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Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap to lead challenge

Saina Nehwal

A rejuvenated Saina Nehwal and ace men’s shuttler Parupalli Kashyap will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship, which gets under way at the Wuhan Sports Center Gym

Kate, Verlander take things forward

Kate Upton

They had been on-and-off for two years, and were coy about discussing the status of their relationship in public.

Sushil Kumar sets sights on Worlds

Sushil Kumar

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has set his sights on a podium finish at the world championships in the United States in September to start his preparations for next year’s Rio Games in right ea

Cyclist Amrit Singh among 16 to fail dope tests

Cyclist Amrit Singh of Punjab and Uttar Pradesh freestyle wrestler Gargi Yadav were among the 16 athletes who returned positive rsults in tests conducted by the National Anti Doping Agency during the

When the FOE-got its champ

Geeta Phogat

In the ‘akhada’ Geeta Phogat is all about training and getting her moves right. Now, she hopes to make a name for herself at the Rio Olympics

Ukrainian boxer fighting in and out of the ring

Oleksandr Usyk.

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring.

When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.