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  • Sushil Kumar is expected to be seen in action at the Pro Wrestling League
    Jul 28, 2015 15:04 IST

    IPL-based Pro Wrestling League eyes sustainability, longevity

    India has realised that with the right marketing and attractive packaging even a traditional drink such as jal jeera (cumin-flavoured water) could be profit making. The organisers of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) are hoping they can pull off a similar trick with the launch of the dressed-up version of the age-old sport.

  • Indian sprinter Dutee Chand
    Jul 28, 2015 13:59 IST

    Indian sprinter Dutee Chand cleared to compete in all events

    In a landmark judgement that could have far-reaching implications, the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) cleared Indian sprinter Dutee Chand to compete in national and international athletics events.

  • Anirban Lahiri
    Jul 27, 2015 13:37 IST

    Golf: India's Anirban Lahiri finishes 5th at European Masters

    India's Anirban Lahiri repeated his 2014 performance to produce an excellent finish, a six-under 64, and end outright fifth at the Omega European Masters on Sunday.

  • Abhinav Bindra
    Jul 27, 2015 12:28 IST

    Ineligible Abhinav Bindra nominated for IOC athletes' body

    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided to send Abhinav Bindra's candidature for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) athletes’ commission elections, scheduled to take place during the 2016 Rio Games. But the IOA forgot to make Bindra’s nomination eligible — the shooter has to be a part of the country’s athletes’ commission and his name should be endorsed by the body.

  • Britain's Christopher 'Chris' Froome, center, celebrates
    Jul 27, 2015 10:49 IST

    Britain's Froome defies critics to win 2nd Tour de France

    After winning his second Tour de France title on Sunday, Britain's Chris Froome said he felt 'incredible' after winning a competition that has seen him accused of cheating, spat upon, and doused with urine.

  • Vijender Singh
    Jul 27, 2015 09:40 IST

    Let me compete, will make India proud: Vijender on turning pro

    Vijender Singh is one of the few sportspersons to have made the country proud at the Olympics and World Championships. But his recent decision to turn professional hasn’t gone down well with the authorities. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto action over the boxer signing a contract with a UK-based company without informing his department (Haryana Police) and the state government.

  • Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates
    Jul 26, 2015 20:04 IST

    Ferrari's Vettel wins dramatic Hungarian GP, Hamilton finishes 6th

    Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany won a dramatic, action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time on Sunday, while Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg blew his chances of catching teammate Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' championship when he punctured a tire near the end.

  • Formula One drivers pay tribute to their recently deceased French colleague Jules Bianchi
    Jul 26, 2015 19:50 IST

    Family, F1 drivers pay tribute to Jules Bianchi before Hungarian GP

    Standing in a closed circle 15 minutes before the start of the race, arms across backs and shoulders to include each man and Bianchi's family, the drivers laid their own helmets on the ground.

  • French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi's funeral
    Jul 26, 2015 17:18 IST

    F1 tribute to Jules Bianchi as family attends Hungarian Grand Prix

    Late French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi's family arrived at the Hungarian Grand Prix circuit on Sunday as the Formula One fraternity prepared for a silent tribute to the late Manor Marussia team driver.

  • Usain Bolt of Jamaica
    Jul 26, 2015 13:26 IST

    Bolt returns to form with 100m win at London Diamond League

    Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran back-to-back times of 9.87 seconds in the 100m at the London Diamond League on Friday to mark an emphatic return from injury and a poor performance in the recent New York Diamond League 200m meet, insisting he is still king of the sprinters.

  • British driver Lewis Hamilton
    Jul 25, 2015 20:43 IST

    Hamilton grabs pole in bid for record fifth Hungarian Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team's British driver Lewis Hamilton raised a fist in celebration and enjoyed a special triumph on Saturday as he grabbed his fifth consecutive pole position and his ninth in 10 races this season.

  • Roelant Oltmans
    Jul 25, 2015 19:01 IST

    Roelant Oltmans appointed India's hockey coach till Rio Olympics

    Roelant Oltmans of the Netherlands, the High Performance Director of Indian hockey, was on Saturday appointed coach of the Indian hockey team, replacing Paul van Ass, who was unceremoniously sacked after a bitter spat with Hockey India President Narinder Batra.

  • 10-year-old Shubham Jaglan
    Jul 25, 2015 15:15 IST

    Israna village gears up to welcome champion golfer Shubham Jaglan

    The family of double world junior golf champion Shubham Jaglan is all set to celebrate his 11th birthday in a big way on August 16. The young golf sensation has made a mark by winning his second successive title at the International Junior Golf Academy's World Stars of Junior Golf event in Las Vegas on Thursday. Last Sunday, Jaglan had bagged the Junior World Golf Championships title in California by one stroke.

  • Hulk Hogan
    Jul 25, 2015 12:56 IST

    WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report he used racial slurs

    Sports entertainment company World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Inc. has severed ties with former wrestler Hulk Hogan amid a report that Hogan, one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history, used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

  • vijender singh, pro boxing
    Jul 24, 2015 20:24 IST

    Turning pro: Court issues fresh notice to boxer Vijender Singh

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday issued a fresh notice to boxer Vijender Singh on his joining professional boxing league. Earlier this month, Vijender had played down the objections raised by his employers, Haryana Police, after he turned pro and said the matter would be resolved amicably soon.