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Aronian tops rapid leg; Anand, Kasparov sign off with losses

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Anand and Kasparov will be keen to gain ground when the action now shifts to 18-round blitz over the next two days.

Ronaldo-less Real Madrid complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona


Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 5-1 to win the Spanish Super Cup.

ICC Under-19 World Cup: India to begin campaign against Australia

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The World Cup featuring 16 teams will be played across seven venues in four cities: Christchurch, Queenstown, Tauranga and Whangarei.

CoA launches scathing attack on BCCI


Seeks directions to remove the current office-bearers for ‘flouting the orders with impunity’

Top Stories in last day


Nadal, Pliskova advance at Cincinnati on day of upsets

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Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova the No. 1 seeds in the Western & Southern Open advanced with straight-set wins on Wednesday, while the rest of their brackets suffered more top losses.Nadal sat...


LIC sports events from today


Life Insurance Corporation’s South Central Zonal badminton and table tennis tournaments will be held at Dandamudi Rajagopala Rao indoor stadium on August 17 and 18 in which 66 players from 17 division...


Prapanjan and Nada shine


Tamil Thalaivas and Haryana Steelers play out a stalemate

West Indies keen to rewrite history


The pink ball Test begins today

Pat for DDCA Administrator


The Committee of Administrators has commended DDCA Administrator Justice (Retd) Vikramajit Sen for his observations at the BCCI-summoned SGM in Delhi on July 26. The CoA said, “In fact, the Hon. Justi...


India job one of the biggest in the world: Gillespie


Impressed with its improving overseas performances

Harika stuns Mamedov


She and Sethuraman on top with 12 others

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro serves big to stun Berdych


Sugita ends Sock’s stay; Halep and Muguruza stay on course

Three players share top spot


Devastating loss for Mary Ann Gomes and Nitin

Viswanathan Anand holds Kasparov


The former World champions are in joint-seventh place

Fortune favours Liverpool


Liverpool survived a missed penalty before teenager Trent Alexander-Arnold and a Havard Nordtveit own goal gave it a 2-1 win against Hoffenheim which put it on the brink of a Champions League group st...

Premier Badminton League from Dec. 22


The third edition of the Vodafone-Premier Badminton League (PBL) will be held in four cities from December 22 to January 14, 2018 with the semifinals and final scheduled in Chennai, it was announced a...

Pranjala, Karman in last eight


Y. Pranjala beat eighth seed Yuuki Tanaka 6-1, 6-7(3), 6-2 while Karman Kaur Thandi got past Shiho Akita 6-3, 7-5 to make the quarterfinals of the ITF women’s tournament here on Wednesday.Other result...

‘Aunt’ Venus set for Serena’s baby


The elder Williams wants to play freely and confidently at the US Open

‘Very excited to step in as the vice-captain’


Rohit Sharma dwells on missing out on Test spot, shot selection and Sri Lanka as an opposition

Wednesday, Aug 16

Serena aims for ‘outrageous’ Australian Open comeback

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Serena Williams, feeling “new power” from her pregnancy, is already preparing for an Australian Open title defense in January.In a wide-ranging interview with Vogue touching on motherhood, body image ...

Tuesday, Aug 15

India vs Sri Lanka: the sweep is good, manner is great


Pandya’s emergence as a powerful all-rounder highlights India’s most dominant away campaign

Ramkumar Ramanathan rallies to win


The Indian bests Eubanks to advance to the second round

Nadal happy to return to No. 1


The Spaniard will supplant Murray on top

India take series with 2-1 win over Netherlands

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World No. 4 Netherlands defeated by India at Amsterdam

Monday, Aug 14

No change in the script


Sri Lanka bowled out for 181 in its second dig; India seals series 3-0

R. Ashwin to play for Worcestershire

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India offspinner R. Ashwin is set for his maiden county stint later this month, with an eye on the tour of England in 2018.M.S.K Prasad, chairman of selectors, today confirmed that Ashwin has been cl...

Bhambri, Myneni back; Paes out of Indian Davis Cup squad

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Apart from Bhambri and Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna made the squad, captained by Mahesh Bhupathi.

Zverev stuns Federer to win Montreal Masters

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The 20-year-old used his booming serve to overpower Federer 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday as Federer never got a chance to get into the match.

Sunday, Aug 13

Even if I can be 10% of what Kapil was, I will be pretty happy: Hardik Pandya

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Hurricane all-rounder Hardik Pandya says his focus is to become what he can

Alli fires Spurs as Shelvey sees red


Loss may force Benitez to dip into transfer market

Federer reaches Rogers Cup final

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Roger Federer will meet Alexander Zverev who defeated Denis Shapovalov in the other semifinals.

Davinder Singh Kang finishes 12th in javelin final

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Kang became the first Indian to have qualified for the final round in javelin throw in a World Championship.

Saturday, Aug 12

Sports University to be opened in November


‘Talent will be nurtured on a scientific basis’

India pegged back after a rollicking start


Shikhar Dhawan hits another ton in his inimitable style even as Rahul misses out

Arsenal edge past Leicester in Premier League season opener

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Arsenal defeated Leicester City 4-3 at Emirates Stadium

Federer punches ticket to Montreal semis

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Roger Federer will face Dutchman Haas in just the second career meeting between the two.