Jeremy Haywards' double give Australia first win in Champions Trophy
Jeremy Haywards' double give Australia first win in Champions Trophy

Jeremy Hayward's twin strike helped world champions Australia register their first win in the tournament when they beat Asian Games silver medallist Pakistan 3-0 in their final Pool A match of the Hero Champions Trophy hockey, here on Tuesday.

Khushbir Kaur forced to pull out midway by coach: Sources
Khushbir Kaur forced to pull out midway by coach: Sources

In an unsavoury incident, Asian Games silver medallist Khushbir Kaur was on Sunday forced to pull out of the women's 20km race walk event of National Open Athletics Championships midway into the competition by her coach Alexander Artsybashev as he felt her ward could get injured at the season-ending meet.

Japan pin-up wrestler feared baldness after hot water `attack`
Japan pin-up wrestler feared baldness after hot water `attack`

Japan`s wrestling pin-up Sosuke Takatani feared he could go bald after a rival poured a kettle of hot water over his head at the world championships in Tashkent, local media reported on Friday.

Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore defeats CP Joshi in Jaipur Rural

Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore defeats CP Joshi in Jaipur Rural

Multi Olympic medallist Simpson banned for doping

Jamaica`s 2008 Olympic women`s 100 metres silver medallist Sherone Simpson received an 18-month suspension for doping from the Jamaica Anti-Doping (JADCO) Disciplinary Panel on Tuesday.

China`s Zhang not ready to call it quits

When his partner decided to hang up her skates after over 15 years of skating together, Zhang Hao still was not ready to call it quits.

Poor refereeing cost me gold medal: Amit Kumar

World Championship silver medallist wrestler Amit Kumar today rued that a bad umpiring decision at the fag end of his bout cost him a deserving gold medal in the final of the 55kg category against Iran`s Hassan Farman Rahimi.

Russian Olympic silver medallist faces jail term

Russian Olympic pole vault silver medallist Yevgeny Lukyanenko faces jail term due to vehicular manslaughter charges, local police said.

Padma Shri Girisha Hosanagara gets first corporate sponsorship

London paralympics silver-medallist and Padma Shri awardee Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda has been roped in by nutrition company Herbalife as a brand ambassador.

Shooter Vijay Kumar adjudged `Services Best Sportsman`

London Olympics silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar was on Friday honoured with the `Services Best Sportsman` award for 2012 at the Army Headquarters here.