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29 Sep 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan Cricket Board bans Umar Akmal for 3 matches

Umar Akmal has been handed a three match ban along with a fine of 1 million in Pakistan Rupees, by the Pakistan Cricket Board for breach of central contract.

Records broken during 4th ODI between India and Australia

Kane Richardson picked up three wickets as Australia defeated India by 21 runs in the fourth ODI match at Bengaluru's M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. India lead the five match series 3-1.

28 Sep 2017


"National Centre of Excellence" for Indian football announced

Talking about the development of football in India, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel announced plans to set up a world-class "National Centre for Excellence".

28 Sep 2017

England Cricket Team

Footage shows Ben Stokes engaged in a violent brawl

In a recent video footage released by The Sun, England cricket all-rounder Ben Stokes is allegedly seen punching two people on a street in Bristol.

28 Sep 2017

Virat Kohli

Which all records have been broken under Kohli's captaincy?

After the 3rd ODI victory against Australia, Virat Kohli equalled the record set by MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid for most consecutive wins by an Indian captain.

27 Sep 2017


The possible playing XI for Ind-Aus 4th ODI

Having already bagged the 5-match ODI series 3-0, India will look to extend their unbeaten streak in the ODIs to 10, in the 4th Ind-Aus ODI at Bengaluru.

27 Sep 2017

Real Madrid

Real Madrid defeat Dortmund as Ronaldo scores twice

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Real Madrid, in his 400th appearance for the club, to win 3-1 against Borussia Dortmund in Group H match of 2017-18 Champions League.

A movie based on Mithali Raj in the offing

Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced that a biopic based on the incredible journey of Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj will soon be made.

New cricket rule changes to be implemented from 28 September

ICC has confirmed that several changes in cricket rules will be effective in all the series which begin on or after 28 September.

Prithvi Shaw emulates young Sachin with his Duleep Trophy feat

Budding cricketer Prithvi Shaw took the domestic cricket world by storm with his performances of late.

26 Sep 2017


J&K omitted from India map in the latest FIFA game

In a major embarrassment for the world's leading game creator, Electronic Arts (EA) Sports, the latest version of the FIFA game does not show the state of J&K in the map of India.

25 Sep 2017


Cavani snubs big money offer to let Neymar take penalties

Adding twist to the row between the two Paris Saint-Germain forwards, Edinson Cavani has reportedly turned down an offer of €1 million from the club president to pass on the penalty duties to team-mate Neymar.

Sri Lanka Cricket to cooperate with ICC in corruption probe

The Sri Lanka Cricket board has said that it has asked all players and staff to cooperate with the ICC's anti-corruption investigation, which was initiated after allegations by a former player.

24 Sep 2017

Rohit Sharma

India vs Australia 3rd ODI in numbers

By beating the visiting Australian team by 5 wickets in the 3rd ODI at Indore, India clinched the five-match ODI series, having taken an unassailable 3-0 lead.

24 Sep 2017


The inspiring story of runaway kid-turned kickboxing champ Shivalak Raj

27-year-old Shivalak Raj, hailing from the village of Madhepur in Bihar, is all prepared to contest for his spot in the World Kickboxing Championship 2017 to be held in Budapest, Hungary in November.

24 Sep 2017

Real Madrid

Barcelona continue their winning streak with 3-0 win against Girona

La Liga table toppers Barcelona continued their winning run by beating Girona 3-0 in an away match.

24 Sep 2017


10-years ago, on this day India won T20 World Cup

A young Indian cricket team lifted the inaugural World T20 by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan on this day, 10 years ago.

24 Sep 2017

Virat Kohli

India-Australia 3rd ODI: Who could be in the playing XI?

The Indian cricket team will face Australia in the third ODI of the five match series at Indore's Holkar Cricket Stadium.

Iconic Wankhede Stadium could be renamed

In what may be a game changing proposition, Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium could soon be renamed.

22 Sep 2017


ISL's new season to kick off on 17 Nov

The fourth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) will kick off on 17th November, with a season opener between reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata, and last season's runner-up Kerala Blasters, in Kolkata.

Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick and other records broken by him

Kuldeep Yadav entered the ODI cricketing history when he claimed his maiden hat-trick during the 2nd Ind vs Aus ODI match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Records broken in 2nd ODI- Ind vs Aus

India registered their second consecutive win against Australia, taking a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series.

It's a 100th ODI for Australian skipper Steve Smith

Australian captain Steve Smith plays his 100th ODI at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, as the visitors face India in the 2nd of the five-match ODI series.

Ind-Aus 2nd ODI : What could be India's probable XI?

After a win in the 1st ODI against Australia, there could be few changes to the Indian side that played at Chennai.

Sri Lanka qualify for the 2019 World Cup at last

Following West Indies loss to England in 1st ODI, Sri Lanka have secured their automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup.

20 Sep 2017


Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan

BCCI has nominated Mahendra Singh Dhoni for Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award.

BCCI challenges Kerala HC order quashing Sreesanth's ban

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appealed against the Kerala High Court's order lifting the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth.

19 Sep 2017

Indian Hockey Team

Indian women's hockey team beat Belgium men's junior team

Indian women's hockey team ended their Europe tour by beating Belgium junior men's team 4-3, in Antwerp.

Who are the best left-arm spinners in test history?

The category of best left-arm spinners in the history of test cricket will be incomplete without the likes of all-time greats Rangana Herath, Daniel Vettori, Derek Underwood and Bishan Singh Bedi.

18 Sep 2017

UEFA Champions League

Driving ban for Wayne Rooney in drunk-driving case

Days after his arrest for drunk-driving on 1 Sep, Everton forward Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty of the charge.

18 Sep 2017


India loses Davis Cup playoff 2-3 to Canada

Indian tennis team lost the Davis Cup World Group Playoff tie to Canada 2-3, in the best-of-5 rubbers.

17 Sep 2017

Motor Sports

Vettel takes pole as Hamilton finishes 5th: Singapore GP qualifying

Singapore GP qualifying had contrasting results for F1 World Championship contenders Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton.

17 Sep 2017


PV Sindhu wins her first Korea Open Superseries title

Settling the scores after World Championships final loss, PV Sindhu defeated her nemesis World No 9 Nozomi Okuhara in the Korea Open Superseries final 22-20, 11-21, 21-18, in a nail-biting match.

JP Duminy announces retirement from test cricket with immediate effect

South African all-rounder JP Duminy announced his retirement from test cricket with immediate effect, earlier today.

India vs Australia: Probable playing XI for the 1st ODI

Peter Handscomb was included in Australia's squad to replace injured opener Aaron Finch.

16 Sep 2017


Korea Open: PV Sindhu beats He Bingjiao, reaches final

PV Sindhu stormed into her second Super Series final of the year by beating China's He Bingjiao 21-10, 17-21, 21-16 in an encounter that lasted 66 minutes at the semi-final of the Korea Open Super Series.

16 Sep 2017


Elite athletes to get Rs. 50,000 monthly stipend

The ministry of sports and youth affairs has decided to pay each elite athlete, preparing for the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games, and the Tokyo Olympics, a monthly stipend of Rs. 50,000.

Indians had plans for every Lankan batsman

The Indian team might have been the favourites when they toured Sri Lanka last month but they did not take things lightly.

15 Sep 2017


Not ready to retire yet, says Leander Paes

Even after being overlooked by the Davis Cup team led by Mahesh Bhupathi, veteran tennis player Leander Paes said he is far from quitting tennis and that one shouldn't be surprised to see him on podium in 2018.