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Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu advance; P Kashyap crashes out

January 23, 2014 5:49:39 pm

Saina continued her march towards the season's first title with a 21-5 21-10 victory over Russia's Perminova.

Consistent Kane Williamson wants to play all formats

January 23, 2014 5:13:05 pm

Williamson's last 12 international outings read -- 67, 114, 74, 62, 45, 58, 56, 8, 47, 16, 71 and 77.

Australia turn to Shane Warne for spin skill

January 23, 2014 3:25:33 pm

Warne will work with head coach Darren Lehmann as a consultant during the short-time assignment.

Lionel Messi sets up Barcelona win, Cristian Tello hat-trick

January 23, 2014 2:52:06 pm

Messi reached another landmark in his illustrious career with his 400th match in a Barcelona shirt.

Manchester United shot out in shootout

January 23, 2014 2:46:00 pm

England striker Danny Welbeck, Adnan Januzaj, Phil Jones and Rafael failed to convert their spot-kicks.

Australian Open: Dominika Cibulkova tames Agnieszka Radwanska to reach final

January 23, 2014 2:40:15 pm

Radwanska was completely outplayed by Cibulkova, who ran down everything and slammed winners on both sides.

Australian Open: Li Na steamrolls teenager Eugenie Bouchard in semis

January 23, 2014 2:34:46 pm

The battle-hardened Li Na smashed the Canadian sensation 6-2 6-4 in a sun-drenched Rod Laver Arena.

Despite inequality claims, Cricket Australia bats for ICC overhaul

January 23, 2014 11:30:29 am

Cricket South Africa has spoken out against the plan, calling for an immediate withdrawal of the “fundamentally flawed” proposal.

‘Openers should have scored more runs, taken off pressure’

January 23, 2014 11:59:43 am

Dhoni said there will always be pressure on the bowlers because they are always going to have a batting heavy side.

India defeated, demoted

January 23, 2014 2:57:13 pm

With 15-run defeat, visitors lose second successive game as well as the top spot in ODIs.

The only Indian winner in New Zealand is in the stands, Rs 52 lakh richer

January 23, 2014 5:21:44 pm

Jatinder Singh wins promo jackpot after one-handed catch, plans to use money to buy new car, pay off his student loan.

Akshay Darekar turns around fortunes

January 23, 2014 11:49:00 am

Darekar emerged as Maharashtra’s highest wicket-taker with 32 in 10 matches at an average of 28.40.

No sweat for Saina Nehwal, Kashyap

January 23, 2014 11:37:54 am

In a mixed doubles match, the Malaysian pair of Khalid and Soong defeated the Indian pair of Sanyal and Jwala.

After Abu Dhabi meltdown, Gaganjeet Bhullar is tied eighth at Qatar

January 23, 2014 11:56:43 am

Bhullar teed off from the tenth and fired three birdies in a row, before adding two more on the stretch to turn in five-under.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka on cloud nine

January 23, 2014 11:23:39 am

Karnataka advance to final on 1st innings lead after drizzle forces abandonment of fifth day’s play.

Australian Open: Up next, real deal

January 23, 2014 11:51:14 am

Rafa Nadal earlier on Wednesday had rode his luck to beat Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka through after washout

January 22, 2014 6:18:05 pm

Karnataka went through to their first Ranji Trophy final in four seasons.

Australian Open: Roger Federer sees off Andy Murray challenge, to meet Rafael Nadal in semis

January 22, 2014 8:23:38 pm

Federer weathered a challenge from a Murray to win the quarters clash 6-3 6-4 7-6(6) 6-3.

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says openers could have carried on for another 10-15 overs

January 22, 2014 4:43:27 pm

India made a valiant effort to chase 297 in 42 overs as per the D/L method but failed to cross the finishing line.

India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI: Different match, similar result

January 23, 2014 6:40:48 pm

India lose second ODI in Napier, and are dethroned from the top spot in ODI rankings. Hosts now lead the series 2-0.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal made to work hard for semis berth

January 22, 2014 6:24:19 pm

Nadal sets up a mouth-watering clash against Roger Federer for a place in the final.

Australian Open: Agnieszka Radwanska topples Victoria Azarenka at Rod Laver Arena

January 22, 2014 2:10:14 pm

Radwanska dismantled Azarenka in the final set to close out one of her finest victories.

Abhay Chautala holds the cards in IOA election

January 22, 2014 12:25:37 pm

Filing of nominations for the February 9 IOA elections will start on January 24 and end on January 26.

Nicolas Anelka faces FA charge for anti-Semitic gesture

January 22, 2014 11:57:32 am

Anti-racism group Kick It Out said the FA has “spent a longer time than desirable” before charging Anelka.

Australian Open: Weighty clash comes early for Roger Federer, Andy Murray

January 22, 2014 12:06:57 pm

As Roger Federer sees it, he and Andy Murray are making a comeback from a year of ups and downs.