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We were gutted: Muralitharan
“We were gutted”, Muttiah Muralitharan said on Wednesday about Sri Lanka’s defeat by India in the World Cup final, a match he had hoped to be the grand finale of his career durin...
Sachin Tendulkar: favoured by all
From the Sportstar Great sportsmen straddle many worlds. They leave behind the merely good very quickly as they enter rarefied areas defined as much by their mastery as by th...
Sammy hails Tendulkar for walking
West Indies captain Darren Sammy hailed Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar as “a true gentleman” for walking back to the pavilion despite the umpire signalling not out in their Worl...
Won't part with goodies this time, says Sachin Tendulkar
Over 21 years Sachin Tendulkar has given away his cricket kit — shirts, caps, pads, trousers, bat, gloves etc — for charity. But there are certain things he has decided to keep f...
Parthasarthi Sharma dead
Former India Test cricketer Parthasarthi Sharma passed away here on Wednesday after fighting a long battle against cancer. He was 62. A right-hand middle-order batsman, Sharma was suff...
Sunil Gavaskar\'s father Manohar Gavaskar, 88, passed away here on Wednesday afternoon. Manohar Gavaskar suffered a cardiac arrest at his daughter Kavita Viswanath\'s residence. Kavita is...
Bollywood roots for Team India; showers praise on Afridi
Bollywood brigade was all praise for Team India, which trumped Pakistan in a nail-biting thriller at Mohali to sail into the 2011 World Cup finals scheduled to be played at the Wankhede Stad...
Harbhajan hits out at critics
Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Tuesday hit out at those who criticised his patchy performance in the World Cup, asserting that he ought to be praised and not ridiculed. Harbhajan, w...
Arun's death a tragic loss
The untimely death of HASC reserve goalkeeper Arun Kumar following a cardiac arrest here on Friday has plunged the I-League side into gloom. “The whole team is upset,” defender Y...
Dhoni played innings of his life in World Cup final: Yuvraj
Flamboyant all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who was named World Cup’s man-of-the-tournament, on Tuesday complimented Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his match-winning knock of 91 not out in the fina...
Indian dominance gathering steam
Indian dominance is gathering steam in the Asian Youth chess championship that is underway at Hikkaduwa in western Sri Lanka.At the half-way mark, 14 Indians are leading in the 14-section A...
Amarnath paid the price for taking on the BCCI chief
When Mohinder Amarnath proposed a new captain in place of M.S. Dhoni, he had argued a cricketing case. The captain, in his opinion, did not deserve a place in the team on merit. The BCCI...
Sachin Tendulkar targets final glory
Sachin Tendulkar, who led a charmed life to hit a crucial 85 in Wednesday\'s semifinal win, is targetting his first World Cup title in front of his home fans in Mumbai. “The f...
Sehwag all but gives up on qualification
Virender Sehwag has all but given up hopes of Delhi Daredevils qualifying for the semifinals of the Indian Premier League this season. After seven games, with seven more to go, Daredev...
England want to go to Kolkata with 1-1 scoreline: Trott
England batsman Jonathan Trott on Wednesday said that the visitors are determined to level four-match series against India in the second Test in Mumbai starting on Friday after losing the opener b...
Sreesanth sought photos of models for ads: police
Casting director called by Mumbai police for interrogation
India needs to play three spinners against Australia: Akram
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni should use three specialist spinners in the quarterfinal against Australia in order to exploit the weakness of Rick...
I haven’t seen the ball seam around so much: Fletcher
India coach Duncan Fletcher says the reason his team’s famed batting line-up’s flop-show in the ongoing series against England is the uncommon assistance to seam and swing afforded by the
Robert Amritraj passes away
Robert Amritraj, father of internationally acclaimed tennis players — Anand, Vijay and Ashok — died after a prolonged illness on December 10, the family disclosed on Friday. He was 91. A...
Raman (81) passes away
Former State and Railways table tennis star, S. Raman, passed away on April 28. He was 81. A fluent attacker who always chose to play close to the table playing with utmost felicity on both...
India suspended from Olympics
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday at its Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, apparently for ignoring its warning against holding...
Dravid deserves greater respect
A man less committed to the cause of the nation would have hesitated to answer such a mindless call to arms, writes Nirmal Shekar
Andhra pulls the rug from under TN’s feet
Hierarchies were torn apart as Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad succumbed against Andhra and Kerala respectively while Karnataka rode high on Robin Uthappa’s whirlwind 169 (118b, 16x4, 7x6) to underline
Dhoni's last over blitzkreig takes India to victory
Chasing a total of 202, India romped home with Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing a captain\'s knock by scoring 15 runs off the last over to take his team to victory in the finals of the tri-nation serie...
Raj Kundra, Shilpa placed bets in IPL matches: Police
In sensational claims in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, Delhi Police on Thursday said Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra has admitted placing bets on his IPL team through a bookie-friend and that it...
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