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PKL 7: All-round Bengal Warriors beat Patna Pirates 35-26

PKL 7: All-round Bengal Warriors beat Patna Pirates 35-26

Raider Maninder Singh, with a Super 10 (10 raid points), and defender Rinku Narwal, who impressed with a High 5 (5 tackle points), were the stars for the Bengal Warriors side who forced two All-Outs

Aug 23, 2019, 09:04 AM IST
Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut

Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut

From her battle against the IAAF gender testing rules to coming out as a lesbian in what is still a highly conservative country, Chand is used to making headlines but she hopes over the next year

Aug 22, 2019, 14:49 PM IST
PKL 7: Puneri Paltan pulls off an impressive win over Bengaluru Bulls

PKL 7: Puneri Paltan pulls off an impressive win over Bengaluru Bulls

Only 16 points separated the top and the bottom teams in the points table going into the match, and Pune's victory, thanks to an incredible performance from their defence, showed how close the

Aug 22, 2019, 08:22 AM IST
Rory McIlroy questions staggered scoring at Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy questions staggered scoring at Tour Championship

The PGA Tour has instigated the scoring system, based on accumulated points, so that top seed Justin Thomas starts the event at 10 under par, with the second seed at eight under, and so on, down to

Aug 22, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
BFI should do away with selection trials: Mary Kom

BFI should do away with selection trials: Mary Kom

Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom's 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her name for it based on her past

Aug 21, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
India men thrash New Zealand 5-0 to win Olympic Test Event

India men thrash New Zealand 5-0 to win Olympic Test Event

Skipper Harmanpreet Singh (7') set the ball rolling before Shamsher Singh (18'), Nilakanta Sharma (22'), Gursahibjit Singh (26') and Mandeep Singh (27') scored for the Men in Blue.   

Aug 21, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
National Sports Awards 2019: Deepa Malik, Bajrang Punia to be conferred with Khel Ratna

National Sports Awards 2019: Deepa Malik, Bajrang Punia to be conferred with Khel Ratna

Khel Ratna is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four year.

Aug 20, 2019, 17:56 PM IST
Manchester United held at Wolves after Ruben Neves' strike, Paul Pogba misses penalty

Manchester United held at Wolves after Ruben Neves' strike, Paul Pogba misses penalty

United next host Crystal Palace in the league on Saturday while Wolves face a trip to Torino in a Europa League playoff first leg on Thursday.

Aug 20, 2019, 10:02 AM IST
PKL 7: UP Yoddha beat league leaders Pink Panthers 31-24

PKL 7: UP Yoddha beat league leaders Pink Panthers 31-24

Yoddha's win, on match number 50 of Season 7, halted Panthers' winning run and showed that the league is far from over for even the bottom-placed teams.

Aug 20, 2019, 09:52 AM IST
PKL 7: Haryana Steelers pip U Mumbai 30-27

PKL 7: Haryana Steelers pip U Mumbai 30-27

The close contest saw the Mumbai side match the Steelers till the very end but Kandolas nine-point game and some uncharacteristic errors from the U Mumba defence finally led to a Haryana victory.

Aug 20, 2019, 09:47 AM IST
Tiger Woods misses chance to defend Tour Championship title

Tiger Woods misses chance to defend Tour Championship title

Woods needed to place about sixth at the BMW Championship on Sunday to qualify, but he tied for 37th at Medinah, a distant 18 strokes behind winner Justin Thomas.

Aug 19, 2019, 10:01 AM IST
Yohan Blake blasts back with 100m Diamond League win, eyes world champs

Yohan Blake blasts back with 100m Diamond League win, eyes world champs

Both sprinters were given the same time of 10.07 seconds, with Blake declared the winner.

Aug 19, 2019, 00:49 AM IST
PKL 7: Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan play out 31-31 draw

PKL 7: Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan play out 31-31 draw

Youngsters Ajeet and Manjeet were the stars for Thalaivas and Paltan respectively in a match that had been billed as a clash of the Kabaddi stalwarts.  

Aug 18, 2019, 23:16 PM IST
Deepa Malik dedicates Khel Ratna to late father

Deepa Malik dedicates Khel Ratna to late father

The government on Saturday decided to recommend Deepa's name for the Khel Ratna award. 

Aug 18, 2019, 18:26 PM IST
PKL 7: Bengal Warriors play out draw against Dabang Delhi

PKL 7: Bengal Warriors play out draw against Dabang Delhi

K. Prapanjan and Naveen Kumar clinched Super 10s for Bengal and Delhi respectively in a high-intensity encounter as both teams missed out on an opportunity to go top of the League table.

Aug 17, 2019, 23:08 PM IST
PKL 7: Bengaluru Bulls humble Tamil Thalaivas 32-21

PKL 7: Bengaluru Bulls humble Tamil Thalaivas 32-21

The contest was always going to be about Bengaluru's raiding prowess and Thalaivas' resolute defence and Pawan Sehrawat's storming early raids meant the former found themselves 5-0 up in the opening

Aug 17, 2019, 22:33 PM IST
Ravindra Jadeja recommended for Arjuna award, Deepa Malik for Khel Ratna

Ravindra Jadeja recommended for Arjuna award, Deepa Malik for Khel Ratna

The 12-member committee, which met in New Delhi on Friday and Saturday to select the recommendations, included Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby George, Anjum Chopra and Kamlesh Mehta, besides

Aug 17, 2019, 18:56 PM IST
Mary Kom recuses herself from sports awards meeting to avoid conflict

Mary Kom recuses herself from sports awards meeting to avoid conflict

According to sources, Mary had in fact wanted to resign from the committee when media reports appeared pointing at a case of conflict of interest against her.

Aug 17, 2019, 16:22 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team defeat Japan 2-1 in Olympic Test Event

Indian women's hockey team defeat Japan 2-1 in Olympic Test Event

With points on the board, the Indian team will now face Australia on August 18.

Aug 17, 2019, 15:51 PM IST
Seven more Russian weightlifters banned for doping violation

Seven more Russian weightlifters banned for doping violation

The International Weightlifting Federation said on Friday the seven had been charged based on data from the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

Aug 17, 2019, 13:17 PM IST