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Mumbai is all set to host India's first WTA tournament in five years - a USD 125,000 event in November. This is a big boost to women's tennis in India as it will give the home players an opportunity to compete with the world's top-50. Yet again, it is Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) which has come forward to bring the much- needed tournament to the country. MSLTA had recently bagged ...
Former world number one Novak Djokovic is in doubt for the U.S. Open due to his elbow injury, Serbian media reported, citing the country's Davis Cup team doctor. Djokovic retired hurt during the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and said he was considering taking a break from playing to recover from the long-standing injury to his right elbow. Serbia's Sportski Zurnal reported that the 30-year-old could ...
It was quite obvious from the images after the gripping ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's as to what might have transpired in the Indian women's dressing room after the heartbreaking loss. India's dashing batter Harmanpreet Kaur admitted in an interview to NDTV that the mood was very grim after coming so close to lifting the trophy against the England women. India lost the title clash by nine ...
Star Indian all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur has made a jump of seven slots to move to the sixth position in the latest ICC ODI Rankings for Batswoman released on Tuesday.India at ICC Women's World Cup 2017Kaur's swashbuckling 171 not out helped India defeat Australia by 36 runs in the semi-final of the recently concluded ICC Women's World Cup and she followed that with a fighting 51 in the final against ...
MUMBAI, July 15 (Reuters) - Former England and Manchester United striker Teddy Sheringham has been named head coach of Indian Super League franchise Atletico de Kolkata. Sheringham, 51, replaced Spaniard Jose Francisco Molina, who led ATK to their second title in three years in his only season as coach. The Kolkata-based side, owned by a consortium including Spanish club Atletico Madrid and former ...
Liverpool: England Veteran striker Wayne Rooney has returned to his childhood football club Everton on a two-year deal from English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United. Everton confirmed the signing of Rooney in a statement released here on Sunday on the club's website. "Everton can confirm that Wayne Rooney has rejoined the Club from Manchester United on a two-year deal for an undisclosed ...
Mumbai is all set to host India's first WTA tournament in five years - a USD 125,000 event in November. This is a big boost to women's tennis in India as it will give the home players an opportunity to compete with the world's top-50. Yet again, it is Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) which has come forward to bring the much- needed tournament to the country. MSLTA had recently bagged ...
Former world number one Novak Djokovic is in doubt for the U.S. Open due to his elbow injury, Serbian media reported, citing the country's Davis Cup team doctor. Djokovic retired hurt during the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and said he was considering taking a break from playing to recover from the long-standing injury to his right elbow. Serbia's Sportski Zurnal reported that the 30-year-old could ...
[India], July 26 (ANI): Ace tennis player Sania Mirza recently lauded the Indian Women's cricket team and its skipper Mithali Raj for their excellent performance in ICC Women's World Cup.Terming Mithali an 'incredible ambassador,' the 30-year-old told ANI, "Mithali (Raj) has been performing amazingly for many years; she is an incredible ambassador for the game of cricket."Adding, "I really hope this ...
[India], July 26 (ANI): Ace tennis player Saniya Mirza recently lauded the Indian Women's cricket team and its skipper Mithali Raj for their excellent performance in ICC Women's World Cup.Terming Mithila an 'incredible ambassador,' the 30-year-old told ANI, "Mithali (Raj) has been performing amazingly for many years; she is an incredible ambassador for the game of cricket."Adding, "I really hope this ...
Tokyo risks being one of the unhealthiest Olympic Games hosts in years, as an anti-smoking law exposes deep rifts over tobacco tax revenue, personal freedom and the dangers of passive smoking, which kills thousands of Japanese each year. There is pressure on the Japanese capital ahead of the 2020 Summer Games, including from the International Olympics Committee (IOC), to follow Rio de Janeiro and ...
New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday set up a Task Force comprising sportspersons like badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra among others to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games. The committee, formed in accordance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directives, has been tasked to prepare a comprehensive action plan including ...
Moscow: The Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk (western Siberia) will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), confirmed on Tuesday. "Congratulations to Khanty-Mansiysk. It beat such countries as Argentina and Slovakia in the fight for the right to host the Chess Olympiad," Ilyumzhinov said, reports Tass. Speaking on the development, Governor ...
Moscow: Viswanathan Anand proved his true mettle yet again as he outclassed Levon Aronian of Armenia in a long-drawn game in the ninth round of the Candidates Chess tournament here on Monday.Looking for a victory desperately with white pieces, Anand's plan came good as the opening, middle game and eventually the endgame panned out well for his third victory of the event wherein he was written off as ...

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