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06 Sep 2017Viswanathan Anand
Vishwanathan Anand, SP Sethuraman ease into second round
On Monday, chess mastermind Viswanathan Anand secured his place in the second round by holding Malaysia's Li Tian Yeoh to a draw at the ongoing Chess World Cup in Tbilisi.
05 Sep 2017Virat Kohli
What can Kohli learn from Pujara?
Apart from the exception of Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane, the two players in the current Indian Test team who are considered among the cream of the crop are Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli.
05 Sep 2017Liverpool FC
Playing Dirty: Mind Games in Football
Imagine yourself making a cup of tea in front of a 40,000 strong crowd scrutinizing your every move.
05 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Sri Lanka to take on Pakistan in the UAE
The Sri Lankan cricket team is set to play a T20I match in Lahore against Pakistan next month.
05 Sep 2017India
Sindhu pays tribute to Gopichand by co-producing a new film
It is under Pullela Gopichand's guidance and dedication that PV Sindhu has become one of the best badminton players India has ever produced.
05 Sep 2017India
Hockey India to invite applications for the new head coach
On Monday, Hockey India announced that following Roelant Oltmans' termination, it would start the process to invite new applications for the post of the head coach of the national hockey team.
05 Sep 2017Tennis
US Open daily round-up
It's the second week of the US Open, and as one would expect, the competition is heating up.
04 Sep 2017Delhi
Rickshaw-puller's son breaks 100m, 200m U-16 national records
On Saturday, 15-year-old Nisar Ahmed bagged two gold medals (100 metres and 200 metres) at the Delhi State Athletics Meet in the under-16 category.
04 Sep 2017Saina Nehwal
Saina and Gopichand bury hatchet, shuttler back at Hyderabad academy
Three years back, star shuttler Saina Nehwal and national coach Pullela Gopichand had parted ways.
04 Sep 2017India
Star India bags IPL media rights for Rs. 16,347 crore
Today, at IPL media rights auction, Star India emerged as the winner of IPL's India broadcast, India digital and the rest of world broadcast and digital.
04 Sep 2017Tennis
US Open daily round-up
It's the final leg of the US Open 2017 and as it seems, we are braced for some spectacular matches.
04 Sep 2017Virat Kohli
Records broken in 5th ODI between India and Sri Lanka
India sealed a 5-0 whitewash against Sri Lanka today, courtesy of yet another century from skipper Virat Kohli.
03 Sep 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Kohli hits 30th ton, only behind Tendulkar on most ODI-hundreds
Indian skipper Virat Kohli slammed his 30th ODI century against Sri Lanka today. He reached the milestone in his 186th innings, making him the fastest player to reach this feat.
03 Sep 2017Football
Messi says no to the new contract
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly decided against renewing his contract with Barcelona.
03 Sep 2017India
Mizoram's Lalhruaizela to represent India at MotoGP Spain
15-year-old Lalhruaizela from Mizoram finished second in the final round of the the Red Bull Road to Rookies Cup.
03 Sep 2017Tennis
Nadal sees off Leonardo Mayer, progresses to round of 16
World number one Rafael Nadal lost the first set but recovered in time for the second match in succession as he reached the US Open round of 16.
03 Sep 2017BCCI
Shikhar Dhawan set to miss final ODI, one-off T20I
Shikhar Dhawan will miss the final ODI and the one-off T20I between India and Sri Lanka to be at the side of his ailing mother.
Roelant Oltmans sacked as Indian hockey team's coach
Indian national hockey team's head coach, Roelant Oltmans has been sacked from his post by Hockey India (HI).
02 Sep 2017FIFA World Cup
USA lose to Costa Rica, World Cup spot in danger
USA suffered an embarrassing 0-2 loss to visiting Costa Ricans.
02 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Ajinkya Rahane out of top 10 in the Test rankings
As the latest ICC Test Rankings came out, India's Ajinkya Rahane dropped a place and fell out of the list of top 10 Test batsmen.
02 Sep 2017Football
EPL clubs spent £1.4 bn during summer transfer window
English Premier League clubs splashed a record-breaking £1.4 billion on transfers in this summer window. The total sales were around £748 million making the net send £665 million.
02 Sep 2017Serena Williams
Serena welcomes a new member to the family
Tennis star Serena Williams has given birth to her first child, a baby girl.
Chess World Cup to start today
They say, 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going.'
Sania, Sindhu, Srikanth believe India can dominate the sport
The improved badminton facilities have certainly helped the Indian shuttlers to make a mark on the global stage.
End of the road for Lasith Malinga?
Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has stated that he will assess his future in international cricket after the ODI series against India.
01 Sep 2017UEFA Champions League
Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drunk driving
England's all time goal-scorer Wayne Rooney was arrested by police near his home in Cheshire, on Thursday night, on the suspicion of drunk driving.
01 Sep 2017Football
Manchester United held talks with Wenger to replace Ferguson
Former chairman Martin Edwards has revealed that Manchester United held talks with Arsene Wenger in an effort to tempt him away from Arsenal.
Hyderabad: Indian cricketer Ambati Rayudu involved in road rage incident
Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu became the latest to join the list of cricketers involved in road rage cases when he got himself into a fight with a senior citizen in Hyderabad.
01 Sep 2017FIFA World Cup
Coutinho stars in Brazil win
Philippe Coutinho produced a scintillating display in second-half to help Brazil register a 2-0 win over Ecuador and guarantee top spot in South America's 2018 World Cup qualifying race.
How can Sri Lanka now qualify for World Cup?
Post 4-0 series debacle in the ODI series against India, Sri Lanka jeopardized their chance to secure a direct qualification place in the 2019 ICC World Cup.
01 Sep 2017Chelsea FC
Chelsea seal Danny Drinkwater signing
In the last few hours of deadline day, Chelsea wrapped up a move for Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater.
01 Sep 2017Tennis
Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in thrilling five setter
Roger Federer recorded his 80th US Open win against Mikhail Youzhny in the second round on Thursday.
01 Sep 2017Rohit Sharma
Records broken in 4th ODI between India and Sri Lanka
India thrashed Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI and took a 4-0 lead in the five-match series.
01 Sep 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Will BCCI allow Indian players to participate in global leagues?
BCCI has so far been reluctant to allow Indians to play in T20 leagues abroad but it seems they are rethinking on the issue.
India defeat Sri Lanka once again!
India defeated Sri Lanka for the fourth consecutive time in the ongoing ODI series.
Virat Kohli scores his 29th ODI century
In the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka, captain Virat Kohli slammed a 131-run innings to score his 29th ODI century.
31 Aug 2017BCCI
Duleep Trophy reinstated after Sourav Ganguly's intervention
Earlier this month, the Duleep Trophy tournament was removed from the domestic calendar by the BCCI.
Dhoni eyes two world records in his 300th ODI
Going into the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka, two records await to be broken by MS Dhoni who will be playing his 300th ODI.
31 Aug 2017Football
Riyad Mahrez leaves national team camp to complete transfer
Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez has been given permission to leave the national team's camp so as to complete a transfer today.
31 Aug 2017Tennis
Sharapova defeats Babos, advances to third round of US Open
In a thrilling three setter Maria Sharapova defeated Timea Babos 6-7, 6-4, 6-1 to advance to the third round of US Open.