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World Cup gold medal validates my preparation and efforts, says shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu

Last updated on: Thursday, 17 April 2014 16:05

Manavjit produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men's trap gold medal ahead of a two-time Olympic champion and another equally proven marksman Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA.

CBI sets up special unit to probe 'fixing' in sports

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:44

Currently, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Australian Federal Police and certain European countries have specialized units to check sports fraud. Following them, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has set up a dedicated 'Sport Integrity Unit' to look into cases of fraud.

Commonwealth Games 2014 medals unveiled

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:10

Organisers said that more than 1,380 medals would be awarded at 261 medal ceremonies during the games.

Pankaj Advani fails to make World Snooker Championship cut

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 22:11

Pankaj Advani, 28, could not stand the English test as Robbie Williams outplayed the Bangalore lad 10-7.

Sourav Ghosal gives world number one a scare in Egypt

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 21:57

Sourav Ghosal was leading 2-1 before Gregory Gaultier fought back to clinch a 11-9, 8-11, 10-12, 11-4, 11-8 in a 91-minute opening round contest in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Series event on Sunday.

2016 Rio Olympics: Kyazoonga in race for 3000-Crore ticketing contract

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 19:01

Kyazoonga has been an ICC partner, having sold online tickets for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

Dipika Pallikal loses Texas Open final

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 14:04

Eyeing the maiden major title of her career, World No. 12 Dipika Pallikal faltered against the 18-year-old Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini, to lose 7-11, 11-5, 7-11 in 48 minutes.

Dipika Pallikal storms into biggest final of her career in Texas Open

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 10:52

Dipika Pallikal, the 22-year-old World No.12 battled for 75 minutes, enduring three tie-break games, to beat eighth-ranked Madeline Perry 11-7, 11-13, 13-11, 10-12, 11-4 in the Women’s Squash Association (WSA) Gold 50 event on Saturday.

Oscar Pistorius set to begin second week in witness box

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 09:12

The day will mark the start of the 27-year-old's second week in the witness stand in his defence against murder charges for Reeva Steenkamp's death on Valentines' Day last year.

Aditya Mehta bows out of World Snooker qualifiers

Last updated on: Sunday, 13 April 2014 18:33

Aditya Mehta struggled for form as he could not produce even a single break. He was level 3-3 with his opponent but eventually lost 4-108(108) 62-46,38-67, 66-27, 25-108(68) 1-40, 55-73, 38-89,(50) 27-64, 30-80, 75-24, 92-34, 0-82(65), 47-54, 47-59.