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  • World Cup Exclusive: Bring back the old ODI rules 13 hours 51 minutes ago

    On papers Australia were the best team and they won the World Cup 2015 in style. But I would say the tournament was not the greatest of a World Cup tournament because there were not many close matches. Except the New Zealand vs Australia in Auckland and New Zealand vs South Africa,...
  • World Women's Chess: Harika draws against Mariya, duel enters tie-breaker 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli on Monday drew against Ukraine Women GM (WGM) Mariya Muzychuk in 78 moves in the World Women's Chess Championship 2015 semi-final at Sochi in Russia. In the other return semi-final game, Russian WGM Natalija Pogonina took sweet revenge for her loss on Sunday by defeating Swedish...
  • Golf: Richie Ramsay wins Trophee Hassan II by one shot Yesterday

    Agadir, Morocco: Richie Ramsay of Scotland shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Trophee Hassan II by one shot ahead of Frenchman Romain Wattel and claim his third European Tour title. Ramsay wasted a three-shot lead before recovering with three straight birdies from the 12th hole at the Golf...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker wins hometown Texas Open Yesterday

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard. Walker won his hometown event on Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes. "(Spieth) really made me fight hard," Walker said. "He kept hitting...
  • Golf: Love to have toe surgery, misses Clarke catch-up Yesterday

    United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will miss a practice round next week with European rival Darren Clarke in order to undergo toe surgery. Love was set to meet with Clarke for the first time since both were appointed respective 2016 captains at this week's Shell Houston Open. Love, however,...
  • Tiger Woods falls out of the top 100 in the world Yesterday

    Virginia Water, England: For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods is not among the top 100 golfers in the world ranking. Woods, who hasn't played since he withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on February 6, falls to No. 104 this week. The last time he was out of the...
  • Tiger Woods will fall outside world's top 100 2 days ago

    Former world number one Tiger Woods will on Monday drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years. The 39-year-old American is down at number 96 and a world ranking official told Reuters that he is likely to slip to 102nd when the...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open 2 days ago

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open. Walker, who lives 35 minutes away from TPC San Antonio, is looking for his fifth title in two tour seasons. He had a 9-under 207 total after...
  • Trio share lead after 3 rounds at Trophee Hassan II 2 days ago

    Agadir: Romain Wattel of France produced a late charge on Saturday to share the lead with Scottish pair Richie Ramsay and Andrew McArthur on 7-under par heading into the final round of the Trophee Hassan II. McArthur and Wattel shot 5-under 67s while overnight co-leader Ramsey had to be content with...
  • Golf: Oliver Farr in 4-way tie for lead at Hassan II after bogey on 18th 3 days ago

    Agadir: Welshman Oliver Farr missed the chance to take the outright lead at the Trophee Hassan II on Friday after making a bogey on the last hole, and was in a four-way tie after a 4-under 68. Farr had four birdies on the back nine to share the lead with Scotsman...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open 3 days ago

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home. Walker shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the Texas Open to take a one-stroke lead in his hometown event. He won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January after winning three...
  • Aim to finish among top-5 before I retire: Saurav Ghosal 4 days ago

    Kolkata: World No.21 and India's numero uno squash player Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he was focused on breaking into the top 20 in the rankings and would be happy to finish among the top five when he retired. "My current aim is to get back to top 20. But finishing...
  • Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat 4 days ago

    Sepang: Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli are predicting a possible three-stop strategy for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after track temperatures soared to around 60 degrees Celsius in the first two free practice sessions on Friday. World champion Lewis Hamilton overcame some early engine issues to clock the fastest time...
  • Swimming: Tearful Park Tae-hwan apologises for failed doping test 4 days ago

    South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan choked back the tears on Friday as he apologised for a failed doping test that led to an 18-month ban from the sport and said he wished he could turn back time and do things differently. Swimming's governing body FINA handed out the ban...
  • Golf: Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open 4 days ago

    San Antonia: Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening 40 mph pummeled the morning starters, Hoffman faced steady 15 mph wind in the afternoon at TPC San Antonio. He had...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Ravindra Jadeja - India's biggest disappointment 4 days ago

    (Former India captain and chief selector Kris Srikkanth, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for IBNLive Sports. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) Mohammad Shami not clicking was very disappointing for me. He has been a...
  • Sebastian Vettel, Finn Kimi Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress 5 days ago

    Malaysia: Ferrari's drivers have praised the improvements the team have made after a solid winter of testing and encouraging display in Australia with new recruit Sebastian Vettel claiming he is much happier with the car than he was with last year's Red Bull. The four-times Formula One champion joined Finn Kimi...
  • Tiger Woods '50-50' for the Masters, says good friend Notah Begay 5 days ago

