Kingsbury, Laffont continue to lead moguls WC(21 minutes ago) Ottawa, Jan 26 (IANS) Home favourite Mikael Kingsbury, and Perrine Laffont of France continued their overall lead at the FIS Freestyle Ski moguls World Cup after claiming victories in Mont Tremblant, Canada.
AIFF congratulates Bembem Devi on Padma Shri honour(13:22) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) has congratulated Oinam Bembem Devi, after she became the first Indian woman footballer, and the seventh overall to be selected for Padma Shri Award.
2021 T20WC in India: Pakistan's U-turn(12:52) Lahore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive officer Wasim Khan has taken a U-turn on his earlier statement where he said the Green Brigade will not travel to India for the 2021 T20 World Cup if the BCCI doesn't allow Men in Blue to tour Pakistan in the Asia Cup, later this year.
Yuvraj, Akram join Bushfire relief match(12:48) Brisbane, Jan 26 (IANS) India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh and Pakistan fast bowling legend Wasim Akram are the first international players to confirm their availability for the Bushfire Cricket Bash fundraising match on February 8.
MI wish Zaheer on receiving Padma Shri(12:32) Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Four-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions on Sunday wished its Director of Cricket Operations and former India cricketer Zaheer Khan as the 41-year-old has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award.
Austria's Hoelzl wins women's ski jumping WC(11:46) Bucharest, Jan 26 (IANS) Austrian jumper Chiara Hoelzl has claimed the women's ski jumping World Cup title in Rasnov, taking the yellow bib as the season's World Cup overall leader.
DDCA elated as Arun Jaitley gets Padma Vibushan(11:14) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) is delighted as their former President Arun Jaitley has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan on the Republic Day this year.
Humbled, honoured to receive Padma Shri: Rani Rampal(08:44) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) After being nominated for the prestigious Padma Shri award, an elated Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal on Sunday dedicated the award to her team and support staff beside thanking her coach and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
Stokes fined for verbal altercation with supporter(00:05) Johannesburg, Jan 26 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes was on Saturday fined 15 per cent of his match fee for swearing at a supporter on the first day of the ongoing fourth Test between England and South Africa at the Wanderers.
ISL: Goa prevail over Kerala in five-goal thriller(23:32) Margao, Jan 25 (IANS) Hugo Boumous inspired FC Goa to a thrilling 3-2 win over Kerala Blasters FC in an action-packed Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Saturday.
PBL 2020: Chirag, Rituparna, Loh guide Pune to win over Mumbai(22:42) Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Chirag Shetty, Rituparna Das and Loh Kean Yew guided Pune 7 Aces to victory over Mumbai Rockets in a highly entertaining Maharashtra derby as the Lucknow leg of the Premier Badminton League kicked off at the Babu Banarasi Das Badminton Academy here on Saturday.
Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu awarded Padma Bhushan (lead)(22:22) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Boxing great Mary Kom has been selected for the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award. Olympic silver medallist and reigning badminton World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been named for Padma Bhushan as the names of Padma awardees were disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day.
Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu gets Padma Bhushan(21:42) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Boxing great Mary Kom has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award. Olympic silver medallist and badminton World Champion PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan as the names of the Padma awardees were disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day.
'Unfair Tournament' kicks off in Delhi(21:03) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Adidas kicked off the first-of-its-kind "Unfair Tournament" at Adidas The Base in New Delhi. The tournament will be held on January 25 and 26.
More champions exit Australian Open women's draw (Roundup)(19:50) Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) More champions tumbled out of the women's draw on Day 6 of the Australian Open on Saturday. This time it was current World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova along with top ten seeds, Belinda Bencic and Elina Svitolina.
Indian Arrows aim to re-energize campaign vs Real Kashmir(19:50) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The I-League Republic Day fixtures will take centre stage as the young Indian Arrows host the Snow Leopards on Sunday. Both the teams havent been in the greatest of forms this year and are placed last on the table.
Indians have to step up and grab chances at Majors: Devvarman(19:49) By Rohit Mundayur New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Playing five-set games as opposed to three is a step up that India's men's singles players need to get used to so as to perform better at Grand Slams, according to former player Somdev Devvarman. The 34-year-old remains the last Indian men's singles player to progress to the second round of a Grand Slam, which he did at the US Open in 2013.
Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 9 wickets, seal series win(18:44) Lahore, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday strolled to a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in the 2nd T20I between the two sides at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez set up an unbeaten 131-run stand for the second wicket to lead the hosts to victory. Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead and thus sealed a series win.
Labuschagne a 'duplicate' of Smith, says ICC(16:54) Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) The ICC's official Twitter handle on Saturday called Australian Marnus Labuschagne a duplicate of compatriot and former skipper Steve Smith. In the ongoing social challenge, where users share a four-photo mosaic of profile photos from different social media handles, the ICC used three different photos of Steve Smith indicating different profile pictures for Linkedin, Facebook and Instagram.