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Umesh wins table tennis crown

K Umesh of SBOA defeated bt Prithvi of V.M 3-1 in the sub-junior final of the Singaram Pillai city school table tennis tournament.

18 Feb 2018

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Conman chronicles: How 'tennis player' Darko Grncarov fooled the world

Darko Grncarov, who claimed to have made a comeback from a life-threatening medical condition, has been exposed as a fraud.

18 Feb 2018

East Bengal title hopes dashed once again

Gokulam Kerala FC were in deep crisis little over a month ago, but they have hit a purple patch at the moment.

18 Feb 2018

Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj hopes to benefit from German sojourn

Two months back, when Neeraj Chopra was asked how his training in Germany was going, he went mute.

17 Feb 2018

Katie Ledecky | AP
I do not focus on expectations, says Katie Ledecky

When The New York Times profiled Katie Ledecky ahead of the 2016 Olympics, their lede went viral on social media. It was bordering on hyperbole, yet completely true.

17 Feb 2018

Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan (left) credits coach Ian Stuart Warren for playing a pivotal part in her professional development
Lull before trials for Tamil Nadu's Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan

The 2014 Asian Games bronze winner is gearing up for the 2018 edition to be held in Jakarta. She is pairing up with Ramya Saravanan.

17 Feb 2018

World Anti-Doping Agency | Reuters File photo
World Anti-Doping Agency suspends Romanian laboratory 

WADA has stepped up checks on laboratories around the world ever since uncovering evidence of wide-ranging doping and cover-ups at the Moscow laboratory.

16 Feb 2018

International Olympic Committee | AP
Pyeongchang Olympics: IOC apologises after British member sent home 

An IOC source said the 40-year-old former skeleton racer was involved in a dispute with an Olympic security guard but he later apologised.

16 Feb 2018

Women’s captain Rani Rampaul (L) and her men’s counterpart Manpreet Singh. (EPS)
We are delighted to have this association with Hockey India: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

In a major boost to Indian hockey, the Odisha government has decided to sponsor the national men’s and women’s teams for the next five years.

16 Feb 2018

Odisha coach Shiv Sunder Das (EPS)
Odisha must play more tournaments to improve: Coach

Shiv Sunder Das holds a special place in Odisha cricket history. He is the second player, after Debashish Mohanty to represent India from the state.

16 Feb 2018

Pakistan hockey team (File)
Amid political tensions Pakistan to contest in 2018 Hockey World Cup held in Odisha

IOC President Narinder Batra told ANI that Hockey World Cup is an international event and that if any country is a member of the IOC then no one could stop them from participating

15 Feb 2018

Indian mens' hockey goalkeeper  PR Sreejesh (File | IANS)
Comeback hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh wants to be better than he ever was, aims CWG, Asian Games

He hoped that he will be at his best when India play the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and the World Cup.

15 Feb 2018

Ima
Three skiers killed by avalanche in Pyrenees mountains of France

The bodies of the three men from western France, aged between 29 and 38, were retrieved by rescue services on Thursday morning, the local government office in the resort of Cauterets said.

15 Feb 2018

Indian Hockey team (File | PTI)
15000-seater Kalinga Stadium to be ready months before Hockey World Cup: FIH President Narinder Batra

Batra said the FIH is pleased with the work carried out by the Odisha government in making Kalinga Stadium ready for the hockey showpiece.

15 Feb 2018

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik poses for a photograph with the Indian hockey team players at a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
Odisha to sponsor national hockey team for five years

This association with Hockey India is expected to build the brand image of Odisha which has emerged as an international sporting destination.

15 Feb 2018

Golf world number one Dustin Johnson (File | AP)
Dustin Johnson still reigns in return to Riviera Country Club

Dustin Johnson returns to Riviera Country Club to defend the Genesis Open title that propelled him to number one in the world.

15 Feb 2018

14-time major champion Tiger Woods (File | AP)
Tiger Woods eyes Ryder Cup as comeback progresses

Tiger Woods says he has a long way to go in his latest comeback, but he is already eyeing an ambitious Ryder Cup role.

15 Feb 2018

Indian professional wrestler Amanpreet Singh has reported for training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. (Photo | WWE)
Indian wrestler Amanpreet Singh in WWE, says no better platform to empower himself

Singh was known as 'Mahabali Shera' for Impact Wrestling where he worked from 2014 until he left in late 2017.

15 Feb 2018

Thirteen staff and three spectators were slightly injured as signs, tents and equipment were blown around. (Photo | AP)
Winter Olympics 2018: Wind chaos injures 16 at weather-hit Pyeongchang Games

Thirteen staff and three spectators were slightly injured as signs, tents and equipment were blown around at the Park yesterday.

15 Feb 2018

Chris Froome (File photo | AP)
Tour de France cycling champion Chris Froome blasts 'misinformation' in doping case on return to racing

Froome insisted that "misinformation" has led to rival riders calling for him to be suspended after an abnormal doping test.

15 Feb 2018

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso | AP
Will win Formula One title this season, says McLaren driver Fernando Alonso

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is adamant to upset the odds and finish as a winner in the upcoming 2018 season.

15 Feb 2018