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Manoj, Madan cruise into last 8

Manoj Kumar

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) sailed into the quarter-finals with an easy win as Indian boxers continued their good show in the Asian Championships here on Monday.

Viswanathan Anand held again in st louis chess

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand’s hunt for an elusive victory continued as the five-time world champion failed to break the solid defences of Wesley So of USA in the seventh round of the Sinquefield Cup, here on Mo

Beijing show fails to silence critics

A thrilling world athletics championships in Beijing failed to silence growing questions about doping, giving the sport’s new boss Sebastian Coe much to ponder as he heads towards an Olympic year.

Kate Upton at peace with bombshell tag

Kate Upton

To some, Kate Upton is nothing more than a blond bombshell. And the 21-year old Sports Illustrated model is all right with that.

‘Want to improve my ranking’

P.V. Sindhu

P.V. Sindhu was “a bit sad” to have missed out on a historic hat-trick of medals at the recently-concluded World Championships in Jakarta, but the young shuttler now wants to look ahead.

Jamaica pull off heist

Novlene Williams-Mills celebrates Jamaica winning the gold medal in the women’s 4x400 relay final - AP

Jamaica stunned Olympic champions the United States to capture the women’s world 4x400 metres relay title on Sunday.

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.