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Nibali becomes first Italian to win Tour de France since 1998

When Vincenzo Nibali pulled on the race winner's yellow jersey on the podium beneath the Arc du Triomphe on the Champs Elysees in Paris, he became the first Italian since Marco Pantani in 1998 to win the Tour de France.

Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Hungarian GP, Alonso 2nd

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, overtaking Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race. Lewis Hamilton, who started from pit lane after crashing during qualifying, was third, holding off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, who started from pole position.

CWG 2014: Glasgow goes gaga as Usain Bolt touches down

Almost immediately after Usain Bolt landed in Scotland, the level of hero worship afforded to him demonstrated just how important the sprint star's participation is to the Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow CWG: Indian women's TT team falters in bronze play-off

The Indian women's table tennis team, runners-up in Delhi four years ago, failed to win a medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after losing the bronze play-off to Australia at the Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow on Sunday.

Mumbai overwhelm Jaipur in Pro Kabaddi opener

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday pledged his support to Kabaddi and said he was amazed to see the agility and speed of the players on the inaugural day of the Kabaddi league.

CWG 2014: Indian shooters rule the ranges with 2 gold, 3 silver

Indian shooters continued to fire up the ranges as Apurvi Chandila and Rahi Sarnobat clinched individual golds while compatriots Ayonika Paul, Prakash Nanjappa and Anisa Sayyed got silvers on day three of competitions at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday.

F1: Rosberg not ecstatic on pole for Hungarian GP after Hamilton fire

Nico Rosberg had mixed feelings again on Saturday when he claimed his sixth pole of the season for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix after Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's car burst into flames on his opening lap.

CWG 2014: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold, Anisa Sayyed silver

Rahi Sarnobat won gold and Anisa Sayyed silver to take India's medal haul from shooting on Saturday to five after clinching the top two spots in the women's 25-metre pistol event of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow.

Rajwinder Kaur shines in mixed day for Indian judo in CWG 2014

It was a mixed day for Indian judokas as Rajwinder Kaur clinched the bronze while Jina Devi Chongtha, Sahil Pathania and Pariskhit Kumar missed the medal by a whisker in the Commonwealth Games being held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow on Saturday.

Ghosal reaches semis, Dipika crashes out in squash event

India's star squash player Saurav Ghosal notched up a hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson to enter the semifinals of men's singles but it was curtains for Dipika Pallikal in the women's single event at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday.

FIBA to review ban on headgear in basketball games

Trying to douse the hurt sentiments of Sikh and Muslim players, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is ready to review its rule which prevents cagers from wearing headgear for religious reasons.

CWG 2014: Bindra guns down gold after 16-yr-old Malaika's silver showing

Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal while unheralded teenager Malaika Goel bagged a silver as shooters added two more medals to India's kitty on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games. ‘The Secret’ to Malaika Goel's success story revealed

Hamilton's Mercedes catches fire in qualifying

Lewis Hamilton's run of bad luck continued on Saturday when the Mercedes driver's hopes of a Hungarian Grand Prix pole position went up in flames as his car caught fire in the first phase of qualifying.

F1: Hamilton fastest in Hungarian Grand Prix practice

Lewis Hamilton started his Hungarian Grand Prix weekend as he intended to continue, leading both of Friday's free practice sessions with championship-leading Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg behind.

'The Secret' to teenager Malaika Goel's success story

For air pistol shooter Malaika Goel, who at 16 years 9 months became one of the country's youngest Commonwealth Games medallists, the secret to her success is the documentary 'The Secret'.
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