Austrian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas takes pole position for season-opening Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix. The Finnish driver edged out the world champion by .012 seconds at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, with Red...

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German soccer cup

Bayern win German Cup final to seal another domestic double

Bayern Munich players celebrated in front of empty stands after claiming its 20th German Cup title on Saturday. The team showed its domestic dominance by beating Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the country’s first cup final held without supporters present, due...

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Assam Hockey

Online registration is a good move: Assam Hockey secretary Tapan...

Assam Hockey welcomed the move of the Hockey India to launch an open application submission system for registration of Coaches and Technical Officials. According to them it will give recoganization to existing coaches of the State and will also inspire...

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China’s two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan announces retirement

China’s two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan, one of the sport’s greatest singles players, announced his retirement on Saturday.The 37-year-old, who won the Olympics singles titles in Beijing in 2008 and the 2012 London Games, has won all the sport’s...

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PSD Bank Nord Open

Rising tennis star Sumit Nagal wins PSD Bank Nord Open...

Rising tennis star Sumit Nagal has become the first Indian to win an international tournament in the COVID-19 era after he lifted the PSD Bank Nord Open trophy, a locally organised clay court tournament in Germany. Nagal, who is currently...

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Asian Cup

India express interest in hosting 2027 Asian Cup

India are one of the five nations who have submitted expressions of interest to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to host the 2027 Asian Cup, the football body announced in a statement on Wednesday. The decision on awarding hosting rights...

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Women Speed Chess Championships

Women’s Speed Chess: India’s Vaishali loses in quarterfinal

Young Indian Grandmaster R Vaishali went down 3-7 to Valentina Gunina in the quarterfinals of the second leg of FIDE chess.com Women Speed Chess Championships on Thursday. The Chennai-based WGM, who had reached the semifinals of the opening leg, was...

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Indian Super League

ISL has made Indian football professional: Gouramangi Singh

Indian football veteran Gouramangi Singh feels the Indian Super League (ISL) has not only helped players feel more secure in terms of the financial aspect but also rubbing shoulders with some of the best in the business has helped them...

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Dukes ball

Ashes won, Australia drops Dukes ball from Sheffield Shield

Australia has dropped the British-made Dukes ball from its 2020/21 Sheffield Shield season and will use only the Kookaburra to encourage more spin bowling on home pitches, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. The Dukes were introduced to the Sheffield Shield...

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German Football League

Bundesliga eyes September 18 start for next season

Germany is eyeing September 18 as the start date for the 2020/21 Bundesliga season. The German Football League, which oversees the top two men’s divisions, said Wednesday that it has to find a schedule that adapts to UEFA staging the...

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