Hockey World League Semi-Final 2017: India Thrash Pakistan 7-1 For Third Straight Win

Hockey World League Semi-Final 2017: India Thrash Pakistan 7-1 For Third Straight Win

Hockey World League Semi-Final 2017: India Thrash Pakistan 7-1 For Third Straight Win Hockey : India confirm a quarterfinal berth in the tournament with 9 points from three wins. India thrashed Pakistan 7-1.© Hockey India Hockey : India thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 7-1 in the Hockey World League Semi-Final 2017 to earn their third straight win […]

Hockey World League Semi-Final: India Go Down 1-3 To Netherlands, To Face Malaysia In Quarters

Hockey World League Semi-Final: India Go Down 1-3 To Netherlands, To Face Malaysia In Quarters

Hockey World League Semi-Final: India Go Down 1-3 To Netherlands, To Face Malaysia In Quarters Hockey : Despite the loss in their last league stage match, India will play the quarter-final match against Malaysia as they had already qualified. India will play Malaysia in the quarter-finals on Thursday.© Hockey India India fought hard before losing […]

Virat Kohli And Yuvraj Singh Chill With Pakistani Players After The Match And It Shows Their Sporting Spirit

Virat Kohli And Yuvraj Singh Chill With Pakistani Players After The Match And It Shows Their Sporting Spirit

Virat Kohli And Yuvraj Singh Chill With Pakistani Players After The Match And It Shows Their Sporting Spirit On paper, India were clearly the better team before the Champions Trophy final started. After all, they have big names such as Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and MS Dhoni. Pakistan were the underdogs for whom beating India […]

Sania Mirza Congratulates Both India And Pakistan And Says Sport Is A Great Leveller

Sania Mirza Congratulates Both India And Pakistan And Says Sport Is A Great Leveller

Sania Mirza Congratulates Both India And Pakistan And Says Sport Is A Great Leveller Sport is indeed a great leveller and Sania Mirza knows that right. Pakistan beat India in the final to clinch the Champions Trophy for the first time. And India thrashed Pakistan in the Hockey World League semi-finals 7-1. On such a […]

Holly Holm wins first fight since defeating Ronda Rousey with head-kick KO

Holly Holm wins first fight since defeating Ronda Rousey with head-kick KO Holly Holm ended a three-fight losing streak Saturday by knocking out Bethe Correia at 1:09 of the third round in Singapore. (Getty) It’s not often that a fighter on a three-fight, 18-month losing streak is a 5-to-1 favorite, but Holly Holm proved Saturday […]

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in controversial circumstances to win blockbuster light-heavyweight rematch

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in controversial circumstances to win blockbuster light-heavyweight rematch

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev in controversial circumstances to win blockbuster light-heavyweight rematch   Ward is unbeaten in 32 fights and retained his WBO, WBA and IBF belts, but Kovalev said he was hit by a low blow and insisted that he wanted yet another rematch Andre Ward proclaimed himself the pound-for-pound world number one after […]

Pakistan upset the odds to topple rivals India and claim first-ever Champions Trophy title

Pakistan upset the odds to topple rivals India and claim first-ever Champions Trophy title

Pakistan upset the odds to topple rivals India and claim first-ever Champions Trophy title A fortnight ago, Pakistan were a ragtag cricket team. Today, Sarfraz Ahmed’s men powered their way past their fierce rivals to win by 180 runs and lift the Champions Trophy Twenty-five years after Imran Khan’s cornered tigers overcame a shambolic start […]

Hasan Ali living Champions Trophy ‘dream’

Hasan Ali living Champions Trophy ‘dream’

Hasan Ali living Champions Trophy ‘dream’ Hasan Ali : London: Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali hopes the Champions Trophy final with arch-rivals India will see him continue to live the dream he had before the competition started. The 23-year-old has been central to Pakistan’s progress since a woeful 124-run defeat by India in their tournament opener […]

