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Suarez getting better for Barcelona

Suarez getting better for Barcelona

The striker has shown glimpses of his quality since returning from a four-month ban and one of his club team-mates believes he will soon become an indispensable member of the squad. Luis Suarez is quickly becoming an important part of Luis Enrique’s Barcelona side, according to Blaugrana goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. The 27-year-old moved to Camp […]

Former Australian skipper Allan Border calls for end to T20 internationals

Former Australian skipper Allan Border calls for end to T20 internationals

Sydney: Former Australia captain Allan Border has called for an end to Twenty20 internationals outside the World Cup and hopes the 50-over game will not be allowed to “wither and die”. Australia’s domestic international season began last week when they played three T20s against South Africa with both sides fielding weakened sides in front of […]

Marc Marquez claims record 13th MotoGP victory in Valencia

Marc Marquez claims record 13th MotoGP victory in Valencia

Newly-crowned world champion Marc Marquez won the season-ending Valencia MotoGP on Sunday to set a new record of 13 victories in a year. The 21-year-old Spaniard led from the 11th lap on his Honda and crossed the line in a time of 46 minutes 39.627 seconds, ahead of Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa. Italian Rossi […]

Sachin Tendulkar’s “Playing It My Way” sets new record in India

Sachin Tendulkar’s “Playing It My Way” sets new record in India

New Delhi: Even after retirement, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar continues to break records and set new benchmarks. The 41 year old’s latest achievement came off the field as his autobiography “Playing It My Way” accumulated the highest pre-orders in the fiction and non-fiction category in India. Tendulkar’s book overtook Steve Jobs’ biography (by Walter Isaacson) […]

Virat Kohli becomes fastest ever to cross 6000 runs in ODIs

Virat Kohli becomes fastest ever to cross 6000 runs in ODIs

New Delhi: Virat Kohli, India’s star batsman became the fastest ever batsman to complete 6000 runs in One-Day Internationals. The batting maestro broke former West Indian legend Viv Richards’s record. Kohli achieved the feat against Sri Lanka on Sunday, after he struck a well made 53 runs. Kohli who needed 50 runs to complete the […]

India thrash Sri Lanka by six wickets, seal series

India thrash Sri Lanka by six wickets, seal series

Hyderabad: Clinical India notched up another resounding win to humble a hapless Sri Lankan side by six wickets and clinch the five-match series in the third One-Day International, here on Sunday. If the bowlers, led by Umesh Yadav (4-53) and Axar Patel (3-40), set up the win by restricting the visitors to 242 all out […]

Rosberg snatches pole from Hamilton after intensely close qualifying at Brazil

Rosberg snatches pole from Hamilton after intensely close qualifying at Brazil

Nico Rosberg edged Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday, moving into a good position to close in on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race. Rosberg was fastest with a lap of 1 minute, 10.023 seconds at Interlagos, just 0.033 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton. Local […]

I wanted to play till 2014: Sachin Tendulkar

I wanted to play till 2014: Sachin Tendulkar

When did you first entertain thoughts of retirement? I was looking forward to the tours to South Africa in Dec 2013 and New Zealand in early 2014. But when the BCCI announced a two-Test series with the West Indies in Nov 2013, I had to rethink my plans. It was then – and I don’t […]

Me, Neymar, Messi best in world says Suarez

Me, Neymar, Messi best in world says Suarez

The Uruguay striker says the trio are the best attacking threesome in world football after they again lined up alongside one another on Wednesday night Luis Suarez believes Barcelona’s front three of him, Neymar and Lionel Messi is the world’s best strikeforce following their 2-0 victory over Ajax in the Champions League. The Uruguayan and […]