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Sankar Muthusamy, Karan Rajan are Chennai District Badminton Association's Players of the Year

The Chennai District Badminton Association (CDBA) has adjudged S Sankar Muthusamy and Karan Rajan as Players of the Year. 

24 Apr 2018

Muhammed Anas credits his good CWG performance to coach PB Jaikumar
Anas to run ahead without wingman

Anas had missed, what would have been a pathbreaking medal, by one-fifth of a second, in the 400m event at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

24 Apr 2018

Velavan Senthilkumar, a qualifier, capped his strong run in the Madison Open in the USA, beating South Africa's Tristan Eysele in the final to win his maiden PSA World Tour title. (Twitter)
Squash: Velavan Senthilkumar wins maiden PSA World Tour title

Senthilkumar, a qualifier, capped his strong run in the Madison Open in the USA, beating South Africa's Tristan Eysele in the final to win his maiden PSA World Tour title.

23 Apr 2018

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Five Indian women boxers enter Asian Youth Championship semis

Five Indian women boxers assured themselves of medals, two of them also inching closer to qualifying for this year's Youth Olympic Games in Argentina.

23 Apr 2018

This photograph taken on April 22, 2018 shows Pakistani former field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed being treated at a hospital in Karachi, following complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart. (Photo | AFP)
Pakistan hockey hero Mansoor Ahmed seeks heart transplant in India

The 49-year-old has been suffering for weeks from complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart.

23 Apr 2018

Larry Nassar (File photo | AP)
US gymnast says spoke of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar five years before his arrest

McKayla Maroney revealed in an interview that she spoke of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar five years before his arrest but nobody listened.

23 Apr 2018

China to Japan, Rahil ends wait after 14 summers

Fourteen years is a long time in sports. Careers can start and finish in that period, a whole generation can be replaced by the new. It can feel longer if you are Rahil Gangjee!

23 Apr 2018

Shooter Ravi Kumar (File photo | AP)
Shooters Ravi Kumar, Arjun Babuta miss out on medal at ISSF World Cup

Ravi finished fourth in his fifth World Cup final in two years and the youngster Arjun, playing his first senior World Cup, also gave a good account of himself to claim the sixth place in a top field.

22 Apr 2018

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CBSE's new guidelines direct schools to have mandatory 'sports period' every day to prevent students from turning into couch potatoes

The board has prepared a 150-page manual detailing sports guidelines for schools for classes 9 to 12 and methodologies for implementing them.

22 Apr 2018

World 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin (File | AP)
Reigning world champion Justin Gatlin wins his first 100m race of season

The 36-year-old American beat out runner-up Isiah Young, who finished in 10.11 seconds, while Mike Rodgers ran 10.17 as Americans swept all three podium spots at the Kirani James Stadium.

22 Apr 2018

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Battle won in Commonwealth Games 2018, the war lies ahead for Indian sportspersons

A Sharath Kamal has seen most things thanks to his experience in playing at major multidiscipline Games — three Asiads, four CWGs and three Summer Games.

22 Apr 2018

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Hockey India names 61 players for senior women national camp

Hockey India on Saturday named 61 women players for the National Coaching Camp that will commence on April 22 at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru.

21 Apr 2018

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (File)
Telangana announces 2 per cent quota for sportspersons in government jobs

The announcement came after the Chief Minister met a team of 18 members who participated in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast.

21 Apr 2018

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Prominent sportswoman accuses Karnataka doctor of raping her for two years, probe on

A prominent international level sportswoman from Maharashtra has accused a Karnataka doctor of raping her for two years.

21 Apr 2018

Vikas Krishan (right) won gold in the middleweight (75kg) category in Gold Coast. (File photo | AP)
Indian boxers will improve medals tally at Asiad: Boxer Vikas Krishan

Vikas was confident that Indian boxers will put up a much better show at this year's Asian Games than the 2014 edition.

21 Apr 2018

Neeraj Chopra won gold at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games. (File photo | AP)
Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra looks abroad to better his best

Neeraj Chopra shot to fame when an 86.48M throw created history at the U-20 World Championships in Poland two years back.

21 Apr 2018

Shiva Thapa (left) will take on Shamil Askerov on Saturday. (PTI)
World Series of Boxing: Shiva Thapa keen to roar for Indian Tigers

With the CWG hangover yet to get over, Thapa will be seen in action when Indian Tigers take on Patriot Boxing Team from Russia.

21 Apr 2018

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles (File | AP)
Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as next head

Queen Elizabeth, 91, on Thursday told leaders from the 53 member states that it was her wish for her eldest son to succeed her in the symbolic figurehead role.

20 Apr 2018

Manika Batra celebrates her victory during the women's singles gold medal table tennis match against Singapore's Mengyu Yu at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. | File AFP
Commonwealth Games star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

Batra created history in Gold Coast, single-handedly taking India to a maiden team gold before winning a singles gold, another first.

20 Apr 2018

Anjum Moudgil. (Photo | Twitter)
Learnt my lesson from rifle malfunction at Commonwealth Games, says silver medallist Moudgil

The 24-year-old claimed that her rifle broke down midway through the event, but Moudgil said she did not lose her focus despite finishing a disappointing 16 in 50m rifle prone.

20 Apr 2018

2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra. (File|AP)
Dropping shooting from 2022 Commonwealth Games huge setback for India: Abhinav Bindra

The Birmingham Organising Committee has decided to exclude shooting from the 2022 Games, citing logistical issues.

20 Apr 2018

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