2014

  • ISL 2014: Delhi Dynamos cruise to 4-1 win over Chennaiyin FC 35 minutes ago

    Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win over Chenaiyin FC in a match which saw end to end stuff from both the teams. In the 12th match of the Indian Super League being played at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, hosts Delhi...
  • 1st Test: Australia 59/4 on Day 4 chasing 438 set by Pakistan 2 hours 1 minutes ago

    Dubai: Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling at 59 for 4 on Saturday at stumps on the fourth day of the first Test after Younis Khan smashed a record-breaking century to give his team a formidable lead of 437 runs. Australia still need 379 more runs to win after losing four...
  • Ranji Trophy: Abhay moves to Himachal Pradesh, Harvinder to coach Railways 2 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Abhay Sharma, who has served Raiwlays as coach for a long time, has joined Himachal Pradesh Ranji Trophy side for the 2014-15 season. Sharma is also India A fielding coach. Railways will be coached by former India pacer Harvinder Singh. The Railways team will be able to play their home...
  • Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an 'interested party' 2 hours 18 minutes ago

    Kingston: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon Samuels for claiming that he was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the troubled tour of India, saying that his team-mate was an "interested party" and spoke "vigorously" during the meetings he attended. Samuels had said that...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Chennaiyin FC, ISL, Match 12 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After an impressive start to their ISL campaign, Chennaiyin FC take on crowd favourites Delhi Dynamos at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium. Chennai have won both their previous matches against Goa FC and Kerala Blasters FC. Delhi Dynamos, on the other hand,...
  • Halep thumps Radwanska to set up rematch with Serena at WTA Finals 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Simona Halep crushed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to join Serena Williams in the championship decider at the WTA Finals. The pint-sized Romanian rebounded from her loss to Ana Ivanovic in the last group match on Friday to dominate Radwanska at Singapore's National Indoor Stadium. Halep broke Radwanska's serve five times...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Voting in 5 phases from November 25, counting on December 23 3 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for Assembly polls in Jharkhand. The poll panel has announced a five-phase elections in the state. The voting will begin on November 25. The second phase will be held on December 2, the third on December 9, the fourth on December...
  • J&K elections: Voting in 5 phases from November 25, counting on December 23 3 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The poll panel has announced a five-phase elections in the state. The voting will begin on November 25. The second phase will be held on December 2, the third on December 9, the fourth...
  • 1st Test: Six-wicket Shakib Al Hasan skittles Zimbabwe out on Day 1 3 hours 41 minutes ago

    Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Shakib, who made his Test comeback after serving a three-month ban for poor discipline, led a three-pronged spin attack that strangled Zimbabwe on...
  • ISL: AIFF suspends Atletico de Kolkata coach, Fikru and Pires 4 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip, the All India Football Federation on Saturday suspended head coach of Atletico de Kolkata Antonio Lopez Habas for four matches while two players Robert Pires and Fikru Lemessa have been banned for two matches for breaching disciplinary code during the ongoing Indian Super League. Both the...
  • Gadkari dispels rumours, says he met RSS chief to wish him happy Diwali 4 hours 22 minutes ago

    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday morning amidst reports that the RSS has endorsed the party's state chief Devendra Fadanavis for Maharashtra CM's post. Fadnavis had met Bhagwat on Friday. Gadkari, however, underplayed the meeting, saying that this must be new to the...
  • EC announces 5-phase polls in J&K, Jharkhand; counting on December 23 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The states of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will vote in five phases between November 25 and December 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23 in both the states. Along with these two states, three Assembly seats in Delhi will also vote on November...
  • Schedule for J&K, Jharkhand Assembly polls 2014 4 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for the elections of the 87-membered Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and 81-memberd Jaharkhand Legislative Assembly. The 5-phased assembly election in both the poll bound states will take place as follow: Phase 1: November 25 Phase 2: December 2 Phase 3: December...
  • Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in three-set thriller to reach WTA final 5 hours 50 minutes ago

    Serena Williams regained her composure after smashing her racquet and being on the brink of defeat to beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Saturday and reach the title match at the WTA Finals. The best of friends off the court, the pair slugged it out like two prizefighters for...
  • Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener on Nov 2 6 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cuttack will host the opening match of the hastily-arranged ODI series between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 after the West Indies' stunning pullout over a pay dispute. According to ESPNCricinfo, the schedule of the series has been released by Sri Lanka Cricket and Ranchi will host the...
  • Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief, says no discussion on Maharashtra politics 6 hours 47 minutes ago

