New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia who won gold in the men's javelin throw, F46 event at the Rio.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept 14: Lionel Messi hogged the limelight with an excellent hat trick as Barcelona kicked off their Champions League campaign in a resounding fashion, thrashing Celtic 7-0 in the opening game of the European competition at Camp Nou.
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept.14: Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia left an inedible mark in the annals of Indian sports history, becoming the first athlete from the country to win two gold medals at the Paralympics when he won the top honour in the men's F46 category on Tuesday.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept 14: Former West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy has lashed out at his country's cricket board in the immediate aftermath of the sacking of head coach Phil Simmons, shortly before the Caribbean team's series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
New Delhi [India]: Asserting that spin will play a huge factor in the upcoming tour to India, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has admitted that some of his batsmen will face a tough challenge against Ravichandran Ashwin and other Indian spinners during the three-match series, starting from September 22 in Kanpur.
Johannesburg [South Africa]: Controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has played down the seriousness of a hip injury he sustained during the recently-concluded US Open, saying he feels ready to play this week's Davis Cup World Group play-off.
New Delhi,[India] Sept.13: India is all set to host the third edition of the Track Asia Cup 2016 here at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex Velodrome from September 14 to September 16.
New Delhi [India], Sept.13: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that Eoin Morgan's decision to pull out of the upcoming tour to Bangladesh was a `courageous` one.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.13: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has admitted that he heaved a sigh of relief after escaping the tour to England relatively unscathed, as he described the tour to be `one of the toughest exams` of his life.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.13: The verdict on Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova's appeal against her two-year doping ban will be issued in the first week of October, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said.
London [England], Sept 12: England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has pulled out of the forthcoming tour of Bangladesh due to concerns about security, ending weeks of uncertainty over his participation.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept 12: While praising his side's performance in the limited-overs series in Sri Lanka, Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has stated that players' exploits with the white-ball in the subcontinent will be taken into considered before the much-anticipated tour of India next year.
New Delhi [India], Sept.11: Discarding the previously used zonal method, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to pick the national selectors for the senior, junior and women's selection panels through an interview process.
Brisbane [Australia], Sept.11: Cameron Bancroft smashed an unbeaten half-century as Australia A claimed a three-wicket win over India A in the fourth and final day of the first four-day Quadrangular A series game at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.11: German tennis player Angelique Kerber has solidified her place as World No.1 after lifting her maiden US Open title in the women's singles category at Flushing Meadows on Sunday.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept.11: England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is likely to take over as ODI captain for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh, with Eoin Morgan expected to confirm his withdrawal from the series due to security concerns.
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept.10: Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has heaped praise on Pakistan by describing them as `fighters` after they managed to end their tour on a high note with a crushing nine-wicket win over Eoin Morgan's side in the lone T20 match at Old Trafford.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.10: Pep Guardiola enjoyed victory over his old nemesis Jose Mourinho as Manchester City clinched a 2-1 victory over Manchester United in their fourth Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Saturday.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on becoming the first Indian high jumper to win a Gold Medal at the Rio Paralympic Games-2016.
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept 10: Issuing a scathing attack on Shashank Manohar, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chairman Anurag Thakur on Saturday accused the ICC chairman of abandoning the board when it needed him the most like a 'captain of the sinking ship'.
New Delhi, Sept.10: Ace Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Saturday pulled out of the forthcoming Davis Cup tie against Spain, citing that he has been asked to rest his injured knee.
Dubai [UAE], Sept.10: India star batsman Virat Kohli continues to remain on top of the latest T20I batsman rankings while Australia's Glenn Maxwell made a huge jump to reach a career-best third position.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept.10: Following a 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in the two match T20 series, Australia stand-in skipper David Warner has lauded his side's gritty performance saying that it was pleasing to see `scrappy cricket` from the limited-overs unit.
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Sept. 10: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar who missed getting a medal at the recent Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by a whisker, on Saturday praised Paralympians Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati for winning gold and bronze medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed India's Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati for bagging a gold and bronze respectively at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept.10: Mariyappan Thangavelu scripted history at the ongoing Rio Paralympics, becoming the first Indian para-athlete to bag a gold medal in the men's high jump-T42 finals on day two of the prestigious tournament at the Olympic Stadium.
Colombo [Sri Lanka]: Australia spoiled Tillakaratne Dilshan's farewell by claiming a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka to make a clean sweep in the two-match T20 series in Colombo.
New Delhi [India], Sept 9: Aggressive, cavalier, dangerous, and unabashedly flamboyant - these are but a few adjectives that pop into one's mind when one thinks of Christopher Henry Gayle, a man both feared and admired by his competition.
Dubai [UAE], Sept. 9: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that it will present the Test Championship mace to Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on 21st September.
New York [USA], Sept.9: World number one Serena Williams' quest for a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title at the ongoing US Open came to an end as she suffered a straight-sets defeat at the hands of Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic in the semi-finals of the women's singles event here on Friday.