New Delhi: Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia will spearhead the 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary from October 20 to 28.
Published 16-Oct-2018 21:14 IST
Sydney: Usain Bolt's Australian football career could come to a premature end after the owners of the Maltese club Valletta FC offered the Olympic champion a two-year contract on Tuesday.
Published 16-Oct-2018 19:01 IST
Buenos Aires: India's boxing challenge at the ongoing Youth Olympics ended at the very first hurdle after former world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) lost her quarterfinal bout to Italy's Martina La Piana here.
Published 16-Oct-2018 17:19 IST
Brussels: Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany's father Pierre Kompany has become the first black mayor in Belgium.
Published 16-Oct-2018 16:34 IST
Madrid: Real Madrid's Croatian international midfielder Luka Modric has admitted that neither he nor his teammates expected both coach Zinedine Zidane and star Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the football club last summer.
Published 16-Oct-2018 10:34 IST | Updated 15:57 IST
Madrid: FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has an injury problem less than two weeks before the first 'Classico' between his side and Real Madrid with the confirmation that the Catalan football club's central defender Thomas Vermaelen will be out of action for around six weeks with a hamstringMore
Published 15-Oct-2018 21:32 IST | Updated 21:40 IST
Muscat: With barely three days to go for the Hero Asian Champions Trophy here, reigning Asian Games champions Japan chief coach Siegfried Aikman on Monday backed defending champions India to retain the title.
Published 15-Oct-2018 20:51 IST | Updated 21:12 IST
Moscow: Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, who recently handed over a thumping defeat to the biggest name in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Conor McGregor, has now challenged another undefeated fighter- Floyd Mayweather.
Published 15-Oct-2018 17:05 IST | Updated 17:09 IST
Madrid: Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot of men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points.
Published 15-Oct-2018 16:30 IST
Buenos Aires: World No. 4 Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has fractured his right kneecap, initial medical tests said.
Published 15-Oct-2018 11:36 IST
Madrid: Romanian tennis star Simona Halep secured the year-end world No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings for the second year in a row, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday.
Published 15-Oct-2018 21:09 IST
Argentina: The Indian men's and women's hockey teams went down in their respective finals but managed to script history by picking up their maiden silver medals in the five-a-side competition of the Youth Olympic Games here.
Published 15-Oct-2018 12:35 IST | Updated 12:36 IST
Denmark: Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will lead a strong Indian challenge at the Denmark Open badminton tournament which gets underway here on Tuesday.
Published 15-Oct-2018 17:29 IST
Pune: South Korean tennis player Hyeon Chung, who defeated winner of multiple Grand Slam titles Novak Djokovic earlier this year, will be a star attraction at the second edition of Tata Open Maharashtra beginning in December.
Published 15-Oct-2018 19:55 IST
Madrid: French footballer Antoine Griezmann, who has been nominated for this year's Ballon d'Or, has said that it would be a dream to win the prestigious award.
Published 15-Oct-2018 15:20 IST
Buenos Aires: Indian wrestler Simran had to be content with a silver medal after losing in the final of the women's freestyle 43 kg class at the Youth Olympics here.
Published 14-Oct-2018 21:47 IST
Shanghai: Novak Djokovic thrashed Borna Coric in straight sets to claim the Shanghai Masters for the fourth time in his career here on Sunday.
Published 14-Oct-2018 17:37 IST | Updated 21:38 IST
Hyderabad: With plenty of sporting actions taking place around the world, here are top 10 sports news of the day:
Published 14-Oct-2018 23:24 IST | Updated 23:54 IST
Sonepat: Patna Pirates overcame a sluggish start to register a comfortable 43-37 victory over UP Yoddha in the Pro Kabaddi tournament here on Sunday.
Published 14-Oct-2018 22:30 IST
Amsterdam: A spectacular game by the Netherlands' left winger Memphis Depay, who scored the second goal and was notable for his technical skills, helped defeat a German squad 3-0 that looked eternally off-balance and even when a clear scoring possibility presented itself, made nothing of it.
Published 14-Oct-2018 19:43 IST

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