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Bennett replaces Milne in New Zealand A side

Wellington Firebirds bowler Hamish Bennett has replaced Adam Milne in the New Zealand A side to play a three day match against West Indies beginning Saturday. Milne has felt stiffness in his lower back in recent days and as a precautionary measure, has been ruled out. 


ISL Match #7 Preview: KBFC vs JFC

Head coach Steve Coppell will return to his old stomping ground when he leads Jamshedpur FC against his former club Kerala Blasters FC here on Friday. The Englishman took the Blasters to the final last season and is part of the Yellow Army folklore.


ISL Match #5: Second-half push helps Delhi Dynamos pip Pune

A terrific second-half display from youngster Lallianzuala Chhangte helped Delhi Dynamos register an impressive 3-2 victory over FC Pune City in their Hero Indian Super League opener at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, Pune, on Wednesday. 


IOC sanctions four Russian athletes as part of Oswald Commission findings

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published new decisions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and analytic doping investigations. As a result, the four Russian skeleton athletes, Sochi 2014 bronze medallist Elena NIKITINA, Mariia ORLOVA, Olga POTYLITSYNA and Sochi 2014 gold medallist Aleksandr TRETIAKOV, have been sanctioned.


ISL Match #6 Preview: CFC vs NEUFC

Chennaiyin FC will have to fight form and history as they seek to open their account against NorthEast United FC in a second-round clash of the Hero Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, on Thursday. 


Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan released from Indian Test team

The BCCI has announced that Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan have been released from India's Test team. The duo made a request to the selectors and the team management to release them owing to personal reasons.


Canadian Luge Squad Wins Silver Medal in World Cup Relay

Alex Gough put the Canadian Luge Team on her shoulders and led them to a silver medal in a World Cup team relay event on Sunday in Igls, Austria.


Dodd takes silver in double mini-trampoline

Gavin Dodd of Kamloops, BC continued his winning ways at the FIG World Age Group Competitions on Sunday, this year walking away with a silver medal in the boy’s 13-14 double mini-trampoline competition. Dodd was the gold medallist at the 2015 competition in the boy’s 11-12 age group.


ISL Match 4: Bengaluru FC cruise past Mumbai City FC 2-0 on ISL debut

Bengaluru FC fans turned up in record numbers to witness the kick-start of their Hero Indian Super League (ISL) history with a confident win over Mumbai City FC at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. Such was Bengaluru’s attacking prowess that a 2-0 scoreline flattered the visitors as 17,796 fans bounced in the stands to start a new era for the former Hero I-League club.


ISL Match 3: FC Goa hold off Chennaiyin FC fightback for 3-2 win

An enthralling first half display from FC Goa saw them edge familiar rivals Chennaiyin FC in a tight contest at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai. Ferran ‘Coro’ Corominas became the first goal scorer of the fourth ISL season with his 25th minute strike. Manuel Lanzarote lobbed in an exquisite goal to double the lead three minutes later while Mandar Rao Dessai became the first Indian goal scorer of the tournament, smashing home from close range in the 40th minute. Chennai came off the blocks quickly in the second half and got a goal after Laxmikant Kattimani’s error from Inigo Calderon’s free-kick. An 83rd minute penalty from Raphael Augusto ensured an exciting finish to the contest as the Gaurs became the first team to win this season.


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