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Chess: Anand jumps to joint top position in Sinquefield Cup

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has jumped to the joint top position in the Sinquefield Cup, which is a part of the Grand Chess tour. In the seventh round of the competition at St Louis in the United States, Anand defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia in a game that lasted 40 moves. The second straight … Continue reading Chess: Anand jumps to joint top position in Sinquefield Cup

4th Test: Kuldeep Yadav bags 4 wickets on debut, Australia all out for 300

Ajinkya Rahane led Team India dismissed Australia at 300 in the first innings on the first day of fourth and final test match at Dharamasala today. Debutant bowler Kuldeep Yadav took 4 wickets Umesh Yadav took 2 and R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar got one wicket each. India were yet to open their … Continue reading 4th Test: Kuldeep Yadav bags 4 wickets on debut, Australia all out for 300

Bakshi Stadium set to develop modern footaball facility as per FIFA norms

Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar is all set to be developed as a modern football facility as per FIFA norms at an estimated cost of Rs 48 crore. This was stated at a meeting convened by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, to take stock of the activities of Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council. Khan, … Continue reading Bakshi Stadium set to develop modern footaball facility as per FIFA norms

Ankur Mittal wins Gold medal in Men’s Double Trap event at ISSF

Young Indian shooter Ankur Mittal won Gold medal in the Men’s Double Trap event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico last night. 24-year-old Ankur defeated James Willet of Australia, the gold medalist at last month’s ISSF World Cup in New Delhi. Ankur finished with a tally of 75, while … Continue reading Ankur Mittal wins Gold medal in Men’s Double Trap event at ISSF

West Bengal enters final of 71st Santosh Trophy football tournament

West Bengal have entered the final of 71st Santosh Trophy football tournament. At Bambolim, Goa, today, they prevailed 6-5 over Mizoram via sudden death. After both the teams failed to break the deadlock in regulation and extra time, the match went into penalty shootout, which ended locked at 4-4. Bengal emerged victorious and made the … Continue reading West Bengal enters final of 71st Santosh Trophy football tournament

INDvsAUS: Ranchi test ends in draw

The Ranchi Cricket test match between India and Australia has ended in a draw. Australia were 204 for 6 in their second innings against India at stumps on the final day of today. Peter Handscomb remained unbeaten on 72, while Shaun Marsh made 53. For India, Ravindra Jadeja took 4 wickets. Australia had made 451 … Continue reading INDvsAUS: Ranchi test ends in draw

Tamil Nadu wins Vijay Hazare Trophy

Tamil Nadu has won the domestic 50-over competition, the Vijay Hazare Trophy, for the fifth time. In the Final played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi yesterday, they defeated Bengal by 37 runs. Opting to bat, Tamil Nadu posted 217, riding on a century by Dinesh Karthik. He made 112. In reply, they … Continue reading Tamil Nadu wins Vijay Hazare Trophy

Ravindra Jadeja tops ICC’s test bowlers rankings

Ravindra Jadeja tops the ICC’s test bowlers rankings leaving behind spin twin Ravichandran Ashwin in the latest list of bowlers. Cheteshwar Pujara gets career-high second rank among test batsmen. Left-arm spinner Jadeja moves past Ashwin after the nine wickets haul in the drawn third Test against Australia at Ranchi. Left-arm spinner, Jadeja has become only … Continue reading Ravindra Jadeja tops ICC’s test bowlers rankings

Misbah calls for life-time ban on players involved in PSL spot-fixing scandal

Pakistan Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq today said that players involved in spot-fixing scandals should not be allowed to return to the field again. Speaking to the media about the recent Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing scandal, Misbah said players involved should be handed a life-time ban so that such incidents do not repeat themselves. Last week, … Continue reading Misbah calls for life-time ban on players involved in PSL spot-fixing scandal

Roger Federer wins ATP Indian Wells Masters title

Roger Federer added another feather in his hat yesterday by winning the ATP Indian Wells Masters title. Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth title at Indian Wells, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Stan Wawrinka. Federer was sidelined some six months after knee surgery last year. He returned to win his 18th … Continue reading Roger Federer wins ATP Indian Wells Masters title

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