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Hard work pays: de Villiers  (28 February 02:48 am) 
A.B. de Villiers, who smashed West Indies bowlers from pillar to post on Friday, said only hard work earns a batsman the right to dominate in such a fashion. “You get into that kind of mo...
With an average of 105 from two innings at the World Cup, Shikhar Dhawan knows that runs are no longer the rare commodity they were a month ago. There’s a good chance that when he faces the UAE
Dhoni pulls a fast one  (28 February 02:48 am) 
M.S. Dhoni can crack a joke with a straight face even before one realises it, as one photo journalist learnt on Friday. With the net fencing quite close to the bench where Dhoni was padd...
Favourites collide  (28 February 02:48 am) 
Rain dampens Australia’s mood but it has a game plan for marauding McCullum
We will not be intimidated: Tauqir  (28 February 02:48 am) 
There may be a huge gulf between the two teams, but the UAE captain Mohammad Tauqir believes his men will not be intimidated by India when they meet here on Saturday. “We know they are big...
Perth, says Aaqib Javed, was where it all turned around in 1992.Pakistan had won only one of its first five matches in the World Cup and was preparing to face Australia at the WACA, a fortr...
I-League: Bagan downs Shillong  (28 February 02:48 am) 
Mohun Bagan took the top spot in the I-League football standings with an entertaining 4-3 victory over Shillong Lajong FC at the JN Stadium here on Friday. A brace for Balwant Singh withi...
Dubai Open: Federer meets Djokovic  (28 February 02:48 am) 
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Open after a 6-0, 5-7, 6-4 win over Tomas Berdych on Friday. Up a set and a break, Djokovic...
Amardip Sinh Malik of Noida set a new course record in the Golconda Masters golf championship with an impressive nine-under-61 to emerge leader in the second round at the Hyderabad Golf Club here...
A match for the Indians to fill their boots  (28 February 02:48 am) 
UAE unlikely to pose much of a threat, but will be determined to battle on against ‘big brother’
Aditya Tare, Shreyas Iyer come up with good knocks
Kolkata Open: It’s Duckworth vs Albot  (28 February 02:48 am) 
James Duckworth justified his top billing by moving into the final of the $50,000 Emami Kolkata Open ATP Challenger at the Bengal Tennis Association courts here on Friday. He outplayed third-seeded...
Egyptian qualifier Heba El Torky toppled Dipika Pallikal, the 12th seed from India, 11-9, 11-9, 5-11, 11-6, in the first round of the first WSA World Series squash event of the year at the Univers...
D.Y. Patil T20 Cup: Five for Raunaq  (28 February 02:48 am) 
Air India got the better of D.Y. Patil ‘B’ by 18 runs in a Group B league match of the Rs. 12 lakh prize-money 11th All-India Dr. D.Y. Patil T20 Cup here on Friday. Leg-spinner Raunaq Sharma
ICC Cricket World Cup: Curiosity Corner  (28 February 02:48 am) 
There was never a dull moment when Kapil Dev was in the middle as he always believed in keeping the scoreboard ticking. It is no surprise that the \'Haryana Hurricane\' heads the strike rate list of...
After smashing victories against Pakistan and South Africa, two fancied teams of world cricket, India’s carnival shifts to Perth where it takes on United Arab Emirates. People are looking a...
Tamil Nadu amassed a mountainous 549 in the first innings against Maharashtra which then replied with 110 losing just one wicket as the second semifinal of the Ranji Trophy emerged as a test of en...
Srinivasan apologises, not to chair AGM  (27 February 11:49 pm) 
Accepting it, the court barred him from participating or chairing the AGM of the BCCI on March 2.
What the professionals say  (27 February 07:49 pm) 
Professionals voice their opinions on the Sprinters’ Cup and the Stayers’ Cup:S.A. Shehzad Abbas: In the Sprinters’ Cup, Dancing Prances will face a stiff challenge from Un Un Un, wh...
The first two attractions of the Invitational Cup week-end will be staged here on Saturday, February 28 at Mahalakshmi race course.Dancing Prances, who maintains his current winning form sh...
The two-day Invitation Cup carnival, which tees off this afternoon, sees the cream of Indian thoroughbreds vying for supremacy in four Grade 1 events over different distances, replicating the prac...
Top Trainer, Streetjammer please  (27 February 07:49 pm) 
Top Trainer and Streetjammer showed out when the horses were exercised here on Friday (February 27) morning.Inner sand:800m: Blue Horizon (S.J.Sunil) 54, 600/40. Moved...
Nesto, New Crown excel  (27 February 07:49 pm) 
Nesto and New Crown excelled when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (February 27).Outer sand:600m: Big Ticket (rb) 45. Easy. Raaga (Chetan), Everyone Kno...
In a sensational claim, noted Malayalam singer Madhu Balakrishnan on Friday said his brother-in-law and cricketer S. Sreesanth survived a murder attempt in Tihar jail where he was lodged in connec...
AB de Villiers scored the second-fastest World Cup century in a display of brutal late hitting to set South Africa on course for a record-equalling 257-run win over West Indies in a Pool B match o...