Manchester City join Real Madrid in Australia tournament
Manchester City join Real Madrid in Australia tournament

English Premier League champions Manchester City will join European champions Real Madrid at next year`s International Champions Cup in Melbourne, organisers said on Friday.

Cricket Australia swaps first two games of ODI tri-series
Cricket Australia swaps first two games of ODI tri-series

India will now take on Australia in the second ODI of the tri-series, also involving England, on January 18 after Cricket Australia decided to swap the first two matches to give appropriate recovery time to the Indian players following the rescheduling of the four-Test series.

Touching #putoutyourbats Phil Hughes tribute goes viral
Touching #putoutyourbats Phil Hughes tribute goes viral

Cricket bats were pictured leaning against front doors, stadiums and statues on Friday as the spontaneous #putoutyourbats tribute to fallen batsman Phillip Hughes went viral.

Real Madrid to play at Australia`s 100,000-seat MCG
Real Madrid to play at Australia`s 100,000-seat MCG

European champions Real Madrid will headline a pre-season international tournament at Australia`s 100,000-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground next year, organisers said on Monday.

Sunil Gavaskar says stories about him questioning N Srinivasan "fabricated"
Sunil Gavaskar says stories about him questioning N Srinivasan "fabricated"

 Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday expressed surprise at the "fabricated stories" about him questioning N Srinivasan's silence in the match-fixing scandal while reacting to the Mudgal Committee report.

South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI
South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI

South Africa could be without frontline spin bowler Imran Tahir for the fourth one-dayer against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after he injured his knee in the 73-run defeat in Canberra on Wednesday.

DNA: Will Modi-Abbott friendship expand India-Australia relations?

Will India`s relations with Australia get a major boost with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit and also the excellent diplomatic skills that he possesses?

Narendra Modi -Tony Abbott: New era of friendship?

"Narendra and I." Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this at a joint press conference with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after a summit talks while stressing how the two countries were expanding their cooperation in various areas.

Modi is like a 'brother', says Australian PM

"Narendra and I." Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this at a joint press conference with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after a summit talks while stressing how the two countries were expanding their cooperation in various areas.

Cricket diplomacy at its best during Modi-Abbott meet at MCG

Cricket diplomacy was in abundance at a rare reception given to Narendra Modi at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground with the Prime Minister saying a "new journey" in India-Australia relationship has begun.

Successful India to provide vast opportunity for world: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a successful India will provide a vast opportunity for the world and sought closer ties with Australia.

Narendra Modi's cricket diplomacy: Know more about Melbourne Cricket Ground
Narendra Modi's cricket diplomacy: Know more about Melbourne Cricket Ground

After his Summit talks with Australian counterpart Tony Abbott and addressing the Australian Parliament in Canberra on Tuesday, PM Narendra Modi visited the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

PM Narendra Modi in Melbourne: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi in Melbourne: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott and then addressed the Australian Parliament, the first Indian Prime Minister to do so. PM Modi will leave for Fiji in the night for a day-long visit to conclude his 10-day three-nation tour.

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Melbourne

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday on the fourth and final leg of his four-city tour of Australia.

PM Narendra Modi gets flavour of cricket ahead of MCG visit
PM Narendra Modi gets flavour of cricket ahead of MCG visit

A day ahead of his visit to the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday got a flavour of cricket.

Former Aussie cricketer Brett Lee gets on Narendra Modi bandwagon
Former Aussie cricketer Brett Lee gets on Narendra Modi bandwagon

Former Australia paceman Brett Lee has get on the Narendra Modi bandwagon. The celebrated cricketer-turn-actor is one of the many enthusiasts welcoming the Indian Prime Minister in Australia.

Modi-Abbott to pose with World Cup trophy at MCG

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the 161-year-old Melbourne Cricket Ground during his trip here and pose for shutterbugs alongside his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott with the 2015 cricket World Cup trophy.

Prior commitment forces Sachin Tendulkar out of PM's tour to Aus
Prior commitment forces Sachin Tendulkar out of PM's tour to Aus

 Sachin Tendulkar was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be part of the official delegation for the Australia tour in mid-November, but the cricket icon has expressed his inability to make the trip due to prior commitments.

Cricket World Cup: Australia eye Olympic-size boost
Cricket World Cup: Australia eye Olympic-size boost

Australia is anticipating the 11th Cricket World Cup to be the biggest sports event staged in the country since the 2000 Sydney Olympics with ticket sales moving briskly.

Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Darrell Hair
Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Darrell Hair

Timid officiating has allowed a generation of `chuckers` to flourish in international cricket and the current crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions has arrived two decades late, according to former test umpire Darrell Hair.