Category Archive for: ‘Sports’

Saurabh Netravalkar

TEAM USA SQUAD SELECTED FOR CRICKET WEST INDIES SUPER50 CUP

USA Cricket has announced the squad to compete in the Cricket West Indies Super50 Cup. Fresh off winning the recently completed ICC Americas T20 Sub Regional Qualifier, the group will travel to Barbados tomorrow to commence their limited over preparation for World Cricket League Division 3 in November in Oman. Team USA have been granted a request to travel with …

Read More
USA CRICKET

TEAM USA SQUAD SELECTED FOR ICC WORLD CRICKET LEAGUE DIVISION 3

USA Cricket has announced the squad to compete in ICC World Cricket League Division 3 in Muscat, Oman from November 7 through November 21. The timing of this announcement is to comply with the ICC’s deadline for submitting team rosters. To fortify the team’s middle order for the all-important ICC event next month, some changes have been made to the …

Read More
Nisarg Patel

NISARG PATEL REPLACES SOHAL FOR ICC WORLD CRICKET LEAGUE 3

Sunny Sohal, who injured his knee during the Super50 has failed his scheduled fitness test and will require surgery. He has been replaced by Nisarg Patel in the Team USA Squad for next month’s WCL3 in Oman. The full ICC media release on the crucial ICC World Cricket League Division 3 is below. The International Cricket Council today announced the …

Read More
Parag Marathe

PARAAG MARATHE ELECTED CHAIR OF USA CRICKET

San Francisco 49ers executive Paraag Marathe has been unanimously elected as Chair of the USA Cricket Board, as newly established USA Cricket take another step forward towards International Cricket Council Membership. Marathe, President of 49ers Enterprises and Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the 49ers, has spent 18 seasons with the NFL franchise, serving in a variety of roles …

Read More
IPL 2018 FTR IMG

IPL 2018 to start on April 7 with revised timings

The 11th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held from April 7 to May 27 with revised timings, the IPL Governing Council (GC) announced on Monday. Accepting broadcaster Star Sports’ request, the IPL GC, which met here on Monday, has also allowed a shift in the timings of the matches, which will see the 8 p.m. …

Read More
Dhoni Ftr Img

MS Dhoni Nominated for Padma Bhushan by BCCI

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been nominated for the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to cricket. The 36-year-old former Indian skipper has been nominated for the country’s third highest civilian award by the Indian cricket board. BCCI acting president CK Khanna told PTI, Dhoni was nominated by the BCCI which was a unanimous decision by the members. He added his was …

Read More
India Hockey

Hockey WL Semi Final: India to meet Netherlands today

An upbeat India will take on world no. 4 Netherlands on Tuesday in the World Hockey League Semi Final.  Ranked sixth in the world, India are presently atop in Pool B with three wins from as many games, while Netherlands are placed second with two wins from two games. Tuesday’s win will seal India’s berth in last 8.

Read More
Pvsindhu

PV Sindhu jumps to career-best no. 5 in BWF rankings

Shuttler PV Sindhu became the second Indian woman to break into the top-five of the badminton singles world rankings. The Olympic silver medalist, who broke into the top-10 in 2013, achieved her career-best ranking of No. 5 on Thursday. This is the first time that Sindhu has broken into the top five. Former world No. 1 Saina Nehwal is only …

Read More
Ana Retire 2912

Tennis: Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic retires

Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much. The 29-year-old Serbian held the top spot for 12 weeks in 2008, the season when she claimed her sole Grand Slam success by winning the French Open. “I’ve decided to retire from professional tennis,” Ivanovic announced. “It …

Read More
Sevilla 19121

Sevilla up to second, Atletico claim much-needed win

A stunning four-goal blitz in 10 minutes allowed Sevilla to leapfrog Barcelona into second in La Liga on Saturday as Luciano Vietto scored twice in a 4-1 win over Malaga. Atletico Madrid registered a first win in four games as Saul Niguez’s excellent 25-yard strike earned a nervy 1-0 victory against Las Palmas. However, Atletico end the year in sixth …

Read More
Page 1 of 512345»