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Ranking the top career-defining moments of Rafael Nadal

09 Oct 2019

Ranking the top career-defining moments of Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is undoubtedly one of the GOATs of tennis after Swiss King Roger Federer.

Ranking Lionel Messi's career-defining moments to date

01 Oct 2019

Ranking Lionel Messi's career-defining moments to date

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is considered one of the modern GOATs of football.

Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

25 Jul 2019

Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

Badminton has become a popular sport across the globe and it is gaining prominence with each passing championship.

Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend

22 Jul 2019

Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend

12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal is one of the GOATs of tennis.

Stan Wawrinka to skip Indian Wells, Miami events

02 Mar 2018

Stan Wawrinka to skip Indian Wells, Miami events

Men's world number 12 Stanislas Wawrinka has decided to skip two ATP Masters events in the US.

Bolt bids farewell with a bronze

06 Aug 2017

Bolt bids farewell with a bronze

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ran in his last solo race only to finish at the third place behind American duo Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman.

2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

04 Aug 2017

2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

Usain Bolt may be the 'fastest man on Earth', but will this 30-year-old make history for one last time at the 2017 World Athletics Championships?

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.

First Uighur claims of allegiance to IS in new video

02 Mar 2017

First Uighur claims of allegiance to IS in new video

In what is seemingly Islamic State's "first direct threat" against China, a half-hour video has surfaced, featuring China's Uighur militants vowing to return home and "shed blood like rivers".

Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

28 Jan 2017

Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

Usain Bolt has confirmed that he has returned his gold medal, which he had won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 4x100m relay race.

Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

25 Jan 2017

Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will have to return his 2008 Beijing Olympics medal that he won in the men's 4x100m relay race after his team-mate Nesta Carter was tested positive for a banned substance.

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

31 Dec 2016

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

Replying to the criticism of Geeta Phogat's former coach PR Sondhi, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that some part of the movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized.

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.

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

27 Dec 2016

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

Piara Ram Sondhi is seeking legal action against film makers of 'Dangal' for wrongly portraying the character of the coach, which is loosely based on him.

Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

03 Dec 2016

Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

Jamaican sprinter won IAAF's male 'Athlete of the Year' award for the sixth time in his career. He had previously won the title in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

New findings reveal 12 more athletes guilty of doping

22 Nov 2016

New findings reveal 12 more athletes guilty of doping

International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that 12 athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics after failing a retroactive drugs test.

Delhi news on 7th November

07 Nov 2016

Delhi news on 7th November

Paintings by five inmates of Bhondsi jail in Gurugram will be auctioned at the art gallery of Metropolitan Hotel in Delhi.

Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze will not be upgraded to silver

26 Oct 2016

Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze will not be upgraded to silver

Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics will not be converted to a silver medal, after the International Olympics Committee (IOC) cleared the investigation on Besik Kudukhov.

Wawrinka defeats Djokovic to clinch 2016 US Open title

12 Sep 2016

Wawrinka defeats Djokovic to clinch 2016 US Open title

Stan Wawrinka won his first US Open title by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic in the finals.

Ryan Lochte handed a 10-month suspension

09 Sep 2016

Ryan Lochte handed a 10-month suspension

The US Olympic Committee has handed Ryan Lochte a 10 month suspension and a fine of $100,000 for lying about being robbed while at Rio de Janeiro.

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

07 Sep 2016

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar's name for this year's Padma Bhushan Award.

Yogeshwar's bronze medal to be upgraded to silver?

30 Aug 2016

Yogeshwar's bronze medal to be upgraded to silver?

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt may be getting his 2012 London Olympics bronze medal upgraded to silver medal after the silver medallist tested positive for a banned substance.

Polish Olympian sells medal to help ailing boy

27 Aug 2016

Polish Olympian sells medal to help ailing boy

Piotr Malachowski, a Polish discus thrower, auctioned off the silver medal he won at the Rio Olympics.

Bolt makes history with unprecedented 'triple triple'

20 Aug 2016

Bolt makes history with unprecedented 'triple triple'

Usain Bolt secured the gold medal in the 4x100m relay, making history by securing a clean sweep off all sprinting events for the third successive time.

Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold

19 Aug 2016

Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold

Jamaica's Usain Bolt won the men's 200m race securing his second Rio'16 gold medal and eighth overall.

It's not just in the genes!

16 Aug 2016

It's not just in the genes!

Bolt finishes running 100m in about 41 steps, which is at least three less than his competitors.

Sports achievements in the past decade

15 Aug 2016

Sports achievements in the past decade

In the past decade, India's big sporting moments include the 2007 WT20 victory, 2008 Beijing Olympics where Abhinav Bindra clinched the only ever individual Gold for India, in shooting, and the ICC World Cup in 2011.

Bindra placed 4th, misses on medal

08 Aug 2016

Bindra placed 4th, misses on medal

Abhinav Bindra lost out on clinching a medal and was placed fourth in the final of 10m air rifle shooting event.