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US President Donald Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

The president rescinded a White House invitation to basketball star Stephen Curry, who had said he would "vote" against the planned visit by the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.

Sep 24, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Sports Schedule for the day: July 22, 2017

A mixture of five different sports to entertain its fans. While you have hockey, nearing its ultimate round, and then, on the other hand, you have a pinch of desi cricket in the form of Tamil Nadu Premier League.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Payments against bogus bills made during Kabaddi World Cup in Punjab: CAG Report

The CAG report said no perspective and annual plans were prepared by the Punjab State Sports Council (PSSC) during the years 2011-16 to achieve its objectives and to provide direction to the promotion of sports in the State.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Weightlifter Punam Yadav wins gold in two categories at Commonwealth Championships

Punam Yadav bagged gold medals in both senior and junior women's categories in 2015 Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior weightlifting championships.

Oct 14, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Champions League: Alvaro Morata sends Juventus into final at Real Madrid`s expense

Juventus will face Barcelona in the Champions League final after Alvaro Morata came back to haunt former club and holders Real Madrid with the precious away goal in a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday to progress 3-2 on aggregate.

May 14, 2015, 02:32 AM IST

Happy eight-month `torture` is over: Saeed Ajmal

Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal on Saturday said he was delighted his eight-month "torture" which saw him suspended for an illegal bowling action was finally over after being recalled to the national side.

Apr 04, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Arsenal deserve to win Premier League title: Robert Pires

Football great Robert Pires on Saturday said his former club Arsenal deserve to be the Premier League champions this season but feels there will be regrets towards the end of the campaign.

Apr 04, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

World champ Christian Sprenger under pressure to make Aussie swimming team

Australia`s Christian Sprenger will have to rely on the discretion of selectors to defend his 100-metres breaststroke title at this year`s world championships after a slow time Saturday.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal

In what could be termed as one of the biggest doping scandals in recent years, as many as 21 weightlifters have been provisionally suspended by the Indian Weightlifting Federation after testing positive for banned substances.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

Sim Bhullar's much-hyped NBA debut delayed

Sim Bhullar made history by becoming the first player of Indian descent to sign an NBA contract but he will have to wait more to make his much-awaited league debut as he did not get to play in what turned out to be Sacramento Kings' loss against Pelicans.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Sachithra Senanayake to replace Saeed Ajmal at Worcestershire

Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has signed up with English cricket county team Worcestershire, replacing Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal for the upcoming season.

Apr 04, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Confident India start Olympic preparation with Azlan Shah

Already assured of a place in the Rio Olympics, Asian Games champions India will start their preparations for the mega-event with the 24th Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament where they would face Korea in their opening match here tomorrow.

Apr 04, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

Portland Trail Blazers clinch division title

C.J. McCollum scored a career-high 27 points as the Portland Trail Blazers routed the hapless Los Angeles Lakers 107-77 on Friday night, clinching the division title in the process.

Apr 04, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will lose her world no. 1 ranking after her gallant fight against Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the semifinals ended in heartbreak at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Indonesia resolve Olympic ring row, avoid IOC ban

Indonesia is set to retain the hosting rights of the 2018 Asian Games and avoid an International Olympic Committee (IOC) ban after resolving a row over the use of the Olympic rings logo.

Apr 04, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

Phil Mickelson relishes the pressure of contending in Houston

Phil Mickelson values the importance of being in contention heading into next week`s Masters and he was right where he wanted to be, one stroke behind leader Andrew Putnam after the second round of

Apr 04, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Phil Mickelson not surprised Tiger Woods will play Masters

Phil Mickelson is not surprised Tiger Woods has decided to play in next week`s Masters and expects the former world number one to have fixed the issues with his short game.

Apr 04, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

Bold, if foolhardy, Masters decision by Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods decision to return to competition at next week`s Masters after a two-month break is unquestionably a bold one, but it could very well end up being foolhardy.

Apr 04, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

Memphis Grizzlies topple Thunder to grab share of first

Jeff Green tallied 22 points and the Memphis Grizzlies moved into a tie for first place on Friday with a 100-92 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Apr 04, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Hong Kong`s Richard Lee - from Ferrari salesman to AC Milan dealmaker?

Hong Kong`s Richard Lee, reported to be spearheading a bid to buy seven-time European champions AC Milan, is a colourful businessman known for importing Italian supercars to China.

Apr 04, 2015, 10:32 AM IST