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Birmingham, 2 Sep 2014/--/Ajinkya Rahane smashed his maiden ODI century as India clinched their first 50-over series win on English soil in 24 years after thrashing the hosts by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series, here today. India last won...

Hyderabad, 2 Sep 2014/--/National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand today remained tightlipped about his split with Saina Nehwal, saying he doesn't want to talk about the issue as the Asian Games is just round the corner. Struggling with her form, India's top shuttler Saina has sought the help of...

Bangalore, 2 Sep 2014/--/Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach. Bolt will play a seven-a-side...

Mumbai, 2 Sep 2014/--/Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s Playing It My Way — My Autobiography will be released Nov 6, the publishers announced here on Tuesday. “I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that is the way I have always played the game. It would...

London, 2 Sep 2014/--/Colombian striker Radamel Falcao said that he had fulfilled "a dream" after completing a loan move to Manchester United from Monaco in the early hours of Tuesday morning. "For me, it was a dream to play in the Premier League," he told MUTV. "I always wanted to be here because...

Chennai, 2 Sep 2014/--/India’s premier pace bowling foundation, MRF, on Tuesday entered into a five-year agreement with the BCCI to train and hone the skills of the Cricket Board’s contracted pacers at the academy here. As per the “historic deal”, the board will send its current and upcoming pacers...

Dusseldorf, 2 Sep 2014/--/Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was on Tuesday named the new captain of Germany by manager Joachim Loew. Loew appointed the 30-year-old to succeed Philipp Lahm, who stepped down from international duty after skippering Germany to the World Cup title in July...

Ghaziabad, 2 Sep 2014/--/Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar today said if the budding wrestlers are provided better facilities, especially in villages, India could end up winning more medals than China in top international events. "Had the government ever thought of promoting sport of...

New York, 2 Sep 2014/--/Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza stormed into the mixed doubles semifinals besides reaching the doubles quarterfinals, but compatriot Leander Paes exited the US Open with unexpected defeats in both his events. Top seeds Sania alongside Brazilian partner Bruno Soares beat the...

Crans Montana, 2 Sep 2014/--/India's Rashid Khan is living out his dream as he makes his debut at the Omega European Masters which tees off on Thursday. The Indian earned his right to be part of the strong Asian Tour field at this week's Swiss showpiece after winning the SAIL-SBI Open on home soil...

Bangalore, 1 Sep 2014/--/The fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt, is all set to make his date with India tomorrow by involving himself in a friendly face off with Indian cricket stars Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan. The World and Olympic champion Bolt will be a part of seven-a-side exhibition match...

Bangalore, 1 Sep 2014/--/With Rohit Sharma nursing a finger injury and Shikhar Dhawan struggling with his form, India discard Robin Uthappa is eager to earn the opening slot in the national team with some good performances in the upcoming season, which ends with 2015 World Cup. "I think we can do...

London, 1 Sep 2014/--/Slamming the English cricket team for batting like "chumps" against world champions India, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell and Joe Root should not be a part of the one-day side. "England have gone into this series with three...

New Delhi, 1 Sep 2014/--/The Supreme Court on Monday rejected N Srinivasan’s plea for reinstatement as BCCI president saying he cannot be allowed to take up the charge till he gets a clean chit from Justice Mudgal Committee which is probing him and 12 players in IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal...

BIRMINGHAM, 1 Sep 2014/--/An unassailable lead in their pocket, India would look to clinch the one-day series against England by putting up another dominating display when the two sides square off in the fourth cricket one-dayer in Birmingham. The visitors have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the...

Dubai, 1 Sep 2014/--/India have risen to No. 1 in the ODI rankings, while Australia toppled to fourth place after their defeat to Zimbabwe on Sunday. Elton Chigumbura lifting his No. 10-ranked team to only their second success against Australia - the first in 31 years - has meant South Africa and...

London, 1 Sep 2014/--/Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has said that England batsmen need to tackle Indian spinners in a better way if they want to change their fortunes in the limited-overs version. England, who outplayed India 3-1 in the five-match Test series, trail the visitors 0-2 after...

KOLKATA/MUMBAI, 31 Aug 2014/--/Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) announced the signing of Germany’s Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league. Friedrich comes to the Mumbai Franchise with over 15 years of priceless professional experience as a top quality...

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, 31 Aug 2014/--/Delhi Dynamos FC, the national capital’s Football Team for the Hero Indian Super League, has signed up Italian football superstar Alessandro del Piero as its marquee player. The 39-year-old Italian who has won almost every tournament he has played in for club and...

KOLKATA/CHENNAI, 31 Aug 2014/--/Current World No. 4, Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka confirmed his participation in the 20th edition of the Aircel Chennai Open, India and South Asia’s Premier ATP World Tour tennis event, scheduled to be held at Chennai’s SDAT Stadium from 5th to 11th January 2015. In...

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Kolkata, 30 Aug 2014/--/The Kolkata derby, the famous face-off between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, is one of those legendary matches that are revered throughout the highest echelons of football. Now with the 150th match in the Calcutta Football League (CFL) between these two forthcoming on Sunday...

Kolkata, 30 Aug 2014/--/Kalighat Milan Samity (MS) proved to be an unusual thorn for Calcutta Football League’s (CFL) defending champions East Bengal, as the Red and Gold only managed a goalless draw. The match got off to a fantastic start for Armando Colaco’s men as Harmanjyot Khabra nodded in a...

Mumbai, 30 Aug 2014/--/Mumbai City Football Club, co-owned by Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, would play all its home games in the upcoming Hero Indian Super League at the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, it was announced at the team's logo launch function here on Saturday. The pre-season training...

London, 30 Aug 2014/--/British-record signing Angel Di Maria was unable to inspire Manchester United to victory on his debut as they drew 0-0 at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday. A £59.7 million ($98 million, 75 million euros) acquisition from Real Madrid, Di Maria started the game, but...

Nottingham, 30 Aug 2014/--/India's bowling attack was largely the same during the preceding Test series in England, and yet they looked a world apart in the first one-day match in Cardiff, and repeated their disciplined performance at Trent Bridge on Saturday. Sure, the batsmen looked more assured...