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...

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...
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...

Sindhu arrives in Hyderabad to hero’s welcome 

Hyderabad, Aug 22.  Olympic silver medal winner P.V. Sindhu arrived here on Monday to a hero's welcome.The star shuttler was received at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by her parents, relatives, ministers and...
Don't consider comic series an entry into showbiz

Don’t consider comic series an entry into showbiz: Cricketer Rohit Sharma

New Delhi, June 9 - Star batsman Rohit Sharma, who will be seen in a superhero avatar in the digital comic series “Hyper Tygers” that was launched on Thursday, says he took...

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...
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...

Indians missed several chances at chess Olympiad: GM Harikrishna

Chennai, Sep 22 .  Several Indian players missed winning chances after being in promising positions at the just concluded World Chess Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan, but nevertheless did well overall, a top...

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...

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My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

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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...