Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced
Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced

West Indies legend Brian Lara has branded former Pakistani bowling great as the fastest and the best bowler he ever faced during his illustrious international career spanning 17 years.

Manjhi not in favour of big industries in Bihar

Three months after visiting London to seek investment, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said he was not in favour of big industries or big capital in the state, and preferred development of small and medium industries instead.

I won't walk away, says under-fire Alastair Cook
I won't walk away, says under-fire Alastair Cook

 Alastair Cook said he had no intention of stepping down as captain after his England side lost the seventh and final match of the one-day series against Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake
Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake

Silverware stolen from the Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been found in a lake, police said on Tuesday.

Tillakaratne Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka beat England to win ODI series 5-2
Tillakaratne Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka beat England to win ODI series 5-2

Sri Lanka defeated England by 87 runs in the seventh and final one-day international in Colombo on Tuesday to win the series 5-2.

Milestone man Tillakaratne Dilshan completes 9000 ODI runs
Milestone man Tillakaratne Dilshan completes 9000 ODI runs

Sri Lanka opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 15th player in ODI history and the fifth from his nation to go past 9000 runs in the limited overs game.

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara fined for dissent
Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara fined for dissent

Sri Lanka`s star batsman Kumar Sangakkara was Sunday fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at the umpire`s decision in the sixth one-day international against England in Kandy.

Champions Trophy: England claim seventh place
Champions Trophy: England claim seventh place

England got the better of Belgium 3-2 to claim the seventh place in the hockey Champions Trophy here Sunday.

Gonazalo Peillat fires Argentina into Champions Trophy 5th place playoff

Argentina will face the Netherlands in Sunday’s fifth place playoff at the hockey Champions Trophy here while England and Belgium will compete for the seventh place following the South American's 2-1 win against the English thanks to a penalty corner strike from Gonazalo Peillat.

Sri Lanka vs Englad, Fifth ODI - As it happened...
Sri Lanka vs Englad, Fifth ODI - As it happened...

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat in the sixth one-day cricket international against England in Kandy on Saturday.

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Luis Suarez happy in Lionel Messi's shadow, angry at racist label
Luis Suarez happy in Lionel Messi's shadow, angry at racist label

Luis Suarez is unconcerned at being overshadowed by Lionel Messi’s scoring feats at Barcelona but remains angry about being labelled a “racist” and a “cheat” in England.

Mumbai boy Rishab Shah wins Singapore Open U-12 chess title
Mumbai boy Rishab Shah wins Singapore Open U-12 chess title

India's Rishab Shah won the U-12 event at the Singapore Open Chess Championships beating upcoming talents from countries like Australia, China, England, Hong Kong and the United Stated.

Brilliant David Warner, Nathan Lyon rise in peak of things for Australia
Brilliant David Warner, Nathan Lyon rise in peak of things for Australia

Australia will be the happier team at the end of the fourth day as they took the advantage over India by getting a big lead of 363 runs. Two players who contributed largely to Australia's fortunes were David Warner and off-spinner Nathan Lyon.

Hockey CT, India vs Pakistan: Preview
Hockey CT, India vs Pakistan: Preview

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan return to centre stage in field hockey on Saturday after a controversial format helped them reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals in Bhubaneswar.

The Disappeared: Northern Ireland searches for closure

In remote bogland in Ireland, investigators search the ground with radar and a cadaver dog for a victim of the IRA murdered and secretly buried in 1972.

British police force issues terror alert to staff

A British police force has issued an alert to its staff after receiving terrorist threats to kidnap and murder one of its officers.

England fined again for slow over rate
England fined again for slow over rate

England`s misery at losing the fourth one-day international to Sri Lanka on Sunday was compounded when they were fined for a slow over-rate for the second successive match.

England bat in fourth Sri Lanka one-dayer
England bat in fourth Sri Lanka one-dayer

England`s stand-in captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat in the fourth one-day international against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday.

Champions Trophy: England stun Australia, Belgium beat Pakistan
Champions Trophy: England stun Australia, Belgium beat Pakistan

Sam Ward scored twice on his debut as World No. 5 England stunned five-time reigning champions Australia 3-1, while higher-ranked Belgium defeated Pakistan 2-1 in their Pool A matches on the opening day of the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Saturday.

Andy Caddick most uncomfortable bowler I have faced: Steve Waugh
Andy Caddick most uncomfortable bowler I have faced: Steve Waugh

Australian legend Steve Waugh believes former England paceman Andy Caddick was one of the most difficult bowlers he had to contend with during his record-breaking two-decade career.