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  • J&K floods: Ludhiana's hosiery industry fears heavy losses 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: Ludhiana's famous hosiery industry fears heavy financial losses because of floods in Kashmir as it is not hopeful of receiving payments for the supply of woollen items to the flood-ravaged valley, now seeking support from the Centre to bail it out. "Ludhiana's hosiery industry is not hopeful of getting...
  • Full Text: Rahul Dravid delivers the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture 1 week ago

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honour to be delivering the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture this evening in front of an audience with a deep love and great knowledge of cricket. Much like the late Dilip Sardesai. It was because of this deep love and knowledge of the...
  • Will Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' enter the 100 crore club? Please! Don't put such pressure on us, she says September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: "Mary Kom" witnessed an impressive opening and the film's lead actress Priyanka Chopra doesn't want the biopic to be pitted against biggies. She says that "our film is already successful", and hopes "it sets an example that even female centric films can do well". When asked if she feels the...
  • European clubs step up match-fixing prevention September 10, 2014

    Geneva: Europe's top football clubs have been asked to increase their commitment to prevent match-fixing. The European Club Association said it invited 214 members to sign a "Charter on Integrity in Football". The membership includes several clubs which have had officials or players convicted or sanctioned for involvement in fixing cases since...
  • Varun Aaron signs up with Durham for county championship September 5, 2014

    London: Rising Indian pacer Varun Aaron has signed up with the Durham Cricket Club in the ongoing County season, replacing Australian all-rounder John Hastings, who would be playing for Chennai Super Kings in this month's Champions League Twenty20 in India. "Durham CCC is delighted to announce that Varun Aaron will join...
  • Tri-series, Match 5: Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs to reach final September 2, 2014

    Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs in their triangular series one-day international on Tuesday as Mitchell Marsh served up a match-winning display with bat and ball. The big victory stopped Australia's mini-slump of two straight losses and put them into Saturday's final of the three-team tournament at Harare Sports Club....
  • Cricket is our first love, but that doesn't mean we should not give kabaddi or football a platform: Ranbir Kapoor September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who has stakes in the Mumbai City Football Club (FC) franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, believes Bollywood celebrities' involvement in sports in the country is beneficial in many ways. Apart from Ranbir, the ISL has star team co-owners such as John Abraham...
  • Tri-Series, 1st Match: Australia hammer Zimbabwe by 198 runs August 25, 2014

    Harare: Australia made their mark in their first game in Zimbabwe in a decade as they racked up a ground-record score in a huge 198-run win over the home team on Monday to open the triangular one-day series. Some brutal hitting by Australia's batsmen powered them to 350 for 6 -...
  • McIlroy gives himself a shot with some Barclays practice August 23, 2014

    Rory McIlroy blamed a first-round 74 on a lack of preparation, but after putting in extra time on the range, the Northern Irishman came out firing on Friday and put himself into contention at The Barclays. The world number one fired a six-under-par 65 in the second round at Ridgewood Country...
  • South Africa whitewash Zimbabwe 3-0 to win ODI series August 21, 2014

    Bulawayo: A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton de Kock led South Africa to a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe on Thursday and a 3-0 whitewash in the one-day international series. Spurred on by De Kock, South Africa needed just 27.2 overs to reach 171 for 3 and easily chase...
  • 'Sachin Tendulkar's interest in football is praiseworthy' August 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India international footballer IM Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game. Vijayan on Tuesday said he had talks with Tendulkar after the Mumbaikar became the co-owner of the Kochi-based Indian Super League...
  • Ajay Devgn's 'Singham Returns' set to join the Rs 100 crore club August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Returns' has struck gold at the box office and is marching inexorably towards the Rs 100 crore-mark. It seems that Shetty, known for giving hits like 'Chennai Express', the 'Golmaal' series and 'Singham', is set to add one more blockbuster to his list of record-breaking movies....
  • Tricky 18th hole helps Camilo Villegas win Wyndham Championship August 19, 2014

    Greensboro: Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while. The tricky 18th hole at Sedgefield Country Club tripped up his top two challengers. Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke on Sunday for his first on the PGA Tour...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC disposes of PIL on dhoti issue August 13, 2014

    Chennai: Taking note of a Bill passed by the state assembly banning such dress codes, the Madras High Court on Wednesday disposed of a PIL seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu government to frame rules and regulations for clubs in the wake of denial of entry to a dhoti-clad high...
  • 2nd Test: Emotional Sri Lanka eye winning farewell for Jayawardene August 13, 2014

