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Virat Kohli among World’s Highest-paid Athletes; No women in top 100: Forbes

India Cricket captain Virat Kohli is among the world’s highest-paid athletes, according to a Forbes’ compilation topped by American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. Kohli, the only sportsperson from India to be featured in the list, is ranked 83rd with earnings of USD 24 million. Surprisingly, the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ compilation is an all-male affair with …

We’ve done enough to merit good turnout, should not beg: Constantine

Coach Stephen Constantine says the Indian football team has done enough in the last few years to merit a decent crowd turnout, and begging for support was one thing it did not deserve. Constantine was asked about skipper Sunil Chhetri’s impassioned plea urging people to come and cheer the team in the ongoing Intercontinental Cup. Chhetri’s video post struck …

Gopichand training Saina, Sindhu at separate venues.

There can’t be two swords in a sheath, goes the saying. That’s quite the issue confronting National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand as he grapples with the task of training Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu at different venues as they are no longer comfortable training together. Ever since the team came back from CWG after winning a gold , Gopichand has been training them separately. …

Durant: 2016 meeting with Warriors’ stars gave me confidence to sign.

Kevin Durant was already an MVP winner who was widely considered a top-three NBA player before leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder and signing with the Golden State Warriors in July 2016. But Durant admits that before the Warriors’ four best players flew out to meet him in the Hamptons for their free-agent pitch that summer, he still harbored insecurities about …

Djokovic Cruised into an Reccord 12th French Open Quarter-Final.

Novak Djokovic cruised into an Open Era-record 12th French Open quarter-final with a straight-sets defeat of Fernando Verdasco on Sunday. The 12-time Grand Slam Champion also matched Roger Federer’s record of nine consecutive appearances in the last eight at Roland Garros with a dominant 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory. Djokovic has lost his way since completing a career Grand Slam in Paris two years ago, …

New Global T-20 Canada Cricket League unveiled with International T-20 Stars.

International Cricketing Stalwarts Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Shahid Afridi, Darren Sammy, Lasith Malinga, Steve Smith, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, David Miller and Dwayne Bravo lead the field of Cricket talent that will headline Global T20 Canada, a new professional league in the Twenty-20 format unveiled today. Along with the players, Cricket Canada and Mercuri Canada, revealed the mark, teams …