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Sourav Ganguly takes over as BCCI chief
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:15 PM IST
Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday was formally elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). ... read..


Abdelkarim Hassan handed 5-month suspension for misconduct
Doha | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:15 PM IST
Abdelkarim Hassan, Asia's reigning player of the year, has been handed a five-month suspension after he confronted a referee in the Asian Champions League semifinals. ... read..


Shrimant Jha seeks visa help from Kiren Rijiju, Jaishankar
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:41:41 PM IST
Indian para-athlete Shrimant Jha on Wednesday reached out to the Union Sports minister Kiren Rijiju and External Affairs minister S Jaishankar for visa help to participate in the upcoming Para Arm-wrestling World Championship, scheduled to take place in R ... read..


P Kashyap crashes out of French Open
Paris | October 23, 2019 5:11:43 PM IST
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out of the French Open after facing a defeat against Hong Kong's NG Ka Long Angus 11-21, 9-21 in the first round match here on Wednesday. ... read..


Office bearers of BCCI revealed
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 5:11:41 PM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday revealed the names of office-bearers who are tasked with taking the state of sports to a higher scale in the country. ... read..


Kiren Rijiju inaugurates SAI's two-day vigilance seminar
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:11:39 PM IST
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday inaugurated the two-day vigilance seminar on Preventive Vigilance and Integrity, organised by the Sports Authority of India (SAI). ... read..


We will make sure cricketers are at ease to play game: Sourav Ganguly
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 5:11:35 PM IST
Newly elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said he would make sure that cricketers are at ease to play the game. ... read..


As BCCI boss, Ganguly wears Team India blazer which he got on becoming captain
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 4:41:50 PM IST
After taking charge as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), former skipper Sourav Ganguly wore the blazer that he received on becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team in 2000. ... read..


Virat Kohli is most important man in Indian cricket: Sourav Ganguly
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 4:41:33 PM IST
After becoming the 39th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said India skipper Virat Kohli is the most important man in the team and he will be supported by the board in every possible way. ... read..


We are committed to ensuring that sports is corruption free: Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 4:11:58 PM IST
Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said he is committed to ensuring that sports is corruption-free and above favouritism. ... read..


Champions don't finish that easily: Ganguly on Dhoni
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 4:11:50 PM IST
After becoming the 39th President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), former skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday shed light on wicket-keeper MS Dhoni's future in the side and said he would communicate with the Ranchi born star to handle the m ... read..


Never felt better in my life: Kohli
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Virat Kohli has been India's batting mainstay ever since he announced himself on the international stage. ... read..


Fortunate to be in a position where I can make a change: Sourav Ganguly
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 3:41:35 PM IST
Newly elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said that he was 'very fortunate' to be in a position where he can make a change. ... read..


Rohit emulates Kohli and Gambhir, reaches top ten in all three formats
Dubai | October 23, 2019 3:11:44 PM IST
Rohit Sharma has become the third Indian batsman to reach the top ten rankings in all three formats of the men's game after a memorable series against South Africa. ... read..


BBL changes playing conditions for Season 9, includes strategic time-out
Melbourne | October 23, 2019 3:11:40 PM IST
The Big Bash League (BBL) on Wednesday confirmed the changes to its playing conditions for the upcoming ninth season. ... read..


Graeme Smith elected as honorary member of MCC
London | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:06 PM IST
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has been awarded honorary life membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his outstanding achievements in cricket. ... read..


Qatar to expand key airport in preparation for FIFA WC 2022
Doha | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:06 PM IST
Qatar has announced a project to expand the Hamad International Airport to handle over 60 million passengers as part of its preparation for World Cup 2022. ... read..


BCCI newly elected body is good combination: Former IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 2:41:38 PM IST
Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla said that the newly elected body of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is a good combination that will help in the expansion of country's cricket. ... read..


Rodri could be out of action for a month, says Pep Guardiola
Leeds | October 23, 2019 2:41:35 PM IST
Manchester City might face a major blow as manager Pep Guardiola said that Rodri could be out of action for a month. ... read..


No person better than Ganguly for BCCI president, says Vinod Rai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 2:11:43 PM IST
After former cricketer Sourav Ganguly took over as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Wednesday said that there is no person better than Ganguly for the position. ... read..


Pochettino wants Tottenham to be solid for upcoming tough games
Leeds | October 23, 2019 2:11:35 PM IST
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said that his team needs to be solid for the upcoming tough games despite having a 'good result' over Crvena Zvezda in Champions League on Wednesday. ... read..


