Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis crash out of WTA Aegon International

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Top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis were ousted from the WTA Aegon International following a semifinal defeat to Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik, here on Friday. The top seeds lost 5-7 4-6 to fourth seeded French-Slovak combine in the last-four stage of the USD 31,000 WTA Premier grass court event, which is the last… Read more »

Sachin Tendulkar voted player of the 21st century

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In an online poll conducted by Cricket Australia’s website, Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has been voted the ‘Best Test player’ of the 21st century. The former India skipper got the highest number of votes to emerge on top of the list of the 100 best Test players since 2000, in a poll conducted by… Read more »

You can’t disrespect Dhoni and his achievements, says Suresh Raina

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Middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has come out in full support of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying the beleaguered Indian skipper and his achievements “can’t be shown disrespect” and that he still has a lot of cricket left in him. Man of the Match in India’s consolation win in the third and final ODI here last night,… Read more »

National kabaddi player Dolly Singh beaten up after resisting attack

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In a shocking incident that took place on June 12, but was revealed only on Wednesday, days after the horrifying episode, National Kabaddi player Dolly Singh was allegedly man handled in Kanpur by a group of 10-12 assailants. Singh, who is on the Indian Kabaddi team, was in her home village when the miscreants, with… Read more »

BCCI, Dhoni to blame

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Team India lost its first ever bilateral ODI series to Bangladesh. It is a result which reflects how much the fledgling cricketing nation has come up in the game. The greenhorn lively left-arm pace bowler, Mustafizur, titled the scales, giving the home side no end of pleasure after the team’s defeat in the World Cup… Read more »

2nd ODI Bangladesh thrash India to seal historic series win

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Bangladesh produced a clinical performance with the ball and then backed it up with the bat to claim a remarkable six-wicket victory against India in their second One-Day International (ODI) and thus clinch the three-match series 2-0 here on Sunday.Chasing a meek total of 200 in a rain-hit 47-overs-a-side match, Bangladesh scored 200 in 38… Read more »

Sachin Tendulkar’s ‘Bharat Ratna’ in trouble

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Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar’s glory has run into rough waters. According to reports, Madhya Pradesh High Court has admitted a PIL on Thursday against the iconic cricketer for mishandling his ‘Bharat Ratna’. His omnipresence in commercials led to the appeal. The high court has also assigned director assistant solicitor general to enquire whether the former… Read more »

MS Dhoni Bangladesh played really good cricket

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Outplayed by Bangladesh in the first game of the three-match ODI series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that the hosts were the better side on the day as they played some really good cricket as a unit. The spirited Bangladesh team pulled off an upset 79-run win in the first ODI to take a… Read more »

‘I want to learn from Harbhajan Singh,’ says girlfriend Geeta Basra

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Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh’s comeback in the team not only made his fans happy. Geeta Basra, his girlfriend (also a Bollywood actress), said she wanted to imbibe the same passion for work from Harbhajan. The 31-year-old actress, who will be seen in the movie ‘Second Hand Husband’ after a brief hiatus, said she admires Harbhajan… Read more »

80-year-old woman raped in West Godavari district

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80-year-old woman raped in West Godavari district

An 80-year-old woman was raped in Bhima-varam town in West Godavari district on Saturday night. The perpetrator was her 30-year-old neighbour, Puvvada Kumar. Bhimavaram police said that the victim’s granddaughter had gone to the first floor of the house, leaving the old woman behind. When she returned, she could not find her. She began searching… Read more »