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  • Chennai pacers skittle KXIP top order early

    20 May, 2018 2:22 PM 24

    Currently placed at the seventh position with 12 points, Kings XI will need to beat CSK by 53 runs or more to enter playoffs. Watching K.L. Rahul in full flow, his body and mind in harmony as he picks the length early, out-thinks the bowler and slices open the field, has thrilled the senses in IPL-11. While he can essay the classical shots — still head, high left elbow

  • Sir Cecil favoured for Karnataka Juvenile Million

    20 May, 2018 11:09 AM 32

    Sir Cecil, who is in pink of condition as evidenced by his track movements, may score in the Karnataka Juvenile Million (1,400m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Monday (May 21). Originally these races were scheduled to be held on Monday (May 14) and then Sunday (May 20). False rails (width about 6m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in position

  • Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

    20 May, 2018 7:22 AM 29

    A little slice of the likely deluge in post-World Cup transfer fees will also trickle down to football’s grassroots, to unpretentious volunteer-run clubs where kids take first steps toward their big dreams of making a career in football. The ideal scenario for the club where Paul Pogba played football as a kid might go something like this- The France

  • Chelsea edge Mancheter United in FA Cup final with Eden Hazard penalty

    19 May, 2018 11:41 PM 43

    LONDON: Eden Hazard's first-half penalty proved decisive as Chelsea salvaged their season by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final in what is widely-expected to be manager Antonio Conte's swansong on Saturday. The Belgian`s searing pace earned the spot-kick in the 21st minute after forcing Phil Jones into a desperate lunging tackle and he coolly

  • Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia misses the cut in Belgium

    19 May, 2018 6:05 PM 27

    Antwerp (Belgium): India's SSP Chawrasia missed the cut with a round of 71 on the second day of the inaugural Belgian Knockout golf tournament. Chawrasia, who had two double bogeys in his first round 77 was much better in the second, but it was not enough to carry him through to the knockout stage. The top 64 players, after two rounds, entered the knockout

  • Balaji & Vishnu triumph

    19 May, 2018 11:57 AM 25

    Top seeds Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan clinched the doubles title in the $75,000 Challenger tennis tournament at Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Saturday. The Indian pair got a walkover in the final from Mikhail Elgin and Denis Istomin, who had incidentally beaten the other Indian pair of Saketh Myneni and Vijay Sundar Prashanth in the quarterfinals

  • IPL 2018: KKR ready for must-win game, says coach Jacques Kallis

    18 May, 2018 6:03 PM 44

    Hyderabad: Kolkata coach Jacques Kallis on Friday said his team would put its best foot forward to make it to the play-offs of the ongoing IPL when it takes on the formidable Hyderabad in a crucial match on Saturday. "Yes, it's a must-win game and the team needs to put up a competitive performance to make it to the playoffs," Kallis said in the pre-match

  • Former India star Madan Lal to contest DDCA elections

    18 May, 2018 6:03 PM 45

    New Delhi: Former India all-rounder Madan Lal is expected to contest for one of the three major posts during the upcoming Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) election on June 30. It is learnt that the Lal will be contesting for either President, Vice-president or Director's post in the upcoming election. "It is true that Madan Lal has been sounded

  • Cheteshwar Pujara gets some form back, scores 82 in Yorkshire's 328/4

    18 May, 2018 6:03 PM 76

    Chester-le-Street: Cheteshwar Pujara at last shrugged off his poor form with a fine 82, while Tom Kohler-Cadmore scored a brilliant century to guide Yorkshire to a mammoth 328 for four against Durham in a Royal London One-Day Cup match on Friday. Pujara, who did not enjoy best of form during first-class games, finally came to the party with a 92-ball

  • Rafael Nadal bounces back from slow start to reach Rome semis

    18 May, 2018 6:03 PM 47

    Rome: Rafael Nadal continued his clay domination on Friday, rallying from a set down to reach the Italian Open semi-finals with a 4-6 6-1 6-2 victory over Fabio Fognini. The world number two needs to lift an eighth career title at the Foro Italico on Sunday to return to the top of the ATP rankings after losing that position to Roger Federer last week. Spaniard