Category Archives: Sports

1st Test: West Indies dismiss Bangladesh for record low of 43

Kemar Roach took five wickets as West Indies demolished Bangladesh for 43, their lowest Test total, on the opening morning of the first Test in Antigua on Wednesday.

Shot putter Inderjeet Singh gets 4-year ban for dope violation

The anti-doping disciplinary panel of NADA on Wednesday handed a four-year suspension to shot putter Inderjeet Singh for failing a dope test prior to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Sushil Kumar loses first bout in four years

Celebrated Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar lost his first bout in more than four years while competing at Tbilisi Grand Prix in Georgia even as his compatriots Bajrang Punia and Deepak Punia progressed to the quarterfinals.

This century means the world to me: KL Rahul

The drought of international hundreds was playing big time in his mind and that’s why the century in the opening T20 International against England “means the world” to the talented Indian batsman KL Rahul.

Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach third round

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Roger Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis as he gave Lukas Lacko a 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 dressing down to reach the third round on Wednesday.

Rana, Bamhane earn quota spots for Youth Olympics

Javelin thrower Kunwer Ajairaj Singh Rana and middle distance runner Tai Bamhane secured quota places for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires in October.

Pliskova beats Azarenka to reach third round for first time

Seventh seed Karolina Pliskova won a battle of former world number ones as she beat Victoria Azarenka 6-3, 6-3 to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the first time on Wednesday.

Indonesia Open: Srikanth’s title defence ends, Sindhu advances

Defending champion Kidambi Srikanth’s campaign ended with a narrow opening-round loss but Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu eked out a thrilling win to progress to the women’s singles pre-quarterfinals.

Sports Authority of India will now be Sports India: Rathore

More than 34 years after coming into existence, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) is set to be renamed as Sports India, Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced on Wednesday after the sports body’s governing body meeting here.

Sports Authority of India will now be Sports India: Rathore

More than 34 years after coming into existence, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) is set to be renamed as Sports India, Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced on Wednesday after the sports body’s governing body meeting here.