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  • Seven Chinese gymnasts into World Cup final

    Berlin: All seven Chinese gymnasts who appeared on the first day of the FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup in Cottbus advanced into the final here. As one of the qualification series for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the World Cup started with a two-day qualification for the ten finals - six for...

  • Portugal Challenger: Mukund-Prashanth reach doubles' semi-final

    Chandigarh: Indian duo of Sasikumar Mukund and N Vijay Sundar Prashanth stormed into doubles semi-final after beating wild cards Portugal pair of Tiago Cacao and Joao Monteiro in the quarter-final of the €46,600 Maia Open Challenger Portugal. The pair of Mukund-Prashanthin thrashed their opponent...

  • Sheikh Hasina leaves for Kolkata to watch India-Bagladesh Test match

    Dhaka, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Kolkata on Friday morning to watch the second Test match of a two-match Test series between Bangladesh and India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to attend the day-night Test match which will be played...

  • Kohli named PETA India's Person of the Year 2019

    Mumbai: Virat Kohli skipper of team India has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Person of the Year for 2019. Kohli's efforts to improve conditions for animals include sending a letter on PETA India's behalf to officials calling for the release of Malti, an...

  • History to beckon iconic Eden Gardens as first-ever Pink ball Test barely days away

    Kolkata: India's first-ever Pink ball Test is a few days away and preparations at Eden Gardens are in full swing to make this event a grand show. The Test beginning November 22 will be the first-ever Day-Night Test in India. It will be India's 540th Test. Preparations are on in full swing for...

  • ICC Test Rankings: Mohammed Shami breaks into top 10 in bowling

    Dubai, After a stellar performance in the just-concluded Indore Test against Bangladesh, Indian pacer Mohammed Shami on Sunday achieved his career-best position in the latest ICC Test Rankings. Shami's bowling figures of 3 for 27 and 4 for 31 lifted him eight places to seventh...

  • I'm coming for the One Championship World Title: Ritu Phogat

    New Delhi: Indian wrestling superstar Ritu Phogat is set to make her professional mixed martial arts debut when she takes on Korea's Nam Hee Kim in an atomweight contest. Ritu and Nam are scheduled to meet in the ONE Championship ring at One: Age of Dragons, which takes place this Saturday...

  • 1st Test: India bundle Bangladesh for 150

    Indore, Fine bowling spell by Indian bowlers helped the hosts bundle out Bangladesh for 150 on day one of the first Test here at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first but lost their openers inside 12 runs after which they surrendered...

  • Saurabh Chaudhary settles for silver at Asian Championship

    Doha, Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary clinched silver in the men's 10m Air pistol event during the 14th Asian Championship here on Monday. The World Cup and Asian games gold winner shot 244.5 settling for silver while yellow metal went to North Korea's Kim Song Guk going for world...

  • Wang-Huang win mixed doubles title at BWF Fuzhou China Open

    Fuzhou, China: (Xinhua) Chinese shuttlers Wang Yi Lyu and Huang Dongping claimed the mixed doubles title at BWF Fuzhou China Open, beating compatriots world No. 1 Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong 21-14, 21-13 here on Sunday. The final between the two Chinese duos is a repeat of last year, when they...

  • Bopanna-Shapovalov move into doubles q-final in Paris Masters

    Chandigarh, Arjuna awardee Rohan Bopanna, pairing with Denis Shapovalov of Canada, virtually faced no resistance from Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina and Austin Krajicek of US as they raced to a straight sets 6-1, 6-3 verdict in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the €5,791,280 ATP-1000 Tennis...

  • Satwik-Chirag lose in finals of French Open Badminton

    Paris, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty of India lost against Indonesian pair in the finals of men's doubles in the French Open Badminton tournament here. The Indian pair finished with silver after losing 18-21, 16-21 to world no 1 pair Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus...

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