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Former world champion Peter Sidi isn’t impressed by the mixed team event | isSf
Lukewarm response as mixed team event debuts

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will likely see mixed team events for the first time, with the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) introducing it to promote gender-equality.

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Indian Roel-play executed to perfection

He speaks about those highs, the next Olympic cycle and how he has survived in an often unforgiving environment. 

20 hours ago

Action from Day 1 of the JK Tyre rally
Himalayan Drive 5 gets ceremonial flag-off

The fifth edition of Biswa Bangla JK Tyre Himalayan Drive is India’s only international TSD rally.

20 hours ago

Sebastian Vettel steers the new Ferrari Formula One SF70H racer at the Ferrari Fiorano private test track in Maranello. (Photo | AP)
Faster cars set for track in Barcelona ahead of new F1 season 

Formula One returns to action next week with a test session ahead of a highly anticipated season featuring wider and faster cars.

25 Feb 2017

Late legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. | AP
Muhammad Ali’s son detained by immigration, asked about his religion

Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the first wife of Muhammad Ali, were arriving at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 7 after an event in Jamaica.

25 Feb 2017

Stick sport set for calendar revamp

It’s all change as international hockey is undergoing a makeover by doing away with historic competitions to make way for a new global league.

25 Feb 2017

Himalayan Rally flag-off slated for Saturday

The top 100 rallyists of the country will take part in the Biswa Bangla JK Tyre Himalayan Drive 5 (JK HD-5) — India’s first tri-nation event — that begins in Siliguri on Sunday.

25 Feb 2017

Pooja Ghatkar poses with her women’s 10m air rifle medal on Friday
With Narang mentoring and mother’s love, Pooja guns her way to WC bronze

Pooja scripted her biggest win by claiming the women’s 10m air rifle bronze at the ISSF World Cup at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi.

25 Feb 2017

Rawat puts behind Delhi trip-up, targets Worlds

Racewalker Manish Rawat said lack of communication between him and Russian coach Alexander Artsybashev had resulted in the former skipping the National Racewalking Championship in New Delhi.

25 Feb 2017

SF70 | AFP
Ferrari unveil new F1 car to rival Mercedes

Ferrari have not won a drivers' championship in a decade with Finn Raikkonen the last to triumph for the team in 2007.

25 Feb 2017

The logo of a McLaren F1 Supercar (Photo | AP)
McLaren goes back to its roots to launch new era in F1 

Alonso has a new Belgian teammate, while it was announced in November that Ron Dennis was stepping down as chairman.

24 Feb 2017

Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu. | (File | PTI)
PV Sindhu set to be Deputy Collector

The 21-year-old shuttler has been working with Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) since 2013 and is currently an assistant manager (sports) at its Hyderabad office.

24 Feb 2017

The Manipur girls football team with the coach at the JN Stadium in Chennai | EXPRESS
Blockades and curfew no obstacle for footballers from Manipur

There’s a U2 song that goes ‘I have climbed the highest mountains, I have run through the fields..’

24 Feb 2017

Belgium and GB strike it rich in awards gala

It was not in the last bit surprising as John-John Dohmen won the Men’s Player of the Year Award at the Hockey Stars’ Awards ceremony here on Thursday.

24 Feb 2017

David Harte, who plays for Dabang Mumbai in the Hockey India League, has been a key figure in raising the standard of play in Ireland
Harte-ful tale: Ireland’s rise from obscurity

Two-time FIH goalkeeper of the year a leading light for hockey in its attempt to continue rise in island nation

24 Feb 2017

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao. | AP File Photo
Pacquiao in negotiations with Amir Khan for next bout

The boxer-turned politician’s comments came in the wake of the various speculations surrounding who he would be facing next.

23 Feb 2017

Geeta Phogat is the first Indian female wrestler to win gold in Commonwealth Games
Inspired by Dangal success, buoyant Geeta hopes to turn back the clock

Like Rio bronze medalist Sakshi Malik, Geeta Phogat hasn’t participated in international competitions for a year.

23 Feb 2017

Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya (File | PTI)
Formula One: Vijay Mallya dreams big as Force India eye top three finish

Vijay Mallya has promised Force India will "dream big" as they look to break into the top three of Formula One this season.

23 Feb 2017

Action from the match between Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh | (D Sampathkumar | EPS)
Besides excellent infrastructure, motivating parents and kids key to Gujarat’s success

Their U-17 football boys team has already created history by marching into the quarterfinals of Khelo India tournament.

22 Feb 2017

Costantini’s 3-point agenda for ideal 11

All Indian players — men and women — barring A Sharath Kamal, who lost in the semifinals on Saturday, failed to last beyond two days at the India Open in New Delhi.

22 Feb 2017

Golfers open to PGTI doping guidelines

Last year, right after the Rio Olympics, Indian golfers came under the umbrella of anti-doping, when the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) decided to follow international doping guidelines.

22 Feb 2017