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‘Reaching Gold Coast early will help us’

Chopra was upbeat about Indian athletes’ medal chances as well. The AFI has named a 31-member team for the Games.

20 Mar 2018 12:15 AM

Paes returns to Davis Cup fold

Paes was dropped from the tie against Uzbekistan in April 2017 and was also not considered for the World Group Play-off against Canada.

12 Mar 2018 12:49 AM

‘Best possible team picked’

According to gymnastics coaches, this was the “best” team picked for the Gold Coast Games.

09 Mar 2018 12:18 AM

Somersaulting over politics

Overcoming official apathy, division in federation gymnasts bring home medals.

04 Mar 2018 2:13 AM

An eye-catching switch from mat to akhara

Bishnoi told Pooja that her body structure and interest were better suited to wrestling than judo.

27 Jan 2018 5:52 AM


Kolkata 25K: Ethiopian duo rule Kolkata roads

Eritrea’s Tsegay Tuemay was second in 1:14: 29 while Augustino Sulle of Tanzania finished 12 seconds later to take the third spot.

18 Dec 2017 12:40 AM

Kolkata 25K: Bekele targets win on debut run

In his first race in India, the triple Olympic gold medallist and 18-time world champion has sets his sights on the top spot.

17 Dec 2017 1:02 AM

Bekele sets sights on marathon record

Two years later he shaved two minutes off his personal best by setting a new Ethiopian record of 2:03:03 at the Berlin Marathon.

16 Dec 2017 1:08 AM

Don’t want my record to be broken: Mike Powell

Powell’s world record, which is standing tall since August 1991, makes him the fourth person since 1900 to hold the long jump mark for over 20 years.

15 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

Delhi Half Marathon: Maiden win for Ayana, Legese claims crown

Belihu gave credit for his success to Ethiopia’s Guye Adola, who created a course record of 59:06 in 2014 here.

20 Nov 2017 1:07 AM


Delhi Half Marathon: Rain brings relief as world champs eye titles

The alarming level of toxins in the air was such a headache that it had even forced race organisers to think of a new window to hold the annual event.

19 Nov 2017 1:32 AM

Divij’s slow and steady progress

Sharan matured late and developed his game over the years. Finishing the year on a strong note will be on his mind.

18 Nov 2017 1:09 AM

Delhi Half Marathon: ‘Indians need foreign exposure’

The Jamaica-born legend was here as a face of footwear giants Puma for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and said he always enjoyed coming to India.

18 Nov 2017 1:03 AM

Rio Olympic champ sets sights on ADHM crown

The Ethiopian came fifth in that event at the 2010 junior world championship.

17 Nov 2017 1:04 AM

Chinese duo seal maiden titles, World Cup berths

Liu remained on Zhu’s heels and levelled the match 2-2 with well-placed returns. 

18 Sep 2017 2:00 AM


Indian challenge ends

Manika, who had an unbeaten run in the round robin group stage, failed to bring her A game against world no. 6. Hirano.

17 Sep 2017 7:27 AM

Table Tennis: Achanta Sharath Kamal bites dust on opening day

The third Indian in the tournament Harmeet Desai also failed to progress to the next stage.

16 Sep 2017 4:33 AM

Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra lead home charge

The three-day event will see 32 top paddlers — men and women — of the continent battle it out for supremacy.

15 Sep 2017 6:38 AM

Bhambri looks to extend good run in Davis Cup

The 25-year-old is all set to return to the Davis Cup fold after missing the second round tie against Uzbe-kistan in April.

12 Sep 2017 1:08 AM

Why Sharad Kumar owes success to Ukraine

Kumar’s compatriot, Rio Paralympics bronze medallist Varun Singh Bhati, leapt 1.77m to take the bronze.

02 Sep 2017 4:03 AM