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AB de Villiers announces retirement from all forms of cricket

May 24, 2018
Star South Africa batsman AB de Villiers announced his decision to retire from all forms of cricket with immediate effect on May 23. The cricketer made the announcement through a video message, in which he said that he had run out of gas.

Shashank Manohar re-elected as Chairman of International Cricket Council

May 16, 2018
Manohar became the first Independent Chairman of ICC in 2016. During his tenure of two years, he introduced a revised governance structure, including the appointment of the ICC's first independent female director.

Justin Langer named new head coach of Australia

May 3, 2018
Former Australian opener, Justin Langer has been named as the new head coach of Australia in all three formats of the game, replacing Darren Lehmann, who resigned after the recent ball-tampering row.

Hockey India appoints Harendra Singh as men’s coach, Marijne to return to women's side

May 2, 2018
Hockey India has appointed Harendra Singh as the chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team, replacing Sjoerd Marijne who will return back to his responsibility as coach of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team.

BCCI recommends Dravid for Dronacharya, Kohli for Khel Ratna

Apr 26, 2018
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid’s name for the prestigious Dronacharya award and Virat Kohli’s for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour. The board has also recommended veteran cricketer Sunil Gavaskar's name for the Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award.

ATP men’s singles ranking: Yuki Bhambri breaks into top-100 after 2 years

Apr 17, 2018
Indian tennis star Yuki Bhambri has broken back into the top-100 of ATP men’s singles ranking for the first time since February 2016. As per the latest rankings, he jumped 22 places to his career-best rank of 83.

Commonwealth Games 2018: India finishes third in medal tally

Apr 16, 2018
The final day of Commonwealth Games was action-packed for India, with two of India’s star shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehal battling it out in the women’s singles final and recently crowned world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth fighting for the top spot in the men’s singles.

Germany top FIFA rankings, Brazil second

Apr 13, 2018
The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of April 2018 ranked current world champions, Germany at the top despite one draw and defeat in March. The nation with 1533 points still has quite a lead over Brazil, which is ranked at the second position with 1384 points.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathish Sivalingam claims India's third Gold medal in Weightlifting

Apr 7, 2018
Weightlifter P Gururaja opened India's medal account at the 21st Commonwealth Games by claiming a Silver Medal in the men's 56 kg category with a snatch and lift of 249kg (111+138).

Mithali Raj wins 'Sportsperson of the Year' award

Apr 2, 2018
Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was named 'Sportsperson of the Year' at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 in Hyderabad. Ace Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu won the best senior male and female athlete award respectively.

Zimbabwe Cricket sacks skipper Graeme Cremer, all coaching staff

Mar 31, 2018
Zimbabwe Cricket has fired the captain of its cricket team, Graeme Cremer along with the entire coaching staff following the team’s shocking elimination during the ICC World Cup qualifier. The team lost their ICC World Cup qualifier by just three runs to the United Arab Emirates on March 22.

Darren Lehmann announces his resignation as Australia’s coach

Mar 30, 2018
Australia’s head coach Darren Lehmann has announced his resignation from the position and said that Australia’s fourth and final Test in South Africa would be his last match. The former cricketer made the announcement during the pre-match press conference ahead of the fourth test that is scheduled to begin on March 30.

Cricket Australia bans Steve Smith, David Warner for a year

Mar 29, 2018
The official statement from Cricket Australia read that Smith and Warner have been suspended from all international and domestic cricket, while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has been banned for a duration of nine months.

Ball-tampering row: Australia’s Captain and Vice Captain step down

Mar 26, 2018
Australian captain Steve Smith and Vice-captain David Warner stepped down from their positions after they were found to have a hand in the ball tampering row that came to light during the third day's play against South Africa in the Cape Town Test on March 24.

BCCI clears Mohammed Shami of match-fixing allegations

Mar 23, 2018
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has cleared Indian pacer Mohammed Shami's central contract after its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) freed him of corruption charges levelled by his wife Hasin Jahan. Shami has been given a Grade 'B' annual retainership contract, which will fetch him 3 crore rupees.

India clinches Nidahas Trophy in last-ball thriller

Mar 19, 2018
India pulled off an unforgettable chase beating Bangladesh by four wickets in the Nidahas T20 tri-series final at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The nerve-breaking victory came as a result of an incredible performance by wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik who hit a six off the last ball.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascots unveiled

Feb 28, 2018
Two futuristic figures, inspired by anime, have been chosen as mascots of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following voting by thousands of Japanese children. The winning mascots beat the other two competing pairs by a huge margin, getting 53 per cent of the votes.

Roger Federer surpasses Agassi to become oldest World No. 1 in tennis history

Feb 17, 2018
The Swiss champion re-claimed the top spot after a gap of over five years, which is the longest gap between stints as World No 1. He knocked off Rafael Nadal from the top and pushed him to the second place.

India number one ODI team after series win against South Africa

Feb 15, 2018
Team India clinched the top spot in the ICC ODI Team Rankings with their first-ever ODI series victory against South Africa in their home ground. Overall, this is the fifth time that the Indian team has been ranked number one in the world.

Shikhar Dhawan becomes first Indian batsman to score century in 100th ODI

Feb 12, 2018
Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan created history by becoming the first Indian to score a century in his 100th One-day International. The only other Indian batsman to have come close to achieving the feat was former Indian skipper Saurav Ganguly.

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