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Women's cricket should have come under BCCI earlier, feels Mithali

NEW DELHI: Women's cricket star Mithali Raj has said that women's cricket in the country should have come under the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) earlier.

IPL 13: Franchises await answers as GC gears up for Sunday meet

NEW DELHI: The all-important Governing Council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to take place on Sunday. And all the eight franchises are eagerly awaiting the outcome of the meeting as they look to move into the final stages of preparations for the league to be played in the UAE this time round due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Blessing from god: Hardik Pandya shares image of his baby boy

MUMBAI: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Saturday shared an adorable picture of his newly-born child on social media.

Want to help India win medals at Asian Games, Olympics: Mumtaz Khan

LUCKNOW: The story of young Mumtaz Khan, who plays as a forward for the Indian junior women's hockey team, is one of hardships, grit, determination and great potential.

Sergio Perez tests positive for COVID-19, to miss British GP

LONDON: Racing Point driver Sergio Perez has tested positive for coronavirus and thus will not be able to race in this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Hardik and Natasa blessed with a baby boy

NEW DELHI: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic have been blessed with a baby boy, the 26-year-old announced via his social media handle.

Financially distressed national Wushu champion gets help from Rijiju

NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has sanctioned a sum of Rs 5 lakhs to Shiksha, a national Wushu champion from Haryana, who came under severe financial distress amid the COVID-19 pandemic and had to quit her training and take up a job as a farm labourer to support her family.

Kohli, Anushka pledge to help people hit by floods in Assam, Bihar

MUMBAI: India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma have pledged to help people hit by the devastating floods in Assam and Bihar.

England tour of WI in 2020 would help keep us afloat, says Holder
MANCHESTER: West Indies skipper Jason Holder feels if England travel to the Caribbean islands for a series before the end of the year, it would help Cricket West Indies financially.
ICC World Test C'ship: England in 3rd position after series win (20:31)

DUBAI: England are in third place in the ICC World Test Championship points table after their victory over the West Indies in the third Test in Manchester which helped secure a 2-1 series verdict.

Yet another defeat for Viswanathan Anand in Legends of Chess tournament

NEW DELHI: Indian grandmaster Viswanathan Anand suffered his seventh defeat in the ongoing Legends of Chess tournament as he went down 0.

IPL 13: Governing Council meeting on Sunday

NEW DELHI: The all-important Governing Council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to take place on Sunday.

Rohit's innings was very special in the 2007 WT20 final: Yuvraj

NEW DELHI: Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh jogged down memory lane and recalled the famous night in Johannesburg on September 24, 2007, when India beat Pakistan to win the inaugural edition of the World T20 (now known as T20 World Cup).

Reliance Games' 'World Robot Boxing 2' wins award at FICCI BAF Awards 2020

MUMBAI: Reliance Entertainment owned Reliance Games ‘World Robot Boxing 2 won the award in the mobile and tablet game (international) category at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industrys BAF Awards.

Carolina Marin's father passes away

NEW DELHI: Rio Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin has lost her father Gonzalo Marin Perez, who had met with an accident in February.

Anand suffers 6th straight loss in Legends of Chess tournament

NEW DELHI: Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand lost 2-3 to Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia in his latest encounter of the ongoing Legends of Chess tournament, thus suffering his sixth straight-loss in the event.

Kohli best batsman in the world across formats, says Junaid

LAHORE: Left-arm Pakistan pacer Junaid Khan has heaped praise on India skipper Virat Kohli and referred to him as the best batsman in the world across formats.

IPL is going to change the mood of the nation: Gambhir

MUMBAI: The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to be played in the window from September 19 to November 8.

Anand suffers 4th straight loss in Legends of Chess tournament

NEW DELHI: Chess legend Viswanathan Anand suffered his fourth straight defeat at the ongoing Legends of Chess tournament, going down to the Netherland's Anish Giri in his latest encounter.

