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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 …

Indian players win over France in 2012 London Olympic men’s hockey final qualifying match

New Delhi: Eight-time champions India are back in the Games with a 8-1 drubbing of France in the final of the 2012 London Olympic men’s hockey qualifiers at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Sunday. Ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh, who was a part of …

I am looking at my performance and I have to improve for the side to win matches: Sehwag

I am looking at my performance and I have to improve for the side to win matches: Sehwag

Brisban: Stand-in Indian captain Virender Sehwag lamented his own batting performance Tuesday after his side slumped to their second successive defeat in the One-day International tri-series against Sri Lanka here.Sehwag was caught at the third-man boundary trying an upper-cut off Lasith Malinga in the second …

India pipped Canada in Olympic qualifier match

In a performance that will remain etched forever in the memory of Indian hockey fans, the host side pipped Canada 3-2 in an action-filled thriller of an Olympic qualifier match at the National Stadium here on Wednesday.The Indian team put on an extra-ordinary show that …

The tumor is almost way out of the system: Yuvraj Singh

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has revealed that the malignant lung tumour, for which he is undergoing chemotherapy in the Unites States, is “almost out of his system” after the first cycle of treatment. “Got very good news from dr lawrence today! The tumor …

Mayookha Johny sets new mark in long jump

Mayookha Johny bettered the National indoor record in long jump while competing in a meet at (Germany).Her leap of 6.44 metres overhauled Anju George’s National indoor mark of 6.40m set in Birmingham in March, 2003. Mayookha is aiming to touch 6.65m towards qualification for the …

I was wrong in calling Gautam for a single and he got run out: Dhoni

Adelaide:Despite steering India to a last-ball tie in the triangular series match against Sri Lanka, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today took the blame upon himself saying it was his running out of a well-set Gautam Gambhir that cost his side a win. Needing 237 for …

Barcelona enjoys 3-1 win

Alexis Sanchez scored twice and Lionel Messi hit a late goal as Barcelona shrugged off recent poor domestic form to earn a 3-1 victory at Bayer Leverkusen in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday. Sanchez scored in the 41st and 55th minutes, …

Tendulkar is set to be rested from India’s next ODI

Adelaide: Senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar is set to be rested from India’s next ODI tri-series match against Australia here on Sunday but if past record is to go by, the move could end up hurting the beleagured team. In the last 22 years, India has …

Sania-Anastasia won Pattaya Open tennis championship

Sania Mirza of India combined well with her Australian partner Anastasia Rodionova to get the better of H. Chan and Yung-ja Chan of Taipei 3-6, 6-1, 10-8 to win the women’s doubles final of the Pattaya Open tennis championship in Thailand on Sunday evening, according …

India beat Sri Lanka

Perth: Virat Kohli struck a match-winning 77 as India finally tasted their first ODI win overseas in seven months, beating Sri Lanka by four wickets in the second game of the tri-series at the WACA Ground here Wednesday. Riding on Kohli’s brilliant knock and Sachin …