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Yearender 2018: Asian Games glory, PV Sindhu's victory highlights of Indian sports

Yearender 2018: Asian Games glory, PV Sindhu's victory highlights of Indian sports

A number of women athletes also waved the tri-colour high in 2018, showing that the sporting future of the country is in the right hands.

Dec 28, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
PKL: Bengal Warriors continue hot streak, down Telugu Titans 39-34

PKL: Bengal Warriors continue hot streak, down Telugu Titans 39-34

Maninder Singh scored 12 raid points for Bengal Warriors to lead his team`s charge. Maninder also became the fastest man to reach 500 points in Pro Kabaddi League as he achieved the feat in 56

Dec 26, 2018, 05:10 AM IST
Women sportspersons in Pakistan demand better financial support and exposure

Women sportspersons in Pakistan demand better financial support and exposure

In a first of its kind development, Pakistan's top women tennis players recently wrote a letter to the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) demanding a raise in the prize money given to them in national

Dec 23, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
 Sania Mirza's son Izhaan finally says 'hello to the world'-- See pic

Sania Mirza's son Izhaan finally says 'hello to the world'-- See pic

On October 30, Shoaib announced the good news on his social media handle, and since then Sania has been sharing glimpses of their baby to the world.

Dec 23, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
UAE will be India's toughest challenge in AFC Asian Cup : Gouramangi Singh

UAE will be India's toughest challenge in AFC Asian Cup : Gouramangi Singh

Indian start their Asian Cup campaign on January 6 when they take on Thailand. They will play UAE on January 10 followed by the match against Bahrain on January 14.

Dec 22, 2018, 16:35 PM IST
Australian Open introduces final-set tiebreakers

Australian Open introduces final-set tiebreakers

In October, Wimbledon said that next year`s Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club would feature a tiebreak when the score reaches 12-12 in the final set of all matches.

Dec 21, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Nine teams to battle it out in Premier Badminton League Season 4

Nine teams to battle it out in Premier Badminton League Season 4

The inaugural round of the PBL will take place at the NSCI indoor stadium in  Mumbai from December 22 to December 24 while the semi-finals and final would be held in Bengaluru.

Dec 21, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
WTA set to offer increased rankings protection for returning mothers

WTA set to offer increased rankings protection for returning mothers

A player returning from pregnancy will have a three-year period to use her Special Ranking, which will now begin at the birth of the child.

Dec 18, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
PV Sindhu scripts history, clinches maiden BWF Tour Finals title

PV Sindhu scripts history, clinches maiden BWF Tour Finals title

Sindhu registers a 21-19, 21-17 win over Okuhara in a thrilling summit showdown of the women's singles event that lasted a little over an hour. 

Dec 16, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
BWF Tour Finals: PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon to reach final

BWF Tour Finals: PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon to reach final

Sindhu will lock horns with Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the final of the tournament on Sunday.

Dec 15, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
It's a match! Saina Nehwal ties the knot with Parupalli Kashyap

It's a match! Saina Nehwal ties the knot with Parupalli Kashyap

Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap were reportedly in a relationship for several years.

Dec 14, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Justin Gatlin believes he can still be a contender in Doha 100m

Justin Gatlin believes he can still be a contender in Doha 100m

To build his strength in the 2019 season, Gatlin will run more 200 metres including at the U.S. trials in July.

Dec 14, 2018, 09:22 AM IST
Newcastle manager says VAR cannot come soon

Newcastle manager says VAR cannot come soon

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez was furious with two refereeing decisions as his team suffered a stoppage-time home defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Sunday.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton picks fifth F1 trophy, eyes more titles

Lewis Hamilton picks fifth F1 trophy, eyes more titles

Britain`s most successful racing driver, and only the third man to win at least five titles, also won a media vote for personality of the year -- denying Red Bull rival Max Verstappen a fourth in a

Dec 08, 2018, 07:49 AM IST
Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi finished in fifth place in the Ballon d’Or voting on Monday night.

Dec 05, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi thanks FIFA chief after receiving special jersey at G20 Summit

PM Narendra Modi thanks FIFA chief after receiving special jersey at G20 Summit

Prime Minister Modi thanked the FIFA president for presenting him with the special jersey and said that it is impossible to not think about football when in Argentina. 

Dec 02, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title after draw with Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title after draw with Tyson Fury

Hard-hitting Wilder knocked Fury down twice but the Briton controlled much of the fight behind his long jab and precise footwork while managing to mostly avoid the American`s powerful overhand right.

Dec 02, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
 Diego Costa ready for La Liga clash against Girona, says Atletico Madrid coach

Diego Costa ready for La Liga clash against Girona, says Atletico Madrid coach

Costa missed the recent 2-0 win against Monaco in the UEFA Champions League because of problems with an old bone injury in his right foot.

Dec 02, 2018, 07:56 AM IST
Hockey World Cup: India face stern test against Belgium in virtual pre-quarterfinal

Hockey World Cup: India face stern test against Belgium in virtual pre-quarterfinal

India are heading into the clash on the back of their crushing 5-0 win over 15th ranked South Africa in the opening match of the Hockey World Cup.

Dec 02, 2018, 07:28 AM IST
Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba outclass Dabang Delhi 41-34

Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba outclass Dabang Delhi 41-34

U Mumba trailed by nine points in the first half but produced a solid performance in the second half. Hosts Dabang Delhi led for most of the match but their defence failed to contain Desai in the

Dec 01, 2018, 23:46 PM IST