Latest News - Deccan Chronicle www.deccanchronicle.com/rss/sports/rss.xml en Pakistan leave Aussies in a spin http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-cricket/article/pakistan-leave-aussies-spin Dubai: Pakistan took a huge step towards victory in the first Test by taking four key Australian wickets after hundreds from Younis Khan and Ahmed Shehzad put them in the driving seat in Dubai on Saturday. After setting an imposing 438-run target, Pakistan rattled the Australians through a brace Cricket Younis Khan Pakistan vs Australia TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:49:20 +0530 TODO Barcelona ravaged by rampaging Real Madrid http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-football/article/barcelona-ravaged-rampaging-real-madrid Madrid: Luis Suarez’s Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday.Playing for the first time in a competitive game since being handed a fourth month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at football Real Madrid vs Barcelona Luis Suarez TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:14:03 +0530 TODO ISL DEL vs CHE: Delhi Dynamos destroy Chennaiyin http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-football/article/isl-del-vs-che-delhi-dynamos-destroy-chennaiyin New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos fired three stunning goals and scored another one from the penalty spot to outplay Chennaiyin FC 4-1 for their first win in the Hero Indian Super League here on Saturday night.Wim Raymaekers and Mads Junker scored in the second and 21st minutes before Bruno Arias and football Indian Super League (ISL) Delhi Dynamos FC (DEL) vs Chennaiyin FC (CHE) Live Update TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:01:03 +0530 TODO ‘RAI’sing the shooting bar http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-other-sports/article/%E2%80%98rai%E2%80%99sing-shooting-bar He is not Indian by birth, but his phenomenal feats have given the nation many a reason to rejoice in pride. A historic gold at the World Cup, a record triumph at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, a Rio Olympics quota berth, and now Jitu Rai is an Asian Games gold medallist too, at Incheon. All in a sports Shooting Indian Army sunday chronicle TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:47:16 +0530 TODO Serena Williams seeks Halep revenge http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-tennis/article/serena-seeks-halep-revenge Singapore: After Serena Williams’ embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss.   She didn’t have to wait long. The pair will face off again tennis Serena Williams Simona Halep WTA finals TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:45:51 +0530 TODO Samuels denies being part of abandoning Indian tour http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-cricket/article/samuels-denies-being-part-abandoning-indian-tour Kingston: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon Samuels for claiming that he was not part of the ODI team’s plan to abandon the troubled tour of India, saying that his teammate was an “interested party” and spoke “vigorously” during the meetings he attended.  Samuels had said Cricket Marlon Samuels West Indies vs India series TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:31:10 +0530 TODO Shoaib’s action under scrutiny http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-cricket/article/shoaib%E2%80%99s-action-under-scrutiny Karachi: Pakistan’s experienced all-rounder and former captain, Shoaib Malik has come under scrutiny for his bowling action in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first class tournament. Although still to be officially reported to the Pakistan Cricket Board by the match officials, a well informed Cricket Shoaib Malik Pakistan Cricket Quaid-e-Azam Trophy TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:22:08 +0530 TODO Shakib sizzles on Test return http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/sports-cricket/article/shakib-sizzles-test-return Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Shakib, who made his Test comeback after serving a three-month ban for poor discipline, led a three-pronged spin attack that strangled Ctricket Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Shakib Al Hasan TO DO Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:03:45 +0530 TODO ISL DEL vs CHE: Delhi Dynamos FC emerge triumphant at home http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-football/article/isl-del-vs-che-delhi-dynamos-fc-seek-register-first-win New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos FC (DEL) put up a solid show and drubbed Chennaiyin FC (CHE) 4-1 to seal their first win in the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. Here is how the action unfolded. 1: GOAL! Cracker of a goal from Wim Raymaekers football Indian Super League (ISL) Delhi Dynamos FC (DEL) vs Chennaiyin FC (CHE) Live Update TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:08:56 +0530 TODO ISL: Pires suspended and fined for scuffle http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-football/article/isl-pires-suspended-and-fined-scuffle New Delhi: Former French and Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires was on Saturday suspended for two matches after a bust-up with a rival coach during half-time in an Indian Super League football match, organisers said. The incident took place between Pires, who plays for FC Goa, and Atletico Kolkata football Indian Super League (ISL) Robert Pires Fikru TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:04:38 +0530 TODO Sania Mirza, Cara Black storm into final of WTA Finals http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-tennis/article/sania-mirza-cara-black-storm-finals-wta-finals Singapore: Sania Mirza and Cara Black showed nerves of steel as they saved three match points in the Super Tie Break against Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik to cruise into the summit clash of the WTA year-end finals, here on Saturday. The third-seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair was trailing 6-9 but tennis Sania Mirza Cara Black WTA finals TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:07:12 +0530 TODO Sarita Devi remains hopeful of World Championships participation http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-other-sports/article/sarita-remains-hopeful-world-championships-participation New Delhi: Provisionally suspended she might be but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has not given up hopes of participating in next month's World Championships, saying that she has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presenting her case. Read: AIBA suspends Sarita DeviSarita, who was sports Boxing Sarita Devi AIBA TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:49:40 +0530 TODO Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-cricket/article/cuttack-host-india-sri-lanka-odi-series-opener New Delhi: Cuttack will host the opening match of the hastily-arranged ODI series between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 after the West Indies' stunning pullout over a pay dispute. According to ESPNCricinfo, the schedule of the series has been released by Sri Lanka Cricket and Ranchi will host Cricket India vs Sri Lanka West Indies Cuttack TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:50:43 +0530 TODO MS Dhoni new owner of HHIL's Ranchi franchise http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-motor-sports/article/ms-dhoni-new-owner-hhils-ranchi-franchise Ranchi: After motorsports and football, Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has now lent his support to Indian hockey by becoming the owner of the Ranchi franchise of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL). Dhoni bought the team along with Sahara India Pariwar, who already is the owner Cricket MS Dhoni Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) hockey TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:41:12 +0530 TODO How Wikipedia founder impressed Sachin Tendulkar’s fans http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/sports-cricket/article/how-wikipedia-founder-impressed-sachin-tendulkar%E2%80%99s-fans   Hyderabad: After tennis star Maria Sharapova, it was Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales who had to face backlash for not knowing who Sachin Tendulkar was.   Read: Maria Sharapova does not know who Sachin Tendulkar is   It all started when a member posted a question on questions-based website Quora, “ Cricket Sachin Tendulkar Jimmy Wales Maria Sharapova TO DO Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:12:17 +0530 TODO