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Image Courtesy: WTAIn what would serve as a confidence booster for Sania Mirza ahead of the US Open, the Indian tennis ace and her Romanian partner Monica Niculescu have lifted this year's Connecticut Open trophy with a straight sets victory in the finals of the women's doubles event on Saturday.The Indo-Romanian pair, who recently joined forces, registered a 7-5, 6-4 win over Ukrainian-Taiwanese pair ...
Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday admitted that the execution of his last ball dismissal which led to India's narrow loss to the West Indies was wrong but sought to dwell on the positives from the first T20 International in Florida. India vs West Indies - Complete Coverage "It was an amazing game. We couldn't have expected more from the batting unit. The last ball, the thinking was right but ...
Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday admitted that the execution of his last ball dismissal which led to India's narrow loss to the West Indies was wrong but sought to dwell on the positives from the first T20 International in Florida. India vs West Indies - Complete Coverage "It was an amazing game. We couldn't have expected more from the batting unit. The last ball, the thinking was right but ...
The apathy shown by those in charge of the Queens Park Oval meant that despite hot bright sunny days there was no play possible after the first day in the Trinidad Test. The downpour that came just around lunch on day one washed out the rest of that days play but while that was understandable it was unacceptable for a Test match venue not to be able to do enough to get the game going on the rest of ...
The goal of Barcelona striker Lionel Messi in the first round of the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League against Roma was chosen by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) as the best of last season. Messi scored the goal as a result of collective play with Neymar and Luis Suarez. That encounter, played at Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium last November, ended in a 6-1 victory for the hosts, reports ...
Madrid: Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has credited Zinedine Zidane's appointment as Real Madrid head coach as the catalyst for "one of the best seasons" of his illustrious football career. Reports in Spain suggested Ronaldo had an uneasy relationship with Real's former head coach Rafael Benitez, who was replaced by Zidane in January. Benitez drew plenty of criticism for a perceived negative ...
Image Courtesy: WTAIn what would serve as a confidence booster for Sania Mirza ahead of the US Open, the Indian tennis ace and her Romanian partner Monica Niculescu have lifted this year's Connecticut Open trophy with a straight sets victory in the finals of the women's doubles event on Saturday.The Indo-Romanian pair, who recently joined forces, registered a 7-5, 6-4 win over Ukrainian-Taiwanese pair ...
In some exciting news for Tennis fans, Tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play doubles together in a new competition pitting Europe against the Rest of the World in a Ryder Cup-style tennis team event. The Laver Cup was launched in New York and both Federer and Nadal who have won 31 Grand Slam titles between them, agreed to participate in the event. The event will be held for the ...
[India], Aug.29 (ANI): Condemning the shocking incident of four Indian women hockey team players being made to sit on the floor of a train while returning home from the summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, women activists called on Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Vijay Goel to register a case of inhuman treatment, negligence and exploitation against railway officials.Woman ...
[England], Aug 29 (ANI): Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has admitted that he surprised himself with a third-place finish despite starting in 21st place at the Belgian Grand Prix because of engine penalties.Hamilton produced a sensational performance to finish on the podium after starting from the back row of the grid in chaotic crash-hit race at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday.With the third-place ...
Ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu, who captured the imagination of the entire nation by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics, has ignored Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali's offer for a 'better coach', saying that her current guru Pullela Gopichand is the 'best coach' for her."I feel Gopi sir is the best coach. I have been training under him since I was 10. I don't have to say ...
Athletes take part in the 35th National Games held in Kerala in 2015. The Athletics Federation of India is the only sports association among 27 studied to have a former national athlete as president. Indian marathon runner O P Jaisha said she fainted at the Rio Olympics on a hot, humid day because no Indian sports official provided her with water or glucose water, a reminder that sports federations ...
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 ...
Moscow: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand staged a brilliant comeback by crashing through the defences of Peter Svidler of Russia in the sixth round of Candidates Chess tournament here. The mixed-bag for Anand continued in the biggest challenge of the year as the Indian ace got what he was looking for with white in nearly a lop-sided encounter against the seven-time Russia champion. The ...

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