Pakistan announces squad for three-match T20 series against Bangladesh
Karachi | October 23, 2019 2:11:32 PM IST
Pakistan has announced its women's squad for the upcoming T20I series against Bangladesh. ... read..


Need big pool of domestic players for women's IPL: Diana Edulji
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 1:41:44 PM IST
Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji said more domestic players are needed for women's Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Wednesday. ... read..


Thiago Silva calls Kylian Mbappe an 'incredible player'
Leeds | October 23, 2019 1:41:37 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) captain Thiago Silva hailed Kylian Mbappe by terming him an 'incredible player' after the latter's hat-trick against Club Brugge on Wednesday. ... read..


Mentioned in first CoA meeting, I won't be taking any compensation, says Vikram Limaye
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 12:41:38 PM IST
Vikram Limaye, the former member of Committee of Administrators (CoA), will not take any allowance for his tenure with the COA. ... read..


Joe Root eyeing spot in England's T20 side
Dubai | October 23, 2019 12:41:37 PM IST
England Test skipper Joe Root wants to 'keep getting better' of himself and is eyeing spot in the T20 side. ... read..


Sourav Ganguly takes over as BCCI president
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 12:11:39 PM IST
Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly took over as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) here on Wednesday. ... read..


CoA chief Vinod Rai satisfied with tenure, Sourav Ganguly will take charge of BCCI
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 11:41:40 AM IST
Supreme court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Wednesday said that he is satisfied with his tenure, and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly will take charge as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President. ... read..


Sourav Ganguly arrives at BCCI headquarters for AGM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 11:41:35 AM IST
Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly, who is set to become the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) President, on Wednesday arrived at the BCCI's headquarters for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). ... read..


Ashwin's county side Nottinghamshire hails show against SA
Ranchi | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin was one of the standout performers in India's 3-0 whitewash of South Africa in the three-match Test series that concluded here, and his English county side Nottinghamshire lauded the off-spinner for his exploits. ... read..


West Bengal claim team titles in East Zone TT
Howrah | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
West Bengal emerged champions in both the Men and Women categories in the team events of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday. ... read..


CoA chief Rai & Diana to be paid around Rs 3.62 crore by BCCI
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday approved the remuneration of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on a pro-rata basis for running the BCCI administration as also implementing the Lodha Panel's proposals. As per calculations, CoA chief Vinod Rai and Diana Ed ... read..


Karthik refuses to react to Sreesanths allegations
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
Dinesh Karthik has hit back at former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth, who had cause a stir a few days back when he blamed the stumper for his ouster from the national cricket team. ... read..


No reserve day in Vijay Hazare; Yuvraj, Harbhajan dissapointed
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
Star India cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh on Tuesday questioned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not having a reserve day in the ongoing Vijay Hazare trophy after Punjab was denied a semi-final birth due to rain. ... read..


Mbappe breaks Messi's Champions League record
Bruges | October 23, 2019 10:41:36 AM IST
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Kylian Mbappe broke Lionel Messi's record to become the youngest player to score 15 Champions League goals on Wednesday. ... read..


Kohli feels better after turning vegetarian
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 10:11:42 AM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday revealed his fitness mantra and said he is proud to be a vegetarian now. ... read..


Ferguson, Munro to face England in T20 warm-ups
Christchurch | October 23, 2019 8:41:37 AM IST
Pacer Lockie Ferguson has returned from injury in the New Zealand XI to play against England in two T20 warm-up games. ... read..


ISL: Ten-man Jamshedpur FC edge past Odisha FC 2-1 in thrilling tie
Jamshedpur | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
A 10-man Jamshedpur FC overcame the odds and put up a spirited fight to defeat Odisha FC 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday. ... read..


Hopeful Bangladesh will tour India in Nov: BCB President (Lead)
Dhaka | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
A day after the Bangladesh cricketers went on strike saying that they will not take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board, the cricket board's president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday said that the India tour will proceed ... read..


French Open: Sindhu, Subhankar enter Round 2
Paris | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Tuesday entered the second round of the ongoing French Open after outclassing Canada's Michelle Li in straight games here. ... read..


Dubai to host RBCC World Finals from October 27
Dubai | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The United Arab Emirates has been chosen as the host country of this years World Finals of Red Bull Campus Cricket (RBCC), scheduled to take place between October 27 and November 2. ... read..


BWF rankings: Praneeth at a career-best 11, Sindhu static at 6
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
After clinching a bronze at the recently held badminton World Championships, India shuttler B. Sai Praneeth has moved a spot ahead in the latest BWF Rankings. Becoming the first Indian male shuttler in 36 years to win a medal at the World Championships in ... read..


