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  • Women kabaddi players aim for recognition with new league

    Women kabaddi players aim for recognition with new league

    Kabaddi, a traditional Indian sport, got a huge fillip with the introduction of the Pro Kabaddi League in 2014.

  • Boxer Manoj Kumar on top despite Target Olympic Podium Scheme

    Boxer Manoj Kumar on top despite Target Olympic Podium Scheme

    Commonwealth Games gold-winning boxer Kumar, who qualified for Rio last week, says he was frustrated at initial non-inclusion in Target Olympic Podium Scheme

  • Mastered! Michael Phelps knows his baby's wants just by his cry

    Mastered! Michael Phelps knows his baby's wants just by his cry

    The 30-year-old superstar, who has displayed a steely competitive streak in winning a jaw-dropping 18 Olympic gold medals over four Games, is a downright softie when describing his seven-week old son

  • Golf: Tiger Woods says he might not play again this year

    Golf: Tiger Woods says he might not play again this year

    Tiger Woods said Sunday he might not return to competitive golf this year following back surgery nine months ago, but he's counting on the wait being worthwhile by producing impressive form

  • India will win hockey medal in Rio: World Cup winning goalkeeper

    Olympio Fernandes, the goalkeeper of the World Cup winning team in 1975, has asserted that the Indian hockey is set to recapture its past glory and the national team will definitely return home with a medal from the Rio Olympics

  • Women's Kabaddi challenge set to debut alongside men's Pro Kabaddi

    Women's Kabaddi challenge set to debut alongside men's Pro Kabaddi

    In a boost to women’s kabaddi, three teams will debut on the same court alongside the men with 13 by 10 square metres in a 30-minute clash in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Tuesday

  • I think I will win a bronze at Rio Olympics: Vikas Krishan

    I think I will win a bronze at Rio Olympics: Vikas Krishan

    Vikas Krishan, one of the three Indian boxers to have qualified for the Rio Olympics, today said he has bright prospects of winning a bronze medal at the upcoming Games, which could be his last

  • Int'l referee Angela Naik to officiate at Korea Taekwondo Open

    Goa-based international referee Angela Naik has been invited to officiate in the upcoming Korea Taekwondo Open and Jeonju International Taekwondo Open, an official release said

  • Argentina women win record seventh Champions Trophy title

    The Argentina women's team has claimed a record seventh Champions Trophy title with a 2-1 win over reigning World and Olympic champions, The Netherlands, in the final at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here

  • Of Abhinav Bindra, fear, pizza pole and Rio Olympic gold

    Of Abhinav Bindra, fear, pizza pole and Rio Olympic gold

    Abhinav Bindra's insane search for perfection had pushed him to climb, as a simulation of sorts, a 40-feet high 'pizza pole' that saw him conquer his "fear" and go on to win a historic gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

  • Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba stunned by Pune 19-41

    Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba stunned by Pune 19-41

    Pro Kabaddi League Season Two champions and Season 3 runners-up U Mumba were yesterday shocked by Puneri Paltans at the NSCI Stadium in Worli

  • Gagan Narang finishes 7th in 50m rifle prone at World Cup

    Gagan Narang finishes 7th in 50m rifle prone at World Cup

    London Olympics Bronze medallist shooter Gagan Narang finished seventh in the men's 50m rifle prone event on Day Five of the sixth and final ISSF World Cup here yesterday

  • Four Indian athletes qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics

    Four Indian athletes qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics

    Sunday saw four Indians, archer Atanu Das, quarter-miler Mohammad Anas, long jumper Ankit Singh and 200m sprinter Srabani Nanda, qualify for Rio

  • Boxer Kerry Hope challenges Vijender Singh ahead of title bout

    Boxer Kerry Hope challenges Vijender Singh ahead of title bout

    Former European middleweight champion Kerry Hope of Australia has thrown a challenge to Indian boxing star Vijender Singh ahead of their WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight championship title to be held at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here on July 16

  • Pankaj Advani trolled for false tweet

    Pankaj Advani trolled for false tweet

    Pankaj Advani, the 15-time World Billiards and Snooker champion, was trolled on Saturday for mentioning on Twitter that Narendra Modi was declared the best PM in the world by UNESCO

  • Anu Vaidyanathan: Riding against all odds

    Anu Vaidyanathan: Riding against all odds

    Anu Vaidyanathan, Asia's first to complete the Ultraman Canada in 2009, writes of how she chose the road less taken in her new memoir

  • Jitu Rai warms up for Rio with silver in 10m air pistol

    Jitu Rai warms up for Rio with silver in 10m air pistol

    'Pistol King' Jitu Rai pipped three-time Olympic champion Jongoh Jin of Korea to clinch the silver medal at the ISSF Shooting World Cup here yesterday, signalling his intentions ahead of the Rio Games

  • Rio 2016: Dutee Chand over the moon after qualifying for 100m dash

    Rio 2016: Dutee Chand over the moon after qualifying for 100m dash

    Less than a year since her gender case ruling, Odisha sprinter Dutee is delighted after silver medal in Kazakhstan helps her qualify for Rio

  • Virat Kohli thrilled by aggression in kabaddi

    Virat Kohli thrilled by aggression in kabaddi

    India's Test cricket skipper Virat Kohli, who enjoyed the first half of the inaugural day in the Pro Kabaddi Season Four at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in National Sports Club Of India (NSCI), Worli on Saturday, was delighted to see the aggression factor in kabaddi

  • Selfie with a cause! Check out Ashwini Ponnappa's social activist avatar

    Selfie with a cause! Check out Ashwini Ponnappa's social activist avatar

    Badminton ace Ashwini Ponnappa showed her social activist avatar recently by coming out in support of the 'Save River Cauvery' cause on Twitter

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