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Job half done for champ Pankaj Advani


A man of incomparable achievements, a picture of grace under pressure and a fighter par excellence, Bengaluru boy Pankaj Advani on Friday won his 11th world championships crown at the World Billiards

‘RAI’sing the shooting bar

Jitu Rai

The Army instilled in him the discipline and skill to shine. now this gold medallist at the Asian games has his mind set on the Rio olympics

Seiberth, Braun are champs

Women’s race toppers Germany’s Sonja Braun, Bryony McCormick of South Africa and USA’s Dawn Long pose after 100 mile stage race.

The 24th International Himalayan Run & Trek annual events (Himalayan 100-mile stage race was held from October 18 to 22 in the Darjeeling area of the North-eastern Himalayan ranges.

The Rock is cut to size


It’s not often that 6ft 5in Dwayne Johnson, aka ‘The Rock’, is made to feel small - but the action movie star was cut down to size on his visit to China.

Sarita remains hopeful of World Championships participation

International Boxing Federation suspended Sarita Devi for refusing medal at the Asian Games. Photo: AP/ File

Provisionally suspended she might be but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has not given up hopes of participating in next month's World Championships, saying that she has written to the International Boxing

French Open: Saina, Kashyap knocked out in quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal’s stay in the French Open was cut short by Wang Shixian 21-19, 19-21, 21-15. Photo: AFP/ File

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap's surge was halted by fifth-seeded Chinese shuttler Zhengming Wang in the French Open Super Series quarter-finals, here on Friday.

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.