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Adam Voges on Saturday set a new landmark in Test cricket. The Aussie veteran surpassed two great players -- Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar. The Western Australian now has the distinction of scoring 500 consecutive runs without being dismissed and boasts of an average over 100.Full ScorecardVoges continued to capitalise on an early reprieve by scoring his fifth Test century as Australia eased to ...
West Indies' hopes of winning the World Twenty20 for the second time in four years suffered a setback on Friday when off-spinner Sunil Narine and all-rounder Kieron Pollard pulled out of their squad. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) also announced that all the players would be given until Sunday to settle a dispute by signing their tournament contracts. Earlier this week, captain Darren Sammy ...
Adam Voges on Saturday set a new landmark in Test cricket. The Aussie veteran surpassed two great players -- Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar. The Western Australian now has the distinction of scoring 500 consecutive runs without being dismissed and boasts of an average over 100.Full ScorecardVoges continued to capitalise on an early reprieve by scoring his fifth Test century as Australia eased to ...
West Indies' hopes of winning the World Twenty20 for the second time in four years suffered a setback on Friday when off-spinner Sunil Narine and all-rounder Kieron Pollard pulled out of their squad. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) also announced that all the players would be given until Sunday to settle a dispute by signing their tournament contracts. Earlier this week, captain Darren Sammy ...
London: England international Adam Johnson has been sacked by Premier League Sunderland after he pleaded guilty to sexual activity with a child, the club said on Thursday. "In light of Adam Johnson's guilty pleas, the club has today terminated his contract with immediate effect," Sunderland said in a statement. "The club will make no further comment." Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of sexual ...
Jose Mourinho has told friends and associates that he will replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager at the end of the season, according to reports in several British newspapers on Wednesday. The Daily Mail, Daily Star, Daily Mirror and Daily Telegraph all quoted an unnamed source close to the 53-year-old Portuguese as saying his installation at Old Trafford was a "done deal". The former ...
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis extended their winning streak to 37 games with a straight sets victory in the opening round of the women's doubles event at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Thursday.The top-seeded pair continued their rampaging form as they claimed a 7-5, 7-5 win over the Russian-Latvian team of Evgeniya Rodina and Jelena Ostapenko in a thrilling ...
Hua Hin (Thailand): Tennis star Sania Mirza suffered a shock defeat in the women's doubles as India went down 1-2 to Japan in their second match of the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I at the True Arena Hua Hin. In the opening singles match in Pool A, World No.206 Eri Hozumi defeated 523th ranked Prarthana G. Thombare of India 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday. In the next singles match, No.307 Ankita Raina ...
Adam Voges on Saturday set a new landmark in Test cricket. The Aussie veteran surpassed two great players -- Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar. The Western Australian now has the distinction of scoring 500 consecutive runs without being dismissed and boasts of an average over 100.Full ScorecardVoges continued to capitalise on an early reprieve by scoring his fifth Test century as Australia eased to ...
West Indies' hopes of winning the World Twenty20 for the second time in four years suffered a setback on Friday when off-spinner Sunil Narine and all-rounder Kieron Pollard pulled out of their squad. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) also announced that all the players would be given until Sunday to settle a dispute by signing their tournament contracts. Earlier this week, captain Darren Sammy ...
New Delhi: Joint world record holder Heena Sidhu won gold in the women's 10m Air Pistol event on the opening day of the Asian qualifiers at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here on Wednesday to book a ticket to the Rio Olympics. Given the expectations and pressures of performing in front of her home crowd, Heena's was a clinical performance and she topped her qualifying round as well with a creditable ...
New Delhi: International referee from India, Ashok Kumar has been selected for officiating in the Rio Olympics next year. This is the first time in the in the Indian wrestling history that a referee from India will be officiating at the Olympic Games. A total of 50 referees, including supervisors and instructors, have qualified for the Olympics. The United World Wrestling (UWW) has picked nine referees ...
Stavanger (Norway): Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.The last round did not provide the expected fireworks as Topalov just decided to play it safe with his white pieces and followed an earlier game played between Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine and Magnus Carlsen. The ...
Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round.Having drawn the first four games of the six-player round-robin tournament, Anand had to win to stay in contention for a podium finish and he was duly assisted by Adams who fought it out instead of going for a dull draw with white pieces.The ...

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