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BCCI congratulates India for Test series win against West Indies

Mumbai:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday congratulated the national team on their dramatic 237-run victory in the third Test against hosts the West Indies on Saturday. This enabled India take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series as the second Test ended in a draw. Chasing an imposing

Bulgaria’s Silvia Danekova first athlete to test positive in Rio

Rio de Janeiro:  Bulgaria’s Silvia Danekova, a 3,000-metre steeplechase athlete, tested positive for EPO in a doping control after arriving in Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Olympic Games, the media reported. The Bulgarian Olympic Committee has admitted on Thursday that an athlete in the team tested positive without mentioning the name. “Unfortunately, we

After tense win over Argentina, India face tough Dutch test

Rio de Janeiro: Virtually assured of a quarterfinal spot after their morale-boosting win against Argentina, a buoyant India will face world number two side the Netherlands in a tough pool B clash in the Rio Olympics here tomorrow. After a close 3-2 win over Ireland in their opening match, India suffered a disappointing 1-2 loss

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 and Wriddhiman Saha could prove to be crucial to the outcome of the ongoing third game here. India lead the four-match series 1-0. India were in

NASA releases rocket booster test slow-motion video

New York: US space agency NASA has added yet another feather in its cap when it released a new video showing rocket motor test in extreme slow-motion using an innovative new camera. The video offers a spectacular view of the QM-2 test by the company Orbital ATK on June 28, which test-fired a full-scale version

NASA releases rocket booster test slow-motion video

New York:  US space agency NASA has added yet another feather in its cap when it released a new video showing rocket motor test in extreme slow-motion using an innovative new camera. The video offers a spectacular view of the QM-2 test by the company Orbital ATK on June 28, which test-fired a full-scale version

Inderjeet fails B sample test also, Rio hopes virtually over

New Delhi: Shot putter Inderjeet Singh’sconfirmatory B sample also returned positive for banned substances, virtually ending his hopes to compete in the Rio Olympics. 28-year-old Inderjeet’s ‘A’ sample had returned positive for banned steroids androsterone and etiocholanolone on June 25 and now his B sample has also tested positive for the same substances, sources told

Great feeling to get five wickets in Test cricket: Chase

Kingston: West Indies’ off-spinner Roston Chase has expressed pleasure at his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket, terming the achievement as a great feeling. Chase finished with figures of five for 121, even as India declared their innings at 500 for nine in reply to West Indies’ 196. “It is a great feeling to get

Spinner Holland to replace injured O’Keefe for Lanka Test series

Kandy: Australia’s left-arm spinner Jon Holland will replace injured Steve O’Keefe, who picked up an injury during the first Test against Sri Lanka in Pallakele and will miss the rest of the series, Cricket Australia said. Team physiotherapist David Beakley said, “Steve injured his right hamstring while chasing a ball in the field during the

Corona buses rejected again, fail quality test

 Chandigarh: The Induction of intelligent transport system (ITS) enabled CORONA model buses into the fleet of Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) buses is once again in soup as during second round of inspection, buses failed to pass quality test. Team of four CTU experts has once again rejected the buses after finding major faults. CTU, Director,

349 undergo dope test on Day 1, only 4 fail during police recruitment

Ludhiana: On the first day of police recruitment drive in Ludhiana, as many as 349 aspirants undergo dope test and only 4 were failed in test. Giving relaxation, the police department has given second chance to the aspirants. As many as 23,000 aspirants were shortlisted for the recruitment and on first day 400 aspirants were

Narsingh Yadav Fails Second Dope Test: Reports

New Delhi: Narsingh Yadav’s sabotage theory is on shaky grounds as the wrestler has also failed his second dope test conducted on the 5th of July, and a test of his food supplements conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has also ruled out any tampering, rerported by TV channels. Narsingh had alleged that a

Day4: West Indies reach 102/5 against India

Antigua: The West Indies continued their battle in the first cricket Test against India as they reached 105/5 in 44.3 over of the fourth day here on Sunday. 22:25 hrs IST: Ashwin strikes again. This time it’s Blackwood. He goes for a pair. Offie gets his second. India inching towards a big win. Windies are

India have had ample time to prepare for Test series: Bangar

Antigua: India’s batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes that the team has had ample time and good number of practice matches to prepare for the all-important four-match Test series against hosts West Indies starting here on Thursday. “We have had very good preparation, both in the camp in Bangalore and in the last two practice matches

Anderson, Stokes and Rashid called up for second Pakistan Test

London: England added premier pace bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid to an expanded 14-man squad announced for Friday’s second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford. The trio took no part in England’s 75-run defeat by Pakistan in the first of a four-match series at Lord’s on Sunday. But Anderson, England’s

Rajkot to host first Test vs England on November 9

New Delhi: Rajkot and Visakhapatnam will host their first ever Test respectively when India play their five-Test series against England starting November 9. The BCCI today announced the dates of the series comprising five Tests, three ODIS and as many T20 Internationals from November to February. Rajkot will host the first Test of the series

Breaking- PPMET Results: Kapurthala girl topped, results on BFUHS website

  Chandigarh: Kapurthala girl brought the laurels for her city by grabbing first position in the Punjab Pre Medical Entrance Test (PPMET). The results has been released officially announced of the test conducted on 10 july, 2016.   Navjot Kaur hails from village Mirzapur in town Dhilwan in Kaurthala outshined in 2814 candidates across the

Novel blood test to predict Type 2 diabetes risk in women after delivery

New York: An international team of researchers has discovered a simple, accurate new blood test that can predict the chances of Type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes occurs in three to 13 per cent of all pregnant women and increases a woman’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 20 to

Love to get more aggression like you: Saina to Kohli

New Delhi: Rio-bound Indian shuttler SainaNehwal, who just clinched the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney, said she wants to be aggressive like India Test skipper Virat Kohli. The 26-year-old from Hyderabad defeated Sun Yu of China in the finals yesterday to notch up her first title of the season ahead of the Rio

England tour will be a test of Pakistan batsmen: Yousuf

Karachi: Former captain Muhammad Yousuf says Pakistan batsmen will be tested on the upcoming England tour since they have played only in friendly conditions in the UAE in the last few years. In the latest Test rankings issued by the ICC, Pakistan are placed third behind Australia and India after a series of convincing performances