Irfan eyes IPL route for sealing 2015 WC berth

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | PNS/Agencies | New Delhi

It will be a tall order to claw his way back into the Indian side in limited-overs cricket but Irfan Pathan will be aiming to make full use of the chances he will get while representing Sunrisers Hyderabad in the upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. In his bit...

Real Madrid lose at Dortmund but qualify

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | AP | DORTMUND

Real Madrid failed to score without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo and only just hung on to advance to its fourth straight Champions League semifinal after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. With its star striker on the bench because of a left-knee injury, Madrid could afford to miss an early...


Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Jamaican sprinter Simpson banned Kingston: Jamaican Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson was banned until December 20 after testing positive for a banned stimulant, a disciplinary panel announced Tuesday. The three-member panel of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission said it would soon release its reasons for issuing an 18-month ban, which begins from the...

BCCI seeks audio tapes of Dhoni, Srini statements

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

The BCCI on Wednesday moved an application before the Supreme Court seeking transcripts of audio tapes containing statements of Board President N Srinivasan and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, recorded by the Mukul Mudgal Committee which probed allegations of IPL spot and match fixing. The plea was mentioned before a bench...

Delhi lose to Baroda

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | Agencies | Mumbai

Baroda posted a 16-run win, their second on the trot in the tournament, over a depleted Delhi side with left-arm medium pacer Lukman Meriwala grabbing a five-wicket haul. Electing to bat, Baroda made 131 for 6. Chasing a modest target of 132, Delhi could only make 115 for 9 to slump...

The Masters that made McIlroy cry

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | AP | AUGUSTA (Georgia)

Rory McIlroy had one of the greatest recoveries in 2011 when he blew a four-shot lead in the final round of the Masters by shooting 80, and then bounced back two months later to set the scoring record in the U.S. Open in his first major win. His father recalled a...

Saina out in first round

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | PTI | Singapore

Saina Nehwal's poor form in international arena continued as she suffered a first round exit in the Singapore Open Super Series while P V Sindhu made her way to pre-quarterfinals after a hard-fought victory in women's singles here on Wednesday. World number eight Saina fought for an hour and two minutes...

Lefty has Masters covered, except for small change

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | AP | Augusta

There was a time around here when Phil Mickelson’s nerves were stretched so tight, you could bounce a coin off them and have it land in Atlanta. That was exactly 10 years, five majors and three green jackets ago. He arrived that week 0 for 42 in the tournaments that matter...

Athletes tend to lose focus ahead of Olympics: Heena

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

The best phase of Heena Sidhu’s career may have “begun” but the recently-crowned world number one shooter says athletes tend to lose focus ahead of Olympic Games due to problems that are not necessarily related to sports. The 24-year-old Heena recently attained the top spot in women’s 10-meter air pistol, her...

Not here to make any point: KP

Wednesday, 09 Apr 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Axed England batsman says having played all over the world for a decade, he has nothing to prove Axed from England's set-up earlier this year, Kevin Pietersen today said he will not use the upcoming Indian Premier League to "prove anything" to his detractors. A little more than two months after...


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Court proceedings end in a lighter vein

20 May 2018 | PNS

New Delhi: “Now, let us enjoy our holidays,” this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row on Saturday. The courtroom burst into a bout of laughter as Justice AK Sikri, who headed the three-judge Bench, made the jovial remark ...

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Women‚Äôs youth camp under ‚ÄėGo Rurban‚Äô series

22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

A women’s youth camp under Go Rurban camp with the objective to connect rural and urban youth together will be held at village Sijora district Dindori. The basic idea of the camp is to build a stronger bridge in order to fill the gap between rural and urban society...

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