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Subhankar Sharma, Anirban Lahiri to lead India's challenge in 55th edition of Hero Indian Open

Subhankar Sharma, Anirban Lahiri to lead India's challenge in 55th edition of Hero Indian Open

Considered as the sport's national championship, Hero Indian Open will offer a prize purse of USD 1.75 million.

Mar 14, 2019, 15:37 PM IST
Formula One is a completely different ball game: Venturi team boss Susie Wolff

Formula One is a completely different ball game: Venturi team boss Susie Wolff

The triumph, in Formula E`s 50th race, made Wolff the first woman to win a round of a global FIA-sanctioned single-seater open-wheel series as a team boss.     

Mar 14, 2019, 13:59 PM IST
McLaren to race without BAT logo on cars in Australian Grand Prix

McLaren to race without BAT logo on cars in Australian Grand Prix

The British team`s decision follows that of Ferrari to drop Philip Morris branding for their "Mission Winnow" initiative at Albert Park, citing problems with Australia`s health authorities.

Mar 14, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Mercedes have plenty of work to do, says Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes have plenty of work to do, says Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton`s path to his fifth championship started slowly last year, with his first win not coming until the fourth race in Azerbaijan.

Mar 14, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
Formula One mourns sudden death of race director Charlie Whiting

Formula One mourns sudden death of race director Charlie Whiting

Whiting, who started his career working for the Hesketh team in 1977, died in Melbourne of a pulmonary embolism just three days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Mar 14, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
WADA vindicated over its decision to readmit RUSADA: President Craig Reedie

WADA vindicated over its decision to readmit RUSADA: President Craig Reedie

RUSADA was suspended in 2015 after a WADA-commissioned report outlined evidence of systematic, state-backed doping in Russian athletics. 

Mar 13, 2019, 20:41 PM IST
Indian Oil retain Gold Cup Hockey crown as Olympian VR Raghunath shines

Indian Oil retain Gold Cup Hockey crown as Olympian VR Raghunath shines

The two sides fought their way to a tense 5-5 stalemate in regular time in the final of the 53rd edition of the tournament.

Mar 13, 2019, 19:59 PM IST
CCI All India Open Snooker C'ship: Anuj Uppal beats Shakeel Ahmed, enters round 4

CCI All India Open Snooker C'ship: Anuj Uppal beats Shakeel Ahmed, enters round 4

Uppal won 71-25, 58-52, 61-23 in the best-of-five clash to enter round four at the Cricket Club of India.

Mar 13, 2019, 19:01 PM IST
Japan may allow North Korean athletes to compete in 2020 Olympics: Reports

Japan may allow North Korean athletes to compete in 2020 Olympics: Reports

Japan instituted a number of sanctions against North Korea following a series of nuclear and missile tests that include not allowing its citizens to enter. 

Mar 13, 2019, 17:15 PM IST
US Olympic medalist Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

US Olympic medalist Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

Catlin won gold medals with the U.S. women`s team pursuit team at 2016, 2017 and 2018 world championships.

Mar 12, 2019, 16:06 PM IST
Commemorative Tokyo 2020 Olympics stamps go on sale

Commemorative Tokyo 2020 Olympics stamps go on sale

The stamps, released by Japan Post Co., feature the Olympic and Paralympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity as well as an image of the new Olympic Stadium, which is still under construction.

Mar 12, 2019, 13:56 PM IST
Formula One approves point for fastest lap from Australian Grand Prix

Formula One approves point for fastest lap from Australian Grand Prix

Formula One, which will mark its 1,000th race this year at the Chinese Grand Prix, awarded a point for the fastest lap over the first decade of its existence as a world championship from 1950-59.

Mar 12, 2019, 11:16 AM IST
Tiger Woods says he feels good on arrival at Players Championship in Florida

Tiger Woods says he feels good on arrival at Players Championship in Florida

Woods pulled out of last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational citing a neck strain, which raised the possibility that he might also miss the PGA Tour's flagship event.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for breaking fan's phone

Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for breaking fan's phone

McGregor, 30, was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:19 AM IST
IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban over doping

IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban over doping

Russia`s athletics federation (RUSAF) has been suspended since 2015 following a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report that found evidence of widespread doping in the sport.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:37 PM IST
Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin enter finals of Finland boxing tourney

Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin enter finals of Finland boxing tourney

Signing off with bronze medals after semifinal losses were Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg). 

Mar 10, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Neeraj Chopra has Tokyo 2020 in mind as he gears up for 2019 season

Neeraj Chopra has Tokyo 2020 in mind as he gears up for 2019 season

Last year, Neeraj became only the third man to win an athletics gold for India at the Commonwealth Games after sprinter Milkha Singh in 1958 and discus thrower Vikas Gowda in 2014.

Mar 07, 2019, 17:00 PM IST
Vijender Singh set to make US pro circuit debut on April 12, to start training under legendary coach Freddie Roach

Vijender Singh set to make US pro circuit debut on April 12, to start training under legendary coach Freddie Roach

Vijender, unbeaten in his 10-bout pro career, will make his US debut at Staples Center. It will be an eight-round contest and his opponent will be announced later.

Mar 06, 2019, 15:24 PM IST
Ferrari to remove branding for Mission Winnow at Australian GP

Ferrari to remove branding for Mission Winnow at Australian GP

The team`s official name has also changed from Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow to Scuderia Ferrari, according to an updated entry list published by the International Automobile Federation (FIA).

Mar 06, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
Sebastian Vettel's 5th season with Ferrari draws comparisons to Michael Schumacher

Sebastian Vettel's 5th season with Ferrari draws comparisons to Michael Schumacher

The comparisons with great compatriot Michael Schumacher, who had to wait until his fifth year at Maranello in 2000 before ending a long title drought, are being ramped up again.

Mar 06, 2019, 12:16 PM IST