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London among contenders for 2018 world chess championship


Moscow: London will be among the bidders for hosting the 2018 FIDE World Chess Championship, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said. The 12-game match will be held under the auspices of the world chess federation FIDE and is planned to take plac

India-Pakistan match same as any other game, says Kohli


Mumbai: Ahead of the high-octane ICC Champions Trophy clash against Pakistan at Edgbaston on June 4, India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the hype around the match is beyond the control of the players but they will treat it as any other m

Sachin Tendulkar brings entire nation together: Priyanka


Mumbai: Ahead of the release of "Sachin: A Billion Dreams", actress Priyanka Chopra has hailed legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar for his ability to bring the entire nation together."Sachin Tendulkar... The name to me is associa


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Madrid: More than 2,500 troops from security forces and emergency services will work on Saturday to ensure that the Copa del Rey football final between Barcelona and Deportivo Alaves runs without any incident, it was decided after a meeting held

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Tehran: Zambia rallied to beat Iran 4-2 in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Wednesday.Reza Shakari put the Persians in front in the seventh minute and extended the lead in the 49th minute from the penalty spot, reports Xinhua news agency quoted a

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Gold coast: India progressed to the quarter-finals after Indonesia finished third despite defeating Denmark 3-2 in the last match of the Group 1D of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship here on Wednesday.India, Denmark and Indonesi

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New Delhi: Indian coach Kripa Shankar Bishnoi has sent a list of three suggestions to the United World Wrestling (UWW) regarding changes in all weight categories.The UWW will discuss the proposed changes with the International Olympic Committee

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Lahore: Islamabad United coach Dean Jones on Wednesday testified at a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan, saying two dot balls played by the batsman during a Pakistan Super League match were not suspicious from a cricketi

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Dublin: Bangladesh's bowlers fought back to restrict New Zealand to 270 for eight and give themselves a chance of claiming their first win over their opponents in the final match of the Tri-Series in Dublin.When the Black Caps were 208-3 in

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Gold Coast (Australia): Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu became one of the members of the BWF Athletes' Commission after the end of voting for the four places on the representative body, here today.The 21-year-old Indian topped the ballot

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Mumbai: Top cricketers gathered here today for a special screening of the upcoming biographical film on cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.M S Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh looked excited when they arrived for the screening of "Sachin: A Bill

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Madrid: The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the 21-month prison sentence handed down by a Barcelona court to FC Barcelona's Argentinian star forward Lionel Messi for tax fraud.Spain's highest court also upheld the conviction of Mess

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Mumbai, May 24: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gav

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New Delhi, May 24: A top Indian athlete was handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday after testing positive for banned performance enhancing substance meldonium. Talking to a news channel, a top

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Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will be coming together to watch the special screening of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's biography "Sachin: A Billion Dreams".To be held on Wednesday, the special screening will be t

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