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14-Apr-2019 Shanghai (China)

Hamilton wins record-extending 6th Chinese GP

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton secured a record-extending sixth Chinese Grand Prix (GP) victory on Sunday, snatching the world championship lead from his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.Five-time world champion Hamilton, of the United Kingdom, clinched...

21-Jan-2019 Ludhiana

Epp Mae, Sarita help UP Dangal register maiden win in PWL-4

Epp Mae held on to a late onslaught by 2017 world championships silver medalist Zseneth Nemeth to score a heart-stopping 5-3 win in the 76kg category and give UP Dangal their first win this season in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 currently underway...

21-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Focus only on Olympic medal : Bajarang Punia

Having slowly emerged from shadow of star wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt, two-time World Championships medallist Bajarang Punia has now set his sights on the biggest prize in the world of sports and is confident on finishing on the podium at the...

20-Jan-2019 Chandigarh/Pune

Sangampreet Singh of Punjab wins Gold in Archery

The players from Punjab won 3 medals today in the Khelo India Youth Games which concluded at Pune. In  this 12 day sporting extravaganza, Punjab won a total of 72 medals with the inclusion of 23 Gold, 19 Silver and 30 Bronze. Today, Punjab players bagged...

19-Jan-2019 Ludhiana

Ravi Kumar clinches it for Haryana Hammers

The 2018 World U23 Championships silver medallist Haryana Hammers’ Ravi Kumar defeated the experienced Sandeep Tomar of MP Yodha in the men’s 57kg category 10-1 to give his team their second win in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 currently underway...

18-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Sakshi helps Delhi Sultans win first tie of PWL-4

Rio Games bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won the low-scoring decider against Asian Championships gold medallist Navjot Kaur to give Delhi Sultans their first win of Pro Wrestling League (PWL) Season 4 which is currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor...

14-Jan-2019 Chandigarh/Pune

Khelo India Youth Games; Arjun Cheema Shoots Gold

The players from Punjab in the ‘Khelo India Youth Games’ being held at Pune bagged 4 medals today with the inclusion of One Gold, 2 Silver and One Bronze medals. With this, the medal tally of Punjab has reached 47 including 16 Gold, 13 Silver and 18 Bronze.Disclosing...

22-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Kesari Nandan' will inspire younger generation : Mary Kom

India's ace boxer Mary Kom says that the forthcoming fiction show "Kesari Nandan" will inspire the younger generation to make their careers in the field  of sports."Kesari Nandan" is about a young wrestling prodigy named Kesari (actress Chahat Tewani) and...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

After record 6th world title, Mary Kom determined to win Olympic gold

Having created history by claiming a record sixth title at the women's World Championships, legendary boxer M.C Mary Kom is determined to fulfil a life long dream by winning a gold at the 2020 Olympics."It has been my dream to win gold at Olympics ever since...

12-Dec-2018 Bangalore

Tata Motors to power Indian wrestling’s quest for Olympic Gold

The principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles Business Unit (CVBU) has set up the ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Program’ to promote, encourage and develop rising Indian wrestlers and prepare...

26-Nov-2018 Ludhiana

Boxer Simranjit Kaur Receives A Rousing Welcome At Ludhiana

Boxer Simranjit Kaur, who has won the Bronze medal representing India in the AIBA World Boxing Championship, received rousing welcome by district administration today. Sub Divisional Magistrate Mr. Damanjeet Singh Mann led a group of local residents, players...

26-Nov-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association's rankings released this Monday with 6,921 points, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber.Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark retained the third sport in this week's unchanged top 10, ahead of Ukraine's...

26-Nov-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic tops ATP rankings

Serbia's Novak Djokovic maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,045 points, ahead of Spanish player Rafael Nadal.Roger Federer of Switzerland remained world No. 3, followed by...

24-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Mary Kom still hungering for elusive Olympic gold

Still chasing her long cherished dream of clinching an Olympic gold for the country, boxing legend M.C.Mary Kom, who on Saturday became the first woman to win six World Championship gold medals, said the hunger is still there.With the gold medal effort in...

