03-26 14:03:13

    Miami Open: Novak Djokovic continues winning run, Del Potro out.

    Novak Djokovic trying to join Andre Agassi as a six-times Miami winner, improved his record since 2015 to 105-7, picking up 14 titles along the way.. Novak Djokovic was broken once in the first set but broke Kyle E...

    Sports 2016-03-26 12:44:55

    Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty as Bulgaria shock Portugal.

    Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty for Portugal as Bulgaria pulled off a shock 1-0 friendly win over Portugal.. Cristiano Ronaldo steps up to take a penalty that is superbly saved by the Bulgarian goalkeeper Vladis...

    Sports 2016-03-26 12:32:50

    Never a dull moment, with Shahid Afridi around.

    Shahid Afridi is likely to call it a day soon. But considering his epic unpredictability you can never be sure about cricket’s unputdownable character.. Shahid Afridi is expected to announce his retirement so...

    Sports 2016-03-26 12:29:55

    Luis Suarez scores on Uruguay return in 2-2 draw against Brazil.

    Luis Suarez along with Edinson Cavani dragged Uruguay back into the game after they went 2-0 down after 25 minutes.. Luis Suarez played his first competitive international since being banned for biting Giorgio Chie...

    Sports 2016-03-26 12:22:19

    Australia vs Pakistan: Fan frenzy in Mohali, for non-India game.

    Almost more than 15,000 fans at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium, it seemed like India was playing at home. . Spectators stand in queues at Gate No. 5 of IS Bindra PCA Stadium in Mohali before the World T20 match between ...

    Sports 2016-03-26 09:07:25

    ICC Womens World T20: How things stack up for Mithali Raj and Co.

    After defeat to Pakistan and a narrow defeat to England, India women cricket team needs to beat West Indies to advance to the semi-finals.. India take on West Indies in a virtual quarterfinal on Sunday . (Sour...

    Sports 2016-03-26 01:41:45

    New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Broken Bangladesh seek redemption against Black Caps.

    Bangladesh played their first Test in November 2000. Sixteen years down the line, Bangladesh haven’t yet reached the semi-finals of any ICC event.. Mashrafe Mortaza said Bangladesh are yet to get over the one...

    Sports 2016-03-26 01:24:32

    Captain cool MS Dhoni hot under the collar.

    Of late India’s captain MS Dhoni has let his ‘cool’ image slip, while facing rather uncomfortable media questions.. Ahead of India’s encounter against Australia in Mohali, MS Dhoni tries his...

    Sports 2016-03-26 01:04:56

    Roger Federer pulls out of Miami Open 2016 with stomach virus.

    Roger Federer pulls out of comeback match due to stomach virus after suffering a knee injury following his semi-final defeat at Australia Open.. Roger Federer was due to play Juan Martin del Potro. (Source: File) <...

    Sports 2016-03-26 00:28:07

    West Indies vs South Africa: We came here to win and qualify for semis, says skipper Darren Sammy.

    With three wins out of as many games, West Indies thus became the second team after New Zealand to enter the semi- finals of the marque event.. Darren Sammy commended his teammates for holding on to their nerves un...

    Sports 2016-03-25 23:59:28

    West Indies vs South Africa: When going gets tough, Windies and Marlon Samuels get going.

    With three wins out of as many games, West Indies became the second team after New Zealand to enter the semi- finals of the marque event.. West Indies sealed a close win over South Africa on Friday to progress into...

    Sports 2016-03-25 23:53:37

    West Indies vs South Africa: Who said what about West Indies win in Nagpur.

    West Indies defeated South Africa by 3 wickets in a low-scoring clash to register a berth in the semi-final. . West Indies defeated South Africa by 3 wickets in a low-scoring clash. (Source: Reuters)

    West Indie...

    Sports 2016-03-25 23:26:02

    Pakistan vs Austalia: We need to address Pakistans decline, says Waqar Younis.

    Waqar Younis had slammed Pakistan after the New Zealand loss, hopes the selectors will do the needful going ahead. . Pakistan lost to Australia by 21 runs in a must win game of ICC World T20 contest. (Source: AP) <...

    Sports 2016-03-25 23:05:46

    27 Russian athletes tested positive for meldonium, says Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.

    Meldonium was propelled into the headlines earlier this month after Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova announced she had tested positive for the drug.. Vitaly Mutko said on Friday that 27 of the country’s at...

    Sports 2016-03-25 22:07:35

    Gary Cahill named England captain for Germany friendly.

    Gary Cahill will lead England in the absence of of their regular captain Wayne Rooney. . Gary Cahill will lead out England for the second time as he also captained the national side in October’s 2-0 win over ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 21:57:29

    Barcelona to hold memorial for Johan Cruyff for four days at the Camp Nou.

    Johan Cruyff died after a hard fought battle against lung cancer on Thursday. . Barcelona says the memorial will be open from Saturday to Tuesday at Camp Nou. (Source: AP)

    Barcelona will hold a memorial for Joh...

    Sports 2016-03-25 21:48:28

    Revitalised Mario Gomez to start for Germany against England.

    Mario Gomez was plagued by injuries and lack of form during two seasons with Fiorentina, causing him to lose his place in the national team.. Mario Gomez will start Saturday’s friendly against England. (Sourc...

    Sports 2016-03-25 21:35:57

    Pakistan vs Australia: These days you got to have variation, feels James Faulkner.

    James Faulkner became the first Australian to pick five wickets in a T20 match and ensured a comfortable win over Pakistan.. James Faulkner returned with impressive figures of 5/27 from his quota of four overs agai...

    Sports 2016-03-25 21:22:48

    Johan Cruyffs family grateful for tributes.

    Johan Cruyff, one of the greatest ever footballers who played for Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona, died from cancer at the age of 68.. Johan Cruyff’s family said they will hold a private funeral for the three-ti...

    Sports 2016-03-25 20:35:52

    Pakistan vs Australia: Who said what about Australias win.

    Pakistan have been knocked out of the tournament after facing their third defeat in Super 10 stage which came at the hands of Australia. . Australia rode on Steve Smith and Shane Watson’s aggressive batting t...

    Sports 2016-03-25 20:02:41

    I thank people who supported us from Pakistan and Kashmir, says Shahid Afridi.

    Shahid Afridi triggered a furore at the beginning of the tournament when he stated that his team is loved more in India than back home.. In the previous match against New Zealand, Shahid Afridi had similarly thanke...

    Sports 2016-03-25 19:49:09

    Sri Lanka vs England: Getting another like Lasith Malinga impossible, says Thisara Perera.

    Thisara Perera suggested that Sri Lanka will not be able to find another player like Lasith Malinga.. It will be curtains for Sri Lanka if they lose on Saturday against England. (Source: AP)

    Premier Sri Lankan ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 19:33:02

    Roger Federer blames bath mishap for injury that led to surgery.

    Federer says he was preparing a bath for his twins when he turned and heard a click in his left knee, leading to surgery.. Roger Federer happy that tennis has produced some of the greatest female athletes in the wo...

    Sports 2016-03-25 19:13:03

    Australia vs Pakistan: Pakistan journey ends, Shahid Afridi nears the finish line.

    Steve Smith and Shane Watson took Australia to a strong 193 runs before James Faulkner did the job with the ball to take Australia to victory.. In a high scoring game in Mohali, Australia came out on top with both ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 19:11:38

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: West Indies win by three wickets; progress into the semis.

    ICC World Twenty20: West Indies qualified for the semifinals with a three wicket win over South Africa in Nagpur.. West Indies vs South Africa: West Indies lost the wicket of danger man Chris Gayle early. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 18:26:41

    Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Broken Bangladesh hope to turn it around against New Zealand.

    Chasing 147, Bangladesh needed just two runs from the last three balls and they managed to lose three wickets.. Mashrafe Mortaza further said saying ‘sorry’ to their fans would not be enough. (Source: A...

    Sports 2016-03-25 17:53:41

    England vs Sri Lanka: England have not played best cricket so far, says Joe Root.

    A win against Sri Lanka will put England firmly in contention for a semi-final berth, but they need to keep a track of other matches in the group. . England scored 182 against West Indies and successfully chased 23...

    Sports 2016-03-25 17:28:32

    India vs Bangladesh: I wasnt taking pressure before bowling last over, says Hardik Pandya.

    Hardik Pandya bowled the last over of this spine-chilling game that India won by 1 runs against Bangladesh.. Hardik Pandya bowled the last over for India. (Source; PTI)

    After clinching victory in a nail-biting ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 17:16:05

    Pakistan v Australia: I will take retirement decision in front of my nation, says Shahid Afridi.

    Pakistan Cricket Board chief has already made it clear that Shahid Afridi will be removed as captain post ICC World T20.. Shahid Afridi was criticized severely after his team’s loss to India and New Zealand. ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 16:44:39

    India boxers face uphill task at Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifers.

    Dheeraj Rangi’s optimism is echoed by other members of the 13-boxer strong squad, which will compete in the Quianán event that gets underway from March 25.. Gurbax Sandhu expects a total of four boxers t...

    Sports 2016-03-25 15:22:58

    Pakistan vs Australia, Mohali: Pakistan crash out of World T20.

    Australia beat Pakistan by runs to keep their ICC World T20 campaign alive. They now face India in winner takes all clash on Sunday.. James Faulkner was pick of the bowlers with figures of 5/27. (Source: AP)

    Pa...

    Sports 2016-03-25 14:06:05

    No power for South Africa bowlers in Powerplay.

    South Africa have conceded 89 and 64 runs respectively in the first six overs of their Powerplay at the ICC World Twenty 20.. In the last five T20Is, South Africa have conceded 309 runs in the first six overs at an...

    Sports 2016-03-25 13:52:07

    Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand displays top level skills to return to top.

    Viswanathan Anand was in a must-win situation against Sergey Karjakin to stay afloat in the biggest challenge of the year..

    Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand avenged his defeat against Sergey Karj...

    Sports 2016-03-25 13:16:22

    Roger Federer calls for consistent global dope testing, backs equal pay.

    Roger Federer believes there should be more consistency in the hunt for dope cheats in tennis.. Roger Federer spoke out at the ATP and WTA Miami Open. (Source: Reuters)

    Roger Federer believes tennis does n...

    Sports 2016-03-25 13:05:00

    West Indies vs South Africa: Chris Gayle or AB de Villiers either way moneys worth.

    If with Chris Gayle, you are almost expecting every second delivery to fly over the ropes, AB de Villiers has been the Christopher Columbus of batting.. Chris Gayle relaxes during a practice session. (Source: AP) <...

    Sports 2016-03-25 12:09:07

    Pakistan vs Australia: Strugglers slugfest on the cards.

    Amid talks of rifts, Pakistan keen to make final game count against Australia, who have own set of woes.. Pakistan vs Australia: Steve Smith poses before the team poses for an official photograph at the PCA Stadium...

    Sports 2016-03-25 12:04:09

    Heres how Pakistan win over Australia can affect Indias chances.

    Pakistan need to win to stay alive in the World T20; an Australia win will strengthen their chances of qualifying to semis.. Pakistan need a win on Friday to stay alive in the World T20. (Source: PTI)

    The final...

    Sports 2016-03-25 11:59:58

    Argentina fight back for 2-1 win on Lionel Messi return.

    Argentina, beaten finalists at the last World Cup in Brazil, moved up to fourth in the 10-team group on eight points from five games.. Argenitna moved up to fourth in the 10-team group. (Source: Reuters)

    Lionel...

    Sports 2016-03-25 11:51:43

    Serena Williams registers scratchy win in Miami Open.

    Playing on what almost amounts to her home court, Serena Williams was not in top form, making more than 40 unforced errors.. Serena Williams was not in top form. (Source: Reuters)

    Top seed Serena Williams dropp...

    Sports 2016-03-25 11:47:04

    Pakistan vs Australia: Pakistan crash out after 21-run loss to Australia.

    Pakistan crashed out of the World T20 2016 after suffering a 21-run loss at the hands of Australia in Mohali.. Shoaib Malik plays a shot against Australia in Mohali. (Source: AP)

    It was heartbreak for Pakistan ...

    Sports 2016-03-25 11:17:33

    India lose 0-4 to Iran in FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

    With this win, Iran finished as Group D leaders with 17 points, while a winless India remained fifth.. The injured duo of Sunil Chhetri and Eugeneson Lyngdoh were replaced by Udanta Singh, who made his senior debut...

    Sports 2016-03-24 22:44:00

    Abdul Qadir wants NAB to probe PCB officials.

    The NAB is an autonomous body initially constituted by former military dictator Pervez Musharraf to act as a watchdog. . Abdul Qadir said the Prime Minister should sack Shaharyar Khan. (Source: PTI)

    Former Paki...

    Sports 2016-03-24 22:30:29

    Formula one qualifying will not change for Bahrain, says Bernie Ecclestone.

    Some called for the first two new phases to be retained before reverting to the old format, while others wanted to go back to the familiar 2015 version.. The sport’s stakeholders all agreed unanimously to cha...

    Sports 2016-03-24 22:19:22

    ICC World Twenty20: Media is spreading irresponsible rumors about groupism, says Ahmed Shehzad.

    Ahmed Shehzad told the "Jang" newspaper that they were no groupism in the team and they all played like a team. . Ahmed Shehzad said that after reciting the Kalma he swears he tried his best to secure victory.(Sour...

