Sindhu wins World Tour Finals title

Sunday, 16 December 2018 16:20
Indian star P.V. Sindhu won the women’s singles crown at the BWF World Tour Finals badminton tournament here on Sunday. Sindhu defeated former world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-19, 21-17 in the final. The Hyderabad player thus became the…

Yogeshwar wants Kudukhov's kin to retain Olympic silver

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:28
New Delhi: Yogeshwar Dutt has made a sporting gesture, and said on Wednesday that he wants wrestler Besik Kudukhov's family to retain the 2012 London Olympics silver of which the Russian was stripped after testing positive for banned substances.Yogeshwar had…

Men marathoners happy with facilities during Rio race

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:16
New Delhi: India's men marathoners T. Gopi and Kheta Ram have asserted that the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) provided them the required water and energy drinks during their event on August 21 at the Rio Olympics, unlike the claims…

Men marathoners happy with facilities during Rio race

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:16
New Delhi: India's men marathoners T. Gopi and Kheta Ram have asserted that the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) provided them the required water and energy drinks during their event on August 21 at the Rio Olympics, unlike the claims…

Indian women's chess team confident of Olympiad medal

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:11
Chennai: The fifth-seeded Indian women's chess team, spearheaded by World No.5 Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli, is confident of putting up a good show at the upcoming World Chess Olympiad at the Azerbaijan capital of Baku, its members say.With an average…

Two refugee athletes to compete at Rio Paralympics

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:12
Rio de Janeiro: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that two refugee athletes will compete as part of an independent team at the Rio Paralympic Games, starting from September 7 here.Syrian-born Greece based swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein and Iranian…

ISL: NorthEast United appoint Francisco Bruto Da Costa as assistant coach

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:44
Guwahati: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC on Wednesday announced the appointment of Francisco Bruto Da Costa as clubs assistant coach for the forthcoming third edition of tournament.Francisco Bruto Da Costa joins the franchise with over 14 years…

Olympic gold medallist Puig crashes out of US Open

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:44
New York: Puerto Rico's Monica Puig, whose dream run to a gold medal was one of the feel-good stories of the Rio Games, came down to earth at the US Open tennis championship where China's Saisai Zheng dealt her a…

Olympic champ Kipruto eyes steeplechase world record in Brussels

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:43
Nairobi: Olympics 3,000 metre steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya on Tuesday warned that he is keen to break the world record when he competes at the Brussels Diamond League meeting next week.Kipruto, 21, has finally showed on the global…

US investor Frank McCourt to buy Olympique de Marseille

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 16:52
Paris: French side Olympique de Marseille has announced its current owner Margarita Louis-Dreyfus has started "exclusive negotiations" with US investor Frank McCourt to sell the football club, a transaction which should be finalised by the end of the year.According to…