Dhoni is full of surprises: Ganguly recalls MSD handing over captaincy in last T...

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has recalled the moment when MS Dhoni handed over of the captaincy to him on the last day of a Test mat...

All five former winners in same half of Champions League draw

Nyon (Switzerland): All five former Champions League winners were put into the same half of the draw on Friday, setting up a possible semifinal pairing between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Sports Ministry to remove salary cap of ₹2 lakh for Indian coaches

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Saturday removed the ₹2 lakh cap on the salary given to Indian coaches for training elite athletes in a bid to encourage them to produce better results.

2011 World Cup final: Sri Lanka police drop match-fixing probe

Colombo: Sri Lanka police on Friday (July 3) dropped the match-fixing allegation into the 2011 World Cup final due to lack of evidence in the probe.

Novak Djokovic and wife test negative for COVID-19

Djokovic had tested positive 10 days ago after playing in an exhibition series in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman after two tenures

After two tenures as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Shashank Manohar on Wednesday (July 1) announced that he is stepping down from the position.

Sri Lanka Police grills Aravinda de Silva over 2011 WC fixing allegation

Colombo: The Sri Lankan police said it has questioned former national selection committee chairman Aravinda de Silva over allegation that the national cricket team's loss to India in the 2011 World Cup final was fixed by "certain parties".

6 Pakistani cricketers test COVID-19 negative; to join squad in England

Lahore: Six Pakistani cricketers, who were found to be COVID-19 positive ahead of the teams departure for England last week, have now tested negative for the second time in three days making them eligible to join the squad in the UK.


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City of Joy turns pink as India-Bangladesh clash in maiden Day/Night Test

Chennai/Kolkata: India is all set to take on Bangladesh in the unexplored terrain of Day/Night pink ball Test match in Eden Gardens, Kolkata starting November 22. Watch the video to know how Kohli & Co. are planning to change the experiment into victory.

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Haka: All Blacks war cry and more

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Mithali’s T20I retirement

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Kohli vs Kane: A semi-final battle after 11 years


Who will win the Ballon d’Or award for 2020?

The arrival of young footballers has shaken up the usual Ballon d’Or winners, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The early exit of Atletico Madrid, Dortmund, and Liverpool has made it very interesting for fans to continuously be in suspense about who might win the Ballon d’Or 2020.

Every life matters: R Ashwin seeks justice for TN custodial deaths

Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin took to Twitter seeking justice the custodial deaths of Tamil Nadu shopkeeper Jeyaraj (63) and his son Bennix (31), who were allegedly killed in police custody in the Thoothukudi (Tuticurin) district of the state. R Ashwin tweeted on Friday (June 26), saying every single life matters. He added that we should ...

Liverpool clinches league title, ends 30-year drought

Liverpool: The 30-year wait is over. Liverpool is champion of England again. Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Thursday (June 25), ending an agonizing title drought without the players even having to take the field. Instead, the Premier League crown was secured when Chelsea beat second-place Manchester City 2-1, a result that means Ci...

Joystick of pleasure, not guilt: Gaming as mental health aid amid pandemic

At a time when pandemic-related mental health issues are trending on social media, gaming is being seen in a positive light and helping people cope with anxiety and depressive states owing to lockdown confinements.

Dravid voted greatest Indian Test batsman, beats Tendulkar: Wisden India

Batting legend Ragul Dravid was named the greatest Indian Test batsman when he beat Sachin Tendulkar in an online poll conducted by Wisden India.

10 Pakistan cricketers test COVID-19 positive but England tour on track

Karachi: Seven more Pakistan cricketers, including Muhammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz, selected for the tour of England have tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total to 10, the PCB revealed on Tuesday (June 23).

Novak Djokovic, wife test positive for coronavirus after Adria tour

Belgrade: World number one Novak Djokovic on Tuesday (June 23) said he has tested positive for coronavirus. The Serbian had on Monday undergone an emergency COVID-19 test after three of his tourmates tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19: ATP men’s tennis altering protocols, to resume game from Aug14

New York/Belgrade: The ATP men's tennis tour says it is continuing to plan and adjust its precautions and protocols related to the coronavirus pandemic with an eye to its planned August 14 resumption of competition.

Concerned boards investigate ‘lies’: Aravinda de Silva on 2011 WC fixing

Colombo: Former Sri Lanka batsman Aravinda de Silva on Monday (June 22) refuted the claims of the 2011 Cricket World Cup being fixed and urged the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), and the country’s board to investigate the “lies”.

Dimitrov, Coric test COVID-19 positive after Djokovic’s Adria tour

Washington/Zagreb: Croatian tennis player Borna Coric on Monday (June 22) said he has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in an exhibition event.

Match fixing: Pakistan’s Aaqib Javed names player who mediated deal

Karachi: Former Pakistan bowler Aaqib Javed on Sunday (June 21) revealed that he was once approached to fix a match, while accusing his team’s ODI player Saleem Pervez of acting as a mediator who lured players to do the same.

Mashrafe Mortaza, 2 other Bangladesh cricketers test COVID positive

A few days after Pakistan cricketers Shahid Afridi and Taufeeq Umar tested positive for COVID-19, three Bangladesh players, including former captain Mashrafe Mortaza have contracted the virus. For the last few days, 36-year-old Mortaza was reportedly unwell. He tested positive for the contagious disease on Saturday (June 20) and is currently in ...

2011 WC final was sold, says Lanka’s former sports min; Sangakkara seeks eviden...

"Today I am telling you that we sold the 2011 world cup, I said this when I was the sports minister," Aluthgamage, who was the sports minister at the time, said.

Kerala to consider Sreesanth for Ranji Trophy after ban ends this September

The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has decided to consider India's fast bowler S Sreesanth for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season, after he completes his seven-year long ban in September 2020.

World 100-meter dash champion suspended for missing drug tests

Washington: Christian Coleman, the reigning world champion in the 100-meter dash, was suspended on Wednesday (June 17) by the Athletics Integrity Unit for missing drug tests.

IPL can be held in Sri Lanka in September if T20 WC delayed: Experts

Indicating the importance of conducting the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the financial ecosystem of Indian cricket, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal said the cash-rich board is exploring all options possible to host the tournament.

No tours, no fees: Pandemic leaves idled tennis coaches in financial crisis

Want a tennis lesson from coaches who work with Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer? Or how about from a former coach and player such as Ivan Lendl, Boris Becker or Goran Ivanisevic?

Asian champion Gomathi Marimuthu faces 4-year doping ban

Asian champion runner Gomathi Marimuthu was on Friday (June 12) stripped of her 800-metre medal while being banned for four years for doping.

Well played 100: Vasant Raiji, India’s oldest first-class cricketer dies

Mumbai: Vasant Raiji, who was India's oldest first-class cricketer at 100, died in Mumbai in the wee hours of Saturday (June 13). Raiji is survived by his wife and two daughters. He had turned 100 on January 26 this year.

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi tests positive for COVID-19

Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Saturday (June 13) said he has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first high-profile cricketer to be infected with the deadly virus.