Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Unseeded French underdog Jo-Wilfred Tsonga has stormed into the finals of the Australian Open tennis, beating world No.2 Rafael Nadal 6-2,6-3,6-2 in the semi-finals here Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 8:04:23 PM
Margao, JAN 24 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club were left cursing their luck yet again as the bottom-rankers were forced to share points with Sporting Clube de Goa 1-1 in a 13th round of the I-League clash at Nehru Stadium here Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 8:00:39 PM
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian cricket was auctioned for a whopping $718 million Thursday. That alone is a figure that may have been unimaginable till a few years ago, but when $1.02 billion, which flowed into the coffers following the sale of the TV rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL), is added to it, it becomes mind-boggling at $1.72 billion.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 7:34:36 PM
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
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