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Bronze confirmed for Harika Dronavalli, as she enters semis of Women’s World Chess Championship

Harika Dronavalli has entered the semi-final of the Women’s World Chess Championship being held in Tehran. She entered the semis after defeating Georgia’s Nana Dzagnidze in the tie-break game. On her path to become India’s first women’s chess champion, Harika Dronavalli will have to defeat China’s Tan Zhongyi in the semi-final. Harika had earlier also reached the semis twice, but ... Read More »

India To Host Next Four World Billiards Championships

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In a major bid to revive sports other than Cricket, India has earned the rights to host the World Billiards Championship (WBC) for the next four years. The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) announced this exciting news on Monday. The premier event of  WBC was inaugurated last year in Bengaluru. BSFI secretary S. Balasubramaniam said that the Indian ... Read More »

Korea and Japan will play in Final

Japan also reserved the seat for final in 6th Asian Women’s Youth Handball Championship. They defeated their close rival China by a margin of 23-22. Japan took the lead in first half and score was 13-09 and they maintained the lead till the end, both the teams fought for each and every point throughout the contest. The match, however, boiled down to ... Read More »

6th Asian Youth Women’s Handball Championship


New Delhi: 27 August 2015 The Championship of World’s Fastest Game, 6th Asian Women’s Youth Handball Championship has started with a gala ceremony here in IGI Stadium, New Delhi today. South Korea, Chinese Taipei and Kazakhstan scored win in their league matches on the opening day of the Asian Youth Women Handball Championships.. Hosts India however, began its campaign on the ... Read More »

India was one of the hottest yet furthest running countries at the 2015 Wings For Life World Run

Wings For Life World Run 2015 - Gurgaon India (1) - Radhey Kumar of New Delhi

Ethiopia’s Lemawork Ketema and Japan’s Yuko Watanabe emerged as the global winners of the race Gurgaon, 3rd May, 2015:  India was the hottest of all countries that ran at the Wings For Life World Run. From hobby joggers to elite runners, it was a true spectacle to see 101,280 runners globally, of which 1041 ran in India and battled it ... Read More »

Mahindra’s Pecco surges from 16th to seventh in Spain

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Jerez, 4May 2015: Mapfre Team Mahindra rider Francesco “Pecco” Bagnaia claimed his best finish of the year so far, after a surging charge from the sixth row of the grid to a whisker-close seventh place in today’s Spanish GP, fighting to the end and narrowly losing sixth place on the final hairpin. Team-mate Jorge Martin made it two Mahindras in ... Read More »

Aditi Ashok signs off with a double

BENGALURU: Aditi Ashok gave a golfing lesson to Anisha Padukone as she swept the Matchplay Final Usha IGU All-India Ladies and Juniors Girls Golf Championship 2014 at the Par 72 Eagleton Golf Resort on Friday. Aditi Ashok, who had won the strokeplay event fairly easily, did not face any challenge from Anisha Padukone. The two local girls were way apart in skills ... Read More »

No excuses this time: Players helped develop World Cup ball Brazuca


Players were consulted extensively in the development of the World Cup ball, meaning they should be less likely to commit on-pitch blunders in Brazil.  German manufacturer Adidas says the “Brazuca” was tested by more than 600 of the world’s top players, and 30 teams in 10 countries over two and a half years. “We can proudly saw this is by ... Read More »

Murray beats Monfils and crowd to reach semi-finals


Andy Murray defeated the last French hope Gael Monfils on a rowdy Philippe Chatrier centre court on Wednesday to reach the French Open semi-finals 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 1-6, 6-0.  With bad light threatening to stop play and a rock concert-like crowd cheering every Monfils winner and even every Murray mistake, the Briton turned in a stellar, 24-minute fifth set to ... Read More »

Nadal back in French Open semi-finals for 9th time


Rafael Nadal rallied to advance to the French Open semi-finals for the ninth time, beating David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday. The eight-time champion at Roland Garros dropped a set at this year’s tournament for the first time, but then seemed to race through the next three to ensure he had the day off on Thursday. Nadal will ... Read More »

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