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India lose 1-2 to Belgium in three-nation hockey tournament

      DUSSELDORF (Germany): Indian men’s hockey teamconceded one-goal lead to go down 1-2 to Belgium in their opening match of the three-nation invitational tournament here. Despite taking a 1-0 lead in the third quarter through a splendid penalty corner conversion by Harmanpreet Singh, India conceded two goals in the final quarter to lose […]

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National captains decide world’s best

Agencies   A BBC Sport survey of the Champions Trophy captains has revealed the best batsman, bowler and wicketkeeper in the world. India skipper Virat Kohli was comfortably voted the best batsman, Australia’s Mitchell Starc claimed the bowling gong, and Kohli’s predecessor MS Dhoni is still considered the sharpest gloveman in the game. The captains […]

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BCCI Invites Applications For Post Of Head Coach, No Auto Extension for Kumble

Agencies The BCCI today invited applications for head coach’s post, sending a reminder to head coach Anil Kumble that he will not get an automatic extension after his current term expires at the end of Champions Trophy. Interested candidates can apply by May 31st and will be interviewed by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of […]

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Pakistan cricket team security boosted after Manchester attack

Agencies     BIRMINGHAM: Security for the Pakistan cricket team, which is currently in England for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017, has been tightened following the deadly terrorist attack in Manchester. The decision to boost the team’s security was made after a terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester claimed 22 lives and injured […]

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Harbhajan Singh Wants Zaheer Khan to Become Team India’s Bowling Coach

New Delhi: Ace India spinner Harbhajan Singh has put his weight behind legendary pacer Zaheer Khan to become team India’s new bowling coach. The backroom staff of the Men in Blue currently consists of a head coach (Anil Kumble) and batting coach (Sanjay Bangar) while the spot of a bowling coach is still empty. Bhajji […]

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Mumbai, Kolkata lock horns in qualifier 2 for place in finals

Kolkata Knight Riders have an abysmal 5-15 head-to-head record against Mumbai Indians. Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders would be eager to avenge their twin defeats in the league stage when they face old foes Mumbai Indians in the IPL Qualifer 2 in Bengaluru on Friday. KKR have an abysmal 5-15 head-to-head record against Mumbai Indians, […]

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unrisers Hyderabad entered the 10th season of the Indian Premier League as defending champions and started with aplomb by crushing the finalists of 2016, Royal Challengers Bangalore, by 35 runs. Their 2017 season, however, hasn’t been as spectacular as the previous one. Except for David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan and occasionally the likes of Yuvraj Singh […]

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Brazil Stay Top, India Break Into Top 100 at FIFA Rankings

Zurich: Brazil remain top of the latest FIFA world rankings published on Thursday which remain largely unchanged. India on the Other hand gained one position and jumped up to number 100 after 21 years. The Indian men’s football team on Thursday climbed to the 100th spot in the latest FIFA world rankings — their best […]

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Kashmiri martial art player bags Gold in Armenia.

Armenia: Kashmiri martial art player, Ajaz Hassan has bagged gold medal in the International Wushu Championship held in Armenia. Ajaz Hassan of Allochi Bagh Srinagar participated in International Wushu Championship-2017 that was held at Armenia in Europe from April 21 to 24 in which 10 countries participated. Ajaz bagged gold medal in 80-kg senior men’s […]

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coaching camps to be organized by  State cricket academy.

Srinagar:State Cricket Academy that will be JK’s first cricket academy run by the J&K State Sports Council will conduct its maiden coaching cum fitness camp from May 8. First of its kind, the coaching camp will be held exclusively for the U-16 age group cricketers. “The 21-day programme to be conducted at Srinagar’s Bakhshi Stadium […]

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