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Chess: Debasish clinch title

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): Debasish Mukherjee was chasing the dream since 2003, when he lost the coveted state title by whisker to Swapan Mitra.

Bengal beat Jharkhand, Assam register win

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS) Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary's unbeaten 67 and blistering 37-ball 54 from Wriddiman Saha powered his side to beat Jharkhand by 8 wickets and Assam registered second consecutive victory defeating Tripura by 11 runs in east zone chapter of Syed Mustaq Ali T20 cricket here on Thursday.

India leg of IPL to start from May 2

Mumbai, Apr 3 (IBNS): The second phase of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played in India from May 2.

WT20: Sri Lanka post 160 for six

Mirpur, Apr 3 (IBNS): Sri Lanka posted 160 for six in 20 overs in the first semi-finals of the World T20 against West Indies here on Thursday.

I-L: Pune FC to face Salgaocar FC

Pune, Apr 3 (IBNS) Pune FC will be keen to move up in the table when they face Salgaocar FC in a crucial I-League Round-24 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Friday.

Chess: Debashis, Anurag share lead

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): On the penultimate day of 52nd State Chess (Senior) Championship, which is being played at Kalatan Community Centre, Gangulybagan, promised for an exciting finish on Thursday as Debashis Mukherjee, who took a big step towards the title by beating Kunal Chattejee in the early round (7th) of the day, remained at the top with 7 points after 8th round along with Anurag Jaiswal.

T20: Jharkhand, Assam register wins

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS) Assam and Jharkhand registered first wins in the Syed Mustaq Ali T20 cricket for east zone defeating Odisha and Tripura played here on Wednesday.

World Twenty20: ICC announces umpire appointments for semi-finals

Dhaka, Apr 2 (IBNS): The ICC on Wednesday announced details of the umpire and match referee appointments for the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014, which will take place at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) on Thursday and Friday with the women's semi-finals to be followed by the men's semi-finals.

Need to break into top-six in Asia: Prabhakaran

New Delhi, Apr 2 (IBNS) FIFA’s Regional Development Officer for South and Central Asia Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran stressed that Women’s Football in India is heading in the “right direction” and that “India needs to break into the top-six in Asia.”

Stage set for IPL 2014

Mumbai, Apr 2 (IBNS) With two weeks to go to the start of the Pepsi IPL 2014, a lot of excitement is anticipated, with the first leg of the tournament to be played in the United Arab Emirates.

Prabhodhini becomes No 1 T20I bowler

Dubai, Apr 2 (IBNS) Sri Lanka’s Udeshika Prabhodhani has jumped five places to take over as the number-one ranked bowler for the first-time ever in the latest Reliance ICC Women's Player Rankings for T20I Bowlers.

Chess: 5-way lead after 6th Round

Kolkata, Apr 1 (IBNS) : On day-three of 52nd State Chess Championship, now going on at Kalatan Community Centre, Gangulybagan, battle for the title has entered into interesting stage on Wednesday with Debashis and Rupankar splitting point in the sixth round.

World T20: WI beat Pak to reach semis

Mirpur, Apr 1 (IBNS): Darren Sammy's men put up a spirited performance as West Indies thrashed Pakistan by 84 runs to book a seat in the semi-finals of the World T20 here on Tuesday.

AFC: Pune FC go down to Tampines Rovers

Pune, Apr 1 (IBNS): Missed chances throughout the match hit Pune FC hard as they went down 2-5 to Tampines Rovers in an AFC Cup Round-4 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Tuesday.

Bengal and Odihsa win in T20 campaign

Kolkata, Apr 1 (IBNS) Bengal and Odisha began their east zone's campaign for Syed Mustaq Ali T20 cricket with flying colours defeating Assam and Tripura by 44 runs and six wickets respectively here on Tuesday.