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15 Sep 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
India men, women to play back-to-back T20Is in South Africa
A lot has been said and written about men's and women's cricket going hand-in-hand.
15 Sep 2017PV Sindhu
Sindhu enters the semis of Korea Open
PV Sindhu advanced into the semi-finals of the Korea Open Superseries beating Japan's Minatsu Mitani in three games 21-19 16-21 21-10, in a match that lasted just over an hour.
15 Sep 2017India
Why did Kohli refuse to extend his association with Pepsi?
Virat Kohli turned down a multi-crore offer to endorse carbonated soft drink Pepsi as he does not consume aerated drinks and doesn't believe in preaching what he doesn't practice.
15 Sep 2017BCCI
Duleep Trophy: Former players upset with shoddy conduct
The shoddy manner in which the Duleep Trophy is being conducted has left Dilip Vengsarkar and Krishnamachari Srikkanth, ex-skippers, in disgust.
14 Sep 2017PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma advance to quarterfinals
P V Sindhu and Sameer Verma managed to keep the Indian hopes alive by progressing to the quarter-finals on Thursday.
14 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Shastri says management can't even think of removing MS Dhoni
Indian head coach Ravi Shastri has quashed all doubts regarding MS Dhoni's participation in the 2019 World Cup.
14 Sep 2017Paris
Paris awarded 2024 Olympics; Los Angeles to host 2028 Games
On Wednesday, Paris and Los Angeles were named as the host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics respectively.
13 Sep 2017Maria Sharapova
In her new autobiography, Sharapova calls Serena physically "intimidating"
In what is deemed by many as having racial overtones, Maria Sharapova in her new autobiography "Unstoppable : My Life So Far," made some interesting revelations about Serena Williams.
13 Sep 2017UEFA Champions League
Messi breaks the Buffon jinx in 3-0 win over Juve
As the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League kicked off, Leo Messi finally broke the Buffon jinx, scoring not just one but two goals against the Italian, in Barcelona's 3-0 victory against Juventus at Camp Nou.
13 Sep 2017Pakistan Cricket Team
Pakistan register a 20-run victory against World XI
Pakistan team secured a 20-run victory taking 1-0 lead in the 3-match T20I series against the World XI.
12 Sep 2017Tennis
Davis team Captain Mahesh Bhupathi satisfied with team's preparation
Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi expressed his satisfaction over the team's preparation ahead of World Group Playoff against Canada.
12 Sep 2017India
Relay runner Priyanka Panwar banned for doping
India's premier relay runner Priyanka Panwar has been banned for eight years on account of doping.
12 Sep 2017Tennis
Toni Nadal- The man behind Rafa's success
After his victory over Anderson in the US Open final, Rafael Nadal paid a touching tribute to his uncle Toni and described him as 'one of the most important' people in his life.
11 Sep 2017Virat Kohli
Premier Futsal returns for its second season
The Premier Futsal league returns for its second season on September 15.
11 Sep 2017Pakistan Cricket Team
International cricket returns to Pakistan with World XI tour
As the World XI squad arrived in Lahore today amid tight security, Pakistan readies itself to host its first big international cricketing event in years.
11 Sep 2017BCCI
With no funds, J&K mulls pulling out of Ranji Trophy
Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) may not take part in the upcoming Ranji Trophy, owing to cash crunch.
11 Sep 2017Tennis
Rafael Nadal beats Kevin Anderson to win 16th Grand Slam
Rafael Nadal defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson to win his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title in a one-sided affair in New York on Sunday.
10 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Arjun Tendulkar named in Mumbai's Under-19 squad
On Saturday, Arjun Tendulkar was named in the Mumbai's U-19 squad for the JY Lele All India Under-19 Invitational One Day Tournament.
10 Sep 2017BCCI
BCCI announces squad for first three ODIs against Australia
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), today, announced a 16-member squad for the first three ODIs of the five-match series against Australia, scheduled to begin on September 17.
10 Sep 2017Liverpool FC
Premier League round-up
The Premier League returned after the international break with an action-packed Saturday.
