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DRS row: BCCI lodges complaint with ICC against Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb

The Indian Cricket Board today lodged an official complaint with International Cricket Council (ICC) against Australian captain Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb for seeking dressing room help on a DRS call. Interestingly, the complaint by the BCCI comes after ICC issued a statement making it clear that no further action would be taken against either … Continue reading DRS row: BCCI lodges complaint with ICC against Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb

Saina, Sindhu storm into quarterfinal of All England Open Badminton Championships

Olympic medallists Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu have booked their quarterfinal berths in the Women’s Singles at the All England Open badminton championships. In second round matches in Birmingham today, while eighth seeded Saina defeated Fabienne Deprez of Germany 21-18, 21-10, sixth seeded Sindhu overcame Dinar Dyah Ayustine of Indonesia, also in straight games … Continue reading Saina, Sindhu storm into quarterfinal of All England Open Badminton Championships

DRS issue: ICC not to take any action against Kohli, Smith

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided not to press charges against Australian skipper Steven Smith, Indian captain Virat Kohli, or any other player in connection with the Umpire Decision Review System or DRS incident during the Bengaluru Test. In a statement, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said, no further action will be taken as … Continue reading DRS issue: ICC not to take any action against Kohli, Smith

Vizag Test: India beat England by 246 runs, take 1-0 lead

India today won the second Test at Visakhapatnam by 246 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the 5-match series. England, who were chasing a victory target of 405, were skittled out by Team India for 158 on the fifth and final day of the game. The visitors had resumed their second innings at the … Continue reading Vizag Test: India beat England by 246 runs, take 1-0 lead

Eliud Kipchoge & Worknesh Degefa take win men and women’s titles

G Lakshmanan and Monika Athare top among Indian runners Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Living up to the hype Rio Olympics marathon champion, Eluid Kipchoge from Kenya won the title in his Airtel Delhi Half Marathon debut , clocking an impressive 00:59:44 while Worknesh Degefa from Ethiopia won the women title with a timing … Continue reading Eliud Kipchoge & Worknesh Degefa take win men and women’s titles

Anindith, Vishnu are champions in JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Outlasting all their rivals Anindith Reddy and Vishnu Prasad emerged as national champions in the Euro JK 16 and LGB Formula 4 categories.in the 19th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship at Buddh International Circuit today. . The super bikers provided thrills of their own, but the father and son … Continue reading Anindith, Vishnu are champions in JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship

Euro Cup: Germany to clash with Italy in 3rd quarterfinal

World champions Germany will take on Italy in the third quarter final of Euro Football Championship tonight, at 12:30 AM Indian Time. In the Round-of-16, while Italy had defeated defending champions Spain 2-0, Germany beat Slovakia 3-0. Both teams have met 8 times at major tournaments and Italy have never lost, winning 4. In the … Continue reading Euro Cup: Germany to clash with Italy in 3rd quarterfinal

Six Nations Hockey: India draw 3-3 against Argentina

In the ongoing 6-nation Men’s Hockey Invitational tournament at Valencia in Spain, India have drawn 3-3 against Argentina. Argentina took the lead in the first quarter. India’s Rupinder Singh immediately produced an equaliser via a penalty stroke. In the second quarter, Argentina scored twice to make 3-1. However, in the 3rd quarter, Indians pulled up … Continue reading Six Nations Hockey: India draw 3-3 against Argentina

Ravi Shastri resigns from ICC post

Former India captain and Team Director Ravi Shastri has resigned from his post as media representative in ICC’s prestigious Cricket Committee. Incidentally, the chairman of ICC Cricket Committee is current Team India coach Anil Kumble, who pipped Shastri to the job after getting nod from high profile Cricket Advisory Committee. The official reason is his … Continue reading Ravi Shastri resigns from ICC post

Canada Open: Six Indian singles players & four doubles pairs enter quarterfinals

Indian shuttlers continued their good run at the Canada Open with six singles players, including Ajay Jayaram and H S Prannoy, and four doubles pairs reaching the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix badminton tournament, in Calgary, CANADA. Top seed Ajay Jayaram brushed aside Austria’s David Obernosterer 21-10, 21-12 to set up a clash with fellow … Continue reading Canada Open: Six Indian singles players & four doubles pairs enter quarterfinals

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