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Max Verstappen’s win No.41 matches Ayrton Senna

Updated on Jun 20, 2023 08:14 AM IST

Red Bull complete a century of race wins as driver and team were again on top at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal

Max Verstappen celebrates with his team after the F1 Grand Prix of Canada at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal(Getty Images)
By, New Delhi

Bhavani Devi's huge breakthrough with Asian bronze

The sabre competitor caused a huge upset over Japanese world champion and world No.1 Emura Misaki in the Asian championships in China

Bhavani Devi poses for a photo with her bronze medal at the Asian Fencing Championships 2023 in Wuxi(C A Bhavani Devi Twitter)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 08:12 AM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Bhavani Devi becomes first Indian fencer to win medal in Asian Championships

Bhavani had earlier stunned reigning world champion Misaki Emura of Japan 15-10 in the quarterfinals.

Bhavani Devi secured India's first-ever medal at the Asian Fencing Championships(HT Image)
Published on Jun 19, 2023 04:56 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Max Verstappen ties Senna in F1 wins as Red Bull collects its 100th victory

Verstappen won for the sixth time this season — the fourth in a row — and Red Bull remained a perfect 8 for 8 on the year.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates after winning the race(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 19, 2023 08:21 AM IST
AP |

Faster on runway, stronger in mind, Murali Sreeshankar leaps to personal best

Sreeshankar qualifies for the Asian Games and the World Championships with 8.41m in the qualifying round at the inter-state athletics championships on Sunday

File photo of Murali Sreeshankar(AP)
Updated on Jun 19, 2023 08:28 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, Bhubaneswar

Abhishek Verma clinches individual gold in archery World Cup Stage 3

The 33-year-old Abhishek, winner of the compound team gold and an individual silver at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, defeated James Lutz of USA 148-146.

Abhishek Verma defeated James Lutz of USA 148-146 on Saturday.
Published on Jun 18, 2023 01:58 PM IST

Sreeshankar qualifies for World C'ships with 8.41m jump in National Inter-State

The 24-year-old Sreeshankar's jump was just 1cm shy of Jeswin Aldrin's national record of 8.42m set earlier this year.

The 24-year-old Sreeshankar's jump was just 1cm shy of Jeswin Aldrin's national record of 8.42m set earlier this year.(AP)
Published on Jun 18, 2023 12:29 PM IST

Max Verstappen on pole after wild Canadian Grand Prix qualifying

Verstappen started from pole last year and held off Ferrari's hard-charging Carlos Sainz for his 26th career win.

Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen (NED) races during the qualifying session of the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve(USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Con)
Published on Jun 18, 2023 07:53 AM IST
Reuters |

Tejaswin Shankar qualifies for Asian Games, jumper Akhilesh suffers injury

India’s top high jumper wins the decathlon at the inter-state athletics meet braving heat and humidity; Karnataka triple jumper breaks his leg on the runway

Tejaswin Shankar(Instagram)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 08:21 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, Bhubaneswar

No political motive in protest, say Sakshi Malik, Satyawart Kadian

In a 11-minute video posted on Sakshi Malik’s twitter handle, she and wrestler husband Satyawart Kadian said their protest has never been political

Wrestlers Satyawart Kadian and Sakshi Malik speaks during a video message on Saturday(PTI)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 08:19 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chess star Koneru Humpy targets Asian Games, World Cup

The 36-year-old GM talks about easing up on playing to spend more time with family, especially as the mother of a five-year-old girl

File photo of Koneru Humpy(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 08:25 AM IST
By, New Delhi

AFI chief urges NADA to be vigilant

Adille Sumariwalla wants NADA to be vigilant about “exceptional performances” at the inter-state athletics, particularly among those outside the national camp

There have been some surprisingly top performances, including from some athletes who had not competed at a high level for some time(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 02:19 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Neeraj Chopra to compete in Lausanne leg of Diamond League: Organisers

There has been no official confirmation from Neeraj Chopra as yet, but the official website of the competition said the Indian will be seen in action.

Chopra had announced on Twitter last month that he had sustained a muscle strain during his training(Neeraj Chopra twitter)
Published on Jun 17, 2023 04:22 PM IST

Bajrang returns to training, IOA approaches OCA for extension

The development comes after some wrestlers met senior coaches who advised them to return to training and let the courts decide on the case

The protesting wrestlers are keen to compete at the Asian Games trials but need time to get in good physical shape following the long-drawn protest.(ANI)
Published on Jun 17, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Squash World Cup: Malaysia oust second seeds India, face Egypt in final

Malaysia will take on top-seed and defending champions Egypt in the final on Saturday. Egypt blanked Japan 4-0 in the other semifinal.

