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  • Arjun Tendulkar out for a duck in debut U-19 match

    Colombo: Arjun Tendulkar, son of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, did reasonably well with the ball, claiming his first international wicket against Sri Lanka U-19 team. But it was different ball game with the bat, as he was out for a duck at the Nondescripts Cricket Club in Colombo. Arjun...

  • Pant gets maiden call; Shami back for first 3 England Tests

    New Delhi: Explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was on Wednesday picked as the second choice stumper as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recalled pacer Mohammed Shami in the 18-member squad for the first three Tests of the five-match rubber against England.Pant was rewarded...

  • Is Dhoni hinting at retirement in this video?

    Bengaluru: Is wicket-keeper batsman and former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni planning to hang up his boots? At least that's what his rather unusual act - after India lost to England at Leeds - led cricket followers to believe.After the match, Dhoni was seen taking the ball from the umpire...

  • France beats Croatia, lifts FIFA World Cup title

    Moscow: France scored twice in each half as they thumped a combative Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday. A first-ever own goal in a World Cup final gave France the lead as Mario Mandzukic headed a free-kick into his own net in...

  • Novak Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon title

    London: After his frustrating loss in French Open, Novak Djokovic said he was thinking of skipping the grass court circuit. On Sunday, after capturing his fourth Wimbledon title, he will be glad he changed his mind.Djokovic beat a weary Kevin Anderson in the final 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) to claim a 13th...

  • Looking for motivation? Here's why you should read on Hima Das

    Eighteen-year-old Hima Das' incredible victory at the 400-meter race at the World U-20 Championships in Finland has inspired millions of young athletes to dream big. In fact, that's exactly what one of her coaches used to tell her - "Dream big".Hima who clocked 51.46s to clinch gold by surpassing...

  • Natwest hero Mohammed Kaif announces retirement

    New Delhi: Mohammad Kaif on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of competitive cricket via a post on social media."When I started playing Cricket,the dream was to play in the India Cap one day. Have been very fortunate to step on to the field & represent my country on 190 days...

  • FIFA World Cup: Croatia ousts England to reach final

    Croatia defeated England in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium by 2-1 in extra-time to reach their first-ever FIFA World Cup final.All credit goes to prolific goalscorer Mario Mandzukic for scoring the goal in the second period of extra-time.In the first five minutes of the game, Kieran Trippier gave...

  • Croatia goes crazy after World Cup triumph

    Zagreb: Some 100,000 people packed Zagreb's Ban Jelacic square to watch Croatia battle England in the semifinal of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.Rain fell and the spirit of the crowd gathered in front of the giant television screen was likewise gloomy after England jumped out to a 1-0 lead...

  • World Cup: France beat Belgium 1-0 to book final spot

    St. Petersburg: France edged past Belgium 1-0 to book their place in the final of the FIFA World Cup in a rip-roaring semi-final clash here on Tuesday.Centre-back Samuel Umtiti headed home from close range in the 51st minute and that proved to be the winner in a match littered with goal-scoring...

  • World Cup: England's Henderson, Vardy ready for Croatia battle

    Zelenogorsk (Russia): England's central midfielder Jordan Henderson and striker Jamie Vardy on Tuesday attended the English squad's last training session prior to their crucial semifinal match against Croatia in the FIFA World Cup 2018Henderson, the Liverpool City captain and midfielder, who...

  • Japanese fans leave Russia with a clean slate

    Japan's World Cup dreams ended on Monday after they lost a nail-biting thriller to Belgium, leaving fans in a state of shock and tears. But that didn't prevent the fans from cleaning the very stadium where there were dreams got killed. Japanese fans won the hearts of many after images of...