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  • Saina gets Khel Ratna award; 15 given Arjuna Award

    Badminton ace Saina Nehwal, whose phenomenal rise was highlighted by three top-flight international titles recently, was conferred the coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi on Sunday. Saina’s achievements in the past one year made her an automatic choice for the prestigious award, the highest sporting honour in the […]

    Saina Nehwal enters quarter finals of World Championships

    The Indian men’s and women’s doubles teams crashed out of the world championships after losing their respective third-round matches. In Women’s doubles event, Jwala Gutta and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa were defeated by sixth seeds Jung Eun Ha and Ming Jung Kim 21-14 21-15. In men’s doubles, 15th seeds Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas also […]

    Saina sails into World badminton quarters

    Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the quarter-finals of the World Badminton Championships, beating Russia’s Ella Diehl in straight games in Paris on Thurdsay. The second seeded Indian took just 40 minutes to tame 13th seed Diehl 21-14 21-18 in the third round of the women’s singles event. But minutes before the start of […]

    Atwal wins Wyndham Championship, earns back PGA card

    Arjun Atwal scripted history by becoming the first Indian golfer to clinch a US PGA Tour title as he lifted the Wyndham Championship trophy in Greensboro, USA, regaining his playing card on the elite tour within weeks of losing it to poor form in a remarkable turnaround of fortune. Atwal, who had a three-shot lead […]

    Atwal regains sole lead after rd 3 in Wyndham C’ship

    Indian golfer Arjun Atwal put himself in contention for his maiden PGA Tour title by regaining sole lead at the Wyndham Championship with a scintillating five-under 65 in the penultimate round in Greensboro. The Orlando-based Indian fired six birdies against a lone bogey to take his three-day total to 17-under 193, a good three strokes […]

    Players say they will play in CWG, Davis Cup

    Ending the stalemate over a payment dispute, India’s revolting tennis players on Saturday said they will represent the country in the upcoming Davis Cup tie and Commonwealth Games after being given an assurance by the Sports Ministry. The star quartet of Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna had written a joint letter […]

    Airtel wins Team India home series sponsorship rights

    Telecom giant Bharti Airtel on Friday won the Indian cricket team’s home series sponsorship rights for a period of three years. Airtel won the sponsorship rights for all the three formats of the game for a period starting from 1st September this year to 31st March, 2013 for a staggering Rs 3.33 crore per game. […]

    Injured Rice pulls out of Commonwealth Games

    In yet another setback to the controversy-ridden Commonwealth Games, Australia’s triple Olympic gold medallist swimmer Stephanie Rice has pulled out of October 3-14 megaevent in Delhi due to a shoulder injury. The 22-year-old swimmer, who is struggling with a problem in her right shoulder since March, also has been ruled out of the ongoing Pan […]

    Taylor wins toss, NZ to field against SL

    New Zealand captain Ross Taylor won the toss and elected to bowl first against Sri Lanka in their tri-nation ODI cricket series match at Dambulla in Sri Lanka on Friday. Teams: Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Chamara Silva, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath, Lasith […]