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From 'no skills' to master planner, Mary Kom looks back at incredible world domination

New Delhi, Nov 26: A "no skills, mostly strength" boxer when she got her maiden world championship medal, the iconic MC Mary Kom says she has now reached a point where she doesn't like exerting herself and looks to win without conceding punches.

The 36-year-old mother-of-three turned back the clock for a sixth gold at the just-concluded event, in...

Steve Smith, David Warner help Australia bowlers combat Kohli

Sydney, Nov 26: Banned Steve Smith and David Warner won't be playing any of Australia's upcoming Tests against India, but they are being quietly eased back into the fold to help their bowlers combat Virat Kohli.

The duo, once national captain and vice-captain respectively, were suspended from state and international cricket for 12 months over the ball-tampering scandal in...

All eyes on Chhetri as Bengaluru face Delhi

Bengaluru, Nov 25: Most of the eyes will be focused on Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri when he makes his 150th appearance for the club against bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos in the Indian Super League here Monday.

Chhetri has been the mascot for Bengaluru FC and has been with the champion side since inception. He has been the face of...

3rd T20: Kohli, Krunal Pandya guide India towards victory; level series 1-1

Sydney, Nov 25: Skipper Virat Kohli's half century (61) not out and Krunal Pandya's brilliant bowling spell 4/36 guided India towards 6 wicket victory in the third and final Twenty20 against Australia and levelled the series 1-1 here on Sunday at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Left-arm spinner and all-rounder Krunal Pandy struck 4/36 restricting Australia to 164/6 in the allotted...

ICC announces team of Women World T20

Dubai, Nov 25: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the squad of the Women’s World T20, based on the performances during the 16-day tournament held across Providence, Gros Islet and North Sound in West Indies.

Three players each from Australia and India, two from England and one each from Pakistan, New Zealand, and West Indies have been...

Fight over children's cricket match leaves seven dead in Pakistan

Peshawar, Nov 24: At least seven persons were killed in an exchange of fire between two groups of people following a dispute over a cricket match among children in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, authorities said on Saturday.

The incident happened at a police post in Abbottabad district where the rival parties had come to register a case against...

Mary Kom wins historic sixth World Championships gold

New Delhi, Nov 24: M C Mary Kom Saturday became the most successful boxer in the history of Women's World Championships by winning her sixth gold medal with an unanimous 5-0 result over Ukraine's Hanna Okhota here.

The 35-year-old Mary Kom beat her opponent in the 48kg category without breaking a sweat. She now has an incredible six gold...

Rain denies India a shot at levelling series

Melbourne, Nov 24: The second T2O International between India and Australia was called off due to intermittent rain on Friday, undoing the visitors' good work with the ball and denying them an opportunity to level the three-match series.

India were naturally disappointed at not getting a go at the target which was revised thrice due to rain. Australia had...

No regrets, decision was for team, says Harmanpreet Kaur on Mithali Raj's omission

North Sound, Nov 23: The decision to drop a player of Mithali Raj's calibre backfired during India's humiliating semi-final loss to England in the World T20 but skipper Harmanpreet Kaur said that she has "no regrets" as it was decision taken keeping team's interests in mind.

Indian batting collapsed as they managed only 112 with eight wickets falling for...

Women’s World T20: India loses to England in semi-final

North Sound, Nov 23: Reigning ODI World Champions England beat India by eight wickets to enter the final of the ICC Women’s World T20 on Friday.

England will meet Australia in the final after the Southern Stars demolished hosts and last edition’s winners West Indies by 71 runs.

Batting first, India collapsed to 112 in 19.2 overs with...