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 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge shatters Marathon world record in Berlin

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge shatters Marathon world record in Berlin

Kenya`s Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge pulverised the marathon world record with a blistering run on Sunday, slicing a staggering 78 seconds off the previous best to land the one major running crown

Sep 17, 2018, 00:00 AM IST
France's Kevin Mayer breaks Decathlon world record

France's Kevin Mayer breaks Decathlon world record

World champion and Olympic silver medalist Mayer surpassed previous holder American Ashton Eaton’s 9045 points recorded at the 2015 world championships in Beijing.

Sep 16, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Motor racing: 'Spent' Hamilton soaks up special victory in Singapore

Motor racing: 'Spent' Hamilton soaks up special victory in Singapore

Lewis Hamilton converted his pole position into a victory at the Singapore Grand Prix.

Sep 16, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
Formula 1 unveils images of 'racing friendly' concept cars

Formula 1 unveils images of 'racing friendly' concept cars

Formula 1 motorsport boss Ross Brawn has unveiled three concept images of cars for the 2021 season, saying the radical changes will make racing more competitive.

Sep 15, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
'Golden Girl’ Kirsty Coventry plans Zimbabwe's Olympic revival

'Golden Girl’ Kirsty Coventry plans Zimbabwe's Olympic revival

Zimbabwe`s new minister of sport Kirsty Coventry believes the country needs to be more "strategic" in the development of Olympic athletes as she seeks to unlock the potential of the African nation on

Sep 14, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Asiad gold medallist Swapna Barman to get customised Adidas shoes for 12-toes

Asiad gold medallist Swapna Barman to get customised Adidas shoes for 12-toes

Asian Games gold-medallist Swapna Barman will have customised shoes for her 12-toed feet soon as the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has tied up with footwear company Adidas to ensure specially-

Sep 14, 2018, 14:21 PM IST
Disaster risks make 2020 planning 'more complex': IOC's John Coates

Disaster risks make 2020 planning 'more complex': IOC's John Coates

Planning for the Tokyo 2020 Games has been made harder because of the high disaster risks in Japan, a reality hammered home by a deadly typhoon and earthquake just last week, International Olympic

Sep 12, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
Asian Games gold winner Arpinder Singh becomes first Indian to bag medal in IAAF Continental Cup

Asian Games gold winner Arpinder Singh becomes first Indian to bag medal in IAAF Continental Cup

Arpinder Singh who won a gold medal in the Asian Games 2018 became the first Indian to win a medal in IAAF Continental Cup on Sunday. 

Sep 09, 2018, 20:26 PM IST
Ajay Mandhra from Odisha's Naxal-affected district wins Gold in Kho Kho

Ajay Mandhra from Odisha's Naxal-affected district wins Gold in Kho Kho

Ajay Mandhra, a boy from Odisha's Malkangiri district won a gold in Kho Kho Tournament held in London. 

Sep 08, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
Asian Games Heptathlete Swapna Barman may undergo back surgery

Asian Games Heptathlete Swapna Barman may undergo back surgery

Swapna Barman, who won India's first-ever heptathlete gold medal at Asian Games, may need to undergo a back surgery. 

Sep 08, 2018, 21:22 PM IST
Asian Games 2018 Gold medalist Hima Das returns home to rousing reception

Asian Games 2018 Gold medalist Hima Das returns home to rousing reception

Sprint sensation Hima Das returned to her home state Assam on Friday to a rousing reception, following her exploits at the Asian Games.

Sep 07, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Hriday Hazarika wins gold in 10m Air Rifle Men's Category (Junior) at World Shooting Championship

Hriday Hazarika wins gold in 10m Air Rifle Men's Category (Junior) at World Shooting Championship

Indian shooter Hriday Hazarika won a gold medal on Friday in 10m Air rifle on men's category (junior) at the World Shooting Championship in South Korea's Changwon.

Sep 07, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Serena Williams defeats Anastasija Sevastova, advances to US Open final

Serena Williams defeats Anastasija Sevastova, advances to US Open final

The tennis legend defeated Sevastova 6-3, 6-0 to reach her 9th singles final in Flushing Meadows.

Sep 07, 2018, 06:30 AM IST
Rajyavardhan Rathore rewards Rs 10 lakh cheque to disqualified athlete Govindan Lakshmanan

Rajyavardhan Rathore rewards Rs 10 lakh cheque to disqualified athlete Govindan Lakshmanan

Govindan Lakshmanan was disqualified from the Asian Games 2018. 

Sep 06, 2018, 22:21 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore to gold medalists of 2018 Asian Games

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore to gold medalists of 2018 Asian Games

The reward amount for the gold medalists has been raised to Rs 1 crore from Rs 20 lakh.

Sep 04, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
Shot Putt Champion Tejinderpal Singh Toor's father dies before he could show him his Asian Games Gold medal

Shot Putt Champion Tejinderpal Singh Toor's father dies before he could show him his Asian Games Gold medal

After winning the Gold medal, Tajinder had dedicated his victory to his family. 

Sep 04, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, France coach Didier Deschamps and Croatia`s Zlatko Dalic were on the shortlist for coach of the year award.

Sep 03, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton wins as Sebastian Vettel spins in Ferrari's backyard

Lewis Hamilton wins as Sebastian Vettel spins in Ferrari's backyard

While Vettel looked to be to blame for his own misfortune, he pointed the finger — which he had hoped to raise in triumph — at Hamilton.

Sep 02, 2018, 22:43 PM IST
Indonesia bids spectacular farewell to Asian Games

Indonesia bids spectacular farewell to Asian Games

Indonesia's love for Bollywood was also on full display as singer Siddharth Slathia and Denada sang popular numbers 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hain' and 'Jai Ho'.

Sep 02, 2018, 22:39 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian contingent for best Asian Games performance

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian contingent for best Asian Games performance

Terming the performance of the Indian contingent as “excellent”, Prime Minister Modi noted that the 2018 Games “have been the best for India in the history of Asian Games”.

Sep 02, 2018, 19:19 PM IST

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