ICC suspends Pune curator Pandurang Salgaonkar for anti-corruption code breach

New Delhi, MArch 6: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Pandurang Salgaonkar, Maharashtra Cricket Association’s pitch curator, for failing to report an approach of pitch manipulation, ahead of an India-New Zealand ODI in Pune late last year. “Salgaonkar was…

Manu Bhaker wins second gold at Shooting World CupSports

Manu Bhaker wins second gold at Shooting World Cup

Guadalajara (Mexico), March 6 : The sensational Manu Bhaker, all of 16, shot her way to a second successive gold medal in a mixed team event as India consolidated their position at the top in the ISSF World Cup in…

Manu Bhaker shoots gold in  Women’s 10m Air PistolSports

Manu Bhaker shoots gold in Women’s 10m Air Pistol

NEW DELHI, MArch 5: Manu Bhaker, who recently earned a quota place for the Beunos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games scheduled for October, won a sensational gold in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol, to put India firmly on top of…

Football flows like blood in Northeast, says Renedy SinghSports

Football flows like blood in Northeast, says Renedy Singh

NEW DELHI, MArch 5: Northeast has been the hub of Indian football for over two decades and former India international Renedy Singh says the sport “flows like blood in everyone’s veins in the region”. Aizawl FC took it one step…

Free kick king Messi proves he has mastered the artSports

Free kick king Messi proves he has mastered the art

BARCELONA, MArch 5: Lionel Messi in full flow is one of the most exhilarating sights in football and a threat that puts defences on red alert, but the Barcelona talisman has become just as dangerous from dead ball situations too.…

Manchester City too good for cautious ChelseaSports

Manchester City too good for cautious Chelsea

MANCHESTER, March 5: Manchester City’s relentless run towards the Premier League title continued as they opened up an 18-point lead by inflicting more damage on Chelsea’s chances of a top-four finish with a 1-0 home win on Sunday. Bernardo Silva…

Rashid Khan becomes youngest captain in international cricketSports

Rashid Khan becomes youngest captain in international cricket

NEW DELHI, MArch 4: At 19 years and 165 days of age, highly-rated Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, the No. 1 Twenty20 International bowler, on Sunday became the youngest captain in the history of international cricket. The World’s No. 2 ODI…

Italy international footballer  Davide Astori found deadSports

Italy international footballer Davide Astori found dead

ROME, MArch 4: Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori…

Ronaldo passes 300 La Liga goals in Real win over GetafeSports

Ronaldo passes 300 La Liga goals in Real win over Getafe

MADRID, March 4: Cristiano Ronaldo became only the second player ever to score 300 goals in La Liga as his double fired Real Madrid to a 3-1 victory over 10-man Getafe on Saturday. Gareth Bale opened the scoring at the…

India beat Pakistan to win Snooker Team World CupSports

India beat Pakistan to win Snooker Team World Cup

Doha, March 3: The Indian combine of Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra staged a remarkable recovery to pip Pakistan in the final of the inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup. After being 0-2 down in the best-of-five final played last…