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  • Murray avoids Djokovic fate

    With Novak Djokovic's reign broken, Andy Murray boosted his claim to the Melbourne Park throne with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 6-4 win over American Sam Querrey to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.

  • Twin tons power India

    Skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit centuries to help India chase 350 and stun England by three wickets in the first ODI in Pune on Sunday.

  • Elton John leads tributes to ex-Eng boss Taylor

    Rock star Elton John led the tributes to former England manager Graham Taylor on Thursday, saying the man he saw as a brother had turned his beloved team Watford into a European contender.

  • 'Sir Andy' looks to banish Aus Open tennis blues

    Newly knighted Andy Murray will bid to end a run of heartbreaking defeats at the Australian Open and see off his chief rival Novak Djokovic as he enters his first Grand Slam tournament as world number one.

  • 'Challenge to beat India at home'

    England captain Eoin Morgan has said it will be a big challenge for the visitors to beat India at home but they are ready for the "special experience" that awaits them in the upcoming limited overs series.

  • Hodgson feels Rooney still has role to play for Eng

    Wayne Rooney still has an important role to play in manager Gareth Southgate's England squad, former national manager Roy Hodgson has said after the striker's leadership was recently called into question.

  • Is Cook’s goose cooked before Christmas?

    England captain Alastair Cook heads home for Christmas with calls for his resignation ringing in his ears after what turned into an embarrassing subcontinental tour.

  • Brathwaite T20 heroics light up year of batsmen

    The prolific Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson all enhanced their burgeoning reputations in 2016 but, aided by the screams of commentator Ian Bishop to "remember the name", the year will forever belong to Carlos Brathwaite.

  • Cook, Jennings defy Ind on final morning

    England openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings survived some nervy moments on the final morning of the fifth Test against India on Tuesday as the tourists look to bat out the day and prevent a 4-0 series defeat.

  • British FAs fined over poppy tribute

    The Football Associations of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have been fined for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers last month, world soccer's governing body said on Monday.

  • Nair hits maiden ton, Ind set for first-innings lead

    India's Karun Nair struck his maiden Test century to keep the hosts on course for a handy first-innings lead against England on day four of the final Test on Monday.

  • Rahul, Patel give Ind solid start

    India's makeshift opening pair of Lokesh Rahul and Parthiv Patel struck fifties to lead the hosts' strong reply to England's first innings total of 477 on day three of the fifth and final Test on Sunday.

  • Vardah disrupts Chennai prep

    The England and Indian training sessions were cancelled Wednesday owing to unfit ground conditions at the MA Chidambaram stadium in cyclone-battered Chennai which hosts the fifth and final Test from Friday.

  • Rampaging Ind look to increase Cook's woes

    A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists' skipper.

  • Root 'ready' to captain Eng: Cook

    England captain Alastair Cook said Monday Joe Root was ready to take over as skipper but that no decision on his own future would be taken until the new year.

  • Ind demolish Eng to clinch Test series

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England's lower order Monday as the hosts won the fourth Test in Mumbai by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0.

  • Kohli hits double century against Eng

    India's Virat Kohli smashed his third double century of the year when he notched 200 runs on day four of the fourth Test against England in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • Ind 62-1 after Eng post 400

    India were 62 for one at tea on the second day of the fourth Test against England after the tourists posted 400 in their first innings on Friday.

  • FIFA boss urges zero tolerance for child abuse

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for "zero tolerance" of child abuse in football and promised to look into ways the global governing body can do more to prevent it in the wake of the scandal sweeping the game in England.

  • Eng bat first in fourth Ind Test

    England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat in the must-win fourth Test against India in Mumbai on Thursday.

  • Morgan returns to captain One Day team in Ind

    Eoin Morgan returns to captain England in both the One Day International and Twenty20 series with India after opting out of the Bangladesh part of the tour over security fears.

  • Day-night Ashes Test under discussion

    Discussions over whether Australia will host England in a first day-night Ashes cricket Test next year are taking place but nothing has been decided yet, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday.

  • England draft in Jennings, Dawson

    England have added opening batsman Keaton Jennings and spinner Liam Dawson to their squad for the final two Tests in India as replacements for the injured Haseeb Hameed and Zafar Ansari.

  • Southgate handed four-year deal

    Gareth Southgate will lead England towards the 2018 World Cup and 2020 European Championship after being appointed permanent manager of the national team by the FA on Wednesday.

  • Woakes suffers hairline fracture

    Chris Woakes has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture sustained while batting in the third Test in Mohali.

  • Cook and Eng to unwind before fourth Test

    England captain Alastair Cook is looking forward to a rare week-long break in a hectic playing schedule after the heavy third Test defeat against India in Mohali Tuesday.

  • India take 2-0 lead

    Ravindra Jadeja's sparkling all-round performance floored England and handed India an unbeatable 2-0 lead after they cantered home to a comprehensive eight-wicket win in the third Test on Tuesday.

  • India inch closer to win despite Root defiance

    Joe Root fell after a defiant 78 as India claimed three wickets on the fourth morning to inch closer to a comprehensive victory in the third Test against England on Tuesday.

  • India all out for 417 in Mohali Test

    India were dismissed for 417 runs to take a first innings lead of 134 runs against England on day three of the third Test at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium on Monday.

  • Stokes reprimanded for offensive outburst

    England's Ben Stokes has been reprimanded for the second time in a month for an offensive outburst on the opening day of the third Test against India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced.

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