Australia beat Sri Lanka in final T20I to avoid whitewash (22:04)
Adelaide, Feb 22 (IANS) Australia rode on a disciplined all-round effort to beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs and avoid a clean sweep in the third and final Twenty20 International at the Adelaide Oval here on Wednesday.
World champ Ning Zetao out of Chinese swimming team (22:02)
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) World champion Ning Zetao has violated the rules of the Chinese national swimming team and was sent back to his original Chinese Navy team for training, the Chinese swimming authority confirmed on Wednesday.
Fateh Hyderabad inks JV with British sports educators PEG (21:42)
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Professional football club Fateh Hyderabad on Wednesday announced a joint venture partnership with the Britain-based sports educators Premier Education Group (PEG) to deliver grassroots sports and performing arts education activities in India.
HIL: UP Wizards seal semi-final spot after 4-4 draw against Mumbai (21:14)
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Dabang Mumbai played out a 4-4 draw as the hosts sealed a spot in the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) here on Wednesday.
Dhoni travels in train after 13 years for Vijay Hazare Trophy (21:10)
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) A couple of days after the cricketing world was abuzz with the news of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's removal as the skipper of IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants, the just-appointed Jharkhand skipper, in his typical unfazed avatar, regaled his teammates with stories from the past in a rare train journey from Ranchi to Howrah station to take part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
WADA chief backs reinstatement of Russia's membership (20:56)
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS) Throwing its weight behind the reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's (RUSADA) membership, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie on Wednesday said the global anti-doping body is waiting for the Russian side to implement the set re-compliance criteria.
Top Kenyan athletes eye Tokyo marathon title (19:44)
Nairobi, Feb 22 (IANS) Elite Kenyan runners competing at the Tokyo marathon on Sunday will be targeting two birds with one stone.
Spanish clubs face Europa League defeats (19:20)
Madrid, Feb 22 (IANS) Spanish football clubs Villarreal, Celta Vigo and Athletic Club Bilbao face early exits from the Europa League on Thursday after disappointing results from their first leg Round-of-32 ties a week ago.
Third edition of Rendez-vous à Roland-Garros on April 18-19 (19:14)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Aiming to get a wildcard in the French Open junior, 16 promising tennis talents will battle it out in the third edition of the Rendez-vous a Roland-Garros Masters, to be held on April 18 and 19 at the DLTA Sports Complex here, the organisers announced on Wednesday.
Double Olympic rowing winners Glover, Stanning to run London Marathon (19:14)
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Britain's double Olympic rowing gold medallists Helen Glover and Heather Stanning will run against each other at the London Marathon to be held on April 23, the organisers confirmed here on Wednesday.
ProHealth Asia physiotherapy and rehab centre launched (18:46)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) ProHealth Asia here on Wednesday launched its world-class, specialised high-end ProHealth Asia Physiotherapy and Rehab centre.
Golfers Saigal, Batra qualify for National finals (18:34)
Gurugram, Feb 22 (IANS) Tushar Saigal and Yogesh Batra qualified for the National finals on the second day of the 17th annual Mercedes Trophy at the DLF Golf and Country Club here on Wednesday.
Confident Kohli says India not bothered about Australia (18:21)
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) India cricket captain Virat Kohli sounded confident as he on Wednesday said that his side is not bothered about Australia and is instead focussed on delivering up to its potential in the four-match Test series, starting here on Thursday.
'Underdog' Australia will give tough fight: Smith (18:18)
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) Despite admitting that his team will start the upcoming four-Test series against India as underdogs, Australia captain Steven Smith asserted on Wednesday that the visitors are confident of giving a tough fight to the hosts.
Gopi, Kheta Ram primed for IDBI Marathon (18:16)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Thonakal Gopi and Kheta Ram are set for the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Marathon at the Jawaharlal Stadium, to be held here on Sunday.
Teenage golfer Rayhan to compete at Indian Open (18:00)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Dubai-based Indian amateur golfer Rayhan Thomas will get his first taste of a pro tournament in his homeland when he tees off at the Hero Indian Open next month in Gurugram.
New Zealand beat South Africa by six runs in second ODI (17:54)
Christchurch, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand defeated South Africa by six in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Hagley Oval here on Wednesday.
Cash prize for T20 World Cup-winning blind cricket team (17:52)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Putting rest to speculations, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday announced a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh for each member of the victorious Blind cricket T20 World Cup winning squad.
Sharmila takes lead on second day of women's golf (17:04)
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet carded the only sub-par round of three under 67 to grab the lead on the second day of the Hero Womens Professional Golf Tour at the Tollygunge Club here on Wednesday.
Gutsy woman dentist drives into male bastion (With Images) (16:52)
By Tajinder Bains
Ropar (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) With each passing day, women in India are breaking into new fields hitherto seen as exclusive male preserves. And adventure sports is another such male forte.
Stokes far behind wrestling star Stadnik in per minute income (16:32)
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who was signed for a whooping Rs 14.5 crore by Indian Super League (IPL) franchise Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) for the upcoming edition, is still behind Pro Wrestling League (PWL) star Mariya Stadnik in terms of earning per minute.
Confident India to take on Australia in opening Test (Preview) (15:22)
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) After thrashing New Zealand (3-0), England (4-0) and Bangladesh (one-off Test) at home, India will look to stretching their winning streak when the hosts take on Australia in the opening match of their four-match Test cricket series, starting here on Thursday.
For these Arunachal men, off-roading is family affair (With Images) (13:30)
By Tajinder Bains
Ropar (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) For the uninitiated, Arunachal Pradesh and rallying/off-roading are words not to be taken in the same breath. But, there are always people out there to break the stereotypes.
Manchester City outgun Monaco in Champions League (13:20)
Manchester, Feb 22 (IANS) Manchester City came from behind twice to prevail 5-3 over Monaco in an exciting first-leg clash of their UEFA Champions League round-of-16 tie.
Caen beat Nancy in rearranged Ligue 1 match (13:20)
Caen (France), Feb 22 (IANS) Ronny Rodelin's goal earned Caen FC a 1-0 home victory over 10-man Nancy and crucial points in their attempt to avoid the relegation zone in a rearranged FRench Ligue 1 match.