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 Hockey World Cup: India to face South Africa in opener

Hockey World Cup: India to face South Africa in opener

India last appeared in the Hockey World Cup at home in 2010 in New Delhi, where they made a lowly eighth-place finish

Nov 28, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Facing fund crunch, South Africa players pay their way to Hockey World Cup

Facing fund crunch, South Africa players pay their way to Hockey World Cup

World number 15 South Africa coach Mark Hopkins said the biggest hurdle for the growth of the game in South Africa is "funding".

Nov 27, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
Hockey World Cup 2018 gets off to a star-studded start

Hockey World Cup 2018 gets off to a star-studded start

Welcoming players from 16 international teams, Patnaik said people of Odisha have been looking forward to hosting the sporting extravaganza.

Nov 27, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Sameer Verma defends title at Syed Modi International

Sameer Verma defends title at Syed Modi International

The 24-year-old from Madhya Pradesh showed immaculate defence and a never-say-die attitude to eke out a 16-21 21-19 21-14 win in the finals against 22-year-old Lu, who has won the Australian Open and

Nov 25, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal loses in final, settles for silver

Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal loses in final, settles for silver

Saina Nehwal, who was eyeing her fourth title at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championship, went down against China's Han Yue Han in the finals.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
Pirelli agrees to new four-year Formula One deal

Pirelli agrees to new four-year Formula One deal

Pirelli has signed a new four-year deal to remain Formula One's sole tyre supplier until the end of the 2023 season, the sport announced in a statement on Sunday.

Nov 25, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Remember me as a fighter, says departing Fernando Alonso

Remember me as a fighter, says departing Fernando Alonso

 Fernando Alonso may return in some role or other but the chances of him again gracing the Grand Prix racetrack are remote.

Nov 25, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
Twitter reacts as Mary Kom clinches record 6th World Championship gold

Twitter reacts as Mary Kom clinches record 6th World Championship gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other sports personalities have gathered in unison to congratulate Mary Kom on becoming the first female boxer to clinch six World Championship titles. 

Nov 24, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
Mary Kom becomes first woman boxer to bag 6 World Championship titles

Mary Kom becomes first woman boxer to bag 6 World Championship titles

Mary Kom has become the only female boxer to have won six World Championship titles, surpassing Ireland's Katie Taylor--who has five titles in her tally. 

Nov 24, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Manny Pacquiao plans to bid adieu to boxing in 2021

Manny Pacquiao plans to bid adieu to boxing in 2021

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is planning to fight until 2021 before hanging up the gloves for good  

Nov 22, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
Women's Boxing World Championships: Mary Kom beats North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi to reach 48kg category final

Women's Boxing World Championships: Mary Kom beats North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi to reach 48kg category final

Mary Kom beat her North Korean opponent Kim Hyang Mi in the semifinals.

Nov 22, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Football fans worldwide back points deductions for racism at matches

Football fans worldwide back points deductions for racism at matches

More than half of 27,000 fans were interviewed by British anti-discrimination body Kick It Out and Swedish-based Forza Football across 38 countries.

Nov 21, 2018, 09:45 AM IST
Calgary bid for 2026 Games officially laid to rest

Calgary bid for 2026 Games officially laid to rest

Calgary's exit leaves Stockholm and an Italian bid involving Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo as the only candidates left in the race to host 2026 Winter Olympics. 

Nov 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
F3 driver Floersch has surgery after huge Macau crash

F3 driver Floersch has surgery after huge Macau crash

Floersch had met with an unfortunate accident during the Macau Grand Prix when she crashed her car  at more than 275 km per hour (171 mph).

Nov 20, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
Late goals earn Dutch spot in Nations League finals

Late goals earn Dutch spot in Nations League finals

The Dutch, on the road to recovery under new manager Ronald Koeman after failing to qualify for the last two major tournaments.

Nov 20, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
Portugal coach ducks questions on Ronaldo's international future

Portugal coach ducks questions on Ronaldo's international future

 Portugal have continued to flourish without their most capped player and record scorer, leading observers to wonder how much he is needed. 

Nov 20, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Four years to next World Cup but will it be 32 or 48 teams?

Four years to next World Cup but will it be 32 or 48 teams?

The head of world football`s governing body has been pressing in recent weeks for the 2022 finals to expand from the 32 teams in Russia this year to 48.

Nov 20, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Sprinter Hima Das appointed as UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador

Sprinter Hima Das appointed as UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador

Indian sprinter and Asian Games Gold medallist Hima Das was on Wednesday appointed as UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador.

Nov 14, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
India was such a poor place: F1 star Lewis Hamilton questions Grand Prix venues

India was such a poor place: F1 star Lewis Hamilton questions Grand Prix venues

Lewis Hamilton says he felt conflicted seeing the beautiful grand prix track in a 'poor country like India.'

Nov 14, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
In Delhi for world championships, international boxers face pollution woes

In Delhi for world championships, international boxers face pollution woes

International stars wear anti-pollution masks before wearing any other boxing related safety gears. Most say their families back home are extremely worried.

Nov 13, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

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