The Miami Heat produced an extraordinary comeback to beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 in overtime early on Wednesday to force a decisive seventh game in the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals.
Ruma Chatterjee died the way she lived, on wheels. For her, life was essentially about hours on the bicycle saddle pushing pedals. First as a competitor and for the past 20 years as India coach. She was 51 and is survived by her mother and five sisters.
The San Antonio Spurs are making a habit of winning bounce back games in the 2013 NBA playoffs. The Spurs have lost four games in the post-season and each time they have rebounded with an impressive victory.
After failing to retain her titles in Thailand and Indonesia in the last couple of weeks, Saina Nehwal will now look to break her nine-month title draught when she begins her campaign in the Singapore Super Series on Wednesday.
World champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fourth round of Tal Memorial Chess Tournament.
The national cycling coach was crushed to death by a speeding car on Noida-Greater Noida expressway on Tuesday morning. According to the police, Ruma Chatterjee, 51, was riding along with 22 members of the Indian junior road cycling team at Noida-Greater Noida expressway when the accident occurred. HT reports.
As the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat battled it out in Game 5 of the NBA finals, a vendor did brisk business outside, selling merchandise, which included Spurs’ wristbands. Of the players, Tony Parker and Danny Green were the favourites. Navneet Singh report.
There was no big birthday celebration for Phil Mickelson who turned 43 at Merion Golf Club on Sunday, only another case of heartache at the US Open.
Justin Rose completed the long and, at times, painful journey from boy wonder to failed pro and then on to major winner at the US Open on Sunday.
With remarkable poise and three pure swings under pressure, Justin Rose became the first Englishman in 43 years to win America’s national championship, and the first in 17 years to win a Major.
Fresh from his victory against Russian Alexander Morozevich, a resurgent Viswanathan Anand will take on his last world championship challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in the fourth round of Tal memorial chess tournament.
Since Father’s Day coincided with the NBA playoff finals, it denied the players, including LeBron James, the chance to spend time with his two children — LeBron James Jr and Bryce Maximus James. “It’s the final and it demands total focus,” said James today’s Game 5 against San Antonio.
Tiger Woods looks tired. Not physically tired, not fatigued - he looks tired of falling apart at Major championships. He strokes a putt, and it goes only halfway to the hole. He stubs a chip, and it dribbles less than a club length away. He tries again, and the second chip produces the same result.
Fancied recurve archers including world No 3 Deepika Kumari returned empty-handed as India finished a poor ninth in the World Cup Stage II that concluded in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday.
Grapplers Pradeep Kumar (60kg) and Sumit (96kg) won gold on Sunday in the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship as India finished with a rich haul of 17 medals at the competition played in Phuket, Thailand.