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Sania Nehwal keen to start international season on winning note, sets sight on Malaysia Masters title

Saina Nehwal has set her eyes on clinching the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament which starts with the qualifiers on Tuesday.

PTI | Jan 16, 2017 02:50 PM

Neeraj wins gold as Indian women pugilists finish 3rd in medals tally at 6th Nations Cup International Boxing tournament in Serbia

National champion Neeraj played brilliantly to strike gold whereas Indian eves gave a commendable performance at the 6th Nations cup International boxing tournament.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 16, 2017 12:26 AM

Mumbai Marathon 2017: Kheta Ram is winner of full Marathon Men’s Elite in Indian category

The top Indian athletes that have joined are- Olympian Kheta Ram, M.D. Yunus and Elam Singh as well as Jyoti Gawate, Monica Raut and Monica Athare.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 15, 2017 02:45 PM

Premier Badminton League 2017: Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets to lift trophy

Chennai and Mumbai won their respective Trump matches and with Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu seeing off Korea’s Sung Ju Hyun, it came down to the two men’s singles match to decide the fate of...

PTI | Jan 15, 2017 09:39 AM

Four Indian women pugilists enter final of Nation’s Cup in Serbia

Indian women boxers continued to pack quite a punch as four of them, including former World Championships silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi (48kg), entered the finals of the 6th Nation’s Cup in Vrbas,...

PTI | Jan 14, 2017 01:23 PM

Premier Badminton League: Sindhu defeats Saina, guides Chennai Smashers to final

Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu on Friday defeated Saina Nehwal in a crucial match of Premier Badminton League at New Delhi’s Siri Fort stadium.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 13, 2017 11:59 PM

Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andy Murray strong contenders for Laureus World Sportsman of Year

International sport icons Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andy Murray battle it out in a close contest for the most coveted honour in World Sports, the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award.

PTI | Jan 12, 2017 06:35 PM

Chennai Smashers storm into Premier Badminton League semis

The mixed doubles pair of Chris and Gabriella Adock together with Tommy Sugiarto led Chennai Smashers into the semifinals of the Premier Badminton League, pulling off crucial matches against Mumbai...

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 11:13 PM

Sports Ministry set to re-recognise Indian Olympic Association post removal of Kalmadi, Chautala

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is set to be re-recognised by the Sports Ministry after it was forced to remove the scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents...

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 06:26 PM

Exclusive: Playing 'Total Hockey' successfully translated on field, says Jr Hockey coach Harendra Singh who led India to WC Glory

Coach Harendra Singh embarked upon on a stupendous mission and mentored the team to world cup glory courtesy his hard training regime and superlative hockey tactics.

Saurabh Kumar | Jan 10, 2017 02:54 PM

IOA revokes its decision to appoint Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

A top official at IOA confirmed that the appointments of Kalmadi and Chautala has been declared "null and void" in order to get the recognition of the Sports Ministry and also to avoid any possible...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 10, 2017 01:53 PM

Deadman Undertaker to enter WWE Royal Rumble

The Undertaker on Monday night returned to WWE Raw with a strong message of his entry in the 2017 Royal Rumble match.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 10, 2017 01:15 PM

Saina's Awadhe Warriors beat Bengaluru Blasters to reach semifinals of PBL 2

Saina staved off a challenge from Hong Kong's Cheung NganYi in their women's singles trump match, while Srikanth too stunned Rio bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen in another men's singles match to guide...

PTI | Jan 09, 2017 11:43 PM

Phogat sisters at PWL Season 2: Babita out due to injury, Geeta in for now

The Pro Wrestling League’s star quotient took take a massive hit after one of the Phogat sisters, who are in the limelight following a blockbuster biopic on their struggle, was on Sunday ruled out...

PTI | Jan 09, 2017 10:53 AM

Kenya's Kemboi, Mumbai's Simta clinch full marathon titles in Chennai Marathon

Isaac Kemboi from Kenya and Simta Sharma from Mumbai were crowned winners in the men's and women's full marathon category at the 5th edition of 'The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2016,' held in Chennai

PTI | Jan 08, 2017 05:32 PM