Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate

Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate: Shoaib Akhtar

New Delhi, July 10 - He feels "sports persons or artistes" are a reflection of the society they represent and enter foreign shores as "ambassadors of their country". Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib...

Sonia Lather settles for silver in Boxing Worlds

Astana, May 27 - India's Sonia Lather settled for the silver after going down to Italian Alessia Mesiano in 57kg category final of the World Women's Boxing Championships here on Friday.Sonia went...

Indian women’s chess team confident of Olympiad medal

Chennai, Aug 31  The fifth-seeded Indian women's chess team, spearheaded by World No.5 Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli, is confident of putting up a good show at the upcoming World Chess Olympiad...

15 Defence Services players included in Pro Kabaddi League

 New Delhi, June 14 . Pro Kabaddi League has announced the allocation of 15 players from the Indian Defence Services who will be an integral part of the fourth edition starting from...

Ronaldo is a special footballer of his generation: Ferguson

London, July 14  Portugal's European Championship winning captain Cristiano Ronaldo is a "special footballer" of his generation, according to former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson.The legendary coach was on hand to...

Saina to face Sun Yu in Australian Open final; Srikanth bows out

Sydney, June 11 - London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries badminton tournament here on Saturday, beating World No.2 Wang Yihan of China...

KXIP face uphill battle against Gujarat Lions

Rajkot, Apr 30 (PTI) Table-toppers Gujarat Lions will look to consolidate their position when they take on laggards Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here tomorrow.Punjab are lying...

Euro 2016: Spain beat Turkey by 3-0

Nice (France), June 18 - Spain booked their place in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 with an emphatic 3-0 win over Turkey in Nice on Friday.Alvaro Morata gave Spain the lead...
India beat England to enter Kabaddi World Cup semis

India beat England to enter Kabaddi World Cup semis

Ahmedabad, Oct 19.  India produced a scintillating performance to thrash England 69-18 in their last Group B encounter and seal their berth for the Kabaddi World Cup semi-finals at the TransStadia here.Star...

Putin denies existence of state-run doping programme

Moscow, June 18 - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday denied the existence of any state-sponsored doping program in the country amid a series of doping allegations that have battered the country's...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...