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Chris Froome back to challenge rampant Quintana in Spain

Chris Froome back to challenge rampant Quintana in Spain

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 10:34

Chris Froome will go head-to-head with in-form Colombian rider Nairo Quintana when the final Grand Tour of the season, the Tour of Spain, gets underway in Jerez on Saturday.

Two Ghanaian boxers to vie for WBA title

Two Ghanaian boxers to vie for WBA title

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 13:40

Ghana will host the World Boxing Authority (WBA) International Cruiserweight bout between two of its boxers Oct 3.

International Sports Film Week kicks off in Beijing

International Sports Film Week kicks off in Beijing

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 13:27

Beijing International Sports Film Week 2014 opened here Tuesday, featuring nearly 60 sports films from home and abroad.

Home Ministry recommends Major Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna: Kiren Rijiju

Home Ministry recommends Major Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna: Kiren Rijiju

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 13:20

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the Union Home Ministry has sent recommendation for Bharat Ratna for late Major Dhyan Chand to the PMO, after receiving recommendations from several quarters.

Carlo Tavecchio elected new Italian FIGC president

Carlo Tavecchio elected new Italian FIGC president

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 13:02

Carlo Tavecchio was elected the new president of the Italian football federation (FIGC) after beating his only rival Demetrio Albertini in the third round of balloting.

Ladbrokes says had good FIFA World Cup after online woes

Ladbrokes says had good FIFA World Cup after online woes

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:48

Bookmaker Ladbrokes said its first-half group operating profit fell by a third to 56.8 million pounds ($95.2 million) after it was hit by switching its online operations to a new platform, but said it had a good World Cup performance.

Top-ranked Lee Chong Wei battling injury ahead of  World Badminton Championships

Top-ranked Lee Chong Wei battling injury ahead of World Badminton Championships

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:41

World badminton number one Lee Chong Wei has revealed that injury concerns are leaving him low on confidence ahead of the World Championships in Denmark at the end of the month.

Nanjing 2014, a precursor to Rio 2016

Nanjing 2014, a precursor to Rio 2016

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:42

The second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing is seen as a Games of many firsts, as rugby sevens, Hockey5s, golf, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball and showcase events such as sport climbing, roller sports, skateboarding and wushu make their debut.

Garry Kasparov bid fails as chess body`s boss re-elected

Garry Kasparov bid fails as chess body`s boss re-elected

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:27

Former world champion Garry Kasparov failed in his bid to oust the eccentric longtime head of the World Chess Federation in a bitter contest steeped in Russian power plays.

Collapse led Mo Farah to miss Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Collapse led Mo Farah to miss Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:12

Mo Farah, the reigning world and Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion, missed the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because he collapsed and knocked himself out on a bathroom floor and spent four days in hospital.

Jakarta set to be appointed as 2018 Asian Games` host after Vietnam`s U-turn

Jakarta set to be appointed as 2018 Asian Games` host after Vietnam`s U-turn

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 09:25

It has been reportedly revealed that Jakarta is set to be named as the new host city for the 2018 Asian Games after Vietnam withdrew earlier this year from hosting the multi-sports event.

Zeeshan, Gurmail, Thakkar nominated for Dhyan Chand Award

Zeeshan, Gurmail, Thakkar nominated for Dhyan Chand Award

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 08:32

Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali, Olmypic hockey gold medallist Gurmail Singh and 1951 Asian Games diving champion K.P Thakkar were Monday nominated for the Dhyan Chand Award, India`s highest sporting award for life time achievement.

Mo Farah returns for European Athletics Championships after scare

Mo Farah returns for European Athletics Championships after scare

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 08:11

Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah returns to action at this week`s European athletics championships where the high jump showdown between world champion Bohdan Bondarenko of Ukraine and Olympic champion Ivan Ukhov of Russia should also dominate.

Disappointment for India in World Junior Squash

Disappointment for India in World Junior Squash

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 22:21

After the bright start on the opening day, there was disappointment for the Indians on the second with two of them Velavan Senthilkumar and Vijaykumar Meena falling by the wayside in the third round in the WSF World Junior Squash Individual Championship being held in Windhoek, Namibia on Monday.

Mahavir Phogat overlooked for Dronacharya Award again

Mahavir Phogat overlooked for Dronacharya Award again

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 19:59

Despite training three Commonwealth Games gold medallists, women`s wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat has been ignored for the Dronacharya Award for the third consecutive year.

SAI ties up with Australian Sports Academy

SAI ties up with Australian Sports Academy

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 17:31

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has joined hands with Australian Sports Academy (ASA) for its swimming academy and academic wing at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex (SPMSPC) here.

Chess Olympiad: Indian men hold Armenia, eves win 3-1 vs Indonesia

Chess Olympiad: Indian men hold Armenia, eves win 3-1 vs Indonesia

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 17:27

Indian men`s team put up a splendid show holding defending champions Armenia to a draw on all boards in the eighth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad to remain seventh in the leader board.