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11-Jan-2018 Rohtak

Shashi Chopra enters final at women's boxing nationals

World youth championships gold medallist Shashi Chopra entered the final of the featherweight category to set up a high-octane clash against Asian Championships silver medallist Sonia Lather at the 2nd Elite Womens Boxing Championship here on Thursday.Shashi...

10-Jan-2018 Geneva

42 Russian athletes banned for doping file CAS appeals

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has registered 42 appeals by Russian athletes against the Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the tribunal said.The announcement on Tuesday comes in response to the sanctions imposed by...

09-Jan-2018 Rohtak

Sonia, Shashi impress in women's boxing Nationals

Former world champion Sarita Devi (AIP) and Asian boxing championship silver medallist Sonia Lather stormed into the quarter-finals of the second elite womens National boxing Championship, scoring facile wins here on Tuesday.Sonia (Railways Sports Promotion...

09-Jan-2018 Ahmedabad

Gulfam tops PGTI's Pre Qualifying I

Delhis Gulfam topped the Professional Golf Tour of India's (PGTI) Pre Qualifying I for the 2018 season carding a five-under 67 in the second round here on Tuesday.Gulfam got a total of nine-under 135 at the end of round two as a total of 27 players qualified...

08-Jan-2018 Rohtak (Haryana)

Nikhat Zareen, Shashi Chopra advance at women's boxing nationals

Former world junior champion Nikhat Zareen of Telangana breezed past Kerala's Anju Sabu while recently crowned World Youth Championship gold medallist Shashi Chopra of Haryana defeated Shamim Banu of Manipur to advance to the next round of the 2nd Elite Womens...

08-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Geeta Phogat will shine at Asian Games, Olympics : Ritu Phogat

Upcoming wrestler Ritu Phogat on Monday came out in support of her elder sister Geeta Phogat and asserted that, despite failing to qualify for the Commonwealth Games, she will prove her mettle at the Asian Games and 2020 Olympics.Geeta failed to book a spot in...

30-Dec-2017 Chennai

Viswanathan Anand third in World Blitz Chess, Carlsen wins the title

Two days after he won the World Rapid Chess Championship, Indian chess Grand Master (GM) and five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday established again that he is a force to reckon with third position at the King Salman FIDE World Blitz Championship...

30-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sushil Kumar, supporters booked by Delhi Police

Indian wrestling star Sushil Kumar was booked by Delhi Police on Saturday following a complaint by fellow grappler Parveen Rana.Supporters of Sushil and Rana had clashed at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Friday during trials to select the Indian wrestling...

24-Dec-2017 London

Had to raise the bar against Vettel : Lewis Hamilton

Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said the 2017 season was a key year for him and he worked hard to raise the bar against arch-rival and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel.The 32-year-old Hamilton, who races for Mercedes-Amg -- finished the 2017...

23-Dec-2017 Ziro (Arunachal Pradesh)

Racer Gaurav Gill wins Rally of Arunachal

Team Mahindra Adventure's Gaurav Gill took another measured step toward his fifth MRF FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship, adding the Rally of Arunachal to his conquests here on Saturday.The three-time Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) winner and...

22-Dec-2017 Kolkata

Golfer Rashid Khan emerges halfway leader at PGTI meet

Two time Asian Tour winner Delhi's Rashid Khan emerged halfway leader by shooting the best score of five-under-67 on day two of the Rs.1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 201 here on Friday.Rashid, who had a dream start to the day with birdies on the...

17-Dec-2017 Johannesburg

Sushil Kumar wins gold as Indians dominate Commonwealth wrestling

Indian star Sushil Kumar made his return to international wrestling a memorable one, outclassing Akash Khullar of New Zealand in the final of the men's 74 kilogram freestyle category to clinch gold at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship here on Sunday.Sushil...

17-Dec-2017 Visakhapatnam

My twin strike changed match's momentum : Kuldeep Yadav

Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav felt that his two wickets in an over changed the complexion of the match as India thumped Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the decisive third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series 2-1 here on Sunday.India...

17-Dec-2017 Johannesburg

Sushil Kumar wins gold at Commonwealth wrestling

Indian star Sushil Kumar made his return to competitive wrestling a memorable one, outclassing local favourite Johannes Petrus in the final of the men's 74 kilogram freestyle category to clinch gold at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship here on Sunday.Sushil...