3 Chelsea fans face lifetime suspensions for racial abuse
London | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Three Chelsea FC supporters are facing suspension after they racially abused a fellow supporter at an Europa League game in April. ... read..


Marc Marquez seeks Honda team record for most wins
Madrid | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Having secured his sixth MotoGP world title, Spaniard Marc Marquez arrived in Australia intent on beating Mick Doohan's record to be the most successful Honda rider with 55 Grand Prix (GP) wins. ... read..


AICF probe committee didn't speak to all parties: Barua
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The three-member probe committee set up by the All India Chess Federation (AICF) to look into various allegations against Bengal Chess Association Secretary Atana Lahiri heard only what it wanted to hear for its report, Arjuna Awardee and India's second c ... read..


Mano, Suha steal the limelight at SFA Athletics
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Mano Venkat Mavoori of Gitanjali School and Suha Kodumuri of Oakridge International School (Cyberabad) stole the limelight at the athletics competition of Sports For All (SFA) at the Gachibowli Stadium here on Tuesday. ... read..


ISL: FC Goa favourites against Chennaiyin FC (Preview)
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:06 PM IST
FC Goa will look to go one better and win the title this time as they begin their 2019-20 Indian Super League (ISL) campaign against Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Wednesday. ... read..


Shastri's napping image becomes subject of jokes on social media
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
India crushed South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test to register a 3-0 clean sweep, but the image that stole the attention of the fans on social media was a picture of head coach Ravi Shastri napping during the game. ... read..


Former BCB chief makes sensational claims, says board promotes institutionalised match-fixing
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 11:11:35 PM IST
Former Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Tuesday made sensational claims about the state of cricket in the country, saying that the board promotes institutionalised match-fixing. ... read..


BCB President calls cricketers' strike a 'conspiracy'
Dhaka | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
A day after the Bangladesh cricketers went on strike saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board, BCB president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday said it's a conspiracy to bring bad name to the sport ... read..


Plea filed in Lahore HC against Misbah's appointment as head coach
Lahore | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court praying to immediately stop former captain Misbah-ul-Haq from working on different posts including that of Pakistan head coach. ... read..


Need to get a lot stronger as a team mentally: Faf du Plessis
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
After being whitewashed by India in the three-match Test rubber, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels lack of planning resulted in their heavy loss in every game in the longest format. The skipper also admitted that his team's batting line-up was men ... read..


This SA Test team a real concern for cricket: Vaughan
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Following South Africa's whitewash in the three-Test series against India, former England skipper Michael Vaughan has expressed disappointment and called on ex-Proteas players like Mark Boucher, Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith to join the management in so ... read..


Graeme Smith and Tim May awarded life membership of MCC
London | October 22, 2019 10:11:37 PM IST
Former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith and Australian spinner Tim May have been awarded life membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). ... read..


Carragher apologises to Evra for wearing Suarez T-shirts
London | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Former England and Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has apologised to France and former Manchester United full back Patrice Evra for wearing T-shirts in support of Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan racially abused the Frenchman in 2011. ... read..


PCB not right in dropping Sarfaraz from Test, T20I squad: Shoaib Akhtar
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 9:41:37 PM IST
Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday expressed his disappointment over Sarfaraz Ahmed's exclusion from the side's squad for the upcoming T20I and Test series against Australia. ... read..


Travis Head hopeful of hitting form ahead of Pak Tests
Brisbane | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Australia's Test vice-captain Travis Head wants to score runs in white ball cricket in his bid to stake a claim for a Test spot again. Head was left out of the final Ashes Test earlier this year. ... read..


Cricket fraternity hails Kohli & boys' historic win over SA
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
As India registered an emphatic victory over South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium on Tuesday to clinch their first-ever series whitewash over the Proteas, the cricket fraternity hailed Virat KOhli and Co. ... read..


Happy to make teams dance to our tunes: Shami
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Indian pace battery can now make batsmen 'dance' to their tunes even in home conditions which traditionally is known for being spin-friendly, pacer Mohammed Shami said on Tuesday after helping the side script a historic 3-0 series whitewash against So ... read..


Kohli hails Ganguly's selection as BCCI President
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he has congratulated Sourav Ganguly on becoming the President-elect of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and is happy over the development. ... read..


One who can perform better should play for India: Sushil Kumar on Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen issue
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 8:41:53 PM IST
May the best of the two play for India - Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar on Tuesday said of the recent storm over pugilists Mary Kom and Nikhat Zareen after the latter demanded a "fair chance" to contest the Tokyo Olympic qualifiers. ... read..


