BJP youth activists held for trying to forcibly enter Eden Gardens

Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Activists of Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing were arrested on Saturday for trying to forcibly enter the Eden Gardens here to demand pictures of Pakistan’s World Cup winning captain... Read more »

Apurvi wins gold at shooting World Cup

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Apurvi Chandela won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women’s 10 metre Air Rifle category here on Saturday.... Read more »

I am in good place now, says fit-again Uthappa

Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Fit-again Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa, who is back in action after recovering from an ankle surgery, said “he is in a good place” at the moment after... Read more »

ISL: Sougou hat-trick hands Mumbai play-off spot

(IANS) Riding on a hat-trick by Moudou Sougou, Mumbai City FC drubbed ATK 3-1 and confirmed a spot in the Indian Super League playoffs at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Friday.... Read more »

Bisht helps India eves win against England in first ODI

Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) World champions England had their batswomen to blame as they made heavy weather of a small target and lost to India by 66 runs in the opening ODI at... Read more »

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Gujarat wins thriller, Pujara stars again

Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Gujarat edged past Rajasthan in a thrilling one over Eliminator in a Group B clash while test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara starred again with the bat to help Saurashtra beat... Read more »

BCCI undecided on boycotting Pakistan at ICC World Cup

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The crucial BCCI CoA meeting on Friday failed to decide whether India should play against Pakistan in the upcoming ICC cricket World Cup in the United Kingdom in... Read more »

Sushil Modi “Cricket is not Indian game, kabaddi should be promoted”

Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday said the cricket is not an Indian game, and kabaddi and football should be promoted. “Cricket... Read more »

IOC suspends India from hosting Olympic-qualifying events

Lausanne (Switzerland), Feb 22 (IANS) In a major setback for India, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday suspended all Indian applications to host future Olympic-related events until New Delhi guarantees in writing... Read more »

India well prepared for World Cup, says Ganguly

(IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said that India have played good cricket in the last couple of months which makes them favourites to win the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup... Read more »

IOC scraps Olympic quotas from Delhi shooting World Cup

(IANS) The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) announced on Thursday that all the 16 quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on offer at the shooting World Cup here have been scrapped due... Read more »

Diego Costa boosts Atletico’s return to its essence

(IANS) Spain forward Diego Costa was the big surprise in the Atletico Madrid starting lineup against Juventus in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 and his contribution was... Read more »