    Sports 2016-03-24 22:06:33

    Glenn Maxwell does Bhangra, plays Holi in Chandigarh.

    Few other cricketers also celebrated the festival and wished the hotel staff and others on the occasion. . Joined by some others, Glenn Maxwell danced to the traditional Bhangra in Chandigarh. (Source: Facebook)

    Sports 2016-03-24 21:50:57

    Factbox about former Netherlands international Johan Cruyff.

    Johan Cruyff began playing on the streets of Amsterdam and started his career with local side Ajax. . Johan Cruyff retired from international football in 1977. (Source: Reuters)

    The following is a factbox on fo...

    Sports 2016-03-24 20:02:06

    Netherlands soccer legend Johan Cruyff dies.

    Johan Cruyff joined Barcelona for a then-world record transfer fee of $2.0 million, and it was the Catalan club that later defined his coaching career.. Johan Cruyff had been a heavy smoker, and had had heart surge...

    Sports 2016-03-24 19:10:08

    Who said what about Johan Cruyffs demise.

    Johan Cruyff lost his life at the of 68 after a hard fought battle against cancer in Barcelona. . Johan Cruyff, made his name as a forward with Ajax and Barcelona. (Source: AP)

    Johan Cruyff on Thursday died in...

    Sports 2016-03-24 18:47:25

    UEFA to investigate reports of illicit chants made during Manchester United-Liverpool tie.

    The European meetings between the clubs was marred by vile chants about the 1958 Munich air crash which killed eight Man United players. . Only Liverpool were initially charged with illicit chanting but now Manches...

    Sports 2016-03-24 17:47:26

    Pakistan vs Australia: We have to play better, says Steve Smith.

    Steve Smith is banking on rookie leg-spinner Adam Zampa to deliver the goods against Pakistan after his performance against Bangladesh. . Australia have been the most successful team in the 50-over World Cup but ar...

    Sports 2016-03-24 17:25:28

    Pakistan vs Australia: All speculation of groupism basless, says Shoaib Malik.

    Pakistan hit by another controversy in the middle of ICC World T20 with a minister claiming that groupism and politics were rife in the team.. Shoaib Mailk is committed to carry on till the 2019 50-over World Cup. ...

    Sports 2016-03-24 15:35:14

    Champions League set for two groups, 16 teams claims Reports.

    The Guardian said that a rebooted Champions League might also include more knockout rounds before the new-look groupphase. . The plans are aimed at pleasing the continent’s major clubs from the likes of Germa...

    Sports 2016-03-24 15:17:04

    India vs Bangladesh: MS Dhoni knew what to do, says Sunil Gavaskar.

    MS Dhoni picked allrounder Hardik Pandya to bowl the last over, with Bangladesh needing 11 runs to win the match.. Former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar complimented MS Dhoni on his tactical judgment. (Source: Reut...

    Sports 2016-03-24 14:40:00

    Belgium moves international, UEFA has Euro contingency plans.

    Belgium has moved a friendly international against Portugal away from Brussels after the militant attacks on the city.. Belgium had been due to play Portugal in Brussels next Tuesday. (Source: AP)

    Belgium has m...

    Sports 2016-03-24 14:18:43

    Bastian Schweinsteiger suffers new knee injury on Germany duty.

    Bastian Schweinsteiger suffered the injury training in Berlin and an MRI scan in Munich revealed he has again torn the medial ligament.. Bastian Schweinsteiger to miss Germany’s home friendly against England ...

    Sports 2016-03-24 13:32:00

    Novak Djokovic makes peace with Serena Williams and Billie Jean King over equal pay.

    Novak Djokovic suggested men attract more spectators and deserved better paydays after winning the Indian Wells final.. Novak Djokovic issued an apology of sorts but refused to back down from his remarks. (Source: ...

    Sports 2016-03-24 13:17:55

    India vs Bangladesh: This win does not ease 2007 World Cup loss, says MS Dhoni.

    MS Dhoni said the victory will not erase the pain of the 2007 loss to the same opponent that knocked India out of the World Cup.. India jumped to second in the points table after a one-run victory over Bangladesh. ...

    Sports 2016-03-24 12:20:46

    India vs Bangladesh: MS Dhoni lashes out at journalist during post-match presser.

    India survived a mighty scare before pulling off an incredible one-run victory against Bangladesh to keep their semi-final hopes alive. . MS Dhoni was contend with the one-run win over Bangladesh in ICC World T20 c...

    Sports 2016-03-24 12:02:07

    Virat Kohli a very well mannered kid, says Shah Rukh Khan.

    In his role as commentator for a day, Shah Rukh Khan praised Virat Kohli for his on and off the field behaviour.. KKR owner and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan praised Virat Kohli for his actions on and off the ...

    Sports 2016-03-24 03:31:37

    Jeje Lalpekhlua 2.0: Faster, fitter and smarter.

    Jeje Lalpekhlua benefits from sweating it out in gym and on ground, picking brains of Elano, Materazzi & Constantine.. Jeje (R) says he has spent considerable hours in the gym in the last few months to get his ...

    Sports 2016-03-24 01:55:09

    West Indies vs Sri Lanka, World T20: Pitch to get special attention in Nagpur.

    The South Africans don’t need a reminder though. They are all too familiar with the notoriety of the Jamtha pitch.. West Indies players during a practice session. (Source: AP)

    THE PROTEAS are back in Nagp...

    Sports 2016-03-24 01:31:20

    In Twenty20s, slow and steady wins the race over the fast and furious.

    The crafty guys of our game haven’t just survived in this power version of cricket but have actually flowered.. Imran Tahir is a prime example of bowlers who are more valuable in T20s than in Test cricket. (S...

    Sports 2016-03-24 01:26:07

    There is a bad mood rising in the Pakistan camp.

    After loss to New Zealand, Pakistan coach Waqar Younis calls a spade a spade during post mortem.. Pakistan coach Waqar Younis during a training session in Mohali on Wednesday. (Source: Express Photo by Kamleshwar S...

    Sports 2016-03-24 01:13:26

    India vs Bangladesh: MS Dhoni sprints, Men in Blue win in photo finish.

    MS Dhoni dramatically runs out Mustafizur Rahman as India take 3 wickets in the last 3 balls to beat Bangladesh by a solitary run.. MS Dhoni showed great presence of mind to sprint towards the stumps instead of thr...

    Sports 2016-03-24 01:04:31

    India vs Bangladesh: Who said what about the thriller on Twitter.

    India beat Bangladesh by one run to keep their ICC World Twenty20 campaign alive.. MS Dhoni was sharp behind the stumps in the tense game. (Source: Reuters)

    India held their nerves to beat Bangladesh by one run...

    Sports 2016-03-24 00:54:11

    India vs Bangladesh: How India managed to pull it off in the last over.

    Here is how India pulled off a thrilling one-wicket win in the last over bowled by Hardik Pandya.. Hardik Pandya defended 11 runs against Bangladesh in the last over. (Source: Reuters)

    There have been matches w...

    Sports 2016-03-24 00:48:18

    Manchester Citys Raheem Sterling ruled out for up to eight weeks, says report.

    Raheem Sterling signed from Liverpool for a British record 49 million pounds ($69.2 million) last year. . Raheem Sterling will miss Manchester City’s Champions League quarter-final against Paris St Germain. (...

    Sports 2016-03-23 22:05:32

    England vs Afghanistan: Eoin Morgan unperturbed by England batting collapse.

    A nervy England survived a top-order collapse before dishing out a much improved bowling and fielding display to beat minnows Afghanistan. . Earlier Eoin Morgan’s team slumped to 57-6 inside 10 overs against ...

    Sports 2016-03-23 21:18:19

    PCB to probe if groupism was responsible for World Twenty20 loss.

    According to a source in the PCB, the committee will talk to Shahid Afridi, Waqar Younis, Intikhab Alam and some players in thier squad.. The development comes just two days after PCB Chairman, Shaharyar Khan insis...

    Sports 2016-03-23 20:08:55

    Toughest test awaits Indian football team in Iran.

    Eight group winners will advance to the third round of the World Cup qualifiers, as well as straight to the 2019 Asian Cup in UAE.. In Sunil Chhetri’s absence, the mantle of leading the side has fallen on the...

    Sports 2016-03-23 19:55:46

    Afghanistan scares but not scars England.

    England, the 2010 winners looked more convincing with the ball than with the bat in restricting Afghanistan to 127-9 in New Delhi.. Moeen Ali was adjudged man-of-the-match (Source:Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-23 19:36:33

    Bastian Schweinsteiger to miss Germany friendlies due to injury.

    Germany, World Cup winners in 2014, take on England in Berlin on March 26 and Italy in Munich three days later. . Bastian Schweinsteiger will miss friendly matches against England and Italy. (Source: Reuters)

    G...

    Sports 2016-03-23 19:19:15

    I had warned of this slide, says Shoaib Akhtar on Pakistans poor run at World Twenty20.

    Javed Miandad criticised outgoing captain Shahid Afridi and coach Waqar Younis for their comments made after the New Zealand match.. Pakistan are all but out of contention in the event after losing to India and New...

    Sports 2016-03-23 19:10:48

    India vs Bangladesh: Where to watch India vs Bangladesh live.

    ICC World T20: India will take on Bangladesh at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. . India will take on Bangladesh in Bengaluru in their third Super 10 match. (Source: PTI)

    India are all set to take on Banglades...

    Sports 2016-03-23 18:17:06

    India beat Bangladesh by one run in Bangalore.

    India seal the last-ball thriller by one run, keep their road to ICC World Twenty20 semis alive.. India beat Bangladesh by one run in Bangalore. (Source: AP)

    India beat Bangladesh by one run in the ICC World Tw...

    Sports 2016-03-23 17:58:56

    Viswanathan Anand to meet Fabiano Caruana in a crunch game at Candidates Chess tournament.

    With just five rounds remaining, Viswanathan Anand will play as black against Caruana and the game is pipped as most crucial of this round.. Viswanathan Anand will take on Fabiano Caruana of United States in a crun...

    Sports 2016-03-23 17:38:56

    Vijender Singh discusses state of Indian boxing with PM Narendra Modi.

    The Indian boxing administration has been in a mess since 2012 when the federation was first suspended due to manipulation in elections.. Vijender Singh is on a short 10-day Holi break in India before his next bout...

    Sports 2016-03-23 16:38:18

    Feroz Shah Kotla semifinal was allotted to Bangalore; only logistics saved Delhi from axe.

    The ICC was concerned about the prospect of the matches being held at Kotla in front of empty stands, especially from the broadcast point of view.. Feroz Shah Kotla was set to lose the slot for the semifinal on Mar...

    Sports 2016-03-23 16:06:30

    Shahid Afridis statements on Kashmir not politically correct: Anurag Thakur.

    Shahid Afridi drew criticism from BCCI secretary for his comments on getting support from fans in Kashmir on Tuesday.. Shahid Afridi had stated on Tuesday that Pakistan would get support from Kashmiris when playing...

    Sports 2016-03-23 15:59:35

    ICC World T20: Pakistan a dangerous team, cant afford to be complacent, says Peter Nevill.

    Chasing 157 against Bangladesh, the Aussies survived some anxious moments as they lost wickets quickly in the middle order. . Australia have so far played two matches, winning one against Bangladesh and losing one ...

    Sports 2016-03-23 15:44:37

    India vs Bangladesh, ICC World Twenty20 2016: India win by 1 run against Bangladesh.

    India pulled off a thrilling one run win over Bangladesh in a Super 10 match in Bangalore in World T20.. MS Dhoni stumps Tamim Iqbal of Bangladesh in Bangalore on Wendesday. (Source: Reuters)

    India manged ...

    Sports 2016-03-23 14:40:37

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: England beat Afghanistan by 15 runs.

    Moeen Ali scored 41* with England reeling at 85/7 to get his side to a safe target. He was adjudged man of the match.. England vs Afghanistan, ICC World T20 2016: England face Afghanistan in New Delhi on Wednesday....

    Sports 2016-03-23 13:49:01

    India vs Bangladesh: India innings recall.

    India posted 146/7 against Bangladesh in Bangalore.. Yuvraj Singh at the practice session in Bengaluru. (Source: PTI)

    # MS Dhoni tries but fails to get a boundary. India finish with 146/7

    # ...

    Sports 2016-03-23 13:07:04

    India vs Bangladesh: Taskin Ahmed suspension from bowling upheld by judicial commissioner.

    Taskin Ahmed, at any time following appropriate remedial work, can apply to the ICC for a re-assessment of his bowling action.. Taskin Ahmed along with his teammate Arafat Sunny were booked for illegal bowling in t...

    Sports 2016-03-23 11:16:47

    High Court ask DDCA to deal with ICC on their own.

    Delhi High Court refused to pass orders on a plea seeking permission to use RP Mehra block during the upcoming semi-final of ICC World T20.. A pavilion of DDCA at Ferozeshah Kotla stadium, New Delhi. (Express photo...

    Sports 2016-03-23 01:20:48

    Pak vs NZ: From beyond the border and within, Shahid Afridi gets the emotional connect.

    As Shahid Afridi went on to claim two wickets in his four over spell, fans kept on cheering their favourite "Lala".. Pakistan and Shahid Afridi had terrific support throughout the match. (Source: Express Photo by K...

