BCCI confirms Harmanpreet's debut in women's Big Bash league

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:22

Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) The BCCI on Friday gave the thumbs up to the women team's cricketers to participate in foreign T20 leagues, paving the way for all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur's debut in the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) in Australia.


Dabur India selects seven athletes for free training

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:20

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods company Dabur India has selected seven young athletes for free training under its 'Ab Daudega Hindustan' campaign, the company said here on Friday.


Easy start for Djokovic, Serena in Wimbledon

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:02

London, June 24 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic will begin his title defence at Wimbledon against Brit James Ward, ranked 177th in the world, on Monday.


England focus on penalty shoot-out: Rooney

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:02

Nice (France), June 24 (IANS) England star Wayne Rooney on Friday revealed that the team is intensifying penalty practice ahead of their European Championship knockout stage clash against Iceland.


Golfer Vani grabs fifth title of Hero women Tour

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:46

Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Continuing her impressive run, ace golfer Vani Kapoor produced a successive wire-to-wire performance in the ninth leg of the Rs 6,00,000 ($8,800) Hero women Tour, to clinch her fifth title of the season here on Friday.


Spain ready for Italy clash, says Iniesta

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:22

Paris, June 24 (IANS) Spain's veteran midfielder Andres Iniesta believes that facing a high-calibre opponent like Italy in the pre-quarterfinal can only be a boost to his team's chances of retaining the European football championship.


Fantastic to see underdogs celebrating at Euro 2016

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 16:24

Paris, June 24 (IANS) For sure there is controversy surrounding the 36-game group stage of the 2016 European Championship. Is it a good sign that football fans around the world are discussing the continental tournament where 24 teams are competing for the first time? Yes and no.