New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on becoming the first Indian high jumper to win a Gold Medal at the Rio Paralympic Games-2016.
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept 10: Issuing a scathing attack on Shashank Manohar, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chairman Anurag Thakur on Saturday accused the ICC chairman of abandoning the board when it needed him the most like a 'captain of the sinking ship'.
New Delhi, Sept.10: Ace Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Saturday pulled out of the forthcoming Davis Cup tie against Spain, citing that he has been asked to rest his injured knee.
Dubai [UAE], Sept.10: India star batsman Virat Kohli continues to remain on top of the latest T20I batsman rankings while Australia's Glenn Maxwell made a huge jump to reach a career-best third position.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept.10: Following a 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in the two match T20 series, Australia stand-in skipper David Warner has lauded his side's gritty performance saying that it was pleasing to see `scrappy cricket` from the limited-overs unit.
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Sept. 10: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar who missed getting a medal at the recent Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by a whisker, on Saturday praised Paralympians Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati for winning gold and bronze medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed India's Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati for bagging a gold and bronze respectively at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept.10: Mariyappan Thangavelu scripted history at the ongoing Rio Paralympics, becoming the first Indian para-athlete to bag a gold medal in the men's high jump-T42 finals on day two of the prestigious tournament at the Olympic Stadium.
Colombo [Sri Lanka]: Australia spoiled Tillakaratne Dilshan's farewell by claiming a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka to make a clean sweep in the two-match T20 series in Colombo.
New Delhi [India], Sept 9: Aggressive, cavalier, dangerous, and unabashedly flamboyant - these are but a few adjectives that pop into one's mind when one thinks of Christopher Henry Gayle, a man both feared and admired by his competition.
Dubai [UAE], Sept. 9: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that it will present the Test Championship mace to Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on 21st September.
New York [USA], Sept.9: World number one Serena Williams' quest for a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title at the ongoing US Open came to an end as she suffered a straight-sets defeat at the hands of Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic in the semi-finals of the women's singles event here on Friday.
Madrid [Spain], Sept.9: Portugal star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been out of action since injuring his knee in the successful Euro 2016 final, has confirmed that he will make his return for Real Madrid in this week's La Liga clash against Osasuna.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept.9: After slumping to a comprehensive T20 defeat at the hands of Pakistan, England coach Trevor Bayliss has lashed out at his team's performance by referring to the players as having 'played like pretty boys' at Old Trafford.
Agartala (Manipur) [India], Sept. 8: Trinamool Congress (TMC) vice-president Mukul Roy and retired international footballer and an Arjuna award winner Prasun Banerjee, who at present is also a TMC MP, today felicitated gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bishweshwar Nandi.
London [England], Sept.8: Chelsea striker Eden Hazard has taken a veiled swipe at Jose Mourinho, saying that his side are in a much better position at the moment after enduring an `ugly` season under the former Portuguese manager last year.
Balikpapan [Indonesia], Sept 8: Ace Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram trounced compatriot Parupalli Kashyap in straight games to progress through to the third round of the Indonesia Grand Prix Gold here on Wednesday.
New York [USA], Sept.8: World number one Serena Williams emerged from her toughest test at this year's US Open as she battled past Romania' Simona Halep to book her place in the semi-finals of the women's singles event here at Flushing Meadows On Thursday.
New Delhi [India]: As the world was eagerly waiting for the opening ceremony of the Rio Paralympic Games in which 19 Indians will be competing, not a single Indian network including Doordarshan has picked up the...
Wellington [New Zealand], Sept.5: After sparking controversy with his late-night antics following his triumphant Rio Olympics campaign, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt seems ready to settle down as he strongly hinted that he has proposed to long-term girlfriend Kasi Bennett.
Athlete OP Jaisha is demanding an investigation into the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) allegation that she refused energy drinks as she ran the marathon at the Rio Olympics.
Hyderabad: A smiling Olympic champion PV Sindhu arrived this morning at the Hyderabad airport, where hundreds had reached to welcome her. Top politicians and others jostled to present flowers and shawls and click...
Shutler PV Sindhu took Indian badminton to a new level with her silver medal win at the Rio Olympics 2016 last night. Sindhu became India's first woman to win an Olympics silver medal on Friday.
After his dream of representing the country in Rio Olympics was shattered after a verdict of the CAS, a devastated Narsingh Yadav today said that he is determined to do everything to prove his innocence.
India's PV Sindhu stormed her way into the final of women's single badminton tournament at the Rio Olympics today by defeating Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semifinal encounter.
It was a proud day for India, specially Indian women, as Sakshi Malik became the fourth Indian to win a medal at the Summer Games and brought to end the agonising wait for a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Two-time World Championship bronze medallist PV Sindhu stands is now only a win away from assuring India a medal after she shocked London Games silver medallist Wang Yihan of China to enter the women's singles semifinals...
Two-time World Championship bronze-medallist PV Sindhu reached the quarterfinals of the women's singles competition after defeating Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying at the Olympic Games in Rio.
India's sports minister Vijay Goel is a lot more in news at the Rio Olympics than perhaps the Indian athletes, who are yet to make an impact. On Friday, Rio Olympic organisers officially threatened to cancel his...
Michael Phelps won his fourth gold medal of the Rio Olympics and 22nd overall with a victory in the 200-meter individual medley Thursday night breaking a millenia-old Olympic record. It was another one of the extraordinary...