Shahid Judge

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After World Championship bronze medal, Pooja Dhanda eyes elusive triple

Pooja Dhanda became only the fourth Indian woman wrestler to win a World Championship medal.

Life in Syria a daily question mark, but football found a way to survive, says Muhannad Al-Fakeer

The chief worry for Muhannad Al-Fakeer while travelling from Syria to Mumbai stemmed from weather, unlike a few years ago when the trip was potentially life-threatening.

Lakshya Sen on target: Tames familiar opponent to clinch first senior title

In an encounter that lasted just 35 minutes, the 17-year-old Indian won 21-15, 21-10 to claim the Tata Open India International Challenger, the biggest title of his fledgling career.

Tata Open: Ashmita Chaliha pulls off a stunning win with series of twists and turns

India's brightest young player Ashmita Chaliha beat world no 62 Polikarpova 18-21, 21-16, 21-12 in the Tata Open.

Football agent, who ‘discovered’ Benjamin Pavard, now sets his sights on India

Mohan, a native of Pondicherry had moved to France with his parents when 4. Now, he’s one of the most respected agent’s in the country, with Benjamin Pavard, who plays for VfB Stuttgart, being his biggest discovery.

Volleyball Federation of India returns after ban with glitzy Pro Volleyball League

Slated to be held in Kochi and Chennai next February, Pro Volleyball League is a six-franchise event that involves a round robin stage, with the top four teams qualifying for the semifinals.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran beats Saketh Myneni to win Bengaluru Open, set to become India No.1

With 125 ranking points Prajnesh Gunneswaran earned from the win against Saketh Myneni, he will potentially rise to a career high 109 in the world - making him India's top singles player.

ITTF Austrian Open: Gnanasekaran Sathiyan beats World no. 17 and 16 on the trot

These are the biggest wins the Chennai-lad Gnanasekaran Sathiyan has picked up in a career that had been halted for three years due to an engineering degree.

Thailand’s Luksika Kumkhum wins maiden WTA title in Mumbai

Luksika Kumkhum’s first ever title will potentially take her up to a new career high, 80, when the world rankings are updated on Monday.

Thailand’s openly gay tennis player Luksika Kumkhum continues breaking barriers

In the tennis world, Luksika Kumkhum is among the few in the present generation of athletes to have come out as openly gay.

‘Retired’ Anastasia Myskina returns to court… as coach

In an eventful career that lasted only seven years, Anastasia Myskina last played a competitive match at the 2007 French Open before leaving the game without officially retiring.

With career in tailspin, Lisicki breaks down after first round loss

From being one of the big names in a tournament, Lisicki has been forced to start in the qualifying stages. At the same time, she hasn't shied away from taking a step down from the WTA Tour, to the Futures circuit.

Megh Thakar, the Ironman who delivered a steely show

Finishing the gruelling Louisville Ironman competition made Megh Thakar the youngest ever Indian to do so – given that the minimum age for competing is 18.

India vs West Indies 4th ODI: WTA event at CCI postponed by a day to accommodate match

The decision to delay the tennis event was made on the back of the BCCI shifting the cricket match from its regular venue Wankhede Stadium to the Brabourne Stadium, which is housed within the CCI complex.

India’s Youth Olympics medal haul: Fact-checking the Citius, Altius, Fortius

India collected 13 medals at the Youth Olympics, leaving powerhouses such as Britain and Germany in the shade but is the big haul a pointer to a golden future?

India vs China: India keep Red Dragons at bay

With Asian Cup on mind, Stephen Constantine’s India manage to hold higher-ranked China to a goalless draw.

After boxing ring, Mike Tyson steps into the spotlight

Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson is in India for a promotional event and says there are no ‘personalities’ in boxing today.

Davis Cup 2018: An Italian date in February

India will play World Group Playoff at home against opponents Italy, who are ranked 10th in the Davis Cup

Davis Cup: For Mahesh Bhupathi’s boys, it’s the same old story

The final reading of the scoreline was Serbia 4, India naught.

Davis Cup: Double disappointment for India

Rohan Bopanna-Saketh Myneni lose to Serbian scratch pair Nikola Milojevic and debutant Danilo Petrovic as hosts take unassailable 3-0 lead in Davis Cup.