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Kolkata: The BCCI on Sunday recommended dashing batsman Rohit Sharma for this year's Arjuna award. "The (Board of Control for Cricket in India) working committee recommended Rohit Sharma for the Arjuna award for the year 2015," its secretary Anurag Thakur said in a release. The Mumbai boy, who rewrote the world record of the highest individual ODI score in an innings last year by blazing o 264 against ...
Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part of the Committee which will find Indian cricket team's new coach and the support staff. The trio, according to sources, will provide input to BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya and Secretary General Anurag Thakur, who were Sunday entrusted with the job of finding the new coach at the Working Committee meeting of the Board. ...
Kolkata: The BCCI on Sunday recommended dashing batsman Rohit Sharma for this year's Arjuna award. "The (Board of Control for Cricket in India) working committee recommended Rohit Sharma for the Arjuna award for the year 2015," its secretary Anurag Thakur said in a release. The Mumbai boy, who rewrote the world record of the highest individual ODI score in an innings last year by blazing o 264 against ...
Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part of the Committee which will find Indian cricket team's new coach and the support staff. The trio, according to sources, will provide input to BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya and Secretary General Anurag Thakur, who were Sunday entrusted with the job of finding the new coach at the Working Committee meeting of the Board. ...
Dhaka: The Indian Under-23 football team here on Monday survived a fire scare when smoke was spotted coming out from the rear side of the team bus. The team was on its way back to the team hotel from the Monday morning recovery session when the smell of something burning pervaded the bus and smoke was spotted from the rear side of the vehicle, according to an All India Football Federation (AIFF) release ...
Cairo: At least 30 people were killed and several others injured in clashes between police and Egyptian soccer fans who were trying to force their way into a stadium here for a match, in one of the deadliest game-related incidents in the soccer-crazy country.The Ministry of Interior said the incident took place outside the Air Defence Stadium in Cairo ahead of a match between Egyptian Premier League ...
Former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik said on Tuesday, he was proud his wife Sania Mirza had become the world's top-ranked doubles tennis player, adding it was an honour for both countries. The 28-year-old Mirza became the first Indian woman to achieve the feat after winning the Charleston title on Sunday while partnering with Swiss star Martina Hingis. "I am extremely proud and overwhelmed ...

Sania Mirza crowned World No.1

2015-04-13 14:00:00

Sania Mirza officially became the first Indian woman tennis player to be ranked world number one in doubles after WTA unveiled its latest list. The Indian ace has risen three rungs in the charts with 7660 points to dethrone Italy's Sara Errani (7640 points) The jump follows her stupendous title win at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina Hingis in Charleston. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss ...
Kolkata: The BCCI on Sunday recommended dashing batsman Rohit Sharma for this year's Arjuna award. "The (Board of Control for Cricket in India) working committee recommended Rohit Sharma for the Arjuna award for the year 2015," its secretary Anurag Thakur said in a release. The Mumbai boy, who rewrote the world record of the highest individual ODI score in an innings last year by blazing o 264 against ...
Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part of the Committee which will find Indian cricket team's new coach and the support staff. The trio, according to sources, will provide input to BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya and Secretary General Anurag Thakur, who were Sunday entrusted with the job of finding the new coach at the Working Committee meeting of the Board. ...
Rio de Janeiro: Fans can begin registering for tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympics in November with prices starting at less than $20, officials said.The most expensive tickets are for the opening ceremony, where the best seats will be available for almost $2,000, reports Xinhua.Track and field, basketball and indoor volleyball have the highest single-session prices at about $515.The price is about ...
Bucharest: Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be successful, just as the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said.In Bucharest for the centennial anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee, the IOC president said that they are expecting an excellent Olympics in Rio, an Olympics full of enthusiasm and joy of life from Brazil."Everyone is working ...
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 ...
Magnus Carlsen retained the title of world champion with something to spare by winning game 11 of the match versus Viswanathan Anand. That win gave the Norwegian Grandmaster an unassailable lead of 6.5-4.5 and therefore, Game 12 will not be played.It was a tragicomic end to the match as Anand ruined a good position by being over-optimistic. The  game started quietly with yet another Berlin Defence ...
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