Indian-origin man pleads guilty to stabbing student in New Zealand

An Indian-origin man who stabbed a student to death in Wellington in May this year has pleaded guilty to committing murder, a media report said on Wednesday.

All 10 SA players discharged from hospital
All 10 SA players discharged from hospital

 All the 10 South Africa 'A' players who were hospitalised due to "food poisoning" were today discharged and they have been declared fit to take the field against Australia 'A' in the tri-series cricket match here on Tuesday.

Mandeep Singh turns up for South Africa at Chennai
Mandeep Singh turns up for South Africa at Chennai

It was a rare sight to witness when 12th man of India 'A', Mandeep Singh, came as a substitute fielder for South Africa 'A' on Sunday in the third match of the on-going tri-series.

Indian hockey team aims for clean sweep against France
Indian hockey team aims for clean sweep against France

Following their 2-0 win in their first outing, the Indian hockey team is geared to take on France at the Wattignies Sports Centre here on Wednesday in their second and last match before they head to Spain.

Paul van Ass justified Rupinder Pal's axing, says working on variations
Paul van Ass justified Rupinder Pal's axing, says working on variations

In a surprise move, India on Tuesday axed ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh for the upcoming Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinal and the team's chief coach Paul van Ass justified the decision, saying it was a tactical move aimed at trying out "variations" ahead of the Rio Games.

IPL 2015: Mandeep Singh credits AB de Villiers for improved batting
IPL 2015: Mandeep Singh credits AB de Villiers for improved batting

After watching AB de Villiers from close quarters as he smashed a 38 ball 66 against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League Eliminator on Wednesday night, Mandeep Singh says he has learnt a lot from the South African including how to keep one's head still while playing a shot.

Mandeep Singh justified our decision to rope him in from Kings XI: Virat Kohli
Mandeep Singh justified our decision to rope him in from Kings XI: Virat Kohli

An elated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lauded the efforts of his teammate Mandeep Singh saying he justified his team's decision to rope him in from Kings XI Punjab.

AB de Villers gifts man of the match award to Mandeep Singh
AB de Villers gifts man of the match award to Mandeep Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore star batsman AB de Villiers on Wednesday announced he would gift his man of the match award in the Indian Premier League eliminator here to teammate Mandeep Singh for his performance in the game.

AB De Villiers, Mandeep Singh lead RCB to easy win in IPL Eliminator against RR
AB De Villiers, Mandeep Singh lead RCB to easy win in IPL Eliminator against RR

AB de Villiers combined with Mandeep Singh for a game-changing partnership as Royal Challengers Bangalore eliminated Rajasthan Royals from the IPL-8 with a splendid 71-run win, here on Wednesday.

IPL 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab - Preview
IPL 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab - Preview

 Royal Challengers Bangalore would seek to consolidate their position in the top four, while the bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab would try to end a four-match losing streak when the two sides lock horns in an Indian Premier League cricket match here on Wednesday.

IPL 2015: Magnificent Mandeep Singh wins exciting match for RCB against KKR
IPL 2015: Magnificent Mandeep Singh wins exciting match for RCB against KKR

Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter, here on Saturday.

RCB will do better with AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle in IPL 8: Virat Kohli
RCB will do better with AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle in IPL 8: Virat Kohli

Captain Virat Kohli said Royal Challengers Bangalore's star-studded batting line-up will be able to express itself better in IPL-8 with the arrival of players such as Darren Sammy and S Badrinath in the team. 

Punjab thrash Rajasthan by 6 wkts to enter final
Punjab thrash Rajasthan by 6 wkts to enter final

Pacers Siddarth Kaul and Mandeep Singh bagged three wickets each as Punjab thrashed Rajasthan by six wickets to enter the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 cricket tournament here. 

Confident India start Olympic preparation with Azlan Shah
Confident India start Olympic preparation with Azlan Shah

Already assured of a place in the Rio Olympics, Asian Games champions India will start their preparations for the mega-event with the 24th Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament where they would face Korea in their opening match here tomorrow.

Asian Games snub motivated my comeback: Mandeep Singh
Asian Games snub motivated my comeback: Mandeep Singh

After being recalled to the Indian hockey team, young striker Mandeep Singh on Thursday said he was motivated to return to the national team after being dropped from the Asian Games squad.

Ranji Trophy: Punjab take 1st Innings lead against Delhi
Ranji Trophy: Punjab take 1st Innings lead against Delhi

 Punjab lost their last five wickets for 20 runs but did enough to take first innings lead against Delhi in their final Ranji Trophy encounter, here.

RCB get Mandeep Singh from Kings XI Punjab for 2015 IPL season
RCB get Mandeep Singh from Kings XI Punjab for 2015 IPL season

Royal Challengers Bangalore have traded top-order batsman Mandeep Singh from Kings XI Punjab ahead of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting April 9.

Ranji Trophy: Jiwanjot Singh, Uday Kaul half centuries take Punjab to 219/4
Ranji Trophy: Jiwanjot Singh, Uday Kaul half centuries take Punjab to 219/4

Openers Jiwanjot Singh and Uday Kaul hit half centuries as Punjab reached 219 for 4 in their first innings in reply to Gujarat's mammoth 513 for 8 on the third day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Mandeep Singh gears up for Hockey India League
Mandeep Singh gears up for Hockey India League

 With the Hockey India League just around the corner, Ranchi Rays star player Mandeep Singh on Wednesday said that he's gearing up for yet another strong show in the tournament.

Yuvraj Singh sets Ranji Trophy on fire with three consecutive centuries!
Yuvraj Singh sets Ranji Trophy on fire with three consecutive centuries!

Days after he wasn't included in Team India's 30-man probables list for the ICC World Cup 2015, veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh has replied back with three consecutive centuries in the ongoing season of the Ranji Trophy.