Former cricketers hail ‘run-machine’ Kohli’s innings

Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli scored his first ton of 2019 on Friday and ended up converting that into his highest Test score, breaking a slew of records along... Read more »

Mary Kom, 3 others seek top honours at boxing Worlds

Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 11 (IANS) Mary Kom (51kg) will lead the charge on Saturday as Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Jamuna Boro (54kg) and Manju Rani (48kg) will all look to reach the finals... Read more »

India women beat SA by 5 wickets, seal series win

Vadodara, Oct 11 (IANS) India’s women cricket team beat South Africa by five wickets to win the second ODI here on Friday to seal a series win. India restricted South Africa to... Read more »

Pune Test: Kohli nears 200 as India consolidate position at Tea

Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli inched towards a record seventh double hundred as India consolidated their position to reach 473/4 at Tea on Day 2 of the second Test... Read more »

Leg-spinner, 140 kmph-plus pacer made mandatory for BPL teams

Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) In the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), each of the seven teams have been asked to make sure they include an overseas pacer who bowls... Read more »

Mary Kom assured of record 8th Worlds medal

Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 10 (IANS) Six-time champion MC Mary Kom on Thursday assured herself a record-extending eighth medal at the World Women’s Boxing Championships after progressing to the semifinals of the ongoing... Read more »

Gurpreet Sandhu one of top three goalkeepers in Asia

Guwahati, Oct 10 (IANS) Former India international Sandip Nandy, currently the goalkeeping coach of North East United Football Club, feels “Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is at the moment one of the top three... Read more »

Pune Test: Mayank takes India to comfortable position at Tea

Pune, Oct 10 (IANS) Opener Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara struck half centuries as India reached 168/2 at Tea on Day 1 of the second Test against South Africa here on Thursday.... Read more »

Sandesh best in India, should keep pushing himself: Gouramangi

By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Hailing Sandesh Jhingan as the best defender in the country, former India international Gouramangi Singh said it is time the centre-back takes his game to... Read more »

Neeraj Chopra not competition fit right now: AFI chief

By Aakash Kumar  New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Athletics Federation of India (AFI) President Adille Sumariwalla has confirmed that ace Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will not be participating in the 59th... Read more »

All eyes on Pune pitch ahead of second Test against SA

Pune, Oct 9 (IANS) Besides the two participating teams, a lot of eyeballs will be on the 22-yard strip at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium when India take on South Africa in... Read more »

Debutant Priya stars as India crush SA in 1st ODI

Vadodara, Oct 9 (IANS) The India women’s team rode on a clinical effort both with the bat and ball as they outclassed South Africa by eight wickets in the first ODI of... Read more »

Delhi Half Marathon registrations soar to all-time high

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) As the capital city readies itself to host the 15th edition of the Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) on October 20, Procam International revealed that the registrations for... Read more »

Kohli to become 2nd Indian captain to feature in 50 Tests

Pune, Oct 9 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli will achieve another feat on Thursday when he leads his side against South Africa in the second Test of the three-match rubber at the... Read more »

Sprinter Nirmala banned for 4 years on doping charge

Monaco, Oct 9 (IANS) The Athletics Integrity Unit (ACU), which manages track and field doping cases, on Wednesday banned Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran and stripped her of two titles from the 2017... Read more »

NEUFC game will help us prepare for Bangladesh match

Guwahati, Oct 8 (IANS) India football coach Igor Stimac said that the friendly match against Northeast United FC to be played on Wednesday will help the Blue Tigers before the FIFA World... Read more »

Sachin Tendulkar attends 87th IAF day celebrations

Ghaziabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Cricket legend and honorary Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday attended the 87th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Hindon Air Force Station. Sachin, who... Read more »

Tokyo Olympics: India to host 3×3 basketball qualifiers

Mies (Switzerland), Oct 8 (IANS) India will be hosting the 3×3 basketball qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in March next year, basketball world governing body FIBA has announced. The tournament will... Read more »

Smith returns for Lanka, Pakistan T20Is; Stoinis dropped

Melbourne, Oct 8 (IANS) Australia have dropped all-rounder Marcus Stoinis for the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Stoinis was able to manage just 87 runs in the 50-over World... Read more »

Shami is going to thrive under Kohli: Akhtar

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has backed Mohammed Shami, who played a crucial role in India’s emphatic win in the first Test against South Africa, to become... Read more »