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Nov 18, 2017
Wrestler Sakshi Malik says Sushil Kumar is her inspiration, wants to win successive Olympic medals like himSakshi Malik, the bronze medal winner in the Rio Olympics in 2016, on Friday said that star wrestler Sushil Kumar has always been an inspiration for her and like him, she wanted to win two consecutive medals in the Olympics.
Nov 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment November nominees: Luvo Manyonga leaps to goldOne of the November nominees for the Laureus Award for the 'Best Sporting Moment of the Year' is South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga who battled drug addiction to win gold at the 2017 World Athletics Championships.
Nov 03, 2017
Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk succesfully undergoes surgery on right kneeVan Niekerk suffered multiple knee tears last month playing in a celebrities' touch rugby match, one of the curtain-raisers to a South Africa-New Zealand Test in Cape Town.
Oct 20, 2017
Tainted Rio Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman conditionally freed from jail; awaits verdict on vote-buying scandalBrazilian judges on Thursday conditionally released from jail Carlos Nuzman, who is charged with corruption in an alleged vote-buying scandal to secure the 2016 games.
Oct 03, 2017
Las Vegas shooting: US sports fraternity express solidarity with victims and familiesLess than 24 hours after the massacre at a country music concert in the Nevada gambling hub, athletes, teams and leagues reacted in disbelief as the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history hit home.
Sep 20, 2017
Russia's new anti-doping chief Yury Ganus promises to restore trust in agency by end of yearMcLaren's bombshell report released in 2015 alleged state-sponsored doping in Russia, with the country's track and field team banned from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Sep 12, 2017
Priyanka Panwar banned for 8 years by NADA after failing dope test for 2nd timePanwar, who was part of the core group of 400m runners for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, had tested positive for stimulant mephentermine during the Inter-State Athletics Championships that was held at Hyderabad from 28 June to 2 July.
Sep 08, 2017
US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal faces stern test of abilities against 'lethal' Juan Martin del PotroNadal won scrappy matches to open his US Open campaign. While he will go into the match against Del Potro with confidence, he hasn't really been tested so far.
Sep 05, 2017
PV Sindhu says 2016 Rio Olympics was her biggest life lesson; credits coach Pullela Gopichand for supportPV Sindhu says the 2016 Rio Olympics was her biggest life lesson, following which she explored her capabilities further with the help of her coach Pullela Gopichand.
Aug 29, 2017
World Badminton Championships 2017: PV Sindhu says she is glad to change medal colour from bronze to silverShrugging off the disappointment of losing the epic final, former bronze medalist P V Sindhu on Tuesday said she is happy she could at least change the colour of the medal by bagging a silver at the World Championship.