Mumbai, Mar 28 : Despite giving it their best shot, Mumbai FC were unfortunate to conceded a couple of soft goals which resulted in their 1-3 loss to Salgaocar SC, Goa in a 10th round I-League match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao on Saturday.
Kolkata, Mar 28 : McDowell's Mohun Bagan won the crunch encounter against bitter rivals Kingfisher East Bengal 1-0 in the return leg of the Kolkata Derby in the Hero I-League, courtesy of a Balwant Singh goal early in the second half.
New Delhi, Mar. 28 : Expressing delight over being the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking, Saina Nehwal on Saturday said that she has achieved whatever she had ever dreamt of.
Sydney, Mar 28 : Legendary New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe, who has been battling a rare blood disease, has said that the World Cup final between his country's squad and Australia on Sunday could be the last game of cricket he watches.
New Delhi, March 28 : It was a super Saturday for Indian badminton as both Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth reached their respective finals of the $275,000 India Open Superseries by earning straight game wins at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here.
New Delhi, March 28 : Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday congratulated India's top women's shuttler Saina Nehwal after the 25-year-old was assured of becoming the World No.1.
Melbourne, March 28 : Ahead of Sunday's high-voltage cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand, former South Africa captain Graeme Smith on Saturday said both teams have powerful bowling line-ups and a plethora of destructive batsmen.
Melbourne, March 28 : Defender Birendra Lakra and striker Vandana Kataria were on Saturday named the "Players of Year" in the male and female category respectively, while three-time Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Sr. got the "Lifetime Achievement" award at the inaugural Hockey India (HI) annual awards here.
Dhaka, Mar 28 : Can motivation and depression walk hand in hand? In Football, it does.
New Delhi, Mar 28 : Indian badminton icon Saina Nehwal on Saturday said it was a 'great day' for he as she climbed to the number one sport in the world rankings, creating a new history in the history of the game in India.
Pune, March 28 : For the first time since its inception in 1950, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) got a woman as its president when Poonam Mahajan was unanimously elected the head of the federation here on Saturday.
Melbourne, March 28 : Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey on Saturday lauded retiring skipper Michael Clarke's work ethic, saying he has raised the standards of cricket in his country to newer heights.
Kolkata, March 28 : Indian striker Balwant Singh's second-half strike enabled Mohun Bagan to conquer traditional rivals East Bengal 1-0 in the return-leg of the I-league football tournament at the Salt Lake stadium here on Saturday.
Melbourne, Mar 28 : Ahead of his side's crucial final match of the World Cup against New Zealand, Australian captain Michael Clarke surprised his fans and the cricketing world as he announced that he will not play ODI cricket after Sunday's high-voltage clash.
New Delhi, March 28 : Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eased into the men's singles final of the $275,000 India Open Superseries at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Saturday.
New Delhi, March 28 : After his recent success in last week's Faldo Series in China, Kolkata's Viraj Madappa has been selected by the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to represent India at the fifth Nepal Amateur Open Golf Championship.
Kolkata, March 28 : Mohun Bagan defeated traditional rivals East Bengal 1-0 in an I-league football match at the Salt Lake stadium here on Sunday.
New Delhi, March 28 : Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Saturday reached her maiden women's singles final of the $275,000 India Open Superseries by defeating Japan's Yui Hashimoto in straight games at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here.
Melbourne, March 28 : Not in the best health condition, New Zealand legend and former skipper Martin Crowe on Saturday said that the cricket World Cup final on Sunday could be the last cricket match he watches.
Kolkata, March 28 : The Melbourne Cricket Ground's (MCG) hallowed surface will add another feather to its cap when it hosts the final of the 11th World Cup between tournament co-hosts Australia and New Zealand on Sunday.
New Delhi, Mar 28 : Creating history and writing a new chapter in the history of Indian badminton, iconic star Saina Nehwal on Saturday reached the world number one ranking following Spain's Carolina Marin's defeat in the India Open Super Series semifinal clash.
Melbourne, Mar 28 : ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has been a record-breaking tournament and has cemented the event's position as one of the most popular sporting spectacles in the world, according to statistics released on Saturday.
Shillong, March 28 : Pune FC will look to maintain their 100 percent record against Royal Wahingdoh when they face the north-east side in an I-League Round 13 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.
New Delhi, March 28 : Come Thursday when the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings are revised, Saina Nehwal will become the first Indian woman to be ranked No.1 in singles.
Melbourne, March 28 : Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming on Saturday said the Michael Clarke-led Australia side has a slight advantage because they know the conditions better than the Black Caps.
Melbourne, March 28 : New Zealand will bring an unchanged line-up into Sunday's World Cup final against co-hosts Australia here, captain Brendon McCullum confirmed on Saturday.
Melbourne, March 28 : New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum hopes terminally ill Black Caps legend Martin Crowe will find peace in the time he has left.
Johannesburg, Mar 28 : South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers has thanked fans for their support despite his squad's failure to bring the coveted World Cup trophy home, saying that their fans have made them feel like a bunch of winners.
Dhaka, March 28 : Smarting from their 0-2 loss to Uzbekistan in their Group E opening match of the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Under-23 Championship, the Indian team will seek redemption against Syria here on Sunday.
New Delhi, March 28 : Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has said she will be ranked World No.1 if this is in her destiny.
