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Balbir Singh Sr: A hockey legend who held the Indian flag high

BY DEBAYAN MUKHERJEE Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The old adage goes give him an inch and he'll take a mile. As a prolific goalscorer,...

Naomi Osaka becomes world’s highest-paid female athlete

London, May 23 (IANS) Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the highest paid female athlete in the world, topping American great Serena Williams. According...

Umpires to consider wearing gloves when handling ball: ICC guidelines

Dubai, May 22 (IANS) The ICC has given out guidelines as cricket moves towards resumption after being halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

A hamstring injury, Kohli’s complaint & tears that led to WC glory – ‘Ben...

BY AAKASH KUMAR New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) England's journey to the elusive 50-over World Cup title in 2019 can be described as the...

Sania Mirza becomes 1st Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday became the first Indian to win the Fed Cup Heart Award. Sania was...

Tripura man’s online chess tourney is big hit in corona time

BY SUJIT CHAKRABORTY Agartala, May 11 (IANS) To keep ennui away in the Covid-19-induced times, Tripura-based engineer Nirmal Das has organised 71 international online...

A sliver of hope

BY YAJURVINDRA SINGH The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given the cricketing world a sliver of hope. They have scheduled a series...

Janani, Vrinda represent new wave of female umpires in India: Burns

Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Veteran ICC umpire coach Denis Burns is delighted with the promotion of Janani Narayanan and Vrinda Rathi to the ICC...

Prez Kovind, Om Birla, Mamata condole Chuni Goswami’s death

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla condoled the passing away of legendary former India football...

Hats off to the 11 gems of Indian Test bowling

BY YAJURVINDRA SINGH In cricket, batsmen are the ones who are mostly looked at as superstars. The bowlers are appreciated and recognised for their...