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‘Happy Independence Day India’: Sportspersons greet the nation on 75th anniversary of Independence

August 15, 2022 12:33:09 pm

The August 15 2022 is particularly significant this year as it marks the 75th anniversary of India's independence.

Days after meeting CWG athletes, PM Modi says transparent selection without nepotism got India medals

August 15, 2022 10:33:19 am

In his Independence Day speech from Red Fort, Modi stresses on unbiased process, says country didn't lack the talent to excel in sports

While You Were Asleep: WI beat NZ by 8 wickets, Argentina midfielder Lo Celso joins Villarreal, Roma beat Salernitana 1-0 in Serie A

August 15, 2022 8:02:39 am

Brandon King and Shamarh Brooks shared a 102-run opening partnership as the West Indies beat New Zealand by 8 wickets. Giovani Lo Celso returned to Villarreal on another loan from Tottenham. Jose Mourinho’s Roma opened its Serie A campaign with a 1-0 win at Salernitana.

CWG medallists at their relaxed best

August 15, 2022 7:07:10 am

Jeremy’s swag, Sable’s wit & a jumper’s oversized outfit – some of the takeaways from IOA felicitation of CWG heroes.

Indigenous sport gets modern treatment as Kho Kho is the latest to try league format

August 15, 2022 7:08:10 am

The Ultimate Kho Kho league kicked off with six franchises – Gujarat Giants, Telugu Yoddhas, Chennai Quick Guns, Rajasthan Warriors, Odisha Juggernauts and Mumbai Khiladis - all set to participate in a competition taking place over 22 days until September 4.

Nikhat Zareen gifts PM Modi boxing gloves, Hima Das gives traditional gamocha

August 14, 2022 11:17:03 am

PM Modi hosted the Indian contingent at his residence to felicitate the players.

Let’s cry after mixed doubles match: How Sharath Kamal comforted Sreeja after her heartbreaking loss

August 14, 2022 7:22:42 pm

"Don't cry now, cry after the mixed doubles match," Sharath Kamal told Sreeja after she missed out on an individual bronze. The light-hearted comment brought a smile to her face. Hours later the duo won a gold.

I almost decided to quit wrestling after Tokyo, says Vinesh

August 13, 2022 10:47:42 pm

While a knee injury in the quarterfinals dashed her hopes in 2016 Rio Olympics, Vinesh again crashed out in the last eight stage in Tokyo, despite entering her weight category as the world No.1.

This is just a stepping stone into a new era in my professional boxing career: Vijender

August 13, 2022 8:25:03 pm

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender, who has been training in Manchester for over a year now, said he was battle-ready.

Long Read: We are not far from winning an Olympic medal, says Sharath Kamal

August 14, 2022 10:00:11 pm

TT star Sharath Kamal in conversation with Anil Dias where he talks about how he made tweaks to his game, like a stronger backhand to complement his forehand and his dreams of a team medal in 2024.

Long jumper Sreeshankar finishes 6th in Monaco Diamond League

August 11, 2022 12:01:31 am

Sreeshankar achieved his best jump in his fifth attempt. He had won silver in the Birmingham CWG six days ago with a best jump of 8.08m. He has a season's and personal best of 8.36m.

Two Pakistani boxers missing in Birmingham after CWG

August 11, 2022 9:03:54 am

Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) secretary Nasir Tang confirmed the news that boxers Suleman Baloch and Nazeerullah disappeared a couple of hours before the team's departure for Islamabad.

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Tyson Fury announces comeback, plans for 3rd fight vs Derek Chisora

August 10, 2022 10:34:22 am

Fury said after his win over Dillian Whyte at London's Wembley Stadium in April that he was retiring from the sport, but seems to have already changed his mind.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Leandro Lo shot dead at 33

August 8, 2022 3:06:16 pm

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Leandro Lo died after being shot in the head at a concert in Sao Paulo

Historic triple jump silver at U20 Worlds in bag, Selva eager to savour mom’s biryani

August 7, 2022 11:40:07 am

His determination paid off on Friday as he won India’s first junior Worlds medal in triple jump after finishing second with a best effort of 16.15m.

With two medals at U20 Worlds, quarter-miler Rupal in fast lane to elite level

August 6, 2022 7:43:01 am

ouble U20 Worlds medallist hurdler in the fast lane to elite level

CWG 2022: A Delhi school looks forward to welcoming their champ, cricket coach and Lawn Bowls gold medallist Pinki Singh

August 3, 2022 5:10:48 pm

As luck would have it DPS RK Puram, where Pinki joined as a cricket coach in 2005, was home to one of only two lawn bowling greens and training facilities in Delhi.

Indian mixed 4x400m relay team sets Asian junior record in World U20 Athletics meet

August 2, 2022 2:24:16 pm

India finished second overall across the three heats behind the USA, who won heat number 2 with a championships record time of 3:18.65s. The final will be held at 03:20 am IST on Wednesday.

Lawn Bowls: the multi-generational sport that has been a part of the CWG since 1930

August 2, 2022 7:07:03 am

There are singles, pairs, triples, and fours events in lawn bowls, in which players that are well into their 40s also take part.

Stuck at home, CWG squad-member Tejaswin Shankar catches opening ceremony on TV

July 30, 2022 7:01:35 am

The high jumper, whose entry to CWG was accepted after a month-long anxious wait, will reach the Games village on Sunday and be competition ready by Tuesday for his qualification round.

While You Were Asleep: Rilee Rossouw fires South Africa to 58-run win over England, Pujara crosses 1000-run mark for Sussex, Barcelona rope in defender Kounde from Sevilla

July 29, 2022 8:25:24 am

Rilee Rossouw smashed a brilliant unbeaten 96 as South Africa defeated England by 58 runs in the second T20I to level the three-match series. Sussex fell to defeat by 256 runs against Nottinghamshire. Chelsea have lost out to Barcelona in the race for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.

Punjab: 20-year old boxer dies of drug overdose

July 29, 2022 9:46:05 am

Kuldeep, a Junior Nationals silver medallist, was found unconscious on a road after family allege that he was forcibly taken away and drugged by a band of youngsters

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Ukraine war will not be free pass for drug cheats, says WADA boss

July 28, 2022 6:59:08 pm

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow calls a “special military operation”, has also impacted an investigation into a drugs scandal involving teenage Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva at the 2022 Beijing Games. 

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Commonwealth Games 2022 Opening Ceremony: Live streaming, date, time in IST

July 28, 2022 11:51:27 pm

CWG 2022 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming: Commonwealth Games 2022 opening ceremony begins tonight and here is all you need to know.


With Neeraj out injured, spotlight falls on India’s fourth-best thrower, debutant Manu

July 27, 2022 9:22:11 am

A throw of 84.35 metre in June at the Inter-State Senior Athletic Championships made the Army havaldar the fourth-best in India. He, and Rohit Yadav, will hope to fill void left by Chopra.