    Sports 2016-03-23 00:59:48

    ICC World Twenty20: With Joe Root holding tight, England turn new leaf in shortest format.

    Despite all the changes this England limited overs squad has gone through in recent times, there has always been one constant: Joe Root.. Joe Root (L) with England’s batting consultant Paul Collingwood. (Expr...

    Sports 2016-03-23 00:57:26

    India need to win big against Bangladesh to boost net run rate.

    Every game has now become a must-win affair for India and they have to take care of the net run-rate as well.. India cricket team members during a practice session in Bangalore. (Source: PTI)

    The victory agains...

    Sports 2016-03-23 00:52:35

    A complex contradiction called Suresh Raina.

    Suresh Raina became IPL captain but lost his ODI place, he is chipping in with wickets but struggling for runs in the ongoing ICC World Twenty20.. Suresh Raina’s ambitions are soaring but the runs are drying....

    Sports 2016-03-23 00:47:24

    Pakistan vs New Zealand: Three threes are four for flying Kiwis.

    Another comprehensive show, corner-stoned by Martin Guptill’s breezy knock up front, takes New Zealand to the semifinals.. For the third match on the trot, New Zealand read the pitch perfectly and dished out ...

    Sports 2016-03-23 00:17:27

    Belgium soccer team cancels practice after Brussels attacks.

    Belgium will host Portugal in a friendly match next Tuesday on March 29th at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.. Belgium’s soccer player was at the Zavantem airport where two explosions were reported. (So...

    Sports 2016-03-22 23:58:57

    Pakistan vs New Zealand: Australia match could be my last, says Shahid Afridi.

    Shahid Afridi, dejected after the loss, said the upcoming World T20 contest against Australia could be his last.. Shahid Afridi- led side suffered a 22-run defeat to New Zealand in a crucial World T20 match. (Sourc...

    Sports 2016-03-22 23:52:45

    New Zealand vs Pakistan: Who said what about New Zealands win.

    New Zealand cruised into the semifinals of the ICC World T20 with a comfortable 22-run win over Pakistan.. Pakistan were restricted to 158 for five, further dampening their prospects of securing a last-four berth i...

    Sports 2016-03-22 23:30:15

    UEFA reaffirms commitment to security of Euro 2016 after Brussels attacks.

    Twenty-four teams will take part in European Championship 2016 across France starting on June 10.. Euro 2016 Safety and Security will monitor the level of risk for the tournament. (Source: Reuters)

    UEFA has rea...

    Sports 2016-03-22 22:58:14

    Bayern Munich to face Real Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan on pre-season U.S. tour.

    Bayern Munich played pre-season matches there in 2014, will play three matches as part of the International Champions Cup.. Bayern Munich to face Real Madrid and Italian heavyweights Inter and AC Milan on their tou...

    Sports 2016-03-22 22:46:34

    On fan support in Mohali, Shahid Afridi says people from Kashmir here too.

    Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi was asked about the support for Pakistan and he said people from Kashmir are here.. Shahid Afridi has been under some fire for his recent comments on various issues. (Source: Reuters)...

    Sports 2016-03-22 21:03:15

    Martin Guptill: Five unknown facts about the New Zealand batsman.

    New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill has an interesting back story. How much do you know about him?. Martin Guptill has set the ongoing World T20 on fire with his strokeplay. (Source: PTI)

    New Zealand batsman Mar...

    Sports 2016-03-22 20:20:45

    Pakistan vs New Zealand: Martin Guptill, spinners keep Black Caps unbeaten in ICC World Twenty20.

    New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs in Mohali. (Sharjeel 47; Milne 2/26, Santner 2/29).. New Zealand, after conceding runs at the start, pulled things back with their spinners in the middle overs. (Source: Reuters...

    Sports 2016-03-22 18:42:48

    ICC World T20: Afghanistan team needs more exposure, says Inzamam ul Haq.

    Afghanistan are virtually out of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 after losing their opening two games against Sri Lanka and South Africa.. Afghanistan first played World T20 in 2010 in the West Indies. (Source: AP) ...

    Sports 2016-03-22 17:50:53

    India vs Bangladesh: Every game is a knockout game, feels Ashish Nehra.

    Ashish Nehra asserted that there is no room for complacency going into the remaining league games.. Ashish Nehra said the mood in the Indian camp is good after a thumping win over old foe Pakistan. (Source: AP)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-22 17:26:11

    Russia wrestlers may miss Rio Olympics after positive doping tests.

    WFR president Mikhail Mamiashvili said an internal investigation had uncovered multiple positive doping tests by Russian wrestlers.. Russia have the most qualifications so far with 12 wrestlers having already quali...

    Sports 2016-03-22 17:02:29

    Aus vs Ban: Bangladesh media hails T20I Tigers.

    Bangladesh media and social media were of equal praise for the team even after their loss to Australia.. The Aussies condemned Bangladesh to a second straight defeat but a late fight back by Mashrafe Mortaza’...

    Sports 2016-03-22 16:40:18

    Stephen Constantine angry as Iran deny India chance to train at main stadium.

    Iran comfortably thrashed India 3-0 in the Bengaluru leg and are likely to double the scoreline in familiar home conditions.. India landed in the Iranian capital on Monday evening for their penultimate match agains...

    Sports 2016-03-22 16:03:21

    I use an old Nokia phone so I dont know about Ind vs Ban rivalry on social media: Ashish Nehra.

    BCCI requested Virender Sehwag, who is a close friend of Ashish Nehra, if he can ask the bowler to join social media.. Ashish Nehra is not active on any social media site. (Source: AP)

    It’s rare you see A...

    Sports 2016-03-22 15:48:51

    Aus vs Ban: After three-wicket haul, Adam Zampa happy to get monkey off his back.

    Adam Zampa was all praise of Australian opener Usman Khawaja who scored a 45-ball 58 against Bangladesh. . Adam Zampa bagged three wickets against Bangladesh. (Source: AP)

    Wicket-less in the first three T20Is ...

    Sports 2016-03-22 14:33:11

    Pakistan lose to New Zealand by 22 runs in Mohali.

    New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs in Mohali. (Sharjeel 47; Milne 2/26, Santner 2/29).. Martin Guptill top scored for New Zealand with a 48-ball 80.

    New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs to maintain their unbe...

    Sports 2016-03-22 13:12:56

    Michael Carrick hopes Roy Hodgson keeps England door open for Euros.

    Michael Carrick is also hoping to renew his United contract, which expires at the end of this season, although talks have yet to proceed.. Michael Carrick does not feature in the squad for upcoming friendlies again...

    Sports 2016-03-22 13:04:22

    Mauricio Pochettino looks to sharpen Tottenham Hotspur for title race run-in.

    Tottenham Spurs are second in the table, five points behind Leicester City with seven games remaining. . Tottenham Spurs last won the English title in 1961. (Source: Reuters)

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochetti...

    Sports 2016-03-22 12:44:14

    Guus Hiddink pushing to get best out of Chelsea in last games.

    After a dreadful start, Chelsea have partially resurrected their league journey by avoiding defeat in 13 games under Guus Hiddink.. Guus Hiddink has set goals for his players to keep them motivated for the remaind...

    Sports 2016-03-22 12:27:03

    Indian Wells chief Raymond Moore resigns over sexist comments.

    The tennis world reacted strongly as world number one Serena Williams and all-time great Martina Navratilova rebuffed the statements.. Raymond Moore had only taken over as tournament director late last year when St...

    Sports 2016-03-22 12:14:28

    Pakistan cricket fan: No Chacha cricket, only Chacha Chicago in Mohali.

    Mohammad Bashir’s love for cricket began in 2010 when he travelled to the West Indies to watch the 2007 World Cup.. Mohammad Bashir from Chicago in Mohali on Monday . (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh)

    J...

    Sports 2016-03-22 09:00:17

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: Ish Sodhi effect A household suddenly torn by loyalties.

    Ish Sodhi bowled well against India and the hosts lost their World T20 opener against New Zealand.. Ish Sodhi picked the big wicket of Virat Kohli. (Source: AP)

    At another end of the country, far way from Panch...

    Sports 2016-03-22 03:55:20

    Uncertainty continues over ICC World Twenty20 2016 semi-final at Feroz Shah Kotla.

    DDCA approached High Court in a writ petition seeking orders for the SDMC to issue a completion certificate for RP Mehra block.. Delhi High court declined to pass orders on a fresh plea filed by DDCA to use RP Mehr...

    Sports 2016-03-22 03:50:34

    Struggling Argentina relieved to have Lionel Messi back, says Sergio Aguero.

    Sergio Aguero was shocked by pictures showing the state of the pitch at the Mario Kempes stadium in Cordoba, where Argentina will host Bolivia.. Messi missed the first four rounds last year and Argentina, 2014 Worl...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:39:43

    ICC World Twenty20: Fast tracked to Pakistan side, Anam Amin quickly makes an impression.

    Anam Amin has taken special affinity to Indian tracks, taking five wickets in two games, and walking away with two back-to-back Player-of-the-Match awards..

    AT FIRST glance, Anam Amin can easily pass off as a g...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:38:13

    Vijender Singhs next pro bout postponed to April 30 due to technical reasons.

    Vijender Singh is scheduled to make his highly-anticipated homecoming in India where he will fight for the WBO Asia title.. Vijender took his record to 4-0 in Liverpool with a fourth round stoppage of Alexander Hor...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:21:36

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: Script goes awry for Pakistans evergreen hero Shahid Afridi.

    Time running out for mercurial Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi as Pakistan play New Zealand in a crucial game.. Shahid Afridi during a training session on the eve of the Group 2 game against New Zealand. Afridi has ...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:21:30

    AUS vs BAN: Adam Zampa, apple of Aussie eyes.

    Adam Zampa sets the tone with three-wicket burst before opener Usman Khawaja seals contest with half century.. Adam Zampa mixed his pace well, punctuating his slower legbreaks with quickish sliders and flippers. (S...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:15:03

    Joachim Loew throws Max Kruse out of Germany squad.

    Max Kruse axed from Germany squad against England and Italy after coach Joachim Loew lost patience with his "unprofessional" behaviour.. Kruse has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons including leaving 7...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:08:02

    India vs Pakistan: Want to see India and Pakistan resume bilateral series, says Imran Khan.

    Imran Khan said despite the disappointment of seeing Pakistan lose to India it is time for both teams to play regularly against each other.. Imran Khan alongside Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram was facilitated by West...

    Sports 2016-03-22 01:02:27

    AUS vs BAN: We made it difficult at the end of chase, says Steve Smith.

    Australia were well placed at 95 for one in the 12th over but from there they lost six wickets in 6.3 overs for the addition of 57 runs.. Australia started well but lost wickets in a heap to put themselves under pr...

    Sports 2016-03-22 00:13:42

    World T20: Mohammad Hafeez doubtful starter in Pakistan vs New Zealand.

    Mohammad Hafeez has bone contusion/edema in the right knee and there was also minimal amount of fluid in the knee joint.. Mohammad Hafeez was suspected to be having a strain of one of ligament in his right knee. (S...

    Sports 2016-03-21 23:13:28

    Even my kids want to see Virat Kohli bat: Virender Sehwag.

    As far as World T20 was concerned, Virender Sehwag feels India, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies would play the semis.. Virat Kohli scored 55 runs in 37 balls against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata....

    Sports 2016-03-21 21:48:11

    Badminton Association of India announces cash reward of Rs 5 lakh for H S Prannoy.

    HS Prannoy saw off seventh seed Marc Zwiebler of Germany 21-18 21-15 in the summit clash of Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold.. Winning his second Grand Prix Gold title, Prannoy is extremely happy and this clinch has take...

    Sports 2016-03-21 21:07:37

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: We are going to be a pretty hard side to beat, says Ravichandran Ashwin.

    Ravichandran Ashwin feels that in favourable conditions, and on their day, India would be a tough team to beat.. Ravichandran Ashwin feels bowling first against Pakistan was a wise call from MS Dhoni. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-03-21 20:12:05

    Pakistans Wahab Riaz hit by ball during practice, goes for precautionary scan.

    Pakistan media manager Agha Akbar said someone threw the ball and it hit Wahab Riaz between neck and shoulder accidentally during practice session. . The throw hit Wahab Riaz between the neck and shoulder. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-03-21 20:09:13

    World T20: Pakistans unpredictability makes them challenging, says Mike Hesson.

    New Zealand have emerged as one of the strong contenders to lift the coveted trophy, another win will take them in the knockout stages.. Victories against favourites India and Australia not withstanding New Zealand...

    Sports 2016-03-21 19:46:22

    PCB to sack Shahid Afridi as captain after ICC World Twenty20 2016.

    Shahryar claims that the PCB will look at Shahid Afridi as an option both as a captain and a player post the World Twenty20.. Shahid Afridi’s future with the Pakistan team remains uncertain post the World Twe...

    Sports 2016-03-21 19:23:09

    Sunil Chhetri ruled out of Indias World Cup qualifier vs Iran.

    The match for Russia 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 is slated to be played in Tehran .. Sunil Chhetri ruled out due to a groin injury, dealing a body blow to the beleaguered outfit’s p...

    Sports 2016-03-21 19:22:45

    We made mistakes against India including reading the pitch: Shahid Afridi.

    Afridi admitted that they made mistakes against India at Kolkata, pointing out that the innings played by Virat Kohli made a big difference.. Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi maintains that his and the team’s f...

