Simbu overcomes stiff challenge from second-placed Kipkorir to win elite full marathon

Simbu overcomes stiff challenge from second-placed Kipkorir to win elite full marathon

It’s early morning. There are shiny lights going in sync with the sparkling blue carpet on the starting line. There are not many people around. It was, as they say, the calm before the storm. Despite the slight chill, the runners were all set to sweat it out in the 14th edition of the prestigious Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday. And, the race lived up to the excitement, with Alphone Simbu and Bornes Kitur emerging…

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R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja keep up top spaces in ICC Tests bowlers rankings

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja keep up top spaces in ICC Tests bowlers rankings

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja keep up top spaces in ICC Tests bowlers rankings India’s turn twins R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja clutched the main two openings in the ICC’s most recent Test positioning for bowlers while captain Virat Kohli was an indent behind Steve Smith in batsmen’s rundown. Ashwin (887 focuses) and Jadeja (879 focuses) were Nos 1 and 2 in the rundown while Australian seamer Josh Hazlewood (860 focuses), who picked up 29 focuses,…

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Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra to make a comeback

Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra to make a comeback

Indian cricket entered another period as Virat Kohli was today officially appointed captain for all three formats as he assumed control initiative for the restricted overs arrangement against England where veterans Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra will make a comeback. While Mahendra Singh Dhoni, after over nine years in charge, will play just as guardian batsman, the national choice panel under MSK Prasad’s chairmanship named new kid on the block Delhi manager Rishabh Pant in…

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Dhoni decides to step down from captaincy

Dhoni decides to step down from captaincy

With under 20 hours to go before five insightful men of Indian cricket were to meet to pick squad for three One-day internationals and the same number of T20s against England, Mahendra Singh Dhoni unobtrusively chose to venture down from captaincy late on Wednesday. This may have come as a stun for cricket significant others however not for the individuals who have been taking after the late advancements with the Board of Control for Cricket…

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Supreme Court orders to remove Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI President

Supreme Court orders to remove Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI President

Supreme Court orders to remove Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI President   The Supreme Court ordered to remove Anurag Thakur from the post of  BCCI President over not complying with court orders. The apex court also removed Ajay Shirke from the post of BCCI Secretary. The court also issued show cause notices to Thakur and Shirke asking why contempt and perjury proceedings be not initiated against both of them. In an July 18…

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Cardinals finally find their game

Cardinals finally find their game

The Arizona Cardinals finally looked like the team they expected to be, even if it took a dozen games to get there. But Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden didn’t like the way his team looked from Sunday’s opening kickoff. “I feel like we underachieved today,” he said after the Cardinals’ 31-23 victory, “and that’s very frustrating.” The Cardinals (5-6-1) certainly understand. They’ve been underachieving all year. Sunday, though, they showed signs of that highly entertaining…

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Chelsea midfielder Pasalic delighted with goal in AC Milan win

Chelsea midfielder Pasalic delighted with goal in AC Milan win

Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic struck for AC Milan in victory over Crotone yesterday. Pasalic is proving his class after recently breaking into Vincenzo Montella’s first team plans. I am very happy for this victory and then also for my goal. This team never gives up, we wanted to equalize before halftime. The match lasted 93 minutes, we never give up. My condition Playing is important for me to get back in top form. I need…

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David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois win teams titles but Loris Karius transmits anxiety for Liverpool

David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois win teams titles but Loris Karius transmits anxiety for Liverpool

Liverpool will struggle to win the Premier League title with Loris Karius as their goalkeeper, according to Manchester Unitedlegend Gary Neville. Jurgen Klopp’s new No.1 Karius spilled a late shot to allow Nathan Ake to score an injury time for Bournemouth as Liverpool conceded three late goals to lose 4-3 at Vitality Stadium Karius was also blamed as Ryan Fraser scored Bournemouth’s second goal of the afternoon, with Liverpool missing the chance to close the gap on table toppers Chelsea and leaving…

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Tottenham renews Vertonghen contract till 2019

Tottenham renews Vertonghen contract till 2019

Vertonghen, 29, whose contract was supposed to expire at the end of the 2017-2018 season, has played 179 games with the North London side since arriving from Ajax in 2012, reports Efe. “I’m very happy to be here. This is an unbelievable group of talented guys and I feel privileged to be part of it,” the Belgian said in a statement on the club’s website on Friday.

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