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JK Motorsports’ Sunny, Dhiraj win sub-Himalayan rally

Chandigarh, April 16: Seasoned rallyist Sunny Kumar exhibited great skill and control to annex the FMSCI-approved sub-Himalayan rally here. Riding for JK Motorports, Sunny was ably assisted by navigator Dhiraj as they conquered the 31st edition of this popular event that is held annually. Sunny and Dhiraj finished with the least penalty points, 58, to […]

IPL: Confident Chennai to face Kings XI Punjab

Mohali: A confident Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to extend their winning momentum when they face Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the PCA stadium here on Sunday. The southern outfit who have made a comeback in the cash-rich league after serving a two-year suspension, roared in their previous two […]

India’s women’s TT team clinches gold at CWG

Gold Coast: Singles star Manika Batra won two matches as India’s women’s table tennis team upset favourites Singapore to clinch its maiden gold medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Sunday. Singapore came into this match as the defending champions and have won the event at every edition since it was first introduced in […]

Karthik at the right stage in his career to lead a side, feels Katich

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders’ batting coach Simon Katich feels newly appointed skipper Dinesh Karthik is at the right stage in his career to lead the side which was so successfully shepherded by Gautam Gambhir till the last season. Gambhir, who led KKR to titles in 2012 and 2014, left the city-based franchise to join his […]

Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat Mizoram, will meet Bengal in final

Kolkata: Five-time champions Kerala edged out Mizoram 1-0 in the semi-final to book their berth in the final of the 72nd edition of the national championship for the Santosh Trophy at the Mohun Bagan Ground here on Friday. Kerala will face 32-time winners and hosts Bengal in the summit clash on Sunday. Bengal beat Karnataka […]

Australia coach Darren Lehmann announces resignation

Sydney : Darren Lehmann has announced his resignation as head coach of Australia in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal that sent shock waves across global cricket. Lehmann will stand down after the final Test of the four-match series against South Africa. “As many who sit in this room will know, life on the road […]

Disgraced Aussie cricket players handed bans

Melbourne: Four days after they were exposed, Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday suspended disgraced captain Steve Smith and vice captain David Warner for 12 months each and opener Cameron Bancroft for nine months over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. According to a CA statement, Smith and Bancroft were banned from leadership positions for 12 […]

We are seeking revenge against India: Kyrgyz coach Krestinin

Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan football coach Alexander Krestinin on Monday said that his team is seeking revenge against group leaders India in Tuesday’s AFC Asian Cup Group A qualifier. “Despite playing good football, we lost in India and now we have the opportunity for a revenge in our home. We will, by no means, let the opportunity […]

Big news: Australian govt wants Steve Smith to be removed as captain

Canberra : In what seems to be an extremely shocking incident in international cricket in the recent times, the Australian government on Sunday asked Cricket Australia to remove Steve Smith as captain with immediate effect, after the Cape Town Test ball-tampering row. Australian Sports Commission (ASC) chief John Wylie, the ASC Board, and CEO Kate […]

Messi joins Argentina group training ahead of Spain friendly

Madrid : Argentina forward Lionel Messi worked out with his national football squad on Sunday, after having missed the first training session at the Real Madrid sports city in the Spanish capital. The FC Barcelona superstar had been absent due to hamstring discomfort, and on Friday did not participate in the 2-0 victory over Italy […]

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