New Zealand announce cricket schedule for next two seasons

Christchurch, May 27 -New Zealand Cricket on Friday announced a schedule for the next two summers inclusive of 12 Test matches and a total of 98 days of international cricket.The 2016-17...

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...

Euro 2016: Spain beat Turkey by 3-0

Nice (France), June 18 - Spain booked their place in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 with an emphatic 3-0 win over Turkey in Nice on Friday.Alvaro Morata gave Spain the lead...

Need to thank Kumble, Kohli for promoting me to No.6: Ashwin

Antigua, July 23  Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who scored his career's third century on day two of the first Test against the West Indies, thanked Test skipper Virat Kohli and new...
The truth behind Rio Olympics preparations

The truth behind Rio Olympics preparations

Rio de Janeiro, July 7 - With just a month to go, Rio de Janeiro is fully occupied with the preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held for the...

All eyes on Rio as India aim for record medals tally 

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 4. With India's largest contingent travelling to the 2016 Summer Olympics here, billions back home will hope that the blend of experience, youth and debutants participating in the...

Ronaldo-less Portugal beat France 1-0 to win Euro 2016 

Paris, July 11 Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal upset hosts France 1-0 in extra time of a breathtaking Euro 2016 final at the Stade de France to clinch their first major football title.It was...
Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate

Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate: Shoaib Akhtar

New Delhi, July 10 - He feels "sports persons or artistes" are a reflection of the society they represent and enter foreign shores as "ambassadors of their country". Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib...

Russia facing Rio Paralympic suspensions

Moscow, July 23. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will decide next month whether to ban Russia from the Rio Paralympic Games for suspensions.The IPC said in a statement Friday that the organisation opened...
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali no more

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali no more

Los Angeles, June 4 - Legendary former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who had been hospitalised following respiratory problems, has passed away, a family spokesman said."After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease,...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

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...