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US Open: Prajnesh exits, loses against Medvedev

New York, Aug 27: India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran got a taste of high-level tennis in his first-round exit from the US Open, losing to world number five Daniil Medvedev in straight sets here.

The gulf between Prajnesh and top-10 players were wide and apparent as he lost 4-6 1-6 2–6 to the Russian, who recently vanquished multiple Grand Slam winner...

Dravid to depose before ethics committee in conflict of interest case

Bengaluru, Aug 26: Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been asked to depose in person to explain the conflict of interest allegations against him on September 26 by BCCI Ethics Officer D K Jain.

Jain confirmed to PTI that Dravid will present his case on September 26 in Mumbai.

Dravid is currently the Director of National Cricket Academy...

India thrash West Indies by 318 runs in first Test

North Sound, Aug 26: Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took five wickets for seven runs as India thrashed West Indies by 318 runs in the first test in Antigua on Sunday.

After setting West Indies an unlikely target of 419 for victory on the fourth day, India bowled out the hosts for 100 in their second innings in North Sound....

PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championships

Basel, Aug 25: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the BWF World Championships title by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games by 21-7, 21-7 here on Sunday.

By winning the title, Sindhu has become the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships.

Sindhu got off to a flying start and dominated Okuhara throughout in...

Kohli, Rahane power India to commanding position against WI

North Sound, Aug 25: Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane's half centuries strengthened India's position in the first Test against West Indies, the two performing their leadership duties with aplomb here.

After a career-defining 81 in the first innings, vice-captain Rahane remained unbeaten on 53 while skipper Kohli was batting on 51, as India reached 185 for three at stumps...

Massive fire breaks out at Sreesanth's residence

Edapally, Aug 24: A fire broke out at the residence of Indian cricketer S Sreesanth in Edapally on Friday night.

Sreesanth's wife and children were present in the house but they were evacuated safely.

The fire broke after midnight in a room of the cricketer's residence and it was successfully doused by the fire fighting units.


Sindhu storms into third successive finals at BWF World Championships

Basel, Aug 24: India's P V Sindhu stood one win away from an elusive World Championships gold medal after storming into her third successive final with a straight-game win over All England champion Chen Yu Fei here on Saturday.

Sindhu, who had claimed successive silver in the last two editions of the prestigious tournament beside two bronze, was a...

Bumrah beats Ashwin to achieve huge milestone

Mumbai, Aug 24: Pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Friday became the fastest Indian bowler to scalp 50 Test wickets.

He achieved the feat against West Indies on day two of the ongoing first Test match at Antigua. Bumrah dismissed Darren Bravo in the 30th over of the Windies innings to register his 50th Test wicket. He had Bravo plum in...

India vs West Indies: I repaid Virat Kohli's faith in me, says Ravindra Jadeja

St John's (Antigua and Barbuda), Aug 24: After scoring a half-century against West Indieson day two of India's ongoing first Test here, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja said that he focused on building partnerships and give his best.

After being sent in to bat, India were in a spot of bother at 189/6, but Jadeja stayed out there in the middle...

Krishnappa Gowtham on fire: 134 runs and 8 wickets in a single T20

Bengaluru, Aug 24: All-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham broke various records in the ongoing Karnataka Premier League (KPL) on Friday -- first with the bat and then while on the bowling crease.

The 30-year-old went on to make 134 runs and take eight wickets in a T20 match against Shimoga Lions, which helped his side Bellary Tuskers register a...