ICC Champions Trophy 2013: India Favourites to Lift Final Trophy

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy 2013, which began on 6 June, is set to enter the knockout stage wherein the top two performers of Group A and Group B met to find a place for the final on Sunday. The top performing teams will now enter the most crucial part of the tournament, and it can be anybody's game, but going by their performance this season, India clearly emerge as the favourite to win the trophy. Jun 18, 2013

Resolute Putin Swamped by World Leaders On Syria Stance; Russia Gets Increasingly Isolated in G8 Meeting

When someone is pressed unanimously from all directions by most powerful leaders of the world on one issue, even the most courageous human could have buckled under their way. The same cannot, however, be said about Russian President Vladimir Putin who chose to remain adamant on supporting Syria's government even when he knows that he is increasingly getting isolated on the issue. No reason or rhyme seems to deter his belief that President Bashar al-Assad has done nothing wrong. Jun 18, 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Semi-Finals Match Schedule and Analysis

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy 2013 has entered the knockout stage with the top two performers of Group A and Group B qualifying for the semi-finals set to start on Wednesday (19 June). Here is semi-finals match schedule, team standings and analysis. Jun 18, 2013