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New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted official sanction to Global T20 Canada, the first franchise-based Twenty20 league to be held in the north American country, it was announced here on Thursday. Conceptualised, designed, developed and managed by the Mercuri Group with Cricket Canada -- the official governing body for the game in the country -- the Global T20 Canada will ...
India Test opener Murali Vijay who was dropped from the Tamil Nadu team for the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy has expressed disappointment and said that he felt let down. Vijay opted out of the Group C encounter against Mumbai citing 'shoulder pain' but the Tamil Nadu team management dropped him for failing to report to the ground on disciplinary grounds. Eventually, Vijay was left out of the remainder ...
New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted official sanction to Global T20 Canada, the first franchise-based Twenty20 league to be held in the north American country, it was announced here on Thursday. Conceptualised, designed, developed and managed by the Mercuri Group with Cricket Canada -- the official governing body for the game in the country -- the Global T20 Canada will ...
India Test opener Murali Vijay who was dropped from the Tamil Nadu team for the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy has expressed disappointment and said that he felt let down. Vijay opted out of the Group C encounter against Mumbai citing 'shoulder pain' but the Tamil Nadu team management dropped him for failing to report to the ground on disciplinary grounds. Eventually, Vijay was left out of the remainder ...
Chennai: Chennaiyin FC on Sunday earned a valuable point after forcing Jamshedpur FC to a 1-1 draw as they held their third position in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) table. Jamshedpur FC were running away with yet another victory after another moment of brilliance from Wellington Priori had given Steve Coppell's side the lead in the 32nd minute. The visitors defended deep in the second session ...
Image Courtesy: Indian Super LeagueChennaiyin FC took a huge leap towards confirming their place in the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs as they beat a stuttering FC Goa 1-0, leaving the Gaurs in huge trouble in the race for top four.Goa is now without a win in four matches and this could be a season-defining loss for them. Chennaiyin is now third, leapfrogging Jamshedpur FC and leading them by two ...
Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri climbed up 11 spots to stand just a place outside the top 100 in the ATP men's singles rankings updated on Monday.Bhambri's improvement in the ranking comes after his runner-up finish at the Chennai Open Challenger tournament.The 25-year-old's career best ranking so far is 88, which he attained in November 2015.Another Indian player Ramkumar Ramanathan jumped up one ...
London (United Kingdom): Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has become the oldest world number one after he defeated his Dutch opponent Robin Haase at Rotterdam's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament.According to the Sky Sports, the Swiss great secured his spot in the history books and the last four of the tournament with a 4-6 6-1 6-1 victory against Haase on Friday.The 36-year-old became the ...
New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted official sanction to Global T20 Canada, the first franchise-based Twenty20 league to be held in the north American country, it was announced here on Thursday. Conceptualised, designed, developed and managed by the Mercuri Group with Cricket Canada -- the official governing body for the game in the country -- the Global T20 Canada will ...
India Test opener Murali Vijay who was dropped from the Tamil Nadu team for the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy has expressed disappointment and said that he felt let down. Vijay opted out of the Group C encounter against Mumbai citing 'shoulder pain' but the Tamil Nadu team management dropped him for failing to report to the ground on disciplinary grounds. Eventually, Vijay was left out of the remainder ...
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, ...
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 ...
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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