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IOA seeks more berths for wheelchair athletes support staff

Updated on Jul 12, 2022 11:41 PM IST

A day after the Paralympic Committee of India complained to the union sports ministry against IOA, the apex sports body’s officials met the PCI general secretary Gursharan Singh

PCI had sought dedicated escorts for the wheelchair athletes as per IPC guidelines.(AP)
PCI had sought dedicated escorts for the wheelchair athletes as per IPC guidelines.(AP)
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

'Timing should be between...': Dutee Chand opens up about 'medal-winning chance'

Dutee Chand will be participating in the women's 4x100m relay event and will be aiming to win a medal for India in the upcoming Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

Dutee Chand will be a key prospect for India ahead of the Commonwealth Games. (PTI)
Dutee Chand will be a key prospect for India ahead of the Commonwealth Games. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 13, 2022 09:47 AM IST
ByNeelav Chakravarti, New Delhi

Is Tiger Woods ready to checkmate the Old Course once again?

For centuries, the layout, the terrain, and the natural elements have conspired to perplex golfers but Woods knows the course better than most.

Woods had completed his career Grand Slam in year 2000 at this very course(REUTERS)
Woods had completed his career Grand Slam in year 2000 at this very course(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 10:23 PM IST
ByJoy Chakravarty

Former Formula One race director Michael Masi leaves FIA

Michael Masi gained attention following a controversy at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last December.

FIA's Michael Masi. Masi has left his role at motorsport’s governing body five months after being replaced as Formula One race director.(AP)
FIA's Michael Masi. Masi has left his role at motorsport’s governing body five months after being replaced as Formula One race director.(AP)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 07:51 PM IST
AP |

Djokovic receives big Australian Open boost as development to affect Nadal hopes

Djokovic had arrived in Australia earlier this year to defend his title and despite being unvaccinated, he was given an exemption by Tennis Australia.

Novak Djokovic; Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic; Rafael Nadal
Published on Jul 12, 2022 04:59 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra aims to break 90m barrier at World Championships

Neeraj Chopra threw a personal best 89.30m at last month's Paavo Nurmi Games before improving it to 89.94m at the Stockholm Diamond League.

Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra reacts after setting a new national record and his personal best with a throw of 89.94m at the Stockholm Diamond League.(Twitter/GautamGambhir)
Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra reacts after setting a new national record and his personal best with a throw of 89.94m at the Stockholm Diamond League.(Twitter/GautamGambhir)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 04:57 PM IST
Reuters |

Khali's intense argument with toll booth staffs after allegedly ‘slapping’ one

The Great Khali was alleged of “slapping” a toll booth staff when he was asked for an ID card. The former WWE star denied the allegations and instead called out the toll booth staff of “blackmailing” him.

India's WWE star The Great Khali's intense argument with toll booth staffs
India's WWE star The Great Khali's intense argument with toll booth staffs
Published on Jul 12, 2022 03:53 PM IST

'A hero': Twitter comes to Mo Farah's support after bombshell statement

Fans on Twitter hailed Mo Farah for his recent interview with BBC in a documentary called 'The Real Mo Farah'.

Mo Farah celebrates after victory and a world record in the men's one hour event at The Diamond League AG Memorial Van Damme athletics meeting at The King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.(AFP)
Mo Farah celebrates after victory and a world record in the men's one hour event at The Diamond League AG Memorial Van Damme athletics meeting at The King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 02:12 PM IST

‘Barcelona don’t care about people who made history for the club’: Dani Alves

Dani Alves lashed out at the Barcelona board for the manner in which they handled his recent departure after his second stint with the club.

Dani Alves in action for Barcelona.(AFP)
Dani Alves in action for Barcelona.(AFP)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 01:02 PM IST

Gareth Bale says he's at LAFC to win trophies, not to retire

Gareth Bale's declaration of his long-term intentions undoubtedly will please his new LAFC fans.