    Sports 2016-03-21 18:52:11

    ICC World Twenty20: Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets.

    Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets. (Khawaja 58, Maxwell 26; Mustafizur 2/30).. Usman Khawaja top scored with a brisk 58 at top of the order. (Source: AP)

    Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets in t...

    Sports 2016-03-21 18:12:25

    My job is to play a few balls and then play attacking game, says Yuvraj Singh.

    Yuvraj played a calm knock of 24 runs against Pakistan to stabilise a rocky start. India went on to win the match by 6-wickets.. Yuvraj Singh said the need of the hour against Pakistan was not to play flashy stroke...

    Sports 2016-03-21 17:36:55

    Complaint against Amitabh Bachchan for singing incorrect National Anthem before India vs Pakistan ICC World Twenty20 match.

    A complaint has been filed against the actor who had sung the national anthem ahead of the India vs Pakistan encounter at Eden Gardens.. A case has been filed against superstar Amitabh Bachchan for allegedly singin...

    Sports 2016-03-21 16:46:35

    Pep talks dont win matches, says Pakistan legend Imran Khan.

    Former Pakistan captain asks the players to learn to play under pressure and no pep talks can help them win tournaments such as World T20.. Former Pakistan captain reckons the team needs to learn to play under pres...

    Sports 2016-03-21 16:13:38

    West Indies hero against Sri Lanka Andre Fletcher unsure of place in side for next match.

    Andre Fletcher, filling in for injured Chris Gayle, played a career-defining unbeaten knock to help West Indies beat Sri Lanka on Sunday.. West Indies’ Andre Fletcher filled in for Chris Gayle against Sri Lan...

    Sports 2016-03-21 15:33:03

    Australia alive with three-wicket win.

    Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets. (Khawaja 58, Maxwell 26; Mustafizur 2/30)..

    Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets. (Khawaja 58, Maxwell 26; Mustafizur 2/30)/ (Full Coverage|| Fixtures||Pho...

    Sports 2016-03-21 15:17:24

    Lady players should thank god that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal were born, says Indian Wells CEO; draws ire.

    Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore provoked outrage from Serena Williams, Billie Jean King and Chris Evert over his sexist remarks.. Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore (R) drew criticism for his sexist rema...

    Sports 2016-03-21 14:07:20

    Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azarenka cruise to easy title wins at Indian Wells.

    It was an easy outing for Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka who beat Milos Raonic and Serena Williams respectively in straight sets.. Novak Djokovic (L) beat Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets at Indian Well...

    Sports 2016-03-21 12:19:10

    Not on the sunny side: How Eden Gardens wicket turned on its head.

    Eden Gardens’ playing arena underwent an overhaul under Sujan Mukherjee. And the India, Pakistan fixture had everyone perplexed.. Eden Gardens was under covers since Saturday morning but the groundsmen d...

    Sports 2016-03-21 01:21:54

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: DDCA misses ICC deadline for semi-final, Bengaluru likely back-up option.

    Given that the matter is in court, DDCA vice-president has also written to the ICC and BCCI seeking time till Monday evening.. The DDCA has written to the ICC and BCCI seeking time till Monday evening. (Source: Exp...

    Sports 2016-03-21 01:11:18

    India vs Pakistan: Loss to India final nail in Shahid Afridi career, hints PCB.

    PCB is not happy with the media statements of Shahid Afridi and believes it is time to move on.. PCB is privately not happy with Shahid Afridi’s captaincy and performances in ICC World T20. (Source: PTI)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-21 01:00:39

    ICC World Twenty20: New Zealand take the odd way out to even things up.

    Innovation and adaptability are the twin hallmarks of New Zealand cricket, especially in the recent past.. Kane Williamson’s decision to play Mitchell McClenaghan was surprising, but proved to be a masterstro...

    Sports 2016-03-21 00:54:09

    ICC World Twenty20: ICC action leads to strong reaction from Bangladesh.

    Bangladesh unhappy with decision to ban Taskin Ahmed over suspect bowling action; worry about its effect on team morale.. Passions run deep in Bangladesh over cricket and bowling bans on Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sun...

    Sports 2016-03-21 00:35:14

    Barcelona squander two goal lead at Villarreal in 2-2 draw.

    Barcelona are now nine points clear of nearest challengers Atletico, who suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at Sporting Gijon.. Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto (R) falls past Villarreal’s Eric Bailly in action. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-03-21 00:08:23

    Marcus Rashford scores in Manchester Uniteds 1-0 win over Manchester City.

    Marcus Rashford endeared himself further to Manchester United fans with a dazzling piece of skill.. Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring the only goal of the Manchester Derby. (Source: Reuters)

    Manchester U...

    Sports 2016-03-21 00:02:56

    ICC World Twenty20 2016: Minus Chris Gayle, force still with West Indies.

    Andre Fletcher steers West Indies to seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka even as Bangalore crowd cheered for ‘local’ IPL hero Chris Gayle.. Andre Fletcher scored a 64-ball-84 to anchor the chase for West In...

    Sports 2016-03-20 23:53:24

    West Indies vs Sri Lanka: We have shown that it isnt a one man show, says Darren Sammy.

    Andre Fletcher, opening the innings instead of Chris Gayle, powered West Indies home with a 64-ball 84.. Carlos Brathwaite in his first ball of the match in the third over got in-form Tillakaratne Dilshan out. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-03-20 23:49:25

    H S Prannoy clinches mens singles title at Swiss Open.

    Seeded 13th in the Swiss Open, HS Prannoy outclassed seventh seeded Marc Zwiebler 21-18 21-15 in a 45 minute final.. H S Prannoy had won the Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold in 2014. (Source: AP File)

    Up and comi...

    Sports 2016-03-20 22:43:29

    Sadio Mane scores twice as Southampton hit back to beat Liverpool.

    Late goals from Graziano Pelle and the brilliant Sadio Mane sealed an incredible comeback for Southampton .. Southampton came back from 2-0 to win 3-2 in a pulsating Premier League clash . (Source: Reuters)

    Sou...

    Sports 2016-03-20 22:12:36

    Karim Benzema heard as witness in money laundering case.

    Karim Benzema is already suspected of trying to blackmail fellow international Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. . Karim Benzema was heard as a witness several months ago in an investigation over money laundering. ...

    Sports 2016-03-18 15:32:50

    Wayne Rooney will make Euros but may not start, says England manager Roy Hodgson.

    Roy Hodgson is confident captain Wayne Rooney will save him from a selection dilemma by making a full recovery from injury in time for Euro 2016. Wayne Rooney has been out since Feb. 13 with a knee ligament problem...

    Sports 2016-03-18 15:20:49

    Mesut Ozil urges Arsenal to fight for every Premier League point.

    Arsenal were beaten in the FA Cup by Watford last Sunday and lost 3-1 at Barcelona on Wednesday to exit the Champions League.. Arsenal trail Leicester by 11 points, having played a game less. (Source: AP)

    Midfi...

    Sports 2016-03-18 15:12:35

    ICC World T20: World T20 tied match my favourite India-Pakistan moment, syas Virender Sehwag.

    India will take on Pakistan in the ongoing World T20 in Kolkata on Saturday, a match which has been billed as the marqueeshowdown of the tournament.. Virender Sehwag said he is expecting an India victory on Saturda...

    Sports 2016-03-18 14:58:37

    Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy enter quarterfinals of Swiss Open.

    HS Prannoy prevailed over Rajiv Ouseph of England by 21-13 21-18 to advance in the quarter-finals stage.. Saina Nehwal progressed to the quarter-finals after registering straight-game victories in women’s sin...

    Sports 2016-03-18 14:16:28

    Live Cricket Score, Australia vs New Zealand, ICC T20 World Cup 2016: New Zealand lose Martin Guptill after flier against Australia in Dharamsala.

    Live Cricket Score of Aus vs NZ: Live score of AUS vs NZ World T20. Stay tuned for live cricket updates of Australia vs New Zealand Dharamsala. Live Cricket Score, Australia vs New Zealand, ICC T20 World Cup: Austr...

    Sports 2016-03-18 14:00:56

    ICC World T20: The way boys did not give up, speaks a lot, says Inzamam-ul-Haq.

    Inzamam was also full praise for skipper Stanikzai who led by example by stitching 61 from 33 balls. . Afghanistan had rode on their skipper Asghar Stanikzai’s 62 to post a challenging 153/7. (Source: AP)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-18 13:40:50

    Australi vs New Zealand, ICC World Twenty20 Live Blog: Martin Guptill gone after flying start.

    ICC World T20 Live Australia vs New Zealand from Dharamsala: Catch Live Cricket Updates from the Aus vs NZ match here.. Australia vs New Zealand Live Blog, ICC World T20: Rain threatens to affect the Australia and ...

    Sports 2016-03-18 12:18:40

    Philippe Coutinho helps steer Liverpool past Manchester United.

    Liverpool will join Borussia Dortmund who brushed aside Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 over two legs in the last eight of the Europa league. . Philippe Coutinho steered Liverpool comfortably into the quarter-finals of the E...

    Sports 2016-03-18 12:16:19

    Giant killer David Goffin sets up Milos Raonic semi-final at Indian Wells.

    A day after ousting third seed Stan Wawrinka, David Goffin battled through to his first Masters 1000 semi-final. . David Goffin will meet Canadian Milos Raonic, a 7-5 6-3 victor over Frenchman Gael Monfils. (Source...

    Sports 2016-03-18 11:52:12

    Victoria Azarenka serves up double bagel to reach semis at Indian wells.

    Top seed Serena Williams will take on third-seeded Pole Agnieska Radwanska in other semi-final. . A victory in the final on Sunday would be the 15th-ranked Victoria Azarenka’s second tournament win of the sea...

    Sports 2016-03-18 11:41:46

    Shweta Rathore is new Miss India in Bodybuilding.

    Shweta Rathore, who hails from Jaipur, now also has three titles to her name Miss Mumbai, Miss Maharashtra and Miss India. . Shweta Rathore’s next assignment is Asian Championship, to be held in Bhutan in Au...

    Sports 2016-03-18 11:29:16

    Australia vs New Zealand: First-timers ready to shine on the big stage.

    As Australia and New Zealand meet again, there will be a lot of new faces in either side experiencing the rush for the first time.. Ashton Agar renowned for his batting exploits in that ‘Ashtonishing’ A...

    Sports 2016-03-18 01:48:45

    ICC World T20: South Africa game for their rivals, and inner demons.

    When you look at South African squads that have played in World T20s previously, it’s difficult to see where they could have gone wrong.. 19, 7, 71, 0 and 13 are AB de Villiers’s knocks in the last five...

    Sports 2016-03-18 01:30:46

    Vijay Mallya quits as Royal Challengers Bangalore director, to remain chief mentor.

    Vijay Mallya will have the honorary title of chief mentor for as long as his son Siddharth Mallya remains on the RCSPL board. . Vijay Maalya resigns from his position as director of Royal Challengers Sports Pvt Ltd...

    Sports 2016-03-18 01:25:15

    ICC World T20: Australia-New Zealand rivalry all set to resume, if rain doesnt in Dharamsala.

    Deprived of marquee India-Pakistan match, Dharamsala keeps its fingers crossed as rain threatens to play spoilsport at Australia vs New Zealand.. Shane Watson is greeted by fans as he walks back to the dressing roo...

    Sports 2016-03-18 01:23:43

    ICC World T20: Not a walk in the garden for Sri Lanka against Afghanistan.

    Afghanistan ride on captain Asghar Stanikzai’s 62 off 47 but in the end are pipped by Tillakaratne Dilshan’s unbeaten 83.. Tillakaratne Dilshan’s unbeaten 83 guided Sri Lanka to a comfortable win ...

    Sports 2016-03-18 01:12:11

    Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, World T20: If we click we can do anything, says Angelo Mathews.

    Before this win, Sri Lanka suffered three straight losses in Asia Cup before losing their two warm-up matches against New Zealand and Pakistan.. Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan roared back to form and guided Sri Lanka ...

    Sports 2016-03-18 00:38:22

    MS Dhonis Hummer H2 mistakenly registered as Mahindra Scorpio by Ranchi transport department.

    As a result of the typing error, MS Dhoni was asked to deposit only Rs 53,000 as registration charges instead of Rs four lakh.. MS Dhoni purchased Hummer H2 in 2009. (Source: File)

    MS Dhoni will have to pa...

    Sports 2016-03-18 00:33:51

    Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, ICC World T20: Five talking points from Sri Lankas win at Eden Gardens.

    Sri Lanka, defending champions, commence their 2016 campaign with a convincing six-wicket win over Afghanistan at Eden Gardens.. Tillakaratne Dilshan’s unbeaten 83 powered Sri lanka across the line. (Source:P...

    Sports 2016-03-18 00:06:29

    Himachal CM embarrassed India by denying security for India-Pakistan match, says Anurag Thakur.

    Anurag Thakur has alleged Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh had shown his "double face" over the issue of denying "adequate security".. Anurag Thakur had alleged that there was a “big conspiracy” to ensure...

    Sports 2016-03-17 23:12:26

    On birthday, Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking.

    Saina Nehwal went through injuries and missed out on a few tournaments, including the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold and South Asian Games.. Saina nehwal had finished runners-up at the 2015 All England Championship. (So...

    Sports 2016-03-17 22:56:23

    South Africa denies paying bribes to host FIFA World Cup 2010.

