IPL 8: Thunderstorm denies KKR practice on Eden pitch
IPL 8: Thunderstorm denies KKR practice on Eden pitch

A thunderstorm that uprooted trees in the city, also put paid to the Kolkata Knight Riders' hopes to practice in the 22 yards of the Eden Gardens which turned soggy on Sunday.

IPL: KKR's Sunil Narine checks in, skips practice
IPL: KKR's Sunil Narine checks in, skips practice

 Kolkata Knight Riders trump card spinner Sunil Narine checked into the city but did not come for the IPL franchise's first practice session here for the apparent reason that he is yet to get a BCCI go-ahead for his suspect bowling action.

ICC World Cup 2015: MS Dhoni hurt at nets, Arshad Ayub set to return home
ICC World Cup 2015: MS Dhoni hurt at nets, Arshad Ayub set to return home

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today hurt while batting in the nets at the WACA here ahead of India's cricket World Cup league match against the United Arab Emirates on Saturday.

Practice may be key to better singing

Practice makes perfect! Singing accurately is not so much a talent as a learned skill that can decline over time if not used, scientists have found.

How practice actually makes people perfect

A new study has shed lights on how tasks are learned and has shown that one can learn two different skills at once or learn a single skill faster.

Marussia fold while Caterham appeal to fans
Marussia fold while Caterham appeal to fans

Caterham urged Formula One fans to dip into their pockets for funds to keep the stricken team on the road on Friday while rivals Marussia went out of business after the agony of administration.

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton bullish about chances
Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton bullish about chances

Lewis Hamilton insisted he can still win the Japanese Grand Prix and make it three successive race wins despite trailing Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Saturday`s qualifying following a crash in practice.

Customary practice of Gurukul still exist in Delhi

The customary practice of Gurukul still exist in Delhi.

No long-driving games for Bubba Watson, even with Rory McIlroy

Bubba Watson isn`t in the mood for long-driving contests at the PGA Championship, whether in practice or with playing partner Rory McIlroy in the first two days at Valhalla.

Espargaro sets Germany pace, Marquez shrugs off crash

Aleix Espargaro put the factory Honda and Yamaha teams in the shade in practice for Sunday`s German MotoGP while world championship leader Marc Marquez shrugged off a painful crash.

Vergne handed 10-place grid penalty in Spain

French driver Jean-Eric Vergne was handed a 10-place grid penalty and his Toro Rosso Formula One team fined 30,000 euros ($41,300) on Friday after the right rear wheel came off his car during Spanish Grand Prix practice.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton tops Bahrain practice times

Great Britain`s 2008 Fomula One world champion Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time during the second day of testing Wednesday at the Sakhir circuit where he won the Bahrain Grand Prix at the weekend.

Rosberg tops final practice ahead of qualifying

Nico Rosberg maintained Mercedes` dominance with the fastest time in practice ahead of Saturday qualifying for the Formula One season opener in Australia.

Practice day crash tests Daytona safety measures

Spectator safety measures were put to the test at Daytona International Speedway on Wednesday when a seven-car accident ended opening Sprint Cup Series practice for the day ahead of Sunday`s Daytona 500 race.

India undergo rigorous practice ahead of 3rd ODI

With only pride at stake after losing the three-match ODI series against Pakistan, the Indian team underwent a rigorous training session here today ahead of the final match tomorrow with the spotlight on some under-performing players, including opener Virender Sehwag.

WACA pitch will be quicker: Curator

Struggling Indian batsmen are in for a tough challenge during the Perth Test as the WACA pitch is expected to be significantly quicker this time around.

Full-strength Indian team sweats out at Kotla nets

A full-strength Indian cricket team on Friday underwent a strenuous training session under the watchful eyes of coach Duncan Fletcher ahead of their first cricket Test against the West Indies here on Sunday.

Vettel fastest in final India GP practice

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in Saturday`s final practice session ahead of qualifying and Sunday`s Formula One Indian Grand Prix.

Massa fastest in second Indian GP practice

Felipe Massa was fastest for Ferrari on Friday as Formula One`s oldest team set the pace at the sport`s newest circuit in practice for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix.

Indians bar media from practice session

Indian team, preparing for the practice Twenty20 match against Leicestershire, barred the media from its training session.