July 28, 2017

Manchester United held to 1-1 draw by Bournemouth

| Updated: 2017-04-03
Manchester, Mar 04: Manchester United wasted their chance to leapfrog Liverpool and Arsenal into the top four of the Premier League after being held 1-1 Saturday by 10-man Bournemouth. United dominated from the start at Old Trafford and went ahead through Marcos Rojo in the 23rd minute before

Mixed gender events will benefit India: NRAI chief Raninder Singh

| Updated: 2017-03-03
New Delhi, Mar 03: Terming pistol and rifle events as ”strength areas” for Indian shooters, NRAI president Raninder Singh said the country will be at an advantageous position if the International Olympic Committee ratifies the ISSF recommendations on mixed gender shooting events for 2020 Tokyo Olympics programme.

ISSF World Cup: event attracts larger crowd

TAP | Updated: 2017-03-01
New Delhi, Mar 01: Considering that the sport can get soporific at times, the ISSF World Cup has been an exception with a packed crowd witnessing the best shooters locked in intense face-offs. A good number of seats at the final hall of the Dr Karni Singh Shooting

SSP Chawrasia confident of defending India Open title

TAP | Updated: 2017-03-01
New Delhi, Mar 01: Local favourite SSP Chawrasia is looking forward to the defence of his Hero Indian Open title next week, saying he will ride on ‘positive energy” in a bid to hold on to the prestigious crown. The five-time Asian Tour winner is unperturbed with

India will bounce back in the Test series: Ganguly

TAP | Updated: 2017-02-03
New Delhi, Mar 2: Former captain Sourav Ganguly has backed the Indian cricket team to bounce back from the embarrassing defeat in the first Test at the hands of Australia, saying that the home team has the batters and bowlers to win the series. "India

Carolina Marin Marin eyes third World Championship title

TAP | Updated: 2017-01-04
New Delhi, Apr 01: Plagued by fitness issues since the Rio Games, Olympic champion Carolina Marin is hoping to peak at the right time and clinch a third World Championship title in August. “It is impossible to be 100 percent always because we are humans. For me

FIFA praises infrastructure at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati

TAP | Updated: 1970-01-01
Guwahati, Mar 26: The FIFA inspection team left “highly impressed” after overseeing the preparations at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, one of the six venues selected to host matches in the U-17 World Cup later this year. Addressing the media after the inspection, FIFA Head of Events Jaime

India vs Australia: Will smile more when we win series overseas, says Virat Kohli

TAP | Updated: 1970-01-01
Dharamsala, Mar 28: India captain Virat Kohli said that he would wear a “broader smile” on his face once the current team conquers an overseas season. Asked why he does not look happy even after 10 wins in 13 Tests over India’s longest home season in

Government unlikely to allow India-Pakistan cricket in Dubai

TAP | Updated: 1970-01-01
New Delhi, Mar 29: The Centre is unlikely to grant permission to the Indian cricket team to play against Pakistan in Dubai due to the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir. “The Home Minister and the Home Ministry will take call on this but I don’t

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

TAP | Updated: 1970-01-01
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: 1970-01-01
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: 1970-01-01
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
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