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Sania a win away from 7th Major title, reaches OZ Open final

MELBOURNE: Sania Mirza put herself in contention for a seventh Grand Slam title as she breezed into the Australian Open mixed doubles final with Ivan Dodig, beating local favorites Samantha… Read more »

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Shiva Keshavan grabs gold at Asian Luge Championship

NAGANO, Japan: India’s seasoned Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan braved an injury to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Luge Championship here on Friday. Keshavan dominated the event and finished… Read more »

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Kohli captain of ICC ODI team of 2016, ignored from Test side

DUBAI: He might be on an 18-match unbeaten streak as India’s Test captain but Virat Kohli was on Thursday ignored from the ICC Test team of the year even though… Read more »

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Double delight for Ashwin at ICC Annual Awards

DUBAI: It turned out to be double delight for Ravichandran Ashwin at the ICC Annual Awards here today as he became only the third Indian player ever to win the… Read more »

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Kohli plays down team’s success, looks at next 7-8 years

CHENNAI: The top-ranked Indian Test team is on a roll having triumphed in five straight series under Virat Kohli but the captain insists his side will have to keep winning… Read more »

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Hardik Pandya gets maiden call-up, Ishant makes comeback

MUMBAI: All-rounder Hardik Pandya earned his maiden Test call-up even as senior speedster Ishant Sharma made a comeback after recovering from Chikungunya in the 15-member Indian squad announced today for… Read more »

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Team India, Ashwin head ICC Test rankings

DUBAI: The Indian cricket team and its premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin held on to their numero uno status in the latest ICC Test rankings for teams and bowlers. India led… Read more »

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Lodha panel moves SC seeking removal of BCCI top brass

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today pulled up the BCCI, asking it to “fall in line” after the Justice R M Lodha panel sought removal of the top brass of… Read more »

Anurag Thakur is elected as new BCCI president in the Special General Meeting and Ajay Shirke, president of Maharashtra Cricket Association as the secretary.at the body’s headquarters in Mumbai on Sunday. Express Photo By Ganesh Shirsekar 22/05/2016 *** Local Caption *** Anurag Thakur is elected as new BCCI president in the Special General Meeting and Ajay Shirke, president of Maharashtra Cricket Association as the secretary.at the body’s headquarters in Mumbai on Sunday.

ICC withdraws two-tier Test proposal under pressure from BCCI

NEW DELHI: The International Cricket Council today withdrew its contentious proposal of having a ‘Two-Tier’ Test system following “vehement opposition” from world’s richest cricketing body BCCI with the support of… Read more »

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‘Lift ban on religious headgear of basketball players’

WASHINGTON: Over 50 interfaith and advocacy organizations have called on the International Basketball Federation to lift its ban on religious headgear that bars Muslim, Sikh and Jewish athletes from competing… Read more »

Indian, Windies stars look to rock US as ICC eyes new market

Indian, Windies stars look to rock US as ICC eyes new market

FORT LAUDERDALE (US): Cricket will seek to reach out to the untapped American market when the sport’s most followed practitioners, India, lock horns with the West Indies in their maiden… Read more »

Start of new beginning in United States Kumble on T20s

Start of new beginning in United States: Kumble on T20s

FORT LAUDERDALE (US): Impressed by the facilities at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, the only ICC certified ODI standard stadium here, Indian coach Anil Kumble says the two T20 Internationals… Read more »

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Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu

RIO DE JANEIRO: P V Sindhu is happy to win a silver in the women’s singles badminton event after her gallant attempt to clinch a coveted gold for India ended… Read more »

Narsingh became 'unconscious' after hearing CAS verdict

Narsingh became ‘unconscious’ after hearing CAS verdict

RIO DE JANEIRO: Disgraced after being ousted from the Olympics Village for flunking a dope test, Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav “became unconscious” when he was slapped with a four-year ban… Read more »

Dipa gets rousing welcome on homecoming

Dipa gets rousing welcome on homecoming

NEW DELHI: Fresh from her historic feat at the Rio Olympics, gymnast Dipa Karmakar touched down in the country to a rousing welcome here today and candidly said she was… Read more »

India''s athletics campaign continue to disappoint

India’s athletics campaign continue to disappoint

RIO DE JANEIRO: Indian campaign in athletics continued to disappoint with the race walkers finishing way below their personal best, while the men’s team was disqualified in the 4x400M relay… Read more »

Saina fails to get elected as one of four athlete IOC members

Saina fails to get elected as one of four athlete IOC members

RIO DE JANEIRO: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has failed to get elected as one of the four athlete members of the International Olympic Committee as she finished sixth in… Read more »

Narsingh cleared by UWW to participate in Rio Games

Narsingh cleared by UWW to participate in Rio Games

NEW DELHI: Cleared by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), Narsingh Yadav today got the go ahead of United World Wrestling (UWW) to compete in the Rio Olympics even as he… Read more »

Narsingh fails 2nd dope test, Olympic hopes fade

Narsingh fails 2nd dope test, Olympic hopes fade

NEW DELHI: Narsingh Yadav’s hopes of competing in the Olympics seemed bleak today after the wrestler failed a second dope test which was conducted on him on July 5. It… Read more »

Calgary : H S Prannoy in action at the Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament at Calgary on Wednesday. PTI Photo   (PTI6_30_2016_000223B)

Six Indian men shuttlers enter second round at US Open

EL MONTE (US): Indian shuttlers made a resounding start to their campaign at the US Open with as many as six men’s singles shuttlers, including Canada Open winner B Sai… Read more »