Pakistan, India clash stirs 2007 World Twenty20 memories

Pakistan, India clash stirs 2007 World Twenty20 memories

Pakistan, India clash stirs 2007 World Twenty20 memories Pakistan : LONDON: Those hoping for a thrilling Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan at the Oval on Sunday may take heart from the only other occasion the arch-rivals have met in the climax of a major ICC world event. Twenty20, pioneered as a professional sport […]

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Five reasons why Pakistan can beat India in Champions Trophy final

Five reasons why Pakistan can beat India in Champions Trophy final Reasons : The game that always creates war-like situation between Pakistan and India comes again when title-holders India face Pakistan will face off in the Champions Trophy final at London’s Oval ground on Sunday. Here we take you through the five reasons why Pakistan […]

Was accused of ‘racism’: German pilot sends defamation notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways

Was accused of ‘racism’: German pilot sends defamation notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways

Was accused of ‘racism’: German pilot sends defamation notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways The alleged incident aboard a Chandigarh-Mumbai Jet flight came to light on April 26 when the cricketer posted tweets accusing Hosselin of making “racist” comments and assaulting a woman, besides abusing a physically challenged man on a domestic flight.   A former […]

Top clubs to keep powder dry in China’s window of uncertainty

Top clubs to keep powder dry in China’s window of uncertainty

Top clubs to keep powder dry in China’s window of uncertainty Another regulatory change proposed by Chinese Football Association (CFA) this week looks set to encourage a cautious approach from clubs in the new window. (Source: AP) Top clubs : Another regulatory change proposed by Chinese Football Association (CFA) this week looks set to encourage a […]

Canadian Brooke Henderson has two-shot LPGA halfway lead

Canadian Brooke Henderson has two-shot LPGA halfway lead

Canadian Brooke Henderson has two-shot LPGA halfway lead Canadian : Lydia Ko, who recently lost her world number one crown, is six shots back. Her successor, Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn, is eight off the pace. Henderson made four straight birdies from the ninth hole and looked like having a handy halfway lead until dropping shots at her […]

India vs Pakistan Final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge its humiliating defeat to India, says Imran Khan

India vs Pakistan Final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge its humiliating defeat to India, says Imran Khan

India vs Pakistan Final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge its humiliating defeat to India, says Imran Khan Pakistan  : Imran Khan feels the strategy of fielding first against other teams has worked well for Sarfraz but it won’t be the same case when they play India in the final. After suffering […]

India vs Pakistan Live Streaming World Hockey League Semi-final: When and where to watch the hockey match, live TV coverage, time in IST

India vs Pakistan Live Streaming World Hockey League Semi-final: When and where to watch the hockey match, live TV coverage, time in IST

India vs Pakistan Live Streaming World Hockey League Semi-final: When and where to watch the hockey match, live TV coverage, time in IST Before locking horns with Pakistan*India plays their second match against Canada on Saturday in their second Group B match. India is currently ranked 6th in World Hockey and they will have a psychological […]

Kidambi Srikanth through to Indonesia Super Series Final in dramatic fashion

Kidambi Srikanth through to Indonesia Super Series Final in dramatic fashion

Kidambi Srikanth through to Indonesia Super Series Final in dramatic fashion This is Kidambi Srikanth’s second consecutive Super Series Final and fourth overall with the 22nd ranked Indian reaching the final of the Singapore Open Final back in April. He has previously won the India Open Super Series in 2015. Kidambi Srikanth booked his place […]

My career flourished under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy: Yuvraj Singh

My career flourished under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy: Yuvraj Singh

My career flourished under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy: Yuvraj Singh Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh made his 300th appearance in Indian jersey when he took the field in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final match against Bangladesh. Prior to the start of the match against Bangladesh, Indian team held a presentation where Yuvraj was given a memento Ganguly.   […]

Taufik Hidayat-like HS Prannoy fells a legend in Lee Chong Wei

Taufik Hidayat-like HS Prannoy fells a legend in Lee Chong Wei

Taufik Hidayat-like HS Prannoy fells a legend in Lee Chong Wei World No.25’s stunning backhand smash stuns Lee Chong Wei and scripts 21-10, 21-18 victory   Prannoy handed Chong Wei his first loss of the year. There wasn’t much by way of cutting-edge technical inputs that Sunil Kumar could give his son HS Prannoy in this […]

India begin Hockey World League Semi-final with 4-1 win over Scotland

India begin Hockey World League Semi-final with 4-1 win over Scotland

India begin Hockey World League Semi-final with 4-1 win over Scotland India claimed their first win of the Hockey World League Semi-final after they beat Scotland 4-1 in their opening game in London. Ramandeep Singh scored two goals for India while Akashdeep and Harmanpreet Singh scored a goal each.   Scotland would have given themselves a […]

BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya suggests government intervention to sort ISL logjam

BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya suggests government intervention to sort ISL logjam

BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya suggests government intervention to sort ISL logjam Staring at a dark future, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal have found solace from the ruling BJP government with its national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya suggesting sports ministry’s intervention sort out the ISL logjam.   Concerned at the plight of Mohun Bagan and East […]

Sri Lanka need to come up with concrete plan, says Roshan Mahanama

Sri Lanka need to come up with concrete plan, says Roshan Mahanama

Sri Lanka need to come up with concrete plan, says Roshan Mahanama Roshan Mahanama believes Sri Lankan needs to reflect on their performance at Champions Trophy and come with a concrete plan to be successful in international cricket. Sri Lanka were thrown out courtesy their pathetic fielding in their match against Pakistan.   Sri Lanka were […]

Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor agree to August fight

Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor agree to August fight

Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor agree to August fight A win for Mayweather would move him ahead of former heavyweight great Rocky Marciano, who also retired with a perfect 49-0 career record.  Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, two of the most popular athletes in their respective sports, have […]

David Goffin pulls out of Wimbledon with ankle injury

David Goffin pulls out of Wimbledon with ankle injury

David Goffin pulls out of Wimbledon with ankle injury David Goffin withdrew from Wimbledon because of the nasty ankle injury he suffered at the recent French Open. Goffin was forced to retire from his third-round match at Roland Garros when his right foot became jammed beneath the rolled-up covers.   David Goffin won’t play at Wimbledon […]

Out of contract, Rahul Dravid does not attend U-19 selection meet

Out of contract, Rahul Dravid does not attend U-19 selection meet It’s learnt that Dravid is willing to coach U-19 team in the future, but wants more clarity about the role to avoid any criticism of conflict of interest. Rahul Dravid has turned down Indian cricket board’s request to be part of selection process of U-19 […]

Vijay Mallya mooting name change of Force India

Vijay Mallya mooting name change of Force India

Vijay Mallya mooting name change of Force India Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya is considering changing his Formula One team’s name to make the outfit more attractive to potential sponsors.   Force India team principal Vijay Mallya is considering a change of his Formula One team’s name. As per latest news reports Force India co-owner Vijay […]

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh hope to shed baggage

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh hope to shed baggage

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh hope to shed baggage In second semifinal, Mortaza’s side will hope to overcome the mental barrier of losing crunch matches to India at ICC events   Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza during a training session ahead of the second semifinal against India at Edgbaston. Reuters Photo Bangladesh : For good measure though, […]

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Green revolution

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Green revolution

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Green revolution Unfancied Pakistan cause the shock of the tournament, thrash favourites England by eight wickets to make CT final   Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez (left) and Babar Azam celebrate winning the Champions Trophy semifinal against England in Cardiff on Wednesday. AP Photo It was predicted to be a one-sided match. And for […]

French player arrested for restraining order breach

French player arrested for restraining order breach

French player arrested for restraining order breach Lucas Hernandez was briefly locked up for violating a court order banning him from contacting his girlfriend. Hernandez and his girlfriend were each sentenced to 31 hours of community service in February following a violent altercation. French defender Lucas Hernandez was briefly locked up for violating a court order banning him from contacting his […]