Welsh soccer player Gareth Bale is joined by Los Angeles Football Cub (LAFC) lead managing owner Larry Berg (L) and LAFC Co-President and General Manager John Thorrington (R)(AFP)
Welsh soccer player Gareth Bale is joined by Los Angeles Football Cub (LAFC) lead managing owner Larry Berg (L) and LAFC Co-President and General Manager John Thorrington (R)(AFP)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 01:01 PM IST
AP | , Los Angeles

‘My dad was killed when I was 4. I was brought illegally to the the UK’

Farah, who became the first British track and field athlete to win four Olympic golds, said his children have motivated him to be truthful about his past.

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Mo Farah(Action Images via Reuters)
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Mo Farah(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 10:19 AM IST
AP |

Savita's heroics hand India first win in Women's Hockey World Cup

The Indian captain led from the front and pulled off as many as six saves in the shootout, while Navneet Kaur, Sonika and Neha converted their chances in the ninth to 16th place classification match.

India women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita(Hockey India)
India women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita(Hockey India)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 10:08 AM IST
PTI |

Barty does not regret retirement, has no plans to become pro golfer

Barty sent shockwaves around the tennis world when she unexpectedly announced her retirement at the peak of her game just two months after claiming a third Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.

Former tennis player Ashleigh Barty during a celebrity fourball(REUTERS)
Former tennis player Ashleigh Barty during a celebrity fourball(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 09:15 AM IST
Reuters |

Wimbledon champion Djokovic hopes to play in Australian Open next year

Djokovic won the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon titles in 2021 but was unable to defend his Melbourne Park crown due to his refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic holds up the winner's trophy and greets fans during a welcoming ceremony in front of the city hall in Belgrade, in Serbia(REUTERS)
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic holds up the winner's trophy and greets fans during a welcoming ceremony in front of the city hall in Belgrade, in Serbia(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 08:05 AM IST
Reuters |

Ruthless England smash record eight goals past Norway at Euros

England, who on Wednesday left a Women's Euros record crowd at Old Trafford wanting more after their 1-0 win against Austria in the tournament opener, dominated the match against poorly-defending Norway, their toughest group opponents on paper.

Women's Euro 2022 - Group A - England v Norway - The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton, Britain - July 11, 2022 England's Beth Mead celebrates scoring their eighth goal to complete her hat-trick(REUTERS)
Women's Euro 2022 - Group A - England v Norway - The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton, Britain - July 11, 2022 England's Beth Mead celebrates scoring their eighth goal to complete her hat-trick(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 12, 2022 08:01 AM IST
Reuters |

Nadal's reply to Djokovic's post on record-equalling Wimbledon haul

It was Djokovic's 21st career Grand Slam win and record-equalling Wimbledon haul as the Serb lifted his maiden major in 2022. And a night after the huge win, Rafael Nadal, a two-time champion at the SW19, reacted to Djokovic's win.

Novak Djokovic; Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic; Rafael Nadal
Published on Jul 12, 2022 07:21 AM IST

Not enough support staff for CWG, Paralympic team writes to sports ministry

The Paralympic Committee of India has alleged that the Indian Olympic Association did not follow the guidelines that say there should be dedicated escorts for wheelchair athletes

India had a haul of 19 medals, including five gold, at the Tokyo Paralympics and are aiming for big success again
India had a haul of 19 medals, including five gold, at the Tokyo Paralympics and are aiming for big success again
Published on Jul 12, 2022 12:25 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Shingo Kunieda is finally a Wimbledon champion

Japan great Shingo Kunieda lifted his maiden men’s wheelchair singles Wimbledon title by defeating Britain’s Alfie Hewett 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10-5) in Sunday’s final.

