HPCA still awaits security clearance for Dharamsala ODI
HPCA still awaits security clearance for Dharamsala ODI

With just 15 days to go for the third ODI between India and West Indies to be hosted here, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) still awaits the security clearance by the state government to stage the match on October 17.

Asian Games: Holders India stay on course for double gold in kabaddi
Asian Games: Holders India stay on course for double gold in kabaddi

Defending champions India stayed on course for double gold in kabaddi as the sport's powerhouse stormed into the finals of both men and women's events respectively, with resounding wins at the 17th Asian Games, here on Thursday.

Amazon Cup: Cricket fever catching up in Colombia
Amazon Cup: Cricket fever catching up in Colombia

Cricket in Colombia is reportedly growing at a slow but steady pace although it still remains basically a niche sport.

New ICC regulations to come into effect with Pakistan-Australia series
New ICC regulations to come into effect with Pakistan-Australia series

The new playing conditions for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODI) and Twenty 20 Internationals (T20Is) will come into effect with the series between Pakistan and Australia, which starts here on October 5.

Leading women football players sue over World Cup synthetic pitches row
Leading women football players sue over World Cup synthetic pitches row

Several leading women football players have filed a lawsuit claiming sex discrimination over the decision to use synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.

Rory McIlroy named PGA Player of Year for second time
Rory McIlroy named PGA Player of Year for second time

Rory McIlroy has been voted the PGA Tour Player of the Year for a second time after winning two majors in 2014.

Oscar Pstorius's family issues statement to forstall electronic communications devices probe
Oscar Pstorius's family issues statement to forstall electronic communications devices probe

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's family and their legal team issued a press statement on Wednesday in attempt to forestall a pending news report, apparently related to electronic communications devices.

Alex Ferguson not to blame for Manchester United's recent failures: Rio Ferdinand
Alex Ferguson not to blame for Manchester United's recent failures: Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand, one of the world's top defenders in football, has defended his former manager Alex Ferguson, saying that he can't be blamed for the recent failures of Manchester United.

Asian Games: North wary of referees in all-Korea football final
Asian Games: North wary of referees in all-Korea football final

North Korea have moaned about referees going into their Asian Games football final clash with rival South Korea on Thursday with coach Yun Jong-Su calling for a fair fight for gold.

Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning
Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning

Asian Games organisers Thursday urged boxing`s world body to "ensure fair play" after an Indian fighter tearfully refused her bronze medal in a row over judging.

Rory McIlroy wants to win Dunhill Links Championship for Dad
Rory McIlroy wants to win Dunhill Links Championship for Dad

Ryder Cup star Rory McIlroy hopes to cap an already stellar year by marking his father`s 55th birthday on Sunday with victory in the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

Indians suffer defeats in Asian Games table tennis
Indians suffer defeats in Asian Games table tennis

India's table tennis players had a bad outing with the likes of Soumyajit Ghosh and Manika Batra bowing out of the 17th Asian Games after suffering defeats in the men and women's singles round of 16 matches, respectively, here on Thursday.

Asian Games: Indian men beat Thailand, women lose in volleyball
Asian Games: Indian men beat Thailand, women lose in volleyball

It turned out to be a mixed day for Indian volleyball teams competing in the 17th Asian Games here, as the men's team defeated Thailand 3-1 in the 5th-8th place classification match after the women suffered a 0-3 reverse to Hong Kong to finish 8th in the competition on Thursday.

Yorkshire duo complete Professional Cricketers Association awards double
Yorkshire duo complete Professional Cricketers Association awards double

Yorkshire`s County Championship-winning openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees were named player of the year and young player of the year respectively by England`s Professional Cricketers Association on Wednesday.

Juventus as good as Barcelona, Real Madrid: Diego Simeone
Juventus as good as Barcelona, Real Madrid: Diego Simeone

Aletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Italian champions Juventus are as good as Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid despite his side inflciting Juve`s first defeat of the season in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan`s Bundesliga boom
Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan`s Bundesliga boom

With Shinji Okazaki as the Bundesliga`s top scorer at Mainz 05 and Shinji Kagawa back at Borussia Dortmund, Japanese stars are enjoying a boom in Germany`s top flight.

Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers reach agreement over Daniel Sturridge
Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers reach agreement over Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge will not join up with England for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers after England manager Roy Hodgson and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers reached an agreement over the striker`s fitness.

Danny Welbeck treble helps Arsene Wenger celebrate anniversary
Danny Welbeck treble helps Arsene Wenger celebrate anniversary

Danny Welbeck gave Arsene Wenger the perfect anniversary gift as the Arsenal striker`s hat-trick inspired a crucial 4-1 win against Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Real Madrid win late, Liverpool lose in UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid win late, Liverpool lose in UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid and Liverpool found their combined 15 European titles were no protection on the road in the Champions League.

Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps
Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps

The organising committee of Asian Games on Thursday said that Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was "regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship" and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia.