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'Please cast your vote' appeals Sachin Tendulkar

'Please cast your vote' appeals Sachin Tendulkar

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:34

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has appealed to all Indians to exercise their franchise in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

Valverde wins second Fleche Wallonne

Valverde wins second Fleche Wallonne

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 22:52

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde timed his attack to perfection on the gruelling Mur de Huy to win the Fleche Wallonne race for the second time on Wednesday.

Carl Lewis named Event Ambassador for Bangalore 10K run

Carl Lewis named Event Ambassador for Bangalore 10K run

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:30

Legendary athlete Carl Lewis has been confirmed as the Event Ambassador for the World 10K Bangalore to be run here May 18.

Cash-starved SAI lowers medal expectations for CWG

Cash-starved SAI lowers medal expectations for CWG

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:41

Faced with a severe fund crunch and no immediate government help in sight due to ongoing general election, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has scaled down its medals target for the Commonwealth Games this year.

Adhiban beats Rahman to stay in joint lead

Adhiban beats Rahman to stay in joint lead

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:36

Grandmaster and former national champion B Adhiban bounced back from an inferior position to beat Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh and remain in joint lead after the end of the sixth round of Asian Continental Chess championship here.

UCI lifts doping ban on Michael Rogers

UCI lifts doping ban on Michael Rogers

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 17:20

The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Wednesday lifted its doping ban on Australian Michael Rogers, who last year tested positive for clenbuterol.

Martinez retains IBF super-bantam title

Martinez retains IBF super-bantam title

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 17:12

Spain`s Kiko Martinez retained his International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight title Wednesday by beating Japan`s challenger Hozumi Hasegawa with a technical knockout.

Sindhu, Kashyap, Gurusaidutt win in Asian Championship

Sindhu, Kashyap, Gurusaidutt win in Asian Championship

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 15:01

Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and R M V Gurusaidutt made a positive start to their campaign by winning their respective opening round matches at the USD 200,000 Asian Badminton championship in Gimcheon, Korea here Wednesday.

Pacers, Raptors win to level playoff matchup

Pacers, Raptors win to level playoff matchup

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 11:34

The Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers captured key NBA playoff triumphs Tuesday to equalize their Eastern Conference playoff matchups after each team lost best-of-seven series openers on their home court.

Warriors shift sites for new San Francisco arena

Warriors shift sites for new San Francisco arena

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 11:08

Golden State Warriors have acquired a 12-acre site in San Francisco`s Mission Bay district, which will be their new home from 2018, the club announced on Tuesday

Armstrong`s cycling manager banned for ten years for `doping involvement`

Armstrong`s cycling manager banned for ten years for `doping involvement`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:47

The former cycling manager of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reportedly been handed a ten-year ban for his involvement in doping.

American boxer Benard Hopkins to fight in Ghana

American boxer Benard Hopkins to fight in Ghana

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:16

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) is negotiating with Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr., IBF, WBA and IBA light-heavyweight world champion, to stage a fight in Ghana before the end of this year, a media report said Tuesday.

Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:07

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year for the third time.

Four players banned for Pirates-Brewers brawl

Four players banned for Pirates-Brewers brawl

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 08:47

Major League Baseball issued suspensions Tuesday to two players each from the Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers after their benches-clearing brawl during the third innings of a game last Sunday.

Neena improved national record in National Youth Athletics

Neena improved national record in National Youth Athletics

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 20:23

Kerala race walker, K T Neena proved her mettle once again as she improved her national record and defended her title in 5,000m race walk at the 11th National Youth Athletics here today.

Solanki misses another shot at Youth Olympic qualification

Solanki misses another shot at Youth Olympic qualification

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 20:07

Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki failed for a second time to qualify for the Youth Olympics after losing in a box-off today, but will have another shot at notching up a quota place on April 24 in the ongoing World Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Chitra pockets World Women`s Senior snooker title

Chitra pockets World Women`s Senior snooker title

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 19:58

Overcoming her early exit in the World Snooker Championships in the WLBSA event, Chitra Magimairaj showed tremendous grit and determination to pocket the Senior snooker title in her first appearance, here today.