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Nadal and Federer moved into the fourth round

Indian Wells: Fifth-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer was ousted from the Indian Wells ATP tournament on Tuesday as Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer both moved into the fourth round.  Ferrer was upset 6-4 6-3 by Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin, Nadal swept past fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers 6-1 …

Lionel Messi scored his 50th club goal

Lionel Messi scored his 50th club goal

  Lionel Messi scored his 50th club goal of the season with a double on Sunday as Barcelona beat Racing Santander 2-0, but the Catalan club still remains 10 points off the Spanish League leader Real Madrid. After scoring a remarkable five in the Champions …

India will have a tough task against Srilanka

The subcontinental medley of politics and its effect on the streets was amply displayed here on Monday, but surely the Indian and Sri Lankan teams had no complaints ahead of their Asia Cup game. The ‘Dhaka Cholo’ (March to Dhaka) rally initiated by the Bangladesh …

Indian team are not fit for Test cricket: Greg Chappaell

Indian team are not fit for Test cricket: Greg Chappaell

Adelaide: Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead and blamed the Indian culture for the team’s debacle in the tour of Australia. “Test cricket is pretty tough …

Sri Lanka chasing 232 to clinch Tri-series

Sri Lanka’s bowlers backed up Mahela Jayawardene’s decision to send Australia into bat by dismissing the home team for a modest 231 in the deciding match of the tri—series on Thursday. Rangana Herath and allrounder Farveez Maharoof each took three wickets to help bowl out …

ATP Tour’s Delray Beach International tennis title; Kevin Anderson won

ATP Tour’s Delray Beach International tennis title; Kevin Anderson won

Seventh-seeded South African Kevin Anderson beat Aussie qualifier Marinko Matosevic 6-4, 7-6(2) on Sunday to win the ATP Tour’s Delray Beach International tennis title. Anderson won his second career title, to go with a triumph on home soil in Johannesburg last year. The big-serving South …

India’s batting great Tendulkar has to take a look at himself: Ian Chappell

India’s batting great Tendulkar has to take a look at himself: Ian Chappell

Melbourne: Former Australian cricket captain Ian Chappell said India’s batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing the game for the right reason.”What could have been a glorious farewell tour of Australia for Sachin Tendulkar has …

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 15 runs

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 15 runs in the first final of the one-day Tri-series against Sri Lanka at the Gabba, Brisbane on Sunday. Australia won the toss and elected to bat. Australia 321-6 in 50 overs (D. Warner 163) v Sri Lanka 306 all …

Bhupathi-Bopanna reach quarters of Dubai Open

Bhupathi-Bopanna reach quarters of Dubai Open

Dubai: India’s Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna beat Lukas Dlouhy and Alexandr Dolgopolov to enter the men’s doubles quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here. Bhupathi-Bopanna, seeded fourth, defeated the Czech-Russian pair 6-4, 7-5 in the opening round Wednesday. The Indians converted four …

Sachin Tendulkar gets life membership of Sydney Cricket Ground

Sydney: Iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar Sunday became the first overseas player to be presented with the honorary life membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground here. Presenting the award, New South Wales premier Barry O’Farrell said, “Sachin is one of the greatest cricketers ever and …

Bad breath used as stem cell tool

Bad breath used as stem cell tool

Hydrogen sulphide, the gas famed for generating the stench in stink bombs, flatulence and bad breath, has been harnessed by stem cell researchers in Japan. Their study, in the Journal of Breath Research, investigated using it to help convert stem cells from human teeth into …

Australia beats India

Australia beats India

The lack of character from this Indian team was shocking. There was no fight, and little hunger. And let’s not even talk about pride. Pursuing 253 for a win — gettable even if the surface was offering some carry and movement — India was shot …