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'Disappointed' Adam Zampa believes he would've been valuable in India
Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 22 : Australian leg spinner Adam Zampa has taken a veiled swipe at national selectors for not selecting him for the upcoming four-match Test series in India, saying his defensive bowling style and his experience of playing in the sub-continent could have helped his team. Read Full Story

HIL: Dabang Mumbai rally from back to hold Ranchi Rays 3-3
Mumbai , Jan. 22 : Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai scripted a dramatic 3-3 draw in a nerve-gripping thriller as the fifth edition of the Hockey India League made a sensational start at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. Read Full Story

Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton's Man Utd scoring record against Stoke City
Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 22 : Wayne Rooney scored a spectacular goal in injury time to break Bobby Charlton's record of most goals for Manchester United in a 1-1 draw away to Stoke City in the Premier League encounter on Saturday. Read Full Story

India eye clean sweep, England play for pride in Kolkata ODI
Kolkata , Jan. 22 : India will be aiming for a clean-sweep in the ODI series against England when the two sides meet in the third and final match at the iconic Eden Garderns in Kolkata on Sunday. Read Full Story

Churchill Brothers FC Goa hold DSK Shivajians to 1-1 draw in I-League
Pune (Maharashtra) , Jan. 22 : Churchill Brothers FC Goa recorded their first points in the I-League 2016-17 as they clinch a 1-1 draw away at DSK Shivajians on Saturday. Read Full Story

Anurag Thakur appointed as HOPA head
Dharamsala , Jan. 22 : Ex-BCCI chief Anurag Thakur who was ousted as from the post following a Supreme Court order, has been unanimously elected head of the Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association (HPOA) for a four-year term. Read Full Story

Fit-again Azhar Ali to captain Pakistan in Sydney
Karachi [Pakistan], Jan. 22 : Azhar Ali, Pakistan ODI skipper, has been declared fit to play in the fourth game of the ongoing five-match series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) today. Read Full Story

I-League: Mohun Bagan beat Chennai City, Shillong Lajong register first win of season
Chennai/Shillong , Jan. 22 : Mohun Bagan maintained their unblemished record by downing newcomers Chennai City 2-1 on their first away fixture of the I-League season after being pushed all the way. Read Full Story

DKS: Dhruv Sunish lifts trophy
Kolkata,Jan 21 : After playing the final in Chandigarh Grade 3 ITF Juniors in the first week of 2017 and having played the finals of 2 ITF Juniors in 2016 in India, the title hungry Dhruv Sunish finally lifts the championship trophy in Boys Singles at the just concluded 25th DKS ITF JUNIORS 2017, held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad. Read Full Story

Saina Nehwal reaches Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold final
Sarawak, Jan 21 : Indian Badminton star Saina Nehwal on Saturday crusied to the final of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold by beating Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin. Read Full Story

England team launches "Curry 4 Kolkata Kids"
Kolkata, Jan 21 :: England Cricket Team launched "Curry 4 Kolkata Kids" at the Eden Gardens on Saturday afternoon after their practice at the nets. Read Full Story

NZC announces squad for ODI series against Australia
Wellington, Jan 21 : New Zealand Cricket has named 1 14-member squad for the ANZ ODI matches of the Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia. Read Full Story

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal crushes YIP Pui to storm into summit showdown
Sarawak [Malaysia], Jan. 21 : Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal booked her place in the finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after crushing Hong Kong's YIP Pui Yin in straight games in women's singles event here on Saturday. Read Full Story

Christchurch Test: Shakib strikes late to reduce Kiwis to 260-7 on rain-curtailed Day 2
Christchurch [New Zealand], Jan.21 : Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scalped three wickets in quick successions to reduce New Zealand to 260-7 before rain reduced the Day Two's play of the second Test at the Hagley Oval here on Saturday. Read Full Story

Mona Meshram named in Indian squad for ICC Women's WC Qualifiers
Mumbai , Jan.21 : All-rounder Mona Meshram has been called in the Indian squad as a replacement for injured Smriti Mandhana for the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers to be played in Colombo from February 7. Read Full Story

Resurgent Nadal fends off Zverev to reach Oz Open pre-quarters
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.21 : 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal staged a magnificent comeback as he defeated rising German star Alexander Zverev in a five-set thriller to enter the fourth round of the Australian Open here on Saturday. Read Full Story

Ryan Campbell appointed as Netherlands head coach
Amsterdam, Jan 21 : Australian cricketer Ryan Campbell has been appointed as the head coach of Netherlands. Read Full Story

Nadal survives Alexander Zverev's challenge to reach Australian Open round 4
Melbourne, Jan 21 : Spanish Tennis star Rafael Nadal on Saturday survived a scare during his Australian Open single match against rising star Alexander Zverev. Read Full Story

Bhuvneshwar Kumar credits IPL experience for improvement in death bowling
Kolkata , Jan.21 : Indian seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Saturday credited the Indian Premier League (IPL) for his improvement in death bowling before pointing out that his side will play without any pressure when they aim for a clean sweep against England in the third ODI at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday. Read Full Story

