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Image Courtesy: BCCI Mumbai: The Women's T20 Challenge, a one-of-its-kind exhibition match, is all set to take place ahead of the Indian Premier League's (IPL) first qualifier between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. Playoffs fixtures | Points Table | Full Coverage The BCCI is hosting the T20 Challenge to provide the women's game a platform ...
Image Courtesy: IPL/BCCI Mumbai: As the 11th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) nears its climax, all eyes will be on the top two sides -- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) -- locking horns in the first qualifier on Tuesday at the Wankhede Stadium here for a place in the May 27 final. Playoffs Fixtures | Points Table | Full Coverage Both Chennai and Hyderabad finished ...
They've always had a solid squad on paper but Royal Challengers Bangalore have never won the IPL. In some of the seasons, they have excelled during the group stages only to falter at the business end. So what is it that stops this team from getting its hands on the big prize? Too many openers Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Brendon McCullum, Sarfaraz Khan, Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel have all ...
Image Courtesy: IPL/BCCI 3-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians have made quite a reputation for themselves as traditional slow starters. They always seem to lose their first few matches of the season until everyone thinks they're in a crisis. And then the Rohit Sharma-inspired team pulls off a miraculous escape and cruise into the playoffs. This season seemed to follow the same script but they have fallen ...
Cristiano Ronaldo's latest masterpiece was so good even the opposing fans had to stand up and applaud. Ronaldo pulled off a spectacular overhead kick to score his second goal of the night on Tuesday as his Real Madrid beat Juventus 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. Even by Ronaldo's record-breaking standards, this one was special. Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon ...
Barcelona: Admitting that he has now become less selfish with age, star FC Barcelona forward said he has evolved into more of a team player. "Before, I used to try to steal the ball and make something happen on my own -- or at least try to do something on my own," Messi told America TV. "Now, I try to make the team play more. I pass the ball more and I try not to be so selfish, if you will. I try ...
Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal returned to his lost number one spot in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released on Monday.Having started the season at the numero-uno rank, Nadal lost his top spot to his long-term rival Roger Federer twice--first on April 2 and then on May 14 after the Spanish tennis star knocked out of the Madrid Masters in the quarter-finals.However, ...
Mumbai's Rohit Thakur will represent India in Roland Garros e-Series- the eSports counterpart of the French Open to be held in Paris.The tournament is organised by BNP Paribas in association with the FFT.The unique format of the qualification for the tournament makes the achievement of Thakur a remarkable one.For the first time, the qualifier for an international tournament was held on a demo version ...
They've always had a solid squad on paper but Royal Challengers Bangalore have never won the IPL. In some of the seasons, they have excelled during the group stages only to falter at the business end. So what is it that stops this team from getting its hands on the big prize? Too many openers Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Brendon McCullum, Sarfaraz Khan, Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel have all ...
[India], May 21 (ANI): Coimbatore racer Bala Prasath set a scorching pace over the weekend to win the Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship in his hometown.Bala, who was trailing in second place after Round 1 with 91 points, was in his element in Round 2 at the Kari Motor Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, read a statement.He collected a tally of 115 points, winning three races and finishing ...
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he ordered the downing of a "hijacked" plane that threatened 40,000 spectators who came to witness the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, the media reported.The President made the revelations on Sunday in a two-hour documentary film titled "Putin" directed by Andrey Kondrashov, a state television filmmaker, which was shared on ...
PyeongChang (South Korea): Shiva Keshavan of India finished at the 30th spot in the Singles Run 3 of the Men's Luge event at the Winter Olympics here on Sunday. Shiva, who had finished 36th in the earlier round, now has an overall standing of 31 among 40 competitors. The Indian registered a time of 48.9 seconds on Sunday, which was 1.396 seconds slower than Chris Mazder of the US who came in first. Mazder, ...
Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has regained the World Rapid Chess Championship after defeating Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev in the tie-break play-off.Anand, a former world champion, outclassed World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round of tournament and was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds.He then defeated Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break after a three-way tie with ...
Image Courtesy: FIDE World CupFive-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has crashed out of the Chess World Cup following a draw against Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov in the second round. Anand came into the contest having already lost the first match against the Canadian. After 31 moves, both Anand and Kovalyov settled for a draw. With that result, Anand has now lost the chance to challenge ...

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