• Ramanathan's win over Thiem a great achievement: Jaidip Mukherjea

    Kolkata: Former Davis Cup winner and India's non-playing captain Jaidip Mukherjea on Wednesday lavished praise on India's top singles player Ramkumar Ramanathan, saying his victory over world No 8 Dominic Thiem is a great achievement. Ramanathan, ranked 222nd, on Tuesday pulled off a straight set up...

  • Kuldeep more lethal on dry wickets, says Kohli

    Port of Spain: Indian skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on left-arm leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav for his three-wicket haul in the 105-run victory against the West Indies in the second One-day International (ODI) cricket match at Queen's Park Oval here. Kuldeep Yadav in his 3/50 on Sunday picked up West...

  • Kohli should be boss of India team: Thakur

    By Abhishek UpadhayHamirpur (Himachal Pradesh): Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team.The Indian team, e...

  • Playing in Wimbledon a dream come true: Jeevan

    By Debayan MukherjeeKolkata: Close on the heels of making the cut for the men's doubles main draw in Wimbledon this year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan said it's a "dream come true" moment for him and he is all set to make a mark in his maiden stint in a Grand Slam tournament."It is a dream come true for me...

  • Kohli Vs Kumble: The end of an affair

    By Veturi SrivatsaAnil Kumble -- who quit as India cricket coach early this week -- and skipper Virat Kohli are indulging in shadow boxing. Both had their say on the dressing room disputes, leaving the meaty parts between the lines. At the end of it all, the aggressive captain got what he wanted.Fra...

  • Srikanth beats Praneeth to reach Australian Open semis

    Sydney: Continuing his fine run, recently-crowned Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth on Friday defeated fellow Indian shuttler B.Sai Praneeth in a men's singles quarter-final match of the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries here.Srikanth, who was in his third quarter-final in the last five tou...

  • Intel partners with world Olympic body

    New York: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel on Wednesday announced a long-term technology partnership at an official signing ceremony here with IOC President Thomas Bach and the US tech giant's chief executive officer Brian Krzanich.Intel will join "The Olympic Partner" (TOP) world...

  • Gillespie blames clash of personalities for Kumble's ouster

    Adelaide: Former Australian speedster Jason Gillespie feels that the personality-clash between India coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli was the reason behind the former putting in his papers."Kohli is a big personality, there's no doubt about that," Gillespie told cricket.com.au on Wednesday....

  • India aim at berth in 2018 Asian U-23 football meet

    New Delhi: India football team chief coach Stephen Constantine, who also takes care of the Under-23 team, on Tuesday said the aim is to qualify for the Asian U-23 Championship next year."Our aim is to qualify for the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship. The qualifiers are in a month's time and, hence, we can...

  • Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

    Madrid: A Spanish regional court has ordered Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo to testify before an investigating magistrate on suspicion that he defrauded the country of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes.Regional prosecutors have accused the Portugal captain of four crimes...

  • Bowlers failed India, reckons off-spinner Harbhajan

    London: Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Tuesday blamed the bowlers for India's dismal show in the Champions Trophy final cricket match against Pakistan at The Oval here.Pakistan, despite their strength in the bowling department, posted a mammoth 338/4 after being asked to bat first by Virat K...

  • Uthappa exits Karnataka, Kerala ready to welcome him

    Thiruvananthapuram: After representing Karnataka state cricket team for 15 years, India player Robin Uthappa is high on the radar of the Kerala Cricket Association which is all set to sign him, according to a top official.Speaking to IANS, KCA secretary Jayesh George said they have already expressed...