Sania conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
Sania conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

Sania became the second tennis player to receive the country's highest sporting honour after Paes.

Bolt wins sprint treble after Jamaica win 4x100m
Bolt wins sprint treble after Jamaica win 4x100m

Bolt, who had already won the 100 and 200m events, ran the anchor leg as the Jamaicans took gold in 37.36 secs.

Ahead of US Open, Novak Djokovic confident despite losses to rivals
Ahead of US Open, Novak Djokovic confident despite losses to rivals

Djokovic is gunning for a third grand slam title this season after winning the Australian Open and Wimbledon.

On Srinivasan’s arrival, BCCI president adjourns meeting

The meeting was postponed as the members argued over the presence of N Srinivasan.

"It's not right for India, Pakistan to play cricket at this time"

India-Pakistan series planned for later this year is in serious doubt in the wake of recent diplomatic tensions between the two nations.

Platini avoids FIFA talk, says in last term as UEFA chief

Michel Platini is seen as the front-runner in the race to replace Sepp Blatter who will relinquish his mandate at the Feb. 26 election.


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Groundsmen are men-of-the-series
Beyond the News

In the four days to follow, if rain permits, a keen contest between the bat and ball is expected.

Former European champions Ajax, Celtic to meet in Europa League

Four-times European champions Ajax who were ousted by Malmo, were placed in Group A alongside Turkey's Fenerbahce.

Robben set to replace Van Persie as Netherlands captain

Van Persie had been captain for the last two years, including the World Cup in Brazil last year.

Playing fast bowling is Pujara's strength: Bangar

Cheteshwar Pujara was unbeaten on 19 when the rain stopped play on Day 1 at SSC, Colombo.

Real are not a defensive team: Benitez
Spanish La Liga

Real Madrid's hopes of beating Real Betis could be boosted by the return from injury of Karim Benzema.

Liverpool striker Sturridge returns to training
English Premier League

Daniel Sturridge is likely to make an appearance for Liverpool after undergoing hip surgery in the United States in May.

New South Wales state to conduct inquest into Phil Hughes death

Phil Hughes died two days later after being struck in the side of the head, without regaining consciousness.

Mandeep marches into Asian Boxing Championships pre-quarters

Mandeep Jangra took down Vietnam's Vien Ngoc Huynh 3-0 in the bout which had to abandoned after the Vietnamese suffered a cut.

Axar spins India 'A' to comprehensive win

Coming out to bat on Day 4, the South Africa 'A' collapsed for a paltry 76 after Axar Patel gave nothing away and grabbed four wickets.

Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Sinquefield Cup

With this draw, Viswanathan Anand took his tally to 1.5 points out of a possible five and with just four rounds to come.

IPL Governing Council proposes two new IPL teams

The IPL Governing Council took the decision after going through the recommendations of the Working Group.

India vs Sri Lanka: Heavy rain forces early stumps on Day 1

Catch the live score of India vs Sri Lanka here. Ind vs SL scorecard: India lose KL Rahul, Rahane early against Sri Lanka.

'In this team, no one owns a batting position'

Indian cricket team director Ravi Shastri stressed on the fact that the batting of the team will remain flexible and change according to match flexible.

Beijing Worlds: Bolt claims 200m gold in 19.55 secs

Usain Bolt, after winning the 100m gold at World Athletics Championships, won the 200m gold as well on Thursday.

Dhoni's retirement mystery

Ravi Shastri defended MS Dhoni’s decision to quit during India's tour of Australia, even lauding him for it

We don’t have a set batting order yet: Mathews

Upul Tharanga is all set to replace Kumar Sangakkara, who retired after the last Test, for the third Test against India.

On Island, India eye overseas triumph

After the 278-run win at the P Sara Oval, captain Virat Kohli and his team have the momentum to record a rare away series victory.

Scoring 10,000 Test runs my dream: Younis

Younis Khan, who will turn 38 in November, is 1186 runs short of the 10,000-mark in Tests.

Despite rain, Axar Patel shines for India 'A'

India 'A' reached 417/8, extending their lead to 157 runs against South Africa 'A' in the second four-day match.

Chelsea, minus John Terry, eye revival
English Premier League

As Premier League enters its fourth round, here are the things to know about the matches that will be played this weekend.

Australia beat Ireland by 23 runs in rain-affected ODI

Ireland set a revised target of 181 in 24 overs were dismissed for 157 in 23.4 overs in the lone ODI.