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Late last week, three things kept Indian sport in focus. The cricket team failed to make the tri-series final to end a dreadful tour of Australia, a Dutchman has been named the new national hockey coach and Leander Paes partnered another Martina (Hingis) to win his seventh Grand Slam title in mixed doubles to add to his eight in the men's doubles....

Australia will enter the 2015 World Cup in pole position, according to the latest International Cricket Council's (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) team rankings released Monday following their 112-run tri-series final victory over England, also involving India, in Perth Sunday....

After conceding a game in the opening round, top seed Dipika Pallikal showed her true class in the Winnipeg Winter Club Women's Open by reclaiming the World Squash Association (WSA) Challenger 15 title without dropping a further game....

On Feb 15 when India plays a cricket match against Pakistan in Adelaide, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be doing the commentary alongside stalwarts of the cricket-commentary world Harsh Bhogle and Kapil Dev. "Shamitabh" director R. Balakrishnan is happy....

Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray has questioned World No.1 Novak Djokovic’s dramatic body language after the 27-year-old came back from a ‘physical crisis’ to win the Australian Open men's singles title for a record fifth time....

Mumbai will once again be playing host to the annual ‘Little Hearts Marathon’ this Feb 8 to raise awareness about preventing cardiac diseases in children, an official statement said here Monday....

Three months after the death of legendary cricket wordsmith Neville Cardus, who vividly portrayed the romance of the traditional game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1975 held the first World Cup -- an event that in subsequent years catalysed mind-boggling changes in the 22- yard game, multiplying the thrill, money and...