• 4
    Jan 25, 2015 20:09 IST

    Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap win Syed Modi titles

    Top seed Saina Nehwal came out with a stupendous performance to save two match points and then defeat reigning World Champion Carolina Marin of Spain to retain the women's singles title at the $120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow on Sunday.

  • CS Santosh Dakar Rally
    Jan 13, 2015 13:35 IST

    HT@Dakar: India's CS Santosh gets going in Chile

    CS Santosh made a spectacular comeback in the Dakar on Monday. The Indian biker had been in terrible shape the day before on account of the cold and wet conditions.

  • CS Santosh Dakar
    Jan 09, 2015 18:36 IST

    HT@TheDakar: Getting into the groove

    Indian challenger CS Santosh was placed 52 overall in the 37th Dakar after the end of Day 5 on Thursday. The day belonged to defending champion Marc Coma who seems to finally be shrugging off the cobwebs. He clocked 4:38:16 to seal the stage.

  • CS Santosh Dakar
    Jan 06, 2015 06:04 IST

    Dakar Rally: Santosh makes strong comeback

    CS Santosh staged a strong comeback from his start at 85th to finish Monday's stage 50th amongst the 160 bikers that started as the Indian registered a timing of seven hours and 16 minutes.

  • Saina Nehwal
    Jan 06, 2015 02:24 IST

    Padma Bhushan row: If Saina Nehwal, why not other Olympic medallists?

    Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal's public outburst was enough to move the sports ministry to recommend her name for the third-highest civilian award as a special case, three-and-a-half-months after the deadline for submitting nominations.

  • CS Santosh Dakar
    Jan 05, 2015 05:39 IST

    Dakar Rally: CS Santosh bracing up for longest stage

    Taking the advice of Dakar Rally veterans to heart, India's cross-country motorcycle racer CS Santosh got off to a cautious start on the first day, ending up in 86th position and more than 22 minutes off leader Sam Sunderland.

  • CS Santosh Dakar
    Jan 04, 2015 06:07 IST

    Dakar Rally: CS Santosh riding on a world of goodwill

    Cross-country motorcycle racer CS Santosh is all set to become first Indian to compete in the gruelling Dakar Rally, the greatest off-road circus on earth.

  • Jehan Daruvala
    Dec 30, 2014 04:46 IST

    India's F1 hope Jehan Daruvala to make single-seater debut in Formula Renault

    Young Indian driver Jehan Daruvala will embark on his single-seater racing career with the reputed Fortec Motorsport squad in the Formula Renault 2.0 championship after three successful seasons in karting.

  • Dhoni
    Dec 28, 2014 02:17 IST

    Say it again: The best sports quotes of 2014

    As the year 2014 draws to a close, here is a list of some of the best quotes from the sporting world.

  • Viswanathan Anand
    Dec 20, 2014 03:54 IST

    My best is yet to come, says Viswanathan Anand

    Indicating that he is still hungry for success, five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday said he is not quitting the game anytime soon and is preparing to play more tournaments in the coming year after a decent performance in 2014.

  • Swimmer Michael
    Dec 19, 2014 23:33 IST

    Michael Phelps gets suspended sentence for DUI

    Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was given a one-year suspended sentence and 18 months probation after his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, a judge said on Friday.

  • 4
    Dec 19, 2014 21:15 IST

    Different results, same outcome for Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth

    Saina Nehwal topped her group to march into the women's singles semi-finals while Kidambi Srikanth reached the last-four stage despite losing his last men's singles round robin match at the BWF World Super Series Finals in Dubai on Friday.

  • Viswanathan Anand
    Dec 15, 2014 17:31 IST

    Viswanathan Anand beats Michael Adams to win London Chess Classic

    Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round. The victory confirms Anand's presence in elite chess for some time.

  • Shakeep Butt
    Dec 14, 2014 16:14 IST

    2 Pak hockey players banned for obscene gestures

    The International Hockey Federation handed on Sunday a one-game ban to two Pakistan players and reprimanded another for their obscene behaviour towards the crowd and media after winning the Champions Trophy semi-final against India.

  • Yan Bingtao snooker billiards
    Nov 30, 2014 04:28 IST

    China's teen sensation Yan Bingtao pockets World Snooker title

    China's 14-year-old cue sport sensation Yan Bingtao became the youngest player to pocket the IBSF World Snooker title after edging past Pakistan's Muhammad Sajjad 8-7 in a thrilling final in Bengaluru on Saturday.