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Vijender Singh WBO Asia Pacific Super Middle Weight Pro Boxing Champion at a press conference to announce his being chosen as brand ambassador for a cement company in New Delhi on Monday. | PTI
Vijender eyeing another knockout punch against Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Talking about the coveted World Championship title, Vijender said he is in no mood to hurry things and would like to achieve one goal at a time.

31 Jul 2017

Indian athlete P U Chitra competes in the women's 1500m event during the second day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships.|AFP
Athlete Chitra sues AFI top brass for contempt

Chitra won the gold medal in the women's 1500 m in the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar recently.

31 Jul 2017

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Abhijeet Gupta finishes second in Czech Open chess

Commonwealth Champion Abhijeet Gupta came up with a spirited effort to beat Florian Kaczur of Hungary and finish second in the Czech International Open chess tournament.

31 Jul 2017

Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Canada's Andre De Grasse, right, compete in a men's 100-meter semifinal
Andre De Grasse says time come to leave Bolt's shadow

De Grasse, who only took up athletics aged 17 after trying his hand at basketball, said he needs to beat Bolt before he can be described a rival.

31 Jul 2017

India's badminton star HS Prannoy (File |AP)
New Zealand Badminton open: Prannoy, Kashyap and Ajay in fray

Kashyap will play Cionysius Hayom Rumbaka, Ajay faces Chia Hung Lu while Prannoy opens his campaign against Shesar Hiren Rhustavito.

31 Jul 2017

Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy.|PTI
Indian shuttler Rahul Yadav, Manu-Sumeeth clinch titles at Lagos Open

C Rahul Yadav who had won the Mauritius Open last year, stunned top-seed and World No. 55 Misha Zilberman in the semifinals.

31 Jul 2017

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt (File | AP)
Track king Usain Bolt eyes final hurrah

Bolt has dominated sprinting since taking double individual gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, going on to win a further six Olympic golds.

31 Jul 2017

Sudha Singh won the 3000m steeplechase event at Asian Athletics C’ships
Athletics Federation of India’s drama leaves plenty of questions unanswered

Steeplechaser Sudha unperturbed by controversy, asserts she is more than qualified for World C’ship trip as Asian champion

31 Jul 2017

World swimming championships: Party in the pool

Ledecky and Peaty cemented their status as the best but it was US’ Caeleb Dressel who stole the show with a record-equalling seven gold.

31 Jul 2017

With the likes of Australia and China lying in wait, India will have to improve by leaps and bounds if they are to have a sustained presence in the first tier of Asian basketball | Jithendra M
Tougher tests await Division A-bound Indian women's basketball team

Captain Anitha concedes country, promoted to top tier, lacks experience & know-how, but is hopeful of long-term gains.

31 Jul 2017

Oliwia Witek with Sukesh Hegde
Meet Oliwia Witek, the only female head physiotherapist in the Pro Kabaddi League

Motocross, American football, kabaddi and MMA. What do these sports have in common? The answer lies with the only female head physiotherapist in the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League.

31 Jul 2017

Action from the match between Army XI & Central Secretariat | aSHWIN PRASATH
Custodian Shahbaz keen to make Gold chance count

The 91st edition of the MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey tournament is in full flow at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium.

31 Jul 2017

Here's why the Formula One world is divided over the new Halo cockpit

Formula One has been divided over the introduction of the Halo cockpit from 2018 with many drivers speaking out against it. Express takes a look at the design and why it’s so controversial.

31 Jul 2017

Lanka’s lone star in fray seeks better homework

Over the past few years, the popularity of kabaddi has been on an upward spiral, and Asia has embraced the sport like its own.

31 Jul 2017

Fernando Alonso's drive included a dramatic passing move around the outside of compatriot Carlos Sainz of Red Bull at Turn Two. | AP
Birthday boy Fernando Alonso takes 'kamikaze' route to season best

McLaren have struggled for three seasons to develop power and reliability from their Honda engines.

31 Jul 2017

Dutch driver Max Verstappen of Red Bull | AP
Max Verstappen apologises for amateur crash at Hungarian Grand Prix

Verstappen crashed into Ricciardo's car at Turn Two where the impact caused damage that ended his race.

31 Jul 2017

United States' Caeleb Dressel, Kevin Cordes, Nathan Adrian and Matt Grevers, from left, celebrate after winning the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter medley relay final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday. (Photo | AP)
Caeleb Dressel ties Phelps' record with seventh world gold win in men's 4x100m medley

Caeleb Dressel won a historic seventh gold medal in Budapest on Sunday as the USA claimed the men's 4x100m medley relay title at the world championships.

31 Jul 2017

German Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari celebrates on the podium after he won the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix on Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod. | AP
Sebastian Vettel wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel extended his world championship lead over Lewis Hamilton by winning the Hungarian Grand Prix.

30 Jul 2017

Three times F1 world champion Niki Lauda | AP
Formula One: Mercedes sticking to F1 despite Formula E rumours

Mercedes F1 chief believes Formula E is on the rise but it is too soon to envisage Mercedes switching from Formula One to the electric racing series.

30 Jul 2017

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Mumbai's Aditya Patil, Suhaani Lohia secure bronze at Asian School Chess

Both are products of the South Mumbai Chess Academy and their coach, FIDE master Balaji Guttula, is an elated man at the success of both these kids.

30 Jul 2017

Shiva Thapa is one of the few boxers to have won a medal in the World Championships
Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar strike gold at Czech boxing tourney

Indian boxers packed quite a heavy punch at the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem, clinching five gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the event in the Czech Republic.

30 Jul 2017