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World Chess Championship: Anand, Carlsen share honours in game 4

In the fourth game of the World Chess Championship, a confident Viswanathan Anand -- playing black in a Sicilian Defence -- stretched Carlsen for more than four hours before agreeing to a draw.

Boxer Sarita Devi faces long ban over medal protest

Sarita Devi, the Indian boxer who refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal to protest against refereeing, can expect a heavy punishment, the sport's governing body AIBA said on Wednesday.

World Chess Championship: Anand breaks jinx, defeats Carlsen in third match

In the third game of World Chess Championship, challenger Viswanathan Anand mounted a stellar comeback and outclassed current world champion Magnus Carlsen.

Badminton's World No 1 suspended for doping

Badminton governing body confirms Malaysian Lee Chong Wei has been suspended 'due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation', identifying him for the first time after weeks of reports naming the ace player.

Incheon draw in squash manipulated, insists Dipika Pallikal

The 'manipulated' Incheon Asian Games singles draw in squash to ensure India a medal continues to haunt India's top woman player, Dipika Pallikal, who has once again brought the issue to the fore by asking the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to ensure such a thing doesn't happen again.

Hockey: India stun world champions Australia 3-1 to record historic series win

Akashdeep Singh scored twice as Indian men's hockey team stunned world champions Australia 3-1 in the fourth and final Test to register a historic 3-1 series win over the mighty Kookaburras in their home soil at Perth on Sunday.

Squash: Dipika Pallikal, India's no. 1 unaware of World team event

The highest-ranked Indian woman squash player, Dipika Pallikal, would be skipping next month's World Team Championships in Canada as she does not know about the event!

Formula One: Rosberg's win in Brazil keeps title race alive

Nico Rosberg kept alive his world title hopes when he won Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg's triumph ended Hamilton's run of five straight wins.

World Chess Championship game 2: 'Whiz kid' Magnus Carlsen draws first blood, beats Viswanathan Anand

Defending champion Magnus Carlsen outplayed Viswanathan Anand on Sunday in 35 moves in the second game of the World Chess Championship being held at Sochi.

World Chess Championship: All you need to know about Carlsen-Anand encounter

The D-day has finally arrived. Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will commence his challenge against World Champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the first World chess championship 2014 match on Saturday.

Anand to start with white pieces against Carlsen in World Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand will be playing with white pieces against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the first game of the World Chess Championship 2014 at the Olympic Media Center in Russia's Sochi on Saturday. All you need to know about Anand-Carlsen encounter

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand's team of seconds revealed

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand named Grzegorz Gazewski of Poland as the lone new inclusion in his team, putting to end speculations that there were big changes done.

World Chess Championship: Magician helps players to draw out pieces

Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will open his campaign with white pieces against defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first game of the World Championship that gets underway.

World Chess Championship: Anand salvages draw against Carlsen in game 1

World Champion Magnus Carlsen drew with challenger Viswanathan Anand in the first game of World Chess Championship 2014. Full game board, detailed analysis and game video inside!

Lee Chong Wei fails doping test: Official

Badminton’s top-ranked player Lee Chong Wei has failed a doping test, a senior Malaysian sports official said Saturday.
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