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Salman Khan tops Forbes 2017 Celebrity 100 India list, again

22 Dec 2017

Salman Khan tops Forbes 2017 Celebrity 100 India list, again

Salman Khan is now beyond hits and misses. Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for 2017 is the latest proof.

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

17 Dec 2017

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

Indian contingent, at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, is making the country proud yet again.

Novak Djokovic hires stats specialist to reclaim former glory

15 Dec 2017

Novak Djokovic hires stats specialist to reclaim former glory

Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic has a new addition to his already illustrious coaching team, Craig O'Shannessy, a stats specialist whose forte is strategic analysis.

India not ready to host Olympics yet says Abhinav Bindra

27 Nov 2017

India not ready to host Olympics yet says Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra, known for his sharp insights on sports development and management, said that India is not yet ready to host the Olympics as we do not have the right set up for it.

Roger Federer is now 'Doctor' Federer

25 Nov 2017

Roger Federer is now 'Doctor' Federer

Roger Federer, the tennis GOAT, now has one more title to add to his long list of achievements.

Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

16 Nov 2017

Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

Fox Star Studios, the makers of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biopic, are all set to make another movie. This time, it would be on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand's legendary life.

Martina Hingis announces retirement from tennis for the final time

27 Oct 2017

Martina Hingis announces retirement from tennis for the final time

23 years after she made her professional debut, Martina Hingis, the current World No.1 doubles player, is set to retire from tennis, for a third and final time, after the ongoing WTA finals.

PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

25 Sep 2017

PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

PV Sindhu wins her first Korea Open Superseries title

17 Sep 2017

PV Sindhu wins her first Korea Open Superseries title

Settling the scores after World Championships final loss, PV Sindhu defeated her nemesis World No 9 Nozomi Okuhara in the Korea Open Superseries final 22-20, 11-21, 21-18, in a nail-biting match.

Korea Open: PV Sindhu beats He Bingjiao, reaches final

16 Sep 2017

Korea Open: PV Sindhu beats He Bingjiao, reaches final

PV Sindhu stormed into her second Super Series final of the year by beating China's He Bingjiao 21-10, 17-21, 21-16 in an encounter that lasted 66 minutes at the semi-final of the Korea Open Super Series.

Not ready to retire yet, says Leander Paes

15 Sep 2017

Not ready to retire yet, says Leander Paes

Even after being overlooked by the Davis Cup team led by Mahesh Bhupathi, veteran tennis player Leander Paes said he is far from quitting tennis and that one shouldn't be surprised to see him on podium in 2018.

The meteoric rise of Sloane Stephens

09 Sep 2017

The meteoric rise of Sloane Stephens

After staying away from tennis for 11 months due to an injury, Sloane Stephens came back to tour two months ago and has been unstoppable on hard courts ever since.

Brazil police probe Rio Olympics "vote-buying" scheme

06 Sep 2017

Brazil police probe Rio Olympics "vote-buying" scheme

On Tuesday, Brazilian officials alleged that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee to award last year's Games to Rio de Janeiro.

Mo Farah ends track career with a win at Zurich

26 Aug 2017

Mo Farah ends track career with a win at Zurich

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah brought the curtains down on his illustrious track career with a final win at the Zurich Diamond League 5000m event.

Who will be the next Usain Bolt?

05 Aug 2017

Who will be the next Usain Bolt?

After dominating the track events for almost a decade and winning almost all the titles possible, Usain Bolt will be bidding adieu to the sport.

It's the end of season for Novak Djokovic

27 Jul 2017

It's the end of season for Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has announced that he will miss the rest of 2017 ATP season owing to his right elbow injury.

Srikanth is the richest shuttler of 2017

19 Jul 2017

Srikanth is the richest shuttler of 2017

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is the richest badminton player of 2017 in terms of prize money earnings.

Kvitova to play Wimbledon months after stabbing incident

23 May 2017

Kvitova to play Wimbledon months after stabbing incident

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is set to make her return to playing tennis.

PV Sindhu becomes the badminton World No 2 player

06 Apr 2017

PV Sindhu becomes the badminton World No 2 player

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu reached the badminton World No 2 ranking, after her recent performances.

