Delhi to host Indo-Spain Davis Cup tie

Delhi to host Indo-Spain Davis Cup tie

New Delhi: India will host five-time champions Spain on the hard courts of Delhi Lawn Tennis Association in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie, scheduled for September 16-18. An AITA release quoting its general secretary Bharat Oza stated the Association tried its best to find a suitable grass court venue but September being a […]

Ist in USA:Indian team to play T20s vs Windies

Ist in USA:Indian team to play T20s vs Windies

Mumbai: The Indian cricket team for the first time will be playing international matches in the United Stated of America when it will take on reigning World T20 Champions West Indies in a two-match T20 International series in Florida. The two matches will be held back-to-back on August 27 and 28 in Florida’s Fort Lauderdale […]

England recall Finn for third Pakistan Test

England recall Finn for third Pakistan Test

Birmingham: England have recalled fast bowler Steven Finn for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston, captain Alastair Cook said today. Finn, who has taken 120 wickets in 33 Tests at an average of under 30 apiece, is set to replace the injured Ben Stokes. All-rounder Stokes has been ruled out after damaging his calf […]

Go & win medal for me, country: Sushil tells Narsingh

Go & win medal for me, country: Sushil tells Narsingh

New Delhi:  Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar today welcomed the NADA decision to exonerate Narsingh Yadav from charges of doping which would enable him to represent the country at the Olympic Games. Sushil and Narsingh were locked in a bitter legal battle as to who would represent the country in the 74kg category. Narsingh won […]

Delhi Dynamos sign Brazilian star Bruno Pelissari

Delhi Dynamos sign Brazilian star Bruno Pelissari

New Delhi: ISL franchise Delhi Dynamos today signed Brazilian central midfielder Bruno Pelissari from Chennaiyin FC for the upcoming season. The central attacking midfielder had been one of Chennaiyin FC’s key players for the last two seasons and is expected to inject energy and creativity into the Delhi Dynamos FC side. Pelissari, as effective as […]

Always knew Narsingh was being victimised:MahaCM

Always knew Narsingh was being victimised:MahaCM

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expressed happiness over Narsingh Yadav getting a clean chit in the doping scandal, saying he always knew the wrestler was being victimised. “Great news! Congratulations to Narsingh Yadav for getting a clean chit from NADA to participate in the Rio Olympics. All the best Narsingh!,” Fadnavis tweeted. “We […]

Indian boxers will pack a punch in Rio, feel stalwarts

Indian boxers will pack a punch in Rio, feel stalwarts

New Delhi: Confident about the trio of Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan and Manoj Kumar, stalwarts of Indian boxing feel the three are capable of producing a historic Olympic performance in Rio despite the pressure they are facing. Beijing 2008 bronze-medallist Vijender Singh, London 2012 bronze-winner M C Mary Kom and Beijing quarterfinalist Akhil Kumar — […]

Chatterjee claims a double in JK Racing

Chatterjee claims a double in JK Racing

Coimbatore: Rookie Ricky Donison jumped his start for the second race in succession to squander the chance of winning and handed a double victory to Nayan Chatterjee in the premier Euro JK 16 class at the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship here on Sunday. Like Saturday, Donison was the first to cross the chequered […]

Cricket gaining popularity in baseball-crazy Japan

Cricket gaining popularity in baseball-crazy Japan

Tokyo: In Japan where baseball is king, cricket is slowly gaining popularity with the country’s captain saying “our dream” is to make it to the qualifying rounds of the World Cup. While Japan is now home to an estimated 3,000 players and 200 teams, with the game no longer a sporting curio, the idea that […]

Surprised that West Indies batted first: R Ashwin

Surprised that West Indies batted first: R Ashwin

Kingston (Jamaica): India spinner R Ashwin said he was surprised with West Indies’ decision to bat first on a sticky wicket, even as he returned with a five-wicket haul on the opening day to dismiss the hosts for a paltry 196 in the second cricket Test here. After Ashwin’s 5-52, opener Lokesh Rahul cracked an […]

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