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We have the potential to win FIFA U-17 World Cup: India coach
New Delhi , Sept 30 : With just six days to go for the biggest football event India have ever witnessed, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Indian team coach Luis Norton de Matos has said that his team has the potential to win the event and that they are absolutely up for the challenge. Read Full Story

Know I need to score runs, admits 'underfire' Matthew Wade
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , Sept. 30 : Australia wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade, who has been under the scanner following his poor run with the bat, has revealed that he has received a warning call from the selectors in order to have his name in the squad for the Ashes series. Read Full Story

Sana Mir axed as Pakistan's ODI captain
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept. 30 : Sana Mir, who has been under criticism following Pakistan's dismal performance in the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup in June, has been removed as women's cricket team captain. Read Full Story

Shami and I have to take more responsibility: Umesh Yadav
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , Sept. 30 : As India gear to face Australia in the fifth and final ODI of the series in Nagpur, speedster Umesh Yadav believes that he and Mohammed Shami need to take more responsibility, especially in the death overs. Read Full Story

Malaysian GP: Hamilton grabs 70th pole position
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept 30 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton reeled off a stunning lap during qualification to clinch his fourth consecutive pole position for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Saturday. Read Full Story

Australian Hockey League: India 'A' to lock horns with New South Wales
Perth [Australia], Sept 30 : India 'A' men's team will take on New South Wales in their next Pool B encounter of the Australian Hockey League here later today. Read Full Story

Indian cricket stars whose surnames end with 'kar' hail from Goa: Manohar Parrikar
Panaji (Goa) , Sept. 30 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has asserted that Mumbai-born and raised Indian cricket stars whose surnames end with the suffix 'kar' originally hail from Goa. He said players like Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar all originally hail from his state. Read Full Story

Team India wins Enactus World Cup 2017
New Delhi , Sept 30 : After a gruelling competition before an eminent panel of business judges from across the world, Team India, represented by students of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies Delhi, emerged as the deserving winner of the Enactus World Cup 2017. The winning projects included Mission RAAHAT and project UDAAN. Read Full Story

Provide documents of Lodha reforms implementation: CoA to BCA
Mumbai , September 29 : The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has written to the Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) asking to provide documents of implementation of Justice (Retd.) R.M. Lodha-led committee recommendations. Read Full Story

England have strength in depth for Ashes: Jonny Bairstow
Melbourne [Australia], Sept 30 : Coming fresh of an ODI century, wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow believes that England's batting line-up has the strength to compete in the Ashes series against Australia despite the probable absence of star all-rounder Ben Stokes. Read Full Story

Australia's Marnus Labuschagne first to be penalized for 'fake fielding'
Queensland [Australia], Sept 30 : Queensland fielder Marnus Labuschagne has become the first player to breach the International Cricket Council's (ICC) new rule against fake fielding. Read Full Story

Nita Ambani wishes India U-17 team, launches RFYS football Ahmedabad leg
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , September 30 : The Ahmedabad City leg of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports School and college football championship was launched here on Friday, with the foundation chairperson Nita Ambani extending her best wishes to the Indian team for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be held in India. Read Full Story

New changes to MCC's Laws of Cricket come into effect for first time
Melbourne [Australia], Sept 29 : The new changes to the Laws of Cricket, issued by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), will come into full effect around the world this Sunday, with the changes covering all levels of the game. Read Full Story

Jadeja, Pujara, Ashwin in line to play Ranji Trophy opener
New Delhi , Sept 29 : Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been roped in the Saurashtra squad, while Ravichandran Ashwin and Murali Vijay have confirmed their availability to Tamil Nadu for the first round of the matches of the Ranji Trophy league stage in the 2017-18 season. Read Full Story

Man City's Sergio Aguero injured in car accident
London [U.K], Sept 29 : Manchester City star striker Sergio Aguero was rushed to hospital after being injured in a car accident in the Netherlands. Read Full Story

Gear up for the ultimate gaming championship
New Delhi , Sep 29 : Riding on the success of the debut edition, the stage is set for the grand finale of India's largest gaming championship- the second edition of Mountain Dew's Dew Arena. Read Full Story

Jason Mohammed to lead Windies in fifth ODI against England
Southampton [U.K], Sept 29 : West Indies' Jason Mohammed has been named as stand-in captain for the fifth and final ODI of the five-match series against England to be played at the Ageas Bowl on Friday. Read Full Story

ECB suspends Stokes, Hales from international duty
London [U.K], Sept 29 : All-rounder Ben Stokes' role in the upcoming Ashes series has come under serious doubt after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that he and his team-mate Alex Hales will not be considered for selection in the international matches until further notice. Read Full Story

Bayern Munich sack manager Carlo Ancelotti post defeat to PSG
Paris [France], Sept 29 : Bayern Munich have sacked their Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, a day after the side slumped to a 0-3 defeat at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. Read Full Story

India's dream to whitewash Aussies fails; lose fourth ODI
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 29 : After losing three consecutive matches to India, Australia finally managed to end the drought and scored a win in fourth one-day match defeating India by 21 runs. Read Full Story

Bengaluru ODI: Warner smashes ton as Aussies set 335-run target for India
Bengaluru , Sept 28 : Opener David Warner struck a century in his 100th ODI as Australia set a huge 335-run target for India in the fourth and penultimate game of the five-match series at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Thursday. Read Full Story

CSA, Haroon Lorgat part ways by mutual consent
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept 28 : Cricket South Africa and its chief executive officer Haroon Lorgat have mutually agreed to part ways with immediate effect. Read Full Story

The Only Team to Land at the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers, Japan: STES Racing
Pune : A group of 20 students from the Sinhgad Technical Education Society represented India at the recently concluded Formula Society of Automotive Engineers series in Japan (FSAE, Japan). Read Full Story

WFI provisionally suspends coach Kripa Shanker Patel over 'objectionable' social media post
New Delhi , Sept 28 : The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has provisionally suspended its coach Kripa Shanker Patel for equating the governing body to a 'mule' in his social media post. Read Full Story

I wish I had a platform like FIFA U-17 World Cup: Sandhu
New Delhi , Sept 28 : With just eight days to go for the biggest football event India has ever witnessed, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu declared it as a great honour for the nation. Read Full Story

India finish 11th in Asian Indoor Games
Ashgabat [Turkmenistan], Sept 28 : India bagged four medals, including a gold through tennis player Sumit Nagal, to finish at 11th place on the concluding day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat in Turkmenistan yesterday. Read Full Story

Kuldeep Yadav dropped as Aussies ask India to bowl in Bengaluru
Bengaluru , Sept 28 : Australia have won the toss and asked India to bowl first in the fourth and penultimate ODI of the five-match series at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Amitabh Chaudhary is violating SC order: Aditya Verma writes to CoA
New Delhi , Sept 28 : Aditya Verma, secretary of the 'unclaimed' Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) and the petitioner in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case, has written to the Committee of Administrators (CoA), alleging a constant breaching of the Supreme Court orders by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary. Read Full Story

Bengaluru ODI: Ruthless India aim for record winning streak
Bengaluru , Sept.28 : India will aim for a record ten victories on the trot for the first time in ODIs when they head into the fourth and penultimate game of the five-match series against Australia at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here later today. Read Full Story

India U-17s have first practice session ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup
Gurugram (Haryana) , Sept 27 : With less than nine days to go for India U-17s to clash swords against the United States of America (USA) in the first ever FIFA World Cup hosted by India, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India, the Indian Colts had their first training session ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup under the watchful eyes of Head Coach Luis Norton de Matos at the Conscient Football ground in Gurugram, Haryana today. Read Full Story

India to play 6 ODIs, 3 Tests and T20s in South Africa
Cape Town [South Africa], Sep 27 : India will play three Tests, six One-Day Internationals and three T20 Internationals matches with South Africa. Read Full Story

Dr MV Sridhar steps down as BCCI's cricket operations head
Mumbai , Sept 27 : Dr. M.V. Sridhar has stepped down from the post of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) general manager (cricket operations) following allegations of 'conflict of interest'. Read Full Story

We are gunning for 5-0 whitewash against Aussies: Yuzvendra Chahal
Bengaluru , Sept 27 : On the eve of his side's fourth ODI against Australia at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Wednesday said that the Men in Blue might have taken a lead in the five-match series, but they are gunning for a 5-0 whitewash. Read Full Story

Chance for Lanka, Bangladesh to move up in Test rankings
Dubai [UAE], Sept 27 : Sri Lanka will get a chance to overtake Pakistan on the ICC Test Team Rankings table during an upcoming two-match series, beginning on Thursday in the United Arab Emirates. Read Full Story

India A team to play pink ball match against New Zealand A
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 27 : After trial matches with pink ball in the ongoing Duleep Trophy by the BCCI, the cricketing body has decided to extend the trial by hosting an unofficial Test match between India A and New Zealand A in Vijayawada starting September 30. Read Full Story

Bat-size restrictions won't affect my game: David Warner
Bengaluru , Sept 27 : Australian opening batsman David Warner on Wednesday brushed aside the idea that the implementation of International Cricket Council's (ICC) new rule, which puts hard-line size restrictions on bats, will have any impact on his game. Read Full Story

Agassi to continue as Djokovic's coach in 2018
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept 27 : Serbian tennis maestro Novak Djokovic will keep Andre Agassi as his coach when he makes a return to the game after recovering from an elbow injury. Read Full Story

Stokes, Hales dropped for fourth ODI against Windies after the former's arrest
London [U.K.], Sept 27 : England have dropped Ben Stokes and Alex Hales from their side to play West Indies in the fourth one-day international at The Oval after the former was arrested early on Monday morning , the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Tuesday. Read Full Story

India to fight against Pakistan along with SAARC nations at South Asian Boxing Championship
Guwahati (Assam) , September 27 : India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan during the South Asian boxing Championship, which will also see other SAARC countries participating including Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh amongst others. Read Full Story