Sydney, Mar 28 : In a bid to prolong his Test career, Australia skipper Michael Clarke has announced that he will be retiring from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne.
Melbourne, March 28 : New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes Indians fans, who will be in attendance in large numbers at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the cricket World Cup final on Sunday, will be rooting for his team and not Australia, adding that this support is needed in a game of such magnitude.
London, Mar 28 : Russia football team goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was struck on the back of the head by a flare during their Euro 2016 qualifier with Montenegro in Podgorica, which was abandoned due to a brawl involving players and coaching staff.
London, Mar 28 : Former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan believes that 'selfish' Kevin Pietersen could tear apart the fabric of the England team after the sacked batsman was given encouragement by new ECB chief Colin Graves for a possible return to international cricket.
New Delhi, March 28 : The Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) on Saturday proposed its head, Anil Khanna, also the All India Tennis Association (AITA) chief, for the presidency of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
Kuala Lumpur, March 28 : Football development specialist Andy Roxburgh has been named technical director of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
By Veturi Srivatsa : All the talk of heart and mind on the eve of the India-Australia semifinal was nothing but an expression of the lurking fear that Mahendra Singh Dhoni will, after all, not be returning with the cricket World Cup he had won four years ago.
Melbourne, March 28 : Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Saturday announced that he will quit One-Day Internationals (ODI) after the cricket World Cup final against New Zealand here on Sunday.
Melbourne, March 28 : Much more than the World Cup title will be at stake when co-hosts Australia and New Zealand square-off in the final of the quadrennial event at the majestic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Sunday.
London, March 28 : Newly-appointed West Indies coach Phil Simmons encouraged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to keep faith with Associates teams for the next World Cup.
Melbourne, March 28 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that the 2015 World Cup has been the most followed and attended event in cricketing history.
Wellington, Mar 27 : Australia have been tipped as the firm favourites to beat co-hosts New Zealand in the World Cup final in Melbourne on Sunday, according to bookmakers on either sides.
Kolkata, March 27 : Mohun Bagan gaffer Sanjoy Sen believes there are no favourites in the Kolkata derby and the team capitalising on the day will win the contest as they head into their I-League home match against arch rivals East Bengal at the Saltlake stadium on Saturday.
Kolkata, March 27 : East Bengal's Dutch coach Eelco Schattorie believes going into the high-voltage Kolkata derby, their arch-rivals Mohun Bagan have an advantage as they are high on confidence after their unbeaten streak so-far.
Melbourne, March 27 : Former New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee on Friday said that the Black Caps winning on Sunday against Australia would be the country's finest moment in sport.
New Delhi, March 27 : Five-time World champion Lin Dan suffered a shocking loss against eighth seed Tommy Sugiarto, while leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Sriaknth entered the semi-finals of the $275,000 Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries here on Friday.
Mumbai, March 27 : A day after India bowed out of the 2015 cricket World Cup losing the semi-finals, criticism continued to flow in even as BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya defended the team's performance by saying the defending champions "played some outstanding cricket" Down Under before failing against Australia.
Kolkata, March 27 : World No.21 and India's numero uno squash player Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he was focussed on breaking into the top 20 in the rankings and would be happy to finish among the top five when he retired.
Margao, March 27 : Mumbai FC will have their task cut out in their 10th round I-League match against Salgaocar SC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
Dhaka, March 27 : India conceded two goals in the last four minutes to go down 0-2 against Uzbekistan in the Asian Football Confederation Under-23 Championship at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka here on Friday.
New Delhi, Mar 27 : Arvind Sethi from Pune along with Sandeep Garg and Anuj Khera from Delhi NCR claimed the winner's spots at the 15th annual edition of Mercedes Trophy India National Final held at the par 72, 7020 yard Oxford Golf and Country Club in Pune.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : Mumbai FC have their task cut out for their 10th round I-League match against Salgaocar SC, Goa to be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao on Saturday.
Dhaka, Mar 27 : Football can be so much deceptive. Two goals in the last four minutes against Asian giants Uzbekistan ranked 72 in the World can only bring lament.
Adra, Mar 27 : 'Adra Fide Open International Rating Chess Tournament' organized by South Eastern Railway Sports Association (SERSA) was inaugurated at Officers' Club in Adra on Thursday on Friday.
Kolkata, Mar 27 : Cochin Port Trust has won the 39th All India Major Ports Football Championship beating Kolkata Port Trust 2-1.
Mumbai, Mar 27 : As India crushed out of the World Cup after Australia defeated the current World Champions by 95 runs in the semi-final of the tournament on Thursday, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said it recognises the stupendous efforts of the team in their attempt to regain the World Cup.
London, Mar 26 : Bestselling author author Jeffrey Archer on Thursday praised India skipper MS Dhoni and called him a 'great captain' as he played a fighting knock against Australia in the semi-final of the World Cup.
New Delhi, March 27 : Newly-appointed chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team Paul van Ass on Friday said the team is working on being more patient as the players tend to rush forward while attacking during crunch games.
Kolkata, March 27 : Table toppers Mohun Bagan would be keen to extend their dominance in the I-League football competition when they meet traditional rivals East Bengal in the return leg of the Kolkata derby at the Salt Lake stadium on Saturday.
Sydney, March 27 : Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has identified New Zealand's veteran spinner Daniel Vettori as the key man on whose performance the outcome of the cricket World Cup final against Australia will depend.