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    Anil Kumble steps down as coach of Indian cricket team

    Amid speculation of a rift between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and team coach Anil Kumble, the latter stepped down from his post on Tuesday after the team's loss to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final.

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    Triumphant Pakistan hopes Champions Trophy win will end cricket exile

    Speaking at the post-match press conference following his side's victory over arch-rivals India, Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed lauded his team's victory and expressed his desire to see international.

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    India beat Bangladesh, to face Pak in Champions Trophy 2017 final

    India on Thursday defeated Bangladesh by nine wickets in the semifinal of the Champions Trophy 2017, setting up a summit clash with Pakistan on Sunday.Earlier, a disciplined bowling by Kedar Jadhav (2-22).

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    Qatar risk FIFA action after T-shirt protest

    Qatar’s national team could face disciplinary action from FIFA after players warmed up for a World Cup qualifier against South Korea Tuesday in T-shirts showing support for the country’s emir.

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    Great loss for Indian football when Sunil Chhetri retires: Stephen Constantine

    India may be using their international friendly against Nepal on Tuesday as a warm-up game for the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier against Lebanon, next week, but there is a shadow of a doubt looming.

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    Indian government rules out cricket series with Pakistan

    Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday reaffirmed India's stance concerning a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan."Cricket and terrorism can’t go hand-in-hand," the Hindustan Times.

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    Iranians grab 13 more medals in Islamic Games

    Iranian sportsmen and sportswomen have continued to put in sparkling performances at the ongoing 4th edition of Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan, and earned 13 more medals to lift the Islamic Republic’s medal.

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    Lionel Messi, the maestro from Rosario

    Without the aid of a settling touch, Messi slotted a finish that at once managed to be just outside the outstretched right hand, and just inside the upright right post, of Madrid’s goalkeeper Keylor Nava

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    Younis Khan becomes first Pakistan batsman to reach 10,000 Test runs

    Younis had been Pakistan's leading run-scorer in Tests since October 2015, when he went past Javed Miandad's tally of 8832 runs during the Abu Dhabi Test against England.

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    Women to run on "indoor tracks" in Iran Marathon

    With 600 local and 160 international participants – including 156 Iranian and 50 foreigner women among them, TehRUN has been tapped as an opportunity to “build bridges, breaking barriers”.

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    Iranian women players snookered for 'un-Islamic' acts

    Iran has banned some of its women players from billiard sports competitions for a year for violating the Islamic codes of conduct at a tournament in China, sporting authorities announced.

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    Indian Cricket board seeks government permission to play Pak

    The Board of Control for Cricket India [BCCI] is seeking permission from the Indian government to play  a series against Pakistan in Dubai later this year, the Indian Express reported.

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    India football team plays Cambodia to prepare for AFC Asian Cup

    Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu will lead India in their international friendly versus Cambodia in Phnom Penh today. The match is part of India’s preparation for the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.

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    Pakistan to host international football matches

    Brazil s Ronaldinho, England s David James and Dutch star George Boateng will be among seven top former players to feature in exhibition games in Pakistan in July, organizers said Thursday.

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    Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan offers KKR vs Zalmi three-match series

    Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has suggested organizing a three-match series between Peshawar Zalmi and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at a neutral venue, possibly in Dubai or London.

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    Passion for cricket conquers fear

    Extraordinary security measures because of a surge in militant violence last month did not stop thousands of cricket-starved fans from flocking to the 25,000-capcity Gaddafi Stadium to watch the Pakistan Super League.

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    Argentina's players confirm strike, clubs face sanctions

    Argentina's professional soccer players are pressing ahead with their plan to strike this weekend over millions of dollars in salary arrears, prompting the Argentine FA (AFA) to threaten clubs with sanctions for delaying

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    Futsal tournament likely from December in Iran

    The Islamic Republic of Iran would most likely host a four-nation futsal tournament this winter, with national men’s teams from Argentina, Russia and Portugal heading to the country in December.

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    Egypt court upholds death sentences over football riot

    An Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that claimed 74 lives at a stadium in Port Said in 2012, judicial and security officials said.

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    Iran beats US to win 2017 Freestyle World Cup

    The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has claimed the top position at the end of the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah, after trouncing the American side in the title.

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    Tendulkar’s ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ to hit the theatres on May 26

    Written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions. The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

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    Sarfraz Ahmed replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan ODI captain

    Pakistan senior batsman Azhar Ali on Thursday stepped down as the ODI captain after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai.

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    Alastair Cook steps down from England captaincy

    32-year-old Cook, who received a CBE last Friday, steps down from the role as England’s most decorated captain in terms of caps, centuries and runs, and guided his country to two Ashes series victories in 2013 and 2015.

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    Trump Shocker: 2 Kashmiri Athletes Denied US Visa

    It would have been the first trip to the U.S. for the two men, who took up snowshoeing about three years ago in the Himalaya mountains, where they live, and competed in their first world championships last year in Italy.

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