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IPL 2018: Cheeky Kieron Pollard asks media to advise Mumbai Indians

IPL 2018: Cheeky Kieron Pollard asks media to advise Mumbai Indians

Stung by three straight defeats, Mumbai Indians' (MI) burly all-rounder Kieron Pollard cheekily sought advice from the media, asking if they could help the beleaguered outfit in effecting a turnaround in their fortunes in the Indian Premier League.

Apr 17, 2018, 08:58 AM IST
Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday lauded sportspersons from the state who had won medals at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, and announced rich cash incentives for their feats.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Yuki Bhambri back in ATP top-100 after more than 2 years

Yuki Bhambri back in ATP top-100 after more than 2 years

Yuki's No. 83 is the best rank an Indian has achieved in ATP singles chart since Somdev Devvarman touched a career-high 62 in July 2011.

Apr 16, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
Pakistan hits back at India over Sikh pilgrims row, calls New Delhi’s move ‘ironic’

Pakistan hits back at India over Sikh pilgrims row, calls New Delhi’s move ‘ironic’

The Pakistani official rejected India’s charges as baseless, alleging that facts had been distorted by New Delhi.

Apr 16, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletes blocked from Closing Ceremony broadcast, organisers apologise

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletes blocked from Closing Ceremony broadcast, organisers apologise

The organisers' decision to have athletes enter the Carrara Stadium before the ceremony began meant television viewers saw little of the people the closing was meant to celebrate.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:09 AM IST
CWG 2018 gold medallist Punam Yadav attacked in Varanasi

CWG 2018 gold medallist Punam Yadav attacked in Varanasi

Weightlifter Punam Yadav, who won India a gold medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast was attacked with bricks and stones by unidentified assailants here on Saturday when she was visiting a relative, police said.

Apr 15, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan talks about interests other than cricket

Shikhar Dhawan talks about interests other than cricket

India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan likes to hit the ball long and hard, but beyond the field of cricket, the Delhi man has other interests as well and topping those is life as a businessman.

Apr 15, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails India's success at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails India's success at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Indian contingent's success in the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) made every Indian proud and hoped it would motivate the young to pursue sports as well as create awareness on the importance of fitness.

Apr 15, 2018, 19:04 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 Closing Ceremony Live updates, Gold Coast

Mary Kom led the Indian contingent holding the tricolour. India finished third on the medals tally with 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. 

Apr 15, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: We could have won more badminton medals with favourable scheduling, says Pullela Gopichand

Commonwealth Games 2018: We could have won more badminton medals with favourable scheduling, says Pullela Gopichand

A historic gold medal in the team event was the highlight of India's outstanding show at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), says the chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand but was critical of scheduling, which he feels prevented them from winning more medals.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: Haryana government to reward gold medal winners from the state with Rs 1.5 crore each

Commonwealth Games 2018: Haryana government to reward gold medal winners from the state with Rs 1.5 crore each

Haryana athletes won 22 medals, including 9 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze. Every silver medallist will get Rs 75 lakh while the bronze medal winners will be given a cash award of Rs 50 lakh.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
CWG 2018: Men's hockey team to return empty-handed, loses bronze match to England

CWG 2018: Men's hockey team to return empty-handed, loses bronze match to England

Indian men's hockey team finished a disappointing fourth at the Commonwealth Games as it struggled to breach a stout England defence to lose the bronze medal match 1-2 on Saturday.

Apr 14, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10

India had a field day on Day 10 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday, winning 17 medals in all - their biggest haul in a day so far at the event. 

Apr 14, 2018, 18:32 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki bag Bronze in badminton women's doubles

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki bag Bronze in badminton women's doubles

The Indian duo prevailed in straight games 21-19, 21-19 over the Australians, in a 47-minute crunch match at the Carrara Sports Arena.

Apr 14, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in women's 50kg wrestling

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in women's 50kg wrestling

India's Vinesh Phogat won Gold in the women's 50-kilogram wrestling competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Saturday. She ended at the top of the standings at the end of the Nordic (round robin) format.

Apr 14, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Wrestler Sumit wins Gold in men's 125-kilogram freestyle

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Wrestler Sumit wins Gold in men's 125-kilogram freestyle

Sumit won all his four bouts in the Nordic (round robin) format to emerge champion.

Apr 14, 2018, 13:39 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Neeraj Chopra wins historic Gold in javelin

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Neeraj Chopra wins historic Gold in javelin

 Neeraj Chopra registered his season's best performance of 86.47-meters in the final.

Apr 14, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Saina Nehwal sets date with Sindhu in women's singles final

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Saina Nehwal sets date with Sindhu in women's singles final

India's Saina Nehwal will face compatriot PV Sindhu in women's singles badminton final at the Gold Coast Games. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
US adds India to currency watch list with China

US adds India to currency watch list with China

In addition to India, the semi-annual report to Congress names five countries that continue on the list from October: China, Germany, Japan, Korea and Switzerland. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sanjeev Rajput shoots Gold in men's 50m Rifle 3

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sanjeev Rajput shoots Gold in men's 50m Rifle 3

India's Sanjeev Rajput clinched the gold medal in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast on Saturday.

Apr 14, 2018, 11:29 AM IST