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Indian GM Gukesh wins title at La Roda International tourney

April 18, 2022 12:48 pm

The 15-year old GM from Chennai, who remained unbeaten through the nine rounds, defeated Israel's Victor Mikhalevski in the final round late on Sunday to emerge a clear winner ahead of Haik M Martirosyan of Armenia, who secured 7.5 points.

Sports carnival held for the wheelchair-bound at Sukhna

April 17, 2022 2:54 am

The uniqueness of the event was that all participants had been given an opportunity to participate in all sporting events.

FIFA warned court of World Cup chaos if Russia played

April 13, 2022 10:47 am

The legal debate between FIFA and Russia's soccer federation was published Tuesday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

His story inspired Jhund but not sponsors. Now, slum soccer pioneer seeks assists

April 02, 2022 7:51 am

With the Homeless World Cup set to be held in September, Vijay Barse is in a hurry to organise the state and national slum football tournaments

Novak to nitrogen, pigs to bulls: Sports is often war

January 23, 2022 11:01 pm

🔴 Historically, athletes can get precious about their bodies, though not many have shared Djokovic’s dislike of vaccines.

Women thought her running career was over. Then she broke US marathon record

January 17, 2022 3:09 pm

Keira D’Amato took a seven-year break from running, before retraining again.

Watch: 12-year-old girl punches tree with her bare knuckles in jaw-dropping video

January 10, 2022 10:07 am

Evnika Saadvakass is trained by her father who is a professional boxing coach

We hope everyone is blessed with joy & happiness: Sports fraternity sends New Year greetings

January 01, 2022 5:45 pm

The sportspersons also urged everyone to mask up to avoid getting infected by Coronavirus and have a safe and prosperous New Year.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of sports university in Meerut

January 01, 2022 9:51 am

The university will be established at the Salawa and Kaili villages of Sardhana town in Meerut at an estimated cost of about Rs 700 crore.

Pune coaches ask for improved facilities to sustain fresh interest in sports

November 29, 2021 7:00 pm

Pimpri Chinchwad’s Sant Dyaneshwar Sports Facility, for instance, lacks even some of the most basic amenities like a woman’s washroom.

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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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

June 22, 2020 6:08 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.

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