Gutsy India settle for maiden silver medal

Hockey Champions Trophy: Gutsy India settle for maiden silver medal

London, June 18 - India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out to settle for their maiden silver medal in the Hockey Champions Trophy here on Friday.After the...

Thangavelu wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 . India's Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. His compatriot...

Russia facing Rio Paralympic suspensions

Moscow, July 23. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will decide next month whether to ban Russia from the Rio Paralympic Games for suspensions.The IPC said in a statement Friday that the organisation opened...

Golfer Aditi ends Rio campaign at 41st spot

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 . Indian woman golfer Aditi Ashok finished her maiden appearance at the Olympics at the 41st spot after a five-over 76 that took her cumulative score to...
Giroud brace helps France beat Iceland

Giroud brace helps France beat Iceland 5-2

Paris, July 4 - Olivier Giroud scored twice France cruised into the last four of the tournament after beating Iceland 5-2 at Stade de France here on Sunday.Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and...
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...

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...
The truth behind Rio Olympics preparations

The truth behind Rio Olympics preparations

Rio de Janeiro, July 7 - With just a month to go, Rio de Janeiro is fully occupied with the preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held for the...

Steyn replaces injured Malinga in CPL

Bridgetown (Barbados), Apr 30 (AFP) South African fast bowler Dale Steyn was named as a replacement for injured Sri Lankan seamer Lasith Malinga in the Jamaica Tallawahs team to play in...

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...

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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...