Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) India will start favourites to win the five-Test hockey series against Belgium beginning here Friday. Any other projection would take a lot of convincing considering not just India's higher world ranking but also their obvious strength and depth in talent.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 6:54:29 PM
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Top industrialists and Bollywood stars rode the cricket bandwagon as big-ticket sport achieved a new meaning with unprecedented money pouring into the game that will be seen in a new professional garb called the Indian Premier League.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 5:56:22 PM
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Discarded from India's one-day cricket team, Sourav Ganguly found a big fan in Shah Rukh Khan soon after the film star won his bid for the Kolkata side in the Indian Premier League.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 5:24:22 PM
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani's Reliance put in the highest figure of $111.9 million for the Mumbai team in the bidding process for the eight teams on offer for the inaugural Indian Premier League (IPL).
Thursday, January 24, 2008 4:59:29 PM
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actors Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta, business tycoons Mukesh Ambani and Vijay Mallya were among the winners of the bids for the eight franchises for the Indian cricket board's upcoming Twenty20 Indian Premier League (IPL).
Thursday, January 24, 2008 4:40:08 PM
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Top seeded Grace Sari Ysidora of Indonesia crashed out of the girls' event of ONGC ITF Junior Tennis Wednesday, making way for all-Indian semi-final draw at Kolkata.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:08:32 PM
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Star US tennis player Serena Williams and Russia's Vera Zvonareva are among the top-ranks who will play at the Bangalore Open 2008 WTA tournament to be held here March 3-9.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 9:00:01 PM
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Two first-half goals by Shivendra Singh set up a comfortable 6-0 win for the Indian hockey team against a Tamil Nadu XI in a practice match at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, here Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 7:58:08 PM
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been nominated for the Padma Shri award, in recognition of his distinguished carer and service the game in the country.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 7:09:45 PM
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Two-time Major winner Mark O'Meara will add lustre to the star-studded field, which already has confirmations from Ernie Els, David Howell and Thomas Bjorn among others, for the $2.5 million EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters at the Delhi Golf Club from Feb 5 to 10.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 6:56:36 PM
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