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Thisara Perera named Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera has been named the captain of the ODI side for the upcoming three match series against India.

29 Nov 2017

Real Madrid

Barcelona desperate to hold on to Messi

Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Barcelona FC which will tie him down with the club until 2021.

29 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

England could lift Ben Stokes's suspension

England have gone down 1-0 in the Ashes after losing the first Test in Brisbane.

Kohli's ex U-19 teammate, Siddarth Kaul receives maiden India call-up

Siddarth Kaul, the 27-year-old pace bowler from Punjab, is among 15-member squad announced by BCCI for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

26/11 attack: Tendulkar remembers how security-forces inspired Team in 2008

Sachin Tendulkar, in an exclusive conversation with former marine commando Praveen Kumar Teotia, recounted how the valour displayed by the Indian security forces during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, inspired Team India to secure victory against England in Dec 2008.

28 Nov 2017


Mayank Agarwal: 1,000 runs in 27 days

Remember the month of November for Mayank Agarwal who scored over a 1000 runs this month.

Decoding the peculiar Ajinkya Rahane

Most Indian batsmen fare well at home, but in foreign conditions they tend to show some discomfort.

27 Nov 2017


AC Milan sack Montella, replace him with Gattuso

AC Milan have relieved coach Vincenzo Montella of his duties after Sunday's goalless draw with Torino.

Is Ashwin India's greatest spin bowler?

When it comes to the art of spin bowling, Indians excel at it. We have produced some of the best spinners in the world over the years.

27 Nov 2017


India not ready to host Olympics yet says Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra, known for his sharp insights on sports development and management, said that India is not yet ready to host the Olympics as we do not have the right set up for it.

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Records broken

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja put in dominating performances as India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

Ashwin becomes the fastest bowler to claim 300 test wickets

When Ravichandran Ashwin scalped the wicket of Gamage today, he also became the fastest bowler to claim 300 wickets in just 54 test matches.

27 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

Bairstow accused of allegedly headbutting Bancroft

England's Ashes tour has take an unwanted twist. Wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow is in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

26 Nov 2017


How much does Virat Kohli earn in a year?

Virat Kohli's status as one of the world's best batsman possibly overshadows the fact that he is perhaps the richest player in international cricket today.

26 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

Sri Lanka face an uphill task

The fans at the Vidarbha Cricket Stadium witnessed a fine batting display as Virat Kohli slammed his 5th double ton.

26 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

England crumble, Australia on the brink of victory

Joe Root and his men had a disastrous day at office today as the 'Three Lions' are now on the verge of losing the first Ashes Test.

26 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

Kohli decimates Sri Lanka, slams his 5th double ton

2017 has been a dream year for Indian skipper, Virat Kohli. The run machine is in devastating form and added to his tally by scoring a double century on Sunday against Sri Lanka in the second Test.

25 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

Flintoff claims earth is shaped like a turnip

We all remember Andrew Flintoff, one of the best all-rounders to have graced the sport. But do you know what he is upto these days?

25 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

2nd Test: India end Day 2 with 100+ lead

On Day 2 of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka at Nagpur, Indian batsmen put up an impressive show to make it 312 for loss of two wickets.

Pressure mounts on England as day 3 draws to close

England look like they are in deep trouble after Alastair Cook was caught out at seven in the fourth over of England's second innings of the Ashes opener at Gabba.

25 Nov 2017


Roger Federer is now 'Doctor' Federer

Roger Federer, the tennis GOAT, now has one more title to add to his long list of achievements.

Steve Smith- The greatest test batsman alive?

Steve Smith has confirmed his status as the best Test batsman on the planet.

Smith leads from the front as Aussies fight back

Talk about being a leader and Steve Smith is doing exactly that. The 28-year-old rescued the baggy greens leading the fight back after a top order batting collapse in the Ashes first Test at Gabba on Friday.

Pistorius murder sentence increased from six to 15 years

Blade runner Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence has been increased from six years to 15 years and five months for the brutal murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Ind vs SL 2nd Test: Lanka bundled out for 205

Day 1 of India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test ended with India at 11/1, losing KL Rahul's wicket.

Cricket's most embarrassing records

Would you believe if we told you that a cricket match was won with just one legal delivery? Sounds absurd, right? But it's true .

24 Nov 2017


Europa League: Arsenal top their group despite losing to Cologne

Arsenal topped their Europa League group despite a 1-0 loss to German club Cologne FC. This is the first defeat for the London club in the group stage.

24 Nov 2017


Brazilian footballer Robinho found guilty of rape

Former Real Madrid and AC Milan footballer Robinho has been sentenced to 9 years in prison by an Italian court for gang raping an Albanian girl in a Milan night club on 22nd January, 2013.

23 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

Can England retain the famous urn?

The fiercest rivalry in cricket, Australia vs England in the Ashes is underway in Brisbane's famous Gabba.

23 Nov 2017

Russia News

India hold on to 105 spot, Germany top FIFA rankings

The latest FIFA rankings are out. While several countries face FIFA World Cup qualification disappointments, their FIFA rankings speak otherwise.

23 Nov 2017

Saina Nehwal

PV Sindhu storms into Hong Kong Open Superseries QF

PV Sindhu thrashed Japan's Aya Ohori in straight games 21-14, 21-17, to advance into quarterfinal of the Hong Kong Open Superseries in Kowloon.

23 Nov 2017

Virat Kohli

Kohli asks for bouncy tracks against Sri Lanka

While the first of three-match Test series between India and Sri Lanka ended in a draw, India are set to face the visitors in the 2nd Test in Nagpur on a grassy wicket, similar to the first Test conditions in Kolkata.

Shami, Bhuvi and Umesh, the men to watch out for

Ever since the retirement of Zaheer Khan, India have lacked a quality pace attack.

23 Nov 2017

Sexual Harassment

Former US Olympic gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

Larry Nassar, an ex-doctor with the US Olympic gymnastics team has pleaded guilty for sexually assaulting women and girls under his care.

IPL may soon include a mid-season transfer window feature

Indian Premier League could soon see a European football league style mid-season transfer window, which allows a player from one team to represent another mid-season.

Switzerland graces for Sehwag-Akhtar showdown

They have been longstanding rivals and now Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar will renew their rivalries but this time on an ice field rather than the 22 yard strip.

22 Nov 2017

England Cricket Team

Ashes records that might never get broken

The biggest and the oldest rivalry in the history of cricket is all set to take centre stage as Australia and England go head to head in the Ashes, starting this Thursday at the Gabba Stadium in Brisbane.

22 Nov 2017

Sexual Assault

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas accuses team doctor of sexual abuse

Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas has accused the former USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

India vs Sri Lanka: Nagpur Test preview

After an exciting draw in Kolkata, the focus now shifts to Nagpur, as India gear up for 2nd Test against Sri Lanka starting from 24th November.

Kotla stadium to have stands named after Bedi and Amarnath

DDCA (Delhi and District Cricket Association) is set to inaugurate stands at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium named after former cricket stalwarts Bishan Singh Bedi and Mohinder Amarnath.