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  • Navjot Kaur climbs to World No. 2

    11 March, 2018 3:44 PM 26

    Reigning Asian champion Navjot Kaur was rewarded for her recent gold medal effort as she became World No. 2 in the 65 kg category as per the latest rankings released by United World Wrestling. The top position belongs to 2015 World Championship silver medallist Petra Olli of Finland though both have 18 points each. Vinesh Phogat is No. 2 in the 50kg category

  • My Kingdom has an edge

    11 March, 2018 1:51 PM 24

    My Kingdom has an edge over his rivals in the Madras Race Club Equine Hospital Cup (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Monday (March 12). There will be no false rails. 1. TAJ MAHAL PLATE (1,400m), rated upto 25, 2-30 p.m.: 1. Fieur (3) S. Manohar 61, 2. Over Lord (11) Vaibhav 61, 3. Be My Secret (4) Anzar 60.5, 4. She’s No Angel

  • Cher Amie claims Guindy Grand Prix

    11 March, 2018 1:37 PM 24

    Cher Amie, ridden by Hesnain, won the Guindy Grand Prix, the feature event of the races held here on Sunday (March 11). The winner is owned by M/s. Five Stars Shipping Co. Pvt.Ltd & M. A. M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust and trained by Foley. Jockey C. Umesh had a wonderful afternoon as he won five races, while trainer Saddam Iqbal

  • Packed schedule could lead to more players quitting red-ball cricket: Trevor Bayliss

    10 March, 2018 7:53 PM 34

    Bayliss said that he would be disappointed if more players chose not to play Test matches but understood their decisions with international and domestic fixtures piling up.  New Delhi: England players will continue to drop red-ball cricket for their county clubs if the current congested schedule is not reduced, the national team`s head coach Trevor Bayliss

  • When Sergio Ramos attended to nature's call during Real Madrid-Eibar clash

    10 March, 2018 7:53 PM 51

    Ramos left the field to go to the toilet after 73 minutes at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium, with the match delicately poised at 1-1.  Basque Country: Sergio Ramos left Real Madrid playing with 10 men for five minutes during their victory over Eibar on Saturday as the defender had to answer an urgent call of nature. Ramos left the field to go to the toilet

  • Australia overcome England to win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey

    10 March, 2018 7:53 PM 34

    Ipoh (Malaysia): Australia regained the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup title after overcoming England 2-1 in the final, while Argentina claimed the bronze medal with a 3-2 win over hosts Malaysia here on Saturday. Australia took the lead in the 38th minute when Blake Govers fired home from a penalty corner. Youngster Sharp doubled Australia`s lead in the 53rd minute

  • Sreeshankar and Jinson Jhonson get the nod

    10 March, 2018 3:43 PM 25

    AFI announces 31-member squad for 2018 Commonwealth Games The squad: Men: Arpinder Singh and Rakesh Babu A.V. (triple jump), Jinson Jhonson (1500m), Dharun Ayyasamy (400m hurdles and 4x400m relay), Tejaswin Shankar and Siddharth Yadav (high jump), Neeraj Chopra and Vipin Kasana (javelin throw), M. Sreeshankar (long jump), Tejinder Pal Singh Toor (shot

  • Irani Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin to replace injured Ravindra Jadeja

    10 March, 2018 1:14 PM 30

    A side strain has ruled Ravindra Jadeja out of the match against Vidarbha. New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced that Ravichandran Ashwin will replace Ravindra Jadeja in the Rest of India squad for Irani Cup. Jadeja suffered a side strain recently and has been advised to take time off. Rest of India will face Ranji

  • India thump Ireland to finish fifth in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey

    10 March, 2018 1:14 PM 29

    Ipoh (Malaysia): India finished fifth at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament with a 4-1 thrashing of Ireland on Saturday. Varun Kumar scored twice from penalty corners while Shilanand Lakra and Gurjant Singh got the other goals for India. Julian Dale exploited some poor marking by the Indian defenders to get a consolation goal for the European

  • Not just BCCI contract, Mohammed Shami's IPL in jeopardy too after domestic trouble

    10 March, 2018 1:14 PM 43

    NEW DELHI: Fast bowler Mohammed Shami is doubtful for this year`s Indian Premier League (IPL) as his franchise waits for direction from the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on his availability after being accused of adultery and domestic violence by his wife. A key cog in India`s pace attack, the 27-year-old was left out of the list of contracted players