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20 January, 2018 10:44 AM Watch: American Christian Coleman Breaks 60m Indoor World Record

World 100 meter silver medalist Christian Coleman on Saturday opened his 2018 campaign by breaking the 60 meter indoor world record with a time of 6.37 seconds. The 21-year-old American set the new mark at the low-level Clemson Invitational track meet to surpass the previous record of 6.39 second held by fellow American Maurice Greene. Greene ran the time twice 33

18 January, 2018 11:12 AM Asian Team Championships: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth To Lead India's Charge

World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth and Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to 11. Indian men's team had lost in the semifinals against eventual champions Indonesia, while the women's side were blanked by South Korea in the quarterfinals 38

9 January, 2018 4:27 PM Sarita Devi in quarters of National Boxing Championships

Rohtak: Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Women's Boxing Championships here. Sarita, who won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships last year, defeated Tamil Nadu's Muthulakshmi in a bout that had to be stopped in the opening round itself. Sarita is competing for All India 46

5 January, 2018 4:04 PM Anand confirms Olympiad participation

Six-time World champion Viswanathan Anand will represent India in the 43rd Chess Olympiad to be held in Batumi, Georgia, later this year. The last time he played for the country was in 2006. At a function organised to felicitate the 48-year-old for his triumph in the world rapid chess championships in Riyadh, AICF president P.R. Venketrama Raja said he was pleased 29

24 December, 2017 4:02 PM PWL 3: 20 Olympic & World Championship medallists to take part

New Delhi: Twenty Olympic and World Championships medallists, including Indian stalwart Sushil Kumar, will take part in the Pro Wrestling League next month, the organisers said today. Along with two current Olympic champions in Helen Maroulis and Roslan Ramonov, 10 medal winners from Rio Olympics will be seen in action when the PWL-3 begins on January 15

19 December, 2017 4:14 PM Two Indian teams for junior NBA World c’ships

Two teams from India will compete at the inaugural junior National Basketball Association (NBA) World Championships in USA from August 7-12 next year. The top performers in the 5-on-5 competitions from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Program will make for a city All-Star Team. One boys and one girls team from each of the eight participating cities will be selected 29

8 December, 2017 9:55 AM Asian Airgun Championships: India start with a bang, win five medals on opening day

New Delhi: India started with a bang at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships, collecting five medals on the event's opening day but Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang missed out on an individual podium finish in Wako City, Japan. Ravi Kumar won an individual bronze in the men's 10m air rifle while Arjun Babuta won individual an silver in the corresponding 42

5 December, 2017 1:23 PM TSK 25k Marathon: Kenensia Bekele, Helah Kiprop to lead charge

Kolkata: Veteran long-distance runner Kenensia Bekele of Ethiopia will lead the mens field while Helah Kiprop and Valentine Kipketer (both Kenya) will compete in the womens in the TSK 25K marathon here on December 17. Bekele has won over 21 Olympic and World Champion titles and broken six senior world records in a career spanning more than eight years 28

30 November, 2017 10:31 AM President, Prime Minister hail Chanu for winning gold in World Weightlifting Championships

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s gold-medal winning effort at the Weightlifting World Championship in Anaheim, USA. Chanu, who is employed with the Indian Railways, lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in the women’s 48kg, in the process setting 33

27 November, 2017 6:03 AM India claim 5 gold medals at AIBA Youth Women Boxing Championship

India topped the medals' chart after claiming five gold medals on the final day of the AIBA World Women's Youth Boxing Championships on Sunday. Nitu, Jyoti, Sakshi, Shashi Chopra and Ankushita Boro clinched the yellow metals. India earlier had also won two bronze medals. It was the biggest medal haul in the championship, followed by Russia (2 gold, 4 silver) 43