16-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Prabhudheva meets 'pride of India' Mary Kom

Actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva met five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom and called her the "pride of India".He on Friday shared a photograph of himself along with Kom. "With the Pride of India - 'Magnificent Mary' Mary Kom. She's every bit the magic that she is," Prabhudheva...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Olympic gold is my ultimate target : Mary Kom

She has achieved almost everything that women's boxing can offer, but five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom is still yearning for the greatest accolade in the world of sports -- winning gold at the Olympics.Mary's only appearance at the Olympics came at...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sushil Kumar to make PWL debut

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will make his Pro Wrestling League (PWL) debut in the 74 kilogram weight category when the third season of the star studded tournament begins next month."I am extremely gratified with my debut in the PWL. Globally, the...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sushil Kumar to make PWL debut

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will make his Pro Wrestling League (PWL) debut in the 74 kilogram weight category when the third season of the star studded tournament begins next month."I am extremely gratified with my debut in the PWL. Globally, the...

09-Dec-2017 Kolkata

My rehab is over, will join camp in Delhi : Dipa Karmakar

 Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Saturday said her rehabilitation has been completed and she will join the training camp at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on December 11 to prepare for next year's Commonwealth Games."My rehabilitation is complete...

06-Dec-2017

Sushil Kumar and Mary C. Kom resign as National Sports Observer

Wrestler Shri Sushil Kumar and Boxer Ms Mary C. Kom have submitted their resignation as National Sports Observers. As both the top athletes are still active in their respective fields, wrestling(Men) and Boxing (Women), they felt that this could be seen as conflict...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Wait for Haryanvi 'latth', Vijender Singh tells opponent

Gearing up for his next professional bout later this month, Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh on Monday asked his African opponent Ernest Amuzu to wait for the 'Haryanvi latth' (baton).The 32-year-old from Haryana who will face the 34-year-old African...

02-Dec-2017

Mirabai Chanu : The new poster girl of Indian sport

Here comes weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. She is among the new breed of sportspersons from a tiny state, Manipur, which has a population less than three million.Chanu is the world champion in the 48 kilogram category, only the second Indian woman to...

27-Nov-2017 Abu Dhabi

Ferrari had a good run in 2017 : Sebastian Vette

 Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, finishing second in the Formula One World Championship 2017, said his constructor had a good run despite failing to take the top spot in the recently concluded season.Ferrari finished second in the constructor standings with...

27-Nov-2017 Abu Dhabi

No concern about the loss : Lewis Hamilton

2017 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton said he was not concerned about his losses in the final two races of the season.Hamilton, who won nine races in the 2017 season to secure the title, failed to clinch the top podium finish in the Brazilian and...

26-Nov-2017 Guwahati

India claims 5 gold medals at Youth Women Boxing Worlds

India topped the medals' chart after claiming five gold medals on the final day of the AIBA World Women's Youth Boxing Championships here on Sunday.Nitu, Jyoti, Sakshi, Shashi Chopra and Ankushita Boro clinched the yellow metals. India earlier had also won...

24-Nov-2017 Guwahati

Boxers Jyoti, Shashi, Ankushita cruise into finals

 Indian boxers continued their spectacular run in the AIBA Women's Youth World Boxing Championships, with three of them winning their bouts and storming into the finals on Friday.Jyoti (flyweight), Shashi Chopra (feather) and local star Ankushita Boro (lightwelter)...

24-Nov-2017 Hong Kong

Golfer Chawrasia remains on top in Hong Kong Open

 Indian golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia doubled his overnight lead to two strokes when he carded a four-under 66 in the second round to continue to be at the top of the $2 million UBS Hong Kong Open here on Friday.Despite the gusty conditions at the Hong Kong Golf Club,...

19-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Time to fight against destructive elements in society : Amjad Ali Khan

Veteran sarod player Amjad Ali Khan feels that it's high time everyone stood up against "disturbing elements that are trying to take away peace from the world" -- and artists should show the way."Creative freedom needs some space. No world can stay united if...

17-Nov-2017 Kochi

Can learn from Berbatov: CK Vineeth

Kerala Blasters striker C.K. Vineeth heaped praise on team-mate and former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov and said one can learn a lot from him.Berbatov was roped in by the Kochi outfit to play in the Indian Super League (ISL) season 4. "You feel that...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Can beat anyone if I am fit : Mary Kom

Having won gold at the Asian Championships after returning to her favourite 48 kilogram category, star Indian boxer M.C Mary Kom asserted that she can defeat any opponent as long as she is fit."If I am fit, nobody can touch me. Nobody can beat me easily. As...

08-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom defeated North Korea's Hyang Mi Kim in the 48 kg category to clinch gold in the Asian Boxing Championship here on Wednesday.The Olympic bronze medallist got the better of her opponent in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to win her fifth...

07-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom, Sonia storm into Asian Boxing Championships final

 Five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medallist Sonia Lather kept Indias flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships, cruising into the finals of their respective weight categories here on Tuesday.Mary Kom, who is making...

