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U Mumba, Bengaluru Bulls enter semi-finals in Pro Kabaddi League Season 7

U Mumba, Bengaluru Bulls enter semi-finals in Pro Kabaddi League Season 7

U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls secured their places in semi-finals by defeating Haryana Steelers and UP Yoddha respectively in the Eliminator 2 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 in Ahmedabad on Monday

Oct 15, 2019, 11:35 AM IST
Kenya's Brigid Kosgei smashes Paula Radcliffe's marathon world record in Chicago

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei smashes Paula Radcliffe's marathon world record in Chicago

Kosgei won the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Gold Label road race in two hours, 14 minutes amd four seconds. 

Oct 14, 2019, 13:58 PM IST
Four national-level hockey players killed, 3 others injured in car accident in Madhya Pradesh

Four national-level hockey players killed, 3 others injured in car accident in Madhya Pradesh

Four national-level hockey players were killed while three others sustained injuries after the car they were travelling in met with an accident here on Monday, police said.

Oct 14, 2019, 09:59 AM IST
 Rugby World Cup: Namibia vs Canada match cancelled due to typhoon

Rugby World Cup: Namibia vs Canada match cancelled due to typhoon

 The organizers of the Rugby World Cup held in Japan decided to cancel "on safety grounds" the match between Namibia and Canada scheduled for Sunday in Kamaishi, following the landing of Typhoon

Oct 13, 2019, 17:02 PM IST
World Boxing Championships: Manju Rani settles for silver in 48 kg category

World Boxing Championships: Manju Rani settles for silver in 48 kg category

Indian boxer Manju Rani on Sunday settled for a silver medal at the Women's World Boxing Championships after going down against Ekaterina Paltceva of Russia in the summit showdown of the 48 kg

Oct 13, 2019, 15:27 PM IST
India's R Praggnanandhaa bags gold at World Youth Chess Championship

India's R Praggnanandhaa bags gold at World Youth Chess Championship

Indian chess grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has clinched a gold medal in the Under-18 open category of the ongoing World Youth Chess Championship in Mumbai. 

Oct 13, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
World Boxing Championships: India's Manju Rani enters final, Jamuna Boro settles for bronze

World Boxing Championships: India's Manju Rani enters final, Jamuna Boro settles for bronze

Manju, who is making her maiden appearance in the event, defeated Chuthamat by a 4-1 verdict in a thrilling semi-final bout of the tournament. 

Oct 12, 2019, 17:05 PM IST
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes 1st athlete to finish marathon in under two hours

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes 1st athlete to finish marathon in under two hours

Long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya on Saturday scripted history by becoming the first-ever athlete to finish a marathon in under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

Oct 12, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
U.S. Olympic champion Conor Dwyer retires after doping ban

U.S. Olympic champion Conor Dwyer retires after doping ban

Dwyer, 30, tested positive for an anabolic agent in three out-of-competition urine samples last November and December.

Oct 12, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom loses in 51 kg semi-final, settles for bronze

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom loses in 51 kg semi-final, settles for bronze

Kom, who had earlier scripted history by becoming the only women boxer to have clinched eight world championship medals, slumped to a 1-4 defeat against European champion Cakiroglu by split verdict.

Oct 12, 2019, 11:59 AM IST
World Boxing Championships: India's Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain reach semi-finals

World Boxing Championships: India's Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain reach semi-finals

Jamuna  Boro assured herself of maiden medal at the Championship by defeating Ursula Gottlob of Germany 4-1 in the quarter-final bout of the 54kg category event on Thurday. 

Oct 11, 2019, 12:16 PM IST
World Boxing Championships: India's Manju Rani reaches semi-final of 48kg category

World Boxing Championships: India's Manju Rani reaches semi-final of 48kg category

Manju will now lock horns with the winner of another quarter-final bout between Bulgaria's Sevda Asenova and Thailand's Chuthamat Raksat.

Oct 10, 2019, 16:46 PM IST
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra not competition fit right now: AFI chief

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra not competition fit right now: AFI chief

Chopra has still not qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, the qualification period for which began on May 1 this year.

Oct 10, 2019, 13:24 PM IST
Mary Kom reaches 51kg semi-final, becomes 1st boxer to win 8th World Championships medal

Mary Kom reaches 51kg semi-final, becomes 1st boxer to win 8th World Championships medal

Kom will now square off with Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey on Saturday for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament.  

Oct 10, 2019, 12:16 PM IST
Pro Kabaddi League: Bengal Warriors beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-29

Pro Kabaddi League: Bengal Warriors beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-29

Sukesh Hegde (6 raid points), Mohammad Nabibakhsh (7 points) and Rinku Narwal (High 5 with 5 tackle points) impressed for the Warriors as they picked up a win to go atop the points table.  

Oct 10, 2019, 10:56 AM IST
Sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for 4 years, stripped of Asian titles over doping violation

Sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for 4 years, stripped of Asian titles over doping violation

Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran on Wednesday was banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for four years after she was found positive for steroids.

Oct 09, 2019, 19:39 PM IST
 Rugby World Cup: Argentina stroll to bittersweet victory over USA

Rugby World Cup: Argentina stroll to bittersweet victory over USA

Argentina ended their time in Japan with 11 points in Group C behind England and France, with 15 and 13 points, respectively.

Oct 09, 2019, 16:32 PM IST
Saina Nehwal reaches out to External Affairs Ministry for visa help

Saina Nehwal reaches out to External Affairs Ministry for visa help

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Monday made an `urgent request` to the Ministry of External Affairs to help her participate in the upcoming Denmark tour by sorting out her visa issue.

Oct 07, 2019, 23:52 PM IST
Sania Mirza's sister Anam to marry Mohammad Azarhuddin's son Asad in December

Sania Mirza's sister Anam to marry Mohammad Azarhuddin's son Asad in December

Putting an end to rumours doing rounds on internet surrounding sportstar Sania Mirza's sister Anan Mirza's wedding, the tennis star confirmed that Anam will soon be marrying former India cricket team

Oct 07, 2019, 20:14 PM IST
Early exit for Sarita Devi at World Boxing Championships

Early exit for Sarita Devi at World Boxing Championships

Former world champion Sarita Devi`s campaign came to an early end at the ongoing women`s World Boxing Championships here on Sunday after she was overpowered in the 60 kg category by Russia`s Natalia

Oct 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST