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Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar passes away

Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led the national team to their first-ever series victories in England and the West Indies, breathed his last at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness at the Jaslok Hospital here on Wednesday.

BCCI appoints Ramesh Powar as Head Coach of Indian women’s team

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed former Indian off-spinner Ramesh Powar as the head coach of the national women’s cricket team.

Mitti da Sher, but no takers on International Circuit

Touted as 'Mitti da Sher', and 'Modern day Dara Singh', Jaskaran Singh Gill a.k.a Jassa Patti has taken the 'Dangal' scene by storm. Recently, he was denied participation in an International Wrestling Tournament due to his headgear.

India face Pakistan in Kabaddi Masters Dubai opener

India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their campaign opener of the six nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018, starting June 22, an International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) statement announced.

BCCI slaps 8-month ban on Punjab cricketer for doping

The Board of Control for India in Cricket (BCCI) has handed a ban of eight months to Punjab wicketkeeper batsman Abhishek Gupta after for failing a doping test.

Gold each for Mary, Vikas, Gaurav; India ends boxing campaign with 9 medals

M.C. Mary Kom (48kg) Vikas Krishan (75kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg) claimed the gold medals, while Satish Kumar (91kg), Amit Panghal (49kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) settled for silvers on Saturday as India ended the boxing competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) with its highest-ever haul of nine medals.

Men's hockey: India work hard for 4-3 win over Wales

S.V. Sunil's late goal helped India's men's hockey team overcome a lower-ranked Wales with a 4-3 win in a Pool B match of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Sunday.

Smith’s IPL future to be decided after Cricket Australia’s report: Rajeev Shukla

Smith’s IPL future to be decided after Cricket Australia’s report: Rajeev Shukla. Under fire Steve Smith’s participation in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season will be decided after Cricket Australia’s report, league chairman Rajeev Shukla said on Tuesday. Smith has already stepped down as captain of Rajasthan Royals, his IPL franchise following the ball-tampering controversy during Australia’s third Test against South Africa.

Indian women beat South Korea 3-2 for their second win

Indian Women's Hockey Team registered their second consecutive victory of their South Korea Tour as they defeated hosts South Korea by 3-2 in the second match of their five-match series here at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre on Tuesday.

Chandigarh University Gharuan lifts overall Weightlifting Championship Trophy in Men

Chandigarh University Gharuan has lifted the overall championship trophy in the All India Inter-University Weightlifting & Powerlifting Championship 2017 (Men) while Punjab University Chandigarh bagged the overall trophy of the All India Inter-university Weightlifting Championship 2017 (Women). Team from University of Calicut bagged the runner-up position in the men’s category while women’s team of Chandigarh University Gharuan bagged the runner-up position in the championship. 

India down Sri Lanka by 141 runs to square ODI series

 A disciplined India humbled Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second One-day International and squared the three-match rubber 1-1 at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday.

Rohit Sharma leads India to 141-run win, keeps ODI series alive

Indian captain Rohit Sharma led his team to an impressive 141-run victory against Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International match at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium here tonight. With this triumph, India strongly bounced back into the three-match ODI series with 1-1 score. Sri Lanka had registered a seven-wicket verdict in the first ODI in Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh).

Indian women hockey team beats China in Asia Cup final

Goalkeeper Savita produced a stunning save in a tense shootout as India won the Asia Cup to secure qualification in next year's hockey World Cup following a nerve-wracking win over China in the final here on Sunday.

Indian women beat defending champions Japan 4-2 to make final in Asia Cup Hockey 2017

The Indian women's team has reached the final of the 2017 Asia Cup, beating hosts and defending champions Japan 4-2 in a closely contested semi-final in Kakamgigahara on Friday to set up a rematch of the 2009 summit clash against China.

Kidambi Srikanth wins French open Super Series crown, his sixth in the series

The Paris win was Srikanth’s sixth Super Series title. Saina Nehwal boasts three titles in a calendar year, and overall 10 titles, the most for an Indian.