Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more

    Annu, Monika dropped from Asian Games squad

    Annu, Monika dropped from Asian Games squad


    Javelin-thrower Annu and 1500m runner Monika were dropped from the athletics squad after their performance in the confirmatory trials was found to be unsatisfactory by the selection...

    Javelin-thrower Annu and 1500m runner Monika were dropped from the athletics squad after their performance in the confirmatory trials was found to be unsatisfactory by the selection committee
    Virat Kohli slams critics of 'team selection'

    Virat Kohli slams critics of 'team selection'


    Kohli has made 37 changes in 37 Tests as captain and that trend looks set to continue when India meet England in a must-win third Test here from...

    Kohli has made 37 changes in 37 Tests as captain and that trend looks set to continue when India meet England in a must-win third Test here from Saturday.
    Kohli urges to adopt 'backs to the wall' mentality

    Kohli urges to adopt 'backs to the wall' mentality


    India captain Virat Kohli said "the only option is to win this game" as he urged his side to make a virtue of their dire position heading into the third Test against England. India will start Saturday's fixture at Nottingham's Trent Bridge 2-0 down in a...

    India captain Virat Kohli said "the only option is to win this game" as he urged his side to make a virtue of their dire position heading into the third Test against England. India will start Saturday's fixture at Nottingham's Trent Bridge 2-0 down in a five-match series after a narrow loss at Edgbaston was followed by a thumping innings and 159-run defeat at Lord's last week.
    Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad

    Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad


    The move was widely expected following media reports earlier in the week claiming the five-time Ballon d'Or winner had asked to be excused from the country's four remaining friendlies in...

    The move was widely expected following media reports earlier in the week claiming the five-time Ballon d'Or winner had asked to be excused from the country's four remaining friendlies in 2018.
    Asian Games: India women shuttlers handed tough draw in team event

    Asian Games: India women shuttlers handed tough draw in team event


    Indian team, which won a bronze medal in the last edition at Incheon, will face top seeds Japan in the quarterfinals after receiving a first-round bye. The team events begin on...

    Indian team, which won a bronze medal in the last edition at Incheon, will face top seeds Japan in the quarterfinals after receiving a first-round bye. The team events begin on Sunday.
    Fighting tears, Mumbai cricket fraternity bids Wadekar goodbye

    Fighting tears, Mumbai cricket fraternity bids Wadekar goodbye


    As the truck, carrying their 'captain' Ajit Wadekar's body arrived in front of the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, a horde of supporters thronged to pay their last respects to one of the most famous exponents of a club famed for churning out Test cricketers on a...

    As the truck, carrying their 'captain' Ajit Wadekar's body arrived in front of the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, a horde of supporters thronged to pay their last respects to one of the most famous exponents of a club famed for churning out Test cricketers on a regular basis at one point.
    Ace archer Deepika ready for Asian Games after recovering from fever

    Ace archer Deepika ready for Asian Games after recovering from fever


    Down with fever for five days, the Commonwealth Games twin gold medallist's departure was delayed, with the archery contingent leaving on August...

    Down with fever for five days, the Commonwealth Games twin gold medallist's departure was delayed, with the archery contingent leaving on August 14.
    Asian Games: Indian grandmother leads elderly charge for bridge gold

    Asian Games: Indian grandmother leads elderly charge for bridge gold


    Rita Choksi says yoga and breathing exercises have kept her sharp as the Indian grandmother goes for gold at the age of 79 -- just one of many elderly contenders in the Asian Games bridge...

    Rita Choksi says yoga and breathing exercises have kept her sharp as the Indian grandmother goes for gold at the age of 79 -- just one of many elderly contenders in the Asian Games bridge competition.
    Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne out for three months with knee injury

    Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne out for three months with knee injury


    De Bruyne, who came on as a substitute in City's 2-0 victory over Arsenal in their first league match of the season last weekend, suffered the injury in training this...

    De Bruyne, who came on as a substitute in City's 2-0 victory over Arsenal in their first league match of the season last weekend, suffered the injury in training this week.
    Badminton squad looks stronger than ever before: Gopichand

    Badminton squad looks stronger than ever before: Gopichand


    Since the first edition of the Games in New Delhi in 1951, India have won only bronze medals. No silvers and no gold. The Chief National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand spoke exclusively to TimesofIndia.com from Jakarta about the chances of a rich haul...

