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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

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.

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