St Louis Rapid and Blitz Online Chess Tournament

P Harikrishna stuns Magnus Carlsen but later suffers four losses

Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna pulled off a stunning win over world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway but suffered four losses later in the day to slip to overall sixth place in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament....

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Indian Premier League

Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets in...

Ambati Rayudu smashed a 48-ball 71 to guide Chennai Super Kings to a comprehensive five-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the 13th IPL here on Saturday. Chasing 163 to win, Rayudu blasted six fours...

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Italian Open Tennis Tournament

Italian Open: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov bow out in quarterfinals

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov of Canada bowed out of the men’s doubles event of the Italian Open tennis tournament here after losing to the French duo of Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin in quarterfinals. The unseeded Indo-Canadian pair...

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Indian Premier League

The show begins

After months of uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the delayed season of the Indian Premier League will kick off in the United Arab Emirates tomorrow with a clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. 2019’s top...

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Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in Jammu and...

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers, particularly youngsters from remote areas of the union territory, an official spokesman said on Friday. On his visit to Kashmir on...

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French Open

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open with hamstring injury

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury, she said on Thursday. The 22-year-old had her left hamstring taped when she battled back against Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open final in New York...

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Italian Open

Bopanna-Shapovalov enter Italian Open quarterfinals

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Canadian Denis Shapovalov stunned top seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah of Colombia in a hard-fought second round encounter to enter the men’s doubles quarterfinals of the Italian Open tennis tournament here on Thursday. The...

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Murali Gavit

Murali Gavit’s 10000m bronze in Asian Championships likely to be...

Indian long distance runner Murali Kumar Gavit’s 10000m bronze medal in the Asian Athletics Championship last year could be upgraded to silver after original second-place finisher Hassan Chani of Bahrain was disqualified for an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation. The...

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Badminton World Federation

PV Sindhu pulls out of Denmark Open to be held...

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu on Thursday pulled out of the Denmark Open badminton tournament scheduled to be held in Odense from October 13 to 18. “Sindhu is not playing in Denmark, she has pulled out,” a source in the...

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FIDE Online Chess Olympiad

Harikrishna in joint lead after 3 rounds in rapid chess

Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna claimed a share of the top position with Armenian GM Levon Aronian after posting two wins and a draw in three rounds of the rapid competition in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament....

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