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Kidambi Srikanth enters semifinals of Hong Kong Open

Unseeded Srikanth, ranked 13th in the world, was leading by a game when Long decided to concede the match, thus handing the Indian a place in the last-four.

published : 15 Nov 2019

World Para-Games: Sharad Kumar claims silver, Mariyappan Thangavelu takes bronze

Two-time Asian Para Games champion Sharad Kumar cleared the bar with season's best effort of 1.83 metres, while Mariyappan, a Rio Paralympic gold-medallist, settled for the bronze.

published : 15 Nov 2019

Ritu Phogat to make mixed martial arts debut on November 16

Phogat is a Commonwealth Wrestling Championships gold medalist, World U23 Wrestling World Championships silver medalist.

published : 14 Nov 2019

Hubballi girl creates history, recognised by Guinness as world's fastest blindfold skater

Ojal Nalavade, a Class 7 girl, covered a distance of 400 metres in 51 seconds while skating blindfolded.

published : 14 Nov 2019

Pranav helps Hyderabad bag lead against TN

The CFA leagues have not been held for the last few years.

published : 14 Nov 2019

ITF has said no to Pakistan appeal: AITA

India to pick squad for Davis Cup tie today, world body still to finalise neutral venue

published : 14 Nov 2019

Big guns set to skip wrestling nationals

Even as their male counterparts are giving the tournament a miss, elite female wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat (53kg) and Sakshi Malik (62kg) are set to participate.

published : 14 Nov 2019

IOA to meet CGF today

The CGF will meet sports minister Kiren Rijiju as well.

published : 14 Nov 2019

Funds roadblock for budding table tennis player

As far as his game goes, Preyesh has done well in recent tournaments and is looking forward to the national sub-junior championship in Himachal Pradesh this weekend.

published : 14 Nov 2019

'I feel it like a burden': P Gopichand says he remains national coach as there is no succession plan 

Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Wednesday said the reason he continues to coach is that the players need him and there is still no succession plan in place.

published : 13 Nov 2019

PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy reach Hong Kong Open second round

HS Prannoy beat China's Huan Yu Xiang 21-17, 21-17 to advance to the second round.

published : 13 Nov 2019

Eye on reclaiming national team berth, Soumyajit keen to continue resurgence

Soumyajit Ghosh, sporting an unkempt beard, could not contain his happiness after securing the TT National Ranking (Central Zone) Table Tennis Championships title on Monday.

published : 13 Nov 2019

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma bow out of Hong Kong Open

Saina and Sameer are both scheduled to play Gwangju Korea Masters Super 300 tournament next week.

published : 13 Nov 2019

The ball has started rolling higher for Sreelekshmi

Sreelekshmi had learnt the game when she was enrolled by her parents at Kidsland Rollersports Academy in Poojapura under coach A Nazar.

published : 13 Nov 2019

Introducing, a franchise-based league for motorsports

Also present are the best of Indian talent including Gaurav Gill, F2 racer Arjun Maini and former national champions Vishnu Prasad, Raghul Rangasamy and Karthik Tharani.

published : 13 Nov 2019