Sindhu advances in Thai Open

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | PTI | Bangkok

Olympic Silver medallist P V Sindhu was the only bright spot on a dismal day for Indian badminton as she progressed to the quarterfinals with a straight-game win at the $ 350,000 Thailand Open World Super 500 tournament here on Thursday. On a day when rest of the Indian shuttlers found...

victory speaks french

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | AP | Saint Petersburg

They're young, they're brash and they're collectively worth a billion dollars. The one thing missing for this French squad is an international title. Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba and France are about to get that chance. Les Bleus are headed to the World Cup final. Samuel Umtiti clinched a 1-0 win over Belgium -...

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...



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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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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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