Epson Home Cinema LS100 Laser Display Wins AVS Forum Best of CEDIA 2017 Award
LONG BEACH, Calif.: Epson, the number-one projector manufacturer in the world, today announced the Home Cinema LS100 Full HD 3LCD Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display was named 'Best Budget Ultra Short-Throw (UST) Projector' by the new AVS Forum Best of CEDIA Awards. Read Full Story

Hockey India congratulates duo appointment to Potential for International Umpire Manager
New Delhi , September 26 : Hockey India on Tuesday congratulated Gurinder Singh Sangha and Ripudaman Sharma for being appointed as potential for International Umpire Manager by International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world governing body for hockey. Read Full Story

China denies visa to 101-year-old Indian Runner, Man Kaur
New Delhi , September 26 : Man Kaur, a 101-year-old Indian runner was denied visa by China to participate in the Asian Masters Athletics Championships. Read Full Story

A new era is about to begin for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur
Karachi [Pakistan], September 26 : As his team gears up to play Sri Lanka in the first Test beginning from Thursday, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur feels that a ew era is about to begin for Pakistan cricket. Read Full Story

FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Official Apparel now available
New Delhi , September 26 : As FIFA U-17 World Cup approaches closer, the football lovers have got another reason to get more excited with the launch of the Official Apparel for the grand event. Read Full Story

Team sick and tired of talking about transition: Pothas
Colombo [Srilanka], September 26 : It has now been more than two years since Sri Lanka's legends have retired, and the team is sick and tired of talking about them being in transition. Read Full Story

John Hastings suffers fresh injury
Melbourne [Australia], Sep 25 : Australian right-arm bowler John Hastings has suffered another injury, ruling him out from the initial stages of the JLT One-Day Cup. Read Full Story

FC Goa signs MoU with three North East based clubs
Panaji (Goa) , September 26 : FC Goa on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three clubs from the North East region in a ceremony held in Shillong recently. Read Full Story

Isle of Man International: Harika Dronavalli remains unbeaten after three rounds
Isle of Man [U.K], Sept 26 : Indian Grand Master Harika Dronavalli played out a hard-fought draw against Swedish Grand Master Nils Grandelius in the third round of the Isle of Man International Tournament, late here on Monday night. Read Full Story

Khelo India will help in building nation: Rajyavardhan Rathore
New Delhi , September 26 : Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday shared his vision about the future of sports in the country under the Khelo India initiative. Read Full Story

Sushil Kumar's coach applies for Padma Bhushan for the wrestler
New Delhi , Sept 26 : Two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar's coach has applied for the Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian award, for his ward. Read Full Story

ICC introduces changes in playing conditions
Dubai [UAE], Sept 26 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced a number of changes to its playing conditions which will be effective in all series, starting September 28 or later. Read Full Story

Wawrinka drops to ninth in ATP rankings
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept 26 : Swiss tennis maestro Stan Wawrinka, whose season came to an end early due to a knee injury, has slipped by one place to the ninth spot in the latest ATP Tour rankings released last evening. Read Full Story

Lewis Hamilton holds no desire to chase Schumacher's track record
Cape Town [South Africa], September : British racer and three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton hold no desire to chase F1 legend Micheal Schumacher's seven world champion titles. Read Full Story

India win five more medals at Asian Indoor Games
Ashgabat [Turkmenistan], Sept 26 : India added another gold, a silver and three bronze medals to their tally on the tenth day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan here last evening. Read Full Story

Azhar Mahmood lauds PCB's policy of single captain for all formats
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept 26 : Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has hailed the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) policy to appoint single captain - Sarfraz Ahmed -for all three formats of the game at the international level. Read Full Story

Army team dominates 14th MTB National Championship
New Delhi , Sept 25 : An army team showcased an impressive performance as they picked up two gold and bronze medals each in the 14th MTB National Championship, which was held from September 22 to September 24 in Pune. Read Full Story

Finger fracture rules Ashton Agar out of remaining India ODIs
Bengaluru , Sept 25 : In a major setback to Australia, left-arm spinner Ashton Agar has been ruled out of the remaining ODIs of the five-match series against India because of a fractured finger. Read Full Story

Hope I continue to perform well in upcoming tournaments: PV Sindhu
Hyderabad , Sept 25 : Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu on Monday expressed her pleasure after being nominated by the Sports Ministry for the prestigious Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian award. Read Full Story

Asia Cup will be fresh start for Indian hockey team: Sjoerd Marijne
Bengaluru , Sept 25 : With the Men's Asia Cup 2017 is just 15 days away, the Indian Men's Hockey Team have upped the ante in their final preparations for the prestigious tournament in Dhaka, where they participate as title-favourites. Read Full Story

Premier Futsal meets you all in Dubai for finals
New Delhi , Sept 25 : Futsal is the fastest growing indoor sport in the world, with over 2.5Mn playing every weekend, and is widely credited for the superiority of the greatest football players ever including Pele, Maradona, Zidane, Ronaldo, Figo, Ronaldinho, and more recently, Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi and Neymar, who have all acknowledged their futsal up bring. Read Full Story


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