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Arjun Maini
Keeping Formula One dreams alive: Arjun Maini keeps it simple

After early success in GP3, Bengaluru teenager Maini wants to keep it simple in pursuit of F1 dream

18 Oct 2016

Action from the match between Poland and Iran on Monday
With heady mix of underdog wins & quality games, kabaddi conquering more hearts

When the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup was announced to be held in Ahmedabad from October 7 to 22, there were major apprehensions regarding the event. Could…

18 Oct 2016

Dipa Karmakar (File | AP)
Widened roads not enough for Dipa's BMW

Tripura government's move to widen the road to Dipa's house  might serve to silence the opposition on the issue, but it will do little to help her cause.

17 Oct 2016

Dipa Karmakar (second from left) after being presented with the BMW car. | Twitter
Tripura government to widen road for Dipa Karmakar’s BMW

According to CPI (M) state unit secretary Bijan Dhar, Dipa had earlier requested the civic authorities to widen the road.

17 Oct 2016

In this Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, file photo, Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts after getting a point against Gael Monfils of France during the semifinal match of Japan Open. | AP
ATP announces suspension, fine for Nick Kyrgios 

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios will miss the rest of the season after being suspended by the men's tour and fined an additional $25,000.

17 Oct 2016

India's silver medalist shuttler PV Sindhu. | PTI
Great expectations as Sindhu returns at Denmark Open after Rio

A slew of felicitation programs kept her busy in the last one and a half month after Sindhu returned from Rio de Janeiro.

17 Oct 2016

Chess
'India can be next USSR in producing chess Grandmasters'

A slight tweaking of the national chess championship rules, increasing the prize money, engaging foreign coaches, corporate sponsorships and glamourising the game could transform the Indian chess scen

17 Oct 2016

American sprinter Tyson Gay | (File Photo/AP)
Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter killed in shooting

American sprinter Tyson Gay’s 15-year-old daughter, Trinity Gay, has been killed in a shooting outside a restaurant in Kentucky.

17 Oct 2016

Kabaddi WC: Iran edge past Japan to go top of table

Iran survived an early scare as they edged past Japan 38-34 to record their fourth successive win of the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup.

17 Oct 2016

Captains of Mahogany FC & Roots Academy before Sunday's match at SSN College
Victory of spirit in defeat: No ground to think these kids can't play

After withstanding a spell of pressure, it was Mahogany FC’s turn to attack. Coach Arindam Biswas animatedly urged his boys to get the ball forward.…

17 Oct 2016

Athletes write to sports ministry against non-payment under TOPS

Lending credence to thoughts that the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has been largely ineffective in ensuring proper support to the athletes went…

17 Oct 2016

Action from the match between USA and Thailand on Sunday | PTI
Making right moves to popularise Kabaddi, Thailand hope for medal boost

A major concern during the course of the ongoing 2016 Kabaddi World Cup here was if lop-sided matches were good for the event, given it was making a comeback,…

17 Oct 2016

Saleem advances

SA Saleem of MCC beat Shoaib of FB 4-2 in the second round of the Tamil Nadu 6 Red snooker state ranking tournament. Results: Round 2: Goutham (Snook…

17 Oct 2016

Usain Bolt (File | AP)
Usain Bolt to retire after World Championships in 2017

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt will be running his last race at June's Racers Grand Prix.

16 Oct 2016

Sakshi Malik got engaged to wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian in a private function. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook)
Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik gets engaged to wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian

Sakshi Malik got engaged to wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian in a private function.

16 Oct 2016

Title retained, Neeraj set to break into WBC world rankings

Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat is all set to break into the WBC's world rankings after retaining his welterweight Asia title.

16 Oct 2016

Pullela Gopichand expects Saina Nehwal to make a strong comeback | D SAMPATHKUMAR
Sindhu's smashing return in Rio encouraging, still a long way to go: Gopi

P Gopichand refused to endorse aerated soft drinks because he believed they were harmful to children and sportspersons.

16 Oct 2016

Action from the Kabaddi World Cup match between India and Argentina
Fanfare: Manchester of India embraces Kabaddi with open arms

The renaissance of kabaddi in India sees no abating. If the Pro Kabaddi League gave the ancient sport a new lease of life, and brought it into mainstream…

16 Oct 2016

To me, doing well or winning the title here means very little. I have already started thinking about winning the next one. This urge keeps me on my toes Mukesh Kumar
Love for winning keeps veteran Mukesh going

The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer has been credited with plenty of ideas and quotes but perhaps this one is the most recycled of them all. “Just…

16 Oct 2016

P V Sindhu, Rio silver medallist
Motivated sindhu not worried by ad overload

  It’s 6.15 pm. The sun is setting. There’s no wind. Humidity is about 90 per cent. PV Sindhu is running on the synthetic track at the…

16 Oct 2016

Australia’s Campbell Brown (right) in action against India
Brown: Aussie rules to Kabaddi WC

  At 33, Campbell Brown is too old to play Australian rules football. But he is still young enough to pick up another sport. The AFL (Australian…

16 Oct 2016