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Australia's Sally Pearson withdraws from Gold Coast 2018

April 05, 2018

GOLD COAST: Sally Pearson, Australia's face of the Commonwealth Games, has withdrawn from Gold Coast 2018 because of injury. The 31-year-old 100m hurdler, regarded as one of the hosts' gold-medal prospects, had been struggling with an Achilles problem. Announcing her withdrawal, Pearson said she was "gutted, absolutely gutted, tears flowing, almo...

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu wins gold

April 05, 2018

GOLD COAST (AUSTRALIA): Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the first gold for India at the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games with a power-packed performance in the women's 48 kilogram category here on Thursday. The Manipuri powerhouse left the competition far behind by setting Games and Commonwealth records in the snatch, clean and jerk as w...

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M.S. Dhoni among 43 presented Padma awards

April 03, 2018

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented Padma Awards to 43 persons including cricket legend M.S. Dhoni in a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. According to a release, the Padma Bhushan - the third highest civillian honour - was presented to five people-- Dhoni, billiards champion Pankaj Advani, Russian Ambassador to India Alexand...

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IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings Schedule ( Home Games)

March 30, 2018

Chennai: The Chennai Super Kings were suspended from the Indian Premier League for two seasons in a row and their return to the competition is much-awaited going into the 11th season of the tournament. Check out the IPL 2018 Chennai Super Kings Schedule ( Home Games): ...

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Smith, Warner to miss IPL, confirms Shukla

March 28, 2018

New Delhi: Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner will miss the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting from April 7 due to their involvement in the ball-tampering case with their national team, it was announced on Wednesday. "These two will not be part of this edition of the IPL," its chairman Rajeev Shukla said. ...

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Steve Smith and David Warner get 12-month bans

March 28, 2018

Canberra: Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner were suspended by Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday for 12 months each and Cameron Bancroft for nine months over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, the media reported. CA Chief Executive James Sutherland met the players at their hotel in Johannesburg's Sandton district to tell t...

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