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We are taking it as a normal game: Azhar Ali on India clash

June 1: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali sought to play down the hype over their high-profile Champions Trophy match against arch-rivals India, saying they are taking it as a "normal" game despite the soaring expectations.

Ramachandra Guha resigns as administrator to BCCI

June 1: Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Thursday told the Supreme Court that he has quit as one of the cricket administrators to the BCCI.

Kumble episode; lack of time behind Guha resignation

June 1: Ramachandra Guha has cited personal reasons but his resignation from the Committee of Administrators (COA) could be linked to the speculation surrounding Anil Kumble’s future as India coach.

French Open: Alexander Zverev crashes as Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka move on

Alexander Zverev, the man seen as a potential French Open champion, crashed out in the first round on......

Arsene Wenger to extend Arsenal reign - reports

Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke he will accept the Premier League club’s offer of a new two-year contract, according to....

India, Australia favourites at CT despite off-field worries

Man United ranked as Europe’s most valuable club

I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik

Done in by nerves to start with, keeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik feels he has a good chance of making India’s Champions....

Sunita Lakra completes century of international matches

May 18: India’s premier defender Sunita Lakra completed the milestone of playing 100 international matches for the country, when she took field against New Zealand in the third of the five match series, here today.

Virat will bounce back into form in Champions Trophy: Kapil

May 18: Cricket legend Kapil Dev is not losing sleep over the recent lean patch of Virat Kohli and is confident that the Delhi stalwart will bounce back into form in the ICC Champions Trophy commencing on June 1.

India put up a strong fight in 2-3 loss to New Zealand

May 18: Indian women’s hockey team fought till the final hooter but went down 2-3 to New Zealand in the third game of the five-match series.

Harbhajan writes to Kumble, requests to look into Ranji fees

May 18: Time away from national team has given Harbhajan Singh a fresh perspective about the condition of an average domestic cricketer, prompting him to request chief national coach Anil Kumble to raise the issue of their match fees with the COA.

Knight Riders eliminate Sunrisers

May 18: Kolkata Knight Riders survived some anxious moments before progressing to IPL-10 Qualifier 2. Set a revised target of 48 in six overs

Bagan ease past BFC

May 18: Mohun Bagan produced a dominating display to drub Bengaluru FC 3-1 in the group E fixture of the AFC Cup at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium here on Wednesday.

East Bengal pick up ISL bid

May 18: East Bengal on Wednesday picked the bid document to compete in the Indian Super League while Mohun Bagan were expected to follow suit signalling their eased stance against the IMG-Reliance owned lucrative meet.

Finisher MSD still not finished

May 18: The tenth edition of the Indian Premier League did not begin on an ideal note for Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Sanchez keeps Arsenal in hunt

May 18: Alexis Sanchez sank Sunderland to keep Arsenal in the hunt for Champions League qualification on Tuesday, while Manchester City all but secured a top-four place by beating West Bromwich Albion.

Late start shouldn’t be a concern: Race Director Jones

May 18: As the city gears up to host the 10th edition of the TCS World 10K on Sunday, the organisers, Procam International, unveiled the route for the road race on Wednesday.

Chelsea celebrate title with victory

May 17: Substitute Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute winner as new Premier League champions Chelsea edged Watford 4-3 in a richly entertaining game at Stamford Bridge.

’Focused on immediate goals’

May 17: Former world number one Maria Sharapova says she is not looking too far ahead after returning from a doping suspension but concedes she is eager to be competing for the biggest titles in tennis again.

TCS 10K starts Cubbon Park Rejuvenation

May 17: Over the past nine years, TCS World 10K has provided philanthropists with a platform to make generous contributions to various charitable causes associated with it.

Karnataka edge Delhi to make quarters

May 17: A determined Karnataka played out of their skins to eke out a 3-2 win against Delhi and qualify for the quarterfinals of the 7th Hockey India Sub-junior National Championships here at the Hockey stadium on Tuesday.

Supergiant storm into final

May 17: Rising Pune Supergiant continued their hold over Mumbai Indians and thumped the hosts by 20 runs to storm into the final of the Indian Premier League here at the Wankhede stadium on Tuesday.

It’s do-or-die for KKR, SRH

May 17: If there is anything called momentum in sport, Sunrisers Hyderabad will claim it to be on their side as they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL-10 Eliminator here at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday.

Need to adapt to the conditions quickly, says Moody

May 17: Sunrisers Hyderabad face a couple of fitness concerns ahead of their IPL-10 Eliminator against Kolkata Knight Riders.

Bagan, Bengaluru in crunch tie

May 17: In what will be pre-cursor to the high-octane Federation Cup final, Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC will have an ideal ‘dress rehearsal’ when they square off in an AFC Cup group league encounter on Wednesday.

Tennis: Sharapova retires after French Open snub, Murray stunned

May 17: Maria Sharapova retired with injury in her second-round match in Rome, just hours after she was denied a wild card for the French Open, while defending champion Andy Murray crashed to a heavy defeat in his opener against Fabio Fognini.

Don’t think last two overs cost us the game: Parthiv Patel

May 17: Mumbai Indians had things well in control before losing the plot in the last two overs that cost them 41 overs but opener Parthiv Patel refused suggestions that it affected their chances in the Qualifier 1 of the IPL.

Daredevils make life tough for Pune with a 7-run win

May 13: Delhi Daredevils defeated fancied Rising Pune Supergiant by seven runs here today, making the play-off race tougher for the visiting side in the Indian Premier League.

Delhi delay Pune’s progress

May 13: Delhi Daredevils poured water on Rising Pune Supergiants’ plans to make the Indian Premier League play-offs on Friday night by inflicting a seven-run defeat at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

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