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Fire breaks out at Sreesanth's house in Kochi
Kochi, Aug 24 (IANS) A major fire broke out at former India pacer S. Sreesanth's residence in the Edapally arae here early on Saturday, fire officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ishant's fifer puts India in strong position against Windies
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma came all guns blazing against the West Indies as the hosts could only manage to post 189/8 and trailed by 108 runs when the second day of the first Test ended.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Sevilla win 1-0 away to Granada
Granada (Spain), Aug 24 (IANS) Sevilla has edged Granada CF 1-0 to take temporary possession of first place in LaLiga with six points from two matches.
2019-08-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Jadeja fifty helps India to 297 against WI (Lunch report)
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS) Days after being chosen for the Arjuna Award, Ravindra Jadeja played a mature knock of 58 which helped India recover from a top-order collapse and post 297 against the West Indies on Day 2 of the first Test here on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Dream11, LafargeHolcim, Hyundai awarded BCCI partners' rights
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced that Sporta Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Dream11), LafargeHolcim (ACC Cement and Ambuja Cement) and Hyundai Motor India Ltd. have acquired the Official Partners' Rights for the BCCI International and domestic matches.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Keeping an eye on WADA-NADA fiasco & road ahead: BCCI CoA
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the show at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not only taken note of the turn of events with regards to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspending The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in the Capital for a period of six months, but the committee is now looking at the options they have after the current turn of events.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Hazlewood & Co put Eng batsmen on the mat at 54/6 (Lunch)
Leeds, Aug 23 (IANS) It was expected to be the day when the English batsmen would build on the good work by young paceman Jofra Archer in the third Test of the Ashes at Headingley on Friday. But it wasn't too be as the Australians made a strong comeback in the first session to have the hosts tottering at 54/6 at Lunch. Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins were the stars of the show in the morning session.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Chennaiyin FC confirm Rafi, Vineeth & Narzary departures
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC on Friday confirmed the departures of strikers Mohammed Rafi and C.K. Vineeth, and winger Halicharan Narzary from the club.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Saina slams umpiring standards after World Championships exit
Basel (Switzerland), Aug 23 (IANS) Saina Nehwal on Friday slammed the umpiring in her Round of 16 defeat to Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt at the BWF World Championships. In a match that lasted an hour and 12 minutes, Saina lost 21-15, 25-27, 12-21 to the lower-ranked Blichfeldt despite having two match points in the second game.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
We did a very good job with the ball: Roach
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS) West Indies pacer Kemar Roach said his team used the conditions on offer well in North Sound on Day 1 of the first Test against India. Roach ended the day with figures of 3-34 and his wickets included those of India's Test stalwart Cheteshwar Pujara and the well set Hanuma Vihari.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Serena faces Sharapova in US Open first round
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Five-time champion Serena Williams will be facing 2006 winner Maria Sharapova in the first round of the 2019 US Open. This though the 22nd time that the two former world number ones will clash, it is the first time ever they will do so at the US Open.
2019-08-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
PKL 7: All-round Bengal Warriors beat Patna Pirates 35-26
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced an all-round performance in the only match of Pro Kabaddi League on Thursday to beat former champions Patna Pirates 35-26 in front of a packed audience at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Prasad reveals why Jonty didn't make the cut in list of 3
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) India's chairman of selectors M.S.K. Prasad on Thursday cleared the air on why South African fielding great Jonty Rhodes had to leave empty-handed despite applying for the post of fielding coach as R. Sridhar was retained.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
PKL 7: Confident Dabang Delhi gear up for home leg
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) After a great start to their Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 7 campaign, Dabang Delhi would aim to continue the good run in their home leg starting at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here from Saturday.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
La Pegasus Polo renews partnership with Argentine Open
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai-based La Pegasus Polo, one of Indias premier upcoming polo establishments, on Thursday announced the renewal of its partnership with the Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo (Argentine Open Polo Championships 2019), widely considered the worlds greatest polo tournament.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Dabang Delhi ropes in JK Super Cement as sponsor
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Ahead of their home leg starting here on Saturday, Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) outfit Dabang Delhi on Thursday announced JK Super Cement, India's grey cement brand, as their title sponsor for the ongoing seventh edition of the league. Under the new deal, Dabang Delhi players will endorse the brand and sport the JK Super Cement brand logo on their jerseys in all the matches.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Man who threatened Indian cricketers held from Assam
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra ATS has arrested and brought here from Assam a man who allegedly threatened to kill Indian cricketers, an official said on Thursday. A local court has sent him to police custody till August 26.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports
Ashes: Archer shines as rain curtails 1st session in 3rd Test
Leeds, Aug 22 (IANS) England gun-quick Jofra Archer threatened to wreak havoc once again as he snared a wicket before rain continued to disturb play on the opening day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley. At Lunch, Australia were 12/1 when the umpires were forced to call an early end to the opening session on Thursday. Only four overs of play was possible after a rain-induced delayed start.
