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Lakshya Sen impressive run ends in quarter-finals

28 January,2023 10:10 AM IST | Jakarta | PTI

Determined to end on a win: Manpreet Singh

However, a confidence boost for skipper Harmanpreet, who beat the goalkeeper for the first time in the tournament off his drag flicks, should keep the hosts in good stead

28 January,2023 10:04 AM IST | Rourkela | Ashwin Ferro

Germany’s Gonzalo Peillat ’tricks Aussies to fix final date with champs Belgium

Argentina’s Rio Olympics hero, Peillat switched nationality to Germany last February after a fall out with the Argentine team management

28 January,2023 09:51 AM IST | Bhubaneswar | Ashwin Ferro

Aryna Sabalenka vs Elena Rybakina clash promises to be power-packed

Belarusian fifth seed Sabalenka is in the form of her life and on the brink of a maiden Grand Slam crown

28 January,2023 09:05 AM IST | Melbourne | Agencies

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic surges into 10th final

The Serbian fourth seed overcame an early wobble to romp past unseeded American Tommy Paul 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena in style

28 January,2023 08:55 AM IST | Melbourne | AFP

Sania Mirza: It’s truly special for me

An emotional Sania Mirza considers finishing her career in a Grand Slam at Rod Laver Arena in front of son Izhaan, family exceptional; she and Bopanna go down fighting in mixed doubles final

28 January,2023 08:44 AM IST | Melbourne | PTI
Novak Djokovic dad to stay away from Australian Open semifinal

Novak Djokovic dad to stay away from Australian Open semifinal

Novak Djokovic's father decided to stay away from the 21-time Grand Slam champion's semifinal after getting embroiled in a flap involving spectators who brought banned Russian flags to Melbourne Park, Tennis Australia said Friday

27 January,2023 02:42 PM IST | Melbourne | AP
Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Karen Khachanov to reach 1st Australian Open final

Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Karen Khachanov to reach 1st Australian Open final

Stefanos Tsitsipas had a harder time strictly following all of the rules than he did outplaying his opponent in the early going, then recovered after blowing two match points late in the third set, and eventually reached the final at the Australian Open for the first time by beating Karen Khachanov 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 on Friday

27 January,2023 01:30 PM IST | Melbourne | AP
Title eludes Sania in last Grand Slam

Title eludes Sania in last Grand Slam

Trailblazing Indian tennis star Sania Mirza capped off her glorious Grand Slam career with a runners-up finish alongside 'best friend' Rohan Bopanna in the Australian Open mixed doubles final here on Friday

27 January,2023 11:40 AM IST | Melbourne | PTI
Hockey World Cup: South Africa, Argentina, Wales win 1st round of classification

Hockey World Cup: South Africa, Argentina, Wales win 1st round of classification

With their wins, South Africa, Wales, Argentina and India head into the 9-12 playoff matches while losses for Malaysia, France, Chile and Japan see them go to the 13-16 playoff matches

27 January,2023 11:18 AM IST | Rourkela | IANS
Title eludes Sania Mirza in last Grand Slam

Title eludes Sania Mirza in last Grand Slam

Coming into her final Major tournament, Sania had three women's doubles and as many mixed doubles trophies in her cabinet.

27 January,2023 11:00 AM IST | Melbourne | PTI

Yearender 2022: Major sporting events that had our attention

It's been a fantastic year to be a sports fan with some memorable achievements across both men's and women's sports. The year also saw Argentina lift the FIFA World cup trophy after 36 years, and England men's cricket team became the first team to hold both the ODI and T20 World Cups trophy. (Pic/ICC Mens T20/Argentina football/ICC cricket/Commonwealth games official Instagram handle)    

28 December,2022 02:17 PM IST
Title eludes Sania Mirza in last Grand Slam

Title eludes Sania Mirza in last Grand Slam

Coming into her final Major tournament, Sania had three women's doubles and as many mixed doubles trophies in her cabinet.

27 January,2023 11:00 AM IST | Melbourne | PTI

Indian women's hockey team loses 1-3 to Netherlands in its second friendly tie

Indian women's hockey team loses 1-3 to Netherlands in its second friendly tie

India's lone goal came from Salima Tete in the 50th minute

27 January,2023 10:53 AM IST | Cape Town | IANS

Australian Open: Sabalenka beats Linette to reach first Grand Slam final

Australian Open: Sabalenka beats Linette to reach first Grand Slam final

She becomes the fifth player in the Open Era to reach a major final following three or more semifinal losses, joining Gabriela Sabatini, Zina Garrison, Lindsay Davenport and Jennifer Capriati

27 January,2023 10:37 AM IST | Melbourne | IANS

Hockey World Cup 2023: India rout Japan 8-0!

Hockey World Cup 2023: India rout Japan 8-0!

Olympic bronze medallists recover from sloppy, goalless first-half show to pump in eight goals against Japan in 9th-16 place tie

26 January,2023 10:53 PM IST | Rourkela | Ashwin Ferro

Bajrang Punia and other wrestlers call off protest after assurance

    Bajrang Punia and other wrestlers call off protest after assurance

    The protesting wrestlers on January 21 called off the protest after getting assurance from Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur that their grievances would be addressed. The protesters took the decision to call off the protest after meeting Minister Anurag Thakur at his residence on January 20. After the meeting, the wrestlers and Minister Anurag Thakur conducted a joint press conference. While talking to the media, Anurag Thakur said, “During the meeting, the players kept their demands and we held a discussion about it. We had issued a notice to the Wrestling Federation of India when the allegations were levelled and asked them to respond within 72 hours.” “It has been decided that an oversight committee will be formed and names for which will be announced tomorrow. The committee will complete its investigation in 4 weeks and will thoroughly probe all the allegations that have been levelled against WFI and its chief,” he added. “Union Sports Minister listened to our demands and has assured us that a proper investigation will be done. I thank him and we are hopeful that a fair probe will be done, hence we are calling off the protest,” said Wrestler Bajrang Punia. #WrestlersProtest #AnuragThakur #BajrangPunia

    22 January,2023 12:48 AM IST | Mumbai
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