SACHIN TENDULKAR

  • IIT Delhi director quits over payment of dues to Subramanian Swamy; HRD Ministry issues denial Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is in the midst of another controversy as IIT Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar has quit. While reports said Shevgaonkar resigned as he was facing pressure to give IIT land for a Sachin Tendulkar cricket academy and over pending dues of...
  • IIT Delhi director quits over land to Tendulkar cricket academy, dues to Subramanian Swamy Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is in the midst of another controversy as IIT Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar has quit. Reports said Shevgaonkar resigned as he was facing pressure to give IIT land for a Sachin Tendulkar cricket academy and over pending dues of BJP leader...
  • Sachin Tendulkar wants to light up villages in 2nd innings Yesterday

    New Delhi: Looking for "satisfaction" after retirement, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar says he plans to light up lives in villages where electricity remains a distant dream even to this day. The former batsman, who is a Rajya Sabha MP as well, said he is aiming to ensure that villages get...
  • Boxer Sarita Devi determined to win an Olympic medal 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Overwhelmed by the support she received from Boxing India and her fellow countrymen including cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar while facing the prospect of a life ban, boxer L Sarita Devi hopes to make it count by winning a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. "I really thank Sachin Tendulkar, Boxing...
  • Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya on being named for India's highest civilian honour. "I wish to congratulate Vajpayeeji for a very...
  • Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter to head list 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli has overtaken Sachin Tendulkar as the most followed sportsperson on Twitter though the iconic cricketer still holds the number two spot a year after his retirement. Kohli (@imVkohli) heads the list with a total base of 4,870,190 fans, which is higher than Tendulkar's (@sachin_rt) 4,869,849...
  • Yearender 2014: Cricket on and off the field 6 days ago

    While the year 2014 in cricket will be remembered for many reasons the one incident that made the biggest impact and left every cricket lover in grief was the shocking and unfortunate death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. Hughes, 25, had scored three Test hundreds for Australia and his untimely...
  • Sachin Tendulkar announced as ICC World Cup 2015 ambassador 1 week ago

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced Sachin Tendulkar as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ambassador. It will be the second successive time that the Indian maestro will be the ambassador of the ICC's pinnacle tournament, after he fulfilled the role in the previous event, which was co-hosted...
  • Sachin, Sourav display camaraderie, enthused at ISL success December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Displaying their old camaraderie when they used to clobber bowlers into submission, cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were Saturday enthused by the success of the inaugural Indian Super League. With the Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC and Ganguly co-owned Atletico de Kolkata slogging it out in the middle...
  • ISL Final: Atletico de Kolkata's injuries could work to Kerala Blasters' advantage December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) is now down to just one game, the all important final here on Saturday. After a season full of hype, excitement and in the end success, which saw the world take notice of Indian football's renaissance, Kerala Blasters FC and...
  • ISL 2014 Final: Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters all set for a fitting finale December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL). On the evening of December 20, the DY...
  • Sachin Tendulkar pleased with the progress of Indian sports December 19, 2014

    Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar asserted Thursday that India has come up by leaps and bounds in sports recently, arousing a sense of satisfaction among top sportspersons of the country. Tendulkar, who was in Kolkata for the inauguration of swimming training institute at Rajarhat Netaji Sangha, was greeted with a garland...
  • Tendulkar vs Ganguly in ISL 2014 final but Indian football's win confirmed December 19, 2014

    From the 61 matches to be played for this year's edition of the ISL, we are now down to one. It's the final of the tournament - Kerala Blasters FC vs Atletico de Kolkata. The showdown for the mega final takes place on Saturday, at the DY Patil stadium in Mumbai....
  • India's progress in sports gives immense satisfaction: Tendulkar December 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar asserted Thursday that India has come up by leaps and bounds in sports recently, arousing a sense of satisfaction among top sportspersons in the country. Tendulkar, who was in the city for inaugurating a state-of-the-art swimming pool at Rajarhat, was greeted with a garland of...
  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Tendulkar December 18, 2014

