Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Vinesh enters history books, becomes first Indian to win gold

Vinesh Phogat on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category here.
Aug 20, 2018 18:46 IST

Asian Games 2018: Deepak, Lakshay win silver in shooting 

Deepak Kumar and Lakshay Sheoran, shooters with contrasting career paths, today made major breakthroughs by winning a silver in the men's 10m air rifle and men's trap respectively at the Asian Games here.
Aug 20, 2018 11:56 IST

Don't care what people say about me: Pandya

He lacks firepower and is not at all a Test all-rounder yet. That's what Michael Holding had said about Hardik Pandya just a few days before the start of the Trent Bridge Test.
Our Bureau Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Bajrang earns India 1st gold, but Sushil falls at 1st hurdle

A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India's gold medal account at the Asian Games, bringing smiles and relief to the Indian camp, which was jolted by the early exit of star wrestler Sushil Kumar here on Sunday.
Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Sanjay Bangar: Players playing for their careers

Sanjay Bangar feels India's batsmen are under tremendous pressure and "playing for their careers" after their horror run in the first two Tests against England resulted in embarrassing defeats.
OUR BUREAU Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Sad not to have the Davis Cup as it used to be: Roger

While unsure of the wisdom of this week's sweeping Davis Cup reform, Roger Federer has called on tennis officials to make good on promises regarding the new-look competition.
Agencies Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Man City show might, Huddersfield shudder

Sergio Aguero netted his 13th hat-trick for Manchester City as the champions made light of the absence of the injured Kevin De Bruyne to thrash Huddersfield Town 6-1 and move to joint top of the Premier League.
Agencies Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Man United shocked by Brighton

Jose Mourinho's downbeat post-match comments were almost as incoherent as his woeful team as they were deservedly beaten by a rampant Brighton who simply, damningly and emphatically out-played and out-fought them.
The Daily Telegraph Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Bertens is in Halep's way

World No.1 Simona Halep moved into position to claim her second consecutive tournament victory after beating Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka 6-3, 6-4 in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals on Saturday.
Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Novak battles past Cilic, will face Federer in final

Novak Djokovic overcame a battling Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach his sixth Cincinnati Masters final on Saturday, while Roger Federer enjoyed a less-taxing route to the title match after his semi-final opponent David Goffin retired with a shoulder injury.
Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Chandela and Kumar bag bronze medal

India opened its account in the 18th Asian Games with a bronze medal after Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar cracked under pressure to finish third in the rifle mixed-team shooting event here on Sunday.
Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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