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Srinivasan's Request Turned Down by SC

N Srinivasan, former President of BCCI, requested Supreme Court for separating issues put forward by Mukul Mudgal committee report from that of BCCI’s election. However, SC didn’t agree to this request. T S Thakur, heading SC Bench, observed that both IPL and BCCI are mutually beneficial entities. A Sundaram, BCCI’s counsel, said that on the basis of the report submitted BCCI will take action. Experts believe that reinstatement of Srinivasan as chief of BCCI will be a problem after this.

Vishy Loses to Carlsen Again

Viswanathan Anand of India lost to Magnus Carlsen of Norway during World Chess Championship held in Russia's Sochi. Indian grand master lost to the norwegian in penultimate (11th) round. The twelfth game was wrapped by Carlsen in just 45 moves and therefore retained his title. Magnus Carlsen won the tournament by scoring 6.5 points.

Adola wins men's category, Kiplagat is winner of women's Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Ethiopian runner Guye Adola won the international men's category while women's event of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon was won by Kenyan Florence Kiplagat. Florence Kiplagat defeated Gladys Cherono and won the event by completing it in 01:10:04. Third position was bagged by Worknesh Degefa who completed the event in 01:10:07. Adola completed Marathon in a record time 59.06 minutes breaking last year's record made by Atsedu Tsegay.

World Chess Championship - 10th game between Anand and Carlsen ends in draw

The 10th game of the world chess title match between Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and Indian challenger Viswanathan Anand in Sochi, Russia ended in a draw. This draw gave Carlsen a lead of 5.5-4.5. 

Can Anand Pull it through?

44-year old Viswanathan Anand is still lagging behind Norway’s Magnus Carlsen. The last game was a draw and three more games are left to take place in the twelve match tournament. The young Norwegian is now currently leading by 5 to 4 points. To make the tournament even, India’s Anand needs a win as it will help him win 1 point. The Indian champion still believes that he has a chance to beat his rival.

Sachin Comes in Support of Suspended Boxer Sarita Devi

Ace Indian Boxer Sarita Devi, who refused to accept Bronze Medal at the podium of Asian Games 2014 due to controversial verdict, has got moral support from Cricker Legend Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. He wrote to Sarbananda Sonowal, the Sports Minister of India, urging him to look into Sarita Devi’s case and take proper steps to stop premature termination of Sarita Devi’s career. AIBA had thretened earlier to give exemplary punishment, which means end of her career.

Will Terry Walsh be India's Chief Hockey Coach Again?

After Sarbananda Sonowal, the Sports Minister of India, agreed upon with the demands made by Terry Walsh in principle, SAI officials said that it is up to Terry Walsh to take the final call in the coming 4 to 5 days. Discussions on contract between  SAI and Terry broke down. Walsh then flew back to Australia. He insisted that he may consider rejoining the team if a fresh proposal is sent to him. However, Sudhir Sethia, Executive Director (Teams) of SAI, has said that no fresh proposal has been sent to Terry.

Cricket Brings 2 Nations Closer

Diplomatic relation between India and Australia reached a new high with Tony Abbott, Australian PM, meeting Narendra Modi, Indian PM, at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Earlier in the day, Abbott had said that citizens of both the countries associate with one another through this game. Modi wished good luck to Australia for hosting Cricket World Cup of 2015. Important delegates belonging to the cricketing fraternity present in the programme were Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, VVS Laxman, Steve Waugh, Glen McGrath, Alan Border, and others.

Mudgal Report Made Public Partially

A portion of the Mudgal Report on 2013 IPL Scam has been made public on November 17. This report shows that the BCCI President has no involvement in either betting or match fixing. However, the report also made it clear that Srinivasan never took action against the culprit players inspite of the fact that he knew fully well about the several violations done by different players.

