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  • Railways to honour World Champ Sushil Kumar

    Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced her decision to honour Railways’ wrestler Sushil Kumar for his gold medal performance in World wrestling championship in Moscow by rewarding him with a purse of Rs. 10 lakh. The Railway Minister said that Sushil would receive other awards too. Mamata complimented him for his spirit, drive and […]

    Aamir could become ICC informant to escape life ban: report

    Pakistan’s teenage pacer Mohammad Aamir, who is implicated in the spot-fixing scandal that has shaken world cricket, could become an informant for the ICC and reveal “dodgy betting identities that corrupted him” to escape a life ban, a media report said in Melbourne Tuesday. According to a report in ‘the Daily Telegraph’, Aamir is ready […]

    Nadal wins US Open

    Rafa Nadal sealed his place among the tennis greats on Monday, beating Novak Djokovic to win the U.S. Open and complete his collection of grand slam titles. With eight grand slams already under his belt before this tournament began, the Spaniard was already assured a spot in the sport’s elite, but conquering New York elevated […]

    Sushil Creates history, wins gold at World Wrestling C’ship at Moscow

    Sushil Kumar made history by becoming the first Indian to win a World wrestling championship gold medal when he overpowered home favourite Alan Gogaev to win the 66kg freestyle title in Moscow on Sunday. The exciting 3-1 victory in the title-bout also made Sushil the first Indian grappler to bag Olympic and World championship medals. […]

    US Open final at Today

    A persistent rainstorm forced postponement of the US Open men’s final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic until Monday, marking the third straight year the season’s final Grand Slam tournament will finish a day late. Rain began falling about two hours before Nadal and Djokovic were scheduled to start on Sunday and it hadn’t stopped […]

    Nadal reaches first US Open final

    Rafael Nadal stormed into the US Open final for the first time in his career, easing past Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. It was one-way traffic Saturday as the top seed had too much power and control for the tournament’s 12th seed, winning in two hours 13 minutes. The Spaniard had the rest of […]

    Clijsters beats Zvonareva for 3rd US Open

    Kim Clijsters won her second consecutive U.S. Open championship and third overall Saturday, easily beating Vera Zvonareva 6—2, 6—1 in a final that lasted 59 minutes and lacked any drama. Clijsters is the first woman since Venus Williams in 2000-01 to win the title in Flushing Meadows two years in a row. And the Belgian’s […]

    Govt approves tennis players’ dues

    The payment row that threatened to derail India’s tennis campaign in the upcoming Commonwealth Games was resolved Saturday with the government approving Rs one crore for five elite players. The elite men’s players — Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman — had threatened to pull out of the Games if there dues, […]

    Bopanna-Qureshi end runner-up at US Open

    Gunning for their first Grand Slam title, Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq fought their hearts out but had to be content with a runners-up trophy at the US Open as the Indo-Pak Express lost the men’s doubles final 6-7(6) 6-7 (3) to Americans top seeds Mike and Bob Bryan. Bopanna and Qureshi, 16th seeds, did not […]

    Mizoram To Install FieldTurf’s High Performance Artificial Turf Football Pitch

    Aizawl, Mizoram, India — Field Turf Tarkett India, the country’s leader in next-generation artificial grass and sports surfaces has been awarded the project to install a 1st of its kind, world-class Field Turf football surface in Aizawl for the Government of Mizoram. The proposed field spans an area of 80,000 square feet. This field represents […]