Steve Smith, Cummins maintain No.1 spots in Test Rankings
Steve Smith, Cummins maintain No.1 spots in Test Rankings


Australia batsman Steve Smith and pacer Pat Cummins have maintained their positions at the top of the ICC Test Player Rankings after the Ashes, which culminated with a 135-run victory for England on Sunday as the five-match series ended in a 2-2 draw.Smith’s scores of 80 and 23 have helped him remain 34 points ahead

BK Nayak becomes first Indian medical officer for 2020 Tokyo Olympics BK Nayak becomes first Indian medical officer for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Col (Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak has been appointed the FIH Medical Officer for hockey at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Nayak was previously the medical officer for the men’s hockey team for the World Cup that was held in Bhubaneswar in 2018. He is the first Indian to be appointed in the role.   Hockey India

Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards

 Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom’s name has been suggested for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award, country’s second highest civilian award. The Sports Ministry is also discussing eight other female athletes for the Padma Awards.Recently crowned World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been suggested for the Padma Bhushan Award. The other seven athletes — ace wrestler Vinesh

Virat Anushka beach pic set the temperature soaring Virat Anushka beach pic set the temperature soaring

Glamour couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma‘s latest Instagram pic is surely a visual treat for fans. On Wednesday morning, Virat Kohli posted a selfie on Instagram where he can be seen lying with his head on wife Anushka’s lap, who is sitting on a lounge chair on a sandy beach.In the selfie, which has

Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1 Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1

Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1.  Cristiano Ronaldo‘s four goals helped Euro 2016 champions Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1 in Euro 2020 qualifying Group B match.On Tuesday, Ronaldo opened his account in the seventh minute with a penalty after Joao Felix had been fouled, though Vytautas Andriuskevicius levelled things up for

Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos gets life ban for match fixing
Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos gets life ban for match fixing

 Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos has been handed a life ban and fined $125,000 for match fixing.The 31-year-old was found guilty by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) of manipulating the result of 10 matches on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) circuit last year in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Ecuador Portugal and Spain, reports Xinhua news agency. He

Mirabai to lead seven-member team in Weightlifting World Championship
Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian team in Weightlifting World Championship

 Former champion Mirabai Chanu will lead a seven-member Indian team in the upcoming Weightlifting World Championship to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from from September 18 to 27.The World Championship is a gold-level qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The squad, which is already training in Thailand, has four women and three men lifters.The quartet

Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up
Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has put his weight behind Akshay Wakhare to get a call-up for the India Test squad after his brilliant performance in the Duleep Trophy final.Wakhare picked up a five-wicket haul to hand India Red the Duleep Trophy title as they defeated India Green by an innings and 38 runs in the

Ranveer Singh, Ammy Virk starrer film 83 to shoot Mumbai schedule
Ranveer Singh, Ammy Virk starrer film 83 to shoot Mumbai schedule

Ranveer Singh, Ammy Virk starrer film 83 to shoot Mumbai schedule. The team of “’83”, will begin shooting here on Tuesday. The unite has just returned from London after wrapping up an important outdoor shoot.This will be their final schedule after the one in the UK.The Mumbai shoot is expected to go on till early

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar praises Steve Smith

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar praises Steve Smith of Australia, who continued his brilliant run of form in the Ashes series by slamming a double century against England in the ongoing fourth Test in Manchester.On Thursday, Smith — who had to miss the third Ashes Test due to concussion — played an incredible knock of 212

FIFA unveils 2022 World Cup official emblem
FIFA unveils 2022 World Cup official emblem

Cairo: FIFA and the Qatari organising committee have unveiled the official emblem for the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf nation.When the clock struck 8.22 p.m. in Doha on Tuesday, a 3D projection of the logo appeared on giant screens and the surfaces of prominent buildings in Qatar and 24 other countries.“The swooping curves

Kiren Rijiju writes to UK MP for including shooting in 2022 CWG

 Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has written a letter to Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament in the UK, asking for her personal intervention to get shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Birmingham.In June, the executive board of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) had decided to exclude shooting from the 2022

Skipper Virat Kohli becomes India's most successful Test captain
Skipper Virat Kohli becomes India’s most successful Test captain

Skipper Virat Kohli added yet another feather to his cap as he became India’s most successful Test captain in the longest format of the game after his team registered a thumping 257-run victory in the second Test against the West Indies to clinch the two-match series 2-0.Monday’s win at the Sabina Park took Kohli’s number

Lasith Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20 Internationals
Lasith Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20 Internationals

Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has gone past former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s tally of 98 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in T20 internationals.On Sunday, Malinga took two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs during the first T20I against New Zealand, taking his wickets’ tally to 99 and leave behind Afridi

Jasprit Bumrah enters history books with hat-trick
Jasprit Bumrah enters history books with hat-trick

Jasprit Bumrah became the third Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in Test cricket after he dismissed Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase off consecutive balls on Day 2 of the second Test between India and West Indies.Bumrah’s historic feat came in the ninth over, he went on to take three more wickets to

Hockey India names 33 probables for senior men's national camp
Hockey India names 33 probables for senior men’s national camp

Hockey India on Saturday named 33 core probables for the senior men’s national camp scheduled to be held in Bengaluru between September 2 and September 22 ahead of the team’s departure for the Belgium tour.The players will report to coach Graham Reid at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru on Sunday to prepare

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Fit India Campaign'
PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Fit India Campaign’

Fit India Campaign : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement and urged people to become more aware of health and good life.Viewed as a huge health enthusiast himself, Prime Minister asked people to take the pledge for a fitter India.  Addressing a large crowd of children who put up

After winning World Championships P.V.Sindhu thanks fans, promises more medals
After winning World Championships P.V.Sindhu thanks fans, promises more medals

Following her historic victory at the World Championships, star shuttler P.V. Sindhu said she is very proud to be an Indian and will try to win more medals for the country in the times to come.On Sunday, Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win gold at the BWF World Championships after she thrashed Japan’s

B-Town celebs hail champion P.V Sindhu for historic win
B-Town celebs hail champion P.V Sindhu for historic win

 A string of Bollywood personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma among many others have hailed ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu for becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships. Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games 21-7, 21-7 to lift the women’s singles title in Basel, Switzerland on super Sunday, as

P.V.Sindhu reaches third successive World C'ships final
P.V.Sindhu reaches third successive World C’ships final

For the third year in a row, ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu stormed into the finals of BWF World Championships after defeating China’s Chen Yu Fei in straight games.The Rio Olympic silver medallist took 40 minutes to outclass World No. 3 Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14. Sindhu looked sharp and focussed from the very first game