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India squash players ahead of the Asian Individual Championships in Chennai
Visa drama strikes Pakistan off Asian squash

Neighbours accuse Indian High Commission authorities of using delaying tactics after being granted late permission to travel to Chennai

21 hours ago

In this Aug. 15, 2008 file photo Russia's Tatiana Chernova clears a hurdle in the heptathlon during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. | AP
Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of her 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medal for doping with an anabolic steroid.

21 hours ago

Sports Minister Vijay Goel (File|PTI)
Sports ministry to make optimum use of vacant plots and parks

The ministry and DDA are to identify plots, parks and schools which can be developed into sports facilities.

24 Apr 2017

Badminton world number 3 PV Sindhu (File | PTI)
PV Sindhu eyes Asian badminton championship title

The 21-year-old PV Sindhu will square off against Indonesia's Dinar Dyah Ayustine in the opening round.

24 Apr 2017

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth. | Express File Photo
Sai Praneeth among six selected for Dravid Mentorship Programme

Praneeth is among the six new athletes selected by GoSports Foundation, who will be supported during the third year of their 'Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Programme'.

24 Apr 2017

'There's no full stop,' says 101-year-old Man Kaur from India after winning the 100m sprint at the World Masters Games in New Zealand. (Photo | AFP)
101-year-old Indian woman wins gold at World Masters Games in Auckland

With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland.

24 Apr 2017

Eight-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. | AFP File Photo
Veteran Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao declares he is 'not done yet'

Pacquiao plans to show he is "not done yet" when he defends his world title against Australia's Jeff Horn in July.

24 Apr 2017

Anju cries foul over ‘mystery’ Haryana runner

With the sun setting on the 14th National Youth Athletics Championship here in the city, overall victors Haryana were expected to walk off into the sunset.

24 Apr 2017

Himanta announced new BAI president

BJP leader and Assam Badminton Association head Himanta Biswa Sarma has been appointed as Badminton Association of India (BAI) interim president following the Executive Council (EC) meeting in Lucknow

24 Apr 2017

Sreejesh backs youngsters

Many nations have fielded young turks in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament. The Indian men’s team will be no different as the hockey think tank is trying to introduce the juniors to higher l

23 Apr 2017

FMSCI president Akbar Ebrahim insisted that JK Tyre’s decision won’t affect series
Pullout of long-time sponsor leaves national karting at crossroads

In what may spell bad news for the Indian motorsports scene, the national karting championships has lost its main sponsor for the upcoming season.

23 Apr 2017

Indian men’s coach Roelant Oltmans | AFP
Azlan Shah Cup an important test for India, feels Oltmans

With a fresh outlook, new tactics and youngsters in the fold, the team tonight leaves for the prestigious tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia.

22 Apr 2017

Lab technicians work at the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory(Image for representational purpose | AP )
Russian doping whistleblower gets four-year ban

The All-Russia Athletics Federation says that Alexander Khyutte received the ban from the Court of Arbitration for Sports for a failed drug test.

22 Apr 2017

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi of the Astana team during the presentation of the teams for the 97th Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy in Belfast in 2014. (File Photo | AFP)
Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi killed in training crash

Scarponi was in the twilight of his career but took his first victory in four years Monday in the opening stage of the Tour of the Alps.

22 Apr 2017

Viva Chennai players celebrate a goal against Chennai United | D SAMPATHKUMAR
Julka and Vihari partnership helps CromBest retain First Division status

Tons by Ankur Julka (140) and G Hanuma Vihari (193) enabled CromBest to take a lead of 136 runs over TSC in their drawn TNCA Senior Division Plate Group league match at the SSN College grounds here on

22 Apr 2017

Sreejesh backs youngsters

Many nations have fielded young turks in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament.

22 Apr 2017

India players during a training session in Bengaluru ahead of the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament | JITHENDRA M
Always on front lines, be it penalty corners or saving lives

Jugraj was 20 and hailed as Indian hockey’s next star when an accident derailed his career.

22 Apr 2017

14-time major champion Tiger Woods | AP
Golfer Tiger Woods undergoes fourth back surgery

Superstar golfer Tiger Woods announced on his website that he has undergone a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain.

21 Apr 2017

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth. | Express File Photo
Singapore win turning point for my career: Badminton champ Sai Praneeth

Sai Praneeth won the Singapore Open on Sunday by defeating Kadambi Srikanth, his training partner at the Gopichand Badminton Academy

21 Apr 2017

Brianna Rollins (File |AP)
US Olympic champion Brianna Rollins banned for whereabouts rule violation

Brianna Rollins has been handed a one-year suspension for failing to properly file whereabouts information for out- of-competition testing,

21 Apr 2017

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Fiji issues $7 note to commemorate Olympic rugby sevens win 

The banknotes are legal tender and are the only known $7 notes in circulation in any country.

21 Apr 2017

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