Category Archives: sports

CAS rules Narsingh Yadav intentionally took substance in tablet form

New Delhi, Aug 22 (PTI): While handing down a four-year ban on Narsingh Yadav, the Court of Arbitration for Sports has ruled that the wrestler failed to produce any "real evidence" regarding the sabotage theory he had advanced and the ...Read More

Match preview: Lajong to play Rangdajied United FC

SHILLONG: A new season of Meghalaya’s top football competition has begun with a new league sponsor coming in - Gionee Mobiles. Three matches have already been played, and the competition this year has become tougher with each team aiming to ...Read More

Why India wins only a few Olympic medals

The joy felt by Indians over the successes of P.V. Sindhu in badminton, Sakshi Malik in wrestling and Dipa Karmakar in gymnastics is understandable. At the same time, the question needs to be asked, as has been done earlier, as ...Read More

Rio Olympics: PV Sindhu settles for silver; becomes youngest Indian to win Olympic medal

In the opening game, Sindhu came back from behind to go 1-0 up against Marin. The Indian shuttler was 6-11 behind at the interval and continued to trail before she took control when the scoreline was 16-19, not in her ...Read More

Rio Olympics: Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic dream over after 4-year doping suspension

RIO DE JANEIRO: It was just the perfect day for India at the Games here on Thursday. The hangover of Sakshi Malik's bronze was still there when PV Sidhu smashed her way into the women's badminton final in the morning. ...Read More

Rio Olympics: P V Sindhu creates history; secures silver place finish in badminton

PV Sindhu made history for Indian badminton when she reached the final of the women’s singles event after beating Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final and assure herself and country of a silver medal. This will be the first time ...Read More

Sehwag wants special plane or train to be named after Dipa Karmakar

Indian Olympians have made the nation proud by setting benchmarks in their respective domains at Rio. However, two names stand out amongst all in this list and they are Dipa Karmakar and Lalita Babar. The Underdogs who had not been ...Read More

Usain Bolt: Lighting strikes again and again!

As the king of sprinting and the biggest global star at the Rio Games, Usain Bolt of Jamaica held aloft his index finger, signaling that he was No. 1, during introductions Sunday night as a smitten crowd chanted his name. ...Read More

Dipa Karmakar eyes historic medal in vault final

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who has already created history by qualifying for the final round of the individual vault final of artistic gymnastics, will be in line to script a bigger one when she competes for a medal at the ...Read More