Anandan Gunasekaran bags two gold medals for India at the World Military Games
By Ravi Jalhotra

Wuhan | October 22, 2019 8:41:50 PM IST
Para-Athlete Anandan Gunasekaran on Tuesday bagged two gold medals for the Indian contingent in the ongoing World Military Games here in Wuhan, China. ... read..


Petition filed in Lahore High Court over Misbah-ul-Haq's appointment as Pak head coach
Lahore | October 22, 2019 8:41:45 PM IST
A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court praying to immediately stop Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq from working on different posts including coaching and serving as the chief selector of the team. ... read..


French Open: PV Sindhu enters second round
Paris | October 22, 2019 8:41:32 PM IST
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday advanced to the second round of the ongoing French Open after defeating Canada's Michelle Li in the first round. ... read..


Age & results no deterrent as Rossi still rules hearts in Moto GP
Motegi (Japan) | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
It was a wet morning in Motegi, Japan, when the main qualifiers took place ahead of the Japanese leg of the Moto GP and its subsidiary races. The temperature was hovering around the 15 degrees Celsius mark and the constant drizzle that the Twin Ring Moteg ... read..


Federer celebrates match No. 1500 with a win
Basel (Switzerland) | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Roger Federer registered a commanding straight sets victory over German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk in what was the Swiss legend's 1500th career match in the opening round of the ATP Swiss indoors in Basel. ... read..


Happy with SC order, doubts removed, says Anirudh Chaudhry
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Hearing the BCCI matter, the Supreme Court bench comprising Justices S.A. Bobde and L. Nageswara Rao on Tuesday not only directed the Committee of Administrators (CoA) -- appointed by the SC for the purpose of running the BCCI administration -- to demit o ... read..


Inclusion in national team is realisation of dream, says Naseem Shah
Lahore | October 22, 2019 7:11:37 PM IST
After being picked in the National Test side for Australia tour, Pakistan bowler Naseem Shah on Tuesday said that the call is the realization of a dream. ... read..


CoA to demit office once new BCCI team takes charge: SC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by it for the purpose of running the BCCI administration, to demit the office as their term ends once the new office bearers take charge. ... read..


Dhoni joins team post SA series win in Ranchi
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Former skipper M.S. Dhoni on Tuesday joined the Indian team in Ranchi following their emphatic victory over South Africa in the third and final Test at the JSCA International Complex. ... read..


Have to be multi-dimensional to be world best, says Kohli
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Following India's comprehensive victory over India in the three-Test series over South Africa, skipper Virat Kohli reiterated the importance of being multi-dimensional and being ready for the challenges at all times. ... read..


Kohli bowls over journalist with his cheeky response on Dhoni!
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 22, 2019 6:11:33 PM IST
After winning the third and final Test against South Africa on Tuesday, India skipper Virat Kohli was seen at his candid best at the post-match press conference. ... read..


Goalkeeper has to be focused throughout or it can be fatal: Alisson Becker
Zurich | October 22, 2019 6:11:32 PM IST
Liverpool's Alisson Becker has said that a goalkeeper has to be "focused throughout the match and he can't relax for a minute, or it can be fatal." ... read..


Kohli for 5 Test centres amid poor numbers on India stands
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Even though India registered an emphatic win over South Africa in the third Test in Ranchi, skipper Virat Kohli was not impressed with the number of fans turing out at the JSCA Stadium in M.S. Dhoni's hometown and thus mooted the idea of having five dedic ... read..


I have already told BFI to handle Nikhat Zareen's issue appropriately: Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 5:41:48 PM IST
After boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote a letter to Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju demanding a fair trial for Tokyo Olympics 2020, the minister on Tuesday said that he has told the Boxing Federation of India to handle the matter appropriatel ... read..


French Open: Subhankar Dey advances to second round
Paris | October 22, 2019 5:41:45 PM IST
Indian shuttler Subhankar Dey advanced to the second round of the ongoing French Open after beating Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia here on Tuesday. ... read..


11-yr-old gets evicted from chess tourney, father seeks explanation
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) and Tamil Nadu State Chess Association (TNSCA) are maintaining an inexplicable silence on the emotional abuse of 11-year old boy at a chess tourney, his sad father has written to AICF President seeking the rea ... read..


Not just 1 or 2, every player chipped in against SA: Shastri
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Following India's commanding performance in the three-Test series against South Africa which they won 3-0, head coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday emphasized that it was a complete team effort and not just performance from certain individuals that helped them ... read..


This Indian team under Virat is tough, dominated us completely: Faf
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis has admitted that they were dominated by India in all the three departments in the three-match series which the hosts won 3-0. ... read..


