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Bolt suffers hamstring injury

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 14:26
Kingston (Jamaica): Sprint star Usain Bolt is being treated in Germany for an "aggravated hamstring injury" following his first race of the season, his coach Glen Mills has said.The two-time Olympic 100m and 200m champion tweaked the hamstring during Saturday's…

Hockey: Sreejesh to lead India in Champions Trophy

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:52
New Delhi: Star goal-keeper P.R. Sreejesh will lead an 18-member Indian squad for the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Champions Trophy in London from June 10 to 17, Hockey India announced on Tuesday.Striker S.V. Sunil will be Sreejesh's deputy in the…

Archers Deepika, Bombayla, Laxmirani named in Rio squad

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 10:50
New Delhi: The Archery Association of India (AAI) on Monday announced a three-member women's squad comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi for the Rio Olympics after a series of selection trials over the last three months.The trio will…

Vijender wins sixth pro fight

Saturday, 14 May 2016 11:13
Bolton (England): Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh registered his sixth win in a row in the professional arena by outpunching Andrzej Soldra of Poland in three brutal rounds at the Macron Stadium here on Friday evening.Facing the first eight-round fight…

Satpal dispels doubts over Sushil's Olympic chances

Thursday, 12 May 2016 17:48
New Delhi: Renowed wrestling coach Satpal Singh on Thursday denied reports that his protege Sushil Kumar has been omitted from the Indian squad for the Rio Olympics, asserting that the double Olympic medallist is ready for a trial against Narsingh…

Hockey India recommends Raghunath, Dharamvir, Ritu for Arjuna Award

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 15:36
New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) said on Wednesday it has recommended national men's team players V.R. Raghunath and Dharamvir Singh and women's team captain Ritu Rani for the Arjuna Award.Both defender Raghunath, 27, and midfielder Dharamvir, 25, were integral members…

Aravindh, Hajra shine in Asian junior chess

Monday, 09 May 2016 11:12
New Delhi: Top seed Aravindh Chithamabram stopped the winning streak of S.L. Narayanan in the open section while West Bengal girl Chandreyee Hajra shocked overnight sole leader Nandhidhaa P.V. in the ongoing Asian Junior Chess Championship here on Sunday.After the…

Wanted Klopp as Man U manager, not van Gaal: Bolt

Saturday, 07 May 2016 15:38
London: Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt said he wanted current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp at the helm of his favourite club Manchester United instead of incumbent Louis van Gaal.United have stumbled through a poor campaign this season, and are currently…

Golfer Lahiri second at Wells Fargo

Saturday, 07 May 2016 10:59
Charlotte (North Carolina): Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has got off to a stupendous start in the $7,300,000 Wells Fargo Championship as he scored six-under 66 in the opening round to grab the second place here.The world No.55 on Thursday…

Shuttlers Jwala, Ashwini rise one spot in world rankings

Thursday, 05 May 2016 16:12
New Delhi: The 2010 Commonwealth Games champion duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa rose one rung to No.14 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings in women's doubles while the men's doubles combo of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth…