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16 Mar 2018

PV Sindhu

All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis

PV Sindhu moved into the semi-finals of the 2018 All England Open being held in Birmingham.

Do bowlers need helmets? This Kiwi cricketer thinks so!

This New Zealand cricketer, Warren Barnes wears a mask while bowling in a match. Sounds odd?

IPL: Did you know these Pakistan's stars played in IPL?

While there is no official ban on the Pakistan cricketers from taking part in the IPL, the Indian domestic T20 league snubbed them after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

The tussle between CoA vs BCCI office-bearers

The long battle between the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the BCCI office bearers has gotten murkier as the Vinod Rai-led panel decided to curb powers of the three BCCI office bearers.

Change the venue of Punjab's home games: PCA to BCCI

The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) has requested the BCCI to reschedule two of its home games in upcoming 2018 Indian Premier League.

16 Mar 2018

Atletico Madrid

Europa League round-up: Arsenal, Atletico in quarter-finals

Arsenal rode through a brace by Danny Welbeck to beat Italian side AC Milan 3-1 at the Emirates.

16 Mar 2018


Indian Wells: Federer in semis after another stellar show

Roger Federer equalled his best start to a season after decimating Chung Hyeon 7-5, 6-1 in straight sets at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

IPL 2018: Sunil Narine's bowling action reported; could miss IPL

Sunil Narine faced a huge blow after his bowling action was reported during the ongoing Pakistan Super League.

16 Mar 2018


Badminton: Prannoy progresses, Srikanth knocked out

Men's world number 16 HS Prannoy reached the quarter-finals of the 2018 All England Open.

Squad analysis IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals

Royals did two things 1) they bought the costliest players, 2) they raided the players of Rising Pune Supergiant.

08 Mar 2018


Hockey: India would face Pakistan in Champions Trophy's curtain raiser

The Champions Trophy hockey tournament would kick off with a bang, as arch-rivals India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns in the tournament opener in Breda, Netherlands on June 23.

15 Mar 2018

North Korea

FIFA rankings: Indian football team is at 99th spot

The Indian national football team is back in the top 100 of the FIFA world rankings and is now placed at 99th spot.

15 Mar 2018

Mithali Raj

Australian women beat India to seal 3-match ODI series

Australia continued to pile more misery on the Indian women's cricket team after they defeated India in the 2nd ODI by 60 runs.

15 Mar 2018


All England Open: Sindhu wins in 3-games, progresses to quarters

PV Sindhu moved to the quarter-finals of the All England Open being held in Birmingham.

IPL 2018: Can Ben Stokes justify his price tag?

During 2018 Indian Premier League auction, Rajasthan Royals broke the bank for the acquisition of Ben Stokes.

15 Mar 2018

Sachin Tendulkar

#ThisDayThatYear: First official Test match was played 141 years ago

141 years ago, the first ever Test match was played on March 15 in 1877 between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

A look at defining moments of Ashwin's IPL career

Ravichandran Ashwin might have been exiled from Team India's limited overs squad, but there is no doubt that he is one of the best spinners of this generation.

IPL 2018: 5 IPL stars you might have forgotten

IPL has been a platform for cricketers to showcase their talent and rise to prominence.

15 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking

Neymar's wheelchair tribute to Hawking receives backlash

World's costliest football player Neymar received flak on social media outlet Twitter for posting a photo of himself on a wheelchair and quoting the recently deceased Stephen Hawking.

15 Mar 2018


Indian Wells: Federer, Halep progress in BNP Paribas Open

Men's world number 1 tennis ace Roger Federer reached the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells.

15 Mar 2018


Fortunate to have skills of taking wickets in powerplay: Sundar

Indian cricketer Washington Sundar said he is fortunate to have the skill set to bowl during the game's powerplay.

15 Mar 2018


All England Open: HS Prannoy stuns world number 8

25-year-old men's shuttler HS Prannoy progressed to the second round of the All England Open being held in Birmingham.

15 Mar 2018

UEFA Champions League

Champions League: Barcelona oust Chelsea in Round of 16

Barcelona legend Lionel Messi steered Barcelona to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after overcoming Premier League champions Chelsea.

IPL 2018: A look at Chris Gayle's glorious IPL career

Chris Gayle is arguably the King of T20 cricket. After all, he is the all-time leading run scorer in the shortest format of the game.

14 Mar 2018


Nidahas Trophy: India beat Bangladesh, book a spot in final

Rohit Sharma led India have secured themselves a place in the final of the Nidahas Trophy after beating Bangladesh by 17 runs in 5th T20I.

14 Mar 2018

Saina Nehwal

All England Open: Nehwal knocked out, Sindhu and Srikanth progresses

World number 11 Saina Nehwal bowed out of the All England Open.

14 Mar 2018


Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games

India's para-athlete Deepa Malik qualified for the 2018 Asian Para Games by securing a top spot in discus Asia Ranking 53 category and a second place in Asian Games combined category event 51/52/53.

IPL 2018: How has AB de Villiers performed in IPL?

One of the finest fielders, a part-time wicket-keeper and the most brutal batsmen in the shortest format of the game, there is hardly anything that AB de Villiers cannot do on the cricket field.

Squad analysis IPL 2018: Sunrisers Hyderabad

Heavyweights Sunrisers Hyderabad have assembled a star-studded unit and look really strong on paper.

14 Mar 2018


BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit to probe Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami, who is facing charges of domestic abuse, is in more trouble as he will now be probed by the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU).

14 Mar 2018


Commonwealth Games: Rani Rampal named women's hockey team captain

Young striker Rani Rampal has been named the captain of the Indian women's hockey team and will lead the 18-member squad at the upcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.

14 Mar 2018

Saina Nehwal

2018 All England Open: Tournament Preview

The 2018 All England Open is all set to begin on Wednesday in Birmingham.

IPL 2018: Mitchell Santner ruled out of cash rich league

New Zealand left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner has been ruled out of the game for up to nine months due a knee surgery.

14 Mar 2018


India vs Bangladesh 5th T20I: Probable Playing XI

India will be hoping to notch another victory in the ongoing 2018 Nidahas Trophy T20I tri-series when they face Bangladesh in 5th at the R Premadasa stadium in Colombo.

14 Mar 2018


Workload has started to take its toll: Virat Kohli

There is no doubt that Virat Kohli is key to India's success across all three formats.

14 Mar 2018

Serena Williams

Indian Wells: World number 1 Simona Halep in last eight

Women's world number 1 Simona Halep safely progressed into the quarter-finals with a convincing 7-5, 6-1 victory against Wang Qiang.

14 Mar 2018

UEFA Champions League

Manchester United knocked out of Champions League

Jose Mourinho's Manchester United suffered a shock exit from the Champions League, following their round of 16 loss to Sevilla at Old Trafford.

IPL 2018: Analysis of best performers for Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders have delivered consistently over the last seven years after falling flat in the first three editions.

13 Mar 2018


IPL 2018: How good has Dhoni been in the IPL?

MS Dhoni changed the face of Indian cricket ever since he became a member of the India's Playing XI.

13 Mar 2018

Ravindra Jadeja

ICC Rankings: Rabada is the top ranked Test bowler

Kagiso Rabada might be fretting over the two-match suspension handed to him by the ICC, but he also has a reason to celebrate. He has regained the top spot in the ICC rankings.