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Swimming: Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

Swimming: Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

The 18-year-old was named Japanese Swimmer of the Year last month after her record-breaking exploits in the Jakarta pool.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Max Verstappen completes Brazil Grand Prix punishment at steward event

Max Verstappen completes Brazil Grand Prix punishment at steward event

Verstappen, the youngest ever Formula One winner, was ordered to do two days of public service for an angry confrontation with Force India's Esteban Ocon at Interlagos in November.

Feb 11, 2019, 14:06 PM IST
Unstoppable Pankaj Advani clinches 9th National Snooker title

Unstoppable Pankaj Advani clinches 9th National Snooker title

Advani now has 21 world titles and 21 national titles as a men's player, in both snooker and billiards. 

Feb 11, 2019, 10:27 AM IST
UFC 234: Israel Adesanya defeats Anderson Silva after middleweight champion Robert Whittaker's withdrawal

UFC 234: Israel Adesanya defeats Anderson Silva after middleweight champion Robert Whittaker's withdrawal

Adesanya dominated round 1, landing jabs and outside leg kicks to the body at regular intervals. 

Feb 10, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
Expecting a better badminton medal haul at 2020 Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

Expecting a better badminton medal haul at 2020 Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

Saina Nehwal had clinched a bronze at the 2012 Olympics in London while P.V. Sindhu got a silver in the women`s singles final at the 2016 Rio Games.  

Feb 08, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Paralympics: World body to lift Russia ban, with conditions

Paralympics: World body to lift Russia ban, with conditions

Russia has been barred from international Paralympic competitions since August 2016, over allegations of state-sponsored doping similar to the ones that led to the suspension of its athletics

Feb 08, 2019, 16:18 PM IST
India bids to host next Hockey World Cup

India bids to host next Hockey World Cup

India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window, which has also been preferred by Australia and New Zealand. 

Feb 05, 2019, 14:16 PM IST
Azerbaijan Grand Prix extends Formula 1 deal to 2023

Azerbaijan Grand Prix extends Formula 1 deal to 2023

The renewal is the first to be signed in 2019 with the Azerbaijan Grand Prix following the Belgian, Chinese, German, Japanese and Singapore races extending their deals over the previous two years.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
Ski-Jumping: 'Flying Finn' Matti Nykanen dies at 55

Ski-Jumping: 'Flying Finn' Matti Nykanen dies at 55

Nykanen won four Olympic gold medals, three of them at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, when he became the first ski jumper to triumph on both the normal and large hill.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
Red Bull, Mercedes to launch 2019 F1 cars on same day

Red Bull, Mercedes to launch 2019 F1 cars on same day

Former champions Red Bull, who finished third overall behind champions Mercedes and Ferrari last year, have switched from Renault power units to Honda for the season starting in Australia on March 17

Feb 05, 2019, 10:14 AM IST
Dustin Johnson holds off Li Haotong to win Saudi International title

Dustin Johnson holds off Li Haotong to win Saudi International title

Johnson and Li entered the final day's play tied on 16-under at the top of the leaderboard. 

Feb 04, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
Allocation for sports increased by over Rs 200 crore in 2019-20 interim budget

Allocation for sports increased by over Rs 200 crore in 2019-20 interim budget

In the interim budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, the overall sports budget for 2019-2020 was increased from Rs 2002.72 (2018-2019) crore to Rs 2216.92 crore.

Feb 01, 2019, 16:18 PM IST
Sebastian Coe to stand for second term as IAAF chief

Sebastian Coe to stand for second term as IAAF chief

The 62-year-old Briton was elected to the position in Beijing in 2015 amidst a storm of doping scandals and has spent much of his term trying to battle the use of banned substances in the sport.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:47 PM IST
ITTF Rankings: Manika Batra becomes first female Indian to break into top 50

ITTF Rankings: Manika Batra becomes first female Indian to break into top 50

The 23-year-old from the national capital has climbed four places to reach the 47th spot in the latest rankings released on Wednesday. 

Jan 31, 2019, 08:30 AM IST
Russian, Mexican promoters back Formula 1 rights holders

Russian, Mexican promoters back Formula 1 rights holders

Formula One's commercial agreement with teams expires at the end of 2020 with talks underway for a potential transformation of the sport, with plans for budget caps and more equal distribution of the

Jan 30, 2019, 14:30 PM IST
Formula 1 to hold first-ever season launch ahead of Australia Grand Prix

Formula 1 to hold first-ever season launch ahead of Australia Grand Prix

The free public event on Wednesday, March 13, will involve all 20 race drivers and the 10 team principals in the Melbourne's Federation Square. 

Jan 30, 2019, 10:49 AM IST
South Korea increases jail term for former speed skating coach in abuse case

South Korea increases jail term for former speed skating coach in abuse case

The case made headlines because speed skating has a huge and devoted following in South Korea, which has won 24 gold medals since speed skating became an Olympic sport in 1992, more than any other

Jan 30, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
Brock Lesnar gets meme treatment for odd facial expressions

Brock Lesnar gets meme treatment for odd facial expressions

The situation occurred after the 41-year-old defeated  Irish star Finn Balor in a dream match on Sunday night to retain the Universal Championship.

Jan 28, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
India women's hockey team hold Spain to 1-1 draw

India women's hockey team hold Spain to 1-1 draw

India will play their third match of the tour to Spain on Tuesday.

Jan 28, 2019, 08:59 AM IST
Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal clinches title after Carolina Marin retires hurt

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal clinches title after Carolina Marin retires hurt

Nehwal has picked up her maiden Indonesia Masters title after making it to the summit showdown of the tournament for the second consecutive time.

Jan 27, 2019, 15:36 PM IST