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Former Kings XI Punjab coach Mike Hesson has been appointed as Director Cricket Operations for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Simon Katich joins Hesson as the head coach. It will be interesting to see if the duo get their own bowling coach or Ashish Nehra continues in the position. ...

Spanish forward Fernando Torres is all set to play the last match of his professional career on Friday in a Japanese first division clash for Sagan Tasu against Vissel Kobe, which feature his former Spain teammates Andres Iniesta and David Villa....

Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-ying and India's P.V. Sindhu will square off in a much-anticipated women's singles quarterfinal contest at the BWF World Championships on Friday after recording straight-game victories in their respective matches in Basel. Second-seeded Tai was in trouble in both games but managed to edge past South ...

Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener has been appointed the senior men's team's batting coach for the T20I leg of their tour of India in September. The 47-year-old, widely considered one of the greatest all-rounders of his generation and best remembered for his stellar performances with the bat in the ...

West Indies pacer Kemar Roach said his team used the conditions on offer well in North Sound on Day 1 of the first Test against India. Roach ended the day with figures of 3-34 and his wickets included those of India's Test stalwart Cheteshwar Pujara and the well set Hanuma Vihari....

Five-time champion Serena Williams will be facing 2006 winner Maria Sharapova in the first round of the 2019 US Open. This though the 22nd time that the two former world number ones will clash, it is the first time ever they will do so at the US Open....

The International Cricket Council has appointed Jonathan Hall as General Counsel & Company Secretary. Jonathan brings 27 years of legal experience across a range of sports, most recently in senior consultative roles for a number of international and UK sports organisations including UEFA and Laureus as per an ICC release....

Moments after Ravi Shastri was re-appointed as the head coach of the Indian team till 2021, Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) chief Kapil Dev had said 'as all of you were expecting' Shastri is the number one candidate for the job. But it has now come to the fore that Kiwi Mike Hesson had almost toppled Shastri....