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...

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...

Congress MP demands CBI probe into Narsingh Yadav’s case

New Delhi, July 27  Congress Member of Parliament Ranjeet Ranjan on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the entire case of wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who had flunked a dope test, jeopardising...

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...

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...

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...

‘Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika’

Washington, May 28 -The Rio Olympic Games should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors...

All eyes on Rio as India aim for record medals tally 

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 4. With India's largest contingent travelling to the 2016 Summer Olympics here, billions back home will hope that the blend of experience, youth and debutants participating in the...

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...
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 --...

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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...