    South Africa are alleged to have made a payment of $10 million to land the hosting rights for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.. US investigators believe the money was a bribe to secure South Africa’s selection as hos...

    Sports 2016-03-17 20:41:31

    Time Australia stop giggling, make the hitting count at World T20.

    When T20 began, Australia called it a "hit-and-giggle" format. Nine years later, they take things seriously but are yet to win a World T20 title.. Australia while excelling in other formats of the game, are yet to ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 20:30:52

    Six PSV fans arrested for violence in Madrid appear before judge.

    Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he was disgusted by the "repugnant' and "sickening' behavior of fans. . Several hundred fans spent the day in Madrid’s old quarter, and many who didn’t have tick...

    Sports 2016-03-17 20:06:42

    Danny Drinkwater earns first England call-up for pre-Euro 2016.

    England manager Roy Hodgson announced a 24-man squad for pre-Euro 2016 friendlies against world champions Germany and Netherlands.. Danny Drinkwater has been a central figure in Leicester’s astonishing Premie...

    Sports 2016-03-17 20:05:45

    I feel Pakistan start as favourites for India game, says Sunil Gavaskar.

    India have never lost to Pakistan in a world event while Pakistan have never lost to the hosts at the iconic Eden Gardens.. Mohammad Amir posed problems for India in Asia Cup and Sunil Gavaskar hopes the Indian bat...

    Sports 2016-03-17 19:41:07

    India better prepared than Chile for U-17 World Cup, says tournament director Javier Ceppi.

    U-17 World Cup tournament director Javier Ceppi acknowledged India are on course to successfully host the competition despite a budget crunch.. DY Patil Stadium has been hosting ISL matches for Mumbai City FC and i...

    Sports 2016-03-17 19:39:07

    England must have more players in IPL, says Jos Buttler.

    According to Jos Buttler, it is important that more English cricketers play in the IPL in order to do well in mega-events like World Twenty20.. Jos Buttler was bought for Rs.3.8 crore by Mumbai Indians at the IPL a...

    Sports 2016-03-17 19:17:03

    ICC World T20: Suresh Raina-Shoaib Malik camaraderie in full view during net session at Eden Gardens.

    India had Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane and Pawan Negi in their session conducted by batting coach Sanjay Bangar.. Suresh Raina and Shoaib Malik were seen hugging and patting each other during the optional practice ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 19:13:38

    Chance for South Africa to drop the chokers tag.

    With an explosive squad, South Africa are considered to be outside title contenders. All they need to do is shed the chokers tag at World T20.. South Africa’s AB de Villiers is one of the top batsmen in the w...

    Sports 2016-03-17 18:52:03

    Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by six wickets.

    Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by six wickets in their ICC World T20 opener in Kolkata on Thursday.. Dilshan top scored with unbeaten 83. (Source: PTI)

    Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan struck an unbeaten 83 to help Sri ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 18:30:12

    Hope funds for my preparations are released on time: Heena Sidhu.

    Heena Sindhu will be taking part in two of the three World Cups before the quadrennial extravaganza kicks off in the Brazil in August.. Heena Sidhu secured an Olympic quota for the country in January. (Source: PTI)...

    Sports 2016-03-17 18:23:55

    Sergio Aguero urges Manchester City to seal top-four spot with Manchester United win.

    Manchester City are fourth in the league, two places and four points above Manchester United, but trail leaders Leicester City by 12 points.. Sergio Aguero has admitted the Premier League title is slipping out of M...

    Sports 2016-03-17 18:12:13

    Ryan Giggs asserts fourth place possible for Manchester United in freak season.

    Both Manchester teams are some way behind league leaders Leicester City, who sit five points above chasing Tottenham Hotspur.. Manchester United, who are sixth in the table, travel to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 16:57:06

    Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel expect close Formula One title fight in 2016.

    It will be the first qualifying session under the new format, in which drivers get a few minutes in each of the three qualifying segments. . Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel agree that the competition between th...

    Sports 2016-03-17 16:44:55

    ICC World T20, Day 3: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan at the Eden Gardens.

    Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by six wickets in the ICC World T20 contest in Kolkata on Thursday.. Asghar top-scored for Afghanistan with a 62. (Source: PTI)

    Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by six wickets at the Eden G...

    Sports 2016-03-17 15:34:32

    Serena Williams ousts Simona Halep to set up Agnieska Radwanska semi at Indian Wells.

    A right knee injury forced Serena Williams to withdraw from the event last year, when she ended a self-imposed 14-year absence at the tournament.. Serena Williams is yet to drop a set in four matches in California....

    Sports 2016-03-17 14:50:39

    Novak Djokovic gains revenge, Rafael Nadal rallies to advance at Indian Wells.

    Novak Djokovic will meet Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga next, who defeated Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-2. . Novak Djokovic needed just 66 minutes to prevail as he won 75 percent of his points on serve and broke Feliciano Lop...

    Sports 2016-03-17 14:31:35

    H S Prannoy, Sameer Verma reach pre-quarters of Swiss Open.

    Sameer Verma continued to punch above his weight, notching up a stunning 21-19 22-20 win over Wang Zhengming.. H S Prannoy and Sameer Verma continued their winning run in the men’s singles competition at Swis...

    Sports 2016-03-17 13:41:56

    Barcelona have two or three players who transfer normal life into art, says Arsene Wenger.

    Neymar opened the scoring in the first half for Barcelona as the home side dominated the early play. . Barcelona extended their record-breaking unbeaten run to 38 matches in all competitions. (Source: Reuters)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 13:27:26

    ICC World T20: Chris Gayles skill level was quite up, says Eoin Morgan.

    Chris Gayle smashed a sensational unbeaten century, to single-handedly take West Indies to a comprehensive six-wicket victory over England.. England, who were asked to bat first put on 182/6, and their skipper term...

    Sports 2016-03-17 13:10:49

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    After two exits in the semi-finals of Champions League, Bayern Munich looked to be going out in the Round of 16 but for a last gasp goal.. Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has yet to taste European success with ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 12:44:58

    Bayern Munich leave it dramatically late to beat Juventus in Champions League.

    Juventus were 2-0 up and 4-2 up on aggregate before Bayern Munich staged a comeback to score two late goals and again in extra time.. Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara scored in the extra time to help the Germ...

    Sports 2016-03-17 12:25:17

    Its a case of so near, yet so far at Hero Indian Open.

    SSP Chawrasia has finished runners-up at the Indian Open on four occasions - 1999, 2006, 2013 and 2015.. SSP Chawrasia says that he would love to win the Hero Indian Open. (Source: AP file)

    By SSP Chawrasia

    Sports 2016-03-17 01:40:25

    India Open: Race to Rio Olympics gets underway in Delhi.

    While Anirban Lahiri seems to have sealed his spot, the Indian Open will be key in determining who will join him at Olympics.. SSP Chawrasia appears to be the front-runner to partner Anirban Lahiri at Rio.

    A no...

    Sports 2016-03-17 01:33:08

    When Shahid Afridi does the talking.

    On Wednesday afternoon, thousands at the Eden Gardens must have felt that indescribable joy of watching Shahid Afridi in full flow.. Shahid Afridi chipped in with both bat and ball in Pakistan’s World T20 ope...

    Sports 2016-03-17 01:31:34

    ICC World T20: New Zealands powerful mindset makes them the team to follow.

    By batting deep, and picking utility all-rounders, New Zealand have allowed themselves to go full throttle up front.. ICC World T20: By batting deep, and picking utility all-rounders, New Zealand have allowed thems...

    Sports 2016-03-17 01:10:34

    ICC World T20: Australia look for spin in their tale.

    Australia pin hopes on newcomers Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar but the duo will be under immense scrutiny.. With his blonde hair, restful approach to the crease and snappy helix of the elbow to the load-up, Adam Zampa...

    Sports 2016-03-17 01:01:13

    Ahead of ICC World T20 opener, Sri Lanka fret over Lasith Malingas fitness.

    Lasith Malinga last bowled against UAE and made an impact with his 4/26 which was instrumental in their only win in the Asia Cup T20.. Lasith Malinga missed Sri Lanka’s warm-up matches before the start of ICC...

    Sports 2016-03-17 00:27:27

    West Indies vs England: Before I went out, Sulieman Benn said entertain me, says Chris Gayle.

    Chris Gayle became the only second batsman after Brendon McCullum to score two T20 International hundreds.. Chris Gayle’s celebration was all about DJ Bravo and his new song, revealed  the centurion. (So...

    Sports 2016-03-17 00:08:54

    West Indies vs England: Chris Gayle sets Twitter on fire with quick-fire 100.

    Chris Gayle took only 47 balls to smash his second hundred in World Twenty20s.. Chris Gayle smashed 100 off only 47 balls at the Wankhede. (Source : Reuters)

    West Indies began their ICC World T20 campaign ...

    Sports 2016-03-16 23:51:49

    Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Shahid Afridi was under pressure, says Mohammad Hafeez.

    Shahid Afridi scores 19-ball 49 and picks 2 wickets to lift Pakistan to a 55-run win over Bangladesh in World T20.. Pakistan are living with the tag of ‘unpredictable’ since 1992 when they won the World...

    Sports 2016-03-16 22:08:29

    Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Five talking points from Pakistans dominant win.

    Pakistan exacted perfect revenge over Bangladesh with a 55-run win in their ICC World T20 match at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.. Shahid Afridi played an explosive inning of 49 runs from 19 balls against Bangladesh at t...

    Sports 2016-03-16 20:52:35

    ICC World T20: Top PCB officials to be at Eden Gardens, Imran Khan too expected.

    Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan is among the Pakistani guests expected to watch the much-awaited clash at the Eden Gardens.. ormer Pakistan captain Imran is also expected to be in attendance alongside Zaheer...

    Sports 2016-03-16 20:20:54

    Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Who said what about Pakistans win on Twitter.

    Pakistan will face India in their second match of the ICC World T20 in Kolkata with a victory under their belt. . Pakistan opted to bat after winning the toss and hammered the Bangladesh bowler to score a huge 201 ...

    Sports 2016-03-16 19:13:11

    Newcastle United players surprised Rafael Benitez joined the club, says Moussa Sissoko.

    Rafael Benitez is the only manager in history to have won the UEFA Cup, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup.. Newcastle United loss to Leicester City in Rafael Benitez first game. (So...

    Sports 2016-03-16 18:31:27

    ICC World T20: New Zealand thinking of playing with three spinners was correct, says Dale Steyn.

    Dale Steyn, who had suffered a shoulder injury, said he was now fully fit and things were coming up nicely.. Dale Steyn plays all the three formats for South Africa, has played 110 ODIs. (Source: PTI)

    A fit aga...

    Sports 2016-03-16 18:21:09

    West Indies beat England by six wickets; Chris Gayle smashes 100.

    Chris Gayle smashes hundred off only 47 balls in West Indies six-wicket win over England in Mumbai on Tuesday.. Chris Gayle remained unbeaten on a 48-ball 100. (Source: Reuters)

    West Indies, riding high on Chri...

    Sports 2016-03-16 18:11:45

    Pakistans 201- Ninth highest score in World T20s.

    The record of the highest total is held by Sri Lanka who scored a mammoth 260 runs against Kenya in 2007 in Johannesburg.. Pakistan scored a 201 runs in the ICC World T20 match against Bangladesh. (Source: AP)

    ...

    Sports 2016-03-16 18:07:45

    This day, that year: When Herschelle Gibbs smashed six sixes in an over, watch it here.

    Herschelle Gibbs is the first and only player to smash six sixes in an over in the ODI format. . Herschelle Gibbs hammered the Dutch bowler Daan van Bungee when he was given the ball in the 30th over. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-03-16 17:41:34

    India vs New Zealand, most mentioned on Twitter: New Zealand win, Ravindra Jadeja dismissal and Suresh Rainas departure.

    Ish Sodhi emerged as one of the best performers of the day as he demolished Indian batting by picking up three wickets.. Virat Kohli fell to Ish Sodhi edging the ball in the hands of Luke Ronchi. (Source: Reuters) ...

    Sports 2016-03-16 16:57:51

    ICC World T20: Angelo Mathews feels its good to carry the underdogs tag.

    Angelo Mathews feels that the Sri Lankan team requires one victory in the tournament to gain the momentum back.. Angelo Mathews on Wednesday said it is good to carry the underdogs tag as it does not put the team un...

    Sports 2016-03-16 16:28:35

    ICC World T20: Struggling Sri Lanka eye positive start against Afghanistan.

    Sri Lanka have managed to win only four of their 14 matches since they beat India to win the 2014 edition of Wolrd T20 in Mirpur. . Sri Lanka will look to come out of the rut and start well against a spirited Afgha...

    Sports 2016-03-16 15:54:48

    ICC World T20: Get ready to take medicine that you give others, says Sunil Gavaskar.

    The Nagpur pitch got an official warning from ICC last year when a Test match between India and South Africa finished in two and half days.. India lost to New Zealand by 47 runs on the spinner- friendly wicket in N...

    Sports 2016-03-16 14:42:23

    Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 55 runs.

    Pakistan begin their World T20 campaign with a thumping 55-run win over Bangladesh; Shahid Afridi man-of-the-match,.

    Pakistan came up with a strong performance and rode on Shahid Afridi’s all-r...

    Sports 2016-03-16 13:40:45

    ICC World T20: New Zealand gamble put India in a spin, say pundits.

