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  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Himachal post 282/2 against Assam on Day 1 23 hours 51 minutes ago

    Guwahati: Opener Ankush Bains smashed an unbeaten 156 to guide Himachal Pradesh to a solid 282 for two in their first innings on the opening day of their Group C Ranji Trophy match against Assam at Barsapara Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Himachal produced a...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3: Sachin hits double ton as Kerala take big lead 5 days ago

    Wayanad: Skipper Sachin Baby led from the front with an unbeaten double century as Kerala took a big first-innings lead of 177 runs in their Group C Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad on Tuesday. Replying to Hyderabad's 270 all out, Kerala rode on Baby's monumental 200, which came off 361 balls,...
  • Granada eliminate Cordoba from foggy Copa del Rey match December 18, 2014

    Ten-man Granada emerged from thick fog at Cordoba's Nuevo Arcangel Stadium with a 1-1 draw that sent them through to the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. Granada had won the first leg 1-0 and advanced 2-1 on aggregate after defender Diego Mainz struck in the 60th minute...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: MP bowlers put UP on backfoot on Day 2 December 15, 2014

    Indore: On a day dominated by bowlers, the Devendra Bundela-led Madhya Pradesh put Uttar Pradesh on the backfoot in the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Monday. Responding to MP's first-innings score of 296 in the four-day encounter at Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led UP were also in trouble after ending...
  • ISL 2014: Depleted Atletico de Kolkata hold visiting FC Goa goalless December 14, 2014

    Kolkata: A depleted Atletico de Kolkata held FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Salt Lake stadium on Sunday. Plagued by injuries, Atletico coach Antonio lopez Habas was forced to fall back on his bench strength with his war...
  • Germany beat Pakistan 2-0 to lift Champions Trophy December 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Germany emerged victorious in the Hockey Champions Trophy, beating Pakistan 2-0 in a pulsating final at a packed Kalinga stadium on Sunday. Christopher Wesley (18th minute) and Florian Fuchs (56th) scored for Germany to lift the trophy for the 10th time. Germany had won the title for the last time...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: UP pacers check MP surge on Day 1 December 14, 2014

    Indore: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Put into bat at the Holkar Stadium, the hosts ended Sunday on 195 for seven in 82 overs with Sanjay Mishra (6) and Puneet Datay (0) fighting...
  • Champions Trophy Tour Diary, Day 3: India in semis, what else to ask for December 12, 2014

    (The author is travelling Bhubaneswar to cover the FIH Men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament) Bhubaneswar: An out-and-out working day in Bhubaneswar with four quarter-finals lined up, so not much to savour in terms of city tours. Work took centre stage, and quite rightly so. It was a lazy morning to start...
  • Hockey: India down Belgium to set up Pakistan semifinal in Champions Trophy December 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Breathtaking hockey at the Kalinga Stadium followed ecstatic scenes on and off the pitch as India came from behind to beat world No. 4 Belgium in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Thursday to set up a date with arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-finals. It was Indian resilience that came...
  • As it happened: India vs Belgium, Champions Trophy Hockey December 11, 2014

    The winner of the fourth quarter-final between India and Belgium will meet Pakistan in the semi-finals, which means a possible Indo-Pak humdinger for a place in the final. PREVIEW: A victory over the Netherlands after 28 years in the champions Trophy is extra special. And though a quarter-final win over Belgium...
  • J&K polls: Srinagar turned into a fortified fortress ahead of Modi's rally on Monday December 7, 2014

    Srinagar: With less than 24 hours left for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir to address an election rally at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar, the entire city has been turned into a fortified fortress. Even though security forces are already on high alert...
  • IPTL lets down sea of fans in India leg December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Roger Federer fans and plain tennis lovers, who made it for the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) from all parts of India, feel they have not got their money's worth with some of the tickets costing as high as Rs 46000 for three days. Sunita Sigita, who is a...
  • West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. Even though East have scripted a more comfortable victory over...
  • Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter semis November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Riding on Baba Aparajith's splendid century, South Zone crushed a hapless Central Zone by 116 runs with 13.3 overs to spare in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final at the Wankhede Stadium, here today. Aparajith, who batted at no.3, compiled a stroke-filled 105-ball 113 runs, laced with 2 sixes and eight...
  • Tour Game: India allay bowling worries by knocking over CA XI November 24, 2014

    Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up for work in style. In an ideal scenario, India would have wanted their batsmen...
  • DTC increases fare of Delhi-Lahore bus service by 60 per cent November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Travelling to Pakistan by road has now got costlier with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which operates the Delhi-Lahore bus service, increasing the fare by a steep 60 per cent after a gap of almost seven years. Now, one has to shell out Rs 2400 for a one...
  • Relive Sachin Tendulkar's gut-wrenching farewell speech November 16, 2014

    Vacations, family time, social work, buying football and tennis teams and writing autobiography kept India's most celebrated cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, in the news since he hung his bat exactly a year ago on November 16. That day in 2013 ended a global two-week cricket festival that saw curtains coming down on...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters looking for a home win against in-form Mumbai City November 12, 2014

    Kochi:<b> Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in their previous encounters. Kerala were drew...
  • Probe ordered into security lapse at Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Saturday ordered an inquiry into major security lapse during the swearing-in of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside Wankhede Stadium on October 31. A man named Anil Mishra had allegedly breached the security of the Prime Minister and shared the...
  • Delhi: Cleanliness drive will be theme of children's film festival November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, cleanliness will be the theme of the National Children's Film Festival which will be held from November 14 to 16 at the Siri Fort Stadium. Giving details, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that tennis player...
  • Nervous Sachin Tendulkar didn't watch 2011 World Cup winning moment November 6, 2014

    Mumbai: India's retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said at the release of his autobiography on Wednesday that he did not witness live what he considers the proudest moment of his life - winning the Cricket World Cup in 2011. Tendulkar said he was superstitious at the Wankhede Stadium during the final...
  • India face Australia in first hockey Test November 3, 2014

    Perth: A well-prepared India will take on World Champions Australia in the first of the four-match Test series at the Perth Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. As part of their preparation for the upcoming Champions Trophy, India are set to take up the challenge of facing the strong Australian team. "It's exciting times...
  • Election Cartoons: As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony October 31, 2014

    As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Industry hopes new Maharashtra government will fast-track infra projects October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: As the BJP is set to form the next government in Maharashtra on Friday, industry experts want the new chief minister to expedite the delayed infrastructure projects in the state and revive investment in key sectors by removing bureaucratic bottlenecks. Devendra Fadnavis, 44, a four-term MLA from Nagpur, will...
  • Mumbai: Over 2,500 policemen to be deployed during Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground. The stadium, which will host the first open air oath taking ceremony, has been declared...
  • Dead rats, pigeon feathers leave Feroz Shah Kotla stadium press box in a mess October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The press box at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Wednesday was found in an unbelievable mess with dead rats and feathers of dead pigeons lying around, just 18 days after an ODI was held at the venue. The media, which came to cover the Duleep Trophy final here,...
  • Sharad Pawar's MCA gives Wankhede Stadium for free for Maharashtra oath taking October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Mumbai Cricket Association will charge no fee for lending its Wankhede Stadium for hosting swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra on October 31. 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, who was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath of office along with few others...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos get first win, hammer Chennaiyin FC 4-1 October 25, 2014

    Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win - their first of the season - over Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match that saw end-to-end stuff from both the teams but better finishing from the hosts here at...
  • 1st Test: Six-wicket Shakib Al Hasan skittles Zimbabwe out on Day 1 October 25, 2014

    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 2014: NorthEast United FC stun nine-man Mumbai City FC 2-0 October 24, 2014

    Mumbai: NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in an Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end on Friday. The home side, who had thrashed Pune City FC 5-0 in their...