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Nehra, Hussey take CSK into final

Agencies, Ranchi Veteran Mike Hussey slammed a brilliant half-century as Chennai Super Kings entered the final of the 2015 IPL by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore by three wickets in Ranchi on Friday. Chasing 140 runs to win Smith made...

Indian pugilists shine in Doha tourney

Agencies, New Delhi It turned out to be a fruitful day for Indian boxers as Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) advanced to the final, while six others entered the semis in the Doha International Tournament, a test event...

‘Humble’ Nadal receives Paris’s top honour

Agencies, Paris Rafael Nadal received Paris’s most prestigious honour, the “Grand Vermeil” on Thursday, just days before the Spanish superstar opens his bid for a 10th French Open title at Roland Garros. The 28-year-old was termed “the...

Mumbai, Chennai on war path for IPL final berth

Agencies, Mumbai With an eye on the much-awaited final, heavyweights Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) face-off in a high-voltage clash in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here on...

Messi eulogised after leading Barca to La Liga triumph

Agencies, Madrid Spain’s biggest selling sports daily Marca summed it up today’s headline after Barcelona wrapped up a fifth La Liga title in seven years and their 23rd overall yesterday: “Messi’s League”. The Argentina forward scored...

McIlroy seals record-breaking Quail Hollow win

Agencies, Charlotte Rory McIlroy underscored his status as the best golfer in the world on Sunday as he put the finishing touches to a record-shattering triumph in the US PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship. The world number one fired five birdies...

KKR beat Delhi by 13 runs at Eden

Agencies, Kolkata Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. Chasing a tricky target, Delhi Daredevils struggled to get going....

Kings humbled by Gayle, RCB bowlers

Agencies, Bengaluru Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), riding high on a hurricane century by Chris Gayle, handed out a massive 138-run defeat to a spiritless and spineless Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match and moved into the...