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24 December, 2018 3:27 PM Slovak Legend Jozef Adamec Dies At 76

Slovak Adamec was just 18 when he forced his way into the Czechoslovakia team in 1960. Slovak forward Jozef Adamec, who once scored a hat-trick against Brazil, died on Monday at the age of 76, according to his former club Spartak Trnava. Adamec was just 18 when he forced his way into the Czechoslovakia team in 1960 and he went on to play 44 times, scoring 93

15 December, 2018 7:30 AM BWF World Tour Finals: Sensational PV Sindhu Seizes Final Spot With Thrilling Win Over Ratchanok Intanon

PV Sindhu will now fight for the title with Japan's Nozomi Okuhara, to whom she had lost an epic World Championship final, last year. The duo started on an equal note, splitting the initial 14 points. Sindhu tried to attack the long serves of Intanon, putting pressure on the Thai with her power-packed returns to lead 10-7. The Indian missed a couple 76

4 December, 2018 5:42 AM More Ducati V4 Models Confirmed

Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali has confirmed that the Italian motorcycle manufacturer will be introducing more motorcycle models with V4 engines. In an interview to British publication Motorcycle News, Domenicali has revealed that as many as 29 new Ducati bikes will be launched in the next five years, and the V4 engine platform will be used to enter new segments 166

28 November, 2018 6:34 PM ICC signs global partnership with Bira 91

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday entered into a major five-year deal with Bira 91, one of the world’s fastest growing craft beer brands. The deal, which runs through 2023, confirms Bira 91 as the ICC's official sponsor for global tournaments including the ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC T20 World Cup, ICC World Test Championship, ICC U19 Cricket 110

24 November, 2018 12:34 PM Mary Kom becomes first woman boxer to bag 6 World Championship titles

Mary Kom has become the only female boxer to have won six World Championship titles, surpassing Ireland's Katie Taylor--who has five titles in her tally.  Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom scripted history on Saturday as she knocked down Hanna Okhota of Ukraine to clinch a record-equalling sixth gold medal at the Women's World Boxing Championship in New Delhi's 119

24 November, 2018 12:17 PM "Dedicate This Win To My Country": Mary Kom After Winning Her Record Sixth World Championship Gold

Mary Kom eclipsed her joint haul of five golds with Katie Taylor of Ireland. The Manipuri pugilist, who went over her weight category to clinch a 51kg bronze at the London Olympics, previously clinched the World Championship gold on five occasions -- 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 -- besides bagging a silver on her debut in 2001. Welcomed by thunderous 81

24 November, 2018 10:57 AM Mary Kom First Woman Boxer To Win Six World Championship Gold Medals Read In Tamil

With this gold, Mary Kom also matched Cuba's Felix Savon as the joint most successful boxer - men and women - in the World Championships history. Felix Savon, who also won three Olympic gold medals during his illustrious career, has won six gold and one silver in heavyweight in the World Championships between 1986 and 1989. In the semi-final on Friday 79

22 November, 2018 2:22 PM Women's Boxing World Championships: Mary Kom beats North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi to reach 48kg category final

Mary Kom beat her North Korean opponent Kim Hyang Mi in the semifinals. NEW DELHI: Legendary Indian boxer from Manipur MC Mary Kom on Thursday pounded North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi to reach the 48-kg final in the Women's World Boxing Championship, assuring a medal for the country. The 35-year-old five-time world champion defeated her North Korean opponent 109

14 November, 2018 3:17 PM Hima Das Appointed UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador

Hima Das said she is honoured to have become UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador. "Meet our Youth Ambassador, Hima Das! The Asian Games medallist is @UNICEF India's first ever youth ambassador as part of #WorldChildrensDay celebration," UNICEF India captioned the photo. Along with a gold medal in the 18th Asian Games, Hima claimed the silver medal in the women's 90

14 November, 2018 10:46 AM Watch: Poland's Woman Boxer Plays Tabla Ahead Of Women's World Championships

Elzbieta Wojcik took time out from her preparations to play the musical instrument. The teams participating in the championship complained about toxic smog hanging over the city, caused by seasonal burning of crop stubble and emissions from vehicles and industry. Among other major incidents ahead of the World Championships, a professional boxer from Kosovo 77