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AHMEDABAD, 18 Apr 2015/--/IPL table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings in their fifth match of the Twenty20 cricket league, here tomorrow. Sans injured captain Shane Watson, RR have been ably led by Steven...

Bengaluru, 18 Apr 2015/--/Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league cricket match here tomorrow. Mumbai were in a similar situation even last season, losing all...

New Delhi, 18 Apr 2015/--/India women hockey team conceded two goals in the first quarter as they lost 0-3 to the USA in the classification match of the Hawke's Bay Cup. India will now play for the seventh/eighth position tomorrow. Kathleen Sharkey opened the scoring for the USA when she converted...

KOLKATA, 18 Apr 2015/--/tight encounter between the Red and Gold of East Bengal and the Whites of Mumbai saw spoils shared at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata. The away side took a lead in the first half through penalty converted by Josimar da Silva, but their hopes to  salvage a win were...

Shillong, 18 Apr 2015/--/A dull, grey tie in Shillong saw league leaders Mohun Bagan relinquish their unbeaten record and leave empty handed from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong, as they were beaten at the death by Royal Wahingdoh. The Royals aw themselves trail the away side as early as...

North Sound, Antigua, 18 Apr 2015/--/Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England`s leading test wicket-taker. Denesh Ramdin and Holder shared a resolute seventh-wicket stand of 105...

MONTE CARLO, 17 Apr 2015/--/Tomas Berdych booked a spot in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday, beating Milos Raonic as the Canadian fourth seed retired with a right foot injury. Sixth seed Berdych was leading 5-2 when Raonic was forced to quit after just 31 minutes on court. Berdych has...

SHAMKIR (AZERBAIJAN), 17 Apr 2015/--/Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov, here. Drawing number 4 in the drawing of lots, Anand will not only have the advantage of...

London, 17 Apr 2015/--/Chelsea may top the Premier League table but Jose Mourinho`s side have the unfortunate tag of being the worst-behaved team in the top flight when it comes to respecting officials, according to Football Association Fair Play delegates. Chelsea, who have a seven-point lead in...

New Delhi, 17 Apr 2015/--/The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the plea to appoint CBI SP Vivek Priyadarshi to head a new investigating team to further probe the IPL 6 spot fixing scandal. The three-judge committee appointed by the Supreme Court will look into the Indian Premier League scam and has...

Visakhapatnam, 17 Apr 2015/--/Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL cricket match, here tomorrow. Delhi's fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed...

Bengaluru, 17 Apr 2015/--/It won't be easy to hold her recently-acquired number one position in the world rankings but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is confident of a long reign at the top and is prepared to put in the extra effort for it. "It will be tough maintaining the number one...

New Delhi, 17 Apr 2015/--/The International Paralympic Committee has suspended the Paralympic Committee of India for indefinite period for infighting within the national body and shoddy treatment meted out to athletes during the National Para-Athletics Championships at Ghaziabad last month. In a...

Pune, 17 Apr 2015/--/Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, here tomorrow. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in...

KOLKATA, 17 Apr 2015/--/Midea, the home appliances brand of Carrier Midea India Pvt Ltd today joined Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as the official Home Appliances Partner. Krishan Sachdev, Managing Director, Carrier Midea India presented the team with a good luck charm on the eve of their first...

KOLKATA, 17 Apr 2015/--/There’s a new partnership at the IPL this year, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Uber have got together to transform how KKR fans experience the IPL. KKR fans can leave their cars and worries about navigating traffic and parking behind and simply Uber it to any IPL match,...

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, 17 Apr 2015/--/Since its formation and launch last year, the Delhi Dynamos FC has not only represented our capital in the Hero Indian Super League, but has also taken up the mantle of developing football in Delhi NCR with great enthusiasm. The Dynamos kicked off their grassroots...

New Delhi, 16 Apr 2015/--/Commonwealth Games gold medallist weightlifter Geeta Rani's confirmatory 'B' sample test has also returned positive for a banned substance and she is set to end her career in ignominy as she faces the prospect of a lengthy ban from the sport. Rani, who won a gold in 2006...

New Delhi, 16 Apr 2015/--/Having mentored many pacers in India, Sultan of Swing Wasim Akram feels fast bowling is becoming an integral part of Indian cricket with youngsters finding their heroes in the likes of Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav. Appointed as the bowling consultant of Kolkata Knight...

Mumbai, 16 Apr 2015/--/Off to a disastrous start with three successive defeats, Mumbai Indians will have their task cut out when they lock horns with two-time title winners and in-form Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier league match here tomorrow. The home team, which has lost all three...

New Delhi, 16 Apr 2015/--/Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today regained the number one position in international rankings after China's Li Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the latest list issued today. Saina, the first Indian woman shuttler to be world number one after her India Open...

New Delhi, 16 Apr 2015/--/The new regime at the BCCI is contemplating appointment of former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar as the chief of board's Anti Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) in place of Ravi Sawani, who is unlikely to get an extension. It has been learnt from reliable...

Mumbai, 16 Apr 2015/--/Notwithstanding Mumbai Indians' poor start in this IPL season, Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming is wary of the home team's capabilities and insists that the visitors, who are unbeaten so far, have not lowered their guard for tomorrow's game. "Some of our players...

Hastings New Zealand, 16 Apr 2015/--/Indian women's hockey team lost 1-4 to hosts New Zealand to crash out in tyhe quarterfinals of the Hawke's Bay Cup here today. It was India who drew the first blood by successfully converting their first penalty corner through skipper Ritu Rani as early as in...

Gurgaon, 16 Apr 2015/--/India's celebrated golfer Jeev Milkha Singh was today conferred with the IGIA Lifetime Achievement Award, instituted by Indian Golf Industry Association (IGIA) at the India Golf Expo. Aakash Ohri, President IGIA conferred the award on Jeev. Jeev said golf Bodies in India...