    The New Zealand Herald declared it the best possible start to the tournament for the Black Caps, who face Australia on Friday.. The gambit paid off spectacularly as the slow bowlers took nine wickets on a dustbowl,...

    Sports 2016-03-16 13:38:57

    Serena Williams sets up Simona Halep showdown at Indian Wells.

    Serena Williams registered a comprehensive 6-2 6-2 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.. Serena Williams is looking for her first title at Indian Wells since 2001. (Source: AP)

    S...

    Sports 2016-03-16 13:25:08

    Atletico Madrid beat PSV 8-7 on penalties to reach Champions League quarter-finals.

    In the shootout, players from both sides scored with every penalty until Luciano Narsingh fired a powerful shot against the bar. . After an even match in which both sides had chances, the teams remained 0-0 regula...

    Sports 2016-03-16 12:35:36

    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal tested but advance in California.

    Novak Djokovic broke serve to lead 4-2 in the second set and squandered four match points in the ninth game. . The next two games went with serve with Novak Djokovic ensuring the contest would not go to a deciding ...

    Sports 2016-03-16 12:15:29

    India vs New Zealand, World T20: Five turning points from Indias horror show vs New Zealand.

    India made the worst possible start at ICC World T20 as they lost by 47 runs to New Zealand on a spinner friendly Nagpur pitch.. Five turning points from India’s loss to New Zealand in ICC World T20. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-03-16 12:05:49

    India vs New Zealand: Selectors decision to play three spinners, says Mitchell Santner.

    Mitchell Santner returned with figures of four for 11 to help shoot out India for their second-lowest ever score of 79.. Mitchell Santner was given splendid support by Ish Sodhi (3/18) and experienced off-spinner N...

    Sports 2016-03-16 11:56:59

    ICC World T20: India loss to New Zealand better now than later in the tournament.

    A Rohit Sharma or Shikhar Dhawan failure on Tuesday could well be followed by a brisk fifty in the Pakistan contest. . The 47-run defeat is India’s second on the trot, the first against South Africa in warm-...

    Sports 2016-03-16 11:34:31

    ICC World T20: Colour-coordinated Indian cricket team bleeds only blue.

    Indian cricket team members wanted the colour of their practice gear changed from grey to blue.. India started in grey (L) but got their blues back (R). (Source: PTI)

    The Indian team is learnt to be unhappy wit...

    Sports 2016-03-16 01:33:59

    ICC World T20: I am not a popular person in DDCA, says Justice Mukul Mudgal.

    The passes which have been denied to office bearers have meanwhile been issued to cricketers.. Mudgal was relieved when the first ball of the first match at the Feroz Shah Kotla was bowled on Tuesday evening. (Sour...

    Sports 2016-03-16 01:26:47

    World Cup T20: India denies permits to five Pak diplomats.

    Terming this as “unfortunate”, Pakistan High Commission sources said the Indian Dy High Commissioner in Islamabad will be summoned in this regard..

    India and Pakistan were locked in a row on Tuesday...

    Sports 2016-03-16 01:01:32

    Pakistan vs Bangladesh, World T20: Be afraid, be very Afraidi.

    Ahead of the India match, Shahid Afridi makes 19-ball 49, takes two wickets as Pakistan thrash Bangladesh by 55 runs.. Shahid Afridi waits for the bowler. The Pakistan skipper scored a 19-ball 49 against Bangladesh...

    Sports 2016-03-16 00:45:05

    India vs New Zealand: Who said what about Indias loss, New Zealand win on Twitter.

    India lost their opener against New Zealand by 47 runs, making it five out of five defeats to New Zealand in T20Is.. India, chasing 127, were bowled out for 79 by New Zealand. (Source: PTI)

    Title favourites Ind...

    Sports 2016-03-16 00:23:53

    ICC World T20: Tigers look for home support at Eden Gardens.

    After more than 25 years, Bangladesh would be playing another match at Eden Gardens.. Bangladesh made it to the final of the Asia Cup and also qualified for the main draw of ICC World T20. (Source: PTI)

    A match...

    Sports 2016-03-16 00:18:30

    ICC World T20: Flamboyance meets freshness as West Indies take on England at the Wankhede.

    West Indies take on England in the opening group league fixture on March 16 at Wankhede Stadium .. West Indies cricketers during a practice session. (Source: PTI)

    IT’S AROUND 8.30 on Monday night, and a b...

    Sports 2016-03-16 00:03:06

    India vs New Zealand: India make their own debacle in Nagpur.

    On a turning track in Nagpur, India crumble in the face of some serious spin inquisition by New Zealand, go down by 47 runs.. New Zealand players celebrate the dismissal of Rohit Sharma. (Source: PTI)

    Cricket h...

    Sports 2016-03-15 23:50:53

    ICC Womens World T20: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets.

    Captain Suzie Bates scored a run-a-ball 37 while opening the batting alongside Rachel Priest, who struck 28 off 26 balls.. New Zealand dished out a disciplined all-round effort to post a comfortable seven-wicket wi...

    Sports 2016-03-15 22:51:43

    Barcelona eye second great game against Arsenal.

    Penalties are one thing Barcelona can improve, with Lionel Messi being the latest player to miss one against Getafe.. Barcelona are eight points clear of Atletico Madrid in La Liga. (Source: Reuters)

    Barcelona ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 21:02:36

    ICC World T20: Amitabh Bachchan to sing National Anthem before India-Pakistan match.

    Amitabh Bachchan will sing the National Anthem before the start of the India-Pakistan World T20 match at the Eden Gardens on March 19.. While Amitabh Bachchan will sing the National Anthem, classical singer Shafaqa...

    Sports 2016-03-15 20:33:29

    ICC World T20: South Africa hammer Mumbai by 8 wickets.

    Put into bat first, opener Akhil Herwadkar’s half century helped Mumbai post a stiff 188 for six against a decent bowling attack. . AB De Villiers, who walked in at number four, hit three massive sixes and fo...

    Sports 2016-03-15 20:07:43

    Barcelona poised to finish off Arsenal in Champions League.

    Barcelona leads Arsenal 2-0 heading into the second leg in the Champions League on March 16.. Barcelona’s awesome three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have scored 103 goals between them this season. ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 19:10:34

    Antonio Conte to step down as Italy coach after Euro 2016.

    Antonio Conte won three successive Serie A titles with Juventus before leaving to take charge of Italy in 2014. . British media have heavily linked Antonio Conte with a move to English Premier League club Chelsea a...

    Sports 2016-03-15 18:25:08

    New Zealand beat India by 47 runs.

    India lose their nine wickets to New Zealand spinners and lost the World T20 opener by 47 runs in Nagpur.. India, chasing 127, fell short of the target by 47 runs. (Source: AP)

    Chasing New Zealand’s modes...

    Sports 2016-03-15 18:03:04

    India internationals visit Liverpool for weeks training.

    Jerry Mawihmingthanga and Lallianzuala Chhangte (Zola) have been invited to Liverpool to take part in a week-long coaching .. Liverpool lost to Everton 2-0 in the FA Cup quarter-final.

    Two India players have vi...

    Sports 2016-03-15 17:27:50

    ICC World T20, India vs New Zealand: Match prediction.

    On paper, India look a stronger side but a stiff challenge from New Zealand is expected.. India vs New Zealand: The ICC World T20 opener between India and New Zealand will be held in Nagpur. (Source: PTI)

    The I...

    Sports 2016-03-15 17:09:18

    ICC World T20: Eoin Morgan exudes confidence ahead of West Indies clash.

    England have been playing aggressive brand of cricket especially after their poor run in the last World Cup. . Eoin Morgan rated the Caribbeans high but said they would like to grab the momentum. (Source: AP)

    E...

    Sports 2016-03-15 16:11:42

    ICC World T20: Under-fire Shahid Afridi skips practice.

    The highlight of the training session was Mohammad Sami, who did rounds of the stadium and seemed to have recovered from his toe injury.. Shahid Afridi on Tuesday skipped the team’s training session, citing &...

    Sports 2016-03-15 15:03:37

    ICC World T20: I was only trying to give a positive message, says Shahid Afridi.

    In an audio statement posted by the PCB on its Twitter handle, Afridi has clarified that he was not trying to belittle Pakistani fans.. Pakistan will open their World T20 campaign against Bangladesh in Kolkata on W...

    Sports 2016-03-15 14:52:24

    Claudio Ranieri sails steady Leicester City ship towards title.

    Leicester City need a maximum of 20 points from the last eight games to clinch their first top-flight title. . Leicester City beat Newcastle United 1-0 on Monday. (Source: AP)

    Claudio Ranieri’s Tinkerman ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 14:17:45

    Ind vs NZ: Where and how to watch India vs New Zealand ICC World T20 opener live.

    ICC World T20: New Zealand have a hundred per cent win record over India in T20Is and India would want to end this record in the opener.. India will take on New Zealand in the opening match of the ICC World T20 in ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 14:01:26

    New Zealand spinners wreak havoc as India lose by 47 runs.

    India lose to New Zealand; India women beat Bangladesh while New Zealand women beat Sri Lanka.. India vs New Zealand, World T20 Live: India take on New Zealand in Nagpur. (Source: Reuters)

    New Zealand opened th...

    Sports 2016-03-15 13:04:58

    Belinda Bencic, Ana Ivanovic make early exits at Indian Wells.

    Former champion Ana Ivanovic was also sent packing in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in California on Monday.. Belinda Bencic was stunned by Magdalena Rybarikova at BNP Paribas Open in California. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-03-15 12:34:27

    Andy Murray stunned by Federico Delbonis at Indian Wells.

    Federico Delbonis took advantage of a series of Andy Murray errors to run off the last five points of the decider to end this encounter. . Andy Murray Murray let his commanding lead evaporate on a warm, windy day ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 11:46:14

    Milestone man John Terry all gold for Chelsea, say team mates.

    Out of the FA Cup and Champions League, and 10th in the Premier League, Chelsea will now play for pride when they host West Ham United.. John Terry reached the milestone of making 700 first-team appearances when he...

    Sports 2016-03-15 11:34:15

    Shinji Okazaki stunner restores Leicester Citys big lead.

    Newcastle will play against Sunderland who are fourth from bottom in next game and they now have a bigger task to win this upcoming match. . Leicester struck after 25 minutes when the flying Shinji Okazaki beat goa...

    Sports 2016-03-15 10:49:03

    ICC World T20: Indias batting makes them strong contender to win the tournament, says Mohammad Yousuf.

    India fell short of just 5 runs in the warm-up match against South Africa while chasing a target of 197 runs.. Mohammad Yousuf feels that the Indian team has a batting firepower which can help them win the World T2...

    Sports 2016-03-15 10:32:57

    ICC World T20: Five Indians in Twitter XI team.

    Five Indians and three Pakistan players form the Twitter XI in terms of mentions going into the ICC World T20..

    The ICC World T20 has already kicked off. Bangladesh and Afghanistan have stormed into Super ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 10:14:30

    Google doodle marks much-anticipated India-New Zealand WT20 match.

    The Google doodle may have been designed keeping in mind the huge search interest for cricket as well as the World T20 tournament in the sub-continent. A screenshot showing the latest Google doodle on the India ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 08:07:53

    ICC Womens World T20: Chance for India to look good on and off the field.

    India are seen as outside favourites for World T20 because of their recent away wins against Australia and whitewash of Sri Lanka.. Indian women’s cricket team has recently won series against Australia in Aus...

    Sports 2016-03-15 04:53:26

    ICC World T20: Many shades of India cricket team jersey.

    Over the years, the Indian cricket team has experimented with the blue on their jerseys using a variety of shades.. India cricket team’s jersey for the 2016 World T20.

    OVER THE years, the Indian cricket t...

    Sports 2016-03-15 01:28:33

    ICC World T20: Hard done by, Associates feel ICC is taking World out of World Cup.

    Associates reckon ICC has structured World Cup in such a way that they don’t want them to beat a top-rung team and thus miss out on revenue.. Netherlands were knocked out after a washout against Oman.

    The...

    Sports 2016-03-15 00:56:39

    Indias march at ICC World T20 2016 begins at Zero Mile.

    Seniors with point to prove and confident youngsters form the perfect mix as the hosts begin their campaign against NZ in Nagpur.. MS Dhoni attends a practice session at the Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur ahead of their ...

    Sports 2016-03-15 00:45:50

    ICC World T20: Variation is key for my success as a bowler, says Dwayne Bravo.

    Dwayne Bravo, 32, said that the West Indies is definitely eyeing a semifinal berth from their group.. Dwayne Bravo is keen to take West Indies to the semi-final. (Source: PTI)

    West Indies all-rounder Dwanye Bra...

    Sports 2016-03-15 00:34:47

    Can you recognise the India cricketer next to Rohit Sharma?.

    India take on New Zealand in their World T20 opener in Nagpur on Tuesday.. The person sitting next to Rohit Sharma is a member of the Indian team. But who? (Source: Twitter)

    India cricket team begin their World...

    Sports 2016-03-14 22:48:27

    ICC World T20: Its Shahid Afridis way to win Eden Gardens crowd, says Sunil Gavaskar.

    Shahid Afridi on Monday had said that they have received more love from fans in India than in Pakistan.. A petition has been filed against Shahid Afridi in a court regarding the same matter. (Source: PTI)

    Shahi...

