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Politicos, sportspersons congratulate Apurvi Chandela after gold medal in ISSF World Cup 2019

Politicos, sportspersons congratulate Apurvi Chandela after gold medal in ISSF World Cup 2019

Chandela made the country proud at the Dr Karni Shooting Range in New Delhi, shattering the world record by shooting a total of  252.9 points. 

Feb 23, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
It's been tough: Apurvi Chandela after clinching gold medal in ISSF World Cup 2019

It's been tough: Apurvi Chandela after clinching gold medal in ISSF World Cup 2019

Chandela made the country proud at the Dr Karni Shooting Range in New Delhi, shattering a world record by shooting a total of  252.9 points. 

Feb 23, 2019, 18:39 PM IST
ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela shoots gold in 10m Air Rifle event

ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela shoots gold in 10m Air Rifle event

With the win, Chandela has picked her third individual medal at a World Cup stage.

Feb 23, 2019, 15:15 PM IST
UFC: Title contenders Jan Błachowicz and Thiago Santos face off in intense clash

UFC: Title contenders Jan Błachowicz and Thiago Santos face off in intense clash

Long considered a future contender at 205 pounds, Blachowicz had a rough start to his UFC career.

Feb 22, 2019, 19:07 PM IST
IOC debars India from hosting events after visa denial to Pakistani shooters

IOC debars India from hosting events after visa denial to Pakistani shooters

The IOC said the refusal of visas for competitors went against the principles of the Olympic charter relating to discrimination and political interference from the host country. 

Feb 22, 2019, 08:06 AM IST
First day of testing was close to perfection: World Champion Sebastian Vettel

First day of testing was close to perfection: World Champion Sebastian Vettel

The four times world champion Vettel,  managed 169 laps of Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya and did not hide his delight.

Feb 19, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles win top Laureus awards

Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles win top Laureus awards

Djokovic and Biles, were simultaneously crowned as Sportsman and woman of the year awards, at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards.

Feb 19, 2019, 10:30 AM IST
Boxing great Mary Kom named brand ambassador of PUMA

Boxing great Mary Kom named brand ambassador of PUMA

 A bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics, Kom is a role model to millions of women in India. 

Feb 18, 2019, 16:38 PM IST
2020 Olympics can be a springboard to transform Tokyo: Governor Yuriko Koike

2020 Olympics can be a springboard to transform Tokyo: Governor Yuriko Koike

The Tokyo Olympics will open on July 24 next year.

Feb 18, 2019, 14:12 PM IST
Ryan Fox defeats Adrian Otaegui to clinch maiden European Tour title at World Super 6

Ryan Fox defeats Adrian Otaegui to clinch maiden European Tour title at World Super 6

Fox finished eight-under after 54 holes to earn a bye into the last 16 of the six-hole knockout stage and was the last man through to the quarter-finals after edging out Thai Jazz Janewattananond.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:32 AM IST
UFC: Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez set to battle it out against Francis Ngannou

UFC: Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez set to battle it out against Francis Ngannou

The co-main event will witness a hard-hitting lightweight showdown between Paul Felder and James Vick. 

Feb 16, 2019, 21:28 PM IST
Nico Rosberg most excited about Sebastian Vettel-Charles Leclerc partnership in 2019

Nico Rosberg most excited about Sebastian Vettel-Charles Leclerc partnership in 2019

Rosberg, who is also a Laureus ambassador, had announced a shock retirement five days after winning his maiden title in 2016, when he pipped fierce rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Feb 16, 2019, 15:27 PM IST
Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen advance in Strandja Memorial Boxing

Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen advance in Strandja Memorial Boxing

Solanki, also a gold-winner at India Open and the Chemistry Cup last year, will next be up against Kazakhstan's Anvar Muzaparov in the last-16 stage.

Feb 16, 2019, 13:12 PM IST
Hockey India names 34 players for national camp ahead of Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey India names 34 players for national camp ahead of Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey India has retained all 18 players in the Indian team that took part at the World Cup last December, for the month-long camp that concludes on March 18.

Feb 16, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
Boxers Sonia Lather, Lovlina Borgohain enter quarters of Strandja Memorial

Boxers Sonia Lather, Lovlina Borgohain enter quarters of Strandja Memorial

India's best ever medal haul at the competition stands at 11, which was fetched last year. 

Feb 15, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Pulwama terror attack: Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal condole death of CRPF personnel

Pulwama terror attack: Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal condole death of CRPF personnel

The convoy of 78 buses, in which around 2500 CRPF personnel were travelling from Jammu to Srinagar, came under attack at around 3.15 p.m at Ladhu Modi Lethpora on Thursday.

Feb 15, 2019, 10:46 AM IST
McLaren could turn to Fernando Alonso if they need a reserve

McLaren could turn to Fernando Alonso if they need a reserve

Double world champion Alonso, 37, left Formula One at the end of last season but is set to compete with McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 in May.

Feb 15, 2019, 07:18 AM IST
Undefeated heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua to fight Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1

Undefeated heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua to fight Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1

Joshua had been due to defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts at London's Wembley Stadium on April 13 against an unnamed opponent, but that seemed unlikely for some time.

Feb 14, 2019, 11:23 AM IST
Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

India won two silver, an equal number of bronze medals in the 2017 men's edition and one gold in the women's edition.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:51 PM IST
Boxing: Dominic Breazeale to fight Dillian Whyte for interim heavyweight title

Boxing: Dominic Breazeale to fight Dillian Whyte for interim heavyweight title

The winner of the match, will challenge Deontay Wilder for the World Heavyweight Champion title.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

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