Didn't have any interest in sports during childhood, says Rohit Kumar

NEW DELHI: Rohit Kumar has established himself as one of the best raiders in the country.

Anand succumbs to 3rd defeat in Legends of Chess tournament

NEW DELHI: Chess legend Viswanathan Anand suffered his third straight defeat at the ongoing Legends of Chess tournament, going down to Russia's Vladimir Kramnik in his latest encounter.

I don't mind getting hurt, just don't want to get out: Virat Kohli

NEW DELHI: The 2014 tour of England is one that saw current India skipper Virat Kohli struggle against the swinging Dukes ball in English conditions.

Pak step up preparations for Eng Tests with first-class fixture

DERBY: In a bid to step up their preparations for the upcoming three-match Test series against England, Pakistan will play a four-day first-class intra-squad match at the Incora County Ground.

Saudi King undergoes successful gallbladder surgery

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud underwent a successful surgery to remove his gall bladder at a hospital here, state-media reported.

COVID-19: ICC announces postponement of 2020 T20 World Cup

NEW DELHI: Having dilly-dallied over the last couple of months, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday finally announced that the 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

US athlete Kevin Castille accepts sanctiion for Anti Doping rule violation

COLORADO SPRINGS, cOLO :USADA announced on Thursday that Kevin Castille, of Baton Rouge, La.

Punjab Sports Minister Rana Sodhi hands over appointment letters to the newly appointed District Sports Officers

CHANDIGARH:Motivated them to restore the old glory of Punjab in sports by working diligently

Rana Sodhi and Aruna Chaudhary eulogize boxer Simranjit Kaur for historic achievement

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs.

Gatka league receipts of Rs 20 crore fake, booking of stadium false: Grewal
CHANDIGARH: The Sikhs and Gatka associations in India and abroad are in total shock against registration of trademark of Sikh martial art ‘Gatka’ and National Gatka Association of India (NGAI) had approached the Akal Takht Sahib, the supreme institution of Sikhs, to summon the concerned person and direct him to seek forgiveness from Sikh community besides getting cancellation the patent of Gatka forthwith.
Delhi government approves Rs 77 cr sports hostel
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Friday approved a project for a sports facility and separate hostels for boys and girls, costing Rs 77.
India reach 86/2 at tea; stretch lead to 101 runs

ADELAIDE: India lost both openers after a steady start to reach 86/2 and stretch their second innings to 101 runs over Australia at tea on Day 3 of the opening Test at the Adelaide Oval here on Saturday.

One of my top five innings, says centurion Pujara

ADELAIDE: Rating his knock of 123 as one of his top five innings, Indian batting star Cheteshwar Pujara on Thursday admitted that the top order should have batted better in the first innings of the opening Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval here.

Punjab win by10 wickets

NEW DELHI: Punjab got their Ranji Trophy season back on track after completing a resounding 10-wicket victory over Delhi here today.

Bajrang, Vinesh, Pooja among 24 wrestlers to get annual contracts

UP: Star wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Pooja Dhadha were among the 24 players to get the central contracts which came into effect from November 15, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) announced on Friday.

Mexico beat Canada, in final of U-17 Women's World Cup

MONTEVIDEO: Mexico qualified for the first time to a final of the Women's U-17 World Cup by defeating Canada 1-0, thanks to a goal by Nicole Perez from a penalty kick, to face Spain in the title match.

Pawandeep Kaur prevails over Omisha Nischal

CHANDIGARH: Pawandeep Kaur prevailed over Omisha Nischal 2-6,6-2,6-0 in the girls under-16 singles quarter-final match in the STA-AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament at the Chandigarh Club in Sector 1 here today.

India face tough task at hockey World Cup

BHUBANESWAR: India are expected to face an uphill battle playing in front of the hockey crazy Odisha crowd that will turn up in large numbers to watch the 2018 FIH World Cup starting here on Wednesday.

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