Three cricketers from Pakistan could go to jail after being found guilty for “conspiracy to cheat” and for “conspiracy to obtain and accept corrupt payments”.
The Rawalpindi Express clarifies that he never actually said that Sachin Tendulkar was scared of him: 'I did say that when I played against him, he didn’t win as many matches as I thought a player like him would'
Shahid Afridi’s remarks against India and Indians are offensive, but we need not take umbrage at them. We need not even notice them.
This was Dhoni’s job and Dhoni’s stage. He didn’t hide. He wasn’t coy or fearful. He went in and simply did the job.
'By the end of the 30th of this month, you’ll have one team losing and one team going into the final.' So said Captain Cool. True, but who's he kidding that it is just another match?
Something’s not quite right when a player like Afridi — the opposite of “stable” — has to, rightly, admonish the media to mend their ways
Indian sport had a good year in 2010. Here's celebrating some of the achievers
If Federer is the greatest player of all time, I do wonder what Rafael Nadal is.
Top-flight hockey was played in India after very long; it was an opportunity to revive the game, but by all accounts, this possibility hasn’t been fully exploited. We must be glad, at least, that we got to see the amazing Australians display their wa
At each Spanish goal, a deathly silence descended on the crowd – it was so different when the game began. As the Indian team entered the arena and burst into a warm-up spring, the crowd went mad with joy.
Shahid Afridi, you know, isn’t one for subtlety, while playing cricket or operating off the field. But his latest move was surely the daftest, most comical thing ever done on a cricket field
In these bleak times for scribes, when every cricketer is media-trained, programmed to mouth politically correct platitudes, a Sehwag – a man who, to paraphrase a beloved cliché, doesn't live in the corridor of certainty – is a boon.
The intriguing concept of “silent tiebreaker”, which seemed suspiciously like a “bundle under the table”, and the non-sale of Pakistani players stood out in this time's auction.
Test cricket’s No. 1 team faces the grim prospects of losing the ranking without being able to defend it.
It was not a great sporting year, but there were some important feats, most encouragingly by younger sportspersons
No one would have been able to dream 10 years ago that India would be on top of Test rankings. Ten years ago India toured Australia and lost the Tests by 285 runs, 180 runs, and an innings and 141 runs.
He remains a thing of wonder and speculation, a mystery, a batsman impossible to reduce into comprehension by mere words. He spurns labels – he is one big, knotty problem of modern cricket, confounding critics more than bowlers.
Test cricket is the best test of a player’s skills. But pitches like the one that dulled the cricket at Ahmedabad can only also dull the ardour of Test cricket’s aficionados.
A sweeper clears the snow in central St. Petersburg, Russia. A cyclone caused the first snowfall in St. Petersburg this winter.AP/PTI
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Lava flows from a volcano on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the impact on evacuated land,...AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
Lava flows as volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma on Sunday, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the...AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.