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BAI age-fraud panel to step in

July 7: Players’ pull-out reflects badly on State association, says Sudhir

Root leads England’s recovery

July 7: New England captain Joe Root rode his luck to make a battling unbeaten 184 and lift the hosts to a commanding 357 for five on the opening day of the first Test against South Africa at Lord’s on Thursday.

Sriram’s record stays unmatched

July 7: A race of incredible intensity has kept the legend of Sriram Singh alive even after 41 years.

Jagtar Singh dropped for testing positive

July 7: India were forced to drop decathlete Jagtar Singh from the team for the Asian Athletics Championship after he failed a dope test recently, it was revealed on Thursday.

India start with two gold

July 7: Shot-putter Manpreet Kaur presented herself the perfect birthday gift while G Lakshmanan delivered a stunning coup in the 5000 metres

Dominant Karnataka clinch 26th successive title

July 7: Champions Karnataka continued their stronghold by winning their 26th consecutive national title at the 44th Junior National Aquatic Championships here at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on Thursday.

Jeevan, Paes fall; Sania progresses

July 7: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan’s Grand Slam debut ended in the first-round itself but not without a valiant fight as he and Jared Donaldson

Djokovic in cruise mode

July 7: Novak Djokovic shrugged off sweltering 30-degree heat to breeze past Adam Pavlasek 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 and reach the Wimbledon third round on Thursday.

Kohli leads India to series win over West Indies

July 7: Virat Kohli stroked a commanding, unbeaten 111 to lead India to a series-clinching eight-wicket win over the West Indies in the fifth and final one-day international at Sabina Park on Thursday.

Will ask England to probe India’s fixing attempt charge: FIH

July 7: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will ask hosts England to investigate India’s allegation that attempts were made to "fix" their Hockey World League Semifinal clash against Pakistan last month.

Knew it won’t be easy for Pakistan to chase 170: Mithali

July 3: India skipper Mithali Raj said she knew it would not be easy for Pakistan to chase down 170 as the pitch deteriorated in the second innings during their ICC Women’s World Cup match here.

Aus players to boycott ’A’ tour of SA

July 3: Players will boycott an Australia A tour of South Africa this month in an escalation of their bitter dispute with Cricket Australia unless a new pay deal is agreed, the Australian Cricketers’ Association said on Sunday.

Karnataka poised to assert might

July 3: Having won an unprecedented 25th title at this level last year, a buoyant Karnataka side will be eager to continue their dominance when the 44th Junior National Aquatics Championships .

Sharath looking for a fresh start

July 3: After his lacklustre show at the Rio Olympics, Achanta Sharath Kamal’s new season has been an encouraging one so far.

Jehan claims maiden F3 race

July 3: Jehan Daruvala of Sahara Force India Academy created history by becoming the first Indian to win in the FIA F3 European Championship here on Sunday.

An open race in women’s field

July 3: With Serena Williams preparing for the birth of her first child and Maria Sharapova sidelined by a thigh injury, the race to be crowned Wimbledon champion is the most wide-open in a generation.

Spotlight bang on feisty Federer

July 3: Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semifinal defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favourite to capture a record-breaking eighth title and become the tournament’s oldest champion.

Silva goal fetches Portugal third spot

July 3: Adrien Silva scored an extra-time penalty as Portugal recovered from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in Sunday’s third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Moscow.

Thompson outclasses 100M field

July 3: Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson, the reigning double Olympic sprint champion, put on the afterburners in the final 20 metres to rack up a convincing victory at Saturday’s Diamond League meet in Paris.

Slow batting sinks India, West Indies stay alive

July 3: India’s much-vaunted batting line-up collapsed on a slow track, allowing underdogs West Indies to pull of a stunning 11-run victory in the fourth cricket one-dayer here.

Never lost confidence in my limited overs game: Rahane

July 1: The jury is still out on his utility as a limited overs batsman but Ajinkya Rahane on his own admission never lost confidence in his ability despite being out of favour in the 50-over format for a long time.

I am like wine: Dhoni on getting better with age

July 1: There has been an element of inconsistency in his batting form but Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that he is like a vintage wine that tastes better with passage of time.

Would look into making some changes: Kohli on playing XI

July 1: India captain Virat Kohli was happy with a clinical performance in the third ODI and hinted at making some changes in the playing XI providing game time to all those who have not yet figured in the playing XI in the ongoing series.

High speed chase ends in verbal war

June 27: Lewis Hamilton branded world championship leader Sebastian Vettel as a “disgrace” and challenged the German to “prove you’re a man” after he deliberately crashed into him in Sunday’s tempestuous Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Occasionals clinch title

June 27: Bangalore Occasionals clinched the KSCA Group I, Division I League tournament for the Sir Mirza Ismail Shield after drawing their final game against Jawans Cricket Club

KAA election on hold till Oct

June 27: With the administrational issues unlikely to be resolved before the scheduled date, the Karnataka Athletics Association elections could be put off till October.

DPS, South register win

June 27: Gautam scored a fine century as Delhi Public School (South) romped to a 190-run win over Ryan International in the ACE inter-school tournament at Just Cricket Ground here on Monday.

Indians too good for the Windies

June 27: Ajinkya Rahane struck a brilliant century before the bowlers dished out a disciplined show as India drubbed a hapless West Indies by 105 runs in a lopsided contest in the second one-dayer here.

Execution of Lodha report may be delayed

June 27: The implementation of the Lodha Committee recommendations is set to be delayed after the BCCI decided to form a committee to analyse how “best and quickly”

Mavericks to take on Falcons in UTT opener

June 27: The Ultimate Table Tennis, to be held from July 13 to July 30, will have the opening game featuring RP-SG Mavericks with India’s best male paddler Sharath Kamal

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