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28 Dec 2015


SAFF Cup-India enters semis with a thumping win

India bounced back from a goal down to beat Nepal 4-1 in their final group match, to seal the semifinal berth in the SAFF Cup.

22 Dec 2015


Brendon McCullum to retire from international cricket

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of international cricket.

22 Dec 2015


MS Dhoni launches MCL ticket sales

Mahendra Singh Dhoni who is the brand ambassador of the Masters Champions League (MCL) tournament launched the ticket sales for its inaugural edition, with a special video message.

21 Dec 2015


Blatter and Platini get an 8 year ban

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Uefa head Michel Platini were both handed an eight-year ban by the Ethics Committee for 'abusive execution' of their positions.

20 Dec 2015


Chennaiyin FC crowned as new ISL champion

Chennaiyin opened the scoring at 54 minutes with Brazilian midfielder Pelissari, but Goa equalised minutes later with Haokip making it 1-1 at 58 minutes.

16 Dec 2015


Lalit Modi reinstated as Rajasthan Cricket Association president

Lalit Modi has been reinstated as the RCA president nine months after his impeachment.

15 Dec 2015


IPL maiden draft: Dhoni to Pune, Raina to Rajkot

Kolkata-based businessman Sanjiv Goenka owned Pune franchise, New Rising picked up Mahendra Singh Dhoni as their first player for Rs.12.5cr in the first-ever player draft of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Mumbai.

14 Dec 2015


UCL Round of 16 draw announced

The Champions League Round of 16 draw concluded at the UEFA headquarters in Switzerland.

14 Dec 2015


PCB chief says Indo-Pak series a 'closed chapter'

With no definitive response from BCCI to PCB chief Shaharyar Khan's letter on the fate of the bilateral series, PCB has decided to stop pursuing the matter.

8 Dec 2015


Pune and Rajkot to be new IPL franchises

New teams from Pune and Rajkot will feature in the IPL 2016 and 2017, replacing Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.

7 Dec 2015


Bronze win is like a 'tonic' for India

Indian ace striker SV Sunil said that India's win against Netherlands will work like a 'tonic' for Indian hockey.

7 Dec 2015


FBI probes Sepp Blatter in $100 mn bribery scandal

FBI is investigating the role of Sepp Blatter in a $100mn bribery scandal.

3 Dec 2015


IBL to be renamed as Premier Badminton League (PBL)

The Badminton Association of India has announced that the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will now be known as the Premier Badminton League (PBL).

2 Dec 2015


Kohli criticizes ICC over pitch rating

India's Test captain Virat Kohli took a dig at the ICC, which rated the Nagpur wicket as "poor".

30 Nov 2015


Pink-ball match a 'roaring success'

The first ever pink-ball day-night Test matches were a great success and the cricket fans will see more of them in the future.

30 Nov 2015


England lifts Davis Cup with Murray's win

Andy Murray won the prestigious Davis Cup bringing the Cup to England after 1936.

29 Nov 2015


Sindhu clinches her 3rd Macau Open Grand Prix Gold

PV Sindhu- the two-time defending champion finished with a hat-trick of titles at the Macau Open defeating sixth-seeded Minatsu Mitani.

28 Nov 2015


Indo-Pak match in Lanka may not get Centre's approval

BCCI's proposal to hold the India-Pakistan cricket match seems to have taken a hit with the Centre not willing for the match to happen in SL.

27 Nov 2015


Arjun Tendulkar selected for Mumbai U-16 team

Arjun Tendulkar was selected for the Mumbai under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy team.

26 Nov 2015


India and Pakistan agree to play in Sri Lanka

After recent differences over the venue for proposed bilateral series, India and Pakistan have agreed to play in the 'neutral' venue of SL.

25 Nov 2015


FIFA opens proceedings against Blatter and Platini

FIFA's ethics committee opened formal proceedings against suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Vice President Michel Platini.

24 Nov 2015


Sri Lanka likely to host India-Pakistan cricket series

Sri Lanka has emerged as the neutral venue of choice to host the India-Pakistan cricket series (UAE and India had been rejected).

23 Nov 2015


Djokovic wins ATP World Tour title

Novak Djokovic capped a remarkable season beating Roger Federer to claim a record fourth straight ATP World Tour Finals title.

22 Nov 2015


Suarez scores twice as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid

Barcelona were quick to establish their dominance over an uncertain Real Madrid side as Suarez opened the scoring at 11 minutes.

21 Nov 2015


It is the El Clasico match day

The season's first El Clasico, match between the Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid, kicks off today at the Santiago Bernabeu, the home ground of Real Madrid.

20 Nov 2015


Micromax no longer the stake holder in IPTL

Micromax, the Indian consumer electronics company will not be associated as the stake holder in Indian-Aces franchise of Mahesh Bhupathi's International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

17 Nov 2015


Mitchell Johnson announces retirement

Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson will retire from international cricket at the conclusion of the Test against New Zealand in Perth.

16 Nov 2015


PCB Chief says Pak won't play in India

PCB chief Shaharyar Khan ruled out any chance of sending Pakistan cricket team to India.

15 Nov 2015


Warne's Warriors finish the series unbeaten

Warne's Warriors beat Sachin's Blasters for the third consecutive time in the Cricket All-Stars League, thus winning the series 3-0.

13 Nov 2015


2018 FIFA WC Qualifiers-India posts first win

India finally posted a win after five straight losses in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as they beat Guam 1-0, in Bangalore.

12 Nov 2015


Warne Warriors win second All-Stars match; clinch series

Warne Warriors beat Sachin's Blasters in the second match in Houston by 57 runs, thereby, winning the series 2-0.

10 Nov 2015


Athletics-Russia may face ban over doping charges

An anti-doping commission set up by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), recommended suspension of Russia's athletic federation from international competitions over widespread doping offences.

8 Nov 2015


Warne's Warriors defeat Sachin's Blasters by 6 wickets

In the first match, batting first, Tendulkar's team set a target of 141 runs with Virendra Sehwag scoring the league's first half century off just 20 balls.

7 Nov 2015


India wins first test in series against SA

Ravindra Jadeja, on his return to test cricket, grabbed the headlines taking 5 wickets, as India cruised to victory against South Africa.

6 Nov 2015


T20 format would globalise cricket: Tendulkar

Ahead of the first match of the Cricket All Stars, Sachin Tendulkar told reporters in New York that the idea behind these matches was to globalise cricket.

4 Nov 2015


Yogeshwar gets highest bid in PWL auction

Top world wrestlers were picked by the six teams in the newly launched Pro Wrestling League (PWL).

3 Nov 2015


IPL Chief Operating Officer Sundar Raman resigns

Indian Premier League Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sundar Raman resigned from his position, putting an end to the intense speculation over his future in the wake of the change of regime in the BCCI.

1 Nov 2015


Agnieszka Radwanska bags 2015 WTA singles trophy

In the final of WTA Singles 2015 Agnieszka Radwanska beat Petra Kvitova.

31 Oct 2015


Shooters disappointed with Kuwait event losing Olympic status

Hopes of 854 Asian shooters, along with 101 Indians, were shattered when they learnt that Olympic qualifying status of Kuwait's championship was lost.

28 Oct 2015


Rio will be my last Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has said that Rio would be his last Olympics and he wanted to end it with a gold medal.