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Action from the match between ONGC & Hockey Odisha on Friday | MARTIN LOUIS
Santa Singh gifts victory to Punjab against BPCL

Santa Singh’s strike in the 65th minute enabled Punjab & Sind Bank to pull off a stunning 1-0 win over BPCL squad on the second day of the 91st All India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey tournament.

29 Jul 2017

Liam Pitchford (Twitter/Ultimate TableTennis‏)
Falcons TTC becomes first finalists of Ultimate Table Tennis beating Maharashtra

Falcons TTC beat DHFL Maharashtra United 14-5 in the first semifinal of the inaugural CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis.

29 Jul 2017

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manoj Kumar
High Court responds positively to boxer Manoj Kumar's plea

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday issued notice to the Haryana government asking boxer Manoj Kumar that he be appointed as a DSP on the basis of his achievements.

28 Jul 2017

elugu Titans beat debutants Tamil Thalaivas 32-27  (EPS | Vinay Madapu)
Telugu Titans beat Tamil Thalaivas in Pro Kabaddi League opener in Hyderabad

Telugu Titans beat debutants Tamil Thalaivas 32-27 in the opening match of the Pro Kabaddi League in Hyderabad.

28 Jul 2017

Indian athlete Dutee Chand (File|AP)
Despite  failing qualification standard, Dutee Chand gets World Championships invite

Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand is likely to take part in next month's World Athletics Championships as she has received an invitation from the IAAF.

28 Jul 2017

A Union Minister said the government will look into the issue of Dutee Chand sympathetically.
Government to consider helping sprinter Dutee Chand in her testosterone case

The Union government said it will consider helping Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand in fighting her case against the world athletics governing body at an international sports tribunal.

28 Jul 2017

Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court asks sports body to include PU Chithra in London championships team

The Kerala High Court on Friday directed the sports body to ensure the participation of PU Chithra for 1,500-meter race at the IAAF World Championships.

28 Jul 2017

Red Bull's Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo makes a pit stop during the first practice session (File | AP)
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo dominates Hungarian practice

Daniel Ricciardo hailed a very positive day for him and his Red Bull team Friday after producing a convincing ‘double top’ in opening practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

28 Jul 2017

2017 NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant s confident that an Indian will make it big in the sport (AP)
Be patient to make it big: NBA star Durant advice Indian cagers

NBA player Kevin Durant is delighted to see the growing popularity of basketball in India but said the country needs to adopt a patient approach.

28 Jul 2017

Pentala Harikrishna
Pentala Harikrishna beats Noel Studer in Round 4 of Biel Chess Festival

Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna bounced back from successive draws to pick up a convincing win over local star Noel Studer in the fourth round of the Biel Chess Festival.

28 Jul 2017

India's badminton star HS Prannoy (File |AP)
Shuttler HS Prannoy climbs to 17th spot in BWF rankings

Courtesy his US Open Grand Prix Gold title triumph, Indian shuttler HS Prannoy has jumped six places to be at 17th position in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings.

28 Jul 2017

Indian Hockey Team (Photo Courtesy: Twitter)
Six uncapped players named in Manpreet Singh-led Indian hockey squad

The six uncapped players who have been picked include goalkeeper Suraj Karkerawho, who had missed the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup earlier this year due to an injury.

28 Jul 2017

Two-time Olympian Manoj Kumar (File | PTI)
Manoj Kumar, two others enter final of Czech boxing tournament

Former Commonwealth Games gold- medallist Manoj Kumar (69kg), along with two other Indians, advanced to the finals of the Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament.

28 Jul 2017

Ajay Singh strikes bronze in Asian Youth Weightlifting

The weightlifter finished at the third spot in 77 kg men's junior category after lifting 143 kg in snatch and 172 kg in clean and jerk.

28 Jul 2017

AIBA President Ching-Kuo Wu (File | AP)
EXCLUSIVE | India's gains safe as AIBA President CK Wu takes heavy punches

While AIBA President's future appears bleak, main rival says hosting rights to 2021 World Championships, awarded just days before, will remain with BFI.

28 Jul 2017

Hearing Chitra's petition against the decision by Athletics Federation of India (AFI), Justice P B Suresh Kumar asked the Centre to inform the source of funding for international events.
Kerala High Court seeks explanation from Centre on Chitra's exclusion

The Kerala High Court sought an explanation from the central government regarding the exclusion of Kerala athlete P U Chitra from the Indian squad for the World Athletics Championships.

28 Jul 2017

P T Usha (EPS)
Virendra Sehwag, PT Usha named in Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee

Former India opener Virender Sehwag and celebrated athlete P T Usha have been named in a 12-member Committee which has been handed the job to pick this year's Khel Ratna and Arjuna awardees.

27 Jul 2017

Kerala High Court
Kerala HC asks Centre to explain why athlete Chitra was excluded

The Kerala High Court directed the Centre to explain why state athlete P.U. Chitra was left out of the national squad despite qualifying for next month's World Athletics Championship.

27 Jul 2017

P V Sindhu | PTI
PV Sindhu appointed as Group-I officer in Andhra Pradesh

Presenting the offer letter, Andhra CM N. Chandrababu Naidu said he is hopeful that Sindhu would surely bring more laurels to the country in the time to come.

27 Jul 2017

Indian cueist star Pankaj Advani | AP
Results are difficult to predict when playing at highest level: Pankaj Advani

Leading Indian cueist Pankaj Advani says it's difficult to predict if he could pocket his 17th World title since form matters a lot on the day of competition.

27 Jul 2017

Japan has begun its three-year countdown to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo (AP)
Government spent Rs 32.81 crore on Target Olympic Podium scheme, no targets yet for Tokyo 2020

Under the Target Olympic Podium scheme, any athlete selected has been provided specialized training under a renowned coach in India or abroad.

27 Jul 2017