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All set for the extravaganza  (31 January 01:45 am) 
The challenging jigsaw puzzle it had seemed to be all along has finally been solved. And, Kerala — fighting time and the odds stacked against it — is all decked up to host the 35th National
Indian Derby tomorrow  (30 January 08:47 pm) 
The McDowell Signature Indian Derby (2,400m) which occupies the pride of place as the mother of all derbies in the country is scheduled to be run on Sunday, February 1 at the Mahalaxmi race course...
Speed Six bags Sprinters Trial Stakes  (30 January 08:47 pm) 
United Racing and Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. represented by. Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya’s Speed Six (P. Trevor up) won the Sprinters Trial Stakes, the chief event of the races held here on Friday
Equine Love, Miss Adler, Desert God and Valerian excelled when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (Jan. 30).Inner sand:1400m: Treasure Mountain (rb) 1-43,...
Bullrun impresses  (30 January 07:47 pm) 
Bullrun impressed when the horses were exercised here on Friday (Jan. 30) morning.Inner sand:600m: Dusk N Dawn (Prasad) 41.5. Easy.800m: Jack Frost (rb) 5...
Polished Chrome may score  (30 January 07:47 pm) 
The three-year-old filly Polished Chrome, who is in good shape, may score over her rivals in the Kunigal Stud Breeders’ Produce Stakes, the feature event of Saturday’s (Jan. 31) races.Rails...
Un Un Un in fine fettle  (30 January 07:47 pm) 
Un Un Un, who is in fine fettle as evidenced by his track movements, should win the Kakatiya Million (1,200m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Saturday (Jan. 31). R.M. REDD...
Lady Pimpernel wins main event  (30 January 07:47 pm) 
Mr. K. Muthu Vellaiyan’s Lady Pimpernel (Prem up) won the Bangalore Race Club Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Friday (Jan. 30). The winner is trainer by R. Foley. The re...
Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Australian Open final with a five-set win over defending champion Stan Wawrinka that fell flat compared with their previous encounters at Melbourne Park. Dj...
Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won the Australian Open women’s doubles title on Friday beating Chan Yung-jan and Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6 (5). “Actually, we didn’t even really know whi...
India were on Friday knocked out of the tri-series after yet another spineless display as England recovered from a top-order collapse to record a three-wicket victory and secure a...
Paes and Hingis finished their match in two sets, an hour and 14 minutes, to seal the deal 7-5, 6-4.
Nose niggle not career-threatening, but can’t risk competing while carrying it, says Olympic-medallist boxer
Rahane, Dhawan notch up India\'s first half-century opening partnership in the tri-series
We’d rather fly economy  (30 January 03:47 am) 
Captains largely prefer their bowlers to prioritise run-control over wicket-taking
No country for old spin  (30 January 04:45 am) 
The modern-day spinner is increasingly finding refuge in convenient sterility
World Cup venues: Manuka Oval, McLean Park  (30 January 03:47 am) 
Fourteen cities — seven in Australia and seven in New Zealand — will host the event\'s 49 matches. Presenting a detailed look at the venues, two at a time...
Will the Bharat Badminton Players Association (BBPA), a national-level outfit purporting to protect the interests of the Indian shuttlers, ever get registered? Even if it does, will it obtain affi...
Punjab’s Sahil Katlariya, in a see-saw tussle, defeated Chandigarh’s Abhishek Kumar Singh 14-15, 15-9, 15-14 to enter the second round of the men’s qualifying round of the 79th senior National
Grandmaster Debashis Das came up with his best performance ever to hold former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to a creditable draw in the second round of the Masters’ section of
Indian boys and girls are just one win away from the semifinals in the Asian junior team squash championship being held in Kuala Lumpur. It was a mixed day on Thursday with the boys cruising...
Challenger tennis: Myneni in last eight  (30 January 03:47 am) 
Saketh Myneni fought his way past compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 7-5 in the pre-quarterfinals of the $50,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Hong Kong on Thursday.Somdev Devvarman had...
Boxing India to boycott National Games  (30 January 03:47 am) 
The boxing competition at the National Games was thrown into jeopardy after Boxing India (BI) directed all State units to boycott the event owing to the IOA’s refusal to grant recognition to BI.
Cooch Behar Trophy: Bengal crawls  (30 January 03:47 am) 
Bengal ended the first day of the four-day Cooch Behar Trophy (U-19) semifinals against Punjab at 167 for five at Patiala on Thursday.The scores: At Patiala: Bengal 167 for f...
Rashmika Rajan beat second-seeded Kaaviya Balasubramanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 for a semifinal berth in the girls section of the ITF grade-5 junior tennis tournament here.The results: Boys (quar...