Wuhan (China): Indian star P.V. Sindhu went down fighting to Bingjiao of China in the women's singles quarter-finals in the Badminton Asia Championships 2017 here on Friday.
Published 28-Apr-2017 20:12 IST
Wuhan (China): Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan to advance into the second round of the Badminton Asia Championships while compatriot Ajay Jayaram bowed out of the tournament going down to Chinese Taipei's Hsu Jen Hao here on Thursday.
Published 27-Apr-2017 15:40 IST
Wuhan (China): Rio Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu defeated Dinar Dyah Ayustine of Indonesia to advance while Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Badminton Asia Championships after she was beaten by Japan's Sayaka Sato in the women's singles here on Wednesday.
Published 26-Apr-2017 12:31 IST
New Delhi: Celebrated Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul is staring at a career-threatening four-year ban after failing a dope test but has vowed to prove himself innocent by going for the confirmatory 'B' sample test.
Published 25-Apr-2017 14:07 IST
Auckland: Indian Man Kaur, 101, won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games here on Monday. Hailing from Chandigarh, Man Kaur was the lone contender in the 100-years-and-over event which she completed in a minute and 14 seconds.
Published 25-Apr-2017 06:55 IST
Madrid: United States tennis icon Serena Williams has returned to the top of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings, released on Monday, with 7,010 points.
Published 24-Apr-2017 17:41 IST
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won the Monte-Carlo Masters by defeating his countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the final here on Sunday to become the first player in the Open Era to have won 10 titles of the same tournament.
Published 23-Apr-2017 22:23 IST
Barasat: East Bengal finally broke their losing streak with a 3-1 victory over Minerva Punjab FC in an I-League encounter at the Barasat District Sports Stadium here on Sunday.
Published 23-Apr-2017 21:20 IST
Monaco: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas on Sunday lifted the men's doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters after registering a hard-fought three-set win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez here.
Published 23-Apr-2017 19:52 IST
Reykjavik (Iceland): Indian Grand Master Harika Dronavalli continued her good run at the Reykjavik Open chess tournament as she got past Martin P. Burrows of England in the fourth round game at the Herpa Concert Hall here.
Published 22-Apr-2017 19:53 IST
Changzhou (China): Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Dani advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Wednesday.
Published 20-Apr-2017 07:38 IST
Hyderabad: Indian shuttlers should look for consistency and target bigger tournaments such as All England and World Championship, said chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand here on Tuesday.
Published 18-Apr-2017 19:58 IST
New York: Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and actress Alia Bhatt are among the 53 Indians on Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30.
Published 18-Apr-2017 12:26 IST | Updated 13:39 IST
Singapore: Promising Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth clinched his maiden Super Series title at the Singapore Open after defeating compatriot K Srikanth in a historic all-Indian final here on Sunday.
Published 16-Apr-2017 16:06 IST
Singapore City: Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth set up an exciting all-Indian men's singles final at the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament after comfortably winning their semifinal clashes here on Saturday.
Published 15-Apr-2017 17:08 IST
New Delhi: The Indian men's hockey team will not take part in the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia for the second year in a row, citing the presence of Pakistan in the event to be held in October.
Published 14-Apr-2017 18:10 IST
Singapore: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu staved off a stiff challenge from 2016 All England champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to make a positive start to her campaign at the Singapore Open here on Wednesday.
Published 12-Apr-2017 19:25 IST
Mumbai: India and Australia on Wednesday started a partnership aimed at increasing cooperation in sports, in the presence of visiting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and batting great Sachin Tendulkar.
Published 12-Apr-2017 17:16 IST
New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel joined top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Jwala Gutta in expressing deep sorrow at the demise of Badminton Association of India President Akhilesh Das Gupta on Wednesday.
Published 12-Apr-2017 16:48 IST
New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Asia No. 1 Sandeep Tomar have entered the top 10 in their respective categories in the world rankings of the United World Wrestling (UWW).
Published 11-Apr-2017 17:54 IST

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