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B Sai Praneeth gives India extra edge at BWF World Championships

B Sai Praneeth gives India extra edge at BWF World Championships

After experiencing a slow start to the 2017 Badminton World Federation (BWF) season, Praneeth won back-to-back titles at the Singapore Open Superseries, defeating fellow Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, and Thailand Open.

Usain Bolt deserves it because there is no one greater than him, says Virat Kohli on Justin Gatlin's bow-down gesture Usain Bolt deserves it because there is no one greater than him, says Virat Kohli on Justin Gatlin's bow-down gesture

"When people do well, you understand how much strength and hard work it takes. You must appreciate that, it is very necessary. When you do well, other people appreciate you. It can’t be that none from the opposition will play well," said Kohli

Cool-headed Marc Marquez at the double at Czech GP, extends lead

Dani Pedrosa was second almost 13 seconds back ahead of Maverick Vinales in third and nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi in fourth after a race.

IAAF boss Sebastian Coe hopes for respectful medals ceremony, for Usain Bolt's sake IAAF boss Sebastian Coe hopes for respectful medals ceremony, for Usain Bolt's sake

Gatlin -- who served two doping bans -- has been roundly booed by the spectators at the London Stadium.

Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Patna Pirates, Bengal Warriors register convincing wins Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Patna Pirates, Bengal Warriors register convincing wins

In the second match, Pardeep Narwal single-handedly powered the Pirates to victory. He scored as many as 15 raiding points in their 46-32 win over the Bulls.

World Athletics Championships: Nirmala Sheoran qualifies for women's 400m semifinals World Athletics Championships: Nirmala Sheoran qualifies for women's 400m semifinals

The Haryana girl will have to come up with a performance better than her personal best of 51.20 seconds in the semifinals tomorrow if she wants to qualify for the final.

Kenya's Geoffrey ​Kirui wins men's world marathon Kenya's Geoffrey ​Kirui wins men's world marathon

Kirui, this season's Boston marathon winner, clocked 2hr 08min 27sec for gold, 1min 22sec ahead of Ethiopian rival Tola.

PKL 2017: Bengal Warriors vs UP Yoddha, Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls — As it happened... PKL 2017: Bengal Warriors vs UP Yoddha, Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls — As it happened...

Know all the details here for action from the Pro Kabaddi League.

It's sad that boos were louder than cheers, says Justin Gatlin after 100m win over Usain Bolt at World Championships It's sad that boos were louder than cheers, says Justin Gatlin after 100m win over Usain Bolt at World Championships

Justin Gatlin, on Sunday, clocked 9.92 seconds to claim the gold medal, edging by milliseconds past the man who stood as favourite among the crowd. Usain Bolt, the then defending champion, failed to retain his title and he bid adieu with a bronze. America's Chris Coleman finished second with 9.94 seconds on the clock.

WATCH: Justin Gatlin pays respect to Usain Bolt after winning 100m final at World Championships WATCH: Justin Gatlin pays respect to Usain Bolt after winning 100m final at World Championships

Amid all the boos that showered down on Justin Gatlin, who pulled off a stunner at the Olympic Stadium in London, on Sunday, 35-year-old American sprinter walked towards Usain Bolt, knelt down in tears and paid respect to the 'fastest man on earth'.

Usain Bolt fails to defend title, loses 100 m final for first time at Olympics or World Championships stage Usain Bolt fails to defend title, loses 100 m final for first time at Olympics or World Championships stage

“I’m just sorry I couldn’t end it on a winning note,” said Bolt, whose record of 9.58 is till intact. Well, he does have one more to go, the 200 metre race. The crowd at the Olympic stadium overcame their shock and once again the walls of the stadium screamed out his name – Bolt.  

WATCH: Justin Gatlin pulls off a stunner as Usain Bolt finishes with bronze in final 100m race of career WATCH: Justin Gatlin pulls off a stunner as Usain Bolt finishes with bronze in final 100m race of career

"And all for the very last time"...and last time indeed as all eyes stayed fixed on the 'fastest man on earth' as he stood there at the starting blocks, but who knew that the race would turn out to be a complete shock to all those present at the Olympic Stadium, London, on Sunday.

PKL 2017: UP Yoddha defeat Bengaluru Bulls 32-27

Nitin (9 points) and Devadiga (5 points) did the most damage to the opposition with their successful raids helping the Uttar Pradesh outfit clinch victory by five points.

Virender Sehwag enjoys 'Hakka Noodles' as Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali Virender Sehwag enjoys 'Hakka Noodles' as Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender's stature grew a few notches as he outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali in a close bout to annex the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title.

Willing to return Zulpikar Maimaitiali's title, want peace between India and China: Vijender Singh after winning ninth bout Willing to return Zulpikar Maimaitiali's title, want peace between India and China: Vijender Singh after winning ninth bout

It was double delight for the fans as Vijender also snatched the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title from the Chinese, who is nine years younger to him.

Vijender Singh defeats China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in Battleground Asia Vijender Singh defeats China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in Battleground Asia

Vijender won the tiles with the scoreline 96-96, 95-94, 95-94 in his favour. The docked points seem to have cost Zulpikar.