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Getting ‘Sporty’ with Apps



England beat us bad in the four-match test series in the last few weeks. But did it stop any of the Indian cricketing fans from watching the dismal performance. NO. ‘Cause in India, cricket is in our blood…we cannot live without it.

So then, do you think users would have used the following apps only when we were on a winning streak? And what about football and tennis? Staying updated has always been the NEED. So here you are – a top-level guide to all the sports apps we have on the platform..



  • @cricket, @cricbuzz, @cri, @cric – Latest cricket scores of matches from across the world
  • @cricinfoheadlines – Top headlines of ongoing cricket matches



  • @soccer, @goal – All Premier League action including scores, top scorer, ranking etc
  • @manutd – News from the latest happenings in Manchester United


  • @tennis – Live scores of tennis matches from across the world

There have been ‘seasonal apps’ for seasonal games (now dormant) like:

  • The Indian Premier Leagues -- @iplschedule,
  • T20 – @t20
  • Commomwealth Games -- @cwg
  • Tour de France -- @tdf

 What’s more ---?

  • One can get tips on playing a good game of chess through @chess.
  • Wonderful quotes by cricketing legends on Sachin Tendulkar -- @master

As the wise men have said….winning or losing is not the sole criteria…….

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Deepa Chaudhuri

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