Sports

  • Suresh Raina
    Apr 01, 2015 21:53 IST

    Suresh Raina gets engaged to childhood friend Priyanka

    After his return from a long tour of Australia that finished off with the World Cup, Team India's batsman Suresh Raina got engaged to his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary on Wednesday in Ghaziabad.

  • Mustafa Kamal ICC president
    Apr 01, 2015 13:02 IST

    Mustafa Kamal quits as ICC president after World Cup snub

    Mustafa Kamal resigned as president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday with an outspoken attack on the world governing body after he was prevented from presenting the World Cup trophy.

  • Mitchell Starc
    Apr 01, 2015 18:15 IST

    Injured RCB pacer Mitchell Starc to miss start of IPL

    Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be missing the services of Mitchell Starc for the start of the IPL with the Australia pacer recuperating from a knee niggle after a hectic World Cup campaign for which he was adjudged Man of the Tournament.

  • Saina Nehwal
    Apr 01, 2015 17:09 IST

    Saina, Srikanth enter second round of Malaysia Open

    Newly-crowned India Open champions Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth continued their rampaging international run, notching up contrasting victories to enter the second round of the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

  • Sania Mirza
    Apr 01, 2015 19:28 IST

    Sania-Hingis enter Miami Open doubles semis

    Fresh from their maiden win in the Paribas Open title at Indian Wells last month, Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis have entered the women's doubles semifinals of the Miami Open.

  • 2016 Olympics Games emblem
    Apr 01, 2015 17:37 IST

    Sale of 7.5 million Olympic tickets begins in Rio

    Tickets for the Rio Olympics went on sale on Tuesday with the first batch of a total 7.5 million tickets made available online to thousands of fans who had pre-registered via the official web portal www.rio2016.com.

  • India hockey team captain Sardar Singh receiving Padma Shri
    Apr 01, 2015 16:45 IST

    Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Sardar charged up to face Australia

    Sardar Singh says the team is looking forward to meeting world champions Australia in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia, from April 5 to 12. India play their first match against South Korea on the opening day of the tournament.

  • IBL
    Apr 01, 2015 15:04 IST

    Rio Olympics shadow on Indian Badminton League

    Indian badminton may be riding a wave of success but the ambiguity over the next edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) refuses to clear up. It is set for another postponement. And, if the organisers manage to conduct the event sometime soon, it may not be as high-profile as the inaugural edition held in 2013.

  • SAI Golf Club Trivandrum
    Apr 01, 2015 12:40 IST

    SAI takes a strange course with national golf academy in Kerala

    SAI has taken over the Trivandrum Golf Course to set up a national academy and spend on the facilities there. There is hardly any golfing activity worth its name in the capital city of Kerala, but that is not the only issue.

  • Australian GP Australian Grand Prix Mercedes Ferrari Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg Sebastian Vettel
    Apr 01, 2015 11:19 IST

    Hamilton to sign new Mercedes contract worth nearly Rs 250 cr a year

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to media reports, could net him more than $40 million (nearly Rs 250 crore) a year.

  • Women sportspersons, athletes
    Mar 30, 2015 10:58 IST

    From Sania to Saina, India shining with its women athletes

    For India's female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it's been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes.

  • Australia Mitchell Starc
    Mar 29, 2015 18:34 IST

    Mitchell Starc's perseverance pays off with World Cup honours

    Months after being labelled 'soft' by one of Australia's cricket greats and being dropped from Australia's Test XI, Mitchell Starc has been deservedly voted the Player of the World Cup.

  • Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth
    Mar 29, 2015 17:05 IST

    World No 1 Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win India Open titles

    Saina Nehwal, badminton's new world number one, trounced her Thai challenger, Ratchanok Intanon, to win the India Open women's singles on home turf on Sunday as another local favourite, Kidambi Srikanth, made it a double delight for the India by clinching the men's title in the tournament held in New Delhi. He beat Denmark's Viktor Axelsen in a closely fought 55-minute encounter.

  • Sebastian Vettel Malaysian Grand Prix Ferrari Malaysian GP
    Mar 29, 2015 16:51 IST

    F1: Ferrari's Vettel stuns Mercedes to win Malaysian GP

    Sebastian Vettel stunned Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday with an audacious Malaysian Grand Prix victory which set the Formula One season alight.

  • World Champions Australia
    Mar 29, 2015 08:07 IST

    Australia ease past New Zealand to win World Cup final at MCG

    Michael Clarke raised his bat to acknowledge the massive crowd, and nodded to a fallen teammate he credited for inspiring Australia's run to a fifth World Cup title that culminated with an emphatic win over New Zealand.