Virat thanks fans for supporting Team India
Kolkata, Jan 21 : Indian cricket captain across all three formats, Virat Kohli on Saturday thanked the fans for supporting the team throughout the season. Read Full Story

Mona Meshram replaces injured Smriti Mandhana for the ICC WWC Qualifiers.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Smriti Mandhana has been ruled out of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers to be played in Colombo from February 7, 2017, an official release stated. Read Full Story

Sania Mirza and Dodig enter second round of Australia Open mixed doubles
Melbourne, Jan 21 : Indian tennis star Sani Mirza and her mixed double partner Ivan Dodig of Croatia entered the second round of the Australian Open tournament in their category on Saturday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Roger Federer to start a boyband?
Melbourne, Jan 21 : Tennis sensation Roger Federer on Saturday joked about starring in a boy-band with fellow players. Read Full Story

Jonny Bairstow replaces `injured` Hales in T20 squad against India
New Delhi , Jan.21 : Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has been called into the England squad as a replacement for injured Alex Hales for the three-match Twenty20 series against Indian beginning January 26 at Green Park, Kanpur. Read Full Story

`Uncapped` Blundell replaces injured Ronchi for Chappell-Hadlee ODI series
Wellington [New Zealand], Jan.21 : Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Blundell has been included in the 14-man ODI squad for the Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia beginning January 30 at Eden Park in Auckland. Read Full Story

Australian Open: Bopanna-Dabrowski enter second round of mixed doubles
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.21 : Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada produced a rich vein of form as they rolled into the second round of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open here on Saturday. Read Full Story

I-League: Newbie Chennai City face heavyweight Mohun Bagan at home
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Jan. 21 : The Mariners sail into Chennai looking for their fourth consecutive win in the ongoing Hero I-League season when Chennai City FC host them at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium today. Read Full Story

Not sure Australia's spinners can get the job done in India: Allan Border
London [UK], Jan. 21 : Despite Cricket Australia naming a spin-heavy 16-man squad for the four-match Test series in India in a bid to compete against the No. 1 Test side, former skipper Allan Border doubts Australia's spinners can do the job in India. Read Full Story

Miller, Ngidi power Proteas to victory in 10-over clash against Lanka
Centurion [South Africa], Jan. 21 : South Africa on Saturday defeated Sri Lanka by 19 runs in the rain-hit first T20 of the three-match series here at the Super Sport Park. Read Full Story

I need my money ASAP: Gayle after claiming he hasn't been paid in over a year
Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 21 : West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has slammed Melbourne Renegades, his former employers in the Big Bash League (BBL) over a proposed pay dispute, citing he hadn't been paid for his BBL season in 2015/16 in over a year. Read Full Story

Tendulkar calling me 'superstar' feels 'little embarrassing': Yuvraj Singh
New Delhi , Jan. 21 : Comeback man Yuvraj Singh, who smashed a blistering century to help India secure a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second one-day international against England, feels a little embarrassed after Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar showered praise on his innings by calling him a superstar. Read Full Story

Aus vs Pak: Arthur asks Junaid to keep his foot 'behind the line'
Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 21 : Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has insisted that despite left-arm pacer Junaid Khan not being a serial no-ball offender, there was no excuse for the latter to bowl illegal deliveries, which apparently was a costly blunder in Thursday's ODI loss to Australia. Read Full Story

Alex Hales ruled out of India tour with hand fracture
Kolkata , Jan. 21 : England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of India tour after scans revealed that he had suffered from a hand fracture during his side's defeat in Cuttack on Thursday. Read Full Story

Australian Open: Roger Federer reaches round 4
Melbourne, Jan 20 : Swiss Tennis star Roger Federer on Friday reached the round four of the Australian Open by beating Tomas Berdych. Read Full Story

U-17 Indian World Cup squad loses 0-1 against Tajikistan
New Delhi, Jan 20 : The Indian U-17 World Cup Squad lost 0-1 against Tajikistan in a play-off match in the Granatkin Memorial Cup in Russia on Friday. Read Full Story

Fifth edition of Hockey India League to kick off tomorrow
New Delhi , Jan.21 : Having gained the reputation of being the best professional league in the world since its inaugural in 2013, the fifth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) is all set to enthrall hockey buffs once again when it gets underway at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium in Mumbai on January 21. Read Full Story

BCCI vs Lodha row: AG intervenes, asks SC to reconsider reforms
Mumbai , Jan.20 : In a dramatic twist, Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi on Friday asked the Supreme Court to recall the radical reforms suggested by the Justice R.M (Retd.) Lodha-led panel in order to bring greater transparency in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Read Full Story

Saina Nehwal storms into Malaysia Masters semis
Sarawak [Malaysia], Jan.20 :Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal booked her place in the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after crushing Indonesia's Fitriani Fitriani in straight games in women's singles event here on Friday. Read Full Story

