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India beat New Zealand by 197 runs in first Test

Agencies, Kanpur India defeated New Zealand by 197 runs in the first Test on the last day as the Black Caps were out for 236 in their second innings here at Green Park today. Earlier, India in their second innings scored 377 for 5 putting before...

Schalke slump to fifth straight defeat of the season

Agencies, Berlin Bundesliga basement side Schalke 04 slumped to a fifth straight defeat when they lost 2-1 at Hoffenheim today as one of Germany’s biggest clubs made their worst start to a season. Cologne and RB Leipzig remained unbeaten...

Japan defeats UAE in AFC U 16 championship

Agencies, Panaji Japan defeated former finalists United Arab Emirates 1-0 securing a place in the semi-finals of the AFC U-16 Championship India 2016. After a goalless half-hour at GMC Stadium here, Ayumu Seko broke the deadlock from a corner...

India opens account in Rio Paralympics with gold, bronze

Agencies, Rio De Janeiro India opened its account at the ongoing Rio Paralympics early this morning when Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati bagged gold and bronze medals respectively in the men’s high jump T-42 event. Another...

Yogeshwar unlikely to collect upgraded medal

Agencies, New Delhi Indian grappler Yogeshwar Dutt will not collect the upgraded silver medal from London Olympics even if the United World Wrestling (UWW) makes an official confirmation about it. Yogeshwar today took to micro-blogging website...

IOC sanctions six Olympians for failing dope tests at Beijing Games

Agencies, Beijing The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had disqualified six sportspeople, including three Russian medalists, for failing doping tests at the Beijing 2008 Games. The sanctions come amid a crackdown on Olympic...

Ten teams in fray for Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tourney

Agencies, Chennai Ten teams, including title holders Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), would vie for honours in the 90th edition of the MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey tournament to be held here from tomorrow. The ten teams would be divided into...

Delhi govt announces Rs 2 cr for Rio Silver medallist Sindhu, Rs 1 cr for Bronze medallist Sakshi

Agencies, New Delhi Delhi government today announced a Rs two crore award for Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu and Rs one crore award for bronze medallist Sakshi Malik . The governmnet also announced a promotion for her father who works...