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Chinese Grand Prix called off due to Coronavirus outbreak

Chinese Grand Prix called off due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Formula One Chinese Grand Prix will not take place as scheduled on April 19 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, The Times and other media outlets reported on Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2020, 15:01 PM IST
Gaurav Chauhan, Jyoti Gulia punch silver as Indian boxers bag 5 medals in Hungary

Gaurav Chauhan, Jyoti Gulia punch silver as Indian boxers bag 5 medals in Hungary

 President`s Cup silver medallist Gaurav Chauhan (91kg) and former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) claimed silver medals as India finished their campaign with 4 silver medals and 1 bronze at

Feb 08, 2020, 16:20 PM IST
Anna Korakaki to be 1st-ever woman to start Olympic torch relay

Anna Korakaki to be 1st-ever woman to start Olympic torch relay

Korakaki won a gold and a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and was the world champion in 2018.

Feb 07, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
World Anti Doping Agency asks CAS for public hearing of Russia case

World Anti Doping Agency asks CAS for public hearing of Russia case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said it has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for a public hearing on its case for Russia's exclusion from international sporting competitions. WADA

Feb 04, 2020, 15:11 PM IST
Indian boxers bag 6 gold medals at Sweden boxing meet

Indian boxers bag 6 gold medals at Sweden boxing meet

Indian boxers claim 6 gold medals at Golden Girl Championship in Sweden.

Feb 03, 2020, 18:11 PM IST
Helicopter in Kobe Bryant crash lacked certificate to fly in fog

Helicopter in Kobe Bryant crash lacked certificate to fly in fog

Air traffic controllers had given the helicopter pilot "special visual flight rules," or clearance to fly in the less-than-optimal weather around the Burbank airport.

Feb 01, 2020, 12:51 PM IST
LeBron James gives heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant in pre-game ceremony

LeBron James gives heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant in pre-game ceremony

 LeBron James gave a heartfelt tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, saying that the Los Angeles Lakers game against Portland Trail Blazer is a `celebration of his life`.

Feb 01, 2020, 12:16 PM IST
We are completely devastated: Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa

We are completely devastated: Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa Bryant has spoken out for the first time since her husband and daughter Gianna's demise in a helicopter crash. Vanessa said the family is 'completely devastated' by the

Jan 30, 2020, 18:36 PM IST
Rangers FC sign Indian forward Bala Devi

Rangers FC sign Indian forward Bala Devi

Rangers Football Club on Wednesday announced the signing of India women's football team attacker Bala Devi from Manipur Police Sports Club, subject to international clearance.

Jan 29, 2020, 20:32 PM IST
Javeline thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Javeline thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

This was the Olympic medal hopeful's first competitive event after recovering from the injury.  

Jan 29, 2020, 15:10 PM IST
Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch to be lit using hydrogen for first time

Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch to be lit using hydrogen for first time

Organisers aim to offset all carbon emissions generated during the Games and also use the Olympics to boost awareness of environmental issues in Japan.

Jan 27, 2020, 13:07 PM IST
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter die in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter die in helicopter crash

American basketball legend Kobe Bryant with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna believed to have died in a helicopter crash on Sunday (January 26), according to The Guardian report. 

Jan 27, 2020, 07:05 AM IST
Sports fraternity wishes nation on 71st Republic Day

Sports fraternity wishes nation on 71st Republic Day

On this day in 1950, India solidified its sovereignty by putting into effect the Constitution of India, which took nearly three years of careful deliberation to finalise.  

Jan 26, 2020, 13:04 PM IST
Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, PV Sindhu awarded Padma Bhushan

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, PV Sindhu awarded Padma Bhushan

Sindhu became the only Indian woman to win an Olympic silver when she reached the final of the women's singles event at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Jan 26, 2020, 09:57 AM IST
Hockey India announces 32 players for men's national coaching camp

Hockey India announces 32 players for men's national coaching camp

Dragflicker and defender Varun Kumar, who was out of action due to a nerve injury, has returned for the national coaching camp. 

Jan 25, 2020, 14:03 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team begins New Zealand tour with 4-0 win

Indian women's hockey team begins New Zealand tour with 4-0 win

The Indian women's hockey team kick-started the first tour of their Olympic Year with a confident 4-0 victory over the New Zealand Development squad.

Jan 25, 2020, 13:25 PM IST
UP govt announces cash reward for Tokyo Olympics medalists

UP govt announces cash reward for Tokyo Olympics medalists

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday announced that all the athletes from the state, who will be winning gold medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games, will be rewarded with Rs 6 crore each.

Jan 24, 2020, 16:44 PM IST
Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly 'technology doping' controversy: sources

Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly 'technology doping' controversy: sources

World Athletics expects to announce the findings of a review into the technology used in road and track shoes by the end of January.

Jan 24, 2020, 14:49 PM IST
WADA Executive Committee appoints new Standing Committee Chairs

WADA Executive Committee appoints new Standing Committee Chairs

With the terms of the Chairs of WADA`s five Standing Committees having come to an end on 31 December 2019 (except for the Compliance Review Committee, whose Chair remained in place until this ExCo

Jan 24, 2020, 12:56 PM IST
WADA Executive Committee receives update on RUSADA compliance case

WADA Executive Committee receives update on RUSADA compliance case

The ExCo members received an update on the compliance case against RUSADA from the outgoing Chair of the CRC, Jonathan Taylor. As communicated on January 9, WADA filed a formal request for

Jan 24, 2020, 12:41 PM IST