Sudarsan Pattnaik selected for world championship in Taiwan

Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for world championship in Taiwan

Selection dilemmas at boxing trials

With an increased talent pool to choose from, the IBF`s selection panel is faced with a problem of plenty at the trials to pick the team for the World Championships.

Humpy out of World Championship

India’s Koneru Humpy crashed out of the World Women’s chess championship after drawing the second game of the semifinal match against nemesis Yifan Hao of China.

Cash award for wrestler Sushil Kumar

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit announced a cash award to Sushil Kumar.

World Championship is next on Saina`s radar

After winning three successive
international tournaments, badminton mavin Saina Nehwal is
confident of conquering the next month`s World Championship in

Saina not worried about ranking; eyeing good show in WC, CWG

Saina Nehwal is in no hurry to become the numero uno badminton player in the world and now wants to do well in forthcoming World Championships and Commonwealth Games.

Wiggins to skip World championship for Commonwealth Games

England`s triple Olympic gold
medallist Bradley Wiggins has said he will skip the road World
Championships in Melbourne, Australia to concentrate on the
Commonwealth Games to be held from October 3-14 here.

Indian TT team to train in China for next month`s World C`ship

A 21-member Indian table tennis team has reached Zhengding, China, for a 25-day training there to prepare for the forthcoming World Championships in Moscow from May 23-30.

Creamer looking for healthy rebound at Samsung

Paula Creamer is sick of being sick, so it would make her feel pretty good if she can defend her title in the Samsung World Championship starting Thursday at Torrey Pines.

Indian recurve team lose to China in World Archery C`hip

India`s medal hopes came crushing after suffering a defeat against China in the quarterfinals of the men`s recurve team event of the 45th World Archery Championship at Ulsan, South Korea.

Indian boxers hope to break World Championship duck

Hoping to end their medal drought and impress franchisees of next year`s World Series of Boxing, an eight-member Indian contingent leaves tonight for the 15th World Championships scheduled from September 1-12 in Milan, Italy.

Kerron Clement gets US back on track

The United States struck back in their track duel with Jamaica when Sanya Richards won the world championship women`s 400 metres in convincing style and Kerron Clement took the men`s 400 hurdles gold.

Record-breaking Bolt lights up world

Usain Bolt scorched to world championship 100 metres gold in a mind-blowing 9.58 seconds.

Mother-son combine in World C`ship mixed doubles

Siblings and couples teaming up is not new in racquet sports but in a unique case, an Israeli shuttler has combined with her teenaged son for the mixed doubles event of the World Badminton Championships.

Sejwal draws CWG inspiration from World C`ship heartbreak

He missed out on becoming the first Indian swimmer to make the World Championship semifinals by just half a second but instead of brooding over it, Sandeep Sejwal says he is taking the heartbreak as an inspiration.

India humiliated 0-3 in U-21 Volleyball World Championship

Indian spikers failed to recreate their form and suffered a humiliating 0-3 defeat against Argentina in the second round qualifier in Group E of FIVB Men`s U-21 Volleyball World Championship.

WFI chief confident of a good show in World Championship

Wrestling Federation Of India President G S Mander today said country`s grapplers are giving their heart and soul in preparing for the upcoming World championship, to be held in Denmark.

He Chong wins men`s 3-meter springboard gold

China`s He Chong followed up his Olympic gold with a world championship in the 3-meter springboard Thursday.