The Latest

Fast Bowler Parvinder Awana Retires From All Forms of Cricket

Fast Bowler Pavinder Awana has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect. The India international played two T20Is against England in 2012, but did not pick up a wicket. Though he enjoyed decent success for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and bagged 191 wickets in 62 matches, in a career spanning nine years. …

read more

Archery

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Nathan Cleverly has been forced to withdraw from his WBO light-heavyweight title defence against Robin Krasniqi due to illness.The Welsh star was set to face the Kosovan on 28 April at the Royal Albert Hall, London, but has been unable to train for his fourth title...

read more
Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Lightweight Josh Taylor has qualified for the Olympics, ensuring there will be one Scot in the GB boxing team.Taylor will fight in the 60kg division after reaching the semi-finals of the final European qualifying event, coupled with Sam Maxwell's defeat.Middleweight...

read more
Groves out of world title fight

Groves out of world title fight

George Groves has pulled out of his WBO world title fight against Robert Stieglitz on 5 May because of injury. The British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champion was injured while training in Northern Cyprus. "I am truly sorry to everyone who will be affected by...

read more
GB boxers progress in qualifier

GB boxers progress in qualifier

Heavyweight Warren Baister moved a step closer to Olympic qualification with a thrilling win over France's Abdoulaye Diane in the final qualifying tournament in Trabzon, Turkey.The Sunderland boxer must win his 91kg category to make the Games and his 18-17 victory put...

read more
Fury stops Rogan in Belfast bout

Fury stops Rogan in Belfast bout

Former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury maintained his unbeaten record as he stopped veteran Martin Rogan in five rounds in Saturday's bout in Belfast.Fury, 23, made a tentative start as Rogan produced the better work in the first two rounds at...

read more

Chess

Dortmund 2018, 2: Duda takes the lead

Dortmund 2018, 2: Duda takes the lead

20-year-old Jan-Krzysztof Duda beat Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu
with the black pieces to take the sole lead after Round 2 of the Sparkassen
Chess Meeting in Dortmund. The world’s top junior was richly rewarded for some
mild risk-taking, while former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik’s queen
sacrifice gamble almost led to defeat against Radek Wojtaszek. Vladislav
Kovalev gave up his queen in better circumstances but never had quite enough…

read more
Rising Polish Star Duda Grabs Dortmund Lead

Rising Polish Star Duda Grabs Dortmund Lead

Jan-Krzysztof Duda has been going up in the FIDE ratings, and won this year's Polish championship. Yesterday he took the lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting as the only winner so far. Duda scored against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, who ha… …

read more
Dortmund 2018, 1: “Chess is ugly and a draw”

Dortmund 2018, 1: “Chess is ugly and a draw”

Ian Nepomniachtchi almost celebrated his 28th birthday in
style by beating Anish Giri in Round 1 of the 2018 Sparkassen Chess Meeting in
Dortmund, but one false king move at the end allowed Anish to escape with a
draw. The other games were also interesting battles, though Vladimir
Kramnik quipped “chess is ugly and a draw” after he couldn’t convert an extra pawn in a…

read more

Cricket

Fast Bowler Parvinder Awana Retires From All Forms of Cricket

Fast Bowler Parvinder Awana Retires From All Forms of Cricket

Fast Bowler Pavinder Awana has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect. The India international played two T20Is against England in 2012, but did not pick up a wicket. Though he enjoyed decent success for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and bagged 191 wickets in 62 matches, in a career spanning nine years. …

read more
3000 Runs as Captain @ 83 – Virat Kohli Ticks Off Another Milestone

3000 Runs as Captain @ 83 – Virat Kohli Ticks Off Another Milestone

Virat Kohli is the lynchpin of the Indian batting line-up, and the statistics prove it. Captaincy has only helped take Kohli’s game to another level ever since he took over as ODI captain from MS Dhoni. During the third and final ODI against England in Leeds, Kohli brought up 3000 in 50-over format as India skipper. He is the fourth Indian…

read more

Cycling

Skujins laughs off motorized cheating accusation

Skujins laughs off motorized cheating accusation

ANNECY, France (VN) — When Toms Skujins learned that a video clip was circulating on social media amid accusations that his bicycle contained an illegal motor, his initial reaction was to laugh. After Skujins saw how many times the video had been circulated on...

read more
Commentary: Pavé is the solution to a boring Tour

Commentary: Pavé is the solution to a boring Tour

Every few years I add another video to my Bike Racing Video Hall of Fame, the collection of YouTube clips that I watch on repeat while procrastinating at work. These aren’t just any old bike race videos, but rather the Grade-A select stock of YouTube videos. Fabian...

read more
Trend watch: At Eurobike 2018, batteries are included

Trend watch: At Eurobike 2018, batteries are included

Sometimes the bike industry has no chill. Case in point: In 2016, you couldn’t walk two feet through Eurobike without stumbling upon another fat bike. Big 5-inch tires, big frames, big Q-factor … and now, a big disappearing act. Sure, there were still a few kicking...

read more
Bardet plays down yellow jersey hopes

Bardet plays down yellow jersey hopes

ANNECY, France (AFP) — Former runner-up Romain Bardet has played down his Tour de France hopes ahead of a crucial three-day block of climbing in the French Alps which he says could put Team Sky firmly in command. A runner-up to Team Sky leader Chris Froome in 2016,...

read more

Football

Formula One

Golf

Hockey

Jets

MMA

Nascar

NFL

Racing

Tennis

Volleyball

Wrestling