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BCCI unhappy with Manohar, doesn't want him as ICC Chairman

The members of the BCCI are planning to oppose Shashank Manohar's re-election as the ICC Chairman.

Bangladesh keen on hiring Gary Kirsten as their consultant

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are in talks with former SA player Gary Kirsten to hire him as a consultant for the national cricket team.

28 Mar 2018

Liverpool FC

Klopp perfect fit for Bayern Munich, claims his agent

There is no doubt that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is one of the brightest minds in football.

LG Electronics not to renew Warner's contract after ball-tampering scandal

David Warner suffered another setback after LG Electronics decided not to renew its contract with him, following Warner's role in the ball-tampering scandal.

Aussie duo Smith and Warner banned from IPL 11

Steve Smith and David Warner have been axed from participating in the Indian Premier League 2018.

Meg Lanning becomes first Australian to score 2,000 T20I runs

Australian batswoman Meg Lanning showed why she is a class above the rest as she scripted a new record.

Ball-tampering: Cricket Australia bans Warner and Smith for 12 months

Steve Smith and David Warner have been banned for one-year by Cricket Australia (CA) for their involvement in the ball tampering incident in the 3rd Test against South Africa.

28 Mar 2018


Football: Spain and Belgium run riot, Germany lose

Brazil avenged their humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany by defeating them 1-0 in an international friendly match. Brazil ended Germany's 22-game unbeaten run.

28 Mar 2018


Miami Open: Isner upsets second seed Cilic to reach quarters

American John Isner overcame Marin Cilic to progress into the quarter-finals of the 2018 Miami Open.

IPL 2018: Warner steps down as captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Australian vice-captain David Warner has stepped down from the captaincy of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the wake of the ball tampering scandal that has engulfed Australian cricket.

Warner and Smith to miss IPL if CA imposes ban

The fates of Steven Smith and David Warner have been hanging by the thread ever since the ball-tampering scandal came to light.

IPL 11: Who are the best left-arm pacers?

Left-arm pacers have been match-winners in the Indian Premier League over the last decade.

'Sanctions against Smith, Warner and Bancroft in 24 hours'

Cricket Australia CEO, James Sutherland announced that there will be heavy sanctions on the three players involved in the ball-tampering incident in the third Test against South Africa.

Ball-tampering scandal: Ponting-Gillespie team to replace Lehmann?

Australia's most successful captain Ricky Ponting and former pace bowler Jason Gillespie are likely to replace, former team-mate Darren Lehmann, as the coaches of the Australian national team.

27 Mar 2018

UEFA Champions League

Patrick Kluivert's son makes his international debut

Justin Kluivert, the son of legend Patrick Kluivert, made his father proud when he made his international debut in the 77th minute for the Netherlands in the 3-0 victory over Portugal in Geneva.

27 Mar 2018


China bans footballers from displaying tattoos

In order to promote 'socialist values', China has reportedly come down strongly on its country's footballers.

27 Mar 2018

David Warner

Ball tampering scandal: David Warner 'goes rogue', irks team-mates

After being stripped off the vice-captaincy duties over masterminding the ball-tampering incident, Australia's David Warner is reported to have 'gone rogue'.

27 Mar 2018

Virat Kohli

Ex-English cricketer doesn't want Kohli to play county, here's why!

Former England fast bowler Bob Willis is against the idea of overseas players playing county cricket.

ICC Test Rankings: Boult and Morkel move up 5 spots

The ICC has released the latest Test Rankings and as expected, Boult and Morkel are the biggest gainers.

27 Mar 2018

FIFA World Cup

This is my last-shot at winning the World Cup: Messi

Argentina's superstar Messi said that it is "now or never" for him and his team-mates to win the World Cup.

27 Mar 2018


Rape accused Ghosh dropped from Ultimate Table Tennis Player draft

25-year-old Indian table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh, who has been accused of rape by a teenager in Kolkata, has suffered another blow.

Ball-tampering scandal: Meet the former player who helped uncover it

Former Proteas fast bowler Fanie de Villiers states that he had informed the cameramen to keep an eye on the Australian fielders in the third test against South Africa.

20-year suspension for Zimbabwe official Rajan Nayer for match fixing

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has handed a 20-year suspension, from all cricket activities, to Zimbabwe official Rajan Nayer.

Who could be Australia's next Test skipper?

With Steve Smith stepping aside as Australia captain following the ball tampering scandal, a captain-shaped void has been left in the squad.

Does reverse swing require ball tampering?

Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft was caught rubbing a sandpaper on the ball during the third Test against South Africa in 2018.

27 Mar 2018


Junior Shooting World Cup: Anish secures India's third individual gold

Rising shooter Anish Bhanwala secured India a third individual gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup when the 15-year-old finished atop the podium in men's 25m rapid fire pistol in Sydney on Monday.

Reports suggest CA to ban Smith, Warner for a year

Since the ball tampering issue came to light in the recently concluded third Test between South Africa and Australia, troubles have been mounting for Steve Smith.

27 Mar 2018


Miami Open: Venus Williams progresses to the quarter-finals

37-year-old Venus Williams progressed into the quarter-finals of the 2018 Miami Open after a three-set duel against Britain's world number 14 Johanna Konta.

5 Khelo India gold medalists test positive for banned substances

The Khelo India School Games has been hit with a doping scandal after 12 athletes tested positive for banned substances.

Ball-tampering scandal: Should Steve Smith be banned for life?

Steven Smith has been at the centre of the ball-tampering scandal.

Meet the man who caught Bancroft's ball-tampering act on camera

On the fateful day when Australian cricketers hung their heads in shame over the ball tampering scandal, a South African named Zotani Oscar went viral on social media.

26 Mar 2018


Arsene Wenger: 'I suffer from age discrimination'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has suggested that some of the criticism, he has faced as the boss of the club over the last few years, has been because of age discrimination.

Women's cricket: Australia beat Indian eves by 36 runs

Australian women's cricket team beat India by 36 runs in the fourth match of the Tri-Nation T20 series in Mumbai.

Did Australia resort to ball-tampering in the 2017/18 Ashes?

Fresh controversy has surfaced in the ball-tampering saga that has engulfed Australian cricket.

26 Mar 2018


IPL 2018: Steve Smith steps down as Rajasthan Royals captain

Steven Smith has decided to step down from captaincy of the Rajasthan Royals.

26 Mar 2018

England Cricket Team

New Zealand defeat England in 1st Test, here're records broken

New Zealand claimed a victory by an innings and 49 run in the day and night Test against England at Auckland.

Pakistan Super League: Records broken in 2018

Islamabad United secured a 3-wicket win over defending champions Peshawar Zalmi in the 2018 Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Karachi on Sunday.

26 Mar 2018


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

Ajinkya Rahane's brand value in IPL has been quite a ride.

26 Mar 2018


Miami Open: Juan Martin del Potro beats Nishikori

Juan Martin del Potro beat Japan's Kei Nishikori with ease in the round of 32 at the Miami Open.

Reliving the best hat-tricks in the Indian Premier League

How often do you see hat-tricks being picked up by bowlers in cricket? Needless to say that it is a rare feat.