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It is a little easier in India to chase big scores, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni

January 19, 2014 4:42:17 pm

McCullum said that he was indeed worried when Dhoni and Kohli were batting.

Flavia Pennetta

Australian Open: Flavia Pennetta defies injury to make first quarters

January 19, 2014 3:48:13 pm

Pennetta had reason to be worried after an injury to her right wrist required surgery in 2012.

Tomas Berdych

Australian Open: Tomas Berdych sets up quarter-final date with David Ferrer

January 19, 2014 3:28:51 pm

Berdych outgunned Anderson at a rowdy Margaret Court Arena with an impressive array of winners.

Shikhar Dhawan

New Zealand humble India despite Virat Kohli’s sparkling ton

January 19, 2014 3:39:34 pm

From a comfortable 224 for five, the Indians were all out for 268 in 48.4 overs.

Novak Djokovic

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic channels Boris Becker to blow away Fabio Fognini

January 19, 2014 4:18:08 pm

The Serb dropped just 10 points on his serve - Becker's speciality - in the entire match.

Gareth Bale

Bale, Benzema, Cristiano trio lead Real Madrid to 5-0 romp at Betis

January 19, 2014 2:27:13 pm

Known collectively as 'BBC', the trio cost Real more than three times the value of Betis squad.

Serena Willams

Australian Open: Ana Ivanovic finds mean streak to dump ailing Serena Williams

January 19, 2014 4:12:47 pm

The 26-year-old Serbian overhauled the raging favourite in a dazzling display of power hitting.


Arsenal and Manchester City forge ahead, Liverpool stumble

January 19, 2014 2:01:16 pm

Second-placed City made it seven consecutive league wins as they beat Cardiff City 4-2.

New Zealand

Temperatures in North Island will be to India’s liking

January 21, 2014 4:19:32 pm

Use of NZ’s grounds for both rugby and cricket makes for short boundaries and strange pitch angles.

Shikhar Dhawan

No longer a tricky trip, but conditions apply

January 21, 2014 4:20:27 pm

When New Zealand in New Zealand were such a thorn in the Indian flesh that they perhaps still feel the prick.

India strive for balance between local hopes and medal aspirations

January 19, 2014 2:57:28 am

India’s basketball coach said the biggest challenge has been to blend the four Goan players into the main team.

Terry Walsh

Late stumble leaves India in sixth place at Hockey World League Finals

January 19, 2014 4:25:36 pm

Terry Walsh's team punched above its weight to finish 6th above Germany and Argentina.

An ominous return

January 19, 2014 2:36:52 am

Azarenka will play American Sloane Stephens in the next round in the reprise of an acrimonious semifinal.

Herath strikes after Shehzad hits century

January 19, 2014 2:28:27 am

Shehzad made an overly ambitious attempt to reverse sweep against Herath, but was unable to avoid dragging the ball back onto his stumps.


In ‘cool’ Mumbai, marathoners to turn on the heat

January 19, 2014 12:53:55 pm

Temperatures recorded on past Mumbai Marathon race-days reveal that the 2010 edition was the hottest event so far.

Samad Fallah

Ranji Trophy: Samad Fallah’s seven for 58 skittles out Bengal for 114

January 19, 2014 12:44:37 pm

Since the 2008-09 season, Fallah's wicket-tally had not dropped below 25.


India search for quick solution

January 19, 2014 12:23:17 pm

Quest for a settled medium-pace unit continues as the five-match ODI series against NZ begins today.


India lose 1-2 to Belgium, finish 6th in World Hockey League

January 18, 2014 8:11:11 pm

After a barren but competitive first half, India drew the first blood.


Ahmed Shehzad hits maiden Test ton but Pakistan’s hopes fade

January 18, 2014 7:56:30 pm

Trailing 1-0 in three-match series, Pakistan were 291 runs for six wickets at the close.

Rafael Nadal

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal issues warning with Gael Monfils mauling

January 18, 2014 7:16:10 pm

A beaming Nadal rated the match his best of the tournament.

Kedar Jadhav

Ranji Trophy: Samad Fallah rips apart Bengal as Maharashtra take firm control

January 18, 2014 6:12:08 pm

Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Australian Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga brings end to Gilles Simon’s remarkable run

January 18, 2014 5:29:06 pm

Simon is never one to give up but Tsonga upped his game when necessary and sealed the victory .

Brad Haddin

We hope to open England’s ‘scars’ wider, says Brad Haddin

January 18, 2014 5:16:16 pm

England have now lost seven times in a row to Australia.

Victoria Azarenka

Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka feasts on Yvonne Meusburger to reach fourth round

January 18, 2014 3:59:55 pm

Azarenka has not lost a set in her three matches this week.

Andy Murray

Australian Open: Andy Murray lops Feliciano Lopez to move into fourth round

January 18, 2014 4:31:05 pm

Murray will next play French lucky loser Stephane Robert for a place in the quarter finals.