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Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova lose China Open quarterfinals

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova lost to the Canadian-Spanish pair of Gabriela Dabrowski and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-4, 1-6, 4-10 in the women’s doubles quarterfinals of the China Open in Beijing, China on Wednesday. The winners will face Julia Goerges and Karolina Pliskova in the semifinals. Sania and Strycova served first, and both pairs went unbroken until the 10th ... Read More »

Sharapova’s two-year ban slashed to 15 months, can play in April 2017

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova can return to the sport in time for next year’s French Open after the Court of Arbitration reduced her two-year doping ban to 15 months on appeal. Earlier in June, the 29-year-old was handed a two-year suspension by the International Tennis Federation after being tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Australian Open. ... Read More »

Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova lose in Wuhan Open final

Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova suffered a straight-set loss against Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova in the summit clash of the WTA Wuhan Open, in Wuhan on Saturday. The third seeds lost 1-6 4-6 to the fifth seeded US-Czech pair of Mattek-Sands and Safarova in the finals of the USD 2,589,000 tournament that lasted a little over ... Read More »

Biopic doesn’t glorify me but shows my journey: Dhoni

He wanted the biopic on him to show his journey, the inherent struggles in “decision making processes” rather than “glorify him” and that’s precisely what Mahendra Singh Dhoni told film’s director Neeraj Pandey during the conceptual phase of ‘MS Dhoni-The Untold Story’. In the United States along with wife Sakshi and producer Arun Pandey (whose firm manages Dhoni) to promote ... Read More »

Sania wants AITA to look into Venus issue but AITA won’t rush

As reports have emerged that Rio Olympics silver medallist Venus Williams have allegedly been allowed to use prohibited substances under Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs), Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has demanded that AITA takes up the matter with the appropriate authorities but the national body says it won’t rush into the matter. ‘Fancy Bears’, a Russian hackers group, has claimed ... Read More »

Pankaj Advani wins historic bronze at 6 Red Snooker World Championship

Pankaj Advani became the first cueist from India to win a medal at the prestigious Sangsom 6 Red Snooker World Championship as he settled for a bronze after losing the semifinal to Chinese Ding Junhui, on Friday. In the quarterfinals, the Indian received a walkover from Michael Holt who withdrew due to personal reasons. “Winning the first medal for India ... Read More »

Aditi Ashok flops in round three, medal hopes all but over

After two promising rounds, Indian teenage woman golfer Aditi Ashok performed poorly in the third and penultimate round by carding eight over 79 to lie tied 31st with a three round aggregate of two-over 215 in the Rio Olympics here. The Bengaluru golfer, who was tied eighth and looking good for a medal after round two, conceded a lot of ... Read More »

Banned Narsingh was let down by compatriots: IOA

Taking up cudgels on behalf of wrestler Narsingh Yadav after CAS overturned the clean chit given to him by the National Anti-Doping Agency, the Indian Olympic Association blamed unnamed compatriots for his ouster from the Olympics and the four-year ban slapped on him. “It’s not just a loss for Narsingh at the CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sports) but he ... Read More »

Schooling beats Phelps to win 100m butterfly Olympic gold

Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first gold medal of the ongoing Rio Olympics by ending multiple Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps hegemony in the 100m butterfly here. The 21-year-old Schooling touched the wall in 50.39 seconds, 0.75sec ahead of Phelps at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium here on Friday evening, reports Xinhua. Phelps, South Africa’s Chad le Clos, and Laszlo Cseh of ... Read More »

India end group stage with 2-2 draw against Canada in men’s hockey

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): After ending their group stage with a 2-2 draw against Canada, Indian men’s hockey team skipper PR Sreejesh said his side are fully geared up both mentally and physically for their quarter-finals clash against Belgium, which is slated to be held on Sunday. The Indian team would have certainly liked a win against Canada but the ... Read More »

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