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11 May, 2018 3:53 PM Lahiri off to a solid start

Johnson bunched together with five others on top; Woods fires in a par round Anirban Lahiri shot a solid three-under 69 to be Tied-27 even as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass yielded a lot of low scores on the opening day of the Players Championships here on Thursday. While six players, including World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, shot a bogey-free six-under 32

5 May, 2018 6:47 PM Neeraj Chopra shatters own national record, finishes 4th in Doha Diamond League

Doha: Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 87.43m en route finishing fourth in a star-studded field in the season-opening Diamond League series meet. Neeraj, who recently won a gold in the Commonwealth Games with a throw of 86.47m, was up against Olympic champion Thomas Rohler, world champion 36

1 May, 2018 1:51 PM 16 for World youth boxing

Sixteen boxers, including 10 women, have qualified to represent India in the AIBA Youth World boxing championships to be held in Budapest in August. The challenge in the women’s section will be spearheaded by 2017 World Youth champion Nitu (48kg) and Shakshi Choudhary (57kg). National champion Jony (60kg) will look to make the most of this opportunity 35

30 April, 2018 1:29 PM Sharath helps India beat Poland

Inspired by A. Sharath Kamal’s performance, India put it across Poland 3-2 in the men’s Group-D Championship Division match of the World team table tennis championships here on Monday. On Sunday, India lost to France 3-2 in its opening match despite Sharath notching up victories over two World top-30 players — Emmanuel Lebesson (28) and Simon Gauzy (10). Indian 28

26 April, 2018 3:47 PM Hard work pays off for Nihal Joel

It is a stunning rise for the Bengaluru quarter-miler Bengaluru: Only five years ago, Nihal Joel dreamt, like thousands of boys of his age, of a future as a football player. He watched Manchester United on TV every weekend, idolized Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and played in midfield for his school team. Next week, though, he will wear the India jersey in Colombo 41

24 April, 2018 8:48 PM In a first, India to host Asian Weightlifting Championship next year

New Delhi: In a historic first for Indian weightlifting, the country will host the prestigious Asian Championship next year, which will also double up as a qualifying event for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the national federation said on Tuesday. The Championship was awarded to India at the Executive Board Meeting and Congress of the Asian Weightlifting 55

18 April, 2018 3:35 PM Mo Farah eyes British record

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah aims to break the British record at the 38th London Marathon to be held on Sunday. The 35-year-old will target Steve Jones’s record of 2:07:13 set in 1985, when he takes on the 42.195km challenge for the second time. “I have learned a lot since I made my marathon debut in London in 2014,” he said on Tuesday. “I understand 42

14 April, 2018 3:05 PM Karlovic rallies past Kyrgios

Becomes the oldest ATP semifinalist since Jimmy Connors in 1993 Croatia’s 39-year-old Ivo Karlovic became the oldest ATP semifinalist since Jimmy Connors in 1993 by rallying past Australian Nick Kyrgios on Friday at the US Men’s Clay Court Championships. World No. 88 Karlovic blasted 18 aces to defeat the 22-year-old Aussie fourth seed 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in 92 minutes 34

14 April, 2018 6:14 AM CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra on Saturday became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, with a season’s best effort of 86.47m in the final. The 20-year-old junior world champion had made the final after achieving the qualifying mark in his very first throw on Friday. Neeraj was favourite for gold after his 85.94m throw last month 43

12 April, 2018 12:12 PM CWG 2018: Punia, Dhillon win silver and bronze in women’s discus throw

Discus throwers Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon on Thursday opened India’s medal account in athletics at the 21st Commonwealth Games, clinching a silver and bronze respectively here. Punia came up with a best effort of 60.41m, which she did in her opening attempt to win her fourth successive Commonwealth Games medal while Dhillon grabbed the bronze 36