    Sri Lanka are determined to send former captain Mahela Jayawardene into retirement with a victory in the second and final Test starting Thursday against a fragile Pakistan and a 2-0 series sweep. Captain Angelo Mathews said emotions were running high in the home team's dressing room before the match at Jayawardene's...
  • Pro Kabaddi semis, final shifted to Mumbai August 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The two semi-finals and final of the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League have been shifted out of Bangalore and will now be held at the National Sports Club of India's indoor stadium. "Previously slated to take place in Bengaluru, the semis and the final of the league changed its destination to...
  • Veer: Project 'Kadam' a step towards empowering people with disabilities August 21, 2014

    The recently concluded VEER campaign on CNN-IBN that sought to empower and train at least 1,000 people with disabilities seems to have inspired the youth to follow in its footsteps take up the cause of enabling the disabled. Delhi's St Stephens College's project 'Kadam' is the latest to follow in...
  • Manchester City sign Argentinian midfielder Bruno Zuculini August 9, 2014

    Manchester: Premier League champion Manchester City has completed the signing of midfielder Bruno Zuculini from Argentinian side Racing Club. The 21-year-old Argentine was part of City's pre-season tours of Scotland and the United States and scored in a friendly against Kansas City. Zuculini says he's "looking forward to the experiences which this...
  • African Cup winner Isaac Chansa in Indian Super League August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Zambian International & African Cup of Nations 2012 winner, Isaac Chansa has been signed by Lajong FC and will also be plying his trade for NorthEast United Football Club in the Indian Super League, due to start on October 12. The club has also confirmed signing of Cornell Glen,...
  • Frank Lampard joins Manchester City on loan August 6, 2014

    London: Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard began his loan spell at Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday, just two weeks after joining Major League Soccer club New York City FC. Lampard, 36, left Chelsea in June after 13 years at the club but will be back in the Premier League...
  • I need a hug, says Scolari on Gremio return July 31, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Luiz Felipe Scolari said he needed a hug and some affection as the former Brazil coach returned on Wednesday to his favourite club Gremio after an 18-year absence. Scolari has endured three miserable weeks after his Brazil side crashed to an unprecedented 7-1 defeat by Germany in front...
  • Salman Khan: Why he is the wonder man of Bollywood July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: He does the same thing in each of his films. Same antics, same stunts, same expressions- so much so that they look like a carbon copy of each other and yet Salman Khan's films work wonders at the Box Office every single time. Think about it. The man is...
  • Salman Khan becomes the first Bollywood actor to make seven Rs 100 crore films in a row July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Salman Khan, a trend-setter in many ways, has today taken the 'Rs 100 crore club' concept to a whole new level. The coveted, yet unofficial 'club' per say, is the league of films that made more than Rs 100 crores, regardless of its making cost. Many actors so far...
  • 2nd Test: Jayawardene ton gives Sri Lanka edge on Day 1 against South Africa July 24, 2014

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene smashed his 34th Test century as Sri Lanka overcame an early hiccup and scored a healthy 305 for 5 on day one of the second Test against South Africa on Thursday. Jayawardene made a splendid unbeaten 140 off 225 balls with 16 fours and a six on a...
  • Zadran blasts Afghanistan to famous ODI win over Zimbabwe July 23, 2014

    Dawlat Zadran hit 24 runs from seven balls to help Afghanistan to a two-wicket one-day international win over Zimbabwe on Tuesday, only the second time the war-torn country has beaten a Test-playing nation. The victory at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo followed a 32-run victory over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup...
  • 1st ODI: Sean Williams stars as Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets July 18, 2014

    A quick-fire 70 at more than a run a ball from Sean Williams lifted Zimbabwe to a comfortable six-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first one day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Friday. Williams, who blasted eight fours and a six off his 65 balls, fell just before...
  • Denial of entry to judge into TN club raised in Lok Sabha July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The denial of entry to a High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club was raised in the Lok Sabha on Friday by a Congress member who wanted central intervention to ensure that "such ridiculous colonial practices" are done away with. Mullappally Ramachandran, MP from Kerala, said it...
  • MCC no to changing law on 'Mankading', says batsmen to blame July 18, 2014

    London: Batsmen should stay inside the crease and not back up too early to avoid being 'Mankaded', felt the World Cricket Committee while refusing to change the law which allows for running out the non-striker. The MCC's World Cricket Committee concluded its two-day meeting with the panel stating that it was...
  • Jos Buttler 'Mankading' fine by MCC July 17, 2014

    London: Some of cricket's greatest names insisted England's Jos Buttler had only himself to blame for his 'Mankad' dismissal against Sri Lanka. The issue of players being run out backing up was in the spotlight when Buttler was dismissed in such a fashion by bowler Sachithra Senanayake during Sri Lanka's 3-2...
  • Dhoti code: Jayalalithaa's stand gets support from political parties July 16, 2014

    Chennai: Days after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association barred a sitting Madras High Court judge and two senior advocates from entering the club wearing dhotis, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has issued a strong warning to the club. Calling it sartorial despotism, Jayalalithaa said that the government intends to pass a...