Actor Emraan Hashmi, who features in another cricket-based film “Azhar” after “Jannat”, says he doesn’t know why he always gets films with the controversial match-fixing angle. “‘Jannat’ released six years ago, and there was a match-fixing sub-plot in that film as well. So I don’t know why I get only
Melbourne, April 21: The Australian city of Melbourne has been named the world’s best sporting city of the past decade, beating London, New York, Tokyo, Berlin and Sydney to the crown. Melbourne won three out of 14 categories at the 2016 Ultimate Sports City awards in Switzerland on Wednesday, including
Cricket Australia has released its summer schedule, with South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka touring in 2016-17. South Africa will kick off the summer on November 3 with a Test at the WACA before Australia wraps up its home season with a three-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.
The “loyalty to money” which Twenty20 leagues around the world are promoting has made it impossible for any country to strike the perfect balance between all three formats of cricket, says former Australian captain Steve Waugh. Waugh, however, feels India, Australia and England are closest to getting the equilibrium right.
Whether you’re a Nike fan or an Adidas advocate, a sneaker freaker or a hardcore triathlete, Roy Morgan’s Research latest findings reveal Australian men sports shoes are trending. Last year, 791,000 Australians bought men’s sporting shoes in any given four-week period – up from 728,000 in 2014. Surprisingly, 30% purchases
Ipoh (Malaysia), April 16: India’s hockey team suffered a 0-4 drubbing in the final against reigning world champions Australia who captured their ninth Sultan Azlan Shah Cup title here on Saturday. Thomas Craig (25th and 35th minutes) scored twice before Matt Gohdes, playing in his 150th match, scored in the
Majority of Australian children (78%) are getting less than the recommended daily amount of exercise, with one in four (28%) getting less than half, according to new research released today. The research, commissioned by MILO, found that: 61% of parents expressed concern that their children weren’t getting enough activity; and
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar released the teaser poster of “Sachin: A Billion Dreams”, his upcoming biopic. Sachin, 42, is making his acting debut with the movie, which has been directed by award-winning British director James Erskine. The poster shows Sachin walking on the field carrying his bat and with
With the prospect of a women’s football league in 2017, and a series of women’s exhibition matches scheduled for the current AFL season, it seems an opportune time to investigate not only how Australian women’s involvement in the AFL is tracking, but whether many women actually play Aussie Rules football
Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport. Dr Peter Peeling from UWA’s School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at UWA was one of