INTERNATIONAL

  • Tamil Nadu fishermen tracking GPS to sail in waters along the India-Sri Lanka border 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    Rameswaram: Sri Lanka's frequent detention and release of Indian fishermen and their boats has raised many a quuestions over the years. Presently, there are 38 fishemen from Tamil Nadu who are lodged in Sri Lankan jails as a result of crossing over the International Maritime Boundary Line between India and...
  • Real Madrid to play at Melbourne Cricket Ground 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Real Madrid has been confirmed as one of three European teams to contest the International Champions Cup Australia tournament at the Melbourne Cricket Ground next July. The 100,024-seat stadium will host matches on July 18, 21 and 24 when the International Champions Cup expands to including an Asia-Pacific tournament running...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha 19 hours 50 minutes ago

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Boracha takes on IPL spot-fixing, jeeyo parsi campaign, International Men's day. He also speaks to a cricket expert. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha's take on International Men's Day 20 hours 15 minutes ago

    Cyrus Broacha's take on how men around India celebrate International Men's Day! ...
  • We should be allowed back, says Pakistan pacer Asif Yesterday

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif is anguished and disappointed that some former cricketers are against the idea of letting players banned for spot-fixing return to the game after being reformed and rehabilitated. Earlier this week a statement by former captain Rameez Raja set tongues wagging when he questioned the wisdom...
  • Sydney club probed for declaring early to give Clarke batting time Yesterday

    Michael Clarke's Sydney cricket club is being probed for declaring at 17-0 during a local game on Sunday and claiming it was to boost the injured Australian captain's chances of batting time before the first Test against India next month. Clarke is racing to be fit for the Dec. 4 opener...
  • Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings Yesterday

    Dubai: Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers progressed in the Test rankings following their drawn second Test, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) release on Saturday. Sarfraz Ahmed jumped to a career-best ranking of 18 in the Test batting rankings following his scores of 112 and 24 not out against...
  • Best minds don't get into coaching, make it lucrative: Pullela Gopichand Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Indian badminton may be basking in glory with Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal winning the China Open but chief coach Pullela Gopichand warned that it would be difficult to produce next level of world-class shuttlers if the country fails to attract great coaches. The former All England Champion reckoned that...
  • Rio 2016 one of my biggest dreams: Novak Djokovic 2 days ago

    Rio de Janeiro: Serb Novak Djokovic has described the prospect of winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics as one of his "biggest dreams". The 27-year old finished top of the 2014 world rankings by clinching the ATP World Tour Final in London last week after 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger...
  • India have a good tradition in tennis, says Venus Williams 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams feels that the success of Vijay Amritraj, Leander Paes and Sania Mirza at the international stage proves that India have a "good tradition" in the sport. Citing examples of some of the great Indian tennis stars, Venus said she expects the tradition to continue...
  • Dancing, talking humanoid robots show off at Madrid congress 2 days ago

    Madrid: Hundreds of robotics experts and their whirring, flashing robot creations gathered in Madrid on Wednesday for a top world congress on humanoid technology. "Hello human friends, I am Reem-C," said one of the guest exhibits, a 1.65-metre (five-and-a-half-foot) humanoid robot weighing 80 kilos (176 pounds). Robots big and small showed off...
  • Detekt: A tool that lets users detect surveillance spyware 2 days ago

    Berlin: Four human rights groups have released a tool that lets users check whether their computer has been infected with surveillance software. Amnesty International says the tool released Thursday, called Detekt, is designed for right activists and journalists but will be freely available to anybody who fears their computer is being...
  • Glenn McGrath was my nemesis, says Brian Lara 3 days ago

    Sydney: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara on Thursday identified Glenn McGrath as his "nemesis" after being dismissed by the Australian pacer on several occasions during his playing days. "Yes, I can identify (Glenn) McGrath as being my nemesis. He got me out however many times," Lara was quoted as saying...
  • Richard Hadlee says spot-fixing is biggest threat to cricket 3 days ago

    Christchurch: As corruption in cricket continues to come under scrutiny in India, legendary New Zealand cricketer Richard Hadlee says spot-fixing is the "greatest crisis" the game faces and it needs to be dealt with severe penalties. The iconic sportsman, 63, met this visiting IANS correspondent at the newly-built Hadlee Pavilion of...
  • IPTL: Mahesh Bhupathi unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury 3 days ago

