Rajat Chouhan and Manjudha Soy lost out by one point in the compound mixed team final to earn India a solitary silver medal in the Archery World Cup Stage II at Antalya, Turkey on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal defied David Ferrer as well as a worrying security breach to become the first man to capture the same Grand Slam title eight times with victory in the French Open final on Sunday.
K Srikanth became the latest badminton sensation to emerge from India as he lifted his maiden men’s singles title with a stunning straight-game triumph over top-seeded Boonsak Ponsana at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold here on Sunday.
The two day conference of Ministers of States/UTs in charge of Youth Affairs and Sports concluded on May 25th in New Delhi.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will soon lift the ban on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as Indian representatives from the government and sports bodies reached an agreement in a meeting with IOC officials in Lausanne on Wednesday.
Sir Alex Ferguson is retiring at the end of the season, bringing close a trophy-filled career of more than 26 years at Manchester United that established him as the most successful coach in British football history.
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) and All India Chess Federation ( AICF) signed an MoU on Friday for the upcoming World Chess Championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen, scheduled to be held in Chennai from November 6 to 26.
With a six wicket victory in the third test at Mohali against Australia, India won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a lead of 3-0. After the humiliating defeat at home by England recently, this has come as a morale booster for the Indian Cricket team. Shikhar Dhawan was declared man-of-the-match.
Kimi Raikkonen, 33, of Lotus, who won the 2007 world championship with Ferrari before taking two years out to drive in rallying, won the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday. It was his 20th GP triumph.
The compound team, comprising Sandeep Kumar, Abhishek Verma and Jignas Chittibomma emerged a 226-218 winner over the Vietnam team to clinch the gold. The recurve men’s team of Atanu Das, Rahul Banerjee and Binod Swansi defeated Russia 217-201 in the bronze medal contest in four sets.
The winners of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards have been unveiled at a globally televised Awards Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. The awards were announced in seven categories as follows
Manoram and Deborah from India won a Bronze medal in the final of women's juniors of 500m cycle event in Asian Cycling Championship at the Indira Gandhi stadium, New Delhi. Gold medal was won by Korea's Jang Yeonhee and Yu Shiou Cheng of Chinese Taipei won the silver medal.
The women’s final was similarly one-sided with Italy’s Sara Errani beating Carla Suarez-Navarro of Spain 6-0, 6-4.
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Indian Lakhan Singh and Amit Kumar tied at the fourth position at 303.
The Indo-America duo of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands clinched the women's doubles title in the 2 million dollar Dubai Duty Free tennis championship on Saturday, according to information received here.