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FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain coach Fernando Hierro praises Iran ahead of World Cup match

Spain's coach urged his players to forget what happened in the Portugal match and focus on doing well against Iran, stressing the importance of winning the upcoming game.

Jun 20, 2018, 10:51 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: France looking for answers after narrow Australia escape

France are hardly alone in struggling to put down weaker opponents, and they will be delighted to have emerged with the points against Australia, a win secured with great help from the VAR system and a lucky deflection.

Jun 18, 2018, 11:22 AM IST

Colombia holds final training before travelling to FIFA World Cup 2018 opener vs Japan

Colombia is scheduled to travel to Saransk on Monday, with Japan having landed Sunday.

Jun 18, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

Japan sets foot in Russia 6 days ahead of their FIFA World Cup debut match against Colombia

Japan's national team, which is the last of the 32 national teams to arrive in Russia, landed at Kazan International Airport at 6:30 pm on a flight from Austria, where they defeated Paraguay 4-2 in a friendly on Tuesday.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:27 PM IST

Pooja Kadian creates history, wins first ever gold for India in Wushu World Championships

Pooja finished on top of the podium in the 75 kg women’s sanda category defeating Evgeniya Stepanova of Russia in the final.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Priyesha Deshmukh wins bronze in Deaf Shooting Worlds

The 23-year-old Maharashtra competitor posted a total of 180.4 to finish third.

Sep 17, 2016, 22:33 PM IST

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

The 10-year-old Bahraini girl who competed at this month`s world championships in Russia could end up holding a record that will never be beaten if swimming officials push ahead with plans to close

Aug 26, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem

China`s world record-holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang confirmed his shock withdrawal from Sunday`s 1500m freestyle final at the world championships was down to a heart problem.

Aug 09, 2015, 23:55 PM IST

Japan`s Daiya Seto wins men`s 400m individual medley world gold

Japan`s Daiya Seto was delighted to retain his men`s 400m individual medley gold at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

Katinka Hosszu wins women`s 400m individual medley world gold

Hungary`s Katinka Hosszu completed the individual medley double on Sunday with victory in the women`s 400m final having already claimed the 200m crown.

Aug 09, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Gregorio Paltrinieri wins 1500m freestyle gold as record holder Sun Yang pulls out

China`s world record holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang was a shock withdrawal from the 1500m freestyle final at the world championships Sunday with Italy`s Gregorio Paltrinieri snatching the title.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Jennie Johansson wins women`s 50m breaststroke world gold

Sweden`s Jennie Johansson was the shock winner of the women`s 50m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Camille Lacourt wins men`s 50m backstroke world gold

France`s Camille Lacourt won the men`s 50m backstroke final at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Katie Ledecky breaks 800m freestyle record, claims fifth world gold

Katie Ledecky broke her own 800m freestyle world record on Saturday by claiming an historic fifth gold medal at the world swimming championships to complete the sweep of freestyle titles.

Aug 08, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Chad le Clos wins men`s 100m fly world gold

South Africa`s Chad le Clos won the men`s 100m butterfly final at the swimming world championships on Saturday.

Aug 08, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

Sun Yang faces fight for world mile crown

China`s Sun Yang was only third in Saturday`s 1500m freestyle heats as the long-distance expert bids to complete the treble of titles at the world swimming championship. 

Aug 08, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq finishes third in worlds heat

Tiny 10-year-old Alzain Tareq grinned from ear-to-ear on Saturday as the world championships` youngest competitor in Kazan swam her personal best to finish third in her 50m freestyle heat.

Aug 08, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teenager Kanako Watanabe won the women`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to claim her second medal in Kazan.

Aug 07, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold

Germany`s Marco Koch won men`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to deny Hungary`s Daniel Gyurta an historic fourth straight title in the event.

Aug 07, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Mitchell Larkin completes worlds backstroke double

Australia`s Mitchell Larkin won the men`s 200m backstroke gold on Friday at the world swimming championships to complete the double.

Aug 07, 2015, 21:38 PM IST