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Selby sees off Robertson to reach world final

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 08:32

Mark Selby held his nerve to beat Australia`s Neil Robertson 17-15 in a hard-fought World Championship semi-final on Saturday.

Ferrari's new boss won't 'give up' on title

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 19:36

Ferrari's new team principal Marco Mattiacci said Friday that the team had not given up on this year's world championship, two days ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.

Anand in command and a likely contender for Carlsen

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 06:24

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Viswanathan Anand in command, likely to challenge Carlsen Magnus in next World Championship

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:23

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

Sudarsan Pattnaik selected for world championship in Taiwan

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 00:00

Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for world championship in Taiwan

Viswanathan Anand won`t be able to recapture world crown: Nigel Short

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:45

Renowned English Grand Master Nigel Short Monday prophesied that India`s Viswanathan Anand, who lost the world championship title last year, would not be able to recapture the honours as top class chess was a "young man`s game".

Viswanathan Anand ties for third in Zurich blitz; loses to Magnus Carlsen

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 18:35

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand won two, lost two and drew one for a joint third place finish at the blitz tournament of Zurich Chess Classic that concluded here today.

Ferrer, Djokovic win semifinal in Abu Dhabi

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 22:07

David Ferrer won the semifinal against his fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal clear in two sets, while Serbia`s Novak Djokovic was victorious over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Friday, the second day of the Mubadala World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

A roller-coaster year for Indian chess

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 13:12

It started with a great deal of excitement and anticipation but year 2013 turned out to be a disappointing one for Indian chess as the legendary Viswanathan Anand got outplayed in his own backyard to surrender the World Championship crown.

Behram, Tosha win gold in 6th Karate-Do World Championship

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 21:09

India`s Behram Kapadia and Toysha Khatau were star performers of the day, winning gold medals in their respective categories on the concluding day of the 6th Karate-Do Gojukai World Championship at the NSCI`s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel stadium here.

FIA begins search for new team to join Formula One in 2015

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 18:44

The search is on for a new team to join the elite racing ranks of the Formula One grid.

Indians shine at World Karate meet

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 22:18

The Indians put up an impressive show by bagging a number of medals on the second day of the 6th Karate-Do Gojukai World Championship hereon Friday.