Michael Phelps is playing down expectations about his return to competitive swimming but the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a mind-boggling 18 gold medals, is finding it tough to sell himself as an underdog. On Wednesday, the 28-year-old fronted a packed media conference on the eve of his eagerly-awaited comeback at a U.S. […]
Rahman got a tangible advantage out of the opening and controlled the centre and the queenside.
Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points in the Raptors’ series-squaring 100-95 win over Brooklyn.
Grappler Rajiv Tomar was given a two-year suspension for testing positive for methylhexaneamine.
The 17-year-old Baghpat girl had only been issued the passport on last Thursday afternoon.
Second edition could be held during two-month break in badminton calendar early next year.
The winner of the tournament will carry home a prize purse of Rs 1 lakh, while the runner-up will receive Rs 50,000.
Nav Bhatia, who has been a Raptors season-ticket holder since they began in 1995, is not afraid to chide opponents.
With the victory, Chinappa also avenged her defeat of the Texas Open last week to the 37-year-old Australian.
Earlier, Shaik edged Joshua Chow of HongKong in the first all-lefty semi-final, 231-218 to advance to the finals.
Miami lost 14 of its final 25 games, often while playing without Dwyane Wade, and finished two games behind the Pacers.
Introduced to sailing in a serendipitous manner, Hyderabad youngsters make fast progress.
Taking time off from chess helped as the loss to Carlsen had ‘knocked the stuffing out’
Pistorius is charged with premeditated murder for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year.
Washington is trying to avoid dropping to seventh so that it can avoid the Heat in first round of playoffs.
Phelps will stick to the shorter races and some relays rather than the grueling individual medleys.
Gupta kept himself in contention after he settled for a draw with Yuriy Kuzubov of Ukraine.
The Chennai girl had beaten eighth-ranked Madeline Perry of Ireland in a 75-minute long semifinal on Saturday.
The Austrian had a flawless run in the final, stopping the clock in 59.012 seconds — ahead of Bonhomme’s 59.097.
Eyeing maiden major title of her career, Dipika faltered against El Sherbini 7-11, 11-5, 7-11 to lose in 48 minutes.
Pallikal goes into the title clash at the back of two matches lasting five games with the semifinal against Perry stretching to 75 minutes.
Pacquiao was an eight-division world champion on 15-fight winning streak when Bradley was awarded a split decision in their last bout.
Santoso reeled off nine straight points to stifle Lee’s second-game revival and take the match.
Dallas is back in the postseason after a 12-year playoff streak ended last season. Eric Bledsoe led Phoenix with 29 points.
The behavior of airport authorities, particularly in the US and China, has become ruthless since 9/11 attacks.
Manavjit Sandhu trumps two-time Olympic champion to claim top spot in trap at World Cup.
The testimony came in written answers to questions in a lawsuit that was settled in late 2013.
M Shyam Sundar and Diptayan Ghosh came out with good results drawing with Aleksandr Rakhmanov of Russia and Csaba Balogh of Hungary respectively while Debashish Das and Swapnil Dhopade ended on the losing side.
Ghosh also did well to hold Russian GM Aleksandr Rakhmanov to a draw.
The Jamaican sprinter tested positive for the stimulant oxilophrine at last year’s national championships.