24-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Magnificent Mary clinches record 6th World Championship gold

Indian boxing legend M.C. Mary Kom scripted history by clinching a record sixth World Championship Gold medal in the light flyweight 48 kilogram category after outclassing Ukraine's Hanna Okhota 5:0 at the K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.The 35-year-old...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Boxing Worlds: Mary Kom storms into 48 kg final

Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom stormed into the final of the 48 kilogram light flyweight category after thrashing North Korean Kim Hyang Mi 5:0 by unanimous verdict in the AIBA Women's World Championships at the packed K.D.Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on...

20-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Four Indians enter medal round of Boxing Worlds

Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom became the first Indian on Tuesday to enter the medal round of the 10th AIBA  womens World Boxing Championships at the packed K.D. Jhadav Hall here.The experienced Indian icon gave a perfect start and the platform to...

20-Nov-2018 New Delhi

M.C.Mary Kom assures medal in women's boxing Worlds

Veteran boxer M.C.Mary Kom on Tuesday assured herself of a medal as she entered the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championship here.Olympic medallist Mary registered a comprehensive 5:0 victory over China's Wu Yu in the light flyweight (48 kg) category...

12-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

Lewis Hamilton wins Brazil Grand Prix

Britain's five-time world Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the 2018 F1 season.It was Mercedes' fifth consecutive constructors' title, reports Efe.Hamilton, who clinched his fifth F1 drivers' title two...

10-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Wrestling: Punia first Indian to be ranked World No.1

Bajrang Punia, who got a silver medal in last months World Championships at Budapest, is ranked No.1 in the world in his weight category, according to the ranking chart released by the United World Wrestling on Saturday.Punia who competes in Freestyle 65 kilogram...

08-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

Brazilian GP is an 'Achilles heel' : Lewis Hamilton

Newly crowned Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has described the Brazilian Grand Prix as his "Achilles heel" as he prepares for the penultimate race of the season at Interlagos.The 33-year-old claimed his fifth World Championship at the Mexican Grand...

29-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Don't need a foreign coach, feels archer Deepika Kumari

Managing to win a bronze at the recently-concluded Archery World Cup Finals without a coach, star Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari feels there is no need to rope in a foreign coach ahead of the World Championships as it could further complicate their preparations.The...

29-Oct-2018 Madrid

Koepka keeps No. 1 in World Golf Ranking

United States golfer Brooks Koepka kept hold of the top spot in the World Golf Ranking, released Monday, but Justin Rose of England managed to narrow the gap as he moved up to second place, knocking Dustin Johnson of the US down to third.Rose could have taken...

22-Oct-2018 Budapest

Bajrang Punia a step away from World Championships gold

Bajrang Punia is just a step away from becoming Indias second gold medallist at the World Wrestling Championships as he knocked out Alejandro Valdes Tobier of Cuba 4-3 to enter the men's freestyle 65 kilogram final here.In a close bout on Sunday night, the Indian...

22-Oct-2018 Canberra

Usain Bolt gets offer from Australian soccer club

Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Australia's Central Coast Mariners soccer club, media reports said.This comes just over a week after a trial game where the 32-year-old Jamaican scored two goals as centre forward for the club...

19-Oct-2018 Buenos Aires

IOC chief Bach hails 'fantastic' Buenos Aires Youth Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach hailed "a really fantastic Youth Olympic Games" as Buenos Aires 2018 officially came to an end.The closing ceremony at the Youth Olympic village on Thursday broke with tradition by eschewing long official...

11-Oct-2018 Sydney

Sydney match could decide Bolt's footballing future

Former Olympic sprint star Usain Bolt is expected to make his first start as a professional footballer on Friday evening, when the Central Coast Mariners take on Macarthur South West United in a charity fixture here.Although he made his debut on the wing for...

10-Oct-2018 Shanghai

Novak Djokovic powers into third round in Shanghai Masters

World number 3 Novak Djokovic breezed into the third round of ATP Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Jeremy Chardy of France in straight sets 6-3, 7-5.The 14-time Grand Slam champion, who received bye into second round, broke twice at the first set and held...

