Aim is to become World No.1 : Praggnanandhaa

Chennai, Dec 7 (UNI) Teenage Chess sensation and Grand Master R.Praggnanandhaa today said his aim is to become World Number one and he will work hard to achieve it.

He was speaking at a felicitation function organised  by Velammal Matric Higher Seconday&n

Weightlifting: Mirabai Chanu bags silver in World Championships

Bogota, Dec 7 (UNI) Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu secured clinched the silver medal in the Weightlifting World Championships here on Wednesday.

She lifted a combined weight of 200 kg (87kg in snatch and 113kg in clean and jerk). This was Mirabai's firs

BCCI issues after India captain Rohit Sharma suffers injury

Dhaka, Dec 7 (UNI) India faced a big injury scare during the second ODI against Bangladesh in Dhaka as skipper Rohit Sharma hurt his thumb while fielding.

The injury occurred during the fourth delivery of the second over, sent down by Mohammed Siraj,

Trust factor in our team is our biggest strength: Harmanpreet Kaur

Kolkata, Dec 6 (UNI) With the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 fast approaching, teams from around the world are in full preparation for the biggest prize T20 cricket has to offer.

The ‘Women in Blue’ have their eyes set on the ICC Women’s T20

Brazil turn on style to reach World Cup quarterfinals

Doha, Dec 6 (UNI) Five-time champions Brazil scored four first-half goals as they advanced to the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals with an impressive 4-1 victory over South Korea here on Monday.

Vinicius Junior put Brazil ahead with a cool finish and Neymar doubled the

Livakovic's three saves put Croatia into FIFA WC quarters, Japan out

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Al Wakrah, Dec 5 (UNI) Dominik Livakovic emerged a hero by pulling off three good saves as Croatia stormed into the quarterfinals of the World Cup by beating Japan 3-1 in the penalties following a 1-1 draw over 120 minutes here on M

India penalised for slow over-rate in first ODI against Bangladesh

Dubai, Dec 5 (UNI) India have been fined 80 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Bangladesh in the first ODI in Mirpur on Sunday.

Ranjan Madugalle of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after India wer

Yuvraj Singh declares open the 3rd T20 World Cup for Blind

Gurugram, Dec 5 (UNI) The 3rd T20 World Cup for the Blind, was officially inaugurated by former Indian world-cup winning cricketer Yuvraj Singh here at the Tau Devi Lal stadium on Monday.

Yuvraj is also the brand ambassador for the mega event.


Mehidy leads major comeback, stuns India in first ODI

Mirpur, Dec 4 (UNI) Mehidy Hasan Miraz led a major comeback towards the end to stun India with an unbeaten 51 runs last wicket stand in the first ODI match here on Sunday.

Mehidy was an epitome of calmness and played a controlled innings in company of the last bats

Lyon boosts Australia's chances of WTC final

Perth, Dec 4 (UNI) Australia have boosted their chances of appearing at next year's ICC World Test Championship final with a hard-fought 164-run victory over a gallant West Indies in Perth on Sunday.

Veteran spinner Nathan Lyon was the hero with superb fourth-i