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New Delhi, 20 Nov 2014/--/Despite not having played international cricket for quite some time, star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is still harbouring dreams of playing for India. Talking to a leading English news channel, now out-of-favour southpaw claimed that he is focussing on domestic circuit to...

New Delhi, 20 Nov 2014/--/South African opener Hashim Amla on Wednesday became the fastest cricketer to score 17 ODI centuries. Amla achieved the feat in 98 innings, which is 14 less than previous record holder Virat Kohli. Amla scored his 17th ODI ton against Australia in the third ODI played at...

New Delhi, 20 Nov 2014/--/The first salvo has arrived from Australia. If tradition has anything to do, then this may well serve as the perfect warning to the Indian side travelling Down Under. Legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has predicted India to suffer a 0-4 whitewash defeat...

Mumbai, 20 Nov 2014/--/After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer M C Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. "Yes, that (qualifying for Rio Games) is...

Dubai, 20 Nov 2014/--/India retained the number one spot in the latest Reliance ODI team rankings while batsman Virat Kohli maintained his number two position in the batting rankings. Following the victory in third ODI against South Africa, Australia leapfrogged into second place on the Reliance...

Dubai, 20 Nov 2014/--/Ross Taylor hit a return-to-form half-century to help New Zealand recover after Sarfraz Ahmed hit a fighting hundred for Pakistan in the second Test in Dubai on Thursday. Taylor was 77 not out for his 23rd fifty to help his team recover from a shaky 79-4 to close the fourth...

Sochi (Russia), 20 Nov 2014/--/A well-prepared Viswanathan Anand managed the easiest of draws with black pieces in his ninth round match against Magnus Carlsen today but the Norwegian inched closer towards retaining his World Championship crown as he leads the Indian ace by a full point. The...

Kochi, 20 Nov 2014/--/Having been pushed down into second place by Chennaiyin FC on number of goals scored, Atlético de Kolkata will be looking to beat Kerala Blasters FC when the two sides meet at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi tomorrow and regain their top of the table spot. On the other...

Mumbai, 18 Nov 2014/--/Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar said he was "honoured" to be chosen as the recipient of this year's Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by the BCCI. "I feel honoured that I have been chosen for the C K Nayudu award which I guess, is the highest award...

Chennai, 18 Nov 2014/--/Chennaiyin FC will bank on home advantage to end a four-match winless streak when they take on Pune City FC in an Indian Super League encounter here tomorrow. The first leg clash between the two sides had ended in a thrilling 1-1 draw at the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports...

Kolkata, 18 Nov 2014/--/Atletico de Kolkata registered only their second victory on home soil to do the double over NorthEast United FC as they recorded a 1-0 victory at the Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday evening. Luis Garcia’s headed goal won three crucial points for Atletico as they established a...

Chennai, 18 Nov 2014/--/The BCCI today decided to hold its much-delayed Annual General Meeting on December 17 even as it stood firmly behind embattled President-in-exile N Srinivasan after he was cleared of IPL fixing charges by the Supreme Court-appointed probe committee. The decision was taken at...

New Delhi, 18 Nov 2014/--/In a major setback for Indian hockey, the men's national team chief coach Terry Walsh today officially quit from his post after his contractual talks with Hockey India and the SAI broke down but a fresh proposal is still being worked out for the Australian's consideration...

Meerut, 18 Nov 2014/--/Recuperating from his thumb injury, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is making himself battle-ready for the upcoming tour of Australia and the Indian skipper was seen spending long hours selecting bats here. Dhoni, who missed the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka has also been...

Manchester, 18 Nov 2014/--/Manchester United record signing Angel di Maria's stunning start to his time at Manchester United was the surprise, not the winger's recent dip in form, Argentina coach Gerardo Martino said. Di Maria, a 26-year-old Argentina winger, joined from Real Madrid in a USD 98...

Dubai, 18 Nov 2014/--/Pakistan stuttered to 34-2 on a turning pitch after New Zealand's tailenders batted spiritedly and posted 403 on the second day of the second Test here today. Legspinner Ish Sodhi clean bowled Shan Masood for 13 and offspinner Mark Craig cut short Taufeeq Umar's comeback to...

New Delhi, 17 Nov 2014/--/In findings that could leave IPL teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals vulnerable, the Justice Mudgal Committee has indicted their officials Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra of betting and confirmed their role in their teams but cleared N Srinivasan of match...

Kolkata, 17 Nov 2014/--/The 71st All India Railway Football Championship organized by South Eastern Railway Sports Association (SERSA) was inaugurated at SERSA Stadium, Kharagpur this morning. This championship will be held from November 17 to 22 in a knockout system. Manoj Pande, Chief Personnel...

Kolkata, 17 Nov 2014/--/The standings may show them at the top but it is not all that rosy for Atletico de Kolkata and they would be aiming to end a four-match winless streak when they take on North East United FC in their return leg ISL fixture here tomorrow. Having started off with a bang that...

Lucknow, 17 Nov 2014/--/Following in the footsteps of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina has become the second cricketer to be associated with the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) after he was named today as the co-owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards franchise. Raina's association with HHIL comes...

Dubai, 17 Nov 2014/--/Virat Kohli has moved to second place in the ICC ODI Rankings for batsmen following his impressive batting show in India's 5-0 series win over Sri Lanka while world record breaker double centurion Rohit Sharma jumped to the 15th spot in the latest chart. Kohli, who hit 139 not...

New Delhi, 17 Nov 2014/--/India's premier batsman and stand-in-captain Virat Kohli feels that present field restriction rule is an advantage for batsmen only when they are playing in the sub-continent and it will be a completely different ball game during World Cup in Australia, next year. Kohli,...

Sydney, 17 Nov 2014/--/Australia's preparations for next month's home Test series against India have been thrown into jeopardy after it was revealed today that inspirational skipper Michael Clarke might be forced out owing to a hamstring injury. The 33-year-old, who picked up the injury during the...

New Delhi, 17 Nov 2014/--/Reacting on his indictment by the Justice Mudgal Committee in IPL spot-fixing case, Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra said on Monday to wait till November 24, when the Supreme Court will hear the case next. Speaking to a leading news channel, Kundra said that everyone...

Mumbai, 17 Nov 2014/--/Mumbai City FC and FC Goa played out an action-packed goalless draw in the Hero Indian Super League clash after both the teams failed to score on many occasions at the D Y Patil Stadium here today. The two teams had also been locked in a goalless stalemate in the first-leg...