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08 May 2017


Will Champions Trophy be Dhoni's last tournament?

India will enter the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy as the defending champions of the tournament.

India's squad for Champions Trophy announced

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has picked up a solid squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

IPL- Gujarat spoil Punjab's streak ; register a six-wicket win

Gujarat Lions halted Kings XI Punjab's winning streak in the 2017 VIVO Indian Premier League after they registered a six-wicket victory.

IPL- Lynn, Narine power KKR to a 6-wicket win

Kolkata Knight Riders moved to second place on the points table after a six-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 46th match of 2017 IPL.

BCCI clears India's participation at ICC Champions Trophy

Putting an end to speculation over India's participation at the ICC Champion's Trophy in England, the BCCI said, "the Indian team will be participating in the Champions Trophy. We will not take any legal recourse."

IPL: Mumbai crush Delhi by 146 runs; qualify for play-offs

After a fantastic display by the batsmen, Mumbai Indians' bowlers put on a stellar performance to thrash Delhi Daredevils by 146 runs in the 45th match of 2017 IPL.

IPL: Pune pull off a win against Hyderabad

Rising Pune Supergiant continued their winning streak in the 2017 Indian Premier League as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs.

Mitchell Johnson tells why we don't have fast bowlers

In an interview recently, Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson said that India does not produce many fast bowlers because the pitches are more suitable for spinners than pacers.

IPL: RCB continue to tumble; go down against Punjab

Royal Challengers Bangalore continued their poor form in the 2017 Indian Premier League and lost the match against Kings XI Punjab. Punjab won it by 19 runs.

05 May 2017


Neymar to stand trial in a corruption case

Brazilian footballer Neymar is all set to face trial over the charges of corruption during his transfer to Barcelona in 2013.

05 May 2017

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey: India lose to Malaysia; out of title race

India lost 0-1 to hosts Malaysia in the final pool match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. India will now compete with New Zealand tomorrow for the third spot.

IPL: Pant, Samson power Delhi to a victory over Gujarat

Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson hit blasting innings to help Delhi Daredevils win the 42nd match of 2017 Indian Premier League against Gujarat Lions.

IPL: RPS register an easy victory over KKR

Rising Pune Supergiant climbed up at the third position in the points table after a four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Risers in the 41st match of 2017 IPL.

BCCI not to send any notice to ICC: Vinod Rai

The BCCI's Committee of Administrators' (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai clearly stated that the BCCI will not send any notice to the ICC and the decision to pull out of the Champions Trophy will be taken at the Special General Meeting, scheduled on 07 May.

03 May 2017

Arjuna Award

Subrata Paul asks for an early hearing against doping charges

India's top goalkeeper Subrata Paul has requested the NADA to schedule an early hearing in the doping case after his sample A tests came positive for a banned substance.

03 May 2017

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey: Mandeep's hat-trick guides India to victory against Japan

Hat-trick hero Mandeep Singh guided India to a 4-3 victory against Japan in today's league match of 2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

03 May 2017

England Cricket Team

Alastair Cook opens up about quitting captaincy

England's former test captain Alastair Cook said that he quit the captaincy earlier this year after he found himself doubting his own decisions.

03 May 2017

Real Madrid

It was the Cristiano Ronaldo show in the Madrid derby

Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick put the defending champions Real Madrid on the verge of yet another UEFA Champions League final.

IPL: Delhi register a five-wicket win over Hyderabad

Delhi Daredevils' young guns made sure their team would stay in a fight for the play-offs as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by five-wickets at Delhi.

02 May 2017

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India go down fighting against Australia

Indian hockey team were handed their first defeat by Australia in the 2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament. Australia won the match 3-1.

Which IPL cricketers made their mark in international cricket?

Indian Premier League has been an excellent breeding ground for young cricketers.

02 May 2017


Wimbledon set to increase prize money, all thanks to Brexit

Wimbledon is set to significantly increase the prize money for this year's championships taking into account the falling value of pound since last summer's Brexit vote.

IPL: Ben Stokes powers RPS to victory against GL

Ben Stokes scored his maiden century in the Indian Premier League to guide Rising Pune Supergiant to a five-wicket victory against Gujarat Lions at Pune.

IPL: Rohit Sharma guides MI to win against RCB

Mumbai Indians returned to the top of the table as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets in the 38th match of 2017 Indian Premier League.

Are these young prodigies better than current Indian batsmen?

IPL 2017 has been a tournament of young prodigies. On one hand, where Indian bigshots like Dhoni, Sharma, Rahane have failed to perform, we have seen notable performances from underdogs.

30 Apr 2017


Is Dhoni a good player in T20s?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's performance in the shortest format of the game has been in talks over the last few months.

IPL: Mumbai pull off a thrilling win in a super-over

Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling victory over Gujarat Lions in the first super over in the 2017 Indian Premier League.

IPL: RCB continue their poor form; lose against RPS

Royal Challengers Bangalore continued their poor form as they failed to chase 157 runs against Rising Pune Supergiant in the 34th match of 2017 IPL.

29 Apr 2017


Legalized sports betting in India being examined: A good bet?

The Supreme Court has decided to examine whether gambling and betting in sports could be legalized.

29 Apr 2017

Serena Williams

Will quit tennis if I am banned: Ilie Nastase

Ilie Nastase said he will quit tennis if he is banned over his racist comments on Serena Williams's unborn child.

IPL: SRH defeat KXIP by 26 runs

Shaun Marsh's lone battle went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs in the 33rd match of 2017 VIVO Indian Premier League.

IPL: KKR march ahead with a victory against DD

Another 100-plus stand between skipper Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa paved way for a seven-wicket victory for Kolkata Knight Riders against Delhi Daredevils in the 32nd match of 2017 IPL.

28 Apr 2017

Virat Kohli

No salary yet for the Indian cricket team

Reportedly, captain Virat Kohli and his team-mates are yet to receive the match fees from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the first half of 2016-17 season.

28 Apr 2017


Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches silver at Asian GP

India's Neeraj Chopra bagged a silver medal in the second leg of ongoing Asian Grand Prix in Jiaxing, China.

IPL: Finch powers GL to an easy victory against RCB

Aaron Finch fired a 34-ball 72 to guide Gujarat Lions to an easy victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 31st match of 2017 IPL at Bengaluru.

27 Apr 2017

Saina Nehwal

Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals

PV Sindhu stormed into the quarter-finals of the 2017 Badminton Asia Championships after defeating Aya Ohori in the second round.

27 Apr 2017

Maria Sharapova

Tennis: Maria Sharapova returns with a win at Stuttgart

Russia's Maria Sharapova registered a win in her first match after returning to tennis following a 15-month doping suspension.

'Egg on the face' moment for BCCI at ICC meet

BCCI was left "humiliated" at the ICC Board meeting in Dubai, where it was overwhelmingly outvoted in favor of changes in the governance and revenue structures.

26 Apr 2017


Burnley player Joey Barton handed 18-month football ban for betting

Burnley midfielder Joey Barton was handed an 18-month ban from football by the Football Association (FA).

IPL: Uthappa, Gambhir lead KKR to victory against RPS

Kolkata Knight Riders registered a seven wicket victory over Rising Pune Supergiant in the 30th match of 2017 VIVO Indian Premier League at Pune.