Feb 11

Johannesburg ODI
J’burg ODI: Dhawan hits 13th ton, takes India to 200 as bad weather stops play

Johannesburg ODI: Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s fireworks continued as he struck his 13th One Day International (ODI) century to help India reach 200 in the fourth of the six-match series against South Africa, before the game was halted due to bad weather at the Wanderers here on Saturday.Opting to bat first, India lost opener Rohit Sharma on just

Malinga unsure
Malinga unsure about his cricket-future

Malinga unsure about his cricket-future. Veteran Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga is contemplating his career after the pacer failed to make his spot in the team for the upcoming T20Is against Bangladesh. “I’m not sure to what extent I’ll be able to carry on playing in the future,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Malinga as saying. “Right now I am thinking of playing

Virat has transformed Chahal into a brave bowler: Vettori

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori feels India skipper Virat Kohli has instilled a lot of courage in wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, calling it the primary reason for his phenomenal success in limited-overs cricket. Vettori is currently the coach of IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, which Kohli captains. Chahal is currently the leading wicket-taker in

Minerva Punjab FC win Nike Premier Cup
Minerva Punjab FC win Nike Premier Cup

Minerva Punjab FC win Nike Premier Cup trophy with a 4?0 drubbing of DSK Shivajians here . DSK Shivajians and Minerva Punjab FC competed at Bambolim Athletic Stadium. Held in association with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), Nike Premier Cup provides young Indian footballers the opportunity to compete with the best athletes in their age group. This year,

Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected
Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected

Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday dismissed the last ditch appeals of 47 Russian athletes and coaches who were banned from participating in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games in South Korea.The Russians had appealed their ban from the Games lated to begin later on Friday, handed

Akshay Kumar supports Khelo India
Akshay Kumar supports ‘Khelo India’ initiative

Khelo India, an initiative to foster sports development in India, received a boost as Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar supports Khelo India initiative. Akshay Kumar, while commenting on his association with the initiative, said, “I am delighted to see that for the first time ever, through the Khelo India School Games and the broadcast of it on the Star Sports network,

Khelo India: Mizoram to meet Punjab in boys' football final
Khelo India: Mizoram to meet Punjab in boys’ football final

Khelo India: Mizoram to meet Punjab in boys’ football final:Mizoram underlined their class, thrashing Delhi 5-0 in the semi-finals to set up a high-voltage title clash with Punjab in the boys’ football competition at the Khelo India School Games here on Wednesday. Delhi’s defensive strategy back-fired as they were trailing within the first three minutes as

3rd ODI
3rd ODI: India beat South Africa by 124 runs

3rd ODI India beat South Africa: India defeated South Africa by 124 runs in the third ODI taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the six-match series here on Wednesday. Wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav bagged four wickets each. Virat Kohli reaffirmed his status as an ODI great with an unbeaten 160 off 159 balls on a challenging surface, propelling India to 303 for six. Shikhar Dhawan too stood

Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India's blind cricket body
Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India’s blind cricket body

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has called on the BCCI to recognise the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) and bring its players under the Board’s pension scheme. Tendulkar wrote to the Committee of Administrator’s (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai, requesting him to consider recognition for CABI, weeks after the team won the Blind World

'Khelo India'
‘Khelo India’ is a path to Olympics: Sports Minster Rathore

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore said on Tuesday that the ‘Khelo India’ programme was a path for podium finishes at the Olympics. Speaking at a Khelo India event here, Rathore told reporters, “This is the path that we have set at school right up to the Olympics.”“You can live your dream at the first level at the Khelo

Rajasthan Swimmer
Rajasthan Swimmer set to create another record

Gauravi Singhvi swimmer from Rajasthan‘s Udaipur is all set to create another record by swimming for a distance of approximately 48 kilometers. The 14-year-old, will swim for nine hours from Juhu Beach to Gateway of India. Gauravi touched the sea waters in Mumbai at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday and aims to achieve her target by 12:30 p.m later today. Last month, Singhvi had

Odisha, Punjab in hockey semis in Khelo India School Games
Odisha, Punjab in hockey semis in Khelo India School Games

Odisha, Punjab in hockey semis in Khelo India School Games: Title contenders Odisha and Punjab registered easy wins over Delhi and Karnataka respectively to advance to the semi-finals of the boys’ hockey competition in the Khelo India School Games here today. Odisha beat Delhi 5-1 while Punjab thrashed Karnataka 7-1 in the quarterfinal matches at Dhyan Chand

Dravid
Players handled pressure well in WC final: Dravid

India U-19 cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid lauded the players for handling pressure well in the final match of the World Cupagainst Australia, which India won by eight wickets. “I am really happy because of these 15 boys winning the World Cup,” Dravid said while addressing a press conference in Mumbai on Monday. “The way they have (Indian team) played and executed in pressure, these

Khelo India Games
Khelo India Games: Mahima Thakur bags Gold Medal

Kabbadi player Mahima Thakur bags 2 medals including gold medal. Khelo India Games are going on in Delhi. According to information, Sports Minister will Honor Mahima for the wonderful performance in the games. Mahima thakur is native of Kullu.

Grapplers help Haryana lead medals tally at Khelo India Games
Grapplers help Haryana lead medals tally at Khelo India Games

Grapplers help Haryana lead medals tally at Khelo India Games:  Haryana wrestlers carried their state to the top of the medals tally at the end of the fifth days competition in the first Khelo India School Games. Seven of their eight medals of the day came from wrestling as the northern state now have 52 medals with

India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI
India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI

CENTURION:India produced a dominant performance to thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the second One Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday. Opting to field first, the Indians rode on career best figures from wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav to bundle out South Africa for a merel 18 runs.

Punjab, Haryana win in Khelo India girls hockey
Punjab, Haryana win in Khelo India girls hockey

Punjab, Haryana win in Khelo India girls hockey: Punjab and Haryana overpowered their rivals to notch up their second consecutive victories in the girls’ hockey competition of the Khelo India School Games at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Punjab beat Odisha 7-2 in pool B, while Haryana brushed aside Uttar Pradesh’s challenge 3-0 in Pool A. In other

Novak Djokovic undergoes shoulder surgery
Novak Djokovic undergoes shoulder surgery

Novak Djokovic undergoes shoulder surgery: Tennis ace Novak Djokovic recently underwent an elbow operation to cure a two-year-old injury. Djokovic agreed to the surgery after he lost to South Korean Chung Hyeon in the Austalia Open in January due to the wound. He took to his Instagram account saying, “I agreed with my team that I would try

U-19 WC
U-19 WC: Hope boys have many more memories like this: Dravid

U-19 WC: An elated India U-19 head coach Rahul Dravid hopes that his World Cup winning wards will have many such lasting memories in the future, adding that the support staff had helped him make the title triumph possible. “I am really proud of the boys and the effort they put in.“Proud of the effort they

BCCI reward of Rs 50 lakh for Dravid, Rs 30 lakh to players

New Delhi, Feb 3, The BCCI today announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for the U-19 chief coach Rahul Dravid while the victorious squad members will receive Rs 30 lakh each. The other members of the support staff including fielding coach Abhya Sharma and bowling coach Paras Mhambrey will be richer by Rs