India's Abhay Singh (L) plays against Malaysia's Ong Sai Hung during their semifinal match at the SDAT WSF Squash World Cup 2023(AFP)
Published on Jun 16, 2023 09:40 PM IST

Swiss rider Gino Mader dies after ravine crash on Tour de Suisse

Gino Mader, 26, crashed on the descent towards La Punt and fell into a ravine where he was found unresponsive by the race doctor.

Gino Mader of Switzerland died one day after suffering injuries when he crashed off the road down a ravine.(AP)
Published on Jun 16, 2023 04:56 PM IST
Reuters |

Legal regime and SC rulings may ward off Brij Bhushan's arrest

While the offences entail maximum punishment of five years in jail, it is unlikely that Singh will face an imminent arrest.

BJP MP and WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh at Constitution Club of India, in New Delhi, (PTI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 11:50 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Conor McGregor accused of sexual assault at NBA game: Report

Through her attorney, the woman sent demand letters to the fighter, the NBA and the Miami Heat seeking a settlement in lieu of legal action, per the report.

Conor McGregor looks on during the first half in game four of the 2023 NBA Finals(USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Con)
Published on Jun 16, 2023 07:33 AM IST
Reuters |

Conor McGregor is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at an NBA Finals game

The woman's attorney, Ariel Mitchell, said her client has provided Miami police with the clothing she was wearing that night and that a report was filed.

Conor McGregor (File Photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2023 05:23 AM IST
AP |

It’s time for some hard calls, indicate wrestlers

The charges do not warrant immediate arrest of Brij Singh, a key demand made by the protesting wrestlers

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik on Saturday.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 03:40 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Anjali Devi and the intriguing case of India's women’s 400m runners

‘Wild card’ Anjali qualifies for Asian Games in her first race after three years

Anjali Devi during the Inter-state athletics competition in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.(AFI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 07:06 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, Bhubaneswar

Asian Track Cycling C'ship: India's Ronaldo Singh improves own national record

India's Ronaldo Singh improved his own national record at the Asian Track Cycling Championship in Niali, Malaysia.

Ronaldo Singh in action.
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 09:03 PM IST

Hima Das to miss Asian Games

The sprinter is nursing an injury and will miss the inter-state athletics meet starting in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.

Hima Das became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at any track event at the IAAF World U20 Championships in 2018(PTI)
Published on Jun 15, 2023 12:26 AM IST
By, Bhubaneswar

Sreeshankar, Shankar in focus at inter-state athletics meet

Performance at the five-day competition starting in Bhubaneswar on Thursday will be the basis for selection to the Hangzhou Asian Games.

One keenly awaited clash will be in long jump, between Murali Sreeshankar, 24, and Jeswin Aldrin, 21(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 15, 2023 12:11 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, Bhubaneswar

Hurdler Jyothi Yarraji happy to keep learning

The 100m hurdles national record holder says criss-crossing cities to compete in competitions abroad this season has helped her grow as an athlete

It has been a breezy five months for Yarraji, who broke the national 100m hurdles record multiple times last year and became the rising star of Indian athletics(SAI Media )
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 12:05 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Arjan Singh Bhullar ready to face Francis Ngannou ‘under right circumstances’

Arjan is the first Indian-origin MMA fighter to gain a champion status and will fight Anatoly Malykhin for the unification of One Heavyweight Championship.

One Heavyweight Champion Arjan Singh Bhullar(One Championship)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 12:57 PM IST

How Nikola Jokic steered Denver Nuggets to their maiden NBA title

Jokic, the two-time MVP at the NBA, put out an excellent defensive outing in the Finals to take Denver to their first-ever title.

Nikola Jokic (in middle) with Denver Nuggets after the side's NBA title triumph(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 12:35 PM IST

5 seasons, 5 different champions: A look at NBA winners from 2019-2023

The Denver Nuggets sealed the NBA title for the first time in their history in the finals this year, beating Miami Heat 4-1.

Denver Nuggets celebrate their title victory(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 11:29 AM IST

Nikola Jokic powers Denver Nuggets to first NBA title in team history

The Nuggets never lost more than twice in any playoff series and finished with 10 victories in their last 11 postseason games.

Denver Nuggets owner Stan Kroenke raises the trophy after a 94-89 victory against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the 2023 NBA Finals(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 08:03 AM IST
Reuters |

Vinesh keen on Budapest meet, WFI polls timeline set

The face of the wrestlers protest has sought entry in next month's ranking meet, though it may not be easy to get an entry as deadline was Tuesday.

Phogat has sent a proposal to SAI to consider her name(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 14, 2023 07:52 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy
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