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Dhyan Chand should perhaps have received Bharat Ratna first: Milkha

Agencies, New Delhi Legendary athlete Milkha Singh expressed satisfaction and happiness at the Home Ministry’s  decision to recommend hockey great late Major Dhyan Chand  for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in  the country....

Puneri Paltan of Pune Blue-Red and Patna Pirates Green-Yellow players in action during Pro Kabaddi league match in Patna

Puneri Paltan of Pune Blue-Red and Patna Pirates Green-Yellow players in action during Pro Kabaddi league match in Patna on Thursday night

Petra Kvitova and Maria Sharapova ousted in Montreal

Agencies, Montreal Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and French Open winner Maria Sharapova suffered third round shock exits while top seed Serena Williams avoided the upset bug Thursday at the WTA Montreal hard court tournament. Russian Ekaterina...
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Serena Williams reaches Montreal quarterfinals

Agencies, Montreal Serena Williams waited out a brief rain delay before beating Czech left-hander Lucie Safarova 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup. Having won her fourth title of the season last week in Stanford,...
Nigeria's Bibo competes with India's Kumar at the Men's Freestyle 74 kg Wrestling semi-final during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Sushil, Amit, Vinesh clinch gold in different categories

Glasgow: Sushil Kumar thrashed Qamar Abbas of  Pakistan in 107 secs to own the gold medal in men’s 74kg wrestling event of the Commonwealth Games here today. Earlier, two more gold medals came in a row for India from  the wrestlers. Vinesh...

CWG: Bindra clinches gold, Malaika wins silver

Agencies, Glasglow Star marksman Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal while unheralded teenager Malaika Goel bagged a silver as shooters added two more medals to India’s kitty on the second day of competitions in the...

Sanjita clinches gold to open India’s medal tally

Agencies, Glasgow Ace weightlifters Khumukcham Sanjita and  Saikhom Mirabai Chanu clinched a gold and silver, respectively  in women’s 48kg weightlifting to open India’s medal tally in  the Commonwealth Games, 2014, here today. Sanjita...

Sharma bowls India to victory as England crumble

Agencies, London Ishant Sharma claimed seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the second test at Lord’s today, their first overseas win since 2011. India’s second victory at the home of cricket and first...