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Jayaram outmuscles Kashyap to reach Indonesia Open third round

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.


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Serena survives, Murray suffers shock exit at US Open

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.


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Rio Paralympics: Lack of media interest in India draws flak

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...


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Usain Bolt hints he's proposed to long-term girlfriend after Rio scandal

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.


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'Why would I Lie?' Jaisha, who collapsed in Rio, asks for probe

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.


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PV Sindhu arrives in Hyderabad, whole city converges to welcome its star

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...


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Rio 2016: PV Sindhu wins first Olympic silver medal for Indian women

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.


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Narsingh Yadav ousted from Rio Olympics, banned for 4 years

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.


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Rio 2016: PV Sindhu smashes her way into final, aims for gold

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.


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Rio 2016: Sakshi Malik ends India's medal drought

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.


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Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu on fire, enters women's singles semi-finals

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...


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Rio Olympics 2016: Sindhu keeps India's hopes alive, reaches quarterfinals

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.


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Minister Vijay Goel slammed as IOC threatens to cancel his accreditation

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...


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Michael Phelps breaks Olympics record with 22nd individual gold

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...


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Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna in quarterfinals of mixed doubles in Rio

India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event of tennis competition at the Rio Olympics by scoring a straight-set win over Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and John...


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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3: Abhinav Bindra misses bronze by a whisker, retires

Indian shooting lost a star on August 8, as Abhinav Bindra ? India's most decorated shooter retired from the sport after missing out on another Olympic medal. On Day 3 of the Rio Olympics, the veteran shooter...


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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 2: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar makes India proud, archers

Day two of the Rio Olympics turned out to be a mixed bag for India. India created history when gymnast Dipa Karmakar qualified for the final round of the Individual vault finals and the Indian women's hockey team made...


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PM Narendra Modi flags off 'Run for Rio'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday morning flagged off 'Run for Rio', a running event organized before the beginning of the Rio Olympics 2016. The event is being held to show Indian athletes that the whole...


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Narsingh Yadav doping row: PM Modi intervenes, seeks details of controversy

New Delhi: The Narsingh Yadav doping controversy took an interesting when Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened in the ongoing row surrounding the Indian wrestler. Modi met Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president...


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NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs to send Kevin Love to Bucks for Greg Monroe?

The Cleveland Cavaliers could consider trading for Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe, who has been at the center of NBA trade rumors this offseason.


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Portugal beat host France to win Euro 2016

Paris: Substitute Eder's extra-time goal secured Portugal's first European Championship title after they overcame the early loss of Cristiano Ronaldo to snatch a 1-0 victory over hosts France on Sunday.


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Lionel Messi jail verdict: Barcelona star to appeal against the decision

Barcelona football star Lionel Messi and his father will appeal against a Spanish court verdict sentencing them each to 21 months in jail for tax fraud, the player's lawyers say. Argentina's soccer star Messi...


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Portugal vs Wales, Euro 2016 semifinal: How Cristiano Ronaldo slayed the

Cristiano Ronaldo became quite the legend as his record-equalling ninth European Championship goal led Portugal past Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bales' Wales and into the Euro 2016 final. Ronaldo performed superbly...


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Anil Kumble praises Virat Kohli, says loves his aggression

Team India's news coach Anil Kumble today openly praised captain Virat Kohli. "I love his aggression. I was no different. I was also aggressive, very different in terms of how we probably came across on the field...


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Euro 2016, quarter-final: Germany beat Italy 6-5 on penalties, reach semi-final

In an exciting Euro 2016 quarter-final encounter, Germany beat Italy 6-5 on penalties to advance to semi-final. Interestingly before this match, Germany had never beaten Italy in a major tournament having lost on...


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NBA Free Agency rumors 2016: Kevin Durant, Al Horford, Dwyane Wade, Mike Conley

The NBA marketplace is all set to be flooded with a huge infusion of cash and salary cap space. The NBA free agency period is set to begin on Friday, all sorts of rumors are doing rounds and some of the league's best young and veteran players are free to go to the highest bidder.


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NBA trade rumors: Boston Celtics still chasing Griffin or Butler to pair with

The Boston Celtics did not succeed in closing a blockbuster deal at the 2016 NBA Draft but it does not stop them from trying.


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Portugal vs Poland Euro 2016 quarterfinal: Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert

When you think of Portugal, the first name which comes to your mind is Cristiano Ronaldo and from the Poland team the first name that comes to everyone's mind is Robert Lewandowski.


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NBA trade rumors: Chicago Bulls, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets pondering likely

The days before the 2016 NBA Draft saw a whirlwind of 11 trades involving 26 players, three future draft picks and cash take over the league with franchises showing more interest in recruiting young players, coveted talents and salary cap dumps.


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NBA trade rumors: Demarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe lead list of unwanted players

The NBA Draft has ended and the offseason has begun. In the meantime, the league news will be filled with player deals, trades and rumors.


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