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Indian eves lose 0-2 to Great Britain in tour opener

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 14:30
Marlow: The Indian women's hockey team lost 0-2 in their opening encounter of the five-match Test series against Great Britain here on Tuesday night.The Indians started on a rapid pace, winning a penalty corner at the 7th minute, but the…

Saina goes down to Yihan in Asia Championships semis

Saturday, 30 April 2016 16:01
Wuhan (China): Indian star Saina Nehwal crashed out against her fierce Chinese opponent Yihan Wang in the semifinal of the Badminton Asia Championships here on Saturday.The 26-year-old Indian failed to match the sharp play from Yihan as she went down…

All-Chinese men's final at Asian Cup table tennis

Saturday, 30 April 2016 12:52
Dubai: China's Xu Xin and Zhang Jike won the semifinals at the 2016 Nakheel Table Tennis Asian Cup here.Both Chinese players faced more resistance than in their matches before, with left-handed Xu defeating Singapore's Gao Ning 4-1 (8-11, 11-7, 11-2,…

Vijender, opponent clash at weigh-in

Saturday, 30 April 2016 10:16
London: Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh and his French opponent Matiouze Royer became embroiled in a confrontation during their official weigh-in at the Copper Box Arena here on Friday.The 29-year-old Royer is Vijender's most experienced opponent to date and is…

Saina advances at Asian tourney

Friday, 29 April 2016 10:18
Wuhan (China): Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal defeated Nitchaon Jindapol of Thailand in straight games in the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles category at the Asia Badminton Championship here on Thursday.The fifth seeded Saina did not face too many problems…

Happy that gymnastics is getting attention in India: Dipa Karmakar

Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:11
Kolkata: Dipa Karmakar, who recently came into the limelight after becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics, said on Wednesday that she is happy that finally the sport is getting some recognition in the country due to…

Not retiring now, will take another shot at Candidates: Anand

Monday, 25 April 2016 10:43
Kolkata: Despite having not qualified for the chess World Championship this year, Indian legend Vishwanathan Anand on Sunday said he wishes to continue and come back harder next time around.For the first time in 10 years, there will be a…

Kenya's Kipchoge retains London Marathon title

Monday, 25 April 2016 10:37
London: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge retained the men's title of the London Marathon here on Sunday with a second fastest time in the event so far.The 31-year-old Kipchoge, the men's 5000 metre gold medallist at the Athens Olympics, clocked 2:03:04, seven…

Bolt targeting sub-19 run, says retirement not a given

Friday, 22 April 2016 12:55
New York: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt is targeting a sub-19 seconds run in the 200 metres and has cast doubt over whether he will wind up his illustrious career following the Rio Olympics in August.The reigning World and Olympic…

Advani enters Asian Snooker Championship semis

Friday, 22 April 2016 10:50
Doha: Indian star Pankaj Advani stormed into the semifinals of the Asian Snooker Championship here on Thursday.Controlling the table, he defeated Syria's Karam Fatima 5-0 in the quarterfinal, who he met after winning against fellow Indian Ishpreet Singh Chadha 4-3…