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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.

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 2016


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 2016

Andy 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 2016


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 2016


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 2016


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 2016

Sania 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 2016

French 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 2016

Rafael 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 2016


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 2016

New Zealand

Canoeing makes its Paralympic debut

Canoeing became the 22nd sport to be added into the Paralympic games.

16 Sep 2016

Rafael 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 2016


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 2016


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 2016

ICC 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.

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 2016


Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India

India's Devendra Jhajharia won the second gold medal for India at the 2016 Paralympic games.

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 2016

Deepa 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 2016

England 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 2016

Manohar 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 2016

Novak 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 2016

Serena 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.

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 2016

Sharad 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 2016


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 2016


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 2016

Serena 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 2016

Zaheer Khan

Anjum Chopra receives MCC Membership

Anjum Chopra received an honorary lifetime membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

08 Sep 2016

Serena 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 2016

Arjuna 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 2016


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 2016

Narendra 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.

Harbhajan gives me nightmares: Ponting

Former Australian cricket captain has confessed that Indian bowler Harbhajan Singh still gives him nightmares.

06 Sep 2016

FIFA 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 2016

French 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.

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 2016

Real 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 2016


India beat Puerto Rico at Mumbai

The Indian football team beat Puerto Rico 4-1 in a friendly match hosted in Mumbai.