    Indian batting maestro Tendulkar said that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly. ...
  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Sachin Tendulkar December 17, 2014

    Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon. "Our effort was to see that Sarita Devi's career was not...
  • Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats December 17, 2014

    Brisbane: His four Test hundreds out of five career tons have come while playing against the Australians and Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday attributed his special liking for the Aussies to the inspiration he got from the great knocks of legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar. Vijay scored 144 runs on...
  • Government writes to AIBA, seeks reversal on Sarita Devi's ban December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has written to AIBA to revoke the suspension of boxer Sarita Devi, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday. Sonowal along with the cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar were among those who had shown strong support for Sarita. He said that the government was pursuing the issue. "From our...
  • 'PK', best film with best performance by Aamir Khan: Sachin Tendulkar December 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is floored by Aamir Khan's performance in the film 'PK' and says it's the best film that he has ever seen. Sachin was present at a special screening of the film Tuesday hosted by Aamir for him. "The film is superb. I have promised Aamir so I...
  • Watch: First screening of 'PK' attended by Aamir Khan, Sachin Tendulkar, Ayan Mukherjee December 17, 2014

    Ahead of the release of his much-anticipated film 'PK', Bollywood actor Aamir Khan attended its first screening in Mumbai on Tuesday night. The event marked the attendance of many high profile people, including Sachin Tendulkar, Ayan Mukherjee, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray. Tendulkar said, "The Film was really good. For me...
  • ISL Semi-final: Kerala Blasters FC shock Chennaiyin FC 3-0 December 13, 2014

    Kerala Blasters pumped in two goals in the space of two minutes in the first session to thrash Chennaiyin FC 3-0 in the first leg of the first semifinal of the Indian Super League on Saturday. Cheered by over 60,000 crowd at the Jawaharlal Stadium, Kerala, who barely scrapped through to...
  • MS Dhoni ranked 4th in Forbes India Celebrity list for 2014 December 12, 2014

    Indian skipper MS Dhoni is India's richest sportsperson according to the latest list of Forbes India celebs. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan tops the list and other sportspersons in the top 10 are Virat Kohli and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Dhoni is ranked 4th on the list, behind Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan...
  • Aamir Khan to host special screening of 'PK' for friend Sachin Tendulkar December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Superstar Aamir Khan will show his forthcoming film 'PK' to cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar. The Rajkumar Hirani directorial has created a lot of curiosity -- so much so that even close friend Tendulkar mentioned to Aamir that he is waiting to watch the film. While Aamir is on a multi-city...
  • Sachin Tendulkar meets Jammu and Kashmir team members at Wankhede December 11, 2014

    A day after meeting the vanquished Mumbai Ranji Trophy team members at the Wankhede Stadium at the request of coach Pravin Amre, cricketer icon Sachin Tendulkar met the players of the victorious Jammu and Kashmir squad at the same venue this morning. According to J&K team media manager Shahana Fatima, the...
  • PM Modi leads in retweets, BigB has largest following in India December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the list of retweets with his election winning post on Twitter being shared by over 70,515 people on the micro-blogging site. "India has won! Bharat ki vijay! Achhe din aane wale hai" remains the most retweeted tweet on Twitter till date from India. Following...
  • Sachin Tendulkar talks to vanquished Mumbai players December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar made an appearance at the Wankhede Stadium, scene of his emotional farewell from cricket in November last year, to talk to Mumbai Ranji Trophy team members after they were stunned by Jammu and Kashmir by four wickets in their season opening Group A game. The retired champion batsman...
  • Sachin Tendulkar greets India for winning World Cup for blind December 8, 2014

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has congratulated the Indian visually impaired cricket team for winning the World Cup for Blind by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan. In reply to Pakistan's 389 in their allotted 40 overs, India reached 392 with two balls to spare in the final of the Cricket World Cup for blind...
  • Will India find their next 'Fab Four' in Australia? December 7, 2014

    You never know the value of what you have till you lose it. Similarly, we only got to know how blessed our country was to have gems like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman to be playing at the same time till they called time on their...