• Austria's Dominic Thiem
    Aug 02, 2015 21:20 IST

    Austria's Dominic Thiem beats David Goffin to win Swiss Open

    Austria's Dominic Thiem beat top seed David Goffin of Belgium 7-5, 6-2 in the Swiss Open final on Sunday to claim his third career ATP title.

  • Rajat Chauhan World Archery Silver medallist
    Aug 01, 2015 23:57 IST

    World championships: Archer Rajat Chauhan bags a historic silver

    Rajat Chauhan created history by becoming the first Indian senior level archer to clinch an individual medal at the World Championships as he bagged a silver at the Copenhagen meet on Saturday

  • NBA first game in Africa
    Aug 01, 2015 22:10 IST

    Basketball: Team World wins first NBA match in Africa

    National Basketball Association (NBA) stars played in Africa for the first time on Saturday and a stirring final-quarter comeback gave Team World a 101-97 victory over Team Africa in Johannesburg.

  • Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli
    Aug 01, 2015 20:00 IST

    Dravid backs Kohli's aggressive style ahead of Lanka tour

    Rahul Dravid expects Virat Kohli to to deliver in his first full series as Test captain when the Indian cricket team leaves for Sri Lanka. Dravid also backed the star batsman to continue playing in his "aggressive" style.

  • Ian Bell Ashes third Test 2015
    Jul 31, 2015 21:31 IST

    Bell takes England to victory, hosts take 2-1 Ashes lead

    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.

  • Virat Kohli
    Jul 31, 2015 20:22 IST

    Kohli gets his batting practice, but Australia A sniff win

    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.

  • Winter Olympics Beijing 2022
    Jul 31, 2015 18:42 IST

    Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics; IOC in no mood for risks

    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.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin
    Jul 31, 2015 18:11 IST

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin receives Arjuna Award

    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.

  • Archer Mangal Singh Champia
    Jul 30, 2015 22:36 IST

    Archer Mangal Champia earns India individual Olympic berth

    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.

  • Baba Aparajith
    Jul 30, 2015 21:07 IST

    Bancroft puts Australia A in driver's seat against India A

    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.

  • Dale Steyn
    Jul 30, 2015 20:29 IST

    Dale Steyn joins 400 club as Bangladesh reach 246-8

    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.

  • Chung Mong-joon FIFA
    Jul 30, 2015 19:47 IST

    Hyundai conglomerate scion Chung Mong-joon set for FIFA race

    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".

  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, left, and IPL COO Sundar Raman, standing
    Jul 30, 2015 17:50 IST

    BCCI awards title sponsorship rights for matches to Paytm

    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.

  • Uefa president Michel Platini of France
    Jul 30, 2015 10:17 IST

    Platini stands for Fifa president, receives English FA backing

    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

    Kohli, Pujara fail as Australia A bowl out India A for 135

    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.