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Sania-Hingis advance to 2nd round

Agencies, Wimbledon The Indian ace tennis player Sania Mirza and Swiss great Martina Hingis outplayed Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan and Zheng Saisai of China to enter the second round of the women’s doubles Wimbledon tennis championship here...

Wozniacki wins with a wobble

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki made it through to the third round at Wimbledon with a topsy-turvy 6-1, 7-6 (8/6) win over Denisa Allertova on Thursday. The Danish fifth seed took just 23 minutes to secure the first set but the second...

Indian team for Asian Women’s Boxing announced

Agencies, Chandigarh The International Boxing Association (AIBA ) Ad Hoc Committee for Indian Boxing today announced a 17-member team, including seven officials to represent India in the Asian Women’s Boxing Championships scheduled to be...

Argentina go goal crazy, set up Chile final

Agencies, Concepcion Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America on Wednesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites...

Djokovic, Sharapova turn up heat as Wimbledon sizzles

Agencies, London With everyone “feeling hot, hot, hot” at the All England Club on Wednesday it was little wonder that Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova were eager to escape the Wimbledon furnace as quickly as possible. Spectators sitting...

Women’s World Cup: USA tame Germany to enter final

Agencies, Montreal USA women’s team earned another chance at World Cup glory on Tuesday, reaching the final for the second time in a row by beating top-ranked Germany 2-0 with the aid of some poor refereeing. Seven players of the United States...

Kvitova opens Wimbledon defence with easy victory

Defending champion and second seed Petra Kvitova took just 35 minutes to reach the Wimbledon second round on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. Kvitova, also the 2011 champion, dropped just one point on serve and...

Indian shooters continue to shine in ISSF Jr Cup

Agencies, New Delhi Promising shooter Akhil Sheoran won India’s fifth silver in Junior Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions event at the ongoing second ISSF Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany today. Sheoran narrowly lost out on the gold in a shoot-off...