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Mary Kom enters final; all-Indian final in seven men’s categories

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Mary Kom enters final; all-Indian final in seven men’s categories

Guwahati, May 23 (PTI): Six-time world champion Mary Kom overcame some stiff resistance to beat promising Nikhat Zareen in a split decision to enter the women’s 51kg category final, while the men pugilists dominated the ring by making it an all-Indian gold-medal clash in seven categories in the India Open here on Thursday.

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On the field it’s very professional against Pakistan — Kohli

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on On the field it’s very professional against Pakistan — Kohli

London, May 23 (IANS): With the ICC ODI World Cup getting underway in England and Wales in less than a week from now, the skippers of the 10 participating teams fighting for the biggest glory in 50-over cricket were all asked to pick one player from another team to fit into their own playing XI […]

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IOA and FIH chief Batra set to be elected IOC member

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on IOA and FIH chief Batra set to be elected IOC member

New Delhi, May 23 (PTI): Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra is all set to become a member of the International Olympic Committee after his name was proposed for the prestigious seat by the executive board of the world sport’s apex body.

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Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli-led team India in high spirits in the UK

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli-led team India in high spirits in the UK

London, May 23 (IANS): The Indian team, led by Virat Kohli, looked dapper in suits and matching shoes as it posed for a group photograph on its arrival here for the cricket World Cup.

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Shiva, Panghal lead home domination at India Open Boxing

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Shiva, Panghal lead home domination at India Open Boxing

Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): It was a spectacular homecoming for World championship bronze medallist Shiva Thapa, while Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal also lived upto his billing reaching the semifinals in 52kg category at the second India Open boxing tournament here Wednesday. Five other Indians also progressed to the semifinals at the Karmabir Nabin […]

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Messi, Aguero in Argentina’s squad for Copa America

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Messi, Aguero in Argentina’s squad for Copa America

Buenos Aires, May 22 (IANS): Argentina national football coach Lionel Scaloni has announced his roster for the upcoming Copa America, which will be led by Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero. Manchester City’s forward Aguero has not played with the national team since last year’s early FIFA World Cup exit in the round of 16 at […]

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Best opportunity for England to win World Cup — Vaughan

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Best opportunity for England to win World Cup — Vaughan

London, May 22 (IANS): Former skipper Michael Vaughan believes the Eoin Morgan-led side has the best opportunity England have had in years to win the World Cup. After thrashing Pakistan 4-0 in the five-match ODI series, England on Tuesday named their 15-man squad for the showpiece event which starts on home soil next Thursday when […]

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India bow out of Sudirman Cup after 0-5 loss to China

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on India bow out of Sudirman Cup after 0-5 loss to China

Nanning (China), May 22 (PTI): India crashed out of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championships after losing 0-5 to 10-time champions China in the second and final group match, here Wednesday. After going down 2-3 to Malaysia in their opening Group 1D match, India needed an extraordinary effort to get across the mighty Chinese […]

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Virat alone can’t win World Cup, others will need to step up — Tendulkar

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Virat alone can’t win World Cup, others will need to step up — Tendulkar

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI): Stacking up staggering numbers with monotonic regularity may have become a day job for Virat Kohli, but he can in “no way” win a World Cup without support from his teammates, feels Sachin Tendulkar. In an exclusive interview with the PTI, Tendulkar spoke about a range of topics including Kuldeep […]

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Man United join battle for Brazilian striker Pedro

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Man United join battle for Brazilian striker Pedro

Rio De Janeiro, May 22 (IANS): Manchester United have joined the race to sign highly rated Fluminense striker Pedro, according to media reports in Brazil. The Premier League club’s representatives have been in contact with Fluminense in recent days and are considering a formal bid to secure the 21-year-old during the summer transfer window, news […]

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