Sania Mirza advances, Bopanna bows out of Australian Open
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.20 : Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her partner Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic sailed into the third round of the season-opening Australian Open after registering straight-sets victory in their women's doubles event here at the Melbourne Park on Friday. Read Full Story

Morgan and co. penalised for slow over-rate
Dubai [UAE], Jan.20 : England have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 15-run defeat against India in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Thursday. Read Full Story

Andy Murray eases into Australian Open pre-quarters
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.20 : World number one Andy Murray produced a splendid performance as he swept aside Sam Querrey of California in straight sets to storm into the fourth round of the Australian Open here on Friday. Read Full Story

India Under 19 team announced for One-day series against England
Mumbai, Jan 20 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the team for the upcoming Under 19 One-day series to be held in India in the months of January-February, 2017. Read Full Story

Englad fined for slow over-rate against India
Dubai, Jan 20 : : England has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against India during the second One-Day International in Cuttack on Thursday. Read Full Story

Make it 3-0: Harbhajan tells Team India post Cuttack heroics
New Delhi , Jan.20 :The Indian cricket team received flurry of wishes from the cricket fraternity after they secured a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack last evening. Read Full Story

Vidabhra to host India vs England U-19 'Test' matches post TNCA's refusal
New Delhi , Jan. 20 : Vidarbha will host two U-19 'Test' matches between India and England scheduled for February after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) refused to hold them in Chennai. Read Full Story

Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee
New Delhi , Jan. 20 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel has been appointed a member of the FIFA Finance Committee for a four-year term. Read Full Story

Shah Rukh Khan lauds 'Sher' Yuvraj, Dhoni post Cuttack heroics
New Delhi , Jan. 20 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter to laud Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who smashed scintillating centuries to help India secure a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second one-day international against England. Read Full Story

India U-19 team announced for ODI series against England
New Delhi , Jan. 20 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the team for the upcoming Under 19 One-day series against England Under 19 to be held in India in the months of January-February. Read Full Story

Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka till 2019 World Cup
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jan. 20 : Angelo Mathews, who is facing a lot of criticism following Sri Lanka's recent 0-3 Test series defeat in South Africa, would remain skipper until the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Read Full Story

BCCI vs Lodha panel: SC to announce names of BCCI administrators
New Delhi , Jan. 20 : The Supreme Court will today name the independent group of administrators, who will take charge of the functioning of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and oversee the implementation of the Justice (Retd )Lodha Committee proposals. Read Full Story

Never giving up is my theory: Yuvraj Singh
Cuttack (Odisha) , Jan. 20 : Comeback man Yuvraj Singh, who smashed a scintillating century to help India secure a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second ODI against England in Cuttack, has insisted that he wanted to prove to himself that he is still good enough to play international cricket. Read Full Story

Lots to learn from Florian Fuchs in HIL, says Gurjant Singh
New Delhi , Jan. 20 : For the past one week, 21-year-old Gurjant Singh has had a surreal experience at the Dabang Mumbai camp at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium in Mumbai. Read Full Story

We didn't execute our plans well enough, admits 'disappointed' Morgan
Cuttack (Odisha) , Jan. 20 : Disappointed after losing the three-match ODI series following a 15-run defeat in the second ODI against India, Eoin Morgan, England's limited over skipper, has admitted that his side weren't good with both bat and ball in Cuttack. Read Full Story

Neymar helps Barca break Anoeta curse in Copa del Rey
Anoeta [Spain], Jan. 20 : Barcelona star striker Neymar's first half penalty helped his side defeat Real Sociedad 1-0 for the first time since 2007 in the Copa del Rey on Thursday, ending their curse at the Anoeta. Read Full Story

Gritty England go down, India win match by 15 runs
Cuttack, Jan 19 : Chasing a mammoth target of 382 runs, England's chase fell short by 15 runs as the Indian bowlers scripted yet another escape in the 50-over format, here on Thursday in the second ODI match of the three-match series. Read Full Story

Yuvraj, Dhoni's centuries help India to 381 runs
Cuttack, Jan 19 : Propelled by Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's centuries, India set England a steep target of 382 runs, here on Thursday, the second ODI of the three-match series. Read Full Story

IPL: RPS acquirtes service of Mayank Agarwal
Mumbai, Jan 19 : Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) has acquired the services of Delhi Daredevils' batsman Mayank Agarwal for VIVO Indian Premier League 2017. Read Full Story

Australian Open: Wildcard entry Istomin stuns defending champion Djokovic
Melbourne[Australia], Jan. 19: Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of Australian Open by wildcard entry Uzbek Denis Istomin on Thursday in a five grinding sets match. Read Full Story

England win toss, elect to field first
Cuttack, Jan 19 : England won the toss and elected to field first against India in the second ODI match of the series here on Thursday. Read Full Story

ICC condoles the passing of Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Dubai, Jan 19 : The International Cricket Council has expressed sadness at the death of former England women's captain and ICC Cricket Hall of Famer Rachael Heyhoe-Flint at the age of 77, an official release stated. Read Full Story

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