    Sports 2016-03-14 21:15:04

    ICC World T20: New Zealand players to wear black armbands for Martin Crowe.

    Martin Crowe died after a long battle with cancer on March 3 in Auckland aged 53 and the funeral was conducted on March 11.. New Zealand begin their World T20 campaign against India on Tuesday in Nagpur. (Source: P...

    Sports 2016-03-14 20:23:24

    ICC World T20: We should focus on our strategy, not others, says Virat Kohli.

    Virat Kohli agreed that the vibe and feel of a big-ticket event like World T20 is completely different.. Virat Kohli is the highest run-getter in T20Is since January 2014. (Source: PTI)

    With 10 wins out 11 matc...

    Sports 2016-03-14 19:06:14

    ICC World T20: Shahid Afridi dragged to court over love for India over Pakistan.

    Shahid Afridi was served a legal notice for his comments ahead of the World T20 in India.. Shahid Afridi with Pakistan coach Waqar Younis during a practice session. (Source: PTI)

    Shahid Afridi was dragged to...

    Sports 2016-03-14 18:47:09

    ICC World T20: Reaching semis consistently a huge achievement, says Imran Tahir.

    South Africa will have an advantage going into the World T20, as they had a successful tour of India late last year, feels Imran Tahir.. South Africa are looking to take it one game at a time in the World Twen...

    Sports 2016-03-14 18:19:25

    Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal accuses Dimitri Payet of diving in FA Cup tie.

    Slaven Bilic has defended Dimitri Payet after the influential midfielder was accused of diving by Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Slaven Bilic defended midfielder Dimitri Payet after Louis van Gal accussed P...

    Sports 2016-03-14 17:35:43

    ICC World T20: India go in on cruise control.

    After series wins in Australia, over Sri Lanka and the Asia Cup, India enter World T20 as favourites.. India take on New Zealand in their ICC World T20 opener on Tuesday. (Source: PTI)

    Indian cricket team is in...

    Sports 2016-03-14 17:30:42

    Under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hits out at critics.

    Arsenal has managed only one win in their last seven games to fall eight points behind Leicester City in the Premier League.. Arsenal fans unveiling a banner at Hull City calling for Arsene Wenger to leave. (Source...

    Sports 2016-03-14 16:37:25

    Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 15 runs.

    Pakistan posted 157/5 and later restricted Sri Lanka to 142/9 to win the warm-up by 1. Pakistan’s Imad Wasim claimed four wickets in Pakistan win over Sri Lanka. (Source: PTI)

    Pakistan managed to win thei...

    Sports 2016-03-14 16:18:54

    ICC World T20: Josh Hazlewood hat-trick may not be enough to make Australia XI.

    Josh Hazlewood trapped Jason Holder lbw before rattling the stumps of Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo to complete his hat-trick.. Josh Hazlewood had reduced West Indies to 18/3 with his hat-trick in the fourth over...

    Sports 2016-03-14 13:36:05

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    Mauricio Pochettino was delighted that after a recent problematic run his side had regained their momentum.. Harry Kane scored twice for Tottenham Hotspurs taking his tally to 18 goals in his last 20 league appeara...

    Sports 2016-03-14 12:18:22

    Manchester City look for long-awaited breakthrough against Dynamo Kiev.

    Manchester City are in a position to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-1 lead over Dynamo Kiev.. Manchester City ended their match goalless against Norwich City.(Source:Reuters)

    With all their ...

    Sports 2016-03-14 12:15:58

    ICC World T20: In small town, associates try to balance confusion and aspiration.

    The qualifying leg of World T20 that saw Afghanistan make main draw but Scotland, Zimbabwe, and Hong Kong slink back to anonymity.. Afghanistan are the small town boys who are at peace with themselves, confident an...

    Sports 2016-03-14 01:21:56

    Bangladesh vs Oman, World T20: On Tamim Iqbals shoulders, Bangladesh back where they belong.

    Tamim Iqbal scores 103* to help Bangladesh post 180/2 and reach Super 10 after 54-run win over Oman (D/L method).. Tamim Iqbal’s T20I century was the first by a Bangladesh batsman. (Source: AP)

    After Tami...

    Sports 2016-03-14 01:15:30

    ICC World T20: In India, Shahid Afridi at home away from home.

    Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridid says his team feel they have more following in India than in their own country.. Pakistan are ready both physically and mentally, believes captain Shahid Afridi (C). (Source: PTI)

    Sports 2016-03-14 01:06:29

    ICC World T20 Short Stories: Mohammad Amir The Revenant.

    Mohammad Amir may never rid himself of the tattoo of taint but the Pakistan pacer made the most of his five-year exile from cricket.. Mohammad Amir is doing everything possible to return a better bowler. (Source: P...

    Sports 2016-03-14 00:48:20

    Defending champions Arsenal exit FA Cup after 2-1 loss to Watford in quarters.

    Arsenal knocked out of FA Cup after suffering a shock defeat to Watford; Manchester United forced into a replay.. Arsenal lost 2-1 to Watford at home in FA Cup. (Source: Reuters)

    Arsenal’s bid to capture ...

    Sports 2016-03-14 00:25:41

    ICC World T20: In dead rubber, Netherlands come up with lively performance.

    Paul van Meekeren took 4/11 as Netherlands restricted Ireland to 47/4 after posting 59/5 in a six overs per side game.. Paul van Meekeren took all the four Ireland wickets that fell in Dharamsala. (Source: AP)

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    Sports 2016-03-13 23:36:00

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores four as PSG win Ligue 1 title.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores four goals as Paris St Germain rout Troyes 9-0 to Ligue 1 for fourth successive time.. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four goals including a hat-trick inside nine minutes to spur PSG ...

    Sports 2016-03-13 23:13:49

    India heavy favourites to lift ICC World T20.

    Having won 10 of 11 last T20Is, India are favourites to lift the ICC World T20 trophy boosted by a strong squad and all-round balance.. India are favourites to lift the ICC World T20 trophy based on their current f...

    Sports 2016-03-13 22:19:48

    Jasprit Bumrah can be game changer for India in ICC World T20: Sachin Tendulkar.

    Sachin Tendulkar said that Jasprit Bumrah has a deceptive action and may look slow but hits the bat harder.. Jasprit Bumrah has picked up wickets in India’s both warm-up games. (Source: PTI)

    Sachin Tendul...

    Sports 2016-03-13 21:34:18

    ICC World T20: Win over New Zealand was a massive confidence booster, says Jason Roy.

    Jason Roy blasted a quickfire half century to guide England to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the warm-up match.. England’s take on a local team on Monday in another warm up match at the Brabourne stadiu...

    Sports 2016-03-13 19:54:20

    All England Championships: Lin Dan wins sixth title; Nozomi Okuhara first.

    The sixth championship by Lin Dan came 12 years after his first, and four years after his last, when he went into semi-retirement for two years.. Lin Dan defeated Tian Houwei 21-9, 21-10 in the final to win All Eng...

    Sports 2016-03-13 19:31:35

    ICC World T20: Mohammad Amir hits ground running as Pakistan begin practice at Eden Gardens.

    Mohammad Amir returned to International cricket in January, playing in the three-game T20I series against New Zealand.. The inswinging yorkers were right on target as Mohammed Amir aimed at the base of a single stu...

    Sports 2016-03-13 19:17:48

    Virat Kohli is the favourite in Pakistan womens team, says captain Sana Mir.

    Sana Mir has decided to relinquish captaincy post World T20 and wants to continue as an ordinary team member.. Sana Mir has done her bit to change the perception about women’s cricket in Pakistan. (Source: PT...

    Sports 2016-03-13 18:51:06

    Bangladesh vs Oman, ICC World T20: Bangladesh reach Super 10 after win over Oman.

    Bangladesh beat Oman by 54 runs by D/L method to join India, Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan in Super 10s.. Tamim Iqbal scored a brilliant hundred for Bangladesh. (Source: AP)

    Bangladesh secured a berth in ...

    Sports 2016-03-13 18:06:46

    ICC World T20: Hope I will be able to finish matches like MS Dhoni, says Sarfraz Ahmed.

    Having impressed both with the bat and as a wicketkeeper, Sarfraz wants to be an utility player like the star Indian skipper.. Pakistan begin their main tournament campaign against group A qualifiers (Bangladesh or...

    Sports 2016-03-13 17:44:59

    ICC World T20: MS Dhoni fills you with a lot of confidence, says John Hastings.

    John Hastings lauds MS Dhoni for the confidence he instills in the team - especially youngsters that makes India a formidable team.. Having reached Kolkata on the back of a 2-1 T20I series win in South Africa, Auss...

    Sports 2016-03-13 17:25:12

    ICC World T20: India cricket team reaches Nagpur for first match against New Zealand.

    MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh are the only lasting members from the victorius 2007 team.. Indian team will play their first match against New Zealand on 15th March. (Source: PTI)

    The ...

    Sports 2016-03-13 17:23:20

    ICC World T20: Yuvraj Singh picks his fantasy Super 6 with a surprise inclusion.

    Yuvraj Singh chose an interesting Super 6 team for a T20 game comprising of three Indian cricketers.. Yuvraj Singh picked his ‘Super 6’ team for a T20 game with a surprise selection. (Source: PTI)

    Y...

    Sports 2016-03-13 17:02:38

    Zinedine Zidane calls Rafael Nadal a spectacular sportsman, backs tennis ace in doping accusations.

    The manager of the Spanish national football team Vicente del Bosque and Barcelona coach Luis Enrique have also supported Nadal.. Rafael Nadal is a prominent fan of Madrid and a “member of honor” of the...

    Sports 2016-03-13 15:12:53

    Live Cricket Score, Netherlands vs Oman, ICC World T20: Oman bowl against Netherlands, dark clouds hover over Dharamsala.

    Live cricket score Netherlands vs Oman. Net vs Oma live cricket score ICC World T20. Stay updated!. Live Cricket Score, Netherlands vs Oman, ICC World T20: Netherlands take on Oman in must-win clash. (Source: Twitt...

    Sports 2016-03-11 14:35:59

    All England Championships: Defending champion Chen Long loses to close friend Xue Song.

    For the second straight day, the last singles match in the arena produced an eye-opener. Top-ranked Chen succumbed to teammate.. Chen Long became the second biggest casualty to fall in consecutive days at the All E...

    Sports 2016-03-11 14:15:34

    India off to Mumbai for ICC World T20 warm-up fixture against South Africa.

    India commenced their World T20 2016 journey with a convincing win over West Indies in the warm-up fixture.. Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja posted selfies on their Instagram account before flying to Mumbai.

    I...

    Sports 2016-03-11 14:14:36

    IND vs WI, World T20 warm-up: Time for West Indies to return to drawing board, says Jerome Taylor after India warm-up loss.

    Pacer Jerome Taylor insists the team has work to do ahead of ICC World T20 after losing wickets quickly in warm-up against India.. Jerome Taylor reflected on West Indies losing quick wickets against India on Thursd...

    Sports 2016-03-11 12:57:07

    World T20: If we face Sri Lanka in semis, we know how to beat them, says Corey Anderson.

    New Zealand scored a resounding 74-run win over struggling Sri Lanka in a warm-up game in Mumbai on Thursday.. Corey Anderson retired out after making a quick fire 60. (Source: PTI)

    Swashbuckling Kiwi batsman C...

    Sports 2016-03-11 12:53:37

    Ind vs WI, World T20 warm-up: It was Mohammed Shamis first game after layoff, he did pretty well, says Rohit Sharma.

    Mohammed Shami had his knee operated last year and has struggled to make it to the team due to lack of proper recovery.. Ind vs WI: Mohammed Shami returned with figures of 2/30 in India’s warm-up match agains...

    Sports 2016-03-11 12:45:50

    Serena and Venus Williams looking to get rid of one bad memory at Indian Wells.

    Serena and Venus Williams were booed at Indian Wells in 2001 and vowed not to return. After 14 years, Serena returned and Venus does this year.. Serena Williams and Venus Williams will play together at the Indian W...

    Sports 2016-03-11 12:37:35

    If you fail a drugs test, you have to get suspended: Andy Murray on Maria Sharapova revelation.

    Maria Sharapova told a news conference in Los Angeles on Monday that she had been taking the drug for 10 years.. Maria Sharapova tested positive for a banned drug at this year’s Australian Open. (Source: Reut...

    Sports 2016-03-11 11:33:47

    Lethal Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0, Marco Reus scores twice in Borussia Dortmund win.

    Liverpool thrash Manchester United 2-0, Borussia Dortmund down Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in Europa League last-16 clash.. Liverpool took an early lead when Daniel Sturridge finished from the penalty spot. (Source: Reut...

    Sports 2016-03-11 11:19:09

    ICC World T20: Passage to India in Omans route to World T20 success.

    When Oman completed the heist over Ireland, a few of their supporters hugged KK Mohandas, a restaurant owner from Kochi.. KK Mohandas, owner of the Passage to India restaurant in Muscat, with Aamer Ali. Ali was hir...

    Sports 2016-03-11 02:03:32

    ICC World T20: Roelof van der Merwes shift from motherland South Africa to mothers land Netherlands.

    Roelof van der Merwe had lost hopes of playing international cricket again, but mother’s land gave him what motherland didn’t.. Roelof van der Merwe (Source: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images)

    Given their...

    Sports 2016-03-11 01:34:32

    All England Championships: Good Wei hunting by Sai Praneeth.

