Under 19 Kashmiri women hit the pitch of first ever district cricket tournament

Srinagar, Sep 15 (ANI): Under 19 Kashmiri girls hit the pitch of first ever inter district cricket tournament, an effort by authorities to boost the sport among women of the state. The ongoing tournament garnered an overwhelming response from girls in the state who went through a regular training and practice sessions to perform well in the matches. The matches are held at Government College for Women in Srinagar city. The girls participating in the matches said they are excited about the event as it encourages them to take active part in sports and work hard to strengthen their will power. Sep 15, 2013

IPL Spot Fixing: S Sreesanth says life ban biggest setback

Kochi/ New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth on Saturday said he is disappointed with the life ban on him on spot-fixing charges by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, team mates in the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, were arrested in May by Delhi police on suspicion of spot-fixing in the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament. The BCCI immediately suspended the three players and subsequently launched its own investigation. Police charged the three bowlers of taking money to concede a pre-determined number of runs in three different IPL matches. Sep 14, 2013

Cash, apartments for victorious Afghan footballers

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday rewarded the nation's football team with cash and free apartments after winning their first trophy -- and piled extra gifts on their heroic goalkeeper. Duration: 00:37 Sep 14, 2013

Didn___t do anything against spirit of game, hope for BCCI___s support: Sreesanth

New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): S Sreesanth who is reportedly been found guilty of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League, along with Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, said on Friday that hw would never go against the spirit of the game and that he is hopeful that the BCCI will support him. Sreesanth remained hopeful that he would be allowed to pay cricket again and also thanked his fans for their support. Sep 13, 2013

Kabul celebrates South Asian football title

Kabul erupted with joy after Afghanistan won the South Asian Football Federation title on Wednesday with an impressive 2-0 win over two-time defending champions India in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu.Duration: 00:41 Sep 12, 2013

Syria army football team loses to local club

In front of a crowd of nearly 2,000 at Damascus' Tishrin Stadium, Al-Wahda football club defeated the Syrian army team in extra time, to win the Syria Cup. For some in the stands, the match was simply a chance to get out and relax, while US President Barack Obama and his allies mull military strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's regime for alleged chemical attacks. Duration: 01:32 Sep 11, 2013

Rafael Nadal wins US Open men's final

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): Rafael Nadal claimed his second US Open title and 13th Grand Slam crown by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a lung-busting, big-hitting final. Nadal described beating Djokovic as "amazing", having come back from a serious knee injury earlier in the year. Nadal___s win also earned him a total of $3.6 million, which takes his career earnings through the $60 million mark and also edged him closer to Roger Federer's record of 17 majors and put him one behind Pete Sampras. Sep 10, 2013

Car makers unveil latest creations in Frankfurt

The 65th edition of the IAA auto show opens to the media with global automakers, above all German manufacturers, expected to lift the wraps on as many as 70 world premieres before the event closes September 22. Duration: 00:39 Sep 10, 2013