Sarwan feels WI can give India a run for their money

Aug 22 (IANS) While many would think that India will have a walk in the park in their Test series against West Indies, former WI skipper Ramnaresh Sarwan begs to differ. He feels... Read more »

PSG reject Barcelona offer for Neymar again: Reports

Aug 22 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have reportedly rejected a second offer from Barcelona for Brazilian star Neymar Jr, even as Juventus too, gear up to make a bid. According to reports, PSG... Read more »

Flamengo, Boca win in Copa Libertadores

Aug 22 (IANS) Footballer Bruno Henrique scored twice to help Flamengo beat Brazilian rivals Internacional 2-0 in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal. It took until the 75th minute for the... Read more »

Brazil-born Elkeson set to debut for China

Aug 22 (IANS) Elkeson de Oliveira Cardoso will be the first player without Chinese ancestry to play for China’s national football team, local media reported on Thursday. Elkeson, who has been playing in... Read more »

Roy probably suited for middle order: England coach

Aug 21 (IANS) England coach Trevor Bayliss has said that the team management will contemplate changes in their bid to level the ongoing Ashes series when they take on Australia in the third... Read more »

India aim to take white ball form into Windies Test

Aug 21 (IANS) After dominating the limited overs leg, India will look to start their World Test Championship campaign on an emphatic note when they take on the West Indies in the first... Read more »

India men thrash NZ 5-0 to win Olympic Test Event

Aug 21 (IANS) The Indian men’s hockey team avenged their round robin league-stage loss as they thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in the final to win the Olympic Test Event at the Oi Stadium... Read more »

Indian men thrash Japan to enter Test Event final

Aug 20 (IANS) After a 1-2 loss against New Zealand in their second match of the Olympic Test Event, the Indian men’s hockey team booked their place in the final by defeating Japan... Read more »

Dananjaya, Williamson reported for suspect bowling action

Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have been reported for suspected action following the first Test between the two teams ended on Sunday in Galle.... Read more »

Southee to lead Black Caps in SL T20Is

Aug 20 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Tim Southee will captain New Zealand in a three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka starting September 1 in Kandy. Regular skipper Kane Williamson and paceman Trent Boult will... Read more »

Sharjeel tenders unconditional apology for career revival

Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan is set to return to top-tier cricket by the end of this year after he, for the first time, tendered an “unconditional apology” to the... Read more »

Archer has made a massive impact: Root

Aug 19 (IANS) England captain Joe Root was all praise for debutant pacer Jofra Archer after the drawn second Ashes Test at Lord’s. Archer took five wickets across the two innings and bowled... Read more »

Sledging Smith leads to ejection for Lord’s member

Aug 19 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), in a one of its kind penalty, ejected one of its members after he sledged Australia’s Steve Smith in the famed Long Room of the... Read more »

Medvedev, Keys crowned Cincinnati Masters champions

Aug 19 (IANS) Russia’s Daniil Medvedev and Madison Keys of the US won the men’s and women’s singles titles of the Cincinnati Masters after winning their respective summit clashes. In men’s singles final,... Read more »

India hold Australia to 2-2 draw in Olympic test event

Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Womens Hockey team held the World No. 2 Australian team to a 2-2 draw on Sunday in their second round-robin match of the Olympic Test Event at the... Read more »

Liverpool, Arsenal record consecutive wins

Aug 18 (IANS) Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino provided the offensive firepower in Liverpool’s 2-1 away victory over Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium. With the win, the Reds now have two victories in... Read more »

Bale pushes Real to 3-1 win over Celta

 Aug 18 (IANS) Real Madrid cruised past Celta Vigo 3-1 in their La Liga opener thanks in large part to the play of Gareth Bale, who had seemed to be out of Zinedine... Read more »

City settle for 2-2 draw against Spurs

Aug 18 (IANS) Manchester City stumbled at home against Tottenham here, squandering leads on a pair of occasions before the match ended in a 2-2 draw. The two-time defending Premier League champions were... Read more »

Want to play positive cricket & win matches: Pant

Aug 14 (IANS) Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has often been criticised by many for throwing away his wicket and not playing according to the conditions. However, Pant has insisted that his focus remains... Read more »

Serena pulls out of Cincinnati Masters with back injury

Aug 14 (IANS) American tennis star Serena Williams has withdrawn from the WTA Cincinnati Masters due to back injury. Williams, a two-time Cincinnati champion, had retired during the Rogers Cup final Sunday in... Read more »