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Two-time welterweight world champion Jose Napoles dies at 79

Two-time welterweight world champion Jose Napoles dies at 79

Cuba-born Napoles forged a Hall of Fame career, with a record of 81-7, including 54 knockouts.

Aug 17, 2019, 09:56 AM IST
PKL 7: U-Mumba beat Patna Pirates in nail-biter

PKL 7: U-Mumba beat Patna Pirates in nail-biter

Both the former champions went into the match after a patchy run of form with more losses than wins in their previous seven matches of Season 7, but U Mumba's clever strategy finally paid dividends

Aug 17, 2019, 00:46 AM IST
PKL 7: Clinical Pink Panthers see off Gujarat Fortunegiants

PKL 7: Clinical Pink Panthers see off Gujarat Fortunegiants

The season one champions showcased their versatility as they produced a composed defensive performance to win the match by a narrow margin of 22-19 under the watchful eyes of their owner Abhishek

Aug 17, 2019, 00:36 AM IST
Bajrang Punia to be conferred with Khel Ratna Award

Bajrang Punia to be conferred with Khel Ratna Award

Punia alongwith Vinesh Phogat were recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for the prestigious award.  

Aug 16, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
PKL 7: Deepak Hooda stars as Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Puneri Paltan 33-25

PKL 7: Deepak Hooda stars as Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Puneri Paltan 33-25

Captain Deepak Hooda was once again a top performer for the Panthers, picking up 9 raid points and marshalling his troops well throughout the match.

Aug 16, 2019, 00:28 AM IST
Ruiz wants Joshua rematch in New York, Eddie Hearn warns of legal action

Ruiz wants Joshua rematch in New York, Eddie Hearn warns of legal action

Joshua`s promoter Eddie Hearn, who said this week that both parties had signed up to the fight in Diriyah, near Riyadh, raised the threat of legal action if the Mexican-American refused the terms set

Aug 15, 2019, 21:04 PM IST
South African athlete Caster Semenya says she never felt supported by other women

South African athlete Caster Semenya says she never felt supported by other women

The South African athlete will not be able to defend her 800-meters title at the world championships in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted

Aug 15, 2019, 20:39 PM IST
Deepak Punia becomes 1st Indian junior world champion in 18 years

Deepak Punia becomes 1st Indian junior world champion in 18 years

Deepak beat Russia`s Alik Shebzukov to win the 86kg junior freestyle title which follows the silver he won in the category in 2018.

Aug 15, 2019, 16:15 PM IST
PKL 2019: UP Yoddha edge past Bengaluru Bulls 35-33

PKL 2019: UP Yoddha edge past Bengaluru Bulls 35-33

U.P. Yoddha`s defence scored five more tackle points than Bengaluru Bull in Match 39.   

Aug 13, 2019, 16:32 PM IST
Aishwarya Pissay scripts history, becomes 1st Indian to win world title in motorsports

Aishwarya Pissay scripts history, becomes 1st Indian to win world title in motorsports

Aishwarya, who won the first round in Dubai and was placed third (Portugal), fifth (Spain) and fourth (Hungary) in the subsequent outings, finished with a tally of 65 points.

Aug 13, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
PKL 2019: Bengal Warriors, Telugu Titans play out fifth draw

PKL 2019: Bengal Warriors, Telugu Titans play out fifth draw

Amit Kumar and Suraj helped Telugu Titans reduce Bengal Warriors to just three men on the mat, but a picture-perfect Thigh Hold from Mohammad Nabibakhsh on Siddharth levelled the scores yet again.   

Aug 13, 2019, 14:24 PM IST
Norway's Suzann Pettersen handed Solheim Cup wildcard slot

Norway's Suzann Pettersen handed Solheim Cup wildcard slot

England`s Charley Hull and Georgia Hall, Spain’s Azahara Munoz and Germany’s Caroline Masson qualified via the world rankings.

Aug 12, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
PKL 7: Telugu Titans beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 30-24

PKL 7: Telugu Titans beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 30-24

Titans were led by a commanding Vishal Bhardwaj High 5 while Siddharth Desai picked up 7 raid points.

Aug 11, 2019, 23:38 PM IST
Indian spikers settle for silver in U-23 Asian Championship

Indian spikers settle for silver in U-23 Asian Championship

India was slow to get off the blocks in the first set, allowing the opposition to steer the set in their direction, especially after the 10-point mark. 

Aug 11, 2019, 21:33 PM IST
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas dubs 2019 as his best season

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas dubs 2019 as his best season

With this year's season-opening Australian Grand Prix, the 29-year-old ended his one-year winless streak before also making a podium finish in Azerbaijan and grabbing four pole positions in 2019.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:48 PM IST
Dutee Chand granted Europe visa as preparation continues for Olympic qualification

Dutee Chand granted Europe visa as preparation continues for Olympic qualification

Dutee is keen to qualify for the women`s 100m event at the 2020 Tokyo Games and said that her preparations are on in full swing for the same.  

Aug 10, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Registration opens for Delhi Half Marathon 2019

Registration opens for Delhi Half Marathon 2019

The start line of this IAAF Gold Label race is expected to echo the sounds of 35,000 tapping feet across five categories -- Half Marathon (21.097 km), Great Delhi Run (5 km), Open 10K, Senior

Aug 07, 2019, 15:57 PM IST
She was people's leader: Condolences from sports fraternity continue to pour in for Sushma Swaraj

She was people's leader: Condolences from sports fraternity continue to pour in for Sushma Swaraj

Leaving a strong legacy behind, the BJP stalwart breathed her last at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital on Tuesday.

Aug 07, 2019, 11:45 AM IST
Sports fraternity lauds Center for revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir

Sports fraternity lauds Center for revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved the resolution on Article 370 and a separate bill to bifurcate the state into two separate union territories -- Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

Aug 06, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Australia's former Olympic champion Sally Pearson calls it quits

Australia's former Olympic champion Sally Pearson calls it quits

The Queenslander, who won Olympic 100 meters hurdles gold at the 2012 London Games and the world title in 2011 and 2017, succumbed to the series of injuries that have blighted her career in recent

Aug 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST