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19-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday.Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar...

18-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode...

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...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Opinionated women not easily accepted in our country: Jwala Gutta

She remembers the time when some of her seniors gave statements that she can't play badminton but that made Jwala Gutta more determined and she went on to win both Junior and Senior Nationals in the same year.The former Badminton player Jwala Gutta says...

17-Sep-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains ATP rankings top spot

Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.The Spaniard continued to lead the rankings despite his forced...

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...

16-Sep-2018 Kochi

Sachin Tendulkar exists Kerala Blasters

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has ended his association with Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC), the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit said in a statement on Sunday."Sachin has been a great support and we thank him for his immense contribution to KBFC. He will...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Kohli's captaincy not thoughtful, if not mindless

These days there is little time to celebrate or brood after a cricket series. After a long tour of England, some key India players, who play in all three formats of the game, are in the Gulf to play the Asia Cup.On return, they are up against the West Indies...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim's career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually...

15-Sep-2018 Melbourne

Cricket Australia to probe Moeen Ali's 'Osama' accusations

Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to launch a probe on England all-rounder Moeen Ali's allegations against an Australian player for calling him "Osama" during the 2015 Ashes.Moeen, 31, made the accusation in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, where he also...

14-Sep-2018 Kolkata

India have every chance of winning Asia Cup : Sourav Ganguly

Former captain Sourav Ganguly said on Friday India are a very good limited-overs side and have every chance of winning the Asia Cup."India are a good side.They will do well in the Asia Cup," Ganguly told reporters at the Eden Gardens here.The Asia Cup begins...

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...

11-Sep-2018 London

Team has character, lacks experience : Virat Kohli

Observing that the five-match Test series against England was highly competitive, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said India played fearless cricket and the team has a lot of character but lacked in experience.India lost the fifth and final Test by 118 runs...

11-Sep-2018 London

England beat India by 118 runs, win five-match Test series 4-1

Opener Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant's heroics went in vain as England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to clinch the series 4-1 at the Oval here on Tuesday.With India chasing a massive 463-run target, the last day of the series saw a...

10-Sep-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Djokovic jumps to 3rd

With 8,760 points, Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the No.1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals' (ATP) men's world singles rankings released on Monday, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.Serbia's Novak Djokovic jumped three spots to third after...

10-Sep-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep stays No. 1 in world tennis rankings, Osaka enters top 10

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka rocketed 12 spots to the seventh after claiming the US Open title on Saturday, defeating...

10-Sep-2018 New York

Serena Williams fined for violating tennis code of conduct

Tennis star Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the organizers of the US Open for committing three violations of the code of conduct during the second set of the women's final, which she lost on the weekend to Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4.Williams was...

10-Sep-2018 New York

Novak Djokovic wins third US Open men's singles title

Novak Djokovic of Serbia has defeated the third seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets to claim his third US Open men's singles title.Djokovic, the sixth seed, tamed the Argentine big artillery 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in three hours and 15 minutes,...

07-Sep-2018 New York

Serena Williams beats Sevastova, reaches US Open final

Serena Williams has entered the US Open final for the ninth time in Flushing Meadows. She defeated Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in the semifinals in two sets, 6-3 and 6-0.In the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday, the central court in Flushing Meadows, Williams...

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,...

03-Sep-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC rankings

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli retained his number one spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings with a career-high 937 rating points, despite the defeat in the fourth Test against England.Although India lost the fourth...

03-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Sania Mirza's tennis dream

Ace Indian player Sania Mirza says she wants to give back to the world through tennis.She has been honoured by Sony YAY! as part of their flagship Teachers' Day initiative 'Heroes Behind The Heroes'. The initiative honours and recognises the hard work put...

02-Sep-2018 Southampton

4th Test : India lose by 60 runs, concede series

India suffered a 60-run defeat against England in the fourth Test after being bowled out for 184 runs in their second innings on the fourth day at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium here on Sunday to go down 1-3 in the five-match series.Chasing 245 runs for victory,...

01-Sep-2018 Southampton

England reach 260/8, take 233-run lead over India on Day 3

Jos Buttler led England's fight-back with a 69 as the hosts reached 260 for eight in their second innings to take a 233-run lead over India on the third day of the fourth Test here on Saturday.India had England on the mat at 122/5 but Buttler shared two...

01-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Rohit Sharma to lead India at Asia Cup, Kohli rested

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to rest Virat Kohli, and handed the captaincy to Rohit Sharma for the Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15.Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was named the...

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...

31-Aug-2018 Chennai

All-Rounder Hardik Pandya Changing The Trend With SIN DENIM

With a new generation, comes a new set of ideals. Today’s youth is dynamic, aggressive and unconventional. Today’s youth is not scared to follow their dreams; they are strong, passionate and fearless.Featuring Hardik Pandya, the all new TVC ‘Game Changer’...

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)

Shuttler P.V. Sindhu settles for Asiad silver

Badminton player P.V. Sindhu had to settle for silver after going down in straight games in the final of the women's singles category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday.Sindhu was no match for World No.1 Tai Tzuying of Taiwan and was outclassed 21-13, 21-16...

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...

26-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu assure India of two Asiad medals

Continuing their brilliant performance, ace Indian singles shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu entered the semi-finals to assure two historic medals of the Asian Games here on Sunday.Olympic silver medallist Sindhu edged past Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 21-11,...

25-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu in quarters

Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's singles competition in the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday.The 28-year-old Saina registered a straight sets victory over Indonesia's Fitriani Fitriani 21-6,...

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...

23-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

India suffer shock defeat in kabaddi semis, women assured of silver

India's men's kabaddi team suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Iran in the semi-finals while the women's team entered the final with a comprehensive win over minnows Chinese Taipei at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.Iran scripted history in the annals...

23-Aug-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli back as No.1 ICC Test batsman

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday regained the No.1 ICC Test batting spot after notching 200 runs (97, 103) in the just-concluded Trent Bridge Test against England, that India won by 203 runs.According to an International Cricket Council (ICC) statement,...

22-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Indians create history in men's hockey

The Indian men's hockey team scripted history by thrashing minnows Hong Kong 26-0 in a Pool A encounter at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.This is the highest ever victory margin by India, breaking a 86-year-old record. The previous highest victory...

22-Aug-2018 Palembang (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Tennis stars ensure two medals

India ensured two medals from tennis courts with the men's doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan and womens' singles player Ankita Raina entering the semi-finals of their respective categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Bopanna and...

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...

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