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Virat Kohli talks about his 'mistakes', says there's no culture of scolding in Indian dressing room

Jul 24: Captain Virat Kohli has insisted that the environment in the Indian dressing room is very friendly with each and every person allowed to express their opinion in a free manner.

Speaking to an English daily, Kohli said he treats all the players with equal respect in the dressing room and resists from scolding youngsters whenever they commit...

Cristiano Ronaldo escapes conviction in rape case in US

Los Angeles, Jul 23: Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said Monday they did not have enough evidence to proceed.

A district attorney in the state of Nevada said it would not prosecute the Portuguese captain because it "cannot be proven beyond a...

Senior Indian cricketer under scanner for flouting ‘family clause’ during World Cup

Mumbai, Jul 22: A senior member of the Indian cricket team has come under the scanner for violating BCCI's 'family clause' rules during the World Cup, where the team made a semi-final exit.

The player in question had specifically requested for his wife to stay with him for more than the permissible period of 15 days but it was...

Hima Das nearing her best: High Performance Director

New Delhi, Jul 22: Indian athletics' High-Performance Director Volker Herrmann feels star sprinter Hima Das is nearing her best, having won five successive gold medals in three weeks in Europe.

The 19-year-old Hima has won five races -- four in 200m and one in her pet 400m event -- in Poland and the Czech Republic since July 2. She...

Made error but won't regret decision, says World Cup final umpire

Colombo, Jul 21: The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer, a report said on Sunday.

A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he tried to...

Sindhu loses to Akane Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final

Jakarta, Jul 21: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu lost to Akane Yamaguchi 21-15, 21-16 in the final match of the Indonesia Open on Sunday.

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu lost the match in two straight games by the world number four Japanese Yamaguchi.

The 22-year-old fourth-seeded Yamaguchi had the upper hand in the match and kept the momentum in favour...

Dhoni makes himself unavailable for Windies tour

New Delhi, Jul 20: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday made himself "unavailable" for the Indian team's tour of West Indies as speculations raged about his future.

An Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army, it is learnt that Dhoni will be spending better part of the next two months with his regiment....

Eoin Morgan troubled by World Cup win, says not 'fair to have result like that'

London, Jul 20: England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan`s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of boundaries in...

Algeria sink Senegal to claim second AFCON crown

Cairo, Jul 20: Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi lauded his side's 'incredible' Africa Cup of Nations triumph Friday as Baghdad Bounedjah's early goal earned a 1-0 victory over Senegal in the final.

Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start against Sadio Mane's Senegal, the top team in Africa, in front of a large Cairo crowd when his deflected shot looped over...

Dhoni mature enough to take decision on retirement: Jadgale

Indore, Jul 19: Amid speculation that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is contemplating retirement, former national selector Sanjay Jagdale Friday said the M S K Prasad-led selection panel should find out what was going on in the veteran wicket-keeper's mind about his future.

However, Jadgale, a former BCCI secretary, asserted that Dhoni was mature enough to take a call on his...