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IPL: Gautam Gambhir leads KKR to victory against KXIP

Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front in a 171-run chase against Kings XI Punjab as KKR won by eight wickets. This is KKR's eight consecutive win against KXIP.

ICC Champions Trophy: Harbhajan Singh named one of the ambassadors

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was one of the eight players to be appointed as the ambassador of the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.

IPL: Big boost for RCB as Kohli declared fit

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli is all set to return to action in the Indian Premier League after he was declared fit.

13 Apr 2017

Real Madrid

Advantage Real Madrid, as Ronaldo strikes twice against Bayern Munich

In the first away leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal, Real Madrid came back from a goal down to sink the 10-man Bayern Munich 2-1.

IPL: MI hand SRH their first defeat of the season

Mumbai Indians registered their second victory in the 2017 Indian Premier League as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets.

12 Apr 2017


Davis Cup: India to play Canada in World Group Play-offs

India have been drawn to play against Canada in the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs. India will fly to Canada to play the tie in September this year.

PSL spot fixing: Nasir Jamshed formally charged by PCB

Pakistan's former opener Nasir Jamshed became the fifth player to be charged by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the spot fixing scandal at this year's Pakistan Super League.

12 Apr 2017

UEFA Champions League

UCL: Dybala's brace helps Juve throttle Barcelona

Paulo Dybala scored twice in Juventus' 3-0 win over the visiting Barcelona side, in the first leg of UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.

IPL: DD put on all-round display to defeat RPS

Delhi Daredevils continued their 100% success rate against Rising Pune Supergiant as they won by 97 runs and also registered their biggest win in terms of runs.

11 Apr 2017

New Zealand

US, Mexico, Canada announce joint-bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United States of America, Mexico and Canada have announced their intention to put a joint bid to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

11 Apr 2017


Srinivasan barred from attending BCCI's SGM

The Supreme Court on Monday barred N Srinivasan from attending the Special General Meeting of the BCCI to be held on 18 April.

11 Apr 2017


Lewis Hamilton wins the Chinese Grand Prix

Exacting revenge for his season-opener defeat by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton raced to victory at the Chinese Grand Prix, ahead of the German.

IPL: Amla leads Punjab to victory against RCB

Kings XI Punjab opening batsman Hashim Amla scored 58 off 38 balls to lead his team to victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2017 Indian Premier League.

10 Apr 2017


Paes replies to Bhupathi's emotional post

Indian tennis star Leander Paes posted a three-point statement in reply to Mahesh Bhupathi's post and said that his conduct was unbecoming of a Davis Cup captain.

10 Apr 2017

Tiger Woods

Golf Masters: Sergio Garcia wins Augusta Masters

Spain's Sergio Garcia registered a victory over England's Justin Rose to win the 2017 Masters Tournament. It was the first Masters title for the 37-year old Garcia.

IPL: MI snatch win away from KKR

A brilliant display of batting by Hardik Pandya helped Mumbai Indians register their first victory in the 2017 Indian Premier League.

IPL: Warner leads SRH to an easy win over GL

Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Gujarat Lions to hand their second loss in the 2017 Indian Premier League.

09 Apr 2017

Davis Cup

Davis Cup: India defeat Uzbekistan 4-1

After qualifying for the World Group playoffs yesterday, India defeated Uzbekistan 4-1 in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 1 round two tie at Bengaluru.

IPL: Pant's battle goes in vain as RCB defeats DD

Rishabh Pant scored an astonishing 57 runs to put up a lone battle against Royal Challengers Bangalore, but Delhi Daredevils ended up losing by 15 runs in the Vivo IPL 2017.

IPL: KXIP win their opening match against Pune

Kings XI Punjab's skipper Glenn Maxwell and David Miller put on a 79-run partnership to lead the home to to a victory against Rising Pune Supergiant.

