Bangladeshi newspaper mocks Indian team with half-shaved heads

Showing utter disrespect towards the Indian cricket team, a Bangladeshi newspaper has produced a fake 'cutter' advertisement, in which seven Indian cricketers are seen standing with their heads half-shaven.

Bangladesh series: Team India doesn't need head coach, says Shastri

Indian cricket team's director Ravi Shastri on Sunday said he is willing to take up added responsibility of being the head coach of the team but insisted that there was no need to have a coach for the Bangladesh tour.

India among top five fittest teams in current world hockey: Physical trainer
India among top five fittest teams in current world hockey: Physical trainer

Fitness is key to any team's success in fast-paced modern-day hockey and the Indian men's national team can be rated among the top five fittest sides in the world currently, said the country's Australian physical trainer Matthew Eyles.

Speed and quick counter-attack will be key in Hawke's Bay Cup: Navjot Kaur
Speed and quick counter-attack will be key in Hawke's Bay Cup: Navjot Kaur

Indian women's hockey young midfielder Navjot Kaur on Saturday said the national team is working on improving their running speed and counter-attacking strategies that will be key in the Hawke’s Bay Cup to be held in New Zealand from April 11 to 19.

Indian women beat Poland 2-0 in FIH World Hockey League Rd 2
Indian women beat Poland 2-0 in FIH World Hockey League Rd 2

Indian women's hockey team notched up their second consecutive win in the FIH World League Round 2 with a 2-0 victory over Poland at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday.

India have been provided favourable pitches in World Cup: Sarfraz Nawaz
India have been provided favourable pitches in World Cup: Sarfraz Nawaz

Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz has accused the ICC of favoring the Indian team in the ongoing cricket World Cup by providing the defending champions pitches tailor made to suit their strengths.

Indian eves lose 1-4 against the men's team of Dutch club GCHC
Indian eves lose 1-4 against the men's team of Dutch club GCHC

The Indian women's hockey team lost 1-4 against the men's team of Dutch side Groningsche Cricket en Hockey Club (GCHC) in their preparatory tour ahead of FIH World League Round 2 here.

ICC approves Mohit Sharma replacement for World Cup
ICC approves Mohit Sharma replacement for World Cup

The ICC on Sunday confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the cricket World Cup has approved Mohit Sharma as a replacement player for injured Ishant Sharma in India's squad for the tournament starting February 14.

Sachin Tendulkar attacks Greg Chappell, describes him as 'ringmaster'

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has attacked former Indian coach Greg Chappell, describing him as a "ringmaster" who imposed his ideas on players.

Sachin Tendulkar bares all in his autobiography `Playing It My Way`

In the much-awaited book `Playing It My Way`, which will be released on November 6, Tendulkar has spoken about his frustrating captaincy tenure from 1996 to 2000 when he led in 25 Tests, losing nine and winning just four.

Sachin Tendulkar almost quit after captaincy debacle, says autobiography

Sachin Tendulkar felt so "scarred" and "devastated" by the Indian team`s losing streak under his captaincy that he contemplated leaving the game in the late 1990s, the master batsman has written in his autobiography.

Prepare pitches suiting just like Indians do at home: Shane Watson
Prepare pitches suiting just like Indians do at home: Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson sounded out a warning for the Indian team, which would be touring Down Under in December, that the home team's groundsmen will prepare "conducive pitches" just like their Indian counterparts do during an away series.

Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup
Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before 2015 World Cup

Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team.

Indian women`s baseball team to compete in LG Cup

The Indian women`s baseball team will participate in the first ever LG Cup International Tournament slated to take place in South Korea from Saturday.

Indian women win gold, men silver at Archery World Cup

Deepika Kumari-led women archers clinched the recurve team gold after routing Mexico 6-0 in the final as India returned with five medals in the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland Sunday.

Sanju Samson acknowledges support of many people after India call-up

Young batsman Sanju Samson today thanked all the people, who believed in his talent and supported him after being included in the Indian team for the ODI series against England.

Parimarjan Negi held, but Indians off to a good start in Olympiad

Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi was held to a draw by little known Basher Iyti but the Indian team coasted off to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Syria in the 41st Chess Olympiad here Sunday.

Dutee Chand issue raised in Odisha Assembly

Terming sprinter Dutee Chand`s exclusion from the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games as "painful", Odisha government Saturday said it will seek a reply from the Athletic Federation of India and Sports Authority of India as to why the girl alone was subjected to such a test.

Dhawan injured during England tour`s opening match

Indian team were off to a bittersweet start on the England Tour as the class opener Shikhar Dhawan was injured during the course of the first day`s play of a three-day tour match.

My ultimate goal is to make a comeback to Team India: Irfan Pathan

Hopeful of achieving his "ultimate goal" of making a comeback to the Indian team, all-rounder Irfan Pathan Friday said he was looking forward to use the opportunity provided by the Indian Premier League (IPL).