Apurvi Chandela wins 10m air rifle gold at Munich WC
Munich, May 26 : Apurvi Chandela on Sunday won the gold in women's 10m air rifle at the ISSF World Cup in Munich. The 26-year-old shot 251 points in the final to pip China's Luyao Wang's score of 250.8. This was Apurvi's second gold of the year, having won the first at the Delhi World Cup in February.
Sourabh Verma slams Air India for luggage damage
New Delhi, May 26 : Shuttler Sourabh Verma on Sunday slammed the Air India support staff for damaging his bag in transit during a flight from New Delhi to Copenhagen, Denmark. Verma, ranked 46th in the world, expressed his displeasure in a series of tweets.
Golfer Rashid ready to quit after DGC fiasco
Kolkata, May 26 : Rashid Khan, India's leading professional golfer, on Sunday said he is ready to quit the sport if the Delhi Golf Club (DGC) continues to deny him crucial practice time ahead of the Tokyo Olympics qualification.
Smith makes his way through 'white noise' to score century
London , May 26 : Even after coming back to the team from a year-long ban, Australia batsman Steve Smith did not receive the same welcome from the crowd at The Rose Bowl stadium as he got from his team-mates. However, Smith expressed that he focuses on playing rather than giving attention to the white noise. Full Story
India coach Stimac values I-League, but AIFF silent
New Delhi, May 25 : Addressing the media for the first time since taking over as national coach, Igor Stimac on Friday had spoken about the need to give equal importance to the I-League as well as the Indian Super League (ISL). But the plea seems to have fallen on deaf ears as the I-League clubs are yet to hear from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with regards to their request for a meeting with federation chief Praful Patel to discuss the roadmap of Indian domestic football.
Laver Cup becomes official ATP event
London, May 24 : The Laver Cup would become a part of the ATP tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday. The annual men's team event, in which teams representing Europe and the rest of the world play each other, has attracted sell-out crowds in its first two editions held in Prague and Chicago.
Working with ISL and I-League clubs will be key: Stimac
New Delhi, May 24 : India's newly appointed men's football coach Igor Stimac on Friday said finding a balance between I-League clubs and Indian Super League franchises and using the resources both sides possess will be key to furthering football in the country. "We need to work together," said Stimac in his first interaction with the media since his appointment.
Hockey: Indian eves lose 0-4 to South Korea
Jincheon (Korea), May 24 : The Indian women's hockey team lost 0-4 to hosts South Korea in the third match here on Friday. India had earlier registered two back-to-back wins but could not muster a third win to end the series on a sweet note.