- Jul 31, 2015 21:31 IST
Ian Bell guided England to an eight-wicket victory over Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Friday to put the hosts 2-1 up in the series with two matches to play.
- Jul 31, 2015 20:22 IST
India A's top-order faltered again to reach 267 for six at the end of third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' on Friday. Opener Abhinav Mukund (59), Shreyas Iyer (49) and Virat Kohli (45) were a few notable performers in the second innings of the four-day game at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:42 IST
Beijing mayor Wang Anshun heralded "a remarkable day for Beijing and for the Olympic movement" on Friday after the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Games. The city beat Kazakhstan's Almaty 44-40 in a vote among International Olympic Committee members in Kuala Lumpur.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:11 IST
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Friday presented the Arjuna Award, which was conferred on him last year, by the sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.
- Jul 30, 2015 22:36 IST
Mangal Singh Champia earned India an individual Olympic quota berth, while Rajat Chauhan and Laxmirani Majhi remained in the gold and bronze medal hunt in the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen on Thursday.
- Jul 30, 2015 21:07 IST
Riding on a brilliant and patient 150 from opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, Australia A ended the second day's play at 329/9 to take a 194-run first innings lead over India A in the second and last four-day cricket match being played at the MA Chidambaram stadium on Thursday.
- Jul 30, 2015 20:29 IST
Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to join the 400 club as his team took five wickets in the final session to reduce Bangladesh to 246 for eight on the first day of the second test in Mirpur on Thursday.
- Jul 30, 2015 19:47 IST
A towering figure in Asian football and smooth operator in diplomatic circles, South Korea's Chung Mong-joon will need to sharpen his political elbows if he is to survive the vicious twists and turns of the upcoming FIFA presidential race. Chung said he would make a formal announcement next month in Europe, which he called "the centre of world football".
- Jul 30, 2015 17:50 IST
One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, were on Thursday awarded the title sponsorship rights for India's international home cricket matches for a period of four years with a winning bid of Rs 2.42 crore per match.
- Jul 30, 2015 10:17 IST
The former France captain, the Uefa president since 2007 and a Fifa executive committee member since 2002, has written to the 209 member associations of Fifa, who each hold one vote in the presidential election, to inform them of his decision.
- Jul 29, 2015 19:38 IST
The first day of the second and final four-day first class cricket match against Australia A turned out to be dismal for India A, who were bowled out for 135 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday. At stumps, Australia A were batting at 43 for no loss with openers Cameron Bancroft and Usman Khawaja unbeaten on 24 and 13.
- Jul 29, 2015 16:37 IST
While South Africa gear up for their longest ever tour to India that will stretch to two-and-a-half months, they are also banking on India’s return series that should be held in early 2018. A full series in the African country is finally on the anvil as relations between the two boards seem to be getting better.
- Jul 28, 2015 21:22 IST
The Indian women's recurve archery team has qualified for Rio Olympics 2016, bringing in good news from the sport after some unwanted spotlight. Archers Deepika Kumari, Rimil Buriuly and Laxmi Rani Majhi survived anxious moments before getting past Germans in the Round of 16 at the World Chmpionships at Copenhagen on Tuesday. The win ensured they advanced to the quarterfinals, which was the pre-requisite to qualify for the Olympics.
- Jul 27, 2015 10:49 IST
After winning his second Tour de France title on Sunday, Britain's Chris Froome said he felt 'incredible' after winning a competition that has seen him accused of cheating, spat upon, and doused with urine.
- Jul 27, 2015 09:40 IST
Vijender Singh is one of the few sportspersons to have made the country proud at the Olympics and World Championships. But his recent decision to turn professional hasn’t gone down well with the authorities. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto action over the boxer signing a contract with a UK-based company without informing his department (Haryana Police) and the state government.