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ICC World Cup 2015: India bow out; Australia storm into WC final

Agencies, Sydney India’s glorious run at the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup today came to a tragic end as the MS Dhoni-led side lost to co-hosts Australia by 95 runs in the second semi-final of the mega sports spectacle here. Chasing a mammoth...

Azarenka through at Miami to face Jankovic

Agencies, Miami Two-time Miami Open winner Victoria Azarenka defeated Spain’s Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-1, 6-3 on Wednesday to set up a second round meeting with Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic. Former world number one Azarenka made her name with...

Badminton: Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen to enter India Open quart

Agencies, New Delhi HS Prannoy created the biggest upset of the day when he outplayed top seed and tournament favourite Jan O Jorgensen to advance into the quarter-finals of the Yonex Sunrise India Open here today. At a high-octane match played...

No immediate retirement plans for Dhoni

Agencies, Sydney Amidst speculations over his retirement following India’s ouster from the World Cup, Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said he is yet to take a call on his future. The Men In Blue bowed out of the showpiece event...

Australia beat defending champions India by 95 runs

Sydney: Australia beat defending champions India by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. India were all out at 233 runs against Australia’s 328 score.

Humpy cruises to quarterfinals; Harika loses to Kostenuik

Agencies, Sochi (Russia) Continuing with her winning ways, Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy cruised into the quarterfinals of the World Women’s Chess Championship after defeating Russian GM Alisa Galliamova in the second game of the third...

Sania Mirza jumped to career-best rank of three

Agencies, New Delhi Following her recent win at BNP Paribas Open title with Matina Hingis, tennis star Sania Mirza jumped to her career-best rank of three in the doubles event. According to the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings...

Sharapova: My Russian heritage is non-negotiable

Agencies, London Maria Sharapova’s life-changing move from Siberia to Florida as a seven-year-old propelled her on a path to fame and fortune but she says she would never turn her back on her mother country. It is sometimes easy to forget...