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 World 10K gets richer, on May 21

March 24: The World 10K Bengaluru, the city’s premier road race event, will mark its tenth edition this year with an increased prize money expected to draw a classy field on May 21.

 Hamilton bats for more women in the paddock

March 24: The­re are "too many dudes" in the paddock at Formula One races and the series needs to improve access for women, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday.

Dabao keeps China hopes alive

March 24: Marcello Lippi’s China stunned South Korea 1-0 in a politically charged World Cup qualifier on Thursday to give themselves a glimmer of hope of reaching next year’s tournament in Russia.

Dharamsala Test: Why Virat Kohli has left Indian cricket fans tensed.

Virat Kohli has raised the speculation about him missing the fourth India-Australia Test in Dharamsala, starting on Saturday. The India captain said he is under medication for the right .............

Podolski’s fitting finale

March 24: Germany’s Lukas Podolski capped his international swansong with a sensational goal to give the world champions a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly on Wednesday.

 Mittal clinches double trap gold

March 24: Extending his good form, Ankur Mittal clinched the gold medal in the double trap event at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup, pipping his Australian rival James Willet in the final in a world record equalling effort.

Pitch yet again hogs limelight

March 24: With the third Test in Ranchi ending in a draw, the fourth and last Test beginning on Saturday, has assumed the significance of being the series decider. Like in all the three contests

 Shreyas called up as cover for Kohli

March 24: Shreyas Iyer has been flown in as cover for injured India captain Virat Kohli, who is a doubtful starter for the fourth Test against Australia.

Lionel Messi gives relieved Argentina 1-0 win over Chile in World Cup qualifier.

Lionel Messi converted a penalty as Argentina laboured to a 1-0 win over Chile in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday that put them back in the automatic qualifying spots for next year’s finals..............

India under pressure, Kohli highly doubtful for fourth Test

March 24: Indian captain Virat Kohli was rendered a highly doubtful starter for the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia, a scenario that has put the hosts under immense pressure on the eve of the decider of the bitterly fought series.

Injury can get aggravated while fielding: Kohli

March 24: India captain Virat Kohli today admitted that he is not even close to hundred percent fitness with a possibility that his right shoulder injury could get aggravated while fielding in the series decider here tomorrow.

Manohar defers decision to step down as ICC chairman

March 24: ICC chairman Shashank Manohar today deferred his recent decision to step down from the post until a successor is elected following the completion of the 2017 Annual Conference.

Waugh says pressure on India, urges Australia to retain XI

March 24: Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh felt the pressure will be on pre-series favourites India going into the deciding fourth Test and urged the visitors to not tinker with the playing XI in Dharamsala......

Tensions still boiling high

March 24: It was meant to be a competitive series. When has an India-Australia contest not been.....

Paulinho scores hat-trick as Brazil thrash Uruguay in FIFA World Cup qualifier

Brazil defeated Uruguay 4-1 as the five-time world champions opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the South American qualifying standings

Cash-rich units seek funds for conduct of matches

March 23: The Committee of Administrators (CoA), in their second status report, has mentioned that Saurashtra Cricket Association which has in excess of Rs 250 crore

New Sports Code almost ready, Srinivas

March 23: Even as clamour grows for reforms in sports administration in the country, the panel appointed by the government to revise the National Sports Code is close to finalising its work.

Cash-rich units seek funds for conduct of matches

March 23: The Committee of Administrators (CoA), in their second status report

’Federer can climb back to No 1’

March 23: Roger Federer’s comeback from injury has been so successful that his compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka believes he can become the oldest world number one in history at the age of 35.


Indians break 11-year-old jinx

March 23: The Indian football team on Wednesday broke an 11-year-old jinx of not winning a match away from home as they beat lower ranked Cambodia 3-2 in an international friendly.

’Ranchi was toughest to bat’

March 23: Middle-order batsman Peter Handscomb, who played a crucial role in salvaging a draw for Australia in the third Test, says his unbeaten 72-run knock came in the “toughest conditions” he has ever played in.

Ankur Mittal wins double trap gold in Acapulco Shotgun WC

March 23: Extending his good form, Ankur Mittal clinched the gold medal at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in the double trap event, pipping his Australian rival James Willet in the final in a world record equalling effort.

O’Keefe may be dropped, Bird in contention

March 23: Australia’s Pune Test hero Steve O’Keefe in all likelihood will be dropped from the playing XI at expense of pacer Jackson Bird for the fourth Test match against India, starting Saturday.

Virat Kohli is a great leader, says Gilchrist

March 23: Australian cricket legend Adam Gilchrist has called Virat Kohli a great leader and said it is time for both the countries to put an end to the ’cheatgate’ controversy before it turns into infamous 2008 ’monkeygate’ episode.

HPCA Curator Chauhan says wicket will have good bounce

March 23: Insisting that there was no interference from the team management, HPCA curator Sunil Chauhan today said he has prepared a typical bouncy wicket for the decisive fourth Test, starting Saturday.


Kohli is Donald Trump of world sport: Aussie media

Australian media today dubbed India captain Virat Kohli as Donald Trump of world sport and accused him of spreading fake news regarding their ...........

We are going through tough times: Pakistan’s new captain

Pakistan’s new ODI and T20 captain Sarfaraz Ahmad avoided speaking on the PSL spot-fixing scandal, which has rocked the cricket community .............

India to test waters against Cambodia

Preparing for the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers, India will get a chance to assess their strengths and weaknesses in a match situation when ..............

India not to bid for CWG, says IOA prez

India will not bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games since it’s too late to make a proposal when so many nations are already in the contention..............

Sunny’s gesture lights up Bhengra

March 20: The name Gopal Bhengra doesn’t ring a bell and why should it?

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