french generation has x-factor

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | AP | St Petersburg

It's good the French make lots of Champagne, because with the trophy-winning potential of its team that will play in the World Cup final on Sunday, they could be bathing in the stuff for years to come. Like Spain's team that won everything - two European Championships and one World Cup...

Kevin dumps master

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | AFP | London

Roger Federer’s hunt for 9th Wimbledon title comes to end as Anderson rallies to stun Swiss star & enter semis Roger Federer suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the defending champion blew a two-set lead and wasted a match point in a 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 quarter-final defeat against...

India start as favourites against England

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | PTI | Nottingham

On a high after an impressive Twenty20 series win, an upbeat India will eye another dominant performance against hosts England in a three- match ODI series, which can be termed as a 'dry run' ahead of the World Cup next year. With cricket's blue riband tournament scheduled to be held in...

Sindhu, Prannoy advance in Thai Open

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | PTI | Bangkok

Top shuttlers P V Sindhu and HS Prannoy progressed to the women's and men's singles pre-quarterfinals with straight game wins on a mixed day for India at the $ 350,000 BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament here on Wednesday. Olympic Silver medallist Sindhu brushed aside Bulgaria's Linda Zetchiri 21-8, 21-15 in...


Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | Agencies

Men's hockey team included in TOPS new delhi: In a departure from the norm, the Mission Olympic Cell on Wednesday included the entire Indian hockey team in the TOP scheme, rewarding the players for their Silver medal-winning performance at the Champions Trophy. Athletes from different sports have been included in Target...

Kom to miss Asian Games due to injury

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | Ayan Khan | New Delhi

Five-time boxing champion Mary Kom on Wednesday revealed the reason behind her withdrawal from this year's Asian games, citing a shoulder injury. "I had to miss this tournament because of a major shoulder injury," Kom said. "This is not going to be a disappointment for India as they have young athletes coming...

English pace meets Croatian grit

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | AP | New Delhi

Southgate’s England determined to shine against Croatia’s midfield generals as semi-finalists look to demarcate respective golden generations It's time for Gareth Southgate to come up with a big speech of his own. After England gave up a tying goal to Brazil in first-half stoppage time in the 2002 World Cup quarterfinals,...

‘Kohli should bat at No 4 in ODIs’

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | PTI | Nottingham

Former skipper Sourav Ganguly has advised Virat Kohli to bat at crucial number four position to provide solidity to the India's batting line-up in the three-match ODI series against England, starting here on Thursday. Since the tour of Sri Lanka in July-August 2017, India have tried as many as six different...


Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | Agencies

India women's cricket coach Arothe resigns new delhi: India's women cricket team coach Tushar Arothe has stepped down from the role, citing personal reasons, the BCCI announced on Tuesday. "The BCCI on Tuesday accepted Tushar Arothe's resignation. Arothe cited personal reasons behind his resignation and thanked the BCCI for giving him...

I'll be back with Produnova after Asiad: Dipa

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Forced to dump the dangerous Produnova routine following a career-threatening knee injury, ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will once again switch to the 'vault of death' after the Asian Games. Dipa had put Indian gymnastics on world map with her gravity-defying display in Produnova vault at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where...



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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Pranaam Pawas: A poetic event organised to welcome monsoon

17 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Phir Khule Akaash me Judde Ghataon Ke, Phir Hawaon Ke Dupatte Ho Gaye Jheene, a poetic event centered on creations about monsoon ‘Pranaam Pawas’ concluded in city. The event was organised by the Dushyant Kumar Memorial Manuscript Museum to welcome the monsoon season...

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