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Unheralded Nutlai Lalbiakkima shocks Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov

Unheralded Nutlai Lalbiakkima shocks Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov

Indian boxer N Lalbiakkima (49kg) notched up a sensational triumph over Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov to enter the semifinals of the President's Cup Tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan today.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:14 AM IST
12 elite women players for AICF Women Grandmaster Chess

12 elite women players for AICF Women Grandmaster Chess

Twelve elite women players, six Indians and as many overseas players, will figure in the SBI Life-AICF Women Grandmaster Chess Championship at the Acres Club in suburban Chembur  from June 12-19.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:43 AM IST
Rafael Nadal beats Juan Martin Del Potro, through to 11th French Open final

Rafael Nadal beats Juan Martin Del Potro, through to 11th French Open final

Thiem won 7-5, 7-6 (12-10), 6-1 victory to earn a place in a Grand Slam final for the first time, while Nadal crushed Argentine fifth seed del Potro 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 to enter the French Open final for

Jun 09, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Altibox Norway chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin to finish joint second

Altibox Norway chess Tournament: Viswanathan Anand beats Sergey Karjakin to finish joint second

Playing out his his third successive decisive game, Viswanathan Anand got the better of Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the final round to end joint second in the Altibox Norway chess tournament, here

Jun 08, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Indonesia Open golf to start from July 12

Indonesia Open golf to start from July 12

The Indonesia Open, the countrys longest-running golf tournament, will be staged on the Asian Tour from July 12 to 15, the organisers announced on Friday.

Jun 08, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
Bolt continues pursuit of professional football career

Bolt continues pursuit of professional football career

The world`s fastest man Usain Bolt said that he still hopes to play professional football in big clubs although he has got many offers from small division teams.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:18 PM IST
Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

World number one Rafael Nadal continued his quest for 11th French Open title as he cemented his place in the semi-finals at the Roland Garros after struggling past Diego Schwartzma of Argentina on

Jun 07, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand loses to Fabiano Caruana in Norway Chess

Viswanathan Anand loses to Fabiano Caruana in Norway Chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand went down fighting against Fabiano Caruana of United States in the eighth and penultimate round to slip to fifth spot in the Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

Jun 07, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar looking to give her absolute best in Asian Games

Dipa Karmakar looking to give her absolute best in Asian Games

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who has recovered well following a knee injury that forced her to withdraw from the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games, on Thursday said that she is looking forward

Jun 07, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
Vijender Singh to fight British Lee Markham for 3rd title

Vijender Singh to fight British Lee Markham for 3rd title

 Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will be gunning for his third professional title when he takes on Briton Lee Markham for the Commonwealth Super Middleweight belt on July 13 in London.

Jun 06, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Will take training in Italy before Asian Games: Shooter Ankur Mittal

Will take training in Italy before Asian Games: Shooter Ankur Mittal

India`s top-ranked double trap shooter Ankur Mittal said he will take training in Italy for ten days before Asian Games commences.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
3x3 Basketball League to begin from June 9

3x3 Basketball League to begin from June 9

The first ever FIBA recognised league in the country, 3x3 Basketball League (3BL) will begin from June 9, it was announced on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Paulo Autuori unveiled as Ludogorets manager, coach Dimitar Dimitrov quits

Paulo Autuori unveiled as Ludogorets manager, coach Dimitar Dimitrov quits

Brazilian Paulo Autuori was unveiled as the new manager of Ludogorets on Wednesday after the Bulgarian champions announced that head coach Dimitar Dimitrov had stepped down.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
Boxer Floyd Mayweather tops Forbes list of world's best paid athletes

Boxer Floyd Mayweather tops Forbes list of world's best paid athletes

American boxer Floyd Mayweather`s blockbuster fight against Conor McGregor has pushed him back to the top of the Forbes list of best paid athletes for the fourth time in seven years.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:15 PM IST
Jorge Lorenzo to join Honda in team of MotoGP champions

Jorge Lorenzo to join Honda in team of MotoGP champions

Spain`s three times MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will leave Ducati and join compatriot Marc Marquez in a stellar lineup at the works Honda team next season after signing a two-year deal.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:07 PM IST
John Coates backs Ian Thorpe on call to ban medal targets

John Coates backs Ian Thorpe on call to ban medal targets

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has backed Ian Thorpe's call for an end to medal targets at the Games to ease the pressure on athletes.

Jun 06, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Motor racing: MotoGP champion Marc Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 car

Motor racing: MotoGP champion Marc Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 car

Four times MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez drove a Formula One car for the first time at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on Tuesday but said his focus remained firmly on two wheels for the next few

Jun 06, 2018, 10:10 AM IST
Leander Paes returns, Bhambri misses out for Asian Games

Leander Paes returns, Bhambri misses out for Asian Games

 Leander Paes has returned to the Indian tennis squad while Rohan Bopanna has also been named for the upcoming 18th Asian Games.The 12-member squad for the prestigious event was named after All India

Jun 05, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Motorcycling: Dani Pedrosa to leave Honda MotoGP team at end of season

Motorcycling: Dani Pedrosa to leave Honda MotoGP team at end of season

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will have a new team mate next year after Honda announced on Tuesday that Dani Pedrosa was leaving at the end of the season.

Jun 05, 2018, 17:03 PM IST
Ex-officials in U.S. gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

Ex-officials in U.S. gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

 The Heads of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, who resigned in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former doctor at their organizations, could face tough questions when they

Jun 05, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

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