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  • Silver for Sindhu as Carolina Marin clinches another world title

    Bengaluru: Spain's Carolina Marin swept to a record-breaking third world title after she conquered PV Sindhu 21-19, 21-10 at the Badminton World Championships in Nanjing on Sunday. The win makes her the only woman to win the title three times. This was Sindhu's second consecutive final loss at...

  • Need to apply ourselves better: Kohli after losing first Test

    Birmingham: India skipper Virat Kohli said the batsmen, who gave a poor account of themselves in both innings, need to apply themselves better after losing to England by 31 runs in the first Test here on Saturday.Chasing 194 for victory in the second innings, India were skittled out for 162 with...

  • Pitch perfect: When Imran passed the Test in Bengaluru

    Imran Khan's finest hour as a politician has arrived. The former cricketer, who clean bowled all his opponents in the just-concluded polls, will soon be sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister. But as a cricketer, his finest hour arguably came in March 1987 in Bengaluru, when Pakistan won their...

  • BCCI shifts India A games from Belgaum to Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday shifted India A's four-day games with South Africa A from Belgaum to Bengaluru, citing high probability of rains.'The BCCI in accordance with KSCA (Karnataka State Cricket Association) has reached a consensus that the games...

  • Lakshya Sen clinches Asia Junior badminton title

    Jakarta: India's Lakshya Sen won the gold medal in the men's singles category of the Badminton Asia Junior Championships here on Sunday.The Indian sixth seed registered an easy 21-19, 21-18 victory in 46 minutes over Thai top seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the Under-19 final.On the way to final,...

  • 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...