Sindhu, Saina, Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open


Hong Kong, Nov 22 Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy advanced to the second round while Parupalli Kashyap and the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy fell in the opening round of the Hong

Father rickshaw puller, mother maid; son is champion athlete


New Delhi, Nov 22: Who says that only the rich an the affluent can shape the career of their children. Talent is an inborn trait which is nurtured and encouraged by all parents lovingly, rich or poor. After breaking the Under-16 100m national re

Australia, England all set for another BIG Ashes battle


Brisbane, Nov 22: England and Australia are all set to renew their traditional cricket rivalry when the two sides face off in the first of the five-match Ashes contest at the Gabba here on Thursday. Led by new captains in Joe Root and Ste
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Love all — Andy Murray is a dad again!  The English tennis star’s wife Kim Sears Murray has given birth to the couple’s second child, a girl. The couple’s new bundle of joy joins big sister Sophia

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New Delhi, Nov 22: There seems to be no ending to five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova's tryst with controversies. It's an off field controversy this time as the 30-year-old tennis star faces a major setback on accounts of c

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Sunil Chhetri, Indian football team captain, has got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya, daughter of Mohun Bagan legend Subrata Bhattacharya and will tie the knot in Kolkata on December 4. The sangeet ceremony was held at a

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    Brisbane, Nov 22: Ahead of the Ashes opener on Thursday, Australia received an injury scare when vice-captain David Warner twinged his neck while taking a high catch on the Gabba outfield before leaving the playing area.

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    Guwahati, Nov 22: Local favourite Ankushita Boro led the surge in the AIBA World women's Youth Boxing Championships as four other Indian pugilists also made it to the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Guli Jyoti (fly

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  Dubai, Nov 21: India captain Virat Kohli replaced Australian opener David Warner to grab the fifth spot in the rankings for Test batsmen, while Ravindra Jadeja has slipped to the third position in the bowlers' chart, it was ann

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Kolkata, Nov 21: India coach Ravi Shastri on Monday said "sky is the limit" for skipper Virat Kohli after his match-winning 104 against Sri Lanka in the first Test here. "He is a fabulous player. The sky is the limit for him,&q

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Kolkata, Nov 21: Fifty international hundreds might seem staggering for a 29-year-old but India captain Virat Kohli feels that it hasn't been that long a journey as the figures might suggest. Kohli's status in world cricket grew furth

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  Kolkata, Nov 21: India opener Lokesh Rahul rued the fact that India did not have five-six overs more, saying that would have helped them win the opening Test at the Eden Gardens here on Monday. "We wanted to make a game out

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  Kolkata, Nov 21: Upbeat after his eight wicket haul in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here, India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Monday said his hard work on fitness is now paying off. Kumar said experience of

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  Kolkata, Nov 21: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Virat Kohli with batting great Sachin Tendulkar, saying the current team captain will score many more hundreds like the one at Eden Gardens agai

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  Kolkata, Nov 21: After staving off defeat by a whisker, Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal on Monday said the last 10-15 overs put his side under lot of pressure on day five of the first Test against India at the Eden Gardens here.

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