Asian Champions Trophy: Indian defender Surender Kumar suspended for 2 matches

KUANTAN, Oct 27 (PTI): Indian defender Surender Kumar will not play any role in the ongoing fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament after being suspended for two matches following a deliberate foul during the game against Malaysia. Asian Hockey Federation's Technical Delegate Ramesh Appoo conducted a disciplinary hearing under the...

Injury woes rule Rohit out of entire England series

Mumbai, Nov 2 (PTI): Injury woes continued to dog Rohit Sharma, who was ruled out today from the entire five-Test series against England, which commences on November 9 at Rajkot, because of a thigh injury which may need even a surgery. Rohit, who played in the preceding three-Test rubber versus...

Team effort guides HP to five-wicket win

Ranchi , Nov 08 (PTI): A collective effort helped Himachal Pradesh climb to second place in group C with a thrilling five-wicket win over Jammu and Kashmir in their Ranji Trophy cricket fixture at JSCA International Stadium Complex today. Inspired by left-arm spinner Bipul Sharma's 4/97, Himachal Pradesh bundled out...

Vijender to defend title against ex-world champ Francis Cheka

NEW DELHI, Nov 14 (PTI): Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will face the most accomplished opponent of his professional career when he defends his WBO Super Middleweight Asia Pacific title against former world and current intercontinental Champion Francis Cheka on December 17. The 34-year-old experienced boxer from Tanzania is a...

Indian sports event firm is sales agent for FIFA World Cup

Mumbai, Nov 21 (PTI): Indian sports events travel company, Cutting Edge Events, has been appointed by MATCH Hospitality as the Exclusive Sales Agent in the country for the sale of the Official Hospitality Programme of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. MATCH Hospitality is...

Formula One: Rosberg Foils Hamilton To Claim Maiden Title

Abu Dhabi , Nov 27(AFP) - Nico Rosberg clinched his maiden world title on Sunday when he finished second in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite Lewis Hamilton ignoring team orders in his quest to foil the German. The 31-year-old Rosberg concluded the longest season in the sport's history with...

Mumbai finish on top after goal-less draw against Delhi

Mumbai, Dec 03 (PTI) Mumbai City FC ended their League engagements with a goal-less draw against Delhi Dynamos to finish on top of Indian Super League football here today. The draw left Mumbai on top of the league table with 23 points, a tally that none of the other qualifying...

Rampaging India continue winning run, beat England 5-3

Lucknow, Dec 10 (PTI) Favourites India continued their strong showing in the men's Junior Hockey World Cup as they scored a dominating 5-3 win over England in a Pool D encounter to virtually secure a place in the quarterfinals, here today. India, who had earlier spanked Canada 4-0 in their...

India hold nerve to enter Jr World Cup final after 15 years

Lucknow , Dec 16 (PTI): Favourites India came from a goal down to pip Australia 4-2 via shootout in a thrilling contest and enter the final of the men's Junior Hockey World Cup after a hiatus of 15 years in front of a packed Major Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium...

India v England: Karun, Jayant are products of successful A team, says MSK Prasad

NEW DELHI, Dec 21 (PTI): Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad airs his views with a lot of clarity and one has to believe him when he says his committee had conviction in Karun Nair and Jayant Yadav's abilities, calling them the "true blue" products of a successful 'A' team...

Indian cricket will do well under retired judges: Anurag Thakur

New Delhi, Jan 2 (PTI): Anurag Thakur, who was on Monday sacked as president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for obstructing Lodha panel reforms, took a subtle dig at the Supreme Court’s order saying that if the apex court feels the cricketing body will do...

Gujarat chasing history against mighty Mumbai

Indore, Jan 9 (PTI) A gritty Gujarat eyeing their maiden title will pose a stiff challenge for record champions Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy final, beginning at the Holkar Stadium here tomorrow. Both Mumbai and Gujarat go into the title clash in high spirits, having overcome a fighting Tamil...

Novak Djokovic lays down marker at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (PTI): Six-time champion Novak Djokovic doused big-hitting Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to win the opening match of his Australian Open title defence in Melbourne on Tuesday. The indomitable Serb second seed avoided a potential first-round exit against Verdasco, who knocked out Rafael Nadal in last year's first round. Djokovic...

Lodha committee reforms should have come 50 years ago: Bedi

JAIPUR, Jan 23 (PTI): Former cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi on Monday said that all things nasty in cricket administration over the last few decades were by "design" and the reforms suggested by the Lodha committee should have been brought in 50 years ago. "The reforms in Indian cricket administration should...

Mukund returns after five years, Saha replaces Patel for one-off Bangladesh Test

NEW DELHI, Jan 31 (PTI): Tamil Nadu opener Abhinav Mukund was on Tuesday recalled after nearly six years as a back-up opener in the 16-member Indian Test squad for one-off Test against Bangladesh, starting February 9. The selection committee meeting was delayed by six hours after the new Committee of...

