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...

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...

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...

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...
Mumbai FC ropes in four domestic talents for ISL

Mumbai FC ropes in four domestic talents for ISL

Mumbai, July 7 - Mumbai City FC on Thursday announced the signing of local footballers David Lalrinmuana, Pronay Halder, Lalhmangaihsanga Ralte and Anwar Ali for the upcoming third edition of the Indian...
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...

Ranbir Kapoor gets inspired by Jharkhand’s YUWA Girls

Mumbai, July 4  Ranbir Kapoor is creating awareness about setting up a school for girls in Jharkhand with YUWA -- a social development platform for girls -- through a five-part video...
Giroud brace helps France beat Iceland

Giroud brace helps France beat Iceland 5-2

Paris, July 4 - Olivier Giroud scored twice France cruised into the last four of the tournament after beating Iceland 5-2 at Stade de France here on Sunday.Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and...

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...

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...