Travis Head looks to limited overs cricket for Test return
Melbourne | October 22, 2019 5:11:44 PM IST
Australian cricketer Travis Head wants to play white-ball cricket in order to reclaim his Test spot. ... read..


Excellent bunch of people to be with: Ravi Shastri lauds Indian team
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 5:11:36 PM IST
After whitewashing South Africa in three-match Test series on Tuesday, Indian coach Ravi Shastri lauded the team saying the side comprises excellent cricketers. ... read..


France Football gives explanation over Neymar's omission from nominations of Ballon d'Or
Leeds | October 22, 2019 4:41:54 PM IST
France Football on Monday (local time) provided reasons for Brazil striker's Neymar's omission from nominations of the Ballon D'or. ... read..


Umesh Yadav terms his knock as 'Diwali Dhamaka'
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 22, 2019 4:41:49 PM IST
Fast bowler Umesh Yadav termed his swashbuckling knock of 31 runs of 10 balls as 'Diwali Dhamaka' for fans. ... read..


This SA Test team is a concern for game: Michael Vaughan
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 4:41:34 PM IST
South Africa's 0-3 drubbing at the hands of India in the three-match Test series has not gone down well with former England skipper Michael Vaughan, who on Tuesday said that the current Proteas lineup was a real concern for the game. ... read..


India thrash SA in Ranchi, clinch Test series 3-0
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
India registered an emphatic victory over South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third and final Test at the JSCA Stadium on Tuesday to clinch their first-ever series whitewash over the Proteas. ... read..


Adam Lallana had a proper impact, says Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool | October 22, 2019 4:11:42 PM IST
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed Adam Lallana for his 'proper impact' during the Premier League clash against Manchester United. ... read..


CWAB chief ready to quit as B'desh players seek his resignation
Dhaka | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Amidst the strike called by Bangladesh players, Naimur Rahman has said that he is ready to resign from his post of Cricketers Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) president. ... read..


Bianca Andreescu becomes highest-ranked Canadian in Women's Tennis
Ottawa | October 22, 2019 3:41:38 PM IST
Tennis player Bianca Andreescu on Monday scripted history by becoming the highest-ranked Canadian ever in Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. ... read..


Paris 2024 unveils new Olympic and Paralymic emblem
Paris | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralymic Games Paris 2024 has unveiled its new emblem. ... read..


BCCI sees working group formation as Manohar's wish for another term in ICC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The recent ICC board meetings might have been highlighted by Zimbabwes reinstatement in international cricket, but a major development that has shocked the Board of Control for Cricket in Indias (BCCI) new set of office bearers is the formation of a worki ... read..


Yuvraj questions BCCI after Punjab's exit from Vijay Hazare Trophy
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday questioned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not having a reserve day in the Vijay Hazare trophy after Punjab was denied a semi-final birth due to rain. ... read..


Former footballers had higher chance of dementia: Study
London | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Professional footballers have a three-and-a-half times higher chance of suffering from degenerative diseases such as dementia and Parkinsons, a study by the University of Glasgow has revealed. ... read..


Indian bowling attack number one in the world, says Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
After India's massive win in the third and final Test against South Africa, Rajkumar Sharma, childhood coach of skipper Virat Kohli, on Tuesday hailed India's bowling attack. ... read..


Virat Kohli is proud of his 'amazing team'
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 2:11:38 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is proud of his 'amazing team' after the Men in Blue white-washed South Africa in Test series on Tuesday. ... read..


CoA tenure to end after BCCI election: Supreme Court
New Delhi | October 22, 2019 2:11:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that the tenure of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) for the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) administration will end after the election of new office bearers. ... read..


No liking or disliking anyone: Kohli gives team priority
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 22, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
There is no liking or disliking anyone, said India skipper Virat Kohli adding that it is the team which is the top priority for him. ... read..


India better than us as batting unit: Faf du Plessis
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 22, 2019 1:11:37 PM IST
After losing the three-match series 3-0 as India won the final Test by an innings and 202 runs, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Tuesday said that the Indian team were better than Proteas in batting. ... read..


India consolidate top position in World test Championship
Dubai | October 22, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
India strengthened their position in the ICC World Test Championship with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over South Africa in the three-match series on Tuesday. ... read..


Kohli reveals factors to maintain winning culture and standard of Indian cricket
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 22, 2019 1:11:31 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli said that check on players' workload and bench strength are the two factors which the team needs to maintain as the culture and standard of Indian cricket, which has been going on for years. ... read..


MS Dhoni visits Team India at JSCA Stadium Complex in Ranchi
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 22, 2019 12:41:35 PM IST
Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday visited team India's dressing room here at JSCA Stadium Complex and interacted with the players. ... read..


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