Rohit down with Covid, doubtful for Edgbaston

India’s regular captain Rohit Sharma has tested positive for Covid-19 which could put him in doubt for t...

Chase turns to cakewalk

The stop-and-start rain, after India won the toss and chose to bowl, had led to a frustrating wait before the ...

No points, all about prestige

The 135th edition of Wimbledon starts on Monday with defending champion Novak Djokovic and world No. 1 Iga Swi...

Pope & Root take charge

England are 113 runs away from completing a series whitewash against New Zealand after the hosts put themselve...

Mirabai hopes to better own mark

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has a very good chance of standing atop the podium, flashing her radiant smile, aft...

Bale seeks redemption in LA

Wales forward Gareth Bale on Sunday appeared to confirm his move to Major League Soccer (MLS) side Los Angeles...

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Hosts shaken to their roots

Long before the Test series got underway, Sunil Gavaskar had predicted a 4-0 scoreline in India’s favour. The legend’s optimism stemmed from England’s brittle batting, which had been...
By Indranil Majumdar

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

De Grasse runs ‘race of my life’

Canada’s Andre De Grasse added gold to a groaning collection of minor medals with victory in the 200 metres, Kenya went one-two in the men’s 800m and Peruth Chemutai made history for Ugand...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Not Lovlina Borgohain’s day, still a bronze

India boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) settled for a bronze in her debut Olympic Games, going down 0-5 to reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli in Tokyo on Wednesday. It ended Lovlina’s hopes...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

History beckons Ravi Dahiya

Deepak Punia (86kg) lost in the semi-finals to formidable American David Morris Taylor, after defeating Nigeria’s Ekerekeme Agiomor and China’s Zushen Lin (in the quarter final). He will n...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Never mind, Indian hockey is the winner

India women put up a valiant fight against Argentina in the semi-finals of the Olympic Games on Wednesday. They lost 1-2 but there is no shame in that. Winning and losing are part of the game. What t...
By Gurbux Singh

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Yusra Mardini on her odyssey

Yusra hasn’t been to India yet but keeps track of the country, being a keen follower of MC Mary Kom and of course, Bollywood. “I’ve been invited (to India) to speak at TED talks, so ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Tokyo 2020: Promising day for Team India

The Indian contingent will not forget August 4 anytime soon. Primarily because Ravi Dahiya, Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain and Aditi Ashok (let's not forget the women's hockey team) grabbed ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Olympic archer in land dispute

The parents of archer Pravin Jadhav who was part of the Indian squad at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics have said they will leave their village in Maharashtra's Satara district if they are not allowed ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Pune

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Sindhu returns to India

The only Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, P V Sindhu was accorded a warm welcome after she landed in her home town on Wednesday following her bronze-medal winning feat in Tokyo Games. Reigning...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Bronze in sight for India eves

India's best performance in the Olympics came way back in the 1980 Moscow Games where they finished fourth out of six teams. In that edition of the Games, women's hockey made its debut in the ...
By Our Bureau


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