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Former US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex abuse

Former US Gymnastics team doctor Lawrence "Larry" Nassar pleaded guilty to multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct.

10 hours ago

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First GM norm for Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa in World Junior Championships

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa got a big boost in his quest for becoming the youngest Grandmaster in the world.

12 hours ago

Former AIBA chief Wu Ching-Ko (File | AP)
Dark days over, AIBA looks to the future

AIBA was in the soup earlier after reports emerged that then-president CK Wu was allegedly involved in financial mismanagement.

12 hours ago

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav | AP
Look before you dope: WFI to impose hefty fine on drug cheats

WFI office-bearers went too soft on coaches of dope-tainted athletes as they won’t be punished for their wards’ offences.

12 hours ago

In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, Amado Nanalang watches basketball games while making bets at a sports book owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. | AP
Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling 

Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013.

21 hours ago

In this Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, Elena Nikitina of Russia celebrates her bronze medal win during the women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. | AP
A look at the Russians stripped of Olympic medals from Sochi

Ten Russian athletes have now been banned for doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, with six medals stripped from four athletes in two sports.

21 hours ago

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13,000 took part in Swachh Ability Run

The run was flagged off on November 5 in Goa. It moved on to Belagavi, Hubballi, Mangaluru and Bengaluru. 

22 Nov 2017

Returning Officer's ruling may pave way for Narinder Batra's candidature for IOA president

International Hockey Federation chief Narinder Batra may throw his hat into the ring and contest for the top job.

22 Nov 2017

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Half marathon event Super Sikh Run to be held on December 10

The run will begin from capital's 250-year-old historic site of Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib.

22 Nov 2017

Jyoti Gulia, Shashi Chopra and Ankushita Boro entered the semifinals after winning their respective quarterfinal bouts. | PTI
Five medals confirmed for India at AIBA women's youth world boxing

However, Niharika Gonella (75kg) bowed out of medal contention after going down to England's Georgia O'Connor.

22 Nov 2017

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso | AP
Formula One driver Fernando Alonso takes first spin in car he'll drive at Daytona

Alonso took his first spin in the Ligier JS P217, which he will drive for United Autosports in January's Rolex 24 at Daytona.

22 Nov 2017

Indian fullback Birendra Lakra (Photo | Hockey India)
Hockey World League Final: Indian fullback Birendra Lakra playing top teams builds pressure

Birendra Lakra believes that playing the top teams of the world in front of the home crowd builds some pressure on the team.

22 Nov 2017

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Women Youth Boxing Championship: Seven Indians to play quarters

Seven Indian boxers will play the quarter final matches in AIBA women youth boxing championship in Guwahati.

22 Nov 2017

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SDAT to conduct Chief Minister Trophy in first week of December

All interested athletes should have been born on or after Jan 1, 1997 and should be born in, or working or studying in Chennai.

22 Nov 2017

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand (File | AFP)
Technological advances changed chess: Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand noted that chess has undergone a sea-change over the last few years thanks to a modern weapon — technology.

22 Nov 2017

Ankushita Boro (R) had a lot of home support as she effortlessly beat Cagla Aluc of Turkey on Tuesday in Guwahati.
Future perfect for India’s women boxers

The AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships gathered steam on Day three with some fine exhibition of boxing.

22 Nov 2017

Fourteen-year-old Shardul Vihan grabs 4 gold in sensational show at Shotgun Nationals

Shardul won gold in the senior and junior men's double trap individual and team events to completely dominate the day at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range here.

21 Nov 2017

Indian Olympic Association calls SGM on November 29 for clarity on election criteria

The IOA has already set into motion the process of electing a new set of office bearers and November 29 has been set as the last date of filing nomination papers.

21 Nov 2017

World Boxing Council  silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem of Pakistan (Twitter/Syed Saif Ullah)
Pakistan's Commonwealth medallist boxer likely to give up nationality due to lack of funds

The silver flyweight champion in a video said his financial position is compelling him to think of surrendering nationality. 

21 Nov 2017

Formula One is expected to come up with new official logo for the new season. | AP
Formula One to introduce new logo for the coming season

The current F1 logo features a black F and a 1 drawn out by a red flash with complete Formula 1 written under the logo.

21 Nov 2017

Shashi Chopra, Ankushita Boro, Jyoti Gulia enter quarters of Youth world boxing

Boro out-punched Turkey's Cagla Aluc in an aggressive performance to fetch a unanimous verdict in her favour.

21 Nov 2017