In 2013, former Zimbabwe captain and pace spearhead Heath Streak was left in the lurch after his cash-strapped cricket Board failed to renew his contract as the national team’s bowling coach, a role he had held for over four years.

Sabbir Rahman scored a brilliant half-century to set up a 23-run win for Bangladesh over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup T20 in Dhaka on Sunday.

Barcelona came from behind to equal a Spanish record of 34 games unbeaten in all competitions by moving eight points clear at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 win over Sevilla on Sunday.

The unaffiliated Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Thursday alleged that the cricket Board’s decision to acknowledge a rival body and allow its representative to attend the February 19 Special General Meeting was in violation of the Supreme Court-appointed RM Lodha committee.

An India-Pakistan clash is a pressure cooker. The heat builds up and there is no escape but to play it out and hope to emerge victorious. India will face their traditional rivals in the Asia Cup on Saturday after a gap of nearly a year and both sides know defeat is never an option.

South Africa fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe is reportedly under investigation in a match-fixing case that has already seen one of the country’s former international players banned for 20 years.

Tennis star Sania Mirza, Indian star batsman Virat Kohli and top-seeded badminton player Saina Nehwal were the top names in the pack of over 50 Indians in Forbes’ inaugural list of top “promising young leaders and game changers” under the age of 30 in Asia.

Off late, extra spice is evident in the contests between India and Bangladesh. This hostile environment can be attributed to an incident in the 2015 World Cup when the two sides met in the quarterfinal.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic earned his 700th career match win at the expense of Tunisian wild card Malek Jaziri 6-1, 6-2 at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday.

Paris stepped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenting its Eiffel Tower-shaped logo in a ceremony on the Champs Elysees.