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  • Katie Ledecky
    Aug 03, 2015 23:24 IST

    Women set pool on fire at world swimming championships

    The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to claim the 200 individual medley. Earlier, American teenager Katie Ledecky bettered her own world record in the 1,500 freestyle preliminaries.

  • Dipa Karmakar
    Aug 03, 2015 20:02 IST

    Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar wins bronze at Asian Championships

    Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women's vault bronze medal at the Asian Championships in Hiroshima on Monday.

  • Milkha Singh
    Aug 03, 2015 00:16 IST

    Milkha Singh congratulates golfer Ranveer Singh

    Sporting legend Milkha Singh on Sunday congratulated golfer Ranveer Singh Saini, who created history by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles

  • Indian women's recurve archery
    Aug 02, 2015 17:07 IST

    Indian eves settle for silver at World Archery Championships

    The Indian women's recurve team squandered a two-set lead, going down to the top-seeded Russians in the shoot-off to bag a silver medal at the World Archery Championships on Sunday.

  • India's players celebrate
    Aug 02, 2015 15:37 IST

    Focus back on hockey as Indian men's team start Europe tour

    After a tumultuous few weeks, the Indian men's hockey team will begin its Europe tour with a clash against France on Monday.

  • Simone Ruffini
    Aug 02, 2015 00:39 IST

    Swimmer proposes girlfriend for marriage after win, she says yes

    Despite throwing up twice during the opening lap on the Kazanka River, Italian Simone Ruffini eventually stood atop the podium under a light drizzle after the nearly five-hour 25-kilometer race, and held up a marriage proposal for girlfriend and teammate Aurora Ponsele.

  • Rajat Chauhan World Archery Silver medallist
    Aug 01, 2015 23:57 IST

    World championships: Archer Rajat Chauhan bags a historic silver

    Rajat Chauhan created history by becoming the first Indian senior level archer to clinch an individual medal at the World Championships as he bagged a silver at the Copenhagen meet on Saturday

  • Ranveer Singh Saini
    Aug 01, 2015 09:35 IST

    14-year-old Indian golfer wins gold at Special Olympics World Games

    Indian golfer Ranveer Singh Saini has become the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Saini, a 14-year-old autistic golfer claimed the medal in GF Golf-Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play event on Friday.

  • NBA first game in Africa
    Aug 01, 2015 22:10 IST

    Basketball: Team World wins first NBA match in Africa

    National Basketball Association (NBA) stars played in Africa for the first time on Saturday and a stirring final-quarter comeback gave Team World a 101-97 victory over Team Africa in Johannesburg.

  • Winter Olympics Beijing 2022
    Jul 31, 2015 18:42 IST

    Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics; IOC in no mood for risks

    Beijing mayor Wang Anshun heralded "a remarkable day for Beijing and for the Olympic movement" on Friday after the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Games. The city beat Kazakhstan's Almaty 44-40 in a vote among International Olympic Committee members in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Archer Mangal Singh Champia
    Jul 30, 2015 22:36 IST

    Archer Mangal Champia earns India individual Olympic berth

    Mangal Singh Champia earned India an individual Olympic quota berth, while Rajat Chauhan and Laxmirani Majhi remained in the gold and bronze medal hunt in the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen on Thursday.

  • Atlanta Hawks' Demarre Carroll
    Jul 31, 2015 16:15 IST

    Allow turbaned Sikh basketball players: US lawmakers

    The International Basketball Federation must end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play wearing a turban, a bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers has demanded.

  • Dutee Chand
    Jul 30, 2015 09:22 IST

    Sprinter Dutee Chand, federation differ over her race category

    While the federation is pushing the Odisha sprinter to join the national 4x400m relay camp, Dutee wants to train under personal coach N Ramesh in 100m and 200m.

  • Indian sprinter Dutee Chand
    Jul 29, 2015 16:04 IST

    Sprinters Nanda and Chand hope to qualify for Rio Olympics

    Rivalry between two Odisha sprinters — Sarbani Nanda and Dutee Chand is expected to gain more credence now and that could see them achieve the Rio Olympic Games qualification mark of 23:20 seconds in the women’s 200m. Both Chand and Nanda have clocked below 24secs in the past and this has raised hopes.

  • India's players celebrate
    Jul 29, 2015 12:52 IST

    Indiscipline, penalty-corner conversions ail Indian hockey

    With only about a year to go for the Rio Olympics, Hockey India selector Harbinder Singh has raised concerns about the performance of the men’s team. According to Harbinder, topmost on the list of concerns is India’s inability to convert penalty-corners. "It’s not even moderate at the moment. If this area is overlooked, it would further reduce our average goals per match," Harbinder said.