Latest News - Deccan Chronicle www.deccanchronicle.com/rss/sports/rss.xml en BCCI slaps Rs 250 crore compensation charge on West Indies Cricket Board http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141101/sports-cricket/article/bcci-slaps-rs-250-crore-compensation-charge-wicb Bridgetown: Left fuming by the West Indian cricketers' mid-series pullout due to a pay dispute with their Board, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has slapped damages claim worth Rs 250 crore (USD 42 million) on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). West Indies cricket plunged into BCCI ICC WICB Sanjay Patel Cricket ODI West Indies India TO DO Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:32:27 +0530 TODO ‘If we lose another two teams, grid could reduce to 14 cars’ http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141101/sports-motor-sports/article/%E2%80%98if-we-lose-another-two-teams-grid-could-reduce-14-cars%E2%80%99 Austin: Formula One`s commercial ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone warned on Friday that the sport`s financial crisis could reduce the grid to 14 cars in 2015. After the withdrawal of both the Caterham and Marussia teams for this weekend`s United States Grand Prix, the grid for Sunday`s 56-lap race at Formula One Bernie Ecclestone Marussia Caterham FIA TO DO Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:46:49 +0530 TODO Milos Raonic in Paris Masters semis, stuns Roger Federer http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141101/sports-tennis/article/milos-raonic-paris-masters-semis-stuns-roger-federer Paris: Big serving Milos Raonic upset world number two Roger Federer 7-6 (7/4), 7-5 to make the Paris Masters semi-finals here and stay alive in the race to reach the World Tour Finals. The victory for the Canadian was his first over Federer in seven meetings and also snapped the Swiss maestro's tennis Roger Federer Paris Masters Milos Raonic ATP TO DO Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:30:41 +0530 TODO King James looks for redemption http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141101/sports-other-sports/article/king-james-looks-redemption Chicago: Four years after enacting the drama, the controversial and shocking ‘The Decision’ on prime time television to announce his departure from Cleveland Cavaliers to Miami Heat in South Beach, LeBron James returned to his native city in his first comeback game for the Cavs.   Having set sports Basket Ball Lebron James Cleveland Cavaliers TO DO Sat, 01 Nov 2014 03:39:36 +0530 TODO Adam Gilchrist hails skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141101/sports-cricket/article/adam-gilchrist-hails-skipper-mahendra-singh-dhoni Bengaluru: In his heyday he was a fearless batsman. In a game where batsmen play to their strengths, he stood as one who backed himself to go out there and perform without any pressure or inhibitions. Whether it is his brutal batting style or his willingness to ‘walk’ when not given out, Adam sports Cricket Adam Gilchrist Mahendra Singh Dhoni TO DO Sat, 01 Nov 2014 03:02:58 +0530 TODO Fans call India-Sri Lanka series a mood spoiler, malaise http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-cricket/article/fans-call-india-sri-lanka-series-mood-spoiler-malaise Mumbai: Even if it is doomsday, there are many in India who would not budge from their television set broadcasting a cricket match. But not every game can stick a fanatic to his chair. Much depends on the opponent and the current mood spoiler is the India-Sri Lanka ODI series starting November 2. Cricket India Sri Lanka Virat Kohli TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:43:55 +0530 TODO ISL: Liverpool resident, along with Aussie, support FC Pune City http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-football/article/isl-liverpool-resident-along-aussie-support-fc-pune-city Pune: The Indian Super League (ISL) match between FC Pune City and Kerala Blasters FC here on Thursday might have saddened the home fans (as the hosts lost 1-2, but there were few whose adrenaline rush got them going till the dying minutes.“I wish I could go out in the middle and kick the ball. Do football Indian Super League (ISL) FC Pune City Liverpool TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:09:09 +0530 TODO Proteas seek momentum in T20 Australia series http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-cricket/article/proteas-seek-momentum-t20-australia-series Sydney: South Africa hope a win against Australia in a Twenty20 series getting under way this week will set them on the path for a successful summer, coach Russell Domingo said Friday. The Proteas are in Australia for three T20 matches before a five-match one-day series in mid-November ahead of Cricket T20 South Africa australia TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:40:54 +0530 TODO ISL: Orji does it for Master’s Blasters http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141030/sports-football/article/isl-orji-does-it-master%E2%80%99s-blasters Pune: ­­It started out as a one-sided affair with chants of “Trezegoal” (referring to David Trezeguet) and “Pune, Pune.” But the end result of the match between FC Pune City and Kerala Blasters FC  here left the fans here high and dry, the villain of the day being Penn Orji. Call it change of ISL Pune City FC Kerala Blasters Pune vs Kerala TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:18:31 +0530 TODO Murray books London place, Federer eases through http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-tennis/article/murray-books-london-place-federer-eases-through Paris: Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals on Thursday while Roger Federer joined him in the Paris Masters quarter-finals to keep his quest for the number one spot alive. Murray played almost flawless tennis as he breezed to a 6-3, 6-3 third-round victory over Bulgarian tennis Roger Federer Andy Murray Paris Masters TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:06:30 +0530 TODO IPL scandal: Justice Mudgal committee to submit final report to SC on November 3 http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-cricket/article/ipl-scandal-justice-mudgal-committee-submit-final-report-sc-november-3 New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by (Retd) Justice Mukul Mudgal will submit the final report to the apex court on the IPL-6 betting and spot-fixing scandal, on November 3. "We will be submitting the final report to the Supreme Court on November 3. Beyond this, I won't Cricket IPL scam Justice Mudgal Committee N Srinivasan TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:21:56 +0530 TODO My commitment towards India should not be questioned, says Leander Paes http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-cricket/article/my-commitment-towards-inda-should-not-be-questioned-says-leander-paes New Delhi: A day after the Sports Ministry made it clear that athletes who remain unavailable for national duty would not get financial aid from it, top tennis star Leander Paes said his commitment should not be questioned since he has given his all in the last 24 years while playing for India. tennis Leander Paes Sports Ministry Asian Games TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:06:43 +0530 TODO Twitteratis poke fun at Russia's 2018 FIFA World Cup logo http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141030/sports-football/gallery/2018-fifa-world-cup-big-hit-meme-lovers Moscow: Russia put up a solid show to unveil the 2018 FIFA World Cup logo. The live telecast of the event was aired on primetime television. The Russian sports officials then lit up the Bolshoi Theater with an impressive light show. In fact, three of their cosmonauts who are aboard the football Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup logo 2018 World Cup logo memes TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:29:49 +0530 TODO Manchester City crash out of League cup http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-football/article/manchester-city-crash-out-league-cup London: Newcastle United visited fresh misery upon faltering Manchester City with an impressive 2-0 win at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday that dumped the holders out of the League Cup. Teenage forward Rolando Aarons put Alan Pardew’s side ahead in the sixth minute and substitute Moussa Sissoko League Cup Newcastle Manchester City TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:07:35 +0530 TODO Chicago trample Knicks’ citadel http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141031/sports-other-sports/article/chicago-trample-knicks%E2%80%99-citadel New York: There was so much at stake for the New York Knicks on their opening night of the NBA season against the Chicago Bulls. The last time the Knicks had hosted the Bulls in an opening fixture at the Madison Square Garden was way back in 1988 when they still outmuscled their rivals for elite sports Basketball New York Knicks Chicago Bulls TO DO Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:46:34 +0530 TODO