    Since the first edition of the Games in New Delhi in 1951, India have won only bronze medals. No silvers and no gold. The Chief National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand spoke exclusively to TimesofIndia.com from Jakarta about the chances of a rich haul of medals for India's shuttlers at the 2018 Asian Games.
    England recall Stokes for 3rd Test against India

    England recall Stokes for 3rd Test against India


    All-rounder Stokes was added to England's 13-man squad on Tuesday, just hours after being acquitted on a charge of affray at Bristol Crown Court. He replaced Sam...

    All-rounder Stokes was added to England's 13-man squad on Tuesday, just hours after being acquitted on a charge of affray at Bristol Crown Court. He replaced Sam Curran.
    Emirates Cricket Board to host Asia Cup

    Emirates Cricket Board to host Asia Cup


    The event was originally scheduled in India with BCCI playing the hosts but Pakistan's participation was an issue considering the prevailing political situation between the neighbouring...

    The event was originally scheduled in India with BCCI playing the hosts but Pakistan's participation was an issue considering the prevailing political situation between the neighbouring countries.
    Esow wins India's first world track cycling medal

    Esow wins India's first world track cycling medal


    Teenager Esow Alben has made the world take notice of Indian cycling this time. On Thursday, the 17-year-old won the country's maiden medal in track cycling at the world level by claiming silver in the Men's Keirin event of the UCI Junior Track Cycling...

    Teenager Esow Alben has made the world take notice of Indian cycling this time. On Thursday, the 17-year-old won the country's maiden medal in track cycling at the world level by claiming silver in the Men's Keirin event of the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland. Esow was only 0.017 seconds adrift of Czech Republic's Jakub Stastny, who secured gold in the pulsating final few seconds of the race.
    Leander Paes' absence is big blow for us: India coach Zeeshan Ali

    Leander Paes' absence is big blow for us: India coach Zeeshan Ali


    Ali said he tried his best to convince Paes to change his mind but the 18-time Grand Slam champion eventually decided against coming to Palembang after expressing his disappointment over selectors not picking a doubles specialist to play with...

    Ali said he tried his best to convince Paes to change his mind but the 18-time Grand Slam champion eventually decided against coming to Palembang after expressing his disappointment over selectors not picking a doubles specialist to play with him.
    Tendulkar terms Wadekar's demise as irreparable, personal loss

    Tendulkar terms Wadekar's demise as irreparable, personal loss


    "This is an irreparable loss. I will say it is a personal loss. People know Wadekar sir as a great cricketer, but I was fortunate enough to see him as a great cricketer as well as a wonderful person. For me he was very important. Over the years our...

    "This is an irreparable loss. I will say it is a personal loss. People know Wadekar sir as a great cricketer, but I was fortunate enough to see him as a great cricketer as well as a wonderful person. For me he was very important. Over the years our relationship grew stronger," Sachin Tendulkar said.
    India eye Asian Games glory after topsy-turvy build-up

    India eye Asian Games glory after topsy-turvy build-up


    The build-up has been signature chaos with complaints and even court cases about selection matters, usual controversies over the size of the contingent which came to 804 -- athletes and officials combined, and not to forget, the credentials of the...

    The build-up has been signature chaos with complaints and even court cases about selection matters, usual controversies over the size of the contingent which came to 804 -- athletes and officials combined, and not to forget, the credentials of the travelling officials.
    Desperate India set for reshuffle in do-or-die Test

    Desperate India set for reshuffle in do-or-die Test


    For Indian team, the Trent Bridge Test will be their last chance to save the series after being outplayed in the first two Test matches -- by 31 runs Edgbaston and innings and 159 runs at the...

    For Indian team, the Trent Bridge Test will be their last chance to save the series after being outplayed in the first two Test matches -- by 31 runs Edgbaston and innings and 159 runs at the Lord's.
    Kerala Floods: Sport stars pitch in to spread awareness

    Kerala Floods: Sport stars pitch in to spread awareness


    Prominent Indian sportpersons have started pitched in to help by spreading awareness about the tragedy as well as the effort needed for the relief and rescue...

    Prominent Indian sportpersons have started pitched in to help by spreading awareness about the tragedy as well as the effort needed for the relief and rescue work.
    Rishabh Pant set to make debut in third Test

    Rishabh Pant set to make debut in third Test


    Dinesh Karthik's batting form has been woeful for the series and the practice session on Thursday suggested that Pant would make his debut on Saturday. "You will only know about Pant at 11am on Saturday," coach Ravi Shastri said, trying to make it sound...

    Dinesh Karthik's batting form has been woeful for the series and the practice session on Thursday suggested that Pant would make his debut on Saturday. "You will only know about Pant at 11am on Saturday," coach Ravi Shastri said, trying to make it sound as vague as possible.