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Mumbai Marathon: Deksisa, Gobena make it a double delight for Ethiopia

Twenty-two-year-old Deksisa broke away from the rest of the field at the 35-km mark and kept his nose ahead for the reminder of the 42.195-km men's event to lead a 1-2 finish for Ethiopia.

13 hours ago

Indian Hockey Team (Photo Courtesy: Twitter)
India lose 1-2 to Belgium in final encounter of Four Nations tournament

Tom Boon and Sebastien Dockier found the target for Belgium while Mandeep Singh (19th) was India's lone goal scorer.

14 hours ago

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Elite women runners slam marathon organisers

They slammed the event organisers, saying there were too many casual runners on the course and that the Metro construction work was also a hindrance.

14 hours ago

Tamil Nadu in action against Railways in the basketball nationals | d sampathkumar
Jammu & Kashmir players hoping for better days amidst odds

Coach Aman Sharma is calmly walking up and down, near the Jammu & Kashmir dugout. “No problem, guys,” he shouts ever so often.

23 hours ago

Vladimir Khinchegashvili of Haryana hammers defeats Bekhbayar (Photo | Twitter/Official_PWL)
Pro Wrestling League: Haryana Hammers beat Mumbai Maharathi by 4-3, enter semis

Asian championship silver medalist Sumit Malik overcame Satender Malik to guide Haryana Hammers to to a tense 4-3 win over Mumbai Maharathi.

20 Jan 2018

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark (File photo | AP)
Viktor Axelsen to face Kenta Nishimoto in Malaysia Masters final

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark destroyed Malaysia's Daren Liew 21-15, 21- 11 to secure a place in the final of the Malaysia Masters.

20 Jan 2018

South Korea and North Korea national flags. | AP
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: 22 North Korean athletes will compete in three sports

The IOC has approved a plan for North and South to field a unified women's hockey team, as 22 North Korean atheletes join the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

20 Jan 2018

India's marathon runer Nitendra Singh Rawat (L)  (Photo | PTI)
Tata Mumbai Marathon: Africans set to dominate, Indians aim for course record

A total of 18 men and 12 women elite foreign runners, mostly from Africa and Ethiopia, will be gunning for the top prize.

20 Jan 2018

Pakistan hockey team (File | PTI)
Pakistan hockey tour: World XI hockey team wins first tour match junior team

The visiting team was made up of recently retired players from Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Australia and Argentina.

20 Jan 2018

American Christian Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record

World 100 meter silver medalist Christian Coleman opened his 2018 campaign by breaking the 60 meter indoor world record with a time of 6.37sec.

20 Jan 2018

International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in front of the Olympic Rings prior to the opening of the first day of the executive board meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the IOC headquarters, in Pully near Lausanne, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. | AP
IOC cuts number of Russians eligible for Games

The number of Russian athletes eligible to take part at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been reduced from a pool of 500 to 389.

20 Jan 2018

United States star swimmer Michael Phelps | AP
Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

The American swimming great revealed that it even drove him to consider suicide after his success at the 2012 Olympics.

20 Jan 2018

India's Mandeep Singh (Photo: Hockey India Twitter)
India down hosts New Zealand 3-1 in Four-Nations hockey tournament

India’s young brigade Harmanpreet Singh (2’), Dilpreet Singh (12’) and Mandeep Singh (47’) who scored after the team had suffered a 0-2 loss against Belgium in their previous match.

20 Jan 2018

US gymnast Aly Raisman | AP
US Olympic gymnastics star Raisman demands probe of Larry Nassar abuse

The gymnast demanded an independent probe after several teammates including her spoke out against Nassar who has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of criminal sexual conduct.

20 Jan 2018

Pyeongchang Olympic flags placed ahead of the games. (Photo | Associated Press)
IOC, two Koreas meet to finalise historic Olympic deal

North and South Korea will march together at the opening ceremony under a unification flag and field a united women's hockey team, while the North has said it will send a 550-member delegation.

20 Jan 2018

Mizoram players share a light moment in Chennai on Friday | d sampathkumar
Mizo boys funding themselves at basketball nationals

Every now and then, a story emerges in Indian sport, of sportspersons, devoid of sponsors and support, funding their way to international championships.

20 Jan 2018

Mohun Bagan players during a practice session (Twitter/I-League)
New look Mohun Bagan hope to reverse fall in fortunes in I-League

Ahead of the second Kolkata Derby of the I-League season, the Mariners lie sixth with 13 points from nine outings while arch-rivals East Bengal are second with 19 points from 10.

20 Jan 2018

Model of Qatar's Al-Wakrah stadium, as the host of the 2022 World Cup, in Doha. (Photo | AP)
2022 FIFA World Cup games will not be played outside Qatar

The country's senior tournament organiser insisted amid speculation the Gulf political crisis would force the emirate to relocate matches.

19 Jan 2018

Olympian Jordyn Wieber (Photo | AP)
Larry Nassar case: Olympic gymnastics champion Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

Jordyn Wieber publicly revealed that she had been sexually abused by ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar at his sentencing hearing.

19 Jan 2018

Geeta Phogat defeated national champion Ritu Malik 5-0 in the 62 kg women's event. (Photo | Twitter/Official_PWL)
Pro Wrestling League: UP Dangal beat Veer Marathas by 4-3

UP Dangal's icon player Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia posted commanding wins to help UP Dangal beat Veer Marathas 4-3.

19 Jan 2018

World number one Viktor Axelsen | AP
Top-ranked Viktor Axelsen books Malaysia Masters semi-final spot

Axelsen will play Malaysia's Liew Daren in the semi-finals on Saturday and is widely expected to win a spot in the finals.

19 Jan 2018