08 Apr 2017

Davis Cup

Davis Cup: India qualify for the World group playoffs

Rohan Bopanna, along with Sriram Balaji defeated Uzbekistan's Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Fayziev in doubles rubber to extend India's lead in the ongoing Davis Cup match at Bengaluru.

08 Apr 2017


AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

India returned to international boxing after its governing body Boxing Federation of India was unanimously granted full membership by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

08 Apr 2017

Tiger Woods

Golf Masters : Charley Hoffman leads after Round 1

After Round 1 of the Masters tournament, Charley Hoffman leads the leaderboard with a brilliant seven-under-par and a score of 65.

IPL: KKR crush GL by 10 wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders continued their tradition of winning opening game as they crushed Gujarat Lions by 10 wickets in the Vivo Indian Premier League 2017.

Australian bowler Steve O'Keefe slapped $15,000 fine for drunken behavior

Australian left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe was handed a fine of $15,000 after he was found guilty of making highly inappropriate comments under the influence of alcohol during a cricket function at New South Wales (NSW).

N Srinivasan to return to BCCI?

The office bearers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have asked the Committee of Administrators (CoA) to nominate former BCCI president N Srinivasan as the board's representative at the International Cricket Council (ICC) meetings.

IPL: Smith power RPS to victory in last ball thriller

Ajinkya Rahane and skipper Steve Smith scored half centuries each to help Rising Pune Supergiant register victory against Mumbai Indians in 2017 Indian Premier League.

06 Apr 2017


PV Sindhu becomes the badminton World No 2 player

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu reached the badminton World No 2 ranking, after her recent performances.

06 Apr 2017


Indian team for Davis Cup announced; Paes dropped

Doubles player Leander Paes has been dropped from India's Davis Cup team for the upcoming Uzbekistan tie.

06 Apr 2017

Arsenal FC

Premier League: Arsenal back to winning ways

Arsenal kept their Premier League title hopes alive after registering a comfortable 3-0 victory over West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London.

IPL : Sunrisers Hyderabad off to a winning start

Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) began their IPL 2017 campaign with a win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beating them by 35 runs.

04 Apr 2017

Vladimir Putin

Doping in sports up 14%: World Anti Doping Agency report

The 2015 figures for doping in sports published by WADA show 1,929 failed tests received sanction, up 14% from the previous year.

04 Apr 2017


Sunderland's David Moyes to face FA rap over 'slap threat'

The English Football Association (FA) has written to the Sunderland manager David Moyes and sought "observations" about the sexist slap threat he made to a female reporter.

IPL: RCB to be the most affected by player injuries

Days away from beginning, the IPL season 10 has already been plagued with player injuries.

03 Apr 2017


WWE: The Undertaker retires after 25-years of service

World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) one of the greatest professional wrestlers, 'The Undertaker' announced his retirement after suffering a loss in the WrestleMania 33. He lost to Roman Reigns.

02 Apr 2017

PV Sindhu

Sindhu defeats Marin; clinches maiden India Open Super Series title

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu clinched her maiden India open Super Series title after defeating top seeded Carolina Marin in the finals at New Delhi.

02 Apr 2017

PV Sindhu

India Open badminton: Sindhu sets up title clash with Marin

India's PV Sindhu set up a title clash with Carolina Marin at the India Open Super Series 2017 badminton tournament in the women's singles event.

02 Apr 2017

FIFA World Cup

FIFA reveals allocation plan for 48-team 2026 WC

FIFA has revealed its allocation plans for the 48-team World Cup tournament scheduled for 2026.

Injury fears: Ravichandran Ashwin to miss IPL 10

World number one all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin has been ruled out of the upcoming tenth season of Indian Premier League owing to a sports hernia injury.

01 Apr 2017


Sindhu outclasses Saina to enter Indian Open Super Series semi-finals

PV Sindhu defeated Saina Nehwal in the much awaited quarter-finals match of the Indian Open Super Series badminton tournament in New Delhi.