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Aug 10

Chaminda Vaas to spearhead SLC’s fast bowling feeder system

Sri Lanka’s most successful fast bowler Chaminda Vaas will be back with Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) Coaching Staff, revealed SLC President Thilanga

Those 100 runs by Ashwin and Saha will help us in Test: Rahul

Gros Islet: K L Rahul, who is having a goodrun with the bat in the Test series against the West Indies, says the unbroken century partnership between R Ashwin

Anand draws with Wesley So, slips to joint second

St Louis (USA): Viswanathan Anand was heldonto his fourth draw in five games and slipped to joint second position after the conclusion of the fifth round of

Lalit Modi meets RCA officials in Dubai to adopt Lodha reforms

New Delhi: The Rajasthan Cricket Associationpresident Lalit Modi met the state body’s officials in Dubai where a decision was taken to completely accept

Mourinho hails Pogba’s transfer to Man United

London: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho spoke highly of French midfielder Paul Pogba and expected him to become a superstar at the club. Pogba, 23,

Mission accomplished, says Phelps after winning 20th and 21st gold

Rio de Janeiro: Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps has said his victory in the 200 metre butterfly final along with his 4x200m freestyle relay gold at the

Leicester City sign new contract with coach Ranieri

London:  English Premier League champions Leicester City has signed a new four-year contract with 65-year-old Italian coach Claudio Ranieri, the football club

Anderson can’t hide his debt to India’s Zaheer

London:  James Anderson may now be ranked as the world’s top bowler but the England great was happy to acknowledge how watching India’s Zaheer

Umar Gul makes a comeback to Pakistan ODI Squad

Umar Gul,  Pakistan fast bowler, has been included in the One-Day International squad on Tuesday (August 9) to face Ireland and England from August 18. The

All eyes on Saina as Indian shuttlers begin Olympic campaign

Rio de Janeiro: Four years after a bronze at London Games made her the toast of the nation, Saina Nehwal will once again carry a billion hopes when she along

Air India inks pact with Spicejet for MRO facility at Mihan

Nagpur:  Air India has finally succeededin roping-in a private airline to use the maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) facility at the SEZ in Mihan here. An MoU

Real Madrid beat Sevilla 3-2 to win Supercup

Oslo: Dani Carvajal’s extra-time goal gifted Real Madrid a 3-2 win over Sevilla in the European Supercup final in Trondheim, Norway. Sevilla had been on

Boxer Vikas enters Olympic pre-quarterfinals

Rio de Janeiro: Vikas Krishan Yadav gave India’s boxing campaign a rousing start with a dominant victory at the ongoing Rio Olympics over Charles Conwell

Ashwin has been brilliant as India’s No 6, feels Bangar

Islet (St Lucia):  Indian cricket team’sbatting coach Sanjay Bangar praised Ravichandran Ashwin for “brilliantly” fitting in the role of a

Ashwin, Saha defy Windies, guide India to 234/5 in third Test

St. Lucia:  With an unbeaten 108-run sixth wicket partnership, Ravichandran Ashwin and wicket-keeper Wriddhaman Saha brought India back into the game to post

Craig Ervine’s maiden Test ton leads Zimbabwe’s fightback against Ne

Craig Ervine’s maiden Test century allowed Zimbabwe to enjoy their best period of a difficult series, as they held New Zealand’s bowlers at bay for much of

Bolt bids to smash 200m world record in his last Olympics

Rio de Janeiro: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt aims to claim a new 100-200-4×100 triple win in Rio Olympics and will try to smash the 200-metre world

Argentina-Brazil soccer rivalry moves to the Olympic field

Rio de Janeiro: The sports rivalry between Argentina and Brazil has moved from the soccer field to the Rio Games. Fans from both nations, always willing to

Stinging criticism: Brazilians taunt US athletes over Zika

Rio de Janeiro: After months of dire predictions from abroad about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, some Brazilian fans are doing some stinging of their own:

World T20 star Brathwaite to lead WI in T20 series vs India

St. John’s (Antigua and Barbuda):  CarlosBrathwaite, who was the star of the West Indies World Twenty20 victory, has been appointed the new skipper of