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17 November, 2017 4:49 PM HWL final: Sardar left out

Philosophy is to give younger players a chance, says David John Sardar Singh has been left out of India’s team for next month’s Hockey World League Final, while Rupinderpal Singh and Birendra Lakra have returned from lengthy injury breaks. Hockey India’s High Performance Director, David John, would not say Sardar had been dropped, but exclusion from such a high-profile 15

16 November, 2017 4:55 AM Serena Williams to marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian today

Washington: Tennis legend Serena Williams will marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, the media reported. The couple will wed in New Orleans, Xinhua reported citing People magazine. According to the Daily Mail, the wedding will take place at the city's Contemporary Arts Center. The winner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles has been engaged 30

15 November, 2017 4:29 AM Giant diamond in necklace sells for $33.7M at Geneva auction

The white, matchbox-size “Creation 1” diamond weighs a whopping 163 carats. The largest-ever D-flawless diamond to be put up for auction, mounted in a diamond and emerald necklace, sold for $33.7 million on Tuesday night, including buyer’s fees. The white, matchbox-size “Creation 1” diamond from Swiss jeweller de Grisogono weighs a whopping 163 carats 28

14 November, 2017 5:20 PM Honduras accuses Australia of ‘drone espionage’

Honduras accused Australia of using a drone for “espionage” on Tuesday, giving an extra edge to its winner-takes-all play-off to reach next year’s World Cup. Coach Jorge Luis Pinto called it “embarrassing” after a drone was spotted hovering near an official training session — even though Australian reports said it was being flown by children. Pinto has also reportedly 29

13 November, 2017 3:31 PM Leander Paes-Purav Raja Lift ATP Knoxville Challenger Title

Leander Paes and Purav Raja won their first title together after joining forces as they lifted the Knoxville Challenger trophy with a close win over James Cerretani and John-Patrick Smith. The top-seeded Indian team battled past the US-Australian combination 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in the final of the USD 75000 hard court event. It was first title-clash for Paes and Raja after 24

13 November, 2017 2:22 PM England's Moeen Ali fit to return ahead of Ashes opener

England are on a 31-year winless streak in Brisbane but Moeen believes it is important for the visitors to set the marker for the rest of the campaign. Melbourne: England all-rounder Moeen Ali is ready to play his first Australian tour match in Townsville after recovering from a side strain. The 30-year-old missed England`s opening two games in Perth 40

8 November, 2017 11:45 AM Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah lead ICC's T20I Rankings

Virat Kohli further cemented his position on top of the ICC rankings for batsmen in T20Is, while Jasprit Bumrah led the bowlers after India claimed the three-match T20I home series against New Zealand 2-1 on Tuesday. India won the rain-hit third T20I in Thiruvananthapuram by six runs, as the bowlers put up a stunning show to defend an average total of 67 in the eight-overs-a-side 42

5 November, 2017 5:47 PM Commonwealth Shooting: Anish Bhanwala wins silver in 25m rapid fire pistol

With two medals on Sunday, India's tally from rifle and pistol events took to 16, including four gold. Gold Coast, Australia: India's Anish Bhanwala won a silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event, while Neeraj Kumar bagged a bronze on the sixth day of competitions in the Commonwealth Shooting Championships here. The two medals took India's tally 41

1 November, 2017 8:57 AM Pooja Ghatkar shoots gold, clean sweep by men at Commonwealth Shooting Championships

Shahzar Rizvi (gold), Omkar Singh (silver) and Jitu Rai (bronze) registered an Indian clean sweep in the men's 10m Air Pistol event after Pooja Ghatkar clinched women's 10m Air Rifle gold.  New Delhi: It turned out to be a golden Wednesday for India in Brisbane as Shahzar Rizvi (gold), Omkar Singh (silver) and Jitu Rai (bronze) registered an Indian clean 34

31 October, 2017 12:16 PM Sidhu clinches gold, Deepak gets bronze at Commonwealth shooting

Heena Sidhu claimed the 10m air pistol gold, while Deepak Kumar fetched a silver in the 10m air rifle event to give India a fine start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships here today. Sidhu shot a combined score of 626.2 (386+240.8) to claim the top honours. This was Sidhu’s second successive international gold after she, along with Jitu Rai, claimed 18