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20 Sep 2016Indian Premier League (IPL)
Dinesh Karthik lifts inaugural TNPL Trophy
TUTI Patriots captain Dinesh Karthik received the inaugural Tamil Nadu Premier League trophy from N Srinivasan as they beat Chepauk Super Gillies in the final match.
20 Sep 2016International Cricket Council (ICC)
Nuwan Kulasekara arrested over fatal accident
Sri Lankan police detained cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara after he was involved in a fatal crash. The crash happened when the car Kulasekara was driving collided with a motorcycle, killing the rider on the spot.
19 Sep 2016India
India on top of medals tally at ISSF Junior WC
So far, India and Russia both are at the top spot of the medals-table in the second ISSF Junior World Cup of the year.
19 Sep 2016Andy Murray
Spain whitewashes India 5-0 in world pay-offs
On the third day of the world group play-offs, the mighty Spain whitewashed India 5-0. Spain has now entered the World Group after a gap of two years.
19 Sep 2016USA
Rio passes the baton to Tokyo
2016 Rio Paralympics ended with a beautiful closing ceremony as Tokyo took over the baton for 2020 games.
19 Sep 2016India
Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister
Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.
18 Sep 2016Sports
Para-cyclist dies after crash
Iranian Para-cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad died after a crash during the men's C4-5 road race at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
17 Sep 2016Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza did not contact us: AITA
All India Tennis Federation has denied any contact from Sania Mirza or her mother for looking into the matter of doping charges against American tennis players.
17 Sep 2016French Open
Belarus's Ihar Boki wins 11th Paralympic gold
It was gold and another Paralympic record for Belarus's swimmer Ihar Boki as he finished first in men's S13 100m freestyle event.
17 Sep 2016Rafael Nadal
Spain leads 2-0 on day one at Davis Cup play-offs
Feliciano Lopez and David Ferrer won their individual singles matches against India to give Spain a 2-0 lead.
16 Sep 2016India
BCCI to celebrate India's 500th test match in grand style
BCCI has decided to felicitate former India captains to celebrate the country's '500th Test match' that will be played against New Zealand in Kanpur's Green Park from 22 September.
16 Sep 2016New Zealand
Canoeing makes its Paralympic debut
Canoeing became the 22nd sport to be added into the Paralympic games.
16 Sep 2016Rafael Nadal
It's Ramanathan vs Nadal in India-Spain Davis Cup opener
Ramkumar Ramanathan will face world number four Rafael Nadal in the Davis Cup World group play-off on day one. The second tie will be played between Saketh Myneni and David Ferrer.
15 Sep 2016India
Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists
On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
15 Sep 2016India
Key accused in 2000 cricket match-fixing scandal held
Sanjeev Chawla, one of the main people accused in the 2000 cricket match fixing scandal was arrested in London on 14 June.
15 Sep 2016ICC Cricket World Cup
Siamand Rahman: The world's strongest Paralympian
Iranian power lifter Siamand Rahman defended his gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in the men's super heavyweight title by lifting 310 kg.
14 Sep 2016West Indies Cricket Team
West Indies Cricket Board sacks coach Phil Simmons
The West Indies Cricket Board has sacked coach Phil Simmons ahead of a T20 series against Pakistan.
14 Sep 2016Paralympics
Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India
India's Devendra Jhajharia won the second gold medal for India at the 2016 Paralympic games.
14 Sep 2016Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Football club, Mohun Bagan to get a new owner
India's oldest club Mohun Bagan might be getting a new owner soon. Several prospective buyers have shown interest in taking over the club, which is going through a financial distress.
13 Sep 2016Deepa Malik
Paralympians outclass Olympians
Fouad Baka of Algeria, who finished fourth in the 1500m T13 race at the 2016 Paralympics has outclassed the gold medalist of the 2016 Olympics in the same event by winning the race in 3 minutes 49.59 seconds.
