Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Megha Muthukumar of Tamil Nadu and Aarja Chakraborty of West Bengal scripted upset wins en route to the girls singles quarter-finals of the Karle Infra ATF under-14 Asian junior ranking tennis tournament here Wednesday. Megha prevailed over the fifth seed K. Sai Shivani of Andhra Pradesh 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) in a marathon tie lasting nearly three hours
IPL chairman and BCCI vice president Rajiv Shukla is very sad and disheartened on Sahara pulling out from the IPL due to financial differences with the board
Kampala (Uganda), May 22 (IANS) Serbia-born Sredojevic Milutin has been confirmed as the new coach of Uganda's national football team.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Former Ranji cricket player Baburao Yadav, arrested in the IPL spot fixing scandal, had planned to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with the help of one of the arrested bookies, police said Wednesday. Yadav, who was arrested Monday was taken to Bangladesh by the bookie Sunil Bhatia in 2009 to introduce him to some of his contacts who could help Yadav play in the BPL, said a police official. The official shared the information after it was revealed by Yadav and Bhatia, who is already in police custody.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Cameron White won the toss and elected to bat against Rajasthan Royals in the Eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone, says sports was pure and clean during her father's time. She rues how malpractices such as spot-fixing can give any sport a bad name
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club, Real Sociedad have confirmed that coach Philippe Montanier will leave the club at the end of the current season. The side from the Basque city of San Sebastian issued a communique Tuesday in which they admit Montainier has turned down the club's offer of a new contract, reports Xinhua.
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 22 (IANS) The president of the world motorsport governing body, Federation Internationale de I' Automobile (FIA), Jean Todt is scheduled to visit Botswana in August, Botswana Motorsport Association (BMSA) has confirmed.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday blamed Sahara Adventure Sports Limited for the failure of the arbitration and said the body "cannot be held responsible" for the breakdown of the process. Sahara, who own the Pune Warriors India franchise, pulled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday due to BCCI's refusal to bring down the franchise fee for the
Hull (England), May 22 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal reached the pre-quarterfinals at the Allam British Open Squash Championships after edging out Denmark's Line Hansen in the longest match of the tournament so far. World No.15 Pallikal and her Danish opponent battled it out for 76 minutes before the Indian scraped through with a 13-11, 14-16, 11-6, 8-11, 11-4 result at Ponterfact, about fifty miles from here.