2019-08-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
SRFI, HCL launch multi-city PSA Challenger Tour
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A multi-city PSA Challenger tour was on Thursday launched to give Indian players an opportunity to compete against the world's best in their home turf.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I see same passion in you: Richards to Kohli
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli had a fan boy moment ahead of the first Test as he got an opportunity to interview legendary cricketer Vivian Richards, whom the Indian skipper has always idol-worshipped.
2019-08-22
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
World Jr Swimming: Record breaking US win 4 golds
Budapest, Aug 22 (IANS) The United States dominated the podium on Day 2 of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships here, winning four gold medals and rewriting a junior world record in the mixed 4x100m medley relay.
2019-08-22
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
MCM to promote water conservation
Gurugram, Aug 21 (IANS) The Millennium City Marathon (MCM) will be partnering with the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) to promote water conservation.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Environment/Wildlife
Problem of plenty a happy one for Team India: Kohli
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 21 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli feels the team management has a happy problem of plenty to deal with when it comes to selecting the first XI, ahead of India's World Test Championship campaign where they take on the West Indies at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Thursday.
2019-08-21
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan beat Real Kashmir, reach final
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Suhair V.P. scored twice in extra time as Mohun Bagan stormed into the final of the 129th Durand Cup, beating Real Kashmir FC 3-1 in the second semi-final at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
2019-08-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
PKL 7: Puneri Paltan pulls off impressive win over Bengaluru
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Puneri Paltan pulled off an impressive victory in the first match of Pro Kabaddi League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday, beating defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 31-23.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Kiren Rijiju, Bhaichung Bhutia dives for 'OP-Blue Freedom'
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative in Asia, eight armed forces veterans, including from the elite special forces of Para regiment and MARCO, have initiated a high-end adventure sports survival training and self-defence mission at a pan India level titled 'Op-Blue Freedom as a part of their parent project -- Special Forces Adventures (SFA).
2019-08-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Don't understand why conflict of interest issue was created: Mary Kom
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Ace boxer Mary Kom said on Wednesday that she failed to understand why conflict of interest allegations were levelled against her in the issue of her coach Chotte Lal Yadav being in the running for the Dronacharya Award.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Squads, officials named for Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier
Dubai, Aug 21 (IANS) The ICC Womens T20 World Cup Qualifier will be held from August 31 to September 7 at the Forfarshire Cricket Club in Dundee and the Arbroath Cricket Club, both in Scotland, a statement said.
2019-08-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan to tour England for three Tests in 2020
London, Aug 21 (IANS) As part of the World Test Championship, Pakistan will tour England next year for three Tests, it was announced on Wednesday.
2019-08-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India men thrash NZ 5-0 to win Olympic Test Event
Tokyo, Aug 21 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team avenged their round robin league-stage loss as they thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in the final to win the Olympic Test Event at the Oi Stadium on Wednesday.
