Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Experienced Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer R. Vinay Kumar, who won the Indian Premier League (IPL) with them in 2014, backed new skipper Dinesh Karthik, saying he will make a good captain despite eyebrows being raised when the stumper was given the role.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Thursday denied that he had posted derogatory comments against legendary social reformer Bhim Rao Ambedkar on social media.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Mizoram pummelled Odisha 5-0 for their second successive win, while Karnataka began their campaign with a 4-1 victory over Goa in the national football championship for the 72nd Santosh Trophy here on Thursday.
Melbourne, March 22 (IANS) Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes on Thursday said he has not reached his "peak" as a driver ahead of the season's curtain raiser in Melbourne.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Beleaguered India pacer Mohammed Shami on Thursday got a major reprieve from the BCCI anti-corruption unit in the allegations of match-fixing after which the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) recommended he be included in the list of centrally contracted players.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his junior Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday wished the Indian contingent for the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) during a send-off ceremony organised by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Beleaguered India pacer Mohammed Shami on Thursday received a fresh lease of life after the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) recommended to the BCCI to include him in the list of centrally contracted players.
Nairobi, March 22 (IANS) World marathon record holder Dennis Kimetto of Kenya is hopeful of resurrecting his career after three years of injuries as he returns to action at the Vienna Marathon to be held on April 22.
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS) Record European football champions Real Madrid are set to sign highly rated Brazilian teenager Rodrigo Farofa on a long-term contract, according to media reports in Brazil.
Melbourne, March 22 (IANS) German Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel was looking for a fifth world title as he expressed on Thursday his hopes to end Ferrari's 10-year championship drought, ahead of the season-opening Rolex Australian Grand Prix.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the extension of its association with Future Group as the official partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next three years.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association is hopeful that long jumper S. Sreeshankar and high jumper Siddharth Yadav will make it to the squad for the Commonwealth Games after they were not in the original list sent to the Gold Coast organisers.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra on Thursday trained his guns at the sports ministry for trimming as many as 21 officials from the Indian contingent for the upcoming Commonwealth Games starting at the Gold Coast April 4.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Two-time ISL champions ATK have signed Delhi Dynamos' Nigerian star forward Kalu Uche for 2018-19 Indian Super League (ISL) football season, it was announced on Thursday.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Arjuna awardee table tennis player and Olympian Soumyajit Ghosh was booked on Thursday for raping a teenager.