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The Indian cricket team is in high spirits and according to skipper Virat Kohli, thanks to the IPL. Speaking to the media in a press conference ahead of the team's departure to England, Kohli sounded confident about India defending the title which was won under the leadership of MS Dhoni in 2013. However, Kohli said that the team is not taking any extra pressure of being the defending champions. ...
England all-rounder Ben Stokes says batting tips from Australia captain and IPL team mate Steve Smith was key to helping him improve as a player following a hugely successful debut season in the lucrative Indian Twenty20 tournament. Stokes was named the league's Most Valuable Player after the tournament ended on Sunday with his 12 wickets and 316 runs in 12 games helping the Rising Pune Supergiant ...
The Indian cricket team is in high spirits and according to skipper Virat Kohli, thanks to the IPL. Speaking to the media in a press conference ahead of the team's departure to England, Kohli sounded confident about India defending the title which was won under the leadership of MS Dhoni in 2013. However, Kohli said that the team is not taking any extra pressure of being the defending champions. ...
England all-rounder Ben Stokes says batting tips from Australia captain and IPL team mate Steve Smith was key to helping him improve as a player following a hugely successful debut season in the lucrative Indian Twenty20 tournament. Stokes was named the league's Most Valuable Player after the tournament ended on Sunday with his 12 wickets and 316 runs in 12 games helping the Rising Pune Supergiant ...
LONDON (Reuters) - American billionaire businessman Michael Eisner is poised to take control of Portsmouth after the ex-Premier League club's Supporters Trust (PST) voted to sell its 48.5 per cent share on Monday. The decision paves the way for the former Walt Disney CEO to complete a summer takeover of the largest club under fan ownership in England, adding another colourful chapter to one of football's ...
Barcelona: Real Madrid ended a five-year wait to win La Liga on Sunday as Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema secured a 2-0 win at Malaga which clinched a 33rd league triumph. Barcelona fought back from two goals down to beat Eibar 4-2 but the result could not stop Real from lifting the trophy. Real finished the campaign on 93 points, three clear of last year's champions Barca. ‎Zinedine Zidane's ...
Novak Djokovic on Sunday revealed that former world number one Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts May 28."I spoke to Andre the last couple weeks on the phone, and we decided to get together in Paris. So he's gonna be there. We'll see what future brings. We are both excited to work together and see where it takes us," Sport24 quoted the world number two as saying after he was ...
Austria's Dominic Thiem dumped seven-times champion Rafael Nadal out of the Italian Open 6-4 6-3 on Friday to reach the semi-finals, but will have to wait to find out his opponent at the Foro Italico. The Austrian will face either world number two Novak Djokovic or Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro, whose quarter-final was suspended till Saturday after rain halted play with the Serb leading del Potro ...
[Spain], May 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Spain sentenced Argentine and Barcelona FC football star Lionel Messi to serve a 21-month jail sentence and pay a fine of 2.09 million Euro (USD 2.25 million) for tax fraud on Wednesday.Messi and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4.16 million Euros of Messi's ...
[India], May 24 (ANI): National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Director General Navin Agarwal on Wednesday said nine powerlifters and six bodybuilders who were found dope positive during a routine check-up have been temporarily suspended."Nine powerlifters and six bodybuilders were found dope positive during the routine check-up, all of them has been temporarily suspended," Agarwal told ANI.He said that ...
Tokyo risks being one of the unhealthiest Olympic Games hosts in years, as an anti-smoking law exposes deep rifts over tobacco tax revenue, personal freedom and the dangers of passive smoking, which kills thousands of Japanese each year. There is pressure on the Japanese capital ahead of the 2020 Summer Games, including from the International Olympics Committee (IOC), to follow Rio de Janeiro and ...
New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday set up a Task Force comprising sportspersons like badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra among others to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games. The committee, formed in accordance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directives, has been tasked to prepare a comprehensive action plan including ...
Moscow: The Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk (western Siberia) will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), confirmed on Tuesday. "Congratulations to Khanty-Mansiysk. It beat such countries as Argentina and Slovakia in the fight for the right to host the Chess Olympiad," Ilyumzhinov said, reports Tass. Speaking on the development, Governor ...
Moscow: Viswanathan Anand proved his true mettle yet again as he outclassed Levon Aronian of Armenia in a long-drawn game in the ninth round of the Candidates Chess tournament here on Monday.Looking for a victory desperately with white pieces, Anand's plan came good as the opening, middle game and eventually the endgame panned out well for his third victory of the event wherein he was written off as ...

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