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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)...

29-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Swapna Barman, Arpinder Singh create Asiad history

Swapna Barman created history by winning the women's heptathlon title while Arpinder Singh ended India's 48-year wait for men's triple jump gold as Indian athletes enjoyed another successful day at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Experienced sprinter...

29-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Boxers Amit, Vikas enter semis

Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan notched up contrasting victories to enter the semi-finals of their respective weight categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Both of them thus ensured a spot on the podium for themselves as the losers...

29-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sharath Kamal- Manika Batra lose in mixed doubles TT semis, take bronze

The Indian mixed doubles table tennis pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra bagged the first-ever bronze medal in the sport after going down in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Sharath-Manika were outplayed 4-1 (9-11, 5-11,...

28-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

India take first ever Asiad medal in table tennis

The Indian men's table tennis team had to be content with the bronze medal following a 3-0 loss to South Korea in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.This is the first ever table tennis medal for India in Asian Games.G. Sathiyan, Achanta...

24-Aug-2018 Palembang (Indonesia)

Shooter Heena Sidhu takes bronze

Experienced Indian shooter Heena Sidhu earned her first individual medal in the Asian Games as she got a bronze medal in the women's 10m Air Pistol event here on Friday.Heena scored 219.2 in the final. Qian Wang of China won gold with a Games record score of 240.3,...

24-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Dushyant bags bronze in men's lightweight single sculls

Rower Dushyant started India's campaign on the sixth day of the 18th Asian Games on a positive note by bagging the bronze medal in the men's lightweight single sculls final here on Friday.The 25-year-old, who had also clinched a bronze at the 2014 Asiad, clocked...

22-Aug-2018 Palembang/Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Shooter Rahi Sarnobat, wushu players enjoy landmark day

Rahi Sarnobat scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman shooter to win Asiad gold while the wushu players produced their best ever medal haul at the 18th Asian Games on Wednesday.India also ensured two medals from the tennis court with the men's...

21-Aug-2018 Jakarta

Asiad 2018: Shooters shine, wushu, sepaktakraw players create history

Shooters continued to make the country proud even as Indians created history by ensuring medals in non-traditional sports like wushu and sepaktakraw at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.The Indian contingent enjoyed a superb start to the day as shooters Saurabh...

18-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Google sports colourful Doodle on opening day of 18th Asiad

Google on Saturday featured a colourful Doodle to celebrate the start of the 18th Asian Games where athletes from 45 countries will compete in 55 events.Organised by the Olympic Council of Asia and held every four years, the Asian Games are the second largest...

08-Jun-2018 London

Usain Bolt continues pursuit of professional football career

The world's fastest man Usain Bolt said that he still hopes to play professional football in big clubs although he has got many offers from small division teams.Bolt, who holds the 100m world record of 9.58 seconds set in 2009, will captain a World XI in...

15-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

India end third best CWG show with six medals on final day

The star badminton trio of Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were the centre of attraction as the Indian contingent ended their campaign at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on a high here on Sunday.India bagged a total of six medals on the...

15-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

Commonwealth Games : Kidambi Srikanth settles for men's singles silver

Indian star Kidambi Srikanth had to remain satisfied with the silver medal after losing to an inspired Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the men's singles badminton final at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Sunday.Srikanth had a good start as he won the...

14-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

CWG: Boxer Vikas Krishan clinches gold medal in 75kg

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan defeated Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon in the 75kg category final at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Saturday.Vikas won by a 5:0 unanimous verdict against Ntsengue in a close contest which saw both the boxers...

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