• Ramanathan's win over Thiem a great achievement: Jaidip Mukherjea

    Kolkata: Former Davis Cup winner and India's non-playing captain Jaidip Mukherjea on Wednesday lavished praise on India's top singles player Ramkumar Ramanathan, saying his victory over world No 8 Dominic Thiem is a great achievement. Ramanathan, ranked 222nd, on Tuesday pulled off a straight set up...

  • Shuttler Prannoy stuns defending champion to enter Indonesia Open quarters

    Jakarta: Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy stunned defending champion Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia to enter the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament here on Thursday.The unseeded Prannoy outplayed top seed Wei 21-10, 21-18 in a match which lasted around 40 minutes, r...

  • Singapore win turning point for my career: Sai Praneeth

    By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad: B. Sai Praneeth, the latest among Indian shuttlers to make their mark in the international arena by winning his maiden Super Series title, believes that this could be a turning point for his career.He won the Singapore Open on Sunday by defeating Kadambi Srikanth, his ...

  • Good performance will automatically improve ranking: Sindhu

    By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad: India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu is focusing on coming championships and aims to give her best to achieve her ultimate goal -- becoming World No. 1.After winning the Indian Open Superseries early this month, she was almost there, with a career-best ranking of World No...

  • Sindhu storms into Olympics final

    Submitted by Editor on Thu, 2016-08-18 22:36 Indian shuttler PV Sindhu in action during her women's singles badminton match against China's Wang Yihan at the Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 17, 2016Rio de Janeiro: India's P.V. Sindhu thumped Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the f...

  • Jayaram back in top 20 shuttlers; Srikanth, Saina, Sindhu static

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-07-14 19:39 Kuala Lumpur: Promising shuttler Ajay Jayaram's semi-final finish at the recently-concluded US Open Grand Prix Gold helped him rise two places to be back in top 20 in men's singles of the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released...

  • Not my last Wimbledon: Federer

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-07-09 13:49 London: Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer, who crashed out of Wimbledon losing to Milos Raonic, has said he has no plans just yet of retiring.It was the first time Federer had lost in a Wimbledon semi-final and after the 3-6, 7-6, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6 def...

  • Post Champions Trophy silver, hockey team focus on Rio

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-07-05 17:01 New Delhi: Fresh from the Champions Trophy silver, Indian hockey team goalkeeper P.R Sreejesh on Tuesday said the team is now all geared up for producing another brilliant show at Rio.Sreejesh, who captained the side in the Champions Trophy said...

  • Sai Praneeth, Attri-Reddy lift Canada Open titles

    Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-04 12:30 Calgary (Canada): Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth clinched the Canada Open men's singles title, while Rio-bound pair of Manu Attriand Sumeeth Reddy bagged the men's doubles title here on Sunday.The fourth-seeded Indian produced a rampaging form a...

  • Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of Wimbledon

    Submitted by Rashmi on Sun, 2016-07-03 10:49 London: In a dramatic encounter, World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of Wimbledon after going down in four sets to 20th seed Sam Querrey.Djokovic who was beaten 6-7 1-6 6-3 6-7 in a rain-delayed clash on Court 1, had be...

  • Shooter Pooja Ghatkar finishes fourth in Baku World Cup

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-06-25 09:07 New Delhi: Pooja Ghatkar continued her good run of form as she registered her second fourth placed finish of the year in a World Cup stage, on day three of the sixth and final International Shooting Sport Federation ( ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/Pist...

  • Nike recalls `skimpy` Wimbledon dresses after players complain

    Submitted by Rashmi on Fri, 2016-06-24 13:14 Melbourne: Sportswear giant Nike has decided to withdraw its 'Premier Slam' dresses for the 2016 Wimbledon Championship after receiving increasing complaints from female players that their apparels were too revealing.Nike has requested its spon...