New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Jaypee Sports International, promoters of Indian Grand Prix, Wednesday rubbished European media reports that the race might be dropped by the Formula One organisers in 2014. Askari Zaidi, JPSI spokesperson, said: "Some international news organisations are trying to spread rumours that JPSI may not host 2014 Indian
London, June 19 (IANS) Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes, who turned 40 on June 17, has been seeded fourth with Czech partner Radek Stepanek in the men's doubles competition at Wimbledon which starts Monday. Another veteran Mahesh Bhupathi with Austrian Julian Knowle has been seeded eighth while Rohan Bopanna, with Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin, has been seeded 14th. In the women's doubles category, Sania Mirza has been seeded sixth with American partner Liezel Huber.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday rewarded media manager R.N. Baba for keeping the media at bay in the Champions Trophy by asking him to stay with the India team on its forthcoming tour the West Indies for the tri-series.
London, June 19 (IANS) South Africa riding on crucial knocks from David Miller and Rory Kleinveldt posted 175 all out in 38.4 overs against England in the first semifinal of the Champions Trophy at The Oval here Wednesday. Miller (56 not out) and Kleinveldt (43) shared a superb 95-run stand for the ninth wicket after South Africa were reduced to 80 for eight
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) is likely to appoint Germany's Peter Engel as the head coach of the national team. The position has been lying vacant since the 2012 London Olympics.
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Hyderabad-based PVP Group Wednesday became the first franchise of the proposed $1 million Indian Badminton League (IBL). PVP Group chairman Prasad V. Potluri said: "We are extremely delighted with our association with the Indian Badminton League.
Cardiff, June 19 (IANS) Former captain Sanath Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka will target the Indian bowlers during the Champions Trophy semifinal slated for Thursday at the Sophia Gardens here.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the right to life and personal liberty guaranteed under the constitution was available not only to the people of India but also to foreign nationals present on its soil at any given point of time.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Indian golfer Sharmila Nicollet has been forced to withdraw from Allianz Ladies Slovak Open owing to an injured foot. She has been playing with injuries to her toes which have aggravated over a period of time.
London, June 19 (IANS) England opted to field against South Africa in the first semifinal of the Champions Trophy at the Kennington Oval here Wednesday. South Africa: Colin Ingram, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers (captain), JP Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Chris Morris, Rory Kleinveldt, Lonwabo Tsotsobe