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Manohar quits as ICC chairman, BCCI express its surprise

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) WEDNESDAY expressed its surprise at its former chief Shashank Manohar’s decision to step down as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). INDIAN AWAAZ “Manohar’s contribution to Indian cricket is invaluable. He is a man of few words but … Continue reading Manohar quits as ICC chairman, BCCI express its surprise

DLF:Chawrasia defends his Indian open title with stunning seven-shot victory

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / Gurugram Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia bestrode the DLF course like a colossus reducing the last day’s play to virtually no contest as he defended his title at the Hero Indian open with a stunning seven -shot win here today. As his challengers withered away , Chawrasia virtually sealed the title on … Continue reading DLF:Chawrasia defends his Indian open title with stunning seven-shot victory

All England Open Badminton: Sindhu, Saina to play quarterfinals

Indian shutlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will play their quarterfinal matches of the women’s single in the All England open Badminton championship in Burmingham tonight. Sindhu will clash with the winner of the match between world No 1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei and Japan’s Minatsu Mitani. The match starts at around … Continue reading All England Open Badminton: Sindhu, Saina to play quarterfinals

Kohli remains 3rd in ICC ODI rankings

Captain Virat Kohli remained unchanged at third to be the best-placed Indian batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued in Dubai today. Rohit Sharma (12th) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (13th) follow Kohli. Both of them also remained static on their previous positions. Opener Shikhar Dhawan, however, dropped a rung to be 15th. Among the … Continue reading Kohli remains 3rd in ICC ODI rankings

Rohan Bopanna, Pablo Cuevas lose opening round of Indian Wells  

Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas have yet again failed to click as a team. The pair lost the closely-fought opening round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters to Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki at Indian Wells, United States, today. Bopanna and Cuevas lost 6-2 3-6 10-7 to the Serbian combination in one … Continue reading Rohan Bopanna, Pablo Cuevas lose opening round of Indian Wells  

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

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Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

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Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

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