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18 February, 2018 6:46 PM A sports city opens doors to the champions of tomorrow

Sprawling Bengaluru venture is guided by Padukone, Dravid Vivek Kumar named his 15-acre sporting facility on Bengaluru’s outskirts after two accomplished athletes. The Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence that he opened is a kind of tribute to them and is on the road to producing more champions. “I’ve known Prakash [Padukone] for a very long time; he is a special 14

17 February, 2018 10:51 AM Injured Simona Halep withdraws from Qatar Open

The Romanian says she plans not to play any tournament till the Indian Wells.  Doha: Simona Halep pulled out of the Qatar Open with a right foot injury shortly after she reached the semi-final with a dominant 6-0 6-4 win over American qualifier Catherine Bellis on Friday. The Romanian world number two, who was playing her first event since losing in the Australian 32

16 February, 2018 4:25 PM Chennai Open: Bhambri takes on Thompson

Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan win their fourth ATP Challenger title Jordan Thompson and Yuki Bhambri are in the same boat. Both had a largely successful 2017, both are poised to enter the top 100 in World singles rankings, and most important, are in prime form now. Moroever, they have been injury-free of late. When the two clash in the final of the Chennai 31

16 February, 2018 12:36 PM Yuki Bhambri beats Duckhee Lee to set up Chennai Open final with No.1 seed Jordan Thompson

 India's Yuki Bhambri, seeded two, on Friday set up a final clash with No.1 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia in the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament. India's Yuki Bhambri, seeded two, on Friday set up a final clash with No.1 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia in the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament. Bhambri got the better of Korea's 41

15 February, 2018 5:13 PM Pranjala striving to make Asiad team

Working on her serve, groundstrokes Y. Pranjala, fresh from her maiden Fed Cup appearance where she partnered Rio Olympian Prarthana Thombare, says the next big goal is to make it to the Indian team for the Asian Games later this year. The 18-year-old, now taking part in an ITF tournament in Egypt, told The Hindu on Thursday that she aims to be in the top three 17

15 February, 2018 4:58 PM Chennai Open: Bhambri made to sweat

Thompson and Lee, too, advance as Martinez upsets Safwat Playing under windy conditions, the top three seeds made the semifinals of the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis championships here on Thursday. The lone unseeded player to gate-crash into the last four was Spain’s Pedro Martinez, who upset fourth seed Mohamed Safwat of Egypt 7-5, 6-2. All eyes were on Yuki Bhambri 19

13 February, 2018 7:02 PM Table tennis champion wows Manair students

With a motivational speech, child prodigy and table tennis sensation Naina Jaiswal on Monday held the students of Manair High School here in a thrall. Naina was the chief guest at the closing ceremony of Celestio-2018, the school’s 32nd annual day celebrations. On the occasion, she urged the students to set goals and strive hard to achieve them. Later 10

11 February, 2018 4:13 PM Laureus nomination a great honour: Ledecky

American swimming star Katie Ledecky, nominated for the Laureus ‘world sportswoman of the year’ award for the third straight year, said it was always a “great honour” to be named among the elite athletes for the coveted honour. Ledecky, ranked among the best swimmers of all time, is a five-time Olympic gold medallist and 14-time World champion, the most in history 29

11 February, 2018 4:12 PM Two-time winner Tomas Berdych bows out of Davis Cup duty

Tomas Berdych said Sunday he was quitting the Davis Cup after leading the Czech Republic to two consecutive wins in 2012 and 2013. "One beautiful tennis era is over, I`m happy I was there and helped the Czech Republic win the Salad Bowl twice," the 32-year-old world number 16 said in a statement. "I have played 29 Davis Cup ties for the Czech Republic 43

10 February, 2018 5:51 PM A proud moment, indeed

Hyderabad-based Aditya Mehta Foundation has every reason to feel proud with Indians ensuring three podium finishes in the Asian Para-Cycling Championship held in Myanmar on Friday night. Last year’s silver medallist Divij Shah of Bengaluru picked a silver while the BSF soldier Harinder Singh settled for a bronze having won a similar medal last year as well. What was heartening 34