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China''s Baosteel details Wuhan deal to forge ArcelorMittal rival

China''s Baosteel details Wuhan deal to forge ArcelorMittal rival

China`s Baosteel Group fleshed out its plans to buy rival Wuhan to create the world`s second-largest steelmaker behind ArcelorMittal on Thursday, part of Beijing’s effort to consolidate its fragmented steel industry.

Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Saina has a 9-4 career head-to-head lead over her semi-final opponent.

Badminton Asia Championship: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to second round

Badminton Asia Championship: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to second round

In the next round, Saina will face the winner of the match between Indonesia's Lindaweni Fanetri and Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol.

This Chinese woman flew solo on a flight and became 'world's luckiest passenger' - find out how

This Chinese woman flew solo on a flight and became 'world's luckiest passenger' - find out how

Zhang travelled solo on a China Southern flight from Wuhan to Guangzhou on Monday.

Rejuvenated Venus joins sister Serena Williams in top 10, again

Rejuvenated Venus joins sister Serena Williams in top 10, again

Venus Williams rejoined her sister Serena in the top 10 of WTA singles' ranking.

Martina Hingis and I complement each other very well: Sania Mirza

Martina Hingis and I complement each other very well: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza believes she and her partner, Swiss veteran Martina Hingis complement each other very well.

India thrashed 31-131 by Japan in Asian Women's Basketball Championship

India thrashed 31-131 by Japan in Asian Women's Basketball Championship

India were thrashed 31-131 by defending champions Japan in their second Group A match of the 26th Asian Women's Basketball Championship here on Sunday.

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

All the 13 Indian medal winners at the 21st Asian Athletics Championship which concluded on Sunday in Wuhan, China will receive cash awards from the sports ministry for their achievements.

Poovamna qualifys for Asian Championship

City girl M R Poovamma of ONGC won her fourth straight title in women's 400m, clocking 53.41 secs to join the national squad for the Asian championships to be held at Wuhan, China next month. 

Doping test centre inaugurated for Senior National Athletics Meet

Doping test centre inaugurated for Senior National Athletics Meet

All arrangements had been made for the smooth conduct of the 19th Senior National Athletics championship for the Federation Cup slated to begin here on April 30, Karnataka Forests Minister and district-in-charge B Ramanath Rai said today.

BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta was on Saturday elected the vice-president of the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) for a four year term.

Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal started her campaign with a hard-fought win, while P V Sindhu too continued her rampaging run but it was curtains for top men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

Parupalli Kashyap enters pre-quarters of Badminton Asia Championship

Parupalli Kashyap enters pre-quarters of Badminton Asia Championship

India's Parupalli Kashyap played one of the longest matches of his career as he roared into the prequarterfinals with a gruelling three-game win over Chinese Taipei's Jen Hao Hsu at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Wednesday.

Chinese city makes `socalist values` mandatory: Report

A Chinese city is attempting to force its eight million residents to memorise and recite a series of "socialist values," state-media reported Friday, with spot-checks to ensure conformity.

I made her run: Alize Cornet on how she managed to beat Serena Williams

I made her run: Alize Cornet on how she managed to beat Serena Williams

Popular in the tennis circuit after taming Serena Williams thrice this year, Frenchwoman Alize Cornet says the key to conquering the world number one lies in countering her man-like serves with exhausting rallies.

Li Na says tennis `only chance` after father`s death

Li Na says tennis `only chance` after father`s death

China`s Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her "only chance".

New FIBA move a boost to Indian Sikh players: BFI

New FIBA move a boost to Indian Sikh players: BFI

Welcoming the new move by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to allow Sikh players to wear head coverings for a two-year test period, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) on Wednesday said that it is sure the temporary ruling will soon become permanent.

Students protest against FIBA over turban ban issue

Students protest against FIBA over turban ban issue

Students of Kalgidhar Society, alongwith India's U-18 basketball player Anmol Singh, has sent out a strong message to FIBA by playing a local match here with their turbans on, protesting against the discrimination meted out to Sikh players during Asian Championship in China.

Indian cagers go down fighting to Asian champions Iran

India went down fighting after taking a surprise first-half lead over reigning continental and defending champions Iran in a Group A game of the 5th FIBA Asia Cup Basketball Championship in Wuhan, China on Tuesday.

India stun continental giants China in Asian basketball

India, ranked 11th in the continent and 61st in the world, stunned favourites China 65-58 in a Group A game of the 5th FIBA Asia Cup basketball championship for a historic first-ever triumph over the world`s 12th-ranked nation at Wuhan.