New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was Saturday elected to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Executive Council by a record number of votes in the quadrennial elections at Kuala Lumpur. Das Gupta, a former national player, received the highest number of votes [...]
Dharamsala: Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field against Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League...
New York, May 18 (IANS/CMC) Three-time Olympic gold medallist and four-time World champion Veronica Campbell-Brown...
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid ended a 14-year wait by defeating neighbours Real Madrid in the final of the...
Shanghai, May 18 (IANS) American hurdler Aries Merritt, who won his first Olympic gold in London and set a world record...
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hours after winning the World Boxing Association (WBA) cruiserweight title, Guillermo Jones was hit by a scandal when a former champion accused him of doping to give himself unnatural stamina in the knockout win over Denis Lebedev. Panamanian fighter Jones, 41, reclaimed the belt when [...]Read more ›
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Three Rajasthan Royal players, S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan, arrested for alleged spot fixing in the IPL will be questioned for the second time by the Delhi Police Saturday. The trio will be confronted with each other for the first time since their [...]Read more ›
Rio de Janeiro, May 18 (IANS) Santos coach Muricy Ramalho has admitted concern at mounting speculation linking his star striker Neymar with a move to Barcelona. The Catalan club’s football director Raul Sanllehi had met with Santos officials during the week to negotiate a deal for the Brazil international striker, [...]Read more ›
Rio de Janeiro, May 18 (IANS) Former Real Madrid and Brazil international forward Julio Baptista revealed that he is considering a return to Brazilian football. The 31-year-old, now at Spanish top-flight club Malaga, has been linked with a move to Internacional, managed by Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning captain and former [...]Read more ›
Paris, May 18 (IANS) Top seed and defending champion Ding Ning led five Chinese to the quarterfinals of the women’s singles event at the World Table Tennis Championships here. Ding, also the Olympic silver medallist, eased past 166th-ranked Park Seonghye of South Korea in straight sets 11-8, 11-4, 11-5, 11-7 [...]Read more ›