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Tvesa Malik tied-16 after third round in South Africa

Published on May 16, 2021 05:21 PM IST
Tvesa Malik, who had 72-79 in first two rounds, completed the last five holes of her third round on Sunday morning to get to T-16.
Tvesa Malik finished an impressive tied-fourth at the Flumserberg Ladies Open(Getty Images)
Tvesa Malik finished an impressive tied-fourth at the Flumserberg Ladies Open(Getty Images)
PTI |

WWE Interview: Charlotte on CM Punk comment, and Ric Flair-Lacey Evans storyline

  • Ric Flair had recently commented that he wasn’t comfortable with the storyline involving Lacey Evans. Charlotte also talked about the storylines as she gave her side of the story.
Charlotte Flair is a 13-time WWE women’s champion.(Twitter)
Charlotte Flair is a 13-time WWE women’s champion.(Twitter)
Updated on May 16, 2021 03:09 PM IST
ByYASH BHATI

Athletics: High jumper Tejaswin Shankar clinches gold at outdoor meet in US

Representing Kanasas State University, Tejaswin cleared 2.28 metres on Saturday, making a facility record.
Tejaswin Shankar at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout event in Lubbock, United States.(AP)
Tejaswin Shankar at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout event in Lubbock, United States.(AP)
Published on May 16, 2021 03:04 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Bhaker to write BA exams while shooting in European Championships

A student of political science in the Delhi University's prestigious Lady Shri Ram College for Women, the champion shooter's exams start on May 18 while the European Championship in Osijek, in which the Indian team will compete as a guest invitee, begins two days later, from May 20.
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
Published on May 16, 2021 02:47 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

There was a time when people thought Tony Ferguson could defeat Khabib

  • Ferguson was one of the most highly-rated athletes in the UFC, with moves that would inspire awe from the fans as well as the critics. He was supposed to fight Khabib five times. So did Tony really stand a chance against one of the most dominant fighters in MMA history?
Khabib Nurmagomedov with Tony Ferguson.(Getty Images)
Khabib Nurmagomedov with Tony Ferguson.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 16, 2021 07:33 PM IST
ByYASH BHATI

New lightweight king of the UFC has been crowned

  • Both had different paths to the title match as Chandler (22-6) came into the fight after winning only one UFC fight while Oliviera had to wait for 10 years to get his first championship fight.
Charles Oliveira lands a kick against Michael Chandler during UFC 262 at Toyota Center.(USA TODAY Sports)
Charles Oliveira lands a kick against Michael Chandler during UFC 262 at Toyota Center.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on May 16, 2021 11:16 AM IST
ByYASH BHATI

Arjan Bhullar becomes first Indian-origin MMA world champion, Phogat loses

  • Arjan Bhullar dethroned longtime champion Brandon Vera to capture the ONE Heavyweight world title and become the first Indian-origin MMA world champion in history on Saturday.
Arjan Bhullar is a former Commonwealth Games gold medallist.
Arjan Bhullar is a former Commonwealth Games gold medallist.
Published on May 15, 2021 09:47 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Non-bailable warrants issued against Sushil Kumar, six others

  • A Delhi Court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants against two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and six others in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler.
Sushil Kumar, wrestler (HT File)
Sushil Kumar, wrestler (HT File)
Published on May 15, 2021 09:23 PM IST
PTI |

How an Olympic dream got hit

  • Neeraj Chopra finds himself in the bleak reality of not having competed in an international meet in 15 month.
File image of Neeraj Chopra.(PTI)
File image of Neeraj Chopra.(PTI)
Updated on May 17, 2021 02:07 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Japan travel bans won’t be a problem for athletes, says IOA

  • The travel ban came into effect from Friday, with the country's chief cabinet secretary Katsunobu Kato saying they will “tighten and ease entry restrictions depending on the situation”.
File image of Narinder Batra.(File)
File image of Narinder Batra.(File)
Published on May 15, 2021 07:07 AM IST
ByRutvick Mehta

A football academy and cricket body pitches in to help in UP

One is arranging for rations in Prayagraj, the other oxygen cylinders in Kanpur
Ration that will be distributed in Prayagraj by Northern Football Academy from May 21.(HT Photo)
Ration that will be distributed in Prayagraj by Northern Football Academy from May 21.(HT Photo)
Published on May 14, 2021 08:17 PM IST
By, Lucknow

TT player Sathiyan donates 1 lakh for fight against COVID

Sathiyan, who has qualified to represent the country in the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics, also urged everyone to help each other in whatever way possible.
File image of G Sathiyan.(Getty Images)
File image of G Sathiyan.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 14, 2021 05:54 PM IST
PTI | , Chennai

Finnish GP cancelled due to COVID-19, Styrian race added

While this year's race has been scrapped, Dorna said they had extended their agreement with the Grand Prix of Finland by five years, ensuring it has a place on the calendar until 2026.
File photo of a MotoGP race(SportsComm Image)
File photo of a MotoGP race(SportsComm Image)
Published on May 14, 2021 03:52 PM IST
Reuters |

Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19

Accorded a warm welcome by the Croatian shooting fraternity, including world number three rifle shooter Peter Gorsa, the Indian team will take part as a guest invitee in the European Championship from May 20 to June 6 at Osijek.
Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)
Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)
Published on May 14, 2021 03:34 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Buhler finishes third, Caimi fourth in stage one of Andalucia Rally

