Roger Federer to have Swiss coin minted in his honour

Tennis great Roger Federer is to become the first living Swiss to have a coin minted in their honour, with a commemorative 20 franc (INR 1437) silver piece bearing his image being issued in January.The 38-year-old 20-time Grand Slam champion is regarded by many as the greatest tennis player ever and is a national...

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‘No sympathy for Shakib,’ former England captain says ban should have been longer

Bangladesh’s star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan was on Tuesday banned from all forms of cricket, with one year of that suspended, by the International Cricket Council after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Reacting to the ICC’s decision, former England captain Michael...

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Exercise before breakfast to lose weight quickly

What is the best time to exercise? This question has intrigued most of the fitness enthusiasts and there has not been a conclusive answer for it. Some believe that one should exercise in the morning while others think that the best time to work out is in the evening. But there is a new research which...

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Rohit Sharma breaks world record for most sixes in a Test series

Rohit Sharma slammed his 6th Test century and third of the series against South Africa in the third and final Test match at the JSCA International Sports Complex in Ranchi on Saturday. Rohit got to his century with a six over long-off off Dane Piedt’s bowling in the post-lunch session of Day 1. Rohit,...

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Federer loses cool and follows Djokovic out of Shanghai

Roger Federer was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals in a bad-tempered defeat to Alexander Zverev on Friday.The 22-year-old German won 6-3, 6-7 (7/9), 6-3 as the Swiss legend Federer was penalized after twice hitting the ball out the court in anger.The...

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Runner dies after taking part in marathon

Man was attended by a medical team on the course, then taken to the hospital where he diedA runner lost his life after taking part in the Cardiff Half Marathon organised on Sunday.According to a statement from the organisers, the runner was attended by a medical emergency team on the course, then taken...

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Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer wishes to watch a Bollywood movie

Tennis legend Roger Federer on Wednesday expressed his desire to watch an Indian movie.“A Bollywood classic maybe?” 38-year old Federer tweeted with fans flooding him with suggestions almost immediately.While some advised the 20-time Grand Slam winner to watch blockbuster Baahubali, there were many...

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Azharuddin elected president of Hyderabad Cricket Association

The stylish batsman of yesteryears polled 173 votes while his opponent Prakash Chand Jain got 73 votes.Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin was not only elected president of Hyderabad Cricket Association on Friday but also led his team to a clean sweep in the elections held at the Rajiv Gandhi...

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Virat Kohli’s strong message on MS Dhoni retirement reports

If a picture says a thousand words, then it also opens the possibility of interpreting or misinterpreting it a thousand ways. Virat Kohli knows it well. A tweet from the Indian captain on Thursday, with a picture of him kneeling down in front of MS Dhoni during a 2016 World T20 match against Australia...

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Sunil Chhetri reacts as India hold Qatar to goal-less draw in World Cup qualifiers

India football team captain Sunil Chhetri lauded his players for holding Asian Champions Qatar to a goal-less draw despite his absence in the World Cup qualifier match at Doha.India football team captain Sunil Chhetri made no attempts to hide his emotions after India managed to hold Asian Champions Qatar...

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