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  • Swachh Bharat is 'Sach Bharat' for me, says Sachin Tendulkar

    Swachh Bharat is 'Sach Bharat' for me, says Sachin Tendulkar

    Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Friday urged the people to protect the motherland in every form, adding that 'Swacch Bharat' is 'Sach Bharat' for him.

  • Dwayne Bravo calls himself a Bollywood junkie

    Dwayne Bravo calls himself a Bollywood junkie

    West Indies cricketer and performer Dwayne Bravo has never failed to entertain his audience with his cricketing skills or his performances off the field. The cricketer, who is famously known as DJ Bravo, said that he is an out an out Bollywood junkie.

  • Watch: Shane Watson strikes a chord with underprivileged school kids

    Watch: Shane Watson strikes a chord with underprivileged school kids

    Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Shane Watson spent quality time with school students in Bengaluru. During the meet, he played guitar and interacted with the schoolchildren of P&G Shiksha School.

  • Kapil Dev at an India's first 'online sports betting' center launch in Sikkim

    Kapil Dev at an India's first 'online sports betting' center launch in Sikkim

    Cricket legend Kapil Dev inaugurated the country's first online sports betting centre at MG Road in Sikkim's capital city Gangtok. The state government has issued the licences to Golden Gaming International Private Limited and two other companies on the condition that betting activities be permitted within the state only through an intranet connection.

  • Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur returns home midway through IPL 9

    Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur returns home midway through IPL 9

    Mumbai's Shardul Thakur was released by Kings XI Punjab mid-way through the Indian Premier League's ninth edition. The pacer is seen here playing a T20 match for Payyade Sports Club on Saturday where he starred with 3-23 to help his team enter the semi-finals of the Salar Jung Community Invitation T20 tournament at Parsee Gymkhana. Video: Suresh Karkera, mid-day

  • Virat Kohli nominated for Khel Ratna

    Virat Kohli nominated for Khel Ratna

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday nominated batsman Virat Kohli for the esteemed Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

  • Sachin Tendulkar: 3rd goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics

    Sachin Tendulkar: 3rd goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday accepted the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) invitation to be one of the goodwill ambassadors for the Indian contingent at this year's Summer Olympics to be held in Rio.

  • IPL changes venue after court debars matches in drought-hit Maharashtra

    IPL changes venue after court debars matches in drought-hit Maharashtra

    Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajeev Shukla said that Visakhapatnam would be the neutral venue for Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants. This decision came to the fore after Bombay High Court on April 13 ordered the IPL to shift all remaining matches of its ongoing ninth season scheduled after April 30 out of drought-hit Maharashtra in view of severe water crisis.

  • No IPL matches in Maharashtra after May 1, says Supreme Court

    No IPL matches in Maharashtra after May 1, says Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Maharashtra and Mumbai Cricket Associations against the Bombay High Court order directing shifting of IPL matches outside the drought-hit state. The apex court also said that no IPL matches would take place in the state after May 1.

  • Virat Kohli avoids question on Anushka Sharma

    Virat Kohli avoids question on Anushka Sharma

    RCB skipper Virat Kohli tells journalist who asked him about Anushka Sharma and his relationship with the Bollywood star, 'that's for none to know. I do not have to comment on it.' Video: Mandar Shirsekar, mid-day

  • Sachin Tendulkar celebrates birthday by playing cricket with children

    Sachin Tendulkar celebrates birthday by playing cricket with children

    On the occasion of his 43rd birthday, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday played cricket with school children at the MIG cricket club in Mumbai.Tendulkar was conferred with the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna from the President Pranav Mukherjee in 2014. He is the youngest recipient to date and the first ever sportsperson to receive the award.

  • We, humans, failed you, tweets Virat Kohli on Shaktiman's death

    We, humans, failed you, tweets Virat Kohli on Shaktiman's death

    Social media was abuzz with sharp and hard-hitting comments over Shaktiman’s death. From politicians to Twitterati, everyone expressed their sorrow on micro-blogging site and the recent one to join the league was star cricketer Virat Kohli.

  • Bombay HC allows May 1 IPL match in Pune

    Bombay HC allows May 1 IPL match in Pune

    The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed Board of Control for Cricket in India to hold an Indian Premier League (IPL) match scheduled for 1st May in Pune.

  • Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja showcases sword skills during his sangeet ceremony

    Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja showcases sword skills during his sangeet ceremony

    Ravindra Jadeja, who is all set to tie marry his fiancé Reeva Solanki today, was seen flaunting sword skills last night during his sangeet ceremony in Rajkot.

  • BCCI moves IPL 2016 matches out of Maharashtra following court's order

    BCCI moves IPL 2016 matches out of Maharashtra following court's order

    Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajeev Shukla said that following the Bombay High Court's order, the BCCI had planned to move all matches of its ongoing ninth season scheduled after April 30 out of western Maharashtra in view of severe water crisis in the region.

  • Won't take any potable water for IPL from Maharashtra: Anurag Thakur

    Won't take any potable water for IPL from Maharashtra: Anurag Thakur

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur on Wednesday clarified that they won't take any potable water for the current matches in Indian Premier League (IPL) from the drought-affected Maharashtra.

  • Meeting royal couple was a fantastic experience: Sachin Tendulkar

    Meeting royal couple was a fantastic experience: Sachin Tendulkar

    Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said that the couple were very humble and simple. He added that it was nice to know that Prince William follows cricket as they also discussed T20 Finals along with tennis.

  • Nita Ambani, Rohit Sharma ring opening bell at BSE

    Nita Ambani, Rohit Sharma ring opening bell at BSE

    Mumbai Indians co-owner Nita Ambani rang the opening bell at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday along with team skipper Rohit Sharma and head coach Ricky Ponting.

  • WI cricket team captains pose with World Cup T20 trophies in Kolkata

    WI cricket team captains pose with World Cup T20 trophies in Kolkata

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy was seen posing for a photograph with the World Cup T20 trophy outside the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata

  • West Indies seal World T20 2016

    West Indies seal World T20 2016

    West Indies thumped England by four wickets in the finale of World Twenty20 2016 in front of an electric crowd in Kolkata's Eden Gardens to become the first team to lift the World Twenty20 title twice.