Asian Games 2018: South Korea’s focus shifts from ‘Peace Games’ to beating Japan

By: Reuters | Seoul | Updated: August 15, 2018 10:22:06 am Second best is rarely acceptable when it comes to sport in South Korea but with powerhouse China certain to dominate the medal standings at this month’s Asian Games beating Japan to the runners-up spot will be Korea’s true measure of success. The buildup to […]

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On This Day: Prakash Padukone wins Commonwealth Games gold medal

By: Sports Desk | Updated: August 13, 2018 3:10:52 pm A day after anniversary of India celebrating twin reasons for euphoria at the Olympics, another memory will fill Indians everywhere with immense pride. On this day, August 13, legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone won a gold medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games. In the final, Padukone […]

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India may host NBA pre-season game in Mumbai next year: NBA chief Adam Silver

By: PTI | Updated: August 13, 2018 3:24:20 pm In what could be a major boost for basketball in India, the country may host a pre-season NBA game in Mumbai next year, said the league’s Commissioner Adam Silver. To promote the game in India, NBA in May 2017 had launched The NBA Academy, an elite […]

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India vs England 2nd Test, Day 3: Virat Kohli and Co. laid bare by Jonny Bairstow

Written by Sriram Veera | London | Updated: August 12, 2018 10:15:14 am Jonny Bairstow likes to sleep. He can doze off anywhere. In the dressing room, in the bus. He has to be involved, do something, else he can drift off. Unluckily for India, he was up to something whole day at Lord’s. Defending, […]

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Banned Peng Shuai denies attempt to ‘coerce’ doubles partner out of WimbledonBy:

Sports Desk | Published: August 10, 2018 4:33:37 pm   China’s Peng Shuai has denied any wrongdoing and vowed to return to tennis after she was banned for six months and fined $10,000 for attempeting to force her doubles partnership to withdraw from Wimbledon 2017. She was punished by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) on […]

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India vs England, 2nd Test: India drop Shikhar Dhawan for CheBy:

By: Sports Desk | Published: August 10, 2018 3:43:17 pm Virat Kohli had suggested that two spinners was a ploy that India were considering for the second Test at Lord’s. After the first day was washed out and the second day also had dark clouds overhead, it seemed like India could drop that idea but […]

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Only we know how we face people when we return without medal, says Sakshi Malik

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: August 9, 2018 3:16:09 pm Under the scanner for her below-par performance in the run-up to the Asian Games, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is feeling the heat but insists that athletes always aim for medals so that fingers are not pointed at them. The 25-year-old from Haryana had […]

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COA chief Vinod Rai welcomes ‘excellent’ Supreme Court order on Lodha reforms

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: August 9, 2018 1:47:03 pm The Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court order on mandatory cooling off period for BCCI office-bearers after two consecutive terms and for putting a roadmap in place for the Board’s elections. The original Lodha Committee reforms suggested […]

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