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Kohli reaches 900 points in Test rankings

Dubai, Virat Kohli has become the second Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the rankings for Test batsmen, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday. Gavaskar had achieved the milestone in his 50th Test when he scored 13 and 221 at The Oval in 1979 to jump from 887 […]

I-League: Churchill eye victory against Lajong

Vasco (Goa), A rejuvenated Churchill Brothers will aim to continue their momentum when they host Shillong Lajong FC in an I-League encounter at the Tilak Maidan here on Friday. Churchill look like a different side compared to the one that had slumped to five straight defeats at the start of the season. The addition of […]

ISL: Mumbai take on resurgent Kerala

Mumbai,  Mumbai City FC will welcome a resurgent Kerala Blasters FC when they meet in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Sunday night. The two teams are separated by just three points at the halfway stage of the ISL and Kerala’s new head coach David James has not […]

U-19 World Cup: Afghans, Kiwis star on opening day

Whangarei (New Zealand): Afghanistan’s five-wicket win over fellow south Asians Pakistan and New Zealand’s eight-wicket thrashing of defending champions West Indies were the highlights ofthe opening day of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup on Saturday. Opting to bat, Pakistan suffered early setbacks when Afghanistan captain Naveen-ul-Haq struck with the new ball to reduce the […]

ITF junior tennis meet to start from January 15

Kolkata, Budding talent from India and 16 other countries will be seen in action at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Tennis championship, starting from January 15, the organisers said here on Friday. The six-day competition, set to end January 20, would be staged on five clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) sports […]

I-League: Mohun Bagan sign Lebanese striker Moghrabi

Kolkata, Under-pressure city football giants Mohun Bagan on Friday announced the signing of Lebanese striker Akram Moghrabi for the remainder of the 2017-18 I-League season. Moghrabi, who has previously plied his trade on Indian soil in the 2012-13 season with Churchill Brothers when he helped the Goan side clinch the I-League title, is expected to […]

England to meet Nigeria, Costa Rica in World Cup warm-ups

London,  England will take on Nigeria and Costa Rica in their World Cup warm-up football games. The squad will play Nigeria at Wembley on June 2 and Costa Rica at Leeds United’s Elland Road stadium on June 7, reports Xinhua. England begins their campaign against Tunisia in Volgograd on June 18. It will play Panama […]

Ex-NBA player Martin to visit India

Mumbai,  Former NBA player Kevin Martin will visit India, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Thursday. Martin will first stop in Mumbai on January 12 to interact with Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA participants at the Dhirubhai Ambani School. On January 14, he will be a guest analyst on Sony SIX’s NBA morning show “Around […]

Wolves want to re-sign ATK striker Keane

London/Kolkata,  Indian Super League (ISL) franchise ATK’s star man Robbie Keane is likely to leave them midway with English second division side Wolverhampton Wanderers wanting the services of the ace striker in their bid to secure promotion to the top flight. According to reports in the British media, Wolves, who are 12 points clear at […]

Smith elated to be back with Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018

New Delhi,  Australia skipper Steve Smith on Thursday expressed his delight after being retained by the Rajasthan Royals franchise for the 2018 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Smith, the No.1 Test batsman, was the sole player retained by the Royals, who are back into the IPL fold after serving a two-year ban. Smith, […]

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