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28 May, 2017 7:26 PM Sudirman Cup: South Korea upset defending champions China to win first world mixed teams title in 14 years

Gold Coast, Australia: South Korea on Sunday won badminton's Sudirman Cup for the first time in 14 years with an emotional 3-2 victory over 10-time champions China at Australia's Gold Coast. The South Koreans claimed their fourth cup in the world mixed teams competition with a charged 21-17, 21-13 win by Choi Sol-Gyu and Chae Yoo-Jung in the mixed doubles 21

28 May, 2017 9:19 AM England hope Champions Trophy provides elusive title

LONDON: In 42 years of trying England have never won a major global one-day international trophy but hopes are high they can finally put an end to that damning statistic as the host nation of next month's Champions Trophy. Eoin Morgan's men have come a long way in a short space of time since a humiliating first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup in Australia 24

27 May, 2017 12:52 PM India aids Sri Lanka as monsoon kills 100

India joined Sri Lanka's relief operation Saturday as 230,000 people were driven from their homes after an intense monsoon deluge killed at least 103 people. Rainfall on Friday triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island, authorities said. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 103 people 24

27 May, 2017 10:18 AM Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza

Birmingham: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza is convinced that his team can take its form of the past two years on to one of the sport's greatest stage as it gears up for the ICC Champions Trophy beginning on June 1 in England and Wales. Bangladesh have risen to number six in the ICC ODI Team Rankings ahead of the tournament, and their confidence 24

27 May, 2017 7:30 AM Globetrotter Prime Minister: How Modi turns the world into his office

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shrunk the world. Since his aggressive foreign policy moves require him to trot around the globe often and India has no dearth of situations demanding his personal attention, the PM knows how to turn the world into his office. He is scheduled to visit 26

26 May, 2017 7:01 PM 1,000-year-old ‘Narasimmee’ comes back to Tamil Nadu

National Gallery of Australia returns smuggled idol A 1,046-year-old stone idol of Narasimmee, stolen from the Vriddhagiriswarar temple in Vriddhachalam nearly 15 years ago, has returned to Tamil Nadu. The idol was bought by the Canberra-based National Gallery of Australia (NGA) — and recorded as Pratyangira in the museum’s records — from alleged idol smuggler 24

25 May, 2017 8:55 PM Anil Kumble’s job as coach up in air

New Delhi: Speculation over Anil Kumble’s future as India head coach mounted with the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday inviting applications for the job, particularly with the team having just landed in England for the Champions Trophy. Kumble’s present contract, inked in June last year, ends on June 20 following the ICC tournament that gets under 25

25 May, 2017 4:33 PM US leaks on Manchester blast, first major test of ‘special relationship’

When British Prime Minister Theresa May visited Washington DC shortly after US President Donald Trump’s inauguration, her government had pitched the visit as an opportunity to revitalise the so-called special relationship. While Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama had prioritised relations with other European nations such as Germany, the run-ins that the Trump 30

25 May, 2017 4:29 PM CoA member to supervise head coach selection

Anil Kumble will be a direct entry for the process and interviewed by the Cricket Advisory Committee It may appear peculiar, but Anil Kumble, who was the head coach of the Indian team that won the Test series in the West Indies (2-0) and the home international season against New Zealand (3-0), England (4-0), Bangladesh (1-0) and Australia (2-1) over a period 21

25 May, 2017 2:55 PM Miffed by Kumble's 'inexplicable' demands, BCCI invites applications for head coach

New Delhi: Miffed by Anil Kumble’s aggressive push to restructure the central contracts of the Indian players and support staff the BCCI invited applications for head coach's post, sending a reminder to head coach Kumble that he will not get an automatic extension after his current term expires at the end of Champions Trophy. Interested candidates can apply 21