    Nagpur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed "important" issues but said there was no talk on politics in Maharashtra where the Bharatiya Janata Party is in the process of government formation. The meeting took place a day after Maharashtra BJP president Devendra...
  • ISL: Northeast United FC second on leaderboard after win in Mumbai 7 hours 6 minutes ago

    NorthEast United struck twice in the second half to stun Mumbai 2-0 in a match that saw the home side reduced to nine men. ...
  • Decision to abandon tour needs explanation: Daren Ganga 7 hours 24 minutes ago

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies skipper Daren Ganga maintains the controversy surrounding the national cricket side is primarily a players issue, and says the team's decision to pull out of the India tour needs to be fully explained. The one-day team quit their scheduled five-match tour last week after failing...
  • Australia batsmen in familiar tail-spin in Dubai 7 hours 33 minutes ago

    Scars re-opened on a dusty pitch in Bulawayo in August bled profusely on day three of the first Test against Pakistan as Australia's batsmen showed a familiar vulnerability to tight spin bowling on slow wickets. Having sailed to 128 without loss, Australia crumbled against an inexperienced Pakistani attack in Dubai on...
  • West Indies players retain legal counsel in pay dispute, Samuels opts out 7 hours 40 minutes ago

    Port of Spain: West Indies players, who controversially abandoned the tour of India last week, have retained legal counsel as they prepare to tackle the contentious Collective Bargaining Agreement signed by their union, West Indies Players' Association (WIPA), but batsman Marlon Samuels has opted not to pursue this course of...
  • Borna Coric upsets Rafael Nadal to reach Swiss Indoors semis 8 hours 12 minutes ago

    Teenager Borna Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis. There was no such slip-up for Roger Federer as the top-seeded Swiss remained on course for his sixth title in...
  • Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman 9 hours 11 minutes ago

    Australian opener David Warner believes luck played a part in his matching illustrious countryman Don Bradman's three consecutive Test hundreds, he said today. The 27-year-old left-hander smashed 133 for his ninth Test century, his third in as many innings following his 135 and 145 against South Africa in Cape Town in...
  • EC to announce dates for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections today 9 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 4:30 pm: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for assembly elections in states of Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. The 5-phased election for both the states will take place on November 25, December 2, December 9, December 14 and December 25. The counting in both...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 4 10 hours 3 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out,...
  • Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief Bhagwat in Nagpur, suspense continues over Maharashtra CM 10 hours 36 minutes ago

    Nagpur: As the suspense over the chief minister of Maharashtra continues, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday. The meeting comes in the wake of reports that the RSS has endorsed party's Maharashtra President Devendra Fadanavis for chief minister's post. Trouble has...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Day 1 12 hours 29 minutes ago

    The veteran Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan took his 12th five-for (6/59) as Zimbabwe bowled out the visitors for 240 and reached 27/1 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Earlier, opener Sikandar Raza struck 51 on Saturday to steer Zimbabwe to 179 for...
  • Tension brewing within NDA as SAD supports INLD instead of BJP in Haryana Assembly polls 13 hours 29 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Tension seemed to be brewing within the National Democratic Alliance after Shiromani Akali Dal went all out to support the Indian National Lok Dal instead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Haryana Assembly elections. SAD led by Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Badal is BJP's alliance partner...
  • Ivanovic bows out despite beating Halep at WTA Finals 21 hours 35 minutes ago

    Serbia's Ana Ivanovic just missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the season-ending WTA Finals despite beating Simona Halep in the final group match on Friday. Under the rules of the round-robin competition, Ivanovic needed to win in straight sets to leapfrog Serena Williams in the group standings and...
  • Caroline Wozniacki never lacked self-belief against the best 21 hours 40 minutes ago

    Singapore: Caroline Wozniacki arrived in Singapore as the eighth and bottom seed for the WTA Finals, but the Dane never doubted her ability to compete against the very best and goes into Saturday's semi-finals with a spotless record after round robin play. Wozniacki opened her tournament with a three-set win over...
  • Andy Murray improves London chances with Valencia Open win 21 hours 46 minutes ago

    Andy Murray collected more points to aid his World Tour finals qualification bid when he fought back from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson 6-7(3) 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Friday. A wild card at the Spanish indoor hard court event, which he won in...