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15 Oct 2017


U-17 star Dheeraj Singh catches the eye of international scouts

If there was one good thing that came out of the U-17 World Cup for India, it was Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem.

14 Oct 2017


Reminiscing Gautam Gambhir's top moments as he turns 36

Gautam Gambhir is best remembered for his top knocks that contributed to India's victories in the 2007 World T20 and 2011 ODI World Cup finals.

14 Oct 2017

Maria Sharapova

Nadal sues ex-French sports minister

World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal has sued former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot for wrongly accusing him of covering a dope test.

13 Oct 2017


What can India learn from the U-17 World Cup experience?

India's U-17 World Cup campaign came to an end after having failed to qualify for the Round of 16 stage.

ICC gives its nod to Test Championship and ODI League

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given its go-ahead to a Test Championship and ODI League.

Yuvraj Singh is after BCCI for unpaid IPL dues

Reportedly, Yuvraj Singh has been after the BCCI for the last 18 months in regards to his unpaid dues amounting to Rs. 3 crore.

Ind vs Aus 3rd T20I, the probable playing XI

After the loss in Guwahati, India would look to bounce back in the series' deciding 3rd and final T20I against Australia, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

11 Oct 2017

Real Madrid

US miss out on FIFA World Cup berth

For the first time since 1986, US national team failed to qualify for FIFA World Cup, the 2-1 loss to Trinidad & Tobago being the final nail in the coffin.

11 Oct 2017


Pakistan handed suspension from international football by FIFA

FIFA has suspended Pakistan from international football for an uncertain period of time owing to "third-party interference."

Aussie cricketer Usman Khawaja talks about being racially abused

Usman Khawaja, Australia's first Pakistan-born player, and the first Muslim to play Test cricket for them, opened up about his struggle with racial abuse as a child.

Rock thrown at Australian cricket team bus in Guwahati

Reportedly, the Australian cricket team was attacked with a stone after the second T20 match in Guwahati. Australia won the match by eight wickets.

10 Oct 2017

Virat Kohli

India vs Australia- Records broken in the 2nd T20 match

Australia defeated India by eight wickets in the second T20 match to level the three match series 1-1. It was Australia's second win on their tour of India.

Rahane chooses vacation over Ranji Trophy

Top Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane left the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) selectors in a fix when he announced his unavailability for Mumbai's opening Ranji Trophy game against Madhya Pradesh starting 14th October.

10 Oct 2017


HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth among PBL's top buys

As the Premier Badminton League (PBL) auction concluded, Indian shuttler HS Prannoy emerged as the costliest buy for the upcoming edition of the tournament.

09 Oct 2017


BCCI makes Yo-Yo test mandatory for Team India selection

BCCI has now made it compulsory for cricketers to pass the Yo-Yo fitness test if they want to find a place in the national squad.

09 Oct 2017


India-Australia 2nd T20- Who could be in the playing XI?

After clinching a convincing nine wicket victory in the first T20 match against Australia at Ranchi, the Indian cricket team will face the Aussies in second T20 at Guwahati's Barsapara Cricket Stadium.

09 Oct 2017


India U-17 face Colombia in their second Group Stage match

Days after losing the opener against USA, the India U-17 team take on Colombia in the Group A tie later today.

08 Oct 2017

Virat Kohli

Kohli all praises for the team after T20 win

Indian skipper Virat Kohli applauded the team members and the management for the success the team has seen in the last few months.

08 Oct 2017

Formula 1

Formula 1- Hamilton wins Japanese Grand Prix

British racer Lewis Hamilton stole a victory at the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix, to inch closer to his fourth world title.

India vs Australia- Interesting stats from the 1st T20 match

India defeated Australia by nine wickets in a rain interrupted 1st T20 match. India lead the three match T20 series 1-0.

07 Oct 2017


FIFA: On opening day, Delhi kids left sick, thirsty, struggling

During the 2010 Commonwealth Games, India was left embarrassed as stands stood empty during events: many locals had chosen to give the games a miss.

06 Oct 2017

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Germany and England seal World Cup berths

Defending champions Germany booked their spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, beating Northern Ireland 3-1, as England too sealed their World Cup berth in a tepid 1-0 victory over Slovenia.

06 Oct 2017


India-Australia 1st T20: Who could be in the playing XI?

India and Australia will face each other in the first T20 of the three match series at Ranchi's JSCA International Stadium Complex.

06 Oct 2017

FIFA World Cup

India take on USA in a tough World Cup opener

The India U-17 team will kick off their FIFA World Cup campaign by playing against a formidable USA's team in the opener.

06 Oct 2017


The 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season to start from today

The 2017-18 season of India's premier first-class cricket tournament, Ranji Trophy, is all set to begin from today.

05 Oct 2017


Jeakson Singh, the midfield engine that keeps U-17 side running

Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, India U-17 football team's defensive midfielder, is good at organizing the crucial midfield and closing down the opposition.

Facebook not ruling out bidding for Premier League live matches

As speculations about Facebook entering the English football market are rife, Facebook has refused to rule out a bid for live streaming Premier League matches.

World's first international T-10 League to kick off in December

Top international cricketers are all set to compete with each other in the very first international T-10 Cricket League, scheduled to be played in December at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

04 Oct 2017


U-17 football squad: Md Shahjahan, India's midfield talent

Yet another player from Manipur, Mohammad Shahjahan, is an advanced midfield player, who has been picked to play in the 21-member Indian squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

04 Oct 2017


Pooja Kadian clinches gold for India in Wushu World Championships

Pooja Kadian clinched India's first ever gold medal at the World Wushu Championships in Kazan, Russia.

04 Oct 2017

La Liga

FC Barcelona joins strike over Catalonia's independence vote

FC Barcelona announced that the club is joining the strike against "the serious events which took place during the day of the Catalan referendum on independence."

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

Sri Lanka's veteran left-arm spin bowler Rangana Herath picked up his 400th wicket in test cricket during the first test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

03 Oct 2017


Amarjit Singh Kiyam, the U-17 skipper who leads by example

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is set to kick off in three days and the India U-17 team is ready to take on USA in their first match on 6th October.

Mohammad Kaif, the front-runner for Afghanistan's head coach job

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif has been approached by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for the post of the team's head coach.

02 Oct 2017


We will play to win, says India's U-17 football coach

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is almost upon us with India getting ready to host the first ever FIFA World Cup tournament.

Indian team for T20 series against Australia announced

Soon after the Indian cricket team defeated Australia 4-1 in the recently concluded ODI series, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the team for the upcoming three match T20 series.

Records broken in 5th ODI between India and Australia

Indian cricket team registered a comprehensive seven wicket win over Australia in fifth ODI at Nagpur, and sealed the five match ODI series 4-1.

The probable playing XI for Ind-Aus 5th ODI

After losing the 4th ODI in Bengaluru, India team is leading 3-1 in the already won five-match ODI series against Australia.

30 Sep 2017


U-19 cricket star Manjot Kalra to undergo age test again

Despite being cleared by the BCCI, India's U-19 cricketer Manjot Kalra was directed to undergo another age verification test, by the DDCA (Delhi & District Cricket Association).

29 Sep 2017

UEFA Champions League

Who's next after Messi and Ronaldo?

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the world's best footballers, have been ruling the roost since 2009 and continue to do so even today.