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Harikrishna finishes 12th at Moscow chess meet

Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna finished 12th on the leader board at the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix with a total of 4.5 points after nine rounds to gain 10 Grand Prix points. Playing with white...

Djokovic eliminates Del Potro to advance to Italian Open semis

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, world no. 2, qualified for the Italian Open semi-final after his victory over Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro here on Saturday. The four-time Serbian champion defeated his Argentine rival 6-1,...

Wrestler Bajrang wins gold at Asian C’ships

Bajrang Punia won the first gold medal for India at the Asian Wrestling Championship by defeating Lee Seungchul of South Korea in the final of the men's 65 kilogram Freestyle division here on Saturday. Bajrang...

Asian C’ships: Indian wrestlers take two bronze on 2nd day

Anil Kumar and Jyoti bagged a bronze each in their respective categories as India clinched two medals on the second day of the Asian Wrestling Championship here on Thursday. Anil staged a strong comeback to...

Manohar to continue as ICC Chairman till June 2018

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar on Wednesday agreed to continue till his tenure ends in June next year, the game's global governing body confirmed here. Manohar, who had resigned in March citing personal...

Sohail Mahmood to be Pakistan’s new envoy to India

Career diplomat Sohail Mahmood will be Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India and is set to take charge at the end of this month, Foreign Office sources said. Mahmood, now Pakistan's Ambassador to Turkey, will...

Raina, Pant among stand-bys for Champions Trophy

BCCI selection committee chairman MSK Prasad on Monday said Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik are the stand-by players for the ICC Champions Trophy, starting on June 1 in...

IPL: Delhi opt to field against Mumbai

Delhi Daredevils captain Zaheer Khan won the toss and opted to bowl against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game here on Saturday. Captain Zaheer returned to the playing XI after missing three...

Enjoy good relations with Indians; Gambhir an exception, says Afridi

Recalling fond memories of his friendship with several Indian cricketers, former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi asserted on Thursday that Gautam Gambhir is an exception as the veteran opener still nurses a grudge following an...

IPL: Rohit stars as Mumbai beat Bangalore by 5 wickets

Skipper Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 56 guided Mumbai Indians to a five wicket victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a thrilling encounter of the Indian premier League (IPL) here on Monday. Sharma, who slammed six...

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