HindustanTimes Sat,12 Jul 2014


LeBron James exits Miami for Cleveland Cavaliers homecoming

NBA superstar LeBron James made an emotional return Friday to the Cleveland Cavaliers, departing the Miami team where he became a world-famous champion to seek similar success with his hometown club.

Michael Schumacher's wife believes he's 'getting better certainly'

Michael Schumacher's wife believes that the former seven-time Formula One champion is improving and emerging out of coma. He bashed his skull on a rock while skiing in an Alpine Resort. He had flown to Swiss hospital last month for further treatment.

Sim Bhullar becomes first Indian-origin player to join NBA

Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after he signed a summer contract with the Sacramento Kings, a professional basketball team in the US.

India may not bid for 2019 Asian Games

India’s last-minute dash to bid for the 2019 Asian Games is coming undone, with the government worried about the financial implications and political costs, in case of a scandal, as the event coincides with an election year.

India drops plans for late 2019 Asian Games bid

India has dropped its plan to submit a late bid for the 2019 Asian Games after failing to meet an extended deadline, the secretary general of the Indian Olympic Association told Reuters on Monday.

Mercedes' Hamilton wins British Grand Prix after Rosberg retires

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix on Sunday and slashed Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's Formula One lead to four points after the German retired for the first time this season.

Mercedes' Rosberg snatches pole at British Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for Sunday's British Grand Prix with a late fastest lap in the final seconds of a dramatic and shock-filled qualifying session on Saturday.

Wolff keeps her F1 dream alive amid disappointment

After a 22 year wait, Formula One witnessed a woman driver taking part in a grand prix weekend on Friday. For all of 20 minutes. If Susie Wolff was bitterly disappointed to have her British Grand Prix practice session cut short by an engine failure she refused to dwell on her misfortune.

F1: Susie Wolff to race at Silverstone, first woman in 22 years

Susie Wolff will on Friday become the first woman in 22 years to drive a Formula One racing car in an official competitive session when she takes the wheel of a Williams in the opening practice for Sunday's British Grand Prix.

Saina Nehwal wins Australian Open championship

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal produced a dominating performance to lift her second title of the season, winning the $750,000 Star Australian Super Series after beating Spain's Carolina Marin in the summit clash in Sydney on Sunday.

Gritty Saina enters final of Australian Open badminton tourney

Saina Nehwal stands just a win away from clinching her second title of the year after she stunned world number two and top seed Chinese Shixian Wang in a gruelling three-game semifinal contest of the Star Australian Super Series in Sydney.

Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series on Thursday after posting comfortable victories in their respective women's singles second round matches.

Formula One: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg wins Austrian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg held off a challenge from teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg on Sunday for the sixth 1-2 finish by Mercedes this season.

At 7 feet 5 inches, Sim Bhullar could be first Indian-origin NBA player

When the NBA draft begins in New York on June 26, one Indo-Canadian family will be glued to their TV. The Bhullars, from Toronto, will be hoping that one of the American leagues will recruit their 21-year-old son Gursimran ‘Sim’ Bhullar.

Williams' Massa takes pole for Austrian GP

Felipe Massa earned his first pole since 2008 as Williams stunned Mercedes in Austrian GP qualifying on Saturday.
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