Sport

  • Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa
    Mar 05, 2015 06:02 IST

    All England Open: Saina Nehwal, Jwala-Ashwini through, Srikanth and P Kashyap lose

    Saina Nehwal and women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the second round, while male shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap lost in the opening round of the All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham on Wednesday.

  • Michael Phelps
    Mar 04, 2015 16:47 IST

    USA Swimming may let Phelps race at World Championships

    Michael Phelps may return to action at this year's World Championships in Russia after he completes his suspension for a drunk driving conviction, a United States Swimming official said on Tuesday.

  • BJP Youth president Anurag Thakur
    Mar 03, 2015 16:10 IST

    Anurag Thakur prevents N Srinivasan group's sweep in BCCI

    The Indian cricket board elections are known for twists, turns and drama, and Monday - at the BCCI AGM in Chennai - was no different.

  • Phil Hughes
    Mar 03, 2015 16:04 IST

    Nepal to host cricket match in memory of Phil Hughes

    Nepal's national cricket team and some Australian players will take part in a 63-over cricket match to be held in Kathmandu in April in memory of late Australian cricketer Phil Hughes.

  • John Terry
    Mar 02, 2015 19:28 IST

    Chelsea win League Cup, EPL title hopes helped by Man City loss

    The longest title drought of Jose Mourinho's managerial career ended, and the prospects of League Cup glory being followed by Premier League glory also improved on Sunday.

  • England batsman Kevin Pietersen
    Mar 01, 2015 18:39 IST

    New ECB chairman opens door for Kevin Pietersen's England return

    Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has left the door open for a return to the England side for controversial former captain Kevin Pietersen and said he must return to county cricket to champion his cause.

  • Jagmohan Dalmiya
    Mar 01, 2015 18:18 IST

    Jagmohan Dalmiya set to return as BCCI president

    Veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya is all set to return as BCCI president more than a decade after he last held the top job, emerging as the consensus candidate from incumbent N Srinivasan's camp.

  • Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan
    Feb 27, 2015 18:22 IST

    Srini apologises to SC for chairing BCCI meeting on Feb 8

    BCCI President-in-exile N Srinivasan Friday tendered an "unconditional apology" in the Supreme Court for "breaching" its direction by chairing the Board's working Committee meeting on February 8 and deciding to hold its AGM on March 2 to elect new office bearers.

  • India football skipper Bhaichung Bhutia
    Feb 26, 2015 15:47 IST

    U-17 World Cup: At present, India has no quality training pitch in place, says Ceppi

    “Out of the 60 to 70 training sites I have seen in India so far, none complies with the required Fifa standards.” The 2017 Under-17 World Cup tournament director, Javier Ceppi’s assessment of the ground realities is a sharp reminder to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and other stakeholders — the Central government and the governments of the states lobbying to be among the hosts — of the work that has be done.

  • Alexis Sanchez Arsenal
    Feb 26, 2015 15:39 IST

    Champions League: Arsenal stunned as Monaco seize initiative

    Arsenal are in danger of an embarrassing exit from the Champions League after Monaco romped to a stunning 3-1 win in the last 16 first leg at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.

  • Anirban Lahiri
    Feb 26, 2015 15:23 IST

    Two-time winner on European Tour, Anirban Lahiri eyes PGA Tour

    Fresh from winning two titles on the European Tour this month, India's Anirban Lahiri has now set his sights on matching that success on the PGA Tour.

  • Fernando Alonso
    Feb 24, 2015 16:48 IST

    Alonso crash caused by wind, confirms Mclaren

    The accident at Barcelona on Sunday which later saw Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso being air-lifted to hospital was not caused by a mechanical failure or driver error but by a gust of "wind", his McLaren Honda team confirmed.

  • Germany World Cup
    Feb 24, 2015 14:42 IST

    FIFA task force recommends 2022 World Cup in winter

    A FIFA task force met Tuesday in Doha to discuss moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter due to scorching summer temperatures in the Gulf state.

  • Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan
    Feb 23, 2015 20:20 IST

    SC expresses displeasure over Srinivasan taking part in BCCI meet

    The Supreme Court Monday expressed strong displeasure against N Srinivasan for presiding over the BCCI’s working committee to decide the date for the cricket body’s polls and clarified that he cannot contest the elections until Justice RM Lodha panel submitted its report to bring in transparency in the functioning of the cricket body.

  • Shikhar Dhawan century
    Feb 23, 2015 18:10 IST

    India's World Cup win over SA draws praise from all quarters

    India's comprehensive 130-run victory against South Africa in the World Cup match in Melbourne on Sunday came in for lot of praise from cricketers, past and present.