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Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav suspended for doping, will go for 'B' sample test

Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav has been provisionally suspended after he failed a dope test conducted by the NADA.

27 May 2017

(from left) Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh
Rich return for archers in spite of low compound interest

The India men’s compound team clinched gold at the Archery World Cup Stage I in Shanghai recently.

27 May 2017

New girl Reena keen to balance studies and play

The last few series played by the Indian women’s hockey side has seen many new faces pop up.

27 May 2017

Indian table tennis star Sharath Kamal (File | PTI)
Sharath Kamal to lead India's eight-member squad at World Table Tennis Championships

Sharath Kamal will once again lead India's challenge in the World Table Tennis Championships to be held here from May 29 to June 5.

26 May 2017

Ashwini Ponnappa (Courtesy: Facebook via AshwiniPonnappa)
India's Sudirman Cup campaign ends after 0-3 loss to China at quarterfinals

India's campaign at the Sudirman Cup ended after they went down 0-3 against top seed and 10-time champions China in the quarterfinals of the mixed team championship here today.

26 May 2017

NBA player LeBron James (left). (File photo | AP)
LeBron James surpasses Michael Jordan as NBA all-time leading playoff scorer

With a three-pointer in the third quarter against the Celtics, James took his total of playoff points to 5,989 -- two more than Jordan's 5,987.

26 May 2017

Ashok Kumar Dhyanchand| Express Photo Service
World Cup hero hurt by sacking sans explanation

The man who scored the decisive goal in the 1975 Hockey World Cup final against arch-rivals Pakistan to give India their only win at the event to date resigned as technical advisor and chief coach of

26 May 2017

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Thursday, May 25, 2017. | AP
Lewis Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP first practice

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was third quickest, followed by Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, the other race winner this season.

25 May 2017

Ashok Kumar Dhyanchand, the former India captain and the incisive striker son of India’s hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand resigned from his post on Wednesday. | Express Photo Service
India’s 1975 World Cup win hero quits as chief coach of MP Hockey Academy

Ashok Kumar Dhyanchand, the former India captain and the incisive striker son of India’s hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand resigned from his post on Wednesday.

25 May 2017

PV Sindhu (Photo | PTI)
Sindhu elected as member of BWF Atheletes' commission

The 21-year-old Indian topped the ballot with 129 votes as she led a trio of women onto the BWF Athletes' Commission.

24 May 2017

A top NADA official informed that over 20 syringes of the banned substance was found in the athlete's hostel room.
NADA bans top Indian athlete

A top NADA official informed that over 20 syringes of the banned substance was found in the athlete's hostel room.

24 May 2017

Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers (File | AP)
Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers to have heart surgery

Chalmers has recurrent rapid heartbeat, that is normally not life-threatening but can impact on his quality of life.

24 May 2017

Armed police respond after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. | AP
Sports step up security after Manchester attack

Major sports venues from Wembley to Headingley will beef up security after a suicide attack in Manchester killed 22 people.

24 May 2017

Oz coach refuses to work with Russians, rejects India offer

Australian race-walking coach refused to train Indians because Athletics Federation of India did not sever ties with Russian coach.

24 May 2017

Winners at the SDAT-ISPA summer camp, an initiative by former athlete R Natarajan
Mukunth-Washington stand takes Trotters to big victory

Centuries by opener K Mukunth (118, 119b, 13x4) and Washington Sundar (152, 125b, 12x4, 7x6) helped Globe Trotters beat Grand Slam by 132 runs and storm into the semifinals of the 12th VA Parthasarath

24 May 2017

A few tried to drive up the price of certain players so as to force sides to overspend. (File | PTI)
Cash bash: Kabaddi stocks record rapid rise

With increase in salary cap, teams have splurged big money like never before to secure services of players ahead of fifth edition of PKL

24 May 2017

Shiv Kapur finished joint-second in the Thailand Open last week
Back in groove after setbacks, Kapur keen to Open Major quest

With ranking points and confidence in bag, the golfer is off to England on Friday for US Open qualifiers.

24 May 2017

This Feb. 2, 2017 file photo shows seats jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, the historic stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. | AP
Scathing report on Rio Olympics: venues White Elephants 

A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."

23 May 2017

P V Sindhu. (File Photo | AP)
Badminton: India stun Indonesia 4-1 at Sudirman Cup

India dished out a dominating show to notch up a stunning 4-1 win over former champions Indonesia to keep themselves afloat for a knockout berth.

23 May 2017

2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden (File | AP)
US Superbike rider Nicky Hayden dies after bike accident

Hayden suffered severe chest and head injuries in the accident, which happened while he was training on his bicycle in central Italy.

23 May 2017

The World Para Athletics Championships take place at London's Olympic Stadium July 14-23. (File | AP)
Russia gets 2018 Winter Paralympic warning over doping

The IPC established a taskforce to monitor and assist the Russian Paralympic Committee in a process of reforming.

23 May 2017

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