Ashok Venugopal

Wins against Carlsen have given me plenty of confidence: Praggnanandha

Praggu, as he is affectionately called, pulled off a massive victory over Magnus Carlsen — reigning world champ (classical) and a three-time world rapid champion.

22 May 2022

Vaishali thrilled to take part in Olympiad alongside her brother Praggnanandhaa

R Vaishali is thrilled to be part of the Indian chess Olympiad team. Currently at the AICF camp, the youngster is keen to play against Chinese players at the Olympiad.

14 May 2022

Chess Olympiad a huge chance, says Gukesh

Grandmaster Dommaraju Gukesh won his third consecutive tournament in Spain as he scored an unbeaten 8/10 to claim first place at the Chessable Sunway Formentera Open.

13 May 2022

Smashing odds and rising above

Rethin wants to do well for India in the junior Davis Cup and has plans to train in Europe for the European circuit to achieve but first, he has to finish his class 10.

10 May 2022

IPL 2022: Chennai live to fight another day

Conway’s 87 and Mooen’s three-fer helps CSK rout Delhi Capitals by 91 runs to keep play-off hopes alive.

09 May 2022

IPL 2022: Conway, Moeen star in big CSK victory over Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals remain on fifth position with 10 points and will now need to win all three remaining games and also expect a few other results to favour them if they harbour any hopes of qualification.

09 May 2022

20-member Chess Olympiad squad to be mentored by Viswanathan Anand

Five-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand, has opted to sit out of the upcoming Chess Olympiad at home.

03 May 2022

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway set up Chennai Super Kings' 13-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad

Put into bat, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway began the proceedings on a positive note and runs started to flow from the meat of the blade.

02 May 2022

Pace is exciting but it is not everything: Former Australian pace Glenn McGrath

Having landed on Friday, McGrath straightaway got into the act on Saturday afternoon by coaching a bunch of youngsters along with chief coach M Senthilnathan.

24 Apr 2022

A summer time cricket revelry

Come summer, cricket aficionados in the city would eagerly wait for MS Gurumurthy’s All-India YSCA Trophy event — the only limited-over game played in coloured clothing under flood lights.

21 Apr 2022

Williamson half century helps Sunrisers snap Gujarat Titans' unbeaten run

Sunrisers thus recorded their second consecutive win after defeating Chennai Super Kings on Saturday last, while it was the Titan's first defeat after a hat-trick of wins.

12 Apr 2022

Strokes of success rowing down the stream

The final year BBA student joined a rowing summer camp in 2018 at Madras Boat Club and  has since made steady progress.

12 Apr 2022

Sunrisers 2, Super Kings 0

After a clinical bowling performance, Abhishek powers SRH to 8-wicket win against CSK

10 Apr 2022

IPL 2022: It's four losses in four for struggling CSK after eight-wicket thumping by SRH

"We are professionals and need to work hard, stick together and come back stronger," said CSK skipper Ravindra Jadeja after the defeat.

09 Apr 2022

Bowlers deliver for Lucknow

Pacers Avesh & Holder hold nerves at death overs to help team beat Hyderabad by 12 runs

05 Apr 2022