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Chennai, 14 Dec 2016/--/The England and Indian training sessions were cancelled on Wednesday owing to unfit ground conditions at the MA Chidambaram stadium in cyclone-battered Chennai which hosts the fifth and final Test from Friday. Ten people were killed by Cyclone Vardah, the worst cyclonic...

Brisbane, 14 Dec 2016/--/Australia captain Steve Smith threw his support behind next year's day-night Ashes Test against England on Wednesday -- but said one was enough for the series. Both Smith and his England counterpart Alastair Cook had previously called for the Ashes Tests, which have no...

Kolkata, 14 Dec 2016/--/Virat Kohli, India Test captain, has never shied away from expressing his aggression on the field. And that attitue has impressed another great captain Sourav Ganguly - who himself was known for his aggressive attitude. "His (Kohli's) aggression is two-times more than mine...

London, 14 Dec 2016/--/Ashley Williams's 86th-minute header ended Arsenal's 14-game unbeaten run and kept Arsene Wenger's side from the Premier League summit as Everton claimed a much-needed 2-1 win on Tuesday. Arsenal would have provisionally supplanted leaders Chelsea on goals scored with victory...

NEW DELHI, 14 Dec 2016/--/Star badminton player Saina Nehwal was targeted by a section of her 'fans' for endorsing a Chinese brand. The former World No. 1 recently took to social networking site Facebook to share the photo of a phone (Honor 8) that she is endorsing.Soon, Saina Nehwal's timeline was...

NEW DELHI, 14 Dec 2016/--/Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar on Tuesday said that Virat Kohli needed to fine-tune some aspects of his captaincy in order to attain more success in Test cricket. Speaking to NDTV, the former India opener gave Kohli seven out of ten for his leadership after India sealed the...

Chennai, 14 Dec 2016/--/A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists' skipper. After completing an innings victory in the fourth Test on Monday in Mumbai,...

Dubai, 14 Dec 2016/--/India batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women's Team of the Year 2016, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here Wednesday. The women's team of the year, which will be captained by West Indies' Stafanie Taylor, has been added to the list of awards to...

Lucknow, 14 Dec 2016/--/Having received a much-needed wake-up call in their final pool match, favourites India would look to iron out chinks in the armour and play "simple hockey" when they face Spain in the quarterfinals of the men's Junior Hockey World Cup here tomorrow. Even though India...

Mumbai, 14 Dec 2016/--/Actor Amit Sadh has learnt how to operate a rifle from noted Indian shooter Gagan Narang, for his role in Tigmanshu Dhulia's film. To make the rifle shooting scene appear realistic in Dhulia's next film, Amit sought help from his friend Gagan Narang, who won the bronze medal...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/The Indian cricket team scored a comprehensive inning and 36-run victory over England at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday to claim the five-Test series with an unassailable 3-0 lead. Resuming the day at 182/6, England showed no resistance and were bowled out for 195...

Karachi, 12 Dec 2016/--/Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal is all set to make a comeback to the national squad after nearly two and half years having scored a flurry of runs in domestic cricket. Kamran met with chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq here yesterday and well-informed sources said that...

Guwahati, 12 Dec 2016/--/There was no stopping the established names despite their bruises and niggles as the likes of World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) and Asian Championships silver winner L Devendro Singh (52kg) advanced to the finals of the National Men's Boxing...

NEW DELHI, 12 Dec 2016/--/After yet another breathtaking performance to dismantle England in 4th Test in Mumbai, Virat Kohli revealed how a sage advice from India great Sachin Tendulkar after a disastrous tour of England two years ago helped turn into a modern cricket icon. Kohli was in disastrous...

NEW DELHI, 12 Dec 2016/--/Pakistan Cricket Board's head of Executive Committee Najam Sethi rules out any possibility of Indo-Pak bilateral series in near future. He says that looking at the current scenario of relation between the two nations, it seems almost impossible to have a bilateral series...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/Soon after England cricket team's failure in home Test series against Pakistan, Alastair Cook's ability to captain the squad was questioned. The opener admitted that he could decide to step down after the end of India tour and the extent of his side's defeats to the Virat...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/Virat Kohli's maturity as a captain came to the fore on Monday as he made light of Jimmy Anderson's comments about his technique urging the England veteran to "move on" but also made it clear that playing "sarcastic mind games" is not his cup of tea. He also said that...

NEW DELHI, 12 Dec 2016/--/Having watched Virat Kohli's on field exploits from 22 yards, dashing Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle is not at all surprised with his Royal Challengers Bangalore captain's current form. "Virat is a fantastic batsman we all know that.. what he has done is not surprising at...

London, 12 Dec 2016/--/Five former English Football Association bosses have hit out at the governing body and urged the British government to reform an "out of balance" organisation filled with "elderly white men". David Bernstein, David Davies, Greg Dyke, Alex Horne and David Triesman grouped...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/India skipper Virat Kohli today described his team's emphatic win over England as one of the "sweetest" in recent times. India today removed the remaining four England wickets in the morning after they had resumed their second innings at 182 for 6 to script a massive win,...

Zurich, 12 Dec 2016/--/Arsenal will have another chance to beat Bayern Munich in a Champions League knockout tie after the sides were paired yet again in the round of 16 following Monday's draw. The teams met at the same stage in 2005, 2013 and 2014 with the German champions winning on all three...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has been on a comeback trail after undergoing a surgery on her right knee, today said that she was not fully fit in her last two tournaments but played in them as she wanted to test herself against top players in that physical condition. Former...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/Mumbai City FC have a huge task on hand to overturn their 2-3 first leg semi-final defeat against former champions Atletico de Kolkata without the inspiring presence of their marquee player Diego Forlan in the return leg of the semifinals here tomorrow. The Uruguayan striker...

Kolkata, 12 Dec 2016/--/As  the count down for  Tokyo Olympics  2020 begins, sportspersons  in Japan are resorting to Yoga to enhance their  performance and are being  guided by  Tokyo based Ghosh Yoga Institute Japan (GHIJ) ,  Yoga Guru Jibananda Ghosh,  who is teaching yoga in Japan for  fifty...

Kolkata, 10 Dec 2016/--/Atletico de Kolkata put a foot in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2016 final as they overcame a battling Mumbai City FC 3-2 at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium on Saturday. Lalrindika Ralte (3') gave the Red and Whites the lead with Iain Hume (39', 45+') scoring two while Leo...