    As speculation mounts over whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at next month's Masters, his good friend Notah Begay III rates his chances of taking part in the year's opening major as "50-50". Woods, a former world number one whose ranking has plummeted to 96th, has...
  • Tiger Woods confident of 2016 Ryder Cup spot, says captain Davis Love III 6 days ago

    London: Former world number one Tiger Woods expects to be challenging for a place on the U.S. team for next year's Ryder Cup, according to skipper Davis Love III. In an interview with the BBC, Love said he was in regular contact with Woods and was not ruling him out, despite...
  • Carolina Marin targeting world no.1 ranking at India Open 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The World No. 1 ranking is on her mind but reigning World and All England Champion Carolina Marin said she will have to fight her way through some tough matches before she reaches the summit clash of the India Super Series badminton tournament. "Every tournament is important for me....
  • Two-year-old toddler enters record books for archery feat 6 days ago

    Vijaywada: A two-year-old girl archery prodigy Cherukuli Dalli Shivani from Vijaywada on Tuesday achieved a stunning feat by setting a new record and entering her name into the India Book of Records. Shivani, the kid sister of late Indian coach and international archer Cherukuri Lenin who died in a road accident...
  • Surya Ganguly wins Grandmasters chess title 1 week ago

    Kolkata: City-based GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly outwitted Cuban GM Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez in a battle of nerves to win the second International Grandmasters Chess Tournament here today. Surya, who was in the lead with Nigel Short and Lu Shanglei, opened up the kingside in a Sicilian defense and his two...
  • 2006 CWG gold winner among 9 caught for doping 1 week ago

    New Delhi: At least nine sportspersons, including four weightlifters and one track and field athlete, failed dope tests at the 35th National Games held in Kerala last month, top officials of national federations and organisers of the mega event said today. 2006 Commonwealth Games gold medallist weightlifter Geeta Rani (Punjab), Harjeet...
  • South Korea's Park Tae-hwan handed 18-month ban by FINA 1 week ago

    South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan was handed an 18-month ban after a failed drug test, swimming's governing body said on Monday. Park, a two-time world champion and first Korean to win an Olympic swimming medal, tested positive for testosterone in an out of competition test conducted by FINA last...
  • Paralympic Committee forms probe panel March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on Monday constituted a three-member enquiry committee to investigate the reasons for gross mismanagement at the ongoing 15th National Para-Athletics Championships. In a shocking case of official apathy, differently-abled sportspersons participating in...
  • Sports Ministry shocked at apathy towards para-athletes March 22, 2015

    The Sports Ministry expressed shock and concern at the apathy shown by the 15th National Para-Athletic Championship organisers wherein the participants have been denied proper accommodation at the event. ...
  • Mercedes offered to help Hockenheim host F1 race March 22, 2015

    Formula One world champions Mercedes have revealed that they tried to keep the German Grand Prix on this year's calendar but an offer of financial assistance was rejected and the race was struck off. "The German GP is a core race on the Formula One calendar and we have a significant...
  • I forget about my achievements to stay focused: Viswanathan Anand March 22, 2015

    Mumbai: He has seen more highs than lows in an illustrious career and Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand says one factor that has contributed immensely to this has been his habit of "forgetting" the achievements to keep the motivation intact. The five-time world champion says he likes to set new goals...
  • Para-athletes face official apathy, Sports Ministry promises action March 22, 2015

    Taking a strong view of the shocking incident of differently-abled sportspersons taking part in a national event being put up at unfurnished and unhygienic accommodations, Indian Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday sought a report from the organisers and promised to take action within 24 hours. Sonowal said he has asked...
  • Golf: SSP Chowrasia shoots 73 in rain-hit Madeira Open March 21, 2015

    Madeira: SSP Chowrasia shot a one-over 73 in the rain-hit Madeira Islands Open in Portugal and was lying 50th in an event that first reduced to 54 holes and then with the first round still not complete on Saturday, it was further reduced to 36 holes. Chowrasia, who has limited starts...

Hockey

Royal Wahingdoh beat East Bengal 1-0 in I-League

After the opening few minutes of the match where the home team created more chances and dominated ball possession.

Badminton

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth now eye Malaysia crown

Saina and Srikanth had to rush for Malaysia last night itself and the duo will look to recover quickly before starting their campaign on Wednesday in the main draw.

Formula One

Fernando Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

Alonso, who missed the first race of the season after a crash in testing, lasted just 21 laps before retiring due to cooling problems with the car's energy recovery system.

Tennis

India lack good domestic competitions, says Ramesh Krishnan

A legend in his own right, Ramesh had guided India to the finals of the 1987 Davis Cup after beating Australia in the semi-finals at Sydney.