13 Sep 2016England Cricket Team
Morgan opts out of Bangladesh tour; cites security reasons
England ODI captain Eoin Morgan has opted out of the team's Bangladesh tour in October due to security reasons. Along with Morgan, opening batsman Alex Hales also opted out citing same reasons.
13 Sep 2016Manohar Lal Khattar
Deepa Malik makes history: Clinches shot put silver in Paralympics
Deepa Malik from India became the first-ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics by bagging a silver in the shot-put F-53 event.
12 Sep 2016Novak Djokovic
Wawrinka defeats Djokovic to clinch 2016 US Open title
Stan Wawrinka won his first US Open title by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic in the finals.
11 Sep 2016Serena Williams
Angelique Kerber lifts 2016 US Open title
Angelique Kerber defeated Karolina Pliskova in the finals of the 2016 US Open winning her second Grand Slam title in 2016.
11 Sep 2016United States of America
Athletes on a record breaking spree at 2016 Paralympics
Malaysian athlete Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli won gold in the men's shot put F20 event, breaking the current record by hurling a distance of 16.84m.
10 Sep 2016Sharad Kumar
India wins two medals at 2016 Paralympics
Indian high jump athletes bagged a gold and bronze medal each in men's high jump T-42 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
09 Sep 2016India
BCCI to have new selection process for national selectors
The Board of Control for Cricket in India will now finalize a national selector by a process of individual interviews, ending the previous process of nominations from zonal associations.
09 Sep 2016Beijing
Ryan Lochte handed a 10-month suspension
The US Olympic Committee has handed Ryan Lochte a 10 month suspension and a fine of $100,000 for lying about being robbed while at Rio de Janeiro.
09 Sep 2016Serena Williams
Pliskova ends Serena's run at US Open
World number one Serena Williams was handed a shocking defeat by Karolina Pliskova in the semi-final round of the 2016 US Open.
09 Sep 2016Zaheer Khan
Anjum Chopra receives MCC Membership
Anjum Chopra received an honorary lifetime membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
08 Sep 2016Serena Williams
Wawrinka beats Potro; sets up semis clash with Nishikori
Third seed Stan Wawrinka beat Juan Martin Del Potro 7-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the quarter-final match of the 2016 US Open.
07 Sep 2016Arjuna Award
Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar's name for this year's Padma Bhushan Award.
07 Sep 2016BCCI
Pragyan Ojha suffers head injury during Duleep Trophy
Pragyan Ojha, the off-spinner for India Green suffered a freak head injury while fielding at mid-on.
07 Sep 2016Narendra Modi
Cash prizes for athletes winning medals at 2016 Paralympics
With 2016 Paralympics a day away, India's sports ministry has announced cash prizes for the athletes who will return with medals.
07 Sep 2016Indian Premier League (IPL)
Harbhajan gives me nightmares: Ponting
Former Australian cricket captain has confessed that Indian bowler Harbhajan Singh still gives him nightmares.
06 Sep 2016FIFA World Cup
Spain crush Liechtenstein 8-0 in FIFA World Cup qualifiers
Spain started their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign in a fantastic way as they beat Liechtenstein 8-0 in the opening game of UEFA Group G.
06 Sep 2016French Open
US Open: Djokovic vs Tsonga, Wawrinka vs Potro in quarters
Novak Djokovic is set for a quarter-finals clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France at the 2016 US Open.
06 Sep 2016International Cricket Council (ICC)
De Villiers opens up about racism in South Africa
In his autobiography, AB: The Autobiography, AB De Villiers has revealed what happened before the 2015 World Cup semi final.
05 Sep 2016Real Madrid
Future uncertain for players who failed to meet deadline
With the transfer window closed, a number of Football players are looking forward to clubs seeking to snap them up.
04 Sep 2016India
India beat Puerto Rico at Mumbai
The Indian football team beat Puerto Rico 4-1 in a friendly match hosted in Mumbai.