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Republic Day: From Virender Sehwag to Bajrang Punia, sportspersons extend their wishes

Republic Day: From Virender Sehwag to Bajrang Punia, sportspersons extend their wishes

Batting maestero Sachin Tendulkar wished the citizens a happy Republic Day and wrote: "May the timeless principles on which our great nation stands be our ever guiding light." Meanwhile, Tendulkar's

Jan 26, 2021, 10:13 AM IST
Republic Day 2021: Paddler Mouma Das, six other sportspersons awarded Padma Shri

Republic Day 2021: Paddler Mouma Das, six other sportspersons awarded Padma Shri

Mouma, who won the Arjuna Award in 2013, became only the second table tennis player after Achanta Sharath Kamal to win the Padma Shri. Sharath won the recognition in 2019. Sudha, who was awarded the

Jan 26, 2021, 06:25 AM IST
'I promise you I can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov': Michael Chandler challenges former UFC champ

'I promise you I can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov': Michael Chandler challenges former UFC champ

The former three-time Bellator lightweight champion, Michael Chandler, during his post-match interview stated that he will break Khabib Nurmagomedov's unbeaten run. "Khabib – if you ever do see fit

Jan 25, 2021, 12:47 PM IST
Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser sets world record

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser sets world record

Ryan Crouser, who won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, on his opening attempt, bettered the 32-year-old mark of 22.66m set by American Randy Barnes in 1989. The 28-year-old also bettered the

Jan 25, 2021, 09:57 AM IST
'Far away from reality': Khabib Nurmagomedov's message to Conor McGregor after his defeat against Dustin Poirier

'Far away from reality': Khabib Nurmagomedov's message to Conor McGregor after his defeat against Dustin Poirier

In the UFC257 event on Sunday, Dustin Poirier staged an exciting upset as he defeated Conor McGregor via technical knockout in the second round. This was the first time the Irishman suffered a defeat

Jan 24, 2021, 15:53 PM IST
Dustin Poirier knocks out Conor McGregor on his return to Octagon

Dustin Poirier knocks out Conor McGregor on his return to Octagon

Conor McGregor's endured a huge upset on his return to the Octagon after a gap of over a year. In his clash against Dustin Poirier, the Irish wrestler suffered a shocking defeat as the former won the

Jan 24, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
Gravitas: With uncertainties still hovering over Tokyo Games, how difficult is the way ahead?

Gravitas: With uncertainties still hovering over Tokyo Games, how difficult is the way ahead?

What about Japan's devastation when it comes to the coronavirus? Japan had declared an emergency around the Tokyo area cluster about a fortnight ago. The emergency has now been extended to seven more

Jan 24, 2021, 11:47 AM IST
Olympics: Japan stands firm on Tokyo Games, denies report of cancellation

Olympics: Japan stands firm on Tokyo Games, denies report of cancellation

A government spokesman said there was 'no truth' to a report in the Times newspaper that the government had privately concluded the Games would have to be cancelled because of the virus. The Times,

Jan 22, 2021, 12:57 PM IST
Japan privately concludes Tokyo Olympics should be cancelled due to COVID-19, say reports

Japan privately concludes Tokyo Olympics should be cancelled due to COVID-19, say reports

Games organisers did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the report. Organisers and the Japanese government have consistently vowed they will press ahead with preparations for the

Jan 22, 2021, 09:18 AM IST
Matt Hardy claims he saved TNA from getting bankrupt

Matt Hardy claims he saved TNA from getting bankrupt

After the conclusion of the episode, Matt Hardy took to Twitter and revealed his Final Deletion was the highest-rated and most-watched single episode of TNA in 2016. He further claimed that he saved

Jan 21, 2021, 13:09 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju inaugurates kho-kho coaching camp aimed at picking best players through scientific evaluation

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates kho-kho coaching camp aimed at picking best players through scientific evaluation

During the 30-day camp, 138 players, including 18 women, from across the country will be monitored by and analysed by vastly experienced experts at Manav Rachna Sports Science Centre in Faridabad and

Jan 20, 2021, 15:54 PM IST
Olympics: London 2012 chief Mills feels 2021 Tokyo Games unlikely

Olympics: London 2012 chief Mills feels 2021 Tokyo Games unlikely

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed on Monday to forge ahead with preparations for the Games in the face of growing public opposition as Japan battles a surge in coronavirus infections.

Jan 20, 2021, 06:47 AM IST
Centre to honour Indian sportspersons, name all new and upgraded sporting facilities after eminent athletes

Centre to honour Indian sportspersons, name all new and upgraded sporting facilities after eminent athletes

"Acknowledging their contribution to sports by naming sporting facilities after them is yet another endeavour of the Government to strengthen its commitment to sportspersons," Kiren Rijiju said.

Jan 17, 2021, 18:45 PM IST
Arsenal walk out of tunnel against Crystal Palace with Kurt Angle's theme playing at Emirates, wrestler reacts

Arsenal walk out of tunnel against Crystal Palace with Kurt Angle's theme playing at Emirates, wrestler reacts

In the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on Thursday night, the Gunners walked out of the tunnel with Kurt Angle's theme music playing around the stadium. 

Jan 16, 2021, 17:06 PM IST
Harith Noah scripts history in Dakar Rally; check details

Harith Noah scripts history in Dakar Rally; check details

Kerala based rider Harith Noah on Friday scripted history as he became the first Indian to complete the Dakar Rally in the top 20 after 12 stages of rallying. 

Jan 15, 2021, 22:50 PM IST
Saurabh Chaudhary smashes multiple records to win T1 air pistol trials

Saurabh Chaudhary smashes multiple records to win T1 air pistol trials

Asian Games gold medalist shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Friday broke a series of records as he secured the 10m air pistol T1 men's event at the ongoing national shooting trials in New Delhi.

Jan 15, 2021, 22:07 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Japan to ban entry of foreign athletes in COVID-19 emergency

Tokyo Olympics: Japan to ban entry of foreign athletes in COVID-19 emergency

Japan is grappling with record surges in coronavirus infections, prompting the government to tighten border controls and expand its state of emergency to cover more than half of the country’s

Jan 15, 2021, 08:38 AM IST
Charles Leclerc tests positive Covid-19

Charles Leclerc tests positive Covid-19

Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc announced on Thursday he had tested positive for Covid-19 and was self-isolating at home in Monaco with mild symptoms. The 23-year-old said he was feeling

Jan 14, 2021, 21:35 PM IST
Australian Grand Prix postponed over quarantine: Minister

Australian Grand Prix postponed over quarantine: Minister

Formula One postponed the Australian Grand Prix from March to November because it would not have been possible for hundreds of team staff to quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival. 

Jan 13, 2021, 18:41 PM IST
WWE Hall of Famer Sting confirms he’s coming back to action in AEW

WWE Hall of Famer Sting confirms he’s coming back to action in AEW

Sting cleared the speculations about him making in-ring appearances in the recent episode of AEW Unrestricted podcast.  

Jan 13, 2021, 17:04 PM IST