• Archery
    Jul 08, 2015 08:59 IST

    Busy ‘sightseeing’, archers miss medal match

    India men’s compound archery team forfeited its bronze medal play-off against Italy in the World University Games, 2015 in Gwangju, South Korea. The team of Gurwinder Singh, Kanwalpreet Singh and Aman did not even turn up for the match on Tuesday.

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr
    Jul 07, 2015 08:45 IST

    Mayweather stripped of title he won in Pacquiao fight

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday.

  • Sardar Singh
    Jul 05, 2015 22:38 IST

    Hockey World League: Indian men thrashed 5-1 by Great Britain

    India were thumped 5-1 by Great Britain in the third place playoff at the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinals at the Brasschaat Municipal Park in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday.

  • Lewis Hamilton Mercedes British Grand Prix F1
    Jul 05, 2015 19:30 IST

    British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins in Mercedes one-two

    Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his second successive British Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his lead in the championship standings over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

  • Sardar Singh
    Jul 04, 2015 12:43 IST

    Hockey World League: Sardar Singh rues India's defensive lapses

    India captain Sardar Singh said conceding two soft goals early in the semifinal against Belgium proved disastrous for India in the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Stadium in Antwerp, Belgium on Friday.

  • India women's hockey team
    Jul 02, 2015 19:25 IST

    Hockey World League: Indian eves keep Rio Olympics dream alive

    The Indian hockey eves, ranked 13 in the world, prevailed 5-4 over world No 16 Italy in the shoot-out of the first play-off match for the fifth to eighth positions, after both the teams were locked at 1-1 at the end of the regulation 60 minutes.

  • Sushil Kumar CWG 2014
    Jul 02, 2015 17:17 IST

    Wrestling: Sushil opts out of World Championships due to injury

    Two-time Olympic medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar on Thursday opted out of the World Championships in Las Vegas after sustaining a right shoulder injury, thereby taking the sheen out of the upcoming selection trials, slated for July 6-7, for the event.

  • Sprinter Usain Bolt
    Jul 01, 2015 18:33 IST

    Bolt pulls out of Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt's troubled season continued on Tuesday when he pulled out of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings due to a leg injury.

  • Vijender Singh
    Jun 30, 2015 20:31 IST

    Boxer Vijender warned by Haryana police after turning pro

    Vijender Singh's decision to turn professional might cause a few problems. Haryana police on Tuesday warned of action against Olympic bronze-medallist boxer if he failed to seek permission from the state government for the switch.

  • vijender singh, pro boxing
    Jun 29, 2015 19:04 IST

    India's star boxer Vijender Singh turns pro, to miss Rio Olympics

    After turning professional. Indian boxing's poster boy Vijender Singh will no longer be able to represent India.

  • 16th Asian Games
    Jun 29, 2015 01:11 IST

    Vijender ready to take the plunge into professional boxing

    Vijender Singh, the Beijing Olympics bronze medallist, is ready to take the plunge into professional boxing. After Indian boxing's poster boy makes the move, he will no longer be able to represent the country.

  • Ramandeep Singh hockey
    Jun 29, 2015 00:22 IST

    Hockey: Pacy Australia beat India 6-2; van Ass blames nerves

    Australia hammered India 6-2 in the final game of the pool phase of the 10-nation Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinal at the Brasschaat Municipal Park on Sunday. India's coach Paul van Ass said nerves and inability to handle the fast-paced attack of the World champions, who had slammed half a dozen goals against Pakistan (the result was 6-1) a few days ago, resulted in his side's capitulation.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
    Jun 28, 2015 23:04 IST

    Goof-up by Jharkhand sports department leaves coaches moneyless

    Call it an official apathy or blame it to the fate of the trainers at the day-boarding centres, the cheques issued by the Jharkhand sports department to them for stipend have expired before they could be encashed.

  • Satnam Singh Bhamara at a press conference
    Jun 28, 2015 20:41 IST

    Absolute belief will help Satnam tide over early days: Narain

    Like most Indians, I woke up to the news of Satnam Singh Bhamara breaking that fictitious glass ceiling. By being the first Indian to be drafted by an NBA side (Dallas Mavericks), he has underscored his talent and determination. Now, he has to overcome the challenges ahead. A pioneer in any field may get laurels, but the challenges they face, being the first to do things, are almost left unseen.

  • Satnam Singh Bhamara
    Jun 28, 2015 04:48 IST

    Dirty picture: A peek into the academy where Satnam got training

    It was at the state-run Ludhiana Basketball Academy (LBA) that Satnam Singh Bhamara picked up the nuances of basketball. Not only did he go on to represent India; in 2010, at age 15, he became the youngest to feature in the senior team.