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Ruthless India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

Agencies, PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and paceman Mohammed Shami combined to help India crush Sri Lanka inside three days by an innings and 171 runs in the third and final test to complete a 3-0 series sweep today. The...

Jhajharia, Sardar recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Agencies, New Delhi Rio Paralympic gold medalist javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh have been recommended for this year’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, while for Arjuna...

Cricket Australia agree A$500m pay deal

Agencies, Melbourne Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association announced they had agreed a new pay deal “in principle” today, finally ending an acrimonious dispute that threatened a tour of Bangladesh and this year’s...

Sharapova withdraws from Stanford Classic with injury

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Stanford Classic ahead of her second round match today due to soreness in her left arm, the former world number one said. Sharapova, who was competing in her fourth tournament back after a 15-month doping...

India crush Windies by 105 runs

Agencies, Trinidad Opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane notched a century, captain Virat Kohli scored 87 and India crushed West Indies by 105 runs in a lopsided one-day international in Trinidad. Rahane compiled 103 and shared in an opening stand...

Serena will be ranked 700 if she plays men’s circuit : John McEnroe

Agencies, Johannesburg Tennis legend John McEnroe has claimed that Serena Williams, who is the best player of her gender, would be ranked 700 in the men’s circuit. The seven-time major champion, speaking as part of a tour to promote his new...

South Africa name three uncapped players for England series

Agencies, London South Africa have named three uncapped players in their squad for the four-match test series against England next month, including in-form opener Heino Kuhn. All-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo, who played in the recent 2-1 Twenty20...

PV Sindhu storms into quarters

Agencies, Sydney Rio Olympic Silver shuttler PV SIndhu stormed into the quarter finals of the ongoing Australia Open Super Series badminton tournament after thrashing Chinese Chen Xiaoxin, in straight sets of here today. The World number three,...