• Thu, Oct 18, 2018
  • Pakistan's Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denials, Britain's Daily Mail...
    Pakistan's Kaneria admits spot-fixing guilt at last: Report
    Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in an interview for an Al Jazeera television documentary quoted by the Mail: My name is Danish Kaneria and I admit that I was guilty of the two charges brought against me by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2012.  Leg-spinner Kaneria, who insisted he was repentant as he called for his life ban to be overturned, added: I want to apologise to Mervyn Westfield, my Essex team-mates, my Essex cricket club, my Essex cricket fans. I say sorry to Pakistan.  Westfield spent two months at Belmarsh prison in south-east London after pleading guilty to accepting 6,000 (7,862) from an illegal bookmaker, Anu Bhatt, to concede 12 runs in his first over of an English county 40-over game against Durham in 2009. He conceded only 10, but still took...
  • Kuldeep will be India's No.1 spinner going forward: Harbhajan Singh Kuldeep will be India's No.1 spinner going forward: Harbhajan Singh

    The result shows that this was a one-sided affair. More than how well India played, the West Indies was not even competing, said the former India ace bowler.

  • Wenger expects to be back in work by January Wenger expects to be back in work by January

    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects to be back in work in the New Year and has fielded enquiries from all over the world, he told German newspaper Bild.

  • Shrikrishna confident ahead of World Billiards Championship Shrikrishna confident ahead of World Billiards Championship

    Suryanarayanan Shrikrishna sounded confident about his campaign in the World Billiards Championship starting in Leeds, London later this week. The 18-year-old Chennai lad is among a pack of Indians...

  • Miranda’s late goal sees Brazil past Argentina Miranda’s late goal sees Brazil past Argentina

    A stoppage-time goal from Miranda gave Brazil a 1-0 win over South American rival Argentina in a foul-laden friendly in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

  • UEFA Nations League: France piles on Germany’s woes UEFA Nations League: France piles on Germany’s woes

    Antoine Griezmann had a double to lead World Cup champion France to a 2-1 win over Germany in a UEFA Nations League match here.

  • Youth Olympics 2018: Farm labourer’s son from Tamil Nadu wins bronze in triple jump Youth Olympics 2018: Farm labourer’s son from Tamil Nadu wins bronze in triple jump

    Praveen Chitravel, a farm labourer’s son from Tamil Nadu, clinched a bronze medal in the men’s triple jump to give India its second athletics medal in the ongoing Youth Olympics here.

  • India faces Oman in Champions Trophy hockey India faces Oman in Champions Trophy hockey

    Determined to redeem pride after a below par show at the Asian Games, the Indian men’s hockey team is expected to make a solid start when it clashes with host Oman in the Asian Champions Trophy...

  • Chennaiyin’s belief intact as it looks for first win Chennaiyin’s belief intact as it looks for first win

    Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory is not losing faith in his players, despite being unable to win a point from its first two matches.

  • Australia tour will be challenging: India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar Australia tour will be challenging: India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels that the upcoming Australia tour will be challenging even though the host will be without its two star players -- David Warner and Steve Smith.