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BCCI recommends Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna award.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday recommended India’s top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara for the prestigious Arjuna award.........

Sardar Singh, former India hockey captain, recommended for Khel Ratna award.

Veteran hockey player and former captain Sardar Singh has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the Hockey India announced on Monday.................

IPL: Why Delhi Daredevils keep breaking my heart, again and again.

In 2008, I discovered a new love -- cricket or should I say, the Delhi Daredevils. It was a strong side led by Virender Sehwag, and we fought our way to the Indian Premier League semifinals...............

Shashank Manohar likely to continue as ICC head for another term.

It seems Shashank Manohar might continue as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman after it emerged that various member boards are trying to convince him to complete his two-year term...........

Aizawl FC: I-League champions, but not best at home in Mizoram.

Aizawl FC are the new champion club in India. But they are not the best team at home in Mizoram.........

Cristiano Ronaldo has a Messi problem, says FC Barcelona great Xavi.

Barcelona great Xavi praised the “spectacular” Cristiano Ronaldo, but said the Real Madrid star’s problem was how good Lionel Messi is............

Road to 2020 Tokyo Olympics gets bumpy for India’s top athletes.

The eight-lane track of the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, where 2020 Tokyo Olympic hopefuls are training in a high performance athletics academy, is giving in..............

Ben Stokes’ million-dollar show for RPS vs Gujarat Lions hailed by Steve Smith.

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) skipper Steven Smith hoped that Ben Stokes’ stunning unbeaten century in their win over Gujarat Lions (GL) would settle the debate whether the English all-rounder was..........

Real Madrid C.F. do not have mental edge over Atletico Madrid: Zinedine Zidane.

Real Madrid C.F. do not have a psychological advantage over UEFA Champions League semifinal opponents Atletico Madrid despite beating them in two finals in three years, coach Zinedine Zidane ................

Soumyajit Ghosh achieves double glory, wins singles & doubles gold at Chile Open.

It was a double delight for Soumyajit Ghosh as he bagged both the singles and doubles gold at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF Challenge Chile Open in Santiago.........

Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait resigns from Fifa Council amid bribery claims.

Fifa Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his football roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials...........

Andrew Tye, Gujarat Lions’ hattrick man, quits IPL 2017 injured.

Andrew Tye, Gujarat Lions’ hat-trick man in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017, has been ruled out of the remainder of the competition with a dislocated shoulder............

IPL 2017: Inspired by Army, Rahul Tripathi enjoying ‘fruits’ of goodwill.

The Indian Premier League is a perfect launch pad for young cricketers to learn how to handle the limelight. Rising Pune Supergiant opener Rahul Tripathi is currently enjoying it with his............

IPL 2017: Dejected Rahul Dravid laments Delhi Daredevils’ poor execution.

Delhi Daredevils chief mentor Rahul Dravid was at loss for words after a shocking display by his side against Kings XI Punjab in the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday............

Aizawl FC, new I-League champs, face big future test after historic high.

All those needing a reference point to understand the Aizawl FC story could look at Chapecoense, Monaco, RB Leipzig and Austria’s Rheindorf Altach. Each of these teams have challenged............

Stephanie McMahon ‘surprised’ by interest in WWE among women wrestlers.

A positive trend in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) over the last couple of years has been their focus on women’s wrestling...........

Celta Vigo beaten by Athletic Bilbao ahead of Manchester United visit.

Celta Vigo were beaten for the fifth time in six La Liga games, going down 3-0 at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday with the Galicians distracted by Thursday’s Europa League semi-final against..............

Tottenham Hotspur keep pressure on Chelsea, Manchester United held.

Chelsea took a significant step towards the Premier League title on Sunday with victory at Everton but Tottenham Hotspur ensured the champagne will stay on ice for a bit longer with an impressive..........

DDCA employee accused of stealing TV, dies of heart attack.

Hours after a case was registered against him for allegedly stealing a television set from the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium, a 45-year-old DDCA employee died of ......................

PCB to send legal notice to BCCI by next week for compensation.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to legally notify the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) by next week about compensation for India’s refusal to play bilateral series.............

India Under-17 football team hold Benfica U-17 to 2-2 draw.

The India Under-17 football team, preparing for the Fifa Under-17 World Cup, earned a creditable 2 -2 draw against SL Benfica in a friendly encounter, which is a part of their exposure tour to Europe...............

Gautam Gambhir to bear education expenses of slain CRPF men’s children.

Former India skipper Gautam Gambhir has pledged to bear the full expenses of the children of 25 CRPF personnel killed in an ambush by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s south Sukma area on Monday...........

IPL: Royal Challengers Bangalore lose vs Gujarat Lions, Virat Kohli gutted.

Virat Kohli has rued a lack of intent by the Royal Challengers Bangalore team after they suffered a seven-wicket loss against the Gujarat Lions in the 2017 Indian Premier League at the M Chinnaswamy.......

Fellaini sent off as Manchester United F.C., Manchester City F.C. draw blank.

Marouane Fellaini was sent off for brainlessly headbutting Sergio Aguero in an otherwise forgettable 0-0 Premier League draw between Champions League qualification rivals Manchester United F.C............

Andy Murray stays perfect, Rafael Nadal hits 50 at Barcelona Open.

Andy Murray made it 11 wins in 11 meetings with Feliciano Lopez while Rafael Nadal racked up a 50th Barcelona Open win as the two Grand Slam heavyweights reached the last eight on Thursday.................

Maria Sharapova hits back at Eugenie Bouchard after entering Stuttgart quarters.

Maria Sharapova hit back at Eugenie Bouchard’s “cheater” claims on Thursday, telling the Canadian that she is “way above” getting into a slanging match over her controversial comeback from a doping ban.....

Giving Indian Premier League a miss a bizarre move by national selectors.

While the IPL plays out in 60 matches across India, the MSK Prasad-led national selection committee gives the tournament a total miss. Instead, the country’s selectors follow India’s premier domestic.............

After Dubai snub, will angry BCCI pull out of ICC Champions Trophy?

With the Indian board outvoted in the ICC meeting on Wednesday, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials are gearing up to exercise the Members Participation Agreement (MPA),............

KKR’s Robin Uthappa says he is no more dependent on powerplays to score.

Robin Uthappa may have been out of the Indian side for long time but that’s not deterring the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman from dreaming of making a comeback....................

Real Madrid C.F., FC Barcelona still neck and neck in La Liga after big wins.

Real Madrid C.F. thrashed Deportivo La Coruna 6-2 to stay level with FC Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Wednesday after the Catalans crushed Osasuna 7-1, condemning the minnows to relegation..............

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