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Sarita banned for a year but career saved

Sarita banned for a year but career saved

NEW DELHI: Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi was today handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian… Read more »

Thrilled Smith promises aggression as Australia captain

Thrilled Smith promises aggression as Australia captain

BRISBANE: One of the youngest ever to take over as Australia’s Test captain, all-rounder Steve Smith today said getting elevated to the position was an “amazing thrill” even as he… Read more »

Ton up Kohli inspires India's fight against Australia

Ton up Kohli inspires India’s fight against Australia

ADELAIDE: Virat Kohli became only the third Indian to score a hundred on his captaincy debut as the visitors responded resolutely to Australia’s mammoth first innings total by reaching 369… Read more »

The intent is going to be aggressive Virat Kohli

The intent is going to be aggressive: Virat Kohli

ADELAIDE: Excited to lead India for the first time in a Test, stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Monday described it as a “big moment” of his career and said his… Read more »

Harsha Bhogle named World Cup 2015 ambassador to woo Indians

Harsha Bhogle named World Cup 2015 ambassador to woo Indians

MELBOURNE: Seeking to woo Indian tourists to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Tourism Australia has announced new initiatives, including appointing commentator Harsha Bhogle as its new brand ambassador. Apart… Read more »

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CA Director thanks India for understanding

ADELAIDE: Touched by India’s support in the aftermath of Phillip Hughes’ death, Cricket Australia Director and former pacer Michael Kasprowicz has praised the visitors for being considerate in accepting the… Read more »

Federer, Djokovic, Sampras to headline India leg of IPTL]

Federer, Djokovic, Sampras to headline India leg of IPTL

NEW DELHI: Indian tennis courts are set to be dazzled like never before when global icons like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic touch down to enthrall “full house” crowds during… Read more »

Indians draw practice game against CA XI

Indians draw practice game against CA XI

ADELAIDE: Indian batsmen got some much-needed workout ahead of the Test series against Australia as they put up 375 runs in 90 overs before their two-day tour game against Cricket… Read more »

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India leaves out 2011 heroes from 2015 WC probables

MUMBAI: India’s out-of-favor senior cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir were today omitted from the 30-member probables list for next year’s World Cup with the selectors reposing… Read more »

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India will find it tough against Australia: Akram

NEW DELHI: Warning that Australia will play a “hard game” to win the Test series for their departed teammate Phil Hughes, Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram has said India will… Read more »

Hughes given tearful final farewell, Clarke among pallbearers

Hughes given tearful final farewell, Clarke among pallbearers

MACKSVILLE (Australia): Cricket world stood united in grief as Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was laid to rest in his hometown here today amid an outpouring of emotional tributes by mourners… Read more »

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Tendulkar pays tribute to Hughes

SYDNEY: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar today joined the cricket world to mourn the tragic death of young Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who passed away last Thursday after being hit by… Read more »

Reception in India was phenomenal Tiger Woods

Reception in India was phenomenal: Tiger Woods

ORLANDO, Florida: Left pleasantly surprised by the warm reception he received in India earlier this year, American golfer Tiger Woods today said the response to his maiden trip was nothing… Read more »

Hughes dies from head injuries, leaves cricket world shocked

Hughes dies from head injuries, leaves cricket world shocked

SYDNEY: Promising Australian batsman Philip Hughes on Thursday died of a head injury sustained two days ago during a domestic match, leaving the cricket fraternity completely devastated over the “real-life… Read more »

Indian team expresses condolence at Hughes' sad demise

Indian team expresses condolence at Hughes’ sad demise

ADELAIDE: The Indian cricket team expressed its deepest condolences at the tragic demise of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who succumbed to his injuries today at a Sydney hospital after being… Read more »

India's tour game called off after Hughes' death

India’s tour game called off after Hughes’ death

ADELAIDE: The Indian cricket team’s second warm-up game against Cricket Australia XI here has been called off following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes. The two-day match, which was to… Read more »

Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit after record double ton

Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit after record double ton

KOLKATA: He is the first batsman to notch up two double hundreds in ODI cricket but Rohit Sharma says he has a lot more to achieve in the game as… Read more »

India's captain Dhoni and vice captain Kohli look on during practice ahead of Twenty20 cricket match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele

Rahul, Karn make cut for Australia; Dhoni to skip opener

MUMBAI: Upcoming batsman K L Rahul and leg-spinner Karn Sharma were on Monday named in India’s 19-member Test squad for the tour of Australia, where skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will… Read more »

CTL will help promote tennis in India Jankovic

CTL will help promote tennis in India: Jankovic

NEW DELHI: For a country like India that is deprived of top class tennis action due to lack of top-tier tournaments, organization of the Champions Tennis League (CTL) will be… Read more »

Indian hockey team tour to Australia

Hockey India announces first ever annual awards

NEW DELHI: In a first for Indian hockey, the national federation on Monday decided to have the ‘Hockey India Annual Awards’ wherein the top players in the men’s and women’s… Read more »