2019-08-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
I want to make Assam smile again: Halicharan Narzary
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Besides the determination of making a mark in the national football team after coming back from a long injury lay-off, Assam's own Halicharan Narzary -- the prolific 25-year-old midfielder has another yearning at the back of his mind.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
BWF World C'ships: Prannoy, Praneeth in round 3 (Roundup)
Basel, Aug 20 (IANS) H.S. Prannoy stunned five-time world champion China's Lin Dan to advance to the third round of the BWF World Championships here on Tuesday, and following his footsteps, B. Sai Praneeth also defeated ace Korean shuttler Lee Dong Keun in the second round to advance to the next stage.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
England part ways with women's team head coach
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday announced that Mark Robinson will no longer remain the head coach of the their women's team after four years in the role.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
The story behind the yellow symbol in Oz players' collars
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The big golden flower on the Australian players' shirt collars in this Ashes series has got people talking, and a Cricket Australia report says it is a symbol of commitment as a team to reconciliation and finding common ground with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
My love for wrestling keeps me going: Sushil Kumar
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) At the age of 36, Sushil Kumar is well into the twilight years of his decorated career. And yet, in September, when he travels to Kazakhstan for his sixth wrestling World Championships, the two-time Olympic medallist will be representing India in the 74kg category for the first time in his career.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sreesanth's ban to end in August 2020: Ombudsman
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Observing that Indian pacer S. Sreesanth has undergone a ban for alleged spot-fixing for almost six years, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ombudsman, Justice (retd) D.K. Jain has ordered the restriction to end in August 2020.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cricket
FC Goa appoint Ravi Puskur as director of football
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) FC Goa on Tuesday appointed Ravi Puskur as their director of football (DoF), the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise said in a statement.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Alonso to test new Toyota car
Madrid, Aug 20 (IANS) Spanish Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso is to rejoin Toyota Gazoo Racing and carry out several tests with the teams new car, the Toyota Hilux which is expected to compete in the upcoming Dakar Rally.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Dananjaya, Williamson reported for suspect bowling action
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have been reported for suspected action following the first Test between the two teams ended on Sunday in Galle.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Expect more fire from Archer: Stokes warns Aussies
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Ahead of the third Ashes Test, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has issued a warning to the Australian team, saying they should expect more intense bowling from Jofra Archer at Headingley.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Healthy rivalry augurs well for team's pace attack: Umesh
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 20 (IANS) Fast bowler Umesh Yadav believes that the current competition among the Indian pacers to seal a spot in the playing XI augurs well for the team and helps all the players to improve individually.
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PKL 7: UP Yoddha beat league leaders Pink Panthers
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) U.P. Yoddha picked up an important 31-24 victory against league leaders Jaipur Pink Panthers in the second match of Pro Kabaddi League at a packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
World para badminton: Bhagat, Parmer lead India's charge
Basel, Aug 19 (IANS) Experience and mental toughness will be the key to glory when the years biggest para badminton extravaganza -- the BWF World Championships -- gets underway here on Tuesday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
BWF World C'ships: Praneeth, Prannoy in 2nd round
Basel, Aug 19 (IANS) Shuttlers Sai Praneeth and H.S. Prannoy reached the second round of the BWF World Championships here on Minday to hand India a good start in the prestigious event.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
Suspended for absence without notice, Sakshi cites Rakhi festival
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has been reinstated to the national camp at the SAI Centre in Lucknow after she replied to the show cause notice issued by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for leaving the camp without permission. Sakshi (62kg), Seema Bisla (50kg) and Kiran (76kg), all of whom have qualified for the upcoming World Wrestling Championships, were three of the 25 wrestlers who were suspended from the national camp by the WFI for the same reason.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
MP's Bolt Rameshwar Gurjar fails in trials
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) After making headlines with his 100m timings, Rameshwar Gurjar, also dubbed as the Usain Bolt of Madhya Pradesh, has come a cropper in the trials conducted by the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
BCCI CoA's meet with ex-players informal, minutes not recorded
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met former players in Mumbai on Monday to discuss the Conflict of Interest clause in the newly registered Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution. But sadly for those who attended the meeting, it has been termed as an 'informal' one and the minutes won't be recorded.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Total Ashes foul for Lord's crowd: Aussie PM on Smith's booing
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday condemned the harsh treatment meted out to batsman Steve Smith, who was subjected to booing by the Lord's crowd during the second Ashes Test which ended in a tense draw.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mitchell Johnson elected MCC honorary life member
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has been elected as an honorary member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Smith hopes to be 100% fit for Headingley Test
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Premier Australia batsman Steve Smith, who could not be part of the final day proceedings of the second drawn Test at Lord's following a concussion, is hoping to regain full fitness before the third Ashes game beginning Thursday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket