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Women cricket team won nation’s hearts: Modi

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised the Indian women's cricket team, saying it had captivated the country despite losing the World Cup final. "Banish the thought from your mind that...

ISL foreign coaches behind jump in India’s FIFA ranking

The credit for the Indian national team's recent upswing in FIFA ranking to 96 from the 170s not too long ago should mainly go to Indian Super League (ISL) coaches, as the players greatly...
Novak Djokovic

Federer, Djokovic enter third round at Wimbledon

Seven-time champion Roger Federer and three-time winner Novak Djokovic registered straight set victories to enter the third round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament here. Federer, who turns 36 next month, won 7-6 (0), 6-3, 6-2...
Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly in BCCI’s new 7-member Special Committee

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly was on Tuesday named in the seven-member Special Committee formed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to identify the critical points in implementation of the...
Hockey

India thrash Pakistan in HWL classification tie

India put up a quality display to thrash arch-rivals Pakistan 6-1 in a fifth-eighth classification match of the Hockey World League Semi-Final here on Saturday. Ramandeep Singh (eighth and 28th minutes), Talwinder Singh (25th), Mandeep...

Shuttler Srikanth in Australian Open final

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated fourth seed Shi Yuqi of China to reach the Australia Open Superseries final here on Saturday. The Guntur player took only 37 minutes to outplay his Chinese opponent by...
Saina Nehwal

Saina, Sindhu crash out of Australia Open quarters

India's campaign in the women's singles category at the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries ended after London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal went down to sixth-seeded Sun Yu of China in a quarter-finals match here...

Getting best out of Messi, Sampaoli’s job as new Argentina boss

Getting the best out of Lionel Messi and reaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup are the two main goals for new Argentina football coach Jorge Sampaoli. "I spoke with Leo and we're both excited," Sampaoli...

India rules out cricket series with Pakistan

India on Monday said it won't play bilateral cricket series with Pakistan as long as Islamabad continues to support and sponsor cross-border terrorism. Officials from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and...

Sports Minister rules out India-Pakistan cricket series

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday ruled out a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan even as top officials from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...

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