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MS Sharon Mary Cherian (2nd from left) poses after winning gold
Sporting events in city likely to go on as per schedule despite Jallikattu protests

Though Chennai is under tension in the wake of Jallikattu protests, most of the sporting events scheduled to take place in the city are unlikely to get affected.

24 Jan 2017

Indian bowler Hardik Pandya being greeted by his teammates after dismissed England batsman JC Butler during 3rd ODI Match at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday. | PTI
Opening gambit: shuffling India caught plumb in front

Despite back-to-back ODI series victories against New Zealand and England, India are far from playing to their full potential.

24 Jan 2017

Justice RM Lodha. | File Image
Lodha reforms: Ex-players take reins in Punjab, officials ousted

Two ex-Ranji players, Rakesh Handa and Rakesh Rathour, are taking over the PCA reins from the disqualified office-bearers.

24 Jan 2017

New Zealand players pose after their series win on day four of the second international Test cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh at Hagley Park Oval in Christchurch. | AFP
New Zealand overtake Pakistan in ICC Test rankings post Bangladesh rout

New Zealand’s 2-0 clean sweep of Bangladesh have seen them overtake Pakistan in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

23 Jan 2017

Sri Lanka cricket team captain Angelo Mathews (File|AP)
Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews set to fly back home with ankle injury

A Sri Lanka Cricket release confirmed that Mathews has now been granted permission to head home after injuring himself.

23 Jan 2017

File photo of the Supreme Court. | PTI
SC asks Centre to respond to PIL seeking Lodha Panel-like committee for all sports

The new committee would look and probe if there is any kind of corruption and irregularities by anyone in any sport in the country.

23 Jan 2017

Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin (File|AP)
Ashwin, Jadeja rested for T20 Internationals against England

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra and off-break bowler Parvez Rasool were picked as replacements for the series.

23 Jan 2017

Tim Southee. (File photo/EPS)
New Zealand beats Bangladesh by 9 wickets in 2nd test

Tim Southee became the fifth New Zealander to take 200 test wickets as he helped spur his team to a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh

23 Jan 2017

India skipper  Virat Kohli (File|PTI)
T20s will help in improving death bowling ahead of CT: Kohli

India missed out on a clean sweep when they suffered a narrow five-run defeat to England in the third One-day International.

23 Jan 2017

Indian batsman Hardik Pandya acknowledging crowds after complete his half century as other batsmanm Kedar Jadhav looks on during 3rd ODI against England at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday. | PTI
Jadhav, Pandya's show, great demo for Champions Trophy: Kohli

Jadhav could not steer the side to win in the third ODI tonight but was adjudged the man-of-the-series for his 232 runs in the series.

23 Jan 2017

Indian Cricketer M.S.Dhoni being felicitated for his contribution in Indian Cricket during an interval of 3rd ODI Match between India and England at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday evening. | PTI
Eden Gardens stands named after Ganguly and Dalmiya

It has been decided that four more stands will be named after personalities, including two war heroes whose names will be put forward by the Ministry of Defence.​

23 Jan 2017

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews, right, plays a shot as South Africa's wicketkeeper Mangaliso Mosehle, watches during the T20 cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka, at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.(Photo |AP)
Injured Angelo Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

On an unusually dry, slow Wanderers pitch, South Africa were bowled out in 19.3 overs.

22 Jan 2017

India's Kedar Jadhav plays a shot during their third one day international cricket match against England at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.(Photo |AP)
England prevent series whitewash with five-run win in 3rd ODI

India won the series 2-1, having won the first two matches of the series in Pune and Cuttack.

22 Jan 2017

Sri Lanka's bowler Lakshan Sandakan, follows through his delivery during the T20 cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka, at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (Photo |AP)
Sandakan bamboozles South African batsmen

The diminutive Sandakan took four for 23 as South Africa were bowled out for 113 in 19.3 overs.

22 Jan 2017

Australia's David Warner (3rd R) gets mobbed by teammates after Pakistan's Shoaib Malik was caught out during the fourth one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Australia and Pakistan in Sydney .(Photo | AFP)
Australia take ODI series as Pakistan pays for its blunders

After Australia made 353 for six on the back of a David Warner century that was aided by appalling fielding from the tourists, Pakistan replied with 267 from 43.5 overs.

22 Jan 2017

India's Kedar Jadhav plays a shot during their third one day international cricket match against England at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.(Photo |AP)
Kedar Jadhav’s pyrotechnics in vain as England wins third ODI by five runs

The hosts made a solitary change to the team with Ajinkya Rahane replacing opener Shikhar Dhawan, whose form has been patchy.

22 Jan 2017

India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls during net practice. |AP
Bhuvneshwar Kumar still has verve to conquer nerves

Returning to the team after a gap of one year, nerves were bound to be jangling for Bhuvneshwar Kumar in Cuttack.

22 Jan 2017

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi (File|PTI)
Railways see hope in Mukul Rohatgi appeal

With regard to the nine-year tenure for office-bearers, the Lodha panel has left it to the Supreme Court to decide.

22 Jan 2017

Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan | PTI
False starts problem point for team India

With the series in pocket, India will look for a clean sweep when they take on England in the third ODI here on Sunday.

22 Jan 2017

Laxman, Sekar among five players in joint lead

Don Bosco beat St Michaels with nine wickets and 6.5 overs to spare in their clash held on the fourth day of the LVB U-14 cricket tournament.

22 Jan 2017

Alex Hales (Photo | AP)
England's Alex Hales ruled out of India tour with hand fracture

England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of India tour after scans revealed that he had suffered from a hand fracture.

21 Jan 2017