Kohli Leads from the Front to Secue 5-0 Win

India has won 5-series One Day Tournament against Sri Lanka decisively. India won the series 5-0. India won the last match of the series by 3 wickets. Captain Virat Kohli’s 139 score out of 126 balls changed fate of the game and helped India reach the 286 target with ease. Kohli hit 3 sixes and 12 fours during the unbeaten knock.

Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth win China Open Super Series

Olympic bronze-medallist and World No. 5 Saina Nehwal said that winning the China Open Super Series Premier was one of the toughest. Saina defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to win the women's singles title of the USD 700,000 China Open. As per media report this is the third title won by Saina in the season. She is now focusing on Hong Kong Open to be held from Nov 18 till Nov 23 which she won in 2010. Apart from this she is also targeting the BWF World Super Series Final in Dubai. Kidambi Srikanth also defeated Lin Dan of China to win the prestigious China Open Series men's singles title.

Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth make to semi-finals

Saina Nehwal and male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth reached the semi-finals of the China Open Super Series Premier. London Olympic bronze medallist Nehwal defeated Chinese Suo Di in 60 minutes, whereas Srikanth defeated World No.12 Kento Momota in 45 minutes. On the other hand Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap lost against Germany's World No.25 Marc Zwiebler at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center. Sania's next match is with China's World No.17 Liu Xin and Srkanth will play against Zwiebler.

Rahul Sharma's Double Ton History

Double ton and that’s too in a one-dayer is rare. However, Rahul Sharma, Indian cricket star has not only scored a double ton in a one day match but also slammed it twice in his lifetime. This makes him the only person in the history of one day cricket tournaments to score two double hundreds. He scored 200 runs in just 151 balls. He scored his first double ton on November 3 last year when he scored 209 runs against Australia.

IPL Scam 2013 – Fresh Names Revealed by SC

Supreme Court today revealed some of the important names on whom investigation is carried out who had alleged involvement in 2013 IPL Scam. The apex court is still in the process of examining the concerned report. It has been revealed that Justice Mukul Mudgal’s probe report has thirteen names and the most prominent ones are Raj Kundra, Sundar Raman, Owais Shah, and Stuart Binny. SC also said that names like N. Srinivasan and Gurunath Meiyappan were already revealed earlier.

Fourth Game Moved towards a Draw at World Chess Championship

The 12 match game seems to be getting more interesting with progress of the tournament. The 4th game between India’s Viswanathan Anand and Norway’s Magnus Carlsen moved towards a draw, where the latter seems to have a pawn extra than the former after 42 moves.

Anand Fights Back

India’s ace chess champion Viswanathan Anand has now tied with his Norwegian contender Magnus Carlsen in the third game. Though Anand lost the second game, he won the third game in the 12-game match. Viswanathan Anand beat Carlsen in the crucial third game in just 34 moves.

Will AIBA End Sarita Devi's Career for Rebelling Against Controversial Decision?

Governing body of boxing, AIBA, is all set to punish ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi  for rebelling against a controversial decision given in South Korea during 2014 Asian Games. Per the communications done by AIBA, Sarita Devi’s career may come to an end. According to CK Wu, President of AIBA, the ruling will be given by the world body ‘very soon’.

Virat Kohli to Lead Test Series in Australia

Virat Kohli is going to lead Indian Cricket team against Australia during the 4-match test series, which is going to start on 4 December 2014. This announcement was made because Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the regular captain, has suffered a wrist injury. These matches will be played at Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney respectively. The series is scheduled to end on January 7, 2015.

Magnus Carlsen Leads in World Chess Championship against Viswanathan Anand

12 game match between India’s Viswanathan Anand and Norway’s Magnus Carlsen has already started at World Chess Championship, organised in Sochi. Carlsen took an early lead by defeating Anand in the second game itself. He broke Anand’s defence with elan on November 9. While Magnus has accumulated 1.5 points, Viswanathan Anand is trailing with just 0.5 points.

First Match between Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand draws in

The first round of the World Chess championship between world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and challenger and five times world champion Viswanathan Anand ended in a draw at Sochi, Russia on Saturday. Draw took place in 48 moves.