Sindhu defeats Marin; clinches maiden India Open Super Series title

02 Apr 2017

Sindhu defeats Marin; clinches maiden India Open Super Series title

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu clinched her maiden India open Super Series title after defeating top seeded Carolina Marin in the finals at New Delhi.

India Open badminton: Sindhu sets up title clash with Marin

02 Apr 2017

India Open badminton: Sindhu sets up title clash with Marin

India's PV Sindhu set up a title clash with Carolina Marin at the India Open Super Series 2017 badminton tournament in the women's singles event.

Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

30 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

18 Mar 2017

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.

Golf: SSP Chawrasia wins Indian Open for the second time

12 Mar 2017

Golf: SSP Chawrasia wins Indian Open for the second time

Indian golfer Shiv Chawrasia successfully defended his Indian Open title to win the tournament for the second consecutive time.

'I'm a clean athlete' says Olympic champion Mo Farah

27 Feb 2017

'I'm a clean athlete' says Olympic champion Mo Farah

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah insisted that he is a 'clean athlete' after a US Anti-Doping Agency report suggested that his coach Alberto Salazar may have broken anti-doping rules.

Olympic rower Dattu still awaits promised reward from the government

08 Feb 2017

Olympic rower Dattu still awaits promised reward from the government

Olympic sculler Dattu Baban Bhokanal, who finished 13th in the men's singles sculls at the Rio Olympics is still waiting for the monetary assistance promised to him by the Government of Maharashtra before the quadrennial extravaganza.

Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

31 Jan 2017

Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

Nation's only Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and former Olympian and badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand have been named in the Sports Ministry's eight member task force to prepare a detailed action plan for the next three Olympic Games.

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

25 Jan 2017

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:

MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

25 Jan 2017

MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.

Cristiano Ronaldo named 'The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016'

10 Jan 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo named 'The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016'

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the Best FIFA Men's Player 2016 at FIFA's inaugural award ceremony in Zurich.

Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

31 Dec 2016

Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

India sent its largest ever contingent of 117 athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics held in August 2016.

High points of Indian Hockey in 2016

31 Dec 2016

High points of Indian Hockey in 2016

Having started the year with a loss at the South Asian Games against arch rivals Pakistan, both men's and women's hockey team achieved big throughout the year.

Looking back at 2016

29 Dec 2016

Looking back at 2016

The year 2016 has witnessed several political upheavals both domestically as well as internationally.

Injured Kvitova out for a minimum of three months

21 Dec 2016

Injured Kvitova out for a minimum of three months

World number 11 tennis player Petra Kvitova, who suffered injuries on fingers of her left hand while fighting with a burglar at her house, will be out for at least three months, her spokesman Karel Tejkal said.

Tennis player Petra Kvitova attacked inside her house

20 Dec 2016

Tennis player Petra Kvitova attacked inside her house

On 20th Dec, Czech Republic tennis player Petra Kvitova suffered an injury by a knife-welding attacker at her house.

Australia level the ongoing hockey series with India

30 Nov 2016

Australia level the ongoing hockey series with India

World number one Australia made a comeback in the second match against India to level the series 1-1.

Sameer Verma loses in Hong Kong Open finals

27 Nov 2016

Sameer Verma loses in Hong Kong Open finals

Sameer Verma was handed a defeat by local boy Ng Ka Long Angus in the finals of Hong Kong Open.

PV Sindhu's winning streak halted by Tai Tzu Ying

27 Nov 2016

PV Sindhu's winning streak halted by Tai Tzu Ying

2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist Pusarla Venkata Sindhu's winning run at Hong Kong Open was halted by Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the final match.

Australian women's hockey team edge past India in finals

27 Nov 2016

Australian women's hockey team edge past India in finals

The Australian women's hockey team defeated India in the final match of the three match test series. They won 3-1.

Super Saturday; Sindhu, Verma in Hong Kong Open finals

26 Nov 2016

Super Saturday; Sindhu, Verma in Hong Kong Open finals

It was a 'Super Saturday' for India's badminton after two shuttlers reached the finals of Hong Kong Super series.