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My fairytale continues, says emotional Federer

My fairytale continues, says emotional Federer

Federer defeated Croatia's Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win the men's singles title, his sixth triumph at the Australian Open.

Jan 28, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Sri Lanka win U-19 World Cup Plate final

Sri Lanka win U-19 World Cup Plate final

Earlier, after being asked to bat first, middle-order batsman Alick Athanaze (110 not out) helped West Indies carve out a challenging total of 254/5.

Jan 28, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Leander Paes wins 25th Challenger doubles title at Newport Beach

Leander Paes wins 25th Challenger doubles title at Newport Beach

The second-seeded Indo-American pair defeated the American-Filipino combine 6-4 7-5 in the summit clash of the USD 150,000 hardcourt tournament.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
IPL Auction: It's a dream come true to play with Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, says Washington Sundar

IPL Auction: It's a dream come true to play with Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, says Washington Sundar

He also said playing being part of the Bengaluru franchise would be a blessing as he could learn new things by watching the stalwarts at close quarters.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism

Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism

The temperature was 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 F) when Cilic and Federer took the court.

Jan 28, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Wanderers Test should have been called off, says Dean Elgar

India vs South Africa: Wanderers Test should have been called off, says Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar’s gritty innings also came for effusive praise from his captain Faf du Plessis.

Jan 28, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Sandeep Lamichhane becomes first Nepal player to get IPL contract

Sandeep Lamichhane becomes first Nepal player to get IPL contract

He hogged the limelight by becoming the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 14 scalps in six innings at an average of 17 and an economy of 4.67. 

Jan 28, 2018, 14:46 PM IST
Four-Nations Hockey: India settle for silver after shootout loss to Belgium

Four-Nations Hockey: India settle for silver after shootout loss to Belgium

Tanguy Cosyns (41), Cedric Charlier (43), Amaury Keusters (51?) and Felix Denayer (56?) scored during regulation time.

Jan 28, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
Bopanna-Babos pair ends runner-up at Australian Open

Bopanna-Babos pair ends runner-up at Australian Open

The Indo-Hungarian combine converted two of those chances to claim the early advantage.

Jan 28, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Tai Tzu Ying has now defeated the former world No.1 Indian nine times in their last 10 meetings. 

Jan 28, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
India vs South Africa: We don't get green tracks in India, Faf du Plessis on pitch furore

India vs South Africa: We don't get green tracks in India, Faf du Plessis on pitch furore

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team showed tremendous grit to bat on and claim a consolation win on the treacherous surface.

Jan 28, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
India vs South Africa: Now we have the result to back our belief, says Virat Kohli

India vs South Africa: Now we have the result to back our belief, says Virat Kohli

South Africa won the series 2-1 and now the two teams look forward to the six-match ODI series starting in Durban on February 1. 

Jan 28, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
West Brom beat Liverpool amid VAR chaos, Spurs avoid upset

West Brom beat Liverpool amid VAR chaos, Spurs avoid upset

Referee Craig Pawson denied West Brom a third goal after ruling out Craig Dawson's effort by using VAR to determine that Gareth Barry was offside.

Jan 28, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Neymar brushes off penalty controversy

Neymar brushes off penalty controversy

Spanish media reported earlier this week that the 25-year-old is unsettled in Paris and set to move to Real Madrid at the end of the season.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
Juventus beat self-destructing Chievo to go top of Serie A

Juventus beat self-destructing Chievo to go top of Serie A

Atalanta continued their impressive season with a 3-0 win at Sassuolo which lifted them to seventh.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid roar back with big win at Valencia

La Liga: Real Madrid roar back with big win at Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo made no mistake again from the spot in the 38th after Karim Benzema had been pushed over in the area by defender Martin Montoya, stretching Madrid’s lead and moving on to eight goals in the league this season, including four penalties.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Jasprit Bumrah fits perfectly in India's Test XI, says Virat Kohli

Jasprit Bumrah fits perfectly in India's Test XI, says Virat Kohli

"If you see his pitch map, only three balls today were full-length deliveries, everything was length and back of length, and he really made life difficult for the South African batsmen": Virat Kohli

Jan 28, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Leander Paes, James Cerretani enter Newport Beach Challenger tennis final

Leander Paes, James Cerretani enter Newport Beach Challenger tennis final

Leander Paes and James Cerretani dispatched fourth seeds Marcelo Arevalo and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 10 minutes.

Jan 27, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Pakistan cancels 5-year agreement with West Indies for T20I series

Pakistan cancels 5-year agreement with West Indies for T20I series

The agreement was announced at a press conference amidst much fanfare. 

Jan 27, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
India beat Japan 4-2 to enter 4-nation hockey final

India beat Japan 4-2 to enter 4-nation hockey final

India drew first blood when Harjeet Singh dribbled through the midfield to find forward Arman Qureshi who passed it on to Vivek for the first goal.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:41 PM IST