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December 19, 20142:01 am

By: MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT At a dinner in one of Fidel Castro’s palaces in 1999, Castro and several of Major League Baseball’s senior executives discussed one of the few bonds between Cuba and the United States — baseball. The executives, including baseball’s commissioner, Bud Selig, were there for an exhibition game between the Baltimore Orioles […]

December 19, 20141:58 am

Successful appeal in CAS allows sprinter Chand to participate in national events.

December 18, 201410:25 pm

Both the Indian athletes struggled against their higher ranked opponents and eventually lost.

December 18, 20141:19 am

Fernandez will continue being a part of the Indian set-up, SAI said.

December 18, 20142:20 pm

Banned for a year; pugilist Sarita Devi free to compete in 2016 Rio Olympics.

December 17, 20142:21 pm

India's foreign coach Fernandez was also handed a two-year ban for standing by Sarita during her protest.

December 17, 201411:21 am

The US will bid to host the summer Olympics for the first time since it hosted it in Atlanta in 1996.

December 16, 20144:20 pm

Saina and Srikanth will face an acid test as they will have to compete against the top eight shuttlers.

December 16, 201411:39 am
Carlos Barroco is the senior director of basketball operations in NBA, India.

The tournament they are taking part in is the Delhi Finals of the junior NBA program.

December 14, 201412:05 pm

Anand chose a solid line, not giving anything away in the opening and steered the game towards equality.

December 13, 20143:22 am

Vladimir Kramnik of Russia scored a crushing victory over Hikaru Nakamura of United States to move up the ladder in this six-player five-round tournament.

December 8, 20144:32 pm

Cities will be allowed to hold events outside the host city or country opening the door to joint bids.

December 5, 20148:33 pm

The agency said that the aim of the investigation was to check the facts presented.

December 5, 20141:18 am

German TV and French daily alleges widespread doping and cover-up among Russian athletes.

December 4, 201410:58 am

Over the years, Sarju has gotten past the big names of 48 kg - Mamta, Krishna Thapa.

December 4, 20141:38 am

Giving the owner’s perspective, Ranadive said that legalising betting would serve as a means to increase fan engagement.

December 3, 20146:51 pm

Sans their top squash player Dipika Pallikal, India's struggle continued at the tournament.

November 29, 20149:09 am

Kramnik, who also drew his first round game, met with a very unusual opening treatment from Shyam Sundar.

November 29, 20143:05 pm

Another Chinese made his presence felt as Zhao Xintong defeated Australia's Ridley 6-4 at the very same venue.

November 27, 201412:51 am

The pair of Vivian and Ronald Joseph had initially placed fourth in Innsbruck.

November 26, 20145:51 pm
Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel who play for the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Source: USA Today Sports)

The founders plan cricket reality show 'Million Dollar Bat' to give baseball batters a chance to play in the IPL.

November 26, 20145:56 pm

Sachin met Sports Minister Sarabananda Sonowal in Delhi to take up the issue and pledged his support for Devi.

November 25, 201412:34 am

Like 2013, this year too Anand came up short against Carlsen.

November 25, 201412:12 am

The suspension began immediately and ended on Aug. 17, prior to Sun's appearance in September at the Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea.

November 24, 20144:28 pm

Mascots made their first official appearance on Monday; public poll will be conducted to name the two.

November 24, 20143:59 pm

Sun tested positive in May during the national swimming championships; the info was released on Monday.

November 24, 20145:20 pm

Sarjubala lost to world No. 3 N Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan, Saweety, on the other hand, lost to Y Xiaoli of China.

November 24, 20141:51 pm

Anand lost to Carlsen in Game 11, handing his younger opponent the world championship title for 2nd time.

November 24, 201412:24 pm

Carlsen closed the 12-game match with a 6.5-4.5 scoreline, courtesy his win in the penultimate game.

November 23, 20143:39 pm

Sarjubala defeated Raksat 38-38 40-36 39-37, while Saweety got better of Chernokolenko 39-37 40-36 40-36.

November 23, 20141:07 pm

Adola stopped the clock at 59.06 minutes to break the record set by countryman Atsedu Tsegay last year.

November 23, 20149:10 am

Raut won CWG bronze (10,000m) in 2010, followed it up by adding silver and bronze (5,000m) at 2010 Asiad.

November 23, 20141:21 pm

It's advantage Carlsen, but there have been instances when C'ship matches have been decided in the last game.

November 22, 20145:06 pm

Team Anand, it seems, had been expecting a recurrence if the speed at which Anand executed his first few moves was any indication.

November 22, 20144:06 pm

With 7th draw in 10 games, Carlsen leads 5.5-4.5 and is now 1 point away from retaining the crown.

November 21, 20142:53 pm

Provisionally suspended by AIBA, the Indian boxing body is trying to help Sarita in every possible way it can.