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BCCI chief Ganguly hopeful of Bangladesh touring India

1:55pm BST

MUMBAI India's cricket board is hopeful that Bangladesh will go ahead with their planned tour of the country for a bilateral series despite an ongoing strike by its players, newly elected BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly said on Wednesday.

Cricket-BCCI chief Ganguly hopeful of Bangladesh touring India

1:28pm BST

MUMBAI, Oct 23 India's cricket board is hopeful that Bangladesh will go ahead with their planned tour of the country for a bilateral series despite an ongoing strike by its players, newly elected BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly said on Wednesday.

Sourav Ganguly says he will lead BCCI like he captained India

12:37pm BST

MUMBAI Sourav Ganguly will lead the Indian board like he led the national team, the former captain said as he promised a fair and untainted administration after taking over as president of the world's richest cricket board on Wednesday.

Cricket-'Superman' Saha silences doubters with superior glovework

14 Oct 2019

MUMBAI, Oct 14 Wriddhiman Saha's return to the Indian test side after a long injury-forced absence raised more than a few eyebrows but the wicketkeeper has silenced the doubters with his superlative glovework in the ongoing home series against South Africa.

AFC backs single India national league in 2024-25 to end club turmoil

14 Oct 2019

MUMBAI India should merge two domestic soccer leagues into one top-tier national championship in the 2024/25 season, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Monday in a bid to end years of turmoil in club football.

NBA-India can emulate basketball's popularity in China: NBA executive

05 Oct 2019

MUMBAI Basketball can become as popular in India as it is in neighboring China and bringing pre-season games to Mumbai can prove a timely catalyst, a top NBA executive has told Reuters.

India's Rohit auditions as opener as South Africa face spin test

30 Sep 2019

MUMBAI Limited-overs batting stalwart Rohit Sharma will have another chance to resurrect his stop-start test career, but this time as an opener, when India kick off their three-match home series against South Africa at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

INTERVIEW-Olympics-Rice predicts improved Australia display in Tokyo pool

27 Sep 2019

MUMBAI, Sept 27 Australian swimmers may not be able to knock great rivals United States off the perch in Tokyo next year but will definitely better their own hauls from the last two Olympic Games, triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has told Reuters.

Wrestling - India's Phogat targets Tokyo glory to overcome Rio heartache

26 Sep 2019

MUMBAI Three years ago, India's Vinesh Phogat left the wrestling mat on a stretcher with a knee injury that shattered her dreams of an Olympic medal in Rio.

Australia's Rice to help India rise in Olympic pool

25 Sep 2019

MUMBAI Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice is confident she can help India get its first Olympic medal from swimming after announcing plans to set up her academy in the country early next year.

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