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Serena says good to be back, despite loss to Ostapenko in Abu Dhabi

Agencies, Abu Dhabi Serena Williams was pleased to get back on court despite losing what was her first match in almost a year, against Jelena Ostapenko, at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. It was Williams’...

Tearful Garcia succumbs to back injury

Agencies, Brisbane Fourth seed Caroline Garcia left the court in tears after a lower back injury forced the Frenchwoman to retire from her first round match against Alize Cornet at the Brisbane International on Sunday. The 24-year-old, who...

Golfer Shiv prevails at Royal Cup, Bhullar finishes 3rd

Agencies, Pattaya, (Thailand) Indian golfer Shiv Kapur scored a four-under 67 to defeat overnight leader Prom Meesawat of Thailand by a stroke, while Gaganjeet Bhullar finished third after a 66 in the fourth and final round of the $500,000...

We have skills to do well in any country: Kohli

Agencies, Cape Town Indian skipper Virat Kohli is extremely optimistic about the upcoming 2018 Freedom Series against South Africa and feels that the present Indian team has the required skill set to perform well in any country. The 29-year-old...

Olympian Sushil Kumar, supporters booked for brawl

New Delhi, Delhi Police has file a First Information Report against Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar and his supporters, after a clash between supporters of the Olympian medalist and wrestler Praveen Rana took place here, the police said. According...

Dipa Karmakar’s coach gets extension of service

The left front government in Tripura extended the service tenure of Bisweswar Nandi (R), coach of ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar till next Olympics. Agartala, The left front government in Tripura extended the service tenure of Bisweswar Nandi,...

Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship

Riyadh, Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand lifted the World Rapid Chess Championship title beating Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. The former world champion won in the tie-break play-off on Thursday. After...

Viswanathan Anand defeats World No. 1 in Riyadh C’ship

Riyadh: Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand outclassed World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round of the World Rapid Championship (WRC), here on Wednesday. Taking the revenge of his 2013 World Championship loss, Anand defeated Norway’...