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Need blessings for more medals: Hima Das after winning five golds

Hima said the five matches were warm-up like games for her as she is preparing for big matches. She added that she is trying her best to do well and needs prayers and blessings from the nation.

Jul 22, 2019, 21:45 PM IST

Twitter reacts as Mary Kom clinches record 6th World Championship gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other sports personalities have gathered in unison to congratulate Mary Kom on becoming the first female boxer to clinch six World Championship titles. 

Nov 24, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia achieves world number one rank in 65kg category

It has turned out to be a remarkable season for Bajrang, who was also the only Indian grappler to be given a seeding at the Budapest World Championship.

Nov 10, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Ritu Phogat to replace Vinesh Phogat in 50kg for Worlds, Pinki back in 53kg

Vinesh, who was a medal favourite, suffered an elbow injury on Friday during practice and was ruled out.

Sep 24, 2018, 23:54 PM IST

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa enters World Badminton Championship quarterfinals

 The Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa pulled off a stunning victory over the Malaysian world no.7 combination of Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai to progress to the quarterfinals of the World Championship here today.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Shuttler HS Prannoy's mantra for WC, Asiad - Take calculative risks, don't hold back

"I have stopped thinking about losing those crucial matches because it brings a lot of negativity. I am just focusing on a whole perspective where I need to implement those strokes, take calculative risks and not hold back," Prannoy told PTI.

Jul 22, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Gaurav Bidhuri enters final of Russian boxing tourney

World Championship bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) continued a fine comeback from injury as he advanced to the semifinal of the Umakhanov Memorial boxing tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia today.

Jun 09, 2018, 20:40 PM IST

Boxer Gaurav Bidhuri hopeful to clinch medal in Asian Games

 World Championship bronze medalist boxer Gaurav Bidhuri on Tuesday assured that he will do his best in the Asian Games and definitely win a medal for the country.

Jun 05, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

India at CWG: CWG a stepping stone, my target is World Championship, says Heena Sidhu

The 52nd World Championships will be held from August 31 to September 15 in Changwon, Korea.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

PV Sindhu reacts on world championship final loss with grace

She can only improve from here on and would be eyeing to become the numero uno player in the world in the near future. 

Aug 31, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

Vijender Singh backs Indian athletes to bag more than one medal at World Championship

The 31-year-old had fetched a bronze medal at the 15th World Championship in Milan, just over a year after becoming India's first Olympic medallist in boxing -- a bronze-winner at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Usain Bolt, Elaine Thompson lead Jamaica's world championships charge

Bolt will chase his fourth successive 100 metres world title and a fifth consecutive 4x100m relay gold at the Aug. 4-14 meeting, his last international competition.

Jul 25, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

I will play to win at World Championship, says Australian Superseries winner Kidambi Srikanth

The 24-year-old Indian, who won the Indonesia Super Series Premier and the Australian Super Series titles, said he will play to win at the World Championship in August.

Jun 27, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Yohan Blake completes sprint double at Jamaican Nationals, World Championship trials

Running in lane five, the 2012 Olympic 100m and 200m silver medallist was quickest off the curve and powered away to a big win over Commonwealth Games champion Rasheed Dwyer.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal look for good show at Australia Open

Newly-crowned Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth and title-holder Saina Nehwal will have their task cut out when they lead the Indian challenge at the Australia Super Series starting with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

Jun 19, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth eyes Indian Super Series title for World Championship qualification

Two summers ago, Srikanth became the only Indian male shuttler to clinch the India Open when he along with Saina Nehwal had made it a double delight for India at the Siri Fort Stadium.

Mar 25, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Heartbreak for Harika Dronavali, clinches 3rd bronze at World Championship

Harika missed several opportunities in the tie-breaker which was a battle of nerves. Tan will now play the finals against Anna Muzychuk of Ukraine.

Feb 26, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Olympics has changed something inside me, feels silver medalist PV Sindhu

The two-time bronze medalist at World Championship will next compete at the China Super Series starting next week and Sindhu said she can't take anybody lightly.

Nov 09, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

Aragon Grand Prix: Spain's Marc Marquez wins, leads Valentino Rossi by 52 points

Defending champion Jorge Lorenzo passed Yamaha teammate Rossi with five laps to go to take second.

Sep 25, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Mary Kom, Laishram Sarita sail into Rd 2 of World Championships

Mary Kom set up a clash on Saturday with Germany's Azize Nimani, who stunned Asian Games bronze-medallist Nandintsetseg Myagmardulam of Mongolia.

May 19, 2016, 20:51 PM IST