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Sachin Tendulkar hails Dipa Karmakar for motivating thousands of youngsters

Sachin Tendulkar hails Dipa Karmakar for motivating thousands of youngsters

Karmakar finished fourth in the women's vault finals event during the 2016 Rio Olympics, which earned her fame and appreciation from all corners of the world. 

Jan 23, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar launches book on Dipa Karmakar, calls her inspiration

Sachin Tendulkar launches book on Dipa Karmakar, calls her inspiration

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday launched a book on gymnast Dipa Karmakar. The book titled 'Dipa Karmakar - The Small Wonder' was launched at an event in Mumbai.

Jan 23, 2019, 00:08 AM IST
 Narsingh Yadav moves Delhi HC, seeks speedy completion of CBI probe into doping allegations

Narsingh Yadav moves Delhi HC, seeks speedy completion of CBI probe into doping allegations

The Indian wrestler has been facing doping charges after being tested positive for methandienone following two anti-doping tests conducted by the NADA on June 25 and July 5 ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Jan 21, 2019, 13:04 PM IST
Rookie Adam Long flies under the radar to claim first PGA Tour win

Rookie Adam Long flies under the radar to claim first PGA Tour win

Long, who turned pro in 2010 and joined the Web.com Tour in 2012, said his career had been "a bit of a roller coaster" in some ways.

Jan 21, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
WWE sees potential in India and I want to see more women wrestlers coming through: Kavita Devi

WWE sees potential in India and I want to see more women wrestlers coming through: Kavita Devi

The former powerlifter is back in India as a part of WWE’s first-ever talent recruitment program, which will be held in Mumbai in March this year.

Jan 19, 2019, 14:02 PM IST
Government will continue to have zero tolerance towards corruption: Rajyavardhan Rathore on SAI officials arrest

Government will continue to have zero tolerance towards corruption: Rajyavardhan Rathore on SAI officials arrest

Rathore's statement comes following the arrest of four SAI officials including the Director.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:20 PM IST
CBI arrests 4 including Sports Authority of India Director for alleged corruption

CBI arrests 4 including Sports Authority of India Director for alleged corruption

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted a raid at the official premises of Sports Authority of India (SAI).

Jan 17, 2019, 19:53 PM IST
Former captain Sardar Singh named in Hockey India selection committee

Former captain Sardar Singh named in Hockey India selection committee

Harendra Singh had a major role to play in reviving Sardar's career and the former captain said the sacked India coach wasn't given enough time to prove his worth with the senior national side.

Jan 15, 2019, 21:16 PM IST
Indian boxing's 1st CWG gold-medallist Mohd Ali Qamar named women's chief coach

Indian boxing's 1st CWG gold-medallist Mohd Ali Qamar named women's chief coach

Ali Qamar, who turns 38 in a couple of months' time, was appointed to the position on Monday night, replacing veteran Shiv Singh. 

Jan 15, 2019, 13:51 PM IST
Pro Wrestling League: Mumbai Maharathi beat holders Punjab Royals in opener

Pro Wrestling League: Mumbai Maharathi beat holders Punjab Royals in opener

It was Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh who clinched the tie for the Mumbai team by winning the sixth bout of the evening to give her team an unassailable 4-2 lead with one bout to go.

Jan 15, 2019, 00:26 AM IST
Defending champion Eliud Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon, faces Mo Farah test

Defending champion Eliud Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon, faces Mo Farah test

Kipchoge made it three wins from as many appearances at the London Marathon last year, finishing more than two minutes clear of European record holder Farah.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:10 PM IST
Khelo India Youth Games: Maharashtra leads race as its medal haul goes past 150

Khelo India Youth Games: Maharashtra leads race as its medal haul goes past 150

Tamil Nadu's Balakumar Nithin and Karnataka's AT Daneshwari emerged as the country's top sprinters as both of them completed the 100m-200m double.

Jan 14, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
Sebastian Vettel is more devoted than Lewis Hamilton, believes Nico Rosberg

Sebastian Vettel is more devoted than Lewis Hamilton, believes Nico Rosberg

Former Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has said that four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel is much more superior in terms of dedication towards work in comparison with his former team-mate

Jan 12, 2019, 20:19 PM IST
Mary Kom rises World No.1 spot in AIBA rankings

Mary Kom rises World No.1 spot in AIBA rankings

India's star boxer MC Mary Kom's unprecedented sixth world title triumph has propelled her to the number one position in the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) latest world rankings.

Jan 10, 2019, 20:10 PM IST
This is 40: Manny Pacquiao taking it one fight at a time

This is 40: Manny Pacquiao taking it one fight at a time

The WBA welterweight champion knows he will have his hands full when he battles the hard-hitting Broner in Las Vegas on January 19 and is not lining up fighters down the road. 

Jan 10, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore launches '5 Minute Aur' challenge

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore launches '5 Minute Aur' challenge

At the Khelo India School Games 2018, Haryana won 38 gold, 26 silver and 38 bronze medals, while Maharashtra finished with 36 gold, 32 silver and 42 bronze medals.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Mattia Binotto to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 boss- report

Mattia Binotto to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 boss- report

The Ferrari veteran, who has risen through the ranks to technical director and overseen a big step up in engine performance, has also reportedly been a target for rival constructors. 

Jan 07, 2019, 17:00 PM IST
 Kevin Anderson clinches Tata Open Maharashtra title

Kevin Anderson clinches Tata Open Maharashtra title

In the battle between the big-serving tall players, the South African world number six tamed the 'gentle giant' 7-6(4) 6-7(2) 7-6 (5) to claim his sixth career title.

Jan 06, 2019, 08:43 AM IST
Pro Kabaddi League: Bengaluru Bulls edge past Gujarat Fortunegiants to lift title

Pro Kabaddi League: Bengaluru Bulls edge past Gujarat Fortunegiants to lift title

Bengaluru Bulls registered a stunning comeback, thanks to star raider Pawan Sehrawat, to edge past Gujarat Fortunegiants 38-33 and lift the Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 title in a nail-biting summit

Jan 06, 2019, 08:19 AM IST
PBL 4 : Bengaluru Raptors inch closer to semis post 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

PBL 4 : Bengaluru Raptors inch closer to semis post 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

 Bengaluru Raptors will next lock horns with Mumbai Rockets on January 8. 

Jan 06, 2019, 07:56 AM IST