Bengaluru ODI: Smith ton takes Australia to 286/9 vs India

Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Steve Smith slammed a magnificient century as Australia put up 286/9 in 50 overs against India in the third and series-deciding final one day international here on Sunday.... Read more »

Bengaluru ODI: Rohit becomes third fastest to 9,000 ODI runs

Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma became the third fastest batsman to reach 9,000 ODI runs during the series deciding third and final game against Australia here on Sunday. Rohit... Read more »

Aim to take part in 2024 Olympics: Swimmer Swadesh Mondal

Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) West Bengal swimmer Swadesh Mondal has had a successful Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati with a gold each in the 100m Breast Stroke and 400m Medley in... Read more »

Ranji Trophy: Ishant, Ashwin shine on Day 1 of 6th round

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Ishant Sharma picked three wickets as Vidarbha were dismissed for 179 runs while Uttar Pradesh reached 281/4 against Mumbai on the first day of the sixth round... Read more »

A college canteen propels Aurangabad shooter to success

Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Harshada Nithave’s parents set up a small canteen in a college in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, with the sole aim of giving her a good education. But Harshada fell in... Read more »

No rustiness as Dhoni looks in complete control

By Baidurjo Bhose  New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stunned Jharkhand coach Rajiv Kumar with his fluent batting even as the stumper started training for the... Read more »

Odisha FC announces contract extension for Vinit Rai

Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Odisha FC on Friday announced that India international Vinit Rai will continue being a part of the team till 2023. The midfielder signed the extension of his contract... Read more »

Rajkot ODI: Dhawan, Kohli, Rahul fifties propel India to 340/6

Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and K.L. Rahul cracked fluent half centuries as India threw down the gauntlet at Australia by posting a challenging 340/6 in 50 overs in... Read more »

Rohit Sharma fastest to score 7k ODI runs as opener

Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) India’s Rohit Sharma on Friday became the fastest batsman to score 7000 ODI runs as opener, leaving behind Hashim Amla and Sachin Tendulkar. Rohit achieved the feat during... Read more »

Subrata Bhattacharya “How long could 2 or 3 people run Mohun Bagan”

By Jagannath Chatterjee  New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly — a hardcore football fan – said that the merger of Kolkata-based Indian Super League (ISL) franchise ATK and I-League... Read more »

‘Indispensible’ Dhoni missing from BCCI 2019-20 contract list

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the mens contract for 2019-20 and the major omission was former skipper M.S. Dhoni. India skipper... Read more »

International golfer Sujjan Singh booked for domestic violence

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) International professional golfer Sujjan Singh has been booked by Chandigarh Police in a domestic violence case filed by his wife Irina Brar, also an international golfer, police said... Read more »

ICC awards: Netizens all praise for Kohli, Rohit

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Twitterati on Wednesday heaped praise on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma who have won big at the ICC Awards for 2019. While opener Rohit won the ODI... Read more »

Sindhu wins, Saina out in 1st round of Indonesia Masters

Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) PV Sindhu on Wednesday beat Japan’s Aya Chori to progress to the second round of the ongoing Indonesia Masters. The reigning world champion came from one game down... Read more »

Shubhankar, Chawrasia & Gaganjeet represent India in Abu Dhabi

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Shubhankar Sharma, SSP Chawrasia and Gaganjeet Bhullar will be representing India at the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The golf tournament will be taking place at the... Read more »

Kohli’s journey from ‘spoilt brat’ to winning ‘Spirit of Cricket’ award

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is surprised to have won the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award for 2019 on Wednesday, as for many years he has been under... Read more »

Ind vs Aus: Dhawan ready to bat at No.3 in remaining ODIs

Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan, who was India’s top-scorer during their 10-wicket thrashing by Australia, has said he is ready to bat anywhere. On Tuesday, Virat Kohli’s decision to... Read more »

Rijiju, Suniel Shetty bat for drug-free sports culture

Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty have called for a clean and drug-free sports culture and urged the Khelo India athletes to refrain from any... Read more »

Amid Chennai smog, Ashwin questions need for Bhogi bonfires

Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Ace Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday called for educating people about the hazards of “spoiling the planet further in the name of traditions.” In a tweet, Ashwin... Read more »

Australian Open: Prajnesh advances but Ramanathan, Ankita exit

Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran entered the second round of the Australian Open qualifiers as he knocked out local wild card Harry Bourchier 6-2, 6-4 on Tuesday. However, Ramkumar Ramanathan... Read more »