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Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu cruise into Australian Super Series quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu cruise into Australian Super Series quarterfinals

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series Thursday after posting comfortable victories in their respective women’s singles second round matches in Sydney.

June 27 2014 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

Phelps second to Olympic champ Agnel in 200m freestyle

Phelps second to Olympic champ Agnel in 200m freestyle

Michael Phelps tired near the end to finish a distant second to France`s Yannick Agnel in the 200 metres freestyle at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Saturday.

June 23 2014 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

All eyes on wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt

All eyes on wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt

Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India’s challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition on Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.

August 11 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

Usain Bolt wins 200m title London Olympics

Usain Bolt wins 200m title London Olympics

Usain Bolt finally permitted the world to acclaim him as a sporting legend after the supreme showman of track and field delivered another superlative performance at the London Olympics on Thursday.

August 10 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

India’s Tintu Luka crashes out of London Olympics

India’s Tintu Luka crashes out of London Olympics

India’s Tintu Luka produced her season’s best timing but still finished sixth in the second heat of the women’s 800m semifinals to crash out of the London Olympics on Thursday.

August 10 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

Saina Nehwal returns home with her Olympic bronze medal

Saina Nehwal returns home with her Olympic bronze medal

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal returned to rousing receptions first at Delhi airport and later at Hyderabad airport as she arrived here from London on Tuesday after winning a historic bronze medal at the ongoing Olympic Games.

August 8 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

Discus Throw: Vikas Gowda Finishes Eighth

Discus Throw: Vikas Gowda Finishes Eighth

London: India’s top discus thrower Vikas Gowda came up with a below-par performance to finish a disappointing eighth in the final round of the men’s discus throw event with an effort of 64.79m at the Olympic Stadium here.

August 8 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

London Olympics: Sania and Paes face daunting challenge

London Olympics: Sania and Paes face daunting challenge

Finally, the monkey is off the back of the Indian contingent with Gagan Narang winning a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.

August 1 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

Kashyap Creates History By Reaching Quarters

Kashyap Creates History By Reaching Quarters

Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday became the first Indian man in history to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games after securing a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Sri Lanka’s Niluka Karunaratne at the Wembley Arena.

August 1 2012 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »

Hamilton wins action-packed German GP

Hamilton wins action-packed German GP

NUERBURGRING: Lewis Hamilton captured a first McLaren victory of the Formula One season by winning the German Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber on Sunday.

July 25 2011 | Posted in Other Sports | Read More »