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Watch: Retiring legendary commentator Henry Blofeld gets standing ovation at Lord’s

Watch: Retiring legendary commentator Henry Blofeld gets standing ovation at Lord’s

He commentated for BBC for over 45 years and worked with some stalwarts, among them the likes of John Arlott and Brian Johnston. He was famous for his old school style of commentary. 

Here’s what Wayne Rooney said on dropping retirement bombshell

Here’s what Wayne Rooney said on dropping retirement bombshell

It was a huge surprise to hear about his retirement news even if the 31-year-old had hinted recently on calling it quits for England. 

Wayne Rooney announces retirement from international football

Wayne Rooney announces retirement from international football

There was a change of clubs for Rooney in the English Premier League recently. He had rejoined Everton and looked in fine form having hit two goals in as many matches. But after the second match against Manchester City, he had hinted that he may consider his international future.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee quashed compulsory retirement of IIT professor

Former President Pranab Mukherjee quashed compulsory retirement of IIT professor

IIT-Kharagpur had suspended Kumar for "misconduct" in May 2011 — the same year the Supreme Court had lauded him as a "unsung hero" for his efforts to reform the IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), which has since been re-christened as JEE Advanced.

 

As Usain Bolt gets ready for golden farewell, we look back at his most memorable quotes

As Usain Bolt gets ready for golden farewell, we look back at his most memorable quotes

The eight-time Olympic champion is on the verge of retirement. He is taking part in the ongoing World Athletics Championships after which he will be officially retired.

How to plan for your retirement when you are in your 30s

How to plan for your retirement when you are in your 30s

A delay in kicking off your investments can spoil your retirement corpus.

Garry Kasparov, former chess champion, back from retirement for US tournament

Garry Kasparov, former chess champion, back from retirement for US tournament

Kasparov, who retired from professional chess in 2005, was given a wild card entry for the event`s Rapid and Blitz competition.

Francesco Totti to retire at end of season: AS Roma

Francesco Totti to retire at end of season: AS Roma

The striker Totti has played all his professional career at Roma and is a hugely popular figure, making his debut in 1993.

Risky boozing may up among retirees

Risky boozing may up among retirees

However, for most people, there was no change in risky level alcohol consumption around the time of retirement: 81 percent sustained healthy drinking during the follow-up, and in 7 percent of the participants risky drinking was constant, although they experienced a slow decline in risky level alcohol consumption after retirement.

Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket, will continue to play in T20 leagues

Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket, will continue to play in T20 leagues

The 33-year-old`s decision came ahead of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) qualifying final match between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings in which he is representing the former side.

Shahid Afridi hails PCB's decision to host PSL final in Pakistan, says wants to play farewell match in Lahore

Shahid Afridi hails PCB's decision to host PSL final in Pakistan, says wants to play farewell match in Lahore

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, has expressed desire to play his farewell match in Lahore.

Shahid Afridi's retirement: This Twitter conversation between Pakistani cricketer, Sanath Jayasuriya is a huge hit

Shahid Afridi's retirement: This Twitter conversation between Pakistani cricketer, Sanath Jayasuriya is a huge hit

Shahid Afridi had an illustrious career, where he represented Pakistan in 398 ODIs, 98 T20Is and 27 Test matches

Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis

Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis

Devvarman won gold medals at the Guangzhou Asiad and Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010.

Tennis star Ana Ivanovic announces retirement at age of 29, says not fit enough for elite level

Tennis star Ana Ivanovic announces retirement at age of 29, says not fit enough for elite level

Ivanovic became the first Serbian woman to win a grand slam tournament when she beat Russian Dinara Safina in the 2008 French Open final,

World Cup top-scorer Miroslav Klose retires at 38, joins Germany's coaching staff

World Cup top-scorer Miroslav Klose retires at 38, joins Germany's coaching staff

Klose now plans to join Germany`s coaching staff after an invitation from head coach Joachim Loew.

Retirement age issue: AIIMS faculty body for rotating headship

The decision to raise the retirement age of the faculty at the premier institute was taken on October 21 in a meeting of the institute's governing body chaired by Union Health Minister J P Nadda.

Retirement is still far away, says 'recovering' Roger Federer

Retirement is still far away, says 'recovering' Roger Federer

However, since the Spanish maestro has turned 35, there are question marks over how longer will he continue to compete.

I can only select player, cannot give farewell, says Inzamam-ul-Haq on Shahid Afridi

I can only select player, cannot give farewell, says Inzamam-ul-Haq on Shahid Afridi

Afridi, who has made 98 T20I appearances, is the leading wicket taker in the shortest format of the game with 97 scalps and has scored 1405 runs at an average of 18.

Australian cricketer Chris Rogers retires from first-class cricket

Australian cricketer Chris Rogers retires from first-class cricket

Rogers exits with 25,470 first-class runs in 313 matches at an average of 49.55, including 76 hundreds and 122 fifties.