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ICC Qualifier Final: Afghanistan beat West Indies by 7 wickets

Afghanistan's stock in world cricket is on rise.

Serial Offender: Incidents which destroyed Steven Smith's image

Steven Smith never fails to make the headlines with his batting exploits but this time around it's a different story.

25 Mar 2018

Real Madrid

Ronaldo wants a bigger pay cheque than Messi

'Ronaldo vs Messi' battle has dominated the world football for the last decade.

25 Mar 2018


Will Thomas Tuchel become Arsenal's next manager?

Former Borussia Dortmund manager, Thomas Tuchel has reportedly agreed to become Arsenal's next boss at the end of the season.

Smith suspended for one-match, in danger of losing RR's captaincy

Australian skipper, Steven Smith has been fined 100% of his fee and suspended for one match by the ICC, with regard to his confession about the ball tampering scandal.

Rashid Khan becomes fastest to 100 ODI wickets

One man has been instrumental in Afghanistan's steep rise in the world of cricket, Rashid Khan.

25 Mar 2018


Formula 1: Vettel leapfrogs Hamilton to win 2018 season opener

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel got off to a stellar start in the 2018 Formula One Championship, after winning the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.

25 Mar 2018


BCCI held a meeting chaired by former boss Srinivasan

The BCCI held a meeting at a posh hotel in the capital regarding the ongoing rift with the Supreme Court appointed CoA.

25 Mar 2018


Will Manchester United sell Paul Pogba?

The reunion between Paul Pogba and Manchester United looked like a perfect one, when the 25-year-old signed for the Red Devils in a record £89 million transfer.

Women's T20I tri-series: England defeat India by 7 wickets

After losing the tri-series opener against Australia, India women faced their second consecutive defeat.

Steve Smith steps-down from captaincy for the remainder of 3rd-Test

Australian captain Steve Smith has stepped down from captaincy for the remainder of the Test against South Africa.

#Cheatgate: Which cricketers have been involved in ball-tampering?

Australia's tour of South Africa has been marred with controversies.

25 Mar 2018


Roger Federer stunned at Miami, to lose number 1 ranking

Men's world number 1 Roger Federer suffered a shock defeat 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 at the Miami Open.

#SAvsAUS: All you need to know about the ball-tampering incident

Australian cricket hit a new low after a ball tampering incident came to light on Day 3 of the third Test between Australia and South Africa.

Who is the best fielder in the Indian Premier League?

It's a common saying in cricket that 'catches win matches'.

24 Mar 2018

Formula 1

All you need to know about F1 season opener

Have you been missing the roaring sounds of the revving Formula One engines?

It might be the last IPL for these players

Several marquee names like Martin Guptill, Lasith Malinga, Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn went unsold at the IPL 2018 auction.

24 Mar 2018

Real Madrid

If you want me, fire Zidane says Neymar Jr.

In the morning, we brought you the news that Neymar is keen on joining Real Madrid but more shocking details have emerged about this surprise transfer.

24 Mar 2018


Saha scores 102* off 20 balls in a local T20-game

India's Test wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha has played some gritty knocks in the past.

IPL: Corey Anderson replaces injured Coulter-Nile in RCB's squad

Kiwi all-rounder Corey Anderson has replaced the injured Aussie pacer, Nathan Coulter-Nile in the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squad.

IPL: How has Rohit's league fee changed over the years?

Like skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma's fee in the Indian Premier League has seen a steep increase in the last decade.

24 Mar 2018


Giants Facebook and Google in race for Indian cricket's digital-rights

Social networking giant Facebook and the world's biggest search engine Google, are in the race to acquire Indian cricket's digital rights.

ICC World Cup: Porterfield slams ICC for supporting big teams

Ireland's William Porterfield lashed out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) for favoring the big teams. He said that the board has an obsession with big cheques.

24 Mar 2018


Sindhu to be India's flag-bearer in CWG opening ceremony

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu will be the country's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of 21st Commonwealth Games, to be held at Gold Coast.

24 Mar 2018

FIFA World Cup

International Football Friendlies: Round-up of all the action

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup now less than 3 months away, teams have begun their final preparations for football's most elite tournament.

This is how Virat Kohli is preparing for England tour

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli is likely to skip the one-off Test against Afghanistan to focus on the tour of England.

24 Mar 2018


The rise and rise of Afghan cricket

Afghanistan's qualifying for 2019 ICC World Cup has left us in awe of this nation that started their cricket journey only a decade back.

24 Mar 2018


Manu Bhaker wins 10m Air-Pistol gold at Junior World Cup

Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker continued her terrific run of form, claiming the gold medal after prevailing over Thailand's Kanyakorn Hirunphoem in a thrilling final of the women's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney on Saturday.

24 Mar 2018


Miami Open: Novak Djokovic ousted in 2nd round

Former world number 1 Novak Djokovic was stunned by Frenchman Benoit Paire in the second round of the Miami Open.

IPL 2018: Impact players for each franchise

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 season kicks off on April 7 in Mumbai.

24 Mar 2018


Australian Rules Football: Katie Brennan accuses AFL of gender discrimination

Katie Brennan, the captain of Australian rules football team Western Bulldogs, has taken her case against the Australian Football League (AFL) to Australian Human Rights Commission.

24 Mar 2018

Real Madrid

Reports: Neymar likely to join Real Madrid

Rumour mills are doing the rounds that the world's most expensive footballer is on the move.

23 Mar 2018

Saina Nehwal

CWG-2018: Parents of Sindhu and Saina deny using taxpayers' money

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are around the corner and the parents of badminton stars PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been left disappointed, after reports claimed that they were travelling to Gold Coast at the expenses of the Indian Government.

23 Mar 2018


Positive response to new service law experiment: BWF

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has stated that it has received an initial positive response to the new service law.

Elgar equals world record in 3rd Test against Australia

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar found himself in the record books of Test cricket after equaling the record of carrying his bat through out an innings.

IPL 2018: Chris Lynn hopeful to play opener against RCB

Kolkata Knight Riders finally have some good news.

23 Mar 2018

Deepika Padukone

BCCI's Choudhary refuses to sign new GM's appointment letter

The ongoing rift between the BCCI and the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) continues to rule the roost.

Women's T20I tri-series: England romp to 8-wicket victory

England eves overcame Australia by eight wickets in the 2nd match of the Tri-Nation Women's T20I series in Mumbai on Friday.

23 Mar 2018

England Cricket Team

Most Test Centuries: Top 5 players in the current lot

NZ skipper Kane Williamson scored his 18th Test hundred on Day 2 of the first Test against England.

IPL 2008 records that are yet to be broken

The Indian Premier League has changed the face of cricket in India since its inception in 2008.