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Sachin, Sourav enthused by ISL success
Mumbai: Displaying their old camaraderie when they used to clobber bowlers into submission, cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were enthused by the success of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL).With the Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC and Ganguly co-owned Atletico de Kolkata slogging it out in the middle in the maiden ISL final—billed as a clash between the two...
Superseries Finals: Saina loses in semis   
Dubai: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal lost 21-11, 13-21, 9-21 to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the semifinal of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex.World No.4 Saina had a very good start in the first game but the 2014 Asian Games bronze medallist Tai produced an array of deceptive drop shots and combated Saina's smashes...
Morgan named England ODI captain   
London: Alastair Cook has been dropped from the England squad for next year's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand with Eoin Morgan taking over as captain, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Saturday.Opener Cook, who has been woefully out of form with the bat but will remain Test captain, had widely been expected to lose the one-day captaincy but would have had...
'ISL final will be biggest game in India yet'   
Mumbai: Former England goalkeeper and head coach of Kerala Blasters FC David James has described the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) to be played on Saturday to be the biggest ever game in India yet.The Blasters would be facing Atletico de Kolkata for the title here at DY Patil Stadium after the Kerala outfit made it to the final by beating Chennaiyin FC 4-3 on aggregate.Atletico beat FC...
Last-gasp goal wins it for Atletico de Kolkata   
Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata defeated Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the final to lift the Indian Super League (ISL) football trophy at the D.Y Patil stadium here. A last gasp goal from forward Mohammed Rafique helped the Sourav Ganguly part-owned franchise clinch the inaugural edition of the tournament.Kerala, co-owned by cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, dominated the match but Rafique came off the...
India suffers batting collapse, loses by 4 wkts   
India blames poor practice wickets for injuries   
Superseries Finals: Saina, Srikanth in semis   
Injured Fikru ruled out of final   19 December, 2014
Miscommunication on Dhawan's injury: Dhoni   20 December, 2014
Gerrard urges Sterling to stay at Liverpool   19 December, 2014
Djokovic, Serena named 2014 champions   19 December, 2014
CAS breather for Dutee Chand   18 December, 2014
Warne clarifies 'soft' comment on Starc   18 December, 2014
Match evenly poised after Smith's heroics   19 December, 2014
Kolkata sneaks into final beating FC Goa   18 December, 2014
High-five Hazlewood makes most of his chance   18 December, 2014
Government seeks review of Sarita ban   17 December, 2014
Hazlewood shines but Umesh gives India the edge   18 December, 2014
India outplayed us, says Lehmann   17 December, 2014
Australia reach 503/9 till tea on third day   19 December, 2014
Smith, Johnson take Australia to 351/6   19 December, 2014
Clarke aiming for World Cup return   17 December, 2014
Sachin's autobiography to be published in 8 languages   17 December, 2014
I am a self-professed candy lover!   13 December, 2014
Australia reach 121/3   18 December, 2014
We will continue to be aggressive: Dhoni   16 December, 2014
Boxer Sarita Devi banned for one year, fined   17 December, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Vijay's stylish ton gives India a bright start   17 December, 2014
Vijay battles on as India lose Pujara, Kohli   17 December, 2014
Vijay impresses as India reach 89/1   17 December, 2014
Semis first leg: Kerala shocks Chennai   13 December, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Court and bowled   16 December, 2014
India snatches defeat from jaws of victory   13 December, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Abbott back with a stunning spell   12 December, 2014
Zico proposes merger of ISL, I-League   13 December, 2014
Indian Aces extends lead at the top   12 December, 2014
Champions Trophy: Pak stuns Netherlands   11 December, 2014
Keep away from working committee: SC to Srinivasan   09 December, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Indians second in goal-scorers' list   12 December, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
UAE Royals, Manila Mavericks win   09 December, 2014
No DRS for India-Australia Test series   08 December, 2014
'Indian tennis will benefit from IPTL'   06 December, 2014
Manila Mavericks beats Indian Aces   04 December, 2014
UAE Royals beat Manila Mavericks 26-11   04 December, 2014
Indian Aces thrashes UAE Royals 30-11   02 December, 2014
Upside of the Downs   06 December, 2014
Weeping boxer   06 December, 2014
Hard to accept there was no conflict of interest: SC   08 December, 2014
Happy that IPTL is competitive: Federer   08 December, 2014
ICC announces match officials for 2015 WC   02 December, 2014
Legal delivery   29 November, 2014
Board games   22 November, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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