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India's bowlers came up with a superlative performance bowling the West Indies out for 243 runs to complement what Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin and Dhawan had done with the bat. The pitch at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium is a good one to bat on but for those bowlers who are prepared to bend their backs there is some bounce that can be found to trouble the batsmen. That's what Mohammed Shami and ...
New Delhi: Dutee Chand is sprinting hard and she has her aim set -- the coveted gold medal at the Rio Olympics where she would compete in the 100-metre event, the first Indian woman to do so in 36 years. Dutee has brought her chequered career back on track by clinching Olympic qualification earlier this month with a national record. This 20-year-old from Odisha is now aiming to do what no Indian athlete ...
India's bowlers came up with a superlative performance bowling the West Indies out for 243 runs to complement what Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin and Dhawan had done with the bat. The pitch at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium is a good one to bat on but for those bowlers who are prepared to bend their backs there is some bounce that can be found to trouble the batsmen. That's what Mohammed Shami and ...
Mumbai: Bowing to a recent Supreme Court order, Mumbai Cricket Association President Sharad Pawar on Sunday announced his decision to quit the post within six months. The 75-year-old Pawar -- ranked amongst the finest cricket administrators in the world and having earlier headed BCCI and the ICC -- said he honoured the apex court verdict putting an upper age limit of 70 for cricket administrators. "I ...
London: Portugal's European Championship winning captain Cristiano Ronaldo is a "special footballer" of his generation, according to former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson. The legendary coach was on hand to witness Ronaldo finally convert his phenomenal club success into international honours as the injured Portugal captain rallied his country from the sidelines to Euro 2016 glory on Sunday ...
After Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo was carried off on a stretcher in the 25th minute of the European Championship final, France and Portugal were drawing 0-0 at halftime. Ronaldo injured his left knee after France midfielder Dimitri Payet clattered into him near the halfway line in the seventh minute. After treatment, the Real Madrid star tried to play on, but even with his knee bandaged he ...
Melbourne: World No.3 Roger Federer, will return to the Australian city of Perth to play in the 2017 Hopman Cup tennis tournament for the first time in 15 years, it was announced on Thursday. The 34-year-old Swiss tennis legend, who last competed at the Perth tournament in 2002 with wife Mirka, said the Hopman Cup would be the "perfect" way to start off his 2017 season, and lead into the Australian ...
Former champions Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have pulled out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, leaving the tournament without three of the world's top four players, Tennis Canada said.The decision by Swiss world number three Federer and Spanish world number four Nadal comes a day after Wimbledon winner Andy Murray, ranked second, said he would not defend his Rogers Cup title so he can rest before defending ...
India's bowlers came up with a superlative performance bowling the West Indies out for 243 runs to complement what Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin and Dhawan had done with the bat. The pitch at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium is a good one to bat on but for those bowlers who are prepared to bend their backs there is some bounce that can be found to trouble the batsmen. That's what Mohammed Shami and ...
New Delhi: Dutee Chand is sprinting hard and she has her aim set -- the coveted gold medal at the Rio Olympics where she would compete in the 100-metre event, the first Indian woman to do so in 36 years. Dutee has brought her chequered career back on track by clinching Olympic qualification earlier this month with a national record. This 20-year-old from Odisha is now aiming to do what no Indian athlete ...
New Delhi: Dutee Chand is sprinting hard and she has her aim set -- the coveted gold medal at the Rio Olympics where she would compete in the 100-metre event, the first Indian woman to do so in 36 years. Dutee has brought her chequered career back on track by clinching Olympic qualification earlier this month with a national record. This 20-year-old from Odisha is now aiming to do what no Indian athlete ...
New Delhi: Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has flunked a dope test for a banned steroid and his Rio Olympics accreditation has been withheld by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), it was announced here on Sunday. The Sports Ministry confirmed that a wrestler had failed a dope test but it did not name Narsingh, who booked the Rio berth after claiming a bronze medal in the 74 kg category at the World ...
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 ...
Moscow: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand staged a brilliant comeback by crashing through the defences of Peter Svidler of Russia in the sixth round of Candidates Chess tournament here. The mixed-bag for Anand continued in the biggest challenge of the year as the Indian ace got what he was looking for with white in nearly a lop-sided encounter against the seven-time Russia champion. The ...

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