Australia in India: Smith, Marsh hit tons to put India A attack to the...

MUMBAI, Feb 17 (PTI): India A bowlers were largely ineffective, allowing Steve Smith and senior batsman Shaun Marsh to strike comfortable hundreds as Australia started their Test tour in impressive fashion in the three-day warm-up game, here on Friday. Riding on the two batsmen's centuries before both were retired out,...

Kohli, Ashwin unmoved in ICC Test rankings even after dismal show in Pune

Dubai, Feb 26 (PTI): Captain Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at second, while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin held on to his top position in both the bowlers' and all-rounders' list of the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Sunday. The Indian team, which lost the opening Test in Pune...

Former secretary Dr. Vijay Sinha expelled from BAI for life

New Delhi, Mar 5 (PTI) In an unanimous decision, Badminton Association of India (BAI) today expelled former general secretary Dr. Vijay Sinha from its affiliated units and member organizations during its annual general meeting here. "Dr. Sinha has been further restrained from contesting any election or hold any post...

F1: Perez in the pink as Force India change livery

LONDON, Mar 14 (PTI): Force India's Formula One cars will sport a new pink livery this season after the team signed a sponsorship deal with Austrian water technology company BWT. Team co-owner Vijay Mallya said in a statement on Tuesday that the deal, which will make the cars stand out...

Afghan IPL debutant Rashid Khan wants to pick Yuvrajs brains

New Delhi, Mar 21 (PTI): Eighteen-year-old Afghan sensation Rashid Khan cant wait to start his maiden stint in the IPL with Sunrisers Hyderabad, where he will be sharing the dressing room with his childhood hero Yuvraj Singh. The last three months has been a "dream" for leg-spinner Rashid, who...

Success, off-field storms make 2015 eventful for Indian hockey

New Delhi, Dec 24 (PTI): On-field achievements often jostled for space with off-field drama as Indian hockey endured a rollercoaster year during which the players scripted historical feats but coach Paul van Ass’ acrimonious ouster and Gurbaj Singh’s suspension created its share of storm. While the women team’s return to...

Over 110 athletes at State Karate C’ship

Mumbai , Dec 30: Karatenomichi World Federation Japan Karate Academy globally referred as KWF INDIA conducted its 3rd Maharashtra State Karate Championships in Mumbai on 27th Dec 2015 under the astute leadership of its Chief Instructor and Director Shihan Sachin Chavan – 6th Degree Black Belt and a renowned...

Serena Williams out of Hopman opener with swollen knee

Perth, Jan 04 (PTI): World number one Serena Williams suffered an early season injury setback today as she withdrew from her opening Hopman Cup tie with inflammation in her knee. Williams, 34, was scheduled to play Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in the women’s singles on Monday morning in Perth, Australia,...

Rooney’s late winner is cold comfort for lacklustre United

MANCHESTER, Jan 10 (AFP): Wayne Rooney's stoppage-time penalty spared Manchester United's blushes as they narrowly avoided FA Cup third round embarrassment with a 1-0 win over Sheffield United on Saturday. United, 11-times winners of the FA Cup, had only once before lost to lower league opposition in 37 ties in...

Indian shuttlers can win two medals in Rio Olympics: BAI chief

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI): With the profile of Indian badminton surging in recent years, the governing body of the sport in the country, BAI is hopeful of winning at least two medals by the country's shuttlers in the Olympic Games later this year. Top shuttler Sania Newhal bagged a...

Indian shuttlers enter second round of Malaysia Masters

Penang (Malaysia), Jan 20 (PTI): Indian shuttlers including P V Sindhu and K Srikanth made a rousing start to the new season, reaching the second round of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold here today. Sindhu, Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, Subhankar Dey, B Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma outclassed...

PCB gaffe deprives youngster of 50,000 cash prize

Lahore, Jan 27 (PTI): In a gaffe, the PCB announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 for a left-arm Pakistani pacer, who bagged five wickets in the semi-final of the national one-day championship here, only to retract the prize saying it was meant for the final match. At the Gaddafi...

Sehwag joins Kings XI Punjab as mentor for IPL season 9

New Delhi, Feb 01 (PTI): Former India opener Virender Sehwag was on Monday appointed mentor of the Kings XI Punjab team for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL). In his new role, Sehwag will work closely with head coach Sanjay Bangar and would be responsible for guiding and motivating the...

Sachin bats for safer Indian roads

New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI): Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today launched a road safety campaign saying that like batting in the middle, a partnership is needed between the vehicle drivers and pedestrians to make the dangerous Indian roads safer. “It is extremely sad, the amount of lives we...

India eye series win in Vizag

Visakhapatnam, Feb 13 (PTI): Buoyed by an overwhelming victory in the previous game, a resilient India would look to continue the momentum and seal off their second successive T20 series win when they take on Sri Lanka in the third and final Twenty20 International, here tomorrow. India shrugged off their...
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com