Ashley Jackson Leads Ranchi Rays To First HIL 2016 Victory

A stunning last-quarter effort from the Ranchi Rays, led by skipper Ashley Jackson helped them pick up five points and join the league leaders. The Rays defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-2 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow on Friday. The Wizards, who were leading for most part of the game were jolted by

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Punjab Warriors Avenge 2015 Defeat Against Ranchi: HIL 2016

Tuesday witnessed two Hockey India League heavyweights up against each other as the Jaypee Punjab Warriors took on defending champions Ranchi Rays in Mohali. In a closely-fought encounter, the home side escaped with a narrow 2-0 win, thus avenging their defeat in the 2015 HIL final. Interestingly, this was the first win for the Punjab

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UP Wizards Edge Out Kalinga In Seven-Goal Thriller

The opening game of the Coal India Hockey India League 2016 was played on Monday and was no less than an edge-of-the-seat thriller. In a nail-biting encounter where seven goals were scored, the Uttar Pradesh Wizards made a terrific comeback to beat hosts Kalinga Lancers 8-6 (2 points for a goal being scored according to

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Hockey India League 2016: Ranchi Look To Defend Title

The fourth season of the Coal India Hockey India League kicks off tomorrow. The new-look league comes with new squads, new coaches and also with an increase in the tournament prize money. At the end of the three-year contract period, Fresh auctions were held and teams managed to retain a handful of players along with

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Saina Nehwal Suffers Shock Defeat, Mumbai In PBL Final

An exceptional display of badminton from Chinese shuttler Han Li ensured the Mumbai Rockets a place in the final of the Premier Badminton League at the Gachibowli indoor stadium in Hyderabad on Friday. They defeated the in-form Awadhe Warriors 3-0 and will meet Delhi Acers in the title clash. In the women’s singles Trump match,

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Tommy Sugiarto Takes Delhi Acers Into PBL Final

A stellar performance from Indonesian shuttler Tommy Sugiarto helped the Delhi Acers beat Chennai Smashers 4-3 in the 1st semifinal of the Premier Badminton League. In the Trump match, Sugiarto defeated Frenchman Brice Leverdez 15-11 15-14 and as a result, sent the Acers into the final. In the summit clash, they will meet the winner

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PBL: Delhi And Chennai Notch Up One-Sided Wins

The league stage of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) came to a close on Wednesday with Delhi Acers and Chennai Smashers registering dominating victories against Mumbai Rockets and Bengaluru Topguns respectively. With this win, both Chennai and Delhi have made it to the semifinals of the PBL and will face each other in the first

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I-League Sunday Review: Mumbai Draw, East Bengal Win

I-League 2016 action moved to the north-eastern state of Meghalaya where Shillong Lajong played hosts to Mumbai FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong on Sunday. In a closely fought encounter, the game ended in a goalless stalemate which meant both teams earn a point apiece. In the second match of the evening, Ranti

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Colin Munro Smashes 14-Ball Fifty Vs Sri Lanka

The New Zealand cricket team have been on a roll in the limited overs format of the game over the last few months. The bowlers bowl their hearts out to restrict the opposition to a modest total and the batsmen chase it down in the most dominating way possible. The Twenty 20 format has given

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Bengaluru FC Begin I-League 2016 With Hard-Fought Win

Indian football action resumes in the state of Goa and Saturday saw Ashley Westwood’s Bengaluru FC get the better of Salgaocar FC in match 2 of the Hero I-League 2016. The Blues registered a hard-fought 2-1 victory against their Goan opponents at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama. Goals from CK Vineeth and Sunil

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