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No contracts for newly appointed coaches, yet

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has put the contracts, of the newly appointed coaches of the Indian cricket team, on hold for now.

14 Jul 2017


What helps a Tour de France cyclist last 23 days

Ever wondered how a Tour de France cyclist manages to cover a whopping 3,519 kms across 21 stages in just 23 days. Of course, mental determination, fitness and practice are all essential but you cannot ignore the role of a calorie-packed diet.

13 Jul 2017

Pro Kabaddi League

Pro-Kabaddi League: Know all about the 12 teams' owners

The fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League is set to begin soon.

Ravi Shastri demands his choice of bowling coach

Newly-appointed coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri, is set to have a meeting with Committee of Administrators to discuss his choice of bowling coach even after Zaheer Khan's appointment.

Mithali Raj becomes leading run-scorer in Women's ODIs

Indian women's team captain Mithali Raj went past England's Charlotte Edwards to become the leading run scorer in the history of women's ODI cricket.

12 Jul 2017


CoA applauds BCCI; criticizes disqualified officials

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) submitted its fourth status report to the Supreme Court. The report will be discussed in their next hearing which is scheduled on 14th July.

12 Jul 2017

Virat Kohli

Is Kohli a good captain of the ODI team?

Virat Kohli was handed the captaincy for the shorter formats of the game after MS Dhoni decided to step down in January this year.

This year's PKL will be better, grander!

Kabaddi mania will once again begin, in the country, with the return of fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League. The tournament will kick-start on 28th July in Hyderabad.

11 Jul 2017


After initial refusal, BCCI now confirms Ravi Shastri as coach

BCCI has now confirmed that Ravi Shastri will be the next coach of India. Zaheer Khan has been made the bowling coach and Rahul Dravid the overseas batting coach.

11 Jul 2017


CAC selects Shastri as the next coach

The Cricket Advisory Committee, comprising of Tendulkar, Ganguly and Laxman, has selected Ravi Shastri as the next Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team.

11 Jul 2017


Roger Federer enters his 15th Wimbledon quarter-finals

Roger Federer defeated Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 to enter his 15th Wimbledon quarter-finals. Federer achieved another mark by reaching 50th Grand Slam quarter-finals of his career.

10 Jul 2017

Virat Kohli

We need some more time to decide the coach: Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, one of the three members of BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee(CAC) said that they need some more time to decide the coach of the Indian cricket team.

Happy Birthday 'Little Master'

India's legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar turns 68 today.

10 Jul 2017

England Cricket Team

Do you know these cricketers played for two countries?

It is an honor for a cricketer to represent his or her country at an international level.

09 Jul 2017

Virat Kohli

Ravi Shastri top choice for coach, 5 were interviewed

The former team director of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri, is likely to be the front-runner when the three member Cricket Advisory Council (CAC) would meet on Monday to select the coach of the Indian men's cricket team.

New laws for safety of wicket-keepers

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has positively responded to the use of tethered bails in a view to protect wicket-keepers from injuries due to bouncing bails.

09 Jul 2017

Pro Kabaddi League

Know the rules of Pro Kabaddi League!

The fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League is all set to start from 28th July.

08 Jul 2017


Footage shows Venus Williams not at fault

In a recently acquired surveillance video by the Florida police, it has come to light that Venus Williams entered the intersection 'lawfully' before her car was involved in a crash leading to death of a 78-year old man.

Some lesser known facts about 'Dada' on his 45th birthday

Indian cricket team's former captain Sourav Ganguly turns 45 today.

08 Jul 2017


Kerala Blasters retain defender Sandesh Jhingan

Kochi based Indian Super League franchise Kerala Blasters have decided to retain defender Sandesh Jhingan ahead of the 2017-18 Indian Super League season.

07 Jul 2017


SC asks Anurag Thakur to tender unconditional apology

The Supreme Court has asked former BCCI President Anurag Thakur to give a fresh apology in the perjury case. His previous apology has been rejected by the apex court.

07 Jul 2017


Do you know these facts about MS Dhoni?

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turns 36 today.

07 Jul 2017


ManU lose interest in Madrid's Alvaro Morata

Manchester United have officially stopped pursuing Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata and have offered a £75 million deal for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku.

06 Jul 2017


Is Roger Federer the greatest tennis player of all time?

Former world number one Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic at the 2017 Wimbledon to win his 19th Grand Slam.

06 Jul 2017

Arjuna Award

Doping charges: Goalkeeper Subrata Paul escapes with a warning

Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul escaped with a warning from the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for violating anti-doping rule earlier this year.

06 Jul 2017

Pro Kabaddi League

Which players to look out for in 2017 PKL?

The 2017 Pro Kabaddi League is all set to start from 28th July.

ICC Women's Cricket World Cup: India record fourth consecutive win

Indian women's cricket team moved closer to a semis spot in the 2017 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup after defeating Sri Lanka women by 16 runs at Derby.

05 Jul 2017


Do you know these facts about Wimbledon?

The 2017 edition of the Wimbledon Championship kicked off on 3rd July in London.

05 Jul 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Sarfaraz Ahmed named Pakistan's Test Team captain

After leading Pakistan to their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title, Sarfaraz Ahmed has been named as the captain of Test team by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Batting records held by bowlers

There have been a number of times when the whole batting line-up has failed to score but the bowlers have risen up to the situation to take the team out of trouble.

04 Jul 2017

Real Madrid

Unbreakable records in football

It is said that the records are meant to be broken.

Traditions in cricket we have put behind

Over the years, cricket has adopted many traditions which have become the talking point in the world, like the colorful dress worn by the Marylebone Cricket Club members, tea break in test matches and many more.

Do you know these cricket rules?

Cricket has a complicated and an extremely long set of rules for its different formats.

30 Jun 2017


How will GST affect the sports industry in India?

The Goods and Service Tax (GST) is all set to roll-out in India from 1st July, 2017.

Why has West Indies cricket team lost its magic?

Two time World Cup and World T20 champions West Indies have lost their glory in the cricketing world.

Venkatesh Prasad joins the race for India's next coach

Former pace bowler and ex-bowling coach of the Indian team, Venkatesh Prasad has joined the long line of applicants for the job of Indian cricket team's coach.

29 Jun 2017


Indian men's basketball team to get NBA level coach?

Reports suggest that National Basketball Association's (NBA) assistant coach Phil Weber could become the next coach of the Indian men's basketball team.

Malinga handed one year 'suspended ban' over his media remarks

Sri Lanka's pace sensation Lasith Malinga has been handed a 'suspended one-year cricket ban' after he pleaded guilty of breach of contract of speaking to media without permission.

Telangana cricketer set to represent US women's cricket team

Sindhuja Reddy is all set to represent the United States women's cricket team as an opening batswoman and wicket-keeper.

Will these cricket records be ever broken?

A number of records have been made and broken since the first cricket match was played.