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INDIA WIN 3 GOLD, 2 SILVER,6 BRONZE AT US OPEN KARATE C’SHIP

Five Karate players from Gurugram have made India proud as the country scooped three gold, two silver and six bronze medals at the US Open Karate Championship in Las Vegas, which was held from April 12 to 16. The prestigious annual Karate event saw participation of 2374 participants from 42 countries. The Indian team, led by Sensei Yashpal Singh Kalsi, ... Read More »

BHUVNESHWAR’S FIFER HELPS SUNRISERS HYDERABAD CLINCH VICTORY AGAINST KINGS XI PUNJAB

Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by five runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Monday. Sent into bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 159 for six with skipper David Warner hitting 70 off 54 balls at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. In reply, Punjab were staring at a defeat at 62 for ... Read More »

HYDERABAD SHUTTLER B SAI PRANEETH CLINCH MAIDEN SUPER SERIES TITLE

B. Sai Praneeth clinched his maiden Super Series title by downing compatriot Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the Singapore Open final here on Sunday. This was Praneeth’s first appearance in a Super Series final, the biggest events of the international badminton calendar. Previously, Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Srikanth have won the coveted crown. Until Sunday, only three other ... Read More »

DIPA KARMAKAR, SAKSHI MALIK CONFERRED WITH PADMA SHRI

Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik on Thursday received the coveted Padma Shri Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital. Karmakar, hailing from Agartala, missed the bronze medal by 0.150 points as American gymnast Simone Biles won her third gold medal at the Rio Olympics last year. The 23-year-old had created history when she became ... Read More »

SINDHU ADVANCES TO PRE-QUARTERFINALS OF SINGAPORE OPEN

Rio Olympic silver-medalist PV Sindhu produced a spirited fight back as she swept aside Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a three-game thriller to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of Singapore Open Superseries tournament here on Wednesday. After going down in the first game, fifth-seed Sindhu rebounded strongly to register a 10-21, 21-15, 22-20 win over Okuhara 10-21, 21-15, 22-20 in an ... Read More »

DARIA KASATKINA CAPTURES FIRST WTA TITLE AT CHARLESTON

Russia’s Daria Kasatkina came up trumps in her first WTA final on Sunday, breezing past fellow 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-1 to claim a maiden title in Charleston. In the first all-teen WTA final since 2009, Kasatkina’s consistency paid off. She belted just seven winners to her Latvian opponent’s 25, but she also made just seven unforced errors to Ostapenko’s ... Read More »

SINDHU SCALES CAREER-BEST WORLD NO. 2 RANKING

Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu jumped three places to achieve a career-best world number two ranking in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released today. The 21-year-old shuttler from Hyderabad became only the second Indian woman after Saina Nehwal to break into the top-five of the world rankings by earning 75759 points. She superseded Japan’s Akane Yamugachi ... Read More »

SINDHU CONQUERS MARIN TO BAG MAIDEN INDIA OPEN TITLE

India’s Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu overcame her Rio Games conqueror Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win her maiden India Open Superseries badminton title at a packed Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday. The match-up between Sindhu and Marin was a repeat of the 2016 Rio Olympic final which saw the Spaniard taking away the ... Read More »

SINDHU TO TAKE ON SOUTH KOREA’S JI HYUN IN SEMIS

Rio Olympics silver-medallist P.V Sindhu will aim to book her place in the summit showdown of the India Open World Super Series when she takes on Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea in the last-four contest here at the Siri Fort Sports Complex later today. Yesterday, PV Sindhu showed nerves of steel to beat her compatriot Saina Nehwal 21-16, 22-20 ... Read More »

INDIA NEED 87 RUNS TO WIN 4TH TEST

Mathew Wade trying to make a big score against India but its not done. Ashwin, Jadeja and Umesh Yadav took 3 wickets each to break the Australian Team batting break its line at 137. It could have been all but over for Australia had Ashwin held on to a easy catch at slip but it was not to be. Umesh ... Read More »

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