Olympic Torch

  • Sochi Olympic torch reaches Dagestan in Russia 28-01-2014 11:59 AM

    The Olympic torch has wound its way amid heightened security through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi. ...
  • IOC scraps international torch relays 27-03-2009 10:34 PM

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  • China-based Indian woman runs in Olympic torch relay 07-07-2008 03:27 PM

    Mumbai: The IPL Governing Council will meet here on October 17 following BCCI's month-long legal battle against Deccan Chargers over the decision to terminate the IPL franchise for breach of contract. There is a meeting of the IPL Governing Council in Mumbai on October 17th. I don't know any other...
  • Olympic torch in Lhasa under tight security 21-06-2008 11:48 AM

    India Under-19 World Cup-winning captain Unmukt Chand bags 2011 Castrol Junior Cricketer of the Year award on Wednesday night in Bangalore. ...
  • Olympic torch relay downscaled after quake hits China 14-05-2008 12:21 AM

    Worcester: Worcestershire's hope of seeing Saeed Ajmal return for a second spell with the English county for their domestic Twenty20 campaign have been dashed by the Pakistan spinner's international commitments. The Midlands club, whose other overseas player is Australia batsman Phil Hughes, had hoped to have Ajmal, England's tormentor-in-chief during...
  • Heights of adventure: Olympics torch reaches Mt Everest 08-05-2008 08:40 AM

    Johannesburg: South Africa's Test captain Graeme Smith will miss the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) to have surgery to fix a chronic ankle injury and ensure he is fully fit for his team's tour of England. The announcement came after a consultation with Cricket South Africa's (CSA) ankle...
  • On top of the world: Olympic torch reaches Mt Everest 02-05-2008 03:23 AM

    Dubai: Sachin Tendulkar, besides eyeing his 100th international century in the Asia Cup, will love to improve upon his ICC ranking for the ODI batsmen that is currently 29th, just two positions higher than his lowest of 31 in December 1991. Tendulkar first reached the summit of ODI rankings in...
  • Torch run in Seoul disrupted by protests 27-04-2008 10:04 PM

    CNN-IBN's sports correspondent Meha Bhardwaj explores the untouched shores of the beautiful country, Australia. ...
  • Protests dog Olympic torch run in Bangkok 20-04-2008 03:07 AM

    Dubai: Rivals players Azhar Ali of Pakistan and Graeme Swann of England on Sunday showed confidence their teams can pull off a win in the third and final Test which was set for an interesting finish. England, set to chase 324 runs on an eased out Dubai Stadium pitch, were...
  • Indo-China differences over Tibet to be addressed 18-04-2008 07:42 AM

    CNN-IBN cricket expert Maninder Singh analyses another disappointing display by the Indian team. This time in Twenty20. ...
  • CNN-IBN journo runs with Olympic torch | How it felt 17-04-2008 09:55 PM

    Dubai: A two-day high powered meeting of cricket's governing body which began here on Tuesday will consider the nomination of their next vice-president who will take over in two years time. The Executive Board of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in their first of four meetings annually, will also be...
  • Short, safe: torch relay ends peacefully 17-04-2008 12:29 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Despite starring in his comeback match after more than two years out, England spinner Monty Panesar is still hurting from the 72-run loss that sealed a Test series victory for Pakistan. Panesar took 6-62 for England to be set 145 to win the second Test on Saturday and...
  • Bachchan takes a dig at Gill for torch run remarks 16-04-2008 11:53 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan on Sunday celebrated its extraordinary cricket series triumph over world number one Test side England, with former greats hoping the team build on their astonishing turnaround from virtual pariahs. Pakistan humiliated England by 72 runs in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, to clinch an unassailable...
  • Bizarre security norms torch spirit of Olympics 16-04-2008 06:27 PM

    Adelaide: A survey has revealed that a large number of Australian cricketers believe that spot-fixing still remains a problem in international cricket, but they are sure that their domestic game is clean. The survey was conducted by Inside Cricket magazine in conjunction with the Australian Cricketers' Association. Out of 110...
  • Tibetans activists try to storm Chinese embassy in Delhi 16-04-2008 12:08 PM

