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  • chinese prodigy knocks out pankaj advani in world snooker

    Chinese prodigy knocks out Pankaj Advani in World Snooker

    Other Sports | November 29, 2014 8:42 IST

    Bengaluru: China's 14-year-old Yan Bingtao broke Indian hearts by defeating title favourite Pankaj Advani 6-4 to storm into the men's semi-finals at the IBSF World Snooker Championships here Friday.In a manner of speaking, the 29-year-old

  • ensure no life ban on boxer sarita devi cong mp

    Ensure no life ban on boxer Sarita Devi: Cong MP

    Other Sports | November 28, 2014 17:02 IST

    New Delhi: A strong plea was made by an Opposition member in the Lok Sabha on Friday for efforts to avert a life ban on boxer L Sarita Devi from International Boxing Association for refusing

  • shuttler sindhu enters semis of macau open

    Shuttler Sindhu enters semis of Macau Open

    Other Sports | November 28, 2014 16:37 IST

    Macau: Defending champion P V Sindhu continued her good run and entered the semifinals of the women's singles competition after beating China's Han Li in three games at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold here

  • advani enters world snooker quarters

    Advani enters World Snooker quarters

    Other Sports | November 27, 2014 23:44 IST

    Bengaluru: Maintaining his winning streak, Indian ace Pankaj Advani stormed into the quarterfinals of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship at Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here today.Advani decimated England's Ryan Causton 5-0. One of the tournament

  • advani enters world snooker pre quarters

    Advani enters World Snooker pre-quarters

    Other Sports | November 27, 2014 22:07 IST

    Bengaluru: Maintaining his winning streak, Indian ace Pankaj Advani along with other Indian cueists advanced into the pre-quarterfinals of the ongoing Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship at Kanteerava Stadium, here Thursday.Advani outplayed compatriot Laxman Rawat

  • srikanth jumps to 8th spot in badminton rankings

    Srikanth jumps to 8th spot in badminton rankings

    Other Sports | November 27, 2014 20:54 IST

    Kuala Lumpur: Leading Indian male singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth jumped two places to his career high eighth position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released here Thursday.The 21-year-old recently entered the semi-final in

  • businessman to fund pak hockey team s expenses for ct

    Businessman to fund Pak hockey team's expenses for CT

    Hockey | November 27, 2014 20:31 IST

    Karachi: Pakistan men's hockey team will take part in next month's Champions Trophy in India after a high-profile businessman and cricket fan has agreed to bear the expenses of the team for the tournament, a

  • sindhu prannoy in quarters praneeth bows out of macau grand

    Sindhu, Prannoy in quarters, Praneeth bows out of Macau Grand Prix

    Other Sports | November 27, 2014 20:28 IST

    Macau: P V Sindhu and H S Prannoy entered the quarterfinals of the women's and men's singles of the Macau Grand Prix Gold after posting hard-fought victories in their respective matches, here Thursday.However, it was

  • after walsh women s hockey coach hawgood also quits

    After Walsh, women's hockey coach Hawgood also quits

    Hockey | November 27, 2014 16:10 IST

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of Terry Walsh's resignation, another Australian -- women's team coach Neil Hawgood -- has also decided to part ways with Indian hockey and has refused to renew his contract

  • gold winning hockey team of 1964 tokyo olympics felicitated

    Gold winning hockey team of 1964 Tokyo Olympics felicitated

    Hockey | November 26, 2014 23:14 IST

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Wednesday honoured the members of the the Indian hockey team that beat Pakistan to win a famous gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics to commemorate the Golden Jubilee

  • post china open win kidambi srikanth confident of doing well

    Post China Open win, Kidambi Srikanth confident of doing well

    Other Sports | November 26, 2014 22:58 IST

    Hyderabad: Having beaten two-time Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan to clinch the China Open title, India's latest badminton sensation K Srikanth on Wednesday said he is now confident of doing well in the future.Stating that

  • advani advances chawla exits world snooker

    Advani advances, Chawla exits World Snooker

    Other Sports | November 26, 2014 20:56 IST

    Bengaluru: Star Indian cueists Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra on Wednesday stormed into the last-32 stage as Kamal Chawla crashed out of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championships at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, here.The

  • today i can tell kapil dev i am a cwg gold winner manoj

    Today I can tell Kapil Dev I am a CWG gold winner Manoj Kumar

    Other Sports | November 26, 2014 20:10 IST

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold medallist boxer Manoj Kumar today lashed out at Kapil Dev, saying the Arjuna Award is a "fitting reply" from him to the former India cricket captain, who had earlier refused

  • sindhu prannoy praneeth win in macau open

    Sindhu, Prannoy, Praneeth win in Macau Open

    Other Sports | November 26, 2014 17:27 IST

    Macau: Defending champion P V Sindhu reached the pre-quarterfinals of the Macau Grand Prix Gold in women's singles while HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth too tasted victories in men's singles as Indian shuttlers had

  • india to appeal to aiba to reconsider sarita s ban

    India to appeal to AIBA to reconsider Sarita's ban

    Other Sports | November 26, 2014 19:46 IST

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday said the Indian government will appeal to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to reconsider its decision of provisionally suspending L. Sarita Devi, following her refusal to accept the

  • aiba should review system to avoid controversies vikas gowda

    AIBA should review system to avoid controversies: Vikas Gowda

    Other Sports | November 26, 2014 16:04 IST

    Bengaluru: Throwing his weight behind veteran boxer Sarita Devi, who is currently serving a provisional suspension, India's ace discuss thrower Vikas Gowda said AIBA should review the system to avoid such controversies."For obvious reasons they

  • sindhu eyes title defence at macau open

    Sindhu eyes title defence at Macau Open

    Other Sports | November 24, 2014 21:02 IST

    Macau: Teen sensation P V Sindhu will look to shrug off the disappointment of her second round loss at Hong Kong when she starts her title defence in the women's singles competition of the USD

  • rio olympic mascot is a yellow cat like figure

    Rio Olympic mascot is a yellow cat-like figure

    Other Sports | November 24, 2014 23:32 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: A bright yellow cat-like figure, which also combines elements of monkeys and birds, is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The smiley-faced mascot represents the animal life of Brazil.

  • carlsen held up his nerves better anand

    Carlsen held up his nerves better: Anand

    Other Sports | November 23, 2014 23:08 IST

    Chennai: In a battle of nerves between Norwegian World chess champion Magnus Carlsen held up his own better, said the losing challenger from India Viswanathan Anand Sunday.Addressing the media after losing the 11th game and

  • anand loses 11th game carlsen retains world title

    Anand loses 11th game; Carlsen retains World title

    Other Sports | November 23, 2014 22:14 IST

    Sochi (Russia): Magnus Carlsen asserted his supremacy over Viswanathan Anand for the second year in running as the Norwegian retained his World Championship title after defeating the Indian Challenger in the 11th game, here Sunday.The

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