Rory McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

Rory McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

Rory McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major The storms moved in overnight and kept pounding Erin Hills through the morning, closing the course for some three hours with just two practice days remaining before the U.S. Open. No one was happier than Rory McIlroy. McIlroy won the first of his four majors in the […]

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Looks Just As Bizarre, And Fun, As It Sounds

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Looks Just As Bizarre, And Fun, As It Sounds

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Looks Just As Bizarre, And Fun, As It Sounds Even though Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was leaked way ahead of the actual official announcement, which took place during the Ubisoft E3 press conference this year, the game really is as crazy as you would expect, but in a fun […]

Watching Warriors win title provides inspiration for Raiders

Watching Warriors win title provides inspiration for Raiders

Watching Warriors win title provides inspiration for Raiders  ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – Whether they were watching on their couches like Derek Carr or at raucous Oracle Arena like Jack Del Rio, seeing a local team win a championship like the Golden State Warriors did only provides extra inspiration for the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders began […]

Penguins rout Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup finals

Penguins rout Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup finals

Penguins rout Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup finals   PITTSBURGH – The night started with a catfish throw. It ended with haymaker after haymaker – both literal and proverbial – from the ever resilient Pittsburgh Penguins. The defending champions provided an emphatic and repeated reminder of what makes them such a difficult […]

Do Nashville and Pittsburgh offer insight for Capitals to overcome negative past?

Do Nashville and Pittsburgh offer insight for Capitals to overcome negative past?

Do Nashville and Pittsburgh offer insight for Capitals to overcome negative past?  Respectfully, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan shares a different point of view than coach Barry Trotz when it comes to the team’s past failures. “I’ve had conversations with him,” MacLellan said recently. “He philosophically disagrees. We just have a different way of […]

Predators rout Penguins’ climb back into Stanley Cup Final

Predators rout Penguins’ climb back into Stanley Cup Final

Predators rout Penguins’ climb back into Stanley Cup Final   NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Predators coach Peter Laviolette heard all the questions and criticism of Pekka Rinne after the goaltender’s struggles in the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh. Well, Laviolette never thought of switching goalies. A change of scenery helped Rinne and all his Nashville teammates […]

Zadorsky focused on leading Spirit to NWSL title

Zadorsky focused on leading Spirit to NWSL title

Zadorsky focused on leading Spirit to NWSL title   Shelina Zadorsky was a “very spirited child.” That’s how her mother described her, at least. Growing up in the Ontario city of London, squared halfway between Toronto and Detroit, Zadorsky radiated energy. Nurturing a fondness for the outdoors, she quickly gravitated toward soccer. By 7 years […]

Creator gets help on way to Belmont Stakes winner’s circle

Creator gets help on way to Belmont Stakes winner’s circle

Creator gets help on way to Belmont Stakes winner’s circle A little gamesmanship, a celebrity chef added to the mix, and a stirring finish paid huge dividends all around when Creator came through in the Belmont Stakes. Credit the well-played hand to Creator’s owner Kenny Trout’s WinStar Farm. Here’s how it worked: Preakness winner Exaggerator […]

Kent Desormeaux ready for Belmont Stakes after stint in alcohol rehab

Kent Desormeaux ready for Belmont Stakes after stint in alcohol rehab

Kent Desormeaux ready for Belmont Stakes after stint in alcohol rehab   NEW YORK — Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux returned from a short stay in a drug and alcohol rehab center and was aboard Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator for a morning workout on Tuesday before the Belmont Stakes this weekend. The 46-year-old rider […]

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash TRENTON, N.J. — It sounds like the ultimate sure thing – or the ultimate sucker’s bet: Wagering money on horse races that have already happened. It’s called historical racing. The date and place of the pre-recorded races and the names of horses and jockeys […]