Commonwealth Shooting: Anish bags silver

06-11-2017

The 15-year-old Anish Bhanwala underlined his prowess yet again as he clinched the men’s rapid fire pistol silver in the Commonwealth Shooting championship in Brisbane on Sunday. Already a world junior champion in standard pistol and silver medallist in sports pistol, Anish, a prodigy trained by pistol ace Jaspal Rana, was beaten to the gold by two points by Sergei Evtlevski of Australia. Anish, who had topped qualification with 577 points, was on par with the Aussie after the third series in the final, but Evglevski shot two successive perfect rounds of five to pull ahead. Anish also came up with a five later but was trailing by four points before the last series for the

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Women’s Asia Cup Hockey: Now, Indian women rule Asia
November 6, 2017

BANGALURU: In a nail-biting finish to their campaign, Rani-led Indian women's hockey team thwarted China to regain the Asia Cup after 13 years. With this win, the Indian women joined the men as the continental champions. In a finale that went into shoot outs, India prevailed 5-4 via the sudden death at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium in Japan.

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French Open Super Series Final, Highlights: Srikanth Clinches 4th Superseries Title Of The Year
October 30, 2017

India's Kidambi Srikanth beat Japan's Kenta Nishimoto to win the French Open Super Series title on Sunday. Srikanth displayed some great net play and was aggressive with his smashes to breeze past his opponent 21-14, 21-13 in just 34 minutes. By doing so, the 24-year-old shuttler became only the fourth male player in the history of the game to

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Massive bidding expected if Hardik Pandya enters IPL 2018 auction
October 28, 2017

 New Delhi: The BCCI officials have proposed the idea of IPL teams retaining a maximum of three players before the auctions take place next year. There will be another meeting again next week to discuss player retention, maximum purse and right-to-match-card rules. The rules will be finalised on November 14. While not all teams

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League Cup: West Ham Stun Spurs to Reach Quarters, Chelsea Win
October 26, 2017

West Ham completed a stunning turnaround on Wednesday, roaring back from two goals down against Tottenham Hotspur to reach the League Cup quarter-finals while Chelsea saw off the challenge of Everton. Slaven Bilic's much-changed side were trailing 2-0 at the break after an insipid first-half display but a brace from Andre Ayew and a third

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India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: As it happened
October 26, 2017

Pune: India has put an all-around performance against New Zealand, to win the second ODI by six-wickets at Pune. The three-match series is now all squared at 1-1. The match was played after ICC gave its nod after the 'pitch-fixing incident'. Earlier, Kane Williamson won the toss in the 2nd ODI between India vs New Zealand and opted to bat

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Donald Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case
October 26, 2017

The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The solicitor general’s office filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the leagues. The court is scheduled to hear the case in December. Republican Gov. Chris

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