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India can win day-night Test, says Sourav Ganguly

Posted on May 10 2018

The BCCI may have ruled out playing a day-night Test when the Indian team tours Australia later this year, but former captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday termed the pink-ball contest as the future of cricket which the country will have to embrace some day.

“Day/Night Test...

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CWG 2018: Mary Kom carries India’s flag at closing ceremony in Gold Coast

Posted on April 16 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018 officially drew to a close when the flame was put away and the baton was passed over to Birmingham, England. The Commonwealth Games Federation flag was passed on to Birmingham officials after 11 days of successful games and events in Gold Coast, Australia. The 2022 Games w...

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CWG 2018: India finish penultimate day in ultimate fashion

Posted on April 16 2018

Saturday was a day of many firsts for India at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, paddler Manika Batra and boxer Mary Kom won India’s first gold medals in their respective disciplines. India won a total of 17 medals today, taking them past th...

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Top seed Stan Wawrinka labours to three-set victory at Sofia Open

Posted on February 9 2018

Stan Wawrinka, looking to play himself back into form after a long layoff due to a knee surgery, survived a scare to advance to the Sofia Open quarter-finals with a 4-6 6-2 6-3 win over Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan on Thursday.

After losing the opening set, the 32-year-old three-ti...

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Roger Federer accepts Rotterdam wildcard, targets World No 1 spot

Posted on February 8 2018

Roger Federer accepted a late wildcard to play at the hard court toournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands. A foray into the semi-finals would lift the Swiss to World No 1 spot – ahead of Rafa Nadal – while also making him the oldest player to reach the pinnacle of the sport. Federer who ...

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India cruise to victory as Yuzvendra Chahal puts South Africa in a spin

Posted on February 4 2018

Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav’s magical wrist spin outfoxed a depleted South Africa as Indian romped to a crushing nine-wicket win in the second ODI to reclaim the pole position in the ICC rankings. India now lead the six-match series 2-0 as they literally annihilated the home team whi...

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Vishwanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen in TATA Steel Masters

Posted on January 24 2018

World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with world number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the ninth round of Tata Steel Masters in Wijk Aan Zee.

Settling for his sixth draw in nine games, Anand took his tally up to five points and remained joint sixth in the 14-pl...

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Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo’s face cut could have been worse

Posted on January 23 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo’s face cut could have been much worse, according to video released by his Real Madrid club on Monday.

Ronaldo was sliced extremely close to his left eye by a defender’s boot while he was scoring in the Spanish league on Sunday.

The club confirmed ...

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Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year: Top five performances of the India captain

Posted on January 18 2018

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday bagged the honour of becoming the second Indian in a row to win the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for being named as the World Cricketer of the Year 2017. It was spinner