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  • focussed on olympic qualification now sarita

    Focussed on Olympic qualification now: Sarita

    Other Sports | November 07, 2014 18:30 IST

    New Delhi: Provisional suspension may be keeping her out of the ring but L Sarita Devi's indomitable spirit remains intact and the Asian Games bronze-medallist boxer says she is fully focussed on making the cut

  • time for revenge as anand eyes sixth world title

    Time for revenge as Anand eyes sixth world title

    Other Sports | November 07, 2014 18:02 IST

    Sochi (Russia): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will look to avenge last year's championship defeat and clinch his sixth world title when he takes on Magnus Carlsen in the first game of the World Chess

  • hamilton and rosberg fight for edge in title race

    Hamilton and Rosberg fight for edge in title race

    Other Sports | November 06, 2014 23:18 IST

    Sao Paulo: The duel for the Formula One title arrives in Brazil with Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fighting to get into good position ahead of the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi later

  • be it football or cricket sachin is the hero in kerala

    Be it football or cricket, Sachin is the hero in Kerala

    Cricket | November 06, 2014 22:01 IST

    Kochi: The excitement was the same for fans of Sachin Tendulkar when they saw their cricketing icon in a different role Thursday night, cheering Kerala Blasters FC, the ISL franchise that he co-owns.The biggest cheer

  • no violation of rules in pregnancy tests boxing india

    No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India

    Other Sports | November 06, 2014 21:57 IST

    New Delhi: Boxing India today refuted allegations that junior women pugilists were subjected to pregnancy tests ahead of the upcoming World Championships, stating that only the eligible senior girls went through the tests as required

  • aiba rules force sai to conduct pregnancy test on women

    AIBA rules force SAI to conduct pregnancy test on women boxers

    Other Sports | November 05, 2014 23:05 IST

    New Delhi: Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new

  • pistorius prosecutors file appeal papers

    Pistorius prosecutors file appeal papers

    Other Sports | November 04, 2014 21:51 IST

    Stellenbosch, South Africa: Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case filed appeal papers Tuesday, saying they believe a judge did not correctly apply the law when she found the Olympic athlete not guilty of murder for

  • isl pune city beat northeast united 1 0

    ISL: Pune City beat NorthEast United 1-0

    Football | November 03, 2014 23:20 IST

    Pune:  A late goal by John Goossens helped FC Pune City beat NorthEast United FC 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here Monday.The game was

  • abhinav bindra elected chairman of issf athletes committee

    Abhinav Bindra elected chairman of ISSF Athletes Committee

    Other Sports | October 30, 2014 17:30 IST

    New Delhi: The country's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been elected chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) Athletes Committee, becoming the first Indian to receive the honour.The ISSF, which is the

  • hat trick of titles for harinder double for dipika

    Hat-trick of titles for Harinder, double for Dipika

    Other Sports | October 29, 2014 20:20 IST

    Chennai: Harinder Pal Sandhu helped himself to his third title and Dipika Pallikal her second on the trot in the four-leg JSW Challenger Squash Circuit here today. Harinder defeated the top seeded Egyptian Karim Ali Fathi

  • wawrinka raonic advance at paris masters

    Wawrinka, Raonic advance at Paris Masters

    Tennis | October 29, 2014 19:24 IST

    PARIS: Stan Wawrinka won his first match in more than a month Wednesday and advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters.The third-seeded Wawrinka ended a three-match losing streak with a 6-4, 7-6 (6)

  • aita backs top players clarifies their asian games stand

    AITA backs top players, clarifies their Asian Games stand

    Tennis | October 29, 2014 23:19 IST

    New Delhi: Hours after the government made it clear that it would not extend financial help to athletes skipping important international events, the AITA today sought to clarify the stand taken by three top tennis

  • 2016 rio games organizers would welcome pistorius

    2016 Rio Games organizers would welcome Pistorius

    Other Sports | October 28, 2014 23:49 IST

    LONDON: Brazilian Olympic and Paralympic organizers say Oscar Pistorius would be welcome to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro if the South African runner is declared eligible.The double-amputee athlete began a five-year

  • akhil suggests he would not have behaved like sarita

    Akhil suggests he would not have behaved like Sarita

    Other Sports | October 28, 2014 21:48 IST

    New Delhi: Comeback man Akhil Kumar did not say it in so many words but suggested that he would not have behaved the way fellow boxer Sarita Devi did at the Incheon Asian Games medal

  • olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket rahul dravid

    Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket: Rahul Dravid

    Cricket | October 28, 2014 18:56 IST

    New Delhi: Batting on a different wicket as member of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal tally, former captain Rahul Dravid said that Olympic sports

  • after an amazing 2014 sania mirza targets number one spot

    After an 'amazing' 2014, Sania Mirza targets number one spot

    Tennis | November 01, 2014 11:57 IST

    Hyderabad: Having ended a successful year with victory in the WTA Tour Finals, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has set her sights on becoming the doubles world number one next season.“That's pretty amazing. People expect

  • ghosal mangaonkar sandhu for senior nationals

    Ghosal, Mangaonkar, Sandhu for senior nationals

    Other Sports | October 28, 2014 21:18 IST

    Mumbai: Indian squash professionals - reigning champion Saurav Ghosal, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Harinder Pal Sandhu - are the top three seeds in the men's section at the 62nd Senior National Championships to be held at

  • i am sorry won t do it again boxer sarita devi to aiba

    I am sorry, won't do it again: Boxer Sarita Devi to AIBA

    Other Sports | October 28, 2014 9:00 IST

    New Delhi:  A remorseful L Sarita Devi has pleaded with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to lift the provisional suspension imposed on her for refusing to accept her bronze medal in the Asiad, saying that

  • barcelona messi did not have pre match treatment

    Barcelona: Messi did not have pre-match treatment

    Football | October 27, 2014 23:16 IST

    Barcelona, Spain:  Barcelona says Lionel Messi did not receive treatment before his subdued Clasico performance against Real Madrid on Saturday.   Press reports appeared Monday saying the Argentina forward had received injections by rheumatologists to relieve

  • know how south africa soccer team captain was shot and

    Know how South Africa soccer team captain was shot and killed

    Football | December 09, 2014 11:22 IST

    Johannesburg: The captain of the South African national soccer team was fatally shot at his girlfriend's house during an attempted robbery Sunday (26th October) night as he tried to apprehend the intruders, police and an