Wednesday, August 15, 2018

‘Sports’ News

Asiad gold medallist sprinter Gnanasekaran hopes someone repeats his effort

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 16:48

At a quiz competition held as part of a college fest here, a question stumped everyone. Who was the last Indian man to win a medal in the 100m or 200m at Asian Games? A majority of the students said Milkha Singh. They were not ...

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It will be a tough selection for third Test: Buttler

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 16:33

With Ben Stokes back and his replacement at Lord's, Chris Woakes, grabbing the opportunity with a maiden hundred, England could face a selection dilemma ahead of the third Test against India, feels wicketkeeper Jos Buttler.

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Asian Games: India lose to Bahrain in preliminary men’s handball

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 15:58

The Indian men's handball team went down 25-32 to Bahrain in a Group D preliminary match of the Asian Games on Wednesday.

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Indian coaches live in past, need foreign help: Yogeshwar Dutt

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 15:33

Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt feels Indian coaches live in the past and lack the hunger to learn new techniques, necessitating the involvement of foreign coaches for the benefit of grapplers.

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Indian cricket team hoists tricolour on Independence Day

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 14:29

Skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri led the way as the Indian cricket team hoisted the tricolour on the occasion of the country's 72nd Independence Day in the British capital.

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No foreign coach but squash federation plays down players’ concern

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 14:26

The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) hit out at Dipika Pallikal, one of the country's top players, for voicing concerns over the lack of a qualified foreign coach.

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Neena books ticket to Jakarta Asian Games, Nayana fails

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 13:35

Under pouring rains, Kerala's Neena NV qualified for Asian Games in the women's long jump event by leaping to a distance of 6.38m in her fourth attempt in the trials held at the Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium, Thiruvanathpuram on Wednesday.

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Anand struggling at St Louis Rapid and Blitz event

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 13:09

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand again had an average day scoring 3.5 points out of a possible nine and was pushed to the last spot in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz competition here.

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Indian flag hoisted at Asiad Village on Independence Day

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:16

The Indian flag was hoisted by members of the Indian contingent at the Athletes Village of the Asian Games in both Jakarta and Palembang, marking the country's 72nd Independence Day.

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Goalkeeper Subasic retires from Croatia’s national team

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:01

Danijel Subasic says he is retiring from international soccer, becoming the third Croatian player that reached the World Cup final to leave the national team.

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