"If we take two wickets, there's a chance we can win"
"If we take two wickets, there's a chance we can win"

Sri Lanka were in trouble at 47/6, when Perera stitched a crucial 79-run stand with Herath to lift the hosts.

If the weather holds then India will win: Gavaskar
If the weather holds then India will win: Gavaskar

Building on their 111-run first-innings lead, India were in trouble at 21 for three at stumps on Day 3.

Selection panel did a very fair, transparent job: Sonowal
Selection panel did a very fair, transparent job: Sonowal

Sonowal expressed confidence that India's Olympic preparation is going on in right earnest.

'Leader' Ishant Sharma must address inconsistency
Beyond the News

Ishant Sharma, as the leader of a young fast bowling group, now has bigger responsibility on his shoulders.

Pujara enters elite group after unbeaten 145

Cheteshwar Pujara became only the fourth Indian player to carry his bat in Test match cricket.

"No sportsperson after Ali has captured imagination like Bolt"

IAAF president Sebastian Coe admitted that Usain Bolt will be a tough act to follow.


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Not everyone can handle pressure, but I'm ok with it: Serena

Serena Williams has won six Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open titles and three French Open crowns in her career.

FIR against Kambli, wife over maid's complaint

Vinod Kambli's maid alleged that the couple had confined her for three days when she asked for her wages.

Real hand Betis humiliating 5-0 defeat
Spanish La Liga

Gareth Bale overshadowed an out-of-sorts Cristiano Ronaldo on a night where Real Madrid pumped in five goals.

Ahead of US Open, Djokovic confident despite losses to rivals

Djokovic is gunning for a 3rd GS title this season after winning the Australian Open and Wimbledon crowns.

I cannot say I had 11 players performing together: Mourinho
English Premier League

Mourinho refused to rule his team out of this season's title race because the league had become even more competitive.

Prasad is carrying Sri Lanka on his shoulders

On a day dominated by Pujara, Sri Lanka only seemed to be a part of the contest when Prasad was in the attack.

Pujara is a hero India deserves, but doesn’t always need

Cheteshwar Pujara scores 135* to help India recover from batting collapse and reach 292/8 on Day 2 against Sri Lanka.

Women’s hockey team end Olympics wait

India were on the brink of qualifying after they finished fifth in Hockey World League Semi-Finals in July.

City maintain perfect start, Chelsea slump at home
English Premier League

Sterling scored his first goal for the club and Fernandinho netted a second to lift City to their fourth successive win.

Gavaskar praises Pujara; asks Kohli to be patient

Pujara, making a comeback to the Test side, was unbeaten on 135 at the end of Day 2 of the third Test against Sri Lanka.

Sania Mrza conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

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

Stats: Pujara amasses records as opener, in Asia

Cheteshwar Pujara enjoys an outstanding record in Tests in Asia - his tally being 1414 (ave.83.17) in 14 Tests.

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.

Dravid told me there is a big one coming very soon: Pujara

Pujara made a grand comeback to India's playing XI by scoring an unbeaten 135 against Sr Lanka.

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.

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.