Leander Paes, Sania Mirza lose in US Open doubles
Leander Paes, Sania Mirza lose in US Open doubles

The Indians had a disappointing outing in the US Open with both Leander Paes and Sania Mirza losing their doubles matches with their respective partners here.

Never slammed the government for Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna: Pankaj Advani
Never slammed the government for Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna: Pankaj Advani

Hurt at being misquoted about his stance on the National Sports Awards, ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Friday said he never took a jibe at any sportsperson and his critical remarks on Sania Mirza getting the Khel Ratna were nothing but a figment of somebody's imagination.

Leander Paes, Sania Mirza advance at US Open​
Leander Paes, Sania Mirza advance at US Open​

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza started her US Open campaign on a winning note as she along with her partner Martina Hingis advanced to the second round of the women's doubles here on Friday.

Pankaj Advani hits out at government for awarding Khel Ratna to Sania Mirza
Pankaj Advani hits out at government for awarding Khel Ratna to Sania Mirza

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani slammed the government for awarding country’s highest sporting honour Khel Ratna to Sania Mirza as he believes that there's less weightage for team events.

Our award selection policy is fair and transparent: Sarbananda​ Sonowal
Our award selection policy is fair and transparent: Sarbananda​ Sonowal

 Plagued by controversies they might be, but Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said there is no need to review the selection policy for the National Sports Awards.

Sonia Gandhi hails Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna award
Sonia Gandhi hails Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna award

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday congratulated Sania Mirza for receiving the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and said that the tennis star had done the nation proud.

Elated Sania Mirza says Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna a huge honour
Elated Sania Mirza says Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna a huge honour

India's tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday said it was a 'huge honour' to be conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the recognition will push her further to do well on the professional tour and next year's Rio Olympics.

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Sania Mirza receives Khel Ratna; Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyand Chand awards also handed
Sania Mirza receives Khel Ratna; Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyand Chand awards also handed

Tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday received the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award from President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of National Sports Day at the the Rastrapati Bhavan.

Sania Mirza dedicates Khel Ratna award to people of India
Sania Mirza dedicates Khel Ratna award to people of India

Tennis ace Sania Mirza on Friday dedicated her Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to the people of India and her family.

Hope Mahesh Bhupathi too gets the award in future: Sania Mirza
Hope Mahesh Bhupathi too gets the award in future: Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, who will receive the prestigious Khel Ratna award tomorrow, on Friday said her former mixed doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi too is a deserving candidate for the honour and hoped he will receive the recognition in near future.

Despite Karnataka High Court notice, Government to honour Sania Mirza with Khel Ratna today: Report
Despite Karnataka High Court notice, Government to honour Sania Mirza with Khel Ratna today: Report

Tennis ace Sania Mirza is expected to receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Saturday despite the Karnataka High Court issuing notice to the government following a petition filed by Paralympian HN Girisha.

Khel Ratna row: Karnataka HC issues notice to Sania Mirza over H N Girisha plea
Khel Ratna row: Karnataka HC issues notice to Sania Mirza over H N Girisha plea

The Karnataka High Court (HC) on Wednesday put a stay on Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to be awarded to tennis ace Sania Mirza after paralympian H Girisha's filed a plea against it.

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis ousted from Cincinnati Masters
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis ousted from Cincinnati Masters

The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis lost their women's doubles semifinal, to crash out of the $2,701,240 Cincinnati Masters, following a three-set defeat here.

Sania Mirza in Cincinnati semis; Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes bow out
Sania Mirza in Cincinnati semis; Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes bow out

Sania Mirza was the only Indian left competing in the Western and Southern Open by reaching the semifinals as Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna were ousted from the men's doubles with their respective partners, here.

Cincinnati​ Masters: Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza advance to quarters
Cincinnati​ Masters: Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza advance to quarters

Indo-Romanian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea earned a hard fought win in three sets to enter the men's doubles quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters on the outdoor hard courts of the Lindner Family Tennis Center here.

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis enter Cincinnati Masters' quarters
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis enter Cincinnati Masters' quarters

The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis started their $2,701,240 Cincinnati Masters campaign with a with a straight sets win to enter the women's doubles quarterfinals here.

Shoaib Malik credits wife Sania Mirza for reviving international career, says he is lucky to have her
Shoaib Malik credits wife Sania Mirza for reviving international career, says he is lucky to have her

Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has credited his Indian tennis player wife Sania Mirza for reviving his career in the national team, saying her hardwork, dedication and success as a professional athlete has driven him to lift his game and make a successful comeback.

Leander Paes-Stan Wawrinka enter Cincinnati quarters
Leander Paes-Stan Wawrinka enter Cincinnati quarters

 The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Leander Paes and Stan Wawrinka earned a three-set victory to enter the men's doubles quarter-finals of Cincinnati Masters here.

Cricketer Dinesh Karthik marries squash queen Dipika Pallikal
Cricketer Dinesh Karthik marries squash queen Dipika Pallikal

Cricketer Dinesh Karthik married squash ace Dipika Pallikal on Tuesday in Chennai.