September 22, 2017

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

Indo-Israel ties more visible under Modi govt: Israel

TAP | Updated: 2017-04-23
NEW DELHI, Apr 23: Appreciating that Indo-Israel ties were more “visible” after the Modi government has come to power, Israel said today that India’s policy of not having a “zero-sum game” while dealing with the Jewish nation and the Arab countries has sent a strong message. 

Carolina Marin Marin eyes third World Championship title

TAP | Updated: 2017-04-01
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

Government unlikely to allow India-Pakistan cricket in Dubai

TAP | Updated: 2017-03-29
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

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

TAP | Updated: 2017-03-28
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
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