Sonia Lather settles for silver in Boxing Worlds

Astana, May 27 - India's Sonia Lather settled for the silver after going down to Italian Alessia Mesiano in 57kg category final of the World Women's Boxing Championships here on Friday.Sonia went...

With Kumble, Indian cricket’s golden generation back at the helm

Kolkata, June 29 - With Anil Kumble's selection as the national team's head coach by three of his celebrated peers, and another of their fancied colleagues looking after the youngsters, the golden...

Ronaldo is a special footballer of his generation: Ferguson

London, July 14  Portugal's European Championship winning captain Cristiano Ronaldo is a "special footballer" of his generation, according to former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson.The legendary coach was on hand to...

Saina to face Sun Yu in Australian Open final; Srikanth bows out

Sydney, June 11 - London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries badminton tournament here on Saturday, beating World No.2 Wang Yihan of China...

IPL final will be competitive, qualitative: Kohli

Bengaluru, May 29 - Fans would see a competitive and qualitative game of cricket when two top teams clash in the Indian Premiere League (IPL-9) final here on Sunday, Royal Challengers Bangalore...

Congress MP demands CBI probe into Narsingh Yadav’s case

New Delhi, July 27  Congress Member of Parliament Ranjeet Ranjan on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the entire case of wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who had flunked a dope test, jeopardising...

Twitter revamps Moments feature for Rio Olympics

New York, Aug 3 Micro-blogging website Twitter on Wednesday announced a change to its Moments feature which will now insert Olympic-related tweets into a user's timeline for weeks at a time.Earlier,...

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...

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...

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...

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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...