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Australian Open: The other Swiss ready for Rafael Nadal

January 26, 2014 11:52:06 am

Wawrinka knocked out three-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals.

Australina Open

January 26, 2014 1:53:51 am

On her third attempt at the same stage, the women’s final, China’s world number four Li Na wins maiden Melbourne crown.

Fifteen-month wait ends, Saina Nehwal in final at Lucknow

January 26, 2014 11:56:53 am

Saina will face second seed PV Sindhu in the summit clash.

Hockey India League: Talwinder Singh stars for Delhi Waveriders in opener

January 26, 2014 11:59:57 am

Delhi coach Cedric D’Souza praised Talwinder’s play and was of the view that the Jalandhar lad can be the find of the tournament.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: There, but not quite

January 26, 2014 11:41:40 am

Jadeja’s late hitting helps India tie third ODI at Auckland, stay alive in series after earlier losses in Napier and Hamilton.

Michael Clarke, Shane Watson return for final ODI

January 25, 2014 6:18:17 pm

Johnson will be rested ahead of next month's three-Test tour of South Africa, along with Warner and Haddin.

Ravindra Jadeja just needs to get his thinking right: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

January 25, 2014 6:33:58 pm

Dhoni said the run chase could have been easier had India restricted hosts for less than the 314 they scored.

Li Na humbles Dominika Cibulkov to win Australian Open

January 25, 2014 4:52:20 pm

At 31, Li Na on Saturday became the oldest woman to win the Australian Open.

Jordan Spieth sets pace at Torrey Pines

January 25, 2014 2:25:57 pm

World number one Wood failed to birdie a single par-five for the second day in a row.

It’s confirmed! Manchester United reach agreement for Juan Mata transfer

January 25, 2014 2:16:18 pm

According to media reports, Mata will cost league champions United 37 million pounds ($61.06 million).

Lukas Podolski scores twice as Arsenal trounce Coventry City in FA Cup

January 25, 2014 1:14:14 pm

Podolski forward rifled home from inside the area after a pass from midfielder Ozil in the 15th minute.

Ravindra Jadeja makes opportunities count as Auckland ODI ends in a thrilling tie

January 25, 2014 4:40:38 pm

Ravindra Jadeja smashed a 45-ball 66, which was laced by four big hits over the fence.

Barca prez Rossel resigns after allegations of misappropriation

January 25, 2014 2:53:00 am

Rosell said that his resignation was “irrevocable” and followed what he called a period of unspecified “threats” against him and his family.

Hockey India League: New and the new-fangled

January 25, 2014 12:23:07 pm

Second edition of Hockey India League kicks off with addition of Kalinga Lancers and the revamping of most other teams.

Australia’s loss is India’s gain

January 25, 2014 2:45:26 am

India on Friday regained their No.1 ranking in the ICC ODI list after Australia lost their fourth One-day International against England by 57 runs thereby dropping to the second place in the 13-team table.

Aditya Prakash stuns Zulkarnain Zainuddin, Srikanth wins marathon

January 25, 2014 12:40:54 pm

In the women’s doubles event, Muenwong and Ostermeyer beat duo of Gutta and Ponnappa 21-14, 21-11 in the quarterfinals.

Spotting the difference: Drop-in versus traditional pitches

January 25, 2014 12:18:09 pm

If NZ tracks are not what they used to be, it’s because that is how they are being made nowadays, drop-in or not.

Duncan Fletcher has his hands full

January 25, 2014 12:20:43 pm

Coach gives extra attention to Dhawan, Jadeja on eve of third ODI; Raina hurts his elbow.

Australian Open: Fairytale not over, assures beaten Roger Federer

January 25, 2014 12:37:44 pm

So, considering the way things have panned out, Federer hasn’t given up on a successful 2014 quite just yet.

Mirza-Tecau make mixed final

January 25, 2014 12:24:40 pm

Sania Mirza stands just one win away from clinching her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title.

How can Li Na finally break Australian Open jinx? ‘For starters, by staying upright’

January 25, 2014 12:48:57 pm

After two weeks of stunning upsets cleared away Li’s top competition, she will face No. 20-seeded Cibulkova.

One swiss down

January 25, 2014 12:27:40 am

With an overpowering, straight-sets win over Federer in the semifinals, Nadal books date with the other Switzerland star, Wawrinka, in the final.

Australian Open: Sara Errani-Roberta Vinci defend doubles title

January 24, 2014 7:28:20 pm

Errani and Vinci roared back to clinch their fourth grand slam title and retain their world number one ranking.

Finally, England register first win Down Under

January 24, 2014 6:30:44 pm

Finch notched up his second century of the series to lead the hosts' reply but his effort was not enough for the hosts.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal outclasses, outplays Roger Federer in straight sets

January 24, 2014 6:00:45 pm

Rafael Nadal extended his winning streak in grand slams to six over the Swiss master.