10 Sep 2017Tennis
Sloane Stephens: The comeback queen
On Saturday, Sloane Stephens won her first ever Grand Slam title by brushing past Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 at the US Open final.
09 Sep 2017Tennis
Rafael Nadal vs Kevin Anderson, expect the expected?
Rafael Nadal stormed into the US Open final, downing Argentina's del Potro 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2, to set up his 23rd major final against Kevin Anderson.
09 Sep 2017Football
NFL 2017 is underway, all you need to know.
The 2017 season of the National Football League (NFL) is underway, with the Kansas City Chiefs pulling off a surprise win against the reigning Super Bowl champions New England Patriots in the opening game.
09 Sep 2017Tennis
The meteoric rise of Sloane Stephens
After staying away from tennis for 11 months due to an injury, Sloane Stephens came back to tour two months ago and has been unstoppable on hard courts ever since.
09 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
All six north-eastern states to play Ranji from next year
On Friday, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) gave assurance to all six north-eastern states that they will be playing Ranji Trophy as individual units from the next season.
08 Sep 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Working hard for a comeback, says Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina, who was excluded from the squad for ODI series against Sri Lanka, said that he is working hard to earn back his place in the team.
08 Sep 2017India
Waltherus Marijne, the new coach of Indian Men's hockey team
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced the appointment of Waltherus Norbertus Marijne as the new Chief Coach of Indian Men's hockey team.
08 Sep 2017Chess
Anand ousted by Anton Kovalyov; Karjakin crashes out as well
On Thursday, Canadian World No. 109 Anton Kovalyov knocked out Indian chess mastermind Vishwanathan Anand in the second round of the World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia.
08 Sep 2017Tennis
US Open daily round-up
The last leg of the 2017 US Open is on to us. While many favourites have been ousted, it still remains to be seen who all will emerge as champions.
08 Sep 2017Football
Javier Tebas says PSG make mockery of FPP system
Javier Tebas, president of Spain's La Liga, believes that Qatari-owned French side Paris Saint-Germain are "laughing" at the financial fair play (FPP) system.
07 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Nathan Lyon: The reason behind Australia's win in second test
Aussie off-spinner Nathan Lyon picked up 13 wickets in the team's victory over hosts Bangladesh in the 2nd Test, leading to a draw of the two-match test series.
07 Sep 2017FIFA World Cup
South Africa vs Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed
The 2018 World Cup qualification match between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed, a year after it took place, in last November.
07 Sep 2017India
Records broken in Ind vs SL T20I
India turned in yet another solid performance to complete a clean sweep in Sri Lanka.
07 Sep 2017Tennis
US Open daily round up
As we were all braced for an epic Nadal vs Federer in the US Open semi-final, Del Potro pulled off the biggest upset by defeating Federer.
06 Sep 2017FIFA World Cup
Syria keeps the World Cup hopes alive with play-offs qualification
Syrian football team kept their nation's hopes of World Cup qualification alive, after a 2-2 draw against Iran in the third round of Asian qualifiers.
06 Sep 2017Brazil
Brazil police probe Rio Olympics "vote-buying" scheme
On Tuesday, Brazilian officials alleged that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee to award last year's Games to Rio de Janeiro.
06 Sep 2017India
Australia tour of India to kick off on 17 Sep
As confirmed by ESPNCricinfo, Australian cricket team will begin their limited-overs series tour of India on 17 September.
06 Sep 2017FIFA World Cup
Argentina draw again, Chile lose
Argentina and Chile's World Cup qualification hopes were left hanging after both the teams slipped up once again.
06 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Imran Tahir 'humiliated and expelled' in Birmingham
South African star leg-spinner Imran Tahir was 'humiliated and expelled' by the Pakistan Consulate in Birmingham when he went to get his visa in order to play for the World XI side, which is scheduled to tour Pakistan later this month.
06 Sep 2017Tennis
US Open daily round-up
The US Open is entering into its last stages and things are heating up.