04-Nov-2017

Right now Srikanth is world's best badminton player

Two remarkable statements since Kidamnbi Nammalwar Srikanth won back-to-back Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super Series titles at Copenhagen and Paris should be taken note of.Srikanth, the fourth player in the world to have won four Super Series titles...

30-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri girl wins Taekwondow Championship in China

Kashmiri girl Manar Mushtaq brought laurels to the country by winning silver medal in the 2017 Macau Open Taekwondow Championship held on October 29 in Macau, China.A class-IV student of Presentation Convent Higher Secondary School Srinagar, Manar Mushtaq has...

29-Oct-2017 Mexico City

Lewis Hamilton wins fourth Formula 1 championship

Britain's Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, has won the world Formula One championship for the fourth time, coming in ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix, which was won by Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.Germany's Sebastian Vettel, in a Ferrari vehicle, who...

23-Oct-2017 Washington

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 US Grand Prix

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel led the opening five laps of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, but it was Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who went on to dominate the race, winning by 10 seconds with a time of one hour 33 minutes and 50.991 seconds.Vettel's teammate...

04-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Other sports also getting popular in India : Vijender Singh

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Wednesday said even though cricket was quite popular in India, other sports were also getting popular rapidly in the country.Vijender, the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

K.D Jadhav Memorial Kushti meet launched

The Sangram Singh Foundation launched the first K.D. Jadhav Memorial International Kushti Championship here on Friday to pay tribute to the country's first individual Olympic medallist.Sangram, a World Pro Wrestling and two-time Commonwealth Heavyweight...

14-Aug-2017 London

Yang Jiayu wins China's second gold, Felix wins 11th world title

Yang Jiayu won the women's 20km race walk to earn China their second gold medal at the IAAF World Championships while American Allyson Felix took her 11th world career gold medal.Usain Bolt, who suffered a shock injury in the men's 4x100m relay, stole the...

13-Aug-2017 London

Portugal's Ines Henriques breaks women's 50km race walk world record

Portugal's Ines Henriques won the inaugural women's 50km race walk world title in style, setting a world record of four hours five minutes and 56 seconds on the final day of the London World Athletics Championships here on Sunday.Henriques broke her old mark of...

13-Aug-2017 Ganderbal

Ganderbal Karate Association holds belt grading ceremony

The District Ganderbal Karate Association today held its annual Belt grading certificate ceremony at its newly opened National Dojo Academy. The belt grade certificates were awarded to 52 students and players of the academy.The certificates were awarded...

13-Aug-2017 London

Sad endings for Bolt, Farah at World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Championships just can't stop popping up surprises even as Jamaican great Usain Bolt and local hero Mohamed Farah bid farewell to their respective careers amid tears and defeat.In the last race of his career, Bolt limped off the track...

12-Aug-2017 London

Usain Bolt injured and crashes out in men's relay

Usain Bolt suffered a injury midway into his anchor leg of the men's 4x100 metres relay and pulled out of the last race of career at the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday.Bolt, who suffered his first 100 metre defeat in nine years on August 5,...

12-Aug-2017 London

Star athletes shine at World Championships

World champions Dafine Schippers and Pawel Fajdek defended their titles on Day 8 of the competition at the London world championships here.Dutch woman Schippers clocked a season best 22.05 seconds to retain the women's 200m title and Poland's Fajdek clinched...

31-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Floyd favourite against McGregor : Vijender Singh

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Asia Pacific super middleweight champion Vijender Singh on Monday placed his weight behind the undefeated Floyd Mayweather ahead of the American's much anticipated fight against Conor McGregor."Floyd Mayweather is the favourite...

23-Jul-2017 Srinagar

District Championship for deaf, dumb concludes

In yet another initiative to boost the morale of the sportspersons of Jammu and Kashmir, a two-day district championship for deaf and dumb players was held in Srinagar.Around 250 players participated in the championship who represented Srinagar and Pulwama...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

India finish on top at Asian athletics meet

India won five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships to finish at the top of the standings here on Sunday with a dozen gold in total.Neeraj Chopra (men's javelin), Govindan Laxmanan (men's 10,000 metres) and Swapna Burman (women's...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

India finish on top at Asian athletics meet

India won five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships to finish at the top of the standings here on Sunday with a dozen gold in total.Neeraj Chopra (men's javelin), Govindan Laxmanan (men's 10,000 metres) and Swapna Burman (women's...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Archana Yadav wins gold at Asian Atheltics Championships

Archana Yadav emerged triumphant in the women's 800 metres race to bring home the first gold medal of the final day of the 22nd Asian Atheletics championships here on Sunday.Yadav produced a good sprint in the final stretch to beat the runner from Sri Lanka...

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