Shingo Kunieda of Japan celebrates after beating Britain's Alfie Hewett to win the final of the men's wheelchair singles.(AP)
Shingo Kunieda of Japan celebrates after beating Britain's Alfie Hewett to win the final of the men's wheelchair singles.(AP)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 11:37 PM IST

Lacklustre India eliminated from FIH Women’s World Cup

India lost 0-1 to hosts Spain in the crossover game, putting the winners into the quarterfinals and eliminating India, after a brilliant fourth in the Tokyo Olympics

India’s defence conceded two PCs against China, five against New Zealand and three versus Spain(Hockey India)
India’s defence conceded two PCs against China, five against New Zealand and three versus Spain(Hockey India)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 11:00 PM IST

Djokovic rides out ‘internal battle’ on court, ‘turbulence’ off it

It truly has been a case of mind over matter for the Wimbledon champ

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning the men'REUTERS/Toby Melville(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning the men'REUTERS/Toby Melville(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 10:45 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta

Watch: Man City’s Guardiola chased by fan for selfie during late-night bike ride

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola was left startled as a fan chased him for a selfie during a late-night bike ride in Manchester. The video of the incident was uploaded on Tik Tok.

Pep Guardiola was chased by a fan.(Twitter/@EricNjiiru)
Pep Guardiola was chased by a fan.(Twitter/@EricNjiiru)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 08:13 PM IST

Roger Federer drops shocking retirement bomb after missing Wimbledon

While fans across the globe await his grand return to the court as does most of his rivals, Federer dropped a shocking retirement bomb, giving the clearest indication about his future.

Switzerland's Roger Federer(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 10:04 PM IST

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone to be charged with fraud over assets

Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is set to be charged with fraud over assets after his failure to declare overseas assets worth more than 400 million pounds.

Bernie Ecclestone is set to be charged with fraud.(AP)
Bernie Ecclestone is set to be charged with fraud.(AP)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 07:13 PM IST
PTI |

Novak Djokovic's wife lashes out at journalist for 'anti-vax poster boy' claim

Novak Djokovic's wife came to his defence when the Wimbledon champion was accused of being an ‘anti-vax poster boy’ by a journalist.

Novak Djokovic celebrates with wife Jelena Djokovic in the stands after winning the men's singles Wimbledon final.(REUTERS)
Novak Djokovic celebrates with wife Jelena Djokovic in the stands after winning the men's singles Wimbledon final.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 06:33 PM IST

Novak Djokovic gives huge update on receiving Covid-19 vaccination for US Open

Moments after the big win, Djokovic gave a massive update on receiving Covid-19 vaccination for US Open participation.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
Published on Jul 11, 2022 03:56 PM IST

Ten Hag gives massive update on Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Manchester United

Speaking during a press conference, Erik ten Hag gave a massive update about Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Manchester United.

Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Manchester United.(AP)
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Manchester United.(AP)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 03:49 PM IST

'That weighed a lot': Ex-Juventus star explains Pogba's Man United struggles

Former Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli analyses Paul Pogba's struggles with Manchester United, whom he rejoined in 2016.

Paul Pogba during his time with Manchester United.(REUTERS)
Paul Pogba during his time with Manchester United.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 03:06 PM IST

'Don't drop it': Novak Djokovic hands Wimbledon trophy to Prince George - Watch

After shaking hands with all three, Djokovic asked Prince George how he enjoyed his first match at Wimbledon, and if he would like to hold the trophy.

Novak Djokovic with Prince William, Kate Middleton and son George(Twitter)
Novak Djokovic with Prince William, Kate Middleton and son George(Twitter)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 02:01 PM IST
By, New Delhi

MMA star calls out Rafa Nadal after knocking out opponent at UFC Vegas 58

In a bizarre turn of event, UFC fighter Rafael Fiziev expressed his desire to face tennis legend Rafael Nadal. Fiziev's reaction came after he defeated Rafael dos Anjos via technical knockout at UFC Vegas 58 on Sunday.

Rafael Fiziev calls out Rafa Nadal after knocking out Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Vegas 58(Twitter)
Rafael Fiziev calls out Rafa Nadal after knocking out Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Vegas 58(Twitter)
Published on Jul 11, 2022 01:58 PM IST
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