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Lionel Messi wins 5th Golden Shoe

May 21, 2018

Madrid: Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won his fifth European Golden Shoe after his team beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in its final La Liga Santander match of the season. The Argentine player won the award with 34 goals, for a total of 68 points during the 2017-2018 season, Efe news reported on Sunday. Messi also won the award last year, as well as ...


Sania Mirza speaks about her biopic

May 21, 2018

New Delhi: Tennis ace Sania Mirza says nothing has been finalised yet about a biopic on her life. There have been talks about a film being made on her life and there was also buzz that Rohit Shetty would be helming the project. Asked about it, Sania told said over phone: "No, not yet... There's obviously been a lot of talk going on and in pipelin...


CSK reach IPL Playoffs for record ninth time

May 14, 2018

Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8-wickets in Pune in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. An unbeaten hundred from Ambati Rayudu proved the difference between the two table-topping teams. He also received support from Shane Watson at the top of the order to put the game beyond SRH’s reach. Later, Rayudu and MS Dhoni got the jo...


Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik to retire

May 09, 2018

Lahore: Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik has set the 2019 World Cup as his final 50-over tournament but insisted on continuing in the shortest format till the ICC World T20 in Australia in 2020. The 36-year old all-rounder is three matches away from tying his former teammate Shahid Afridi's record as the most capped Pakistan player in T20Is. ...


Actor Akshay Kumar praises Nitin Gadkari

May 07, 2018

MUMBAI: Actor Akshay Kumar has praised Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Rajyavardhan Rathore and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand for showcasing and supporting talent at a grassroot level. The 50-year-old actor on Sunday night took to Twitter and shared a selfie with Minister for Road Transport and Highways Gadkari, Sports Minister Rathore and C...


Cricketer Chris Gayle Takes Break from IPL

April 30, 2018

KOLLAM (KERALA): After setting the cricket pitch afire with batting pyrotechnics in the IPL, swashbuckling West Indian Chris Gayle is cooling down, literally. Enjoying a holiday with his family here, he preferred a wet pitch to test his talents -- fishing in the Kerala backwaters. However, he was not quite lucky with the fish as he has been with t...


IPL: CSK beat RCB by 5 wickets to return to top spot

April 26, 2018

BENGALURU: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (70 not out off 34 deliveries) and Ambati Rayudu's 53-ball 83 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) register a thumping five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Wednesday to return to the top spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing a massive total of 206 runs, Dhoni was at his explosive bes...


UP to felicitate CWG medal winners from state

April 19, 2018

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government will be soon honouring five sportspersons from the state who won medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) held in Australia, an official said on Thursday. The gold medallists will get Rs 50 lakh each, while the silver medallists will get Rs 30 lakh each and those who won bronze will get Rs 15 lakh each, the...


IPL matches to be shifted out of Chennai?

April 11, 2018

NEW DELHI: The matches scheduled to be held in Chennai in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2018, are likely to be shifted to another venue due to protests over Cauvery water dispute, as per reports. According to sources, BCCI has given Chennai Super Kings four choices - Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Vizag and Hyderabad as the probable venues for the...