Sachin Tendulkar on covers of Wisden Cricketer’s Almanac

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who quit international cricket last year after an illustrious 24-year long career, adorns the cover of the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. The 40-year-old cricketer is the first Indian to feature on the cover of the Almanack. He was earlier chosen to feature on the cover of the second … Read more

India lose number one spot to Lanka in ICC T-20 rankings

India have lost their number one status to Sri Lanka in the latest ICC Twenty-20 rankings. Sri Lanka replaced India from the top spot, after it defeated MS Dhoni and Co. in the World T-20 final to become the new Champions. However, India’s wonder boy Virat Kohli and spinner R. Ashwin have attained their career-high … Read more

Michael Schumacher shows moments of consciousness

F1 champion Michael Schumacher is showing moments of consciousness after months in a coma. His agent Sabine Kehm said in a statement to the media that Schumacher is making progress. Doctors in France have been working to bring the seven-time champion out of a medically induced coma. On 29 December 2013, Schumacher was skiing with … Read more

4-quarter format in Hockey

Hockey will no longer be a game of two halves at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, with the sport announcing a change to a four-quarter format to broaden its appeal to broadcasters and fans. The International Hockey Federation, FIH said in a statement yesterday that four 15-minute quarters would replace the previous two 35-minute halves. … Read more

Preparations for FIFA World Cup on track in Qatar

Qatar has said that its preparations for Fifa World Cup 2022 are on track. The country’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy said that they are in the advanced stages of design work for six stadiums and five stadiums will begin the early works on foundations and construction this year. Addressing an international gathering in … Read more

India beat Pak by 7 wickets – ICC Twenty-20

India defeated their arch rivals Pakistan by 7 wickets in their opening group league game of the ICC World Cup Twenty-20 at Mirpur. Chasing the target of 131 runs, set by Pakistan, India reached the target in 18.3 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. Suresh Raina 35 and Virat Kohli 36 remain not out. … Read more

IOC chief invites IOA President Ramachandran to talk on sports in India

Indian Olympic Association, President N Ramachandran has been invited by International Olympic Committee Chief Thomas Bach on March 26 in Lausanne, apparently, to discuss the roadmap of development of sports in the country. India came out of a 14-month suspension last month only. The newly-elected IOA Executive Body was to hold its first meeting on … Read more

South India’s 1st high altitude cricket stadium inaugurated in Kerala

Kerala Governor Nikhil Kumar inaugurated south India’s first high altitude cricket stadium at Krishnagiri in Wynad district last evening. The picturesque stadium, spread over 4.4 hectares, is situated at about 2800 feet above sea level. It was constructed at a cost of 6.5 crore rupees by the Kerala Cricket Association. The stadium has all amenities … Read more

Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award to Kapil Dev

India’s first World Cup winning captain, Kapil Dev will be conferred with the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award for the year 2013. In a release, the Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI said that the award’s committee, which includes BCCI President N. Srinivasan and Secretary Sanjay Patel, met in Chennai on Wednesday … Read more

Deepak Lathore bags Gold and 2 Silver medals in Malaysia

India’s Deepak Lathore won a Gold and two Silver medals in the Boys’ 50 kilogramme category of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships today. On the opening day of the event at Penang, Malaysia, Lathore took the Gold in Snatch with a lift of 83 kg. In Clean and Jerk, he lifted 102 kg to claim the … Read more

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