Joaquim Rodrigues, who had to deal with the challenging task of opening the stage, made a navigation mistake and lost some time in finding his way.
Buhler finishes third in stage one of Andalucia Rally(Twitter)
Buhler finishes third in stage one of Andalucia Rally(Twitter)
Published on May 13, 2021 10:21 PM IST
PTI | , Villamartin

Princepal Singh continues his quest to top

  • Princepal Singh shared the learnings and experience of his journey till date with over 200 youth from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program.
Princepal Singh trains.(Princepal Singh/Instagram)
Princepal Singh trains.(Princepal Singh/Instagram)
Published on May 13, 2021 04:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Deepika Kumari on making it to Olympics with husband Atanu: We have our personal pressure

India’s archery medal prospect at the Tokyo Olympics, Deepika Kumari is training with husband and fellow archer Atanu Das in Pune. She talks about learning to control the mind, in order to perform better.
Olympian archer Deepika Kumari is all set to make her third appearance at the Tokyo Games this year. (Photo: PTI)
Olympian archer Deepika Kumari is all set to make her third appearance at the Tokyo Games this year. (Photo: PTI)
Updated on May 13, 2021 02:03 PM IST
ByMallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Sports Ministry to give financial support to bereaved families of hockey legends

The former hockey players MK Kaushik and Ravinder Pal were a key part of the Gold Medal-winning Indian side at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. (File Photo)(PTI)
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. (File Photo)(PTI)
Published on May 13, 2021 01:30 PM IST
ANI |

Anderson Silva: 'I think MMA for me is done'

Silva is slated to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in a boxing match on June 19 in Mexico. Silva owns a 1-1 career record as a boxer.
Anderson Silva(Twitter)
Anderson Silva(Twitter)
Updated on May 12, 2021 10:29 PM IST
Reuters |

Oly-bound fencer Bhavani had wanted to skip qualifying event

Bhavani said she wanted to skip the qualifying tournament in March but her mother prodded her from hospital bed to compete in the event.
Bhavani Devi.(HT Image)
Bhavani Devi.(HT Image)
Published on May 12, 2021 08:46 PM IST
PTI |

Post my victory at Beijing Olympics, I wanted to quit sport: Abhinav Bindra

The shooting great also talked about how he faced depression after witnessing the greatest high in his career.
Abhinav Bindra is India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist.(Getty Images)
Abhinav Bindra is India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 12, 2021 08:33 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

Still too fast: Caster Semenya arrested for speeding

Semenya appeared in court in the capital, Pretoria, on Friday and pleaded guilty to the offense, the NPA said.
File photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
File photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
Published on May 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
AP | , Cape Town

Ritu Phogat prepares for first fight of the year with an eye on world title

The youngest daughter of the Phogat household is now gearing up for her first fight of the year against United States’ Bi Nguyen on Saturday.
File photo of Ritu Phogat.(via REUTERS)
File photo of Ritu Phogat.(via REUTERS)
Updated on May 13, 2021 02:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mary Kom, Lovlina get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Both Mary Kom and Lovlina are training at the Army Sports Institute here. The training camp, sanctioned by the Sports Authority of India, will go on till end of the July. They were inoculated at the Command Hospital here.
File photo of India boxer Mary Kom(IANS)
File photo of India boxer Mary Kom(IANS)
Published on May 12, 2021 04:34 PM IST
PTI |

I stand with India in their fight against Covid-19: Conor McGregor

New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Irish Mixed Martial Arts (MMCA) fighter Conor McGregor on Wednesday that he stands with India in the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Irish MMCA fighter Conor McGregor (L) with ndian heavyweight fighter Ramston Edwin Rodrigues (R)(Conor McGregor / Twitter)
Irish MMCA fighter Conor McGregor (L) with ndian heavyweight fighter Ramston Edwin Rodrigues (R)(Conor McGregor / Twitter)
Published on May 12, 2021 03:24 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

Table tennis stalwart Chandra loses fight to Covid-19

Chandra, as he was popularly known, was 64. He is survived by his wife and son. The Arjuna awardee was admitted to a Chennai hospital a week ago after testing positive and was on ventilator support after developing severe lung complications.
File Photo of V Chandrasekhar.(Twitter)
File Photo of V Chandrasekhar.(Twitter)
Updated on May 12, 2021 10:11 PM IST
By, Rutvick Mehta, New Delhi, Mumbai

Boxing world championship for men to be held in Oct-Nov in Belgrade

The event was to be held in India originally but the country lost the hosting rights after failing to pay the host fee last year. An irate AIBA then awarded the competition to Serbia.
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Published on May 11, 2021 07:42 PM IST
PTI |

India's Olympic shooters leave for 80-day camp in Croatia

The ISSF rescheduled the second World Cup–after Baku refused to host it due to sudden increase in COVID cases there–in Croatia only last week and NRAI’s plans seemed to have perfectly fallen in place.
Shooters leave for training camp in Zagreb, Croatia(ISSF)
Shooters leave for training camp in Zagreb, Croatia(ISSF)
Updated on May 11, 2021 07:25 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Tokyo Olympic torch relay pulled off streets in Hiroshima

  • Organizers warned before the relay began that changes and delays were expected in the face of the pandemic.
File image(Getty Images)
File image(Getty Images)
Published on May 11, 2021 05:57 PM IST
AP |
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