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India beat Guam in 2018 World Cup

Footbal, India finally tasted victory as they beat Guam by a solitary goal in Group D match of the 2nd round FIFA World Cup-2018 in Bangalore Thursday night. The victory came despite India playing whole of the second half with 10 men. It was played under constant drizzle and slippery conditions. Robin Singh scored the … Continue reading India beat Guam in 2018 World Cup

China Open: Saina enters women’s singles semi-final

Saina Nehwal has entered women’s singles semi-final of the China Open Super Series Premier. The top seed Indian shuttler beat Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the quarter final 21-16, 21-13 in Fuzhou today. Saina is the lone Indian survivor in the competition.

2nd Test between India, SA to start in Bengaluru

The second cricket Test between India and South Africa will start in Bengaluru from tomorrow. This will be South Africa batsman AB de Villier’s landmark 100th match. After a comprehensive 108-run victory in the first Test at Mohali inside three days, Virat Kohli’s boys are expected to come out all guns blazing against the visitors. … Continue reading 2nd Test between India, SA to start in Bengaluru

Delhi government to probe corruption allegations in DDCA

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has formed a two-member committee to probe into alleged irregularities in Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA). The committee consists secretaries of Urban Development and Sports departments. The two member committee has been asked to submit its report to the Chief Minister by Saturday. The government’s move came days after it … Continue reading Delhi government to probe corruption allegations in DDCA

Putin orders probe into drug abuse in athletics

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into allegations of major drug abuse in athletics that have left the country facing international isolation. Moscow is scrambling to respond to the bombshell World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report, which outlined systematic doping in Russian athletics. It has even declared that a foreign specialist could take over … Continue reading Putin orders probe into drug abuse in athletics

Warriors defeated Blasters in Cricket All Stars Series 

Shane Warne’s Warriors defeated Sachin Tendulkar’s Blasters by 57 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Cricket All Stars Series in Houston today. Tendulkar’s decision to put the opposition in to bat backfired as game’s heavyweights Kumar Sangakkara with 70 runs off 30 balls, Jacques Kallis, 45 off 23 and Ricky Ponting, … Continue reading Warriors defeated Blasters in Cricket All Stars Series 

China Open Super Series Premier; Saina emerges as lone Indian survivor

Defending champion Saina Nehwal emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the 700,000 US Dollar China Open Super Series Premier in Fuzhou today. In a pre-quarterfinals of the women’s singles competition, Saina, who had a 2-0 record against Tee Jing Yi ahead of the match, notched up a 21-10 ,19-21, 21-19 win against the World … Continue reading China Open Super Series Premier; Saina emerges as lone Indian survivor

Rio Olympics: India has good chance of winning medals in men’s doubles and mixed doubles, says Bhupathi

Ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi has said that India has a good chance of winning medals in both men’s doubles and mixed doubles events in next year’s Rio Olympics. Speaking to reporters in Mumbai, Bhupathi said men’s doubles partners Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes are both world-class players while in the mixed doubles the chances … Continue reading Rio Olympics: India has good chance of winning medals in men’s doubles and mixed doubles, says Bhupathi

ICC Test Rankings: Murali Vijay top-ranked Indian batsman

Riding on his good showing in India’s win in the first Test against South Africa, opener Murali Vijay rose eight places to be the best-ranked Indian batsmen at number eleven in the ICC batting rankings. The list is topped by South Africa’s AB de Villiers. Vijay’s 75 and 47 in the first and second innings … Continue reading ICC Test Rankings: Murali Vijay top-ranked Indian batsman

China Open Badminton: Saina, Sindhu advance to pre-quarterfinals

World number two Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu today advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the China Open Badminton tournament at Fuzhou. In the opening round, while top seed Saina defeated China’s Sun Yu, 22-20, 21-18. Sindhu breezed past Russian Ksenia Polikarpova, 21-14, 21-9. However, in the Men’s section, Ajay Jayaram and Kidambi Srikanth bowed out … Continue reading China Open Badminton: Saina, Sindhu advance to pre-quarterfinals

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...