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The fieriest spell ever: 12 things you might not have known about Curtly Ambrose

Curtly Ambrose's autobiography 'Time to talk' reveals a side of Ambrose that even some of his most ardent fans have not seen.

Don Bradman's 100th ton, Vinoo Mankad's magic and Independent India's promise

The Indian cricket team that arrived in Australia to play five Test Matches in 1947-48 was the first to represent Independent India.


'Sport has changed my life': Serena Williams on how it can benefit girls and boys

"Sport has literally changed my life. I'm here because of sport. It has given me a lot of confidence, a lot of courage, and a lot of discipline. It's helped me to be the person that I've grown to be today," Serena Williams said.

Yuvraj Singh retires: Chandigarh boy bids goodbye

The Chandigarh cricketer bid his adieu to international cricket with an aggregate of 11,778 runs — 8701 runs in 304 ODIs, 1,900 runs in 40 Test matches and 1,177 runs in 58 T20s apart from 111 wickets in ODIs.

Eid Mubarak: Mohammad Shami to Paul Pogba, sport stars extend their greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

On the day of the special occasion of Eid, Indian sports personalities shared their wishes on Twitter.

Not just sedentary lifestyle, sports help children fight emotional distress

The study also pointed out how being less emotionally distressed at the juncture between elementary and high school is a priceless benefit for children as they are about to enter a much larger universe with bigger academic challenges.


Sports Illustrated magazine sold for $110 million

Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million to Authentic Brands Group, from Meredith Corp. who will continue running the print edition and the website for at least two more years.

From Along-Dolong to Ukulli-mukuli: this man is documenting indigenous games of Northeast tribes

They might not be as popular as football and cricket. But in remote areas of Assam, a thriving culture of indigenous games has existed for years— marked by ingenuity and played by children and adults alike. Now one man is on mission to document them all.

Explained: Soccer — Cash or competition? what is behind England's domination of Europe?

Liverpool will face Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League while in the Europa League Arsenal take on Chelsea. No country has ever produced the finalists for the Champions League and the Europa League in the same year before now.

Punter wins a staggering £182,567 from £2 bet at Cheltenham

A lucky punter won a grand sum of £182,567.80 off a £2 bet at the annual Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday as they picked a horse from each of the six races and came off as the winner in four of them.

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England vs Sri Lanka: Rain at Lord's forces draw, England win series 2-0

England win the three Test series 2-0 after rain forced a draw in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka.

India vs Zimbabwe: Yuzvendra Chahal spins India to unassailable 2-0 lead; see pictures

India rode on Yuzvendra Chahal's three for 25 to grab second win in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.


Euro 2016: Germany on target against Ukraine, register 2-0 win

Germany, Poland, Croatia notch up wins on third day of Euro 2016.

Eng vs SL: England-Sri Lanka Test set for thrilling finish

Sri Lanka need 330 more runs to win with all their 10 wickets in hand against England on Day 5.

Euro 2016: England, Russia share spoils; fans spoil Marseillie with violence

Violence continued in Marseille after the Russia-England match which ended in a draw.

All-round India down Zimbabwe in first ODI

India begin tour to Zimbabwe with a nine-wicket win after KL Rahul scored an unbeaten ton on debut.


England vs Sri Lanka: After Jonny Bairstow's ton, Sri Lanka show spine at Lord's

Sri lanka finished day 2 at 162 for one in reply to England's first innings 416, a deficit of 254 runs.

Muhammad Ali funeral: 'The Greatest' makes final journey through hometown Louisville

Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Louisville during his funeral.

France vs Romania: In Paris, a fairytale start to Euro 2016

Euro 2016 got underway in Paris on Friday and France won their first match against Romania.

Jonny Bairstow and Alastair Cook lead England recovery on Day 1 against Sri Lanka at Lord's

Jonny Bairstow hits unbeaten 107, Alastair Cook scores solid 85 as England recover from 84/4 to end day's play at 279/6 against Sri Lanka.

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Shocking results in sports in 2018

Germany's early exit? Djokovic losing to a Greek teenager? India women's team going down o the last ball of the Asia Cup? These were some of the biggest stunning results in 2018. Which was the biggest?

Former NBA MVP Steve Nash on Real Mallorca, a game in Miami and La Liga in the USA

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, one of the owners of Real Mallorca, sat down and discussed the 2002-03 Copa del Rey winners besides the touted La Liga game in Miami, United States.


England Beat New Zealand To Make World T20 Final

Opening batsman Jason Roy struck a career-best 78 as former champions England stormed into the World Twenty20 final with a seven-wicket romp against New Zealand on Wednesday.

Asia Cup 2016: Pakistan Register First Win

Pakistan beat UAE by seven wickets in Mirpur. (Shoiab Malik 63*, Umar Akmal 50*; Amjad Javed 3/36) – See more 

Asia Cup 2016: Bangladesh Outplay Sri Lanka, the Defending Champions

Bangladesh ride on Sabbir Rahman’s 80 and good show by the bowlers to beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the Asia Cup 2016 contest in Mirpur on Sunday. Batting first, Sabbir powered helped Bangladesh recover and post 147/7. In reply, Sri Lanka never get going and kept losing wickets at regular intervals. The islanders […]


India vs Pakistan: Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya Star in India Win

Virat Kohli on Sunday told that Mohammad Amir’s four-over burst in the Asia Cup T20 on Saturday was one of the most challenging spells of fast bowling he had faced, and added that his match-winning knock of 49 against the arch rivals was a great learning curve for him as a batsman. – See […]

'The Great Khali' injured during match in Uttarakhand

WWE wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, popularly known with the nomenclature ‘The Great Khali’, was severely injured during a promotional event in Haldwani on Wednesday. Former WWE champion Khali was taking part in an event to promote his wrestling competition Continental Wrestling Entertainment (CWE) when two foreign wrestlers clobbered the giant with chairs. Visibly shaken, Khali […]

12th South Asian Games conclude

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.