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Blake completes sprint double

June 27: Yohan Blake won the 200 metres in 19.97 seconds to complete a sprint double at the Jamaican nationals and world championship trials on Sunday.

Bolt not to run 200 at Worlds

June 27: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this "emotional" season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field.

Loew ready for Mexico test

June 27: Germany’s Joachim Loew said he is looking forward to facing Mexico on Thursday in the Confederations Cup semifinals after the world champions pipped Chile to top spot in Group B.

Ajinkya will open in all 5 ODIs in Windies: Kohli

June 23: With Rohit Sharma rested for the West Indies limited-over series, India captain Virat Kohli said that Ajinkya Rahane will open alongside Shikhar Dhawan in the upcoming five-match ODI series starting tomorrow.

Ashwini for KAA top post

June 23: Former India international Ashwini Nachappa will contest for the post of president and secretary of the Karnataka Athletics Association (KAA) in the elections to be held here on July 1.

Sachin spurs Engrades CC

June 23: A fine bowling effort from Sachin Shinde spurred Engrades Cricket Club to a thumping 140-run victory over Wilson Garden Cricket Club in the KSCA Group I, Division III league tournament for the Nassur Memorial Shield here.

EPL 8th edition from June 24

June 23: The Embassy International Riding School (EIRS) is all set to host the eighth edition of the Equestrian Premier League (EPL).

Aakarshi, Lakshya advance

June 23: Top seed Aakarshi Kashyap of Chhattisgarh produced a dominant performance to advance to the round of 32 in the All-India Junior Ranking Badminton tournament at the KBA courts here on Thursday.

India will seek to put cricket in the forefront

June 23: Captain Virat Kohli will look to put to rest, all the off-field controversies regarding Anil Kumble’s controversial exit, as India gear up for the first ODI against a second string West Indies, here on Friday.

ICC’s decision gives India advantage

June 23: The ICC has decided not to interfere in modalities related to bilateral agreement involving two nations

Indian team arrives in Trinidad

June 22: The Indian cricket team arrived here for a limited-overs series against the West Indies amid the off-field drama surrounding Anil Kumble’s resignation as head coach following a rift with captain Virat Kohli.

WBO sanctions Vijender vs Zulpikar bout for 1st week of August

June 22: World Boxing Organisation (WBO) has sanctioned WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title between Vijender Singh and Chinese Zulpikar Maimaitiali in first week of August in Mumbai.

Sindhu, Srikanth, Praneeth in quarters of Australia Open

June 22: Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth eked out thrilling victories in the men’s singles second round to set up an all-Indian quarterfinal clash at the USD 750,000 Australian Super Series here today.

Raghuveer does star turn for Rajajinagar

June 22: Raghuveer’s 11-wicket haul for the match helped Rajajinagar Cricketers earn full five points from their comprehensive ten wicket win over Malleswaram Gymkhana in the KSCA Group I. Division league for the MAT Acharya shield here.

Nikin slams ton in Mysore victory

June 22: SJ Nikin Jose starred with a century as Mysore Zone beat Dharwad Zone by 45 runs in the KSCA under-23 inter-mofussil cricket tournament here.

No room for complacency in knockout stage, says Oltmans

June 21: India’s chief coach Roelant Oltmans has warned his team to guard against complacency when they take on Malaysia in the quarterfinal of the Hockey World League Semi-Final, here tomorrow.

Murray crashes out, Federer notches win

June 21: Andy Murray suffered one of the most embarrassing defeats of his career, as the world number one slumped to a stunning Queen’s Club first-round exit against Australia’s Jordan Thompson on Tuesday.

India to face Canada in Edmonton

June 21: India will have to slug it out against Canada in the indoor stadium of Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, in their quest to enter the Davis Cup World Group.

Ronaldo ordered to appear in court

June 21: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, accused of evading 14.7 million euro ($16.5m) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain, judicial sources told AFP on Tuesday.

End of a successful partnership

June 21: One of the most successful coaching stints with the Indian cricket team has come to a swift, shocking end with Anil Kumble deciding to discontinue in his position as the Head Coach of the Virat Kohli-led side.

Who next for the tough job?

June 21: With Anil Kumble deciding not to continue as India’s head coach, the question now centres around who could be the next man in the job.

’Partnership became untenable’

June 21: Anil Kumble confirmed on Tuesday that reservations Virat Kohli had about his ‘style’ had led to his departure as coach of the Indian team.

Srikanth, Saina, Praneeth advance in Australian Open

June 21: Indian shuttlers had a mixed day at the Australian Open Super Series as Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth progressed to the second round but four others were knocked out in the first round itself, here.

Misfiring India eye perfect game against Malaysia

June 21: Jolted by a loss to the Netherlands, India would look to regroup quickly when they take on Malaysia in the quarter-final of the Hockey World League Semi-Final, here tomorrow.

BCCI to invite more applications for coach’s post

June 21: The BCCI has decided to invite more applications for the post of Indian team’s coach to give Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) a wide range of options for picking a suitable candidate.

Shah Rukh acquires Cape Town franchise of T20 Global League

June 20: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan along with the co-owners of Kolkata Knight Riders and Trinbago Knight Riders have acquired the Cape Town Franchise of T20 Global League, a Cricket South Africa (CSA) initiative.

Gilchrist backs Kohli’s decision to bowl first

June 20: Former wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist justified Virat Kohli’s decision to bowl first on a flattish track against Pakistan, but confessed his preference to bat first in a final.

From being uncertainties to heroes

June 20: Two guys who almost missed the final ended up producing match-winning performances as Pakistan dethroned India in a lop-sided Champions Trophy final on Sunday.

Defeated but not disgraced

June 20: The Indian cricket team’s worst fears came true as they suffered a rare collective failure on the biggest day to lose their precious Champions Trophy crown to arch-rivals Pakistan on an unforgettable Sunday.

De Grasse surprised by his timing

June 20: Canada’s Andre De Grasse was blown to an emphatic and remarkably swift 100 metres win in a wind-assisted 9.69 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Sunday.

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