Apr 04

P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter 2nd round of Malaysia Open
Sindhu, Srikanth enter 2nd round of Malaysia Open

Press Trust of India Kuala Lumpur Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the second round of the Malaysian Open World Tour Super 750 tournament here Wednesday. Olympic and world championship silver medallist Sindhu staved off a spirited challenge from World no 20 Aya Ohori 22-20 21-12 to record her sixth

India's first professional kho-kho league launched
India’s first professional kho-kho league launched

Press Trust of India New Delhi The Kho-Kho Federation of India (KKFI) on Tuesday launched an ambitious franchise-based league for the sport named Ultimate Kho-Kho. The KKFI and Dabur India Limited’s vice-chairman Amit Burman — in his personal capacity — will conduct the 21-day IPL-style league, which will see eight franchise teams playing a total

Dismissing Kohli and AB best moment of my cricketing career, say Shreyas
Dismissing Kohli and AB best moment of my cricketing career, say Shreyas Gopal

Claiming the coveted wickets of Virat Kohli and South African run-machine AB De Villiers was the best moment of my cricketing career, says young Rajasthan Royals spinner Shreyas Gopal. The leg-spinner took 3 wickets for 12 runs in his magical four-over spell, which helped Rajasthan Royals secure their first win of the season, a seven-wicket

RCB fans unhappy with Kohli, team after poor start

 They have flattered to deceive time and again, but Royal Challengers Bangalore has been one of the most followed teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). With Virat Kohli as captain and players like AB de Villiers in its ranks, RCB has managed to be a crowd favourite despite performances not really

Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home
When MS Dhoni bats, it is difficult for bowlers: Rahane

When MS Dhoni bats, it is difficult for bowlers: Rahane. The Rajasthan Royals (RR) first had the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on the mat at 27/3 and again had the upper hand when they needed 25 off the last 12 balls. But the end result was an 8-run win for the CSK in their Indian

I’ve led a full life, no regrets at missing out on Padma Shri: Gurbux Singh

Gurbux Singh-Padma Shri: “God has been very kind to me.” At 83, that is how Olympic gold medallist and former India hockey captain Gurbux Singh looks back at his life. Far away from the spotlight in a posh South Kolkata neighbourhood, Gurbux is leading a quiet life, while enjoying the occasional call-ups from the media

MI skipper Rohit Sharma fined for slow over rate

Rohit Sharma fined : Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma was fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Mohali. As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rohit

Sarabjot, Esha add to India’s gold haul at Asian Airgun C’ships

Sarabjot Singh and Esha Singh won the 10m Air Pistol men’s and women’s juniors events respectively, to bolster India’s overall gold haul to eight at the end of day four of the 12th Asian Airgun Championships in Taoyuan, Taipei.Sarabjot also partnered Arjun Cheema and Vijayveer Sidhu to win the junior team gold.India have so far

Bumrah bowling outstandingly, he is legend: Krunal

 After conceding 31 runs from his last 2 overs against Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah came back with a bang against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday as he finished with figures of 3/20 from his four overs. While one of his three scalps was none other than RCB skipper Virat Kohli, the more

IPL: Alzarri Joseph replaces injured MI pacer Milne

Mumbai Indians have picked Alzarri Joseph as a replacement for the injured fast bowler Adam Milne in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League. Joseph has featured in nine Tests and 16 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the West Indies so far. This will be his first appearance in the IPL 2019. Mumbai Indians will

Former Australia cricketer Bruce Yardley dead
Former Australia cricketer Bruce Yardley dead

Former Australian Test cricketer, coach and commentator Bruce Yardley lost his battle to cancer and passed away on Wednesday at the age of 71. Bruce, who debuted for Australia at the age of 30, started his cricketing carrer as a medium-pacer but later turned to be an off-spinner.In his 33 Tests for the national team,

BCCI team in town to inspect cricket grounds

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Anshuman Gaekwad and Saba Kareem, members of BCCI committee on Tuesday visited Chandigarh and met UT Cricket Association members with regard to giving recognition to UT Cricket Association. Both Anshuman Gaekwad and Saba Kareem met UT Cricket Association president Sanjay Tandon in this regard. During the meeting, it was decided that the

Wicket turned more than expected in 1st essay: Dhoni

Wicket turned more than expected in 1st essay: Dhoni. It took Chennai Super Kings 19.4 overs to chase down Delhi Capitals’ total of 147/6 in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Feroze Shah Kotla and skipper M.S. Dhoni said the wicket once again turned more than expected in the first innings — just like

India Open: Kartik, Pranaav make it to main draw
India Open: Kartik, Pranaav make it to main draw

Eight singles players and 10 teams from India have secured berths in the main draw on completion of the qualifying rounds at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2019, here on Tuesday. Third seed Rahul Yadav Chittaboina and fourth seed Siddharath Thakur led the march of the Indians in men’s singles along with Kartik Jindal, while veteran

Cristiano Ronaldo injured as Portugal held by Serbia
Cristiano Ronaldo injured as Portugal held by Serbia

Captain Cristiano Ronaldo left the field with a thigh injury as Portugal drew 1-1 against Serbia in an Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday. Ronaldo was replaced after 30 minutes in Lisbon as Fernando Santos’ reigning European champions drew for a second time in their opening two games of the campaign after they were held by

29 players retained for Pro Kabaddi season 7
29 players retained for Pro Kabaddi season 7 (Lead)

As the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) readies for yet another action-packed season, a total of 29 players were retained in the Elite Retained Players category for the upcoming season.The retained Elite players will continue their association with their respective franchises for Pro Kabaddi Season 7 starting on July 19. The number of Elite Retained Players

IPL betting: Seven spectators nabbed from Eden Gardens
Five arrested for betting on IPL match

Muzaffarnagar Five people were arrested here allegedly for betting on an Indian Premier League match, police said Monday. Six mobiles and Rs 50,000 in cash were also recovered from the shop near Vahelna Chowk that was raided Sunday evening, Civil Lines SHO Navratan Gautam said. The arrested accused are being interrogated, he

Shimla’s Ice-Skating Rink may breathe its last by 100th anniversary

POOJA SHARMA Shimla Shimla Ice-Skating Rink starts: One of the three natural ice-skating rinks in the world at Shimla may lose its natural status when it completes its century in 2020. This is because of the reason that the shrinking Ice-Staking Rink here is planned to be converted into an artificial one in due course.

Delhi Capitals launch official anthem ‘Roar Machaa’

Official anthem ‘Roar Machaa’:Delhi Daredevils have been re-christened Delhi Capitals, and hours before their opening game in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the JSW and GMR co-owned franchise on Sunday launched their official anthem for the upcoming season of the cash-rich league. The anthem titled “Roar Machaa” has been composed and

Messi to miss Morocco friendly after injury on international return Madrid

Messi miss Morocco:Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup. Barcelona star Messi started the fixture following a self-imposed eight-month exile in which he missed six