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New Delhi: Indian cricket Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu are recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the nation’s highest sporting honour. Once the sports ministry accepts the committee’s recommendation, Kohli will become the third Indian cricketer after legendary cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni. The 29-year-old batsman currently has 6147 …

San Francisco: Micro-blogging platform Twitter will now show live streams and broadcasts right on top of your timeline. “We’re making it easier to find and watch live broadcasts. Now, when accounts you follow go live, the stream will appear right at the top of your timeline,” the company tweeted. The new feature will include breaking news, …

[nextpage title=”next” ]   “Dada, Dada, Dada.” For any cricketing fan who has been to the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and has watched a cricket match in the early 2000s, such cheers should be reminiscent with the game. The atmosphere of Eden Gardens used to be electrifying each time Sourav Chandidas Ganguly walked into the …

United Nations: Cricket is a symbol of hope for treasure in Afghanistan that is now battered by terrorism springing from safe havens in Pakistan, according to India’s UN Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin. The immortal lines of the Sufi mystic poet Rumi, “Where there is ruin, there is also hope for treasure”, is the source of resilience …

Donghae City (South Korea): Defending Champions India continued their winning performance as they beat World No.8 China 3-1 in their second round-robin match at the fifth Women’s Asian Champions Trophy at the Sunrise Stadium here on Wednesday. India had earlier beaten Japan 4-1 in their opening match on Sunday. It was experienced forward Vandana Katariya who …

New Delhi: What else a batsman can do other than performing well to get a national call-up? It seems performance is not the basis of selection when it comes to talented Mayank Agarwal. It would not be harsh to say that the selection committee comprising of MSK Prasad, Sarandeep Singh and Devang Gandhi has made …

Lucknow: Ranji Trophy 2017-18, the most celebrated domestic Cricket tournament in India, came to an end on January 1 with Vidarbha registering an historic title victory with a 9-wicket win. During the tournament, the country witnessed some exceptional talents coming to the fore with a never seen before kind of confidence and temperament. Some very …

Indore: The less-fancied Vidarbha secured its place in the history by winning the maiden Ranji Trophy title here on Monday. The Faiz Fazal-led side defeated the favourites Delhi comprehensively by nine wickets in the final played at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here. The victory came at the stroke of stumps on the 4th day of …