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Badminton Asia Championship: Chen Long defeats fellow Chinese Lin Dan in epic three-game grand finale to clinch Men's Singles title

Chen Long defeated fellow countryman Lin Dan in an epic three-game grand finale to lift the men's singles title at the Badminton Asia Championships played at Wuhan, China.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 30, 2017 05:40 PM

British boxer Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko to clinch world heavyweight title

British boxer Anthony Joshua knocked out veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko to clinch the world heavyweight title fight in front of a jam packed 90,000 crowd at Wembley

News Nation Bureau | Apr 30, 2017 04:39 PM

Weightlifter Sushila Panwar fails dope test, suspended provisionally

Just days after footballer Subrata Paul tested positive for a banned substance, weightlifter Sushila Panwar has failed a dope test and she has been placed under provisional suspension.

PTI | Apr 28, 2017 09:25 PM

Asian Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani storms into grand finale post thrashing Pakistan's Mohammad Bilal in semis

Pankaj Advani sealed a berth into the final of Asian Snooker Championship after defeating Mohammad Bilal of Pakistan 5-0 in a thoroughly one- sided encounter.

PTI | Apr 28, 2017 01:19 PM

Athletes, coaches found guilty of doping to be slapped with jail term under new govt law

Interestingly, a few days back, Sports Minister VijayGoel had said that criminalising doping was not required since the system was strong to catch the offenders and the embarrassment that athletes...

PTI | Apr 27, 2017 05:12 PM

Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu defeats Japanese Aya Ohori in straight games, seals quarterfinal berth

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu of India stormed into the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championships with another strong performance at the Wuhan Sports Centre in China.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 27, 2017 02:08 PM

Nita Ambani becomes member of IOC's Olympic Channel Commission

Nita Ambani is one of the 16 members of the Olympic Channel Commission headed by United States Olympic Committee Chairman Lawrence Francis Probst.

PTI | Apr 26, 2017 04:54 PM

Pakistan Squash Federation lodges complaint against India with World and Asian bodies over visa issue

Pakistan's former squash legends Jahangir Khan and Jansher Khan criticised India for their "non-sporting approach" and called on the PSF and Pakistan Olympic Council to take up the issue at the...

PTI | Apr 26, 2017 04:29 PM

Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu secures straight-game win over Indonesian Dinar Dyah Ayustine in opening round

PV Sindhu advanced to the second round at the Badminton Asia Championships with a straight-game victory over Indonesia's Dinar Dyah Ayustine.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 26, 2017 12:02 PM

Proud moment for India, bags 16 medals in US Open Karate Championship

India won three gold, two silver and 11 bronze medals at the US Open Karate Championship held in Las Vegas.

PTI | Apr 25, 2017 11:50 PM

Pakistan withdraws from Asian Squash Championship in Chennai

Quoting visa issues, Pakistan has pulled out of the Asian Squash Championship, scheduled to begin here on Wednesday.

PTI | Apr 25, 2017 10:58 AM

Indo-Pak standoff will damage world hockey: Pakistan Hockey Federation

The sport's apex body has been called on by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to take note of India's refusal to play them at the international level, saying it will "damage" world hockey.

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 10:50 AM

WWE RAW: When Big Show breaks the ring while trying to pin Braun Strowman (Watch here)

With 174 kilograms of weight, Big Show was seen overpowering the giant like Braun Strowman who weighs 175 kg.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 19, 2017 09:52 AM

Pakistan players to add attraction at Asian squash Championship

Leading players from across the continent will be taking part in the tournament, which the city last hosted in 2010.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 03:40 PM

Praneeth beats Srikanth, clinches maiden Super Series title at Singapore Open

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth clinched his maiden Super Series title at the Singapore Open after defeating compatriot K Srikanth in a historic all-Indian final on Sunday.

PTI | Apr 16, 2017 04:01 PM