• Banerjee's achievement bigger and terrific: Ganguly(00:56)
    Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Congratulating Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee for winning the Nobel prize for Economics, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday called it a "terrific" achievement.
India conceded a silly goal, have much to do: Coach Stimac
  • India conceded a silly goal, have much to do: Coach Stimac(23:30)
    By Debayan Mukherjee
    Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Admitting that his team conceded a 'silly' goal, coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday said India have a lot to work on ahead of the next set of matches after they played out a hard fought 1-1 draw against much lower-ranked Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie here.
  • India hosting U-16 cricket coaching camp for Commonwealth(22:10)
    New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Thirty five participants, including 18 boys and 17 girls, from Commonwealth countries are attending an Under-16 cricket coaching camp being held at the National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru, from October 1-30.
Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly (Lead)
  • Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly (Lead)(22:08)
    Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address.
WC qualifier: India fight hard to draw against spirited B'desh
  • WC qualifier: India fight hard to draw against spirited B'desh(22:02)
    By Debayan Mukherjee
    Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) India snatched a 1-1 draw from the jaws of defeat against much lower ranked Bangladesh to dent their chances of qualification in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie at the packed Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
India pip Bangladesh, clinch SAFF U15 women's C'ship
  • India pip Bangladesh, clinch SAFF U15 women's C'ship(21:40)
    Thimpu (Bhutan), Oct 15 (IANS) India emerged champions of the SAFF U-15 womens championship 2019 at the Chalimithang Stadium here on Tuesday, defeating Bangladesh 5-3 on penalties after the match ended 0-0 post 90 minutes.
  • PKL 7: Confident U Mumba to face Bengal Warriors in SF 2(21:06)
    Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The second semi-final of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season will see Bengal Warriors take on U Mumba for a spot in the league's final. All the Bengal players will be well rested and ready ahead of the clash after a weeks break between their last league stage match and the semi-final. U Mumba, though, will have positive momentum on their side after outdoing Haryana Steelers convincingly in Eliminator 2.
Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly
  • Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly(20:44)
    Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address.
  • Sharan, Veda emerge champs in SFA's Hyderabad edition(20:22)
    Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Sharan K (Global Edge School), Lalit A (St. Andrews), Veda R (Sri Medhavi Junior) and Pushti L (Meridian School) on Tuesday emerged as the tennis champions here in the Hyderabad edition of Sports for All (SFA), an inter-school Olympic style championship presented by Hero Sprint.
Denmark Open: Sindhu, Praneeth advance; Kashyap exits
  • Denmark Open: Sindhu, Praneeth advance; Kashyap exits(20:00)
    Odense, Oct 15 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu and B. Sai Praneeth made impressive starts to their campaign at the Denmark Open while Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma crashed out early after losing their first-round matches.
Manika Batra roped in as new face of ASICS
  • Manika Batra roped in as new face of ASICS(19:30)
    Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) As more and more Indian female athletes break the glass ceiling, ASICS, a running shoes and other athletic footwear manufacturer, on Tuesday roped in ace India paddler Manika Batra as its new face as she launched the brands latest store here.
Rakitic, Arthur, de Jong join Barcelona group training
Shoaib Akhtar backs Ganguly as BCCI President
  • Shoaib Akhtar backs Ganguly as BCCI President(19:06)
    Lahore, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the development has not only drawn praise in the country but also across the border as Pakistan fast bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday applauded the decision.
Happy to get an opportunity in a tough situation: Ganguly
  • Happy to get an opportunity in a tough situation: Ganguly(19:02)
    Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the affiliated units of the cricket board unanimously selected him for the top job in Mumbai on Monday. Back in the City of Joy on Tuesday, Ganguly said his top most priority will be to change the life of the first-class cricketers as they deserve attention.
PKL 7: Experienced Bengaluru to take on spirited Delhi in SF 1
  • PKL 7: Experienced Bengaluru to take on spirited Delhi in SF 1(18:14)
    Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) After a thrilling victory over U.P. Yoddha in Eliminator 1 of the Pro Kabaddi League, Bengaluru Bulls will now be up against the leagues table- toppers Dabang Delhi in the first semi-final of the tournament at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
Women's and Jr team coaches to watch India-B'desh game
  • Women's and Jr team coaches to watch India-B'desh game(17:52)
    Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian football staff including the women's national team coach and junior coaches will be in attendance as the men's side take on Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers match for the FIFA World Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
Kuldeep bats for reducing use of single-use plastic
  • Kuldeep bats for reducing use of single-use plastic(16:40)
    New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav on Tuesday announced support for sportswear manufacturer Adidas's grassroots level initiative to drive awareness about reducing the use of single-use plastic among consumers in collaboration with Select Citywalk, the first mall in Delhi to go plastic-free.
Amazing to see how Federer has reinvented himself: Paes
Bulgarian PM asks football chief to quit after racial abuse
Nepal skipper Paras Khadka steps down
  • Nepal skipper Paras Khadka steps down(15:46)
    Kathmandu, Oct 15 (IANS) Paras Khadka has stepped down as the captain of the Nepal cricket team after his country was readmitted by the ICC along with Zimbabwe. Nepal was suspended in 2016 by the cricket governing body for breach of the ICC regulations -- prohibiting government interference besides conducting fair elections.
Japanese tennis player Nishikori splits with coach Bottini
Cricket stars to take part in Road Safety World Series
  • Cricket stars to take part in Road Safety World Series(15:16)
    Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) An array of cricket stars including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Brett Lee, Tilakratne Dilshan and Jonty Rhodes are expected to come together to take part in the Road Safety World Series scheduled to be held in India early next year.
Great signs for Indian cricket: Sehwag on Ganguly's appointment
Smriti Mandhana loses top spot in ODI rankings