India down Belgium to set up Pakistan semifinal in Champions Trophy
Bhubaneswar: Breathtaking hockey at the Kalinga Stadium followed ecstatic scenes on and off the pitch as India came from behind to beat world No. 4 Belgium in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Thursday to set up a date with arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-finals.
It was Indian resilience that came to the fore as after initial hiccups they looked like playing for an outright victory instead of going through the agony of another penalty shootout ... Read More
Hockey Champions Trophy: India Beat Netherlands for First Time in 18 Years
Bhubaneswar: An inspired India registered their first win over the Netherlands in 18 years when they stunned the World Cup and Olympic silver medallists 3-2 in a high-voltage encounter to finish third in Pool B at the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Tuesday. (Match Highlights)
The win not only broke India's two match losing streak, but also helped the Sardar Singh and Co break their 18-year jinx against the mighty Dutch. India last defeated the ... Read More
Australia beat India by 48 runs in first Test thriller
India virtually snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, slumping to an agonising 48-run loss in the pulsating first cricket Test against Australia despite captain Virat Kohli’s gallant second successive hundred in the match in Adelaide on Saturday.
Chasing a competitive target of 364, India were cruising along comfortably at 242/2 before the hosts staged a dramatic comeback to grab eight wickets for 73 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.
The Indians folded ... Read More
FIRST OF ITS KIND WOMEN’S SEMINAR STARTS FROM MONDAY
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NEW DELHI: Hot on the heels of India’s third successive triumph in the just-concluded SAFF Championship in Pakistan, a first-of-its-kind FIFA Women’s Regional Development Seminar and India Development Workshop will be taking centre stage from Monday, December 15 till Wednesday, December 17 at the Radisson Blu Dwarka, in New Delhi.
Aimed at developing football for women in not only India but South Asia along with formulating a long term plan, structure and format for ... Read More
Adelaide Test: Captain Kohli keeps India in the game with a roaring ton
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Adelaide: Captain Virat Kohli scored a rousing century after being struck on the helmet with a bouncer to guide India past the follow-on mark on day three of the first Test against Australia in Adelaide on Thursday.
Standing in for injured regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kohli's 115 helped push the tourists within 148 runs of Australia's first innings total of 517-7, with the hosts declaring before the start of play at Adelaide Oval.
Paceman ... Read More
Ranji Trophy: J&K upsets Mumbai
Jammu and Kashmir notched up a stunning four-wicket triumph over 40-time champions Mumbai in th Group A Ranji Trophy cricket opener at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday
Jammu & Kashmir performed a giant-killing act for posterity to look back with pride. The Ranji Trophy minnows showed sufficient skill and character in the batting and bowling departments on way to score a stunning win against 40-time champion Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy Group `A’ league match at ... Read More
Kerala beat Pune 1-0, book semifinal spot
KOCHI: Iain Hume's 23rd minute goal proved the decisive winner as Kerala Blasters beat FC Pune City by a solitary goal and book a semifinal spot in the Hero Indian Super League on Tuesday.
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By virtue of the win, the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned side collected 19 points after their last league engagements, to be at third spot behind Chennaiyin FC (23 points) and Goa FC (21 points with one match at ... Read More
Ranji: Yuvraj slams a brisk ton; Uthappa, Mayank shine
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Bengaluru: After gaining a slender 16-run first innings lead, Karnataka batted themselves into a position of strength by making 247 for four in their second essay against Tamil Nadu on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A league match here Tuesday.
Tamil Nadu, who were 240 for five overnight, collapsed to 274 all out with seamer Aravind Sreenath picking up three of the five wickets to come away with a ... Read More
Dhoni to miss first Test, Kohli to lead India
Adelaide, Dec 8, 2014, (IANS)
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will miss the first Commonwealth Bank Test against Australia due to a thumb injury. PTI file photo
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will miss the first Commonwealth Bank Test against Australia due to a thumb injury.
Dhoni batted and bowled at India's training session Sunday here, but he is not yet ready to keep wickets in a Test.
Virat Kohli confirmed Monday he will lead the side Tuesday, when ... Read More
India slump to second straight defeat, lose 2-4 to Argentina
BHUBANESWAR: India squandered their hard-earned lead on two occasions as they slumped to their second successive defeat losing 2-4 to World Cup bronze medallists Argentina in the Hero Champions Trophy on Sunday.
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India's perennial problem, their fragile backline came to hurt them again as their lead didn't even last a minute on both the occasions in the second Pool B match of the day, played in-front of 7000 strong capacity ... Read More