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BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu fails Japanese test again, loses to Akane Yamaguchi in three grueling games

BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu fails Japanese test again, loses to Akane Yamaguchi in three grueling games

This was Sindhu's third defeat in big finals this year, following the final loses in Rio Olympics and Glasgow World Championships

BWF World Superseries Finals: Imperious PV Sindhu registers third straight win, meets Chen Yufei in semis

BWF World Superseries Finals: Imperious PV Sindhu registers third straight win, meets Chen Yufei in semis

In a groundbreaking year for India badminton, Sindhu became the first Indian female individual silver medallist in the Olympics, then helped the sport's profile raised with consistent performance.

FIH Hockey World League Final 2017, 1st Semi-final: India vs Argentina – As it happened...

Unpredictable is the word doing the rounds in the run-up to the match. And rightly, it's the best one to describe the Indian side which has once again allowed millions of fans to hope for a hockey revival in the country. Then, hopes crashed on a wet, rainy day.

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Record-breaking Virat Kohli lights up 'masked' Delhi on Day 2

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Record-breaking Virat Kohli lights up 'masked' Delhi on Day 2

Playing in his 63rd Test, Kohli scored his record sixth Test double hundred, second on the trot for the Indian captain. He thus became the first ever captain to hit six double centuries in Test cricket.

FIH Hockey World League Final: India vs England — As it happened...

In another Group B match earlier in the day, Germany and Australia shared the spoils after a 2-2 draw, meaning India are now at the bottom of the points table with a draw and a defeat from two outings.

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli maul Lankans on Day 1

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli maul Lankans on Day 1

India won the toss for the first time in the series, and Kohli opted to bat first. Then, the match witnessed a 283-run third-wicket stand from Vijay and Kohli.

Women's Hockey Asia Cup: Indian eves beat China in final, emulate male counterparts

Women's Hockey Asia Cup: Indian eves beat China in final, emulate male counterparts

Last month, Indian men's team Malaysia 2-1 in the Asia Cup final in Dhaka.

Hockey Asia Cup 2017, Super 4s: India vs Malaysia – As it happened...

Hockey Asia Cup 2017, Super 4s: India vs Malaysia – As it happened...

India are now top of the table with four points from a win and draw, followed by Malaysia with three points from a win a defeat. South Korea are third with two points from two draws, while Pakistan are fourth with one point from a draw and a defeat.

Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjant Singh late strike salvages draw for India against South Korea in Super 4s

Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjant Singh late strike salvages draw for India against South Korea in Super 4s

Korea, ranked 13th in the world, played a defensive game but ended up earning the bragging rights following a disciplined performance against the tournament favourites and world number six India.

Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina's 2018 World Cup spot; Chile out

Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina's 2018 World Cup spot; Chile out

The win helped Argentina finished third in the ten-team qualifiers and booked their ticket to Russia. They are joined by Brazil (1st), Uruguay (2nd) and Colombia (4th). Fifth-placed Peru will take on New Zealand in the inter-confederation play-off.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: European heavyweights France, England register easy wins

FIFA U-17 World Cup: European heavyweights France, England register easy wins

France were the last team to qualify from Europe, but they have come prepared. Following their first appearance in 1984, France have reached the quarter-finals twice in 2007 and 2011.

Neymar officially joins Paris Saint-Germain for world record 222m euros on five-year contract

Neymar officially joins Paris Saint-Germain for world record 222m euros on five-year contract

The 25-year-old striker thus eclipsed previous record set by French forward, Paul Pogba, who returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89 mn in August 2016.

Weekly sports round-up, July 10 to 16: From Ravi Shastri's appointment as India coach to Roger Federer's record Wimbledon title

Weekly sports round-up, July 10 to 16: From Ravi Shastri's appointment as India coach to Roger Federer's record Wimbledon title

An eventful sporting week culminated with Roger Federer winning a record 19th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, even as uncertainty continued to rule Indian cricket on who else will join the coaching staff to support Ravi Shastri, the new head coach.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer attains tennis immortality, thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer attains tennis immortality, thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title

Federer, 35, took one hour and 43 minutes to send seventh seed Cilic packing in straight sets 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.

Weekly sports round-up, July 3 to 9: From Dhoni's extended birthday bash to Federer's record win at Wimbledon

Weekly sports round-up, July 3 to 9: From Dhoni's extended birthday bash to Federer's record win at Wimbledon

From MS Dhoni's birthday to Lionel Messi's contract extension, here's our sports round-up for the week July 3 to 9.

BWF World Super Series Finals: Sweet revenge for PV Sindhu; humbles Carolina Marin to enter semis

BWF World Super Series Finals: Sweet revenge for PV Sindhu; humbles Carolina Marin to enter semis

Sindhu plays South Korea's Sung Ji-hyun in the semi-final tomorrow.

BWF Dubai Super Series Finals 2016: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin — As it happened...

BWF Dubai Super Series Finals 2016: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin — As it happened...

PV Sindhu produced a clinical display of attacking game to exact her Rio Olympics final defeat to beat Carolina Marin in straight games and make the semis.

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Before we say bye-bye to 2016, here's a look at the controversies which have rocked the sporting world this year.

Russia Doping: Trapped in its own design

2016 in review: When a cricket-obsessed nation was clean bowled by gymnast Dipa Karmakar

One of the strangest things ever to have happened in Indian sports was witnessed in Rio, on the eve of country’s 70th Independence Day. India celebrated a fourth-finish in athletics like never before, thanks to Dipa Karmakar, then welcomed her in the grandest possible way which is only reserved for champions.