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Sachin Tendulkar leads in congratulating Sindhu

September 17, 2017

HYDERABAD: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a "victory like none other". Congratulatory messages poured in for the 22-year-old shuttler as she avenged her World Championships final defeat to...

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Pandya, Dhoni guide India to 281/7 vs Australia in first ODI

September 17, 2017

CHENNAI: India rode on contrasting half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post 281/7 against Australia in the opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. Pandya (83 from 66 balls; 4*5, 6*5) and Dhoni (79 from 88; 4*4, 6*2) forged an 118-run ...

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IOC confirms Paris, LA as hosts for 2024, 2028 Olympics

September 14, 2017

Lima (Peru): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the Summer Olympics host cities for 2024 and 2028 respectively, through a vote by a show of hands here. "Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a 'win-win-win' situation for the city of Paris, the city of Lo...

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Cricketer Raina's SUV suffers tyre burst

September 12, 2017

LUCKNOW: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina had a providential escape when one of the tyres of the Range Rover he was travelling in burst near Etawah early on Tuesday, police said. One of the rear tyres of the Range Rover SUV burst near Friend's colony in Etawah. Police said if the car had been travelling at high speed, the consequences could have been...

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Rafael Nadal beats Kevin Anderson to win third US Open title

September 11, 2017

NEW YORK: Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson from South Africa 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to win his third US Open title on Sunday. The victory gave the world number one the 16th Grand Slam title. Only his longtime rival Roger Federer has more, with 19. ...

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Fifth ODI: India vs Sri Lanka scoreboard

September 04, 2017

COLOMBO: Following is the scoreboard of the fifth One-Day International (ODI) between India and Sri Lanka at the R.Premadasa Stadium here on Sunday. Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella c & b Bhuvneshwar 2 Upul Tharanga c Dhoni b Bumrah 48 Dilshan Munaweera c Kohli b Bhuvneshwar 4 Lahiru Thirimanne b Bhuvneshwar 67 Angelo Mathews c Dhoni b Kuld...

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Maria Sharapova knocked out of US Open

September 04, 2017

NEW YORK [U.S.A]: Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the U.S. Open after she lost to Anastasija Sevastova in the fourth round of the tournament. Sharapova's first Grand Slam campaign after her drug ban ended in a 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to the Latvian. This was Sharapova's fifth tournament since her comeback from a 15-month doping ban in April because of i...

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Fifth ODI: India register convincing win, series whitewash over Lanka

September 04, 2017

COLOMBO: Virat Kohli led the way with a century as India defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) at the R.Premadasa Stadium here on Sunday evening. Chasing a target of 239 runs, India crossed the line with 21 balls to spare. Kohli remained unbeaten on 110 runs off 116 balls, smashing nine boundaries al...

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ISL 2017: Chennaiyin FC sign six AIFF elite academy graduates

August 30, 2017

CHENNAI: Indian Super League (ISL) side Chennaiyin FC have signed six graduates from the AIFF Elite Academy. Goalkeeper Samik Mitra (16, West Bengal), defenders Joseph Sanglura (17, Mizoram) and Lalliansanga Renthlei (18, Mizoram), midfielders Zonunmawia (Mizoram) and Bibin Boban (Kerala) and forward Bawlte Rohmingthanga (Mizoram) have all signed l...

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Bangladesh defeat Australia by 20 runs in 1st Test

August 30, 2017

DHAKA: Bangladesh scripted history as the hosts shocked Australia by 20 runs on the fourth day of the first Test match at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here on Wednesday. This was the first Test victory against Australia for the hosts and with this result Bangladesh have now taken a 1-0 lead in the two match series. From 158 for 2, Australia ...

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