    Singapore: The head of the new International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) shrugged off concerns over Roger Federer's fitness on Thursday as the Swiss star battles a back injury. Founder and managing director Mahesh Bhupathi said he had received reassurances from Federer's camp as the clock ticks down to the innovative tournament's...
  • Sania Mirza wants to win Grand Slam in women's doubles 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Not satisfied with winning the WTA Finals doubles crown with Zimbabwean Cara Black and a clutch of other prestigious titles this year, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Thursday said she wants to clinch the women's doubles Grand Slam title before hanging up her tennis shoes. "I am definitely looking...
  • Watch: A super-sized cake shaped like a toilet was unveiled in New Delhi on World Toilet Day 4 days ago

    A super-sized cake shaped like a toilet and weighing more than 1500 lbs was unveiled in New Delhi as part of the International Toilet Festival. 19th November was the 'World Toilet Day,' an initiative to raise awareness of the need for clean sanitation.Sulabh International, a social service organisation that works...
  • Defending champions Nigeria miss out on African Cup 4 days ago

    Nigeria won't get the chance to defend their title at the African Cup of Nations next year after drawing 2-2 at home to South Africa on Wednesday to miss out on the finals on the last day of qualifying. Ivory Coast, Ghana and Mali left it late, but managed to qualify...
  • Ebola patient in India: Are we Ebola-ready? 4 days ago

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN asks whether we are Ebola-ready and discusses it with Senior Consultant Dr. MS Jha at Primus Hospital. ...
  • IPTL: Excited to be in Roger Federer's team, says Sania Mirza 4 days ago

    Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Wednesday said she is excited to be part of same team as Swiss veteran Roger Federer in the upcoming International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). "I am really excited. It is great for tennis in India and Asia. I am really excited to play in same...
  • Boxers Pinki Rani, Monica Saun lose at Women's World Championships 4 days ago

    Jeju (South Korea): Indian boxers Pinki Rani and Monica Saun lost in the preliminary round matches of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships here Wednesday. While the Asian Games bronze medallist Pinki lost 1-2 in a split decision to Russia's Saiana Sagataeva in the 51kg category, Monica (75kg) lost...
  • Status check: Are airports Ebola-ready? 4 days ago

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN does a status check at three airports in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai to see what arrangements the Indian government has made for Ebola. ...
  • India to surpass USA in internet usage by December; to be second in world after China 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The number of internet users in India would reach 302 million by December 2014, registering a year-on-year growth of 32 per cent over last year, a study said on Wednesday. The report, 'Internet in India 2014', is jointly published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and...
  • A day for men, too much to ask? 5 days ago

    New Delhi: We have a day for everyone - Children's Day, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Girl Child Day, Veterinary Day, Family Day, Friendship Day, Teachers Day, International Women's Day to the extent even an Animal Welfare Day and most of these are celebrated with much fanfare. But tell someone about...
  • Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga 5 days ago

    Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday. Germany-based Firmino fired home from 25 metres in the 83rd minute of the friendly to give Brazil...
  • Raphael Guerreiro scores as Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 5 days ago

    'Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi' got top billing at a packed Old Trafford but it was a lesser light who scored as Portugal scraped a 1-0 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday. Raphael Guerreiro headed the winner in added time after a second half riddled with substitutions and missing the excitement...
  • Joachim Loew on a high after Germany sink Spain in Vigo 5 days ago

    Beating Spain was the perfect way to end a stellar year, Germany coach Joachim Loew said after the world champions recorded a 1-0 victory in a friendly on Tuesday. The European heavyweights were clashing for the first time since Spain's win by the same scoreline in the 2010 World Cup semi-finals...
  • Wayne Rooney's double helps England thump Scotland 5 days ago

    England captain Wayne Rooney scored twice after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain headed the opener in a 3-1 win over Scotland as the visitors dominated a typically passionate Auld Enemy friendly at Celtic Park on Tuesday. Rooney took his tally to 46 in his 101st international to move within three goals of Bobby Charlton's...
  • Afghanistan keen to play in Pakistan for reviving international cricket 5 days ago

    Karachi: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is willing to send its national team to Pakistan to play One-Day Internationals (ODI) with the hope of reviving international cricket in the country, chief executive Noor Muhammad Murad said on Tuesday. Murad went to Pakistan on a short trip recently with the hope of...