08-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sandeep Chaudhary bags India's first gold at Para Asian Games

India's wait for a gold medal at the ongoing 2018 Para Asian Games ended on Monday as javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary topped the men's F42-44/61-64 event.With a best throw of 60.01 metre, which Sandeep managed in his third attempt, he clinched the yellow metal...

08-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sandeep Chaudhary bags India's first gold at Para Asian Games

India's wait for a gold medal at the ongoing 2018 Para Asian Games ended on Monday as javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary topped the men's F42-44/61-64 event.With a best throw of 60.01 metre, which Sandeep managed in his third attempt, he clinched the yellow metal...

03-Oct-2018 Beijing

Wozniacki eases past Martic, advances to China Open 3rd round

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki defeated Petra Martic of Croatia 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to advance to the round of 16 at the China Open in  Beijing.Number two seed Wozniacki made light work of her opponent, ranked 34th in the world, and extended her winning run...

29-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Poorer you are, better boxer you are : Mike Tyson

Calling himself a slum-dog, former American boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, who is currently on his maiden visit to India, believes successful boxers, who were once poor, have been mostly raised in slums.Tyson, who holds the record as the youngest boxer...

28-Sep-2018 Mumbai

"Mike Tyson has always been my Idol since childhood" : Sahil Khan

Sahil Khan has always been associated to Fitness, Professional Body Building and various wellness industry. Sahil Khan is popularly known as Official Fitness Icon of India (21st Rajiv Gandhi award). He owns India’s Luxurious Gym called Life Fitness. Actor...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Didn't expect Arjuna award this year : Hima Das

Despite her golden run in international athletics this season, teenaged sprint sensation Hima Das said she did not expect her name to be nominated for this year's Arjuna award.The 18-year-old Assamese athlete was among the 20 sportspersons recommended for the...

16-Sep-2018 Istanbul (Turkey)

Indian women boxers shine at Turkish event

Indian women pugilists put up a stellar display at the 32nd Ahmet Comert boxing tournament here, sweeping seven medals in as many categories, including three golds, two silver and two bronze.While Mary Kom won the gold and the junior women boxers created history...

12-Sep-2018 New Delhi

My struggling days motivate me to reach new heights : Neeraj Chopra

Born in Khandra in Panipat, Haryana, to a farmer's family, Asian javelin throw champion and the new poster boy of Indian athletics, Neeraj Chopra, says his struggle to give the best to his family as a young boy and achieve his goals motivated him to reach...

05-Sep-2018 Luanda

17 dead as trains collide in Angola

At least 17 people were killed and 12 others injured on Tuesday in a collision involving a rail maintenance train and a freight train in Angola's southern Namibe province, authorities said.Emergency crew on site said the death toll could go up and that...

05-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Have to improve reflexes, agility ahead of Tokyo Olympics : Manika Batra

Manika Batra, who created history by becoming the first Indian female paddler to win an Asian Games medal, is now planning to work overtime in order to improve her reflexes and agility and come close to matching her Asian counterparts by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Manika,...

01-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Amit bags gold in men's boxing

Indian boxer Amit Panghal edged out reigning Olympic and continental champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a bitterly fought final to win gold in the men's light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday.The 22-year-old...

30-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: India win women's 4X400m gold

India won gold in the women's 4X400 metre event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.The Indian quartet of Hima Das, Raju Poovamma, Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad and Vismaya Koroth registered a time of 3 minutes and 28.72 seconds to finish at the top of...

30-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: India take men's 4X400m silver

India clinched the silver medal in the men's 4X400 metre event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.The Indian quartet of Muhammed Kunhu, Dharun Ayyasamy, Muhammed Anas and Rajiv Arokia clocked a time of 3 minutes and 1.85 seconds.Qatar created a new Asian...

30-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Seema takes bronze in women's discus throw

India's Seema Punia had to settle for the bronze medal in the women's discus throw event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.Seema registered a throw of 62.26 metres to ensure a place on the podium.China clinched the top two positions with Chen Yang (65.12m)...

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