    Indian Sai Praneeth, ranked 37, stunned World No. 2 Lee Chong Wei in the first round of All England Championships.. Sai Praneeth fought back from 15-7 down in the first set to defeat Lee Chong Wei 24-22, 22-20. (So...

    Sports 2016-03-11 01:07:40

    Juventus hope defender Giorgio Chiellini will be fit for Bayern Munich game.

    Juventus are aiming to win their fifth successive Serie A title, something they last did in the 1930s.. Juventus top the table courtesy of an 18-game unbeaten league run which includes 17 victories. (Source: Reuter...

    Sports 2016-03-11 00:32:00

    ICC Womens World T20: India, Sri Lanka warm-up with easy wins.

    India begin ICC women World T20 with a 29-run win over Ireland in warm-ups.. India and Sri Lanka won their respective warm-up matches against Ireland and Bangladesh. (Source: AP)

    Host India warmed-up for the IC...

    Sports 2016-03-11 00:18:22

    India vs West Indies: In warm-up, Rohit Sharma hits 98*; Jasprit Bumrah keeps form going.

    Rohit Sharma hit 98* before four bowlers picked two wickets each as India beat West Indies by 45 runs in warm-up.. Rohit Sharma blasted a 57-ball 98* in the warm-up match against West Indies. (Source: PTI)

    Rohi...

    Sports 2016-03-11 00:09:42

    ICC World T20: Afghanistan beat Hong Kong, meet Zimbabwe in virtual knockout.

    Afghanistan, who earlier beat Scotland, next meet Zimbabwe in a do-or-die match for both teams.. Afghanistan restricted Hong Kong to 116/6 in Nagpur. (Source: PTI)

    Afghanistan defeated Hong Kong by six wic...

    Sports 2016-03-10 23:41:05

    Leicester City still not title favourites, says Claudio Ranieri.

    With 60 points, five ahead of Tottenham Hotspur and eight clear of Arsenal, Leicester are closing in on astonishing first English top flight title.. Claudio Ranieri’s side is closing in on astonishing first E...

    Sports 2016-03-10 23:11:28

    Look beyond 100s to get in Team India, says Sunil Gavaskar.

    Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara were not included in the Rest of India team that won the Irani Cup by defeating Mumbai.. Rest of India won the Irani Cup2016 by defeating Mumbai by four wickets in Mumbai. (Source...

    Sports 2016-03-10 22:32:30

    IPL Schedule 2016: Full fixtures, results, schedule, time and more.

    Indian Premier league 2016 fixtures,IPL 2016 fixtures, match news, results, times, schedules and much more. .

    The IPL schedule 2016 is out. Here is the list of the matches that will be held in the ni...

    Sports 2016-03-10 22:08:29

    ICC World T20: Ravichandran Ashwin is the number one spinner in the world, says Anil Kumble.

    Anil Kumble hoped that India will emerge as champions in ICC World T20..

     

    Ravichandran Ashwin has performed well over the years for India.

    Former ace leg spinner Anil Kumble on Thursday expresse...

    Sports 2016-03-10 21:23:24

    Arsenal blanks give Aleixs Sanchez sleepless nights.

    Arsenal will continue their bid for a first FA Cup hat-trick since Blackburn Rovers in the 1880s when they host Watford in the FA Cup.. Alexis Sanchez has scored 16 goals in his debut season for Arsenal. (Source: R...

    Sports 2016-03-10 20:25:22

    Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: New Zealand warm-up with 74-run win.

    New Zealand posted 226/6 against Sri Lanka and the Islanders never looked like chasing it down and fell short by 74 runs.. Colin Munro scored a fifty for New Zealand. (Source: AP)

    Sri Lanka and New Zealand...

    Sports 2016-03-10 20:03:38

    ICC World T20: Zimbabwes Wellington Msakadzas networth on the rise.

    Left-arm spinner Wellington Masakadza was bowling in the nets last May; now takes 4 for 28 to help Zimbabwe beat Scotland.. Wellington Masakadza is the youngest brother of Zimbabwe captain Hamilton. (Source: PTI) <...

    Sports 2016-03-10 19:35:28

    ICC World T20: ICC concern over Bangladeshs Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny actions.

    Taskin Ahamed and Arafat Sunny are required to clear the action in a week’s time until which they can continue to bowl.. Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed have been reported for suspect action. (Source: AP)

    J...

    Sports 2016-03-10 18:29:53

    Afghanistan win by 6 wickets.

    After a good show by bowlers to restrict Hong Kong to 116/6, Afghanistan batsmen chase down the target with 6 wickets in hand.. Afghanistan beat Hong Kong in qualifier in Nagpur. (Source: PTI)

    Afghanistan&...

    Sports 2016-03-10 18:25:44

    Irani Cup: Rest of India chase 480-run target set by Mumbai, lift title.

    Rest of India prevented the 41-time Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai from lifting the Irani title for the 16th occasion and the first since 1997-98.. Karun Nair (92 of 132 balls) pounced on the opportunity to pulveris...

    Sports 2016-03-10 18:04:53

    ICC World T20: Weve got to win two games, says Ireland captain William Porterfield.

    Ireland face full-member nation Bangladesh in Dharamsala on Friday before they take on the Netherlands.. Ireland were unable to defend 154 against Oman. (Source: PTI)

    Captain William Porterfield has refused to ...

    Sports 2016-03-10 16:20:47

    Whats new in Formula One for 2016 season.

    The new Formula One season starts with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 20. The following details the major changes for 2O16.. The first race for the 2016 season is in Australia on March 20. (Source:...

    Sports 2016-03-10 16:10:25

    Liverpool ready to give all for Juergen Klopp, says Adam Lallana.

    Liverpool are seventh in the table, six points behind fourth-placed Manchester City with 10 matches to play.. Adam Lallana has embraced Klopp’s high-energy. (Source: Reuters)

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klo...

    Sports 2016-03-10 16:04:03

    ICC World T20: Zimbabwe beat Scotland by 11 runs.

    Scotland, chasing 148, fell short of the target by 11 runs against Zimbabwe in Nagpur on Thursday.. Zimbabwe players celebrate a wicket. (Source: PTI)

    Zimbabwe beat Scotland by 11 runs to register their second ...

    Sports 2016-03-10 14:38:25

    ICC World T20: We are all pretty chilled, says South Africa coach Russell Domingo.

    South Africa coach Russell Domingo believes they will be able to quickly put behind them the 2-1 home loss to Australia.. South Africa have won nine of their last 12 completed Twenty20 matches. (Source: AP)

    Sou...

    Sports 2016-03-10 14:17:37

    ICC to conduct random dope tests during World T20 2016.

    World T20 tournament director said that recent doping scandals in other sports have not prompted the ICC to take this step..

    The International Cricket Council will conduct random dope tests during the Worl...

    Sports 2016-03-10 14:11:35

    ICC World T20: Usman Khawaja expects to be fall guy for opener Aaron Finch.

    Aaron Finch boasts a fine T20 record and Usman Khawaja said his more experienced team mate was likely to be the preferred choice.. Australia meet New Zealand in their tournament-opener in Dharamsala. (Source: Reute...

    Sports 2016-03-10 14:05:57

    Maria Sharapova thanks fans for support and loyalty.

    Maria Sharapova has accepted full responsibility for her mistake in taking a drug that has been outlawed since Jan. 1.. Maria Sharapova faces a ban of up to four years. (Source: Reuters)

    Days after stunning the...

    Sports 2016-03-10 14:00:39

    All England Championships: B Sai Praneeth stuns Lee; Saina Nehwal reaches quarters.

    Saina Nehwal sailed into the quarterfinals with a 21-16 21-9 win over Busanan Ongbumrungphan in the second round.. Saina Nehwal returned to the court after an injury lay-off at the All England Championship. (Source...

    Sports 2016-03-10 13:55:58

    Maria Sharapovas peers stunned after revelation, but support doping system.

    Maria Sharapova has got vocal support from fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova but other players have taken a less charitable view.. Maria Sharapova tested positive for meldonium. (Source: Reuters)

    While Maria S...

    Sports 2016-03-10 13:49:13

    India vs Pakistan, ICC World T20: I am not answerable to Anurag Thakur, says Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh.

    Virbhadra Singh rejected BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur’s charge that the state government was responsible for shifting of the match.. War of words between Virbhadra Singh and Anurag Thakur continues.

    STATI...

    Sports 2016-03-10 08:36:49

    ICC World T20: Indian cricket team likely to be pitch perfect on spin-friendly home tracks.

    India will probably benefit the most because Ravichandran Ashwin is in the form of his life, and with Ravindra Jadeja, they can bank eight overs.. World T20: India can bank on eight overs from Ashwin and Jadeja. (S...

    Sports 2016-03-10 01:37:33

    Steve Smith guides Australia to six-wicket win over South Africa.

    Australia reached their target of 179 with four deliveries remaining, but never looked like falling short.. Steve Smith led from the front with a breezy 44. (Source: AP)

    Captain Steve Smith scored a breezy 44 t...

    Sports 2016-03-10 01:25:45

    ICC World T20: Oman stun Ireland on debut.

    Oman made up of mostly expats from India and Pakistan, stunned fancied Ireland by two wickets in Dharamsala.. Oman chased down Ireland’s total of 154-5 with two balls to spare after needing 14 runs off the la...

    Sports 2016-03-10 00:35:48

    Arsenal players held crisis talks after poor run, says Theo Walcott.

    Arsenal had gone five games without a win in all competitions and now have a tricky task ahead of them in the Premier League.. Arsenal are third in the Premier League table, eight points behind Leicester City. (Sou...

    Sports 2016-03-10 00:25:12

    ICC World T20: Facebook and Instagram to aid interaction.

    Besides being a source of discussion, Facebook and Instagram will raise engagement between fans and players, teams, officials at World T20..

     

    ICC World T20 2016 is expected to be the biggest and mos...

    Sports 2016-03-10 00:12:13

    Manchester Citys Bacary Sagna not surprised by Leicester Citys meteoric rise.

    Manchester City are fourth in the league, trailing Leicester by 10 points but have a game in hand.. Bacary Sagna said the Foxes has been the team to beat since they escaped from the jaws of relegation last year. (S...

    Sports 2016-03-09 23:25:40

    ICC World T20: Tillakaratne Dilshan to continue to play his trademark Dilscoop.

    Tillakaratne Dilshan started playing that innovative shot as he wanted to put the ball a little bit more behind the wicketkeeper to be safe.. Tillakaratne Dilshan played ‘Dilscoop’ shot to upset Adam Gi...

    Sports 2016-03-09 23:24:23

    ICC World T20: Dinesh Chandimal going back to his old technique.

    Chandimal changed his batting grip to suit Test cricket and changed his mentality the way it was when he had started out.. Dinesh Chandimal is keenly looking forward to doing well at the World T20. (Source:AP)...

    Sports 2016-03-09 23:22:55

    Sad for Dharamsala, its an accident: Sourav Ganguly.

    The ICC on Wednesday announced the shifting of the venue to Eden Gardens from Dharamsala citing security reasons.. Sourav Ganguly after Kolkata was selected to host India vs Pakistan ICC WT20 match. (Source: P...

    Sports 2016-03-09 23:18:06

    Russia may not make it to Rio Olympics, says former WADA chief Dick Pound.

    Russian athletes were banned from competing internationally after Dick Pound found evidence of state-sponsored doping in the country.. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to extend its investigation into doping in Russ...

    Sports 2016-03-09 22:59:28

    ICC World T20 2016: Important to maintain consistency to win, says Ravi Shastri.

    Ravi Shastri slammed the critics for their non-stop criticism of captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.. Ravi Shastri said that India have got the right balance in the team. (Source: PTI)

    India are in the middle of a ph...

    Sports 2016-03-09 21:45:04

    Manchester Uniteds injured players will not be rushed back, says Louis Van Gaal.

    Despite having nine players out, Manchester United won four games in a row prior to their shock Premier League defeat at West Brom.. The Dutchman maintains that regular players will not be rushed back despite reach...

    Sports 2016-03-09 21:42:10

    Steffi Graf tips Serena Williams to break her Grand Slams record soon.

    Serena has won 21 Grand Slam titles and was halted in her bid to tie the long-standing mark at the Australian Open. Graf has 22 titles.. Serena Williams was shocked to hear her friend and fellow tennis star Maria S...

    Sports 2016-03-09 21:29:42

    Irani Cup: Mumbai set Rest of India 480-run target.

    Chasing the daunting victory target, Rest of India got off to a good start of 66 before Bharat was castled by Iqbal Abdullah.. Mumbai set Rest of India a target of 480 runs. (Source: PTI)

    Ranji Trophy cham...

    Sports 2016-03-09 21:06:55

    ICC World T20: I will take captaincy as a positive, says Angelo Mathews.

    Sri Lanka will be defending the title that they won by beating India in the final two years ago in Bangladesh. . Angelo Mathews maintained that the change at the helm will not affect the team as the players are foc...

    Sports 2016-03-09 21:01:06

    20-25 games ahead of Rio Olympics will be crucial for us, says Roelant Oltmans.

    Roelant Oltmans feels that the Hockey India League has thrown into limelight quite a few talented youngsters.. India will undergo intensive practice sessions and try to attain a considerable momentum before the Oly...

    Sports 2016-03-09 20:04:26