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  • biopic on me should promote badminton saina

    Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina

    Other Sports | December 23, 2014 21:19 IST

    Bhopal: Ace shuttler and Olympic Bronze medallist Saina Nehwal today said that she won't mind a biopic made on her life and wants it to highlight the sport of badminton rather than focus on her.Saina,

  • aiba urges ioa to recognise boxing india

    AIBA urges IOA to recognise Boxing India

    Other Sports | December 23, 2014 18:25 IST

    Laussane: Calling on the IOA to recognise Boxing India, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu has said that refusing affiliation to BI amounts to going against the Olympic Charter.Speaking to sports website 'insidethegame.Biz'

  • mixed year for indian archers as slump in recurve continues

    Mixed year for Indian archers as slump in recurve continues

    Other Sports | December 26, 2014 13:19 IST

    Kolkata: Indian archers had their share of hits and misses but the sport made little headway on the whole as they continued their slump in recurve section in 2014, a trend that doesn't augur too

  • bindra retains 10m air rifle national title

    Bindra retains 10m air rifle national title

    Other Sports | December 22, 2014 20:51 IST

    Pune: India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra showed that despite being only a hobby shooter now, he has it in him to continue winning as he successfully defended his 10 metre air rifle

  • dubai makes play for india s sporting business

    Dubai makes play for India's sporting business

    Cricket | December 21, 2014 17:18 IST

    Dubai: The city of Dubai which has pumped in millions of dollars to build two new sports facilities is offering India's sporting stars to use its sprawling venues for practice sessions as well as major

  • not enough podiums but lifters bury ghosts of doping

    Not enough podiums, but lifters bury ghosts of doping

    Other Sports | December 21, 2014 14:02 IST

    New Delhi: There is not much to show in terms of stellar performances but the fact that Indian weightlifters managed to bury the ghost of doping, which has haunted them for long, was no less

  • saina srikanth sink in world super series semis

    Saina, Srikanth sink in World Super Series semis

    Other Sports | December 21, 2014 11:27 IST

    Dubai: The dream run of top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth came to an end after they suffered contrasting defeats in the semifinals to bring the curtains down on India's campaign at the BWF

  • indian men women win world cup kabaddi titles

    Indian men & women win World Cup Kabaddi titles

    Other Sports | December 21, 2014 11:21 IST

    Badal (Muktsar): The Indian men's team continued their winning streak by clinching the fifth Kabaddi World Cup title, while the women's side bagged the crown for the fourth consecutive time, here Saturday.At a grand finale

  • indian golf 2014 lahiri rashid rise veterans struggle

    Indian Golf 2014: Lahiri, Rashid rise; veterans struggle

    Other Sports | December 20, 2014 13:35 IST

    New Delhi: Success eluded them on the European and the PGA Tour but Indian golfers enjoyed a decent run in Asia with rising talents Rashid Khan and Anirban Lahiri sharing four titles between them even

  • my best is yet to come hopefully anand

    My best is yet to come, hopefully: Anand

    Other Sports | December 20, 2014 7:07 IST

    Hyderabad: Indicating that he is still hungry for success, five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday said he is not quitting the game anytime soon and is preparing to play more tournaments in the

  • india conspired against us before ct final pak hockey coach

    India conspired against us before CT final: Pak hockey coach

    Hockey | December 20, 2014 5:51 IST

    Karachi: Pakistan hockey team coach Shahnaz Sheikh made allegations that it was "India's conspiracy" to put pressure on his players ahead of the Champions Trophy final against Germany, which his team lost 0-2.Pakistan players had

  • saina srikanth in semis of superseries finals

    Saina, Srikanth in semis of Superseries Finals

    Other Sports | December 20, 2014 5:53 IST

    Dubai: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth Friday entered their respective semi-finals of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here.World No.4 Saina defeated

  • saina srikanth boost their semifinal chances with second win

    Saina, Srikanth boost their semifinal chances with second win

    Other Sports | December 19, 2014 7:08 IST

    Dubai: India's top badminton players Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth took a big step on way to reaching the semifinals at the World Super Series Finals by securing second consecutive wins in their respective group

  • advani makes the cue his magic wand in 2014

    Advani makes the cue his 'magic wand' in 2014

    Other Sports | December 18, 2014 13:01 IST

    New Delhi: In the history of cue sports, he is already nothing short of a living legend and Pankaj Advani added some more sheen to his golden career by taking his world title count from

  • bindra wins bronze in shooting nationals gold for hariom

    Bindra wins bronze in Shooting Nationals, gold for Hariom

    Other Sports | December 18, 2014 5:44 IST

    Pune: India's sole individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra bagged the 50-metre rifle prone bronze medal, but the gold went to Hariom Singh in the 58th National Shooting Championships here Wednesday.Competing in the men's 50-metre

  • saina srikanth register wins in world super series final

    Saina, Srikanth register wins in World Super Series final

    Other Sports | December 18, 2014 5:24 IST

    Dubai: On a superb day for Indian shuttlers, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and World No.8 Kidambi Srikanth won their respective singles matches to open the World Super Series badminton final campaign on a positive

  • sarita devi banned for a year but career saved

    Sarita Devi banned for a year but career saved

    Other Sports | December 17, 2014 14:57 IST

    New Delhi: Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi was handed a one-year ban on Wednesday by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games but the punishment

  • chinappa pallikal reach world championship pre quarters

    Chinappa, Pallikal reach World Championship pre-quarters

    Other Sports | December 16, 2014 7:15 IST

    Cairo: India's Joshana Chinappa dispatched 12th seed Madeline Perry of Ireland while 14th seed Dipika Pallikal survived a Mexican scare to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Women's World Squash Championship here Monday.World No. 22 Chinappa

  • germany beat pakistan 2 0 bag 10th champions trophy title

    Germany beat Pakistan 2-0, bag 10th Champions Trophy title

    Hockey | December 14, 2014 22:31 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Olympic champions Germany clinched the Hero Champions Trophy title with a convincing 2-0 win over Pakistan in the summit clash, snapping their five-year old jinx in the elite eight-nation event at the packed Kalinga

  • loss against pakistan was haunting us says oltmans

    Loss against Pakistan was haunting us, says Oltmans

    Hockey | December 14, 2014 21:01 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Indian players lacked energy in the bronze medal match against Australia as the heart-breaking defeat against Pakistan kept haunting the side, High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans said here Sunday.India had a golden opportunity to