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Johannesburg: South African pacer Vernon Philander has insisted that the third and final Test match against India is not a 'dead-rubber' as they aim to replace the visitors at the top spot of the world rankings. A 3-0 series win will take South Africa level with the visitors at the top of the ICC Test rankings, though India will remain first by a decimal point. Then the four-match series against Australia ...
Johannesburg: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has raised fingers at India skipper Virat Kohli's leadership credentials, asking if he really is the right choice for captaincy in the longer run. The 29-year-old Kohli, who started his captaincy stint with impressive wins at home against top teams, is facing severe criticism after his side lost the first two Tests in South Africa in the ongoing ...
Johannesburg: South African pacer Vernon Philander has insisted that the third and final Test match against India is not a 'dead-rubber' as they aim to replace the visitors at the top spot of the world rankings. A 3-0 series win will take South Africa level with the visitors at the top of the ICC Test rankings, though India will remain first by a decimal point. Then the four-match series against Australia ...
Johannesburg: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has raised fingers at India skipper Virat Kohli's leadership credentials, asking if he really is the right choice for captaincy in the longer run. The 29-year-old Kohli, who started his captaincy stint with impressive wins at home against top teams, is facing severe criticism after his side lost the first two Tests in South Africa in the ongoing ...
Guwahati: Seiminlen Doungel became the first Indian footballer to score a hat-trick in the ongoing Hero Indian Super League (ISL) as NorthEast United FC stunned Chennaiyin FC 3-1 here on Friday. Doungel netted in the 42nd, 46th and 68th minutes as the hosts registered their third win in 10 matches. They remained second in the table with 10 points - three ahead of Delhi Dynamos, whereas Chennaiyin ...
Paris: The French football federation on Monday suspended a referee for kicking a player during a Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Nantes on Sunday. Tony Chapron was unintentionally knocked down by Nantes' defender Diego Carlos of Brazil on Sunday. Thinking that the player had deliberately pushed him, Chapron struck out with his leg while lying on the ground and then sent the player off ...
Veteran Indian doubles legend Leander Paes and Purav Raja have crashed out of the Australian Open after losing to Juan Cabal and Robert Farah in Men's Double third round.The Indian pair lost to the 11th seeded Colombian duo 1-6, 2-6, in an hour-and-nine-minute-long match.Stay updated on the go with Sify Live Scores App. Click here to download it for your device ...
Melbourne: Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Purav Raja were at the net on Saturday to create the first upset in the men's doubles at the Australian OPen, overcoming fifth seeded Jamie Murray (Britain) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 7-6 (8-6) in a three-hour battle on a day when the temperature here cooled down considerably to a pleasant 25 degrees. The victory coming after the pair's ...
Johannesburg: South African pacer Vernon Philander has insisted that the third and final Test match against India is not a 'dead-rubber' as they aim to replace the visitors at the top spot of the world rankings. A 3-0 series win will take South Africa level with the visitors at the top of the ICC Test rankings, though India will remain first by a decimal point. Then the four-match series against Australia ...
Johannesburg: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has raised fingers at India skipper Virat Kohli's leadership credentials, asking if he really is the right choice for captaincy in the longer run. The 29-year-old Kohli, who started his captaincy stint with impressive wins at home against top teams, is facing severe criticism after his side lost the first two Tests in South Africa in the ongoing ...
The run-up to the February 9-25 Olympics has been overshadowed by the escalating crisis on the Korean peninsula triggered by North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The torch was lit using Monday’s dress rehearsal flame as clouds and light rain during the ceremony did not allow for the high priestess, played by actress Katerina Lechou, to use the concave reflector and light it using ...
New Delhi: After becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should have bagged the award more than a decade back when he clinched the gold with a world record at the Athens Games in 2004. The 36-year-old, the first Indian to win two Paralympics gold ...
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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