Parveen Rana named provisional replacement for Narsingh for Rio

New Delhi, July 27  Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's provisional suspension from the Rio Olympic squad has opened the doors for rookie Parveen Kumar Rana to represent India at the 74kg weight category...
India's pocket sized Mr Universe

Manohar Aich – India’s pocket sized Mr Universe

Kolkata, June 5 - In the early years of independent India, when the newly-freed nation was desperate to make its mark in the world, a 4 feet 11 inch body builder --...

Paddler Manika Batra eyes breaking into World top 100

Kolkata, Sep 11 . Fresh from her bronze win in the doubles category of the Czech Open -- a first for any Indian table tennis player at an ITTF World Tour...

Leicester have Britain’s bookmakers on run

London, Apr 30 (AFP) Leicester City, 5,000/1 no-hopers before the season started, will be responsible for an "unprecedented" 15 million pounds (USD 22 million, 19 million euros) pay-out by Britain's bookmakers...

French Open: Paes, Bopanna enter men’s doubles quarters

Paris, May 29 - India's tennis stars Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna stormed into the quarter-finals of their respective men's doubles events in the French Open here on Sunday.Mergea and BopannaThe 16th-seeded...
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...

Narsingh gets NADA clean chit; free to participate in Rio

New Delhi, Aug 1. Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's dream of representing India at the Rio Olympics could now come true after the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Monday gave him a clean...

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...

Dhoni’s Supergiants need to address bowling woes against MI

Pune, Apr 30 (PTI) On a downward spiral after suffering their fifth loss of the season, debutants Rising Pune Supergiants would look to plug the holes in bowling to get their...

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...

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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...