June 18, 2018

India unlikely to play any 'four-day' Tests in near future

| Updated: 2017-10-16
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) The ICC has decided to start with four-day Test matches on a trial basis but the Indian cricket team is unlikely to play the curtailed version of the longest format in near future. The decision to introduce four-day Test was taken

FIFA celebrates World Food Day with Feeding India

| Updated: 2017-10-16
NEW DELHI, Oct 16: The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup has teamed up with Feeding India with an aim to minimise food waste with an aim to alleviate the problem related to hunger and malnutrition in the country.  World Food

India beat Sweden 3-2 in World Junior Championship

| Updated: 2017-10-11
Yogjakarta, Oct 11: India defeated Sweden 3-2 in their Group D match of the mixed team event to set up a clash with Malaysia in the final stage of the world junior badminton championships in Yogjakarta. India, who blanked USA, Hungary and Australia 5-0 in the last two days, registered

We are ready to fight it out against Ghana: Jeakson

| Updated: 2017-10-11
NEW DELHI: History-maker Jeakson Singh, who will be remembered as the one who scored India's first goal in any FIFA tournament, says the team is "ready to fight it out" in its final group game of the U-17 World Cup against Ghana

Mane pips Sandhu, Mukesh to claim TAKE Classic title

TAP | Updated: 2017-09-02
Ahmedabad, Sep 02: A gallant seven-under 65 in the final round saw Udayan Mane pip overnight leader Mukesh Kumar and strong contender Ajeetesh Sandhu to claim his second title of the season at the inaugural TAKE Classic in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Bengaluru lad Udayan, who shifted his base to

Bangladesh Stun Australia For Historic Test Win

TAP | Updated: 2017-08-30
Dhaka, Aug 30: Bangladesh registered their first ever win over Australia in Test cricket, beating Steve Smith’s men by 20 runs in a thrilling opening game in Dhaka on Wednesday. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan took five wickets for 85 runs to help the hosts bowl out Australia for

Gaurav assures India of medal at World Championship

TAP | Updated: 2017-08-29
HAMBURG, Aug 29: Wildcard entrant Gaurav Bidhuri on Tuesday became only the fourth Indian boxer ever to secure himself a medal in the World Championships after he defeated Tunisia's Bilel Mhamdi to enter the semifinals of the mega-event. Gaurav prevailed in a

BCCI constitution draft will be ready by Sep 8: Rai

TAP | Updated: 2017-08-29
MUMBAI, Aug 29: Vinod Rai, head of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators, on Tuesday said the draft of the new BCCI constitution will be ready by next week. "It is a work in progress. We

Sourav Ganguly, Rajeev Shukla part of BCCI Special Committee on Lodha reforms

TAP | Updated: 2017-06-27
New Delhi, Jun 27: Senior BCCI official Rajeev Shukla and former India captain Sourav Ganguly were today named in the Board’s seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the state units. The other members of the panel are TC

Roger Federer to start 2018 at Hopman Cup in Perth

TAP | Updated: 2017-06-27
Sydney, Jun 27: Swiss great Roger Federer will use the Hopman Cup in Perth as preparation for the defence of his Australian Open title in 2018, mirroring his successful early season build-up this year. The 18-time Grand Slam champion made his long-awaited comeback after six months out with

ICC T20 rankings: Bumrah rises to second; Virat retains batting chart

TAP | Updated: 2017-06-27
Dubai, Jun 27: Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah rose to the second spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International (T20I) rankings for bowlers while skipper Virat Kohli retained the top spot among the batsmen. Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim leapfrogged South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir to occupy the

Rohan Bopanna-Pablo Cuevas Win Monte Carlo Masters

TAP | Updated: 2017-04-23
Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas needed 74 minutes to pocket their maiden ATP Masters title as a pair on Sunday. The unseeded Indo-Uruguayan pair, who came together at the start of the season, fought hard to defeat the Spanish seventh-seeded team of Feliciano and Mark Lopez, last
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