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Double amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya dies of multi-organ failure

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Kolkata : Indian double-leg-amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya, who created a sensation by crossing the English Channel 18 years ago, died on Sunday in a city hospital after multi-organ failure, his close associates said. He was 46. Masadur is survived by his mother, wife and two daughters. A patient of acute diabetes having high blood sugar, he was hospitalised on ...

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BCCI to Discuss Chennai Super Kings Valuation, Appointment of Team India Coach Unlikely

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The BCCI’s first working committee meeting under new chief Jagmohan Dalmiya will look at the low valuation of the Chennai Super Kings and discuss the future of the Champions League Twenty20. Any decision to appoint Team India’s new coach is highly unlikely to be taken.Reports had suggested former India captain Sourav Ganguly might take over from Duncan Fletcher, whose contract ...

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Nepal Earthquake: India’s Under-14 Girls Football Team to be Evacuated ‘on Priority,’ Says Government

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NEW DELHI: Eighteen members of India’s Under-14 girls football team find themselves stuck in Nepal following a massive earthquake, amid anxious wait that the rescue team sent from their home country will fly them out of the devastated Himalayan nation. The scared Indian girls and two support staff have decided to sleep outside their rooms at Hotel View Bhrikuti in ...

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Cricket authorities wary that Essel Group wants to take over game

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Sydney, 25 April 2015: The mysterious registration of companies in Australia and other Test countries by Indian business giant Essel Group has left cricket authorities wary about what they believe could be plans for a new rebel league or even an extraordinary takeover bid for global cricket.The International Cricket Council and national bodies are endeavouring to uncover the motives behind ...

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Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 9-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals

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Ahmedabad, Apr 25 : Skipper Virat Kohli blasted his second successive fifty and pacer Mitchell Starc snapped three wickets as Royal Challengers Bangalore notched up a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in their IPL encounter here on Friday. Bangalore didn’t put a foot wrong today as they first dished out a disciplined bowling performance to restrict Rajasthan to 130 for ...

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