Madrid: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has looked back on a successful 2017 in an interview with Spanish sports paper, Diario AS. Speaking after a year in which Madrid won a league and Champions League double and he was awarded his fifth Ballon d'Or, Ronaldo said 2017 had been "an incredibleMore
Published 02-Jan-2018 18:03 IST
Bengaluru: After a successful 2017 season, the Indian women's hockey team will regroup under chief coach Harendra Singh for the 21-day national camp starting at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus here from Wednesday. The camp will lay the foundation for a crucial year for the women who willMore
Published 02-Jan-2018 16:27 IST
Rio de Janeiro: Neymar has been named the winner of the 2017 Samba de Ouro trophy, awarded to the best Europe-based Brazilian footballer. It was the third time in the past four years that the Paris Saint-Germain forward has claimed the accolade, as he finished ahead of Liverpool's Philippe CoutinhoMore
Published 02-Jan-2018 12:45 IST
Sao Paulo: Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) superstar Neymar, who is on vacation until early January, is partying on the upscale Brazilian island of Fernando de Noronha, where he bumped into ex-girlfriend Bruna Marquezine.
Published 31-Dec-2017 21:32 IST
New Delhi: Upcoming star Parveen Rana has vowed to defeat Olympic double medallist Sushil Kumar and Uzbekistan star Bekzod Abdurakhmonov in the upcoming Pro Wrestling League (PWL) for his cancer-stricken mother. Rana will represent Veer Maratha in the PWL, while Sushil and Bekzod will compete forMore
Published 31-Dec-2017 21:11 IST
Pattaya: Indian golfer Shiv Kapur on Sunday produced a dramatic turnaround in the closing stages to win the Royal Cup and end the year on a high note by claiming his third Asian Tour title of 2017 here. The 35-year-old, who had just one win in almost 11 years till April this year, has now won threeMore
Published 31-Dec-2017 17:26 IST
Abu Dhabi: Latvian tennis player Jelena Ostapenko defeated American Serena Williams 6-2, 3-6, 10-5 in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship here. This was Williams' first match back since winning the 2017 Australian Open title, after ending her season to focus on her pregnancy, reports Efe.
Published 31-Dec-2017 15:39 IST
Chennai: Two days after he won the World Rapid Chess Championship, Indian chess Grand Master (GM) and five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday established again that he is a force to reckon with third position at the King Salman FIDE World Blitz Championship at Riyadh. World ChampionMore
Published 31-Dec-2017 07:16 IST
Doha: Novak Djokovic, 12-time Grand Slam champion, on Saturday withdrew from next week's Qatar Open due to a niggling elbow injury. The former world No.1 and the top seed in Doha, said in a statement that he would not be able to defend the title, reports Xinhua news agency.
Published 30-Dec-2017 21:12 IST
New Delhi: Olympian Sakshi Malik on Saturday qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in the 62kg weight category. The CWG are scheduled to be held in Gold Coast, Australia between April 4 and 15, 2018.
Published 30-Dec-2017 19:22 IST
New Delhi: Cricket was not the only game in India which was embroiled in controversy in 2017. There were several others as well that had their fair share of colourful moments both on and off the field. Wrestling, India's most successful sport at the Olympics after hockey and shooting, saw itsMore
Published 30-Dec-2017 17:48 IST | Updated 18:04 IST
New Delhi: Indian wrestling star Sushil Kumar was booked by Delhi Police on Saturday following a complaint by fellow grappler Parveen Rana.
Published 30-Dec-2017 17:22 IST | Updated 21:53 IST
New Delhi: Indian star wrestler and two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Saturday dismissed his alleged involvement in the brawl that took place recently between his supporters and those of fellow wrestler Praveen Rana, saying such things should not happen in sports.
Published 30-Dec-2017 13:33 IST
New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Friday prevailed in the trials conducted for entry into India's wrestling squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, in April. The 34-year-old, who is India's only two-time Olympic individual medallist, defeatedMore
Published 29-Dec-2017 19:45 IST
New Delhi: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday said genuine medal prospects will not face any problem in getting financial support from the government but also emphasised on the need to use the taxpayers' money judiciously. Rathore said athletes under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP)More
Published 29-Dec-2017 19:34 IST
Belgrade: Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic was on Friday forced to withdraw from an exhibition tournament held in Abu Dhabi due to elbow pain. At the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, Djokovic was expected to make his first appearance since July, when an elbow injury forced him to put an endMore
Published 29-Dec-2017 18:32 IST
London: Amidst links with a move to Spanish football giants Real Madrid, Chelsea star Eden Hazard's father on Friday claimed his son has rejected contract extension with the London club.
Published 29-Dec-2017 18:05 IST
New Delhi: The wrestling trials for next year's Commonwealth Games turned into an unprecedented brawl here on Friday after double Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar beat arch-rival Parveen Rana in one of the bouts, triggering a clash between their respective supporters.
Published 29-Dec-2017 17:29 IST | Updated 17:46 IST
Chennai: Relieved after claiming his first rapid world title since 2003, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand said he entered the tournament in a "pessimistic" frame of mind but managed to surprise himself and the world with an unbeaten campaign. The 48-year-old, who had been drawing flak from criticsMore
Published 29-Dec-2017 12:04 IST | Updated 12:13 IST
Mumbai: Reigning Commonwealth Champions Abhijeet Gupta and Swati Ghate are among the leading players in the fray in the open category of the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Chess Championship commencing here on December 30. Swati is the highest ranked woman in the tournament which has attracted 20More
Published 28-Dec-2017 17:07 IST

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