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Podium for Sharath Gayakwad at IDM Berlin 2014

Podium for Sharath Gayakwad at IDM Berlin 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 23:08

Ace Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad finished third in the 100m Butterfly, S8 category, at IDM Berlin 2014. Swimming in the Fastskin LZR Racer, Sharath clocked a time of 1.09.31 seconds, missing his personal best of 1.07.12 which he achieved in London 2012.

Kobe Bryant`s documentary `Muse` begins production

Kobe Bryant`s documentary `Muse` begins production

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:00

A feature-length documentary on Kobe Bryant titled ` Muse` has started production in Los Angeles.

Giants defeat Salford, Wigan end St Helens` run

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 03:42

Francis Meli scored a hat-trick for Salford but the former Auckland Warrior couldn`t prevent the Red Devils falling to a 42-22 home defeat to Huddersfield Giants on Friday.

World champion O`Sullivan in race against time

World champion O`Sullivan in race against time

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:37

Reigning world champion Ronnie O`Sullivan is concerned the years are against him as he bid to equal Stephen Hendry`s modern-day record of seven global titles.

Hopkins putting Father Time on the ropes at 49

Hopkins putting Father Time on the ropes at 49

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:30

Bernard Hopkins, boxing`s oldest world champion at age 49, isn`t getting knocked out by Father Time just yet. Instead, he`s going the distance to give old age a tremendous fight.

Cavendish skips Giro, targets Tour de France

Cavendish skips Giro, targets Tour de France

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:22

British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish revelaed on Friday that he would bypass this year`s Giro d`Italia to focus on the Tour de France which begins on July 5.

Abhijit Kunte shocks Ni Hua in Asian opener

Abhijit Kunte shocks Ni Hua in Asian opener

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:56

Grandmaster and former national champion Abhijeet Kunte scored a crushing victory over fifth seed Ni Hua of China in the first round of 13th Asian Continental chess championship here on Friday.

India men lose 2-4 to Netherlands in European Tour

India men lose 2-4 to Netherlands in European Tour

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:15

India fought hard before slumping to its second defeat of the European tour, losing 2-4 to The Netherlands at The Hague.

India hockey eves beat Ireland 2-1, pocket series

India hockey eves beat Ireland 2-1, pocket series

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:45

The Indian women`s hockey team continued their impressive show and defeated Ireland 2-1 in a keenly-contested second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series in Dublin.

Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar

Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:14

Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27.

Unbeaten Porter defends title against Malignaggi

Unbeaten Porter defends title against Malignaggi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:14

Undefeated Shawn Porter puts his International Boxing Federation world welterweight title on the line against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi in an all-American showdown Saturday.

Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless

Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:06

Nine months shy of his 50th birthday, Bernard Hopkins will try to become the oldest boxer to unify world titles when he faces Kazakhstan`s Beibut Shumenov on Saturday.

Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:39

Recently crowned German Open Grand Prix Gold winner Arvind Bhat came out with another fantastic performance to enter the men`s singles semifinal of the $50,000 New Zealand Badminton Open Grand Prix here Thursday.

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:36

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men`s singles rankings released Thursday.

Sports can empower women: Jagmati Sangwan

Sports can empower women: Jagmati Sangwan

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:30

Social pressures shouldn’t restrict any woman to pursue a career in sports, said a former international volleyball player who believes sports has the power to empower women.

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:09

Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.

Krakow`s Olympic bid committee appoints new head

Krakow`s Olympic bid committee appoints new head

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 08:21

Krakow`s 2022 Winter Olympics bid committee Thursday appointed Warsaw`s deputy mayor as the new head after Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak resigned amid a scandal last week.