American World Superbike rider Nicky Hayden, hit by a car in a bicycle accident in Italy last week, has died of his injuries, the Italian hospital where he was treated said Monday.
The India team again looks close to having a fast bowling coach. Chief coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli discussed the issue with the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Sunday and indications are that the BCCI is in agreement, according to sources.
The evening of May 1 could well have ended Krunal Pandya’s involvement in IPL 10. A freak injury at point, falling over the ball, had jammed his hip. A year ago, it would well have been the end of his campaign. Krunal had impressed but wasn’t such a bigwig in the scheme of things for Mumbai. This time, though, it was different. According to a member of the MI support staff, the team management began to worry. A call was made out to the miracle healer Eliyantha White in Sri Lanka, the man who has treated the likes of Lasith Malinga and Sachin Tendulkar in the past. Come, heal, and get our man fit.
New Zealand captain Tom Latham led from the front with a century as his side beat Ireland by an emphatic margin of 190 runs at Malahide on Sunday to win the one-day international tri-series with a game to spare.
Avery Bradley rattled in a game-winning three pointer at the buzzer as the Boston Celtics clawed their way back into the Eastern Conference final with a 111-108 win over Cleveland Sunday.
Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross both scored hundreds as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets at Beckenham, southeast England, for a historic success on Sunday.
Brilliant half-centuries from Poonam Raut and Mithali Raj helped the Indian women's cricket team beat South Africa by eight wickets to win the Quadrangular Series at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on Sunday.
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been removed from the country’s ICC Champions Trophy squad after he failed to clear a second fitness test in two months.
To open their campaign against Denmark on Monday
Alexander Zverev signaled his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to win the Italian Open.