- Apr 01, 2015 11:19 IST
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to media reports, could net him more than $40 million (nearly Rs 250 crore) a year.
- Apr 01, 2015 17:09 IST
Newly-crowned India Open champions Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth continued their rampaging international run, notching up contrasting victories to enter the second round of the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.
- Apr 01, 2015 16:45 IST
Sardar Singh says the team is looking forward to meeting world champions Australia in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia, from April 5 to 12. India play their first match against South Korea on the opening day of the tournament.
- Apr 01, 2015 17:37 IST
Tickets for the Rio Olympics went on sale on Tuesday with the first batch of a total 7.5 million tickets made available online to thousands of fans who had pre-registered via the official web portal www.rio2016.com.
- Apr 01, 2015 15:04 IST
Indian badminton may be riding a wave of success but the ambiguity over the next edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) refuses to clear up. It is set for another postponement. And, if the organisers manage to conduct the event sometime soon, it may not be as high-profile as the inaugural edition held in 2013.
- Apr 01, 2015 12:40 IST
SAI has taken over the Trivandrum Golf Course to set up a national academy and spend on the facilities there. There is hardly any golfing activity worth its name in the capital city of Kerala, but that is not the only issue.
- Mar 30, 2015 10:58 IST
For India's female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it's been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes.
- Mar 29, 2015 17:05 IST
Saina Nehwal, badminton's new world number one, trounced her Thai challenger, Ratchanok Intanon, to win the India Open women's singles on home turf on Sunday as another local favourite, Kidambi Srikanth, made it a double delight for the India by clinching the men's title in the tournament held in New Delhi. He beat Denmark's Viktor Axelsen in a closely fought 55-minute encounter.
- Mar 29, 2015 16:51 IST
Sebastian Vettel stunned Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday with an audacious Malaysian Grand Prix victory which set the Formula One season alight.
- Mar 29, 2015 15:06 IST
Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu, the World junior bronze medallist, has clocked a wind-assisted 9.87-second victory at the Texas Relays athletics tournament in Austin, becoming the fastest Asian sprinter under any conditions.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:07 IST
When the new rankings are released on Thursday, the 25-year-old Saina Nehwal will become the first Indian woman shuttler to hold the coveted World No. 1 spot, breaking the Chinese stronghold on the rank since December 2010.
- Mar 29, 2015 01:31 IST
Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton rankings, on Saturday said she had contemplated 'quitting badminton' after last year's World Championships.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:25 IST
Peerless Lewis Hamilton waited out a torrential downpour before snatching pole position at the Malaysian Grand Prix in a wet and wild qualifying session on Saturday.
- Mar 28, 2015 22:33 IST
Malli Mastan Babu, an ace mountaineer who had climbed the Seven Summits in 172 days, has gone missing during a solo expedition in the Andes.
- Mar 28, 2015 18:03 IST
The legendary Balbir Singh Senior, member of three Olympic gold medal winning teams, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards here in Delhi.