28 May 2014
Berlin: US sportswear group Nike is banking on its sponsorship of more of the world's best-known soccer stars than Adidas in its battle to overtake the German firm as the sport's top-selling brand at its World Cup this summer.
12 May 2014
Karachi: The Pakistani players are certain to get reasonable pay hikes in their central contracts and match fees from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) but the authorities have decided to only give out the contracts after the conclusion of the month-long summer camp in Lahore.
10 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Crowned four times as planet’s best footballer, there is barely any trophy or accolade that Lionel Messi has not won but there are many who are not yet ready to add his name in the pantheon of all time greats – the reason being the absence of a World Cup trophy in his otherwise highly-decorated award cabinet.
03 May 2014
Liverpool will offer captain Steven Gerrard a new contract at the end of the season to keep him at Anfield until at least 2016, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.
22 Mar 2014
Mirpur: India's Suresh Raina says that most of the top-order West Indies batsmen prefer playing big shots rather than rotating strike against spinners, an area which he feels can be exploited by Amit Mishra and Co when the two teams square off in the ICC World T20 on Sunday.
15 Apr 2014
Dubai: India on Tuesday received a cheque of USD 2,65,000 for finishing third, while South Africa pocketed USD 4,75,000 for claiming the top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date.
14 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Asian silver-medallists Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Neel Kamal Singh (75kg) were among the four Indians who were handed first-round byes in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships, which would double up as a qualifying event for the Youth Olympics, in Sofia, Bulgaria starting on Tuesday.
14 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen will get a chance to test the injured little finger of his right hand on Monday when the team plays a practice match to get ready for their opening IPL encounter against RCB on April 17.
06 Apr 2014
Mirpur: Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Lasith Malinga says that Virat Kohli is a great batsman but they have the bowlers who can bowl that one good delivery, which can dismiss even the greatest.
29 Mar 2014
Mirpur: India's top off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made an innocuous media conference interesting when he said his 'Sunil Narine-like action' during Asia Cup was prompted by a thought as to whether "he can do a little bit with his elbow" wearing a "full-sleeve" jersey.