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Ravi Gaikwad, RTO Chief of Thane

Beyond 22 yards: The advent of RTO chief Ravi Gaikwad

Mumbai: When one talks cricket to Ravi Gaikwad, RTO Chief of Thane (Konkan range), he surprises one and all with anecdotes and interestin...Read More

Awesome One best for day’s feature

Awesome One best for day’s feature

Mumbai: Racing enthusiasts from Mumbai city will miss the first day action but the race is on. As the first day of the Mumbai season gets...Read More

Video games take back seat

Video games take back seat

Mumbai: Today, sadly, video games have taken over the old school outdoor sports. However, there is no denying the fact that there are gam...Read More

Lack of quality coaches concerns Pullela Gopichand

Lack of quality coaches concerns Pullela Gopichand

Speaking to Free Press Journal, on the sidelines of IDBI Federal Life Insurance launch of 'Football Mania' in association with KhelMor

Book Review: A gripping tale of a spy within the country

Book Review: A gripping tale of a spy within the country

Of these, 70 were civilians and 55 were military personnel, many of whom worked for the United States Army or the United States Navy.

Small-time players easy prey for bookies

Small-time players easy prey for bookies

Mumbai: With the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) tightening the screws on match and spot-fixing in Indian cricket, bookies a...Read More

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma performs during the IPL 8 opening ceremony in Kolkata.

Dilip Vengsarkar happy as IPL opening ceremony scrapped

Mumbai: Calling it a long-awaited decision, former Indian skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Wednesday said that BCCI's decision to scrap the op...Read More

Horse Race: Mumbai season to begin in Pune

Horse Race: Mumbai season to begin in Pune

The Mumbai season, which kickstarts from November 17 has been shifted to Pune city, followed by the next day of racing scheduled to Novem...Read More

Willowy determination is his stepping stone to success

Willowy determination is his stepping stone to success

The 17-year-old Jaiswal, who became the youngest-ever cricketer to score a double ton in A-Class cricket match, shares his initial strugg...Read More

Pune: Indian cricket team players celebrate their victory during the day 4 of second India-South Africa cricket test match at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (PTI Photo/Mitesh Bhuvad)(PTI10_13_2019_000086B)

India confirm record 11th straight series win at home after beating South Africa by an inning and 137 runs

After enforcing the follow-on which many though would not happen, Virat and his boys won the series, their 11th win on home soil and lead...Read More

India overcome the resilient SA tail and carry forward 326 runs advantage in last two days of the Test

India overcome the resilient SA tail and carry forward 326 runs advantage in last two days of the Test

Pune: While the security were kept on high alert after the intruder invaded the ground, South Africa’s ninth wicket pair of Keshav Mah...Read More

Book Review: Remarkable Minds, true to its name

Book Review: Remarkable Minds, true to its name

Remarkable Minds: A Celebration of the Reith LecturesAuthor: BBC Radio 4Publisher: HeadlinePages: 336; Price: Rs 899If Remarkable, is wor...Read More

Pune: South Africa cricketer Kagiso Rabada celebrates the dismissal of Indian cricketer Mayank Agarwal during the second India-South Africa cricket test match at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, in Pune, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (PTI Photo/Mitesh Bhuvad) (PTI10_10_2019_000090B)

South Africa try sledging

Rabada tried to test the nerves of Cheteshwara Pujara in the 15th over of the innings when Pujara punched the bowler to the fence and the...Read More

The Indian opener frustrates the lethal South African attack with gritty ton to put India on top

The Indian opener frustrates the lethal South African attack with gritty ton to put India on top

When the stumps were drawn, skipper Virat Kohli was on 63 and giving him company was his deputy Ajankya Rahane on 14 as the pair added 75...Read More

20 dogs will patrol the Pune stadium

20 dogs will patrol the Pune stadium

“We are 20; we will be on the field, the ticket counters and all over this stadium, to look out for mischievous elements,” said one of th...Read More

AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

India will look to overcome South Africa on the ground where Australia beat them two years ago

India will look to garner full points to boost their points tally in the World Test Championship. For the hosts’ it should be business as...Read More

Need to focus on where football is more popular, says Diego Forlan

Need to focus on where football is more popular, says Diego Forlan

La Liga ambassador and Uruguayan legend Diego Forlan says the infrastructure in India for the sport needs to improve

Vijay Patil promises new look for MCA

Vijay Patil promises new look for MCA

A trustee and president of D.Y. Patil Sports Academy, Patil will head the MCA as it is understood that this time, no candidate has filed ...Read More

Pankaj Advani has no regrets despite being overlooked

Pankaj Advani has no regrets despite being overlooked

The 23-time world champion does not want any comparison, but urges govt to pay attention on players who have brought laurels to the country

Taxi driver’s daughter Aditi Pandire takes a flight to UK

Taxi driver’s daughter Aditi Pandire takes a flight to UK

Will be joined by Sagar, a gardener’s son from Mumbai, for 10-day football camp in London

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