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Sreeshankar’s father-coach and choice of training venue draw flak

The national record holder has pulled out of the Federation Cup because he aggravated a left-heel injury, which first surfaced in February.

AFI President says Tejaswin Shankar not a medal prospect after omitting him from Asian Championship team

Tejaswin Shankar was omitted from the contingent for the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha despite clearing qualification standards in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competitions on more than one occasion since January.

Mirabai Chanu, relieved and refreshed

Ace weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has put mystery back injury behind her and hit the straps in pursuit of the Tokyo Games.

‘Cherry blossom’ torch revealed for 2020 Olympics

The theme of the pink gold torch centres on 'sakura' or cherry blossom in Japan, which arrives every spring to much fanfare, and it was designed with input from children from the areas most severely damaged by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

India win big at Special Olympics, take medal tally to 233

India are winning big at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games 2019 taking place in Abu Dhabi, with the country's medal tally reaching 233 on Tuesday.

Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa in Indian men’s boxing team for Asian Championships

Amit Panghal will be making his competitive debut in the 52kg category while Shiva Thapa (60kg) will eye a record-breaking fourth successive medal after the duo found a place in the Indian men's boxing team for the Asian Championships.

On Cue: A rare match-up, a see-saw battle and ungrudging admiration

The crowd was thoroughly entertained on Tuesday when Advani raced to a 3-1 lead, after which Mehta had to eke out a 56-clearance going to 3-2, and then immediately a 79 for 3-all.

Led by Virat Kohli, nine Indians make ESPN World Fame 100 2019 list

MS Dhoni and Sania Mirza are among the nine Indian athletes to make it to ESPN World Fame 100 list this year with Virat Kohli being the only Indian to feature in the top 10.

Baseball star Mike Trout to sign biggest contract in sports history

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history.

Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe rides to rescue of Team Sky

A statement from the British outfit, which has eight Grand Tour victories to its name, said current owners Sky and 21st Century Fox had agreed a sale to INEOS, who will officially take control on May 1.

Olympic hopeful Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth To passes away aged 26

Kenneth To, a record-breaking Hong Kong-Australian swimmer who had his sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, died suddenly after a training session in the United States, officials said on Tuesday.