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Badminton World Championships: I want to change the colour of my medal, says PV Sindhu

Badminton World Championships: I want to change the colour of my medal, says PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu, who will lead India’s challenge at Badminton World Championships, said she is determined to change the colour of her previous two bronze medals. “I think it has been two months since Australia Open, so I got enough time to practice. Form wise, I am perfectly all right, so I hope I give my

Ex-officials of BCCI eye rule by proxy

The former gatekeepers of Indian cricket administration, no longer in a position to decide who can enter and who cannot, are meeting in Bengaluru on Saturday (January 7) evening to figure in what form and method can they retain the lock and key to BCCI – one that’s been snatched away by the Supreme Court.

UK Anti-Doping boss critical of Team Sky

LONDON: The head of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has criticised Team Sky over their inability to prove what was in a package delivered to a team doctor during a 2011 race.  UKAD is investigating the package, intended for Bradley Wiggins during the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine, and Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford was grilled about it

Almost perfect Pliskova demolishes Cornet in Brisbane final

BRISBANE: Karolina Pliskova stamped herself as a major contender for the Australian Open with a 6-0, 6-3 demolition of France’s Alize Cornet in the final of the Brisbane International on Saturday. The third-seeded Czech played almost perfect tennis in the first set, racing through it in just 18 minutes with the shell-shocked Cornet only winning

Upbeat Australia wary of challenging India tour

Mumbai, January 7 Two months ago, after Australia had become a national travesty, Steve Smith, Australia skipper, probably could not have envisioned his team’s sudden change of fortune. Well removed from the gloom of November, where they had been embarrassed on home soil by South Africa, there is much goodwill fostering among a new-look Australian

I got many calls asking why I wrote to Lodha panel: Johri

Mumbai, January 7 The selection of the Indian cricket team is always a talking point, but the discussions to pick the squads for the One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) series against England were overshadowed by a controversy that raged through the day. The selection meeting was delayed as Indian cricket ‘administrators’ wrestled for

State Fencing Championship today

Jammu Tawi, January 02 Organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Amateur Fencing Association, the 15th J&K Open State Fencing Championship shall start tomorrow at Indoor Complex, MA Stadium, here. The three-day event is sponsored by the J&K State Sports Council. The inaugural function shall be held at 3 pm, a handout issued here today informed.