Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




Kuldeep's hat-trick takes India into quarters

PTI, Monday, 17th February 2014
Dubai: Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the under-19 cricket World Cup before the defending champions entered the quarterfinals with a patchy five-wicket win over Scotland in their low-scoring Group A match here today. Yadav's hat-trick was the highlight of a superb bowling effort by the Indians before they survived a collapse of their own to finish at 92 for five in 22.3 overs. The Indians are on top in their group with two wins out of two and just one match to go.

CAS bans 12 Aussie footballers

Dozens of top-flight Australian Rules footballers were issued two-year bans for doping on Tuesday, rocking the country's richest sporting competition. ... Read More >>

Chelsea wins; relief for Hiddink

Chelsea began the year offering signs of a revival as the Premier League champions won 3-0 at Crystal Palace on Sunday before Tottenham Hotspur underlined their top-four credentials with a 1-1 draw at Everton. ... Read More >>

Blow to BCCI: Pepsi to end IPL sponsorship

New Delhi: In what can be termed as another blow for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), PepsiCo, the title sponsor of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), has expressed its desire to terminate its association with the board. ... Read More >>

Kaushik, Indrajith shine as TN powers ahead

Chennai: Kaushik Gandhi and Baba Indrajith powered Tamilnadu’s first innings with half-centuries as the team looked to put up a big score in response to Gujarat’s 307, on the third day of the Ranji Trophy Group ‘A’ match at Belgavi today.  ... Read More >>

Taylor tells Kiwi strategy to flummox Indian bowlers

Hamilton :Revealing New Zealand's strategy that has outwitted Indian bowlers in the ongoing ODI series, batsman Ross Taylor said the Kiwis have focussed on denying wickets to the visiting side's spinners to wear out the rest of their attack.... Read More >>

Ranji season not to have new points system

New Delhi: Unable to discuss the proposed domestic points system by the Anil Kumble-led technical committee in May due the adjournment of its working committee meeting, the BCCI is in no position to implement the new format in the upcoming Ranji season, according to a report. ... Read More >>

Blatter faces months of trouble before exit

Zurich: FIFA president Sepp Blatter has seven months left at the top of world soccer’s governing body but his hope of putting the organisation’s troubles behind him before he goes looks forlorn. ... Read More >>

Liverpool breaks Leeds to reach EFL last four

Liverpool: Liverpool entered the League Cup semi-finals for a record 17th time and 17-year-old Ben Woodburn entered the record books. The Wales Under-19 international eclipsed Michael Owen as the youngest goalscorer in Liverpool’s history to help seal a hardfought victory for Jürgen Klopp’s si... Read More >>

Deepa Malik’s life is inspiring: Sakshi

Mumbai: Rio Olympics Bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik termed the life story of para athlete Deepa Malik as inspiring. ... Read More >>


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