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Indian badminton star Parupalli Kashyap |AFP
Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma, HS Prannoy reach US Open quarters

Kashyap, Sameer Verma and H S Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinals of the men's singles' competition at US Open.

10 hours ago

Sujeesh Kolothody (R) with co-driver Nithin M Uday
Record representation from Kerala in Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge 2017

While Sam, Anand and Raju were part of RFC India 2016, it will be a debut for the other four teams from Kerala in the RFC.

11 hours ago

(from left) Sachin Tendulkar during the launch of his PKL team Tamil Thalaivas. Kamal Hassan, Ram Charan and Allu Arjun were also present | D Sampathkumar
Pro Kabaddi League: Tamil Thalaivas ready to take mat by storm

Tendulkar and the veteran actor unveiled the team’s jersey, in the presence of Telugu filmstars Ram Charan and Allu Arjun.

15 hours ago

Samrat Yadav (L) and his navigator SN Nizami with their yellow Gypsy.
Show of Gypsy spirit from Samrat Yadav-SN Nizami hots up race for podium

The youngster’s team, which has Nizami as the navigator, is not sponsored by a big company like Maruti Suzuki.

16 hours ago

Gaurav Bidhuri’s (R) wild card means a total of 8 Indians will be seen in action in Hamburg.
Lucky pugilist Gaurav Bidhuri keen to stun the world

With freshly-acquired skills, Bidhuri’s immediate challenge is a Grand Prix tournament in Czech Republic, which will begin on July 25.

16 hours ago

Sharath Kamal and Sofia Polcanova of Mavericks were victorious on Thursday. (Ashwin Prasath | EPS)
Ultimate Table Tennis: Points to gain and ponder in opening show

A Sharath Kamal was seen taking pictures with fans and there was a lot of noise and cheering for the home-grown players.

16 hours ago

Tamil Nadu Chennai UTT match Mixed doubles Sharath Kamal and Sofia polcanova of Mavericks won the match. (Ashwin Prasath | EPS)
RP-SG Mavericks beat Dabang Smashers for first win in Ultimate Table Tennis

Kamal's victory though made an impact with RP-SG Mavericks posted a narrow 14-13 win over Dabang Smashers TTC.

22 hours ago

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Eight more Russian athletes allowed to compete despite doping ban

The IAAF today authorised eight Russian athletes to resume competition under a neutral flag 20 months after banning the entire Russian squad over statesponsored doping.

20 Jul 2017

Japan blanked India 2-0 in a 5-8 placing match of the Women's Hockey World League Semifinal. | Hockey India
Japan thrash India in Hockey World League Semifinal

Japan blanked India 2-0 in a 5-8 placing match of the Women's Hockey World League Semifinal here today.

20 Jul 2017

Anand Pawar in action. | File Photo | Express Photo Service
Four Indians reach quarters at Russian Open badminton

Shuttlers Anand Pawar, Rasika Raje, Vrushali Gummadi and Rahul Yadav Chittanoina reached the quarterfinals of singles events at the Russian Open Grand Prix.

20 Jul 2017

Indian badminton star Parupalli Kashyap |AP
Parupalli Kashyap sends top seed Lee Hyun packing from US Open Badminton

The Commonwealth Games champion knocked out World No. 15 Lee 21-16 10-21 21-19 in a match that lasted an hour and three minutes.

20 Jul 2017

Shot put gold winner Manpreet Kaur. (File photo |  P Ravindra Babu)
Manpreet Kaur suspended for second dope offence

The top Indian shot-putter will now miss the World Championships as the Athletics Federation of India has suspended her provisionally for her dope offence.

20 Jul 2017

Indian Judokas shine at 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games

Soni from India won a gold medal after defeating Nikolic by 1-0 in the 73 kg-weight categories.

20 Jul 2017

Licence to explore Open secrets

Lahiri, Kapur out to extend impressive run as Indians end Major absence at Royal Birkdale

20 Jul 2017

Shot in the arm for Gagan Narang’s initiative

Gagan Narang’s Project Leap, conceived to identify and train young shooters, will join hands with Olympic Gold Quest, it was announced on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2017

Action from the third day of the 2017 Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare rally
Girl power: Rana-Purohit duo Dare to make strides with experience

Motorsport has an abundance of men. So the sight of two women in the same car scorching the tracks at one of India’s top cross-country rallies is bound to turn heads.

20 Jul 2017

Sandeep Kumar
AFI gaffe with official means it’s walkover in 50km!

India to lose three World Championship berths because person measuring distance at National Race-walking Championship didn’t have approved certificate

20 Jul 2017

Shot put gold winner Manpreet Kaur. (File photo |  P Ravindra Babu)
Shot-putter Manpreet Kaur to lose Asian Championships gold medal if found guilty: NADA

NADA Director-General Navin Agarwal confirmed that the athlete would lose her gold medal if her confirmatory urine sample 'B' test also returns positive.

19 Jul 2017

Manpreet Kaur competes in a qualifying round of the women's shot put during the 2016 Summer Olympics|PTI
Shot-putter Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

Manpreet Kaur who won the gold medal at the recently concluded 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar has failed a doping test.

19 Jul 2017

PTI File photo of Indian women's hockey team
Hockey World League Semi Final: India go down 1-4 against England

England put India on the back foot in the first quarter when they won three back-to-back PCs which finally resulted in England being awarded a penalty stroke

19 Jul 2017

Ultimate game changer: Engel

THE years 2013 and 2014 were not the best in terms of results for table tennis in the country.

19 Jul 2017