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Carlos Sainz wins Dakar Rally for third time as Ricky Brabec takes motorcycle title

January 17, 2020 5:12 pm

Spaniard Carlos Sainz became a triple Dakar Rally champion with the Mini X-Raid team on Friday while American Ricky Brabec took the motorcycle crown for Honda and ended KTM's 18-year dominance. 

Trends 2019: Workouts that kept sports stars fighting fit this year

January 01, 2020 11:34 am

From HIIT to Circuit Training, here's how your favourite sports icons did at the gym this year!

'Sport has changed my life': Serena Williams on how it can benefit girls and boys

August 23, 2019 7:01 pm

"Sport has literally changed my life. I'm here because of sport. It has given me a lot of confidence, a lot of courage, and a lot of discipline. It's helped me to be the person that I've grown to be today," Serena Williams said.

Yuvraj Singh retires: Chandigarh boy bids goodbye

June 11, 2019 10:06 am

The Chandigarh cricketer bid his adieu to international cricket with an aggregate of 11,778 runs — 8701 runs in 304 ODIs, 1,900 runs in 40 Test matches and 1,177 runs in 58 T20s apart from 111 wickets in ODIs.

Eid Mubarak: Mohammad Shami to Paul Pogba, sport stars extend their greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

June 05, 2019 6:11 pm

On the day of the special occasion of Eid, Indian sports personalities shared their wishes on Twitter.

Not just sedentary lifestyle, sports help children fight emotional distress

June 05, 2019 11:51 am

The study also pointed out how being less emotionally distressed at the juncture between elementary and high school is a priceless benefit for children as they are about to enter a much larger universe with bigger academic challenges.

Sports Illustrated magazine sold for $110 million

May 29, 2019 11:23 am

Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million to Authentic Brands Group, from Meredith Corp. who will continue running the print edition and the website SI.com for at least two more years.

From Along-Dolong to Ukulli-mukuli: this man is documenting indigenous games of Northeast tribes

May 18, 2019 10:00 am

They might not be as popular as football and cricket. But in remote areas of Assam, a thriving culture of indigenous games has existed for years— marked by ingenuity and played by children and adults alike. Now one man is on mission to document them all.

Explained: Soccer — Cash or competition? what is behind England's domination of Europe?

May 13, 2019 9:57 am

Liverpool will face Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League while in the Europa League Arsenal take on Chelsea. No country has ever produced the finalists for the Champions League and the Europa League in the same year before now.

Punter wins a staggering £182,567 from £2 bet at Cheltenham

March 15, 2019 8:36 am

A lucky punter won a grand sum of £182,567.80 off a £2 bet at the annual Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday as they picked a horse from each of the six races and came off as the winner in four of them.

SPORTS PHOTOS

England vs Sri Lanka: Rain at Lord's forces draw, England win series 2-0

June 14, 2016 12:40 pm

England win the three Test series 2-0 after rain forced a draw in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka.

India vs Zimbabwe: Yuzvendra Chahal spins India to unassailable 2-0 lead; see pictures

June 14, 2016 12:40 pm

India rode on Yuzvendra Chahal's three for 25 to grab second win in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.

Euro 2016: Germany on target against Ukraine, register 2-0 win

June 13, 2016 12:54 pm

Germany, Poland, Croatia notch up wins on third day of Euro 2016.

Eng vs SL: England-Sri Lanka Test set for thrilling finish

June 13, 2016 3:52 am

Sri Lanka need 330 more runs to win with all their 10 wickets in hand against England on Day 5.

Euro 2016: England, Russia share spoils; fans spoil Marseillie with violence

June 12, 2016 5:53 am

Violence continued in Marseille after the Russia-England match which ended in a draw.

All-round India down Zimbabwe in first ODI

June 12, 2016 3:43 am

India begin tour to Zimbabwe with a nine-wicket win after KL Rahul scored an unbeaten ton on debut.

France vs Romania: In Paris, a fairytale start to Euro 2016

June 11, 2016 12:06 pm

Euro 2016 got underway in Paris on Friday and France won their first match against Romania.

England vs Sri Lanka: After Jonny Bairstow's ton, Sri Lanka show spine at Lord's

June 11, 2016 12:06 pm

Sri lanka finished day 2 at 162 for one in reply to England's first innings 416, a deficit of 254 runs.

Muhammad Ali funeral: 'The Greatest' makes final journey through hometown Louisville

June 11, 2016 12:06 pm

Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Louisville during his funeral.

Jonny Bairstow and Alastair Cook lead England recovery on Day 1 against Sri Lanka at Lord's

June 10, 2016 3:26 pm

Jonny Bairstow hits unbeaten 107, Alastair Cook scores solid 85 as England recover from 84/4 to end day's play at 279/6 against Sri Lanka.

SPORTS VIDEOS

Shocking results in sports in 2018

December 27, 2018 4:30 pm

Germany's early exit? Djokovic losing to a Greek teenager? India women's team going down o the last ball of the Asia Cup? These were some of the biggest stunning results in 2018. Which was the biggest?

Former NBA MVP Steve Nash on Real Mallorca, a game in Miami and La Liga in the USA

December 08, 2018 3:22 pm

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, one of the owners of Real Mallorca, sat down and discussed the 2002-03 Copa del Rey winners besides the touted La Liga game in Miami, United States.

World T20: 5 Unmissable Matches

March 23, 2016 12:04 pm

12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.