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Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Switzerland's Belinda Bencic
January 17, 2017 11:21 AM

Six-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams progressed to the second round of the Australian Open 2017 with a straight-set win over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic on Tuesday.

Sevilla beat Real Madrid to open up La Liga title race
January 16, 2017 01:45 PM

Sevilla ended Real Madrid's 40-game unbeaten run and threw the race for the Spanish top division title wide open by beating the league leaders 2-1 following a dramatic comeback at the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium here.

Duan Yingying gets first ever Australian Open win
January 16, 2017 12:50 PM

China's Duan Yingying registered her first ever win at the Australian Open on Monday, defeating Slovakian Rebecca Sramkova in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.

England post mammoth 350-7 against India in first ODI
January 15, 2017 06:19 PM

Jason Roy (73) and Joe Root (78) helped England post a mammoth 350 for seven in 50 overs against India in their first One-Day International (ODI) match at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

Indian hockey is back to top, feels British star Jackson
January 15, 2017 05:06 PM

 Britain's hockey star Ashley Jackson reckons that the new crop of Indian players can be lethal in the international stage and the recent success has only added to their confidence.

India U-17 football team lose to Estonia
January 15, 2017 04:32 PM

 The India U-17 football team lost to Estonia U-18 team 1-2 in the Valentin Granatkin Memorial Cup being played in Moscow, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said.

India win toss, opt to bowl vs England in ODI
January 15, 2017 01:31 PM

 Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl in the first One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

I am ready for bulk of the responsibility now: Kohli
January 14, 2017 08:03 PM

 India's new limited-overs cricket captain Virat Kohli is ready to take the majority of the responsibility and expects previous incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni to play more freely now he is not the skipper anymore.

Golfers Sujjan, Prasad qualify for Asian Tour
January 14, 2017 08:03 PM

 Indian young golfers Sujjan Singh and Arjun Prasad earned their playing rights for 2017 Asian Tour after finishing tied 13th at the final qualifiers at the Suvarnabhumi Golf and Country Club here on Saturday.

India seek fresh start under Kohli in first ODI vs England
January 14, 2017 03:13 PM

Pune, Jan 14 (IANS) A confident India under new skipper Virat Kohli will aim to start the new year with a series win in the limited-overs format, when the men-in-blue take the field against a rejuvenated England side in the first of the three-match One-day International (ODI) series here on Sunday.

Azharuddin's nomination for HCA polls rejected
January 14, 2017 01:43 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) In a setback to former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) was rejected by the returning officer on Saturday.

Juventus sign Atalanta defender Caldara
January 13, 2017 04:48 PM

Juventus have signed Atalanta defender Mattia Caldara for $15 million euros ($15.9 million) in a contract running till June 30, 2021 but he will stay with his former football club on loan till June 30, 2018.

Eighth stage of Dakar Rally cancelled after landslide
January 12, 2017 02:15 PM

The eighth stage of the Dakar Rally was cancelled after a section of the planned route was hit by a landslide in northern Argentina.

Kenyan Olympic medallist to train in Finland
January 10, 2017 02:06 PM

Olympic 400m hurdles silver medallist Boniface Tumuti Mucheru of Kenya will pitch his training camp in Finland, aiming to polish his skills ahead of the World Championships in London in August.

Dhoni one of India's best captains, says Muralitharan
January 09, 2017 07:43 PM

 Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan praised Mahendra Singh Dhoni for being one of India's best captains.

Indian singles players need better fitness: Anand Amritraj
January 08, 2017 05:12 PM

While doubles always has been a major strength of the Indian tennis, the wait for a homebred talent to make it to the latter stages of the singles event at the Chennai Open is still on.

Australia batsmen must perform in India: Vice captain Warner
January 08, 2017 05:12 PM

 Australia vice captain David Warner on Sunday said the team's batsmen need to stand up against India and will have "no excuses" when they head to India in February.

New Zealand complete T20 series sweep Vs Bangaldesh
January 08, 2017 03:11 PM

 A belligerent 41-ball 94 from Corey Anderson propelled New Zealand to a 27-run win in the last T20 against Bangladesh, sealing a 3-0 clean sweep, here on Sunday.

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