Ariya survives rollercoaster round to win US Women’s Open

1 year ago AFP 0
Ariya Jutanugarn survived a back-nine meltdown to win the 73rd US Women’s Open on Sunday and claim her second career major title in a playoff. Ariya frittered away a seven-shot lead with nine holes remaining before parring the fourth playoff hole to edge South Korea’s Kim Hyo-joo and become the first player from Thailand to lift the Read More

DeChambeau birdies second extra hole to win Memorial

1 year ago AFP 0
Bryson DeChambeau birdied the second extra hole to beat South Korea’s An Byeong-hun and capture the biggest title of his career on Sunday at the Memorial. DeChambeau, 24, thrust his arms skyward in no less than seven double fist-pumps after rolling in his winning 12-foot putt at the 18th hole at Muirfield Village. DeChambeau, An Read More

I missed Olympic gold in London, it’s all that I want now: Sushil Kumar

1 year ago Marcus Mergulhao | TNN 0
Sushil Kumar will consider calling it a day only after winning the elusive gold medal at the Olympics, with Tokyo in 2020 being his swansong. India’s most successful individual Olympian with two medals – a bronze in 2008 and silver in 2012 – was forced to give the Olympics in Rio a miss after the WrestlingFederation of India (WFI) handpicked Read More

Sanjita Chanu Claims Innocence In Doping Case, Says Will Challenge Suspension

1 year ago PTI 0
Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on Friday said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent. “I am innocent, I have not taken any banned substance. I will challenge this with the help of the national federation,” Sanjita told PTI. Sanjita, who had won Read More

‘Goonga Pehelwan’ Virender Singh axed, wrestlers revolt

1 year ago Sabi Hussain | TNN 0
Legendary deaf and mute wrestler Virender Singh, famously known as ‘Goonga Pehelwan’, has been punished for speaking out against the alleged “irregularities” committed by the national federation – All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISCD). The celebrated grappler has been dropped from the World Deaf Senior Greco-Roman & Freestyle wrestling championship to be held in Vladimir, Russia Read More

PKL 2018 Auctions Create Landmark As Six Players Breach Rs 1-Crore Mark

1 year ago Indo-Asian News 0
The 2018 edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) auctions turned out to be a landmark event, witnessing the making and breaking of records with five Indians and one foreign player entering the Rs 1 crore club. Wednesday, the first day of the two-day auction, had seen Iran star Fazal Atrachali create history by becoming the first to Read More

Vijay Mallya Steps Down As Force India F1 Team Director

1 year ago Tanya Rudra | NDTV 0
Vijay Mallya on Thursday decided to forego his position as Managing Director of the Formula One team Force India. However, according to a Formula One official release, he will continue as Team Principal of the outfit, with Bob Fearnley remaining the team’s Deputy Principal. The Formula 1 Team is currently owned by Mallya and Subrata Roy, Read More

‘I always say the pressure is on Harendra’

1 year ago Manuja Veerappa | TNN 0
After a long and circuitous route coaching the junior team and the women’s team, Harendra Singh is, finally, back at the helm of India’s men’s hockey team. Depending on how one looks at it, the timing is either impeccable or horrendous since his coaching acumen will be constantly under scrutiny given the array of high-profile tournaments lined Read More

Prominent Kenyan coach offers to train Indian marathon talent Budhia Singh

1 year ago REUTERS 0
No one in the history of marathon has won nine out of 10 races, including an Olympic gold, except Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge. Considered by many as the greatest marathon runner ever, Eliud was discovered by the accomplished coach Patrick Sang at the age of 16. After less than two years of training under Sang, Kipchoge stunned the world Read More

Indian shooters draw a blank in ISSF Munich World Cup

1 year ago PTI 0
Indian shooters returned empty-handed from ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage at Munich with the country’s mixed team pairs failing to qualify for the final of the 10m air rifle mixed event on Monday. On the concluding day, the pair of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar shot a combined score of 836.8 to end 11th in the qualification Read More