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Bordeaux Challenger: Leander Paes-Scott Lipsky storms into semifinals

BORDEAUX: On Wednesday Indian tennis legend Leander Paes and American Scott Lipsky beat French pair of Laurent Lokoli and Maxime Janvierin right sets to sail into the semi-finals of the Bordeaux Challenger. The Indo-American duo triumph over Lokoli-Janvier pair 6-4, 6-4 in the quarter-finals. In semi-final, Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky will be up next to …

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Marcus Stoinis cleared for Champions Trophy 2017

Australia all rounder Marcus Stoinis has been announced fit for subsequently month’s Champions Trophy following recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered at the Indian Premier League (IPL) former this month. The 27-year-old Victorian’s IPL stint was cut short when he wounded his shoulder as training, forcing him to fly home and …

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Bajrang Punia bags first gold for India at Asian Wrestling Championship

New Delhi: Yesterday Bajrang Punia provided India its first gold medal as he positioned a come-from-behind victory over Seungchul Lee of Korea in men’s 65kg freestyle on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championship. Sarita though bagged a silver medal in women’s 58kg category. Following registering a fabulous 6-2 …

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Anil Kumar, Jyoti bag bronze in Asian wrestling

New Delhi: Harpreet Singh was the only silver lining on the commencing day of the Asian Wrestling Championship, on Thursday Anil Kumar and Jyoti brought two more medals. They together brought bronze medals in their relevant categories to keep the interest level alive in the competition. Anil beat Muhammadali Shamsiddinov of Uzbekistan 7-6 in the men’s Greco-Roman 85kg category whereas …

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IPL 2017 has been RCB’s ‘worst’: Captain Virat Kohli

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has explained the squad’s performance this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) as the “worst” in tournament’s history. RCB have administered just 2 wins from 13 matches and are at last place in the 8-team standings. On Sunday they concluded the season with …

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Jhulan Goswami becomes India’s top women’s wicket-taker

New Delhi: India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami has become the uppermost wicket-taker in women’s one-day internationals following overtaking previous Australia star Cathryn Fitzpatrick with her 181st dismissal. On Tuesday pace spearhead Goswami attained the feat next to hosts South Africa in the 50-over quadrangular tournament in Potchefstroom. The 34-year-old Jhulan …

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