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  • Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore to gold medalists of 2018 Asian Games

    4 September, 2018 5:01 PM 67

    The reward amount for the gold medalists has been raised to Rs 1 crore from Rs 20 lakh. New Delhi: In a welcoming gesture, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that the reward amount for the winners of the 18th edition of Asian Games has been increased for the champions in all the category. The reward amount for the gold medalists

  • US Open 2018: Maria Sharapova's unbeaten run ends at the hands of Carla Suarez Navarro

    4 September, 2018 2:03 AM 77

    Navarro will now face Madison Keys in the US Open Quater Finals. The five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova crashed out of the US Open 2018 after birthday girl Carla Suarez Navarro defeated the former in straight sets. Bringing a halt to Sharapova’s unbeaten record in US Open, the Spaniard pulled off a 6-4 and 6-3 to advance to the Open quarterfinals

  • Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

    3 September, 2018 6:58 PM 45

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah have been nominated as finalists for The Best FIFA Men`s Player Award, world soccer`s governing body announced on Monday. Ronaldo, who has won the award for the last two years, helped Real Madrid claim a third consecutive Champions League crown before securing a transfer to Juventus. Midfielder Modric

  • Serena Williams squares off against Kanepi on U.S. Open day seven

    2 September, 2018 7:18 PM 51

    NEW YORK: Serena Williams returns to the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday to take on unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the last 16 of the U.S. Open, while men`s top seed Rafael Nadal and defending women`s champion Sloane Stephens are also in action. Williams has never dropped a set in four previous meetings with Kanepi, the last of which was at the 2014 U.S. Open, but the Estonian

  • For Asian games bronze, sailor Harshita Tomar gets Rs 50 lakh reward from Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    2 September, 2018 4:58 AM 67

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh for Asian Games medallist Harshita Tomar.  Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh for Asian Games medallist Harshita Tomar. Harshita Tomar had bagged a bronze medal in the Sailing at the 2018 Asian

  • Jinson Johnson, women's 4x400m relay continue gold rush at Asian Games 2018

    30 August, 2018 5:28 PM 48

    India produced its best ever show in athletics today since the inaugural 1951 edition. Jakarta: The Indian 4x400m women's relay team today clinched its fifth consecutive Asian Games gold medal to maintain a remarkable domination in this event while Jinson Johnson won the men's 1500m final race as the country produced its best ever show in athletics since

  • Pavan Shah to lead India in U-19 Asia Cup in Dhaka

    28 August, 2018 4:41 PM 51

    New Delhi: Maharashtra batsman Pavan Shah has replaced Aryan Juyal as the captain of the India U-19 squad for the Asia Cup, starting in Dhaka from September 29. Most of the players from India's tour of Sri Lanka were retained while Juyal has been dropped. Although he is only 16, Juyal won't be eligible to play in the next World Cup, as BCCI policy doesn't

  • Asian Games: Saina Nehwal settles for bronze after 10th straight defeat to Tzu Ying

    27 August, 2018 3:53 PM 61

    Jakarta: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal had to be content with a bronze medal after suffering her 10th straight defeat to world number one Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles semifinals of the 18th Asian Games on Monday. World number 10 and Olympic medallist Saina played with good intensity but lost 17-21 14-21 to a superior Tzu Ying, who stood

  • Asian Games 2018: India lose to Iran, settle for Silver medal in Women's Kabaddi

    24 August, 2018 12:05 PM 73

    India's golden run in Kabaddi came to an end after losing the final match 24-27 to Iran on Friday. India secured the first half with a close lead of 13-11 but Iran took the defending champions by surprise when they turned the game into their favour. Even though India were leading with 13-11 at first half, Iran turned the game in their favour by strong

  • Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya should share Man of the Match award, says Sachin Tendulkar

    24 August, 2018 9:17 AM 58

    India's cornered cricketers produced a fantastic collective performance to outclass England incuding Virat Kohli's 200 runs in two innings and Hardik Pandya's five wickets in the first innings.  Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar feels that both Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya deserved the Man of the Match award in the third Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham