Steyn replaces injured Malinga in CPL

Bridgetown (Barbados), Apr 30 (AFP) South African fast bowler Dale Steyn was named as a replacement for injured Sri Lankan seamer Lasith Malinga in the Jamaica Tallawahs team to play in...

Paddler Manika Batra eyes breaking into World top 100

Kolkata, Sep 11 . Fresh from her bronze win in the doubles category of the Czech Open -- a first for any Indian table tennis player at an ITTF World Tour...

Thangavelu wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 . India's Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. His compatriot...

KXIP face uphill battle against Gujarat Lions

Rajkot, Apr 30 (PTI) Table-toppers Gujarat Lions will look to consolidate their position when they take on laggards Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here tomorrow.Punjab are lying...

Indian women’s chess team confident of Olympiad medal

Chennai, Aug 31  The fifth-seeded Indian women's chess team, spearheaded by World No.5 Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli, is confident of putting up a good show at the upcoming World Chess Olympiad...

Indians missed several chances at chess Olympiad: GM Harikrishna

Chennai, Sep 22 .  Several Indian players missed winning chances after being in promising positions at the just concluded World Chess Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan, but nevertheless did well overall, a top...

Golfer Aditi ends Rio campaign at 41st spot

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 . Indian woman golfer Aditi Ashok finished her maiden appearance at the Olympics at the 41st spot after a five-over 76 that took her cumulative score to...

IPL: When sun rose for Hyderabad at midnight in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, May 30 - For Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH), winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) title for the first time was like sun rising at midnight, as they beat three-time finalists Royal Challengers...

FIFA former president Blatter attends hearing in Lausanne

Geneva, Aug 26 . FIFA former president Sepp Blatter on Thursday attended a hearing in Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, in his final attempt to overturn the six-year...

Chawrasia ready to challenge for European Masters golf title

Crans Montana (Switzerland), Aug 30  Indian seasoned golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia says he is getting positive vibes as he chases a first victory on European soil at the Omega European Masters, which...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...