Sania, TT squad arrive in Village; hockey team wins warm-up

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 1 (PTI) Tennis star Sania Mirza arrived at the Games Village of the Rio Olympics and so did the table tennis squad while the Indian hockey team won its practice match against Spain.

Sania was the first tennis player to arrive into the Olympic Village. Sania…

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My intention to stay positive and aggressive paid off: Rahul

Kingston, Aug 1 (PTI) Going through a purple patch, centurion Lokesh Rahul said his intention to stay positive and aggressive on the second day paid off as he put India on the driver’s seat in the second Test against West Indies here.

Opening the innings, Rahul scored a composed…

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India bowl out Windies for 196, reach 126/1

Kingston, July 31: India took firm control of the second cricket Test match by bowling out the West Indies for 196 runs before reaching for 126 for one at the end of the first day here on Saturday.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up five wickets for 52 runs as…

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Surprised that West Indies batted first: R Ashwin

Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (PTI) India spinner R Ashwin said he was surprised with West Indies’ decision to bat first on a sticky wicket, even as he returned with a five-wicket haul on the opening day to dismiss the hosts for a paltry 196 in the second cricket Test…

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India will do well at Rio Olympic Games: Modi

New Delhi, July 31  Assuring “all possible help” to the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, scheduled to begin on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoped that Indian sportspersons will be able to win hearts of people from across the world.

“I hope these 119…

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