New Delhi: Thailand's T Saensomboonsuk produced a come-from-behind win against India's Ajay Jayaram in the deciding fifth rubber as Chennai Smashers edged out Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a thrilling final to clinch the Premier Badminton League season 2 title, here on Saturday night.
Published 15-Jan-2017 07:24 IST
Melbourne: United States tennis star Serena Williams said on Saturday that she prefers to focus on the Australian Open rather than her own wedding.
Published 14-Jan-2017 21:24 IST
Madrid: A study prepared by the London School of Marketing has revealed that Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer was the world's most marketable sports person in 2016. According to the study, published by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) website on Thursday, the former World No.1,More
Published 13-Jan-2017 15:31 IST
Sydney: Sania Mirza has closed in on her second title of the season in as many tournaments after reaching the final of the WTA Apia International with Czech partner Barbora Strycova, here on Thursday. The top seeds thrashed America's Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova from Kazakhstan 6-1 6-2 in justMore
Published 12-Jan-2017 17:24 IST
Chennai: Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, playing only the second time together, notched up a memorable victory in a historic all-Indian doubles final, as they outplayed compatriots Divij Sharan and Purav Raja in the Chennai Open here today.
Published 08-Jan-2017 22:46 IST
Brisbane: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza picked up her first title of the season, combining with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands to lift the Brisbane International women's doubles title, but ended up losing the World No.1 crown to her partner. The top-seeded Indo-American duo triumphed 6-2 6-3 againstMore
Published 07-Jan-2017 19:20 IST
Kolkata: With just two days to go for their I-League football opener against Churchill Brothers at home, Mohun Bagan have landed in hot water with a stay order from the High Court asking them not to host their matches under floodlights at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium.
Published 06-Jan-2017 15:14 IST
Kolkata: World Masters Snooker and 9-Ball Pool Champion Dharminder Lilly and his amateur partner Sunil Saraogi pulled off a huge upset beating sixteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani and his teammate Rajesh Tulsian 3-2 in the semi-finals of the Kolkata Open Pro-Am tournament here on Thursday.
Published 06-Jan-2017 08:06 IST
Chennai: Doubles legend Leander Paes was mighty impressed with the way Divij Sharan and Purav Raja played to knock him out of Chennai Open, considering his impressive past records here. Delhi's left-hander Sharan and Mumbai's Raja subdued Paes and Andre Sa in 67 minutes to storm into theMore
Published 05-Jan-2017 15:56 IST
Chennai: Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes began the 2017 season and his partnership with Andre Sa on a disappointing note as they crashed out of the Chennai Open with a straight sets defeat against rising stars Divij Sharan and Purav Raja, here on Wednesday night.
Published 05-Jan-2017 09:23 IST
Chennai: Top seed Marin Cilic was stunned 6-7 (5), 7-5, 5-7 by Jozef Kovalik in the second round of the Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday.
Published 04-Jan-2017 21:17 IST
New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sunny Deol was spotted during the ongoing Pro-Wrestling League Season 2 at the K.D Jadhav Indoor Stadium, here.
Published 04-Jan-2017 17:44 IST
Chennai: Legendary Leander Paes on Sunday dropped elaborate hints that he has reached the business end of his glittering career even though he is ready to give his all for the flag under newly appointed non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi. Asked if he will think of retiring if it gets to that, PaesMore
Published 02-Jan-2017 09:45 IST
New Delhi: Ravaged by injuries, India's star singles player Somdev Devvarman on Sunday announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career. "Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis.
Published 01-Jan-2017 13:38 IST
Belgrade: Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic, who became the world No. 1 in 2008, has announced her retirement. "I've decided to retire from professional tennis. It has been a difficult decision, but there is so much to celebrate," Ivanovic said in a Facebook post on Wednesday, reports Efe newsMore
Published 29-Dec-2016 21:48 IST
New Delhi: Faced with a barrage of criticism, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Wednesday declined the position of the Indian Olympic Association's Life President even as the Sports Ministry issued a showcause notice to the IOA for its controversial decision. "He has taken the decision to step aside.More
Published 28-Dec-2016 16:36 IST
Bengaluru: Prakash Padukone, the first Indian to win the All England Championship title, on Sunday said the new scoring system for the Premier Badminton League will be an exciting experiment as it will add uncertainty to the matches and draw in more spectators.
Published 25-Dec-2016 16:54 IST
New Delhi: Former US Open finalist and two- time Olympian Rohan Bopanna has been dropped from the Indian Davis Cup squad for the tie against New Zealand in Pune from February 3-5.
Published 22-Dec-2016 17:14 IST | Updated 17:20 IST
New Delhi: When Geeta Phogat, the first Indian woman to win a gold in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games, was born, her mother was quite disappointed as she was wishing for a boy, claims a new book on the Phogats. The book "Akhada: The Authorized Biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat" tells thatMore
Published 21-Dec-2016 13:25 IST | Updated 13:29 IST
Mumbai: Tennis star Sania Mirza, who graced the launch of her sister Anam Mirza's Label Bazaar, says she associates with brands which she truly believes in. Sania Mirza was present on Tuesday at the launch of the Third Season of The Label Bazaar Exhibition, helmed by the tennis star's sister AnamMore
Published 20-Dec-2016 22:13 IST

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