    Adelaide: India on Saturday succumbed to their second successive overseas series whitewash and the bulk of the blame should go to their famed batting line-up, which failed miserably in what has turned out to be a disastrous Test series against Australia. Most of the batsmen, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni,...
  • Olympic torch tours China-friendly Pakistan 16-04-2008 11:12 AM

    Adelaide: The humiliating 4-0 whitewash at the hands of Australia on Saturday resulted in India dropping a rung to third spot in the ICC Test rankings with Michael Clarke's team breathing down their neck just a fraction of a point behind in the table. India, who entered the series in...
  • Warming up for torch relay amid debates and protests 16-04-2008 11:01 AM

    Adelaide: Miffed with reports that its senior players were contemplating retirement after failing in the Test series loss to Australia, the Indian team management on Saturday rejected the speculation as baseless and refused to answer queries on the matter. India were whitewashed 0-4 in the Test series that concluded on...
  • Mammoth security, but no spirit for Olympic torch relay 16-04-2008 01:55 AM

    For a while, while Virender Sehwag was striking some fluent boundaries, it appeared that he might at least push India halfway towards their target of 500 or help them bat out a draw. With 12 boundaries in his 53-ball 62, Sehwag was looking like the blaster of old. That is,...
  • Tibetans run mock Olympic torch relay in Delhi 15-04-2008 04:27 PM

    Napier: New Zealand opening bat Brendon McCullum has backed BJ Watling as the side's wicketkkeeper ahead of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe at Napier on Thursday. McCullum who kept for New Zealand for 51 Tests before deciding to play as a specialist batsman felt that Watling has the perfect chance...
  • Countdown begins: Olympic torch to arrive in New Delhi 15-04-2008 08:38 AM

    Adelaide: India were once again tormented by Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting but offspinner R Ashwin insisted there was no psychological block on his team's bowlers even though the tourists just didn't have the luck on the opening day of the fourth Test against Australia here. Australia ended the day...
  • Olympic torch arrives in Tanzania 13-04-2008 03:10 PM

    London: Worcestershire have agreed a short-term contract with Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal for this year's Twenty20 season but are awaiting final confirmation of the deal, county officials said on Thursday. Ajmal has been in superb form for Pakistan in the first Test against England in Dubai, capturing seven for 55...
  • Dalai Lama in favour of China's right to hold Olympics 11-04-2008 02:51 AM

    Perth: After his blazing 180 against India at Perth on Saturday, David Warner's stakes seemed to have increased as the burly opener may soon join the coveted 'Millionaire Club' along with illustrious seniors like Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting. Incidentally, Warner was omitted from CA's 25-man contract list in April...
  • China frustrated over Olympic torch relay fiasco 10-04-2008 01:34 AM

    Perth: Australia—India are considering an unusual four-pronged pace attack for the third Test against Australia but won't settle on their final line-up until just before the match, said captain MS Dhoni. A grassy pitch has greeted the Indians at Perth's WACA Ground, with curator Cameron Sutherland predicting the wicket would...
  • Torch without Kiran: No Olympics relay for ex-cop 09-04-2008 10:07 PM

    Dubai: England's batting coach Graham Gooch played down the hype over Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal's mystery delivery he wants to unveil in the three-Test series, saying it will be a good challenge. He (Ajmal) is the top wicket-taker of 2011 in Test cricket, so it's going to be a good...
  • Olympic torch must pass through India safe: Left 09-04-2008 03:52 PM

    Dubai: Pakistan manager Naveed Akram Cheema says he's absolutely clear and confident there will be no repeat of the spot-fixing scandal when they play England from next week. The scandal, which ended with three Pakistan cricketers sent to a British prison last November, engulfed the teams' last Test series in...
  • Protests against Olympics 'doomed' to fail: China 08-04-2008 04:28 PM

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke says he never gets carried away by personal milestones because if such landmarks don't contribute to the team's cause, he is left with nothing but a hollow feeling. Clarke scored an unbeaten 329 in the second Test against India in Sydney, which Australia won by...
  • Delhi to guard Olympics torch | San Francisco arrival 08-04-2008 01:35 PM

    Sydney: India were unable to cope with the relatively easy-paced wicket for the second Test here and Australia coach Mickey Arthur can't see how they can turn it around on the dreadfully quick and bouncy WACA track in Perth during the third Test starting January 13. They didn't look comfortable...